Found April 25, 2012 on Goon's World:

Here are a couple of great goals to prepare us for game seven between the Boston Bruins and the Washington Capitals. This is the first career NHL goal of former Boston College Eagles Chris Kreider, who is now a member of the New York Rangers. The box score read - Chris Kreider (1) Wrist - ASST: Derek. Stepan (2) AND Mark. Staal (1)... Nice to see two former Division I college hockey players leaving their mark on the score sheet.

While I am not a fan of the New Jersey Devils, however as a Fighting Sioux hockey fan this line in the box score makes me happy - Travis Zajac score his third goal of the NHL -playoffs with an assist from Kovalchuk and former Fighting Sioux star forward Zach Parise. Congrats to the former Sioux hockey players that helped the New Jersey Devils extend the Devils season.
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Game 6 winner a long time coming for Zajac

NEWARK, NJ With his team in overtime and on the brink of elimination at the hands of the Florida Panthers, Devils coach Pete DeBoer would have taken a goal from anyone on his bench if it meant living to coach another day. But after New Jersey's 3-2 victory Tuesday to force a Game 7 Thursday in Sunrise, the first-year head man couldn't help but concede that it was particularly...

Video: Chris Kreider & Ryan McDonagh Talk After Game 6 Win

… Chris Kreider played a phenomenal game for a rookie in just his 4th game on the NHL surface. The role Kreider played in the 2nd and 3rd periods were huge for the New York Rangers. This kid really is the future of the organization.  Ryan McDonagh also played a lot better tonight and came [...]

Kreider Not Easily Fazed

During his conference call yesterday, John Tortorella gave this comment on his impressions of Chris Kreider's performance up until this point (via Bergen Record)..."The thing that impressed me the most about him right now in just a couple of days being with him is forget what's on the ice, it's how he's handled the situation. I'm sure there's a letdown...

Devils force Game 7 with OT win

Travis Zajac scored at 5:39 of overtime and the New Jersey Devils avoided elimination and sent yet another Eastern Conference first-round series to a seventh game with a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Steve Bernier and Ilya Kovalchuk also scored and Martin Brodeur made 14 saves for New Jersey, which squandered a two-goal lead and had fans dreading another...

Let's watch Travis Zajac force game 7 with this OT goal for the Devils

Travis Zajac scores in overtime to produce goosebumps and a game 7 for the New Jersey Devils. Take notes, Nets. Every time you check your email, think -- gotta check Bob's Blitz. Follow us on... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

New Jersey Devils Score in Overtime to Force Game 7 With Florida Panthers

NEWARK, N.J. -- Travis Zajac scored at 5:39 of overtime, and the New Jersey Devils avoided elimination and sent yet another Eastern Conference first-round series to a seventh game with a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Steve Bernier and Ilya Kovalchuk also scored, and Martin Brodeur made 14 saves for New Jersey, which squandered a two-goal lead and had fans...

Rangers Play Their Game to Extend Series to 7

When the New York Rangers play within themselves and play their style of hockey, they are an extremely tough team to beat. The Blueshirts proved that tonight by beating the Ottawa Senators by a score of 3-2 in Game 6 to tie the series up at three apiece. The two teams will have two days off before meeting on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden for a Game 7. The Rangers played...

Morning Skate Notes: Cally In; Boyle Out; Kreider Not Intimidated; Konopka Out?

Pat Leonard at the Daily News reports that Ryan Callahan (finger) participated in this morning's skate, however, Brian Boyle (concussion) did not.Arthur Staple at Newsday says Boyle was seen riding a stationary bike this morning, but is not close to returning....figured Callahan would be ready to go. Don't like hearing that Boyle isn't even close to returning. Hopefully...

Those Little Plays Become Big

from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of Yahoo, The Rangers and Senators played to win Thursday night – not just not to lose – before the raucous, chanting fans at MSG. They skated hard, fast. Up and down. Back and forth. A blocked shot here, a couple of goals from unlikely heroes there, a scramble to survive a final Ottawa onslaught – that was the difference. “I’ve played some...

Shortening the bench

The Rangers play their biggest game of the season and perhaps biggest game since the lockout on Thursday night. A win over the Senators and progress to the next round could be the springboard to a successful post season. Or Friday morning could be the start of golf season. With that said, should John Tortorella shorten his bench in the series finale? Given his tendencies to do so...

Interview with Erik Johnson and other links

BC posted an video interview with new women's basketball coach Erik Johnson. It seems like he has the right approach to turning the program around. Donnie Fletcher couldn't have gone this far without his aunt and uncle. Also note how important Ben Sirmans was in recruiting him. Sirmans was the lead recruiter on Kuechly too. Jerry York answered some questions from the BC...

Blueshirts Off to the Second Round

For the first time since the 2007-08 season, the New York Rangers are off to the second round after defeating the Ottawa Senators by a score of 2-1 in Game 7 at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers played “Ranger hockey” by blocking a ton of shots, playing physical, getting timely goal scoring and big-game goaltending from Henrik Lundqvist (26 saves). It was a style that they...

Morning Skate: April 25

The Morning After:Yesterday’s results:Devils 3, Panthers 2 (OT)RLD 3 stars of the night:1. Travis Zajac (GWG, assist)2. Sean Bergenheim (goal)3. Steve Bernier (goal)---Tonight’s slate:Capitals @ Bruins, 7:30 ET, Game 7#7 Washington Capitals @ #2 Boston BruinsGame 7… 7:30 ET… TV: NBC Sports Network, CBC, Local NetworksSeries: Tied 3-3Projected starting goaltenders:WAS- Braden...
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