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Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals shoots the puck through Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist's legs on March 24, 2013. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fearless Predictions For The 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Who’s ready to lift the Stanley Cup? Sean Hartnett gives you a full breakdown of the 2013 NHL Playoffs.

04/30/2013

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: NHL Is On The Verge Of A PR Nightmare

A large part of Bettman’s role as commissioner is to successfully market the game, avoid labor unrest and protect the health of the league. He’s failed spectacularly in each of these areas throughout his tenure.

10/26/2012

Commissioner Gary Bettman  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Wipes Out 82 Regular-Season Games Through October 24

An NHL lockout has forced the cancellation of regular-season hockey games for the second time in seven years. The league on Thursday wiped out 82 games through Oct. 24 — beginning with four on Oct. 11, which would have been opening night.

10/04/2012

Shane Doan (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Signing Shane Doan Would Make The Rangers Stanley Cup Favorites

The acquisition of Rick Nash should mean that the Rangers have an excellent chance to repeat their performance as the top team in the Eastern Conference. But signing free-agent forward Shane Doan would put the Rangers in the driver’s seat for the Stanley Cup.

07/26/2012

Rick Nash (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rick Nash Happy Rangers Didn’t ‘Blow Up’ Young Core In Deal

After months of speculation, Rick Nash finally got what he wanted: a trade to the Rangers.

07/26/2012

New Jersey Devils assistant coach Larry Robinson gives players instructions in the closing minutes of their 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres at the Prudential Center on December 28, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sharks Hire Larry Robinson As Associate Coach

The San Jose Sharks hired Hall of Fame defenseman and former Stanley Cup winning coach Larry Robinson as associate coach on Monday.

07/09/2012

Glen Sather (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Status Quo Will Not Get It Done For Rangers

The Rangers are at a critical point at the start of free agency. If they do nothing and stick with their roster as currently constituted, they figure to have another solid year that will get them to the second or third round of the playoffs.

07/01/2012

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Carl Banks, Mike Richter Join Drew Brees On Concussion Panel

The record-setting quarterback of the New Orleans Saints is eager to make football safer at all levels. So he’s teamed up with PACE, a program that provides free concussion testing for more than 3,300 middle and high schools and youth sports organizations.

06/25/2012

Glen Sather (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Lundqvist’s Honor Reaffirms That Rangers Must Look For Offense In Draft

The goaltending is good enough. The defense is good enough. The mindset is strong enough. That’s why in a draft that is strong on defensive players, Glen Sather has to look for offensive talent.

06/21/2012

Owner Charles Wang and Garth Snow General Manager of the New York Islanders during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Monzo Minor: NHL Entry Draft Preview

Friday night marks one of the best events of the NHL offseason. It’s the first chance for teams to start their offseason. Aside from the draft picks, there is a good chance a handful of big trades go down as well.

06/21/2012

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Hartnett: Retirement Not On Brodeur’s Mind, Fire Still Burning Strong

Martin Brodeur isn’t entertaining thoughts of retirement or representing any team but the Devils, whom he hopes to lead back to the Stanley Cup Finals.

06/12/2012

Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings skates with the puck against Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils during Game Five of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Prudential Center on June 9, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Gritty Devils Thriving Under Pressure

Momentum is the most nebulous of commodities. The Devils have it right now as they prepare for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the previously impenetrable Los Angeles Kings.

06/11/2012

Triple Crown hopefull I'll Have Another

Belmont Highlights Big New York City Sports Day

Fans around the world will be focused on the New York metropolitan area as it hosts at least four and maybe five major events.

WFAN–06/06/2012

The Los Angeles Kings practice for the 2012 Stanley Cup Final Media Day at Prudential Center on May 29, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Waits To Be Hockey Town

Los Angeles has waited nearly 20 years for the Kings to make their second trip to the Stanley Cup finals. And they might have picked the perfect time to get there.

05/30/2012

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks on after losing Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Rangers Never Found Their Playoff Legs

Unfortunately for the Rangers and their legion of fans, the Rangers peaked in the regular season. That’s a classic formula for heartbreak.

WFAN–05/26/2012

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