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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • 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...
  • New York Rangers aren't exactly upbeat during practice

    Grumpy and sullen? For sure. Beaten? Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final will reveal that. The New York Rangers practiced Tuesday at Madison Square Garden, but their activity couldn't hide the fact that they trail the Kings, 3-0, with elimination...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport local pro roundup: Admirals stay alive with OT goal, force Game 6

    Hockey: Don't write off the Norfolk Admirals just yet. They'll be back on a plane to Newfoundland, about 2,000 miles away, with their American Hockey League playoff hopes still alive. Andre Petersson scored on a blue-line shot 13:10 into overtime...
  • Bruins Lost To A Better Team

    BOSTON — The Bruins scored 16 goals and hit 13 goal posts in a seven-game series that ultimately ended in stinging season elimination. Some would call the Bruins unlucky. Not me. Hockey, like all great competitive endeavors, is a game of inches....
  • 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...
  • Making case for Crawford as elite goalie

    Making case for Crawford as elite goalie
    Corey Crawford is getting hosed. It might not bother him, but it bugs me. Crawford is proving he’s an elite goalie, and people need to wake up, especially national people. The Blackhawks just reached the Western Conference finals because of a...
  • Friday's local pro sports roundup: Phoebus grad Adibi signs with CFL's Saskatchewan team; Admirals ousted

    Football: Former Phoebus High and Virginia Tech defensive standout Xavier Adibi signed with the Canadian Football League's Saskatchewan Roughriders. Adibi -- 6-foot-2 and 242 pounds -- spent five seasons in the NFL, totaling 70 tackles and forcing two...
  • NHL playoff preview: Canadiens vs. Rangers

     NHL playoff preview: Canadiens vs. Rangers
    A look at how the two teams in the Eastern Conference final matchup. MONTREAL Def. Tampa Bay, 4-0; Def. Boston, 4-3. N.Y. RANGERS Def. Philadelphia, 4-3; Def. Pittsburgh, 4-3 Playoff power play: Canadiens 26.3% (fourth); Rangers 10.9% (13th)....
  • Teemu Selanne isn't looking at Game 7 as his finale

    Yes, Friday night’s Game 7 between the Ducks and Kings could be Teemu Selanne’s final game, but the retiring 43-year-old veteran forward is not thinking that way. “It’s obviously something we know about ... but it’s not the...