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Capitals beat Blue Jackets in Game 6 to advance to 2nd round

CAPITALS BEAT BLUE JACKETS IN GAME 6 TO ADVANCE TO 2ND ROUND

COLUMBUS, Ohio Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Braden Holtby had 35 saves as the Washington Capitals advanced to the Eastern Conference...

NHL playoffs 2018: Capitals' Ovechkin 'can't wait' for second-round series vs. Crosby, Penguins

NHL PLAYOFFS 2018: CAPITALS' OVECHKIN 'CAN'T WAIT' FOR SECOND-ROUND SERIES VS. CROSBY, PENGUINS

Ovechkin scored twice to lead the Capitals to a 6-3 series-clinching win over the Blue Jackets Monday.

 
 
 
Capitals advance with 6-3 win over Blue Jackets in Game 6

CAPITALS ADVANCE WITH 6-3 WIN OVER BLUE JACKETS IN GAME 6

Alex Ovechkin scored twice and the Washington Capitals advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 6-3 win over the Columbus...

Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7

ANDERSEN HELPS MAPLE LEAFS BEAT BRUINS 3-1 TO FORCE GAME 7

Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins, forcing a decisive Game 7 in...

 
 
 
What's on TV: 'Handmaid's Tale,' '3%' and 'Archer'

WHAT'S ON TV: 'HANDMAID'S TALE,' '3%' AND 'ARCHER'

This week the NFL Draft takes place, squeezed in between NBA and NHL playoffs action. At the same time Archer is back to open another...

Wild split with GM Chuck Fletcher after playoff exit

WILD SPLIT WITH GM CHUCK FLETCHER AFTER PLAYOFF EXIT

Wild split with longtime general manager Chuck Fletcher after 1st-round playoff exit

 
 
 
Wild don't renew contract of GM Chuck Fl

WILD DON'T RENEW CONTRACT OF GM CHUCK FL

Fletcher had been GM of the Wild since 2009, but the team has been eliiminated in the first round of the NHL playoffs the past three...

Guentzel scores 4 goals to lead Penguins to Game 6 clinch

GUENTZEL SCORES 4 GOALS TO LEAD PENGUINS TO GAME 6 CLINCH

Jake Guentzel scored four straight goals for a postseason hat trick to send the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh...

 
 
 
NHL playoffs 2018: Flyers' Sean Couturier played with torn MCL

NHL PLAYOFFS 2018: FLYERS' SEAN COUTURIER PLAYED WITH TORN MCL

The star center played with torn MCL after collision in practice, but scored GWG in Game 5 and hat trick in Game 6.

NHL playoffs 2018: Jake Guentzel scores four goals to help Penguins eliminate Flyers

NHL PLAYOFFS 2018: JAKE GUENTZEL SCORES FOUR GOALS TO HELP PENGUINS ELIMINATE FLYERS

Jake Guentzel helped the Penguins earn a 8-5 victory to clinch their ninth straight playoff series win Sunday in Philadelphia.

 
 
 
Jake Guentzel scores 4 straight to help Penguins eliminate Flyers

JAKE GUENTZEL SCORES 4 STRAIGHT TO HELP PENGUINS ELIMINATE FLYERS

Jake Guentzel scored four straight goals to help send the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins into the next...

Backstrom scores in OT, Caps take 3-2 series lead

BACKSTROM SCORES IN OT, CAPS TAKE 3-2 SERIES LEAD

WASHINGTON Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over...

 
 
 
10 longest overtime games in NHL Stanley Cup playoffs history

10 LONGEST OVERTIME GAMES IN NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS HISTORY

The Stanley Cup playoffs often mean unlimited overtime. Some games needed more than a few minutes to decide a winner. Here are the...

NHL playoffs 2018: Bruins' Patrice Bergeron will likely return to lineup for Game 5

NHL PLAYOFFS 2018: BRUINS' PATRICE BERGERON WILL LIKELY RETURN TO LINEUP FOR GAME 5

Bruins star center Patrice Bergeron is expected to be in the lineup Saturday against the Maple Leafs.

 
 
 
McGann's To Host Bruins Game 5 Budweiser Pre-Game Party On Saturday

MCGANN'S TO HOST BRUINS GAME 5 BUDWEISER PRE-GAME PARTY ON SATURDAY

It's time to party playoff style, Boston. Get down to McGann's Irish Pub on Saturday. The Boston Bruins can eliminate the Toronto Maple...

Jets reach new heights, dispatch Wild for 1st series win in franchise history

JETS REACH NEW HEIGHTS, DISPATCH WILD FOR 1ST SERIES WIN IN FRANCHISE HISTORY

The Winnipeg Jets are heading to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs after a 5-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Friday.

 
 
 
Zero room for error: Toronto Maple Leafs face very tall task as first-round series shifts back to Boston

ZERO ROOM FOR ERROR: TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS FACE VERY TALL TASK AS FIRST-ROUND SERIES SHIFTS BACK TO BOSTON

The Toronto Maple Leafs left themselves little room for error after consecutive ugly road losses to open their first-round playoff...

Maple Leafs will need 'all hands on deck' to avoid elimination

MAPLE LEAFS WILL NEED 'ALL HANDS ON DECK' TO AVOID ELIMINATION

The Maple Leafs left themselves little room for error after consecutive ugly road losses to open their first-round Stanley Cup playoff...

 
 
 
SportsLine's Top Weekend Picks: NBA And NHL Playoffs Roll On

SPORTSLINE'S TOP WEEKEND PICKS: NBA AND NHL PLAYOFFS ROLL ON

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers Friday, April 20, 2018, 7:00 pm ET CLEVELAND +1 I need to ride LeBron James. The Cavs will continue...

Nick Foligno wants Columbus to dictate the game in D.C

NICK FOLIGNO WANTS COLUMBUS TO DICTATE THE GAME IN D.C

The Captain after the 4-1 loss.