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2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Second-round matchups
Four intriguing series have been set.
Will Senators be able to contain Rick Nash?
Rangers' Rick Nash has been a force to be reckoned with in this postseason and as a left-handed shot who plays to the right side, Nash could give the Senators' defensemen some trouble.
Game 6: Capitals 2, Maple Leafs 1 OT highlights
The Washington Capitals edged out a series-clinching victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs thanks to Marcus Johansson's two goals in the third period and overtime.
Capitals' Holtby must be better vs. Penguins
After getting a scare against the Maple Leafs, the Capitals have to step up their game vs. the Penguins -- especially their team speed and Braden Holtby's play in net.
Capitals close out Maple Leafs after one last OT classic
Now it's onto Penguins vs. Capitals.
Johansson scores game winner on Maple Leafs in OT
Marcus Johansson scores the game winning goal in overtime to send the Washington Capitals to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Nate Schmidt takes crushing blow from Leo Komarov
Washington Capitals Nate Schmidt gets sent to the locker room after taking a crushing hit from Toronto Maple Leafs Leo Komarov.
Auston Matthews keeps goal streak alive, gives Leafs 1-0 lead in third
Talk about seizing the opportunity.
Capitals' Johansson sneaks score past Maple Leafs
Washington Capitals' Marcus Johansson sneaks the puck around the post and underneath Toronto Maple Leafs' Frederik Anderson to tie the game a 1-1 in the third period.
Maple Leafs' Matthews makes magic shot on Capitals
Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews scores the first goal of the game on a wrist shot past Capitals Braden Holtby late in the third period.
Clarke MacArthur, Craig Anderson made Sens win that much more emotional
Today marked high points for two players who have experienced serious lows in recent times.
Gaudreau, Granlund and Tarasenko: 2017 Lady Byng finalists
Plenty of star power there.
Game 6: Senators 3, Bruins 2 OT highlights
The Ottawa Senators got goals from Bobby Ryan, Kyle Turris and Clarke MacArthur to clinch the series over the Boston Bruins and advance to the second round.
Bruins hoping to take a step forward after loss
After just missing out on advancing to Game 7 against Ottawa, the Boston Bruins look to take the next step towards success.
MacArthur, Senators end Bruins’ season in OT after controversial calls
Ottawa moves on to face the New York Rangers.
Senators' depth makes them dangerous
Ottawa Senators Coach Guy Boucher has the perfect system and depth on his roster to keep in position to win in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Senators' MacArthur clinches series over Bruins
Senators' Clarke MacArthur scores the game-winning overtime goal for the Senators to clinch the series 4-2 over the Bruins.
Bergeron takes advantage of slow Sens change, sends Game 6 to OT (Video)
Tying a record with 17 overtime games in one round.
Bergeron brings Bruins back to tie Senators
Patrice Bergeron knocks in a rebound of a Brad Marchand shot to bring the Bruins even with the Ottawa Senators at 2-2.
Senators' Turris scores to take lead on Bruins
Senators' Kyle Turris capitalizes on the Bruins defense and gets a top corner shot in the net to take a 2-1 lead in the second period.
Senators' Ryan slips puck by Rask for score
Ottawa Senators' Derick Brassard's shot deflects off Bobby Ryan into the Boston Bruins' net to tie the game at 1-1 in the second period.
VIDEO: Bruins take three delay of game penalties in first period
They made it difficult on themselves.
Bruins' Stafford gets strong score on Senators
Boston Bruins' Drew Stafford sneaks a slap shot past Ottawa Senators' Craig Anderson for the first score of the game.
Couture wants Sharks to re-sign Thornton, Marleau
Couture has been a teammate of Thornton and Marleau for eight years.
WATCH LIVE: Maple Leafs, Bruins facing elimination on Sunday
Here is the Live Stream information for Sunday's two Stanley Cup Playoff games.
David Krejci out again for Bruins; Matt Beleskey will play
The Bruins remain shorthanded as they try to push the series to a Game 7.
Kings hire John Stevens as next head coach
He has been an assistant coach with the team since the 2010-11 season.
Canadiens spent too much time getting tougher, not enough time getting better
A lack of offense was once again their issue in the playoffs.
2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs Schedule for Sunday, April 23
Two games on the schedule. Both can be streamed online.
Video: Oilers showed off depth beyond McDavid in beating Sharks
A scary thought for the Ducks and the rest of the NHL.
The West’s next round is now set (and wide-open)
So much orange. So much intrigue.
Game 6: Oilers 3, Sharks 1 highlights
The Oilers scored two goals in the first two minutes of the second period and held on late against the Sharks for a 3-1 win to clinch the series.
Is this the end of an era for the San Jose Sharks?
Could the Sharks' latest elimination signal a changing of the guard in San Jose? Jeremy Roenick and Mike Rupp discuss whether or not Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau will return.
Edmonton Oilers' depth on display in First Round
Todd McLellan has coached the Oilers to their first playoff series win since 2006, putting the team's depth on display to beat the Sharks and earn the right to play the Ducks.
Oilers win first series since 2006 after Sharks fall crossbar short of overtime
The upstarts usurp the 2016 Stanley Cup Finalists.
Pavelski's goal attempt rings off crossbar, post
Joe Pavelski's shot attempt beats Cam Talbot, but goes off the crossbar and goal post making you wonder, how did that not go in?!
Sharks' Marleau scores crucial goal late in Game 6
Sharks' Patrick Marleau is left all alone on the back door after taking a feed from Logan Couture to beat Oilers' Cam Talbot for a momentum-shifting goal late in Game 6.
Canadiens sound a lot like Wild after playoff exit (without ‘better team’ talk)
A lot of doom and gloom, especially if this was this group's best shot.
Video: Draisaitl, Slepyshev score on breakaways, Talbot spurns Marleau
The story of Oilers - Sharks, at least so far.
Edmonton Oilers score twice in under a minute
A scoreless first period gave way to a 2-0 Oilers lead in the opening two minutes of the second period thanks to goals from Leon Draisaitl and Anton Slepyshev.
Report: Ilya Kovalchuk wants to return to NHL (with Devils or not)
Hey, the Alex Radulov return was a smash-success ...
Game 6: Rangers 3, Canadiens 1 highlights
Mats Zuccarello scored twice and Henrik Lundqvist was brilliant in net as the Rangers won 3-1 in Game 6 to advance to the second round and eliminate the Canadiens.
Oilers take fast 2-0 lead over Sharks
Anton Slepyshev beats Martin Jones just 56 seconds after Leon Draisaitl to quickly double the Oilers' lead over the Sharks in Game 6.
Draisaitl gives Oilers a 1-0 lead over Sharks
After a scoreless first period Leon Draisaitl breaks the ice and scores through the five hole of Martin Jones to give the Oilers an advantage early in the second period.
Lundqvist bests Price as Rangers knock Canadiens out in Game 6
Another division-winner bites the dust.
Rangers showed toughness and grit to win series
After their series win over the Canadiens, Henrik Lundqvist and New York Rangers look to show they have what it takes to continue to win in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Henrik Lundqvist: Everything clicking for Rangers
Henrik Lundqvist salutes the chanting fans at MSG after eliminating the Canadiens and talks to Pierre McGuire about what to expect in the second round.
WATCH LIVE: Three Stanley Cup Playoff games for April 22
Here is the Network and Live Stream information for the three 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff games on Saturday, April 22.
Zuccarello beats Price twice in second period (Video)
Price will want that first one back, in particular.
Mats Zuccarello nets second goal on Canadiens
Rangers' Mats Zuccarello continues to heat up by scoring his second goal of the game on Canadiens' Carey Price.
Rangers' Zuccarello evens the score vs. Canadiens
Rangers' Mats Zuccarello converts the power-play to score an unbelievable goal and even score at 1-1 with the Canadiens in the second period.
Blues staying strong with Parayko, Edmundson
St Louis Blues' Colton Parayko and Joel Edmundson have emerged as the key players for the team since the departure of Kevin Shattenkirk.
Video: Pacioretty fights Vesey; bad blood continues between Rangers, Habs
Early urgency from the Canadiens.
Canadiens' Emelin strikes first score on Rangers
Alexei Emelin rips a wrist shot past Henrik Lundqvist's glove to give the Canadiens a 1-0 lead in the first period.
Vesey, Pacioretty throw hands early in Game 6
The fists start flying early in New York as Rangers' Jimmy Vesey and Canadiens Max Pacioretty get into an intense fight early in the First period.
Bobrovsky, Holtby and Price named 2017 Vezina finalists
Saturday remains unfriendly to Devan Dubnyk.
Haula on another Wild playoff letdown: ‘We’re all sick of it’
Zach Parise admitted that it will be a "long offseason."
Game 5: Blues 4, Wild 3 OT highlights
After the Wild rallied late to force OT in Game 5, the Blues' Magnus Paajarvi scored the game-winner to move St. Louis into the second round and end Minnesota's season.
Blues eliminate Wild in five games, prepare for Predators
Magnus Paajarvi ended it in overtime.
Blues' Magnus Paajarvi scores game-winner in OT
Blues' Magnus Paajarvi beats Wild's Devan Dubnyk for the game-winner in OT to allow St. Louis to advance to the second round.
Video: Wild refuse to go quietly, push Blues to overtime with mad rush
Minnesota just won't make it easy.
Bruce Boudreau speaks for us all after confusing goalie interference review
Hockey fans feel your pain, Bruce.
Jason Zucker freezes Allen and ties it up
Jason Zucker shows patience and beats Jake Allen to pull the Wild even with the Blues in the third period of Game 5.
Wild's Mikko Koivu nails second score past Allen
Mikko Koivu and the Minnesota Wild make the most of their power-play opportunity, getting the second score of the night past Blues' Jake Allen
Wild get no goal after critical review
The referees uphold their call of a no goal midway through the third period after Nino Niederreiter was hit into Jake Allen.
Blues' Paul Stastny connects on sick third score
St. Louis Blues' Paul Stastny connects on a quick shot for third score on Minnesota Wild's Devan Dubnyk
Eric Staal released from hospital after scary fall (Update)
He didn't look good coming off the ice.
Here are the two finalists for Kraft Hockeyville
These two communities are the final two in the quest to be named Kraft Hockeyville in 2017.
Staal leaves game after head-first crash
Eric Staal crashed into the boards in the 2nd period and was taken to the Minnesota Wild locker room.
Donskoi returns as Sharks go with ‘most experienced lineup’ in Game 6
He will replace Timo Meier with the San Jose Sharks facing elimination on Saturday night.
Suter gets one back on the power play
Ryan Suter scores a crucial goal for the Wild, cutting the Blues' lead to 2-1 before the first intermission.
Blues' Steen goes top-shelf on Dubnyk
Colton Parayko sets up Alexander Steen for a spectacular top shelf goal on Devan Dubnyk putting the Blues up 2-0 on the Wild in the first period.
Tarasenko gets his first goal of the series
Vladimir Tarasenko shoots in his first goal of the Stanley Cup Playoffs to give the Blues a 1-0 lead over the Wild in Game 5.
Trotz wants Capitals to take advantage of opportunity to push Maple Leafs ‘off the cliff’
The Capitals can eliminate the Toronto Maple Leafs with a win on Sunday.
Julian enters Davidson into lineup for Game 6
Canadiens' Claude Julian explains his decision to bring Brandon Davidson into the starting lineup for Game 6 against the Rangers.
Gallagher says Canadiens will be fine without Shaw
Brendan Gallagher says that the Canadiens have enough leaders in the locker room to overcome Andrew Shaw's absence.
Andrew Shaw to miss Game 6 with upper-body injury
The Canadiens are also replacing Torrey Mitchell and Nathan Beaulieu with Michael McCarron and Brendan Davidson.
Stan Bowman says changes coming to Blackhawks after ‘unacceptable’ playoff exit
He said Joel Quenneville will remain the coach but changes are coming.
Canadiens ‘excited’ at win-or-go-home game vs Rangers
With his team facing elimination, captain Max Pacioretty says it is the perfect time for the Montreal Canadiens to show what they're made of.
