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...

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Prosecutors Describe Nightmare for Harvey Hostages

Prosecutors Describe Nightmare for Harvey Hostages

Days after a robbery attempt in suburban Harvey turned into a 21-hour hostage situation, prosecutors and police described a nightmarish scene inside a home where two women and six children were being held.

Bears vs. Seahawks: 5 Players to Watch

Bears vs. Seahawks: 5 Players to Watch

The Chicago Bears may not be trying to dethrone the defending champions on Friday night, but for these five players, the team's game against the Seattle Seahawks could feel like the Super Bowl.

More Storms To Bring Heavy Rain, Potential Flooding

More Storms To Bring Heavy Rain, Potential Flooding

As thousands clean up from flooding damage during Thursday night storms, another round of storms looms ahead of a volatile, hot weekend with the potential for torrential rainfall in some areas and more...

Almanac Predicts "Colder Than Normal" Winter for Chicago

Almanac Predicts "Colder Than Normal" Winter for Chicago

Enjoy the heat while you can Chicago, because this year's winter is forecast to be brutal.

What Jackie Robinson West Did on Their Day Off

What Jackie Robinson West Did on Their Day Off

8/22/2014: Chicago's Jackie Robinson West will play in the U.S. title game at the Little League World Series. On Friday they took a break from the game that’s put the team on the national stage. NBC5’s Christian

Boy Shot on Chicago's West Side

Boy Shot on Chicago's West Side

A boy was shot on Chicago's West Side Friday night, according to authorities.