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MacArthur returns, scores for Sens to beat Boston…

Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal with 6:30 gone in overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday to win their first-round playoff series in six games

Predators rested, ready to face Blues in…

The Nashville Predators finally get a new opponent in the postseason after their surprising sweep of the Western Conference's No. 1 seed

End of Sharks season could bring end to…

The end of another season in San Jose could be the end of an era after the Sharks were eliminated in Game 6 of the first round Saturday night with a 3-1 loss to Edmonton

John Stevens promoted to head coach by Los…

The Los Angeles Kings are promoting John Stevens to be their next head coach

Rangers advance to 2nd round for 5th time in 6…

The New York Rangers get a couple days to regroup for the next round after pulling out a tough first-round series with three straight wins

Oilers prove they are more than McDavid in playoff win

Winning the Connor McDavid lottery two years ago was the key moment in the turnaround for an Edmonton Oilers team that had spent most of a decade at the bottom of the standings

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Yeo, Blues prep for Predators after five-game win…

The first postseason matchup for Mike Yeo against his former team couldn't have been better for the St. Louis coach, who spent almost five years on the job in Minnesota

Leafs are down but not out of tight series…

The Maple Leafs are down but not out of their tight first-round series against the Capitals as they face elimination in Game 6 in Toronto

Kuraly's 2nd goal of game lifts Bruins past…

Sean Kuraly's second goal of the game at 10:19 of the second overtime gave the Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators in Game 5, avoiding elimination in the first-round series

Flower Power: Fleury thriving in familiar spot…

Marc-Andre Fleury is the biggest reason the Pittsburgh Penguins are heading to the second-round of the playoffs

Coyle, Wild aim to keep pressure on Blues with…

Charlie Coyle has helped keep the Wild alive against St. Louis, with two of the team's five goals in the series

How to stop a superstar is biggest challenge in NHL playoffs

How to stop a superstar is the biggest challenge any team faces in the NHL playoffs

Desharnais scores late in OT to lift Oilers over Sharks, 4-3

David Desharnais scored late in the first overtime to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 win over the Sharks on Thursday night, pushing San Jose to the brink of elimination in the NHL playoffs

Bower Power: Aggressive plays working out for goalies

Aggressive plays are working out in the playoffs for goaltenders Braden Holtby and Craig Anderson

Zibanejad's OT goal lifts Rangers past Canadiens 3-2

Mika Zibanejad scored at 14:22 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series

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Sabres clean house by firing GM Murray and coach…

The Buffalo Sabres have fired general manager Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma after the youthful team missed the playoffs for a sixth consecutive season

Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets with 5-2 win in…

Sidney Crosby and Scott Wilson scored 51 seconds apart in the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins eliminate the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 5-2 win in Game 5 of their first-round series

Trotz: Caps victim of 'strange goals' as series…

Barry Trotz says the Capitals have been a victim of some strange goals against the Toronto Maple Leafs

Ducks sweep away Flames with 3-1 win in Game 4

Patrick Eaves, Nate Thompson and Ryan Getzlaf scored, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Calgary Flames 3-1 for a sweep of their first-round playoff series

Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves to record his second career playoff shutout, and the Minnesota Wild avoided elimination with a 2-0 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series

Capitals beat Maple Leafs 5-4, tie series at 2…

Tom Wilson and T.J. Oshie each scored two goals, and the Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 to tie their first-round playoff series at two games apiece

Senators beat Bruins 1-0, take 3-1 lead in series

Bobby Ryan scored early in the third period, Craig Anderson stopped 22 shots and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 for a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series

Blackhawks, Blue Jackets look to stave off…

After posting two of the top four records in the NHL in the regular season, the Chicago Blackhawks and Columbus Blue Jackets both need to find out a way to get a win on the road or their playoff runs will end soon after they started