Feb 6, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT
With the All-Star break over, it’s time for the NHL playoff races to intensify. Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Pacific Division.
Feb 6, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT
Before you get ready to eat guacamole/buffalo wings and watch football/commercials, check out these recaps of today’s hockey games.
Feb 6, 2011, 5:39 PM EDT
Brooks Laich discusses the Capitals’ defensive-minded win against the Penguins in this video clip.
Feb 6, 2011, 5:00 PM EDT
Here is a preview of next game’s NBC Game of the Week, as the Boston Bruins will visit the Detroit Red Wings.
Feb 6, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT
Martin Brodeur left the Devils’ game against the Canadiens with what might be a bruised knee. The team says he won’t return for “precautionary reasons.”
Feb 6, 2011, 3:44 PM EDT
Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury discuss how the Rangers and Red Wings are fighting through injuries, even if New York is benefiting from much better goaltending than Detroit.
Feb 6, 2011, 3:29 PM EDT
The Capitals shut out the Penguins 3-0 in NBC’s Game of the Week. The contest ended in an ugly fashion thanks to a knee-to-knee hit by Matt Cooke on Alex Ovechkin.
Feb 6, 2011, 2:12 PM EDT
The Capitals bolstered their lead to 2-0 thanks to a Marcus Johansson shorthanded goal, but it could have been worse for Pittsburgh if Marc-Andre Fleury didn’t make some huge saves.
Feb 6, 2011, 1:16 PM EDT
The Capitals took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission of a physical NBC Game of the Week with the Penguins.
Feb 6, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT
For better or for worse, Peter Forsberg decided to resume his NHL career with the Colorado Avalanche, according to Adrian Dater. Dater reports that Forsberg will not play in Monday’s game against the Phoenix Coyotes, though. Forsberg needed to make a decision (and sign a contract) by the end of today to be able to…
Feb 6, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
Here are previews of today’s three hockey games. Yes, there will be hockey on Super Bowl Sunday.
Feb 6, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Niklas Backstrom showed off his outstanding reflexes with a pad stop that proved to be Save of the Night-worthy.
Feb 6, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Sergei Kostitsyn scored Saturday’s Goal of the Night. Check out the video and some commentary in this post.
Feb 6, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
With Evgeni Malkin likely done for the season and playoffs, the Penguins must move on. How will they use a sudden glut of cap space to try to fill some of that void? Read this post for some suggestions and speculation.
Feb 6, 2011, 1:40 AM EDT
Here are recaps of a busy Saturday night of games as the league’s playoff picture was altered once again.
Feb 6, 2011, 12:40 AM EDT
NHL.com reports that Peter Forsberg could make a decision regarding his latest comeback attempt as early as Sunday.
Feb 5, 2011, 11:18 PM EDT
If the playoffs started tonight, the Penguins would host the Capitals in a first round series. Here is a detailed discussion of such a tantalizing scenario.
Hurricanes pass Thrashers for eighth spot in East by beating them in OT thanks to Erik Cole end-to-end goal
Feb 5, 2011, 10:12 PM EDT
The Hurricanes won the latest battle against the Thrashers in what could be a race for one of the Eastern Conference’s last playoff spots thanks to an Erik Cole OT game winning goal.
Feb 5, 2011, 8:41 PM EDT
The Lightning recalled offensive defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron from the minors. Could he give their already-potent power play a boost?
Feb 5, 2011, 6:37 PM EDT
Here are the starting goalies for tonight’s remaining eight games.
Feb 4, 2011, 6:03 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s six games.
Feb 4, 2011, 5:10 PM EDT
Here are previews of tonight’s six games, including a Southeast showdown between the Lightning and Capitals and the next chapter in the Canucks-Blackhawks feud.
Feb 4, 2011, 4:33 PM EDT
The Canucks sent Sami Salo to the AHL for a conditioning stint, bringing him that much closer to his 2010-11 season debut.
Feb 4, 2011, 3:59 PM EDT
As we speculated before, Calgary Flames veteran Craig Conroy made his retirement official today with a press conference. Don’t worry about him finding a job in a tough economy though; Conroy and the Flames also announced that he would serve as a “special assistant” to GM Jay Feaster. Conroy played 16 seasons and more than…
Feb 4, 2011, 3:39 PM EDT
Jaroslav Halak will miss tonight’s game with an “upper body injury” and is listed as day-to-day.
- Bruins sign three — Hayes, Connolly, and DeFazio 12
- Babcock expects Kadri to be ‘an elite player’ 14
- No expansion bid expected from Kansas City 35
- Leafs sign Matthias — one year, $2.3 million 17
- Report: Kopitar, Kings in ‘early stages of negotiations’ for extension 12
- Arbitration filed: Holtby, Nyquist & Stepan highlight list released by NHLPA 13
- Report: Plotnikov paid $500K to get out of KHL contract 14
- Philadelphia signs ’15 first rounder Provorov 12
- Brandon Saad brings championship experience to Blue Jackets 22
- Sharks sign Joel Ward to three-year deal 25