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

    One goal was all that was needed for the St. Louis Blues to take a 1-0 series lead over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in their first-round NHL playoff series on Wednesday night...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 18 days ago 11,000 reads 69 comments

  2. Rangers vs. Penguins: Game 1 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

    Pittsburgh 5, New York 2 (Pittsburgh leads series 1-0) Patric Hornqvist and the Pittsburgh Penguins couldn't have asked for a better start to the Stanley Cup Playoffs...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 18 days ago 8,787 reads 59 comments

  3. Breaking Down How the 2016 Stanley Cup Will Be Won

    There is no such thing as a working crystal ball. Even the best forecasters are going to be wrong if they forecast over a long enough period, whether they’re predicting world events, the weather or the winner of the Stanley Cup...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 18 days ago 24,308 reads 63 comments

  4. NHL Playoff Schedule 2016: TV, Live Stream Info for Wednesday's Bracket Picture

    The Stanley Cup playoffs get underway Wednesday with three games to kick off the postseason. The first night of competition includes two Eastern Conference games and one Western ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 18 days ago 1,479 reads 0 comments

  5. Morgan Rielly, Nazem Kadri Agree to New Contracts with Toronto Maple Leafs

    The Toronto Maple Leafs locked up two pieces of their future core Wednesday by signing defenseman Morgan Rielly and forward Nazem Kadri to long-term contract extensions...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 18 days ago 10,586 reads 48 comments

  6. NHL Playoffs 2016: Schedule, Stanley Cup Bracket Format and Predictions

    Based on the way the seeding lined up, NHL fans could be in store for an exciting few weeks in the Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 18 days ago 25,612 reads 0 comments

  7. Ranking the Top Stars in the 2016 NHL Playoffs

    The list of significant injuries heading into the 2016 NHL playoffs is painful. There is a good chance we'll be enjoying this spring hockey fling with no Steven Stamkos sightings and an absence of Evgeni Malkin...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 19 days ago 19,493 reads 121 comments

  8. NHL Betting Preview: Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues Odds, Analysis

    The Chicago Blackhawks will have a bigger challenge than usual in the first round of the NHL 's Western Conference playoffs this season, starting the series without defenseman Duncan Keith as underdogs against the St...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 19 days ago 8,826 reads 8 comments

  9. Patrick Kane's Growth, Maturation Boosting Rise to NHL's Most Explosive Player

    As part of their mid-2000s rebuild, the Chicago Blackhawks selected a scrawny, fresh-faced Buffaloan with the No. 1 overall pick in 2007...

    Pat  Pickens Written by Pat Pickens about 19 days ago 11,271 reads 57 comments

  10. NHL Playoff Schedule 2016: 1st-Round Slate, Ranking Top Stanley Cup Contenders

    As we have seen countless times in the past, a great regular season in the NHL doesn't mean anything once the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 19 days ago 2,447 reads 1 comments

  11. Strengths and Weaknesses for Every 2016 NHL Playoff Team

    The 2015-16 NHL season is about to start its second act. The top 16 teams have survived the regular season and are set to embark on a bracketed playoff run. The teams hope they can last into June as they cross off every win in the quest for 16 more...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 19 days ago 17,971 reads 86 comments

  12. Dave Cameron Dismissed by Senators: Latest Comments and Reaction

    After just two seasons as head coach of the Ottawa Senators, Dave Cameron was relieved of his duties Tuesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 19 days ago 503 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Playoff Bracket 2016: Complete 1st-Round Schedule and Series Predictions

    The 2015-16 regular season is in the book, and it's time to separate the top NHL teams from the wannabes. That's what the first round of the NHL playoffs is all about...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 19 days ago 9,895 reads 0 comments

  14. Top NHL Storylines to Follow in 1st Round of 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The opening round of the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs begins Wednesday. For first-round opponents such as the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues, there will be compelling storylines to follow...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 19 days ago 12,050 reads 63 comments

  15. Zach Parise Injury: Updates on Wild Star's Back and Return

    The Minnesota Wild 's hopes of a deep playoff run took a significant hit when star forward Zach Parise went on the shelf with a herniated disc . The Wild were eliminated April 24, losing their first-round series to the Dallas Stars ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 19 days ago 15,590 reads 33 comments

  16. NHL Betting Preview: Eastern Conference Playoff Matchups, Odds, Analysis

    The Washington Capitals (56-18-8) were the best team in the NHL during the regular season and will try to become the first team since the 2012-13 Chicago Blackhawks to win the Stanley Cup after earning the Presidents’ Trophy...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 20 days ago 1,157 reads 0 comments

  17. NHL Betting Preview: Western Conference Playoff Matchups, Odds, Analysis

    You can make an argument for any of the eight playoff teams winning the Western Conference and playing for the Stanley Cup in one of the most competitive fields in recent memory...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 20 days ago 503 reads 0 comments

  18. Complete Predictions for the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    I'm about to predict the winners of all eight NHL first-round playoff series, then the winners of the conference semifinals, the conference finals and the final series, the one that will be for Lord Stanley of Preston's silver punch bowl...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 20 days ago 156,850 reads 361 comments

  19. B/R Experts' NHL Awards for the 2015-16 Season

    It's NHL awards season again, time for the Bleacher Report panel of experts to officially hand out golden statuettes or, in some cases, a new car! No, not really, but it's the thought that counts...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 20 days ago 31,489 reads 177 comments

  20. NHL Playoff Bracket 2016: Schedule, Format and Stanley Cup Odds

    The long grind of the 82-game NHL regular season is over, and the serious business of fighting for the Stanley Cup and growing rally beards is about to begin...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 20 days ago 36,130 reads 1 comments

  21. David Krejci Injury: Updates on Bruins Star's Recovery from Hip Surgery

    Boston Bruins star forward David Krejci will undergo surgery to repair a hip injury that bothered him during the 2015-16 season. Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 20 days ago 2,631 reads 2 comments

  22. Capitals vs. Flyers: Preview and Prediction for the 2016 NHL Playoff Matchup

    The playoff matchup between the Washington Capitals and the Philadelphia Flyers is really the tale of two cities...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 20 days ago 17,486 reads 61 comments

  23. Ed Snider, Philadelphia Flyers Founder, Dies at 83

    Ed Snider, a co-founder of the Philadelphia Flyers franchise who previously served as an owner to the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, has died. He was 83...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 20 days ago 10,840 reads 21 comments

  24. NHL Playoffs 2016: Dates, Live Stream Schedule and Stanley Cup Bracket

    The Philadelphia Flyers were not suffering from a hangover after earning their way into the playoffs following a victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday afternoon. They proved that in their 5-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 20 days ago 4,761 reads 0 comments

  25. Penguins vs. Rangers: Preview and Prediction for the 2016 NHL Playoffs Matchup

    When the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs get underway on Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers will face each other for the third straight year...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 20 days ago 27,474 reads 121 comments