Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the go-ahead goal with 7:18 remaining, and Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, leading the Capitals to a 2-1 victory that eliminated the Islanders in the first round, according to an ESPN.com report.
Craig Custance of ESPN.com reports that Ray Bartoszek's group, RLB Holdings Sports and Entertainment, is looking at the city of Tukwila near Seattle to build an arena for an NHL expansion team.
The Canadiens felt relieved on Sunday night after ending their first-round playoff series against the Senators.
Carey Price made 43 saves and the Canadiens won 2-0 Sunday night to advance to the second round of the NHL playoffs, according to an ESPN.com report.
Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed goal to get the Wild going in the first period on their way to a 4-1 victory over the Blues in Game 6 of the series on Sunday for a spot in the Western Conference semifinals, according to an ESPN.com report.
Another big goal by Duncan Keith moved the Blackhawks into the second round of the playoffs, according to an ESPN.com report on Saturday.
Keith scored at 16:12 of the third, and Chicago overcame a brutal start on its way to a clinching 4-3 win over the Predators in Game 6 of their postseason series.
Matt Stajan broke a tie with 4:17 left and Calgary beat Vancouver 7-4 on Saturday night to win the Western Conference playoff series 4-2, according to an ESPN.com report.
The Oilers are making sweeping front-office changes after another disappointing season.
Patrick LaForge stepped down as president and chief operating officer Friday, while Craig MacTavish will move from general manager to a job yet to be determined.
Peter Chiarelli, fired earlier this month as general manager of the Bruins, was appointed president of hockey operations. Kevin Lowe will transition out of hockey operations but remain vice chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group.
The Rangers' Carl Hagelin scored 10:52 into overtime on Friday night, eliminating the Pittsburg Penguins, and moving New York into the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.
The Rangers won the series 4-1, with each victory by a 2-1 score, the last two in OT.
The Sharks have reportedly obtained permission from the Maple Leafs to talk to Randy Carlyle about their open head coaching position.
The news was first reported by Renaud Lavoie of TVA in Montreal and Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. Contacted Friday, Sharks GM Doug Wilson said he had no comment on the report or on the team’s coaching search.
Carlyle, 59, was dismissed as Toronto’s head coach in January after a mediocre 21-16-3 start to the season
Sharks owner Hasso Plattner remains behind GM Doug Wilson's rebuilding plan despite the team missing the playoffs for the first time since 2003.
In a letter to Sharks fans posted on the team's website Thursday night, Plattner praised Wilson's leadership of the team over the past year. While Plattner did not specifically say Wilson would return as GM, a person with knowledge of his plans said on condition of anonymity that Wilson's job is safe.