Three Game Fives Tonight
NJD 3 – NYR 1, The New York Rangers annihilated the Devils in New Jersey by a combined 10-2, total goals for the first two games then coming home New York scores only once per game, and instead of a sweep New York and New Jersey have the only tied series in the East.
TOR 5 TB 4 OT, The party in Florida has gone pretty much silent after game one now that Toronto has a chokehold on the series versus Tampa Bay and no amount of “but what about last season?” The Lightning will not strike twice or can change the fact that the addition of Mr. O’Reilly and the emergence of rookie Mr. Knies’s play is helping to propel the Maple Leafs into the second round.
SEA 3 COL 2 OT, Seattle has shown much promise in the series versus the defending Stanley Cup Champions they have used the power-play, a former Colorado goaltender, and fourth liners producing to even things up with their first home playoff victory in over a century.
LV 4 WIN 2, Winnipeg has already won in sin city but with the injury to Mr. Scheifele coupled with the heartbreaking double OT loss at home and now being down 3-1 in the series versus the Knights the wildcard Jets now are burdened with having to win the next three games.
The Islanders are first up to face elimination from the playoffs this season after giving the Hurricanes fits in Raleigh additionally will Dallas and Edmonton win their home game fives tonight?