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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • Capitals Beat Islanders In Game 7, Will Play Rangers

    Capitals Beat Islanders In Game 7, Will Play Rangers
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The precocious Russian forward drafted in the first round by the Washington Capitals finally delivered a breathtaking, winning goal in a Game 7. No, not Alex Ovechkin — Evgeny Kuznetsov. Skating around every opponent on the...
  • With chance to advance, Bulls show lack of urgency in Game 5 loss

    With chance to advance, Bulls show lack of urgency in Game 5 loss
    Opportunity greeted the Bulls when they arrived Monday at the United Center. It was ignored, neglected badly enough to wonder if coach Tom Thibodeau's team ever will seize it this postseason. Perhaps the Bulls were too busy looking ahead to see what was...
  • Wolf Pack Must Shake Off Heartbreaking Triple-Overtime Loss

    Wolf Pack Must Shake Off Heartbreaking Triple-Overtime Loss
    PROVIDENCE — Two years ago, the Oklahoma City Barons were facing elimination in a best-of-five Calder Cup playoff series against the Charlotte Checkers. The series was even after two games, but the Checkers skated to a 6-1 victory in Game 3 and the...
  • For Capitals, having 'no regrets' could help vs. Islanders in Game 7

    For Capitals, having 'no regrets' could help vs. Islanders in Game 7
    The Washington Capitals have told themselves there will be another day. They feel confident that there will be another game beyond the winner-take-all, loser-go-home meeting with the New York Islanders tonight, the seventh and last in these Eastern...
  • On The Fly: Cavaliers Sweep Celtics With Costly Win

    On The Fly: Cavaliers Sweep Celtics With Costly Win
    Had the Boston Celtics defeated Cleveland in their first-round playoff series, the world would have reacted with great surprise, perhaps even some enthusiasm because the underdog is ultimately the coolest guy in town. It didn't happen. It didn't even come...
  • Bruins Defeat Wolf Pack To Tie Playoff Series

    HARTFORD —For the first 40 minutes, the Hartford Wolf Pack skated one stride ahead of the Providence Bruins and seemed destined for another victory in their playoff series. For the final 20 minutes, the Wolf Pack stalled and the Bruins seized...
  • Rangers head to 2nd round, await Capitals or Islanders

    The New York Rangers aren't accustomed to this. In last year's run to the Stanley Cup Finals, they went the seven-game limit in the first two series, then needed six games in the Eastern Conference final. Now, after four straight 2-1 victories —...
  • Rangers advance on Hagelin's OT goal, 2-1

    Teammate J.T. Miller looked at Carl Hagelin and shook his head in admiration. "The guy is at his best in games like that," Miller said. A game like Friday night's fifth match between the Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins that Hagelin won 10:52 into...
  • Senators beat Canadiens 5-1 to force Game 6

    MONTREAL — Craig Anderson made 45 saves and the Ottawa Senators avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series. Montreal leads the best-of-seven series 3-2....
  • Wolf Pack's Physical Play Stacked Up Well In Game 1 Vs. Bruins

    CROMWELL — Matched against a roster of skilled offensive players, the Hartford Wolf Pack brought a precise game plan into the first game of their series against the Providence Bruins. In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal Calder Cup...
  • Capitals beat Islanders, Halak, 5-1, for 3-2 series lead

    Capitals beat Islanders, Halak, 5-1, for 3-2 series lead
    WASHINGTON (AP) — With the crowd's raucous chants of "We are louder!" ringing throughout a lopsided third period, a group of unheralded scorers put the Washington Capitals on the verge of a playoff series victory. Dominating despite zero points...