Steve Stamkos netted a pair of goals for the Lightning on Wednesday, but they ended up on the wrong end of a 5-4 overtime decision in Game 1 of their first round playoff series.
Anders Lindback did his best to prevent it, but the Lightning dropped a 5-4 overtime decision to Montreal in Game 1 of their first round playoff series Wednesday.
Dale Weise scored the overtime winner for Montreal to lift the Canadiens to a 5-4 win over Tampa Bay in Game 1 of their opening round playoff series.
Carey Price and the Canadiens outlasted Tampa Bay by scoring a 5-4 overtime victory in Game 1 of their first round playoff series Wednesday night.
Jack Johnson scored a goal and added an assist for the Blue Jackets in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh in Game 1 of their first round playoff series.
Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was unable to hold off the flying Penguins in a 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh.
Beau Bennett scored a goal and added an assist for Pittsburgh in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Blue Jackets to take a 1-0 series lead.
Marc-Andre Fleury was bailed out by his teammates Wednesday night as the Penguins came back from a 3-1 deficit to defeat Columbus in Game 1 of their first round playoff series.
The Buffalo Sabres and ECHL Elmira Jackals have reached an affiliation agreement.
Raffi Torres (knee) is probable for Game 1 on Thursday.
Tomas Hertl skated on the Sharks' third line during Wednesday's practice.
Rick Nash has a chip on his shoulder after recording just one goal and five points in 12 games during the Rangers 2013 postseason run.
Ray Whitney (lower body) will play in Dallas' postseason opener on Wednesday.
Brenden Dillon (lower body) isn't ready to return to the Stars' lineup.
Mac Carruth has been called up by the Chicago Blackhawks.