Russell Westbrook makes Mark Cuban eat his words with huge game, winning shot
Patric Hornqvist tries his best to bring the Penguins back, scoring a late goal in the Third period to close in on the Flyers lead.
Since we’re down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation. The Central Division has a little playoff mystery now, as we wonder who will play the Minnesota Wild in the first round and who will be in the wild card to face either the Chicago Blackhawks or the Pacific winner, given that the Pacific currently has more intense drama than Michelle Williams’s IMDB page. On Monday, you have the Nashville Predators, currently third in the Central, playing at the New York Islanders.
SAN JOSE — So the question to Alain Vigneault off Saturday’s 3-0 victory in Los Angeles when the reunited Michael Grabner-Kevin Hayes-J.T. Miller unit generated a consistent ground game below the hash marks with a quick, effective forecheck that created several glorious opportunities was whether he believes Miller and Hayes are better when together. And the response provided by the coach was as indirectly direct an explanation as to why from time to time he feels the need to break up the young Americans, even when it doesn’t seem to make a whole lot of sense to much of the outside world. “It depends on what your definition of playing better is,” Vigneault said before Sunday’s match in Anaheim,