One more like that in Game 4 (2:30 p.m. EDT, NHL Network) and the Coyotes could be on to the round of 16. The next game is going to be the most important pressure game again for Kuemps,” coach Rick Tocchet said.
The easiest coaching decision in Pittsburgh sports history is in front of Mike Sullivan right now. He can’t mess this up. He best not mess it up and I sure hope he understands the enormity of it.
Claude Julien had hinted at changes after an offensively lacklustre performance from the Montreal Canadiens in Game 2, so onlookers may have been somewhat disappointed when the only lineup alteration at puck-drop was the insertion of Jake Evans for Jordan Weal. Julien’s patience seemed to pay off when Shea Weber opened the scoring, but by the first intermission, the head coach was tasked with coaxing a moribund team back to life.