Country music superstar Carrie Underwood, aka Mrs. Mike Fisher, doesn’t like what she sees in Glendale Monday night as her husband’s Nashville Predators are eliminated from the playoffs by the Phoenix Coyotes.
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Well, it’s last call, so to speak, for thirsty Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn (and former Habs Francis Bouillon, Hal Gill and Sergei Kostitsyn) and the rest of the Nashville Predators, the Phoenix Coyotes’ 2-1 win Monday sending the surprising Yotes into the Western Conference final against the Los Angeles Kings.
Good timing that the Coyotes’ latest stay-in-Glendale ownership group was introduced pregame by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman?
• In New York, a late double-minor for high sticking to first-round Game 7 overtime hero Joel Ward proved the undoing of the Washington Capitals. The Rangers tied the game with 6.6 seconds left in regulation, then won it, still on the power-play, 1:35 into OT to beat the visiting Caps 3-2 and take a 3-2 series lead back to Washington.
• Tuesday night: the New Jersey Devils can eliminate the Claude Giroux-less Flyers with a win in Philadelphia.