The St. Louis Blues and San Jose Sharks are step closer to the Western Conference Final, while the Washington Capitals were able to force a Game 6. Here are 10 takeaways from Saturday's Stanley Cup Playoff action.
Outhitting your opponent is usually a bad sign in hockey.
The San Jose Sharks earned a huge 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings in a thrilling Game 1 between the two bitter rivals.
Claude Julien will "absolutely" be back behind the Boston Bruins' bench next season.
Making a coaching change will only add another problem for the Boston Bruins.
Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout has been suspended one game for his sucker punch on Nikita Kucherov.
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Dalton Prout has a hearing with the NHL's department of player safety for sucker punching Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov on Sunday.
We revisit six of the NHL's biggest summer trades and who ended up winning and losing.
The NHL trade deadline is just around the corner, and these six teams have some of the biggest decisions to make before 3 p.m. ET on Feb. 29.
Tyler Seguin and the Dallas Stars can take back first place in the NHL's Central Division with a win over the Boston Bruins -- Seguin's former team -- on Saturday night.

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