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.
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.
- How do Voracek, Giroux compare to the most expensive duos? 52
- Voracek turns monster season into massive eight-year deal 71
- Report: Canucks, Sutter closing in on five-year deal, north of $20M 28
- Voynov serving sentence at jail that once advertised it had flat screen TVs 45
- Report: Bernier and Leafs more than $2 million apart ahead of Friday’s arbitration hearing 12
- Flyers re-sign Couturier: six years, $26 million 41
- Benning calls Sutter a ‘foundation piece’ for Canucks 24
- Here’s a chart that shows which teams have been good/bad at drafting 42
- Penguins sign Fehr to three-year, $6 million contract 22
- Trade: Penguins send Sutter to Canucks for Bonino, Clendening 54
- Bettman says NHL would have to ‘consider’ putting Quebec City in the Western Conference (71)
- Voracek turns monster season into massive eight-year deal (71)
- Rangers sign Stepan — six years, $39 million (62)
- NBC Sports to broadcast 105 NHL games in 2015-16 (58)
- Trade: Penguins send Sutter to Canucks for Bonino, Clendening (54)