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5:26am - Tue 01 Sep

Avs' stun the Stars early and often to keep the series alive

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare began a five-goal scoring spree in the first period and the Colorado Avalanche avoided second-round elimination with a 6-3 victory over the Dallas Stars in Game 5 on Monday night.
5:00am - Tue 01 Sep

Tampa wins a double O.T. thriller and knocks out the Bruins

For the fourth time in the last six seasons, the Tampa Bay Lightning have advanced to the Eastern Conference Final with a 3-2 overtime win in Game 5 against the Boston Bruins on Monday.
6:03am - Sun 30 Aug

NHL investigating Dale Tallon for alleged racially insensitive comments

The NHL is investigating whether former Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon made racially insensitive comments during the team's two-week stay in the playoff hub city of Toronto.
6:01am - Sun 30 Aug

Isles' meat and potatoes approach serves up another loss for the Flyers

Matt Martin and Leo Komarov scored in the second period and the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
5:59am - Sun 30 Aug

Tampa takes a stanglehold on the series with a 3-1 win over the Bruins

Ondrej Palat scored twice, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 Saturday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their second-round series.
5:57am - Sun 30 Aug

Lehner continues shutout strategy against the Canucks as Vegas takes a 2-1 series lead

Goaltender Robin Lehner made 32 saves for the shutout as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in NHL playoff action Saturday.
8:40pm - Thu 27 Aug

NHL players being told to prepare for cancellation of Thursday games

NHL players are being told to prepare for the cancellation of Thursday's playoff games, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
6:02am - Thu 27 Aug

Pettersson's response to Playoff punishment is reminiscent of former Canucks' great Thomas Gradin

Considering they are one of the favourites to win the Stanley Cup, the Vegas Golden Knights are surrounded by a lot of noise these days – some of it actually coming from their mouths.
5:57am - Thu 27 Aug

Lightning and Bruins weigh in on the status of the Game and current events

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins say they weren't aware of boycotts in other leagues, in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake, which led to the two teams playing on Wednesday. But now they have an off-day to reflect on a response.
5:53am - Thu 27 Aug

The Bruins' are looking toothless against the increasingly powerful 'Bolts

Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists as the Tampa Bay Lightning thumped the Boston Bruins 7-1 on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in their second-round playoff series.
5:47am - Thu 27 Aug

The Isles' mounted a solid comeback, but the Flyers tie the series with an O.T. winner

Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece.
5:02pm - Wed 26 Aug

Edmonton Oilers D Mike Green retires after 15 NHL seasons

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Mike Green announced his retirement on Wednesday after 15 seasons in the NHL. Green, who opted out of the NHL's Return to Play last month citing deeply personal family health reasons, confirmed his decision to The Athletic.
5:55am - Wed 26 Aug

Canucks even the series with a total team effort versus Vegas

Tyler Toffoli, Elias Pettersson, and Bo Horvat combined for four goals and seven points to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in NHL playoff action Tuesday.
3:24am - Wed 26 Aug

Lightning reminded of what it's like playing the Bruins in the playoffs....

They are getting familiar with mental duress. In fact, the Tampa Bay Lightning shouldered a full series worth of it during Tuesday’s 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins in Game 2 alone.
1:34am - Wed 26 Aug

Maple Leafs trade Kapanen to Penguins for 1st-round pick in six-player deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded forward Kasperi Kapanen back to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a multi-player transaction that sees Toronto acquire a first-round pick.
4:39am - Sat 22 Aug

Flyers finish the job and end the Canadiens' quest for the Cup

Kevin Hayes had a goal and an assist and Carter Hart made 31 saves as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Friday to win their first-round playoff series 4-2.
5:44am - Fri 21 Aug

The Canucks' depth could be their most impressive, and valuable, asset this post season

It doesn’t make sense that Jordie Benn, having played seven games in eight months, should have one of his best performances of the season under unforgiving playoff circumstances. Then again, there are more than a few incredible things happening within these Canucks.
5:35am - Fri 21 Aug

Calgary shot down in flames after the Stars explode for 7

The Flames looked poised to extend their stay in the bubble just a little bit longer, but ultimately came up short as the Stars piled up seven straight goals to claim the series win.
5:26am - Fri 21 Aug

Nice cross-check Niskanen.....just rest for a game and come 'on back.

Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher suffered a broken jaw from a cross-check by Philadelphia Flyers defenceman on Wednesday night.
6:24am - Thu 20 Aug

Gutsy comeback win for resillient young Canucks puts the Blues on the brink

Vancouver and St. Louis clash in a critical Game 5 looking to take a lead in the tight series. And the Canucks came out ahead.
3:42am - Thu 20 Aug

Tampa scores 3 unanswered and bursts Columbus' bubble

The Tampa Bay Lightning are the first Eastern Conference team to secure a spot in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs after a 5-4 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 5.
3:40am - Thu 20 Aug

14 goals against in the last two games ends the Coyotes' season

Spurred by some offensive dominance from Nazem Kadri and Nathan MacKinnon, the Avalanche cruised past the Coyotes in Game 5 to clinch the 4-1 series win.
3:37am - Thu 20 Aug

Gallagher brings energy and a goal to help Montreal keep the dream alive

Nick Suzuki buried the winner 22 seconds after Philadelphia tied the score in the third period and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Flyers 5-3 on Wednesday to stave off elimination in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.
7:47pm - Tue 18 Aug

Winnipeg Jets star, Barrie Colts head coach Dale Hawerchuk dead at 57

Dale Hawerchuk, former Winnipeg Jets superstar and longtime Barrie Colts head coach, has died, according to his son.
6:14am - Tue 18 Aug

Coyotes' are on their last legs as Colorado takes a stranglehold

Nazem Kadri had two goals and an assist, Philipp Grubauer stopped 14 shots and the Colorado Avalanche overwhelmed the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 Monday to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
6:09am - Tue 18 Aug

Boston stages huge third period comeback to take a commanding series lead

Jake DeBrusk scored twice in Boston's dominating third period to help the Bruins rally and beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Monday to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
6:04am - Tue 18 Aug

All square as St. Louis outguns the Canucks in game 4

Ryan O'Reilly scored twice and added an assist as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Monday to draw even in their NHL playoff series.
2:50pm - Mon 17 Aug

Oskar Lindblom practices with Flyers on playoff ice after fighting cancer | CBC Sports

A day after his 24th birthday, Philadelphia Flyers forward and cancer survivor Oskar Lindblom hit the ice with his teammates in Toronto on Sunday.
5:14am - Mon 17 Aug

Canucks' lose a big body and some bg minutes

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Tyler Myers will miss Game 3 against the St. Louis Blues with a still-undiscosed injury he sustained in last Friday's contest.
5:03am - Mon 17 Aug

Hawks' needed a big game, and got one from Crawford

Corey Crawford made 46 saves in a stellar performance, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Sunday night to stay alive in their first-round playoff series.
4:51am - Mon 17 Aug

Calgary pays for late mistakes and the series is all even

The actions of the Calgary Flames going forward will reveal their true character after a soul-destroying loss to the Dallas Stars in overtime on Sunday.
4:49am - Mon 17 Aug

Philly shuts out Montreal and is head by a nose

Carter Hart made 23 saves for his first-career playoff shutout as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.
6:11am - Sun 16 Aug

Vasilevskiy has a light night and Tampa takes the lead after Game 3

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 16 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series.
6:09am - Sun 16 Aug

Kuemper keeps the Desert Dogs alive despite a blizzard of shots

Darcy Kuemper stopped 49 shots and the Arizona Coyotes held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Saturday to close within 2-1 in their Stanley Cup playoff series.
3:15pm - Sat 15 Aug

Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask opts out of NHL playoffs | CBC Sports

The Boston Bruins announced that Tuukka Rask has opted out of the NHL's return to play on Saturday morning.
7:12am - Sat 15 Aug

Price shuts the door on the floundering Flyers

Tomas Tatar and Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored twice, Carey Price made 30 saves for the seventh post-season shutout of his career, and the Montreal Canadiens thumped the Philadelphia Flyers 5-0 on Friday to even their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.
6:50am - Sat 15 Aug

Isles' looking strong as they take a 2-0 series lead over the Caps

Brock Nelson scored the go-ahead goal on a second-period breakaway 15 seconds after Alex Ovechkin tied it, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.
5:53am - Fri 14 Aug

Korpisalo only makes 36 saves, but gets the "W" this time

Two days after making an NHL-record 85 saves in a five-overtime loss, Joonas Korpisalo stopped 36 more shots to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Thursday to even the series at a game apiece.
5:48am - Fri 14 Aug

Odds are on Vegas as they take a 2-0 series lead over the 'Hawks

Even though Reilly Smith called it a lucky bounce, a whole lot more than luck is working right now for the Vegas Golden Knights.
5:45am - Fri 14 Aug

Julien in stable condition after sudden medical condition

News of Claude Julien's hospitalization came as a shock to everyone, and it means Montreal's head coach will be out of sight for some time. But he certainly won't be out of mind as the Canadiens look to continue their unlikely post-season.