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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • Waiting game excruciating for Ekblad, NHL draft prospects

    The Sports Xchange By Dylan Butler, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: final update Waiting game excruciating for Ekblad, NHL draft prospects PHILADELPHIA -- Aaron Ekblad waited his whole life for this, what's another few seconds, right? A dramatic pause...
  • Ekblad goes No. 1 to Panthers in NHL draft

    PHILADELPHIA — The Florida Panthers selected defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the first overall pick of the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The Barrie captain was named the Ontario Hockey League Most Outstanding Defenseman in...
  • Florida Panthers hire Gerard Gallant as 13th coach

    Florida Panthers hire Gerard Gallant as 13th coach
    No one knows the coach the Florida Panthers hope will finally lead them in pursuit of a championship better than the only coach that got them to the Stanley Cup Finals. The Panthers hired Gerard Gallant as their 13th coach Saturday to chase  success...
  • Florida Panthers open preseason at home vs. Stars

    The Florida Panthers still don't have a coach, but they do know when they will play next. A six-game preseason will open Sept. 24 against the Dallas Stars at the BB&T Center, the team announced Friday. Only two of the games will be at home, the other on...
  • Kings add up to a title, line by line and pair by pair

    Kings add up to a title, line by line and pair by pair
    Beyond the overall team chemistry that paced the Kings to the Stanley Cup title, there were complementary divisions of offensive lines and defense pairs that Coach Darryl Sutter established to create a Cup winner. Here is a line-by-line and pair-by-pair...
  • Kings' season was one with many twists, turns

    Kings' season was one with many twists, turns
    On one level, the Kings' playoff run mirrored their performance in the regular season, filled with hot runs and times where they were stone cold. There was a period in November when they played without their starting goaltender and seemingly couldn't...
  • PRESS BOX: Bulls, Rockets top Anthony's list

    The Sports Xchange PRESS BOX: Bulls, Rockets top Anthony's list The Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets are the early frontrunners to land New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, who plans to opt out of his contract, according to Yahoo Sports. Anthony...
  • Canadiens give Therrien four-year extension

    The Sports Xchange Canadiens give Therrien four-year extension The Montreal Canadiens gave coach Michel Therrien a four-year contract extension on Saturday. Therrien guided the Canadiens to the Eastern Conference finals. The team is 75-42-13 in the...
  • New York Rangers aren't exactly upbeat during practice

    Grumpy and sullen? For sure. Beaten? Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final will reveal that. The New York Rangers practiced Tuesday at Madison Square Garden, but their activity couldn't hide the fact that they trail the Kings, 3-0, with elimination...
  • Stanley Cup notes: Kings center Mike Richards gets on (score)board

    Stanley Cup notes: Kings center Mike Richards gets on (score)board
    While the Kings' leading scorers continued their personal race to finish as the NHL's playoffs points leader Monday, center Mike Richards pulled out of an extended drought. Richards sent a puck toward teammate Trevor Lewis early in the third period only...
  • Stanley Cup Final: Kings? Tired? Fuhgeddaboudit

    Stanley Cup Final: Kings? Tired? Fuhgeddaboudit
    Hours before Game 2, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter acknowledged his team was showing signs of being tired after three seven-game playoff series and a Game 1 overtime opener of the Stanley Cup Final. Add on a double-overtime Game 2 victory and a cross-...
  • Kings place Will Ferrell's 'Go Kings Go!' video in Times Square

    Kings place Will Ferrell's 'Go Kings Go!' video in Times Square
    The Kings not only want to take a 2-0 Stanley Cup Final lead back to New York with them Sunday, but they also want New Yorkers to have a hint of what it’s like to be inside Staples Center. The Kings purchased video-board advertising in Times...