Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Tuesday, May 7

A 14th overtime game of these 2019 NHL playoffs will result in a fifth Game Seven. Gabriel Landeskog beat Martin Jones from in tight, just 2.5 minutes into sudden death to give Colorado a 4-3 win, sending the series back to San Jose for a winner-takes-all showdown tomorrow night.https://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/gabe-landeskog.mp3JT Compher scored twice for his first two goals of the series for the Avs while Marc-Edouard Vlasic had a pair for the Sharks who will go the distance for the second straight series.Story continues belowColumbus wanted the chance for a Game…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Monday, April 22

Two games ago, it was a bit of an understatement to describe Martin Jones as the San Jose Sharks’ “embattled” netminder.His goals against average was north of five, his save percentage south of .800, and he was given an early hook in Games 2 and 4. But in a must-win Game 5 on Thursday night he stopped 30 shots in a 5-2 victory.Story continues belowLast night, Jones turned in the best goaltending performance of this post-season thus far, making 58 saves in the Sharks’ 2-1 double overtime win to send…

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Jets Hand Bruins 3rd Straight Loss – Scheifele With 3 Points

WINNIPEG — Mark Scheifele scored once and added a pair of assists as the Winnipeg Jets handed the Boston Bruins their third straight loss with a 4-3 victory on Thursday. Nikolaj Ehlers scored the game-winner with seven minutes remaining in the third period after defenceman Jacob Trouba made it 3-2 early in the period. Charlie Coyle cut Winnipeg’s lead to 4-3 with 2:56 left, but the Bruins couldn’t tie it up with an extra attacker. Blake Wheeler had a goal and assist for the Jets (41-25-4) and Patrik Laine contributed two…

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Scheifele adds goal, assists as Winnipeg Jets hand Boston Bruins third straight loss

Mark Scheifele scored once and added a pair of assists as the Winnipeg Jets handed the Boston Bruins their third straight loss with a 4-3 victory on Thursday.Nikolaj Ehlers scored the game-winner with seven minutes remaining in the third period after defenceman Jacob Trouba made it 4-2 early in the period.Charlie Coyle cut Winnipeg’s lead to 4-3 with 2:56 left, but the Bruins couldn’t tie it up with an extra attacker.Blake Wheeler had a goal and assist for the Jets (41-25-4) and Patrik Laine contributed two assists.Story continues belowCharlie McAvoy…

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NHL News & Notes: Vermette, Rask & More

In today’s News & Notes, Antoine Vermette has announced his retirement from the NHL, Tuukka Rask will start in net for the Boston Bruins and Dustin Byfuglien is progressing well and is considered day-to-day. Related: NHL News & Notes: Watson, Robitaille & More Vermette Announces NHL Retirement After playing in the NHL for 14 seasons, Vermette has announced his retirement from the NHL. The veteran forward was originally drafted in the second round of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators and would make his debut in 2003. What…

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Jets Down Bruins – Connor Scores 2 Including SO Winner

BOSTON — Kyle Connor scored back-to-back goals 34 seconds apart in the third period and delivered the only goal in a shootout to lift the Winnipeg Jets over the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Tuesday night. Connor Hellebuyck stopped 36 shots for the Jets and didn’t allow anything past him in the tiebreaker, stopping Brad Marchand on Boston’s final chance. Josh Morrissey also scored for the Jets, Mark Scheifele had two assists and Winnipeg rebounded from a 3-1 loss Monday night at Philadelphia to avoid losing three straight for the first…

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NHL News & Notes: Myers, Hedman, Cave & More

In today’s News & Notes, Tyler Myers is returning after missing some time, Victor Hedman will play in Tuesday nights contest, the Edmonton Oilers have claimed Colby Cave off of waivers and Dale Weise has been placed on waivers. Related: NHL News & Notes: Stars & Ducks Trade, NHL Stars of the Week & More Myers Returns to Jets Lineup Myers is set to return to the Winnipeg Jets’ lineup Tuesday night against the Vegas Golden Knights after missing the team’s past two games with an undisclosed injury that he suffered Thursday…

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NHL News & Notes: Nash, Eichel & More

In today’s News & Notes, Rick Nash has officially retired from the professional hockey, Jack Eichel is set to return to the Buffalo Sabres’ lineup and Tyler Myers is day-to-day with an injury. Related: NHL News & Notes: Bobrovsky, Upper Decks & More Rick Nash Retires After 15 seasons in the NHL, Nash has officially announced his retirement from professional due to unresolved issues stemming from concussions that Nash suffered last season. This was expected but still unfortunate as many were holding out hope that Nash would recover and find…

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NHL News & Notes: Backes, Byfuglien & More

In today’s News & Notes, David Backes has a hearing for a high hit, Dustin Byfuglien has been fined by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety and Charlie McAvoy has been placed on the injured reserve. Related: NHL News & Notes: Price, Chara & More Backes has Hearing for Hit to Head The Boston Bruins will likely be without Backes for the near future as the veteran forward is set to have a hearing for an illegal check to the head of Blake Coleman. The hit occurred late in a…

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NHL News & Notes: Byfuglien, Smith & More

In today’s News & Notes, Dustin Byfuglien returned to practice, the Boston Bruins claimed a player on waivers and TJ Oshie is skating. Byfuglien Returns to Practice After missing a week of practice due to a concussion, Byfuglien has returned to practice for the Winnipeg Jets. The big defender was diagnosed with a concussion on Nov. 29 and has been held out ever since Dustin Byfuglien (Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports) It’s still unclear when the veteran blueliner will return but he’s been sorely missed by the Jets. Though he’s only…

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