Coverage begins at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 6, 2020, 7:00 pm
One of the main reasons why the Blackhawks drafted Kirby Dach third overall in 2019 was his ability to elevate his game in the playoffs. And we're seeing why.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: August 6, 2020, 5:17 pm
The Flyers had success against Alex Ovechkin during the regular season. Will the round robin be a different story Thursday? By Jordan Hall
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: August 6, 2020, 3:53 pm
Even though Barclay Goodrow's blindside hit on Anders Bjork Wednesday was reminiscent of Matt Cooke's head shot on Marc Savard, the Lightning winger isn't expected to face any supplemental discipline, writes Joe Haggerty.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 6, 2020, 3:06 pm
While the Bruins remain winless in the Toronto bubble, there's actually some good news on the horizon for the B's. And as DJ Bean writes, the hated Montreal Canadiens might deliver it.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 6, 2020, 2:43 pm
The Wraparound is your daily look at the 2020 NHL Return to Play.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 6, 2020, 2:35 pm
The Stanley Cup Qualifiers are under way in the hub cities of Edmonton and Toronto.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 6, 2020, 1:45 pm
The Bruins at least showed signs of life in Wednesday's game against the Lightning, but Joe Haggerty believes it's tough to see them beating Tampa Bay if they meet up in a playoff series.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 6, 2020, 1:18 pm
Chris Morgan looks over Thursday's slate and thinks Quinn Hughes and the Canucks will be able to exploit the Wild's mediocre penalty killing unit.
Author: RotoWire.com
Posted: August 6, 2020, 10:41 am
Both Pittsburgh and Edmonton are just one loss away from elimination. (Getty Images)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: August 6, 2020, 10:17 am
The Blackhawks turned back the clock and channeled some late-game heroics in Game 3, putting themselves in a position on Friday to close out their first postseason series since the 2015 Stanley Cup Final.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: August 6, 2020, 7:05 am
Breaking down Wednesday's NHL action, including Round Robin updates.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 6, 2020, 6:56 am
The Blackhawks won 4-3 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers against the Edmonton Oilers in the best-of-five series late Thursday night.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: August 6, 2020, 6:14 am
A stunning Blackhawks rally negates strong nights from McDavid and Draisaitl.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 6, 2020, 5:33 am
The Boston Bruins are fortunate to have a strong group of veteran leaders, and Torey Krug is definitely an important part of that.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 6, 2020, 3:21 am
Pittsburgh watched a 3-1 lead dissolve into a staggering 4-3 loss.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 6, 2020, 2:57 am
The Blackhawks are using the Oilers locker room and it looks all sorts of wrong.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: August 6, 2020, 2:15 am
The Boston Bruins won't be the No. 1 seed in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs after losing their second game of the NHL's round robin.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 6, 2020, 1:47 am
Coverage begins at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 6, 2020, 1:30 am
Joe Haggerty gives his Talking Points from the Bruins' round robin loss to the Lightning.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 6, 2020, 12:44 am
There were questions about what games would be like in empty arenas due to the coronavirus. It appears playoff hockey is still playoff hockey.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 12:17 am
The winless Bruins can finish no better than the No. 3 seed in the First Round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 6, 2020, 12:16 am
It's hard to find much to like about the Boston Bruins' performance through two NHL round robin games.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 6, 2020, 12:10 am
The Bruins seem to be treating the round robin games as preseason games, and the results have not been promising. After Wednesday's most recent loss to rival Tampa, our DJ Bean says it's officially time to worry.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 5, 2020, 11:38 pm
Tyler Johnson scored the tiebreaking goal with 87 seconds left to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-2 victory over Boston on Wednesday and send the Presidents' Trophy-winning Bruins to their second straight loss in the NHL's playoff seeding round. Tampa Bay, which was second in the East with 92 regular-season points, would earn the top seed with a victory over Philadelphia on Saturday.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 5, 2020, 11:27 pm
Both Vegas Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer and St. Louis Blues coach Craig Berube will be looking for better starts when their teams face off Thursday in the second game of the Western Conference round-robin Stanley Cup qualifiers at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Vegas (1-0-0, 2 points) used four third-period goals to overcome a 3-1 deficit and defeat the Dallas Stars 5-3 in their opener on Monday.
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: August 5, 2020, 11:18 pm
It's now mathematically impossible for the Boston Bruins to earn the No. 1 seed in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs after losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning in their second round robin game.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 5, 2020, 11:01 pm
Coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN on the NBC Sports app.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 5, 2020, 11:00 pm
The Arizona Coyotes knew they had a big opportunity once their challenge erased Nashville's go-ahead goal early in the third period. Conor Garland and Taylor Hall each scored in the third period and the Coyotes beat the Predators 4-1 Wednesday. Now the Coyotes, seeded 11th in the West in the NHL's restart, can eliminate the sixth-seeded Predators in Game 4 on Friday in this best-of-five qualifying series.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 5, 2020, 10:43 pm
The Boston Bruins had another awful start Wednesday in their round robin game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Torey Krug did his best to wake up the team.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 5, 2020, 9:48 pm
Live look-in coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 5, 2020, 9:30 pm
The Philadelphia Flyers will go for a second straight victory in Eastern Conference round-robin action while the Washington Capitals try to bounce back from a tough shootout loss when they meet Thursday in Toronto. The Flyers broke their first game open with a three-goal second period to top Boston 4-1 on Sunday. Michael Raffl led the way with a goal and an assist.
