Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored one of his own as the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second extra session, and the Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist reverted to his reliable ways after two poor performances, and helped the Rangers beat Tampa Bay 5-1 on Friday and square the NHL Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Anaheim bounced back from a grueling home-ice loss in the previous game and won 2-1 at Chicago on Thursday to take the edge after three games of their NHL Western Conference finals series.
Friday, May 22, 2015
Russia's Nikita Kucherov scored in overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday, taking a 2-1 lead in their NHL Eastern Conference finals series.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Chicago's Marcus Kruger scored deep into the third period of overtime to secure a 3-2 win against Anaheim on Tuesday in the longest game in Blackhawks 89-year history, squaring their NHL Western Conference finals series at 1-1.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Sidney Crosby led Canada to its first hockey world championship title since 2007 Sunday with a goal and an assist in a dominant 6-1 victory over defending champion Russia in the final.
Monday, May 18, 2015
Four final-period goals propelled defending champion Russia past the United States 4-0 in the semifinals of the ice hockey world championship on Saturday and set up a final with Canada.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Nikita Kucherov scored two goals and set up another as the Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the NHL Eastern Conference finals with a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.