Skip to content

game recaps

  1. East playoff update: Canes beat Red Wings, Capitals and Bruins also win

    Apr 6, 2011, 10:26 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Jimmy Howard, Erik Cole

    The Hurricanes won against the Red Wings, while the Capitals increased their first place lead and the Bruins crept to within two points of the second place Flyers. Click “Read More” for the details.

  2. Carolina takes care of business, Henrik Zetterberg leaves with lower body injury

    Apr 6, 2011, 9:47 PM EST

    Cam Ward, Jussi Jokinen, Tim Gleason, Valtteri Filppula

    This game meant more to the Hurricanes than the Red Wings, so the shut out doesn’t hurt Detroit that badly. Losing Henrik Zetterberg – who was knocked out of the game – would be a huge blow, though.

  3. Tonight in the West: Sharks dismantle Kings to clinch Pacific crown

    Apr 5, 2011, 1:01 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau

    The Sharks clobbered the Kings 6-1 tonight, clinching their fourth consecutive Pacific Division title. Learn how this contest changes up the Western Conference playoff picture in this post.

  4. East update: Rangers storm back from 3-0 deficit for shocking win against Bruins

    Apr 4, 2011, 10:21 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Boston Bruins v New York Rangers

    It seemed like the East playoff bubble would get crazier when the Rangers trailed the Bruins 3-0, but New York stormed back to take a stunning 5-3 win. This post recaps that game and updates the playoff picture.

  5. Game of the Week: This time around, Rangers win shootout against Flyers

    Apr 3, 2011, 3:55 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Wojtek Wolski

    It only makes sense that the Rangers-Flyers NBC Game of the Week went to a shootout, although this time, New York came out on top. Read this post for a recap and an update on the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

  6. West playoff rundown: Red Wings clinch berth, Sharks bite Ducks and more

    Apr 3, 2011, 1:34 AM EST

    Joe Thornton, Devin Setoguchi, Ray Emery

    The Red Wings clinched a playoff spot thanks to an OT comeback with against the Predators, the Sharks beat the Ducks, the Kings defeated the Stars and the Wild were officially eliminated from the playoffs tonight. Read the recaps in this post.

  7. Eastern Conference update: Capitals take No.1, plot thickens for bubble teams

    Apr 2, 2011, 10:48 PM EST

    Comments Off
    ovechkinapapril2

    It was a big day in the East, with Washington’s rise to the top spot being the cherry on top. Boston clinched the Northeast Division, Buffalo eked out a point, some bubble teams stayed alive while others saw their dreams die and more. Read all about it in this post.

  8. Capitals beat Sabres in OT to claim a small lead atop the Eastern Conference

    Apr 2, 2011, 10:05 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Mike Knuble, Alex Ovechkin

    Washington took a one-point lead for the top spot in the East thanks to Alex Ovechkin’s overtime game-winner against Carolina.

  9. Kings hand Stars crushing 3-1 loss, narrow in on playoff spot

    Apr 2, 2011, 7:34 PM EST

    Comments Off
    greenegetty

    The Kings are close to clinching a playoff spot while the Stars are on their last legs after Los Angeles beat Dallas 3-1.

  10. West playoff picture: Canucks make it official, Predators win and Sharks crush Stars

    Apr 1, 2011, 1:41 AM EST

    Comments Off
    sharks6stars0ap

    The rich got richer in the West, as the Canucks, Sharks and Predators succeeding in knocking down the Kings, Stars and Avalanche tonight. Read this post for recaps and an updated look on the West playoff picture.

  11. Eastern Conference playoff update: Lightning clinch a spot, Leafs keep dreaming

    Mar 31, 2011, 11:08 PM EST

    New York Rangers v New York Islanders

    There was plenty of interesting activity in the East tonight. The Capitals moved within one point of the Flyers for the top seed, the Lightning clinched a playoff spot, the Islanders hurt the Rangers’ postseason chances and the Leafs kept their dreams alive.

  12. Back to 7th place in a Finnish Flash: Teemu Selanne scores 5 points in Ducks win

    Mar 29, 2011, 1:08 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Vancouver Canucks v Anaheim Ducks

    Teemu Selanne scored a hat trick and two assists, factoring into all five of the Ducks’ goals as Anaheim jumped back into seventh place with a 5-4 win against the Avalanche.

  13. Marian Hossa scores OT winner as Blackhawks earn big win against Red Wings

    Mar 28, 2011, 10:36 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Brent Seabrook, Marian Hossa,  Patrick Kane

    Marian Hossa’s overtime power play game-winner earned the Blackhawks a crucial win against the Red Wings. Read this post for a recap of the game, along with an updated look at the race for the West’s final playoff spots.

