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...

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Four Shot in D.C. Within Blocks on Halloween Night

Four Shot in D.C. Within Blocks on Halloween Night

D.C. police say three people were shot outside the Verizon Center Friday night, and within an hour, another shooting was reported just a few blocks away.

GOP Fundraiser Accused of Child Porn

GOP Fundraiser Accused of Child Porn

A 48-year-old D.C. man and well-known fundraiser for conservative political candidates is accused of receiving and possessing child pornography.

Ax-Wielding Man Strikes D.C. Police Cruiser

Ax-Wielding Man Strikes D.C. Police Cruiser

In a brazen attack, a man wielding an ax tried to hurt a D.C. police officer early Friday morning, striking his vehicle and getting into a struggle with the officer.

4 Kids Among 13 Hurt in MontCo Crash

4 Kids Among 13 Hurt in MontCo Crash

Four children were injured -- two of them seriously -- in a four-vehicle crash that hurt 13 people in Montgomery County Friday afternoon.

Drug Dealers Released After Alleged Misconduct by FBI Agent

Drug Dealers Released After Alleged Misconduct by FBI Agent

Several people who were convicted of drug-related offenses have been released from prison after it was discovered an FBI agent was investigated for allegations of misconduct.

Man Sentenced to Life for Killing Teen Walking to School

Man Sentenced to Life for Killing Teen Walking to School

A Prince George's County man spend the rest of his life in prison for killing a high school honor student as the teen walked to school.