Pastrnak scores twice, Bruins beat Maple Leafs to…

David Pastrnak scored twice in quick succession, Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists and the Boston Bruins held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-4 to tie the first-round series 2-2

Can Anything Stop Tampa Bay From Winning the…

The Tampa Bay Lightning are the heavy title favorites heading into the NHL playoffs, but will they take home Lord Stanley's cup? SI senior writer Alex Prewitt joins SI Now to discuss what, if anything, could slow the Lightning down.

Islanders prove they're for real in sweep of Penguins

The New York Islanders insist they aren't done after winning just the franchise's second playoff series in 26 years

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Capitals goalie Holtby reveals why he won't visit…

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby says he's declined an offer to visit the White House, as part of his team's Stanley Cup celebrations.

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Hockey Player PUNCHES Ref & KNOCKS Him OUT During…

Referee’s ACROSS THE BOARD have been hot garbage these last few years, and this guy has had enough! Fights are allowed in hockey, but is fighting the ref? Let’s get to the news right now, stay tuned!

Blue Jackets advance after sweep of mighty…

The Columbus Blue Jackets made history, sweeping the mighty Tampa Bay Lightning out of the playoffs in four straight games

Connor scores in OT as Jets beat Blues 2-1 to…

Kyle Connor scored 6:02 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 to tie their best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series at two games apiece

Net gains: Andersen, Grubauer, Rinne stepping up…

Goalies Philipp Grubauer of Colorado, Pekka Rinne of Nashville and Frederik Andersen of Toronto step up in first round

Islanders finish off Penguins 3-1 for stunning…

The New York Islanders' turnaround season is heading to the second round of the playoffs after a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh gave the Islanders a stunning 4-game sweep

LA Kings hire former Sharks, Oilers coach Todd…

Todd McLellan has been hired as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Kings

Sweep! NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed…

The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up on the wrong side of NHL history, getting swept in the first round after one of the best regular seasons ever

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Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie into…

Ovechkin punch to the face of Hurricanes' Svechnikov sends rookie into concussion protocol

Predators take 2-1 series lead over Stars with…

Granlund scores tiebreaking goal with 8:19 left and Predators beat Stars 3-2 to take a 2-1 series lead

NHL suspends Leafs' Kadri for rest of first round…

NHL suspends Leafs' Kadri for rest of first round vs Bruins

Lightning, Penguins look to avoid surprising…

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins find themselves on the brink of elimination just three games into the postseason

'No easy shifts' as first-round series get tight…

The series between the Predators and Stars, Capitals and Hurricanes, Bruins and Maple Leafs and Avalanche and Flames are already proving to be tight, intense matchups

Williams ready for Canes' 1st home playoff game in a decade

Justin Williams is ready for Raleigh's first playoff game in a decade

Blue Jackets surge sets tone for unpredictable…

NHL playoffs conventional thinking been thrown on its head with early wins

Lightning's Kucherov suspended for Game 3 for…

NHL scoring leader Nikita Kucherov of Tampa Bay suspended for Game 3 against Columbus for boarding

Youth is being served early in Stanley Cup…

Stars defenseman Miro Heiskanen, Hurricanes winger Andrei Svechnikov and Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner are among the young players making big impacts early in the Stanley Cup playoffs

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Lightning look to bounce back from Game 1 collapse

The Tampa Bay Lightning faced little adversity in the regular season on the way to a record-tying 62 wins and the most points in a season in 23 years

16 wins! And a number of other things for the NHL…

Welcome back to the playoff party, New York Islanders. Same to you, St. Louis, Dallas, Carolina and Calgary. A by-the-numbers glance at the postseason.

NHL suspends Voynov for 2019-20 season for…

The NHL has suspended defenseman Slava Voynov for the 2019-20 season and 2020 playoffs after determining he committed acts of domestic violence