April 17, 2014

Anaheim Ducks jump to 4-goal lead, hold off Dallas Stars 4-3 in playoff series opener

Anaheim Ducks jump to 4-goal lead, hold off Dallas Stars 4-3 in playoff series opener

by The Canadian Press - April 17, 2014 3:52 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks roared to a big early lead before blowing three-quarters of it. They skated circles around the Dallas Stars early, only to hold on by their fingernails late.


Anaheim Ducks jump to 4-goal lead, hold off Dallas Stars 4-3 in playoff series opener

Anaheim Ducks jump to 4-goal lead, hold off Dallas Stars 4-3 in playoff series opener

by The Canadian Press - April 17, 2014 1:18 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Ryan Getzlaf spent the final seconds of the Anaheim Ducks' playoff opener in the dressing room with a large ice bag pressed to a nasty cut on his left cheek.

April 16, 2014

Wednesday's NHL Playoff Capsules

by The Canadian Press - April 16, 2014 11:36 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. - 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 post-season with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.


Weise scores in overtime as Habs beat Lightning to take 1-0 series lead

Weise scores in overtime as Habs beat Lightning to take 1-0 series lead

by The Canadian Press - April 16, 2014 10:36 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. - After the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning combined for 11 goals in four regular-season meetings, Dale Weise didn't expect them to score eight in the first 60 minutes of Game 1 Wednesday night.


Penguins rally after slow start, slip past Blue Jackets 4-3 in series opener

Penguins rally after slow start, slip past Blue Jackets 4-3 in series opener

by The Canadian Press - April 16, 2014 10:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Columbus coach Todd Richards insists his upstart team isn't in the playoffs "just to go to school."Maybe, but the Pittsburgh Penguins provided a pretty valuable lesson in perseverance during a 4-3 victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday night.


Patrick Roy "anxious" for 1st playoff series behind the bench as Avalanche face the Wild

Patrick Roy

by The Canadian Press - April 16, 2014 6:38 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Patrick Roy finished his Hall of Fame goaltending career in heartbreaking fashion as the Colorado Avalanche lost to Minnesota on an overtime goal in Game 7 of the 2003 post-season.


Flyers have reasons to be confident after turning around their season

by The Canadian Press - April 16, 2014 6:13 PM EDT

While the Colorado Avalanche are using "Why not us?" as their motto, the Philadelphia Flyers might want to adopt "Why wouldn't we?" going into the playoffs.


Flyers, Rangers renew post-season rivalry with 1st playoff meeting in 17 years.

Flyers, Rangers renew post-season rivalry with 1st playoff meeting in 17 years.

by The Canadian Press - April 16, 2014 5:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK, N.Y. - It's Broadway vs. Broad Street for the first time in 17 years.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.


Sharks have goaltender questions while Kings have Quick heading into playoff rematch

Sharks have goaltender questions while Kings have Quick heading into playoff rematch

by The Canadian Press - April 16, 2014 5:03 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. - For more than a decade there have been no questions about who will start in goal for the San Jose Sharks come playoff time.


Patrice Bergeron says Olympics helped his game as Bruins head into playoffs vs. Red Wings

by The Canadian Press - April 16, 2014 4:36 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Mass. - For Boston Bruins centre Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada.


Tippett to coach Canada at world championship; DeBoer, Maurice assistants

by The Canadian Press - April 16, 2014 4:11 PM EDT

Dave Tippett is known for getting the most out of his players in the NHL, and he'll be counted on to do the same as Team Canada's coach at the upcoming world championship.


Hitchcock: Blues chances against Cup champion Blackhawks hinge on Miller

Hitchcock: Blues chances against Cup champion Blackhawks hinge on Miller

by The Canadian Press - April 16, 2014 3:55 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS - Just as last spring, the St. Louis Blues have the higher seed but the unenviable task of facing the defending Stanley Cup champion in the first round of the playoffs.

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