In the final minute of last night's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Rangers trailed the Canadiens 2-1. With the net empty, Chris Kreider potted the game-tying goal, banking one in off the skate of the same Alexei Emelin who slashed his leg to set off the fateful collision that knocked Carey Price out of the series (for now). Unfortunately for Kreider and the Rangers, it was not enough, as Montreal scored early in OT to win 3-2 and climb back into the series.
Regardless, we did get to see this great Kreider celebration, which almost certainly sparked L'OUTRAGE in Montreal:
The Habs and Rangers get back at it on Sunday night, since I guess the NBA playoff scheduling model is the best and needs to be emulated.
U.S. Men's National Team Downed By Czech Republic in Men's Worlds Quarterfinal | USA Hockey National
Tyler Johnson (Spokane, Wash./Tampa Bay Lightning) scored twice, Brock Nelson (Warroad, Minn./University of North Dakota/N.Y. Islanders) had a single goal and goaltender Tim Thomas (Flint, Mich./University of Vermont/Dallas Stars) made 29 saves, but the U.S. Men's National Team fell to the Czech Republic, 4-3, in the quarterfinals of the 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship here today.
Will the Giants use Andre Williams in 'three-headed monster' approach? (NJ.com)
"I can't really say how they're going to build that three-headed monster," Williams said. "I'm not really too sure yet, I'm just getting here and learning as much as I can, but I think that each running back brings a lot of different specialties to the table and I'm just excited to see what we'll be able to do on the field."
Davidson, Winslow To Compete In NCAA Prelims (BCEagles.com)
Junior Madeleine Davidson and sophomore Danielle Winslow will compete in the 2014 NCAA Division I Women's Outdoor Track and Field Preliminary Championships beginning on May 29 at the University of North Florida.
Rowing Ends Season at ACC Championships (BCEagles.com)
The Boston College women's rowing team finished its spring season at the ACC Rowing Championship last weekend at Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. The Eagles competed in four events; the Varsity Eight, Second Varsity Eight, Varsity Four and Third Varsity Eight.
ACC 2015 recruiting scorecard (ESPN ACC Blog)
Spotlight: The highlight of the Eagles' class is No. 7 tight end-H Jakeb Burt, a 6-foot-5, 238-pound three-star prospect. BC's other big commits include three-star, No. 35 cornerback Lukas Denis and three-star, No. 52 offensive tackle Anthony Palazzolo.
By the numbers: ACC football has struggled in nonconference games (ESPN ACC Blog)