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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • NHL playoff Picks: Can Flyers or Rangers go deep?

     
    Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
  • Kings beat Blackhawks in overtime to advance to Stanley Cup Final

    Kings beat Blackhawks in overtime to advance to Stanley Cup Final
    The Kings have advanced to the Stanley Cup Final by defeating the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks, 5-4 in overtime, tonight at the United Center in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals. Kings defenseman Alec Martinez shot inside the blue line...
  • Defenseman Ekblad goes No. 1 to Panthers in draft

    Defenseman Ekblad goes No. 1 to Panthers in draft
    The Florida Panthers selected defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the first overall pick of the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The Barrie captain was named the Ontario Hockey League Most Outstanding Defenseman in 2013-14, leading all...
  • New York Rangers' Martin St. Louis loses a parent, finds a family

    The question was easy for Martin St. Louis to answer. Asked what his mother might think about his playing in the Stanley Cup Final, the New York Rangers forward offered a quiet, simple response. "She'd be pretty happy about that," he said. The story...
  • NHL reduces Carcillo's suspension

    New York Rangers forward Daniel Carcillo is eligible to play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final after his 10-game suspension for striking an official was reduced to six games upon appeal. The NHL Players' Association asked the league to review his...
  • That's how they rule: Kings win Game 7 again, reach Stanley Cup Final

    That's how they rule: Kings win Game 7 again, reach Stanley Cup Final
    They had not traveled so far and played so long, been through so much, to just skate away quietly and quickly into the night. A two-goal deficit for the Kings less than nine minutes into Game 7 at the United Center would not be the final word about...
  • Montreal Canadiens find scoring touch in win over Boston Bruins

    P.K. Subban, Dale Weise and Lars Eller each had a goal and an assist, Carey Price made 26 saves, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Tuesday night to take the lead in their NHL Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series. The...
  • Kings' season was one with many twists, turns

    Kings' season was one with many twists, turns
    On one level, the Kings' playoff run mirrored their performance in the regular season, filled with hot runs and times where they were stone cold. There was a period in November when they played without their starting goaltender and seemingly couldn't...
  • Kings add up to a title, line by line and pair by pair

    Kings add up to a title, line by line and pair by pair
    Beyond the overall team chemistry that paced the Kings to the Stanley Cup title, there were complementary divisions of offensive lines and defense pairs that Coach Darryl Sutter established to create a Cup winner. Here is a line-by-line and pair-by-pair...
  • Saturday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Admirals fall behind 2-1 in series; Langley rained out

    Hockey: After their main goaltender was called up by the NHL's Anaheim Ducks, the Norfolk Admirals lost 5-3 Saturday night at Scope Arena to fall behind the St. John’s IceCaps 2-1 in their best-of-seven AHL Eastern Conference semifinal series....
  • Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau 'makes us believe,' Mathieu Perreault says

    Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau 'makes us believe,' Mathieu Perreault says
    With his sixth division champion, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau is one win from reaching his first conference final. He came close once, as coach of the Washington Capitals, losing Game 7 to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2009...