Ray Bartoszek, the Connecticut businessman who tried to bring the Phoenix Coyotes to Seattle, confirmed Monday that he’s interested in building a multi-purpose arena in Tukwila.
The Montreal Canadiens and Minnesota Wild posted series-clinching victories to reach the second round of the playoffs.
The Vancouver Canucks scored the first three goals, but lost 7-4 in Calgary in Game 6. The Flames won the best-of-seven playoff series 4-2.
The New York Rangers used Carl Hagelin’s goal at 10:52 of overtime and spectacular goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist to win Game 5 and eliminate Pittsburgh from the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league will listen to potential ownership groups as soon as one shows it can make an arena work in the Seattle area.
Daniel Sedin scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Vancouver Canucks avoided elimination Thursday night with a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames in Game 5 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series.
Ryan Kesler scored twice in the third period and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Winnipeg 5-2 on Thursday night to sweep the Western Conference first-round series.
Jiri Hudler had a goal and an assist and the Calgary Flames earned a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks. Calgary has a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series.
The New York Rangers won 2-1 in Pittsburgh to take a 2-1 lead over the Penguins in their first-round playoff series.
TJ Brodie had a goal and an assist, and the host Calgary Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven, Western Conference first-round playoff series.