Latest Stanley Cup Playoffs News

Reinhart scores 17 seconds into OT, Panthers beat Bruins 4-3

Jan. 28, 2023 21:52 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Reinhart scored 17 seconds into overtime to cap a late scoring flurry and give the Florida Panthers a 4-3 victory over the NHL-leading Boston Bruins on Saturday night. After David Pastrnak scored to give the Bruins the lead with 48.6 seconds left in...

Ovechkin scores, Capitals beat Penguins 3-2 in shootout

Jan. 26, 2023 22:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom was grumpier than his usual self the morning before he and the Washington Capitals faced the Pittsburgh Penguins. “It happens sometimes when you’ve lost two in a row," he said. By the end of the night, Backstrom flipped the...

Canucks fire coach Boudreau, hire Tocchet as replacement

Jan. 22, 2023 12:49 PM EST

Bruce Boudreau has been fired as coach of the Vancouver Canucks, who are again on track to miss the playoffs with another underachieving season. The team announced the change Sunday, less than a week since president of hockey operations Jim Rutherford said “major surgery” was...

Radek Faksa scores twice, 1st-place Stars beat Coyotes 4-0

Jan. 21, 2023 23:35 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Radek Faksa had a rare two-goal game while the Western Conference-leading Dallas Stars got yet another 4-0 win. Faksa had his first two-goal game in more than three years, captain Jamie Benn and rookie Wyatt Johnston each scored and the Stars beat the hapless Arizona...

Carter Hart makes 30 saves as Flyers defeat Red Wings 2-1

Jan. 21, 2023 23:05 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers are desperately trying to play their way back into the NHL playoff race. Meanwhile, the Detroit Red Wings are slowly playing their way out of postseason contention. Scott Laughton snapped a scoreless tie midway through the third period and the...

Caufield's 3rd period goal leads Canadiens past Rangers 2-1

Jan. 15, 2023 19:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Cole Caufield scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and Sam Montembeault made 38 saves to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Caufield converted a pass from captain Nick Suzuki at 8:56 of the final period...

Devils continue historic road success with 5-2 win at Kings

Jan. 15, 2023 02:37 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Erik Haula, Nikita Okhotiuk and Ryan Graves scored in the second period, and the New Jersey Devils became the first NHL team to win 17 of its first 20 road games by defeating the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Saturday night. Tomas Tatar had a power-play goal, Jesper...

Panthers squander 3-goal lead, regroup for 5-4 win over Avs

Jan. 11, 2023 01:32 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk scored his second goal of the game with 3:30 remaining and the Florida Panthers beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 after blowing a three-goal lead in the third period Tuesday night. Tkachuk kept swiping at the puck down low on a power play until...

Thomas scores in OT, Blues rally past Flames 4-3

Jan. 11, 2023 00:00 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas made the most of his second chance Thomas’ goal 28 seconds into overtime capped a St. Louis comeback as the Blues beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Tuesday night. Thomas’ game-winner came on a one-timer on an odd man rush with Jordan...

Backstrom, Wilson return as Capitals blank Blue Jackets, 1-0

Jan. 08, 2023 22:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson made their season debuts and the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 on Sunday night. It marked the first time Backstrom and Wilson took the ice at Capital One Arena since the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup...