Top Stories

More Headlines

Game 6 Highlights: Capitals 6, Hurricanes 0
The Capitals rout the Hurricanes in Game 6 and take a 3-2 series lead with two goals from Nicklas Backstrom and 30 saves from Braden Holtby in a shutout.
Ovechkin blasts one-timer to extend Caps' lead
Alex Ovechkin gets a pass after a face off in the Hurricanes' zone and slaps a one-timer to boost the Capitals' lead to 6-0.
Blues become latest underdog to advance
The Blues close out the Jets in Game 6 of their Round 1 series. Jeremy Roenick and Anson Carter react to the St. Louis win and what went wrong for Winnipeg.
Ovechkin finds Connolly for the Capitals' score
Alex Ovechkin races to collect a puck in the Carolina zone and then hits a streaking Brett Connolly for the score to give the Capitals a 3-0 lead.
Game 6 Highlights: Blues close out Jets at home
The Blues advance to Round 2 after closing out the Jets in Game 6 behind a hat trick from Jaden Schwartz.
Backstrom extends Capitals lead with second goal
Alex Ovechkin finds Nicklas Backstrom on the breakaway and Backstrom delivers his second goal of the game to give the Capitals a 2-0 lead.
Schwartz completes hat trick for Blues in Game 6
Hats fly in St. Louis for Jaden Schwartz after he scores his third goal to complete the hat trick, with a goal in each period. His third goal gives the Blues a 3-0 lead.
Backstrom follows up deflected shot for Caps' goal
Nicklas Backstrom has his shot deflected while breaking toward the net, but collects his own rebound and fires in a goal to give the Capitals a 1-0 lead.
Schwartz scores second goal on power play
Jaden Schwartz extends the Blues' lead with his second goal of the game on a power play.
Schwartz scores seconds into first period
The puck gets behind Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck after a Brayden Schenn shot attempt and Jaden Schwartz taps it in for a goal just :23 seconds into the game.
Predators need more from offense vs. Stars
The Predators need more offensive production from their top players as they face a 3-2 hole in their series against the Stars.
Stars learning how to win in playoffs
The Stars are only one win away from closing out the Predators and it's all because they are playing with composure and learning how to win in the playoffs.
Stars’ top line firing on all cylinders, push Predators to the brink
It would appear that the Dallas Stars have emptied the Nashville Predators' well of ideas on how to stop them.
Game 5 Highlights: Stars 5, Predators 3
Alexander Radulov scores two goals as the Stars take a 3-2 series lead and push the Predators to the brink of elimination.
Bishop, Lehner, Vasilevskiy are 2019 Vezina Trophy finalists
The winner will be announced on June 19 at the 2019 NHL Awards in Las Vegas.
Radulov gives Stars first lead of Game 5
Alexander Radulov took a sick pass and buried it in a wide open net to give the Dallas Stars a 2-1 lead over the Nashville Predators in Game 5.
Dickinson's first playoff goal equalizes for Stars
Stars centre Jason Dickinson scores his first playoff goal ever, getting Dallas on the board and matching the Predators.
Rinne stonewalls Stars while losing balance
Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne dazzles as he saves multiple shots while falling down, keeping the Dallas Stars off the board.
Grimaldi scores on breakaway to give Preds lead
Rocco Grimaldi takes a pass from Roman Josi on the break and scores to give the Predators a 1-0 lead in the first period.
WATCH LIVE: Jets face elimination; Capitals, Preds look to go up at home
Coverage begins at 3 p.m. ET on NBC and the NBC Sports app.
Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs
"I'm like a baby learning how to walk right now."
The Wraparound: Hurricanes keep believing as they eye series lead vs. Caps
Your daily look at the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Playoff Buzzer: Avalanche advance; Andersen bounces back
The Flames are sent packing, while a controversial goal frustrates the Bruins
Rantanen, MacKinnon pacing Avs during playoffs
Mikko Rantanen and Nathan MacKinnon are letting their performances for the Avalanche do the talking, combining for 17 points during their series win against the Flames.