2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule for Saturday, April 22
Three games on the schedule today. Here is where to watch them all.
Kadri defends controversial hit on Ovechkin
“It's not like I stuck my knee out or got my arms high or anything like that."
Game 5: Bruins 3, Senators 2 (2OT) highlights
Bruins' Sean Kuraly scored twice, including the game-winner in double overtime, to beat the Senators 3-2 and keep Boston's season alive.
Kuraly's game-winner in 2OT keeps Bruins alive
Bruins' Sean Kuraly cleaned up the loose puck to score the game-winner in double overtime vs. the Senators and force a Game 6.
Capitals' Ovechkin, Williams react to Game 5 win
Alex Ovechkin and Justin Williams offer their thoughts on the Capitals' overtime win in Game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead on the Maple Leafs.
Game 5: Capitals 2, Maple Leafs 1 (OT) highlights
Justin Williams scored the game-winner just over a minute into overtime as the Capitals beat the Maple Leafs 2-1 to take a 3-2 series lead.
Capitals defeat Maple Leafs in OT as Justin Williams provides heroics
Mr. Game 7 with a huge winning goal in Game 5.
Capitals' Holtby: Williams 'calm under pressure'
After Washington's thrilling Game 5 win over the Maple Leafs, Braden Holtby assesses the Capitals' performance and what needs to happen for Game 6.
Williams scores overtime winner for Capitals
Justin Williams scored only 104 seconds into overtime of Game 5 to give the Capitals a huge win over the Maple Leafs.
Video: Sean Kuraly’s first NHL goal is a big one for Bruins
Game 5 between Bruins and Sens is tied 2-2 going into the third period.
Bruins' Sean Kuraly ties it up vs. Senators
Bruins' Sean Kuraly attacks from behind the net and banks it in past Craig Anderson to tie the Senators at 2-2 in Game 5.
Video: Kadri caught diving after Ovechkin slash
The feud continues.
Pastrnak brings Bruins within one of Senators
Brad Marchand's beautiful pass set up David Pastrnak for a Bruins goal as they cut into the Senators' lead in Game 5.
Senators' Pageau extends lead on breakaway goal
Senators' Jean-Gabriel Pageau capitalized on Zdeno Chara's mistake at the blue line and scored on a breakaway to make it 2-0 vs. Bruins.
Video: Krejci suffers lower-body injury after knee-on-knee collision, will not return
More injury problems for Boston, which faces elimination in Game 5.
Leafs' Auston Matthews flips it in net for tie
Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews gathered the puck in front of the net and flipped it past Braden Holtby to tie the Capitals at 1-1 in Game 5.
Bruins' Krejci leaves Game 5 after Wideman hit
Bruins' David Krejci left the ice after a hit from Senators' Chris Wideman in Game 5 and has been ruled out for the rest of the game.
Senators' Stone gets behind defense, beats Rask
Senators' Mark Stone got behind the Bruins' defense, received a tremendous assist from Mike Hoffman and beat Tuukka Rask with a great forehand-backhand move to take a 1-0 lead.
Was Nazem Kadri's hit on Alex Ovechkin dirty?
Capitals' Alex Ovechkin left Game 5 briefly against the Leafs after a big hit from Nazem Kadri but was it a legal hit?
Alex Ovechkin leaves game after collision with Kadri (Updated: He’s back)
He was unable to put any pressure on his left leg as he exited the ice.
Capitals' T.J. Oshie opens scoring with PP goal
Capitals' T.J. Oshie cleaned up an easy rebound off Nicklas Backstrom's shot that hit the iron on the power play to take a 1-0 lead over the Maple Leafs.
Caps' Ovechkin leaves game after hit from Kadri
Capitals' Alex Ovechkin left Game 5 early after the Leafs' Nazem Kadri delivered a huge hit, resulting in a penalty.
Burns, Karlsson, Hedman named Norris Trophy finalists
Ottawa's captain is looking to capture the award for the third time.
Sharks have to be more aggressive in Game 6
The Sharks have to be more aggressive in Game 6 after trying to sit on the lead against the Oilers backfired in Game 5. However, it won't be easy for San Jose.
