12:28 PM EDT, Fri April 19, 2019
4 hours ago
Red Wings announcement today could see Steve Yzerman named general manager

Red Wings announcement today could see Steve Yzerman named general manager

The Detroit Red Wings have scheduled a news conference on Friday afternoon where — according to multiple media reports — it is expected the team will name former captain Steve Yzerman as their new general manager.
11 hours ago
Sharks jump on Golden Knights to stay alive in series

Sharks jump on Golden Knights to stay alive in series

Tomas Hertl got San Jose off to the fast start that had been missing the past three games, Martin Jones came up with the big saves and the Sharks staved off elimination by beating the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 in Game 5 of their first-round series Thursday night.
13 hours ago
Blues strike late to take series lead over Jets

Blues strike late to take series lead over Jets

Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday and handing St. Louis a 3-2 series lead in their Western Conference quarter-final.
14 hours ago
Jets, Hurricanes set franchise records with speedy opening goals

Jets, Hurricanes set franchise records with speedy opening goals

Quickly jumping out to a lead at home was the early theme of Thursday night's playoff games. 
14 hours ago

Hurricanes put a hurt on Capitals to tie series 2-2

Teuvo Teravainen scored the go-ahead goal with 27.9 seconds left in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Thursday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.
17 hours ago
Facing early playoff exit, Flames focused on one game at a time

Facing early playoff exit, Flames focused on one game at a time

Facing elimination in Friday's fifth game of their opening-round playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche, Flames head coach Bill Peters doesn't want his players making the mountain bigger by thinking they have to win three games in a row.
18 hours ago

'We can still fix it,' Babcock says of team's poor execution as Leafs head to Boston

A couple crucial mistakes largely pinned on a lack of attention to detail cost Toronto dearly in its failed bid to grab a 3-1 stranglehold on a series that now shifts back to Boston for Friday's Game 5.
22 hours ago
Sidney Crosby says he won't join Team Canada for worlds

Sidney Crosby says he won't join Team Canada for worlds

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby says he won't join Team Canada for the world championships in Slovakia in May.
Apr 18, 2019
Hockey Night in Canada podcast: 20th anniversary of Gretzky's last game

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: 20th anniversary of Gretzky's last game

April 18, 1999 is a day many hockey fans have etched in their memories. On that day, Wayne Gretzky played is his final game in the NHL. It's hard to believe it's been 20 years since he last laced up. On this week's episode, we look back on that day as the "Great One" joins the Hockey Night In Canada podcast.
Apr 17, 2019
Stars chase Rinne early in rout of Preds

Stars chase Rinne early in rout of Preds

Roope Hintz and Alexander Radulov scored power-play goals on Dallas' first two shots, and the Stars chased Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne with an early four-goal onslaught, beating the Predators 5-1 Wednesday night and evening the best-of-seven series at two games each.
Apr 17, 2019
Pastrnak leads way as Bruins beat Leafs to even series 2-2

Pastrnak leads way as Bruins beat Leafs to even series 2-2

David Pastrnak scored twice in quick succession, Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists, and the Boston Bruins survived a late Toronto surge to beat the Maple Leafs 6-4 on Wednesday to even their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final at two games apiece.
Apr 17, 2019
The Blue Jackets pulled a Buster Douglas — except crazier

The Blue Jackets pulled a Buster Douglas — except crazier

The odds of Columbus sweeping the juggernaut Tampa Bay Lightning were set at 50/1. That's higher than the payout for Buster Douglas beating Mike Tyson, which some consider the greatest upset in sports history. And you may not want to bet against the Blue Jackets pulling off another stunner.
Apr 17, 2019
9 things about Wayne Gretzky's last game...in 99 seconds

9 things about Wayne Gretzky's last game...in 99 seconds

It's been 20 years since the Great One played his final game, and Rob Pizzo looks back at some interesting facts about that Sunday afternoon
Apr 17, 2019
Maple Leafs, Bruins reflect on 'shocking' playoff exit of Lightning

Maple Leafs, Bruins reflect on 'shocking' playoff exit of Lightning

Members of the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs reflected on the Tampa Bay Lightning being swept by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Apr 17, 2019
'We couldn't find our game,' says Lightning coach of historic playoff loss

'We couldn't find our game,' says Lightning coach of historic playoff loss

In the aftermath of a stunning ouster in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said his team lost the momentum built during the regular season and never recovered.