NHL

Kings Avoid Distractions Ahead of Game 4

NEW YORK – Better not ask the LA Kings players for tickets to tonight’s Game 4. Doesn’t matter the relationship you might have with them. They’re not budging. And forget about having breakfast or lunch. Eat on...

The Stress and Strain of a Stanley Cup Run

The playoffs are not for the faint of heart. They are an emotional roller coaster ride for both the players and the fans. But at least the players have some control over their destiny. The fans can only sit, st...

St. Louis OT Goal Gives Rangers 3-1 Series Lead

May 27, 2014 After being stymied by Dustin Tokarski on the same shot attempt multiple times over the past two games, Marty St. Louis was finally able to elevate the puck enough to beat the rookie goaltender an...

Strong Second Period Catapults Rangers Past Flyers

May 1, 2014 One Pennsylvania team down, one to go. The New York Rangers were able to stave off the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 7 with a 2-1 win last night at Madison Square Garden and have secured a matchup wi...

Bruins Prepare For Tougher Series with Canadiens

The Boston Bruins are coming off of a five game series win over the Detroit Red Wings and now face another Original Six battle with the Montreal Canadiens. Montreal swept away the Tampa Bay Lightning in their f...

Retro Rangers: The 1973-74 Semifinals

Forty years ago, in the spring of 1974 the Ranges and Flyers met for the first time in the Stanley Cup playoffs. There have been many “Amtrak Series” since then, but the first one was quite memorable. The Ra...

B’s Draw Red Wings In First-Round Matchup

April 15, 2014 Well, there you have it. The Boston Bruins will enter the Stanley Cup playoffs as the number one overall seed by clinching the Presidents’ Trophy this past weekend. They finished with 117 poin...

Caps set record in season finale loss

After a season during which they never seemed to find consistency or an identity, Sunday afternoon the Capitals went out, appropriately, with a whimper. Washington’s 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning marked t...

Agostino Returns Home as NHLer

NEWARK, N.J. – New Jersey native Kenny Agostino skates to Calgary’s bench after the National Anthem. He grabs his water bottle, takes a sip, sprinkles some water on his back and takes a few more drinks before p...

Depleted Devils Fall Short Against Flames

NEWARK, N.J. – It was another injury-depleted night for the Devils. Once again the Devils dressed 11 defensemen and had Eric Gelinas play left wing. Once again the Devils were without Patrick Elias, Adam Hen...