A season that began almost a year ago today finally came to an end on Monday night as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Dallas Stars in six games to win the Stanley Cup. This season will go down as one of the most unique as the entire playoffs were completed inside a bubble between Edmonton and Toronto, Canada.
The shared experience of watching the Lightning claim one of the world’s most revered trophies is something Tampa Bay desperately needed in 2020.
The Lightning are having fun in Florida, but the celebration isn't quite safe.
The NHL was faced with playing its postseason later than usual, competing with a jam-packed sports calendar. The declining numbers would be far more concerning were it not for the months-long global shutdown. Yet, they’re still a reminder playoff hockey doesn’t work at this time of the year.
While the Lightning won the Cup, there were a number of other people, places and things that look great (or not-so-great) right now.
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.
Stay here for all your updates and highlights from Capitals-Blue Jackets, Jets-Wild and Golden Knights-Kings.
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.