May 1, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT
It’s not the goaltending’s complete fault for what went wrong against the Bruins in Game 1, the Flyers defense shares a big part of the blame as well.
May 1, 2011, 1:54 AM EDT
Matt Halischuk may have won it in double overtime for Nashville, but they never would’ve done it without Pekka Rinne.
Apr 29, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Every good drama needs a heel and the Canucks are playing that role to the hilt. Also: Rinne and Luongo look for real, Barry Trotz’s slow burn, Winnipeg madness, and making clean hits the new dirty. Thanks NHL!
Apr 29, 2011, 3:04 AM EDT
While it looked like a 1-0 loss on the scoreboard for the Predators, it might as well have been 100-0 for coach Barry Trotz as he sounded off after his team’s loss in Game 1 to Vancouver.
Apr 29, 2011, 1:14 AM EDT
Roberto Luongo stopped 20 shots while Chris Higgins scored the game’s only goal as Vancouver took a 1-0 lead in their second round series.
Apr 28, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT
With Vancouver and Nashville kicking off the second round tonight, we make our own predictions on what we think happens in the Western Conference second round.
Apr 28, 2011, 5:35 PM EDT
The Predators are underdogs in their series against the Canucks, but they might be able to take Game 1 against a Vancouver team that isn’t far removed from a dramatic game 7 on Tuesday.
Apr 27, 2011, 2:02 PM EDT
With the second round of the playoffs coming up at the end of the week, we take a preemptive look ahead at the Western Conference semifinals between Vancouver and Nashville.
Apr 24, 2011, 9:14 PM EDT
The Predators are headed to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in franchise history after taking out the Ducks in six games with a 4-2 win tonight.
Apr 23, 2011, 1:48 AM EDT
The Ducks thought they had this one in check. Turns out no one told the Predators the game was over as they win it 4-3 in overtime to take a 3-2 series lead.
Apr 23, 2011, 12:58 AM EDT
Bobby Ryan’s goal in the third period against Nashville is worth watching over and over and over and over… Trust us.
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 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, 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 17, 2011, 9:09 PM EDT
If Mike Fisher keeps this up, he might be more than just Mr. Carrie Underwood in Nashville. He might be the guy who helped the Predators finally reach the second round of the playoffs.
Apr 16, 2011, 1:45 AM EDT
After the Predators cruised to a Game 1 win and shut down the Ducks offense, Anaheim’s stars came through to tie the series up at 1-1 with a 5-3 win.
Apr 14, 2011, 1:38 AM EDT
Mike Fisher scored two goals and one assist while Pekka Rinne stopped all but one shot to power the Predators’ 4-1 over the Ducks.
Apr 11, 2011, 11:15 PM EDT
Who made the best save of the last week of the 2010-11 season? The contestants are: James Reimer, Tim Thomas, Ondrej Pavelec, Pekka Rinne, Ilya Bryzgalov and Tuukka Rask.
Apr 11, 2011, 9:12 PM EDT
It’s unclear if Ray Emery re-injured the surgically repaired hip that endangered his career, but either way, it looks like the Ducks will need to turn to Dan Ellis in Game 1 of their series against the Predators.
Apr 11, 2011, 8:15 PM EDT
It might not be getting the attention some of the other series are, but Anaheim and Nashville are set up for a slobbknocker of a series.
Apr 9, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Pekka Rinne doing what he’s done all season—making beautiful saves.
Apr 9, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
Here are summaries of Friday evening’s six games in the West including as the Nashville Predators, Phoenix Coyotes, and Anaheim Ducks all qualified for the playoffs.
Apr 1, 2011, 12:50 PM EDT
The NHL named its Three Stars for the month of March: Corey Perry, Daniel Sedin and Pekka Rinne.
Apr 1, 2011, 1:41 AM EDT
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.
Mar 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Ryan Suter scores a beautiful goal—into the wrong goal.
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- Subban not eager to discuss contract talks 33
- Leafs re-sign Reimer — two years, $4.6 million 21
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- Eller, Habs agree to four-year, $14 million contract 10
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