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.

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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4-8" of Snow Expected in D.C. Area Thurs.

4-8" of Snow Expected in D.C. Area Thurs.

Winter is coming back... with a vengeance. After a rainy Wednesday, another round of winter weather is expected to dump several inches of snow on the D.C. area Thursday.

Ex-Correctional Officer Charged in Md. Shootings

Ex-Correctional Officer Charged in Md. Shootings

A suspect believed to be responsible for separate shooting incidents on the ICC and near the NSA at Fort Meade — as well as other locations in the D.C.-Baltimore area over the past two weeks — is in custody.

Officer Dragged Several Feet During Va. Traffic Stop

Officer Dragged Several Feet During Va. Traffic Stop

An Arlington County police officer was dragged several feet Wednesday after a driver he was attempting to stop tried to flee the scene, police said.

Trial Delayed for Man Charged in Hannah Graham's Death

Trial Delayed for Man Charged in Hannah Graham's Death

The trial for the man charged with abducting and killing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham has been delayed.

"My Bones Were Lying Next to Me": Boston Bombing Victim Testifies

"My Bones Were Lying Next to Me": Boston Bombing Victim Testifies

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he committed the crime. But she argued that he had fallen under the influence of...

3 Dead in Norfolk Plane Crash

3 Dead in Norfolk Plane Crash

Three people were killed after a small airplane approaching Norfolk International Airport crashed into a neighboring botanical garden, a Virginia State Police spokeswoman confirms.