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2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Despite being swept in the first round of the NHL playoffs, the young team led by Steven Stamkos has plenty of reasons to feel encouraged about the future.
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6 hrs ago | Anaheim Calling
While the NHL is experimenting with their new divisional playoff format and the introduction of wild cards spots, the American Hockey League has kept the format of two conferences, three divisions within each conference, top eight teams from each conference makes it to the after party, with each divisional winner getting an automatic top three ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Montreal is the only team to clinch a series and now await the winner of the Bruins-Red Wings clash.
11 hrs ago | CBS Local
Jordan Caron might leave the Bruins as a restricted free agent this summer as a 23-year-old and a question mark.
Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay.
Brad Marchand has certainly taken a dive over the course of his career to draw a penalty.
The 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs aren't even a week old and already the postseason is littered with intriguing story lines.
Claude Giroux needs to shoot the puck more, and as his career has taught us, he probably will start getting pucks through sooner than later.
Jun 5, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk tries to clear the puck away from Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Matt Cooke during the third period in game three of the Eastern Conference finals of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden.
The NHL playoffs are off to a great start and are once again proving that no team is ever safe in hockey's postseason.
In the third period of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal on Monday, the Penguins went for a wild ride.
One day, Lightning coach Jon Cooper said, goaltender interference calls will be reviewed by video, and when that rule is in place, "It will be called the Tampa rule."
Rene Bourque has three goals in three games to start the playoffs for the Montreal Canadiens.
Clear favorites in the Eastern Conference - like the Boston Bruins and the Pittsburgh Penguins - have already dropped games, while all of the higher seeds in the Western Conference navigated their way to crucial wins to open the series.
First Berube: The Flyers coach could easily have fallen trap to a knee-jerk reaction and benched the kid in Sunday's Eastern Conference playoff Game 2 against the Rangers at the Garden.
Boston abandoned the cautious approach against Detroit's speed and returned to the style that led the Bruins to the top record during the NHL's regular season.