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The Buzzer: Hero Heiskanen; Game 1 upsets

After falling behind 3-0, the Blue Jackets stunned the historically dominant Lightning in Game 1. The Penguins forced Game 1 into overtime, but Josh Bailey and the Islanders wouldn’t be denied in front of raucous crowd at Nassau Coliseum. Patrik Laine might have improved his confidence with a nice goal, but the Blues stayed hot in take a 1-0 series lead against the Jets. After Vegas dominated last year’s Game 1, the Sharks returned the favor this time around in a nasty game that had nasty implications for Joe Pavelski‘s face. Miro Heiskanen scored two goals as the Stars beat the Predators in Nashville. Blue Jackets 4, Lightning 3 (Columbus leads series 1-0) Tampa Bay seemed like they were in business as usual mode during a 3-0 f ...