The thing about having Ray Emery in goal, and it is a skate blade that slices two ways, is that you know where he's going to be.
Nathan MacKinnon and his equally skilled Colorado linemates Gabe Landeskog and Paul Stastny were too fast for Minnesota in the first two games.
Losing Game 1 seemed like no big deal to the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Boston Bruins' first goal of the 2014 playoffs came from an unlikely source.
Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored in a three-minute span in the first period and the Boston Bruins evened their playoff series with a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the Game 2 on Sunday.
The Chicago Blackhawks felt the repercussions of Brent Seabrook's hit on David Backes again on Sunday.
NEW YORK - The Philadelphia Flyers don't have to answer questions about failing to win in Madison Square Garden anymore.
Lindy Ruff figures anyone who has watched the Dallas Stars in their first two playoff games should know they won't quit.
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook has been suspended three games for his hit on St. Louis Blues captain David Backes late in Game 2 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series.
Not so long ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets were the worst team in the NHL.
Luke Schenn netted the game-winner 11:18 into the second period, as the Philadelphia Flyers reeled off four unanswered goals to claim a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series from Madison Square Garden. After dropping Game 1 by a 4-1 margin, the Flyers fell behind 2-0 in the first period Sunday before roaring back to even this best-of-seven set at one game apiece. Jakub Voracek, Jason Akeson and Wayne Simmonds each scored once, while Ray Emery, starting back-to-back games for the first time all season, stopped 31 shots for the Flyers, who snapped a nine-game losing skid at MSG. Martin St. Louis and Benoit Pouliot potted a goal apiece, while Henrik Lundqvist allowed three goals on 24 shots for the Rangers, who went 1-for-6 on the power play and allowed the Flyers to score on two of their three chances on the man advantage. The series shifts to Philadelphia for Game 3 on Tuesday.
Luke Schenn netted the game-winner 11:18 into the second period, as the Philadelphia Flyers reeled off four unanswered goals to claim a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series from Madison Square Garden.
This win was three years in the making for backup goalie Ray Emery and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers.
Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook has been suspended for three games for his hit on Blues center David Backes during their first-round playoff series.
The Los Angeles Kings hope to get off to a better start in Game 2 at San Jose, as they try to even up the Western Conference quarterfinals in Sunday's road clash against the Sharks.
After failing to win in the first two games on home ice, the Tampa Bay Lightning will try to dig themselves out of a hole on the road.
The first playoff meeting between the Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings since 1957 was short on scoring, but it certainly didn't lack for drama or controversy.
The New York Rangers hope to ride their home dominance of the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals when the teams get together for Game 2 on Sunday afternoon.
It's a mantra the Penguins have repeated many times.
DENVER ï¿½ And the goalie carousel keeps on spinning.
DENVER - Speed kills, and arguably the fastest skater in the NHL is slaughtering the Minnesota Wild's playoff hopes.
Short-handed goals have a way of turning games around. Only time will tell if the one Matt Calvert scored Saturday night will be a series-changing goal.
In February, Jamie Benn and Corey Perry were celebrating Canada's hockey gold medal in the Olympics and promising a longtime brotherhood forged in maple syrup and Molson.
It's just one game. Keep telling yourself that. It will ease your pain. As former great Penguins coach Badger Bob Johnson said famously years ago as he held up three fingers, "You can lose three games and still win the series."
Teenager Nathan MacKinnon is growing up fast. Almost as fast as he skates.