Hurricanes beat Rangers 2-0 in Game 2 for 2-0 series lead

Hurricanes beat Rangers 2-0 in Game 2 for 2-0 series lead

By Associated PressMay 21, 2022

Oilers rally past Flames 5-3 in Game 2 to even series

Zach Hyman scored the go-ahead short-handed goal midway through the third period and the Edmonton Oilers rallied to beat the Calgary Flames 5-3, evening the second-round series at one game apiece

By Associated PressMay 21, 2022

Smith, Raanta, Hurricanes top Rangers for 2-0 series lead

Brendan Smith scored a short-handed goal late in the second period while Antti Raanta finished with 21 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 2-0, taking a 2-0 lead in their second-round playoff series

By Aaron Beard | APMay 21, 2022

Avs seek answers after Blues make right moves, tie series

The St. Louis Blues made all the right moves against Colorado to tie the second-round series at a game apiece

By Pat Graham | APMay 20, 2022

Rick Bowness won't return as coach of Dallas Stars

Rick Bowness will not return as the coach of the Dallas Stars

By Stephen Hawkins | APMay 20, 2022

Alex Ovechkin’s situation isn’t as simple as Putin is ‘my president’

The Capitals' star could consider the impact that speaking out — even subtly — might have not just on himself and his family but also on Russians and Ukrainians.

By Barry SvrlugaMay 17, 2022

Besides aging core and goaltending, Capitals must answer injury questions

Tom Wilson suffered a "significant" knee injury in the postseason, and hip surgery is possible for center Nicklas Backstrom.

By Samantha PellMay 15, 2022

The story of the Caps’ 2022 postseason is one of missed opportunities

The Capitals had leads in all three of their final games of the postseason.

By Samantha PellMay 14, 2022

Perron scores twice, Blues even series with 4-1 win over Avs

David Perron scored twice, Jordan Binnington made 30 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 to tie their second-round series at a game apiece

By Pat Graham | APMay 20, 2022

Lightning score late, beat Panthers 2-1 for 2-0 series lead

Lightning score late, beat Panthers 2-1 for 2-0 series lead

By Associated PressMay 20, 2022

Colton scores late, Lightning beat Panthers 2-1 in Game 2

Ross Colton scored with just under four seconds remaining, giving the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals

By George Richards | APMay 19, 2022

Up 1-0 on Rangers, Hurricanes' D-men adding vital offense

The Carolina Hurricanes are getting the offensive production they need so far from their blue liners in the Stanley Cup playoffs

By Aaron Beard | APMay 19, 2022

Predators extend coach John Hynes, assistants through 23-24

The Nashville Predators have extended the contracts of coach John Hynes and his assistants through the 2023-24 season trying to build on a season with several individual successes for a franchise that wound up being swept in the playoffs for the first time

By Teresa M. Walker | APMay 19, 2022

Sutter, Brunette, Gallant are finalists for NHL’s top coach

Calgary Flames head coach Darryl Sutter is among the three finalists for the Jack Adams Award, presented annually to the NHL’s coach of the year

By Associated PressMay 19, 2022

Tkachuk scores 3, Flames beat Oilers 9-6 in Game 1

Matthew Tkachuk had his first career playoff hat trick and the Calgary Flames beat the Edmonton Oilers 9-6 in Game 1 of their second-round series

By Associated PressMay 19, 2022

Cole lifts Hurricanes past Rangers 2-1 in OT in Game 1

Cole lifts Hurricanes past Rangers 2-1 in OT in Game 1

By Associated PressMay 19, 2022

Cole's OT goal lift Hurricanes past Rangers for Game 1 win

Ian Cole beat Igor Shesterkin at 3:12 of overtime to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 2-1 to take Game 1 of their second-round playoff series

By Aaron Beard | APMay 18, 2022

Support cast guides Avs in Game 1 win, stars spark Lightning

Colorado defenseman Cale Makar got a little help from his friends as the Avalanche took a 1-0 lead in their second-round playoff series with St. Louis

By Pat Graham | APMay 18, 2022

After 31 years, one of hockey’s most intense rivalries is back for the playoffs

The Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames met five times in the postseason from 1983 to 1991, making Alberta the center of the hockey universe.

By Scott AllenMay 18, 2022

Manson scores 8:02 into OT, Avs beat Blues 3-2 in Game 1

Josh Manson scored 8:02 into overtime, Darcy Kuemper made 23 saves in his return to the net from an eye injury, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 in Game 1 of their second-round series

By Pat Graham | APMay 18, 2022

Lightning strike first against Panthers, win 4-1 in Game 1

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Andrei Vasilevskiy remained red-hot with 34 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning topped the Florida Panthers 4-1 in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series

By George Richards | APMay 17, 2022

Leafs staying the course after another 1st-round loss

Brendan Shanahan got his housekeeping out of the way quickly

By Associated PressMay 17, 2022

'Lots of fire' left in Bowness at end of his Stars contract

Rick Bowness isn’t ready to be done coaching after more than 2,500 NHL games

By Stephen Hawkins | APMay 17, 2022