Apr 22, 2011, 3:54 PM EDT
The rest that comes with sweeping their first round series could be great for the Red Wings, as Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen are expected to be back for Round 2.
Apr 22, 2011, 3:27 PM EDT
Despite allowing 10 goals in his last two abbreviated starts, the Canucks are sticking with Roberto Luongo.
Apr 22, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT
It sounds like Chris Pronger won’t play in a big Game 5 against the Sabres after all.
Apr 22, 2011, 12:26 PM EDT
The NHL named the three finalists for the 2010-11 Vezina Trophy: Roberto Luongo, Pekka Rinne and Tim Thomas.
Apr 22, 2011, 11:29 AM EDT
Yesterday’s speculation was justified after Chris Pronger was a full participant in the Flyers’ morning skate today. It sounds like the big defenseman will appear in tonight’s Game 5 against the Sabres.
Apr 22, 2011, 11:10 AM EDT
Somehow the league didn’t believe Andrew Ference’s story that his middle finger got stuck in his glove. The NHL decided to fine him $2,500 for the obscene gesture as expected.
Apr 22, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Today’s Five Thoughts focuses in on Chicago’s heart of a champion and Vancouver’s ability to look oddly like Canucks teams from the last two years.
Apr 22, 2011, 2:24 AM EDT
The Blackhawks are trying to be the fourth team in NHL history to come back from a 3-0 series deficit, but the 2010 Flyers accomplished that goal last year. This post breaks down Chicago’s chances and how their series compares to that Philly turnaround.
Apr 22, 2011, 1:54 AM EDT
The Sharks won another game in Los Angeles to take a 3-1 series lead over the Kings.
Apr 22, 2011, 1:29 AM EDT
The Blackhawks have embarrassed Roberto Luongo and the Canucks for two straight games, bringing Vancouver’s series lead down to 3-2. Read all about their 5-0 win in this post.
Apr 22, 2011, 12:30 AM EDT
Colin Campbell’s TSN radio appearance was almost uncomfortably tense.
Apr 21, 2011, 10:43 PM EDT
The Habs built three leads, but the Bruins kept coming back and ultimately tied the series with a 5-4 overtime win. The ragtag line of Michael Ryder, Chris Kelly and Rich Peverley ended up being the heroes.
Apr 21, 2011, 9:23 PM EDT
Andrew Ference could face a fine of up to $2,500 after he celebrated a goal by giving Montreal’s Bell Centre crowd the finger.
Apr 21, 2011, 8:46 PM EDT
The Sabres made it to the playoffs without Derek Roy out of the mix since December 23, but chances are, they’d like to have their top center back. One report indicates he might be able to come back soon.
Apr 21, 2011, 7:55 PM EDT
The NHL handed Ducks pest Jarkko Ruutu a one-game suspension for his elbow on Predators forward Martin Erat.
Apr 21, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT
Former Atlanta Braves star pitcher (and Los Angeles Kings draft pick) Tom Glavine wants to help keep the Thrashers in Atlanta.
Apr 21, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT
The Blackhawks made some believers in Game 4, but if they want to stay alive in their series against the Canucks, Chicago must win without Brent Seabrook tonight.
Apr 21, 2011, 5:51 PM EDT
Ilya Bryzgalov is an impending unrestricted free agent and he’s made a good home in Phoenix. If the team moves to Winnipeg next year, they shouldn’t count on having him return to the team.
Apr 21, 2011, 4:57 PM EDT
As we’re finding out, only half the battles in the playoffs are fought on the ice, the others are fought in the press. Today’s fun is between Sabres coach Lindy Ruff and Flyers captain Mike Richards.
Apr 21, 2011, 4:31 PM EDT
Good news and bad news for Philly as Chris Pronger will likely return for Game 5 while Jeff Carter is likely out with a lower body injury.
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