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Wings Drop Wild

Posted On April 05, 2015

(St. Paul, MN) -- The Red Wings slipped past the Wild 3-2 in a shootout victory. Riley Sheahan scored in the first for Detroit, and Gustav Nyquist added a power play goal in the second. Both players also scored in the shootout, and Darren Helm slipped the game-winner past Dubnyk to give Detroit the win.…

Lightning Blank Panthers

Posted On April 04, 2015

(Sunrise, FL) -- The Lightning blanked their state rival Panthers 4-0 from the BB&T Center. Steven Stamkos scored two goals in the second period and added an assist for Tampa Bay. Ben Bishop saved all 33 shots sent his way, and the Lightning clinched home field advantage throughout the playoffs. Ryan Callahan and Tyler Johnson…

Senators Slip Past Caps In OT

Posted On April 04, 2015

(Ottawa, Ontario) -- Kyle Turris scored 3:14 into overtime to push the Senators to a 4-3 win over the Capitals in Ottawa. Mark Stone, Clarke MacArthur and Mika Zibanejad all scored in 6:35 span in the first period for the Sens, who are three points behind Pittsburgh and Boston for a Wild Card spot in…

Duke Slams Michigan State To Advance To Title Game

Posted On April 04, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Duke advanced to the national championship game with an 81-61 mauling of Michigan State at the Final Four in Indianapolis. Justise Winslow led a balanced attack with 19 points and nine rebounds for the Blue Devils, who will face Wisconsin in the title game Monday night after the Badgers stunned Kentucky, 71-64,…

Isles Blank Sabres

Posted On April 04, 2015

(Uniondale, NY) -- Jaroslav Halak turned away all 21 shots he faced to lead the Islanders to a 3-0 win over the Sabres at Nassau Coliseum. Kyle Okposo score on the power play in the first, while Brock Nelson and Nikolay Kulemin found the back of the net less than four minutes apart in the…