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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22-Year-Old Murders Mother in Orange: Police

22-Year-Old Murders Mother in Orange: Police

A 22-year-old Orange man accused of murdering his own mother at their home Thursday afternoon has been arrested.

7th Grader Dies After Being Struck by Truck in Suffield

7th Grader Dies After Being Struck by Truck in Suffield

A seventh-grade boy has died after he was struck by a box truck while riding his bicycle near Suffield Midlde School on Thursday afternoon, according to Suffield Supt. Karen Baldwin.

Single-Engine Plane Crash Lands in Danbury

Single-Engine Plane Crash Lands in Danbury

A single-engine plane had engine trouble and came down into a pond Thursday night about a quarter mile from Danbury Airport, according to police.

Newtown Man Missing for a Year

Newtown Man Missing for a Year

Police continue to search for a Newtown resident who disappeared almost a year ago without his cellphone, wallet, shoes or blood pressure medication.

"He Was a Creep": Hospital Shooting Suspect Called Abusive, Crazy

"He Was a Creep": Hospital Shooting Suspect Called Abusive, Crazy

He's been called abusive by his ex-wife and crazy by his neighbors, and he's even served time for a Delaware bank robbery. But the latest crime Richard Plotts, 49, of Upper Darby, is accused of committing...

South Windsor Man Chases Girlfriend With Hatchet: Police

South Windsor Man Chases Girlfriend With Hatchet: Police

A 40-year-old South Windsor man was arrested twice in three days after allegedly chasing his girlfriend with a hatchet, then breaching a protective order by sending her text messages, according to police.