ust one season into his NHL head coaching career and Rod Brind'Amour is ready to make his playoff debut. The matchup isn't so welcoming. The former Flyer leads the Hurricanes into the nation's capital for a first-round matchup with the defending champs.
The NHL playoffs get underway on Wednesday night with a slate of five Game 1s to open up the first round of action. It seems fitting that the league's top team, the Tampa Bay Lightning, got the party started as they hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first game of the night.
NHL Writer Chris Lynch previews the 2019 NHL Playoff's opening round. Welcome to Playoff Hockey.
Last season, fan favourite and former National Hockey League play-off whipping boy Alexander Ovechkin silenced all the critics in one fell swoop as he led his Washington Capitals to the team’s first Stanley Cup in their 44-year history.
The Nashville Predators are launching an ice block scavenger hunt giveaway on Tuesday.
NHL.com has updated fantasy player rankings for basic Stanley Cup Playoff pools counting points (goals, assists) for skaters and wins and shutouts for goalies.
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The Pittsburgh Penguins made a huge statement in Game 3 after they were challenged by the Philadelphia Flyers in the second game of the series.
A look at the entire postseason field and who's going up against who for a shot at the Cup.
There were four games on the schedule Sunday, including another overtime contest in Washington and another surprise by the Vegas Golden Knights.
Everything you need to know to follow Sunday's Stanley Cup action.
Experience can be a deciding factor in an evenly matched series. That's good news for teams like the Ducks; not so much for teams like the Avs.
There are lots of relevant numbers to be crunched heading into the playoffs, which begin Wednesday night.
Who’s feeling the most pressure? What sleeper teams are out there?
The 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs start tonight, and the NHL has drafted a familiar face to help casual fans better understand and enjoy the games.
So it can become a fool's errand to try and guess how the NHL's second season will break down.
If your favorite team wins the Cup, who will be the MVP? Here are front-runner and dark-horse picks for every team at the start of the postseason.
With the NHL playoffs starting, Ben Arledge provides a look at some of the best value bets to win the Stanley Cup, along with a handful of attractive prices on series in the opening round.
The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated Nashville Predators 2-0 Sunday night in Game 6 to become NHL champions. Sidney Crosby and his team are returning to Pittsburgh with the Stanley Cup. They won the final series 4-2. The Penguins are the first team in nearly two decades to be back-to-back champions.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup champions once again after their Game 6 victory over the Nashville Predators.