May 8, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
The Versus crew breaks down tonight’s Game 5 between the Red Wings and Sharks.
May 8, 2011, 8:00 AM EST
The Flyers will face tough questions about their short-term future, but Chris Pronger’s contract could be a serious problem for several years.
May 8, 2011, 12:04 AM EST
Ryan Kesler continues his star/villain turn for the Canucks, but he made way for a co-star tonight, as Joel Ward powered the Predators’ 4-3 win with an outstanding (and surprising) performance.
May 7, 2011, 9:54 PM EST
It was a close call, but about 52 percent of voters think that the Flyers should do away with the Kate Smith video during their “God Bless America” ceremonies.
May 7, 2011, 9:21 PM EST
The United States moved closer to the 2011 World Championships’ quarterfinals with a 3-2 win against France. That isn’t the only good news, though, as James van Riemsdyk will add a bunch of punch to the lineup soon.
May 7, 2011, 7:36 PM EST
He might not be a huge name, but the Bruins will sorely miss Patrice Bergeron’s Selke-quality two-way game. This post studies the team’s options to try to replace him.
May 6, 2011, 6:22 PM EST
Want previews of tonight’s Game 4 matches between the Sharks-Red Wings and Bruins-Flyers? Check out this post.
May 6, 2011, 5:47 PM EST
Nicklas Lidstrom just turned 41, but his on-ice play and probable high salary indicate that he might be back again.
May 6, 2011, 5:20 PM EST
A Forbes report indicates that potential owner Matt Hulsizer is growing tired of the Coyotes sale conundrum. He might instead turn his sights on the Blues, another team up for sale.
May 6, 2011, 4:48 PM EST
The Canucks have struggled to hang onto leads, but the last person who deserves blame is Roberto Luongo.
May 6, 2011, 4:03 PM EST
Maybe Mike Modano should have retired last year, but he can hang up his skates knowing that he didn’t retire with gas left in the tank.
May 6, 2011, 1:32 PM EST
Ty Conklin made 48 saves for the United States, but Canada eventually got the best of him in a shootout. Check out this recap for the rundown plus an update on the 2011 World Championships standings.
May 6, 2011, 12:08 PM EST
The Minnesota Wild are reportedly considering Craig MacTavish as their possible next head coach.
May 6, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
Want Hockey Central’s take on tonight’s two Game 4 matches (San Jose-Detroit and Philadelphia-Boston)? This post features video commentary from the Versus crew.
May 6, 2011, 8:00 AM EST
There are plenty of angry Capitals fans calling for Bruce Boudreau’s head, but the smart choice would be to give him one more chance to make it work.
May 6, 2011, 12:08 AM EST
It was a rough and ugly game, but Ryan Kesler’s game winning goal provided a beautiful moment. His performances in the last two games might also make him the Predators’ first true playoff villain, too.
May 5, 2011, 10:19 PM EST
It’s natural to compare this year’s Lightning to the team that won the Cup in 2004. We took that one step further by casting current players in the roles of that championship team.
May 5, 2011, 8:56 PM EST
The Flyers are expected to go with Sergei Bobrovsky in Game 4. Did this change come too late? This post examines the differences and similarities between their consecutive 3-0 deficits.
May 5, 2011, 7:40 PM EST
Aging veteran Steve Sullivan will miss Nashville’s Game 4 against Vancouver with a lower-body injury, which opens the door for young forward Colin Wilson to make his first appearance of the 2011 playoffs.
May 4, 2011, 5:19 PM EST
The Bruins are saying all the right things about taking the Flyers seriously going into Game 3 tonight.
May 4, 2011, 4:17 PM EST
Chris Campoli underwent knee surgery. The recovery process will reportedly take about two months, giving him plenty of time to prepare for September training camp.
May 4, 2011, 3:43 PM EST
Mike Babcock announced some changes he’ll make for Game 3 … and predicted Todd McLellan’s counter-moves as well.
May 4, 2011, 1:43 PM EST
To little surprise, Bruce Boudreau wasn’t in a particularly forthcoming mood about his job security, Mike Green’s injury or which goalie he’ll start in Game 4.
- Giroux line takes Leafs ‘to school’ in Flyers’ 7-4 victory 5
- Wolverine Pacioretty gets two assists just two days after being hospitalized 6
- Ovechkin scores beauty as Caps shutout Devils 3
- Seriously? Stress fracture sidelines Columbus’ Jenner for 1-2 months 6
- Julien chides Bruins’ offense for too many cute plays 40
- Sens roll over Ducks, who ‘weren’t ready’ 11
- Flyers’ Mason tweaked back, will miss weekend games 10
- Gordie Howe makes ‘amazing’ recovery following stem cell treatment in Mexico 15
- Video: Penguins’ spoof of ‘Christmas Vacation’ is pretty good 18
- Mason hurt, helped off ice at end of Flyers practice 8