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NHL Playoff Schedule 2016: Viewing Info, Predictions for Wednesday's Action

The Pittsburgh Penguins are breathing easier after Sidney Crosby's overtime goal in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Final series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Now that the series shifts to the Lightning's home at Amalie Arena, can the Penguins get the job done on the road. Getting Crosby going was an encouraging sign for the Penguins. Show More Summary

Breaking Down the Ugly Hits in the 2016 NHL Playoffs and the League's Response

One of hockey's defining characteristics is its physical nature, and for the NHL, that has always been both a selling point and a source of controversy. The league sells hard, fast, physical hockey and presumably has no desire to change that. Show More Summary

NHL Betting Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Game 3 Odds

The Tampa Bay Lightning nearly brought a 2-0 series lead back home Wednesday for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final, but Sidney Crosby made sure the Pittsburgh Penguins evened it up by scoring the game-winning goal for a 3-2 overtime...Show More Summary

NHL Playoffs 2016: Wednesday Vegas Odds, Schedule and Predictions

Two games apiece have been played in both the Eastern and Western Conference Finals in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins are tied at one game apiece in the East, while the San Jose Sharks went up 2-0 on the St. Show More Summary

Brent Burns' Dominant Two-Way Play Shows Blues May Be Outgunned Heading West 1-1

It was a stunning two-way performance, one in which Brent Burns seemingly did something good in every square foot of the 200'x85' sheet of ice at Scottrade Center. Burns, as an appreciative coach would say, is a "200 foot player." If the St. Show More Summary

Sharks vs. Blues: Game 2 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NHL Playoffs

Brent Burns scored two power-play goals and goalie Martin Jones recorded a shutout as the San Jose Sharks evened the Western Conference Final at a game apiece after defeating the St. Louis Blues 4-0 on Tuesday at Scottrade Center inShow More Summary

Sharks vs. Blues: Game 2 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

The St. Louis Blues will look to take a 2-0 series lead over the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference Final on Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET. St. Louis earned the first victory of the series on Sunday, as it downed San Jose by a 2-1 result...Show More Summary

Top Offseason Priorities for Teams Eliminated in 2nd Round of 2016 NHL Playoffs

With the NHL's conference finals now underway, the clubs eliminated during second-round competition are left pondering their derailed playoff dreams. For teams such as the Washington Capitals (pictured above), it means assessing their biggest roster needs this summer. Each club has their own unique issues to deal with. Show More Summary

NHL Playoff Schedule 2016: Updated Dates, TV Coverage and Projections

The St. Louis Blues struck first in Game 1 in the Western Conference Finals, while the Eastern Conference Finals shifts to Tampa Bay after the Pittsburgh Penguins needed only 40 seconds to even the series. It's odd to see how these conference finals have come about. Show More Summary

NHL Playoffs 2016: Stanley Cup Conference Final Schedule and Predictions

The San Jose Sharks did not get the jump on the St. Louis Blues in the first game of their Western Conference Final series. Don't expect head coach Peter DeBoer to do anything unusual with his lineup following the 2-1 loss. The Sharks...Show More Summary

Sidney Crosby's Superstar Moment Comes at Perfect Time for Penguins in OT Win

The Pittsburgh Penguins were excellent on Monday night, taking an early lead and generally dominating play against the Tampa Bay Lightning. In the end, it was just barely enough, as the Pens managed to win by a 3-2 score in overtime,...Show More Summary

Lightning vs. Penguins: Game 2 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NHL Playoffs

Sidney Crosby picked the perfect time to snap his eight-game goalless streak. His goal 40 seconds into overtime gave the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final to tie theShow More Summary

NHL Betting Preview: San Jose Sharks vs. St. Louis Blues Game 2 Odds, Analysis

The San Jose Sharks were the best road team in the NHL during the regular season and must find a way to win at least once at St. Louis to make it past the Blues and into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history. After...Show More Summary

Ryan Callahan Illness: Updates on Lightning Wing's Status and Return

The Tampa Bay Lightning will be short-handed for their Monday showdown against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final because right winger Ryan Callahan is reportedly dealing with an illness. Continue for updates. Callahan...Show More Summary

Lightning vs. Penguins: Game 2 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs

Penguins 1, Lightning 0—1st Period The Pittsburgh Penguins are hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Final. Tampa Bay snatched a 3-1 win in the series opener, but Matt Cullen gave Pittsburgh a 1-0 advantage tonight less than five minutes into the game. NBCSN is broadcast the contest. Show More Summary

NHL Playoff Schedule 2016: TV Information, Predictions for Conference Finals

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been the hottest team in the league down the home stretch of the regular season and the first two rounds of the playoffs. Nevertheless, they have some serious work to do on Monday night if they are goingShow More Summary

NHL Betting Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Game 2 Odds

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be looking to bounce back from a 3-1 home loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final last Friday and hope to have some more luck come their way in Game 2 on Monday. Tampa Bay...Show More Summary

Biggest Questions for the Rest of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

The NHL playoffs have given fans thrills and heartbreak, and we are only halfway home. The supposed locks to win it all are golfing, the also-rans are still in the race and the questions that remain are compelling and will be answered...Show More Summary

NHL Playoffs 2016: Latest Stanley Cup Scores, Standings and Predictions

The 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs' conference finals are in full swing, and each series offers different types of incentives for the teams involved. The Tampa Bay Lighting are looking to make consecutive trips to the Stanley Cup Final. The Pittsburgh Penguins are also no strangers to hockey's grandest stage. Show More Summary

Brian Elliott Continues Playoff Redemption to Give Blues Game 1 Win vs. Sharks

Goaltending was the difference in Game 1. And when it comes to what’s looking like an epic battle between the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues in the Western Conference Final, Blues backstop Brian Elliott’s playoff redemption could...Show More Summary

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