Apr 20, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT
The Bruins got their mojo back in Game 3 against Montreal but they did it without 30-goal man Milan Lucic. To get through the playoffs, they’ll need more out of him.
Apr 20, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Five thoughts today might be a bit bleary eyed after staying up late for last night’s incredible Sharks-Kings game from Los Angeles. We think these thoughts are clear.
Apr 19, 2011, 5:57 PM EDT
Hockey Central’s crew of Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick take a look at tonight’s Game 4 between Chicago and Vancouver to see what the Blackhawks need to do to avoid being swept out of the playoffs.
Apr 19, 2011, 5:06 PM EDT
When Bruce Boudreau said that he thought the Rangers were targeting Mike Green’s head, Rangers coach John Tortorella fired back today saying the Caps should quit being such big babies about it.
Apr 19, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT
Brent Seabrook is sitting out of tonight’s Game 4 against Vancouver while Raffi Torres will be playing for the Canucks. We’re pretty sure the Blackhawks are taking notice.
Apr 19, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT
Another day, another baffling set of decisions from NHL disciplinarian Colin Campbell. This time, the Wheel of Justice came up the same for both Steve Downie and Chris Kunitz on very different plays.
Apr 19, 2011, 1:53 PM EDT
The NHL television contract is locked up for the next ten years, and we’re especially happy to say the NHL will be calling NBC and Versus “home” for the next ten years.
Apr 19, 2011, 12:38 PM EDT
With an outstanding group of rookies available this year, the finalists for the Calder Trophy turned out to be pro offense all the way. Who got snubbed though?
Apr 19, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
The Blackhawks face elimination at home against Vancouver while the Kings look to continue putting a scare into San Jose in Los Angeles.
Apr 19, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
More head shots? Yes, more head shots to get loud about. Also, more on the Bruins showing up finally, Brian Boucher’s helpers in Philly, and is Ilya Bryzgalov getting tired?
Apr 19, 2011, 2:08 AM EDT
With another quick-strike attack and a frustrating effort, the Red Wings have the Coyotes on the brink of elimination after winning 4-2 to take a 3-0 series lead.
Apr 19, 2011, 12:09 AM EDT
Pittsburgh takes a 2-1 series lead in a rough and tumble and occasionally dirty game over Tampa Bay stealing a 3-2 win in Florida. Chris Kunitz’s flying elbow is going to get him in trouble however.
Apr 18, 2011, 11:17 PM EDT
After two soul-crushing losses to start the series, the Bruins have life after Tim Thomas holds strong and helps give Boston a 4-2 win in Game 3 to cut Montreal’s series lead to 2-1.
Apr 18, 2011, 10:08 PM EDT
The Flyers changed things up in goal and changed their fortune for the better beating Buffalo 4-2 to take a 2-1 lead in the series.
Apr 18, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT
It might be too little, too late but Chicago center Dave Bolland is looking ready to return to action in Game 4 after dealing with a concussion.
Apr 18, 2011, 7:40 PM EDT
Zdeno Chara is in the lineup for Boston tonight against Montreal for Game 3. Warm up the vocal cords Habs fans, you’ve got someone to boo.
Apr 18, 2011, 7:11 PM EDT
Much like the captain of the Red October, Ducks GM Bob Murray is commanding his team to dive in the playoffs. This should go over well.
Apr 18, 2011, 12:04 PM EDT
In Five Thoughts today, we take a look at the Torres-Seabrook situation, the emergence of Mike Fisher, and the failure of the Blackhawks.
Apr 17, 2011, 7:10 PM EDT
An exciting third period was capped off thanks to Brandon Dubinsky’s fortunate bounce game-winning goal with under two minutes to play to give the Rangers a 3-2 win and an open door back into the series.
Apr 17, 2011, 6:06 PM EDT
It’s what everyone’s talking about, but here’s the replay of the controversial no-goal at the end of the second period from today’s Game 3 between Washington and New York.
Apr 17, 2011, 5:24 PM EDT
Another tight checking period sees Erik Christensen and Alex Ovechkin trade goals to tie the game. The period didn’t end without it’s share of controversy though.
Apr 17, 2011, 4:16 PM EDT
After one period of play, the Rangers and Caps are tied 0-0. Despite the power play failures for both teams, the pace has picked up.
Apr 17, 2011, 2:55 PM EDT
You can join us for NHL Extra and watch Game 3 between the Rangers and Capitals with us while we comment and answer your questions.
Apr 17, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT
The Rangers aren’t making any changes to their lineup for Game 3, so perhaps a change of scenery will help John Tortorella’s team the most. He’d better hope so.
Apr 17, 2011, 1:10 PM EDT
With Chicago down 2-0 in the series to Vancouver, they need a bit of a shake up. 6’8″ John Scott attempting to play the role of Dustin Byfuglien is at the least really interesting.
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- Devils sign Greene to five-year, $25M extension 10
- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million 42
- Marchand on Plekanec: ‘I hate him. I can’t stand him’ 54
- Gettin’ paid: Gardiner inks five-year, $20.25M extension with Leafs 15
- Report: Trottier to join Sabres’ coaching staff 19
- Blues sign former eighth overall pick Mueller 31
- Trotz plans to let Johansson, Kuznetsov, and Burakovsky compete for time at center 45
- Eric Staal has surgery to repair ‘core muscle injury’ 6
- After not seeing ‘eye-to-eye’ with Carlyle, Reimer will compete for No. 1 gig 16
- Cashing in: Rangers sign Brassard to five-year, $25 million deal (63)
- Marchand on Plekanec: ‘I hate him. I can’t stand him’ (55)
- Trotz plans to let Johansson, Kuznetsov, and Burakovsky compete for time at center (45)
- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million (42)
- Richards: If not for the cap, half the league would want to play for Hawks (36)