Posts Tagged Men’s hockey

Islanders beat Capitals 3-1 to force Game 7

New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) and Ryan Strome, right, celebrate a first period goal by center John Tavares against the Washington Capitals during Game 6 during the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. Strome had an assist on the goal. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Islanders captain John Tavares was still attempting to gather his bearings after being leveled in the corner, when he heard the familiar — and welcome — roar go up inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for what could be the last time.

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Penguins searching for answers after quick playoff exit

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) looks at the scoreboard after the New York Rangers scored in overtime to win Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York. The Rangers advanced to the second round after winning 2-1. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby wasn’t making excuses so much as stating the obvious.

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Islanders down another defenseman: de Haan ruled out vs Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have lost another defenseman, with Calvin de Haan ruled out of Game 6 against the Washington Capitals.

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Rangers head to 2nd round, await Capitals or Islanders

The New York Rangers celebrate after beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in overtime of Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers aren’t accustomed to this.

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Senators beat Canadiens 5-1 to force Game 6

Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson, second from left, celebrates with teammates Milan Michalek (9), Kyle Turris (7), Patrick Wiercioch (46) and Mark Stone (61) after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of Game 5 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Craig Anderson made 45 saves and the Ottawa Senators avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.

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