Once Long Shot, Expansion Golden Knights Now Favorite In NHL PlayoffsAs an expansion team, the Golden Knights have defied all sorts of odds. Long shots to even make the NHL Playoffs, they are now a favorite to hoist the Stanley Cup in June.
Golden Knights Are First NHL Expansion Team To Sweep First Playoff Series"It's unreal," said coach Gerard Gallant after the Golden Knights beat the Kings on Tuesday, and became the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep their first playoff series.
Stars Confirm That Head Coach Ken Hitchcock Is RetiringThe Stars have confirmed that head coach Ken Hitchcock is retiring from the NHL after just one season reunited with the team. Hitchcock helped bring a Stanley Cup to Dallas back in 1999.
Stars Miss NHL Playoffs Again After Hitchcock's ReturnThe Stars brought back coach Ken Hitchcock and made a few somewhat pricey acquisitions last offseason. But they fell agonizingly short of the postseason because of a late season slump.
Stanley Cup Saying Goodbye To Names Like Richard, Hull, HoweHockey players who won an NHL championship from 1954-1965 are being stripped off of the Stanley Cup this spring to create room for a new layer of names.
Jamie Benn Records Hat Trick As Stars Grab 4-2 Win Over SharksJamie Benn stole the puck and scored the go-ahead goal before tacking on an empty-netter for a hat trick as the Stars got a 4-2 victory over the Sharks on Tuesday night.
Blackhawks Defenseman Brent Seabrook Plays In 1,000th NHL GameBlackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook played in his 1,000th regular season game on Thursday night, adding another accomplishment to his impressive career.
Matt Dumba's Sizzling 2nd Period Leads Wild Past Stars 5-2Matt Dumba scored on a power play and finished with three assists for a career-high four points, leading the Wild past the fading Stars by a score of 5-2 on Thursday night.
Radulov's OT Goal Helps Stars Beat Flyers 3-2 To End 8-Game SkidAlexander Radulov scored 40 seconds into overtime as the Stars beat the Flyers by a score of 3-2 on Tuesday to end an eight-game winless streak.
Boucher & Dowd Help Canucks Knock Down Reeling Stars 4-1Reid Boucher and Nic Dowd are near the bottom of Vancouver's scoring leaderboard, but they combined to help the Canucks pull down the Stars on Sunday night.
NHL's Starting Goaltenders Battle Physical & Mental FatigueBehind the mask is a mind filled with thoughts of what it takes to win a game. Then the next game, then the one after that. "There is no shut-off for a goaltender," retired goalie Brian Boucher said.
Blackhawks Miss NHL Playoffs For The First Time Since 2008The NHL Playoffs will go on without Chicago for the first time in a decade after the Blackhawks were eliminated from contention with a 5-1 loss to the Avalanche.