  14. Riding the Zamboni – March 27; Canucks hit 50 wins, Bruins clinch,

    Mar 28, 2011, 1:35 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Henrik Sedin and Ryan Kesler

    A light Sunday night means the Zamboni ride is short. Enjoy it while it lasts.

  15. Penguins squeak past Panthers, Thrashers keep slim playoff hopes alive in SO wins

    Mar 27, 2011, 5:46 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Marc-Andre Fleury, Ryan Carter

    The Penguins and Thrashers did what they needed to do this afternoon, earning shootout wins against the Panthers and Senators respectively.

  16. Riding the Zamboni – March 26; Predators, Sharks, and Flames keep winning

    Mar 27, 2011, 2:40 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Logan Couture

    With 12 games today, there was lots of action to sum up. We’ve got it all for you including big wins for San Jose, Nashville, and Calgary.

  17. Riding the Zamboni – March 25; Devils done for good? Sabres and Canes get big wins

    Mar 26, 2011, 3:30 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Brian Rolston, Marc-Andre Fleury

    The Devils may have seen the end of their shot at the playoffs while Buffalo and Carolina continue their battle for eighth place.

  18. Riding the Zamboni – Wednesday, March 23rd

    Mar 24, 2011, 1:20 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Tomas Kopecky, Tomas Vokoun

    For the most part, the playoff-rich got richer while the desperate teams became poorer on Wednesday. Here are recaps of four contests that should have a substantial impact on the playoff picture.

  19. Great night for the Ducks: Anaheim shocks Dallas in OT, Jonas Hiller’s off the IR

    Mar 23, 2011, 11:58 PM EST

    Comments Off
    eemu Selanne,  Corey Perry

    Teemu Selanne’s game-tying goal shocked the Stars, helping the Ducks beat Dallas in overtime. It wasn’t the only good news for Anaheim, either, as top goalie Jonas Hiller was reactivated from the injured reserve.

  20. Strong play by Daniel Sedin, Roberto Luongo powers Vancouver’s 2-1 win against Detroit

    Mar 23, 2011, 10:23 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Vancouver Canucks v Phoenix Coyotes

    The Canucks rode great performances from Daniel Sedin (two goals) and Roberto Luongo (39 saves) to increase their lead over the West’s second-ranked Red Wings.

  21. Kings grind out 2-1 shootout win against Flames, leaving Calgary’s playoff hopes in trouble

    Mar 22, 2011, 2:22 AM EST

    Comments Off
    kopitarap

    The Kings gave themselves a small (but valuable) cushion in the West while things look a bit dire for the Flames after L.A. won the two teams’ shootout.

  22. Penguins squander four-goal lead, manage to beat Red Wings in shootout

    Mar 21, 2011, 10:54 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Pascal Dupuis, Brad Stuart

    The Penguins blew a 4-0 lead against the Red Wings, but James Neal helped them earn two points anyway by scoring the shootout winner.

  23. Riding the Zamboni – March 20; Devils shutout Blue Jackets, Canadiens blast Wild

    Mar 21, 2011, 3:08 AM EST

    Comments Off
    78631_canadiens_wild_hockey

    While we had you covered for most everything else today, a couple other games flew under our radar with the Devils shutting out the Jackets and the Canadiens dropping an eight spot on the Wild.

  24. Game of the Week: Matt Cooke’s ugly hit changes game, Rangers win 5-2 after wild third period

    Mar 20, 2011, 3:25 PM EST

    New York Rangers v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Another dirty hit by Matt Cooke and an ill-timed high-sticking penalty by Matt Niskanen turned the tide of this afternoon’s Rangers-Penguins game, as ample PP time allowed New York to eventually win 5-2. The question is: what – if anything – will the NHL do about another ugly Cooke hit?

  25. Riding the Zamboni – Saturday, March 19th

    Mar 20, 2011, 2:03 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf

    Want to catch up on a busy Saturday of NHL action? This post has you covered.

Featured video

More than a Stanley Cup hangover?
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. S. Crosby (3994)
  2. B. Bishop (3666)
  3. D. Krejci (2367)
  4. C. Kunitz (2303)
  5. C. Crawford (2271)
  1. C. Perry (2260)
  2. B. Elliott (2153)
  3. O. Palat (2014)
  4. J. Schwartz (1742)
  5. T. Hall (1693)