Bruins Show Off New Defensive Pairings Before Departing For PittsburghThe Boston Bruins practiced for one final time on Friday before finally heading off for Pittsburgh, and head coach Claude Julien showed off some new defensive pairings ahead of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Penguins.
Kings Will Host Sharks For Game 7 Showdown After 2-1 LossJoe Thornton got San Jose off to a fast start with a power-play goal in the first period and TJ Galiardi added a goal in the second to help the Sharks force a decisive seventh game.
Bruins Aim To Do Better Against Penguins When It CountsThe Bruins played Pittsburgh three times this season and lost all three by one goal. Now they await the top-seeded Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals, and the Bruins are trying to figure out what went wrong in those games.
One Win Away, Bruins Not Looking At PastHistory says the Bruins won't likely complete their sweep of the Rangers on Thursday night, but they thinking about the past -- they're living in the moment.
In 0-3 Hole, Rangers Focusing On First Step Against BruinsAny kind of comeback now starts with Game 4 in New York. Three teams have recovered from an 0-3 hole to win an NHL series.
Kings In LA For Pivotal Game 5 Against SharksKings goalie Jonathan Quick sometimes seems to be the only obstacle between San Jose and the Western Conference finals while the Sharks dominate much of their 2-2 series with the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Wild Bounce, 4th Line Grit Has Bruins One Win Away From Conference FinalsIt was one of the more unusual goals you'll see during these NHL Playoffs, but it's the goal that has the Boston Bruins up 3-0 on the New York Rangers and just one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals.
Positively Minnesota: Harding Shines, InspiresMinnesota Wild goaltender doesn't want to be considered the NHL's only player with multiple sclerosis, he just wants to be recognized for stopping the puck.
Here We Go Again: Monzo's Rangers-Capitals Playoff PreviewWhat would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?
Four Reasons To Feel Optimistic About Bruins Heading Into PlayoffsIt'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.
Rangers Pound Pitiful Panthers, 6-1Derick Brassard and Rick Nash scored power-play goals in the opening 10 minutes, and Mats Zuccarello, Brassard and Brad Richards turned a tight game into a rout with goals 3:25 apart late in the third period of the New York Rangers' 6-1 victory on Florida Panthers Thursday night.
Nightmare End For Devils As Kings Earn Their Crown With Game 6 RoutThe Los Angeles Kings' 45-year Stanley Cup quest ended in a triumphant flourish of blood, sweat and power-play goals. After missing two chances to claim the title last week, the long-suffering Kings are NHL champions for the first time.
Never-Say-Die Devils Believing They Can Pull Off The (Nearly) ImpossibleWinning Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals did more than keep the Devils alive. It gave them a sniff, a scent, a feeling. Call it momentum if you want.
Devils Come Alive In 3rd, Force Kings Fans To Put Away The BroomsAdam Henrique scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:29 to play, Martin Brodeur made 21 saves, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a sweep in the Stanley Cup finals.
What Pressure? Devils Rookie Henrique Continues To Dazzle On Big StageAfter Henrique scored the tiebreaker to win Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday night, he became the first rookie to get three game-winning goals in one playoff year since 1999.