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In OT of Game 7, Lupul Lifts Flyers

Philadelphia will face Montreal in Round 2 after 3-2 win

(Newser) - The Philadelphia Flyers finally figured out how to put away the Washington Capitals. Joffrey Lupul put in a rebound during a power play 6:06 into overtime in Game 7 to lift Philadelphia past Alex Ovechkin and Washington 3-2 on Tuesday night in their Eastern Conference first-round series. More »

Huet's 30 Saves Lift Capitals

One goal in each period helps Washington avoid elimination

(Newser) - The young Washington Capitals finally seem to be getting the hang of this thing called playoff hockey. With just the right mix of brawn and skill, the Capitals stayed alive today by knocking the Philadelphia Flyers off stride early and holding onto the lead with another solid game from goaltender... More »

Huet Pays Dividends Again for Capitals

Briere beats Islanders in shootout, rookies lift Leafs past Canadiens

(Newser) - Trading for Cristobal Huet paid off again for the Washington Capitals tonight, reports the Associated Press. Huet recorded his second shutout for the Caps and 17th of his career by blanking the Florida Panthers, 4-0, making 32 saves. It was Huet's fourth shutout of the season. Viktor Kozlov had a... More »

Habs, Plekanec Surpass Sabres

As Plekanec's hat trick, plus three more give Montreal a one point advantage over Ottawa in the Northeast

(Newser) - Though three was the important number for Tomas Plekanec last night, one is Montreal's magic number following a 6-2 pounding of Buffalo, the Montreal Gazette reports. Plekanec earned his first NHL hat trick, propelling the Habs to one point ahead of the reeling Senators in the Northeast Division, and one... More »

Canadiens Outlast Senators

Flyers survive Kovalchuck, Kings top Rangers

(Newser) - The Canadiens bested the Senators last night, defeating Ottawa 4-3, the AP reports. Montreal pulled within a single point of the Sens for the conference lead, as Ottawa has slumped badly without the injured Dany Heatley. Tomas Plekanec had two goals and an assist, Andrei Kostitsyn a goal and two... More »

Panthers Stave off Canadiens

Despite third period heroics

(Newser) - Though Montreal struck back late, Florida nonetheless held on to their early lead,  triumphing 3-2 last night, the AP reports. Panther's goalie Tomas Vokoun made 23 saves, and preserved what would have been his third shutout in six games until midway through the third, when Montreal's Andrei Markov scored... More »

Price Shines as Canadiens Beat Flyers

Flames overpower Lightning, Islanders survive Coyotes

(Newser) - Montreal ended a two-game losing streak last night with a 4-1 victory over Philadelphia, the AP reports. Rookie goaltender Carey Price, the Canadiens' first pick in the 2005 draft, had 29 saves, filling in for injured Cristobal Huet. Mark Streit had two goals for Montreal, and Mike Knuble was responsible... More »

Ottawa Bounces Back, Knocks Off Montreal

Canadiens fall on night they retire No. 19 of Larry Robinson

(Newser) - Ottawa Senators coach John Paddock shuffled his lines after his team's shutout loss versus Toronto on Saturday. The Sens' 4-2 win might mean those new lines stay intact, as Jason Spezza and Dany Heatley each picked up three points, backing goalie Martin Gerber for his league-leading 13th victory. "It... More »

Canadiens Skate Circles Around Slumping Flyers

Koivu and company outplay Philadelphia in decisive 5-2 victory

(Newser) - The Montreal Canadiens coasted to victory behind Saku Koivu's goal and assist to put away the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2, reports the AP. The Flyers' third loss in four games gave Koivu and company their sixth straight win as the sellout crowd took every chance to mock Flyers' center Daniel Briere,... More »

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