ESPN.com What should the NHL do with the All-Star Game? Greg Wyshynski: The All-Star Game has become one of those events derided by everyone who isn't onsite for it, because those in attendance usually have a blast. It's a massive multiday celebration of hockey bestowed upon an NHL city. And
Nikita Kucherov is one of several players who could win this season’s Rocket Richard Trophy. For four of the past five seasons, Alex Ovechkin led the NHL in goals. Only two players in the league have scored seven or more goals this season, a total that the Capitals winger reached after two games.
Over the course of the 2017-18 season, theScore will run a series of interviews with former players in which they recall some of the greatest moments of their career. This edition focuses on Kris Draper, who won four Stanley Cups in a 20-year playing career spent almost exclusively with the Detroit Red Wings. On what […]
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The Golden State Warriors will not be using pyrotechnics at Tuesday’s opener out of respect for those affected by the Northern California wildfires. With the series of deadly wildfires still raging through Northern California, the Golden State Warriors have decided not to use pyrotechnics at Tuesday’s season opener against the Houston Rockets, according to the San […]
The New York Rangers are sitting in last place in the Eastern Conference at 1-5-0, their worst start since 1980. The bad news is their opponent is the two-time defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins, who have won three of four and have owned the Rangers in recent years. The Penguins captured 10 of their past 14 […]
New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall provided possibly the best Twitter burn we're going to see this hockey season, and we're only a few weeks in. It all started when Hall poked fun at himself for being a secondary character in a picture tweeted out by the New York Jets. Then, his former Edmonton Oilers […]
The Tampa Bay Lightning have played six games this season. Forward Nikita Kucherov has scored a goal in all of them. With that win the Lightning now have the best record in the NHL, while Kucherov’s seven goals are the second most in the league, trailing only Alex Ovechkin (nine).
Erik Karlsson is expected to make his 2017-18 debut for the Senators on Tuesday as he returns from a foot injury. Leon Draisaitl was placed on the injured reserve list with a concussion. The three stars of the week were Nikolaj Ehlers, Auston Matthews and Nicklas Backstrom.
The Edmonton Oilers are on a three-game losing streak, and recent games against the Winnipeg Jets and Ottawa Senators weren't close. With the Hurricanes (1-1-1) coming to town Tuesday night, the Oilers will look to a former Carolina player to give them a spark. Veteran center Brad Malone practiced with the Oilers (1-3-0) on Monday […]
Kucherov slammed the rebound of a Steven Stamkos shot past Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard 1:47 into the third to snap a 2-2 tie. Kucherov has now scored in all six games this season, the first NHL player to do that since Keith Tkachuk of the St. Louis Blues in 2008-09.
Last season, neither the Tampa Bay Lightning nor the New Jersey Devils reached the Stanley Cup playoffs. For the Lightning (5-1-0), it is a quick trip back atop the standings, while for the Devils (4-1-0), this is rarified air for a club that finished last in the Eastern Conference a year ago and failed to […]