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Knights' fans enjoy a packed house and thrilling comeback late in the 3rd as Vegas takes Game 3
7:11am - Sat 05 Jun

Knights' fans enjoy a packed house and thrilling comeback late in the 3rd as Vegas takes Game 3

Game 3 between the Avalanche and Golden Knights — finally — felt and sounded the way an important NHL playoff game is supposed to feel and sound.
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Habs win their 5th in a row and take a 2-0 series lead on the Jets
7:08am - Sat 05 Jun

Habs win their 5th in a row and take a 2-0 series lead on the Jets

The Montreal Canadiens have found their winning recipe and have improved on it since Game 5 of their comeback series win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Round 1, and it can carry them further than they’ve been in the Stanley Cup Playoffs since 2014.
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Canes' Aho is stepping it up on the Big Stage, which is no surprise to Brind'Amour
6:05am - Fri 04 Jun

Canes' Aho is stepping it up on the Big Stage, which is no surprise to Brind'Amour

On a night when Nikita Kucherov assisted on both Lightning power-play goals to climb back into a game the hosts trailed 2-0, Sebastian Aho refused to be outdone, scoring once and setting up two others in a crucial 3-2 Hurricanes win.
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Varlamov's stellar play thru 60 mins just not enough to overcome Boston's onslaught
6:03am - Fri 04 Jun

Varlamov's stellar play thru 60 mins just not enough to overcome Boston's onslaught

The New York Islanders sure play like a Lou Lamoriello team. For much of Thursday, so did the Boston Bruins, who rode that wave to a 2-1 overtime win in Game 3 of the East Division final.
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The NHL's DOPS spins it's "Wheel-O-Justice" yet again
6:01am - Fri 04 Jun

The NHL's DOPS spins it's "Wheel-O-Justice" yet again

The Winnipeg Jets are going to be without Mark Scheifele for the next four games after the NHL Department of Player Safety announced its ruling on Thursday. That’s a massive blow to a team that already lost Dylan DeMelo and Paul Stastny.
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Avs' take a big 2-0 series lead after Rantanen's O.T. winner
7:09am - Thu 03 Jun

Avs' take a big 2-0 series lead after Rantanen's O.T. winner

The Golden Knights thoroughly outplayed the Avalanche on Wednesday, but lost 3-2 in OT on a power-play goal after a contentious slashing penalty to Reilly Smith.
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"Paging Mr. Reaves....table for 2 at the Press Box buffett"
5:19am - Tue 01 Jun

"Paging Mr. Reaves....table for 2 at the Press Box buffett"

Vegas Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves has been suspended two games for roughing and unsportsmanlike conduct, stemming from an incident involving Colorado Avalanche defenceman Ryan Graves during Sunday's game, the league announced Monday.
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Oh, Carey.....
5:15am - Tue 01 Jun

Oh, Carey.....

From the beginning of Game 1, Carey Price gave the Canadiens a puncher’s chance of defying the predictions. But he wasn't alone in rising to the occasion for Game 7.
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From the Penthouse to the Outhouse in 4 games flat
5:08am - Tue 01 Jun

From the Penthouse to the Outhouse in 4 games flat

Another post-season, another groundhog day for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Game 7 loss on Monday hit Leafs Nation particularly hard, with many taking to social media to air their grievances.
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No time like O-time!
5:03am - Tue 01 Jun

No time like O-time!

Casey Cizikas scored on a breakaway with 14:48 gone in the first overtime and Semyon Varlamov returned to the net to make 39 saves, leading the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Monday night and knotting their second-round playoff series at one game apiece.
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Pastrnak comes dressed for the occasion and picks up 3 on route to the Bruins' Game 1 victory
7:52am - Sun 30 May

Pastrnak comes dressed for the occasion and picks up 3 on route to the Bruins' Game 1 victory

David Pastrnak’s flamboyant arena entrance on Saturday was somehow exceeded by his audacious performance as the fashionista scored three times to drive the Boston Bruins to a 5-2 victory in Game 1 of the National Hockey League’s East Division final.
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In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina....
6:53am - Fri 28 May

In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina....

