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...

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Grandma Picks Up Wrong Child at Pre-K: Officials

Grandma Picks Up Wrong Child at Pre-K: Officials

Officials at a New Jersey elementary school are apologizing for an apparent mix-up in which a staff member sent a 3-year-old pre-K student home with a stranger last week.

Baby Struck in Hit-Run, Airlifted to Hospital: Police

Baby Struck in Hit-Run, Airlifted to Hospital: Police

A toddler in a stroller was struck in a hit-and-run off a highway on Long Island, authorities say.

NYPD Still Protecting Mayor's Old Home in Brooklyn

NYPD Still Protecting Mayor's Old Home in Brooklyn

Two months after the mayor's family moved into Gracie Mansion, the city's public advocate is questioning why police are still stationed outside the de Blasios' old house in Brooklyn.

"I Was Just Choking Him": Confession Video in Patz Case

"I Was Just Choking Him": Confession Video in Patz Case

The videotaped confession of a man who said he killed a 6-year-old boy in 1979 will be key evidence as a judge determines whether it is fair game for the suspect's murder trial.

Starved Puppy Dumped in Park Finds New, Loving Home

Starved Puppy Dumped in Park Finds New, Loving Home

A severely emaciated puppy found dumped near a baseball field in a New Jersey park is being welcomed into a new, loving home.

Thrown Jet Skiers Stranded on Separate Islands Overnight

Thrown Jet Skiers Stranded on Separate Islands Overnight

Two men are recovering after getting thrown off a Jet Ski Saturday and spending a chilly summer night stranded on separate, small islands off Staten Island, authorities said.