1. NHL Playoff Bracket 2017: Schedule, Format and Stanley Cup Odds

    The maneuvering and the positioning is over as the NHL regular season has finally come to an end, and the Stanley Cup playoffs are set to begin...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 16 days ago 19,245 reads 0 comments

  2. Hurricanes LW Bryan Bickell Scores Shootout Goal in Last Game Before Retirement

    Bryan Bickell knows how to make an exit. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in November, the 31-year-old Carolina Hurricanes forward announced Saturday that his next two games would be his last...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 16 days ago 16,969 reads 0 comments

  3. Dale Tallon Named Panthers GM, Is Confident Florida Can Contend for Stanley Cup

    The Florida Panthers named Dale Tallon their next general manager Monday, and he will immediately lead a search for the club's next head coach. "We have the talent to get back on track in a hurry," Tallon said in a statement ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 16 days ago 3,372 reads 0 comments

  4. NHL Playoffs 2017: Dates, Live-Stream Schedule and Stanley Cup Bracket

    March Madness and other events receive well-deserved publicity, but it is hard to find a more thrilling, gut-wrenching and euphoria-inducing event on the sports calendar than the Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 3,800 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Playoffs 2017: Stanley Cup Bracket, Schedule and Predictions

    The Stanley Cup playoffs are set, and as we learn every year, anything can happen from this point forward...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 16 days ago 47,489 reads 0 comments

  6. Winners and Losers of the 2016-17 NHL Regular Season

    Turn the page. The 2016-17 NHL regular-season grind is complete, and the playoffs are just around the corner. It's a perfect moment for teams and fans to take stock...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 16 days ago 46,301 reads 0 comments

  7. NHL Playoffs Schedule 2017: Dates, Matchups, Game Times and TV Coverage Info

    Sunday marked the end of the NHL regular season, setting the stage for the 16 teams that will compete in the 2017 NHL playoffs for the right to be called Stanley Cup champion...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 16 days ago 86,842 reads 0 comments

  8. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2017: Full Schedule, TV Info and Predictions

    With the NHL postseason matchups set, it's time to break down the entire schedule, make a few predictions and preview the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Few postseasons offer the drama or surprises the NHL provides each year...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 16 days ago 15,725 reads 0 comments

  9. Lindy Ruff Fired by Stars After 4 Seasons as Head Coach

    The Dallas Stars will not retain head coach Lindy Ruff after a disappointing 2016-17 season, the team announced Sunday...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 17 days ago 6,861 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL Playoff Picture 2017: Latest Postseason Bracket, Odds and Predictions

    The 2017 NHL playoffs will officially set Sunday, with the final seedings in both conferences shaking their way out. The field of 16 has already been set, with the final spots being clinched over the weekend...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 17 days ago 29,973 reads 0 comments

  11. 2017 NHL Free Agents: Projected Landing Spots for Top Players

    The projected 2017 NHL free-agent group doesn't feature much high-end talent, and the amount of impact assets available will likely continue to dwindle as more players re-sign with their current teams...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 17 days ago 75,121 reads 0 comments

  12. NHL Draft Lottery 2017: Date, Odds and Latest Regular-Season Standings

    The NHL draft lottery is expected to take place on April 29, per Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman , with a number of organizations hoping to strike gold and land the top pick in this year's draft...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 17 days ago 8,321 reads 0 comments

  13. Bryan Bickell to Retire from NHL After Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis

    Carolina Hurricanes forward Bryan Bickell will retire after 10 seasons in the NHL after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in November. He announced his decision Saturday prior to Carolina's home game against the St...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 18 days ago 47,357 reads 0 comments

  14. NHL Draft 2017: Breaking Down Top Prospects in Draft Class

    There may not quite be a player the caliber of Connor McDavid , Jack Eichel , Auston Matthews or Patrik Laine available in the 2017 NHL draft, but teams picking near the top will have the chance at a potential cornerstone prospect...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 18 days ago 10,650 reads 0 comments

  15. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2017: Unheralded Teams Primed to Make Noise in Postseason

    It's easy to look at the NHL standings and make a case for the Washington Capitals finally making their run at the Stanley Cup since they are the Presidents' Trophy winners for the second year in a row...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 18 days ago 1,274 reads 0 comments

  16. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Bracket Picture Before Final Regular-Season Games

    While the four division races are all but wrapped up, berths and positioning are still in flux for the 2017 NHL playoffs with just one or two games remaining for each team in the regular season...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 18 days ago 34,237 reads 0 comments

  17. 2017 NHL Mock Draft: Full Round 1 Projections for Every Team

    The 2017 NHL draft doesn't feature a prospect on the same level as the Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid or the Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews, the past two No. 1 overall picks...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 18 days ago 75,339 reads 0 comments

  18. Tyson Jost's Grandpa Cries Tears of Joy at Colorado Avalanche Rookie's 1st Goal

    Colorado Avalanche rookie Tyson Jost 's grandfather is an emotional guy. When the 19-year-old out of North Dakota was drafted over the summer, his grandpa, Jim, shed some tears ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 19 days ago 10,780 reads 0 comments

  19. Kyle Okposo Reportedly Discharged from Hospital After Unknown Illness

    Buffalo Sabres right wing Kyle Okposo was reportedly discharged from Buffalo General Hospital on Friday after being treated for an unknown illness in the neurosurgical intensive care unit...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 19 days ago 9,446 reads 0 comments

  20. Actress Greice Santo Says Oilers Owner Daryl Katz Offered Her Millions for Sex

    Brazilian model and actress Greice Santo has alleged that Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz offered her "millions" of dollars in exchange for sex in a defamation lawsuit filed by her husband on Monday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 19 days ago 106,258 reads 0 comments

  21. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2017: Updated Standings, Bracket and Top Must-See Games

    The Anaheim Ducks are going into the playoffs on a hot streak. They beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 Thursday night, and the victory allowed them to move closer to clinching the Pacific Division title ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 19 days ago 3,083 reads 0 comments

  22. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Current Bracket Matchups and Postseason Picture

    The Ottawa Senators punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday night, and they took a big step toward getting home-ice advantage in the first round of postseason competition...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 19 days ago 31,081 reads 0 comments

  23. NHL Draft 2017: Predicting Where Elite Talent Will Land in 1st-Round Mock Draft

    With the 2016-17 NHL regular season winding down, teams that have played their way out of playoff contention are turning their focus to June's draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 19 days ago 12,751 reads 0 comments

  24. Senators Fan Gets Surprise of Lifetime When Entire Team Visits His Apartment

    The Ottawa Senators had to make a quick detour during their road trip to Minnesota. Lifelong fan Jonathan Pitre was shocked when the entire team stopped by his apartment building last week...

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  25. NHL Playoff Picture 2017: Analyzing Postseason Races, Standings and Bracket

    Winners and still champions—at least in the regular season. The Washington Capitals have done it again...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 20 days ago 19,144 reads 0 comments