May 11, 2011, 9:01 PM EDT
Now that the Coyotes appear to be out of the relocation mix, Thrashers fans nervously await their team’s situation.
May 11, 2011, 7:20 PM EDT
Many think the Predators might have trouble signing soon-to-be-restricted free agent defenseman Shea Weber, but both the team and player appear confident they’ll figure something out.
May 10, 2011, 6:36 PM EDT
Here’s the rundown for Game 6 between the Red Wings and Sharks.
May 10, 2011, 6:10 PM EDT
Mike Richards is among the Flyers players who will need off-season surgery, but most of today’s focus was on his testy relationship with the media and the quality of his leadership.
May 10, 2011, 3:54 PM EDT
Patrice Bergeron almost definitely won’t play in Game 1 or 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, but it looks like he’s making progress toward a possible return at some point.
May 10, 2011, 3:15 PM EDT
The City of Glendale will vote on whether or not they’ll pay $25 million to keep the Coyotes in Phoenix for at least one more season. This decision will affect the future of the Thrashers and city of Winnipeg as well.
May 10, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT
The Islanders are expected to make an announcement about their arena situation on Wednesday.
May 10, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT
The Red Wings and Sharks still need to settle their second round series, but we already know that the Eastern Conference finals will begin on Saturday and the West’s will start on Sunday. Check out this post for the full schedule.
May 10, 2011, 11:24 AM EDT
Mike Modano will play at least one more playoff game after all. The future Hall of Famer will take Johan Franzen’s place in Detroit’s lineup tonight.
May 10, 2011, 11:08 AM EDT
The Sharks will try to close out the Red Wings without their highly valuable power forward Ryane Clowe, who won’t play in Game 6 and didn’t travel to Detroit.
May 10, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
Jeremy Roenick and Keith Jones preview Game 6 of the Sharks and Red Wings. Yes, Roenick talks about Patrick Marleau again, too.
May 10, 2011, 1:17 AM EDT
The Hamilton Bulldogs won the longest Game 7 in AHL history, beating the Manitoba Moose 2-1 in triple OT.
May 9, 2011, 11:47 PM EDT
There was a lot of talk about what the Canucks couldn’t do it this series, but ultimately the Predators own shortcomings shined the brightest. The biggest one might have been their lack of an answer for Ryan Kesler, who earned assists on both of Vancouver’s goals.
May 9, 2011, 10:14 PM EDT
It’s easy to say that the Flyers should add a free agent goalie or trade for an improvement, but are there really any good options for this team? This post explores that question.
May 9, 2011, 8:15 PM EDT
One benefit of a long layoff between playoff rounds is that injured players get time to heal up. The Lightning are feeling optimistic that Simon Gagne could play in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals after his first practice went well.
May 9, 2011, 7:22 PM EDT
The Predators hope to win at home for the first time in this series to push their semifinals match with the Canucks to a Game 7.
May 8, 2011, 6:15 PM EDT
It sounds like Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen are likely to play for the Red Wings after all. Read this post for quick preview of Detroit-San Jose Game 5.
May 8, 2011, 5:32 PM EDT
The Sedin twins combined for an abysmal -7 rating in Game 5, but Alain Vigneault isn’t laying the blame on the duo.
May 8, 2011, 4:38 PM EDT
Joel Ward is on a red-hot run that few people saw coming right in time for unrestricted free agency. So the question is: will he make good on this possible breakthrough or is he another flash in the pan? This post examines both angles.
May 8, 2011, 3:59 PM EDT
Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen are reportedly game-time decisions for Game 5. Could that open the door for Mike Modano to get back into Detroit’s lineup?
May 8, 2011, 1:22 PM EDT
Former official Kerry Fraser discusses the subject of “make-up calls.”
May 8, 2011, 12:10 PM EDT
Pekka Rinne called last night’s Game 5 win the biggest in Predators’ franchise history.
May 8, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
The Versus crew breaks down tonight’s Game 5 between the Red Wings and Sharks.
May 8, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
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 EDT
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.
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- Lightning clinch playoff berth, but did they lose Hedman? 6
- Blackhawks tease good injury news for Kane 7
- Tough times in Tampa: Garrison out 3-4 weeks after ‘pretty dirty’ Abdelkader hit 22
- Playoff watch — what the bubble teams need to do 29
- NHL on NBCSN: Stakes high for Kings, ‘Hawks tonight 21
- Blackhawks’ Sharp: ‘We knew we had to get two points’ 12
- Video: Brian Engblom takes a puck to the head 13
- Flames jump back into third in Pacific, beat Preds 6
- Letang concussed, Penguins will dress five defensemen 18