Jun 22, 2011, 11:30 PM EDT
Steven Stamkos will be the cover star for NHL ’12, which must be a thrill for someone who was once a “big gamer.”
Jun 13, 2011, 4:18 PM EDT
Last year, Danny Briere didn’t get much attention for leading the 2010 playoffs in scoring. Could the same thing happen for the current playoff points leader, David Krejci?
May 10, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT
While it was the Predators deepest run into the playoffs, it still came up short of the Stanley Cup. Just what went wrong for Nashville? The reasons are apparent.
Apr 30, 2011, 2:33 AM EDT
As the search for the missing game-winning puck from the 2010 Stanley Cup finals continues, the NHL decided to temporarily remove accused lineman Steve Miller out of its playoff officiating rotation. Read this post for the zany details.
Apr 26, 2011, 4:12 PM EDT
Despite all the pressure on the Canucks to avoid an epic collapse, the Blackhawks face a new kind of pressure too. This is their first Game 7 since 1995.
Apr 19, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
The Blackhawks face elimination at home against Vancouver while the Kings look to continue putting a scare into San Jose in Los Angeles.
Apr 17, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Hockey Central’s Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick take a look ahead at tonight’s pivotal Game 3 between Chicago and Vancouver from United Center with the Canucks looking to push the defending champions to the brink of elimination.
Apr 13, 2011, 4:31 PM EDT
Versus’ Liam McHugh, Keith Jones, and Jeremy Roenick take a deeper look inside the now annual battle in the playoffs between Vancouver and Chicago.
Apr 11, 2011, 10:40 PM EDT
Who scored the best goal of the final week of the 2010-11 season? Your choices are: the Rangers’ five-goal outburst, Patrick Kane, Corey Perry, Bobby Butler, Nathan Gerbe, T.J. Oshie or Colton Gillies.
Apr 11, 2011, 6:15 PM EDT
It must be the playoffs if Chicago and Vancouver are playing. Can the Canucks vanquish the demons of past playoff failures or does Chicago still own them? Oh the intrigue is large here.
Apr 11, 2011, 3:21 PM EDT
Sergei Bobrovsky pays homage to a Philadelphia folk hero and a Simpsons villain with his new goalie mask for the playoffs.
Apr 10, 2011, 2:22 PM EDT
Thanks to mistakes by Chicago and despite errors by referees, Detroit earned a 2-1 lead in the second period.
Apr 10, 2011, 12:25 PM EDT
We take a look at the big picture numbers for this afternoon’s regular season finale between Chicago and Detroit from United Center in the Windy City.
Apr 6, 2011, 11:26 AM EDT
The Blackhawks are fighting for their playoff lives and now that task gets a lot tougher without Troy Brouwer who injured his shoulder last night.
Apr 6, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Patrick Kane dangles around Mathieu Darche and beats Carey Price for the goal of the night.
Apr 6, 2011, 5:03 AM EDT
Here are summaries of Tuesday’s five games in the Western Conference and what they all mean in the West’s playoff standings.
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 1, 2011, 11:05 PM EDT
Despite a lackluster performance, the Blackhawks escape Columbus with a valuable two-point victory.
Mar 30, 2011, 3:33 AM EDT
It wasn’t bad enough that Shawn Thornton caught a skate in the face and had to get 40 stitches for it, but he also got taunted by the Chicago bench on his way off the ice and he’s not happy about it.
Mar 28, 2011, 10:36 PM EDT
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.
Mar 28, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT
With only two games tonight, the Race for the Playoffs comes into focus out west once again, this time centering on the perilous playoff push for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Mar 24, 2011, 10:08 PM EDT
The final day of the regular season brings you a monster matchup to get everyone ready for the playoffs with the Detroit Red Wings heading to Chicago to take on the Blackhawks in an original six season finale.
Mar 14, 2011, 11:28 PM EDT
The Blackhawks won their fifth home game in a row by beating the Sharks 6-3 thanks to their marquee players including Patrick Sharp, who assisted on four goals in the second period.
Mar 13, 2011, 4:32 PM EDT
The Blackhawks visited the White House this week to recognize their Stanley Cup victory. Patrick Kane gives us a view of the ceremony we’ve never seen before.
Mar 11, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT
The Blackhawks put the final piece of their Stanley Cup season in place after visiting the White House and President Barack Obama.
- Flyers’ Mason broke his right pinky finger playing ball hockey 11
- Lindros, LeClair and Desjardins to be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame 56
- It’s back! PHT’s Team of the Day summer series starts tomorrow 7
- Pens sign Spaling — two years, $4.4 million 13
- Agent: Subban hasn’t told me to make him NHL’s highest-paid D 30
- Devils sign Greene to five-year, $25M extension 18
- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million 46
- Marchand on Plekanec: ‘I hate him. I can’t stand him’ 59
- Gettin’ paid: Gardiner inks five-year, $20.25M extension with Leafs 15
- Report: Trottier to join Sabres’ coaching staff 21
- Cashing in: Rangers sign Brassard to five-year, $25 million deal (63)
- Lindros, LeClair and Desjardins to be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame (62)
- Marchand on Plekanec: ‘I hate him. I can’t stand him’ (59)
- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million (46)
- Trotz plans to let Johansson, Kuznetsov, and Burakovsky compete for time at center (45)