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The Colorado Avalanche can advance to the Western Conference Finals if they beat the St. Louis Blues in Game 5 on Wednesday. (Image: Jeff Le/USA Today Sports)

Colorado Avalanche Look to Close Out Blues at Home in Game 5

The Colorado Avalanche can continue rolling toward a Stanley Cup on Wednesday night when they take on the St. Louis Blues with a chance to end their second-round playoff series in Game 5. The Avalanche carry a 3-1 lead into Game 5 after a 6-3 victory in St. Louis on […]

The Edmonton Oilers will host the Calgary Flames in Game 4 of the Battle of Alberta playoff series on Tuesday night. (Image: Sergei Belski/USA Today Sports)

Game 4: Oilers Seek Decisive Advantage Over Flames in Battle of Alberta

The Edmonton Oilers enjoy a 2-1 lead and home-ice advantage heading into Game 4 of their Western Conference second-round matchup against the Calgary Flames, as the Battle of Alberta continues on Tuesday. Edmonton comes into Game 4 as the slightest of favorites, with FanDuel Sportsbook pegging the Oilers as a […]

The St. Louis Blues will be without Jordan Binnington for the remainder of their Stanley Cup Playoffs series against the Colorado Avalanche. (Image: Jeff Curry/USA Today Sports)

Blues Battling Without Binnington in Goal for Remainder of Series vs. Avalanche

The St. Louis Blues already faced an uphill battle, trailing 2-1 to the Colorado Avalanche in their Stanley Cup playoffs series. Then, on Sunday, they learned that they’ll have to stage a comeback without starting goaltender Jordan Binnington. The Avalanche enter Game 4 of the Western Conference second-round series as […]

The Tampa Bay Lightning can close out the Florida Panthers and complete a sweep on Monday in Game 4 of their Stanley Cup Playoffs series. (Image: Chris O’Meara/AP)

Tampa Bay Lightning Can Close Out Sweep of Panthers on Monday Night

The Tampa Bay Lightning have four chances to advance to the Eastern Conference finals, but will try to end things quickly on Monday when they face the Florida Panthers in Game 4 of their second-round series. The Lightning enter as the -125 favorite to beat the Panthers (+104) and complete […]

The Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames will try not to repeat their 15-goal performance when they battle in Game 2 of their Stanley Cup Playoffs series on Friday. (Image: Sergei Belski/USA Today Sports)

Oilers, Flames Back on the Ice After 15-Goal Outburst in Game 1

Everyone expected a high-scoring affair when the Battle of Alberta began on Wednesday. But few could have predicted that the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames would combine for 15 goals in the opening game of their series. Both teams will aim to solidify their defense when they suit up for […]

The Pittsburgh Penguins have the chance to eliminate the New York Rangers in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series on Wednesday. (Image: Joe Sargent/Getty/NHLI)

Rangers Fighting for Playoff Survival in Game 5 vs. Penguins

The New York Rangers are home favorites against the Penguins on Wednesday night, but they’ll need to improve in a hurry if they want to win their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against Pittsburgh. DraftKings Sportsbook sees New York as a -135 favorite in the critical Game 5, as the […]

The Colorado Avalanche will try to close out their series against the Nashville Predators without injured goaltender Darcy Kuemper. (Image: Christopher Hanewinckel/USA Today Sports)

Avalanche Look to Close Out Sweep of Predators Without Kuemper in Goal

The Colorado Avalanche can advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight with a win in Nashville, but they’ll have to beat the Predators without starting goaltender Darcy Kuemper. FanDuel Sportsbook lists Colorado as a -255 favorite to close out the series against Nashville (+205) tonight. Francouz […]

Alex Ovechkin scored twice on Wednesday to reach the 50-goal mark for a record-tying ninth time in his career. (Image: Zak Krill/NHL/Getty)

Alex Ovechkin Ties NHL Record with Ninth 50-Goal Season

Alex Ovechkin scored twice for the Washington Capitals against the Vegas Golden Knights in a 4-3 overtime loss on Wednesday, becoming only the third player in NHL history to score 50 goals in a season nine times. The 36-year-old Ovechkin tied Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy for the most 50-goal […]