Columbus Blue Jackets winger Cam Atkinson was helping out by calling up and thanking season-ticket holders, and captain Nick Foligno made sure no good deed goes unpunished by pranking Atkinson into believing he was calling an upset fan wanting more access to the team. More
The Blues and Sharks finally exorcised their demons -- or maybe it’s just two teams finally getting the bounces they never got during previous playoff appearances.
Blues rookie Robby Fabbri is emerging as a playoff X-factor – and it might not have been that way if he'd given in to adversity.
The Ottawa Senators are inching closer to building and moving into a downtown area after a team-backed group was selected as the first choice for developing the LeBreton Flats site. The Senators have played at the Canadian Tire Centre since 1996.
Tyler Seguin hasn’t skated since Game 2 against the Minnesota Wild, and the Dallas Stars winger doesn’t appear likely to suit up in Games 1 or 2 against the St. Louis Blues in the second round. Seguin, 24, has three goals and nine points in his past nine games against St. Louis.
The Anaheim Ducks have fired coach Bruce Boudreau after yet another heart-breaking Game 7 defeat on home ice. Boudreau went 208-104-40 during his time in Anaheim, and has the highest winning percentage of any coach in franchise history.
Data from the first round of this year's playoffs shows penalty calls declined as the stakes in games increased. This might not be shocking, but is it an issue? Or do we accept it as part of the culture of our game?
Can the Blues keep their momentum going after slaying the dragon of the Chicago Blackhawks? Or will Dallas' powerhouse offense take over?
Pittsburgh Penguins center Nick Bonino was a point per game player in the first round, and continued that with an absolutely stunning deke to set up Ben Lovejoy’s goal in the second period.
Meet the new THN, with an updated logo and a fresh look inside! It’s our Playoff Preview edition, where we give a full-page breakdown – including Fantasy Zone, Depth Chart and X-Factor – for each post-season team. Plus, features on Burns, Backstrom, Crawford and much more.Buy now