1. NHL Playoffs Roundup: Blues Need Major Improvement After Stars Dominate Game 1

    If Game 1 is indicative of the way the rest of the second-round series between the St. Louis Blues and the Dallas Stars is going to go, the Blues may as well give up now...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 hours ago 550 reads 8 comments

  2. Top Offseason Priorities for Teams Eliminated in 1st Round of 2016 NHL Playoffs

    The first round of the NHL playoffs in 2016 kicked some famous franchises to the curb. The two most successful teams of the last six years? Gone in the first round...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 7 hours ago 6,557 reads 19 comments

  3. Predators vs. Sharks: Game 1 Live Score, Highlights from 2016 NHL Playoffs

    San Jose 5, Nashville 2 (San Jose leads series 1-0) The relentless pressure of the San Jose Sharks paid off in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series against the Nashville Predators...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 hours ago 2,231 reads 24 comments

  4. Blues vs. Stars: Game 1 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

    The Dallas Stars have drawn first blood in their Stanley Cup playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, thanks to a 2-1 win in Game 1 at American Airlines Center...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 10 hours ago 2,552 reads 29 comments

  5. Johan Larsson, Sabres Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Buffalo Sabres announced that they signed Johan Larsson to a one-year contract extension Friday, which will allow the left winger to avoid restricted free agency in the summer...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 12 hours ago 760 reads 1 comments

  6. Biggest Takeaways from the 2016 NHL Playoffs with Round 2 Underway

    The opening round of the 2016 NHL playoffs is now completed, and the second round is underway. It's a good opportunity to examine the postseason's key takeaways thus far...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 13 hours ago 5,033 reads 33 comments

  7. Predators vs. Sharks: Keys to Victory for Both Teams in NHL Playoff Series

    After each upsetting one of Southern California's hockey powerhouses, the San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators will face off in a second-round NHL playoff series for a chance ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 13 hours ago 1,265 reads 3 comments

  8. Bruce Boudreau Fired by Ducks: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Anaheim Ducks fired head coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after the Nashville Predators eliminated the Ducks in the first round of the NHL playoffs. Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register passed along the news...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 17 hours ago 7,766 reads 41 comments

  9. NHL Playoff Schedule 2016: Full Weekend TV and Live Stream Info

    The San Jose Sharks may be the most overlooked Stanley Cup contender playing in the second round. The focus in the Eastern Conference is the powerful matchup between the Washington ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 18 hours ago 602 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL Betting Preview: St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars Game 1 Odds, Analysis

    The Dallas Stars battled the St. Louis Blues in the Central Division standings all season long before edging them by two points for the title, earning them home ice in this second-round playoff series...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 20 hours ago 1,495 reads 0 comments

  11. NHL, NHLPA Agree to Expansion Draft Rules: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    While NHL expansion isn't imminent, the league has taken a big step toward potentially adding teams by reportedly agreeing to expansion draft rules. According to Gary Lawless of TSN 1290 on Friday, the NHL and the NHLPA came to terms...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 hours ago 13,628 reads 17 comments

  12. NHL Playoffs 2016: TV Schedule, Odds, Predictions for Friday's Stanley Cup Games

    The St. Louis Blues are breathing much easier right now. They have overcome the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks and their own recent poor playoff history...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 22 hours ago 673 reads 0 comments

  13. TJ Oshie's Heroics Set Stage for Knock-Down, Drag-Out Caps-Pens Series

    At first, it looked as if a trick would be played on the hat-tossers. The chapeaus came flying from the stands of the Verizon Center after Washington's T.J...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 day ago 3,299 reads 34 comments

  14. Penguins vs. Capitals: Game 1 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

    The Washington Capitals jumped out to an early lead in their second-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins thanks to a hat trick from T.J. Oshie that gave Washington a 4-3 overtime win in Game 1...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 day ago 9,856 reads 70 comments

  15. Better Supporting Cast Lets Alex Ovechkin, Capitals Face Playoff Demons Head on

    The Washington Capitals , like many of their counterparts in Washington, D.C., have become no strangers to regular-season success. Yet like their D.C. brethren, they have failed to ascend to the pinnacle of their sport...

    Pat  Pickens Written by Pat Pickens about 1 day ago 2,349 reads 8 comments

  16. Detroit Red Wings Announce New Rink Named Little Caesars Arena

    The Detroit Red Wings and arena officials announced Thursday the organization's new rink, which is scheduled to be opened before the 2017-18 season, will be named Little Caesars Arena, according to John Gallagher of the Detroit Free Press ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 3,065 reads 24 comments

  17. Blues vs. Stars: Keys to Victory for Both Teams in NHL Playoff Series

    With the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks relegated to the sidelines, either the Dallas Stars or the St. Louis Blues will be the top representative from the Central Division in the 2016 Western Conference Final...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 day ago 814 reads 7 comments

  18. NHL Playoff Schedule 2016: Updated Stanley Cup Dates, Live Stream and Guide

    The Nashville Predators were impressive at the beginning of their playoff series with the Anaheim Ducks as well as the end, and that allowed them to overcome a three-game losing streak in the middle...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 days ago 821 reads 0 comments

  19. Sharks vs. Predators: Preview and Prediction for 2016 NHL Playoffs Matchup

    The San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators are on to the second round and are two of the four NHL teams still alive that have never won the Stanley Cup...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 days ago 9,247 reads 38 comments

  20. Playoff Chokes Now Define This Ducks Era After Game 7 Defeat to Predators

    Four straight seasons, four straight Game 7 elimination games. All four of them on home ice. All four of them losses. The Anaheim Ducks are creating quite a legacy for themselves...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 2 days ago 9,583 reads 45 comments

  21. Conn Smythe Trophy 2016: Ranking Top Candidates After Round 1 of NHL Playoffs

    The second round of the NHL postseason has begun, with the league's Elite Eight established after an exciting opening round that cut the crop of 16 teams in half...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 2 days ago 10,140 reads 30 comments

  22. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2016: Complete Guide and Predictions for Round 2

    We now have answers to first-round NHL playoff questions. Would the St. Louis Blues choke again? No, but it was close. Would the Stanley Cup hangover claim the Chicago Blackhawks as its latest victim? Yes...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 2 days ago 47,294 reads 100 comments

  23. NHL Playoff Odds 2016: Handicapping Every 2nd-Round Team's Stanley Cup Chances

    The first round of the playoffs is over, and eight of the 16 teams that aspired to the Stanley Cup have been forced to endure an early end to their respective seasons. That's good news for the eight surviving teams...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 2 days ago 11,951 reads 31 comments

  24. Predators vs. Ducks: Game 7 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

    Nashville 2, Anaheim 1 (Nashville wins series 4-3) The Nashville Predators won the first-ever Game 7 in franchise history on Wednesday night to advance to the Western Conference semifinal...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 2 days ago 5,918 reads 40 comments

  25. Islanders vs. Lightning: Game 1 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

    New York 5, Tampa Bay 3 (New York leads series 1-0) The New York Islanders fended off a late challenge from the Tampa Bay Lightning to take Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Wednesday night...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 2 days ago 2,948 reads 130 comments