Apr 10, 2011, 5:47 PM EDT
Detroit’s top scorer Henrik Zetterberg will miss the start of their playoff series against Phoenix with his lingering knee injury.
Apr 10, 2011, 4:44 PM EDT
Pavel Datsyuk’s stick handling is the stuff of legends by now around the NHL. During today’s NBC Game of the Week, he showed us just what the “dangle dangle” is all about.
Apr 10, 2011, 4:22 PM EDT
Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury hashed it out today on the air picking who they think will win the NHL Awards. From the Vezina, to the Norris, to the Hart – these two pick who they like in each category.
Apr 10, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT
Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury took a look at the Western Conference playoff picture during today’s game and took time out to look at the West’s top two seeds in particular.
Apr 10, 2011, 3:27 PM EDT
Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury take a look at the Eastern Conference playoff matchups and how each series shapes up as they look ahead to the playoffs this week.
Apr 10, 2011, 12:25 PM EDT
We take a look at the big picture numbers for this afternoon’s regular season finale between Chicago and Detroit from United Center in the Windy City.
Apr 9, 2011, 11:05 PM EDT
Minnesota-Duluth wins their first men’s hockey National Championship after disposing of Michigan in overtime thanks to Kyle Schmidt’s game-winner.
Apr 9, 2011, 6:20 PM EDT
Last year the Red Wings got healthy at the end of the season to make the playoffs. This season, they’re banged up and stumbling as they wrap up the regular season and head into the postseason. It’s never easy in the NHL, especially the Western Conference.
Apr 9, 2011, 5:21 PM EDT
Tim Thomas broke Dominik Hasek’s record for highest save percentage in a NHL season after Boston beat Ottawa 3-1 today.
Apr 9, 2011, 4:09 PM EDT
The Rangers 5-2 win over New Jersey this afternoon now puts the pressure on Carolina to win tonight against Tampa Bay to get into the playoffs.
Apr 9, 2011, 3:25 PM EDT
While seven of the eight teams are settled on for the playoffs in the Western Conference, tonight could help settle some of the seeding for the playoffs.
Apr 9, 2011, 1:29 PM EDT
Capitals defenseman Mike Green will not play in the Caps final regular season game in Florida tonight.
Apr 9, 2011, 12:04 PM EDT
Rangers captain Chris Drury returns to action this afternoon for the Rangers as they do their part to try and earn a playoff spot. Will it help or is it a band-aid on a gaping wound?
Apr 9, 2011, 11:49 AM EDT
It all comes down to today for the New York Rangers and Carolina Hurricanes for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Rangers get to decide their fate early this afternoon but they can shift the pressure to Carolina with a win.
Apr 8, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT
Red Wings forward Mike Modano says that if the team makes it to the Stanley Cup final he’s probably hanging it up at the end of the season.
Apr 8, 2011, 6:01 PM EDT
When the Isles and Penguins last met on Long Island, it turned into a fight-filled and dirty game with 346 penalty minutes and a 9-3 Islanders win. Don’t expect any of the same fireworks tonight.
Apr 8, 2011, 5:13 PM EDT
Nashville and Phoenix each just need a point tonight to lock up playoff spots while Anaheim, Dallas, and Chicago fight on to try and make the playoffs.
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.
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