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
In having to kill off three power-play opportunities in the first period, the Islanders matched a franchise playoff low for shots in being outshot 7-2 over the first 20 minutes. New York managed two shots in one period twice before in the playoffs, both times against Washington in 1984 and ’85. … [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.
“I pray that Acting Attorney General Rosenstein will follow the brilliant and courageous example of the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility and Attorney General Jeff Sessions and bring an end to alleged Russia Collusion investigation manufactured by McCabe’s boss James Comey based upon a fraudulent and corrupt Dossier,” Dowd said in an emailed statement. … [Read more...] about Trump attorney John Dowd resigns amid shake-up in president’s legal team