The Edmonton Oilers and the New Jersey Devils were wheeling and dealing on Wednesday. At the end of it, Taylor Hall became a Devil while Adam Larsson joined the Oilers.
Game 3 of the first-round playoff series went to the St Louis Blues courtesy of a spill by Patrick Kane that led to Jaden Schwartz and Patrik Berglund to come charging into the third quarter for the 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
The seventeenth longest game in NHL history was played on Tuesday night in Anaheim. The Anaheim Ducks, hosting the Chicago Blackhawks in game two of the western conference finals, came up on the losing end.
The 2016 NHL playoffs ended on Sunday as the Pittsburgh Penguins claimed their fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history with a six-game series victory over the San Jose Sharks.
The Chicago Blackhawks lost a disappointing game earlier this week to open their 2016 NHL playoffs. The defending champions, stuck with a road series thanks to a third-place finish in the Central Division, dropped an overtime decision in St. Louis on Wednesday night
At this point the Hart Memorial Trophy looks like it will go to either Sidney Crosby or Connor McDavid. The scoring race is very close at this point and whoever wins it should definitely earn some extra points with the voters.
On Wednesday, the Montreal Canadiens faced the New York Rangers, the Ottawa Senators faced the Boston Bruins, and the Edmonton Oilers faced the San Jose Sharks. The Rangers had four power plays to Montreal's three
The Calgary Flames, playing in their first postseason in more than a handful of years, won their first playoff series since the 2004 Western Conference finals. Calgary will next face the Anaheim Ducks, a team that swept the Winnipeg Jets in the opening round.
The Calgary Flames had a chance to eliminate the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night and in many ways it felt as though they were poised to do just that. Calgary had already won a game in Vancouver in their first round 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs series and the Flames held an early lead in game five.
There are only seven teams still remaining in the playoffs for the 2015 Stanley Cup. Three of those teams will face elimination this weekend, one is already into the conference finals, and three others are on the verge of advancing.
The New York Rangers, playing in their second consecutive game seven, suffered a devasting defeat on home ice on Friday night. The Tampa Bay Lightning elimimated New York from Madison Square Garden