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NHL GOALS OF THE YEAR

Anaheim Ducks

Cam Fowler
Ryan Getzlaf
Brandon Montour
Corey Perry
Rickard Rakell

Arizona Coyotes

Lawson Crouse
Anthony DeAngelo
Christian Fischer
Jamie McGinn

Boston Bruins

Noel Acciari
Sean Kuraly
Dominic Moore
Riley Nash
David Pastrnak

Buffalo Sabres

Justin Bailey
William Carrier
Tyler Ennis
Brian Gionta

Calgary Flames

Mikael Backlund
Johnny Gaudreau
Sean Monahan
Matthew Tkachuk

Carolina Hurricanes

Sebastian Aho
Justin Faulk
Lee Stempniak
Valentin Zykov

Chicago Blackhawks

Ryan Hartman
John Hayden
Patrick Kane
Michal Kempny
Artemi Panarin
Richard Panik
Jonathan Toews

Colorado Avalanche

J.T. Compher
Tyson Jost
Nathan MacKinnon

Columbus Blue Jackets

Cam Atkinson
Markus Hannikainen
Scott Harrington

Dallas Stars

Jamie Benn
Patrick Eaves
Remi Elie
Julius Honka
Antoine Roussel
Tyler Seguin

Detroit Red Wings

Andreas Athanasiou
Danny Dekeyser
Tomas Nosek
Riley Sheahan
Tomas Tatar
Henrik Zetterberg

Edmonton Oilers

Matt Benning
David Desharnais
Leon Draisaitl
Zack Kassian
Jujar Khaira
Oscar Klefbom
Patrick Maroon

Florida Panthers

Aaron Ekblad
Aleksandr Barkov
Jonathan Huberdeau
Jaromir Jagr
Michael Sgarbossa
Shawn Thornton

Los Angeles Kings

Dustin Brown
Kevin Gravel
Adrian Kempe
Tyler Toffoli

Minnesota Wild

Mikael Granlund
Erik Haula
Mikko Koivu
Zach Parise
Jared Spurgeon
Ryan Suter
Jason Zucker

Montreal Canadiens

Paul Byron
Phillip Danault
Brendan Gallagher
Max Pacioretty
Alexander Radulov
Nikita Scherbak

Nashville Predators

Viktor Arvidsson
Ryan Ellis
Mike Fisher
Filip Forsberg
Frederick Gaudreau
Calle Jarnkrok
Roman Josi
James Neal
Austin Watson

New Jersey Devils

Blake Coleman
Taylor Hall
Seth Hegelson
John Quenneville
Steven Santini

New York Islanders

Josh Bailey
Anthony Beauvillier
Cal Clutterbuck
Josh Ho-Sang
John Tavares

New York Rangers

Pavel Buchnevich
Michael Grabner
Chris Kreider
Ryan McDonagh
Brady Skjei
Derek Stepan
Jimmy Vesey

Ottawa Senators

Derick Brassard
Mike Hoffman
Erik Karlsson
Jean-Gabriel Pageau
Dion Phaneuf
Bobby Ryan
Kyle Turris

Philadelphia Flyers

Ivan Provorov
Wayne Simmonds
Jakub Voracek
Jordan Weal

Pittsburgh Penguins

Josh Archibald
Sidney Crosby
Matt Cullen
Patric Hornqvist
Chris Kunitz
Evgeni Malkin
Carter Rowney
Justin Schultz
Conor Sheary

San Jose Sharks

Mikkel Boedker
Patrick Marleau
Daniel O’Regan
Joe Pavelski
Marcus Sorensen
Joel Ward

St. Louis Blues

Ivan Barbashev
Patrik Berglund
Colton Parayko
David Perron
Kevin Shattenkirk
Paul Stastny
Alexander Steen
Vladimir Tarasenko

Tampa Bay Lightning

Adam Erne
Yanni Gourde
Tyler Johnson
Nikita Kucherov
Matthew Peca

Toronto Maple Leafs

Tyler Bozak
Nazem Kadri
Kasperi Kapanen
Auston Matthews
William Nylander

Vancouver Canucks

Brock Boeser
Alexander Edler
Markus Granlund
Henrik Sedin
Brandon Sutter

Washington Capitals

Brett Connolly
Evgeny Kuznetsov
Matt Niskanen
Alex Ovechkin
Zach Sanford
Tom Wilson

Winnipeg Jets

Joel Armia
Dustin Byfuglien
Andrew Copp
Mathieu Perrault
Mark Scheifele
Drew Stafford

THE SEASON’S MOST INTRIGUING GOALS

ERIK HAULA, Wild
A SHARP-ANKLED GOAL

Among a goaltender’s primary responsibilities is being proficient at cutting down the angles of puck-carriers with a clear look at the net. Jaroslav Halak of the Islanders must have given some consideration following a 6-4 loss at Minnesota to cutting down ankles as well.

