The Boston Bruins head into their five-day break with the second-best record in the division and hopes of advancing in the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2014
Four consecutive wins, including perhaps their best 60 minutes of the season, has instilled confidence in the Chicago Blackhawks. As a team with NHL Playoff aspirations, if not higher, the Blackhawks did not see themselves in their current position. The Chicago Blackhawks have 37 points, with a 16-11-5 record. Show More Summary
Since 2005, 78% of teams in playoff position on the November holiday finish the season there.
A lack of offense and inconsistent goaltending have stalled a handful of NHL playoff hopefuls. The NHL has found itself with yet another topsy-turvy start to a new hockey season. It usually takes a month or so for teams to figure themselves...Show More Summary
SportsLine's David Kelly was 39-of-50 on Over-Unders during NHL playoffs and gives DFS lineup advice
An American minor hockey league has adopted a “pick your opponent” playoff format that’s undeniably interesting. What if the NHL stole it? Sometimes minor hockey leagues look for fresh ways to drum up attention, so the Southern Professional...Show More Summary
It's Aaron Ekblad's team now in Florida: The 21-year-old defenseman is the one to watch for the Panthers
Peter broke Rachel’s heart so she ended up with Bryan and everything is awful. Welcome back, Sports Bachelor Nation. This is it — our Super Bowl, our World Series, our NBA Finals, our NHL Playoffs. THIS IS: THE BACHELORETTE FINALE! I’m...Show More Summary
The month of July is arguably the slowest on the sports calendar. The NBA and NHL playoffs have finished, NFL training camp and the college football season are still off in the distance, and unless there’s a major soccer tournament, the sports calendar can be somewhat barren outside of the marathon MLB season. Show More Summary
If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. Ratings News and Notes With the postseasons of NBA and NHL concluded for the year, both this week’s WWE RAW and WWE Smackdown on USA Network rebounded to multi-week highs. Show More Summary
This makes the Bama-Clemson rematch look even more impressive. In 2017, sports fans were treated to competing visions of how a playoff should look. The NHL playoffs were marked by parity. The two favorites in the West — the Blackhawks and Wild — were eliminated in the first round, with one being swept. Show More Summary
A year after the trade request, too many things have changed. Fourteen points in 17 games. That was the argument Jonathan Drouin made in the 2015-16 NHL playoffs a year ago when he helped carry the Tampa Bay Lightning within one win of a second consecutive Stanley Cup Final appearance. Show More Summary
The national broadcasting treasure that is Charles Barkley turned up at the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night, a consequence of his “thank God for the NHL playoffs; that’s what I’ve been watching” dig during his regular TNT gig at an under-competitive NBA postseason. While his commentary might not have been warmly received in NBA […]
The NBA on TNT analyst was in Nashville and praised the quality of the hockey on display.
NBA on TNT analyst Charles Barkley has been talking up his NHL fandom this year, first saying “Thank god for the NHL playoffs, that’s what I’ve been watching in the back” on-air as a shot at the NBA playoffs, then calling in to NHL Network...Show More Summary
June 2 (Reuters) - The Pittsburgh Penguins are in control of the Stanley Cup Final but are aware of the challenge that awaits when the series shifts to Nashville where the Predators have been near perfect during the NHL playoffs. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
He could become the first rookie to lead playoffs in scoring and first non-goalie rookie to win MVP.
He could become the first rookie to lead the playoffs in scoring.
The Los Angeles Kings are coming off a difficult season in which they lost their All-Star goalie in the first game, went to miss the NHL playoffs and, roughest of all, saw the retirement of the 44-year “Voice of the Kings,” Bob Miller. Show More Summary
There were no NBA or NHL playoff games on TV last night, but with the return of America's Got Talent (2.6/10) and the debut of World Of Dance (2.4/9), the competition for summer glory was fierce – even if it took longer than expected...Show More Summary