1. Lightning Show Killer Instinct in Dominant Isles Series, but Can Be Even Better

    What makes these Tampa Bay Lightning scary is the way they step on throats. Not literally, of course. But in today’s NHL , it is rare to see a team take it up a notch in ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 19 days ago 11,142 reads 87 comments

  2. 1 Free Agent Every NHL Team Should Target in 2016 Offseason

    Though the NHL free-agent market doesn't open until July 1, there will be growing interest in the coming weeks over where the best available players could end up...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 19 days ago 25,922 reads 76 comments

  3. Islanders vs. Lightning: Game 5 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

    Lightning 4, Islanders 0—Final The Tampa Bay Lightning cruised to the Eastern Conference Finals with a 4-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday in Game 5...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 19 days ago 5,826 reads 86 comments

  4. Guy Boucher Named Senators Head Coach: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Ottawa Senators announced Sunday they agreed to a three-year deal with Guy Boucher to be the team's head coach...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 19 days ago 5,565 reads 15 comments

  5. NHL Playoff Schedule 2016: TV Start Times, Livestream Coverage and More

    There is only one game on the slate Sunday in the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs, but it will be a big one, as the Tampa Bay Lightning look to finish off the New York Islanders in Game 5 of their second-round series...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 19 days ago 1,323 reads 0 comments

  6. NHL Playoffs 2016: Schedule Guide for Sunday's Stanley Cup Round 2 Games

    After winning their first postseason series since 1993 in the first round, the New York Islanders are on the brink of elimination. The Islanders may have an issue with the hockey gods in their second-round series with the Tampa Bay Lightning...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 20 days ago 1,474 reads 0 comments

  7. NHL Playoffs Roundup: Capitals Only Delaying the Inevitable with Game 5 Win

    It is only one out of three. And if it turns out to be two out of three, it will still be bad for the Washington Capitals...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 20 days ago 27,333 reads 100 comments

  8. Penguins vs. Capitals: Game 5 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NHL Playoffs

    The Washington Capitals were able to keep their season alive in Washington, D.C., on Saturday as they took down the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-1, to force a Game 6. Alex Ovechkin was all over the ice for the Capitals...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 20 days ago 4,238 reads 39 comments

  9. Most Intriguing Players to Watch at the 2016 IIHF World Championship

    It's the best time of year to be a hockey fan. Not only are the Stanley Cup playoffs are in full swing across the USA, another major event is also taking place halfway around the world...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 20 days ago 5,424 reads 9 comments

  10. Bruce Boudreau to Wild: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Shortly after being fired by the Anaheim Ducks , Bruce Boudreau is the new head coach of the Minnesota Wild . On April 7, TSN's Darren Dreger reported Boudreau chose the Wild over the Ottawa Senators ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 20 days ago 13,656 reads 37 comments

  11. Penguins vs. Capitals: Game 5 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

    Capitals 3, Penguins 1—Final The Washington Capitals avoided elimination with a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5 on Saturday night...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 20 days ago 7,319 reads 105 comments

  12. Sidney Crosby, Patrick Kane, Jamie Benn Named 2016 Hart Trophy Finalists

    The NHL revealed the finalists for the Hart Trophy—the league's most valuable player award—on Friday, as it will add another winner to a list that began in 1924...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 20 days ago 3,337 reads 36 comments

  13. Blues vs. Stars: Game 5 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

    St. Louis 4, Dallas 1 (St. Louis leads series 3-2)  The St. Louis Blues earned a 3-2 series lead against the Dallas Stars on Saturday with a 4-1 victory at the American Airlines Center...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 20 days ago 15,513 reads 66 comments

  14. NHL Playoff Schedule 2016: Updated Stanley Cup Game Times and Picks

    The Washington Capitals are up against it in their second-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. As they prepare for Game 5 Saturday night, the Capitals know that one more loss will deny them a chance to play for the Stanley Cup once again...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 20 days ago 1,858 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL Playoffs 2016: Latest Stanley Cup TV Schedule, Game Times and More

    Of the eight NHL teams left standing, only the Pittsburgh Penguins have hoisted the Stanley Cup during the last decade. The most recent champion still competing is one victory away from ousting this year's premier contender...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 21 days ago 3,413 reads 0 comments

  16. Islanders' Squandered Chances Have Them Facing Improbable Odds as Tampa Up 3-1

    If the New York Islanders are eliminated in their second-round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, they can and should look back to their 2-1 overtime loss in Game 4 as the moment when it all slipped away...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 21 days ago 3,918 reads 39 comments

  17. Lightning vs. Islanders: Game 4 Score, Twitter Reaction from 2016 NHL Playoffs

    The New York Islanders again squandered a third-period lead as they lost 2-1 in overtime to the Tampa Bay Lightning at Barclays Center on Friday to go down 3-1 in their second-round playoff series...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 21 days ago 4,763 reads 21 comments

  18. Shane Doan Says He Isn't Retiring, Plans to Return to Coyotes Next Season

    Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan has spent the past two decades with the organization, beginning as a 19-year-old when the Coyotes were still the original Winnipeg Jets in 1995...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 21 days ago 1,262 reads 2 comments

  19. Lightning vs. Islanders: Game 4 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

    Jason Garrison ripped a shot from the point past Thomas Greiss at the 1:34 mark of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 2-1 win over the New York Islanders in Game 4 of their ...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 21 days ago 6,216 reads 151 comments

  20. Coyotes' Splashy Hire of 26-Year-Old GM Will Be Referendum on Analytics in NHL

    On one hand, some people are going to feel good if John Chayka succeeds right away in his new role as general manager of the Arizona Coyotes. Most of them will probably tilt toward the 35-and-under demographic...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 21 days ago 10,154 reads 4 comments

  21. NHL Playoff Schedule 2016: Remaining Stanley Cup TV, Live Stream Coverage Guide

    It's hard to find more drama these days than in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, especially with so many games coming down to the wire. The second round of the playoffs alone has already seen 10 one-goal games, including six ending in overtime...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 21 days ago 1,892 reads 0 comments

  22. NHL Playoffs 2016: Stanley Cup Title Odds, Latest Schedule and Picks

    The New York Islanders have had two full days to get over their heartbreak after losing Game 3 of their second-round playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning in overtime Tuesday...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 22 days ago 1,981 reads 0 comments

  23. Sharks vs. Predators: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NHL Playoffs

    A few minutes after the clock passed 2 a.m. ET, Mike Fisher's second goal of the night ended a 111-minute marathon, and the Nashville Predators defeated the San Jose Sharks 4-3 in ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 22 days ago 10,173 reads 41 comments

  24. John Tavares Finally off the Island and onto the Big Stage of Playoff Stardom

    Everyone saw the talent and the promise. It's why he was given the nickname of "The Next One" as a junior phenomenon...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 22 days ago 10,529 reads 20 comments

  25. NHL Playoffs Roundup: Stars Tie Series as Blues Fail to Take Important Next Step

    The doubts about the St. Louis Blues are back. It’s true they sent the defending Stanley Cup champions packing in the first round and are technically the underdogs in their ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 22 days ago 9,034 reads 19 comments