A Chronicle of Heartbreaks

57 years of futility can be heartbreaking, especially if you’re a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. With their game seven overtime loss to the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2023/24 playoffs the Leafs have enhanced their status as the team guaranteed to break the collective hearts of their fan base.

Photo Gallery: Capitals vs Flyers (04/16/2024)

Photo Gallery: Capitals vs Flyers (04/16/2024)

The Washington Capitals clinched the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with their 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in regulation. Simultaneously, the Capitals victory also ended the Red Wings and Penguins chances at the post-season.

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Takeaways from the Panthers' journey to the Eastern Conference finals, early look at matchup with Rangers

Florida has reached the conference finals. What has driven its dominance? And what's the early buzz on their matchup against New York? [...]

Panthers oust B's on late game winner to advance

Gustav Forsling scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 1:33 as the Panthers beat the Bruins 2-1 on Friday night to win their second-round playoff series in six games. [...]

Former Blues coach Berube gets Maple Leafs job

The Maple Leafs are hiring former Blues coach Craig Berube to replace Sheldon Keefe. [...]

Tkachuk's 4 points lift U.S. into playoffs at words

Brady Tkachuk tallied four points and Cole Caufield scored twice to lead the U.S. to a win over Poland and a trip to world hockey championships playoff round. [...]

Stars forward Hintz out for Game 6 vs. Avalanche

Dallas Stars forward Roope Hintz has been ruled out of Friday's Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinal series versus the Colorado Avalanche in Denver. [...]

Di Giuseppe keys G5 win days after birth of son

J.T. Miller scored with 31.9 seconds remaining to lead Vancouver over Edmonton on Thursday night and to the verge of the Western Conference final. [...]

Rescued Rangers: Kreider lifts N.Y. to East final

Chris Kreider had a third-period hat trick to help New York erase a two-goal deficit and beat Carolina 5-3 in Game 6 on Thursday night. [...]

Canada wins again, U.S. beats France at worlds

Canada eased past Norway for its fourth straight win at the ice hockey world championship while the U.S. cruised to a 5-0 victory over France. [...]

Keys to the offseason: What's next for the Bruins, other eliminated teams?

We explore the next moves each team should make this summer and forecast its 2024-25 outlook. [...]

How the Rangers rallied their way to the Eastern Conference finals -- and which trends will continue

New York is halfway to winning the Stanley Cup, with just two losses. Here are the keys to the team's run, along with intel on its future matchups. [...]

NCAA HOCKEY

Bobcats Tip Badgers in OT

Providence, RI – The defending National Champion Quinnipiac Bobcats are no strangers to overtime. They only needed twelve seconds of it last year to defeat the Big Ten’s Minnesota Golden Gophers in the title game. They needed 11 minutes and four seconds on Friday to...
BC Too Much For Michigan Tech

BC Too Much For Michigan Tech

Providence, RI - The Boston College Eagles' depth was too much for the Michigan Tech Huskies to handle in the third period as BC scored four goals to open up a close game through two periods. John Leonard and Cutter Gauthier each scored two goals to power the #1...

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Big Red Upends Maine

Big Red Upends Maine

Springfield, MA - The Cornell Big Red fell behind early but stormed back to beat the Maine Black Bears 3-1 at the MassMutual Arena on Thursday. It's the second straight year Cornell has advanced to the Regional Finals as the lower seed. Cornell goalie Ian Shane...

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St. Thomas announced Wednesday it would be leaving the CCHA in 2026 to join the NCHC, leaving the CCHA at eight teams again [...]

Wednesday it was announced that St. Thomas, which just finished its third season in Division I, would move from its current home in the CCHA to the powerhouse NCHC beginning [...]

The NCAA Men's and Women's Ice Hockey Committee has proposed adding more options for officials in calling checking from behind and contact to the head penalties, and returning the delayed [...]

St. Thomas, which just finished its third season as a Division I program, has been accepted as a member of the NCHC. After word leaked out, the school made it [...]

Denver has added Team USA defenseman Eric Pohlkamp and former recruit Samu Salminen to its roster, among others, as the defending champs bolster their roster amid the transfer portal frenzy [...]

The NCAA coaches held their annual meetings last week in Naples, Fla., and key issues, including the future of NCAA Regionals and the potential eligibility of CHL players, were discussed [...]

Princeton is set to hire Ben Syer as its next head coach, sources tell College Hockey News [...]

Denver coach David Carle, who guided the 2024 U.S. National Junior Team to the gold medal at the World Junior Championship in January, will again serve as head coach of [...]

HOCKEY VIDEO GAMES

NHL 24 Fails to Deliver

The latest edition of EA Sports’ NHL hockey video game series – NHL 24 – is available now on PlayStation and Xbox. Last season’s release was quite disappointing, and our hope was that NHL 24 would represent a huge leap forward and take full advantage of next-generation console power. Unfortunately, it falls short and disappoints again this time, in some even more critical ways.

NHL 23: Breaking the Illusion

NHL 23: Breaking the Illusion

NHL 22 was the first hockey game developed for next-gen consoles, and while it was very solid in every regard, expectations were that NHL 23 would build upon that foundation to deliver a truly game-changing experience. Did EA Sports deliver?

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NHL 23 Coming on October 14th

NHL 23 Coming on October 14th

EA Sports’ annual hockey video game – NHL 23 – will be released on October 14th, and as always, Inside Hockey will be here to cover it. The cover athletes for NHL 23 are Trevor Zegras (Anaheim Ducks) and Sarah Nurse (Team Canada). Nurse is the first woman to appear on the cover of the EA NHL hockey video game.

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PHOTO GALLERIES

Photo Gallery: Capitals vs Flyers (04/16/2024)

The Washington Capitals clinched the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with their 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in regulation. Simultaneously, the Capitals victory also ended the Red Wings and Penguins chances at the post-season.

Georgiev will get the starting nod for Game 6 at home against the Stars on Friday. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update. [...]

Swayman will get the starting nod for Game 6 at home against the Panthers on Friday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update. [...]

Marchand (upper body) is warming up and is expected to play Friday against the Panthers, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update. [...]

Oettinger is slated to guard the road goal against Colorado in Game 6 on Friday. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update. [...]

Hintz (upper body) will remain unavailable for Game 6 versus Colorado on Friday, Corey Masisak of The Denver Post reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update. [...]

HOCKEY HISTORY

Retro Rangers: McCartan Went from Olympics to Rangers

Jack McCartan is best remembered for leading the surprising Team USA Hockey squad to the Gold Medal at the 1960 Winter Olympics, but he also had a brief NHL career with the Rangers.

Retro Rangers: Remembering Bob Dill

Retro Rangers: Remembering Bob Dill

Bob Dill was a bruising defenseman who was acquired by the Rangers in January 1944 to add some muscle to their lineup. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota in April 1920, Dill played hockey for his local high school, and then traveled to Florida to play for the Miami Clippers of the four-team Tropical Hockey League in 1938.

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Retro Rangers: Book Review – The Franchise

Retro Rangers: Book Review – The Franchise

Rick Carpiniello spent the better part of 43 years (1978-79 – 2020-21) covering the New York Rangers and the NHL for the New York Journal News as well as The Athletic. And his new book, The Franchise: New York Rangers… A Curated History of the Blueshirts, does a great job of condensing all those years into a highly informative and entertaining 256 page read.

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