by The Hockey News - May 7, 2013 1:35 AM EDT
The Boston Bruins spoiled the party in Toronto, by beating the Maple Leafs 5-2 and taking a 2-1 series lead; New York's big Blueshirts get on the board in Game 3; Ducks let up again and Red Wings get back in series; and the Kings win another at home.
GAME 3: BOSTON 5, TORONTO 2 - BRUINS LEAD 2-1 Why Boston won: The Bruins took a 2-1 series lead not because they were the better team in each period.
by The Hockey News - May 6, 2013 12:35 PM EDT
The annual international event takes place in Sweden and Finland this year and we have you covered with schedules, standings and more.
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by The Hockey News - May 5, 2013 10:15 PM EDT
Pittsburgh blew a lead as the Islanders sent Game 3 into overtime, but the Penguins recovered for the win; Minnesota's best effort yet results in big overtime victory; Senators come out on top of ugly game to take series lead; Canucks continue meltdown.
Game 3: Pittsburgh 5, NY Islanders 4 (OT) - Penguins lead 2-1 Why Pittsburgh won: Sidney Crosby. Evgeni Malkin. Kris Letang. Jarome Iginla.
by The Hockey News - May 4, 2013 10:40 PM EDT
Lundqvist's heroics not enough to overcome the Rangers total lack of offensive push; Leafs bounce back on Bruins; Ducks pounce after Abdelkader charge; and Kings survive late Blues surge.
Game 2: Washington 1, Rangers 0 (OT) – Washington leads 2-0 Why Washington won: Because the Capitals are clearly the faster, more talented, hungrier and superior team in this series and, for the second straight game, did not allow a lack of offensive success to waylay them.
by The Hockey News - May 4, 2013 12:50 PM EDT
On this installment of Pro Tips, Daniel Tkaczuk shows you a drill to improve your handling of the puck.
On this installment of Pro Tips, Daniel Tkaczuk shows you a drill to improve your handling of the puck. .
by The Hockey News - May 4, 2013 4:55 AM EDT
Carey Price matched Craig Anderson's Game 1 effort and led the Canadiens to a Game 2 win; the Islanders shocked the Penguins in a comeback; the Hawks dominated the Wild with depth; San Jose fights off Kesler.
Game 2: Montreal 3, Ottawa 1 – Series tied 1-1 Why Montreal won: Because Carey Price not only matched Craig Anderson save for save, but he was the better goaltender.
by The Hockey News - May 2, 2013 10:25 PM EDT
An unbelievable goaltending performance gave Ottawa a 1-0 lead over Montreal, while real Caps and Rangers showed themselves in Game 1 and Jonathan Quick gave up another weak, game-winning softie.
Game 1: Ottawa 4 at Montreal 2 Why Ottawa won: It hardly feels fair to say Ottawa won this game. Goaltender Craig Anderson won it singlehandedly.
by The Hockey News - May 1, 2013 11:56 PM EDT
Host Matt Larkin, is joined by writers Ryan Kennedy and Adam Proteau to discuss their differing views on the Montreal-Ottawa matchup and why the Rangers are in tough versus a resurgent Alex Ovechkin and company.
On this installment of the THN Puck Panel, our experts focus on the last two series to get started: the Senators-Canadiens and Rangers-Capitals.
by The Hockey News - May 1, 2013 10:30 PM EDT
The Leafs and Islanders both returned to playoff action after long layoffs...and the rust showed. Meanwhile, the Canucks' top players were outmatched by San Jose's.
Game 1: Toronto 1 at Boston 4 Why Boston won: Because, after the Leafs jumped out to a 1-0 lead just 1:54 into the game, the Bruins exploited Toronto’s inexperience – defensemen Mark Fraser and Mike Kostka were abysmal and a combined minus-4 – dominated in terms of puck possession (limiting the visitors to just 20 shots on Tuukka Rask) and wore down a heavily-worked James Reimer (who stopped 36 of 40 shots) with a slew of high glove shots.
by The Hockey News - May 1, 2013 10:47 AM EDT
The first playoff edition of the Puck Panel previews the Bruins-Maple Leafs, Penguins-Islanders and Canucks-Sharks. Host Matt Larkin is joined by writers Ryan Kennedy and Adam Proteau to discuss the matchups and offer their predictions.
The Stanley Cup playoffs kicked off Tuesday night with a couple of OT games and an entertaining late game, too. Three more series will drop the puck Wednesday so we thought we would dedicate our first playoff edition of the Puck Panel to previewing the Bruins-Maple Leafs, Penguins-Islanders and Canucks-Sharks.
by The Hockey News - April 30, 2013 11:50 PM EDT
The Wild hold tight with the Hawks, but will Josh Harding hold up?; Blues take it to Kings, but have to grind out win.
Game 1: Los Angeles 1 at St. Louis 2 (OT) Why St. Louis won: Forget what you see on the scorecard, the Blues dominated this game from the opening faceoff, both from a physical perspective and puck domination.
by The Hockey News - April 28, 2013 10:30 PM EDT
This year's 48-game season wasn't short on excitement or playoff races, as matchups were still being figured out on the last day of the season. The Pittsburgh Penguins in the East and the Chicago Blackhawks in the West enter as the popular favorites for the Cup, but will and unexpected team get hot at the right time, like last year's Los Angeles Kings?
Short and sweet. This year's 48-game season wasn't short on excitement or playoff races, as matchups were still being figured out on the last day of the season.
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