Apr 8, 2011, 4:18 PM EDT
The NHL Draft lottery is set for Tuesday, April 12th and if you’re hoping it’ll be as interesting and potentially order-shaking as the NBA Draft lottery… You might be let down.
Apr 8, 2011, 2:30 PM EDT
Mike Milbury analyzes the curious things that could shake loose this Sunday afternoon when Detroit and Chicago face off in what could be a playoff spot-deciding game for the Blackhawks.
Apr 8, 2011, 1:47 PM EDT
No, that isn’t a misprint. Ottawa is giving general manager Bryan Murray a three-year contract extension to try and lead the Senators out of
Apr 8, 2011, 12:37 PM EDT
Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall will miss their final two games of the regular season. That’s all right though because he’ll be ready to go in Game 1 of the playoffs.
Apr 8, 2011, 11:59 AM EDT
A lot can shake loose in the Eastern Conference tonight. Washington looks to lock up home ice throughout while Buffalo looks to lock into the playoffs against Philly who hopes to still win the Atlantic Division.
Apr 8, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
The Rangers fight for a playoff spot was seriously hampered by Ondrej Pavelec’s shutout against them last night. His save on Artem Anisimov sticks out as a shining example of their frustrations.
Apr 8, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Ottawa rookie Bobby Butler was somehow able to fight the clutches of Hal Gill and rip a snap shot past Alex Auld in Ottawa’s 3-2 overtime win over Montreal.
Apr 8, 2011, 2:05 AM EDT
Ryan Kesler’s hat trick brings him to 40 goals on the season while Roberto Luongo earned his fourth shutout of the year as Vancouver showed their dominance over Minnesota.
Apr 8, 2011, 1:05 AM EDT
The Stars stay alive in the race for the playoffs in the West after disposing of hapless Colorado 4-2.
Apr 8, 2011, 12:15 AM EDT
The National Championship game for Saturday is set as Michigan will take on Minnesota-Duluth after both teams pulled off tough wins tonight.
Apr 7, 2011, 10:50 PM EDT
Dan Hamhuis is recovering quite well from his latest concussion. He’s doing so well he might even play in the team’s final game before the playoffs.
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.
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