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 […]
If his players have something to say, Sullivan wants them to get it out. Enter Phil Kessel, the mercurial forward with the blistering shot and occasionally blistering tongue. Frustrated by an inability to get anything by Ottawa's Craig Anderson, cameras caught Kessel pounding his fists and ordering his teammates to look for him.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks ended their streak of five straight Game 7 losses with a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night, advancing to the Western Conference finals for the second time in three years. Andrew Cogliano scored the […]
Down 3-2 in the series, the Washington Capitals needed a win in Pittsburgh to keep their season alive. The home crowd arrived in anticipation of a celebratory atmosphere, but any enthusiasm quickly fizzled as the Caps defeated the Penguins 5-2 at PPG Paints Arena. T.J Oshie got the ball rolling, converting on a tic-tac-toe passing […]
Note: Welcome to Round 2 coverage of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, where we flip the format and get right to the point with eight keys to each series. If the Washington Capitals are going to win the Stanley Cup, as so many pundits have predicted this postseason, then it has to happen like this, […]
It’s been five years since the New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but here we are, only this time they’re playing for a spot in the Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers grabbed the first wild card after a 102-point season and dispatched the Montreal Canadiens in six games. Ottawa […]
Note: Welcome to Round 2 coverage of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, where we flip the format and get right to the point with eight keys to each series. Both the Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues enter their second-round series after first-round upsets. Nashville beat the Chicago Blackhawks in a sweep, while the Blues […]
Note: Welcome to Round 2 coverage of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, where we flip the format and get right to the point with eight keys to each series. The last time the Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs was the 2006 Western Conference Finals. Back then, the Ducks were […]
The Columbus Blue Jackets are facing elimination on Tuesday night at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins, who are up 3-0 in their first-round series. Which means the rest of the playoffs could be without sound bytes from coach John Tortorella. Luckily, he painted a masterpiece in his game-day press conference.
Scoring a power play goal 52-seconds into the first period was a pretty good indication of the night Getzlaf was about to have. The Anaheim Ducks captain was involved in every aspect of the Ducks 3-2 win. “[Getzlaf] was our leader tonight,” said Ryan Kesler.
With little at stake in the regular-season finale, the Rangers and Penguins just wanted to get through it unscathed. Jimmy Vesey scored a tiebreaking goal in the third period and the Rangers beat the Penguins 3-2 Sunday night. Ryan McDonagh had a goal and an assist, Derek Stepan had a goal and Mika Zibanejad added […]
Jack Eichel and the Buffalo Sabres put aside their concerns for hospitalized teammate Kyle Okposo for a moment to close their home schedule with a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. ”It’s good ending on a good note,” Eichel said following a win that snapped the Canadiens’ five-game winning streak on Wednesday night. The frustrating […]