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Ottawa Senators Thump Montreal Canadiens To Win Series

Ottawa Beats Montreal To win Series

The Ottawa Senators thumped the Montreal Canadiens 6-1 at the Bell Centre on Thursday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Sens took the series 4-1 over the favored Canadiens and sees them reach the second round of the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2007. Cory Conacher led the way for… Read more »

Vancouver Canucks Swept By San Jose Sharks After Overtime Loss

Canucks swept after overtime loss

The Vancouver Canucks were swept by the San Jose Sharks in their Western Conference quarterfinal following a 4-3 overtime loss at the HP Pavilion on Tuesday night. Patrick Marleau scored on the power play at the 13:18 mark of the extra session to send the Canucks packing. Vancouver was clinging to a 3-2 lead late… Read more »

Blackhawks To Host Penguins At Soldier Field Next Season

soldier field

The Chicago Blackhawks will be playing an outdoor hockey game next year against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Soldier Field in Chicago. The Blackhawks, who recently beat the Wild 2-1 in overtime during the opening game of the NHL playoffs, announced today that they’d be taking over the Chicago Bears’ stadium for an early Spring game… Read more »

Rangers Knock Devils Out Of Playoff Race With 4-1 Win

Ryan Callahan scored two goals to lead the Rangers.

The New York Rangers have officially knocked the New Jersey Devils out of the Eastern Conference playoff race with a 4-1 win on Sunday. The Devils looked to be back on track and in the playoff hunt after a 3-0 shutout win over the Philadelphia Flyers last week, but the Rangers cut their run short… Read more »

Powerful Moment As Boston Bruins’ Crowd Sings National Anthem [Video]

The Boston crowd joined in and sung the national anthem.

The Boston Bruins 3-2 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres was overshadowed by one of the most powerful moments in sports history. Just before the puck dropped Wednesday night, the 17,000-plus in attendance at TD Garden sang one of the greatest renditions of the national anthem. The Boston community was struck with tragedy early this… Read more »

Canadiens Beat Sabres 5-1 To Clinch Playoff Berth [Video]

Budaj stopped 14-of-15 shots he faced against the Sabres.

The Montreal Canadiens have officially become the second team to clinch a playoff berth in the Eastern Conference after beating the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 Thursday night. The Canadiens were led by defenseman P.K. Subban and goaltender Peter Budaj on the way to their fourth win in the past six games. Subban led the way with… Read more »

NHL Partners With Gay Advocacy Group

Patrick Sharp separates shoulder during Blackhawks point streak.

The NHL has formed a partnership with You Can Play, an advocacy group that is dedicated to working with gay athletes and fighting homophobia in sports. The NHL doesn’t currently have any openly gay athletes (neither does the NFL, MLB, or NBA) but that could change with today’s announcement. Patrick Burke, a scout for the… Read more »

Minnesota Wild’s Dany Heatley To Miss Rest Of Season

Heatley has 21 points this season.

The Minnesota Wild are currently preparing for a run at the Stanley Cup but will now have to make a major adjustment as star right winger Dany Heatley will miss the rest of the season including the playoffs. Heatley was hurt in a scuffle last Wednesday against the San Jose Sharks and went in for… Read more »

NHL Winter Classic Set For 2014, League Wants More Outdoor Games

The NHL is looking into multiple Winter Classics a season.

The 2014 NHL Winter Classic will feature a match-up between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs and will take place on New Year’s Day, but the NHL isn’t stopping there. After the press conference to unveil the 2014 Winter Classic, NHL chief operating officer John Collins made it known that there is much… Read more »

Jagr Scores In Bruins 1-0 Win Over Devils [Video]

Jagr scored his first goal with the Bruins Thursday.

The Boston Bruins beat the New Jersey Devils 1-0 Thursday as Jaromir Jagr scored the only goal of the game in his Bruins debut. Jagr was traded to the Bruins on Wednesday by the Dallas Stars, just before the trade deadline for two wingers and a conditional second-round draft pick in 2014. Jagr’s first goal… Read more »