1. Ranking the 8 Hottest Teams in the NHL Heading into the Playoffs

    Timing is everything, and catching fire right before the playoffs can make the difference between a deep run and an early exit...

    Rob Vollman Written by Rob Vollman about 4 days ago 35,712 reads 148 comments

  2. 2014 NHL Free Agents: Projected Landing Spots for Top Players

    While the Stanley Cup playoffs are first and foremost on the minds of those in the hockey world right now, it won't be long before the focus shifts toward free agency...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 days ago 4,646 reads 9 comments

  3. 2014 NHL Draft: Breaking Down Top Prospects in Draft Class

    Many NHL teams are looking ahead to the Stanley Cup playoffs, but those who weren't fortunate enough to qualify are focused solely on the NHL draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 days ago 14,353 reads 21 comments

  4. Why the Minnesota Wild Will Go Deep in the Playoffs for the 1st Time Since 2003

    It’s been 10 seasons since the Minnesota Wild have been to the second round, and taking the challenge that awaits them at face value, their streak of futility may yet surpass the decade mark...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 4 days ago 3,454 reads 7 comments

  5. Landeskog, MacKinnon, O'Reilly, Duchene Passion Players for Avalanche

    The range in age among the four is only five years. The range in personalities among Avalanche forwards Gabe Landeskog, Ryan O'Reilly, Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon is much larger...

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  6. Ducks Get It Done in Shootout to Beat the Kings, 4-3

    They paid tribute to his “class and charisma,” and the Kings sent Finnish icon Teemu Selanne of the Ducks off with a whimsical gift in a pregame ceremony honoring Selanne's career...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  7. Ducks Win in Shootout, Clinch Top Seed in West

    It didn't really matter what transpired after 10:01 p.m. Pacific Time for the Anaheim Ducks. The Western Conference top seed was all theirs...

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  8. Canucks Lose Game, but Improve Draft Position

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  9. Sharks Hand Coyotes Seventh Straight Loss

    Joe Pavelski scored twice in the first 10 minutes and Antti Niemi made 30 saves to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on Saturday night...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 184 reads 0 comments

  10. Predators Beat Blackhawks 7-5, Take Series 4-1

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  11. Depleted Blackhawks Enter Playoffs on Losing Streak

    The defending champion Chicago Blackhawks will go into the Stanley Cup Playoffs on a two-game losing streak after a 7-5 loss to the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in their regular-season finale...

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  12. Johansen Lifts Blue Jackets Past Panthers, 3-2

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  13. Streit's OT Goal Lifts Flyers over Penguins 4-3

    The Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins won't meet in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs...

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  14. Flyers Say Steve Mason Will Be Ready for Playoffs

    Update: So far, it sounds like good news for the Philadelphia Flyers . Head coach Craig Berube told reporters that Steve Mason will be ready to suit up for the team's first playoff game...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 67 reads 0 comments

  15. Blue Jackets' Win Sets Eastern Conference First-Round Matchups

    While home-ice advantage between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Montreal Canadiens needs to be determined (this post will be updated accordingly), we now all four first-round matchups for the Eastern Conference in the 2014 playoffs...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 875 reads 0 comments

  16. Anderson, Senators Blank Maple Leafs

    Craig Anderson made 28 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, Jason Spezza scored a power-play goal and the Ottawa Senators matched their season-high four-game winning streak ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 244 reads 0 comments

  17. Oilers Shine in Ryan Smyth's Final Game

    Saturday's 5-2 Edmonton Oilers win against the Vancouver Canucks meant little-to-nothing in the scheme of the 2013-14 season, but it meant a lot to plenty of Oilers fans...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 588 reads 0 comments

  18. Video: Gionta Wins It for Habs Via OT Penalty Shot

    The Montreal Canadiens needed a win on Saturday to give themselves a chance for home-ice advantage in their upcoming first-round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 159 reads 0 comments

  19. Detroit Red Wings to Face Boston Bruins in First Round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

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  20. Ducks' Nick Bonino Scores Impressive Backhand Goal While on Knees

    Sending the puck toward the net is instinctual for pro hockey players if they find themselves in a tough situation with seemingly no other options...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  21. Reimer Admits He's 'really Sad' If His Time with Toronto Is over

    Depending upon how you view James Reimer's time with the Toronto Maple Leafs , Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators probably seemed fitting...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 151 reads 0 comments

  22. Canadiens Edge Rangers on Gionta's OT Penalty Shot

    The Montreal Canadiens still have a chance to start the Stanley Cup Playoffs at home, and they have their captain to thank for it...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 494 reads 0 comments

  23. Canes Agree to Terms with Patrick Brown

    Ron Francis, Vice President of Hockey Operations for the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes , today announced that the team agreed to terms with center Patrick Brown on a two-year, entry-level contract...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  24. Video: Ed Jovanovski Ejected for Retaliation on Corey Tropp

    Veteran Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski received a five-minute major and game misconduct for this incident in which he responded to a hit by Columbus Blue Jackets winger ...

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  25. Spezza, Anderson Lead Senators Past Leafs

    Jason Spezza scored the game's only goal and Craig Anderson stopped 27 shots for his fourth shutout of the season as the Ottawa Senators beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 1-0 Saturday night...

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