Covering the NHL Playoffs

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 at 04:11 PM EDT

Jagr First Stanley Cup Finals in 21 Years

Jagr First Stanley Cup Finals in 21 Years

Bruins' Jaromir Jagr, 41, will be returning to the finals for the first time since 1992. That year, 20-year-old Jagr won his second title with the Pittsburgh Penguins, beating the Blackhawks. Check out what has...

Saturday, Jun 8, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT

Bruins Defeat Penguins 1-0, Head to Stanley Cup

Bruins Defeat Penguins 1-0, Head to Stanley Cup

The Boston Bruins won the Eastern Conference finals 4-0 and held the high-scoring Penguins to just two goals in the stunning sweep.

Friday, May 24, 2013 at 04:38 AM EDT

Red Wings and Kings Shut Out Opponents, Rangers Win in OT

Red Wings and Kings Shut Out Opponents, Rangers Win in OT

Jakub Kindl scored on a power play in the second period, Daniel Cleary had an empty-net goal and Jimmy Howard made 27 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings hold on for a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013 at 12:42 AM EDT
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By Patrick Hickey

Best of the NHL Playoffs

When the beards grow in and the fans go extra crazy, the NHL playoffs are a wild... See Full Gallery

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 09:35 AM EDT

Penguins top Islanders in Game 1; Sharks, Bruins win, too

Penguins top Islanders in Game 1; Sharks, Bruins win, too

In game 1 of the NHL playoffs, the Penguins beat the Islanders, Bruins beat the Maple Leafs, and the Sharks beat the Canucks.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 03:05 PM EDT

Penguins' Crosby Out for Penguins Playoff Opener

Penguins' Crosby Out for Penguins Playoff Opener

The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin their quest for a Stanley Cup without Sidney Crosby. Crosby said Wednesday that a broken jaw will keep him out of Pittsburgh's playoff opener against the New York Islanders...

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Maureen McDonnell Was "the Governor to Me": Ex-CEO

Maureen McDonnell Was "the Governor to Me": Ex-CEO

McDonnell trial, day four: A key witness in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell testified that he made a mistake when he bought a Rolex watch for the governor at the first lady's request.

$212K Settlement After Water Mistaken for Beer

$212K Settlement After Water Mistaken for Beer

A University of Virginia student who was arrested after her purchase of water was mistaken for beer will receive a $212,500 settlement with the commonwealth of Virginia.

Woman Cold Calls Officer for Sex, Gets Arrested: PD

Woman Cold Calls Officer for Sex, Gets Arrested: PD

Police say a Walkersville, Maryland, woman was promptly arrested after she cold called a police officer and propositioned him for sex.

Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit, Dragged by Bus

Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit, Dragged by Bus

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a Prince George's County bus and dragged about 30 feet while pinned underneath it.

Extreme Drought Spreads, Worsens in Parched California

Extreme Drought Spreads, Worsens in Parched California

Exceptional drought conditions expanded this week to include more than half of California, marking a significant increase over just one week for a state in the middle of a third-consecutive dry year. The...

Russini in Richmond: Pushing Through Training Camp Wall

Russini in Richmond: Pushing Through Training Camp Wall

The Redskins are one week into training and one week away from their first preseason game.