How do you win a playoff game against the Red Wings when you have only 17 shots on goal? You have Pekka Rinne make 40 saves, writes Craig Custance.
Alex Ovechkin was held in check, but Alexander Semin scored twice for the Washington Capitals, who netted four goals in the first period and surged to their seventh straight win, 7-2 over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
The Vancouver Canucks retained forward Steve Bernier on Tuesday by quickly matching the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet the young forward signed with the St. Louis Blues.
Mike York scored two goals and added three assists for his second career five-point game, lifting the New York Islanders to a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.