race for the playoffs

Hurricanes look to complete some unfinished business

After fading down the stretch and coming up one game short of the playoffs, the Carolina Hurricanes know they have some unfinished business next season. [more]

Western Conference playoff field all set – Familiar faces get reacquainted


With the Western Conference field all set, here's a quick snapshot of how the match-ups look for the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs. [more]

Chicago sneaks in the playoffs through the back door, Dallas loses 5-3 to Minnesota


Chicago couldn't do it themselves so the Minnesota Wild did it for them. The Blackhawks land in the playoffs after the Wild beat Dallas 5-3 tonight. [more]

Your move, Carolina: Rangers pound Devils 5-2, force Carolina to win their way into playoffs

The Rangers 5-2 win over New Jersey this afternoon now puts the pressure on Carolina to win tonight against Tampa Bay to get into the playoffs. [more]

Race for the playoffs: Western Conference seeding up for grabs tonight

While seven of the eight teams are settled on for the playoffs in the Western Conference, tonight could help settle some of the seeding for the playoffs. [more]