Apr 13, 2011, 11:16 PM EDT
Want to call Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin chokers? You might want to ignore the results of tonight’s overtime Game 1 win against the Rangers, then.
Apr 13, 2011, 10:51 PM EDT
Here’s video of Alex Ovechkin’s game-tying goal, which required some video review.
Apr 13, 2011, 10:36 PM EDT
Marc-Andre Fleury earned a 32-save shutout to carry the Penguins to a 3-0 win against the Lightning. Pittsburgh has the 1-0 series lead, but can they bottle the Bolts for the rest of the series?
Apr 13, 2011, 10:06 PM EDT
Last year, the Red Wings’ offense eventually took over their first round series against the Coyotes. Detroit’s star power continued that trend, powering them to a 4-2 win and 1-0 series lead.
Apr 13, 2011, 8:11 PM EDT
The NHL reports that it’s on pace for $2.9 billion in revenue by the end of the 2011 playoffs, a record-breaking season for league-wide revenue.
Apr 12, 2011, 5:15 PM EDT
In what has to be the most surprising coach firing so far, the Stars gave Marc Crawford the axe after two seasons.
Apr 12, 2011, 3:15 PM EDT
Ilya Bryzgalov edged Tuukka Rask for the April 4-10 Save of the Week.
Apr 12, 2011, 2:30 PM EDT
The 2011 NHL Entry Draft Lottery will take place tonight at 8 pm ET on Versus. Who could end up with the top pick and which prospects are getting the most attention? This post has some of those answers.
Apr 12, 2011, 1:50 PM EDT
The Florida Panthers don’t just play at the BankAtlantic Center anymore; now they skate at the Lexus Rink at the BankAtlantic Center. Could placing ads on jerseys be the next frontier?
Apr 12, 2011, 1:07 PM EDT
Michal Neuvirth is Washington’s starting goalie, at least for Game 1 of the Rangers-Capitals series.
Apr 12, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
Nathan Gerbe’s spinning backhander helped him run away with the final Goal of the Week voting of the 2010-11 season.
Apr 12, 2011, 11:33 AM EDT
Interim head coach Jack Capuano is now just head coach Jack Capuano, the Islanders announced today.
Apr 12, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Which first round series look the most (and least) exciting? This post ranks all eight.
Apr 11, 2011, 11:58 PM EDT
The NHL named the 20 referees and 20 linesmen who will work the 2011 playoffs. The question is: will the gradual decline toward pre-lockout officiating continue?
Apr 11, 2011, 11:15 PM EDT
Who made the best save of the last week of the 2010-11 season? The contestants are: James Reimer, Tim Thomas, Ondrej Pavelec, Pekka Rinne, Ilya Bryzgalov and Tuukka Rask.
Apr 11, 2011, 10:40 PM EDT
Who scored the best goal of the final week of the 2010-11 season? Your choices are: the Rangers’ five-goal outburst, Patrick Kane, Corey Perry, Bobby Butler, Nathan Gerbe, T.J. Oshie or Colton Gillies.
Apr 11, 2011, 9:45 PM EDT
The Kings are likely to avoid trading scoring chances with the Sharks in their first round series, but they still need to score goals, so they hope that Justin Williams can return for Game 1 on Thursday.
Apr 11, 2011, 9:12 PM EDT
It’s unclear if Ray Emery re-injured the surgically repaired hip that endangered his career, but either way, it looks like the Ducks will need to turn to Dan Ellis in Game 1 of their series against the Predators.
Apr 11, 2011, 8:21 PM EDT
The Bruins will be without depth defenseman Steven Kampfer for at least two weeks, according to Joe Haggerty.
Apr 11, 2011, 7:13 PM EDT
Chris Pronger didn’t practice today, but he participated in team meetings, leaving his status for Game 1 of the Sabres-Flyers series just as unclear as it was before.
Apr 10, 2011, 7:55 PM EDT
There was plenty of star power on display in the Red Wings-Blackhawks game, which you see in these two video clips.
Apr 10, 2011, 4:54 PM EDT
This post includes videos with footage of every goal and another one with some of the best saves from the Red Wings-Blackhawks NBC Game of the Week.
Apr 10, 2011, 4:17 PM EDT
After Chicago’s loss, the Stars can earn a playoff spot with a regulation or overtime win against the Wild. So what are their chances of accomplishing that? Check out this preview to find out.
Apr 10, 2011, 3:32 PM EDT
The Blackhawks had a chance to clinch a playoff spot by getting one point against the Red Wings, but Detroit beat them in a thrilling 4-3 game. Read this recap to find out why Chicago will now be forced to root for Minnesota Sunday night.
Apr 10, 2011, 2:22 PM EDT
Thanks to mistakes by Chicago and despite errors by referees, Detroit earned a 2-1 lead in the second period.
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