Archive for the ‘NHL’ category

Experienced Red Wings Exposing Young Lightning’s Shortcomings After Game 5 Win

April 25th, 2015
There's no substitute for what the Detroit Red Wings stars have in spades—playoff experience.The Red Wings' new starting goaltender may be a rookie, but it’s the overall experience of the team that has made the playoffs an incredible 24 straight seasons that has pushed the young, talented and ultimately fragile-looking ...

Controlling Emotions Now the Key to Winning Nasty Islanders-Capitals Series

April 25th, 2015
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Matt Martin stood in front of his locker, the bridge of his nose black and blue with a fresh red wound peeking out from under an Islanders cap—“It happened a few games ago,” he said. “It just keeps reopening. My nose can’t get a break these days...no ...

Predators vs. Blackhawks: Game 6 Live Score, Highlights for 2015 NHL Playoffs

April 25th, 2015
The Chicago Blackhawks proved they can close out an opponent as they rallied from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 and win their playoff series in six games. Duncan Keith scored the game-winning goal when he blasted a long shot past Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne with 3:48 to ...

Red Wings vs. Lightning: Game 5 Live Score, Highlights for 2015 NHL Playoffs

April 25th, 2015
After surrendering a 2-0 third-period lead in Game 4 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Detroit Red Wings made no such mistake on Saturday night. Back on hostile turf, the Wings rode a 28-save shutout performance by goaltender Petr Mrazek to a 4-0 win ...

Capitals vs. Islanders: Game 6 Live Score, Highlights for 2015 NHL Playoffs

April 25th, 2015
New York Islanders 3, Washington Capitals 1 (Series Tied at 3-3)  Nikolay Kulemin's first career playoff goal will go down in New York Islanders lore no matter what the result of Game 7 is.  Kulemin's goal with nine minutes and 27 seconds remaining in the game kept New York's playoff hopes alive ...

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015: Latest Postseason Scores, Bracket and Standings

April 25th, 2015
All three of Friday night's winners in the Stanley Cup playoffs find themselves in different situations. The Ottawa Senators' 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens helped to stave off elimination and force a Game 6. The Sens are still on the brink as they try to capture the second of what ...

NHL Playoff Schedule 2015: TV, Live Stream Coverage Guide for Saturday’s Matchup

April 25th, 2015
By the time Saturday's first-round action wraps up in the 2015 NHL playoffs, three more teams may join the Pittsburgh Penguins and Winnipeg Jets on the list of those eliminated from the postseason. The Anaheim Ducks swept aside the Jets in four games, while the New York Rangers knocked the Penguins ...

Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Strategy for April 25

April 25th, 2015
Saturday's matchups in the 2015 NHL playoffs are sure to live up to the billing. With Game 6 action in three of the four games on tap, stakes and tensions will be enormous as clubs aim to save their seasons. The feeling-out process for these teams is long in the past, ...

NHL Playoffs 2015: Latest Stanley Cup Odds and Predictions for Saturday Games

April 25th, 2015
In the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, no series lead is ever safe. Well, at the very least, tell that to the three teams facing elimination on Saturday.  Th New York Islanders, Nashville Predators and Vancouver Canucks are all on the brink of seeing their seasons come to an end in their ...

Devan Dubnyk Proving Capable of Carrying Wild on Deep Run After Stellar Game 5

April 24th, 2015
We’ve seen what happens when Devan Dubnyk has an off night. The Minnesota Wild goaltender was lit up for six goals this week in Game 4 of the Western Conference showdown against the St. Louis Blues. Those nights, however, have been rare this season. We’ve also seen what Dubnyk has meant to the ...