Rangers lost 1962 playoff series to Maple Leafs after missed call

Rangers lost 1962 playoff series to Maple Leafs after missed call

Legendary hockey reporter Stan Fischler writes a weekly scrapbook for NHL.com. Fischler, known as “The Hockey Maven,” shares his humor and insight with readers each Wednesday. This week Fischler takes us back to the semi-finals in the 1962 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs. It was a significant series … Read more

Golden Knights next coach discussed on ‘NHL @TheRink’ podcast

Golden Knights next coach discussed on ‘NHL @TheRink’ podcast

Shane Hnidy said he does not think the high expectations the Vegas Golden Knights could not meet this season will change in 2022-23 just because they missed the Stanley Cup Playoffs and are in the market for a new coach after firing Peter DeBoer on Monday . Hnidy, a former NHL defenseman who is a … Read more

NHL expert picks, odds for Lightning vs. Panthers, Blues vs. Avalanche Game 2s

The Florida Panthers seemed to do all of the right things this season. They dominated the regular season. Won the Presidents’ Trophy. Acquired Claude Giroux at the trade deadline. And they’re still stuck facing a 1-0 deficit to the Tampa Bay Lightning. This Lightning-sized speed bump is proving to be a problem for the Cats. … Read more

Blues vs. Avalanche Game 1 odds, prediction

The Colorado Avalanche are the best team in the NHL. There’s no arguing it. The bookmakers have basically had the Avalanche as the Stanley Cup favorites since last season ended and Colorado gave them no reason to doubt that decision. But just because a team is the clear favorite does not mean it will win. … Read more

Red Wings Wrap-Up: Seider one of NHL’s top defensemen after rookie season

Moritz Seider burst onto the scene in his NHL debut, recording two assists on Opening Night against the two-time defending Stanley Cup-champion Tampa Bay Lightning at Little Caesars Arena. And as Seider navigated his first week of NHL action, the Detroit Red Wings rookie defenseman appeared at ease. “I think I’m really comfortable with what … Read more

What Does Jason Spezza’s NHL Future Hold?

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports “Did I do enough?” Jason Spezza ended the 2021-22 NHL season, the 19th of his storied career, in shock, with more questions than answers swirling around his head as he reflected upon another disappointing result. After helping his hometown club to the best season in its 100-plus-year history, Spezza (and the … Read more

Most valuable player of each first-round series selected by NHL.com

One of the most amazing first rounds in the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs ended Sunday with overtime decisions in each Game 7 played. Three other Game 7s were decided Saturday. The eight first-round series – seven of which required at least six games – were filled with amazing individual performances and clutch heroics. … Read more

NHL Coaching Carousel Continues in New York, Vegas

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports The NHL’s coaching carousel, which spins faster every season, took another turn on Monday, with the New York Islanders hiring a new head coach, and the Vegas Golden Knights firing theirs. On Long Island, the Isles promoted Lane Lambert, who served under now-former coach Barry Trotz as an assistant coach … Read more