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9 min ago | Merced Sun-Star

Ducks hope playoff success finally starts vs Stars

Although the veteran defenseman is giving up everything he knows about the wild-card Stars, Robidas realizes his postseason fate rests on the powerhouse Ducks' will, not any special knowledge of an upstart opponent that had Anaheim's number in the regular season.


Related Topix: Sports, Anaheim Ducks, John Gibson, Teemu Selanne, Corey Perry, Frederik Andersen, Ryan Getzlaf, NHL Players

4 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Panthers Jump Sabres To Win NHL Draft Lottery

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, Florida Panthers, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Players, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, Ilya Kovalchuk

7 hrs ago | O-R Online

Real season just beginning for Penguins

The Penguins' Kris Letang celebrates his goal against Philadelphia Saturday. Pittsburgh opens the NHL playoffs Wednesday night against Columbus.


Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Penguins, James Neal, Sidney Crosby, Paul Martin, Jussi Jokinen, Pascal Dupuis, NHL Players

11 hrs ago | 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 Players, Pittsburgh Penguins, Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

15 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Playoffs approaching, Blues need goalie to step up

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, St. Louis Blues, Alex Pietrangelo, Jay Bouwmeester, Alexander Steen, David Backes, Vladimir Tarasenko, NHL Players

20 hrs ago | Reuters

Predators fire longtime head coach Trotz

Barry Trotz has been fired as head coach of the Nashville Predators after failing to lead the team to the National Hockey League playoffs in each of the last two seasons, the team said on Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, NHL Players, Nashville Predators, NHL Central 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, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, 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, Boston Bruins, NHL Northeast Divison, Jimmy Howard, NHL Players, 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, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tomas Vokoun, Jeff Zatkoff, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Nanaimo Daily News


Jordan Staal scored twice in regulation and had the only goal in the shootout to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in the regular-season finale Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Hurricanes, Jordan Staal, NHL Players, Philadelphia Flyers, Jeff Skinner, Manny Malhotra, Claude Giroux

WFAA-TV Dallas

Coyotes beat Stars 2-1 to end regular season

A win wasn't going to help the Phoenix Coyotes. The playoffs were already out of reach and there was nothing to gain.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Coyotes, Dallas Stars, Thomas Greiss, Zbynek Michalek, Shane Doan, Lauri Korpikoski, NHL Players

ABC News

Daniel Sedin Injured in Canucks' Win Over Flames

Daniel Sedin scored twice before leaving the game on a stretcher after taking a hit from behind as the Canucks wrapped up a disastrous 2013-14 campaign with a 5-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Vancouver Canucks, Daniel Sedin, NHL Players, Frank Corrado, Ryan Kesler, Yannick Weber, Calgary Flames

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Bonino puts Ducks past Avalanche in season finale

Nick Bonino scored 1:33 into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks finished the best regular season in franchise history with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Anaheim Ducks, Teemu Selanne, Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf, NHL Players, Mathieu Perreault, Devante Smith-Pelly

Nelson seals Isles 4-3 SO win over Sabres

Brock Nelson scored with 3:44 left in regulation to force overtime and then netted the decisive shootout goal to lift the New York Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night in a season-ending matchup of non-playoff teams.


Related Topix: Sports, Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders, Matt Moulson, Mark Pysyk, Tyler Ennis, Rasmus Ristolainen, NHL Players

Northern Michigan News

Brodeur wins what might be final start for Devils

Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in what might have been his last start in a 20-year career with the Devils and New Jersey beat Boston 3-2 on Sunday as the Bruins rested many of their stars in preparation for the playoffs later this week.


Related Topix: Sports, New Jersey Devils, Travis Zajac, NHL Players, Marek Zidlicky, Martin Brodeur, Cory Schneider, Jaromir Jagr

Greenwich Citizen

Lightning coach: Malone's charges not distraction

This Feb. 4, 2014 photo, Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone stretches before an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in St. Paul, Minn.


Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Malone, NHL Players, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Red Wings keep Blues down with 3-0 shutout

Backup goalie Petr Mrazek kept the injury-riddled St. Louis Blues down heading into the playoffs with his second career shutout in a 3-0 victory for the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, Petr Mrazek, NHL Players, Dmitrij Jaskin, Brendan Smith, Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan

The Miami Herald

Broadway comes to South Dakota with 'Memphis'

Panthers center Jesse Winchester gets caught in the jersey of Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky in Saturday's game at BB&T Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Jesse Winchester, Florida Panthers, NHL Players

CBS Local

Sharks Close Season With 3-2 Win Over Coyotes

The San Jose Sharks had been trying to get Joe Pavelski to 40 goals for three games, looking for him at every chance, sending extra passes his way.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Phoenix Coyotes, Scott Hannan, Joe Pavelski, Patrick Marleau, Dan Boyle, NHL Players

Northern Michigan News

Spezza, Anderson lead Senators past Maple Leafs

The Ottawa Senators were more than happy to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 1-0 Saturday night at home o extend their win streak to four games.


Related Topix: Sports, Ottawa Senators, NHL Players, Erik Karlsson, Matt Kassian, Jason Spezza, Mika Zibanejad, Jared Cowen