Blue Jackets play fifth additional minutes , Bruins season finisher game against Hurricanes deferred as Lightning

Game 1 of the first-round season finisher arrangement between the Boston Bruins and the Carolina Hurricanes has been delayed, as the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets played five extra time periods Tuesday night.

The Bruins and Hurricanes were booked to play at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Be that as it may, because of the length of the Lightning-Blue Jackets game, the National Hockey League has settled on the choice to delay the game until 11 a.m. Wednesday.

“It’s clearly odd to endure that long and afterward discover you might possibly play,” Bruins mentor Bruce Cassidy said not long before 10 p.m. Tuesday.”

“At that point you begin thinking: ‘Great, is it going to beneficial to play at 10 PM? You begin thinking about the wellbeing of the players, the ice conditions, various things.”

“As a mentor, you simply figure: ‘How would you set up your players that have been lounging around that long?’ That’s an extreme one to answer since you ordinarily experience that.”

All first-and second-round Eastern Conference season finisher arrangement are being played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto as a feature of the NHL’s restart during the coronavirus pandemic.

As per Sportsnet columnist Chris Johnston, the NHL requires a 87 1/2-minute turnaround between games.

Lightning forward Brayden Point scored the match dominating objective 10 minutes and 27 seconds into the fifth extra time, finishing the game at 9:22 p.m.

Game 1 between Tampa Bay and Columbus began at 3:05 p.m. also, turned into the fourth-longest game in Stanley Cup Playoff history.


Charlie Coyle scores 2, leads Bruins to 3-2 overtime success over Columbus

Charlie Coyle tied it in the last five minutes of regulation and scored again with 5:15 gone in overtime on Thursday night to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 triumph over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Tuukka Rask stopped 20 shots for Boston, which took a 1-0 lead on Noel Acciari’s short-handed goal in the first time frame, however then fell behind in the third after Riley Nash and Pierre-Luc Dubois scored in a span of 13 seconds.

Coyle tied it when he one-timed a backhanded centering pass from Marcus Johansson into the net with 4:35 left to force overtime. He finished it in the additional period by redirecting a shot from Johansson into the net.

Sergei Bobrovsky made 34 saves for the Blue Jackets, who cleared the Presidents Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round.

Game 2 is Saturday night in Boston before the best-of-seven series moves to Columbus for Games 3 and 4.

The Blue Jackets were the last group to qualify for the NHL playoffs, at that point they knocked out the Lightning in four games for their first-since forever playoff series triumph. While Columbus waited over seven days for a rival, Boston went tangled with Toronto for seven games before at long last advancing on Tuesday night.

In any case, the Bruins didn’t appear tired, outshooting Columbus 12-1 right off the bat in the game and scoring short-handed midway through the first after Coyle was sent off for hooking. Acciari carried the puck into the zone with Joakim Nordstrom waiting for the centering pass, yet Acciari snapped off a wrist shot that beat Bobrovsky on the stick side.

It remained 1-0 until Nash constrained a turnover at the blue line and after that deflected a shot from Seth Jones past Rask to tie the score with 12:21 left in regulation. The Blue Jackets were directly back at it after the faceoff, bringing the puck the length of the ice from behind their very own net before Artemi Panarin’s slap shot deflected off the back of Dubois’ leg and into the net.