By Mitch Stacy The Associated Press Sun., May 5, 2019 COLUMBUS, OHIO—The Columbus Blue Jackets are one loss away from being eliminated from the playoffs by the Boston Bruins. But Columbus coach John Tortorella said it’s not going to occur on home ice in Game 6. “Things happen for a reason, and I truly believe that — we’ll be back here (in Boston) for Game 7,” Tortorella said after Columbus fought back with a three-goal third period but fell 4-3 in Game 5 on Saturday night. With their top line of Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand leading the offence, the Bruins hold a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series at it returns to Nationwide Arena for the final time on Monday. Game 7, if necessary, will be in Boston on Wednesday night. “I have no problem with the intensity of our club right on through,” Tortorella said. “It’s just that we need guys being more creative and making more plays … [Read more...] about Columbus Blue Jackets confident they’ll make it to Game 7
Vegas golden knights
Well, most of us. Even those who’ll lament the narrative’s end, but will be none the worse for wear and tear through eight seasons (make that nine years). Yeah, like Otso Diretso, plus 1. I can’t watch Episode 3’s original airing this morning, as I'll be involved in another annual ritual involving fiction and poetry. But I’ve been happily assured that Florentina Homes in Dumaguete has a cable TV local provider whose channels include HBO. And that I can even watch the 10 p.m. replay on HD at Gabby’s Bistro, with its wider screen as a Cignal recipient. So, like most of you who are GOT 8 (and Otso Diretso) fans, I should see who get killed off in the Great Battle of Winterfell. Should be quite a bloodbath, with blogging pretenders to three-eyed raven augury largely predicting that the Night King will take Game 1, and decimate Winterfell the way Thanos did the Avengers. Until his White Walkers claim a nine-dash line to include the Winterfell crypt, … [Read more...] about Who will survive ‘GOT’?