| Apr 18, 2015
Rest is supposed to be a good thing heading into the playoffs. But not too much, apparently.
Lose after a four-day break, like the St. Louis Blues did in their opener to the Minnesota Wild, and the familiar theme of rust affecting the outcome...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 10:36 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Antoine Vermette is healthy and eager to play but instead is watching the playoffs so far in street clothes.
When was the last time that happened?
“I don’t remember,” Vermette said before the Predators blew...
| Apr 17, 2015
Corey Perry nudged the puck over the Winnipeg goal line and raised both arms in celebration of a tiebreaking score, only nobody believed him. The referees told him to play on, the crowd didn't roar and his fellow Anaheim Ducks couldn't stop.
| Apr 13, 2015
| 7:53 PM
Red Wings Coach Mike Babcock told reporters Monday he had to "try and take all the emotion out of it" while choosing goaltender Petr Mrazek over an experienced but struggling Jimmy Howard to start Detroit's first-round Eastern Conference playoff series...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 9:10 PM
The regular-season home finale wasn't grand for the Blackhawks on Tuesday night after a 2-1 loss to the Wild at the United Center.
The victory was the Wild's 11th straight on the road and clinched them a playoff berth. The Blackhawks...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 4:05 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. If there's any consolation prize for the Sharks failing to make the playoffs, it's the chance to participate in the NHL draft lottery for the first time since 2003.
And the timing couldn't be better as the consensus No. 1 overall pick is...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:31 PM
Late in the Ducks' practice Friday, center Ryan Getzlaf accepted a pass, saw an opening to the net and rifled a shot that stretched the nylon material behind the goaltender.
Getzlaf raised his stick upward to rejoice, making the shape of the number one....
| Apr 11, 2015
Carey Price, Canadiens: Goaltenders have their own trophy, the Vezina, but Price's accomplishments this season deserve the Hart as the MVP. Price led the league in victories, shutouts, goals-against average and save percentage.
Alex Ovechkin, Capitals:...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 8:21 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby made 27 saves while shutting out the Boston Bruins for the third time this season, Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals defeated the Bruins 3-0 on Wednesday night.
| Mar 27, 2015
| 9:17 AM
The Buffalo Sabres are the worst team in the NHL, and for now, their fans are happy to cheer for opponent goals if that's what it takes to get them the top overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
The Sabres lost to the Arizona Coyotes, 4-3, in...