5:23 PM EDT, Mon May 02, 2016
On the Forecheck 7 hours ago

What Happened Last Night: Nashville Predators @ San Jose Sharks Game 2

Pekka Rinne was good. The offense was good. The chances were good. The scoreboard at the end of the game was not. The Predators managed to knot things up at 1-1 in the third period, but with under three minutes left in regulation Joe Pavelski lit the lamp to push the Sharks ahead. Just like in Game 1, the Sharks then scored an empty netter that was followed up with a Ryan Johansen goal but it was far too late. Sharks 3, Preds 2. Game 2 was without question one of the best games the Predators have played this post season. During 5-on-5 play Nashville posted a Corsi For of 58 while San Jose...
PensBurgh 8 hours ago
Game 3 Primer: Pens/Caps notes

Game 3 Primer: Pens/Caps notes

Random thoughts and somewhat formed sentences on the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals series as they prepare for Game 3. We definitely know that defensive shakeups are coming for both the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals in the coming days. For the Caps, it's league-mandated and will last for the next 3 games, thanks to Brooks Orpik's illegal check to Olli Maatta. For the Pens, it's of unknown length as Maatta recovers from the effects of Orpik's hit. What does is mean for both? Capitals Most of Orpik's absence will likely be absorbed by the team's best three...
Lighthouse Hockey 1 hour ago

Islanders-Lightning Game 3 Updates: Ryan Pulock, Erik Condra near returns

Practice updates from the second day between Islanders and Lightning Games 2 and 3. A variety of updates both official and undeclared came out of the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning's respective practices on the second off day between Games 2 and 3 of their second-round playoff series. Pulock Ready? Bailey Maybe. Halak Not As long expected, defenseman Ryan Pulock's return looks increasingly likely for Game 3. Jack Capuano has indicated he would probably be inserted back into the lineup as soon as he was healthy after suffering an injury in the first-round series with the Florida...

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Newsday 19 mins ago

Travis Hamonic an invaluable presence on Islanders' defense

If there had been any question about Travis Hamonic getting up to speed, after an apparent knee injury had jeopardized his playoffs, he answered that in the first period Saturday when he caught Nikita Kucherov from behind and flicked the puck away with his stick. You do not see that every day: a physical defenseman overtaking a swift forward.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Dylan Larkin is readers' overwhelming choice as Red Wings MVP

Dylan Larkin is readers' overwhelming choice as Red Wings MVP

The rookie forward drew more than 51 percent of 1,863 votes cast.

Vancouver Giants, Langley Events Centre announce press event for Tuesday; WHL club expected to move from Pacific Coliseum for majority of schedule

The speculation can finally cease. The Vancouver Giants, long rumoured to be moving from the Pacific Coliseum to the Langley Events Centre, have called a press conference at the LEC for Tuesday morning. They’re expected to announce that they’ll play …

What’s up with the Penguins’ power play?

Nothing like a click bait-y post headline to set up some cold, sensible takes, eh? After the Penguins scored eight power-play goals in five games against the New York Rangers in the first round of the playoffs, much ado was made about …
Blues seek to solve riddle of sitting on lead

Blues seek to solve riddle of sitting on lead

Playing too cautiously, team almost squandered two-goal lead in Game 2 against Dallas.
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago

Andreas Athanasiou practices with Griffins, says he will be ready for Game 1

Red Wings prospect, who missed the Griffins' first-round series, will get in three practices before Central Division finals begin.
Toronto Sun 3 hours ago
Maple Leafs ink Russian defenceman Nikita Zaitzev

Maple Leafs ink Russian defenceman Nikita Zaitzev

Two days after the Maple Leafs learned they have first shot at Auston Matthews as winners of the NHL draft lottery, they’ve acquired one of the most desirable free agent defenceman in the KHL.
Tampa Bay Times 4 hours ago

Erik Condra back on ice after 'scary' hit into boards

Lightning wing Erik Condra was back at practice Monday - and in line rushes - with the possibility he could play in Tuesday's Game 3. 
Orange County Register 4 hours ago
Frederik Andersen, other Ducks free agents could be elsewhere next season

Frederik Andersen, other Ducks free agents could be elsewhere next season

Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen couldn’t say Saturday what happens next. He’s eligible to become an unrestricted free agent July 1, which means the Ducks have the right to re-sign him or match any offer to him from one of the NHL’s other 29...
Newsday 5 hours ago

Antti Raanta, Rangers agree on new contract

Goaltender Antti Raanta will be back with the Rangers next season.
Winnipeg Free Press 5 hours ago

Lucky Jets are in like Finn

At the end of a season marked by frustration and disappointment, April turned out to be a pretty good month for the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets’ exclusion from the Stanley Cup playoffs had been known for weeks, but the team finished the regular season on something of an optimistic note,
Red Wings' Luke Glendening withdraws from World Championship due to late-season injury

Red Wings' Luke Glendening withdraws from World Championship due to late-season injury

Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening is unable to play for Team USA at the World Championhip due to a late-season injury. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said after the season that Glendening was getting his foot/ankle checked out....

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