Posts Tagged Stanley Cup Playoffs

Tyler Johnson scores hat trick; Lightning even series

Tampa Bay Lightning center Alex Killorn (17) shoots and scores past New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, right, during the third period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 18, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Johnson is carrying the Tampa Bay Lightning in the playoffs and making a name for himself.

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Ducks’ depth, Hawks’ limits in spotlight heading to Game 2

Chicago Blackhawks center Antoine Vermette, left, passes the puck under pressure from Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry during the second period in Game 1 of a Western Conference finals hockey series, Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Palmieri hadn’t scored a goal in the Anaheim Ducks’ entire playoff run until he beat Corey Crawford in the Western Conference finals opener, sliding on his back in celebration of what turned out to be the game-winner.

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