The New York Rangers and the Tampa Bay Lightning met in game one of the 2015 Eastern Conference finals in the NHL playoffs on Saturday afternoon. In a game that came from Madison Square Garden, the Rangers claimed a narrow victory to jump out to a 1-0 series lead.
The 2015 NHL Eastern Conference finals will begin on Saturday when the Stanley Cup playoffs resume. The two teams remaining in the east are the New York Rangers and the Tampa Bay Lightning with New York entering the series as the favorite
The New York Rangers, playing in the deciding game of their second round series against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, advanced to the Eastern Conference finals behind a dramatic game seven victory.
The Montreal Canadiens, following a valiant effort to get back into their second round series with the Tampa Bay Lightning, finally fell out of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs on Tuesday night.
Hockey fans, after finishing their work-day on Monday, were in for a bit of a disappointment when they flicked on the tube at home. However, even if there were no games on Monday, there were still hockey headlines in the May 11th, 2015 edition of the Edmonton Journal.
The Montreal Canadiens may be on the edge on what could be a historic comeback for their franchise in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Montreal, after trailing 0-3 in their series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, have a chance to pull even in Florida tonight
Monday night May 11th is an off-night in the NHL as the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs have no games featured. A big reason for that is that there are only six teams left in the hunt for the championship. Those teams, along with their betting odds to win the Cup outright, are listed below.
The Calgary Flames, following a loss in game five of their second round series on Sunday night, saw their hopes dashed in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. The Anaheim Ducks, enjoying their best post-season since winning the Stanley Cup eight years ago
The Montreal Canadiens and the Tampa Bay Lightning continued their series in the second round of the 2015 NHL Playoffs on Saturday night. Montreal, having won game four in Florida to stave off elimination, hosted game five - once again in need of a victory.
The Calgary Flames, playing in front of a home audience on Friday night, may have seen their chances of staying competitive in their second round 2015 Stanley Cup NHL playoffs series come to a crashing halt.
There are only seven teams still remaining in the playoffs for the 2015 Stanley Cup. Three of those teams will face elimination this weekend, one is already into the conference finals, and three others are on the verge of advancing.
The Montreal Canadiens staved off 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs elimination on Thursday night in game four of their series from Tampa Bay Lightning. The Habs had not played well in quite some time following two losses to Ottawa, a win, and then three losses to Tampa Bay.