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2 hrs ago | The News-Messenger

Calvert's goal in double overtime gives Blue Jackets first playoff win in franchise history

Columbus Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert celebrates with teammates after scoring his game-winning goal in the second overtime period of a first-round Stanley Cup playoff game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday in Pittsburgh.


Related Topix: Sports, Matt Calvert, NHL Players, R.J. Umberger, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Central Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brian Gibbons, Sidney Crosby

7 hrs ago | Sports Network

National Hockey League Playoff Game Capsules

Brent Seabrook's charging major for a check on Blues center David Backes led to Vladimir Tarasenko's tying goal with 6.4 seconds left in regulation, and Barret Jackman scored 5:50 into overtime to give St. Louis a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Blackhawks, Brent Seabrook, NHL Players, St. Louis Blues, David Backes, Vladimir Tarasenko, Kevin Shattenkirk

9 hrs ago | Washington Times

Kings, Sharks look to put Game 1 in past

About the only positive the Los Angeles Kings could take out of their lopsided loss in their playoff opener to the San Jose Sharks was no matter how poorly they played, it still only counted as one loss.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Los Angeles Kings, Alec Martinez, Jeff Carter, Tommy Wingels, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, NHL Players

13 hrs ago | Sports Network

Avalanche shoot for 2-0 lead vs. Wild

The Colorado Avalanche pulled off a comeback victory in their first playoff game since 2010 and the Central Division champions hope to take a 2-0 series lead when they host the Minnesota Wild in Saturday's Game 2 from the Pepsi Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild, Kyle Brodziak, NHL Players, Erik Johnson, Paul Stastny, Patrick Roy

17 hrs ago | NBC29

Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2

A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.


Related Topix: Sports, Anaheim Ducks, Ryan Getzlaf, NHL Players, Corey Perry, Frederik Andersen, Dallas Stars, Tyler Seguin

21 hrs ago |

Flyers G Steve Mason practises alone, could be back for Game 2 vs. Rangers

Mason missed Thursday's 4-1 loss to New York because of an undisclosed upper-body injury.


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Flyers, Claude Giroux, New York Rangers, Ray Emery, Jason Akeson, NHL Players, Derek Stepan

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Tight Game 1 gets away from Bruins

The top seeding didn't do the Boston Bruins any favors Friday night in a 1-0 loss to the Red Wings in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series.


Related Topix: Sports, Boston Bruins, Zdeno Chara, Kevan Miller, Torey Krug, Daniel Paille, Chris Kelly, NHL Players

Northern Michigan News

Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead

Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.


Related Topix: Sports, Montreal Canadiens, Tampa Bay Lightning, Carey Price, Brendan Gallagher, Brian Gionta, Rene Bourque, NHL Players

Northern Michigan News

Penguins wary of Blue Jackets after Game 1 escape

Sidney Crosby is used to the attention. It comes with the territory when you're the best hockey player in the world.


Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Penguins, James Neal, Sidney Crosby, Brandon Sutter, Beau Bennett, NHL Players, Evgeni Malkin

Sports Network

Ducks shoot for 2-0 lead over Dallas

The top-seeded Anaheim Ducks will aim for a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals Friday when they host the Dallas Stars at the Honda Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Anaheim Ducks, Mathieu Perreault, Kyle Palmieri, Matt Beleskey, Ryan Getzlaf, Ben Lovejoy, NHL Players

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 Players, Boston Bruins, Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson

CBS Local

Stastny Leads Avs To 5-4 OT Win Over Wild

The first-year Colorado coach made some daring moves late in the game - like pulling his goaltender with 3:01 remaining - and yet the ploy worked out.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, Kyle Brodziak, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche, Paul Stastny, Erik Johnson, Nathan MacKinnon

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, Los Angeles Kings, Joe Pavelski, Patrick Marleau, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Brent Burns, NHL Players

WTEN-TV Albany

Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks, David Backes, NHL Players, Maxim Lapierre, Corey Crawford, Brent Seabrook

Rangers power way past Flyers, 4-1, to take 1-0 series lead

Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period, and the Rangers beat Philadelphia 4-1 in the playoff opener on Thursday night to stretch their home-winning streak over the rival Flyers to nine games.


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

Oshie ruled out, Tarasenko ready for Blues playoff opener against Blackhawks

The St. Louis Blues have ruled out forward T.J. Oshie for their playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks, but Vladimir Tarasenko is set to return after missing 15 games with a broken thumb.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Blues, T.J Oshie, NHL Players, Alex Pietrangelo, Patrik Berglund, David Backes, 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, Dale Weise, Montreal Canadiens, NHL Players

St. Cloud Times

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


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

Kennebec Journal

NHL: Bruins' Bergeron credits Olympics for improvement

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


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

Sporting News

Stanley Cup playoffs 2014: Ducks hold on for Game 1 victory over Stars

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, Anaheim Ducks, Mathieu Perreault, Kyle Palmieri, Nick Bonino, Matt Beleskey, Ryan Getzlaf, NHL Players