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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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Top Eastern Conference (NHL) Articles

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  • Have the Flyers turned the corner?

    Maybe the Philadelphia Flyers should receive job security threats more often. Ever since there were rumblings of possible trades or changes in the structure of the team (read: head coach) on their recent West Coast trip, things seem to have taken a turn...
  • L.V. hockey ref retires after too many hits to head —his own head

    L.V. hockey ref retires after too many hits to head —his own head
    Bob Fyrer is only 40 years old, but called it a career Saturday night. A Lehigh University graduate, Fyrer has been a linesman in the American Hockey League for 17 seasons. But Saturday night, at the PPL Center in downtown Allentown as the Lehigh Valley...
  • Phantoms fall to Albany at Atlantic City

    Phantoms fall to Albany at Atlantic City
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Lehigh Valley Phantoms fans have certainly been getting their money's worth this season. Extra hockey has been a hallmark of the 2014-15 campaign. The Phantoms played their eighth overtime game of the season and second...
  • Capitals 4, Lightning 2

    The Sports Xchange Capitals 4, Lightning 2 WASHINGTON -- For years, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has been the wind beneath left winger Alex Ovechkin's wings. On Saturday night he stepped out of those enormous shadows and showed he's...
  • Drew Doughty says Kings need to step up against Eastern teams

    Leave it to Drew Doughty to create a new measuring stick between Eastern Conference and Western Conference teams. How about the ice bag factor? The Kings defenseman was talking about the differences between the conferences and the need for the Kings...
  • Blue Jackets beat Penguins in shootout, 4-3

    COLUMBUS, Ohio Sure, Columbus is still on the dark side of .500. The Blue Jackets have to make up a lot of ground and pass a lot of teams to get into the Eastern Conference playoff field. But their 4-3 victory against the Penguins at Nationwide Arena...
  • Admirals bounce back by beating East-leading Falcons

    The Norfolk Admirals' second game featuring a pair of longtime NHL players on conditioning stints went much better than the first. The Admirals (11-16-0-0) overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat the AHL Eastern Conference-leading Springfield Falcons 4-...
  • Panthers claw back but fall 4-3 in OT to Sabres

    — In years past the Panthers would've gladly taken a 1-1-1 road trip against quality opponents such as the Blues, Red Wings and suprisingly surging Sabres. But not this year's version, who currently reside in the eighth and final playoff spot in...
  • Backstrom hat trick leads Capitals past Lightning

    The Sports Xchange Backstrom hat trick leads Capitals past Lightning WASHINGTON -- For years, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has been the wind beneath left winger Alex Ovechkin's wings. On Saturday night he stepped out of those enormous...
  • Panthers kiddie corps sparks 3-2 shootout victory over Red Wings

    — Who owns HockeyTown USA? The Panthers, of course. It took a hunch by Panthers coach Gerard Gallant - once a high-scoring, brawling forward for the perennial playoff-bound Red Wings – in the shootout to notch a 3-2 victory in venerable...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: CNU's Brown earns third consecutive All-American honor

    COLLEGES: Men’s soccer: Jalon Brown, Christopher Newport’s all-time leading goal- and point-scorer, was named a Division III All-American for the third consecutive year. The Grafton High graduate was a second-team forward for the second...