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2020 NHL Playoffs Central: Bracket, schedule, scores, highlights, analysis
From the qualification round all the way through the Stanley Cup Final, ESPN has you covered. Check out the full picture and coverage on each team.[read more]

Keys to the offseason for every eliminated NHL team
We explore what went wrong for NHL teams that are looking to the offseason, identify moves they should make and forecast their 2020-21 outlooks.[read more]

Maple Leafs' Muzzin out of hospital after collision
Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin was taken to the hospital and eventually discharged following a collision during a qualifying round game against the Blue Jackets. He will not be available for the duration of the series and will remain in quarantine.[read more]

NHL Playoffs Daily: Rangers out, Islanders one win away from moving on
Six more games coming in hot! Plus a look back at Tuesday's elimination, fake punch and standout performers.[read more]

'He has all the potential in the world': Why the Blackhawks are bullish on Kirby Dach
The No. 3 pick from the 2019 draft arrived ahead of schedule, and has already shown big improvements in his first campaign.[read more]

Another penalty? Why NHL officials have been whistle-happy during the postseason
Teams are averaging more than 12 penalty minutes per game, up from recent postseasons. Why is it happening, and will it continue?[read more]

Aho, Hurricanes secure sweet sweep of Rangers
After losing to New York four times in the regular season, Carolina completed a sweep of the Rangers in a qualifier series that ended Tuesday in Toronto with a 4-1 win.[read more]

Blues F Barbashev leaves for birth of first child
Ivan Barbashev, a key defensive forward for the Blues, has left the Western Conference playoff bubble to return to his family in the United States for the birth of his first child.[read more]

Kraken devour Knights' expansion launch mark
The Seattle Kraken are the NHL's best-selling expansion identity launch ever, beating the previous record set by the Vegas Golden Knights.[read more]

Looking back at the NHL's first diversity task force
Bryant McBride, who founded the NHL diversity task force, explains what the league and the Hockey Diversity Alliance can accomplish.[read more]