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1 hr ago | KOLO-TV Reno

Canadiens Grab 3-0 Series Lead With 3-2 Win

Tomas Plekanec scored at 5:43 of the third period, and Carey Price made 27 saves to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning and a 3-0 lead in their best-of-seven playoff series on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Montreal Canadiens, Carey Price, Brendan Gallagher, P.K Subban, Rene Bourque, Tomas Plekanec, NHL Players

5 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Bruins top Red Wings 4-1, even series at 1-1

Showing more spark after not taking enough challenging shots on goal in their 1-0 loss Friday night, the Bruins had 18 shots in the first period after managing just 25 in the entire opener.


Related Topix: Sports, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Zdeno Chara, Kevan Miller, Matt Bartkowski, Daniel Paille, NHL Players

10 hrs ago | The State

Flyers rally to beat Rangers 4-2, even series

Schenn put Philadelphia in front after Game 1 goat Jason Akeson tied it 2-2 earlier in the period.


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers, Luke Schenn, Ryan McDonagh, NHL Players, Derek Stepan, Wayne Simmonds

13 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News


Dallas Stars' Ryan Garbutt skates on the ice before the start of Game 1 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Stars, Ryan Garbutt, NHL Players, Tyler Seguin, Jamie Benn, Kari Lehtonen, NHL Pacific Division

17 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

San Jose Sharks seeing value of hard-hitting fourth line

They play the fewest minutes of anyone on the ice, but what a hard-hitting fourth line does with those minutes can set the tone for an entire game.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Mike Brown, Raffi Torres, Andrew Desjardins, NHL Players, Adam Burish, NHL Pacific Division

21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Images: Blackhawks vs. Blues, Game Two

St. Louis Blues' Alexander Steen warms up prior to Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in St. Louis.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks, Vladimir Tarasenko, NHL Players, David Backes, Barret Jackman, Alex Pietrangelo

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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

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

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

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


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

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