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?
Evander Kane wanted to make his first Stanley Cup Playoff game a memorable one. And he certainly did.
Brayden Point factored on every goal in the Tampa Bay Lightning's 4-2 win Thursday night. In doing so, the 22-year-old became the youngest player in franchise history to record such a feat in Stanley Cup Playoffs action.
Ryan Johansen (2-0–0) posted the first multi-goal game of his Stanley Cup Playoffs career to help the the Nashville Predators to a 5-4 double-overtime win to even out their second-round series against the Winnipeg Jets.
Logan Couture got the job done for the San Jose Sharks with the double-overtime game-winning goal that helped his club even their second-round series while handing the Vegas Golden Knights their first postseason loss Saturday night.
Connor Hellebuyck picked up a franchise record and his first win of the Winnipeg Jets' first-round series against the Nashville Predators Friday night in a 4-1 victory.
If rusty legs were thought to be a concern for the Vegas Golden Knights as the awaited puck drop on their Round 2 Western Conference matchup, Alex Tuch helped quell any such thoughts in the series opener.
Bryan Rust has found an ideal blueprint – and paw print – for Stanley Cup success on and off the ice.
Jake DeBrusk is making the most out of his first Stanley Cup Playoffs. Wednesday night, the forward scored a pair of goals that included the series-clinching goal in the back-and-forth 7-4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry would like nothing more than a long and successful playoff run, just like his Dad enjoyed on a couple occasions during his 19-year pro career.