Alex Ovechkin put some of the blame on the league and its referees for the Capitals not making it out of the first round.
The NHL is reviewing Brent Seabrook's hit on David Backes that occurred at 15:19 of the third period in Game 2 of the series between the Blackhawks and Blues.
Kevin Shattenkirk propelled the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 overtime victory over Chicago in Game 2 on Saturday.
Matt Duchene (knee) likely won't be available during the first round of the playoffs.
T.J. Oshie (upper body) is participating in the pregame warmup.
Milan Lucic has received a $5,000 fine for spearing Detroit defenseman Dan DeKeyser below the belt.
Steve Mason (upper body) won't play Sunday.
T.J. Oshie (upper body) is questionable to play in Game 2 on Saturday afternoon.
Washington superstar Alex Ovechkin has seven years left on a contract that will pay him $10 million annually beginning next season, but he finished this regular season out of the playoffs and with a dreadful minus-35 rating, third worst in the NHL.
If Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello remains true to form, he just might inquire about bringing right winger Brian Gionta back to New Jersey, according to The Star-Ledger.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang made a mistake and hurt his team by slashing Blue Jackets rookie Boone Jenner in response to a hit late in the second period of Game 1 on Wednesday.
Jimmy Howard found his mojo on Friday night, kicking aside all 25 Bruins shots to lift Detroit to a 1-0 victory in Game 1.