Covering the NHL Playoffs

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 at 04:11 PM EDT

Jagr First Stanley Cup Finals in 21 Years

Jagr First Stanley Cup Finals in 21 Years

Bruins' Jaromir Jagr, 41, will be returning to the finals for the first time since 1992. That year, 20-year-old Jagr won his second title with the Pittsburgh Penguins, beating the Blackhawks.

Saturday, Jun 8, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT

Bruins Defeat Penguins 1-0, Head to Stanley Cup

Bruins Defeat Penguins 1-0, Head to Stanley Cup

The Boston Bruins won the Eastern Conference finals 4-0 and held the high-scoring Penguins to just two goals in the stunning sweep.

Friday, May 24, 2013 at 04:38 AM EDT

Red Wings and Kings Shut Out Opponents, Rangers Win in OT

Red Wings and Kings Shut Out Opponents, Rangers Win in OT

Jakub Kindl scored on a power play in the second period, Daniel Cleary had an empty-net goal and Jimmy Howard made 27 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings hold on for a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013 at 12:42 AM EDT
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By Patrick Hickey

Best of the NHL Playoffs

When the beards grow in and the fans go extra crazy, the NHL playoffs are a wild... See Full Gallery

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 09:35 AM EDT

Penguins top Islanders in Game 1; Sharks, Bruins win, too

Penguins top Islanders in Game 1; Sharks, Bruins win, too

In game 1 of the NHL playoffs, the Penguins beat the Islanders, Bruins beat the Maple Leafs, and the Sharks beat the Canucks.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 03:05 PM EDT

Penguins' Crosby Out for Penguins Playoff Opener

Penguins' Crosby Out for Penguins Playoff Opener

The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin their quest for a Stanley Cup without Sidney Crosby. Crosby said Wednesday that a broken jaw will keep him out of Pittsburgh's playoff opener against the New York Islanders...

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More Snow, Dangerous Icing in Store for Tri-State

More Snow, Dangerous Icing in Store for Tri-State

Just as the tri-state got a brief respite Monday from the snow and cold that walloped the area Sunday, another few rounds of freezing, wet weather is set to move through, potentially creating messy travel...

Actress' Ex Arrested in Alleged Kidnap, Rape

Actress' Ex Arrested in Alleged Kidnap, Rape

A former son-in-law of screen legends John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands has been arrested in California, accused of kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old New York City teenager, according to a criminal complaint.

Blogger Mom Guilty of Killing Son, 5, With Salt

Blogger Mom Guilty of Killing Son, 5, With Salt

Lacey Spears, the Kentucky woman who authorities say force-fed her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube and reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, has been found guilty of murder in the...

Robbers Target Lower Manhattan Businesses: NYPD

Robbers Target Lower Manhattan Businesses: NYPD

Police are searching for a pair of robbers who have been targeting businesses in lower Manhattan since January.

Burglar Stabs NJ Homeowner With Screwdriver: Police

Burglar Stabs NJ Homeowner With Screwdriver: Police

A screwdriver-wielding burglar wanted in an attack on a New Jersey homeowner is believed to be the same man who broke into two other homes nearby on the same day, police say.

Pal Defends Driver Whose Truck Sunk in River, Killing Dog

Pal Defends Driver Whose Truck Sunk in River, Killing Dog

A friend of the driver who faces possible criminal charges in connection with an intensive search by police, firefighters and the U.S. Coast Guard for a pickup truck that cracked through the ice and sank in...