Category: Playoff Performer of the Night

Playoff Performer of the Night | Kyle Connor

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Ten games into his first Stanley Cup Playoffs, Kyle Connor’s confidence paid off in a Winnipeg Jets’ franchise rookie record and a pair of his first NHL postseason goals Saturday in a 6-2 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of their Western Conference Second Round.

May 7, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Alex Tuch

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Alex Tuch posted his second multi-point game of the 2017-18 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a pair of goals to help the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks Friday and a 3-2 series lead.

May 5, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Pekka Rinne

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Blocker, glove, knob – you name it, Pekka Rinne used it to help the Nashville Predators even their Western Conference second-round series against the Winnipeg Jets in a 2-1 victory Thursday night.

May 4, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Ondrej Palat

By: Nadia Vocaturo

For the second straight game, Ondrej Palat cashed in the game-winning goal for the Tampa Bay Lightning – this time to help his team to a 4-1 victory and an Eastern Conference Second Round lead over the Boston Bruins.

May 3, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Dustin Byfuglien

By: Nadia Vocaturo

If there was any doubt that Dustin Byfuglien was loving grinding out an eventual 7-4 win to help the Winnipeg Jets take a 2-1 series lead over the Nashville Predators Tuesday night, you just had to look at his dance moves.

May 2, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Brayden Point

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Brayden Point factored on every goal in the Tampa Bay Lightning's 4-2 win Thursday night. In doing so, the 22-year-old became the youngest player in franchise history to record such a feat in Stanley Cup Playoffs action.

May 1, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Ryan Johansen

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Ryan Johansen (2-0–0) posted the first multi-goal game of his Stanley Cup Playoffs career to help the the Nashville Predators to a 5-4 double-overtime win to even out their second-round series against the Winnipeg Jets.

April 30, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Logan Couture

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Logan Couture got the job done for the San Jose Sharks with the double-overtime game-winning goal that helped his club even their second-round series while handing the Vegas Golden Knights their first postseason loss Saturday night.

April 29, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Connor Hellebuyck

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Connor Hellebuyck picked up a franchise record and his first win of the Winnipeg Jets' first-round series against the Nashville Predators Friday night in a 4-1 victory.

April 28, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Alex Tuch

By: Nadia Vocaturo

If rusty legs were thought to be a concern for the Vegas Golden Knights as the awaited puck drop on their Round 2 Western Conference matchup, Alex Tuch helped quell any such thoughts in the series opener.

April 27, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Jake DeBrusk

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Jake DeBrusk is making the most out of his first Stanley Cup Playoffs. Wednesday night, the forward scored a pair of goals that included the series-clinching goal in the back-and-forth 7-4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

April 26, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Frederik Andersen

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Frederik Andersen thrived when the stakes were highest for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who staved off elimination to skate away with a 3-1 win backed by the Dane's 32-save performance.

April 24, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Jake Guentzel

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Jake Guentzel netted his first five-point NHL outing (4-1–5) and the second hat trick of his young Stanley Cup Playoffs career to help the Pittsburgh Penguins close out their first-round series by eliminating the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 6.

April 23, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Nicklas Backstrom

By: Nadia Vocaturo

When stakes are high Nicklas Backstrom just has a habit of coming in clutch, and his three-point Saturday night that included the series-swaying, game-winning goal was no different.

April 22, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Andrew Hammond

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Andrew Hammond helped keep the Colorado Avalanche's postseason dreams alive with a 44-save performance in a 3-2 win Friday night to force a Game 6 in the club's first-round series.

April 21, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Brad Marchand

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Brad Marchand stepped up for the Boston Bruins to score the go-ahead goal in Thursday night's 3-1 Game 4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

April 20, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Martin Jones

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Martin Jones turned aside 30 shots in a 2-1 win, going a perfect 4-0 to help the San Jose Sharks sweep their Western Conference First Round against the Anaheim Ducks.

April 19, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Connor Hellebuyck

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Vezina Trophy finalist Connor Hellebuyck turned aside 30 shots on goal for his first NHL career postseason shutout – and the first in Winnipeg Jets franchise history.

April 18, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Nathan MacKinnon

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Nathan MacKinnon helped the Avalanche to a huge Game 3 win, earning the game's first star with a pair of goals in Colorado's first win in two years against the Nashville Predators.

April 17, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Sidney Crosby

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Sidney Crosby posted a four-point night to bring him 171 in his NHL postseason career, moving the Pittsburgh Penguins captain one point away from tying Mario Lemieux for the franchise record in postseason points.

April 16, 2018