In the playoffs, grinders and stars alike can seize the moment and turn into superheroes. From Mr. Game 7 to Nick Bonino (Bonino! Bonino!), these five players came up big on the biggest stage.
The Penguins captain said there was no malice from Capitals in the play that left him with another concussion.
Sens captain sat out the third period of Thursday's Game 4 loss following a battery of bodychecks.
Coach Barry Trotz was trying to project the cool and collected image. And, yes, of course it was forced. How he really felt came across less in his words than in his actions, most notably by having captain Alex Ovechkin skate on the third line at practice.
We've got two Game 5s on the NHL schedule, and a bit of history on the line. Here's what to watch for on Friday night:
Forget about the big stars, Oscar Lindberg and Nick Holden scored to help the Rangers dig out of a hole and even the series with the Senators as the teams head back to Ottawa.
The Ottawa Senators will be aiming to push the New York Rangers to the brink of elimination in their second-round series when they hit the ice in Game 4 on Thursday night as +150 underdogs on the NHL lines at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Sidney Crosby took the ice Thursday morning, suiting up in full gear on the Pittsburgh Penguins' off-day.