Posts Tagged Hockey

Ducks surprise themselves with 1st-round sweep of Winnipeg

Anaheim Ducks' Tomas Fleischmann (14), Rickard Rakell (67) and coach Bruce Boudreau celebrate a goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Anaheim won 5-2 and swept the series. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Even the Anaheim Ducks are a bit surprised to be the first team through to the second round of the NHL playoffs.

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Weber’s status for Game 5 remains uncertain for Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With his team facing elimination in a first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks, Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette remains noncommittal on the status of injured players Shea Weber and Mike Fisher.

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Goaltending always a mystery in NHL postseason

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson, Montreal Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk (27) and Senators' Eric Gryba (62) all look towards the puck during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — Everybody knows how a hot goalie can alter a playoff series. What’s tricky is figuring out who might fit that description in a given postseason.

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Hawks reach agreement to sell NBA team for $850 million

In this Oct. 27, 2012, file photo, Jami Gertz, left, and her husband, Antony Ressler, arrive at the 2012 ART + FILM GALA hosted by LACMA in Los Angeles. A person familiar with the situation says a group headed by Ressler has agreed on an $850 million deal to purchase the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the sale had not been officially announced. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are taking care of business during the NBA playoffs — on and off the court.

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Tarasenko, Blues dismantle Wild 6-1 to even series

St. Louis Blues right wing Ryan Reaves (75) celebrates with teammates after his goal on Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk during the first period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series game in St. Paul, Minn., Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Louis Blues stopped chasing the Minnesota Wild and revived their checking style.

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