Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux, the leading scorer in this year’s National Hockey League playoffs, was suspended one game for a check to the head of New Jersey forward Dainius Zubrus in a 4-2 loss to the Devils yesterday.
Antoine Vermette’s fifth goal of the postseason opened the scoring as the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 to take a 2-0 lead in their second- round National Hockey League playoff series.
Kyle Turris got his first goal of the playoffs to give the Ottawa Senators a 3-2 overtime victory against the New York Rangers, while the Pittsburgh Penguins avoided elimination with a 10-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier each scored three goals for the Philadelphia Flyers who defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 8-5 to a take a 2-0 lead in their best- of-seven National Hockey League Eastern Conference series.
Detroit’s Armando Galarraga started to raise his hands in celebration at pitching a perfect game. Then he stared in disbelief as the umpire called the 27th Cleveland batter safe at first base, a decision the ump later acknowledged was wrong.