Latest Stanley Cup Playoffs News

Bobrovsky makes 23 saves for first shutout of the postseason, Panthers beat Rangers 3-0 in Game 1

May. 23, 2024 00:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky had a long stretch without seeing a shot on goal in the middle of the game, and then there was a flurry in the third period. No matter, he stopped everything that came his way. Bobrovsky had 23 saves for his first shutout of the...

Rangers held scoreless for the first time this postseason in a 3-0 loss to the Panthers in Game 1

May. 23, 2024 00:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in these playoffs, the New York's offense was non existent. Now the Rangers trail in a series for the first time. Sergei Bobrovsky scored all 23 Rangers shots, Matthew Tkachuk scored the only goal Florida would need late in the first period and...

Stars in West final against Oilers after knocking out last 2 Stanley Cup champions

May. 22, 2024 21:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The top-seeded Dallas Stars are in the Western Conference Final after knocking out the last two Stanley Cup champions, one of those featuring a pair of 100-point scorers. Edmonton had the NHL's only other duo of 100-point scorers in the regular season, with Connor...

Bruins' braintrust says offseason priority is signing goalie Jeremy Swayman

May. 22, 2024 15:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney is ready to go with a goaltender rotation again next season – “if we can make the math work.” Sweeney said Wednesday his priority this summer is to sign goalie Jeremy Swayman to an extension, preferably avoiding the...

Stanley Cup playoffs averaging record 1.16 million viewers in the U.S. through first 2 rounds

May. 21, 2024 21:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first two rounds of the Stanley Cup playoffs have been the most-watched in the U.S. Going into the conference finals, the playoffs are averaging 1.16 million viewers across ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, TNT, TBS and truTV. That is a 9% increase over last year. ...

NHL will have a new Stanley Cup champion this century as lengthy droughts take center stage

May. 21, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

No matter which team wins the Stanley Cup championship this year it will be a first this century. The Dallas Stars won the franchise's lone championship in 1999, months before the world worried computers would malfunction at the start of a new millennium. The New York Rangers...

Presidents' Trophy-winning Rangers set to face Panthers in Eastern Conference final

May. 21, 2024 15:28 PM EDT

One year after reaching the Stanley Cup Final, the Florida Panthers are back in the Eastern Conference final. The Presidents' Trophy-winning New York Rangers have made it there for the second time in three years. Now, the East's division winners will meet in the...

Craig Berube eyes opportunity to build, push Maple Leafs over the hump

May. 21, 2024 15:26 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The opportunity to give a talented team the extra boost it needs was an enticing one for Craig Berube. Berube was introduced at a press conference as the Toronto Maple Leafs coach on Tuesday. He takes over the job from Sheldon Keefe, who was fired May 9 after Toronto...

Oilers beat Canucks 3-2 in Game 7 to advance to Western Conference final

May. 21, 2024 02:07 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers are showing they have more scoring options than just Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist as Edmonton scored three times in the second period and held on to beat the Vancouver Canucks...

Edmonton Oilers beat the Vancouver Canucks in Game 7 to advance to Western Conference final.

May. 20, 2024 23:45 PM EDT
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Edmonton Oilers beat the Vancouver Canucks in Game 7 to advance to Western Conference final.