Thursday, May 1, 2014
Wayne Simmonds scored a hat trick and Steve Mason stopped 34 shots to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday, forcing a decisive Game 7 of their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Justin Williams forced the tiebreaking goal underneath Alex Stalock with 8:04 to play as the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Monday to come back from an 0-3 series deficit and force a decisive Game 7.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Duncan Keith had a goal and three assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks used a four-goal third period to finish off the St. Louis Blues with a 5-1 victory in Game 6 of their first-round playoff series on Sunday.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Tuukka Rask made 31 saves to help the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins beat the Red Wings 4-2 in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series on Saturday and eliminate Detroit from the postseason.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Columbus, Chicago and Dallas all capitalized on home-ice advantage to win series-squaring games in the NHL playoffs on Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Brandon Sutter, Lee Stempniak and Jussi Jokinen scored in a span of 2:13 of the third period to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in the NHL playoffs on Monday.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Matt Calvert banged home a rebound 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned the first playoff victory in franchise history with a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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.
Friday, April 18, 2014
The NHL playoffs began with three closely fought games on Wednesday, with Anaheim, Pittsburgh and Montreal all winning by single-goal margins to take the early advantage in their best-of-seven first-round series.