Hurricanes top Islanders 5-2; Stars beat Blues 4-2

Hockey 05/01/19, 23:39

Sebastian Aho set up Justin Williams' go-ahead goal with 9:45 remaining, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Wednesday night to take a 3-0 lead in their second-round series.Teuvo Teravainen had two goals, including an empty-netter with 57.1 seconds remaining, Justin Faulk also scored and Aho ...

Stars switch top lines and beat Blues 4-2 to even series 2-2

Hockey 05/01/19, 23:31

Rookie Roope Hintz scored his fifth goal of the playoffs, Tyler Seguin and Alexander Radulov each had two assists and the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Wednesday night to even the second-round series at two games each.Rookie coach Jim Montgomery made a significant change by switching ...

Islanders facing big hole in series filled with close games

Hockey 05/01/19, 22:39

Robin Lehner sat in the locker room, surrounded by reporters and taking the blame for the New York Islanders' latest playoff loss. His lament: a turnover behind the net that led to the go-ahead goal for the Carolina Hurricanes."I own that one," the goaltender said.Yet, that play offered a glimpse ...

Hurricanes beat Islanders 5-2, take 3-0 series lead

Sports 05/01/19, 20:54

Sebastian Aho set up Justin Williams' go-ahead goal with 9:45 remaining, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Wednesday night to take a 3-0 lead in their second-round series.Teuvo Teravainen had two goals, including an empty-netter with 57.1 seconds remaining, Justin Faulk also scored and Aho ...

Blue Jackets seek more history with every playoff game

Sports 05/01/19, 13:23

The Columbus Blue Jackets continue to journey deeper into uncharted territory with each win in these playoffs.Among the franchise firsts so far: Winning a playoff series (they swept Tampa Bay in the opening round), first appearance in the second round, first second-round game played — and won — at home. ...

Couture’s hat trick leads Sharks past Avalance 4-2 in Game 3

Hockey 05/01/19, 02:37

Logan Couture scored three times, including the go-ahead goal with 7:10 remaining, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Tuesday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.Couture sent a shot over the shoulder of Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer just 65 seconds ...

Isles’ Lehner thrives after confronting mental health issues

Sports 05/01/19, 02:30

A sign hangs above the door between the locker room and the ice at the New York Islanders' practice facility that reads, "GET BETTER EVERY DAY."It carries a powerful double meaning for Robin Lehner, who before the season disclosed his struggles with mental illness and is now a finalist for ...

Couture scores 3 goals, Sharks beat Avs 4-2 in Game 3

Sports 04/30/19, 23:53

Logan Couture scored three times, including the go-ahead goal with 7:10 remaining, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Tuesday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.Couture sent a shot over the shoulder of Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer just 65 seconds ...

Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets beat Bruins to take 2-1 series lead

Sports 04/30/19, 21:11

Sergei Bobrovsky kept up his impressive postseason play, making 35 saves as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Tuesday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.Boone Jenner and Matt Duchene scored for the Blue Jackets, who won a second-round home game ...

Matt Calvert out of the lineup for Avalanche

Sports 04/30/19, 15:33

The Colorado Avalanche will be without physical forward Matt Calvert for Game 3 against San Jose.Calvert was banged up after taking a hit while delivering a pass to Nathan MacKinnon for an empty-net goal late in Game 2 at San Jose.Sven Andrighetto will take Calvert's place in the lineup Tuesday. ...

FACEOFF: Carolina facing goalie questions with Mrazek injury

Hockey 04/30/19, 14:27

Rod Brind'Amour considers himself lucky to have two goalies he trusts. It looks like he is turning to the second one.The first legitimate goalie dilemma of the playoffs belongs to the Carolina Hurricanes, now that starter Petr Mrazek is dealing with a lower body injury that has him day to ...

Forward-thinking: Avs defenseman Barrie chips in on offense

Sports 04/30/19, 01:13

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie has developed a reputation as forward thinking.Easy to understand why: He's constantly thinking as a forward.His father was an NHL forward. As a kid, he was a forward. And now he's chipping in on offense much like a forward.Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie, left, jostles ...

Jokic’s 37 points leads Nuggets past Portland 121-113

Sports 04/30/19, 00:20

Nikola Jokic scored 37 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood Damian Lillard's 39-point effort and Enes Kanter's strong return to Portland's lineup in a 121-113 win over the well-rested Trail Blazers in the opener of their second-round playoff series Monday night.Lillard, who struck for 50 points, including a 37-footer at ...

Blues prevail in wild 3rd to beat Stars 4-3 for 2-1 lead

Hockey 04/29/19, 22:10

Pat Maroon flicked a puck over Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop with 1:38 left in a wild third period, and the St. Louis Blues won 4-3 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.Maroon's second goal of the playoffs came after he gathered the ...

Healthy Karlsson gives Sharks optimism heading into Game 3

Hockey 04/29/19, 17:23

Erik Karlsson took the puck behind his own net and went on the type of end-to-end rush that has made him one of the NHL's most dynamic defensemen.Even though Karlsson's rush didn't lead to a goal and came in San Jose's 4-3 loss in Game 2 to Colorado, it encouraged ...

Injuries piling up for Hurricanes during playoff run

Hockey 04/29/19, 12:39

Carolina Hurricanes goalie Petr Mrazek is day to day with a lower body injury while defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk is out with an upper body injury.Coach Rod Brind'Amour also said Monday forward Saku Maenalanen is expected to miss the rest of the second-round series with the New York Islanders with ...

Avalanche beat Sharks 4-3 to even series at game apiece

Sports 04/28/19, 21:13

Tyson Barrie scored the tiebreaking goal and assisted on two others, sending the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday that tied the second-round series at a game apiece.The Avalanche were in danger of falling into a 2-0 series hole when coach Jared Bednar ...

Hurricanes rally past Islanders to take 2-0 series lead

Sports 04/28/19, 17:19

Warren Foegele and Nino Niederreiter scored 48 seconds apart early in the third period to rally the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday and a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.Petr Mrazek stopped nine of 10 shots he faced before leaving ...

Stars, Blues find way with new coaches, go into Game 3 even

Hockey 04/28/19, 15:46

Jim Montgomery is a rookie NHL coach with a championship background.With Montgomery, their third coach in three seasons after grizzled and somewhat different veterans Ken Hitchcock and Lindy Ruff, the Dallas Stars have gained home-ice advantage in the second round of their Western Conference playoff series against the St. Louis ...

Islanders fans don’t mind Brooklyn for playoff games

Sports 04/28/19, 10:52

With their team playing in the Eastern Conference semifinals, New York Islanders fans are back in Brooklyn for the first time in more than two months. And since it means they're doing well in the Stanley Cup playoffs, they're happy to be back."I prefer the Coliseum but I'd rather be ...

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