Henrik Lundqvist stopped 26 shots and the host New York Rangers survived a third-period onslaught to win 2-1 in a decisive Game 7 of their National Hockey League playoff series with the Philadelphia Flyers.
Rich Peverley of the Dallas Stars will undergo further medical tests after suffering a cardiac event that prompted the National Hockey League to postpone last night’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The worst showing by Canadian hockey teams in 41 years isn’t just a downer for fans. It means lost revenue for BCE Inc. and other media companies that are spending at least C$6.5 billion ($5.9 billion) on teams and broadcast rights to profit from the country’s national obsession.
The National Hockey League’s Board of Governors approved a realignment plan that will add a team to the Eastern Conference and change the names of the four divisions that make up the sport’s top circuit.