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It is a long, tedious journey to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs. A dynamic offense, gritty defense, smart goaltending and a whole lot of heart are the necessary keys to win hockey's greatest prize: Lord Stanley's Cup.
Last season, the Blackhawks overcame a two-game deficit to defeat the Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup for the 2nd time in three years.
Milan Lucic is at his best when he plays with emotion, and every once in a while he steps over the line.
The regular season has come to an end, and Milwaukee has been getting hot at just the right time.
Blues defenseman Barret Jackman is congratulated after scoring the overtime winner against the Blackhawks in St. Louis.
Tied at two with less than three minutes to play in the final period Jake Montgomery scored back-to-back goals lifting the Musketeers to a 4-2 win over Omaha in the first round of the Clark Cup Playoffs.
The 2014 NHL playoffs may be in the their infancy, but there has already been a ton of exciting action, and that will almost certainly continue as the first round progresses.
It was a disappointing year for the Winnipeg Jets, faltering early, and missing the playoffs for the third straight year up north.
The Western Hockey League today announced the WHL Eastern and Western Conference finalists for the 2013-14 WHL Player of the Year.
Anaheim defenceman Hampus Lindholm, right, celebrates with Teemu Selanne in a game against the San Jose Sharks on April 9. Anaheim defenceman Hampus Lindholm, right, celebrates with Teemu Selanne in a game against the San Jose Sharks on April 9. A few days before the NHL playoffs began, the Anaheim Ducks' sparkling rookie defenceman Hampus Lindholm ... (more)
The Bruins have a long history of success with six Stanley Cups championships, most recently in 2010-11.
Jonathan Quick realizes that even the NHL's best defensive team is powerless against a few bad bounces of the puck.
Join Curtis Pashelka for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Western Conference playofs between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings.
The Blackhawks' 27-year-old winger could have relaxed with the trophy at a lake house or partied with it at a ritzy club.
The Stars took two of three from the Ducks, scoring 11 goals in the process, but the two teams haven't met since February 1. Four of the league's top-10 scorers get together for what looks to be a lamp-lighting frenzy.
Perhaps because it is expected with a player of his stature and skill, Sidney Crosby posted the NHL's third 100-point season since 2010, and even the most hardcore hockey observers did little more than shrug their shoulders.