The Pittsburgh Penguins, the defending Stanley Cup champions, saw their chances of repeating as champions take a bit of a tumble on Monday and Tuesday.
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 first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs completed on Sunday evening. It was a round of play that did not feature a single game seven, capped when the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs
The Calgary Flames went down in four to the Anaheim Ducks in the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs. While Flames' fans might think that they were screwed, Calgary didn't seem like a great team to me
The fans of the Calgary Flames were often crying foul after games one and two of the franchise's NHL-playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks. The Flames had 11 penalties called against them
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 Montreal Canadiens are into the playoffs as the Atlantic Division champions. Heading into Saturday, they had a meaningless game against the Detroit Red Wings, one that the Habs were actually considered underdogs
The Washington Capitals cannot be caught in the Metropolitan Division standings. On Wednesday night Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, and all shut out the New York Rangers 2-0 in a game that came from the Verizon Center.
The 2018 Winter Olympics, to be held in South Korea, are less than one year away from starting (February 9th, 2018). However, they were dealt a bit of a blow on Monday as the NHL indicated its players will not be participating