With a style based on team speed, the Lightning fool some opponents into thinking they can be pushed around.
Teams should copy the Flames' and Lightning's up-tempo, aggressive, hard-forechecking, fast-skating style.
Teemu Selanne has joined the chorus of critics unhappy with the dominant style of play in the NHL.
The Canadiens have rediscovered team defense and are back in winning style so far with a 4-2 record.
The flashy Red Wings are prepared to shift gears in their pursuit of a fourth Stanley Cup in eight years.
With the Devils facing a winner-take-all Game 7, it was time for the 39-year-old Ken Daneyko to return.
Whichever team can dictate the tempo should advance to meet the Mighty Ducks in the Stanley Cup finals.
The explosive Senators take on the defensive Devils in the in an intriguing matchup of the conference's two best teams.
Borrowing from the Wild's approach to Games 1 and 2 in Vancouver, the Canucks notched a perfect road win.