You knew Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals would be hearing it after yet another disappointing postseason, and yet another playoff defeat at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Anaheim Ducks have finally broken their Game 7 curse.
After losing four straight Game 7s at home in the playoffs, the Ducks prevailed against the Edmonton Oilers, winning 2-1.
The NHL’s concussion spotters somehow did not act despite seeing Sidney Crosby go head-first into the boards during Game 6 of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Washington Capitals series on Monday night.
The Washington Capitals tying Game 5 of their playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period on Saturday wasn’t even the best part of Nicklas Backstrom’s goal.
Kyle Turris gave the Ottawa Senators a huge victory with a game-winning goal in overtime to lift his team over the New York Rangers 5-4 in Game 5 of their second-round playoff series on Saturday.
The Edmonton Oilers took care of some important tasks by playing well enough to reach the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. But the franchise is not without problems in the postseason.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are facing elimination in their NHL Playoff first-round series against the Washington Capitals, but coach Mike Babcock is convinced his squad isn’t done just yet.
Alex Ovechkin returned for the start of the second period of Friday’s Game 5 between the Capitals and Maple Leafs despite taking a huge hit to his knee from Nazem Kadri the previous period.