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Pittsburgh Penguins Eliminate Washington Capitals

The Pittsburgh Penguins have eliminated the Washington Capitals. They took the Game Seven victory on Wednesday night, dropping the Capitals in a 2-0 victory. The Penguins will face the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference Final. Pittsburgh took the win on goals by Bryan Rust and Patric Hornqvist. Sidney Crosby had an assist. The Capitals […]

Senators Defeat Rangers, Advance to Conference Final

With a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night, the Ottawa Senators punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference Final. They won their best of seven series 4-2, sealing the deal at Madison Square Garden. The Senators will face the winner of the Washington Capitals/Pittsburgh Penguins series, which will see Game Seven […]

Capitals and Penguins Gear up for Game Seven

The Washington Capitals dominated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Six of their Eastern Conference playoff series, picking up a 5-2 win on Monday night that would’ve been a 5-0 win were it not for a late lapse. Despite a few twilight issues, the Capitals played their best hockey of these playoffs. They embarrassed the Penguins in […]

Ottawa Senators Face Game Six Challenge at MSG

The Ottawa Senators may be up 3-2 in their Eastern Conference second round playoff series against the New York Rangers, but they aren’t taking anything for granted. Despite being one win away from advancing to the Eastern Conference Final for the first time since 2007, the Senators know they’ve got work to do. For one, […]

Washington Capitals Seek Game Six Atonement

The Washington Capitals find themselves in yet another must-win situation against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night, with Game Six of their Eastern Conference second round series set to go. They earned a shot at redemption with a big comeback in Game Five, snagging three third period goals for a 4-2 win. The Penguins will […]

Nashville Closes Out Series with (Another) Home Win Against Blues

The Nashville Predators are moving on to the Western Conference Final. They eliminated the St. Louis Blues with a 3-1 Game Six victory on Sunday, closing out the series and improving to 8-2 in this year’s playoffs. “It’s a great feeling right now,” Predators defenseman Roman Josi said. “It was a tough series. Every game […]

Can the Oilers’ Emotion Trump the Ducks’ Experience in Game Six?

Hockey is a painful and heartrending siege and perhaps nobody knows that more right now than the Edmonton Oilers. We all know the story of Game Five by now. The Oilers were up 3-0 on the Anaheim Ducks before the opposition took hold with a three-goal rally in the final 3:16 of the third to […]

Nashville Hopes to Ride Home Momentum to Victory in Game Six

The Nashville Predators have no intentions of playing Game Seven. With Game Six in the wind for Sunday, they’re hoping to put the St. Louis Blues away. The Blues took the victory in Game Five to avoid elimination, however, and that’s complicated things for the Predators. The good news for Nashville fans is that their […]

Penguins Charting the Course Through Another Crosby Concussion

Three days after sustaining a concussion, Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby was skating again. The Penguins announced that Crosby skated on his own at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex on Thursday. He did not play in Game Four of Pittsburgh’s playoff series against the Washington Capitals and his availability for Game Five is thus far […]

Ducks Coach Carlyle Ups Gamesmanship Ahead of Game Four

The gamesmanship continues in this year’s playoffs, with Anaheim Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle jumping back into the fray with his Tuesday suggestion that referees have been taking it easy on Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid. “To me, it seems like there is somewhat of a white-glove treatment for Mr. McDavid,” Carlyle said. “The restrictions […]

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