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both are worth monitoring through the closing two months of the season

Originally drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs – his hometown team – in the sixth round 11 years ago, the resilient winger has been through it all in pursuit of an NHL chance. He’s played in the second-best league in Switzerland. He’s represented Canada at the Spengler Cup. He’s dominated the Italian A League playoffs to the tune of 42 points in 15 games.
The visiting Penguins almost tied the game once more, this time as the clock approached the midway point in the second period. Crosby was out on the breakaway once again, but this time Rinne got the better of the situation. Crosby immediately tried to jam home the rebound. No luck. Then it was Bryan Rust’s turn and again, no dice. By this point, Rinne was sprawled on all fours, cheap nhl jerseys belly down on the ice, his body to the right of the crease. Jake Guentzel then crashed the net, got the loose puck after it deflected off Roman Josi’s stick and whacked at it. Diving back to the open net, Rinne made his fourth and most important save in the flurry of chances to keep the score 2-1.
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“There’s too many passes in guys’ skates, on their backhand when they want it on their forehand, the execution just wasn’t there,” Rick Nash said of the power play.

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3. Filip Forsberg (NSH) Forsberg’s goal in Game 4 was his ninth of the playoffs, bringing him into a three-way tie with Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin and Anaheim’s Jakob Silfverberg for second in goal scoring this postseason.
Still waiting across town is investor Chris Hansen and his hopes of building a privately financed arena in an area near Safeco Field but also near the city’s maritime businesses that have strongly objected to another sports venue joining the neighborhood. Hansen’s proposal only requires city approval of a street closure to move forward, but he has said he will not start construction until a franchise is acquired.
Boston Bruins: Seizing the reins as new bench boss in Boston, Bruce Cassidy appears committed to getting more out of two players in particular: David Backes and Ryan Spooner. Judging from the B’s latest practice, Backes is slated to skate on a top line with Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand, while Spooner is shifted back to center alongside young firecracker Frank Vatrano. Under-performing to date, both are worth monitoring through the closing two months of the season.
Rinne made 23 saves in Monday night’s win. Murray stopped 22 out of 25 shots faced in the loss.