Metropolitan Division

PHOTO GALLERY: Blue Jackets v @ Lightning 4/16/19

NHL brackets across the world bust out as the Columbus Blue Jackets sweep the Presidents' Trophy winning Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH.  The Blue Jackets wi...

PHOTO GALLERY: Blue Jackets v Lightning 4/14/2019

The Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH.  The Blue Jackets lead the series against the Presidents' Trophy winner 3-0 .  (Rachel Lewi...

Game 2: Pens Look to Rally from 0-2 Deficit

Sidney Crosby was back in his practice stall Saturday in the Pittsburgh suburb of Cranberry, away from the hostile environs of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Islanders had sent Crosby’s Penguins pack...

Retro Rangers: Making a Case for the Cat

I’ll get right to the point, Emile “The Cat” Francis deserves a banner with his name on it up in the rafters at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers have already retired the numbers of five of his former players ...

Game 1: Isles Beat Pens, 4-3, in OT

On paper, the challenge for the Penguins seemed clear as they entered their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders. How would the NHL’s sixth highest-scoring team crack a system that, under f...

Photo Gallery: Hurricanes vs Flyers (04/06/2019)

The visiting Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 4-3 during regulation. Three Star Selections: 1st Jordan Staal (#11 CAR) 2nd Teuvo Teravainen (#86 CAR) 3rd Sean Couturier (...

81 Games In, Penguins Clinch Playoff Spot

Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby have never missed the playoffs since they’ve been on the Penguins’ roster together, and they’re not going to start now. After coming up short in their first attempt to clinch ...

The Devils, NHL and Then Some as the Season Wraps Up

The unfortunate familiarity of an early April exit has retruned in the Garden State. After being a surprise team in the NHL last year, culminating in their first playoff berth in five seasons, the Devils will m...

PHOTO GALLERY: Blue Jackets v Bruins 4/2/2019

The Columbus Blue Jackets fail to clinch a playoff spot with a 6-2 loss to the Boston Bruins Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH.  The Blue Jackets currently cling onto the second Wild Ca...