April 17, 2014

Stamkos shows why he's X-factor for Lightning in series against Habs

Stamkos shows why he's X-factor for Lightning in series against Habs

by The Canadian Press - April 17, 2014 4:54 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. - Sometimes Steven Stamkos does things that his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates can't help but marvel at."Just about every shift," linemate Tyler Johnson said.


Off close loss in first game, young Blue Jackets fine-tune approach before Game 2 with Pens

Off close loss in first game, young Blue Jackets fine-tune approach before Game 2 with Pens

by The Canadian Press - April 17, 2014 4:19 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets don't feel they're doomed after blowing a two-goal lead in a Game 1 loss of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins.


Avalanche F John Mitchell, D Cory Sarich out with injuries in Game 1 against Wild

by The Canadian Press - April 17, 2014 2:35 PM EDT

DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche will be without forward John Mitchell and defenceman Cory Sarich in Game 1 of their playoff series against Minnesota on Thursday night.


Toronto brothers Brendan and Reilly Smith meet in playoffs for first time

by The Canadian Press - April 17, 2014 12:37 PM EDT

Growing up in the Toronto neighbourhood of Mimico, Brendan and Reilly Smith never played organized hockey together. Just everything else."We were always playing mini sticks or road hockey or shinny on the ice out on the rink, stuff like that," Brendan Smith said.


Briere picks up Habs playoff career where he left off, recording big point

Briere picks up Habs playoff career where he left off, recording big point

by The Canadian Press - April 17, 2014 7:00 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. - Daniel Briere might have been the most comfortable player on the ice.Playing in his 109th career playoff game and first for the Montreal Canadiens, Briere skated around in overtime feeling fresh and like something good was going to happen.


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.

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