Tags: Carolina Hurricanes

Bruins Sweep the Hurricanes to Reach the Stanley Cup Finals

RALEIGH, N.C. — Boston’s top line kept finding ways to score, especially on the power play. With a chance to clinch another series, Tuukka Rask was perfect — again. Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference finals, winning, 4-0, on Thursday night to…

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay

In a postseason replete with memorable upsets and thrilling Game 7s, the N.H.L.’s Eastern Conference finals feature a prominent upstart, the Carolina Hurricanes, against a consistent contender, the Boston Bruins. Game 1 is Thursday night in Boston. The Hurricanes franchise, which moved from Hartford to Raleigh in 1997, had not made the playoffs since 2009,…

The Islanders Are Happy to Wait for Their Next Playoff Opponent

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — Few people would have predicted six months ago that the Islanders would be in this position: needing to wait more than a week for their next opponent because they had easily won a first-round playoff series. But after the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday forced a Game 7 against the Washington Capitals,…