Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Stars jump over Golden Knights for wild card

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily look at the races for the 2022 NHL postseason. There are 29 days left in the regular season and the races in each of the four divisions are tight. The top three teams in each of the four divisions and the next two highest-place finishers in … Read more

Seattle Kraken DJ clowns Will Smith during a hockey fight

Jamie Oleksiak dukes it out with Keegan Kolesar while the DJ plays “Fresh Prince of Bel Air.”Image: Getty Images The in-stadium experience is what makes going to sporting events fun. The energy that radiates from other fans of your favorite team, the mascot’s antics, and fan interaction through graphics on the jumbotron and the in-stadium … Read more

Rookie Watch: Zegras, Kaliyev among best in Pacific Division

The impact several rookies are making on the NHL is one of the major storylines of the 2021-22 season. Each week, NHL.com will examine topics related to this season’s class in the Rookie Watch. This week, a look at the top six NHL rookies from the Pacific Division. Trevor ZegrasF, Anaheim Ducks: The 21-year-old (6-foot, … Read more

Vegas Golden Knights stuck after a trade they weren’t allowed to make

Evgenii DadonovPhoto: Getty Images It was only a few days ago we chronicled that desperate situation the Golden Knights find themselves in. They have nothing more than a crimp grip on the last wildcard spot in the Western Conference, with the Dallas Stars having four games in hand on them just a point behind. The … Read more

Vegas Golden Knights could miss the playoffs for the first time in team history

Robin Lehner has been injured and not great this season.Image: Getty Images Normally, a team five seasons out from its creation fighting for a playoff spot would be a mark of success. They’ve built and grown over four years, taken their lumps, accrued draft picks and developed their own, and were starting to see the … Read more

Perhaps Leon Draisaitl has a right to be “angry” about the struggling Oilers

Leon Drysittel didn’t appreciate his interaction with celebrity reporter Jim Matheson this week.picture: Getty Images Athletes are human. People get upset when they don’t live up to the expectations they and/or the group they associate themselves with. Thus, with the Edmonton Oilers winning 2-10-2 in their last 14 games, the Heart Trophy 2020 has won … Read more