NOTES: : Dubois has four goals and four assists in seven playoff games. ... Brayden Point, with an assist on the Kucherov goal, became the fourth player in Lightning history to post a point in each of the first games in a postseason. ... Blue Jackets G Elvis Merzlikins was still unavailable with an undisclosed injury. Matiss Kivlenieks backed up Korpisalo, and Veini Vehviläinen was brought in a third goalie. … [Read more...] about Korpisalo, Blue Jackets win 3-1, tie series with Lightning
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The opener was supposed to be Tuesday night, but the quintuple overtime game between the Blue Jackets and Lightning kept the rink occupied. With the games on back-to-back days, Brind’Amour opted to go with Reimer in net instead of Game 1 starter Petr Mrazek; Boston's Bruce Cassidy sent Rask back out about 16 hours after he played 81:13 in the opener. … [Read more...] about Hamilton helps Carolina beat Boston 3-2, tie series 1-1
NOTES: Isles D Johnny Boychuk returned after missing three games of the first-round series against Florida. He was injured in Game 1, when he was shouldered to the head by Panthers D Mike Matheson. … Beauvillier extended his point streak to five games, in which he has four goals and two assists. … Before the game, the Capitals unveiled grey hoodies with a “ We Skate For EQUALITY ” printed on the front around a team logo, and worn by Holtby, Ovechkin and Carlson. … [Read more...] about Islanders Erupt In Third Period, Defeat Capitals In Game 1
I had one caveat. I had met Senator Barack Obama and though I disagreed with much of his politics, I liked him and thought his candidacy would be good for the country. So I told you that, as unlikely as it seemed in early 2007, that I would step out if you and him ended up running against each other in the general election. I just didn’t want to be the tip of the spear attacking Obama, and didn’t think I would be the right person under the circumstances. … [Read more...] about You Honored Our Deal, John McCain. I’ll Honor Your Legacy.
Not that Boris is a robust conservative, obviously. He’s a squish. But even had he been otherwise, even if he hadn’t been enfeebled by that unfortunate bout of Covid-19, I doubt he would have been capable of standing outside 10 Downing Street earlier this year and saying to the nation: “I know this is a big ask but you’re going to have to trust me on this: we’re going to copy our friends the Swedes, and though there may be a few more deaths to begin with, and though we’re going to take a hell of lot of flak, in the medium to long term it will be better for all of us…” … [Read more...] about Delingpole: Britain Is Now the Sick Man of Europe