Apr 3, 2011, 1:34 AM EDT
The Red Wings clinched a playoff spot thanks to an OT comeback with against the Predators, the Sharks beat the Ducks, the Kings defeated the Stars and the Wild were officially eliminated from the playoffs tonight. Read the recaps in this post.
Apr 3, 2011, 12:46 AM EDT
The Rangers and Sabres currently hold the bottom two playoff spots in the East, but big Sunday games (New York vs. Philadelphia; Buffalo vs. Carolina) could affect the bubble in a big way. This post breaks down the stretch runs for the Rangers and Sabres, along with the Hurricanes and Maple Leafs.
Apr 2, 2011, 11:44 PM EDT
This time around, the Flyers will have something big on the line against the Rangers in the NBC Game of the Week. This post breaks down the road ahead for Washington and Philadelphia, two teams fighting for home ice advantage in the Eastern Conference.
Apr 2, 2011, 10:48 PM EDT
It was a big day in the East, with Washington’s rise to the top spot being the cherry on top. Boston clinched the Northeast Division, Buffalo eked out a point, some bubble teams stayed alive while others saw their dreams die and more. Read all about it in this post.
Apr 2, 2011, 10:05 PM EDT
Washington took a one-point lead for the top spot in the East thanks to Alex Ovechkin’s overtime game-winner against Carolina.
Apr 2, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT
The Kings are close to clinching a playoff spot while the Stars are on their last legs after Los Angeles beat Dallas 3-1.
Apr 2, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s remaining seven games.
Apr 1, 2011, 6:15 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s four games.
Apr 1, 2011, 5:52 PM EDT
Mike Green skated for the first time in a month today and reported that he didn’t experience any concussion symptoms. Click “read more” for the details.
Apr 1, 2011, 4:59 PM EDT
Bill McCreary – and especially his signature mustache – will be missed as the veteran referee will officiate his last game on Saturday.
Apr 1, 2011, 4:24 PM EDT
The Flames play a must-win, the Blackhawks have a huge game and the Coyotes could earn some precious point tonight. Here’s a look at three games that will affect the West’s playoff picture on Friday.
Apr 1, 2011, 3:25 PM EDT
The NHL named James Reimer as the Rookie of the Month for March.
Apr 1, 2011, 2:23 PM EDT
Zach Parise is anxious for the “peace of mind” that will come with returning to action on Saturday against the Montreal Canadiens.
Apr 1, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT
Ryan Miller missed practice today, casting down regarding whether or not he will be able to play in two important weekend games for the Sabres.
Apr 1, 2011, 1:32 PM EDT
Three weeks after his scary injury, Max Pacioretty skated for 20 minutes today.
Apr 1, 2011, 12:50 PM EDT
The NHL named its Three Stars for the month of March: Corey Perry, Daniel Sedin and Pekka Rinne.
Apr 1, 2011, 12:21 PM EDT
Brad Marchand’s golf-swing taunt backfired last night, as the Maple Leafs used it (plus some Bruins errors) to make a thunderous comeback. Marchand still needs to find the right balance in his pestering game.
Apr 1, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
Chris Mason stopped all 43 shots he saw last night, with none of them being better than when he robbed Daniel Briere for the Save of the Night.
Apr 1, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
No, this isn’t an April Fool’s Day joke: Ben Eager earned the Goal of the Night award.
Apr 1, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Evgeni Nabokov ponders his future with or without the Islanders. Click “Read More” for the lowdown.
Apr 1, 2011, 1:41 AM EDT
The rich got richer in the West, as the Canucks, Sharks and Predators succeeding in knocking down the Kings, Stars and Avalanche tonight. Read this post for recaps and an updated look on the West playoff picture.
Apr 1, 2011, 12:56 AM EDT
Now that the Canucks have clinched the Presidents’ Trophy, the question is: will that award be a blessing or a curse for the best team in the NHL?
Apr 1, 2011, 12:08 AM EDT
Things weren’t looking great for Dennis Wideman to begin with, but the news got worse: he’s been hospitalized with hematoma in his injured leg. Click “read more” for some “gruesome” details.
Mar 31, 2011, 11:37 PM EDT
After a rehab setback, the Flyers’ hopes of letting Chris Pronger shake off some rust before the playoffs begin have been dashed. Reports indicate he won’t play again until the postseason begins.
Mar 31, 2011, 11:08 PM EDT
There was plenty of interesting activity in the East tonight. The Capitals moved within one point of the Flyers for the top seed, the Lightning clinched a playoff spot, the Islanders hurt the Rangers’ postseason chances and the Leafs kept their dreams alive.
- Report: Plotnikov paid $500K to get out of KHL contract 12
- Philadelphia signs ’15 first rounder Provorov 10
- Brandon Saad brings championship experience to Blue Jackets 22
- Sharks sign Joel Ward to three-year deal 24
- Sabres lock up O’Reilly through 2022-23 73
- Locked in: Columbus signs Saad to six-year, $36M deal 27
- Oilers sign McDavid to entry-level contract 29
- ‘Hawks would like to re-sign Oduya, but still working through ‘financial hurdles’ 17
- Trade: Caps acquire Oshie from Blues for Brouwer, Copley and draft pick 73
- Voynov takes plea, gets 90 days in jail plus probation 66
- Blockbuster: Kessel traded to the Penguins (131)
- Trade: Flyers send Rinaldo to Bruins for 2017 third-rounder (105)
- Trade: Jackets land Saad; Anisimov and Dano headed to Chicago (93)
- Bypassing a buyout? Kings terminate Richards’ contract for ‘material breach’ (90)
- Trade: Caps acquire Oshie from Blues for Brouwer, Copley and draft pick (73)