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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • Crosby's return to Broadway headlines NHL East playoffs

    Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins took so long to clinch a playoff berth, they almost missed the postseason altogether. And the consequences are daunting for their tardiness in securing the Eastern Conference's final spot on the last day of the...
  • NHL Eastern Conference Has Compelling Playoff Matchups

    Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins took so long to clinch a playoff berth, they almost missed the postseason altogether. And the consequences are daunting for their tardiness in securing the Eastern Conference's final spot on the last day of the...
  • Lightning ends Panthers' playoff chances with 4-0 victory

    SUNRISE, Fla. With no margin for error remaining, the Panthers hoped to win their final five games and thereby not eliminate themselves from the playoff race. Saturday night, Tampa Bay sharpshooter Steven Stamkos and goalie Ben Bishop did the honors...
  • Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist Chills Devils

    NEW YORK — Rick Nash scored his career-best 42nd goal of the season, Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves, and the New York Rangers moved closer to securing home-ice advantage for the playoffs with a 6-1 victory Saturday night over the New Jersey Devils....
  • Bergeron's Shootout Goal Lifts Bruins Over Maple Leafs 2-1

    BOSTON — Patrice Bergeron scored the only shootout goal and the streaking Boston Bruins improved their playoff chances in their home finale with a 2-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. Boston and Pittsburgh hold the two Eastern...
  • NHL playoff preview: Eastern Conference capsules

    NHL playoff preview: Eastern Conference capsules
    #1 New York Rangers vs. #4 Pittsburgh Penguins The Rangers captured the Presidents' Trophy for most points in the NHL with 113. New York has a potent offense led by Rick Nash (42 goals and 27 assists), and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is back from injury...
  • Penguins clinch playoff berth with 2-0 win over Sabres

    Phew, that was close for Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh Penguins, who finally clinched a playoff berth in their final game of the season. Relief had yet to give way to excitement in the Penguins' locker room shortly after a 2-0 win over the last-place...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: CNU clinches spot in conference baseball tournament with doubleheader sweep

    COLLEGES: Baseball: Christopher Newport (15-12, 8-10) clinched a berth in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament, sweeping York (Pa.) 8-3, 8-6 in a home doubleheader. In Game 1, CNU’s Taylor Loudon and Bryant Lowry homered and A.J....
  • Postseason Hopes Ruined For Bruins

    Victor Hedman scored the lone shootout goal, and the playoff-bound Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Saturday night. The Bruins' postseason hopes were dashed midway through the third when Pittsburgh claimed the final Eastern Conference...
  • Penguins clinch playoff berth with win in Buffalo

    BUFFALO, N.Y. The Penguins clinched the final wild card berth in the Eastern Conference with a 2-0 win against the Sabres in their regular season finale at First Niagara Center. Advancing to the postseason for the ninth consecutive season, the Penguins...
  • Senators cap sizzling 2nd-half rally with East playoff spot

    Ottawa used its super-sized record down the stretch and a "Hamburglar" to order up a playoff berth. Needing just one point for the playoffs in the season finale, the Senators wrapped up their sizzling second-half rally with a 3-1 win over the...