Chris Kreider steered in a pass from Rick Nash 7:03 into overtime, and the New York Rangers stayed alive in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
New York Rangers center Brad Richards will be a healthy scratch for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against Boston.
DETROIT - It's time the NHL retired the Presidents' Trophy.
The Boston Bruins will try to become the first team this postseason to reach the conference final stage, as they attempt to complete a sweep of the New York Rangers in Thursday's Game 4 at Madison Square Garden.
Struggling Rangers center Brad Richards was a healthy scratch Thursday night when New York faced elimination in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Boston Bruins.
The split second the puck touches Marian Hossa's stick, a chorus of boos rains down from Red Wings fans. It happens each time the Blackhawks winger takes the ice at Joe Louis Arena.
Chris Kreider's goal at the 7:03 mark of overtime kept the New York Rangers alive thanks to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 4 of this Eastern Conference semifinal from Madison Square Garden.
The surprising Detroit Red Wings will try to extend their lead in the Western Conference semifinals when they host the top-seeded Chicago Blackhawks in Thursday's Game 4 at Joe Louis Arena.
The Colorado Avalanche are rounding up the old crew to restore the downtrodden franchise.
The Blackhawks' power play has undergone yet another reconstruction and this latest incarnation will focus on net-front traffic.
LeBron James one-upped Paul George in the final seconds of overtime, beating the Pacers All-Star for a left-handed layup just before the buzzer to give the Miami Heat a thrilling 103-102 victory over Indiana in the opener of the Eastern Conference finals. George sent Game 1 into overtime with a stunning 3-pointer at the end of regulation, then gave the Pacers a 102-101 lead with three free throws after a questionable foul call with 2.2 seconds left in the extra session. George overplayed the inbounds pass at the top of the key, and James never hesitated attacking the basket as he blew by his defender for the game-winner to cap his sensational 30-point, 10-rebound, 10-assist performance -- the ninth triple- double of his stellar career. Game 2 is set for Friday night in Miami Chris Andersen played a critical role off the Heat's bench, connecting on a perfect 7-of-7 from the floor for 16 points, while Chris Bosh added 17 points, including a clutch three-point play in OT with the defending champs down by three. George scored 27 points, David West followed with 26 and Roy Hibbert netted 19 with nine rebounds, though the 7-foot-2 center was not on the court for either of James' buckets in OT.
The San Jose Sharks will aim for a third straight victory, as they visit the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday for Game 5 of the deadlocked Western Conference semifinals.
LOS ANGELES-The one thing at which the Los Angeles Kings had been so skilled during their run to the Stanley Cup last year and this current postseason was not letting the opposition's best player beat them.
The Colorado Avalanche on Friday agreed in principle to name Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy the club's new head coach and vice president of hockey operations.
Some unkind, impolite words shouldn't be the catalyst for Andrew Shaw to go from mere agitator to teeth-clenched, unrestrained, blinding rage.
Joe Thornton set the tone for the San Jose Sharks with a dominant first period. After that, the Sharks did their best to hang on and tie up their playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings.
The Vancouver Canucks have fired coach Alain Vigneault on Wednesday.
Sidney Crosby was careful not to get too far ahead of himself after helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rout the Ottawa Senators for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - The Los Angeles Kings are facing a litmus test on Thursday night against San Jose, which might be why Dustin Brown's practice jersey changed from white to green.
The Ottawa Senators will aim for a second straight win on Wednesday, as they host the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Scotiabank Place.
SAN JOSE-The Sharks turned this into a real series Tuesday night.
The images make a Flyers fan's heart stop: a flashy sports car belonging to the team's star player, mangled on the side of a road.
CHICAGO - If the rosters of past Stanley Cup champions hand-painted on concrete walls inside Joe Louis Arena didn't reiterate to the Blackhawks that they face a Red Wings tradition, not just a team, defenseman Brent Seabrook unwittingly offered a reminder.
NEW YORK - After the Rangers slipped to the brink of elimination Tuesday with a 2-1 loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at the Garden, a win that gave the Bruins a commanding 3-0 in the series, the talk was about bounces.
Sharks forward TJ Galiardi said Wednesday that Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick is guilty of "a little embellishment every now and then" in this Western Conference semifinal series as he tries to draw penalties on San Jose forwards.