Apr 26, 2011, 11:26 AM EDT
Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick preview tonight’s double header of Game 7 matches, with the Sabres taking on the Flyers and the Blackhawks facing the Canucks.
Apr 26, 2011, 4:44 AM EDT
Many thought that the Lightning would have a special teams advantage over the Penguins, but few thought the contrast would be this stark.
Apr 26, 2011, 1:55 AM EDT
The 2011 playoffs continue to dispel “choking” arguments, as Joe Thornton scored the overtime goal that ended the Kings-Sharks series. Read all about another dramatic game in this post.
Apr 26, 2011, 12:33 AM EDT
While there’s still plenty more to do, the prospects of a Dallas Stars sale improved after potential new owner Tom Gaglardi reportedly agreed to a price and terms to buy the team.
Apr 25, 2011, 11:12 PM EDT
Canucks GM Mike Gillis called out the officiating in his team’s series against the Blackhawks, pointing out Chicago’s 27-16 advantage in power play opportunities.
Apr 25, 2011, 10:28 PM EDT
Steve Downie and Dwayne Roloson lead the way as the Lightning beat the Penguins 4-2 to force a Game 7 confrontation.
Apr 25, 2011, 9:45 PM EDT
Bryan Bickell scored four points in his five appearances in the Blackhawks-Canucks series, but he won’t be able to play in Game 7 (and then some) after undergoing wrist surgery.
Apr 25, 2011, 8:48 PM EDT
It’s easy to criticize the Flyers’ front office for “ignoring” the goalie position, but decade after decade of success shows that they know what they’re doing.
Apr 25, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT
Roberto Luongo’s career is full of brilliant peaks and dark valleys, but to many fans, his Game 7 performance will ultimately decide his legacy.
Apr 24, 2011, 7:05 PM EDT
It wasn’t pretty – in fact, Mike Richards’ hit on Tim Connolly was downright ugly – but the Flyers found a way to earn a 5-4 Game 6 in overtime. This sets up a decisive Game 7, which fits this series perfectly.
Apr 24, 2011, 6:18 PM EDT
Scott Hartnell scored the only goal of the third period to tie the game 4-4, sending Game 6 to overtime. Read this post for a recap of the action up to this point.
Apr 24, 2011, 5:29 PM EDT
The Flyers stormed back to tie the game up 3-3 in the second period, but the Sabres gained revenge on a dirty Mike Richards hit when Nathan Gerbe made in 4-3. The Flyers must score in the third period to keep their season alive.
Apr 24, 2011, 4:24 PM EDT
The pre-game worries were justified, as Michael Leighton totally flopped in allowing three Sabres goals on only eight shots. Buffalo earned a 3-1 first period lead as they took advantage of Flyers’ gaffes.
Apr 24, 2011, 2:30 PM EDT
Will the Canucks, Sabres and Predators move on to the second round or will the Blackhawks, Flyers and Ducks force Game 7 showdowns? Check out previews of today’s Game 6 matches.
Apr 24, 2011, 1:27 PM EDT
The NHLPA isn’t happy about Colin Campbell’s explanation beyond the Raffi Torres non-suspension and hopes to close up the baffling behind the net loophole.
Apr 24, 2011, 12:29 PM EDT
The Blackhawks hope to send their series to an unexpected Game 7 by beating the Canucks again tonight. Brent Seabrook hopes to help them out by returning to action.
Apr 24, 2011, 12:05 PM EDT
According to a NY Post report, John Tortorella quietly signed a three-year contract extension a couple months ago.
Apr 24, 2011, 4:56 AM EDT
Hockey fans have seen Ryan Miller come through on the biggest stages in the Olympics, but how strong (or weak) has he been in playoff elimination games? This post examines how he’s done so far in his career.
Apr 24, 2011, 3:51 AM EDT
People point to injuries and shaky goaltending as big issues for the Flyers, but one problem that slips under the radar is their unproductive power play.
Apr 24, 2011, 1:47 AM EDT
Jonathan Quick made a Kings’ franchise playoff record 51 saves to help the Kings overcome a 30-shot difference and beat the Sharks 3-1. Read all about the stark contrast between his game and Antti Niemi’s debacle in this post.
Apr 24, 2011, 12:01 AM EDT
Even with great “saves” by Michael Ryder and Zdeno Chara, Carey Price and Tim Thomas stole the show in the Bruins’ dramatic 2-1 double OT win. Find out how Boston took a 3-2 series lead in this post.
Apr 23, 2011, 9:14 PM EDT
John Tortorella thinks the Rangers are going to get that much better next year, thanks to their considerable young talent.
Apr 23, 2011, 8:23 PM EDT
Check out Star Cam footage from both sides of the Capitals’ 3-1 Game 5 win against the Rangers.
Apr 23, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT
Check out all the goals plus Net Cam highlights from Game 5 between the Rangers and Capitals.
Apr 23, 2011, 7:21 PM EDT
Alex Ovechkin discusses the Capitals’ first round series win over the Rangers, including the momentum that came from their come-from-behind win in Game 4.
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