The Jets announced that top defenseman Jacob Trouba will be sidelined for up to two months with a lower-body injury he picked up last Thursday, handing the Central Division-leading Jets the third such lengthy diagnosis this season. Losing your No. 1 center and your top-line defenseman in a span of a month is less than […]
On Wednesday, the 37-year-old Fisher announced that he will be coming out of retirement to rejoin the Nashville Predators for the remainder of the 2017-18 NHL season. “I don’t believe it came in a single instance or some aha moment, but as time passed, I gradually became certain that it was right for me to […]
Why is Mike Fisher (eventually) coming back to the Nashville Predators and the NHL? Fisher, Predators GM David Poile, and head coach Peter Laviolette addressed the media about Fisher’s surprise return from retirement on Wednesday, giving some big-picture answers to some of the questions surrounding his comeback. Poile joked that he saw photos of Fisher hunting, so […]
Vinnie Hinostroza notched a goal and an assist Tuesday night while Anton Forsberg made 42 saves as the Chicago Blackhawks posted a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators at sold-out Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Chicago started and ended the evening as the last place team in the Central Division, but remained only four points […]
The Blackhawks are multiple games out of a playoff spot with the stretch run starting, and they played like a team with their backs against the wall out of the gates in their first game back since the All-Star break. Right from the opening faceoff, there was purpose to their game and it showed after recording […]
A loss on Tuesday night probably would have been a devastating blow to the Chicago Blackhawks’ already slim playoff chances. The win helps them keep pace with the Minnesota Wild in the quest for the second wild card spot in the Western Conference, and keeps them within four point of that spot with still four […]
WATCH LIVE AT 8 P.M. ET Projected lineups Chicago Blackhawks Alex DeBrincat – Jonathan Toews – Anthony Duclair Brandon Saad – Nick Schmaltz – Patrick Kane Ryan Hartman – Artem Anisimov – Tommy Wingels Vinnie Hinostroza – David Kampf – Tomas Jurco
For a while, the Colorado Avalanche found perfection. The Avalanche (27-18-3) are looking to break a two-game losing streak Tuesday when they visit the Vancouver Canucks (19-24-6) at Rogers Arena. The two losses resulted after the Avalanche put together a 10-game winning streak.
John Klingberg knows his name is in the mix for the Norris Trophy and he takes pride in that observers are noting how improved his all-around game has become since breaking into the NHL during the 2014-15 season. Since his rookie season, Klingberg is third in the league among defenseman with 195 points and is […]
Bridgestone Arena is, err, not in New Jersey. (Twitter/@sydneysanders_) Nashville, New Jersey… same thing. A Twitter user by the handle @sydneysanders_ bought game tickets and a flight to Nashville for the Predators-Devils game Thursday, but made a slight
The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Friday afternoon that defenseman Zach Werenski will replace Seth Jones on the roster. Jones, according to the team, is dealing with an illness and will not make the trip to Tampa. According to Aaron Portzline of the Athletic, the Blue Jackets have been informed by the NHL that Jones […]
Adam Henrique has fit right in with the Anaheim Ducks, finding his scoring touch while helping his new team to wins. Henrique scored a goal, added an assist and got the shootout winner as the Ducks ended the Winnipeg Jets' three-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Thursday night. ''I feel good,'' Henrique said.