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3 hrs ago |

10 Things to Know for Today

St. Louis Blues right wing Adam Cracknell, right, reacts after scoring against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey opening-round playoff series, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in St. Louis.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Adam Cracknell

8 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Smith brothers to meet in playoffs for 1st time

"We were always playing mini sticks or road hockey or shinny on the ice out on the rink, stuff like that," Brendan Smith said.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, Brendan Smith, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson

12 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

DENVER - Patrick Roy showed as much boldness behind the bench as he once did as a Hall of Fame goaltender.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Kyle Brodziak, Colorado Avalanche, Marc-Andre Cliche, Paul Stastny, Patrick Roy

16 hrs ago | KMIZ

Steen, Blues slip past Blackhawks in 3OT

Left winger Alexander Steen scored 26 seconds into the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night in game one of their first-round playoff series.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Patrik Berglund, Vladimir Tarasenko, Kevin Shattenkirk, Barret Jackman, Adam Cracknell

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Sharks beat Kings 6-3 in Game 1

The San Jose Sharks spent seven games struggling to get the puck past Jonathan Quick in a playoff loss a year ago.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, Joe Pavelski, Patrick Marleau, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Brent Burns

Rangers score 3 in 3rd, top Flyers in opener 4-1

The teams were locked in a 1-1 tie when Jason Akeson - playing in just his third career NHL game - was given a double high-sticking penalty for clipping Rangers forward Carl Hagelin with 7:35 remaining.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Derek Stepan, Benoit Pouliot, Brad Richards, Ryan McDonagh


Blues' Oshie, Berglund to miss playoff opener

The St. Louis Blues will begin their first-round NHL playoff series at home against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night without forwards TJ Oshie and Patrik Berglund.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Alexander Steen, Patrik Berglund, David Backes, T.J Oshie, Vladimir Tarasenko

Fox Sports Radio 1340 AM

Trending Now: Cubs get blanked twice by Yankees

The Cubs played two games in New York against the Yankees and didn't score a run in the double-header losing 3-0 and 2-0.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Dale Weise, Montreal Canadiens

Lowell Sun

Bergeron gets Olympics boost

For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, Olympic Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Patrice Bergeron (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

St. Cloud Times

Roy, Avs anxious to open playoffs against WildRoy, Avs anxious to...

Roy, Avs anxious to open playoffs against Wild on ENGLEWOOD, Colo.


Related Topix: Sports, Patrick Roy, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Matt Duchene, Jan Hejda, Joe Sakic, John Mitchell

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Anaheim Ducks hold off Stars 4-3 in series opener

Ryan Getzlaf spent the final seconds of the Anaheim Ducks' playoff opener in the dressing room with a large ice bag pressed to a nasty cut on his left cheek.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Nick Bonino, Matt Beleskey, Ryan Getzlaf, Francois Beauchemin

ABC News

Weise's OT Goal Lifts Canadiens Over Lightning 5-4

Down one goal, Montreal battled back - twice. Up one, it faltered - twice. Dale Weise then put the Tampa Bay Lightning away for the night.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Montreal Canadiens, Nikita Kucherov, Daniel Briere, Tomas Plekanec, Michel Therrien

CBS Local

Penguins Rally Past Blue Jackets 4-3 In Game 1

Brandon Sutter scored on a wrist shot from the left circle 8:18 into the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rally for a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Fedor Tyutin, Derek MacKenzie, Rob Scuderi, Mark Letestu, Beau Bennett

Globe and Mail

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan shuffles staff

Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan watches play from behind the bench during the second period against the New York Rangers at First Niagara Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Teppo Numminen, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Buffalo Sabres


Malkin could return for Pens' playoffs opener

Injured Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin practiced Tuesday and could be available for the playoff opener on Wednesday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Evgeni Malkin, NHL Atlantic Division

Hurricanes' Big 4 of Staals, Semin, Ward endure tough season

The Carolina Hurricanes have entered perhaps their most uncertain offseason since they moved to North Carolina.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Carolina Hurricanes, Eric Staal, Ron Hainsey, Jordan Staal, Alexander Semin, Andrej Sekera

Northern Michigan News

Gaborik adds scoring to LA Kings' playoff plans

Marian Gaborik's new teammates with the Los Angeles Kings initially wondered whether such a talented goal-scorer could fit into a defense-dominated team when he arrived in a trade last month.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Justin Williams, Jeff Carter, Anze Kopitar, Marian Gaborik

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Torres uncertain for Sharks' playoff openerTorres uncertain for...

Raffi Torres is making progress but it's still unclear whether he'll play for the San Jose Sharks in their playoff opener SAN JOSE, Calif.


Related Topix: Sports, Raffi Torres, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Sabres will pick second in 2014 draft

The Florida Panthers bucked the odds by jumping up a spot to win the NHL draft lottery and earn the right to the top pick in June.


Related Topix: Sports, Ed Jovanovski, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, NHL Southeast Division, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, Ilya Kovalchuk

CBS Local

Bruins Bring Experience To NHL Playoffs

The Bruins gave them a terrible one Nov. 27 in Detroit, losing 6-1, their most lopsided loss of the season and one of only five games in which they allowed more than four goals.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Zdeno Chara, Reilly Smith, Patrice Bergeron, Daniel Paille, Loui Eriksson