May 25, 2011, 5:28 PM EDT
After getting Calder Trophy candidate Michael Grabner locked up a couple weeks ago, the Islanders are taking care of more of their future by signing Kyle Okposo to a five year extension.
May 25, 2011, 4:11 PM EDT
Tonight’s Game 6 between Boston and Tampa Bay has the possibility of seeing the Bruins lock up their first appearance in the Stanley Cup finals since 1990 or it sees the Lightning force a Game 7. Keith Jones and Mike Milbury take a look at what happens tonight.
May 25, 2011, 3:16 PM EDT
Should Tampa Bay be concerned about referee Eric Furlatt calling tonight’s Game 6? Perhaps, but Guy Boucher is more than aware of the issue at hand.
May 25, 2011, 2:39 PM EDT
Could Sean Bergenheim’s potential absence from Game 6 tonight be a series breaker for the Lightning?
May 25, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT
During Brian Rafalski’s retirement press conference today, the 11 year NHL veteran and 15 year professional cited his health and his wont to be with his family more as reasons to call it a career, money be damned.
May 25, 2011, 11:46 AM EDT
Kevin Bieksa’s series-winning goal in Game 5 took some of the strangest bounces leading to a stunning result that put Vancouver into the Stanley Cup finals. Get a great look at how things broke down.
May 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Last night’s Game 5 series clincher by Vancouver gives us the chance to look back on the performances (or lack there of) from Roberto Luongo, Ryan Kesler, Joe Thornton, and Dany Heatley.
May 25, 2011, 2:06 AM EDT
It took a pair of advantageous bounces in Game 5, but the Vancouver Canucks are off to their first Stanley Cup final appearance since 1994 after beating San Jose in double overtime to win the series in five games.
May 25, 2011, 12:25 AM EDT
Blues 2010 draft pick Vladimir Tarasenko will be staying in Russia for one more year at least. Should the Blues worry about him never coming to North America though?
May 24, 2011, 10:00 PM EDT
Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed is doing his due diligence to comment on how sad it would be for the city to lose the Thrashers.
May 24, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT
Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita is in for a new fight as he’s been diagnosed with oral cancer. Fortunately, the prospects are good for a full recovery.
May 24, 2011, 4:12 PM EDT
Last night’s Game 5 in Boston gave us quite the smorgasbord of stuff to think about including Tim Thomas’ toughness, Guy Boucher’s curious goaltending choices, Tomas Kaberle’s play, and the life of Steve Downie.
May 23, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT
There’s going to be a Red Wings defenseman announcing their retirement this offseason but it’s not the one you’re thinking it is.
May 23, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT
Flyers captain Mike Richards took a lot of heat for all sorts of problems ranging from his coach, to his captaincy, to how he handles the media when Philly’s season ended. He opened up in a big way today to clear the air.
May 23, 2011, 4:06 PM EDT
While Joe Thornton declared that he was going to play Game 5 no matter what, now his coach is expecting him to suit up as well.
May 23, 2011, 2:31 PM EDT
Wondering who the Lighting will start in goal for tonight’s Game 5 in Boston? Guy Boucher isn’t sharing that information.
May 23, 2011, 1:49 PM EDT
In today’s update on the Atlanta Thrashers-to-Winnipeg storyline, we find out that the last hope for the Thrashers to stay in Atlanta might just be out.
May 23, 2011, 11:35 AM EDT
With how rough Tomas Kaberle has had it in the Eastern Conference finals, would benching him be the move that helps the Bruins the most?
May 23, 2011, 10:37 AM EDT
NBC’s Liam McHugh gets the straight scoop on what needs to happen in Game 5 from Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury.
May 23, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT
Five thoughts today looks through the job the Sedins are doing to take advantage of a weaker defense while we wonder aloud about where in the world has Dany Heatley been.
May 23, 2011, 1:53 AM EDT
While the Sharks have no official update on Joe Thornton’s condition after getting banged up thanks to a hit from Raffi Torres, Thornton’s playing doctor for himself.
May 22, 2011, 11:57 PM EDT
After the Bruins tough loss in Game 4, Tim Thomas may have accidentally given the Lightning the bulletin board material this series has been lacking.
May 22, 2011, 10:14 PM EDT
Henrik Sedin has been serving notice throughout the Western Conference finals that he’s as good as it gets when it comes to being a play maker. His performance in Game 4 ranks up as one of the playoffs best.
May 22, 2011, 7:33 PM EDT
The Sharks may be without captain Joe Thornton for Game 5 on Tuesday after he was knocked out of today’s Game 4 loss by Raffi Torres after a wicked hit in the third period.
May 22, 2011, 5:16 PM EDT
Roberto Luongo’s NHL career has been a bit up and down, but he’s looking to change all that by leading Vancouver to a Stanley Cup this year.
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