Covering the NHL Playoffs

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 02:45 PM EDT

Rangers Rally in OT to Beat Hurricanes, Clinch Playoff Berth

Rangers Rally in OT to Beat Hurricanes, Clinch Playoff Berth

The Rangers are headed back to the Eastern Conference playoffs because all the important bounces down the stretch went their way.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 02:44 PM EDT

Caps Clinch Division, Earn Validation

Caps Clinch Division, Earn Validation

By defeating Jets 5-3 Tuesday, the Capitals clinched their sixth consecutive playoff berth.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 02:43 PM EDT

Hawks Top Oilers, Clinch President's Trophy

Hawks Top Oilers, Clinch President's Trophy

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp and Johnny Oduya also scored for the Blackhawks, who have gone 10-1-2 in their last 13 games and assured themselves of the NHL's best mark for the first time since 1991.

Friday, May 3, 2013 at 08:01 AM EDT

Five Teams That Could Win the Stanley Cup

Five Teams That Could Win the Stanley Cup

If the Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup win last season proved anything, it’s that any team can win it all. The eighth and final seed in the Western Conference last season, few thought the Kings stood a chance at...

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 02:42 PM EDT

Blackhawks vs. Wild Series Opens Tuesday

Blackhawks vs. Wild Series Opens Tuesday

The Chicago Blackhawks will open the 2013 playoffs with the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night at the UC. Madhouse Enforcer has your full schedule right here.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 02:42 PM EDT

Jonathan Toews Owns Top-Selling Jersey in NHL

Jonathan Toews Owns Top-Selling Jersey in NHL

Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks had the top selling jersey in the NHL during the 2013 season, with Patrick Kane finishing fifth on the list.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 02:38 PM EDT

Five Lessons from the Kings' Game 1 Loss

Five Lessons from the Kings' Game 1 Loss

The Los Angeles Kings fell 2-1 to the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, but what did the defeat teach fans about the team?

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 02:37 PM EDT

Hawks Take Game 1 in OT

Hawks Take Game 1 in OT

Chicago 2, MInnesota 1

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 02:35 PM EDT

NHL Playoffs Game 1 Winners: Ducks, Blackhawks, Blues

NHL Playoffs Game 1 Winners: Ducks, Blackhawks, Blues

ST. Louis Blues beat Stanley Cup champions L.A. Kings, Chicago Blackhawks beat Minnesota Wild, and the Ducks beat the Red Wings.

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Rain, Sleet and Snow Cause Problems on Roads

Rain, Sleet and Snow Cause Problems on Roads

A mix of rain, sleet and snow is causing a problem on the roads and residents are bracing for even more on what is traditionally one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into River Off Route 8 in Beacon Falls

Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into River Off Route 8 in Beacon Falls

The right lane of Route 8 southbound is closed between exits 24 and 25 in Beacon Falls after a tractor-trailer slid off the road and into the Naugatuck River, according to state police.

Oil Tanker Flips Over in Ellington

Oil Tanker Flips Over in Ellington

An oil truck rolled over and landed on its side Wednesday afternoon near the fire station at 316 Sandy Beach Road in the Crystal Lake section of Ellington.

Driver Breaks Into Business, Hides in Basement After Crash: Cops

Driver Breaks Into Business, Hides in Basement After Crash: Cops

Police have arrested the driver who ran from a rollover crash in Simsbury on Wednesday morning, then broke into a business and hid in the basement.

Fire Damages Home on Prospect Avenue in Hartford

Fire Damages Home on Prospect Avenue in Hartford

Firefighters responded to a fire in a home at 80 Prospect Avenue in Hartford on Wednesday afternoon.

Truckers Seek Exceptions to New York I-84 Travel Ban

Truckers Seek Exceptions to New York I-84 Travel Ban

Connecticut grocery and fuel distributors and truckers are asking for New York's governor to relax Interstate 84 travel restrictions over the Connecticut border in New York to allow the transport of food,...