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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.

Long-suffering Duchene gives Blue Jackets playoff punch

Matt Duchene's contributions to the Columbus Blue Jackets' shocking sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning pried the playoff monkey off his back

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Stars push Predators to edge of elimination with…

Alexander Radulov scored two goals in the second period and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 to push the Western Conference's No. 2 seed to the brink of elimination

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!

Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

Steve Yzerman named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings

Avalanche beat Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to advance to…

Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 of their playoff series to advance to the second round

Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism…

The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of 'God Bless America' during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge…

Auston Matthews and Kasperi Kapanen score in third period, and the Toronto Maple Leafs held on the beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series

Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in…

Calgary heads back home for Game 5 in a precarious situation. The top seed in the West trails Colorado 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.

Schwartz caps Blues' rally in 3-2 win over Jets 1…

Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period to cap St. Louis' three-goal third period in a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets, giving the Blues a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference playoff series

Penguins and Lightning exits show playoff hockey differences

First-round sweeps of the NHL-best Lightning and two-time champion Penguins show just how different playoff hockey is from the regular season

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Lightning GM BriseBois not overreacting to…

Lightning GM vows not to overreact after Tampa Bay's quick postseason ouster, says he still has confidence in coach Jon Cooper

What now? Penguins face crucial offseason after…

Pittsburgh Penguins have plenty to think about following their first-round playoff loss to the New York Islanders

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

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

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

LA Kings hire former Sharks, Oilers coach Todd…

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

Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie into…

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

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

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'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