The best current articles on the topic Hockey in USA Hockey 144 144 Logo Todd McLellan, Sharks Agree to Part Ways: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction After a season in which the failed to reach the playoffs for the first time since the 2002-03 campaign, the team and head coach Todd McLellan have cut ties. The announced the news: The San Jose Sharks () and Todd McLellan have mutually agreed to part ways. In related moves, Assistant Coaches Jim Johnson and Jay Woodcroft, and Video Coordinator Brett Heimlich have been relieved of their... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:49:43 GMT Rangers vs. Penguins: Game 3 Live Score, Highlights for 2015 NHL Playoffs The New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins will meet in the crucial Game 3 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference playoff series Monday night at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, and Bleacher Report will bring you live coverage. The Rangers got two first-period goals in Game 1 on Thursday night, including Derick Brassard's marker just 26 seconds into the game, and held on for a 2-1 win... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:02:07 GMT Todd McLellan a Hot NHL Coaching Commodity After Sharks Set Him Up to Fail The pretended not to fire coach Todd McLellan on Monday that he and the team "mutually agreed to part ways" after seven seasons together, the most recent concluding without a postseason berth. It was inevitable, like death, taxes and seeing a commercial for Game of War, assuming you own a TV, computer, phone and eyes. McLellan's fate wasn't sealed after last offseason's discord, but... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:25:25 GMT NHL Playoffs 2015: Updated 1st-Round Schedule, Dates, Times and Predictions The 2015 playoffs have already offered just about everything a viewing fan could ask for, and we're less than a week in. Through three games in the quest for the 2015 Stanley Cup, the 16 teams vying for the trophy have made it apparent that they are not conceding their chances to win it all. It's a wide-open field this year with few true favorites, which means the most prestigious trophy in... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:33:12 GMT Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Ideal Lineup Picks for April 20 The past weekend featured some amazing playoff hockey, and things could get really interesting on Monday. The Winnipeg Jets look to avoid going down 3-0 against the Anaheim Ducks, the New York Rangers look to hold serve with the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Minnesota Wild look to bounce back from a game in which Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues was an absolute beast. There are some... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT 2015 NHL Mock Draft: Post-Lottery, First-Round Projections The NHL draft lottery is complete and now that the shocking winner—the Edmonton Oilers—have secured the No. 1 overall selection, we can begin to piece together a very deep draft, based on opportunity and need. The top of the draft features two franchise cornerstones, but the quality reaches well past 30 names, ensuring every team with a pick will walk away from Day 1 of the draft with a... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:18:03 GMT Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015: Updated NHL Bracket Tree, Scores and Highlights Game-winning goals. Huge saves. Giant hits. Overtime thrillers. Bitter rivalries. The playoffs have offered sports fans just about every form of drama you could want thus far. And things are only going to get better. So to ramp up for the upcoming action, let's take a look back at each result and some of the top highlights thus far. It's everything you could want short of a full playoff beard. ... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:43:52 GMT NHL Playoff Schedule 2015: Game Times, TV Coverage and Live Stream for Monday Not every 2015 playoff series is made equal, but each series set to resume Monday has the feel of one that could go the distance. Of the trio of games for Monday's slate, only one involves a team that won both of its home contests. That would be the Anaheim Ducks, who despite a 2-0 series lead over the Winnipeg Jets have had their hands more than full, as the Jets return home full of... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:21:55 GMT Emerging Storylines to Follow in 1st Round of 2015 NHL Playoffs The 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs are only a few days old. None of the eight first-round series have been decided yet; several are knotted in 1-1 ties after the first two games solved nothing. So it's awfully early to be coming to any definitive conclusions about the players and teams participating. It isn't too early to pick at some emerging storylines, however. In a relatively short period of time,... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:10:37 GMT Michal Jordan's Fight for NHL Job Continues Beyond 2014-15 Breakout Year defenseman Michal Jordan entered the 2014-15 season with five games and 267 AHL games under his belt. The 24-year-old was recalled to the 'Canes on Nov. 25, mocked in a in his fourth appearance and, 34 games later, boasted the first six points of his NHL career. Head coach Bill Peters was happy to keep seven or eight defensemen on the roster for most of the year, cycling different players... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:48:09 GMT