The New York Islanders are seeking a quick offensive turnaround when they complete a short western road trip, and they appear to have a good chance against their next opponent. The Arizona Coyotes have been the NHL’s worst defensive team this month and will be attempting to recover from their most inferior performance of the […]
The last time the Columbus Blue Jackets faced the Philadelphia Flyers, Scott Hartnell returned from a benching to spark the NHL’s worst team to a victory. Now it could be Ryan Johansen’s turn to do the same. Coach John Tortorella benched Johansen in the club’s last game, and the center figures to return Saturday night […]
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, […]
The first shift of Mike Sullivan’s tenure as Penguins coach went brilliantly. Pittsburgh put the puck deep in the Washington Capitals’ end and spent a solid minute darting around the zone as if playing an elaborate game of keep away. The volatile Penguins remain a muddled work in progress.
The St. Louis Blues snapped a season-high three-game losing streak their last time out. The Blues hit the midway point of a five-game homestand trying to break a stunning streak of recent offensive futility against the Flyers on Thursday night. Alexander Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko scored in the second period to help the Blues (16-8-4) […]
No. 1 Star: Corey Crawford, Chicago Blackhawks Dennis Rasmussen scored his first NHL goal and Patrick Kane extended his franchise record point streak to 23 games with an empty-netter as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Nashville Predators 4-1. Crawford made 36 saves for his second straight win. Kane’s empty net goal also marked his 600th […]
The streaking Islanders weren’t at their best and they still managed to pull out a victory. Kyle Okposo had the only goal of the shootout, Frans Nielsen scored twice in regulation and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 Tuesday night. Jaroslav Halak made 43 saves through overtime and stopped all three Flyers […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins are in turmoil. They’ve fired head coach Mike Johnston. Their heralded offense is sputtering. Rumors abound! Puck Daddy’s Sean Leahy joined Yahoo Sports’ Jay Busbee and Kevin Kaduk to answer a question about the Penguins’ present and future: Will Sidney Crosby ever win another Stanley Cup? (Keep in mind that beyond being […]
It’s a Tuesday edition of Marek vs. Wyshynski podcast, in which we discussed: – Pat Hickey, author of 100 Things Canadiens Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die joins us to talk Habs, NHL and Montreal bagels. – Trevor Daley traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins. – The Mike Smith and Marc-Andre Fleury injuries. […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury is undergoing the NHL's concussion protocol and is out indefinitely.
Mike Sullivan’s voice is unmistakable. Forward Pascal Dupuis, long the glue in a dressing room of diverse personalities, retired abruptly last week due to lingering health concerns surrounding the blood clotting issue that cut short his 2014-15 season.
The New York Islanders keep finding ways to win games. The Columbus Blue Jackets continue to devise new means to lose them. The surging Islanders look to complete their road trip with another positive result in Saturday night’s matchup against a Columbus team still reeling from Sergei Bobrovsky’s injury.