It's understandable if fans around here don't know, but they have this thing called the playoffs after the NHL season. They're really fun to watch. Here are some links as to what's going on in them.
And, once again for the folks who've never or rarely seen them, they're called playoffs.
*Alexander Ovechkin, whose Washington team is in a 2-0 hole, got an upclose look at the New York Rangers.
*Boston, holding a 2-0 lead over Montreal, will be without Milan Lucic for a game.
*The Presidents' Trophy-winning San Jose Sharks are in trouble against Anaheim.