2017 NHL Opening-Round Post-Mortems

A brief look at what went wrong for the clubs that were first-round casualties in this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs. Boston Bruins. Injuries decimated the Bruins’ blueline. Torey Krug and Brandon Carlo missed the series and Adam McQuaid played only one...

Previewing the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Here’s a brief look at the 16 teams that qualified for the 2017 NHL postseason. Anaheim Ducks. Won the Pacific Division crown for the fifth straight year, but have come up short in the playoffs in recent years. They’re solid in goal and carry considerable...

Red Wings, Oilers and the Road Ahead

Two lengthy streaks came to an end last week for the Detroit Red Wings and Edmonton Oilers. For the first time in 25 seasons, the Wings won’t qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs, while the Oilers clinched a postseason berth for the first time since 2006. For...