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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • Wolf Pack Weekend

    Friday: Springfield Falcons, XL Center, 7 p.m., 979espn.com, iheart.com/live The Wolf Pack's final two games of the season are this weekend. ... Friday is the last time for the $1 hot dogs and $2 beers at the XL Center through the start of the second...
  • NHL playoffs: Ducks, Canadiens, Penguins win openers

    NHL playoffs: Ducks, Canadiens, Penguins win openers
    Ducks 4, Stars 3: Ryan Getzlaf and Matt Beleskey each supplied a goal and an assist, as the Anaheim Ducks scored the game's first four goals before surviving a scare down the stretch to claim a 4-3 win over the Dallas Stars in Game 1 of a Western...
  • Preview: Flyers at Rangers

    A pair of Metropolitan Division rivals meet in the postseason for the first time in 17 years when the Philadelphia Flyers visit the New York Rangers in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series on Thursday. Both clubs enter the seven-game...
  • Herb Kohl to sell Bucks to hedge-fund investors; new arena to be built

    MILWAUKEE In what civic leaders and elected officials called a game-changer and a new era for Milwaukee, former Sen. Herb Kohl announced the sale of the Milwaukee Bucks to two New York hedge-fund investors for $550 million, and said he and the new...
  • Canadiens beat Lightning in overtime, 5-4, in playoff opener

    Dale Weise scored 18 minutes 8 seconds into overtime Wednesday night to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the host Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series. Daniel Briere passed from...
  • Penguins 4, Blue Jackets 3

    Penguins 4, Blue Jackets 3: Brandon Sutter scored to snap a tie 8:18 into the third period as host Pittsburgh overcame a two-goal deficit to upend Columbus in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first-round series. Defenseman Matt Niskanen and Beau Bennett...
  • With ECHL playoffs beginning Thursday, Solar Bears expect surge of energy

    With ECHL playoffs beginning Thursday, Solar Bears expect surge of energy
    As the Alaska Aces powered their way to the 2011 ECHL championship, Zach Harrison saw how playoff hockey infused arenas with a unique energy. The fans clapped harder, cheered louder and got on the referee and linesmen more when calls went against...
  • Gene Collier: Game l looked very different for Penguins

    PITTSBURGH Wait, this is the playoffs? Can't be. When it's the playoffs, the Penguins score maybe two goals in a week and exit muttering toward the summer; they don't score twice in 45 seconds and thrice in the first 40 minutes on Wednesday night. When...
  • What to watch for with Blues and Blackhawks

    An inside look at the first-round NHL playoff series between Chicago and St. Louis. 1. WHO'S HEALTHIER? Both the Blues and the Blackhawks will enter their first-round series with star players battling back from injuries. David Backes, T.J. Oshie and...
  • Henrik Lundqvist is Mr. Reliable for Rangers

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist admitted he needed a major refresher earlier this season. Considered among the top goalies in the NHL, the 32-year-old Lundqvist wasn't living up to that billing during a frustrating beginning. In...
  • Mike Sielski: With goalies being unequal, here's picking the Rangers in six

    Craig Berube did not have a plan with respect to his two goaltenders, Steve Mason and Ray Emery, as much as he had a philosophy. It is good that he did. Emery appeared in two games for the Flyers in February and two in March. Thursday night's playoff...
  • Solving Bruins' Zdeno Chara a sizable task for Red Wings

    Tomas Tatar resorted to size-ism to identify the two Z's in his life, because he got tired of wondering whether it was his Red Wings teammate or his Slovak teammate calling. Zdeno Chara towering captain of the Boston Bruins became "big Z," while Henrik...