Stanley Cup Final

Brad Richards (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Silverman: Washed Up, Huh? Richards Plays Key Role In Blackhawks’ Run To Glory

Brad Richards left New York in the most ignominious of fashions. The Rangers had no use for him and issued a compliance buyout of his contract.

06/17/2015

2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Six

In Honor Of Blackhawks’ Cup Title, 10 Legendary NHL Dynasties

In this day and age, what the Blackhawks accomplished on Monday night made them a dynasty.

06/16/2015

TAMPA, FL - JUNE 13:  Patrick Sharp #10 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with teammates Niklas Hjalmarsson #4, Duncan Keith #2 and Jonathan Toews #19 after scoring an empty net goal in the first period against the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game Five of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena on June 13, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Edge Lightning 2-1, Take 3-2 Lead In Stanley Cup Finals

With another tenacious road victory in this agonizingly close Stanley Cup Final, the Chicago Blackhawks earned an opportunity to raise that silver trophy on their home ice.

06/13/2015

Tampa Bay Lightning v New York Rangers - Game Seven

6 NHL Sun Belt Franchises That Have Made Stanley Cup Runs

Here are six southern franchises that have made runs (both successful and unsuccessful) to the Final.

06/03/2015

Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers after losing against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Game 7 Heartbreak: Rangers’ Run Ends As Lightning Head To Cup Final

The New York Rangers won’t be making a repeat appearance in the Stanley Cup Final.

05/29/2015

Anaheim’s Ryan Getzlaf, left, skates with the puck as Chicago’s Niklas Hjalmarsson defends during Game 6 of the Western Conference finals at the United Center on May 27, 2015. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Friedman: Regardless Of Who Survives Game 7s, Stanley Cup Final Will Be One Great Matchup

Sometimes, the NHL’s final four teams more closely resemble a game of “one of these things is not like the others.”

05/29/2015

Stanley Cup Final logo

Plan Accordingly: Stanley Cup Final To Begin Wednesday

The Stanley Cup Final will open on Wednesday with Game 1 in New York, Tampa or Anaheim.

05/28/2015

Dallas Stars v Vancouver Canucks

Counting Down The 10 Longest Playoff Games In NHL History

What are the 10 longest skirmishes, you ask? Let’s take a look.

05/20/2015

Chicago Blackhawks v Anaheim Ducks - Game Two

Silverman: Blackhawks Will Meet Rangers In Cup Final, And It Will Be Epic

They will break the Ducks’ hearts, and they will face the Rangers in an epic Stanley Cup Final.

05/20/2015

The New York Rangers celebrate an empty-net goal by Carl Hagelin #62 at 18:12 of the third period against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on April 7, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

With Presidents’ Trophy Locked Up, Rangers Set Sights On Stanley Cup

The Rangers may have to wait until Saturday to find out who they will play in the first round.

04/08/2015

Cam Talbot #33 and the New York Rangers celebrate their 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on April 7, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. By virtue of the win, the Rangers win the Presidents' Trophy for the best record in the NHL for the 2014-15 season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

8 NHL Teams That Have Won Presidents’ Trophy And Stanley Cup In Same Year

There have been eight teams who’ve won both the Presidents’ Trophy and the Stanley Cup in the same year (and the Rangers are actually one of them). We’ve written them down for you.

04/08/2015

Mike Richards #10 and Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings prepare to take the ice for warm-ups prior to Game Three of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on June 9, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Kings’ Jeff Carter, Mike Richards Know Miracles Work Both Ways

Carter and Richards have been there twice before. They know how fast these things can get away from a team.

06/13/2014

The Rangers’ Dan Girardi, left, battles the Kings’ Kyle Clifford along the boards during the first period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Nightmare Moments Aside, Girardi’s Perseverance Pays Off For Rangers

The dreaded two-goal lead. The Rangers had made blowing it an art form before Wednesday night’s Game 4 at Madison Square Garden.

06/12/2014

Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fear Drove Lundqvist To Summon His Best, Keeping Rangers Alive

“We didn’t want to see the Cup coming out on our home ice,” Lundqvist said. “Just the thought of it would make me sick.”

06/12/2014

The Kings’ Justin Williams causes havoc against the Rangers during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on June 7, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Silverman: Kings’ Williams Proof You Don’t Have To Be Superstar To Be Playoff Stud

What has made the Kings so dangerous in the Stanley Cup Final – and the preceding three rounds as well – is that they are loaded with finishers on their roster — and they have actually finished.

06/11/2014

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