Chip In Dale
Weise scores in OT to lead Canadiens over Lightning in Game 1
Dale Weise scored his first playoff goal in overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens over the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 on Wednesday in Game 1 of their first round playoff series. Steven Stamkos scored twice, Alex Killorn had a goal and an assist, and Nikita Kucherov also scored for the Lightning, who were outshot 43-25. Full Story.(Photo: Mike Carlson/Getty Images)
Brandon Sutter scored on a wrist shot from the left circle 8:18 into the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rally for a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday night. Full Story.
Duck and Cover
Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to win his NHL playoff debut, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the post-season with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night. Anaheim led 4-0 midway through the second period before Dallas got rolling in its first playoff game since 2008. Full Story.
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- [G] Tuukka Rask, Boston
- [D] Erik Karlsson, Ottawa
- [LW] Alexander Steen, St. Louis
- [C] Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh
- [RW] Corey Perry, Anaheim
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Overtime. Apr.16th 2014. Montréal Canadiens 5, Tampa Bay Lightning 4 OT. stars: Weise, Stamkos, Vanek. Play-by-play: J.Bartlett. Analysis: S.Momesso.
3rd Period. Apr.16th 2014. Montréal Canadiens at Tampa Bay Lightning. Play-by-play: John Bartlett. Analysis: Sergio Momesso.
2nd Period. Apr.16th 2014. Montréal Canadiens at Tampa Bay Lightning. Play-by-play: John Bartlett. Analysis: Sergio Momesso.