That water bottle tossed toward Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri hardly came out of nowhere. For two straight postseasons, Kadri has been the agitator that makes Colorado go and the pest that drives the St. Louis Blues crazy. In Saturday night’s 5-2 victory, Kadri’s collision with Blues defenseman Calle Rosen ended with him in the lap of St. Louis goalie Jordan Binnington, who left the game in the first period with a lower-body injury and is now out of the playoffs.
The Florida Panthers were the NHL’s best team in the regular season, the highest scoring team in nearly 30 years, and had the look of a bonafide Stanley Cup Contender. Now they find themselves facing the prospect of being swept out of the Second Round. They dropped a 4-1 decision to the Tampa Bay
Steven Stamkos scored two goals and Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists and Tampa Bay beat the Florida, 5-1.
Watch the Game Highlights from Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers, 05/22/2022
(Tampa Bay Lightning) with a Spectacular Goalie Save from Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers, 05/22/2022
(Florida Panthers) with a Goal from Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers, 05/22/2022
Nikita Kucherov (Tampa Bay Lightning) with a Goal vs. Florida Panthers, 05/22/2022
Steven Kampfer, 33, played last season in Russia after bouncing around North America. He now returns to native Michigan to join the Detroit Red Wings.
Erik Cernak (Tampa Bay Lightning) with a Goal vs. Florida Panthers, 05/22/2022
The Tampa Bay Lightning don't want to get ahead of themselves in their bid to become the first team in 40 years to win three consecutive Stanley Cup titles.
In one of the most iconic nights in Detroit Red Wings history, Game 4 of the 1997 Western Conference finals featured a blowout and plenty of fights.
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Mark Lindquist examines the fallout from Colorado's Game 3 win over the Blues, including the ramifications of Jordan Binnington's injury exit. (Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports)
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Artturi Lehkonen scored twice, Darcy Kuemper stopped 29 shots and the Avalanche beat the Blues 5-2 in Game 3 to grab a 2-1 series lead.