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Islanders Move On With a Sweep of the Penguins

PITTSBURGH — The Islanders’ turnaround season is heading to the second round of the playoffs. Jordan Eberle scored for the fourth straight game, Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Islanders finished off Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins with a clinical 3-1 win in Game 4 on Tuesday night to pull off a stunning…

Carl Hagelin Made a Habit of Knocking Off the Capitals. Now He Is One of Them.

WASHINGTON — Washington Capitals right winger Carl Hagelin is a two-time Stanley Cup champion and has appeared in more playoff games than any other N.H.L. player since his postseason debut seven years ago. It’s a whopping 125 games — the same number as his teammate Alex Ovechkin, who entered the league six years before him.…

N.H.L. Playoffs: First-Round Schedule and Results

Here are the matchups for the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. All Times Eastern. (Series are best-of-seven; x-if necessary.) EASTERN CONFERENCE Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Wednesday: Columbus 4, Tampa Bay 3 Friday: Columbus 5, Tampa Bay 1 Sunday: Columbus 3, Tampa Bay 1 Tuesday: Tampa Bay at Columbus, 7 p.m.,…