NEW YORK - After an encouraging one-hour workout Friday, Flyers goalie Steve Mason had a setback Saturday and will miss Game 2 of the opening-round playoff series against the New York Rangers on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
Rangers Rants | Bergen Record 14 hours ago
Both the Rangers and Flyers practiced today at Madison Square Garden and the biggest (only) news is that Flyers goalie Steve Mason is not yet ready to play. Mason went through the full practice but constantly stopped to stretch his body out. At his locker after practice, Mason said he was not going...
Milan Lucic is at his best when he plays with emotion, and every once in a while he steps over the line.At 19:55 of the second period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the Detroit Red Wings, Lucic took a running jump and cleared that imaginary line with the greatest of ease. Lucic went unpunished Friday at the Garden when he speared Detroit’s Danny DeKeyser in the private parts from behind, but the long arm of the NHL law caught up with him yesterday. The league fined Lucic $5,000.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI 14 hours ago
Bruins forward Milan Lucic was fined $5,000 Saturday for spearing Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser in the groin in Detroit’s 1-0 Game 1 victory over the B’s. Lucic skated up behind DeKeyser in the second period of the then-scoreless game, stuck his stick between DeKeyser’s legs and forcefully yanked it up, causing DeKeyser to fall [...]
The third period was not the best period of the game for the Blues. Two deflections wound up in the back of the net, Bryan Bickell knee'd Vladimir Sobotka, the power play wasn't clicking, and then this happened: Backes was extremely slow to get up, and when he did he had no clue where he was - he tried to go after Seabrook in the ensuing scrum, but it was broken up and a very wobbly Backes was led back to the locker room to get medical attention. There was no penalty on the play, but Seabrook was ejected from the game. He's never been suspended before, but at least a few games would not be...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko and St. Louis were in trouble Saturday before a vicious hit by Chicago defenseman Brent Seabrook provided an opening for the Blues.
NHL 8 hours ago
Recapping the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues Game 2 matchup with highlights and analysis.
This is the time of year when NHL referees mostly put their whistles away, generally calling only the most blatant fouls and letting stuff go that would be penalized in the regular season.The Detroit Red Wings took good advantage of that knowledge during Friday’s remarkably tight and defensive 1-0 victory against the Bruins in Game 1 of their first-round series.More than once, Wings defenders stepped into the path of Bruins trying to get in on the forecheck — interference that often would earn two minutes during the season.