Posts Tagged Hockey

Rowdy fans vs. noise famine at NCAA hockey regional sites

Quinnipiac forward Travis St. Denis, right, battles North Dakota forward Michael Parks along the boards during the third period during an NCAA college hockey game Friday, March 27, 2015, in Fargo, N.D. North Dakota won 4-1. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy)

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The NCAA wants to take home-ice advantage away from its regional hockey tournaments. Yet, the effort to secure neutral sites reveals an imbalance between an electrifying atmosphere and hundreds of empty seats.

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Duchene, Iginla have 3 points each as Avs beat Sabres 5-3

Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, center, celebrates his goal with defenseman Jan Hejda, left, of the Czech Republic, and right wing Jarome Iginla in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists, Jarome Iginla had three assists and the Colorado Avalanche kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

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Brewer scores winner in OT to lift Maple Leafs past Senators

Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Eric Brewer looks on before his game-winning goal as Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson looks back at the puck bouncing off the post during overtime in an NHL hockey game in Toronto, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

TORONTO (AP) — Eric Brewer scored 3:17 into overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.

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RIT beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 in Midwest Regionals

RIT players celebrate after their victory over Minnesota State Mankato in a regional semifinal in the NCAA college hockey tournament Saturday, March 28, 2015, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Josh Mitchell broke a tie in the third period and Rochester Institute of Technology beat top-seeded Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 on Saturday in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.

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Lucic scores 2 goals in Bruins’ 4-2 win over Rangers

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) slides to make a save as teammate Tanner Glass (15) looks to clear the puck from Boston Bruins center Gregory Campbell (11) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

BOSTON (AP) — If the Boston Bruins want an example of what’s needed in the final few games to make the playoffs, they can simply watch a replay of the first period against the New York Rangers.

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