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    Tarasenko, Blues top Stars in series opener

    Tarasenko, Blues top Stars in series opener


    Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals and the St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Thursday night in first game of the teams' Western Conference semifinal...

    Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals and the St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Thursday night in first game of the teams' Western Conference semifinal series.

    Charlie Coyle acquisition paying off for Bruins GM Sweeney

    Charlie Coyle acquisition paying off for Bruins GM Sweeney


    Sometimes the depth moves made before the trade deadline make all the difference several weeks later in the...

    Sometimes the depth moves made before the trade deadline make all the difference several weeks later in the playoffs.

    Coyle rescues Bruins in OT to strike 1st against Blue Jackets

    Coyle rescues Bruins in OT to strike 1st against Blue Jackets


    Charlie Coyle scored late in regulation and again 5:15 into overtime as the Boston Bruins skated to a 3-2 victory over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference second-round...

    Charlie Coyle scored late in regulation and again 5:15 into overtime as the Boston Bruins skated to a 3-2 victory over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference second-round series.

    Oilers' Connor McDavid among finalists for Ted Lindsay Award

    Oilers' Connor McDavid among finalists for Ted Lindsay Award


    Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is among the finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award for a third straight...

    Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is among the finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award for a third straight season.

    Which NHL playoff bandwagon should you jump on?

    Which NHL playoff bandwagon should you jump on?


    The elimination of the defending Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals has left the NHL playoffs without a single regular-season division champion. It also gives the remaining eight teams real hope of raising the Stanley Cup when it's all said and...

    The elimination of the defending Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals has left the NHL playoffs without a single regular-season division champion. It also gives the remaining eight teams real hope of raising the Stanley Cup when it's all said and done.

    Kadri's future, Marner's contract top of mind as Leafs reflect on early playoff exit

    Kadri's future, Marner's contract top of mind as Leafs reflect on early playoff exit


    Kadri's future with the Leafs was one of a number of talking points as players went through exit meetings and spoke with the media for a final time following the team's seven-game defeat to the Boston Bruins in the first round of the...

    Kadri's future with the Leafs was one of a number of talking points as players went through exit meetings and spoke with the media for a final time following the team's seven-game defeat to the Boston Bruins in the first round of the playoffs.

    Vegas owner says NHL exec apologized for controversial Game 7 penalty

    Vegas owner says NHL exec apologized for controversial Game 7 penalty


    The owner of the Vegas Golden Knights says a senior NHL executive called him to apologize for a penalty called during Game 7 of his team's loss to the San Jose...

    The owner of the Vegas Golden Knights says a senior NHL executive called him to apologize for a penalty called during Game 7 of his team's loss to the San Jose Sharks.

    Sharks' Pavelski unlikely for Game 1 after scary injury

    Sharks' Pavelski unlikely for Game 1 after scary injury


    San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is unlikely to play Game 1 in the second round of the playoffs against Colorado after being knocked out and bloodied in the first-round...

    San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is unlikely to play Game 1 in the second round of the playoffs against Colorado after being knocked out and bloodied in the first-round clincher.

    Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman undergoing surgery for torn ACL

    Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman undergoing surgery for torn ACL


    Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman is expected to miss a minimum of six months after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament. The Leafs say Hyman suffered the injury during the team's first-round playoff loss against the Boston Bruins and will...

    Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman is expected to miss a minimum of six months after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament. The Leafs say Hyman suffered the injury during the team's first-round playoff loss against the Boston Bruins and will undergo surgery on Monday.

    The race for the Stanley Cup is officially wide open

    The race for the Stanley Cup is officially wide open


    The elimination of the defending Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals has left the NHL playoffs without a single regular-season division champion. It also gives the remaining eight teams real hope of raising the Stanley Cup when it's all said and...

    The elimination of the defending Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals has left the NHL playoffs without a single regular-season division champion. It also gives the remaining eight teams real hope of raising the Stanley Cup when it's all said and done.

    Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Round 1 recap with Jeremy Roenick

    Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Round 1 recap with Jeremy Roenick


    Its been a crazy start to the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs. The Tampa Bay Lightning and their 62 wins were swept away by the Columbus Blue Jackets. The best team in the West - the Calgary Flames - were dispatched in 5 games. Former NHL player and current...

