Because everybody likes a moving picture that repeats itself over and over again, here are some of our favorite GIFs from the past week of the NHL playoffs. Check back every Friday during the Stanley Cup Playoffs for more.
More Rangers, means more John Tortorella
The best thing about the New York Rangers advancing in the playoffs is that we're guaranteed more John Tortorella press conferences and more reactions like this on the bench. This one is during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against Boston, apparently asking "WHERE IS MUSKY?"
Where's the dive, ref?
Don't worry, Phil Kessel can be rebuilt
Joffrey Lupul ends up in the net, then gets punched. Twice.
If there is one goalie in the NHL who's going to punch you for taking up space in his crease, it's Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins. Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul found that out the hard way this week, and then for good measure took another one from Zdeno Chara.
T.J. Galiardi just wants to get to the bench
In Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinal between San Jose and Los Angeles, Sharks forward T.J. Galiardi had to go through an obstacle course made up of Kings players and referees just to get back to his bench.
Antti Niemi plays the role of bowling pin
That's using your head, Geno
Evgeni Malkin does whatever he has to do to get the puck up the ice, even if it means taking a move out of the soccer playbook and using his head.
Jack Edwards is kind of scary
Nobody was more fired up for the Boston Bruins Game 7 comeback win than Jack Edwards, and it was a little terrifying. It's going to take a lot to beat this one in the upcoming weeks.