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Canadiens' Ducharme symptom-free, eyes return
Canadiens interim coach Dominique Ducharme on Sunday said he remained symptom-free two days after testing positive for COVID-19 and hoped to be back behind the bench during Montreal's Stanley Cup playoffs semifinal series against Vegas.[read more]

Dogs and underdogs in the playoffs: Takeaways from Quest for the Stanley Cup Episode 3
The third installment of the docuseries takes us off the ice with several canine friends, along with heated on-ice battles amid the NHL's final four.[read more]

What we learned in Episode 1 of Quest for the Stanley Cup
In our first behind-the-scenes look at the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs, we see smoking (and cursing) coaches, Carolina BBQ and "Cale Juice."[read more]

Getting 'Closer' to the ultimate goal: Quest for the Stanley Cup Episode 2 recap
The Islanders-Bruins series takes center stage, as we get another glimpse behind the scenes of the Stanley Cup playoffs.[read more]

2021 NHL Playoffs Central: Bracket, schedule, scores, highlights, analysis
From the first round all the way through the Stanley Cup Final, ESPN has you covered. Check out the full picture and coverage on each team.[read more]

NHL Playoffs Daily: Golden Knights, Marc-Andre Fleury seek Game 4 rebound
Vegas does not want to return home down 3-1 in the series. Plus, a look back at Lightning-Isles from Saturday night.[read more]

Pulock's block 'saved the day' as Isles knot series
With perhaps the most memorable, valuable play of the Stanley Cup playoffs, New York defenseman Ryan Pulock made a sliding save at the buzzer, as the Islanders outlasted Tampa Bay, 3-2, in Game 4, tying the series with the Lightning at 2-2.[read more]

'Awesome honor': Canes D Slavin wins Lady Byng
Carolina defenseman Jaccob Slavin, 27, on Saturday won the Lady Byng Trophy, a prestigious award in the NHL community, given to the player who best combines sportsmanship, gentlemanly conduct and ability.[read more]

Report: Ex-Sabres winger Robert hospitalized
Rene Robert, a retired winger who played on the Sabres' famed "French Connection Line" in the 1970s, suffered a heart attack Friday, according to The Associated Press.[read more]

Barkov beats out Bergeron, Stone for Selke award
Panthers center Aleksander Barkov has won the Selke Trophy as the NHL's best defensive forward for the first time in his eight-year career.[read more]