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  • Blackhawks beat Predators 4-2 for 2-1 series lead

    CHICAGO (AP) — Marian Hossa was everywhere. Jonathan Toews powered Chicago to a big second period, and Brandon Saad had a key play for the Blackhawks. Chicago’s skilled top line found plenty of room to…

  • Penguins, Crosby riding momentum into Game 3 vs. Rangers

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby is shooting the puck. Even more importantly for the Pittsburgh Penguins, it’s going in. Funny how success seems to follow when that happens. The Penguins evened their series against the…

  • NHL Playoff Capsules

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — New York captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to give the Islanders a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round…

  • Predators-Blackhawks Sum

    Nashville 1 1 0—2 Chicago 1 3 0—4 First Period_1, Chicago, Desjardins 1 (Hossa, Oduya), 14:48. 2, Nashville, Ribeiro 1 (Smith), 15:19. Second Period_3, Chicago, Toews 2 (Hossa, Keith), :36. 4, Nashville, Ekholm 1 (Ellis,…

  • Predators-Blackhawks Sums

    Nashville 1 1 0—2 Chicago 1 3 0—4 First Period_1, Chicago, Desjardins 1 (Hossa, Oduya), 14:48. 2, Nashville, Ribeiro 1 (Smith), 15:19. Penalties_Timonen, Chi (holding), :53; Hossa, Chi (hooking), 17:54. Second Period_3, Chicago, Toews 2…

  • Tavares scores early in OT in Isles’ 2-1 win over Caps

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Tavares can be excused if the Islanders captain doesn’t recall the previous time New York won a playoff game in overtime. “I was only 3 years old then,” Tavares said,…

  • Predators’ Mike Fisher out for Game 3 against Blackhawks

    CHICAGO (AP) — Nashville forward Mike Fisher has been ruled out for Game 3 of the Predators’ first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks. Fisher made the trip to Chicago, but was inactive for Sunday’s…

  • Blackhawks F Vermette active for Game 3 against Predators

    CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks forwards Antoine Vermette and Andrew Desjardins are in the lineup for Game 3 of their first-round series against the Nashville Predators. Chicago acquired Vermette and Desjardins in a pair of trades…

  • Capitals-Islanders Sum

    Washington 0 0 1 0—1 N.Y. Islanders 0 1 0 1—2 First Period_None. Second Period_1, N.Y. Islanders, Okposo 2 (Visnovsky, Bailey), 12:37. Third Period_2, Washington, Backstrom 2 (Green, Ward), 13:54. First Overtime_3, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares…

  • Capitals-Islanders Sums

    Washington 0 0 1 0—1 N.Y. Islanders 0 1 0 1—2 First Period_None. Penalties_Glencross, Was (unsportsmanlike conduct), 3:36; de Haan, NYI (tripping), 8:07. Second Period_1, N.Y. Islanders, Okposo 2 (Visnovsky, Bailey), 12:37. Penalties_Ty.Kennedy, NYI (hooking),…

  • Senators go with veteran Anderson in goal for Game 3

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Veteran goalie Craig Anderson will start over Andrew Hammond for the Ottawa Senators in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference playoff series against Montreal on Sunday. Coach Dave Cameron called it…

  • NHL Calendar

    April 16-26 — IIHF Under-18 World Championship, Zug and Lucerne, Switzerland May 1-17 — IIHF World Championship, Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic. June 17 — Last possible day for Stanley Cup finals. June 26-27 —…

  • Capitals goalie Holtby healthy, ready for Game 3 at Isles

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Capitals goalie Braden Holtby wasn’t sure what felt worse: Sitting out a playoff game because of an illness, or watching the Capitals fall behind the New York Islanders by two goals…

  • Silfverberg’s last-minute goal puts Ducks past Jets 2-1

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although Jakob Silfverberg and the Anaheim Ducks realize they probably should stop waiting to win games in the third period, they’ve thrived on dramatic escapes and last-minute heroics all season. In…

  • NHL Playoff Capsules

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jakob Silfverberg scored the tiebreaking goal with 21 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from another third-period deficit for a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night,…