Saturday, April 12, 2014
Rick Nash scored the winning goal with 1:42 left, on New York's third shot of the third period, and the Rangers clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.
The National Hockey League was hit Thursday with a second concussion-related lawsuit, as nine former players accused the NHL of failing to warn them of the dangers of head trauma.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Anaheim sealed its second-straight NHL Pacific Division title by beating San Jose 5-2 on Wednesday, and moved to the top of the Western Conference.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Minnesota clinched a spot in the NHL playoffs by beating Boston 4-3 after a shootout on Monday, with Mikko Koivu scoring in the tiebreaker and goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov denying all three Bruins shots.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Karri Ramo made 31 saves to record his second NHL shutout as the Calgary Flames topped the New Jersey Devils 1-0 on Monday, dealing a huge blow to the Devils' playoff hopes.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Brian Gionta scored his second goal of the game late in the third period to give the surging Montreal Canadiens a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Ben Smith tapped in a rebound with 3.7 seconds left on a wild scrum to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Gustav Nyquist is in impressive company. The Detroit Red Wings forward has scored 23 goals in 28 games after having just 63 NHL games of experience.
Brian Elliott stopped 24 shots as the St. Louis Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Thursday for their club-record 52nd victory.
Friday, April 4, 2014
The NHL-leading Boston Bruins followed their game plan of keeping Gustav Nyquist in front of them for more than two periods. When the puck got loose, and Nyquist got to it, though, one of the game's best defenseman and goalies couldn't stop the surging goal-scorer.