Game 5 Highlights: Avalanche 5, Flames 1
Mikko Rantanen and Colin Wilson score two goals each to lead the Avalanche to a 5-1 victory in Game 5 to eliminate the Flames from the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Avalanche douse Flames as Calgary fanned from playoffs
Flames have no spark, no answer for Avs' top line.
Wilson, Rantanen combine for pretty Avs goal
Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen execute perfect tic-tac-toe passing, which leads to the third goal of the game for Colorado.
Avs' Landeskog deflects icebreaker past Smith
Gabriel Landeskog deflects Tyson Barrie's shot past Mike Smith in net for the icebreaker as the Avalanche strike first in Game 5.
Matthews showing he's one of best on the planet
Auston Matthews delivered the big shot when the Maple Leafs needed it most and is coming into his own at the right time for Toronto.
Matthews, Maple Leafs stay patient in Game 5 win
Auston Matthews breaks down the approach that allowed the Maple Leafs to emerge victorious on the road in a crucial Game 5 against the Bruins.
Maple Leafs take 3-2 series lead vs. Bruins
Auston Matthews and Kasperi Kapanen scored to lead the Maple Leafs to a 3-2 series advantage against the Bruins.
Game 5 Highlights: Maple Leafs 2, Bruins 1
Auston Matthews and Kasperi Kapanen score two goals in the span of 2:12 in the third as the Maple Leafs defeated the Bruins to take a 3-2 series lead.
Kapanen nets insurance goal in third
Kasperi Kapanen scores the eventual game-winning goal for the Maple Leafs in Game 5 on the road against the Bruins.
Matthews breaks scoreless deadlock in third
Auston Matthews scores midway through the third period to give Toronto a 1-0 lead, as the goal is allowed to stand after it's ruled there is no goaltender interference on the play.
Resilient Blues shocking Jets in Round 1
The Blues showed off their resiliency during their improbable comeback in Game 5. How will the stunned Jets respond in a pivotal Game 6?
Yzerman preaching patience as new Red Wings GM
Hall of Famer Steve Yzerman returns to the Red Wings as the team's new general manager after playing 22 seasons and winning three Stanley Cups in Detroit.
WATCH LIVE: Bruins-Leafs deadlocked; Avs try to finish off Flames
Coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
Yzerman right choice to lead Red Wings rebuild
The good and bad parts of the team Stevie Yzerman is inheriting.
Return to Hockeytown: Steve Yzerman named Red Wings GM
Yzerman had been GM of the Lightning before stepping down in September.
Playoff lineup, injury notes: Islanders lose Boychuk; Flames scratch Neal
Could Nashville get Boyle, Simmonds back sooner than expected?
Players demand say in women’s hockey future after CWHL folds
The five-team NWHL swiftly announced its intention to expand to Toronto and Montreal next season, but players on both sides of the border are using the CWHL's demise as a starting point for a big-picture...
Foligno, Lehner, Thornton are 2019 Masterton Trophy finalists
The winner will be announced on June 19 at the 2019 NHL Awards in Las Vegas.
Roope Hintz becomes important part of Stars
Roope Hintz, 22, is already making his mark during the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5
After a 99-point regular season, Gaudreau has been held to a single assist and just 12 shots against Colorado.
The Wraparound: Goaltending hasn’t been an issue for Flames
Your daily look at the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Penguins, Lightning exits show playoff hockey differences
More than any other sport, playoff hockey is a much different animal than the regular season because of increased emphasis on scouting and preparation, fewer penalties and even-strength goals, and more all-...
Seattle NHL arena not expected to open until middle of 2021
Team President Tod Leiweke said Thursday the delay could end up affecting some other plans for the franchise, including the hopes of hosting the 2021 NHL draft.
The Playoff Buzzer: Blues rally back against Jets; Sharks extend series
Meanwhile, Washington suddenly finds itself on even footing with Carolina going into Game 5.
'Canes depth will take hit if Foegele suspended
Warren Foegele could face suspension for his Game 4 hit on T.J. Oshie. After losing Andrei Svechnikov and Jordan Martinook in the series, the Hurricanes could face depth issues up front.