A hot streak in February had everyone in the NHL fearing facing the L.A. Kings in the post-season. But after a recent slowdown in productivity, the Kings now face a question that was looming earlier in the year: what will become of the roster if L.A. goes from champs one year to a non-playoff team the year after that? More
The New York Islanders have unveiled their throwback jerseys for the final game at Nassau Coliseum. The 1972-72 themed jerseys will be worn to commemorate the Islanders inaugural season and are being auctioned off to fans.
Patrik Nemeth nearly got a puck in the eye last night, but instead the puck got stuck between his face and visor, giving the appearance that he was wearing a puck-shaped eye patch. After removing the puck, Nemeth burst out laughing.
The Calgary Flames are getting help from even the unlikeliest of sources. Monday night, Raphael Diaz scored his second goal of the season on a brilliant effort that included faking out Stars’ defenders and goaltender Kari Lehtonen before wrapping around the net for a beautiful finish.
The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds are stalking the field in the Ontario League playoffs and though they are built for a run this year, Senyshyn will carry the torch going forward as well. Meet him and nine other NHL prospects in our weekly wrap.
Dallas Stars winger Brett Ritchie caught Calgary Flames center Sean Monahan with a hit to the head Monday night, leaving Monahan temporarily dazed. On the play, Ritchie was handed two minutes for high-sticking, but he may be facing supplemental discipline for the first time in his career.
Lightning rookie Jonathan Drouin hasn't scored many goals this season, but on Monday – in his hometown of Montreal – the 20-year-old netted a brilliant breakaway goal on superstar Carey Price.
The Blackhawks have already lost one key winger to injury this season, and they got a scare Monday night against Los Angeles when young star Brandon Saad was knocked out of the game after a 2-on-1 run-in with Kings players Drew Doughty and Kyle Clifford. The scare was short-lived, but Saad will remember it for some time.
You can make a good case a number of Eastern Conference teams will win three playoff series and make it to the Stanley Cup Final this year – but for the first time in a long time, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins don't appear to be a team that can be considered a favorite to do so.