Two years after acquiring Ruslan Fedotenko, the Lightning reaped the benefits.
Flames defenseman Toni Lydman returned for Game 5 after missing nearly two months due to a concussion.
With winger Ruslan Fedotenko and key defenseman Pavel Kubina out hurt, Bolts coach John Tortorella made the most of the players he had in Monday's win over the Flames.
What was expected to be a high-scoring series has developed into a tight-checking battle of wills.
The Stanley Cup finals are holding true to a hockey trend -- the team that scores first wins.
Bounces, bad ice, zone clearances and short-handed aggressiveness all played a role in Game 1.
After a one-game blip, Nikolai Khabibulin returned to his old "Bulin Wall" in Game 3.
The Islanders' formula for staving off elimination is simple -- if only they could blindfold Nikolai Khabibulin.
The Lightning aren't sneaking up on anyone this year. And their captain is making sure they won't learn that the hard way.
Most of the shoppers at the NHL trade deadline are after the same thing. But how much are they willing to pay?
Who's for sale on the NHL trade market? Would you believe life-long Ranger Brian Leetch is among the many?
Let down by high-priced starters, the Ducks and Sharks have reaped benefits with backups.
With Dominik Hasek's return to Motown, the next logical question: What will become of Curtis Joseph?
There was no doubt Scott Stevens would return to the Devils lineup in Game 1. And there's reason why.
With Martin Brodeur at the other end, the pressure increases on Tampa's Nikolai Khabibulin.
Coming off some sour Game 7 picks, E.J. Hradek goes back to the prognostication well once again.