May 17, 2013

Opening Faceoff: Friday, May 17

By Jesse Connolly


Happy two-year anniversary, Tyler Seguin. (Getty Images)


Good reads

Quick hits

  • Anaheim’s Bruce Boudreau, Ottawa’s Paul MacLean and Blackhawks bench boss Joel Quenneville are this year’s nominees for the Jack Adams Award.

  • The Kings scored two power-play goals in the final two minutes to defeat the Sharks, 4-3, last night. Los Angeles now has a 2-0 series lead.

History lesson

  • On this day in 2011, Tyler Seguin had the best game of his NHL career. No. 19 notched two goals and two assists in the second period of a 6-5 win over the Lightning in Game 2 of the conference finals, tying a league record for points in a single period.

Today on NEHJ

  • We’ve got this month’s edition of The Goalie Guru: Two shining examples of goalies we can admire.

Entirely off-topic

  • After following up a 20-8 start with a 4-9 skid, our good friend Adam Kaufman asks the question everyone’s wondering: Who are the real Red Sox?

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