Apr 25, 2011, 10:28 PM EDT
Steve Downie and Dwayne Roloson lead the way as the Lightning beat the Penguins 4-2 to force a Game 7 confrontation.
Apr 24, 2011, 7:05 PM EDT
It wasn’t pretty – in fact, Mike Richards’ hit on Tim Connolly was downright ugly – but the Flyers found a way to earn a 5-4 Game 6 in overtime. This sets up a decisive Game 7, which fits this series perfectly.
Apr 24, 2011, 1:47 AM EDT
Jonathan Quick made a Kings’ franchise playoff record 51 saves to help the Kings overcome a 30-shot difference and beat the Sharks 3-1. Read all about the stark contrast between his game and Antti Niemi’s debacle in this post.
Apr 24, 2011, 12:01 AM EDT
Even with great “saves” by Michael Ryder and Zdeno Chara, Carey Price and Tim Thomas stole the show in the Bruins’ dramatic 2-1 double OT win. Find out how Boston took a 3-2 series lead in this post.
Apr 22, 2011, 1:54 AM EDT
The Sharks won another game in Los Angeles to take a 3-1 series lead over the Kings.
Apr 22, 2011, 1:29 AM EDT
The Blackhawks have embarrassed Roberto Luongo and the Canucks for two straight games, bringing Vancouver’s series lead down to 3-2. Read all about their 5-0 win in this post.
Apr 21, 2011, 10:43 PM EDT
The Habs built three leads, but the Bruins kept coming back and ultimately tied the series with a 5-4 overtime win. The ragtag line of Michael Ryder, Chris Kelly and Rich Peverley ended up being the heroes.
Apr 19, 2011, 11:20 PM EDT
The Blackhawks avoided a sweep in a dramatic way by crushing the Canucks 7-2, but this game poses plenty of other questions. The biggest one might be: how will Roberto Luongo and his teammates respond to such a crushing defeat?
Apr 17, 2011, 11:58 PM EDT
The Canucks have the defending champions on the ropes with a 3-0 series. This post recaps their 3-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Apr 17, 2011, 9:09 PM EDT
If Mike Fisher keeps this up, he might be more than just Mr. Carrie Underwood in Nashville. He might be the guy who helped the Predators finally reach the second round of the playoffs.
Apr 16, 2011, 4:21 PM EDT
The Coyotes scored three unanswered goals to make Game 2 interesting, but the Red Wings ended up taking a 2-0 series lead with a 4-3 win.
Apr 16, 2011, 1:45 AM EDT
After the Predators cruised to a Game 1 win and shut down the Ducks offense, Anaheim’s stars came through to tie the series up at 1-1 with a 5-3 win.
Apr 16, 2011, 1:02 AM EDT
The Canucks took a 2-0 lead, but a wild finish might give the defending champion Blackhawks some needed confidence as the series shifts back to Chicago.
Apr 15, 2011, 10:43 PM EDT
The Capitals beat the Rangers at their own grinding game as Michal Neuvirth earned a 22-save shutout to give Washington a 2-0 series lead.
Apr 15, 2011, 10:05 PM EDT
Tampa Bay’s veterans came through in a big way tonight, powering the Lightning to an electric 5-1 win against the Penguins. The series is now tied 1-1.
Apr 14, 2011, 1:38 AM EDT
Mike Fisher scored two goals and one assist while Pekka Rinne stopped all but one shot to power the Predators’ 4-1 over the Ducks.
Apr 14, 2011, 1:06 AM EDT
Roberto Luongo also had a 32-save shutout tonight, as he blanked the Blackhawks in a 2-0 win for the Canucks.
Apr 13, 2011, 11:16 PM EDT
Want to call Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin chokers? You might want to ignore the results of tonight’s overtime Game 1 win against the Rangers, then.
Apr 13, 2011, 10:36 PM EDT
Marc-Andre Fleury earned a 32-save shutout to carry the Penguins to a 3-0 win against the Lightning. Pittsburgh has the 1-0 series lead, but can they bottle the Bolts for the rest of the series?
Apr 13, 2011, 10:06 PM EDT
Last year, the Red Wings’ offense eventually took over their first round series against the Coyotes. Detroit’s star power continued that trend, powering them to a 4-2 win and 1-0 series lead.
Apr 10, 2011, 3:32 PM EDT
The Blackhawks had a chance to clinch a playoff spot by getting one point against the Red Wings, but Detroit beat them in a thrilling 4-3 game. Read this recap to find out why Chicago will now be forced to root for Minnesota Sunday night.
Apr 10, 2011, 3:20 AM EDT
The Sharks clinched the second seed while the Ducks continued their torrid run to notch the fourth seed tonight. Meanwhile, the Predators were shut out by the Blues, leaving their situation at the mercy of the Blackhawks.
Apr 9, 2011, 10:04 PM EDT
Carolina had a chance to stamp its ticket to the playoffs with a win against Tampa Bay, but the Hurricanes will instead face a summer of regret after a crippling 6-2 loss. Their loss is the Rangers’ gain, as New York will be the eighth seed in the East.
Apr 7, 2011, 2:17 AM EDT
The Kings clinched a playoff spot, the Flames were officially eliminated and the West’s bottom two seed protected themselves in a busy night in the competitive conference.
Apr 6, 2011, 11:04 PM EDT
Jonathan Toews came through big again for his team, scoring an OT goal to give Chicago what could be a pivotal win.
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