2 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News
To say that the middle of a second-round playoff series amid one of the NHL's most hostile environments makes for an improbable rookie inaugural setting would be an understatement.
6 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Penguins' second-round playoff series against Ottawa relocates to Scotiabank Place tonight, and that means the Senators will have the usual advantages of playing at home, like a supportive crowd and coach Paul MacLean being able to make the final personnel changes.
In what is perhaps the NHL's loudest and most hostile environment, the home team in San Jose has certain advantages.
In the corner of the Boston Bruins' locker room, hanging from the hooks in Andrew Ference's stall, is a yellow running singlet with the team's "Spoked B" logo on the front.
On a night when Sidney Crosby recorded his second career playoff hat trick and created a buzz around the hockey world with his jaw-dropping performance in the Penguins' 4-3 victory against Ottawa in Game 2 of their second-round series Friday night, it was up to the player with the worst plus-minus rating on the team to score the winning goal.
The Penguins' Brenden Morrow celebrates his goal against the Senators in the second period of Game 2 Friday night of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Consol Energy Center.
Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal has been diagnosed with a third-degree sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his right knee, the team announced Saturday.
Alex Ovechkin played the last two games of the Washington Capitals' season with what the team says is a hairline fracture in his left foot.
Sidney Crosby had his second career playoff hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Pavel Datsyuk is one of the NHL's most feared scorers, a wizard with the puck who is equally adept at setting up his teammates for easy plays.
If the punishment Brendan Shanahan levied against San Jose's Raffi Torres was designed to send a message, the only one that came across is life isn't fair if you are a hockey player named Raffi Torres.
Anaheim's Bruce Boudreau, Ottawa's Paul MacLean and Joel Quenneville of Chicago have been named finalists for the Jack Adams Award as the top coach in the NHL.
Johnny Oduya and Marcus Kruger scored in the third period, Corey Crawford made 20 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 in the opener of their second-round playoff series Wednesday night.
Brad Marchand left the morning skate early. The Bruins were thrilled he was on the ice at the end of the game Thursday night.
Travis Green admits he had concerns when he assumed the Portland Winterhawks' head coaching reins at the end of the November.
Backstrom, who can become an unrestricted free agent this summer, is expected to be fully recovered in time for the beginning of the 2013-14. The 35-year-old Finn was injured during pregame warmups before Minnesota's playoff opener in Chicago.