31 Thoughts: What caused the 'disconnect' between Eichel, Sabres
Elliotte Friedman
Jack Eichel says there's a 'disconnect' between him and the Buffalo Sabres, but how did we get here? Answers in the latest 31 Thoughts.
Raptors' Siakam gains valuable experience from most challenging year yet
Michael Grange
Canucks' elimination least surprising moment in season full of them
Iain MacIntyre
For most of this season, the Vancouver Canucks never saw what was coming until it ran over them. But Monday, they knew. Now the team is left to play out its final six games knowing it won't get to participate in the playoffs for the fifth time in the last six years.
After trying season, Evans line fittingly carries Canadiens to playoff berth
Eric Engels
There was something fitting about the Montreal Canadiens' depth — their most vaunted quality from December to now — shining through when it mattered most, doing exactly enough to clinch this team a shot at the Stanley Cup.
Oilers using last games before playoffs to make final improvements
Mark Spector
Canucks rookies make timely audition as team's tank runs on empty
Iain MacIntyre
As the COVID survivors stagger through the rest of their hyper-condensed schedule, playing their final seven games in just 10 days starting tonight against the Winnipeg Jets, the Canucks are 26th – and falling – in National Hockey League winning percentage.
Canadiens' Byron returns for potential playoff-clincher vs. Oilers, McDavid
Eric Engels
Paul Byron’s returning from injury at a time the Canadiens need him, with another chance to clinch a playoff spot on offer in a matchup against Connor McDavid and the Oilers on Sportsnet West and SN Now at 7 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. MT.
Oilers embracing last chance to slay Canadiens dragon before playoffs
Mark Spector
Maple Leafs' Andersen rejoins team at practice after AHL conditioning loan
Chris Johnston
Frederik Andersen rejoined the Toronto Maple Leafs for Monday’s practice, marking the end of his long-term injury conditioning loan in the American Hockey League.