Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Patrick Kane’s goal with 8:43 left in
overtime sent the Chicago Blackhawks all square in their Western Conference
quarterfinal series with the St. Louis Blues, giving the defending Stanley Cup
champs a thrilling and critical 4-3 Game 4 victory at United Center.
Kane also scored earlier in the contest and contributed an assist as well to
help the Blackhawks record their second straight win after a pair of
heartbreaking overtime defeats continue
Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – The Dallas Stars took care of business at
American Airlines Center, winning two straight games on home ice against the
Anaheim Ducks to even their Western Conference quarterfinal series at two
Vernon Fiddler had a goal and an assist as the Stars scored four unanswered
goals to claim a 4-2 victory in Game 4 on Wednesday.
Jamie Benn, Cody Eakin and Alex Goligoski also lit the lamp for Dallas, which
had dropped Games 1 and 2 in Anaheim. continue
Columbus, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Nick Foligno’s tally at 2:49 of overtime
gave the Columbus Blue Jackets their first home playoff win in franchise
history, a 4-3 triumph over the Pittsburgh Penguins which evened this Eastern
Conference quarterfinal at two games apiece.
Foligno carried the puck up the left wing through the neutral zone, in a 1-
on-1 with Pens defenseman Matt Niskanen, then released the puck below the
circle, where it dropped from the glove hand of continue
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The National Hockey League issued a seven-
game suspension to Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke on Wednesday.
Cooke was only assessed a minor for kneeing Colorado defenseman Tyson Barrie
just over two minutes into the second period of Monday’s 1-0 Minnesota
victory in Game 3 of the Western Conference quarterfinals, but Barrie was
later diagnosed with a sprained medial collateral ligament and is scheduled to
miss 4-to-6 weeks.
The league announced shortly after the continue
Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne will
not be in the lineup as his club takes on the Stars for Game 4 of their
Western Conference quarterfinal on Wednesday night.
“Bruce told me before practice yesterday. We lost last game, so a lot of the
times the lineup is going to be different,” Selanne said. “I’m obviously
disappointed right now, but it’s Bruce’s decision and we’ll go from there.”
Selanne has contributed one continue