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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • Burakovsky Lifts Caps Past Rangers 2-1 For 3-1 Series Lead

    Burakovsky Lifts Caps Past Rangers 2-1 For 3-1 Series Lead
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored his first two playoff goals and Braden Holtby saved a penalty shot, giving the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference...
  • Wolf Pack Take Hard-Earned Win Over Bears

    Wolf Pack Take Hard-Earned Win Over Bears
    HERSHEY, Pa. — The Wolf Pack certainly don't like to win easy. On Wednesday evening the Wolf Pack earned their second overtime win of the playoffs to take an early lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 2-1 OT victory over the Hershey...
  • Less 'panic' helps Capitals in 1-goal games against Rangers

    Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green thinks his team is better equipped now to handle tight, low-scoring games than it used to be. Which is a good thing, because their opponent in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the New York Rangers, have...
  • Rangers score early in their Game 2 win over Capitals

    Rangers score early in their Game 2 win over Capitals
    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, on Saturday,...
  • Holtby does his part to spark Capitals against Rangers

    Holtby does his part to spark Capitals against Rangers
    WASHINGTON — Braden Holtby stood in a corner of the Washington Capitals' locker room, his arms folded across his chest, his voice low and monotone, his demeanor as steady and calm as when he was protecting the net. "At times, I felt good. At other...
  • Minor Adjustment: Wolf Pack Under The Big Top In Worcester

    Minor Adjustment: Wolf Pack Under The Big Top In Worcester
    CROMWELL — As anyone in any sport will tell you: You do what you have to do in the playoffs. Sometimes that means saving a season with a goal with 46 seconds left in a deciding game. Sometimes it's deciding that as much as you hate it, you've got...
  • Holtby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0

    Braden Holtby stood in a corner of the Washington Capitals' locker room, his arms folded across his chest, his voice low and monotone, his demeanor as steady and calm as when he was protecting the net. "At times, I felt good. At other times, felt just...
  • Circus At XL, So Wolf Pack's Home Ice Will Be In Worcester

    Circus At XL, So Wolf Pack's Home Ice Will Be In Worcester
    CROMWELL – The bus was idling outside the Champions Skating Center early Tuesday afternoon as players were boarding for a road trip. The Hartford Wolf Pack's nomadic playoff existence began with a journey to Hershey, Pa., where the team will...
  • Wolf Pack Opponent: A Look At The Hershey Bears

    The Hartford Wolf Pack begin a best-of-seven AHL Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Hershey Bears Wednesday night. The Bears have won an AHL-best 11 Calder Cups, including three over the past 10 years. It’s the first time the teams...
  • Holtby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0

     Holtby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby made 30 saves Monday night for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle scored his first goal of this postseason, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers. Washington has a 2-...
  • Lightning beat Canadiens 6-2 to take 2-0 series lead

    Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos ended his scoring drought and the Lightning's power-play came to life with four goals — at the expense of the reeling Montreal Canadiens. Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and Tampa Bay beat Montreal 6-2...