Rangers, Canadiens locked in physical series
The Rangers and Canadiens have had thrilling series through five games that has seen both teams bring a physical and aggressive mentality to the ice.
Elliott would be ‘first to admit’ playoffs went poorly: Treliving
Calgary still has uncertainty at the goaltending position.
WATCH LIVE: Two games on the Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule
Maple Leafs vs. Capitals, and Bruins vs. Senators.
Predators can use Blackhawks as example for rest
The Predators will look to keep rolling after sweeping the Blackhawks, who have provided the template of momentum's impact.
Viktor Arvidsson emerges for Predators
Viktor Arvidsson was one of several Predators to shine in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Motzko to defend gold as U.S. World Juniors coach
"It's terrific to have this staff return with Bob at the helm."
Kraft Hockeyville: Nugent-Hopkins remembers hometown heroes Kariya, Sakic
All three hail from British Columbia.
‘Canes re-sign blueliner Dahlbeck — one year, $850,000
Waiver claim appeared in 43 games for Carolina last season.
Canucks sign ‘very skilled’ Dahlen to entry-level contract
Vancouver traded Alex Burrows to get him from Ottawa.
Gaudreau joins Eichel as latest additions to USA’s Worlds roster
Shaping up to be a pretty nice roster.
Rangers sign KHL d-man Bereglazov
23-year-old was one of the better scoring blueliners in Russia last season.
All of a sudden the Habs are in a tough spot
They looked to have the Rangers beat after Game 3. Now they're on the brink of elimination.
Bruins sorta healthy scratch Spooner for Game 5
He's banged up, but healthy enough to play, yet will be replaced by Sean Kuraly.
A ‘long summer’ awaits the Blackhawks, who went out with a whimper
Their second straight first-round exit.
Veteran forward Setoguchi signs in German League
After spending last year in Los Angeles.
Four key takeaways from the Terry Pegula presser
In which he defended Jack Eichel, and shot down reports of having already interviewed Dean Lombardi for GM.
Kreider finally came through for the Rangers in Game 5
"You don’t let the valleys overwhelm you or demoralize you."
2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule for Friday, April 21
The Bruins try to stay alive in Game 5 while the Maple Leafs battle the Capitals.
Did playoff system cost Jackets a deep postseason?
The Blue Jackets have been eliminated by the Penguins after five games, but head coach John Tortorella says the series wasn't a 4-1 series. Keith Jones explains how the playoff system dictated their fate.
Oilers come roaring back, dominate OT to defeat Sharks
San Jose now on the brink of elimination.
Game 5: Oilers 4, Sharks 3 OT
The Oilers came roaring back from a two-goal deficit to force overtime and defeat the Sharks, 4-3. The comeback win gives Edmonton a 3-2 series lead heading back to San Jose.
Oilers' youth taking charge of series
Edmonton found their legs after a 7-0 defeat in Game 4 to dominate an OT victory in Game 5. Will the Sharks be able to do the same as the series moves back to San Jose?
Edmonton erupts as David Desharnais scores in OT
Oilers' David Desharnais becomes the unlikely hero in Game 5 with the game-winner in the final minutes of sudden death overtime.
Oilers' Klefbom fires; forces OT vs. Sharks
Edmonton's Oscar Klefbom scored to completely closed the gap between the Oilers and Sharks with under five minutes to play in the third period.
Game 5: Penguins 5, Blue Jackets 2
The Penguins took another step forward in their attempt for back-to-back Stanley Cup championships with a 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets to advance to the second round.
Letestu puts Oilers within one of Sharks
Edmonton's Mark Letestu finds the open net on the power play to make it a one-goal game between the Oilers and Sharks.
McDavid levels Sharks' Sorensen at center ice
Oilers captain Connor McDavid gets the home crowd back into the game with a massive hit to Sharks' Marcus Sorensen at center ice.
Toews, Kane, Blackhawks feel emptiness, shock after sweep to Predators
Coach Q feels like the sweep nullifies their strong season.
Sharks' Schlemko rips it past Talbot, extends lead
Sharks' David Schlemko ripped a shot through traffic and past Cam Talbot to extend San Jose's lead to 3-1 over the Oilers.
