The Edmonton Oilers started their current road trip out east on really bad footing. They dropped decisions to both the Toronto Maple Leafs and the New York Rangers last week
The New York Rangers, playing in the deciding game of their second round series against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, advanced to the Eastern Conference finals behind a dramatic game seven victory.
The 2015 NHL Draft, a two-day event, is scheduled for late this month from Sunrise, Florida, a city in the metro Miami area. The Edmonton Oilers hold first pick and it is considered a foregone conclusion that they will use that pick to select Connor McDavid.
The Pittsburgh Penguins entered the Eastern Conference Finals series against the Tampa Bay Lightning with what looked like a dunk to make the Stanley Cup Finals.
The first round playoff series between the Calgary Flames and the Vancouver Canucks will continue on Sunday in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. The series, following Vancouver's 4-1 win in game two, will now switch over to Calgary, Alberta in what will be a very important game three.
Connor McDavid's 2017 NHL playoffs haven't been as productive as his regular season yet. The Art Ross Trophy winner had 100 points in 82 games to lead the league with a 1.22 points-per-game average
The 2016 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs will start this upcoming Wednesday. The playoffs are mainly division based for the opening two rounds, however the wild card entrants are a bit of an exception as they can cross over between divisions.
Wayne Gretzky's likeness appeared on the December 11th episode of "The Simpsons" (The Nightmare After Krustmas) for a period of time that might have been about 5 seconds or less.