Monday, May 20, 2013
Switzerland added the United States to its list of upsets at the ice hockey world championship, and is now just one more win away from its first gold medal.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby scored his second career playoff hat trick to give the Penguins a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Friday and a 2-0 lead in the NHL Eastern Conference semifinals.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The Los Angeles Kings scored two last-gasp goals in the space of just 22 seconds to stun the San Jose Sharks and snatch a 4-3 win on Thursday, taking a 2-0 lead in their NHL Western Conference semifinal series.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Chicago's Johnny Oduya and Marcus Kruger scored in the third period as the Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 in the opener of their NHL second-round playoff series Wednesday.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist and Tomas Vokoun recorded his third straight win since replacing Marc-Andre Fleury as Pittsburgh beat Ottawa 4-1 in the opener of their second-round series.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The New York Rangers will play the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference semifinals after the teams won the seventh games of their first round playoff series Monday.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Pittsburgh's Brooks Orpik scored the overtime winner as the Penguins overcame three one-goal deficits to beat the New York Islanders 4-3 on Saturday, clinching the series 4-2 and moving into the next round of NHL playoffs.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Dustin Penner scored the tiebreaking goal in the final second of the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings advanced to the second round with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 on Friday night.
Reigning champion Russia lost for the second time in two days at the ice hockey world championships, going down 3-2 to Finland on Friday due largely to goalie Antti Raanta's 34 saves.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Marian Hossa scored twice to back a strong effort by goalie Corey Crawford, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-1 Thursday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-1.