This one came down to the details. And overtime, of course. With the Hurricanes moving on and the Predators headed home, Emily Sadler breaks down all of Thursday's Stanley Cup Playoffs action.
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Habs' keep the motor running with a clutch O.T. winner from Suzuki
6:49am - Fri 28 May

Habs' keep the motor running with a clutch O.T. winner from Suzuki

With 2,500 fans due at the Bell Centre for an historic Game 6 on Saturday night — the first sporting event in Canada with a meaningful audience since the start of the pandemic — the Leafs need to show an unwavering commitment to the strategy that’s brought some dominant stretches in the series, and not let the moment be too grand.
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Tampa puts it all together in Game 6 to put down the Panthers and advance to Round 2
6:05am - Thu 27 May

Tampa puts it all together in Game 6 to put down the Panthers and advance to Round 2

The Tampa Bay Lightning have retained their crown as Florida's best, eliminating the Panthers in Game 6 to seal a 4-2 series win.
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Not to Knight. Minnesota takes Game 6 and has every intention of stickin' around.
6:04am - Thu 27 May

Not to Knight. Minnesota takes Game 6 and has every intention of stickin' around.

The Minnesota Wild put up a 3-0 win to keep their season alive, staving off elimination and forcing a decisive Game 7 against the Vegas Golden Knights.
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Brind'amour and his 'Canes take Game 5 with an OT tally by Jordan Staal
4:38am - Wed 26 May

Brind'amour and his 'Canes take Game 5 with an OT tally by Jordan Staal

Jordan Staal scored off a rebound at 1:44 of overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night for a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series.
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From the agony of defeat, to the elation of your first baby's birth. All in one day
4:35am - Wed 26 May

From the agony of defeat, to the elation of your first baby's birth. All in one day

Darnell Nurse won't get much of a break after his marathon performance Monday as the Edmonton Oilers defenceman became a father for the first time only hours after stepping off the ice.
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The Leafs have the Canadiens on the brink after a 4-0 win in Game 4
4:33am - Wed 26 May

The Leafs have the Canadiens on the brink after a 4-0 win in Game 4

Jack Campbell made 32 saves to record his first post-season shutout, Alex Galchenyuk set up two goals and scored into the empty net against his former team, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Tuesday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round series.
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One for the Ages sees Winnipeg oust the Oilers in 3 OT thriler
6:18am - Tue 25 May

One for the Ages sees Winnipeg oust the Oilers in 3 OT thriler

The Winnipeg Jets won 4-3 in triple overtime on Monday night to complete the first-round sweep and eliminate the Edmonton Oilers from the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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Wild keep their post-season alive with a big 4-2 win in Vegas
6:17am - Tue 25 May

Wild keep their post-season alive with a big 4-2 win in Vegas

Cam Talbot made 37 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 despite having only 14 shots on goal to stave off elimination in their opening-round playoff series on Monday night.
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Leafs stave off a third period Habs onslaught to take a 2-1 series lead
6:15am - Tue 25 May

Leafs stave off a third period Habs onslaught to take a 2-1 series lead

Morgan Rielly scored the winner and Jack Campbell made 27 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Monday to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
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Panthers' rookie Knight wins his first playoff game to extend the series
6:12am - Tue 25 May

Panthers' rookie Knight wins his first playoff game to extend the series

The 20-year-old rookie Spencer Knight stopped 36 shots, Mackenzie Weegar had a goal and an assist, and the Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Monday night in Game 5 of their Central Division playoff series.
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The Preds gun down Carolina thanks to Cool Hand Luke
8:28am - Mon 24 May

The Preds gun down Carolina thanks to Cool Hand Luke

Luke Kunin scored his second goal at 16:10 of the second overtime and the Nashville Predators beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday to tie the first-round series 2-2
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Berube ands the Blues are not impressed with the zebras so far
6:21am - Sun 23 May

Berube ands the Blues are not impressed with the zebras so far

Blues head coach Craig Berube was critical of the officiating in his club's series against the Avalanche after Game 3, a win that took Colorado's series lead to 3-0.
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Relying on the rookie pays dividends for the Isles
6:17am - Sun 23 May

Relying on the rookie pays dividends for the Isles

Ilya Sorokin stopped 29 shots, Oliver Wahlstrom and Ryan Pulock each had a goal and an assist and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 in Game 4 Saturday to even the first-round series.
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There must be some misunderstanding......
6:14am - Sun 23 May

There must be some misunderstanding......

Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar said he was caught off guard with the number of games Nazem Kadri received as he doesn't believe the forward is a repeat offender since his last suspension came back in 2019.
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Lightning grab a 6-pack and shoot down the Panthers
6:13am - Sun 23 May

Lightning grab a 6-pack and shoot down the Panthers

Alex Killorn scored a pair of second-period goals and the Tampa Bay Lightning rebounded from its first postseason loss to rout the Florida Panthers 6-2 and take a commanding 3-1 lead in the first-round Central Division playoff matchup on Saturday.
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Leafs' Tavares discharged from hospital, out 'indefinitely' after frightening collision | CBC Sports
4:28pm - Fri 21 May

Leafs' Tavares discharged from hospital, out 'indefinitely' after frightening collision | CBC Sports

The Toronto Maple Leafs say captain John Tavares has been discharged from hospital and will be out of the playoffs "indefinitely" following a frightening collision in Thursday night's game against the Montreal Canadiens. 
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Carter cashes in twice and helps the Pens grab a 2-1 series lead over the Isles
7:55am - Fri 21 May

Carter cashes in twice and helps the Pens grab a 2-1 series lead over the Isles

Brandon Tanev scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:36 left and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Islanders 5-4 in Game 3 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
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Panthers avoid a 3-0 series deficit with a gritty comeback win over Tampa
7:52am - Fri 21 May

Panthers avoid a 3-0 series deficit with a gritty comeback win over Tampa

Ryan Lomberg scored on a breakaway 5:56 into overtime to cap a furious comeback and give the Florida Panthers a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night in Game 3 of the first-round Central Division playoff matchup.
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Knights come from behind and are rewarded with a 5-2 win over the Wild
7:48am - Fri 21 May

Knights come from behind and are rewarded with a 5-2 win over the Wild

Reilly Smith capped a three-goal second-period surge by the Vegas Golden Knights with the go-ahead score in a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild to grab the lead Thursday night in this first-round playoff series.
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Best news possible so far in Tavares injury
7:45am - Fri 21 May

Best news possible so far in Tavares injury

Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares was stretchered off the ice during Game 1 against the Montreal Canadiens after an incidental collision with Corey Perry.
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Matthews and McDavid pick up the last of the NHL's silverware
7:09am - Thu 20 May

Matthews and McDavid pick up the last of the NHL's silverware

With the regular season officially over, Connor McDavid has won the Art Ross Trophy and Auston Matthews has won the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy.
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Kadri's number might move up another notch on the NHL's speed-dial after Faulk's K.O.
7:05am - Thu 20 May

Kadri's number might move up another notch on the NHL's speed-dial after Faulk's K.O.

Colorado Avalanche centre Nazem Kadri was given a match penalty and a game misconduct for a hit to the head of Blues defenceman Justin Faulk.
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The Jets outgun the Oilers to earn a huge Game 1 victory
7:02am - Thu 20 May

The Jets outgun the Oilers to earn a huge Game 1 victory

Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Winnipeg Jets seven times on nine tries this season. But in Game 1 of their playoff series, it was unsung heroes who led the Jets past the Oilers while McDavid was kept off the scoresheet.
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Multiple false positives almost rule out several players, but at least these ones were caught.
6:58am - Thu 20 May

Multiple false positives almost rule out several players, but at least these ones were caught.

Multiple players on the St. Louis Blues and Vegas Golden Knights have been cleared to play in their teams' next games after their latest COVID-19 tests returned negative results.
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Bruins take a 2-1 series lead over the Caps with a double OT thriller
6:51am - Thu 20 May

Bruins take a 2-1 series lead over the Caps with a double OT thriller

Craig Smith scored 5:48 into the second overtime Wednesday night to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals and a 2-1 lead in their East Division first-round playoff series.
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Tocchet is in consideration by both the NYR and Seattle
4:04am - Wed 19 May

Tocchet is in consideration by both the NYR and Seattle

Former Arizona Coyotes head coach Rick Tocchet will be interviewed by the New York Rangers and Seattle Kraken for their vacant head coach positions, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.