The Blue Jackets got bold by buying at the trade deadline instead of selling, and it paid off.
Did that really just happen?
Are we witnessing a collapse for the ages?
What stories are worth following before the year concludes?
Even good teams still have problems. Here's a look at some vulnerabilities for top teams.
Could one of these five teams host the Cup?
The Lightning look like a machine this season.
The Lightning may be becoming the NHL's underachievers.
Things weren't going well for the Capitals early on Sunday, but Devante Smith-Pelly, Lars Eller, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Alex Ovechkin and Brett Connolly all responded with goals to give them a 6-2 win and a 2-0 series lead.
Two Tampa goals came on questionable penalties, including one for a phantom high stick that might bolster the case for video review of those plays.
Sometimes, inaction is the worst action.
Crosby lost his cool.
Is he one of the NHL's best?
New Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi just bought Lightning GM Steve Yzerman's house. Was that part of the deal to get him there?
Dungy chipped in $5,000 of the needed $140,000 himself and challenged three of Tampa's sports teams, who all agreed to contribute as well.
Girardi was surprised by his old team's decision.
Will the Lightning finally land Shattenkirk?
Both Montreal and Tampa Bay exchanged young assets in a mutually beneficial deal.
Danny Dekeyser scored twice in the Red Wings' loss to the Lightning, but one of the goals was for Tampa Bay.