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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • Panthers seek defining moment in playoff race

    Panthers seek defining moment in playoff race
    For Florida Panthers captain Willie Mitchell, this pursuit of a place in the playoffs is all about defining moments that will make or break the season-long objective. The decisive chapter may be written in the next four days on this three-game swing...
  • Wolf Pack Weekend

    Friday, Providence Bruins, 7 p.m. at XL Center: The fifth-place Bruins have 79 points, just two ahead of the Wolf Pack in the Eastern Conference standings. Providence is coming off a 3-2 loss to St. John's Sunday. … The teams have split their...
  • Manning sticks up for teammate, but Phantoms don't respond

    Manning sticks up for teammate, but Phantoms don't respond
    Brandon Manning two, Syracuse Crunch zero. At least in fights. On the scoreboard, it read Syracuse 6, Lehigh Valley 1. Manning, the Phantoms' AHL All-Star defenseman, had to step up to the aid of fellow defenseman Mark Alt late in the second period,...
  • Phantoms' Cole Bardreau finds pro hockey a big step up

    Phantoms' Cole Bardreau finds pro hockey a big step up
    When Cole Bardreau signed his amateur tryout contract to play for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms following the end of Cornell University's hockey season on March 7, he knew he was going to break into the AHL, but not as quickly as he has. The 5-foot-10,...
  • Philly's like a brother to the Blackhawks

    Philly's like a brother to the Blackhawks
    On Wednesday, the Blackhawks play Philadelphia, best known in Chicago as "the team against whom Patrick Kane scored that awesome goal in the 2010 Stanley Cup Final." The Flyers are also a club from which the Hawks have acquired key players recently. The...
  • Sharks lose to Senators, 5-2

    OTTAWA, Ontario Whatever playoff hopes the Sharks were still holding onto took yet another hit Monday night with a 5-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators. The Sharks offense was limited to goals 29 seconds apart in the second period by Joe Pavelski and Chris...
  • Ducks get embarrassed by Rangers, 7-2, on national TV

    Ducks get embarrassed by Rangers, 7-2, on national TV
    Playing the defending Eastern Conference champion in a nationally televised game, the Ducks' showcase night deteriorated into embarrassment Sunday. The New York Rangers, riding two goals from Derek Stepan and three assists from Keith Yandle, torched...
  • What we learned from the Ducks' 7-2 loss to the New York Rangers

    What we learned from the Ducks' 7-2 loss to the New York Rangers
    It’s best not to make rash decisions at the worst moments. Sunday night’s 7-2 loss by the Ducks to the defending Eastern Conference champions certainly was fodder for those outside the visitors’ dressing room to make brash...
  • Habs blank Sharks, 2-0

    MONTREAL The final two minutes had plenty of drama. A shot by Brent Burns that clanked off the post. Another 16 seconds later by Logan Couture that appeared to beat Montreal goalie Carey Price before deflecting away off the knob of his stick. Had...
  • Ducks can afford to scratch players because of roster depth

    Ducks can afford to scratch players because of roster depth
    The six trades the Ducks made before the NHL trade deadline this month have left Coach Bruce Boudreau to scratch players who would've been a constant presence a month ago. The benefit to that is how those temporarily benched players perform when they...
  • Penguins' Matt Murray records 10th shutout to beat Phantoms

    Penguins' Matt Murray records 10<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> shutout to beat Phantoms
    Matt Murray is setting the AHL on fire, and on Sunday at the PPL Center, he showed why. Playing in his first full pro season, Murray stopped 32 shots to record his league-best 10th shutout and lead the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to a 3-0 win over...