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.
Apr 21, 2011, 2:22 PM EDT
Getting swept out of the playoffs takes a special kind of effort in being dominated. Just what went wrong for Phoenix against the Red Wings? There’s more than a few things.
Apr 21, 2011, 1:28 PM EDT
Most don’t think of hockey as a gentlemanly game, the NHL does pick out three players who best exemplify what it means to be a sportsman in hockey.
Apr 21, 2011, 12:33 PM EDT
Flyers forward Daniel Briere has a few things to get off his chest about the officiating in Game 4 of their series with Buffalo.
Apr 21, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Today’s action sees the Canadiens look to put a stranglehold on the series with Boston, Vancouver to wrap things up against Chicago, and to see if the Kings can pick themselves up off the floor.
Apr 21, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
In today’s Five Thoughts, we give credit to the guts and heart of the Capitals while falling in love with the G-rated sass talk from Buffalo’s Ryan Miller.
Apr 21, 2011, 2:10 AM EDT
The Red Wings move on to the second round of the playoffs with a 6-3 win over Phoenix and send the Coyotes to their most daunting offseason in their history as the prospect of a move to Winnipeg looms.
Apr 21, 2011, 1:35 AM EDT
Anaheim was in need of a big game and got it from their Hart Trophy wannabe Corey Perry as the Ducks took out the Predators 6-3 to even the series up at 2-2.
Apr 21, 2011, 12:29 AM EDT
The Rangers held a 3-0 lead in Game 4. Once the third period rolled around, the Caps took over and showed the heart of a team gearing up for a deeper run winning in double overtime thanks to Jason Chimera… And Marian Gaborik.
Apr 20, 2011, 11:24 PM EDT
The Penguins faithful have been waiting for James Neal to have a big goal. They got it tonight as his double-overtime game-winner gives Pittsburgh a 3-1 series lead on Tampa Bay.
Apr 20, 2011, 10:51 PM EDT
Playoff offensive juggernaut Johan Franzen is a late scratch for Game 4 against Phoenix. Mike Modano brings his veteran savvy against his former coach to the lineup.
Apr 20, 2011, 10:43 PM EDT
The Sabres evened things up with Philadelphia in their best-of-seven series all thanks to their Superman in net Ryan Miller.
Apr 20, 2011, 9:04 PM EDT
While they haven’t battled each other with fists on the ice, Kevin Bieksa and John Scott are more than happy to battle each other with words off of it.
Apr 20, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT
The Bruins got their mojo back in Game 3 against Montreal but they did it without 30-goal man Milan Lucic. To get through the playoffs, they’ll need more out of him.
Apr 20, 2011, 5:25 PM EDT
Here are previews of tonight’s five Game 4 matchups, including what could be the last Coyotes game in Phoenix.
Apr 20, 2011, 3:29 PM EDT
Mike Knuble is probably going to miss tonight’s Game 4, so that means Jason Chimera must step up if he gets first line minutes while Eric Fehr will get in the lineup for the first time in this series.
Apr 20, 2011, 2:39 PM EDT
After what looks like his final failed NHL comeback, Peter Forsberg begins his post-playing career as the assistant GM for MODO of the Swedish Elite League.
Apr 20, 2011, 12:49 PM EDT
The NHL named the three nominees for the 2010-11 GM of the Year award: Vancouver’s Mike Gillis, Nashville’s David Poile and Tampa Bay’s Steve Yzerman. Find out more about their work and vote for your favorite in the poll.
Apr 20, 2011, 12:17 PM EDT
Pumped up for Game 4 between the Rangers and Capitals? Check out this post for a web-exclusive preview featuring commentary from Keith Jones and Mike Keenan.
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