Of course, this was something that Bill Smith mastered during his Stanley Cup years between the pipes for New York, but the Wild’s Erik Haula was too far out of range for that nefarious goalie trick. And left to roam the ice freely, both of Haula’s ankles did in the Islanders on the winning goal.

Haula had none of this in mind. He was just an innocent bystander when Nino Niederreiter took aim at the net from the left faceoff circle. Haula’s objective was to approach the net for a possible rebound chance.

But on his way there, Niederreiter’s shot deflected first off his left ankle and then as he strode forth, the inside of the right one as well.

Halak, who was dropping to the ice for the original shot, had no chance as the double carom elevated the puck over his left shoulder and to the back of the net.

But you can bet that if this did happen in Bill Smith’s era, Haula would have put in for a healthy-scratch day the next time the two teams met.

Move to the 3:37 mark of this clip to see this crazy goal.

12/29/2016 vs. Islanders

The Hockey GoalDigger views every single goal from every single game. Enjoying such a visual bounty is never less than a pleasure. He has learned there is no such thing as an “ugly” goal. There are wacky goals, goals that are the result of pure grit, and efforts that should be hanging in the Louvre. All are a banquet for the GoalDigger’s eyes.

TYLER BOZAK, Maple Leafs
BUT CAN HE DO IT WITH A 9-IRON?

Hockey players — like golfers — like to showboat during downtime a little by using their stick blade to pop the puck up and down for as many reps as they can. But after Tyler Bozak’s exploits against the Lightning, the practice might become part of every team’s morning skate drills.

The play didn’t start out well for Bozak. He pretty much fanned on a rebound that awaited him on the door step following a Nikita Zaitsev shot from the point. But then he turned dross into gold.

With his flubbed shot still loitering in mid-air above the crease, Bozak stabbed at it with the back of his blade — and still failed to provide enough force to get the puck over the line. As the puck continued to hover over the blue paint, Bozak then flicked it with the front of the stick, and this time the puck actually made it not only into the goal, but all the way to the back of the net!

And perhaps the players who master the trick the quickest at practice in southern climes will be given an early pass to go out and show their golf partners their prowess in this suddenly useful bit of hotdogging.

12/29/16 vs. Tampa Bay

In this section we present those extra-special efforts or just plain bizarre episodes where the puck happens to go in the net. We start with the most recent goals of note and work our way backward to the start of the season. Included are all the categories that these goals qualify for as well as a little teaser hint to prepare you for what’s coming. Those goals labeled “Best in Show” are literally that – the best goals of a particular scoring classification.

VIKTOR ARVIDSSON, Predators
NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, WEST

Viktor Arvidsson of the Predators is among the quickest and most elusive players in the league. He also, it turns out, has a great sense of direction.

Arvidsson employed that sixth sense against St. Louis on a rush at the tail end of a 4-on-4 situation when he executed a series of moves that resulted in one of the prettiest goals of the year.

Picking up the puck just over the center-ice line, Arvidsson had defenseman Jay Bouwmeister directly in his way and no support from any teammates.

Left to his own devices, Arvidsson avoided Bouwmeister’s poke check as he hit the top of the left circle by tapping the puck between his own legs without breaking stride.

This maneuver, however, left him at the bottom of the left circle — and on his backhand, to boot. Instead of flipping a low-percentage shot from this spot, Arvidsson dipped his right shoulder and chose the x-axis for the remainder of his skate, after initiating it on the y.

Veering right above the blue paint, Arvidsson came out on the other side of the crease with the puck now on his forehand. Like Bouwmeister before him, Blues goalie Jake Allen tried to prod the puck away from the Nashville trickster, and got similar results — except he couldn’t hold on to his stick.

The difficult part behind him, Arvidsson simply coasted until he saw a maximal opening in the net and with a swipe of the stick completed one of the most skillful rushes of the season.

12/30/2016 vs. St. Louis

So enjoy what you might have missed. And keep coming back each day for more of the most interesting goals scored during the NHL season.

