Sharks, Blues confident, and even, heading into Game 5

With teams alternating wins, Sharks and Blues await Game 5 of Western Conference final

A Look Back at the NHL Playoffs' Most…

Ahead of the NHL conference finals, here's a look back at some of the biggest calls in NHL playoff history.

Sweep gives surging Bruins a break before Stanley Cup Final

The Boston Bruins have earned a break before their biggest series in a few years

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Why is Boston spelled wrong on the Stanley Cup?

The engravers over the last century have been known to make mistakes, that live on the cup to this day.

Serendipitous Sharks shrug off controversy up 2-1…

The San Jose Sharks have had their fair share of puck luck during their playoff run

Sharks Beat Blues After Another Referee Mistake

After a missed hand pass led to an overtime win against the Blues in Game 3, the San Jose Sharks once again seemed to benefit from poor officiating in the NHL playoffs. Could a potential Stanley Cup win be tainted as a result?

Rask's roll has Bruins a win away from Stanley…

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask has been dominant in net in guiding his team to within a win of the Stanley Cup Final.

Jon Hamm on St. Louis, Hockey and Saturday Night…

Jon talks about the St. Louis Blues making it to the NHL Playoffs, what it's like when he goes back to visit friends in St. Louis, and reveals what happened when he was backstage at 'Saturday Night Live.'

Missouri lawmakers OK state aid for St. Louis Blues arena

The home of the St. Louis Blues could receive $70 million of state subsidies over two decades to help pay for renovations

Patrick Kane sets US-scoring record at world…

Patrick Kane scored a goal and had two assists to become the United States' all-time leading scorer at the world hockey championship in 6-3 win over Britain

NHL players forget outside world during long playoff runs

Paying the bills, going out to dinner and cutting the grass can fall by the wayside for NHL players on long playoff runs

AP source: Sabres hire Ralph Krueger as coach

AP source: Buffalo Sabres hire Ralph Krueger as coach in attempt to end eight-year playoff drought

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Carolina starts McElhinney in Game 3 vs Bruins

Carolina Hurricanes start G Curtis McElhinney for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final against Boston Bruins

Defensive switch helps Blues even West final vs…

Defensive switch helps Blues even West final vs. Sharks

'Play Gloria!' Blues celebration song has Philly…

'Play Gloria!' The Blues' celebration song has its origin in South Philly bar

Down 2-0, 'Canes seek special-teams spark against…

Down 2-0, 'Canes seek special-teams spark against Boston

Couture once again steps up for Sharks in postseason

Logan Couture once again led the way in the playoffs for the San Jose Sharks with two goals and one assist in a Game 1 win over St. Louis in the opener of the Western Conference final

Sooey! Pig named Hamilton bringing Hurricanes playoff luck

The Carolina Hurricanes have been rolling ever since their newly acquired grunter named Hamilton started hogging the corner

Fresh teams pave way for new breakout stars in NHL playoffs

Fresh teams in the NHL's conference finals have paved the way for another generation of breakout stars in the Stanley Cup playoffs

McAvoy's back for Bruins, and now comes the easy…

Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy is ready to return for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Carolina Hurricanes

Goalies helped spark turnarounds for Blues, Sharks

Goalies helped spark turnarounds for Blues, Sharks

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Whalers fans still rooting, 22 years after the team's move

Hartford Whalers fans have mixed emotions as they don the jersey and cheer during the Eastern Conference finals.

Healthy Pavelski helps lead Sharks back to…

Joe Pavelski's teammates on the San Jose Sharks vowed to do whatever they could to stay alive in the playoffs until their captain could return from a gruesome head injury

Goalie Binnington a steady rookie rock as Blues…

Goalie Jordan Binnington a steady rookie rock as Blues advance