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Fighting Saints NHL Playoff Hub

By Jack Milewski, 08/03/20, 9:00AM CDT


Updates on all fighting Saints competing in the 2020 NHL Playoffs

This is your one-stop shop for all things Fighting Saints in the 2020 NHL Playoffs. Players stats, storylines and team progress will be updated regularly so you can check in on your favorite Fighting Saint throughout the NHL's restart. 

Johnny Gaudreau:

10 GP, 4 Goals, 3 Assist, 23 shots

Gaudreau had three points in a strong qualifying round performance as the Flames raced past the Jets to secure a spot in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. 

Johnny was held off the scoresheet but the Flames came away with a Game 1 win vs Dallas. On his birthday, Gaudreau assisted on a goal, but Calgary came up short in game two. In game three Calgary used defense to shutdown Dallas 2-0. Gaudreau had his most productive game of the playoffs in a 5-4 overtime loss in game four. The Flames gave up seven unanswered in the final game of the series and exited after a six-game series vs Dallas. 

Flames: Eliminated

Karson Kuhlman:

4 GP, 10 shots, 7 hits

Kuhlman did not register a point as the Bruins fell 4-1 to the Flyers. Boston dropped their second game to Tampa, 3-2. The Bruins are one of the top-four seeds in the East and are playing in round robin competition for seeding in the playoffs. 

Kuhlman was inserted into the lineup in game two, but Boston fell in a tight game. Kuhlman did not see the lineup, but the Bruins won three straight to move on. 

Boston won game 1 of the semi's with three early goals to beat Tampa Bay.

Bruins: Down 3-1 vs. Tampa Bay (Conference Semi-Finals)

Eric Robinson:

10 GP, 1 Goal, 12 Shots, 6 Hits

Robinson and the Jackets needed five games to grind down the Maple Leafs in the Qualifying Round. The Jackets won game five with a shutout. 

Round two started with a historic game as the Jackets lost in the fourth longest game in NHL history. Columbus bounced back with a 3-1 win in game two. Columbus fell in game three, but Robinson netted his first Stanley Cup Playoff goal. Game four didn't offer much offense on either side as the Jackets fell again.

Blue Jackets:  Eliminated 

Mike Matheson:

2 GP, 3 Blocked Shots

Matheson and the Panthers couldn't mount enough of a comeback in game one of their best of five, falling to the Islanders 2-1. They dropped game two as well. Matheson did not play in a 3-2 victory for Florida in game three or four as the Panthers were eliminated by New York. 

Panthers: Eliminated

Matt Benning:

4 GP, 1 assist, 1 Blocked Shot, 3 Hits

Benning secured his first point of the series in a 4-3 loss to the Blackhawks in game three. Benning and the Oilers were bounced from the playoffs in game four. 

Oilers: Eliminated 

William Lagesson: 

Oilers: Eliminated