Did Blackhawks lose their edge late in the season?
The Blackhawks lost four straight to end the regular season and then four to get swept out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, what went wrong? Keith Jones and Anson Carter dissect their lost edge.
Game 4: Predators 4, Blackhawks 1
Roman Josi scored twice as the Predators beat the Blackhawks 4-1 in Game 4 at home to complete the surprising sweep of the No. 1 seed.
Thornton, Marleau combine for Sharks' lead
Joe Thornton fires off the shot, but it's Patrick Marleau who banks it over the goal line at the last second to give the Sharks their first lead of the game.
Tortorella did not want to discuss disallowed goal
PITTSBURGH — One of the biggest moments in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night came early in the third period when the Blue Jackets appeared to tie...
Boedker finishes beautiful pass play to tie Oilers
Chris Tierney draws in the Oilers and sets up Mikkel Boedker who scores on Cam Talbot for a 1-1 tie.
Maroon gets Oilers on the board early in Game 5
The Oilers fell to the Sharks 7-0 in Game 4, but a goal from Patrick Maroon early in the first shows Edmonton had moved on.
Game 5: Rangers 3, Canadiens 2 OT
Tied at two, the Rangers and Canadiens headed to OT to settle the score in Game 5 where Mika Zibanejad beat Habs' Carey Price to give New York the 3-2 series advantage.
Blackhawks become prey as Predators make huge statement with sweep
First time Toews and Kane have been swept, first sweep in Predators history.
Toews chips away at Predators' Game 4 lead
Jonathan Toews capitalizes on the power play to get the Blackhawks on the board for the first time with 5:18 remaining in Game 4.
Rangers win OT thriller, put Habs on brink of elimination
Game 6 goes Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Josi nets second of the game on Crawford
Roman Josi extends the Predators' lead in the third to make it 3-0 over the Blackhawks in the third period.
Zibanejad lifts Rangers over Canadiens in OT
Mika Zibanejad picks up the loose puck from Chris Kreider to put an end to OT and give the Rangers a 3-2 series lead heading back to MSG.
Colton Sissons gives Predators a crucial 2-0 lead
Colton Sissons' shot rings off the goal post and into the back of the net to score the Predators' second goal of the night in a crucial Game 4.
Video: Duncan Keith sends Viktor Arvidsson’s helmet flying with huge hit
Should this have been a job for the concussion spotters?
Keith sends Arvidsson’s helmet flying with big hit
Predators' Viktor Arvidsson gets crushed by a massive hit delivered by Blackhawks' Duncan Keith.
Penguins roll in Game 5, eliminate Blue Jackets
The Pittsburgh Penguins offense overwhelmed Sergei Bobrovsky in the series.
Report: NHL linesman Don Henderson files $10.25M lawsuit against Dennis Wideman
The report also states that the Flames are listed as defendants.
Preds' Josi solves Crawford with a one-timer
Roman Josi gets the feed and hits the one-timer over the pads of Corey Crawford to give the Predators a 1-0 lead over the Blackhawks in Game 4.
Rangers' Brady Skjei knots Game 5 at two
Rangers' Brady Skjei scores on the rebound to tie the Canadiens at two heading into the third period of Game 5.
Video: Shaw and Smith drop the gloves, tempers flare between Habs, Rangers
Series tied. Game 5 in Montreal. Habs lead 2-1 after first period.
Leafs shouldn't lose sleep over Capitals' Wilson
Tom Wilson had an incredible Game 4 for the Capitals, scoring twice and making a game-changing stop at the goal line, but Mike Milbury wouldn't lose sleep over him if he was on the Leafs.
Ryan, Karlsson leading charge for Senators
At times during the regular season Senators' Bobby Ryan seemed uninterested out on the ice, but he has come alive in the postseason, working with teammate Erik Karlsson to push the Bruins to the brink.
Canadiens retake lead on Gallagher's PP goal
Canadiens' Brendan Gallagher scored on the power play to retake the lead only 24 seconds after the Rangers tied it up with a shorthanded goal.
