When given the opportunity to succumb to their grisly Game 7 past, the Capitals stuck to their game plan and advance to face the Rangers next.
Tyler Johnson scored two goals in his latest stellar performance and the Tampa Bay Lightning held on for a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night, forcing a Game 7.
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will start Game 1 against the Minnesota Wild in the Western Conference second-round series, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Monday.
Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is out indefinitely with what the team calls an upper-body injury.
Predators captain Shea Weber is recovering from surgery to repair a dislocated right kneecap, an injury that will take up to six weeks for a full recovery.
Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost, who spent 15 years with the Detroit Red Wings before capping his playing career with a five-year run in Toronto, has died. He was 84.
Sidney Crosby's season isn't over just yet. The superstar center has accepted an invitation to play for Team Canada at the IIHF World Championship in Prague.
Plans are in the works to build an arena in the Seattle area in the hopes of luring an NHL team, a source told ESPN.com.
The Lightning never panicked, utilizing their skill and speed to force a winner-takes-all Game 7 against the Red Wings.
The Kings' Drew Doughty, the Sens' Erik Karlsson and the Habs' P.K. Subban are finalists for the Norris Trophy, awarded to the top defenseman.
Barry Melrose and Steve Levy marvel at the toughness of hockey players who fight through pain in the playoffs, such as the legendary Bobby Baun, who scored an overtime goal with a broken leg.
Minnesota and Chicago have plenty of recent playoff history, but this version of the Wild poses an entirely different challenge for the Blackhawks.
Carey Price decided to put the breaks on another Senators fairy tale and booked the Canadiens' ticket to the second round with 43 saves.
In spite of having two of the best players in the world in captain Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, the Penguins must figure out how they can prevent even further erosion.
The San Jose Sharks are close to finalizing an agreement to extend their lease at the SAP Center, their home arena since 1993-94 season.
The Blackhawks came back from an early scare to bounce the Predators and move to the second round.
Minnesota's Devan Dubnyk, Montreal's Carey Price and Nashville's Pekka Rinne are the three finalists for the Vezina Trophy, awarded to the top goalie.
New GM and president of hockey operations Peter Chiarelli will bring a much-needed new mindset to the once-proud Edmonton Oilers franchise.
Barry Melrose explains the biggest difference between regular-season and playoff hockey and how the movie Major League is an inspiration for it.