THE SEASON’S MOST INTRIGUING GOALS

THE OVERTIME OVERTURE

It’s overtime! Too soon to break open the Buds? Not when they’re the “buds” it’s not. Pop a couple. Stick them in your ears. If you’re anything like me, you could last the entire 3-on-3 without a whistle on these. I’m sure I’m not alone in wishing the league recognized iPods as legit performance enhancers!

This would be five minutes of uninterrupted madness. End-to-end. Sprawling poke checks. Then back on the skates for that overtime rarity: maniacal body checks. Headlong rushes whenever the puck was on my stick. If I put 10 shots on goal until one went in, that’s about what this anthem from Arcade Fire calls for. Doesn’t hurt that it was recorded not far from the Montreal Forum.

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PATRIC HORNQUVIST, PENGUINS — THE FLIP SIDE IS MUSIC TO PENGUINS NATION

PATRIC HORNQVIST, Pittsburgh
THE FLIP SIDE IS MUSIC TO PENGUINS NATION

Ignore what’s on the back side of that 45 at your own peril. Music fans and record collectors know this axiom well. But in Music City last night, Predators fans were reminded of this bedrock principle of the recording industry in the cruelest possible way when Patric Hornqvist used the backside of goaltender Pekka Rinne to bank in the only goal of the Cup-winning game with just a minute and a half remaining in the third period.

The tension cords connecting the 12 players on the ice were so tight that it felt inevitable that when one would snap it would be from a place no one was looking. And, of course, Rinne couldn’t have been.

The Penguins had established some frantic zone time and the Predators were running around, desperately trying to clear the puck out to the safety of center ice. Pittsburgh defenseman Justin Schultz obtained a parcel of free ice and sent a shot from the center point that went just wide of the net. Hornqvist, however, seemed to be anticipating the puck as it came off the boards and raced behind the end line to greet the carom.

Rinne couldn’t afford to devote full attention to him, however, for he didn’t know what dangers lurked out in front of the net. But this is the situation the crafty Hornqvist excels in. Training his eye on the airborne puck and seeing an opening between Rinne’s back and the open goal, Hornqvist immediately swatted the puck against Rinne, who was fully aware of what was happening but powerless to stop it. And the flip side was solid gold and Penguin black in Nashville.

There will probably be commentators who parachuted in for the playoffs or hosts on national radio shows that will either lament or complain that the Stanley Cup was decided on a fluke goal.

They couldn’t be more wrong. It was a well-earned and creative goal in every facet. The pressure Pittsburgh applied to retain possession in the Predators end led to Hornqvist establishing net-side presence. The shot by Schultz against the end boards was by design. The lanes to the goal were clogged and he devised his shot to reach Hornqvist indirectly. And in a game where anything the goalies could see they stopped, it was Hornqvist’s exceptional hand-eye coordination that allowed him to bat the puck out of the air and direct it exactly where he wanted to: Between the goaltender’s numbers.

And you have to turn the sweater over to find those numbers.

6/11/2017 vs. Nashville
June 12th, 2017|Categories: Goal Box|0 Comments

JUSTIN SCHULTZ, PENGUINS — BEST IN CLASS (SLAP SHOT)

JUSTIN SCHULTZ, Pittsburgh
BEST IN CLASS — SLAP SHOT

The Penguins, from the drop of the first puck, came out in Game 5 like a rocket from a bottle gone free. In the previous games, the slick ice surface has created fitful starts, with plenty of icings and conservative play. But Pittsburgh was determined to match its speed game to the pristine ice conditions immediately in hopes of catching the Predators unprepared.

Sidney Crosby, who we’ve seen use his bursts through the center of the ice judiciously in the first four games, took his first opportunity to exploit Nashville’s tentativeness and drew a holding penalty from Ryan Ellis 50 seconds into the game while still managing to clank a backhand off the post during an electrifying run through the Predators zone.

The Penguins power play, so diffident throughout the first four games, immediately displayed a new, bold face. A dozen passes must have preceded Justin Schultz’ one-timed bullet from the center point — and all of them looked as though they were practiced repeatedly during the two previous off days.

The zone entry was purposeful and for a change pushed the Nashville forwards back on their heels. And once inside, puck and legs were in constant motion as Pittsburgh worked to get Schultz an unimpeded shot.

40 seconds in, that opportunity came and Schultz delivered from long range, through the legs of both Austin Watson and goaltender Pekke Rinne. Fantastic shot, kept low and precisely targeted.

Schultz has had to take over the power play from the blue line with the midseason loss of Kris Letang. Though the Penguins power play has sputtered in this series, Schultz has provided three goals and four assists while Pittsburgh has had the man advantage throughout the playoffs.

