Islanders Miss Chance To Tie Boston For Final Wild-Card Spot With Loss To PredatorsGoalie Thomas Greiss made 28 saves for the Islanders, who have lost all five home games (0-4-1) since returning from a franchise-record nine-game road trip on March 13.
Lichtenstein: Devils' Showcasing Goalie Kinkaid Is A Good Thing For AllAs the Devils celebrated their glorious past this past weekend, the present administrators were busy continuing their evaluations in an attempt to provide for a brighter future.
Hartnett: Lundqvist Was Nowhere Near As Bad Sunday As Score SuggestsIt was inevitable that the rust would show when Henrik Lundqvist returned to action on Sunday after missing eight games due to a strained hip muscle.
Anaheim Spoils Lundqvist's Return To The Ice With Big Win Over RangersLundqvist made 28 saves in his first start since suffering a hip injury on March 7, and Brady Skjei, Derek Stepan and Rick Nash each scored for the Rangers. New York could have clinched a playoff spot with a win.
Stars Avoid Elimination From Playoff Contention With Overtime Win Over DevilsWith Dallas trailing 1-0 late in the third period, Ales Hemsky put a power-play rebound past Devils goalie Keith Kinkaid to pull Dallas even with 6:36 remaining in regulation, ultimately forcing overtime.
Bruins Snap Four-Game Losing Streak With Win Over IslandersRiley Nash scored both goals Saturday night for the Boston Bruins, who moved into sole possession of the second wild card in the Eastern Conference with a 2-1 victory over the Islanders.
Devils Eliminated From Playoff Contention With Loss To CarolinaSchneider stopped 25 shots for the last-place Devils (27-35-12), who lost four of their last five games. New Jersey was officially eliminated from playoff contention.
Beauvillier & Tavares Score In Shootout, Pushing Islanders Past PenguinsWith the win, the Islanders surpassed the Boston Bruins for the final wild-card berth in the Eastern Conference standings.
Nylander Lifts Maple Leafs To Victory Over DevilsThe Maple Leafs center has registered a point in 10 consecutive games, a team record for a rookie. Josh Leivo, James van Riemsdyk and Connor Brown also scored for the Maple Leafs (35-23-15), who won their third in a row.
Report: Islanders' Strome Has Broken Wrist, May Miss Rest Of SeasonJust when it appeared that Ryan Strome had turned his season around, it looks like it may be over.
Playoff-Hopeful Islanders Recall Goalie Halak From BridgeportHalak is expected to join the team in Pittsburgh for the Islanders' game on Friday night. There was no immediate word if he would make the start against the defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins.
Hartnett: Nash Appears Poised To Help Rangers Fight To The EndThere are undoubtedly some things the Rangers have to fix during the final eight games before the playoffs. Rick Nash doesn't appear to be one of them.