Apr 20, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Philadelphia Flyers right wing Wayne Simmonds (17) celebrates scoring an empty net goal against the New York Rangers late in the third period in game two of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden. The Flyers defeated the Rangers 4-2 and tied the series at 1-1. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

Stanley Cup Playoffs Channel Surfing: April 22nd Edition


Channel Surfing is Too Many Men On The Site’s quick guide to tonight’s Stanley Cup Playoffs action, as well as any other interesting broadcasts in the world of hockey. Included is a list of the scheduled games, game notes, as well as a pregame warm up song.

Tampa Bay Lightning @ Montreal Canadiens 7:00 PM NHLN [ Series: MTL 3-0 ]

Boston Bruins @ Detroit Red Wings 7:30 PM NBCSN [ Series: Tied 1-1 ]

New York Rangers @ Philadelphia Flyers 8:00 PM CNBC [ Series: Tied 1-1 ]

San Jose Sharks @ Los Angeles Kings 10:00 PM NBCSN [ Series: SJ 2-0 ]

Last Night’s Results:

Pittsburgh Penguins 4 Columbus Blue Jackets 3 [ Series: PIT 2-1 ]

Colorado Avalanche 0 Minnesota Wild 1 (OT) [ Series: COL 2-1 ]

St. Louis Blues 0 Chicago Blackhawks 2 [ Series: STL 2-1 ]

Anaheim Ducks 0 Dallas Stars 3 [ Series: ANA 2-1 ]

Noteable Noteables:

  • The Montreal Canadiens can become the first team to advance to the next round of the playoffs tonight with their 23rd sweep in franchise history. This is the 31st time that the Canadiens are up 3-0 in a series. Fortunately for Tampa Bay, Steven Stamkos escaped injury in Game 3 from a knee on knee hit from Alexei Emelin. Stamkos leads the team with four points, so if they are to make a comeback in this series, he will be an essential component. [ NHL.com ]
  • The Boston / Detroit series makes its way to the Joe Louis Arena tonight, which could prove to be significant because the Bruins have not won there since March 11, 2007. The Bruins have lost in their last four visits to Detroit, including two losses this season. [ NHL.com ]
  • Steve Mason remains out of the lineup for the Philadelphia Flyers, making this the longest string of games Ray Emery has started for the Flyers all season. The Rangers and Flyers split their two games at MSG, making it the first time Philly has won at the Garden all season. Now the Rangers must face the fact that they have lost in all three games in Philadelphia this season. The Flyers need to work on staying out of the box, as they have been shorthanded twelve times in the first two games. They have killed nine of twelve Rangers power plays. [ NHL.com ]
  • Nearly everyone expected a close series between the San Jose Sharks and the Los Angeles Kings, however it has been anything but that so far. The Kings are hoping a change of scenery can improve their fortunes and prevent them from going down three games to none. Everything has gone right for San Jose so far, who were able

TMMOTS Pregame Warm Up Song:

Karmin – “I Told You So”


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