Posts Tagged Professional hockey

Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk (13) is congratulated by teammate Johan Franzen after scoring against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, left, during the third period of Detroit's 1-0 win in Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series, in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

BOSTON (AP) — At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.

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Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2

Anaheim Ducks' Corey Perry, center, celebrates his goal as he skates past Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen, left, of Finland, and Stars' Trevor Daley during the second period in Game 2 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap shot to the jaw, attended the birth of his third child and propelled the Anaheim Ducks to two gritty playoff victories.

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76ers owner Harris calls 19-win season ‘success’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Billions of dollars couldn’t console Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris this season. Ok, maybe just a little.

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Blackhawks, Blues set to go distance again

St. Louis Blues' Alexander Steen (20) scores the game-winning goal past Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford and Niklas Hjalmarsson (4) as Blues' Steve Ott (29) and Blackhawks' Johnny Oduya (27), of Sweden, watch during the third overtime in Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Thursday, April 17, 2014, in St. Louis. The Blues won 4-3 in triple overtime. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A mood of euphoric exhaustion carried over to the next day after the St. Louis Blues won the longest game in franchise history and got the upper hand against the defending Stanley Cup champions.

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Hertl has impressive playoff debut for Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl made an impressive playoff debut for the San Jose Sharks with a goal and an assist against the same Los Angeles Kings team that almost ended his season.

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