Justin Faulk and Victor Rask scored, backup Eddie Lack stopped 35 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Sunday night. Chicago’s Brent Seabrook spoiled Lack’s shutout bid with 3 seconds left and Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford on the bench for an extra attacker.
The Chicago Blackhawks’ road play has left much to be desired. Chicago was outshot 32-20 and superstar forwards Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews combined for just one shot. ”They just grabbed the momentum and never let us get it back,” said Toews, who was has held without a shot for the third time in five […]
Faulk scored the go-ahead goal 8:17 into the third period and the Hurricanes beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Saturday night. ”That’s the running joke right now, that I can score – finally – even strength,” Faulk said. Faulk also had an assist, Joakim Nordstrom had a goal and an assist, Brett Pesce scored […]
The Carolina Hurricanes hope a chance to rest allowed a sputtering offense the opportunity to recapture its prior form. The New Jersey Devils look to keep breaking out of their scoring slump with another big offensive performance against the Hurricanes on Saturday night in Raleigh. An offense that had been lethargic nearing the holiday break […]
by Neil Parker There are no down nights in the National Hockey League leading into the holidays. Eight games don the schedule. Four struggling teams — Anaheim, Pittsburgh, Montreal and Edmonton — look to end losing streaks, and Washington, St. Louis and Colorado are eyeing extending their winning runs. Be wary of overexposure to the […]
Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals’ top-line scorers don’t always have to do it all. Jason Chimera and Michael Latta scored, and the Capitals held on to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 Monday night for their sixth straight victory. One night after Washington’s top two lines combined for six goals in a 7-3 win over […]
The Washington Capitals weren’t content with four straight wins, and they certainly aren’t satisfied with their cushy division lead. After rallying to extend their winning streak, the Capitals look to spread the gap between themselves and the rest of the Metropolitan Division when they visit the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night. Washington (24-6-2) jumped eight […]
When the Pittsburgh Penguins took the ice for practice on Sunday, Sidney Crosby was not among them. Coach Mike Sullivan then revealed why: The struggling captain of this struggling team is day-to-day with an unspecified lower-body injury. He said Crosby suffered it in the Penguins’ loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. The absence comes as Crosby […]
An effective power play has the Carolina Hurricanes heading in the right direction. The Pittsburgh Penguins’ power play had a rare good night, too, and new coach Mike Sullivan saw some positives. Jordan Staal and John-Michael Liles scored first-period power-play goals to lead the Hurricanes over the struggling Penguins 2-1 on Saturday night.
The Pittsburgh Penguins allowed more goals in their last game than they’ve scored on an entire four-game losing streak. The Penguins aren’t just failing to make strides. The Carolina Hurricanes haven’t been able to avoid debilitating stretches, and their latest effort could have them on alert for another heading into Saturday night’s meeting in Pittsburgh.
Auston Matthews completely destroyed a water bottle with a blast of a wrist shot during a game with the ZSC Lions (Zurich) of the Swiss league. Above is a video of the play where Mathews, the presumptive No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, is playing HC Fribourg-Gotteron. Matthews, who is from Scottsdale, […]