Shea Theodore had a goal and an assist, and fellow blueliners Alec Martinez and Nick Holden also tallied for the Golden Knights, who have won five straight games since losing the first two in the Stanley Cup Second Round against the Colorado Avalanche. Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves to collect his 90th postseason win and Mattias Janmark notched his fourth playoff goal.
Cole Caufield scored the only goal for Montreal. It was the Hobey Baker Award-winner’s first career postseason marker.
Carey Price stopped 26 shots in what was the first game in the United States for the Canadiens since March 7, 2020.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have won ten straight after a postseason loss, so look for the defending champs to bring it tonight against the New York Islanders, who took advantage of the sleepwalking Boklts in Game 1.
Gallant to coach Rangers
Former Florida Panthers head coach Gerard Gallant, who was unceremoniously left for curbside pickup in Raleigh back in late 2016, is the new head coach of the New York Rangers. Blueshirt Banter has more.
Rinne wins Clancy
Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne has been named the winner of the 2021 King Clancy Memorial Trophy, presented to the player “who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community.”
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