Covering the NHL Playoffs

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 at 03:11 PM CDT

Jagr First Stanley Cup Finals in 21 Years

Jagr First Stanley Cup Finals in 21 Years

Bruins' Jaromir Jagr, 41, will be returning to the finals for the first time since 1992. That year, 20-year-old Jagr won his second title with the Pittsburgh Penguins, beating the Blackhawks.

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 at 11:00 PM CDT

Bruins Defeat Penguins 1-0, Head to Stanley Cup

Bruins Defeat Penguins 1-0, Head to Stanley Cup

The Boston Bruins won the Eastern Conference finals 4-0 and held the high-scoring Penguins to just two goals in the stunning sweep.

Friday, May 24, 2013 at 03:38 AM CDT

Red Wings and Kings Shut Out Opponents, Rangers Win in OT

Red Wings and Kings Shut Out Opponents, Rangers Win in OT

Jakub Kindl scored on a power play in the second period, Daniel Cleary had an empty-net goal and Jimmy Howard made 27 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings hold on for a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on...

Monday, Jun 24, 2013 at 11:42 PM CDT
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By Patrick Hickey

Best of the NHL Playoffs

When the beards grow in and the fans go extra crazy, the NHL playoffs are a wild... See Full Gallery

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 08:35 AM CDT

Penguins top Islanders in Game 1; Sharks, Bruins win, too

Penguins top Islanders in Game 1; Sharks, Bruins win, too

In game 1 of the NHL playoffs, the Penguins beat the Islanders, Bruins beat the Maple Leafs, and the Sharks beat the Canucks.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 02:05 PM CDT

Penguins' Crosby Out for Penguins Playoff Opener

Penguins' Crosby Out for Penguins Playoff Opener

The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin their quest for a Stanley Cup without Sidney Crosby. Crosby said Wednesday that a broken jaw will keep him out of Pittsburgh's playoff opener against the New York Islanders...

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Peterson Pleads Not Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot

Peterson Pleads Not Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot

The former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth spouse's disappearance waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges he tried to hire someone to...

Winter Weather Cancels Hundreds of Flights

Winter Weather Cancels Hundreds of Flights

Winter weather canceled hundreds of flights in the Chicago area Tuesday as freezing rain, snow and ice blanketed the ground.

Cardinal George Admitted to Hospital

Cardinal George Admitted to Hospital

Chicago Archdiocese says George was hospitalized on Sunday and would remain for "several days."

Oprah's Harpo Studios in Chicago to Close in December

Oprah's Harpo Studios in Chicago to Close in December

Oprah Winfrey announces plans to transition OWN production at Harpo Studios from its current Chicago location to one in California.

Boy Leaves Expletive-Laden Message for Paper's Editor

Boy Leaves Expletive-Laden Message for Paper's Editor

Hell hath no fury like a child kept from his comic strips.

Today's Forecast: Winter Weather Advisory

Today's Forecast: Winter Weather Advisory

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast.