NHL Playoffs: Rangers May Be the Favorite, but Challenges Await

The progress of injuries to Travis Hamonic, Frans Nielsen and Mikhail Grabovski loom large for the New York Islanders' playoff series with the Washington Capitals.

From Yahoo Sports: It took the full 82 games – thanks, Ottawa Senators' miracle rally – but the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff brackets are finally set.

The NHL Stanley Cup playoffs are here, and they are must-watch television for even the most casual sports fans. Here's a ranking of the first-round series in terms of their watchability. (The playoffs begin Wednesday.) 1. Canadiens vs. Senators (Season 

With the Kings eliminated Thursday, that means the NHL playoffs will not have the defending Stanley Cup champion or the reigning Presidents' Trophy winner, something that has never happened in NHL history. The Bruins now turn their attention to the 

Six months after the puck dropped on the 2014-15 NHL season, the most wonderful time of the year, also known as the Stanley Cup Playoffs, is upon us. The first round will be eight great series and will set the stage for what is