Feb 6, 2011, 3:41 PM EST
The Caps playoff problems are well known by now and defenseman Mike Green addresses those problems while Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury talks about what they can do to get past it.
Feb 6, 2011, 3:29 PM EST
The Capitals shut out the Penguins 3-0 in NBC’s Game of the Week. The contest ended in an ugly fashion thanks to a knee-to-knee hit by Matt Cooke on Alex Ovechkin.
Feb 6, 2011, 3:27 PM EST
Wondering how the Penguins are holding up without Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin? NBC takes a look at their team toughness.
Feb 6, 2011, 2:31 PM EST
Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury discuss the rise in fighting in the NHL between periods during NBC’s Game of the Week.
Feb 6, 2011, 2:12 PM EST
Looking to see who’s starting today’s other two afternoon starts? We’ve got you covered.
Feb 6, 2011, 2:12 PM EST
The Capitals bolstered their lead to 2-0 thanks to a Marcus Johansson shorthanded goal, but it could have been worse for Pittsburgh if Marc-Andre Fleury didn’t make some huge saves.
Feb 6, 2011, 1:16 PM EST
The Capitals took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission of a physical NBC Game of the Week with the Penguins.
Feb 6, 2011, 12:30 PM EST
For better or for worse, Peter Forsberg decided to resume his NHL career with the Colorado Avalanche, according to Adrian Dater. Dater reports that Forsberg will not play in Monday’s game against the Phoenix Coyotes, though. Forsberg needed to make a decision (and sign a contract) by the end of today to be able to…
Feb 6, 2011, 12:20 PM EST
How do the Penguins and Capitals stack up with each other going into today’s game? We break it down for you by the numbers and give you your hookup to join us for NHL Extra during the game.
Feb 6, 2011, 12:00 PM EST
Here are previews of today’s three hockey games. Yes, there will be hockey on Super Bowl Sunday.
Feb 6, 2011, 11:20 AM EST
While we know about how the Caps offense has struggled to get things done this year, their goaltending has been the unsung hero of the season.
Feb 6, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
Niklas Backstrom showed off his outstanding reflexes with a pad stop that proved to be Save of the Night-worthy.
Feb 6, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
Sergei Kostitsyn scored Saturday’s Goal of the Night. Check out the video and some commentary in this post.
Feb 6, 2011, 8:00 AM EST
With Evgeni Malkin likely done for the season and playoffs, the Penguins must move on. How will they use a sudden glut of cap space to try to fill some of that void? Read this post for some suggestions and speculation.
Feb 6, 2011, 1:40 AM EST
Here are recaps of a busy Saturday night of games as the league’s playoff picture was altered once again.
Feb 6, 2011, 12:40 AM EST
NHL.com reports that Peter Forsberg could make a decision regarding his latest comeback attempt as early as Sunday.
Feb 5, 2011, 11:18 PM EST
If the playoffs started tonight, the Penguins would host the Capitals in a first round series. Here is a detailed discussion of such a tantalizing scenario.
Hurricanes pass Thrashers for eighth spot in East by beating them in OT thanks to Erik Cole end-to-end goal
Feb 5, 2011, 10:12 PM EST
The Hurricanes won the latest battle against the Thrashers in what could be a race for one of the Eastern Conference’s last playoff spots thanks to an Erik Cole OT game winning goal.
Feb 5, 2011, 8:41 PM EST
The Lightning recalled offensive defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron from the minors. Could he give their already-potent power play a boost?
Feb 5, 2011, 8:00 PM EST
The Caps and Penguins are both bubbling over with success of late and considering how both teams were filled with superstars, injuries aren’t slowing the Pens down while the Caps stars are finally showing up.
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