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1 hr ago | KIDK CBS 3

Blues' Oshie, Berglund to miss playoff opener

The St. Louis Blues will begin their first-round NHL playoff series at home against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night without forwards TJ Oshie and Patrik Berglund.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Alexander Steen, Patrik Berglund, David Backes, T.J Oshie, Vladimir Tarasenko

5 hrs ago | Fox Sports Radio 1340 AM

Trending Now: Cubs get blanked twice by Yankees

The Cubs played two games in New York against the Yankees and didn't score a run in the double-header losing 3-0 and 2-0.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Dale Weise, Montreal Canadiens

9 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Bergeron gets Olympics boost

For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, Olympic Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Patrice Bergeron (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

13 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Roy, Avs anxious to open playoffs against WildRoy, Avs anxious to...

Roy, Avs anxious to open playoffs against Wild on ENGLEWOOD, Colo.


Related Topix: Sports, Patrick Roy, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Matt Duchene, Jan Hejda, Joe Sakic, John Mitchell

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Anaheim Ducks hold off Stars 4-3 in series opener

Ryan Getzlaf spent the final seconds of the Anaheim Ducks' playoff opener in the dressing room with a large ice bag pressed to a nasty cut on his left cheek.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Nick Bonino, Matt Beleskey, Ryan Getzlaf, Francois Beauchemin

ABC News

Weise's OT Goal Lifts Canadiens Over Lightning 5-4

Down one goal, Montreal battled back - twice. Up one, it faltered - twice. Dale Weise then put the Tampa Bay Lightning away for the night.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Montreal Canadiens, Nikita Kucherov, Daniel Briere, Tomas Plekanec, Michel Therrien

CBS Local

Penguins Rally Past Blue Jackets 4-3 In Game 1

Brandon Sutter scored on a wrist shot from the left circle 8:18 into the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rally for a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Fedor Tyutin, Derek MacKenzie, Rob Scuderi, Mark Letestu, Beau Bennett

Globe and Mail

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan shuffles staff

Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan watches play from behind the bench during the second period against the New York Rangers at First Niagara Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Teppo Numminen, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Buffalo Sabres


Malkin could return for Pens' playoffs opener

Injured Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin practiced Tuesday and could be available for the playoff opener on Wednesday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Evgeni Malkin, NHL Atlantic Division

Hurricanes' Big 4 of Staals, Semin, Ward endure tough season

The Carolina Hurricanes have entered perhaps their most uncertain offseason since they moved to North Carolina.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Carolina Hurricanes, Eric Staal, Ron Hainsey, Jordan Staal, Alexander Semin, Andrej Sekera

Northern Michigan News

Gaborik adds scoring to LA Kings' playoff plans

Marian Gaborik's new teammates with the Los Angeles Kings initially wondered whether such a talented goal-scorer could fit into a defense-dominated team when he arrived in a trade last month.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Justin Williams, Jeff Carter, Anze Kopitar, Marian Gaborik

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Torres uncertain for Sharks' playoff openerTorres uncertain for...

Raffi Torres is making progress but it's still unclear whether he'll play for the San Jose Sharks in their playoff opener SAN JOSE, Calif.


Related Topix: Sports, Raffi Torres, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Sabres will pick second in 2014 draft

The Florida Panthers bucked the odds by jumping up a spot to win the NHL draft lottery and earn the right to the top pick in June.


Related Topix: Sports, Ed Jovanovski, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, NHL Southeast Division, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, Ilya Kovalchuk

CBS Local

Bruins Bring Experience To NHL Playoffs

The Bruins gave them a terrible one Nov. 27 in Detroit, losing 6-1, their most lopsided loss of the season and one of only five games in which they allowed more than four goals.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Zdeno Chara, Reilly Smith, Patrice Bergeron, Daniel Paille, Loui Eriksson


Skidding Blues counting on shaky goalie Miller

They're hoping to get everyone on a lengthy injury list back sometime in the first round of the playoffs against the rival Chicago Blackhawks, and help Miller again be the cool, calm save machine they assumed they'd acquired.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Alex Pietrangelo, Jay Bouwmeester, Alexander Steen, David Backes, Vladimir Tarasenko

O-R Online

Blue Jackets: Just making playoffs not enough

Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky has Columbus in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for only the second time in franchise history.


Related Topix: Sports, R.J. Umberger, Jared Boll, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

The Miami Herald

Ducks G Hiller dismayed by pre-playoff benching

A mere three weeks ago, Jonas Hiller was gearing up for the playoffs during another strong season as the Anaheim Ducks' starting goalie.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, John Gibson, Frederik Andersen, Ryan Getzlaf, NHL Pacific Division, NHL Western Conference

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Ovechkin says Capitals are in 'middle of nowhere'

Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates, top center, stands behind right wing Alex Ovechkin , from Russia, in the overtime portion of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Washington.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Karl Alzner, Mike Green, Brooks Laich, Marcus Johansson

A look at 10 things to watch in the NHL playoffs

Here's a look at 10 things to watch when the NHL playoffs begin Wednesday with a new format, some stars returning from injuries and renewed rivalries: NEW LOOK: Forget what you knew about how teams matched up in the playoffs.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, NHL Northeast Divison, Jimmy Howard, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Central Division, Tampa Bay Lightning, Ben Bishop


Penguins recall G Vokoun

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tomas Vokoun was recalled from his conditioning assignment with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL on Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tomas Vokoun, Jeff Zatkoff, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Atlantic Division