Erik Karlsson

(L-R) Niklas Hjalmarsson #4, Johnny Oduya #27 and Henrik Lundqvist #30 of Sweden celebrate after defeating Finland 2-1 during the Men's Ice Hockey Semifinal Playoff on Day 14 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Swedes Top Finns 2-1 To Reach Olympic Hockey Final

Erik Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 25 shots, lifting Sweden over Finland 2-1 on Friday and into the gold-medal game at the Sochi Olympics.

02/21/2014

Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save during the 4-0 shutout of the New York Rangers. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Schwei: Getting The 1st Win, Schneider Gets It Done And More Devils Notes

The New Jersey Devils finally got their first win of the 2013-14 season, a 4-0 victory over the rival New York Rangers, this past Saturday night at Prudential Center.

10/21/2013

Former Devils goalie Martin Brodeur. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Senators Skate Past Winless Devils 5-2

Erik Karlsson and Jason Spezza each had a goal and two assists to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.

10/18/2013

Jonathan Quick and Marian Gaborik (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fearless Predictions For The 2013 NHL Season

Who’s primed to lift the Stanley Cup at season’s end? Hartnett has readied his fearless NHL predictions for the 2013 season.

01/18/2013

Head coach John Tortorella of the New York Rangers leaves the ice following a defeat against the Ottawa Senators in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 14, 2012 in New York City. The Senators defeated the Rangers 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Can John Tortorella Handle The Pressure?

The New York Rangers know this going forward: If they can handle the Ottawa Senators in Games 6 and 7, they will have this pressure thing down. You will face better teams if you survive, but the pressure won’t be any greater.

04/23/2012

Brian Boyle gets up off the ice after being hit by Chris Neil Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Neil Finished The Job On Boyle

While Chris Neil isn’t deserving of a 25-game ban for his head-shot on Brian Boyle, it’s clear that he and his Senators teammates have targeted Boyle all series.

WFAN–04/22/2012

Brian Boyle of the Rangers. (credit: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Brian Boyle, Outlaw To Senators Fans, Rangers’ Icon

Only the strong survive in the NHL playoffs. Boyle has become the villain in the eyes of Senators fans while lifting himself to iconic status among Rangers backers.

WFAN–04/17/2012

Carl Hagelin of the New York Rangers tangles with Filip Kuba of the Ottawa Senators. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hagelin Suspended 3 Games, Carkner Banned 1 Game

Rangers’ winger Carl Hagelin was handed a three game suspension by NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan. Meanwhile, Ottawa’s Matt Carkner was banned for one game.

WFAN–04/15/2012

(Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fearless Eastern Conference NHL Playoff Predictions

Sean Hartnett shares his fearless Eastern Conference opening round predictions and wasn’t afraid to pick a few first round upsets.

WFAN–04/09/2012

A shot by Jason Spezza of the Ottawa Senators goes wide of Al Montoya of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 20, 2012 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Pick Very Bad Time To Play Worst Game Of The Season

It was a dismal President’s Day afternoon for the New York Islanders and they were blanked by the Ottawa Senators, 6-0.

WFAN–02/20/2012

Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the New York Rangers is cross checked by David Hale #36 of the Ottawa Senators as he controls the puck during the second period at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Sens Snap Rangers’ Streak With 2-1 Shootout Win

Erik Karlsson scored the lone goal of the shootout in the fifth round and the Ottawa Senators snapped the New York Rangers’ season-best, five-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory on Thursday night.

WFAN–03/24/2011

Martin Brodeur

Senators Spoil Brodeur’s Return To Devils’ Lineup

Milan Michalek and Jarkko Ruutu scored 2:16 apart midway through the second, spoiling Martin Brodeur’s return to New Jersey’s lineup in the Ottawa Senators’ 3-2 victory over the Devils on Friday night.

WFAN–12/10/2010

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Islanders Need Big Effort To Quell Losing Streak

Strong offensive performances have sparked the Ottawa Senators to four wins in their last six games. A meeting with the foundering New York Islanders isn’t likely to slow them down yet.

WFAN–11/04/2010