The Habs are counting on enigmatic young star Alex Galchenyuk to step it up with the team's playoff hopes on the line.
Minnesota Wild forward Justin Fontaine will miss Game 2 after suffering a lower-body injury in Game 1, while Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg may return from his own lower-body injury.
The Calgary Flames turn to netminder Karri Ramo against the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 of their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series on Sunday night.
Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin, Canadiens goalie Carey Price and Islanders forward John Tavares are the finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's player most valuable player.
Former San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan and minor league coach Luke Richardson are among the initial candidates being considered by the Buffalo Sabres.
The United States made it two wins in two games by edging Norway 2-1 at the ice hockey world championship, and host the Czech Republic rebounded from a loss to Sweden with a 4-2 victory over Latv
Developers of a privately funded arena in the Seattle suburb of Tukwila have filed an environmental application containing details of the proposed facility.
Artemi Panarin has agreed to terms with the Chicago Blackhawks on a two-year entry-level contract, according to a source.
Chicago has eliminated the Wild in the previous two postseasons, but Minnesota now has more experience, a deeper team and improved goaltending.
Patrick Kane and Zach Parise both work with development coach Darryl Belfry, but he won't give either one an advantage over the other in this series.
Wild forward Chris Stewart said he couldn't be happier about his current situation compared to what he was dealing with in Buffalo.
The Flames are once again being dogged by the naysayers, but this team has been proving them wrong all season.
Despite Alex Ovechkin's efforts to single-handedly jam the puck down the Rangers' throats, New York left Game 2 with a 3-2 win and the series tied 1-1.
Mark Giordano practiced for the first time since suffering a torn biceps, but he did not say if the timeline for his return has been moved up.
The Blackhawks have won five of their first seven playoff games, but defensive lapses are concerning.
Goalie Scott Darling has had an improbable rise from the lowest rungs of pro hockey to starter for the Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Our experts weigh in with their predictions for the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs.