Maybe meditate during this overtime intermission, if you need it. The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators didn’t just need overtime to decide who would win Game 7 and advance to the Stanley Cup Final. It turns out that, despite an angry Penguins crowd, that they’ll need double OT.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are now four wins away from repeating as the Stanley Cup champions. Chris Kunitz's goal in double overtime clinched Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday night, as the Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2. The Penguins got out in front of the Senators near the midway point in the […]
Before each game, Corey Perry said the Ducks go over a list of things they have to do well and things they have to overcome to be successful. On Thursday, in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, they crossed off a lot of items on that list, racing out to a two-goal lead, giving […]
The Western Conference Final is now a best-of-three series. An overtime goal from Corey Perry propelled the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 win Thursday against the Predators in Nashville. Rickard Rakell got the Ducks out to a 1-0 lead.
Anaheim Ducks center Andrew Cogliano (7) celebrates with goalie John Gibson (36) after defeating the Nashville Predators in overtime of Game 4 of the Western Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 3-2. The Anaheim Ducks evened their Western Conference Final series against […]
The 30-year-old came out of a tangle along the right-wing boards for a short breakaway and roofed a shot past home goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury. Ryan had 13 goals and a career-low 25 points in 62 games during the season but he now has five goals and 10 points in 13 playoff games. "When you're an […]
James Neal’s shot bounced off Corey Perry and into the net at 9:24 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators the win over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Friday. Neal took a feed from the point after P.K. Subban’s fake shot, sending a one-timer from the top of […]
Sit back, relax, and reflect on the magic of playoff overtime. After establishing an NHL record with 18 combined OT games in the first round, the postseason heroics haven't slowed down. Five games in Round 2 required extra time, while the first two contests of the conference finals were settled in sudden death, too. The […]
MAY 05: Cam Talbot #33 of the Edmonton Oilers looks back at the net as Rickard Rakell #67 of the Anaheim Ducks scores a goal to tie the game 3-3 with fifteen seconds remaining during the third period in Game Five of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at […]
The Washington Capitals turned a potentially disastrous finish to Game 3 into something positive with a 3-2 overtime win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Evgeni Malkin has long been Crosby’s starring partner, and naturally he stepped into the limelight with his teammate out in the third period.
A power play goal from Kevin Shattenkirk was the difference-maker Monday night, as the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 in overtime. The win gives the Capitals their first victory in the series against the Penguins, and cuts Pittsburgh's second-round series lead to 2-1. Nicklas Backstrom got the visitors from Washington on the board […]
After the Washington Capitals lost a double-overtime heartbreaker in the first round, Brooks Orpik just wanted to eat some food and go home to sleep. Ottawa Senators coach Guy Boucher likes to say that rest is a weapon, and it certainly applies to handling the aftermath of overtime hockey. The effects will vary drastically, from […]