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  • Senators beat Canadiens 5-1 to force Game 6

    MONTREAL — Craig Anderson made 45 saves and the Ottawa Senators avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series. Montreal leads the best-of-seven series 3-2....
  • Rangers, Canadiens out to clinch 1st-round series

    Blowouts are rare this time of year in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Still, it only counts as one win. The New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens lead their series 3-1 with every game decided by one goal. It remains to be seen whether the St. Louis...
  • Mike Hoffman scores, Senators beat Canadiens 1-0

    Mike Hoffman scored midway through the third period and the Ottawa Senators beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Wednesday night to avoid elimination. Craig Anderson made 28 saves to help the Senators' cut Montreal's lead to 3-1 in the Eastern Conference...
  • Ducks, Habs get chance to close out playoff series

    The Montreal Canadiens and the Anaheim Ducks already have their first chance to finish up the first round. These two clubs on opposite ends of the continent walked similar paths to get their respective 3-0 series advantages heading into tonight's games....
  • Ducks, Habs get chance to close out playoff series Wednesday

    The Montreal Canadiens and the Anaheim Ducks already have their first chance to finish up the first round. These two clubs on opposite ends of the continent walked similar paths to get their respective 3-0 series advantages heading into Wednesday's...
  • Capitals goalie Holtby healthy, ready for Game 3 at Isles

    Capitals goalie Braden Holtby wasn't sure what felt worse: Sitting out a playoff game because of an illness, or watching the Capitals fall behind the New York Islanders by two goals before rallying for a victory. "It wasn't fun. A lot less stressful...
  • Galchenyuk scores in OT, Canadiens top Senators 3-2

    Alex Galchenyuk scored on a spin-around shot 3:40 into overtime, leading Montreal to a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night that gave the Canadiens a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Max Pacioretty, back from a concussion,...
  • The art and science of hockey bench management

     The art and science of hockey bench management
    It is a ballet. And a kind of speed chess. It has a basic pattern. But it also has improvisation, created by the coaches' tactical decisions. It has straightforward movement and seemingly chaotic swirl. Bodies leap over boards or race in and out of...
  • Hard to argue against Joel Quenneville sticking with Corey Crawford

    Hard to argue against Joel Quenneville sticking with Corey Crawford
    Besides Blackhawks rookie Scott Darling, only one other goaltender in NHL history won his playoff debut while allowing no goals and playing more than 60 minutes. His name was Normie Smith of the Red Wings and 79 years ago he shut out the Montreal...
  • In Friday's NHL games, 3 home teams try to avoid 2-0 hole

    It's not impossible, of course, for an NHL team to erase a two-game series deficit. Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals know that all too well: They allowed the New York Rangers to come back to win a first-round matchup in 2013 after Washington...
  • FACEOFF: Blues, Red Wings ready to roll with rookie goalies

    The NHL playoffs are usually as unpredictable as they are dramatic, hence that old adage about the hot goaltender determining possession of the Stanley Cup. So what's the rule about rookies in the net during the postseason? Well, the Detroit Red Wings...