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.
Apr 3, 2011, 11:28 PM EDT
Right when you thought things were going to get easier in the Western Conference today went and screwed all of that up.
Apr 3, 2011, 10:11 PM EDT
Detroit got back something they lost out on last year: A Central Division title. By beating the Wild 4-2, the Red Wings captured the crown once again after a one year layoff.
Apr 3, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT
Avalanche forward Paul Stastny’s season is over after discovering a stress fracture in his leg.
Apr 3, 2011, 8:56 PM EDT
Marc-Andre Gragnani isn’t a household name in Buffalo, but it’s going to be a lot better known now after his overtime winner to vault Buffalo into seventh place after beating Carolina.
Apr 3, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT
Yale women’s hockey player and inspiration Mandi Schwartz lost her battle with leukemia today, passing away from the deadly disease at 23 years-old.
Apr 3, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT
Next Sunday is the final day of the regular season and NBC is closing it out with a bang featuring the Red Wings and Blackhawks as the Game of the Week. Chicago’s playoff hopes could be on the line.
Apr 3, 2011, 4:48 PM EDT
Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire share their thoughts with who they’re worried about heading into the postseason. Fans in Detroit and Philadelphia might want to listen up. Milbury also worries about the Sabres without Ryan Miller.
Apr 3, 2011, 4:06 PM EDT
The shootout was beneficial to the Rangers today, but last year it was a nightmare for New York while it proved to be the Flyers’ playoff-saving grace.
Apr 3, 2011, 3:33 PM EDT
Mike Milbury shows his appreciation for three 40+ year-old stars shining in the NHL while Pierre McGuire gives it up for a pair of outstanding Western Conference young defensemen.
Apr 3, 2011, 2:31 PM EDT
NBC’s Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire discuss Sidney Crosby’s chances of returning for the playoffs as well as Vancouver’s Stanley Cup hopes without Manny Malhotra and Dan Hamhuis.
Apr 3, 2011, 12:25 PM EDT
We break down how the Flyers and Rangers stack up against each other statistically and give you our link to watch the game with us online and chat via NHL Extra.
Apr 2, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT
Last season the Rangers missed the playoffs on the final day of the season. This year, they’re limping into the end of the season again and could end up missing out once again.
Apr 2, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT
After more than five months away with a torn meniscus, Zach Parise will return to the Devils lineup.
Apr 2, 2011, 5:21 PM EDT
Hobey Baker finalist and the nation’s top scorer Andy Miele has settled on a peculiar choice for where to sign. He’s headed to the desert to play for the Phoenix Coyotes.
Apr 2, 2011, 4:44 PM EDT
The Bruins locked down a top three seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs and the Northeast Division with a 3-2 win over Atlanta thanks to Michael Ryder’s penalty shot goal.
Apr 2, 2011, 1:58 PM EDT
Columbus’ Jan Hejda was suspended by the league for two games for his elbow to the head of Chicago rookie Marcus Kruger.
Apr 2, 2011, 12:52 PM EDT
Three huge games stand out out west today in the Race For The Playoffs as playoff standings and hopes can all be jumbled in a big way today.
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