Posts Tagged Stanley Cup Playoffs

Canucks sticking with 4 lines in playoffs

Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller (1) celebrates his team's win as Vancouver Canucks' Daniel Sedin (22) and Henrik Sedin skate past at the end of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins rolled four lines for much of the regular season, and he doesn’t plan on changing that philosophy in the playoffs.

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Dynamic Duos hoping to carry the day in NHL playoffs

In this Dec. 18, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87), and Evgeni Malkin (71) take the ice for a power play during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Pittsburgh. The Penguins' chances of upsetting the New York Rangers rely heavily on stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — They are megawatt talents so universally known in NHL towns that saying their names is not required, only their jersey numbers.

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Keith scores as Blackhawks beat Predators 4-3 in double OT

Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) congratulates left wing Patrick Sharp (10) after Sharp scored a goal against the Nashville Predators in the second period of Game 1 of an NHL Western Conference hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks could not have started worse giving up three goals on the first 12 shots, forcing coach Joel Quenneville to yank goalie Corey Crawford.

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Flynn scores winner, Canadiens take Senators 3-1 in Game 1

Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban (76) argues with referee Dave Jackson after receiving a game misconduct during the second period of Game 1 in an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Lots of scoring and wild action took a back seat Wednesday night to a slash that could lead to a suspension for Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban.

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Top-seeded Ducks wary of Jets’ long-awaited playoff return

Winnipeg Jets' Lee Stempniak (20) and fans celebrate his goal against the Calgary Flames during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf was a 10-year-old kid growing up in Saskatchewan the last time the Winnipeg Jets were in the NHL playoffs.

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