Barry Melrose says Jaromir Jagr, who scored his 742nd career NHL goal to pass Brett Hull for third place on the all-time list, is still a great player…
Nicolas Deslauriers went in to hit Sidney Crosby near the benches in the first period of Sunday’s matinee. The hit did not go as Deslauriers way. Sid saw Deslauriers coming the whole way. In preparation for the hit, he crouched down as Deslauriers made contact. The result was the Buffalo Sabres player going head over […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall said defenseman Michael Del Zotto is expected to be out three to four months after surgery to repair ligament damage in his left wrist.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have recalled forward Marek Hrivik from Hartford and assigned forward Daniel Paille to the AHL team.
The Colorado Avalanche received an offensive boost by picking up forward Shawn Matthias in a trade with Toronto on Sunday. The Maple Leafs received forward Colin Smith and a fourth-round pick in the 2016 draft. The 6-foot-4, 231-pound Matthias won’t be with Colorado when the team plays Sunday night in Vancouver.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are a far better team when play-making defenseman Kris Letang keeps his emotions in check. A day after losing his cool in a 4-2 loss against Tampa Bay, Letang showed patience in overcoming the Sabres’ aggressive forecheck by setting up three goals in a 4-3 win at Buffalo on Sunday. ”He’s such […]
The Washington Capitals have had plenty of feel-good moments while racing to the top of the NHL standings. Coach Barry Trotz thought Brooks Orpik’s goal Saturday night was one of the best. In his third game since ending a three-month absence because of a lower-body injury, Orpik scored his second goal this season with 3:58 […]
The St. Louis Blues keep on rolling. Vladimir Tarasenko's 28th goal of the season kickstarted a four-goal first period as the Blues held on for their fifth consecutive win Saturday, beating the Arizona Coyotes 6-4. With the victory, St. Louis continues to close in on the Chicago Blackhawks and Dallas Stars atop the Central Division. […]
MINNEAPOLIS – Last week the Minnesota Wild were in the midst of an eight game losing streak. They had won just three times since the turn of the New Year, a stretch that led to the firing of coach Mike Yeo. On top of their on-ice struggles, rain was in the early forecast for their […]
If the Tampa Bay Lightning star is concerned about his long-term future, it certainly doesn’t show. The Tampa Bay captain tapped in a rebound for his 300th goal on Saturday as the Lightning quieted surging Pittsburgh 4-2. Stamkos joined Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis as the only players in franchise history to reach the […]
Goaltender Craig Anderson sees his team playing with a different structure as of late. Anderson made 29 saves, Kyle Turris scored the shootout winner and Dion Phaneuf got his first goal with the Ottawa Senators in a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Ottawa has won three straight games for the […]
Brad Marchand’s goal in the second period ended Boston’s drought on the power play, and got the Bruins going on a big scoring night. Marchand scored twice and added an assist to help Bruins rally for a 7-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night. Most important was his power-play goal with 6:36 remaining […]