The Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals played seven one-goal games in their first-round playoff series. That’s an NHL record.
Henrik Lundqvist, the Rangers’ superstar goaltender, has been named a finalist for this season’s Vezina Trophy, which is awarded to the league’s best goalie of the year.
Travis Zajac scored at 5:39 of overtime and the New Jersey Devils avoided elimination and sent yet another Eastern Conference first-round series to a seventh game with a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
Mike Smith made 39 saves and the Phoenix Coyotes scored three times in the final period to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Monday night and capture their opening-round series in six games.
The Flyers devoured the Penguins with a superb performance in a 5-1 close-out victory at the Wells Fargo Center to win the best-of-seven series, four games to two.
Jarret Stoll beat Cory Schneider with a wrist shot at 4:27 of overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 2-1 victory over Vancouver on Sunday night, knocking out the top-seeded Canucks in five games in the Western Conference first-round series.
Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron is one of three finalists for the 2011-12 Frank J. Selke Trophy, the NHL announced Monday.
Game 5 is Saturday night in Arizona.
The Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 to tie the series at two games a piece as Braden Holtby stopped 44 shots in the win.
Brian Elliott made 24 saves, B.J. Crombeen and Andy McDonald scored and the St. Louis Blues moved one win away from the second round.
An Illinois man was arrested this week for sending threatening emails to the president and owner of the Chicago Blackhawks and the former general manager of the Chicago Cubs, claiming they “stole his idea to win championships.”
Cory Schneider made 43 saves and stopped Dustin Brown’s penalty shot in his first career playoff victory, Daniel Sedin sparked Vancouver’s power play in his return from injury, and the top-seeded Canucks avoided an embarrassing first-round sweep with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 4 on Wednesday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Penguins finally found a multiple-goal lead they liked, thrashing the Philadelphia Flyers, 10-3, Wednesday night in Game 4.
This probably won’t surprise anyone, but Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres doesn’t think there was anything wrong with his hit on Marian Hossa.
Brian Campbell scored on a second-period power play and the Florida Panthers staged their greatest playoff comeback in franchise history, rallying from an early three-goal deficit to defeat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Tuesday night.