His exclamation mark at the end of a beautiful sequence of passes to score the first goal of the game last night set the tone for an immaculate performance that he and his teammates would carry out for 60 minutes and grab the crucial fifth game, 6-0.

6/8/2017 vs. Nashville
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VIKTOR ARVIDSSON, PREDATORS — BEST IN CLASS (BREAKAWAY)

VIKTOR ARVIDSSON, Predators
BEST IN CLASS — BREAKAWAY

Viktor Arvidsson was one of the great stories of the regular season. After compiling eight goals in his first 62 games in the NHL, Arvidsson, a fourth-round draft pick, emerged this season as a symbol of the kinetically electric Nashville hockey scene, scoring 31 goals to tie for the team lead.

In spite of Arvidsson’s significant contribution to their success this year, the Predators have taken off on their playoff run without relying on him to fill up the net. Before last night, other than an empty-net goal, he had only scored once previously in the team’s 19 postseason games. And that was in Game 1 of the opening series against the Blackhawks, when he scored the only goal of the game.

Arvidsson, however, is among the postseason leaders in assists (6th) and plus minus (7th). So when he burst through the neutral zone ahead of two Pittsburgh defenders in hot pursuit of a diving headmanned pass by Mike Fisher, there was little reason to think another Predator would be better suited to finish the task.

With Nashville ahead 2-1, Arvidsson collected Neal’s headlong pass just as he hit the blue line. Though they were only a half stride behind, neither Patric Hornqvist or Justin Schultz would lay a mitt or the blade of a stick on the explosive Arvidsson. But, feeling their breath on him as though they were Subban on Crosby, Arvidsson elected to let fly with a snap shot as he hit the slot and flew the puck by goaltender Matt Murray on the glove side.

For Arvidsson, it was his first goal into a guarded net in 53 days. But the play up and down the Nashville lineup has been so exemplary that nobody was noticing his drought particularly. But the Penguins have to be most wary now that he has broken free of it.

6/5/2017 vs. Pittsburgh
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JAKE GUENTZEL, PENGUINS — BEST IN CLASS (SNAP SHOT)

JAKE GUENTZEL, Pittsburgh
BEST IN CLASS — SNAP SHOT

When Jake Guentzel recaptured the lead and scored the game-winning goal in Game 1 of the finals, two streaks came to an end. The first was the 8-game goalless streak for the playoffs’ leading scorer. The other was the Penguins failing to put a shot on goal for 37:09.

The clock had wound down to less than 3 1/2 minutes remaining in the third period and Pittsburgh had not recorded a shot on goal since Nick Bonino’s goal in the final minute of the first period. During that span the Predators had overcome a 3-0 deficit to tie the score.

Guentzel’s shot was worth a full bucket of them, though. Matt Cullen, standing on the blue line at the right wing boards, flipped the puck to Guentzel, who was already in flight coming through the neutral zone. Nashville, which had so effectively turned pucks over before the Penguins could penetrate their zone, had just Ryan Ellis back and Guentzel bore in on him.

Just as he hit the center of the right circle, Guentzel quickly released a snap shot that zipped past the leg of Ellis and over the shoulder of the butterflying Pekka Rinne. The Penguins then clamped down for the rest of the game with no scary moments in their own end. Nick Bonino salted the game away with a clever aerial flip from his end of the ice over the Predators defense and into an empty net.

Lost in all the tut-tutting about the historically low shot total for a Stanley Cup victor was the glass half-full scenario. Not even talking about winning the game. With 5 goals on 12 shots, Pittsburgh converted on 41.7% of their shots.

Has that ever been done?

5/29/2017 vs. Nashville
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FREDERICK GAUDREAU, PREDATORS — FIRST NHL GOAL

FREDERICK GAUDREAU, Predators
FIRST NHL GOAL

When Frederick Gaudreau celebrated with his teammates, his first NHL goal might well have been an afterthought — even for him.

Capping a comeback that was both improbable and probable, Gaudreau converted a pass from Austin Watson after racing into the slot and tied Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, 3-3, in the latter stages of the third period.

The improbability of the comeback derived from the Predators overcoming a 3-0 hole they sunk into in the final 20 seconds of the first period. The probability of the comeback stemmed from the fact that Nashville had held the Penguins without a shot ever since then, spanning the entire second period and what would, fatefully, become the first 16:42 of the third period.

