RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Central Division (NHL)

A collection of news and information related to Central Division (NHL) published by this site and its partners.

Top Central Division (NHL) Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Ducks clinch top seed in West, defeating Arizona Coyotes, 2-1

    Ducks clinch top seed in West, defeating Arizona Coyotes, 2-1
    Rediscovering the toughness, skill and defensive attention that made them division winners, the Ducks on Saturday earned the Western Conference’s No. 1 seed. Anaheim imposed its physical strength on last-place Arizona, limiting the Coyotes to 13...
  • Takeaways from Ducks' 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes

    Takeaways from Ducks' 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes
    There was a distinct sentiment of "Let’s get on with this," following the Ducks’ 2-1 victory¬†in Arizona on Saturday night, a win that earned them the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference. The 82-game regular season -- a formality, given...
  • Home or away? It doesn't matter that much to Blackhawks

     Home or away? It doesn't matter that much to Blackhawks
    Coach Q's "A's" left more questions than answers during a recent Q-and-A session that touched on home-ice advantage in the playoffs. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on whether it matters: "Only if we don't have it." If you don't? "It's no problem,...
  • Ducks' goalie John Gibson dealing with minor injury

    Ducks' goalie John Gibson dealing with minor injury
    A minor injury to Ducks goalie John Gibson at practice Friday prompted a Saturday call for minor league goalie Jason LaBarbera. The Ducks announced before their game against Arizona on Saturday that Gibson sustained an unspecified upper-body injury at...
  • Predators hoping Peter Laviolette can replicate playoff success

    Predators hoping Peter Laviolette can replicate playoff success
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Peter Laviolette has delivered the first piece of the job the Nashville Predators gave him by hiring him as only their second head coach. Now his task is even bigger: Deliver a deep postseason run, and maybe, just maybe, a...
  • Joe Strauss: Blues head to playoffs with positive vibe

    Toting momentum, depth and a Central Division title, the Blues entered the same Scottrade Center dressing room following Saturday's regular-season finale. Everything was different from last April 13 everything except the paint on the walls. The Blues...
  • New faces, big absences and plenty of Canada in NHL playoffs

    The NHL's postseason dominoes tumbled throughout the regular season's wild final week. When the last ones fell Saturday night, they revealed that the league is set up for an extremely interesting spring. This Stanley Cup tournament features seven teams...
  • Blackhawks see returning Patrick Kane as booster shot, not savior

    Blackhawks see returning Patrick Kane as booster shot, not savior
    The collective breath-holding began the moment Patrick Kane skated off the ice cradling his left arm, continued when a shrine to the Blackhawks winger — complete with skates poking from underneath flowing robes and a halo over his head —...
  • Blackhawks to open first round of playoffs Wednesday vs. Predators

    Blackhawks to open first round of playoffs Wednesday vs. Predators
    DENVER -- The Blackhawks will begin the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs against the Predators at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Nashville, Tenn. The Hawks learned their opponent a few hours before they took the ice for their final game of the...
  • Blackhawks thinking Stanley Cup playoffs with Predators on tap

    Blackhawks thinking Stanley Cup playoffs with Predators on tap
    DENVER — In the end, the Blackhawks didn't have to break a sweat to secure third place in the Central Division and set up a first-round postseason matchup with the Predators. Between their morning skate and when they took the ice for their...
  • Blues wrap up regular season with 4-2 win over Wild

    ST. LOUIS The Blues wrapped up the regular season with a 4-2 victory over Minnesota on Saturday afternoon at Scottrade Center, narrowing their list of possible playoff opponents. Jori Lehtera scored twice and Brian Elliott made 23 saves, as the Blues...