Sunday, May 4, 2014
The New York Rangers pulled off a valuable road victory in the opening game of their NHL second-round playoff series at Pittsburgh, beating the Penguins 3-2 in overtime, while Chicago also claimed first blood in its series against Minnesota.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
The Vancouver Canucks sacked coach John Tortorella on Thursday after the NHL team failed to make the playoffs in his only season behind the bench.
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.