Hartnett: Big-Game Joel Ward Proving To Be An Indispensable Glue Player For SharksThe Sharks are 4-0 when Ward scores a goal this postseason. His latest came at 8:48 of the third period when he unleashed a powerful slapshot past Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray, forcing overtime.
Capitals Stun Rangers On Ward Goal With 1.3 Seconds Left In ThirdJoel Ward drove to the net and tapped Alex Ovechkin's feed past Henrik Lundqvist. After the goal was confirmed by replay, Ovechkin kissed Ward on the cheek.
Tavares Leads Isles Demoltion Of The CapsJohn Tavares led the way with two power play goals in the Isles 5-2 victory over the Caps.
Rangers One Win Away From Eastern Finals BerthThe top-seeded Rangers lead the series 3-2, one victory from reaching the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 1997.
Silverman: Brad Richards, Marc Staal Author Late Magic For RangersThe Rangers will have the momentum when they step on the ice Wednesday night. That will last until the puck is dropped.
Hartnett: There Isn't Any Quit In These New York RangersThe Rangers kept their focus under the most intense pressure to deliver a Game 5 victory. There isn't an off-switch inside these Rangers who never quit.
Silverman: Boston's Great Shame The hard work and decisive backhand shot by Joel Ward that ended the Bruins’ season has ignited childish anger that manifests itself through the most racist language and attitude imaginable.