Coyotes Fined Combine Violations

When the Coyotes sent a package of picks and prospects to the Devils for Taylor Hall in December, they hoped they were getting ahead of the trade deadline frenzy and could focus on a push to the playoffs. And w...

Bolts Able to Answer Adversity

A year ago when Tampa spoiled their 128-point season with a first round sweep to the Blue Jackets, it was clear that the star-filled roster was missing something. That, being so powerful throughout the regular ...
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Caps Make Change, Relieve Reirden as Coach

In June, 2018, when Barry Trotz departed the Capitals organization days after the franchise won their first Stanley Cup, Brian MacLellan's job was to find a quality replacement. Ideally, it would be a candidate...

Despite Best Efforts, Jackets Fall in Five

John, Jarmo and Ryan. Whether they knew it or not, they were to be the starring cast for the Blue Jackets 10 years ago. It was them, one from the bench, one from a suite atop and one helping bring Seth Jones...

Canucks Can’t Answer Blues, Lose Series Lead

In each of the three prior games, the Canucks were able to answer whatever the defending champs threw their way. Even in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss, they took just 37 seconds to answer the Blues first lead of t...

Early Exit Edmonton, Sad but True

If there's one thing that makes me want to call the qualifying round, or round-of-24, part of the actual playoffs and not just the manufactured (albiet entertaining) tournament designated to decide the fate of ...

Leafs Find Own-Comeback Magic to Force Game 5

No, you're not reading the same story from Thursday night. And yes, I'm sure it's not the other way around. Though I understand your skepticism, yet another 3-0 deficit was blown. On back-to-back nights no less...

Dubois, Jackets Complete Game Three Comeback

It might've been when Auston Matthews scored the opening goal on Tuesday en route to a 3-0 win to even the series for the Leafs. Or, it could've  been at the hotel, when a scroll through Twitter would show what...

Panthers Composure Prolongs Season

The Panthers needed an inspired group to play with composure or face elimination on Wednesday. They chose the former, prolonging their playoff hopes and pushing the Islanders to a fifth game on Saturday afterno...