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: August 5, 2020, 9:19 pm
The Coyotes look to finish off the Predators Friday in Game 4.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 5, 2020, 9:15 pm
Brian Boyle and the Florida Panthers turned the tables on the New York Islanders by playing with more discipline and patience to avoid being swept from the playoffs. Boyle and Mike Hoffman scored goals 2:47 apart, and the Panthers took advantage of several miscues in beating the Islanders 3-2 in Game 3 of their best-of-five preliminary round playoff series on Wednesday. ''It's rewarding for us because we're putting the work in and a few mistakes have cost us so far,'' Boyle said.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 5, 2020, 8:37 pm
After a pair of lackluster 4-1 defeats inside the NHL's Toronto bubble, the Bruins are hopeful that a key clash against Tampa Bay will snap them out of their slump, writes Joe Haggerty.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 5, 2020, 7:11 pm
Coverage begins at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 5, 2020, 7:00 pm
Goals from Mike Hoffman and Brian Boyle helped Florida to a Game 3 win.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 5, 2020, 6:51 pm
Thursday's round-robin game against the Capitals presents a telling opportunity for the Flyers, who will look different in a few ways. By Jordan Hall
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: August 5, 2020, 6:31 pm
The Philadelphia Flyers were the hottest team in the NHL before the NHL pause. Now they face the Caps on Thursday (4 p.m., NBC Sports Washington) looking to pick up where they left off.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: August 5, 2020, 5:55 pm
The Vancouver Canucks and Minnesota Wild each have tasted victory through the first two games of their best-of-five Western Conference qualifying series. The Wild won the series opener 3-0 on Sunday. The Canucks bounced back with a 4-3 win on Tuesday, though they saw their forward lines further thinned by injuries.
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: August 5, 2020, 5:36 pm
Live look-in coverage begins at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 5, 2020, 5:30 pm
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin has been discharged from the hospital and is back at the team’s hotel, and will not return to the lineup during Toronto’s playoff qualification series with the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Maple Leafs said in a statement that Muzzin will remain in quarantine within the hotel and “look to rejoin his teammates upon recovery.� Muzzin was injured late in the third period of Toronto’s 3-0 win over Columbus on Tuesday.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: August 5, 2020, 4:12 pm
The New York Islanders will go for a sweep of their best-of-five Eastern Conference play-in series against the Florida Panthers on Wednesday afternoon, and they've enjoyed the ride so far. The fun started in the NHL bubble in Toronto even before the Islanders' 2-1 and 4-2 victories, according to team captain Anders Lee. Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov has allowed just three goals in two games.
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: August 5, 2020, 3:44 pm
It didn't take long for the two captains to make their presence felt three days into the NHL's expanded playoffs.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 5, 2020, 3:18 pm
Coverage begins at 12 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 5, 2020, 3:00 pm
The Bruins need a win Wednesday over the Tampa Bay Lightning if they want a shot at the No. 1 seed in the NHL's Eastern Conference.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: August 5, 2020, 2:31 pm
The Wraparound is your daily look at the 2020 NHL Return to Play.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 5, 2020, 1:45 pm
Petr Mrazek got the Carolina Hurricanes off to a strong start in net for the NHL's return to play, only to see James Reimer turn in an even better performance when it was his turn. Reimer helped the Hurricanes close out a three-game sweep of the New York Rangers in a qualifier series Tuesday night, finishing with 37 saves - including some big ones during a wild second-period sequence - during the 4-1 win in Toronto. Mrazek allowed three goals in two prior games against one of the NHL's best offensive teams in the regular season.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 5, 2020, 7:08 am
Coaches for the Arizona Coyotes and Nashville Predators are facing difficult decisions on their starting goalies for Game 3 of their Western Conference qualifying series on Wednesday afternoon in Edmonton. The best-of-five series is tied 1-1 after Nashville goalie Juuse Saros shut out the Coyotes until the final minute of a 4-2 win in Game 2 on Tuesday. Saros made his first career playoff start in Game 1, a 4-3 win by the Coyotes on Sunday.
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: August 5, 2020, 6:48 am
The Carolina Hurricanes advance, the Calgary Flames and New York Islanders get one step closer to advancing, while the Toronto Maple Leafs, Nashville Predators, and Vancouver Canucks all get even.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 5, 2020, 6:32 am
The New York Rangers ran into the eye of the storm and were the first team eliminated as the Hurricanes are in the Stanley Cup playoffs. (AP)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: August 5, 2020, 5:37 am