8.6 C
New York
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Home Sport Blue Jackets give nod to Korpisalo over Merzlikins in goal for series...

Blue Jackets give nod to Korpisalo over Merzlikins in goal for series finale vs. Leafs


The Columbus Blue Jackets are going back to Joonas Korpisalo in net against the Toronto Maple Leafs for Game 5 of their best-of-five qualifying series Sunday.

The Maple Leafs forced a deciding fifth game in the series with a 4-3 comeback win in overtime on Friday, with Elvis Merzlikins in net for Columbus. Merzlikins allowed three goals in the final 3:57 as Toronto tied the game.

Korpisalo started the first three games of the best-of-five, but was pulled for Merzlikins midway through the second period of Game 3 after allowing three goals on 15 shots. Columbus rallied from a three-goal deficit to win that game in overtime.

Korpisalo shut out the Maple Leafs in Game 1, and allowed two goals in Columbus’s Game 2 loss.

The winner of Sunday’s game will play the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

WATCH | Auston Matthews’ OT winner in Game 4:

Auston Matthews snapped home the overtime winner to put a stamp on an insane 4-3 Maple Leafs comeback victory over the Blue Jackets. Toronto and Columbus will face off Sunday in Game 5. 1:46



Source link

Today news
Today News 1 runs four of the western GTA’s most influential media websites, offering news, food, lifestyle and entertainment coverage for millions to the Golden Horseshoe and GTA regions. The independently-run, online news source was founded in 2019 and specializes in everything from breaking news to food and restaurant, arts and entertainment and lifestyle coverage.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Does the U.S. need a trillion-dollar coin?

There's an idea floating around that is undoubtedly crazy. But it has gained traction and support from some of the biggest economic thinkers...

U.S. confirms it will accept Canadian travellers with mixed vaccines

Canadians with mixed vaccines and U.S. travel plans can breathe a sigh of relief tonight.  Following weeks of speculation, the United States...

Ontario venues say new COVID-19 rules create ‘double standard’ for standing concerts

Indoor concerts are slowly coming back to life in Ontario, but venue owners say the latest COVID-19 guidelines will dampen any significant return...

Schitt’s Creek star Noah Reid to make Broadway debut in The Minutes

Schitt's Creek star Noah Reid is set to make his Broadway debut. Producers say the Toronto actor and musician, who played Patrick on...

Recent Comments