Rangers' Jesper Fast scores a shorthanded goal
Jesper Fast ties things up between the Rangers and Canadiens with a shorthanded goal on Carey Price.
Sabres clean house, fire coach Bylsma, GM Murray
The Buffalo Sabres have decided to go in a different direction and as a result, fired coach Dan Bylsma and GM Tim Murray. Could this be the shakeup the team needed to make it to the postseason?
Habs' Lehkonen scores icebreaker on wraparound
Canadiens' Artturi Lehkonen beats Henrik Lundqvist for a wraparound goal to take a 1-0 lead over the Rangers in Game 5.
Rangers' Smith, Canadiens' Shaw drop gloves
Rangers' Brendan Smith and Canadiens' Andrew Shaw drop the gloves in the first period of Game 5.
2017 Calder Trophy finalists: Patrik Laine, Auston Matthews, Zach Werenski
Quite an impressive class of NHL rookies this season.
Carey Price robs Mats Zuccarello
Carey Price stonewalls Mats Zuccarello to keep the Rangers out of the back of the net.
Blue Jackets’ Foligno will miss Game 5 with lower-body injury
He will be replaced by Scott Hartnell.
Stanley Cup pressure on Ovechkin? ‘I’m sure he’s feeling it a little bit,’ says Kadri
With the series tied 2-2, Game 5 goes Friday in Washington.
WATCH LIVE: Four games on Thursday’s Stanley Cup playoff schedule
The Penguins and Predators can each advance to the second round with wins tonight.
Two Sabres scouts were also reportedly fired
Rob Murphy (pictured) and Greg Royce were originally brought to Buffalo by Tim Murray.
Sharks replace Donskoi with Boedker as series shifts back to Edmonton
Game 5 goes tonight, at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Flames are back to square one in search for starting goalie
Tough to imagine Brian Elliott getting a contract extension and returning next season.
Florida to interview NCAA champ Montgomery for head coaching gig
The former NHLer is believed to be in high demand.
Blackhawks aim to avoid first sweep since ’93
Chicago could go with seven defenseman tonight in Nashville.
Boudreau rips Pietrangelo’s ‘cheap’ hit on Parise
"They knew the game was over, there was one second left."
2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs overtime goals
The Penguins, Capitals, Maple Leafs and Canadiens highlight the best overtime goals of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Sabres owner to address media tomorrow
And, boy, will Buffalo reporters have some questions for him.
Canucks offered Tryamkin two-year extension, ‘disappointed’ by KHL departure
"He has a chance to be an impact player in the NHL."
Devils sign KHL d-man Dyblenko
Has spent the last two seasons with Spartak Moscow.
Ever Wonder: Why do Chicago fans cheer for anthem?
Ever Wonder explores why Blackhawks fans cheer throughout the national anthem.
Emelin to make series debut for Habs in Game 5
Should provide a physical presence versus the Rangers.
No help coming for Bruins’ battered blue line
Torey Krug hasn't played all series.
Sabres clean house, fire Murray and Bylsma
Huge statement from owner Terry Pegula.
2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule for Thursday
The Preds and Pens will look to finish off their opponents.
‘I want to be here for a long time’: Eichel says he isn’t interested in leaving Buffalo
"I don’t want anybody to think that I want to be somewhere else."
Canucks’ Gaunce to have shoulder surgery, reported timeline could be 4-6 months
This is the result of a shoulder injury suffered in March.
Flames’ Elliott ‘still can’t explain’ soft opening goal in Game 4 loss
"I feel bad. I didn’t give our guys a chance right off the bat."
Game 4: Wild 2, Blues 0
The Wild managed to stave off elimination with a shutout win in Game 4, but the Blues sent a message for Game 5 in the final seconds.
Game 4: Ducks 3, Flames 1
The Ducks built a quick 2-0 lead in the first period and held on to defeat the Flames 3-1 in Game 4, completing the series sweep.
Ducks sweep the Flames, advance to second round
Calgary couldn't complete the comeback in Game 4.
Leafs' Babcock: 'We didn't compete hard enough'
Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock reacts to the Capitals' Game 4 win to tie the series. Babcock says overall Washington executed better than Toronto.