April 13, 2014

Ugly ending to NHL season will take time for Maple Leafs to digest

Ugly ending to NHL season will take time for Maple Leafs to digest

by The Canadian Press - April 13, 2014 1:18 PM EDT

OTTAWA - "Frustrating," "embarrassing" and "disappointing" are just a few of the words the Toronto Maple Leafs used to describe the downward spiral that took place this season.


Maurice wants to return to coach Jets but says family must share decision

Maurice wants to return to coach Jets but says family must share decision

by The Canadian Press - April 13, 2014 12:52 PM EDT

WINNIPEG - With the NHL season buried and player interviews done, Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice says his own future will be on the table this week when he sits down with team management.


Smith-Pelly helps Ducks beat Kings 4-3 in shootout to clinch top seed in Western Conference

Smith-Pelly helps Ducks beat Kings 4-3 in shootout to clinch top seed in Western Conference

by The Canadian Press - April 13, 2014 1:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Moments after securing the No. 1 seed for the Western Conference playoffs, Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau was asked the secret to beating the Los Angeles Kings four straight times.


Ryan Smyth sent out in style as Edmonton Oilers beat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

Ryan Smyth sent out in style as Edmonton Oilers beat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

by The Canadian Press - April 13, 2014 12:52 AM EDT

EDMONTON - It wasn't much of a season, but the Edmonton Oilers managed to go out with a show-stopper to honour Ryan Smyth.Taylor Hall had three assists to hit 80 points on the season as the Oilers celebrated veteran forward Smyth's final game in style, coming away with a 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday.

April 12, 2014

Pavelski scores 2 goals to reach 40 for the season, San Jose closes with 3-2 win over Phoenix

Pavelski scores 2 goals to reach 40 for the season, San Jose closes with 3-2 win over Phoenix

by The Canadian Press - April 12, 2014 11:35 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. - 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.


Predators score twice in final minute as Nashville rallies, beats Chicago Blackhawks 7-5

Predators score twice in final minute as Nashville rallies, beats Chicago Blackhawks 7-5

by The Canadian Press - April 12, 2014 10:53 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Chicago Blackhawks certainly draw plenty of their own fans with them when playing in Nashville.Simply playing the defending Stanley Cup champs definitely brings out the best in the Predators this season.


Gionta overtime penalty shot goal gives Canadiens 1-0 win over Rangers

by The Canadian Press - April 12, 2014 10:05 PM EDT

MONTREAL - A Carey Price shutout and a game-winning goal on a penalty shot made for an uplifting end to the Montreal Canadiens regular season.


Too little too late for Ottawa as Sens blank Leafs for fourth win in a row

by The Canadian Press - April 12, 2014 9:55 PM EDT

OTTAWA - It was a hollow victory at best.The Ottawa Senators were more than happy to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 1-0 Saturday night on home ice to extend their win streak to four games.


Johansen scores tiebreaker in 3rd period to lift Blue Jackets in 3-2 win over Panthers

Johansen scores tiebreaker in 3rd period to lift Blue Jackets in 3-2 win over Panthers

by The Canadian Press - April 12, 2014 9:49 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. - The Columbus Blue Jackets are looking forward to their second playoff appearance in franchise history.Ryan Johansen scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period and the Blue Jackets beat the Florida Panthers for the eighth straight time, 3-2 on Saturday night.


Bylsma: Hartnell vs. Letang felt like 'a guy picking on a guy who had a stroke'

by The Canadian Press - April 12, 2014 7:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma wasn't thrilled with Scott Hartnell going after Kris Letang, saying off-handedly that the Philadelphia Flyers forward was "picking on a guy who had a stroke.


NHL Capsules

by The Canadian Press - April 12, 2014 6:41 PM EDT

BOSTON - The Boston Bruins clinched the NHL's best record and home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs with a 4-1 win over the league-worst Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.


Streit scores in overtime, Flyers top Penguins 4-3 to assure playoff matchup with Rangers

Streit scores in overtime, Flyers top Penguins 4-3 to assure playoff matchup with Rangers

by The Canadian Press - April 12, 2014 6:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins won't meet in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.If their paths cross down the line, the theatre should be delicious.

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