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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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Top Eastern Conference (NHL) Articles

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  • After 3-goal third period, Kings top Caps in shootout

    After 3-goal third period, Kings top Caps in shootout WASHINGTON -- After playing the night before in Philadelphia and spending the early-morning hours on a train, the Los Angeles Kings should have been out of gas in the third period Tuesday night at...
  • Backes' hat trick leads Blues over Leafs

    Backes' hat trick leads Blues over Leafs TORONTO -- Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier was supposed to be the missing piece to finally help Toronto bump a five-game skid. But despite big saves early, he was unable to help steal two points as the...
  • Rich Hofmann: No issue here with 76ers' tank job

    If it was OK for the Indianapolis Colts to Suck For Luck, and only the unthinking would see that lost season as a mistake today, and if it was OK for the Pittsburgh Penguins to (lowercase) suck for Sid, and history suggests that it most definitely was,...
  • Preview: Red Wings at Blue Jackets

    Gustav Nyquist's impressive goal-scoring streak has enabled the Detroit Red Wings to stake their claim to the top wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. The NHL's First Star of the Week, Nyquist looks to continue his impressive stretch when the Red...
  • Preview: Avalanche at Predators

    With the Chicago Blackhawks having to make a push without forward Patrick Kane, the Colorado Avalanche were supposed to be in the driver's seat in the Central Division race. But the Avalanche have failed to take advantage of the absence of a key...
  • Preview: Kings at Capitals

    The Los Angeles Kings attempt to post their fourth straight victory when they visit the Washington Capitals on Tuesday. Los Angeles has rebounded from a three-game slide with three straight wins, including a 3-2 triumph at Philadelphia on Monday that...
  • Preview: Blues at Maple Leafs

    A five-game losing streak has the Toronto Maple Leafs teetering on the edge of the Eastern Conference playoff picture. Hosting the Central Division-leading St. Louis Blues on Tuesday will not make Toronto’s search for a win any easier. The Blues are 10-...
  • Mike Sielski: Lecavalier can still validate his deal

    PHILADELPHIA The goal light flashed red and the horn blew and this was going to be such sweet relief for Vinny Lecavalier, such sweet, sweet relief. He was alone in front of the Los Angeles Kings' cage, the puck on his stick after a slick little backhand...
  • On The Fly: Capital Prep Girls, Bridgeport Central Boys Top State Rankings

    High school basketball is done, the Courant's rankings are out and it's no surprise that the unbeaten Capital Prep girls, the Class L basketball champions, finished No. 1. Bridgeport Central, which knocked off previously unbeaten Fairfield Prep in the...
  • 10 games, 19 days, a whole lot of Hawks chaos

    10 games, 19 days, a whole lot of Hawks chaos
    It's a 10-game, 19-day sprint to the end of the regular season for the Blackhawks, and their potential playoff pairing remains up for grabs. As they chase St. Louis and fend off Colorado, here's what to expect from the final five-plus-five. TUESDAY...
  • Ryan Getzlaf joins elite group as Ducks rout Panthers, 6-2

    Even a hugely talented class needs a scolding every so often. Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau watched his team slipping, turning a potential blowout against an Eastern Conference minnow into a fast-and-loose game. Fine for pond hockey but not an NHL...
  • Wild 4, Red Wings 3 (OT)

    Wild 4, Red Wings 3 (OT): Matt Moulson scored 2:15 into overtime as visiting Minnesota salvaged a split of its home-and-home series with Detroit. In overtime, defenseman Jonas Brodin wristed a shot from above the faceoff circle along the right-wing...