Opportunistic Sens Grab 1-0 Series Lead

The Senators’ 1-3-1 system didn’t come as a surprise to the Penguins. And, while Ottawa executed it nearly to perfection in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Final series, Pittsburgh still managed to get their...

History Repeats

This was supposed to be the Washington Capitals’ year. Again. After another dominant regular season where they ran away with the Presidents’ Trophy, the Caps entered the playoffs as a runaway favorite to fin...

Devils Have Options in Kovalchuk’s Return

Ilya Kovalchuk wants back in the NHL. That much was confirmed by agent Jay Grossman through Devils' GM Ray Shero on Tuesday. His return to the league will be greeted with plenty of intrigue as a dynamic goal...

Caps Suffocate Pens to Force Game 7

Late in the first period of a potential elimination game in which they had generated three shots – and none of them particularly threatening – the Penguins’ home-ice advantage had turned to boos. By a second...

Not So Fast; Caps Send Series to Game 6

With a three-goal third period, including two in 27 seconds, the Washington Capitals staved off elimination Saturday at Verizon Center and forced a Game 6 Monday in Pittsburgh. Things started well for the Pe...