3 Keys: Panthers at Capitals, Game 6 of Eastern First Round

(1A) Panthers at (WC2) Capitals 7:30 pm ET; TBS, SN360, TVAS2, NBCSWA, BSFL Florida leads best-of-7 series 3-2 The Florida Panthers advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs since 1996 when they visit the Washington Capitals in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Capital One Arena on Friday. Florida leads 3-2 in the … Read more

3 Keys: Penguins at Rangers, Game 5 of the Eastern First Round

(3M) Penguins at (2M) Rangers 7 pm ET; ESPN, CBC, SN, TVAS, MSG, ATTSN-PT Pittsburgh leads the best-of-7 series 3-1 The New York Rangers return home after two road losses to elimination in the Stanley Cup Playoffs in a must-win Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square … Read more

Postgame Hat Trick: Wild 5, Blues 1

1. Not weird, but odd One of the keys to the game for Minnesota was to take advantage of a blues backend that is really banged up. Former Wild defenseman Marco Scandella didn’t play in either of the first two games because of a lower-body injury. Then the Blues lost Nick Leddy to an upper-body … Read more