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3 hrs ago | Rant Sports

2014 NHL Playoffs: Columbus Blue Jackets Stun Pittsburgh Penguins

If you were to watch just the first five minutes of this 2014 NHL Playoff game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Columbus Blue Jackets , you would think that the Penguins skated off with an easy victory in this first round matchup.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brian Gibbons, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players, Matt Calvert, NHL Atlantic Division

7 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

NHL preview roundups

April 19, 2014 Chicago at St. Louis 3:00 PM ET In the minds of many, the St. Louis Blues went from the penthouse to the outhouse in record time as they concluded the regular season mired in a six-game losing streak.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Chicago Blackhawks, Paul Stastny, NHL Players

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Bruins' Lucic Fined $5K For Stick-To-Groin Shot

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic was hit with a $5,000 fine for an incident in Game One of the Bruins Eastern Conference first-round series against the Red Wings, the NHL confirmed on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, NHL Northeast Divison, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Players, Danny DeKeyser

15 hrs ago | Daily Dispatch

NHL Roundup: Datsyuk's late goal lifts Red Wings in playoff opener

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Jimmy Howard, Pavel Datsyuk, NHL Players, NHL Central Division, Boston Bruins

19 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

NHL playoffs: Habs dominate, grab 2-0 series lead in Tampa

After losing home-ice advantage on the final day of the regular season, the Montreal Canadiens could've found satisfaction in splitting the first two games at Tampa Bay Times Forum.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Carey Price, NHL Players, Brendan Gallagher, Rene Bourque, Michel Therrien

21 hrs ago |

Szydlowski learning mental side of game

The Komets face the Reading Royals in Game 2 tonight in Reading, Pa. Fort Wayne has a 1-0 lead in the series after Shawn Szydlowski put in the game winner with 8.1 seconds remaining in Game 1. - You may not recognize this Shawn Szydlowski, the one who hits a lot, the one who has become a pivotal player for the Komets, the one who scores the ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABC News


Each one is deserving of its place on hockey's holy chalice. Unfortunately, there are other players who are more than worthy to have their name etched in silver but fell short for one reason or another.


Related Topix: Sports, Boston Bruins, Mark Recchi, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison

The News Journal

Flyers' Steve Mason itching to get back on iceFlyers' Steve Mason...

On a rink significantly smaller than NHL regulation size and with only three teammates shooting on him, Steve Mason felt great.


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Flyers, Scott Hartnell, Ray Emery, NHL Players

The Washington Post

Penguins wary of Blue Jackets after Game 1 escape

Columbus Blue Jackets' Jack Johnson tries to clear Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby from in front of Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky during the second period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, R.J. Umberger, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Central Division, NHL Atlantic Division

CBS Local

Goucher On Toucher & Rich: Bruins Never Make It Easy In The First Round

Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between your Boston Bruins and the Detroit Red Wings gets underway Friday night at the TD Garden and the game can be heard right here on 98.5 The Sports Hub .


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Chris Kelly, NHL Players, Daniel Paille, Marc Savard, Patrice Bergeron

CBS Local

Video: The Greatest Goals In Flyers Playoff History

The Flyers open the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight in Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers.


Related Topix: Sports, Keith Primeau, Simon Gagne, NHL Players, Ron Hextall, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers


NHL results, April 17

Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the host St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of a Western Conference first-round playoff series Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alexander Steen, St. Louis Blues, NHL Western Conference, NHL Central Division, NHL Players, Chicago Blackhawks

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kennebec Journal

NHL Playoffs: Boston begins long road to Stanley Cup

READY TO RUMBLE: The Boston Bruins take on the Detroit Red Wings tonight in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Daniel Paille, Jarome Iginla, NHL Players, David Krejci

Jets sign coach Paul Maurice to four-year deal

Winnipeg, MB, Canada - The Winnipeg Jets have removed the interim tag off coach Paul Maurice, signing him to a four-year deal.


Related Topix: Sports, Paul Maurice, NHL Players, NHL Hockey

The Standard

(NHL playoffs) Pittsburgh take game one over Columbus

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, Brandon Sutter, NHL Players, Jussi Jokinen, Mark Letestu, Beau Bennett

Washington Times

NHL playoffs: Rangers, Flyers set to renew an intense rivalry in postseason

It doesn't matter if these longtime rivals are in the Patrick, Atlantic, or newly formed Metropolitan Division, when the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers clash, it is every bit of a backyard brawl.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, Henrik Lundqvist, Marc Staal, NHL Players, Jakub Voracek, Philadelphia Flyers

The Post-Standard

Adam Erne and Joel Vermin show potential in Syracuse Crunch's 5-4 shootout loss to...

The Syracuse Crunch lingered on stage as long as it could one last time on Wednesday, but ultimately the curtain crashed down in the War Memorial the same way it had so many times before.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Washington Times

NHL Playoff Capsules

Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to win his NHL playoff debut, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the postseason with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Ryan Getzlaf, NHL Players, Frederik Andersen, Corey Perry, Matt Beleskey

Rant Sports

2014 NHL Playoffs: Marc-Andre Fleury Outplays Sergei Bobrovsky In...

In a game that featured seven goals, goaltending was the difference. When look ing at the tale of the tape between the goaltenders for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets , I'm pretty sure any betting man would have placed their bet on Sergei Bobrovsky bettering Marc-Andre Fleury in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals .


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players, Sergei Bobrovsky, Mark Letestu, Brandon Sutter

SLAM! Sports

NHL notes: Coyotes' Tippett to coach Canada

Phoenix Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett will be behind the bench for Team Canada at the world championship this spring.


Related Topix: Sports, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Paul Maurice, NHL Players, Teppo Numminen