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Daily Pucking Grind. Surprised Edition. April 25th

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Wow….that’s all I can say…what a night of hockey last night. If you didn’t watch it you need to catch the highlights or NHL On The Fly because it was amazing.

First we see the Philadelphia Flyers battle it out with a Buffalo Sabres team that goes into OT as the Flyers try to avoid being eliminated. The game was back and forth back and forth and as someone who was rooting for the Flyers to be out of it the nerve racking nature of it was insane.

Then the Anaheim Ducks were eliminated from the postseason by the Predators marking the first time in Smashville history that they have made it to the second round of the playoffs. It took David Legwand, their first draft pick, 768 regular season games, 31 playoff games and 12 years to finally make it with an empty net goal in the third period.

Finally the Blackhawks beat up Vancouver in a wild victory to force a game 7 … Corey Schneider  with 35 NHL regular season games under his belt started the game in a controversial move by the coaching staff… after Schneider got hurt and Luongo came back in but was unable to win the game for the Hawks as they force the game 7 to be played on Tuesday.

Also, don’t forget to submit Your Panther Story to us via email [email protected] and share with your fellow Panther fans how you came to be one of us…Don’t worry no judging…but we want to give you an opportunity to share your Fan Story.

We will choose some of the entries to be featured on the blog and every entry received will entitle you to be entered to win a Rat Trick Panthers Fan Pack including tickets to a Panthers game next season and other cool Panthers swag!!!

Links:

Schneider starts, Luongo sits; Schneider hurt, Luongo back (Puck Daddy)

Kaleta trash talked Hartnell and Briere on divorces (Buffalo News)

Hawks force Game 7 with OT win (NHL)

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Topics: Anaheim Ducks, Buffalo Sabres, Chicago Blackhawks, Nashville Predators, Philadelphia Flyers, Vancouver Canucks

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