So weird enough that Gaudreau’s first NHL goal came in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. But such distinctiveness was no match for the peculiarity swirling all around it.

Gaudreau, an undrafted French Canadian, appeared in nine games for the Predators during the regular season, debuting in the NHL at the age of 24. When Nashville lost two centermen at the end of the conference finals against Anaheim, he was called up as an emergency replacement. On his first shot in eight-plus playoff periods, Gaudreau bested Matt Murray with just six and a half minutes remaining in the third period.

Though the moment was Gaudreau’s, the exceptional poise and elusiveness of Austin Watson was responsible for all but the finishing touch.

Having just killed off a Penguins power play with no shots on their net (of course) the Predators immediately went back to work on offense, getting the puck deep in the Pittsburgh corner. […]

May 31st, 2017|Categories: Goal Box|0 Comments

STANLEY CUP FINAL PREDICTION: Penguins in 5

Not as anticlimactic as it might seem.

I can easily envision the total goals being close in spite of the lopsided Pittsburgh victory. The Predators are a Cinderella team, but the Penguins are not the team you want to be playing as the clock approaches midnight. They have demonstrated great will to get this far. Don’t forget, they alone had to deal with the other two top point-getters in the league this season in earlier rounds. And they proved quite resourceful in dispatching both. So don’t expect Pittsburgh to be at all soft because they’re “used to winning.”

Beyond the intangibles, the Penguins have adjusted to the loss of their most potent offensive defenseman, Kris Letang. Justin Schultz has filled in well quarterbacking the power play. Three times he’s scored from above the circles — and that allows Crosby, Malkin, Rust and Guentzel that extra bit of room to operate down low.

Matt Murray not only has the pedigree of a Stanley Cup behind him as a goaltender, he’s also exteremely sound positionally — an especially important attribute against the likes of Viktor Arvidsson, who loves to goad netminders with quick wraparound attempts. His exemplary rebound control might well prove decisive in this series with so much of Nashville’s offense being generated by their blue-line bombers Josi, Ellis and Subban.

Much of Nashville’s offensive thrust originates with quick transitions through the neutral zone. The Penguins did an excellent job of limiting Ottawa in the conference finals in this regard and will likely not expose themselves to too many odd-man rushes.

Still, the Predators have demonstrated quick-strike lethality throughout the spring. Without Ryan Johansen, this capability might not be as evident, but Arvidsson and Filip Forsberg are very clever with the puck and both are impact players.

But the Penguins roster is Cup-tested and Crosby and Malkin appear far from satiated with what they’ve accomplished to date in their careers. And with Phil Kessel they have the perfect wingman, both literally and figuratively, to provide scoring if Nashville attends to them excessively.

So, I think Pittsburgh is both loaded and hungry. And it’s Nashville that’s going to feel the effects the morning after the Stanley Cup is awarded to the Penguins.

 

 

