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15 May 2024

Anthony Edwards, Nikola Jokic, Timberwolves

Anthony Edwards Astounded by Nikola Jokic’s Dominance

Anthony Edwards succinctly captured Nikola Jokić’s dominance with just three words, expressing sheer disbelief at the Denver Nuggets star’s performance in Game 5 against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Jokić erupted for 40 points, his highest tally in this year’s playoffs, leading the Nuggets to a commanding 112–97 victory over the Timberwolves. Edwards, the Timberwolves’ standout guard, …

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Toronto FC post-game melee

Toronto FC Faces Fallout After Post-Game Melee in NYCFC Clash

Toronto FC players Richie Laryea and Sean Johnson, alongside head coach John Herdman, face suspensions following a post-game altercation with New York City FC, as announced by the MLS disciplinary committee on Wednesday. Both Laryea and Johnson will sit out Wednesday’s match in Nashville due to their involvement in the incident, which occurred after Saturday …

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Canucks' J.T. Miller apology

Canucks’ J.T. Miller Apologizes to Coach Tocchet for Game 4 Performance

In a testament to accountability and camaraderie within the Vancouver Canucks, forward J.T. Miller reached out to head coach Rick Tocchet following a disappointing performance in Game 4 against the Oilers. Despite his pivotal role on the team, Miller expressed remorse for his subpar showing, acknowledging his off night in the faceoff circle and a …

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Carey Price honorary doctorate UNBC

Montreal Canadiens’ Carey Price to Receive Honorary Doctorate from UNBC

Carey Price, the goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens, is set to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) later this month. The announcement came from the Habs on Wednesday, revealing that Price will be bestowed with this honor during UNBC’s 2024 Convocation ceremony at the Prince George …

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Evan Bouchard NHL playoffs record

Edmonton Oilers’ Evan Bouchard Makes NHL History in Playoffs

Oilers’ defenseman Evan Bouchard cemented his name in NHL history by notching his 40th career playoff point in lightning-fast fashion during Game 4 of the second-round showdown against the Canucks. Assisting on Leon Draisaitl’s crucial power-play goal in the opening period, Bouchard hit the 40-point mark in just his 37th postseason appearance. This achievement places …

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Oilersnation Everyday

Oilersnation Everyday: Oilers Win Game 4, Zack Kassian Joins the Show

The Edmonton Oilers secured a thrilling victory in game 4, tying the series at two. Leading for most of the game with goals from Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the Oilers faced a late surge from the Vancouver Canucks, who scored twice in the third period through Conor Garland and Dakota Joshua. Just when overtime …

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Pickard rescues Oilers

Goalie Report: Pickard Rescues Oilers to Knot Series 2-2 with Canucks

Calvin Pickard, OilersSaves: 19/21Save Percentage: .905 In a critical Game 4, Calvin Pickard made his first NHL playoff start, delivering 19 saves on 21 shots and securing a .905 save percentage. Pickard’s performance was crucial as the Oilers claimed their first regulation win over the Canucks in eight games. This victory marked only his second …

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