Post-game priorities: food and sleep.
Matthew Tkachuk – he’s just like us! pic.twitter.com/6KiPG9L077
– Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) May 19, 2023
Even a few months ago, few people saw the Panthers making the playoffs, when they were in a position to increase the Montreal Canadiens’ chances of drafting first.
Paul Maurice’s team qualified for the playoffs by the skin of their teeth, and now find themselves two wins away from the Stanley Cup Final.
Well, no, they’re through to the conference semi-finals after beating the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs.
And this time, it didn’t take as long as Game 1, even for the celebration, as Tkachuk and his teammates can be seen rushing to the dressing room after the winning goal.
TKACHUK DOES IT AGAIN‼️
– NHL (@NHL) May 21, 2023
In any case, the Panthers players won’t have had time to break out the pizzas and Red Bulls between overtime periods like they did in Game 1.
From the moment he arrived in Florida in the monster trade with the Calgary Flames, Tkachuk established himself as the Panthers’ best player and a leader.
He’s proved it all the more, and let’s just say he’s “feeling” perfect happiness with the Panthers.
Things didn’t go as planned or as desired for Jonathan Huberdeau in Calgary.
It’s quite understandable that the Panthers’ current success is hurting Jonathan Huberdeau, who has given his all to this club, but has never been able to carry it like Matthew Tkachuk is currently doing.
Huberdeau would have loved to be part of the Panthers’ playoff run, but unfortunately, he can only be a supporter, given that the Calgary Flames missed the playoffs.
My answer is no, and I don’t even think the Panthers will ever move up the standings to qualify for the playoffs without Tkachuk.
In a gust
– That’s a good one.
I know two things as absolute truths:
1. The nauseating, political plaything that is the US debt ceiling is headed to sudden-death overtime.
2. Matthew Thachuk will end it.
– Kevin Paul Dupont (@GlobeKPD) May 21, 2023
– The incredible Matthew Tkachuk.
Matthew Tkachuk scored his third overtime goal of the 2023 #StanleyCup Playoffs, matching Carter Verhaeghe for the most in @FlaPanthers history while also establishing the franchise record for the most in a postseason.#NHLStats: https://t.co/vme4Qxp0VM pic.twitter.com/8F5ljio2zk
– NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) May 21, 2023
– Two similar journeys between the Panthers and the Heat.
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– The Remparts will have a second chance to win the QMJHL championship.
– Toutsurlehockey.com (@Toutsurlehockey) May 21, 2023
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