All The World's A Tage
Tage Thompson's five-goal, six-point night in Columbus demands everyone to pay attention to the 6'7" center from here on out
The beauty of the NHL is that you never really know what to expect night to night. Heading into Wednesday night’s game in Columbus, the stars were aligned for the Buffalo Sabres to have a big night. Tage Thompson took it upon himself to steal the spotlight on the TNT stage.
Thompson went full Super Saiyan against the Blue Jackets. Five goals, six points, and countless numbers of us looking up records for most goals in a game (Joe Malone, 7 in 1920) and most points in a game (Darryl Sittler, 10 in 1976). The Sabres settled for a 9-4 win (all nine goals came in the first 40 minutes) in which they had a 4-0 lead 7:50 into the game. They had three power play goals in the first period and led 6-0 after 20 minutes.
It was an all-out laugher for Buffalo and an opportunity for anyone who hasn’t paid too close attention to Thompson to begin doing so now.
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