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On Monday night the St. Louis Blues tied up the Western Conference Final with a Game 2 road win over the San Jose Sharks. Tonight the Bruins and Hurricanes square off in Carolina for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals where the Canes remain undefeated this playoff.
Take a look at some NHL News from the corners of the internet:
Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo scored the game-winning goal in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final. Read about why Bortuzzo was an “unlikely hero” and the only player St. Louis players wanted to talk about after the game over at ESPN.
The San Jose Sharks have not played well in any Game 2 this playoff. Jeff Gordon of the St. Louis Dispatch examines what went wrong for the Sharks on Monday night.
The puck drops Tuesday night for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final between the Boston Bruins and the Carolina Hurricanes. The Canes are 5-0 this postseason at home and Boston has to be ready for the wild Carolina home atmosphere. (BHN)
Pittsburgh Hockey Now examines how GM Jim Rutherford’s mistake shaped the Penguins disappointing season.
USA Today delves into how “Play Gloria!” became a St. Louis rallying cry.
The Boston Bruins have a great core of players, but it is a core that’s aging. Ryan Kennedy of the Hockey News looks at how long Boston’s Stanley Cup window may be.