GB’s O’Connor Scores Slick Penalty Shot Goal

It’s the goal that swept across the internet; featuring on Puck Daddy, Bar Down and a whole heap of other hockey sites.

If somehow you missed it; here’s Team GB’s Ben O’Connor pulling off an immense move on a penalty shot against South Korea yesterday:

O’Connor’s slick finish proved to be the game winner, with GB topping their opponents 3-2 at the World Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands. It also moved them in to pole position in Division 1 Group B with 8 points.

After regulation wins over Estonia and South Korea, and an overtime victory against Croatia, GB face hosts the Netherlands on Saturday before (hopefully) going for gold on Sunday against Lithuania.

You can follow the teams progress on Twitter @TeamGBicehockey

1PS also caught up with Team GB #1 Ben Bowns before the tournament – you can read the interview here

Fault Lies With Subban, Not Stone

Montreal’s PK Subban is one of the most dynamic players in the NHL. He’s a candidate for the Norris Trophy and a pivotal part of the Habs defence.

He also crossed a line last night – slashing Ottawa’s Mark Stone across the wrist, receiving a game misconduct for his troubles.

Yet some claim a great injustice has befallen the Toronto native – when really he has no one to blame but himself.

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InGoal Play-Off Previews

The InGoal Magazine team have previewed every first round goaltending match up.

From The King to The Hamburglar, InGoal has you covered for all the latest goaltending news throughout the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs!

Here’s a link to each of our Conference Quarter Final previews:

Eastern Conference Match Ups

Henrik Lundqvist (New York Rangers) vs Marc-Andre Fleury (Pittsburgh Penguins)

Carey Price (Montreal Canadiens) vs Andrew Hammond (Ottawa Senators)

Ben Bishop (Tampa Bay Lightning) vs Petr Mrazek (Detroit Red Wings)

Braden Holtby (Washington Capitals) vs Jaroslav Halak (New York Islanders)

Western Conference Match Ups

Frederik Andersen (Anaheim Ducks) vs Ondrej Pavelec (Winnipeg Jets)

Jake Allen (St Louis Blues) vs Devan Dubnyk (Minnesota Wild)

Pekka Rinne (Nashville Predators) vs Corey Crawford (Chicago Blackhawks)

Eddie Lack (Vancouver Canucks) vs Jonas Hiller (Calgary Flames)

One Puck Short Podcast – Play-Off Time!

On this week’s One Puck Short Podcast we prepare for the 2015 Stanley Cup play-offs!

With predictions for the East and West, anticipation is high as the puck drop approaches.

Those that missed the cut are also in the spotlight; with Pete Chiarelli’s dismissal, the Leafs clear out and other potential summer changes all under the spotlight.

You can listen now on Spreaker or subscribe on iTunes – and if you’re already an iTunes subscriber, please consider leaving a review! Your feedback is important and helps s produce the best show possible.

If you want to contact One Puck Short, you can email onepuckshort@gmail.com or Tweet @RobMcGregor35

Play-Off Predictions: West

Home of the Stanley Cup winners for the past three years, the Western Conference remains loaded with talent and potential champions.

Can one of the Central Division juggernauts go all the way? Or will the Cup find its way to a new hockey hot spot?

Yesterday One Puck Short revealed its’ predictions for the Eastern Conference Quarter Finals – today it’s the turn of the West:

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Play-Off Predictions: East

The puck drops on the 2015 Stanley Cup play-offs this Wednesday, with Eastern Conference teams looking to bring the Cup home after three years in the West.

A strong case for success can be made for several clubs, but many contenders have fallen at the first hurdle before.

‘As is tradition’, here are the 1PS picks for the Eastern Conference Quarter Finals:

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Guest Spot on Behind the Glass

I’ll be appearing on tonight’s Behind the Glass radio show, discussing the impending Stanley Cup play-offs with host Craig Anderson.

The program begins at 8pm on Rock Sport Radio (@RockSportDAB), with Team GB’s Beth Scoon also joining Craig to discuss the recent IIHF Women’s World Championship tournament that took place in Dumfries.

You can contact the show on Twitter @BT_Glass

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