The Capitals are the current Cup favorites
The Stanley Cup playoffs start in two weeks, but who would be favored to win it all if they started today? Our writers were practically unanimous in their decision, despite some misgivings.
Who might the Golden Knights draft?
We'll learn on June 21 what the first Vegas Golden Knights roster will look like. But we can't wait that long, so our writers held their own expansion drafts, based on players available.
Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask, who missed Saturday's game against the New York Islanders with a lower-body injury, will start against the Predators Tuesday night at TD Garden. Rask said he's ready to go for the rest of the season. Boston enters Tuesday's game as the second wild-card in the East.
Kane scores, but Gourde gets the winner for Lightning.
Patrick Kane tallies his 34th goal of the season, but with the game in overtime it's Yanni Gourde the hero, scoring with 35 seconds left to get the Lightning a 5-4 win.
Power Rankings: Capitals cruise; Blackhawks slip
Alex Ovechkin has found his scoring groove and Washington is back on track. Meanwhile, can Chicago avoid becoming complacent, and how far can goalie Sergei Bobrovsky carry the Blue Jackets?
Bring on the first-round fireworks
When the Stanley Cup playoffs begin, which teams do we want to see going at it in the first round? Our writers picked their favorites. Hint: Sidney Crosby is involved.
Why these Anaheim Ducks are different
The Ducks are soaring atop the Pacific Division, but Cam Fowler and Co. are eyeing a bigger prize this spring: a Stanley Cup. 'We know all the pieces are in place,' he says. 'So why not us?'
Nikita Kucherov's hot scoring earns him first-star honors
Nikita Kucherov had five goals -- including his league-leading 17th power-play goal of the season -- and two assists in three games as first star.
Top 250 fantasy hockey rankings
With two weeks left in the fantasy hockey season, tracking the latest injury news is critical. Plus, games remaining influences the rest-of-season top-250 rankings.
Nylander, McDavid top under-24 rankings
Connor McDavid continues to rock, but the sizzling scoring of William Nylander is worthy of props this week. Meanwhile, Patrik Laine appears to be coming back down to earth.
Here are the first-round playoff matchups, based on today's standings.
Watching his youngest son play his last high school game took John Buccigross back to where the love of the game starts and how even life's brutal two-handers can't change any of it.
Mike Keenan is taking on the most extraordinary challenge of his hockey career -- coaching China's KHL club and developing the country's national program in advance of the 2022 Beijing Olympics.