A recap of yesterday’s exciting playoff action that featured some standout contributions from some former Florida Panthers players.
Reilly Smith scored 7:13 into overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Edmonton. Jonathan Marchessault set up two goals for the Golden Knights while Patrick Kane had three helpers for Chicago.
Anothe ex-Panther had a big hand in his team’s win yesterday as James Reimer filled in for starter Petr Mrazek and made 33 saves in the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins. Dougie Hamilton scored the game-winning goal 8:30 into the third period as Carolina evened the series at a game apiece.
After stopping an NHL playoff record 85 shots in Game 1, Joonas Korpisalo made 36 savesto backstop the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Toronto. Ryan Murray, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Alexander Wennberg scored the goals for Columbus.
Jamie Oleksiak scored the go-ahead goal with 40 seconds left in regulation, and the Dallas Stars defeated the Calgary Flames 5-4 in a wild Game 2 to even the best-of-7 series at Rogers Place.
SBN Recaps: Jamie Oleksiak scored the go-ahead goal with 40 seconds remaining, and the Dallas Stars defeated the Calgary Flames 5-4 in Game 2 of the Western Conference First Round to even the best-of-7 series at Rogers Place.
Dallas Stars at Calgary Flames 10:30 p.m. NBCSN (Series tied 1-1)