Jason Spezza made the most of an opportunity to play a day after getting benched. Spezza scored two tiebreaking goals on power plays to help the Dallas Stars beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Tuesday night. The 33-year-old forward was a healthy scratch on Monday when Dallas won at Boston in overtime.
NBCSN’s coverage of the 2017-18 NHL season continues with a doubleheader on Wednesday night. In the early game, the Boston Bruins will host the Montreal Canadiens at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Bruins and Canadiens didn’t play in October, November or December, but this will be the second time they’ll go head-to-head in four days.
Claude Julien spent a lot of time in Boston, but in this business all good things eventually come to an end. Julien, who coached the Bruins from 2007 to 2017, was fired in February after a difficult stretch. Now, he’ll head to Boston for the first time since being fired by the Bruins.
The Tyler Seguin trade from the Bruins is pretty much ancient history at this point. The Bruins general manager that engineered the big trade is now dealing with totally different brush fires while running a star-crossed Edmonton Oilers group. Seguin made the highlight reel with an overtime game-winner after dangling through the entire Bruins group […]
The Blackhawks are in the midst of their annual bye week during the NHL season, and they seem to be enjoying it. Despite an ugly end to their pre-bye schedule, a 4-0 shutout loss to the Red Wings on Sunday afternoon, players went their separate ways to enjoy the break. Ryan Hartman's Instagram captured a few […]
The resume for Claude Julien speaks for itself in terms of greatness in Boston, so he certainly will get a warm ovation from the TD Garden crowd in his first visit back to Boston since getting fired last February. Julien coached the Boston Bruins for 10 years, won a franchise record 419 games over that […]
NBCSN’s coverage of the 2017-18 season continues on Tuesday night, as the New York Rangers host the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:00 p.m. ET. CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE PROJECTED LINES Rangers Rick Nash – Mika Zibanejad – Pavel Buchnevich Mats Zuccarello
The goals are coming often for the Philadelphia Flyers and so are the wins. The goals are coming infrequently for the New York Rangers and the losses are piling up. The Flyers seek a fifth straight win Tuesday night when they head to Madison Square Garden to face the Rangers, who were outscored 12-4 in […]
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The New York Islanders have one of the more dynamic offenses in the NHL this season. Many will point to the fact that they have super rookie Mathew Barzal and franchise center John Tavares as the reason for their offensive success, but they’ve also received solid contributions from guys like Josh Bailey, Jordan Eberle and […]
The New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers are two of the teams in the middle of the free-for-all that is the Eastern Conference playoff race that had five teams separated by just three points heading into Tuesday night. Both teams had been rolling in opposite directions over the past week with the Flyers having won […]
The Devils will look to return the favor Tuesday night, when they again visit the Islanders in a matchup of Metropolitan Division rivals at Barclays Center. The Islanders earned their third straight win Monday, when they edged the host Montreal Canadiens, 5-4, in overtime Monday. John Tavares' goal 1:51 into the extra session ensured a […]