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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:04:33 GMTRangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist chasing the puck in a busy first period Thursday in which he made 21 saves against Ottawa. He had 41 for the game.Lundqvist, continuing his strong play, stopped 41 shots, but Erik Karlsson’s goal with 4 minutes 11 seconds left lifted Ottawa.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:39:23 GMTThe former N.H.L. center Travis Green after his introduction as the successor to Willie Desjardins as coach of the Vancouver Canucks.Green, with no N.H.L.-level coaching experience, will have to develop Vancouver’s roster after the club set a franchise low for goals this season.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:10:25 GMTPat Kelleher, an assistant executive director who has developed youth programs at U.S.A. Hockey, will become executive director as the sport’s national governing body faces scrutiny for a lack of gender diversity.Pat Kelleher has developed youth programs for the sport’s national governing body, which last month faced a boycott by the national women’s team.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:32:04 GMTAdam Larsson, center, celebrating one of his two third-period goals in Edmonton’s 5-3 victory over Anaheim in Game 1 on Wednesday.Edmonton blew a two-goal lead in the third but took Game 1 of its second-round series in Anaheim. Nashville also won Game 1 on the road, beating St. Louis.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:33:01 GMTThe Senators captain Erik Karlsson (65) is an offensive force known for his spectacular passing. Ottawa faces the Rangers in a second-round playoff series starting Thursday.In a contrast in defensemen, Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson is an offensive force known for his passing, while Ryan McDonagh has a more physical style.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:00:24 GMTAlex Ovechkin of the Capitals. The Capitals face the Penguins Thursday in the second round of the N.H.L. playoffs.The Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who had the two best records in the league, will square off in the main event.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:43:34 GMTThe Montreal Canadiens’ Steve Ott (92) going face to face with the Rangers’ Mats Zuccarello in their first-round playoff series. Ott called getting under opponents’ skin “the game within the game.”Some players help their teams by being major irritants. Bloody or illegal hits can be part of the package.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:22:00 GMTRangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist had defensive help from Rick Nash (61) against Andrew Shaw in Game 1 against Montreal. But Lundqvist stood tall in his own right in a six-game series victory.“I’m going to have a glass of wine tonight, maybe two,” Coach Alain Vigneault said after his team eliminated the Montreal Canadiens.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:06:35 GMTHenrik Lundqvist protected a one-goal lead for more than 25 minutes until the Rangers’ late empty-net goal.They will play the Boston Bruins or the Ottawa Senators in the next round.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:17:58 GMTNico Hischier (13) after scoring in a game for top prospects in January in Quebec City. Hischier, 18, a center who starred for Switzerland at the under-20 world junior hockey championship, is now ranked No. 2 among N.H.L. draft prospects.Hischier, 18, who starred at the under-20 world junior hockey championship, is poised to become the highest Swiss-born player selected in the June draft.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:07:21 GMTRangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30) during Thursday’s 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 5. Lundqvist made 34 saves.After falling behind in the best-of-seven series, the Rangers have turned the tables on Montreal and are returning home for Game 6.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:08:53 GMTAlex Ovechkin lay on the ice after a hit by Nazem Kadri on Friday during Game 5.Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals star, took a hard check from Nazem Kadri of the Toronto Maple Leafs during the first period on Friday but was back on the ice for the second.