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Ducks complete first-round sweep of Flames

/ Apr 20, 2017

Ducks complete first-round sweep of Flames

The big moments were never too big for the Anaheim Ducks in their playoff series win over the Calgary Flames. When Calgary threatened to gain momentum, Anaheim’s leadership and poise prevailed to carry the Ducks to a four-game sweep of the Flames in their ...

Sharks thrash Oilers to even series

/ Apr 19, 2017

Sharks thrash Oilers to even series

Joe Pavelski took just 15 seconds to end San Jose’s two-game scoring drought. Once that first puck went in, a bushel of goals followed. Pavelski and Logan Couture each scored twice and the Sharks rebounded from back-to-back shutouts in emphatic fashion, beating the Edmonton ...

Leafs top Caps in OT again, take 2-1 lead

/ Apr 18, 2017

Leafs top Caps in OT again, take 2-1 lead

Tyler Bozak has the Toronto Maple Leafs believing they could just pull off a big upset in the first round of the playoffs. Bozak scored 1:37 into overtime to cap Toronto’s comeback from two goals down in the second period, and the Maple Leafs ...

Penguins go up 3-0 against Blue Jackets

/ Apr 17, 2017

Penguins go up 3-0 against Blue Jackets

With help from Sidney Crosby, Jake Guentzel and the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins are on the verge of sweeping their opening playoff series against Columbus. Crosby played keep-away with three Blue Jackets players behind the net before passing the puck to Guentzel in front ...

Crosby powers Pens to 2-0 lead

/ Apr 15, 2017

Crosby powers Pens to 2-0 lead

Mike Sullivan’s decision to throw together Sidney Crosby, Conor Sheary and Jake Guentzel was two parts pragmatism and one part experimentation. The Pittsburgh Penguins were banged up in mid-March and needed a spark. So Sullivan put the best player in the game alongside a ...

Vegas Golden Knights hand reins to Gallant

/ Apr 14, 2017

Vegas Golden Knights hand reins to Gallant

Kicked off the bus by the Florida Panthers in November, Gerard Gallant has packed his bags for Las Vegas to take over as the first coach of the NHL expansion Golden Knights. “I interviewed in mid-January and when I got the interview I felt ...

Wilson scores in OT as Caps rally past Leafs

/ Apr 14, 2017

Wilson scores in OT as Caps rally past Leafs

Heavily favored to beat the young and inexperienced Toronto Maple Leafs, the Stanley Cup-contending Washington Capitals weren’t supposed to be the team that flubbed and floundered at the start of the playoffs. Playing some of their worst hockey of the season, the Capitals fell ...