New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero won’t let his team’s surprising success force him to deviate from his plans for this season and beyond. Even though a deal for older more veteran talent could push the Devils further into the playoff picture for this year, Shero is taking a long view with his team. […]
(Adds late game) Dec 12 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League games. – – Canadiens 3, Senators 1 The Montreal Canadiens jumped out to an early lead and never trailed in a 3-1 win over the Ottawa Senators at the Bell Centre. The win snapped Montreal's four-game losing streak. Brian Flynn, […]
The Montreal Canadiens showed right away how determined they were to stop a four-game losing streak. Brian Flynn and Max Pacioretty scored in the first period, and the Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Jeff Petry also scored for Montreal (20-8-3), which scored more than two goals in a game for the first […]
A major reason for the Los Angeles Kings’ slip from the NHL’s elite last season was their inability to win on the road. Los Angeles continues its road-heavy stretch looking to push its point streak to 10 on Monday night against the Ottawa Senators. The Kings’ 15-18-8 mark away from home in 2014-15 contributed to […]
No. 1 Star: Mathieu Perreault, Winnipeg Jets The Winnipeg forward scored one goal and added three assists in the Jets’ 6-4 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Jets have won their last three games at home. Perreault has 23 points in 29 games and nine points in his last seven. No. 2 Star: Claude […]
It’s been nearly a month since the Detroit Red Wings lost in regulation. The Red Wings try to get at least one point for a 13th straight game as they aim for their longest winning streak against the Devils on Friday night. Detroit is 8-0-4 since a 3-1 loss at Boston on Nov. 14 had […]
The Boston Bruins have played solid defense for most of the past three weeks. Add in strong goaltending from Tuukka Rask and it’s led the way to a nice run. Ryan Spooner scored twice and Rask stopped 26 shots to lift the Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday.
Any team that can keep it close against the Detroit Red Wings in the third period has a chance. Ryan O’Reilly and Johan Larsson scored 61 seconds apart late in the third, rallying the Buffalo Sabres to a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Monday night. The Red Wings have blown third-period leads in nine of […]
by Neil Parker It is a busier-than-usual Monday in the National Hockey League with 10 teams in action and a deeper player pool. There are a handful of noteworthy storylines, too. Pittsburgh will play their first game after firing Mike Johnstone against Washington, and the Oilers head to Beantown with a five-game winning streak on […]
The Detroit Red Wings have earned at least one point in 13 straight games. The Red Wings won in a shootout over Buffalo two weeks ago as part of their streak, and they’ll once again host a Sabres team that’s struggled on the road of late Monday night. Detroit (16-8-6) is 8-0-5 in its last […]
Ryan O’Reilly’s 100th NHL goal ticked a lot of boxes for the struggling Buffalo Sabres. The alternate captain’s off-balance milestone tally in overtime snapped a three-game losing skid, handing the Sabres a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. O’Reilly was tripped as he cut to the slot, but lifted his shot […]
The Edmonton Oilers weren’t trying to hide it. Andrej Sekera scored 41 seconds into overtime and Cam Talbot stopped 47 shots to lift the Oilers to their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the Boston Bruins on Monday night. ”We’re not naive enough to think we were the better team,” Edmonton coach Todd McLellan said.