Craig Anderson made 27 saves for his second shutout of the season, and the Ottawa Senators defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-0 on Monday night.
James Neal had a hat trick and the Penguins finished off the lifeless Ottawa Senators 6-2 on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern conference semifinals to take the best-of-seven series 4-1.
Hockey Prospectus releases the latest update in its player power rankings, with Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf rising to No. 5 on the strength of his continued hot play for the resurgent Ducks. Also, Jiri Tlusty and Brad Marchand make the top 10 skaters.
Tim Kavanagh unveils his latest goalie rankings while also assessing the Columbus Blue Jackets' situation in the wake of a coaching change.
Tyler Kennedy and Jordan Staal each had a goal and an assist and the Penguins beat the Senators 5-1.
E.J. Hradek runs down last night's NHL playoff action and makes his predictions for Saturday's slate of games.
Craig Anderson stopped 25 shots and the Panthers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night.
USA Hockey on Thursday named the first 15 players to its men's national team that will compete in the 2006 World Championship.