NHL playoff predictions 2022: Second-round winners, Stanley Cup champion, MVP and more

The second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs is here, with the Tampa Bay Lightning–Florida Panthers and St. Louis Blues–Colorado Avalanche series opening Tuesday, and the New York Rangers–Carolina Hurricanes and Edmonton Oilers–Calgary Flames series opening Wednesday. What do we expect to happen when the games begin? What have we learned so far? Who … Read more

First Round, Gm 7: Bruins @ Hurricanes 5/14 | NHL Playoffs 2022

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2022 Stanley Cup playoffs – X factors, predictions for Bruins-Hurricanes, Lightning-Maple Leafs, Kings-Oilers

While the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs has included a few too many blowouts for our liking, it has also provided at least three Game 7s, the ultimate “tension convention.” According to ESPN Stats & Information, Saturday will be the first time since Apr. 30, 2014, that there will be three Game … Read more

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour contends goalie was interfered with on 2nd-period goal

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour said the Boston Bruins were handed a goal by the officials when his goalie interference challenge failed to overturn a second-period tally from forward Jake DeBrusk. “They’re too good a team to just give them goals. We have no chance if that happens,” said Brind’Amour after Sunday’s Game 4 at … Read more

NHL picks, bets today: Latest lines for Canes at Bruins, Leafs at Lightning and more

Home ice shifts in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Friday with four Game 3s on the slate. The Carolina Hurricanes look to take a 3-0 series lead when they travel to Boston to take the Bruins. The other three series are tied at 1-1 after the losing teams on Monday each scored a decisive … Read more

Raanta leaves bloodied after ‘obvious’ targeting

Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour has no doubt Bruins forward David Pastrnak intentionally hit Carolina goalie Antti Raanta, the former Ranger who left bloodied in the first period Wednesday night and didn’t return to his team’s 5-2 victory. “What do you think? It can’t get more obvious,” Brind’Amour, whose team holds a 2-0 series lead, said … Read more

The lapsed fan’s guide to the 2022 NHL playoffs

As a service to fans who have a general interest in the National Hockey League but have no idea what’s happened since the Tampa Bay Lightning raised the Cup for the second straight postseason, we’re happy to provide this FAQ as a guide to the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs. And for you die-hard puckheads, here … Read more

NHL playoff watch standings update

8:00 AM ET Tim KavanaghESPN.com Close Tim Kavanagh is a senior NHL editor for ESPN. He’s a native of upstate New York. Although the game Saturday between the Florida Panthers and Toronto Maple Leafs won’t make much of an impact on the playoff races — the Panthers have clinched the division title as well as … Read more

With bigger plans ahead, Boston Bruins secure playoff berth in East, feat that ‘is not an automatic’

BOSTON — Jeremy Swayman rebounded from a rough stretch with 23 saves and the Boston Bruins clinched a playoff spot by holding off the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Saturday to halt a season-high three-game losing streak. Trent Frederic and Erik Haula scored first-period goals for Boston, which went on the skid after winning 17 of … Read more