Playoff Performer of the Night

Klingberg's OT goal pushes Stars over Preds to advance

By: Canadian Press

John Klingberg scored 17:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series in six games.

14 hours ago

Hertl lifts Sharks past Vegas 2-1 in 20T to force Game 7

By: Canadian Press

Martin Jones may have saved his best performance for Game 6, coming up with big saves to keep the Sharks in the game with huge saves while under rapid fire.


Schwartz leads Blues past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to win series

By: Canadian Press

Jaden Schwartz knew there would be a silver lining during his struggles in the regular season.

2 days ago

Colorado Avalanche oust Calgary Flames from NHL playoffs with 5-1 win

By: Canadian Press

Mikko Rantanen notched his fourth straight multi-point game to help Colorado with beat Calgary 5-1 to win their first-round series.

3 days ago

Sharks start fast to stay alive, beat Golden Knights 5-2

By: Canadian Press

Tomas Hertl got San Jose off to a fast start and the Sharks staved off elimination by beating the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 in Game 5.

4 days ago

Rantanen scores OT winner, Avs beat Flames 3-2 in Game 4

By: Canadian Press

Mikko Rantanen scored on a slap shot 10:23 into overtime after tying the game with a goal late in regulation as the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames.

5 days ago

Fleury gets 15th playoff shutout, Vegas beats Sharks 5-0

By: Canadian Press

Max Pacioretty had two goals and two assists and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the San Jose Sharks 5-0 for a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference series.

6 days ago

Hurricanes rout Caps 5-0 in 1st home playoff game since '09

By: Canadian Press

Rookie forward Warren Foegele had two goals and an assist as the Carolina Hurricanes won their first home playoff game in a decade, routing the Washington Capitals 5-0 on Monday night.

April 15, 2019

Stone powers Vegas past San Jose 6-3

By: Canadian Press

Mark Stone had three goals and two assists, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the San Jose Sharks 6-3 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.

April 14, 2019

Orpik scores in OT, Capitals take 2-0 lead over Hurricanes

By: Canadian Press

Brooks Orpik scored less than two minutes into overtime to give the defending Stanley Cup champions a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.

April 13, 2019

Blue Jackets stun Lightning 5-1 to take 2-0 series lead

By: Canadian Press

Matt Duchene had a goal and three assists as the Columbus Blue Jackets stunned the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night to take a 2-0 first-round series lead.

April 12, 2019

Mitch Marner scores twice as Maple Leafs down Bruins 4-1 in Game 1

By: Canadian Press

Mitch Marner scored twice, including one on a short-handed penalty shot, as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Thursday to grab a 1-0 lead in their best-of-seven first-round playoff series.

April 11, 2019

Rookie scores in debut, Stars beat Preds for 1-0 series lead

By: Canadian Press

Miro Heiskanen turned in a post-season debut to remember with the Dallas rookie defenceman writing himself into the NHL's record book.

April 11, 2019

Playoff Performer of the Night | Devante Smith-Pelly

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Devante Smith-Pelly scored the biggest goal of his NHL career to help him and the Washington Capitals to their first-ever Stanley Cup Championship in a 4-3 victory in Thursday night's Game 5.

June 8, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Nicklas Backstrom

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Nicklas Backstrom surpassed the 20-point mark with a trio of assists in his seventh multi-point game of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Washington Capitals pulled off a 6-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights to move within one victory of hoisting hockey’s most coveted prize.

June 5, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Evgeny Kuznetsov

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Evgeny Kuznetsov returned to action Saturday Night with authority by posting his sixth multi-point outing of the postseason to help the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory and a 2-1 series lead over the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final.

June 3, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Braden Holtby

By: Nadia Vocaturo

With 37 saves, including a jaw-dropping third-period denial of Vegas Golden Knights forward Alex Tuch, Braden Holtby was simply outstanding in backing the Washington Capitals to an even series with a 3-2 win of Wednesday’s Game 2.

May 31, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Tomas Nosek

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Tomas Nosek scored the first game-winning goal of his NHL career to help the Vegas Golden Knights open the Stanley Cup Final with a 6-4 victory in Monday night’s Game 1.

May 29, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Alex Ovechkin

By: Nadia Vocaturo

A man on a mission, Alex Ovechkin helped send the Washington Capitals to their second Stanley Cup Final, and first in his 13-season tenure, with an early goal that stood as the game-winner in a 4-0 blanking of the Tampa Bay Lightning Wednesday night.

May 24, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | T.J. Oshie

By: Nadia Vocaturo

With the Washington Capitals facing elimination, T.J. Oshie came through for his team with a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-0 victory that forced Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final.

May 22, 2018