AHL Game Day: 3-1-21 Americans at Crunch

Crunch snap losing streak at long last. ROC-3SYR-4 Spencer Martin allowed 3 goals on 34 shots for the victory. We’ll see if Groulx rides the hot hand next game out or turns back to Panthers prospect Montambeault. First Period7:08 ROC Scarfo (2), (Jones, Laaksonen)16:34 SYR Abbandonato (1), (Fortier, Stephens) Second Period2:05 SYR Stephens (1), (Katchouk, … Read more

NHL Game Night: 2-27-21 Stars at Lightning

Imagine waiting all offseason just to get smashed even worse in the “revenge game”. DAL-0TB-5 Andrei Vasilevskiy turned aside all 20 shots he faced for his second consecutive shutout victory. He didn’t face a ton of chances, but the ones he did face he disposed of confidently and easily. He’s in one of those zones … Read more

AHL Game Night: 2-27-21 Comets at Crunch

Another slow start dooms Syracuse again. UTI-4SYR-2 Samuel Montembault allowed 3 goals on 30 shots for the loss. First Period2:03 UTI Arseneau (2), (Rathbone, Jasek)8:42 UTI Lind (5), (Reinke, Stevens)(PP)14:39 SYR Somppi (2), (Goncalves, Thomas) Second Period13:01 UTI Arseneau (3), (Jackson)16:41 SYR Lohin (2), (Keeper, Raddysh) Third Period19:07 UTI Baertschi (2), (Lind, Jasek)(EN) Ryan Lohin … Read more

NHL Game Night: 2-25-21 Hurricanes at Lightning

Lightning win their four game set with Carolina thanks to a McElheist. CAR-1TB-3 Curtis McElhinney allowed 1 goal on 32 shots for the victory. After looking like the dog’s breakfast in his last start, the man came out tonight and stood on his head in support of his club on the tail end of a … Read more

NHL Game Night: 2-24-21 Hurricanes at Lightning

Vasilevskiy and the Lightning take Carolina to school. CAR-0TB-3 Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 25 shots he faced for the shutout victory. There were long stretches of this game he didn’t have a ton of work, but he was part of the reason for that because I thought he was very efficient moving the puck in … Read more

NHL Game Night: 2-22-21 Lightning at Hurricanes

Lightning turn up the effort and finally get some puck luck. TB-4CAR-2 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed 2 goals on 36 shots for the victory. His situational saves were the difference in the contest, and arguably are the one big advantage the Lightning have over Carolina with Tampa Bay down Kucherov and Cirelli. First Period13:27 CAR Fast … Read more

NHL Game Night: 2-20-21 Lightning at Hurricanes

Lightning fans feel like the sky is falling. TB-0CAR-4 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed 3 goals on 27 shots for the loss. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period2:19 FLA Trocheck (9), (Niederreiter, Necas)15:30 FLA Aho (6), (Svechnikov) Third Period3:12 CAR Paquette (2), (Bean, Martinook)17:41 CAR Svechnikov (7), (Aho, McGinn)(EN) After losing three of the last four, I know … Read more

AHL Game Night: 2-20-21 Americans at Crunch

Tokarski holds off Crunch. RCH-3SYR-2 Spencer Martin allowed 3 goals on 27 shots for the loss. First Period11:19 RCH Jones (1), (Murray, Dea) Second Period11:18 RCH Murray (2), (Smith, Bryson)13:46 SYR Keeper (1), (Somppi, Priskie)18:15 SYR Denisenko (2), (Raddysh)(PP) Third Period10:01 RCH Scarfo (1), (Mersch, Jones) Brady Keeper was the game’s second star. The Crunch … Read more

AHL Game Night: 2-17-21 Crunch at Comets

Short of forwards, Crunch struggle in Utica. SYR-2UTI-5 Samuel Montambeault allowed 4 goals on 19 shots for the loss. First Period14:50 UTI Gadjovich (2), (Lockwood, Tucker) Second Period10:08 UTI Santini (1), (Anas, Baertschi)14:00 UTI Walker (1), (Anas, Reinke)(PP) Third Period4:13 UTI Joshua (1), (McGing, Stevens)7:40 SYR Huntington (1), (McDonnell)(PP)10:33 SYR Semykin (1), (Huntington)19:38 UTI Gadjovich … Read more

NHL Game Night: 2-15-21 Panthers at Lightning

Second Period defensive collapse burns Tampa Bay. FLA-6TB-4 Curtis McElhinney allowed 6 goals on 21 shots. The stat line says it all. First Period6:24 TB Stamkos (8), (Cernak, Palat)7:56 FLA Huberdeau (5), (Hornqvist, Weegar) Second Period4:59 FLA Tippett (1), (Luostarinen)8:39 FLA Vatrano (4), (unassisted)(PS)10:23 FLA Duclair (1), (Barkov, Verhaeghe)11:42 TB Volkov (2), (McDonagh)12:36 FLA Barkov … Read more