The Eastern Conference Final features the top six scorers in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Boston’s David Krejci (5-12--17) and Nathan Horton (5-7--12), and Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin (4-12--16)
Brent Seabrook scored the game-winner 3:35 into overtime to send the Chicago Blackhawks to the Western Conference Final. The goal was Seabrook’s first of these playoffs, and also his first career playoff overtime winner.
Justin Williams scored a pair of second-period goals and Jonathan Quick made 25 saves – none bigger than his stop on Joe Pavelski late in the third – to lead the Kings back to the Western Conference Final.
The 2013 Eastern Conference Final schedule is set. The series begins on Sat., June 1, in Pittsburgh when the Penguins host the Boston Bruins at 8 p.m. ET.
Trailing 2-1 entering the third period, the Blackhawks scored three consecutive goals – including Michael Frolik’s game-winner on a penalty shot – to force a Game 7 Wednesday in Chicago.
The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks will meet in Game 7 of their Western Conference Semifinal series Tuesday in Los Angeles (9 p.m., ET, NBCSN, TSN, RDS).
TJ Galiardi scored the game-winner, his first career Stanley Cup playoff goal, and Antti Niemi
The Bruins scored two second-period goals to overcome an early deficit and eliminate the Rangers for the seventh time
One of the more frustrating things to watch this postseason has been the performance of the on ice officials in playoff games. This is not to suggest any one of the remaining teams has been favored by the on
Chris Kreider scored 7:03 into overtime to complete the Rangers’ comeback from separate third-period deficits and help the team stave off elimination.