    Its been a crazy start to the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs. The Tampa Bay Lightning and their 62 wins were swept away by the Columbus Blue Jackets. The best team in the West - the Calgary Flames - were dispatched in 5 games. Former NHL player and current NBC analyst Jeremy Roenick joins host Rob Pizzo to breakdown the madness.

    The honeymoon is over for Mike Babcock

    The honeymoon is over for Mike Babcock


    The Leafs are out in the first round of the playoffs. Again. And a lot of fans are blaming the guy who, not long ago, was the most respected coach in...

    The Leafs are out in the first round of the playoffs. Again. And a lot of fans are blaming the guy who, not long ago, was the most respected coach in hockey.

    Canada's Stanley Cup curse reaches 25th season with Leafs' loss

    Canada's Stanley Cup curse reaches 25th season with Leafs' loss


    This season will mark the eighth straight time two U.S.-based teams will compete for the Stanley Cup but Canada's teams will have their chance next year. Expect Montreal and Vancouver, with an exciting young core, to join Calgary, Toronto and Winnipeg in...

    This season will mark the eighth straight time two U.S.-based teams will compete for the Stanley Cup but Canada's teams will have their chance next year. Expect Montreal and Vancouver, with an exciting young core, to join Calgary, Toronto and Winnipeg in the playoffs.

    Leafs face another long summer of second-guessing after devastating Game 7 loss

    Leafs face another long summer of second-guessing after devastating Game 7 loss


    The Stanley Cup drought will hit 52 years on May 2, the anniversary of the franchise's last championship in 1967. Toronto hasn’t won a single playoff series since...

    The Stanley Cup drought will hit 52 years on May 2, the anniversary of the franchise's last championship in 1967. Toronto hasn’t won a single playoff series since 2004.

    Flames, James Neal start relationship repair after playoff-game benching

    Flames, James Neal start relationship repair after playoff-game benching


    Amid the fallout from the Calgary Flames' early playoff ejection is a frayed relationship with James Neal. The veteran winger was a healthy scratch for the first time in his 11-year career when the Colorado Avalanche eliminated the Flames in Game 5 of...

    Amid the fallout from the Calgary Flames' early playoff ejection is a frayed relationship with James Neal. The veteran winger was a healthy scratch for the first time in his 11-year career when the Colorado Avalanche eliminated the Flames in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series last Friday.

    Down in front! Why U.S. hockey fans aren't happy with this Leafs fan, or his head

    Down in front! Why U.S. hockey fans aren't happy with this Leafs fan, or his head


    A Toronto Maple Leafs fan whose head obscured key moments Sunday's Game 6 against the Boston Bruins says he didn't know he was blocking the action for thousands of U.S....

    A Toronto Maple Leafs fan whose head obscured key moments Sunday's Game 6 against the Boston Bruins says he didn't know he was blocking the action for thousands of U.S. viewers.

    Delay of game, goalie interference rules draw ire of NHL players: survey

    Delay of game, goalie interference rules draw ire of NHL players: survey


    An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA representatives from all 31 teams found 97 per cent of those polled enjoy the league's current 3-on-3 OT format. But a delay of game penalty for shooting a puck over the glass doesn't sit...

    An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA representatives from all 31 teams found 97 per cent of those polled enjoy the league's current 3-on-3 OT format. But a delay of game penalty for shooting a puck over the glass doesn't sit well.

    History shows Blue Jackets, Avalanche could be more than a flash in the pan

    History shows Blue Jackets, Avalanche could be more than a flash in the pan


    The Columbus Blue Jackets and Colorado Avalanche pulled off shocking — and shockingly dominant — series wins in Round 1 of the NHL playoffs. Can they keep that momentum...

    The Columbus Blue Jackets and Colorado Avalanche pulled off shocking — and shockingly dominant — series wins in Round 1 of the NHL playoffs. Can they keep that momentum rolling?

    Stanley Cup playoffs schedule and TV info

    Stanley Cup playoffs schedule and TV info


    Watch the action live on CBC TV or streamed through CBCSports.ca and the CBC Sports...

    Watch the action live on CBC TV or streamed through CBCSports.ca and the CBC Sports app.