Posts Tagged Stanley Cup Playoffs

Canadiens hope to build on win against Lightning

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) stops Tampa Bay Lightning center Nate Thompson (44) on a breakaway in overtime of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. The Canadiens won the game 5-4. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Carey Price concedes that failing to protect a pair of third-period leads is not a formula for success in the NHL playoffs.

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Oshie ruled out for Blues playoff opener

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have ruled out forward T.J. Oshie for their playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks, but Vladimir Tarasenko is set to return after missing 15 games with a broken thumb.

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Anaheim Ducks hold off Stars 4-3 in series opener

Dallas Stars' Ryan Garbutt falls to the ice after he was checked by Anaheim Ducks' Bryan Allen during the third period in Game 1 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Ducks won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks roared to a big early lead before blowing three-quarters of it. They skated circles around the Dallas Stars early, only to hold on by their fingernails late.

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Roy makes all right moves in 1st year leading Avs

In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, Colorado Avalanche's head coach Patrick Roy yells on the bench as Marc-Andre Cliche (24), John Mitchell (7) and Maxime Talbot (25) look on during third period action against the Winnipeg Jets in  in Winnipeg. Roy's pushed all the right buttons in leading a team that finished last in the Western Conference a season ago back into the playoffs. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,  John Woods)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Patrick Roy’s fiery personality was on full display in the opening game when the Colorado coach got into a heated exchange with Anaheim, banging his hands again and again on the glass partition until it tilted.

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Lightning’s Lindback to start Game 1 vs. Canadiens

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39), from Sweden, deflects a shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper grudgingly gave up the news.

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