May 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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REBOUNDS (OFF END BOARDS)
PATRIC HORNQVIST vs. PREDATORS
2 Patric Hornqvist, Pittsburgh
2 Jake Guentzel, Pittsburgh
6/11/2017
DEFLECTION (OPPONENT’S STICK)
EVGENI MALKIN vs. PREDATORS
2 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
2 Colton Sissons, Nashville
6/8/2017
LEFT CIRCLE (UPPER, INSIDE DOT)
EVGENI MALKIN vs. PREDATORS
2 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
6/8/2017
RUNNING UP A BAR TAB
BRYAN RUST vs. PREDATORS
2 Bryan Rust, Pittsburgh
2 Mike Hoffman, Ottawa
6/8/2017
OFF POST
BRYAN RUST vs. PREDATORS
2 Bryan Rust, Pittsburgh
2 Mike Hoffman, Ottawa
6/8/2017
SNAP SHOTS
PHIL KESSEL vs. PREDATORS
3 Phil Kessel, Pittsburgh
2 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
2 Jake Guentzel, Pittsburgh
2 Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim
2 Shea Theodore, Anaheim
6/8/2017
HIGH SLOT
PHIL KESSEL vs. PREDATORS
3 Phil Kessel, Pittsburgh
2 Justin Schultz, Pittsburgh
2 Colton Sissons, Nashville
6/8/2017
BACKHAND
BRYAN RUST vs. PREDATORS
3 Bryan Rust, Pittsburgh
2 Scott Wilson, Pittsburgh
2 Sean Kuraly, Boston
2 William Karlsson, Columbus
6/8/2017
SLOT
BRYAN RUST vs. CAPITALS
4 Bryan Rust, Pittsburgh
6/8/2017
ONE-TIMERS
JUSTIN SCHULTZ vs. PREDATORS
3 Justin Schultz, Pittsburgh
3 Roman Josi, Nashville
2 Mike Hoffman, Ottawa
2 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
2 Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh
2 Alex Ovechkin, Washington
6/8/2017
GOAL-MOUTH
SIDNEY CROSBY vs. PREDATORS
5 Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh
4 James Neal, Nashville
4 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
4 Filip Forsberg, Nashville
6/5/2017
FIRST PERIOD
SIDNEY CROSBY vs. PREDATORS
3 Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh
3 Jake Guentzel, Pittsburgh
3 Rickard Rakell, Anaheim
3 Mike Hoffman, Ottawa
3 Jesper Fast, Rangers
3 Michael Grabner, Rangers
3 T.J. Oshie, Washington
3 Mark Stone, Ottawa
3 Jakob Silfverberg, Anaheim
6/5/2017
REBOUNDS
JAKE GUENTZEL vs. PREDATORS
4 Jake Guentzel, Pittsburgh
4 Filip Forsberg, Nashville
2 Auston Matthews, Toronto
2 Ryan Dzingel, Ottawa
2 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
2 Bryan Rust, Pittsburgh
2 Colton Sissons, Nashville
2 Scott Wilson, Pittsburgh
2 Jakob Silfverberg, Anaheim
6/3/2017
WRIST SHOTS
JAKE GUENTZEL vs. PREDATORS
9 Jake Guentzel, Pittsburgh
6 Jakob Silfverberg, Anaheim
5 Nicklas Backstrom, Washington
5 Phil Kessel, Pittsburgh
5 Mark Letestu, Edmonton
6/3/2017
THIRD PERIOD
EVGENI MALKIN vs. PREDATORS
6 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
5 Jake Guentzel, Pittsburgh
4 Nicklas Backstrom, Washington
4 Filip Forsberg, Nashville
4 Colton Sissons, Nashville
3 Roman Josi, Nashville
3 Phil Kessel, Pittburgh
3 Evgeny Kuznetsov, Washington
3 Jaden Schwartz, St. Louis
5/31/2017 (Excludes ENG)
SLAP SHOTS
RYAN ELLIS vs. PENGUINS
4 Ryan Ellis, Nashville
3 Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim
3 Roman Josi, Nashville
3 Justin Schultz, Pittsburgh
2 John Carlson, Washington
2 Joel Edmundson, St. Louis
2 Mike Hoffman, Ottawa
2 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
2 Alex Ovechkin, Washington
2 PK Subban, Nashville
6/8/2017
SCREEN
RYAN ELLIS vs. PENGUINS
3 Ryan Ellis, Nashville
3 Jakob Silfverberg, Anaheim
2 Filip Forsberg, Nashville
2 Cam Fowler, Anaheim
2 Mike Hoffman, Ottawa
2 Phil Kessel, Pittsburgh
2 Justin Schultz, Pittsburgh
2 PK Subban, Nashville
2 Kyle Turris, Ottawa
2 Brady Skjei, Rangers
6/8/2017
REBOUNDS (OWN)
EVGENI MALKIN vs. SENATORS
2 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
2 Filip Forsberg, Nashville
2 Bryan Rust, Pittsburgh
5/23/2017
EMPTY NET
AUSTIN WATSON vs. DUCKS
2 Austin Watson, Nashville
5/22/2017
CAROM (OPPONENT’S BODY PART)
AUSTIN WATSON vs. DUCKS
2 Austin Watson, Nashville
2 Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim
2 Brady Skjei, Rangers
5/22/2017
REDIRECT
SIDNEY CROSBY vs. SENATORS
2 Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh
2 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
5/21/2017
FINAL MINUTE
COREY PERRY vs. PREDATORS
3 Corey Perry, Anaheim
2 Bobby Ryan, Ottawa
2 Tyler Bozak, Toronto
2 James Neal, Nashville
2 Jake Guentzel, Pittsburgh
6/3/2017
SECOND PERIOD
BRYAN RUST vs. CAPITALS
5 Bryan Rust, Pittsburgh
4 Phil Kessel, Pittsburgh
6/8/2017
ODD-MAN RUSHES
JAKE GUENTZEL vs. WASHINGTON
3 Jake Guentzel, Pittsburgh
2 Mike Hoffman, Ottawa
2 Chris Wagner, Anaheim
5/23/2017
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