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  • Less ‘panic’ helps Capitals in 1-goal games against Rangers

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green thinks his team is better equipped now to handle tight, low-scoring games than it used to be. Which is a good thing, because their opponent in…

  • Backlund’s OT goal lifts Flames over Ducks 4-3

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund didn’t need to see the biggest goal of his NHL career go in. The crowd and the rest of the Calgary Flames told him he’d scored the winner. Backlund…

  • Ducks-Flames Sum

    Anaheim 2 1 0 0—3 Calgary 1 1 1 1—4 First Period_1, Calgary, Bollig 2 (Raymond, Granlund), 2:07. 2, Anaheim, Maroon 3 (Getzlaf, Vatanen), 6:57. 3, Anaheim, Perry 6 (Despres, Getzlaf), 14:10. Second Period_4, Calgary,…

  • Ducks-Flames Sums

    Anaheim 2 1 0 0—3 Calgary 1 1 1 1—4 First Period_1, Calgary, Bollig 2 (Raymond, Granlund), 2:07. 2, Anaheim, Maroon 3 (Getzlaf, Vatanen), 6:57. 3, Anaheim, Perry 6 (Despres, Getzlaf), 14:10. Penalties_Stoner, Ana (interference),…

  • Kane, Crawford carry Blackhawks past Wild 1-0 for 3-0 lead

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Patrick Kane has been playing like he never left. Corey Crawford has resolutely rebounded from being benched. The Chicago Blackhawks have only begun to rev up their game, and the…

  • 2015 Playoff Overtime Goals

    First Round April 15 — Chicago 4, Nashville 3, 2OT, Duncan Keith, 7:49. April 17 — Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, OT, Alex Galchenyuk, 3:40. April 19 — N.Y. Islanders 2, Washington 1, OT, John Tavares,…

  • Blackhawks-Wild Sum

    Chicago 1 0 0—1 Minnesota 0 0 0—0 First Period_1, Chicago, Kane 6 (Shaw, Sharp), 14:06 (pp). Second Period_None. Third Period_None. Shots on Goal_Chicago 9-9-4_22. Minnesota 8-12-10_30. Goalies_Chicago, Crawford. Minnesota, Dubnyk. A_19,349 (17,954). T_2:29.

  • Blackhawks-Wild Sums

    Chicago 1 0 0—1 Minnesota 0 0 0—0 First Period_1, Chicago, Kane 6 (Shaw, Sharp), 14:06 (pp). Penalties_Vermette, Chi (tripping), 7:42; Spurgeon, Min (tripping), 13:09. Second Period_None. Penalties_Bickell, Chi (interference), 12:00. Third Period_None. Penalties_Chicago bench,…

  • Power outage forces restoration of ice for Blackhawks-Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An overnight power outage in downtown St. Paul created a challenge for the maintenance crew at Xcel Energy Center before Game 3 between the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild. Without…

  • Canadiens’ Brandon Prust apologizes to ref, is fined $5,000

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for comments he made to referee Brad Watson following Game 2. Prust, who was fined Tuesday, also apologized to…

  • Less ‘panic’ helps Capitals in 1-goal games against Rangers

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green thinks his team is better equipped now to handle tight, low-scoring games than it used to be. Which is a good thing, because their opponent in…

  • Blackhawks, Ducks could take 3-0 series strangleholds

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although the Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks appear to be steamrolling toward a meeting in the Western Conference finals, they’re only halfway there. The Minnesota Wild and the Calgary Flames…

  • Holtby’s shutout, Beagle’s goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0

    Holtby made 30 saves for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle took advantage of a fortuitous bounce to score his first goal of this postseason, giving the Capitals a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday night for a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

  • Rangers-Capitals Sums

    N.Y. Rangers 0 0 0—0 Washington 0 1 0—1 First Period_None. Penalties_Yandle, NYR (tripping), 8:37; Brassard, NYR (holding), 13:00. Second Period_1, Washington, Beagle 1 (Burakovsky, Brouwer), 7:31. Penalties_Alzner, Was (delay of game), :13. Third Period_None.…

  • Rangers-Capitals Sum

    N.Y. Rangers 0 0 0—0 Washington 0 1 0—1 First Period_None. Second Period_1, Washington, Beagle 1 (Burakovsky, Brouwer), 7:31. Third Period_None. Shots on Goal_N.Y. Rangers 11-9-10_30. Washington 7-8-7_22. Goalies_N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist. Washington, Holtby. A_18,506 (18,506).…