SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings are now the team bemoaning a late penalty while the San Jose Sharks celebrate a dramatic win.
First Period_1, San Jose, Boyle 2 (Marleau, Pavelski), 1:34 (pp). 2, Los Angeles, Toffoli 1, 10:08. Penalties_Muzzin, LA (delay of game), 1:30; Carter, LA (tripping), 7:52; Burns, SJ (tripping), 18:25.
CHICAGO (AP) — In case they weren't aware already, the Chicago Blackhawks now know they're going to have to earn it if they want to get past Detroit.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The NHL fined the San Jose Sharks $100,000 on Saturday for general manager Doug Wilson's comments criticizing the league for forward Raffi Torres' suspension for the rest of the second round of the playoffs.
BOSTON (AP) — In the corner of the Boston Bruins' locker room, hanging from the hooks in Andrew Ference's stall, is a yellow running singlet with the team's "Spoked B" logo on the front.
OTTAWA (AP) — Jason Spezza doesn't have much time to return to form if the Ottawa Senators want to extend their season.
First Period_1, Chicago, Kane 1 (Handzus, Sharp), 14:05. Penalties_Br.Smith, Det (hooking), 10:21; Kindl, Det (slashing), 14:45; Bolland, Chi (roughing, slashing), 14:45.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dan Bylsma has spent more than four years watching Sidney Crosby be Sidney Crosby.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Ottawa Senators have plenty of respect for Sidney Crosby.
First Period_1, Pittsburgh, Crosby 4 (Martin, Niskanen), 3:16. 2, Ottawa, Turris 4 (Alfredsson, Gonchar), 13:15 (pp). 3, Pittsburgh, Crosby 5 (Kunitz, Letang), 16:07. Penalties_Turris, Ott (holding), 6:21; Methot, Ott (roughing), 10:19; Malkin, Pit (hooking), 13:03.
CHICAGO (AP) — Pavel Datsyuk is one of the NHL's most feared scorers, a wizard with the puck who is equally adept at setting up his teammates for easy plays. Jonathan Toews has at least 23 goals in each of his six seasons in the league, and Patrice Bergeron is one of the top offensive threats for one of the league's best teams.
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand left the morning skate early. The Bruins were thrilled he was on the ice at the end of the game Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Trevor Lewis knows all about postseason heroics after scoring two goals in a Stanley Cup-clinching victory last season, even he was a bit overwhelmed by the Los Angeles Kings' latest spectacular playoff feat.