In his second career NHL game, Capitals winger Tom Wilson lost his skate blade after delivering a hit to Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh. Wilson had a difficult time making it back to the Capitals bench, falling several times to the ice. The Rangers defeated the Capitals 1-0 to force a Game 7 Monday night in Washington.
NY Rangers defenceman Dan Girardi's overtime game-winner against the Islanders sent the Coliseum fans home happy on Saturday night. That was because 60% of the asbestos dump the Islanders call home was filled with Ranger fans.
The Boston Bruins trade for Jaromir Jagr paid immediate dividends as Jagr scored the lone goal in the Bruins 1-0 win over the Devils Thursday night. It was not the prettiest of Jagr's 680 career NHL goals. Jagr's goal came off a deflection off of his skate from a Brad Marchand centering attempt.