Covering the NHL Playoffs

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 01:45 PM CDT

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 01:44 PM CDT

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 01:43 PM CDT

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 07:01 AM CDT

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 01:42 PM CDT

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 01:42 PM CDT

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 01:38 PM CDT

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 01:37 PM CDT

Hawks Take Game 1 in OT

Hawks Take Game 1 in OT

Chicago 2, MInnesota 1

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 01:35 PM CDT

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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1 Dead as Driver Fleeing Wreck Crashes Into Store

1 Dead as Driver Fleeing Wreck Crashes Into Store

One person was killed and seven others were injured Tuesday after a driver crashed a truck into a store in Fort Worth while fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run crash, police say.

Westbound I-30 Shut Down in Grand Prairie

Westbound I-30 Shut Down in Grand Prairie

A major crash involving a tractor-trailer and a rock hauler has shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate 30 in Grand Prairie.

Man Posed as Officer to Cut into Fast Food Line: Police

Man Posed as Officer to Cut into Fast Food Line: Police

Odessa police say they arrested a man who posed as an off-duty officer to cut in line at a Whataburger restaurant Saturday.

Woman Charged with Abandoning Child Works at Day Care

Woman Charged with Abandoning Child Works at Day Care

Parents at a Garland day care center are conflicted upon learning that a woman who police say left her 7-year-old daughter in a dumpster overnight works there.

Indiana Gov: We Intend to Fix "Perception" Problem of Law

Indiana Gov: We Intend to Fix "Perception" Problem of Law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Tuesday said a bill he signed into law last Thursday has been "grossly mischaracterized" and was the subject of "shoddy reporting," but said he and legislators have been working around...

Explosion Causes Semitrailer Collision on I-35E

Explosion Causes Semitrailer Collision on I-35E

Northbound Interstate 35E is shut down near Parkerville Road in Lancaster after an explosion caused two semitrailers to collide early Tuesday morning, police say.