The Ottawa Senators saved face on Wednesday night as they defeated the Montreal Canadiens in game four of their opening round series in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.
The Vancouver Canucks will face elimination on Thursday night when game five of their opening round series against the Calgary Flames takes place in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.
The Montreal Canadiens and the Ottawa Senators will meet from the Canadian capital city later this week. Many fans may be expecting game four of the series to be played on Tuesday night since the NHL playoffs usually follow a "gameday/day-off" pattern.
The Calgary Flames, playing in their first post-season since 2009, took another step toward advancing to the second round of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs on Sunday night.
The 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs continued on Monday night as six teams took to the ice for game three of their respective series. Those teams included, comprehensively, the New York Rangers, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the St. Louis Blues, the Minnesota Wild, the Anaheim Ducks, and the Winnipeg Jets.
The first round playoff series between the Calgary Flames and the Vancouver Canucks will continue on Sunday in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. The series, following Vancouver's 4-1 win in game two, will now switch over to Calgary, Alberta in what will be a very important game three.
The Montreal Canadiens, playing in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, may not have beaten the Ottawa Senators by much in either game one or game two of their first round series however the Habs are still in firm control.
The Montreal Canadiens and the Ottawa Senators took to the ice on Wednesday night for game 1 of their opening round series in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. The result from Montreal saw the Canadiens defeat Ottawa 4-3, behind an outbreak of scoring in the second period.
The Calgary Flames and the Vancouver Canucks began their first round series in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs on Wednesday night. The Flames, opening their post-season on the road, defeated the Canucks from downtown Vancouver thanks in no small part to Kris Russell's late goal.