Apr 7, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT
The Rangers had playoff destiny in their own hands going into tonight’s game against Atlanta. Now they’ve handed it off to Carolina after being shutout 3-0 by Ondrej Pavelec and the Thrashers.
Apr 7, 2011, 9:03 PM EDT
Ray Emery has been a “god send” for the Anaheim Ducks according to coach Randy Carlyle but his lower body injury might be the sort of thing that hurts their shot at and/or in the playoffs.
Apr 7, 2011, 7:55 PM EDT
Ryan Miller’s missed a few games with an upper body injury and now it’s looking like he could be back in goal this weekend for what could be a crucial playoff-deciding game.
Apr 7, 2011, 7:02 PM EDT
On this week’s “Ask The Expert” with Mike Milbury, Mike answers your questions on the importance of home ice in the playoffs as well as answering your questions about the future of the Devils and Islanders.
Apr 6, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT
This week’s Hot Topics sees Mike Milbury talking with Tiffany Simons about the Rangers miracle comeback against Boston as well as his look at the playoff races in the East and West and a declaration that Dallas is going to make the postseason.
Apr 6, 2011, 6:39 PM EDT
Injured Blackhawks star Patrick Sharp is injured no more as he’s in the lineup tonight against St. Louis as the Hawks look to lock down a playoff spot.
Apr 6, 2011, 6:26 PM EDT
Injured Canucks forward Manny Malhotra spoke up today as he recovers from eye surgery after taking a puck in the face.
Apr 6, 2011, 5:35 PM EDT
Three games stand out in a big way tonight for the Western Playoffs. The winner of tonight’s Kings-Coyotes game clinches, the Ducks and Sharks face off in a big one for Anaheim while Chicago looks to rebound against the Blues.
Apr 6, 2011, 4:47 PM EDT
If you thought there would be a goalie controversy heading into the playoffs for the Philadelphia Flyers, think again. The Flyers are going with “Bob.”
Apr 6, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT
While Marty Turco isn’t on the ice winning games for the Blackhawks, he’s on the bench losing bets with fans and making himself all the more popular for it.
Apr 6, 2011, 2:13 PM EDT
Caps defenseman Mike Green is shaping up to be back in the lineup on Saturday. Nothing beats getting a top player back in time for the playoffs, eh?
Apr 6, 2011, 1:19 PM EDT
Michael Leighton cleared re-entry waivers today and will be eligible to play for Philadelphia in the playoffs if need be. Getting a guy with Stanley Cup experience back for the playoffs is a nice luxury to have.
Apr 6, 2011, 12:39 PM EDT
All attention in the East turns to Carolina where the Hurricanes can either keep the pressure on the Rangers and Sabres, or they can help the Sabres clinch a spot tonight. Meanwhile, the Caps look to put a stranglehold on the top spot.
Apr 6, 2011, 11:26 AM EDT
The Blackhawks are fighting for their playoff lives and now that task gets a lot tougher without Troy Brouwer who injured his shoulder last night.
Apr 4, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT
We haven’t heard much from Coyotes defenseman Kurt Sauer since September 2009 as he’s still feeling effects from a concussion suffered in a preseason game that year. His story is terrifying and heartbreaking all at once.
Apr 4, 2011, 5:37 PM EDT
Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier may play tomorrow night as he has no structural damage after taking a high stick to the eye against Chicago.
Apr 4, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT
Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson is being shut down for the rest of the season. Fear not Sens fans… He’ll be back.
Apr 4, 2011, 1:44 PM EDT
The Professional Hockey Writers Association are reaffirming their position in support of exiled beat blogger Chris Botta and are asking NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to step in and do something about it.
Apr 4, 2011, 12:37 PM EDT
Corey Perry’s monstrous play over the last week gets him named the NHL’s first star of the week. Jarome Iginla’s landmark week and Jhonas Enroth stepping into some big shoes gets them honored as well.
Apr 4, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
What may be the NHL’s best line teamed up for one of the prettiest set up goals you’ll see all year long.
Apr 4, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
There’s just two games tonight, but they’ve both got major playoff implications with the Kings looking to lock up a playoff spot and the Rangers hoping to help secure their future.
Apr 4, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Calgary’s Miikka Kiprusoff showed the Avalanche why when he’s on his game, he’s one of the best goalies in the league.
Apr 3, 2011, 11:28 PM EDT
Right when you thought things were going to get easier in the Western Conference today went and screwed all of that up.
Apr 3, 2011, 10:11 PM EDT
Detroit got back something they lost out on last year: A Central Division title. By beating the Wild 4-2, the Red Wings captured the crown once again after a one year layoff.
Apr 3, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT
Avalanche forward Paul Stastny’s season is over after discovering a stress fracture in his leg.
- Blues finish night on top of NHL standings after shootout win 14
- Kings’ Nolan gets double-minor for punching Oilers’ Joensuu 50
- Extended overtime likely to be on agenda in GMs’ March meeting 38
- Lundqvist shuts out Red Wings to claim 300th victory 11
- NHL on NBCSN: Hawks know they can’t take Sabres lightly 10
- NHL on NBC: Red Wings, Rangers fight to cling onto playoff spots 2
- Video: Flames score center-ice goal against Canucks’ Lack 19
- Stars believe Lehtonen suffered concussion from Haula collision (update) 23
- Video: Stars retire Mike Modano’s jersey 11
- Rostislav Klesla passes on joining Sabres organization following trade 12
- Canucks trade Luongo to Panthers (93)
- BLOCKBUSTER: Lightning trade St. Louis to Rangers for Callahan (82)
- Kings make splash, acquire Gaborik from Columbus (72)
- Report: Canucks want center, top prospect and first-rounder for Kesler (68)
- Steve Moore remains shocked, disgusted about Todd Bertuzzi attack (67)