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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • On The Fly: Wolf Pack's Home Well Away From Home

    On The Fly: Wolf Pack's Home Well Away From Home
    The circus is coming to Hartford, so the city's professional hockey team is hitting the road. Fresh off a thrilling victory over the Providence Bruins in the AHL Eastern Conference quarterfinals, the Wolf Pack will face the Hershey Bears in the next...
  • Unlikely Hero In OT Sends Wolf Pack Into 2nd Round

    HARTFORD — When Wolf Pack defenseman Tommy Hughes carried the puck into the Providence zone early in overtime Friday night, he planned to do what he almost always does in such a situation. "I was going to dump it in," Hughes said. "And I saw a...
  • Tampa Bay, Chicago, Anaheim try to take 2-0 lead

    The Montreal Canadiens have had six opportunities, and they haven't beaten the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. When the Atlantic Division rivals meet next in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Canadiens will still bring plenty of...
  • Kreider's early goal leads Rangers over Capitals in Game 2

    The New York Rangers needed to bounce back after a tough loss to the Washington Capitals. Chris Kreider didn't need long to get them going. Kreider scored 38 seconds after the opening faceoff and the Rangers defeated the Capitals 3-2 Saturday, tying...
  • Kreider's Early Goal Leads Rangers Over Capitals In Game 2

    Kreider's Early Goal Leads Rangers Over Capitals In Game 2
    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers needed to bounce back after a tough loss to the WashingtonCapitals. Chris Kreider didn't need long to get them going. Kreider scored 38 seconds after the opening faceoff and the Rangers defeated the...
  • On The Fly: Rangers Bounce Back In Game 2

    If you were wondering how the New York Rangers would react to losing Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals with 1.3 seconds to play, you needed to wait only 38 seconds Saturday for an answer. Chris Kreider immediately opened the scoring and it...
  • Kucherov scores in 2OT, Lightning beat Canadiens

    Nikita Kucherov didn't complain about a disallowed goal in the first overtime period. He just went out and scored in the second — and that one shouldn't have counted, either. The Tampa Bay forward scored 2:06 into the second overtime — on a...
  • Wolf Pack Weekend

    Friday: Springfield Falcons, XL Center, 7 p.m. — The Falcons are 36-27-8-1 (81 points) and tied with Portland for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. They are four points behind the Wolf Pack. Springfield is 2-0-0-1 in its last three...
  • Wolf Pack Hope Experience Helps In Decisive Game 5 Friday

    Wolf Pack Hope Experience Helps In Decisive Game 5 Friday
    HARTFORD — The journey began five weeks ago, when the Minnesota Gophers lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. A few days later, junior defenseman Brady Skjei signed a contract with the New York Rangers. Skjei, 21, reported to the...
  • After Stint With Rangers, Skapski Focusing On Wolf Pack

    After Stint With Rangers, Skapski Focusing On Wolf Pack
    HARTFORD — Moments before his first NHL start in goal Feb. 20 in Buffalo, N.Y., Mackenzie Skapski, 20, looked up to see New York Rangers veteran Martin St. Louis standing in front of him. "Marty came up to me as I was taping my stick," Skapski...
  • It's A Sports Fans Dream Weekend — In Front Of A TV

    It's A Sports Fans Dream Weekend — In Front Of A TV
    Life is full of options — and occasionally great irony. Yes, just look out your window Friday. What do you see, armchair meteorologists? It's sunshine. And what do you feel? Well, that would be warmth. Not the February sun, entrusted essentially to...