Patrick Kane delivered a virtuoso four-assists performance to extend the series after the Hawks star had just one point in the first four games, Scott Burnside writes.
Will Sidney Crosby score again? Who will start in net for the Ducks? As the second round gets rolling, there are plenty of storylines to watch, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.
Spotty goaltending has been a theme so far in the first round of the playoffs for various reasons, but it's a trend that's likely coming to an end, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.
You might not have liked the outcome, but one thing we were reminded of once again is that there is nothing like Olympic hockey.
The sting of 2010 will never go away, but the Americans can't get caught up in a game of revenge or else ...
When the U.S. begins its win-or-go-home march, we'll find out if the team is as good as advertised.
The U.S. has looked phenomenal -- but that means little heading into the medal round.
After a sparking shootout, T.J. Oshie is taking some good old ribbing from his teammates.
Ryan Miller has been named the starting goaltender for the U.S. against Slovenia.
The word on T.J. Oshie is that he's a great shootout specialist. Sounds about right.
Don't expect any "Miracle" pregame speeches for the U.S. ahead of Saturday's game against Russia. This unit wants nothing more than to write its own chapter.
Ryan Miller isn't starting for Team USA, but that doesn't mean he isn't taking his role as backup seriously.
Goalie Jonathan Quick will make his second start of the Olympics when the U.S. men's hockey team faces host Russia on Saturday.
With speed, toughness and intelligence, Team USA dominated in every facet of its Olympic opener.
Ready or not, Jonathan Quick has been named the opening-game goalie for the U.S. We'll find out soon enough if that was the right decision.
Los Angeles Kings netminder Jonathan Quick has drawn the starting assignment for Team USA in their first game of the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament Thursday night against Slovakia.