The second round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs has begun and three former Chiefs are still in the hunt for the greatest trophy in sports: Tyler Johnson (forward, Tampa Bay Lightning), Jared Bednar (head coach, Colorado Avalanche) and Travis Green (head coach, Vancouver Canucks).
As of the morning of August 24, 2020:
Johnson (2007-11) and the Lightning trail Boston 1-0 after a 3-2 loss in Game 1 on Sunday. The Spokane product assisted on Tampa Bay’s second goal, providing some hope with just 1:14 left in regulation.
Johnson and the Bolts look to even the series in Game 2 on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. ET.
Bednar (1991-92) and the Avalanche are in a surprising 2-0 hole against the Dallas Stars. After looking like potential favorites out of the Western Conference in the first round, they dropped Game 1 of the second round 5-3. They appeared to rebound strongly in Game 2, scoring the first two goals of the game before the Stars stormed back to win 5-2.
Green (1986-90) and the Canucks lost Game 1 against the Vegas Golden Knights, 5-0 on Sunday. They will face off again for Game 2 on Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. PT.