1. Philadelphia Flyers Want Their Fans to Unfriend Ranger Fans on Facebook

    Knowing that unfriending someone on Facebook is kind of a big deal, the Philadelphia Flyers found a perfect way to troll New York Rangers fans. Philadelphia and New York are set to face off in the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 2,527 reads 4 comments

  2. New Jersey's Jagr Passes Gordie Howe on NHL's All-Time Assist List

    With a pair of helpers in Sunday's season finale, Jaromir Jagr of the New Jersey Devils passed hockey legend Gordie Howe to move into eighth place on the NHL 's all-time leader list for assists, per NHL...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 3 days ago 519 reads 1 comments

  3. NHL Playoff Schedule 2014: Complete TV Guide and Bracket for Round 1

    Wednesday marks the start of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, which are being revamped under a brand-new format that should translate to as much excitement as ever...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 days ago 1,363 reads 0 comments

  4. Jersey-Wearing Dog Loves Watching the Minnesota Wild Play Hockey

    People in Minnesota love their hockey, but it turns out there are some four-legged fans as well. A golden retriever named Georges may be one of the Minnesota Wild 's biggest fans...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 8,675 reads 15 comments

  5. Lundqvist Admits Getting Extension Done Was a 'Distraction'

    New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist heads into the postseason looking to put some of his bad beats behind him.....

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  6. Wild vs. Avalanche: Preview and Prediction for NHL Playoffs 2014 Matchup

    This series is a showdown between the two teams who earned the most points in close games. On the flip side, they are also the two worst possession playoff teams in the Western Conference, the only two such teams to be outshot in the regular season...

    Rob Vollman Written by Rob Vollman about 3 days ago 10,642 reads 52 comments

  7. NHL Playoff Odds 2014: Handicapping Every Team's Championship Hopes

    The Sweet 16 is set. Spring means playoff hockey, and this year's battle for the Stanley Cup is going to be grueling, especially in the Western Conference, where six teams finished with 100 points or more...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 3 days ago 77,578 reads 161 comments

  8. 2014 NHL Free Agents: Projecting Landing Spots for Hockey's Biggest Stars

    The culmination of the 2013-14 NHL regular season has many fans ready for the playoffs, but there are many other franchises and fanbases without a horse in the race that have already turned their focus to free agency...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 3 days ago 7,080 reads 9 comments

  9. What Went Wrong for the 2013-14 Toronto Maple Leafs?

    There stood David Clarkson in the visiting locker room at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, a $37 million mistake answering questions after the Toronto Maple Leafs were eliminated from postseason contention by the Lightning ...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 3 days ago 6,863 reads 54 comments

  10. Retiring Teemu Selanne Named All 3 Stars and Takes Emotional Victory Lap

    The Anaheim Ducks are in the playoffs, but that didn't stop them from giving an NHL legend a heartwarming retirement present in his regular-season finale...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 8,968 reads 6 comments

  11. Maloney on Coyotes Season: 'We Have to Figure out What Went Wrong'

    The Phoenix Coyotes missed the playoffs for the second consecutive season. While they missed by a slim margin this season, GM Don Maloney is tired of losing and said things have to change...

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  12. Burnside: Time for Change in Nashville

    Sometimes it's just time. Sometimes it doesn't matter how good you are at your job, especially as an NHL head coach, the sands simply run out.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  13. Chiarelli Not Hung Up on Criticism of Seguin Deal

    BOSTON – Peter Chiarelli has certainly heard criticism this season about trading Tyler Seguin to the Dallas Stars last summer...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 49 reads 0 comments

  14. Ducks G Hiller Upset by Likely Benching

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- A mere three weeks ago, Jonas Hiller was gearing up for the playoffs during another strong season as the Anaheim Ducks ' starting goalie.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  15. Isles Captain John Tavares: There Is No Part of Me That Wants to Leave

    John Tavares has been spending plenty of time at home in Toronto working his way back from the knee injury that ended his season during the Olympics...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 23 reads 0 comments

  16. Rangers Recall Miller, Hopes to Impress Vigneault in Playoffs

    The New York Rangers will have J.T. Miller with them at least ahead of the start of their first round playoff battle with the Philadelphia Flyers .....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 34 reads 0 comments

  17. Has Alex Ovechkin Worn Out His Welcome with Floundering Washington Capitals?

    When my editor and I were bandying about ideas for season-ending and playoff stories a couple weeks ago, he tossed out the idea of writing something about Alex Ovechkin's season and what winning a Stanley Cup would mean for his reputation...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 3 days ago 15,554 reads 97 comments

  18. Chiarelli Full of Respect for Red Wings

    BOSTON -- The way Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli raved about the Detroit Red Wings , anyone listening would think he was describing his own team.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 71 reads 0 comments

  19. Lundqvist: 'I'm Hoping This Is the Year'

    This will be a question New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist hears frequently heading into the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs.....

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  20. For Hertl, 'It's Personal' as Sharks Prep for Kings

    SAN JOSE – Although his head coach was non-committal in regards to his playing status, Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl left no doubt he is primed to go on Thursday against the Kings ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 2,596 reads 0 comments

  21. Ovechkin: 'We're in Middle of Nowhere'

    For the first time since the spring of 2007, Alex Ovechkin has no chance of winning a Stanley Cup. And because of that, the 28-year-old captain faced some tough questions during the Capitals ' breakup day at Kettler Capitals Iceplex...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 58 reads 0 comments

  22. Jackets Say Making Playoffs Not Enough

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  23. Bruins Bring Experience to Playoffs

    BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Bruins had the NHL 's best record, allowed the second fewest goals and scored the third most.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  24. Torres, McLellan Mum on Sharks Forward's Status

    SAN JOSE – The Sharks missed Raffi Torres in last season's second round against the Kings , when the forward was suspended for the final six games of the seven-game series for hitting Jarret Stoll in Game 1...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  25. Detroit Red Wings' 5 Biggest Questions in Playoff Series vs. Boston Bruins

    The Detroit Red Wings are set to take on the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference's first round, but a number of questions remain leading up to Game 1 on Friday night...

    Isaac Smith Written by Isaac Smith about 3 days ago 2,721 reads 17 comments