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They have had to play catch up since the first few games of the year, as they dropped their first seven contests before earning their first win of the season.
Boston's David Krejci tumbles in front of teammate Jarome Iginla and the Hurricanes' Justin Faulk.
Why they're rivals: Bragging rights for Pennsylvania and both teams entered the league in the 1967 expansion.
Nobody has ever denied Phil Kessel was a good hockey player. Some would even say great.
Few things excite NHL fans more than a rivalry between two well-matched teams. Notable rivalries - the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins - have contributed to some of the NHL's greatest moments.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots to tie the Rangers' record for career wins, and Swedish countryman Carl Hagelin scored three goals to lift New York to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night.
New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist saves a shot from Winnipeg Jets' Jim Slater as Rangers' Martin St. Louis helps to defend during the second period of an NHL game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Friday, March 14, 2014.
Rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov is his third NHL games recorded his first three points of his young NHL career, adding three helpers to help lift the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 regulation win over the Vancouver Canucks.
The CHL season is coming to an end and few Winnipeg Jets prospects look to factor pretty heavily into the playoff picture.
It's that wonderful time of the year again, and if you're a fan of a team like the Pittsburgh Penguins, or the St. Louis Blues, you're counting down the days until the puck drops to start the first series of the playoffs.
With the injury that Jonathan Bernier suffered last night, the Toronto Maple Leafs may have a huge opportunity.
Last week the Minnesota Wild made a couple deals at the NHL trade deadline with the thought that it would solidify the roster going into the playoffs.
Matt Lindblad is projected to make his NHL debut Saturday against Carolina at TD Garden.
Same stuff, different season. False high hopes at the start of the year lead to crashing low realities at the end.
The streaking Bruins are the hottest team in hockey, and their 2-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes Thursday night moved them past Pittsburgh for first place in the Eastern Conference and good for the second best record in all of the NHL.
Jamie Long is a reporter, editor and broadcaster for CBC Ottawa. He is a web reporter for CBC.ca/ottawa, plus he writes a weekly sports column for the website each Friday and delivers a weekly sportscast for CBC TV in Ottawa each Saturday.