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  1. NHL Playoffs

    NHL Playoffs



    NHL Playoffs

    Includes the latest news, schedule, expert commentary, injury reports, highlight clips, stats and more for the NHL's Stanley Cup Playoffs.

  2. Improving the NHL playoff format

    Craig Custance

    When the question was first posed to fans, the response from many was natural: Why fix something that's perfect? NHL playoff hockey is as good a product as there is. A playoff hockey game is better than anything played in March on college basketba...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  3. NHL - How to fix the NHL schedule

    Frank Provenzano

    ESPN Insider Frank Provenzano breaks down all the economic and on-ice reasons why a later start to the NHL season would benefit all parties involved.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  4. Canucks in tough

    ESPN Stats and Information Group

    The Canucks hope to avoid another loss tonight. Since 1993-94, when the NHL playoff format became conference-based, only two Presidents' Trophy winners have lost the first two games of the playoffs, and with very differing outcomes. San Jose did it i...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  5. Player Poll: Which playoff format do players prefer?

    Which playoff format to players prefer? The Hockey News found out in this week's Player Poll.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2006
  6. Penguins-Flyers Preview

    Penguins-Flyers Preview

    Preview | January 19, 2015
  7. Should playoffs determine head coaching jobs? - NBA

    Kevin Pelton

    Should a coach's future hinge on his team's playoff outcome?

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  8. Commissioner Gary Bettman says potential New York Islanders sale ...

    Katie Strang

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said he spoke with New York Islanders owner Charles Wang as recently as Tuesday morning and that Wang has received a "number of expressions of interest" in the potential sale of the team.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  9. Is the NHL’s New Playoff Format ... Not Awful?

    Sean McIndoe

    We're about a week into the NHL playoffs, and so far we've seen just about everything we've learned to expect from the first round: a ton of overtime, legitimate bad blood, a few blatant cheap shots, some terrible goalte...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  10. GMs meet, discuss overtime, fighting, hybrid icing, playoff forma...

    NHL general managers showed there is interest in extending the extra period to cut down on the number of shootouts by possibly changing the structure of overtime in regular-season games.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  11. Extra jam: Kings don't want to go down 2-0

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Looking To Get Even: The Kings try to avoid going down 2-0 against the Blues tonight. Since the NHL went to a best-of-7 format for all rounds in 1987, only one defending Stanley Cup champion has gone down 2-0 in its first playoff series and gone on t...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  12. NHL realignment proposal adds playoff wild cards, drops league to...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL is proposing a new realignment plan which would feature playoff wild-card spots plus see the league go from six divisions to four.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013
  13. Your take? NHLPA refuses realignment plan

    ESPN.com news services

    The NHL said Friday that it won't go forward with its realignment plan and modified playoff format next season after the players' association refused to agree to the changes. The changes were approved in December by the NHL's board of governors, w...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  14. NHL delays realignment plan, modified playoffs format

    The NHL says it won't go forward with its realignment plan and modified playoff format next season after the players' association refused to agree to the changes.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2012
  15. NHL board of governors discuss realignment, collective bargaining...

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL board of governors approved a new four-conference format, but questions remain about playoff seeding, fighting's effect on the brain and pending negotiation on the next collective bargaining agreement.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  16. Game 7s: Playoff points to watch

    ESPN Stats & Information

    No. 6 Montreal Canadiens at No. 3 Boston Bruins, 7 p.m. ET Boston and Montreal are meeting for the eighth time in a Game 7. That is the most among the three major leagues that have a seven-game playoff format (MLB, NBA, NHL). Montreal is 13-8...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  17. By the numbers: Bruins, Habs and Game 7s

    ESPN Stats and Information

    • Boston and Montreal are meeting for the eighth time in a Game 7. That is the most among the four major leagues that have a 7-game playoff format (MLB, NBA, NHL). Montreal owns a 5-2 advantage over the Bruins in Game 7s. They last met in ...

    Blog | April 27, 2011