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Pageau gets fourth goal in 2OT to lift Sens over…

Jean-Gabriel Pageau got his fourth goal of the game in the second overtime after scoring twice late in regulation, lifting the Ottawa Senators over the New York Rangers 6-5 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals

Back home, Preds eager to rebound off 1st…

Winning the Stanley Cup requires 16 victories each postseason, and the Nashville Predators started better than any team in these playoffs by winning their first five

Nashville's Kevin Fiala Leaves on Stretcher with…

Nashville forward Kevin Fiala has left Game 1 of the Predators' second-round series against St. Louis with a left leg injury.

Devils buck odds to win NHL draft lottery; Vegas to pick 6th

The New Jersey Devils won the NHL draft lottery, vaulting four teams including the last-place Colorado Avalanche and expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the right to the first pick in the draft

Cam Talbot carries Oilers past Ducks 2-1, to 2-0…

Cam Talbot made 39 saves, Patrick Maroon scored a power-play goal and the Edmonton Oilers moved halfway to the Western Conference finals with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 of their second-round series

Life of a goalie in Eastern playoff series is…

For Marc-Andre Fleury, Braden Holtby, Henrik Lundqvist and Craig Anderson, life as a goalie in the playoffs in the Eastern Conference is complicated

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Tarasenko scores 2, Blues beat Predators 3-2 to…

Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal with 3:51 left to give the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators in Game 2 on Friday night to tie the Western Conference semifinal series

Predators' Fiala out of playoffs after breaking…

Nashville general manager David Poile says Predators forward Kevin Fiala broke his left femur and is recovering from surgery to repair his leg

GM McPhee weighs hopes of Vegas hitting NHL…

Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee is keeping his fingers crossed for the NHL lottery

Road warriors: Home ice can be a disadvantage in playoffs

Life on the road: Home is not all it's cracked up to be in Stanley Cup playoffs

Zuccarello leads Rangers in East semifinals…

Mats Zuccarello has worked hard to become a consistent scoring leader for the New York Rangers

Caps, Pens arrive at showdown with key…

The Capitals and Penguins are almost unchanged from their playoff meeting a year ago

Larsson leads Oilers past Ducks 5-3 in wild series opener

Adam Larsson scored his second goal of the third period with 4:40 to play, and the Edmonton Oilers blew a two-goal lead in a wild third period before holding off the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 Wednesday night in their second-round playoff series opener

Bruins will bring back Bruce Cassidy as head coach

The Boston Bruins are bringing Bruce Cassidy back as coach, dropping interim tag.

McDavid faces off with Kesler when Oilers visit…

Connor McDavid is about to get to know Ryan Kesler very well

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After inconsistent season, Lundqvist shining in postseason

After struggling through a subpar season by his standards, Henrik Lundqvist was at his best when the Rangers needed him in the first round

John Stevens believes small changes will be big…

The Los Angeles Kings have introduced John Stevens as the 27th head coach in team history

Sharks C Thornton undergoes ACL surgery before…

San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton is undergoing surgery on a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee

Ovechkin, Capitals must go through Penguins for shot at Cup

Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals must go through Sidney Crosby and the defending-champion Penguins in their last best chance to win the Stanley Cup

Penguins-Capitals rivalry highlights playoffs…

A renewal of the rivalry between the Penguins and Capitals highlights the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs

MacArthur returns, scores for Sens to beat Boston…

Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal with 6:30 gone in overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday to win their first-round playoff series in six games

Working overtime: Extra hockey may take its toll on players

A record 18 overtime games in the first round could take its toll on players and teams as the playoffs continue

End of Sharks season could bring end to…

The end of another season in San Jose could be the end of an era after the Sharks were eliminated in Game 6 of the first round Saturday night with a 3-1 loss to Edmonton

John Stevens promoted to head coach by Los…

The Los Angeles Kings are promoting John Stevens to be their next head coach

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Blues get faceoff leader back with Paul Stastny

While many of his teammates enjoyed a well-deserved break, St. Louis Blues center Paul Stastny was on the ice for the team's optional skate

Yeo, Blues prep for Predators after five-game win…

The first postseason matchup for Mike Yeo against his former team couldn't have been better for the St. Louis coach, who spent almost five years on the job in Minnesota

Zuccarello, Rangers beat Canadiens 3-1 to reach…

Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals