Brendan Smith said during the playoffs that he had been "really impressed" with Brady Skjei since joining the Rangers and that he is sometimes "in awe" of the plays that Skjei makes. (NYR) Smith said that Skjei is "wiser" than his age and that he doesn't see the kind of mistakes that other rookie defensemen […]
Well, here we are. Game 7 between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators. The loser will go home, while the winner will take on the Nashville Predators in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. It doesn’t get much better than this. Here’s what you need
Adidas officially takes over the manufacturing of NHL jerseys next season. Their World Cup of Hockey sweater designs showed some promise, especially when it came to the integration of the company’s iconic three stripes to hockey uniforms. But what happens
The Ottawa Senators have never won a Game 7. They will have a chance to change that Thursday against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Last night, the Nashville Predators demoralized the Ducks and advanced to their first-ever Stanley Cup Final. Will we learn their opponent tonight or on Thursday? That’s up to how the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators perform in Game 6 of the
Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators bounced back nicely two days after a blowout loss put them on the brink of elimination. Anderson stopped 45 shots, Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the […]
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Why Guy Boucher wouldn’t have taken the Ottawa Senators job without Craig Anderson in goal. • It wasn’t pretty, but the Senators won and that’s all […]
The Red Wings have added some depth on defense. On Wednesday, the club announced it has signed Czech rearguard Libor Sulak to a two-year, entry-level deal. Sulak, 23, is fresh off representing the Czechs at the World Hockey Championship and, prior to
The Ottawa Senators have defied odds during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and they’ve done so with what’s often been an ice-cold power play. They finally struck gold on the man advantage on Tuesday, and at a key moment. The Pittsburgh Penguins were dominating
Did Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson steal Game 6 with a 45-save performance, Mike Sullivan? Did Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson steal Game 6 with a 45-save performance, Matt Murray? Anderson had a big night,” said the Penguins goalie, who made 28 saves.
Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final was not the finest few hours for NHL officiating. There was also a cavalcade of abuse suffered by Penguins star Sidney Crosby at the hands of the Ottawa Senators. This is nothing new for Crosby, being that it’s an NHL playoff game and opposing teams celebrate by treating […]
The Stanley Cup Playoffs often feel like a battle of attrition, which only makes the introduction of fresh faces that much more compelling. Try this on for size: with their playoff lives on the line, the Ottawa Senators will see the playoff debut of 2015 first-rounder* Colin White against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. After […]