New York’s Yankee Stadium will host a National Hockey League double-header next season, with the New York Rangers facing the New Jersey Devils on Jan. 26 and playing the New York Islanders three days later.
The Boston Bruins rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the third period to beat the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 in overtime in the decisive seventh game and reach the second round of the National Hockey League playoffs.
The Ottawa Senators and the Chicago Blackhawks advanced to the second round of the National Hockey League playoffs, while the Pittsburgh Penguins moved within one game of reaching the conference semifinals.
John Tavares broke a third-period tie as the New York Islanders defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-4 to even their National Hockey League series at two games apiece, while the San Jose Sharks completed a four-game sweep of the Vancouver Canucks.
The New York Rangers avoided falling behind three-games-to-none in their National Hockey League first-round playoff series by beating the Washington Capitals 4- 3 on Derek Stepan’s tie-breaking third-period goal.