Marc-Andre Fleury picked up his 10th win of the postseason by making 33 saves in a 4-2 win for the Golden Knights to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference Final.
Victor Hedman scored his first goal of the 2017-18 Stanley Cup Playoffs to extend his point streak (1-10–11) to eight games in a 4-2 Game 3 win over the Washington Capitals to cut their opponent’s Eastern Conference Final series lead in half.
Who are the big shots (on the teams still competing for hockey’s top team trophy) when it comes to taking the most shots in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs?
Brayden Point was determined to make a point when he was added to the Team Orr squad. And did he ever.
Jonathan Marchessault scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in Monday's 3-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets to even the Western Conference Final to one game apiece.
John Carlson picked up a pair of assists for his 11th this postseason, to lead all defencemen in the category, while helping the Washington Capitals to a 6-2 victory in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning Sunday night.
Mark Scheifele scored his league-best 12th goal of the postseason, as part of his eighth multi-point effort, to help the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-2 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights Saturday night.
Alex Ovechkin helped the Washington Capitals start their Eastern Conference Final on the right foot with a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Friday night.
Paul Stastny posted a three-point night Thursday, which included the series-clinching goal in a 5-1 win that sent the Winnipeg Jets to the first Western Conference Final in franchise history.
The 50 rookie skaters in these playoffs are the most since teams used 54 in 2005-06. That could be a reflection of teams having greater trust in young players arriving from junior hockey or college, or the need to stock rosters with cheap talent as a greater percentage of the salary cap is devoted to the elite.
The “student of the game” has graduated to NHL stardom. It was something one of Mark Scheifele’s former coaches saw coming a long time ago.
Who has the best shot-stopping stats so far in the 2017-18 postseason? Hint: Three Washington Capitals made the cut.
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 5:27 into overtime, assisted by a takeaway from Alex Ovechkin, which sent No 92 on a breakaway to propel the Washington Capitals to their first Eastern Conference Final since 1998 a 2-1 win over their rival Pittsburgh Penguins Monday Night.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves to turn in his fourth shutout of the 2017-18 Stanley Cup Playoffs, guiding the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-0 series-clinching win over the San Jose Sharks Sunday night.
Ten games into his first Stanley Cup Playoffs, Kyle Connor’s confidence paid off in a Winnipeg Jets’ franchise rookie record and a pair of his first NHL postseason goals Saturday in a 6-2 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of their Western Conference Second Round.
Alex Tuch posted his second multi-point game of the 2017-18 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a pair of goals to help the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks Friday and a 3-2 series lead.
Blocker, glove, knob – you name it, Pekka Rinne used it to help the Nashville Predators even their Western Conference second-round series against the Winnipeg Jets in a 2-1 victory Thursday night.
For the second straight game, Ondrej Palat cashed in the game-winning goal for the Tampa Bay Lightning – this time to help his team to a 4-1 victory and an Eastern Conference Second Round lead over the Boston Bruins.
If there was any doubt that Dustin Byfuglien was loving grinding out an eventual 7-4 win to help the Winnipeg Jets take a 2-1 series lead over the Nashville Predators Tuesday night, you just had to look at his dance moves.
Which five current NHL D-men get an A-plus when it comes to contributing the most on the scoresheet in the Stanley Cup Playoffs?