posted: 05/22/2013 5 a.m.
NEW YORK — Daniel Paille snapped a tie with 3:31 remaining, and the Boston Bruins put the New York Rangers on the brink of elimination with a 2-1 victory in Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference semifinal series on Tuesday night.
posted: 05/21/2013 3:46 a.m.
DETROIT — The young Detroit Red Wings have made the mighty Chicago Blackhawks look vulnerable, beating them two consecutive times to gain an advantage in their last playoff match-up as Western Conference rivals.
posted: 05/20/2013 4:04 a.m.
Claude Julien wanted his Bruins to play more aggressively in the third period. The Boston coach got his wish with the help of some shaky defense by the New York Rangers.
posted: 05/20/2013 4:03 a.m.
Colin Greening scored 7:39 into double overtime, and the Ottawa Senators rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins that cut their series deficit to 2-1 on Sunday night.
posted: 05/19/2013 4:43 a.m.
Brooks Laich skated with the Capitals in New York last week, between Games 3 and 4 of his team’s first-round NHL playoff series.
posted: 05/19/2013 4:07 a.m.
In case they weren’t aware already, the Chicago Blackhawks now know they’re going to have to earn it if they want to get past Detroit.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:35 a.m.
The Ottawa Senators have plenty of respect for Sidney Crosby.
posted: 05/17/2013 4:10 a.m.
Henrik Lundqvist held the Bruins at bay for more than 16 minutes of overtime until finally he gave up the deciding goal to a wide-open Brad Marchand streaking down the middle.
posted: 05/16/2013 4:18 a.m.
Johnny Oduya and Marcus Kruger scored in the third period, Corey Crawford made 20 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 in the opener of their NHL second-round playoff series Wednesday night.
posted: 05/15/2013 4:36 a.m.
PITTSBURGH — The Ottawa Senators know there is little margin for error if they want to upset the Pittsburgh Penguins.
posted: 05/14/2013 3:14 a.m.
BOSTON — Patrice Bergeron tied it with 51 seconds left in regulation then scored the game-winner 6:05 into overtime on Monday night to give Boston a 5-4 victory over the Maple Leafs in Game 7 as the Bruins turned back Toronto’s comeback with a rally of their own.
posted: 05/13/2013 4:03 a.m.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 shots in earning his seventh NHL playoff shutout, and Derick Brassard scored a second-period goal for the New York Rangers, who stayed alive with a 1-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday that forced a Game 7 in the first-round series.
posted: 05/12/2013 4:08 a.m.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame three one-goal deficits in Game 6 to eliminate the New York Islanders with a 4-3 victory on Saturday night.
posted: 05/11/2013 4:08 a.m.
Henrik Zetterberg picked a good time to break out of his scoring slump.
posted: 05/10/2013 4:13 a.m.
Craig Anderson made 33 saves and Cory Conacher scored twice on a shaky Peter Budaj as the Ottawa Senators advanced to the second round of the playoffs Thursday night with a 6-1 rout of the Montreal Canadiens.