Sunday, April 12, 2015
John Tavares broke a tie with his 37th goal of the season early in the third period and the New York Islanders pulled away to beat the reeling Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 on Friday night.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
St. Louis clinched the NHL Central Division title and home-ice advantage in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 2-1 win over Chicago on Friday, while reigning champion Los Angeles was eliminated from postseason contention.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Mike Green had a goal and an assist as Washington beat Detroit 2-1 in the NHL on Sunday, putting the Red Wings in an anxious spot as they try to extend their streak of postseason appearances.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Rick Nash scored his career-best 42nd goal, Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves and New York Rangers moved closer to securing home-ice advantage for the playoffs with a 6-1 victory Saturday over the New Jersey Devils.
Hall of Famer Elmer Lach, who was the oldest surviving NHL player, died Saturday morning at the age of 97.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Colorado kept its NHL playoff hopes mathematically alive with a 4-2 win at league-leading Anaheim on Friday, with Matt Duchene scoring the go-ahead goal on a breakaway midway through the third period.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Alex Ovechkin is 29, and his hair is flecked with gray nowadays. His coaches and linemates keep changing, as have the ways opponents try to stop him.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop had two assists and Vladislav Namestnikov scored two goals as the Lightning clinched an Eastern Conference playoff berth with a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens in the NHL on Monday.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Jason Chimera added two goals in the third period to rally the Washington Capitals to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Anze Kopitar scored with 4:23 left and defenseman Alec Martinez had two assists as the Los Angeles Kings won the third straight game of their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday.