Day: May 28, 2014

Rangers Moore and Dorsett Face Suspensions After Game 5

Wednesday night’s Game 5 against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Center was an all-around bad night for the New York Rangers. The Blueshirts saw Henrik Lundqvist pulled from the net and their game-tying comeback thwarted by Montreal’s go-ahead goal scored just one minute after New York evened the score.  Montreal’s 7-4 victory staved off elimination, cutting the Rangers’ lead in Eastern Conference Finals to 3-2.  The seven goals allowed were the most by the Rangers since the third game of the regular season, when they were blown out 9-2 in San Jose. Now the Rangers may find themselves going...

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Tonight’s NHL Playoff Referees – Blackhawks/Kings Game 5

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings – Game 5 – 8:00pm Marc Joannette #25 Reg Season Playoffs Team Records – CHI 3-2 2-1 – LAK 2-0 1-2 Minors per game 3.4 3.6 PIM per game 10.0 9.5 % more minors on road team 10.9% -4.7% Home win % 55% 42% Calls/Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd – Rd 1 1.8 2.8 3.0 – Rd 2 1.4 2.2 0.8 – Rd 3 1.0 2.0 1.0 Avg Minors by Team (Reg Season) – CHI 2.0, Opp 2.2 – LAK 2.5, Opp 1.8 Power Plays/Gm (Playoffs) – CHI 3.3, Opp 2.2 – LAK 2.3, Opp 3.0 Regular season games: 924. Playoff Games: 108 Worked Cup Final in 2008 and 2009; Conf Final in 2013 From Verdun, PQ   Kevin Pollock #33 Reg Season Playoffs Record – CHI 3-3 2-1 – LAK 3-2 1-2 Minors per game 3.1 3.6 PIM per game 9.9 9.5 % more minors on road team 11.4% -4.7% Home win % 54% 42% Calls/Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd – Rd 1 1.8 2.8 3.0 – Rd 2 1.4 2.2 0.8 – Rd 3 1.0 2.0 1.0 Avg Minors by Team (Reg Season) – CHI 1.1, Opp 1.3 (15% more on Opp) – LAK 1.8, Opp 1.4 (22% more on LAK) Power Plays/Gm (Playoffs) – CHI 3.3, Opp 2.2 – LAK 2.3, Opp 3.0 Regular season games: 930. Playoff games: 135 Worked Conf Final...

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