If you take an honest look at Canada’s 1-0 victory over the United States in the Olympic hockey tournament semifinal, the difference seemed to be a lot more than one goal.
It’s the rematch the entire hockey world has been waiting for. The U.S. will have a chance to bury some nasty demons on Friday when it faces border-rival Canada in the Olympic semifinals.
Dustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the United States went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2 Wednesday, earning a spot in the Olympic hockey semifinals for the second straight time.
The Canadians are ripe for the taking. The Americans know it, and the Canadians are about to find it out.
The United States wanted to set a tone in the preliminary round of the Olympic ice hockey tournament for a reason. The Americans knew a bye into the quarters was a must.
Phil Kessel scored two of his three goals in the opening 4:33 and became the first U.S. player with an Olympic hat trick in more than a decade.
It’s easy to be down on the Bruins right now, but here’s why you should like their matchup in the first round of the playoffs.
Matthew Lombardi scored two goals and Jonas Gustavsson made 25 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Islanders 3-0 on Monday night in the first game of a home-and-home series.
Martin Biron blanked the Maple Leafs, as the Rangers won 3-0. The Blueshirts are the first NHL team to reach 60 points this season.
Phil Kessel had two assists to add to his NHL-leading point total, and the Toronto Maple Leafs snapped the New York Rangers’ five-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Monday.
The Maple Leafs look to defeat the Islanders for the third time in a month Tuesday night at Nassau Coliseum.
Phil Kessel’s goal with less than five minutes to play snapped a tie and gave the Toronto Maple Leafs a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
Looking for their first road victory in nearly a month, the Maple Leafs will try to snap a three-game losing streak against the Islanders on Tuesday night at Nassau Coliseum.
Two teams struggling to put the puck in the net look to bounce back Wednesday night when the Maple Leafs and Rangers close out their season series.
Jonas Gustavsson made 29 saves, and Mikhail Grabovski, Phil Kessel and Kris Versteeg scored in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.