Braden Holtby came up big early on and then throughout the third period to continue his winning ways. Holtby made 35 saves to win for the 10th time in his last 11 starts and the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Saturday night. ”You can’t say enough about him,” Washington defenseman John […]
The Seven: A look at the NHL’s seven Canadian-based teams. Steven Stamkos and the Toronto Maple Leafs; the Montreal Canadiens struggling to score (and win); Calgary Flames on hottest streak in more than a decade; plus, Edmonton Oilers, Ottawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks & Winnipeg Jets.
The NHL wants to add “drugs of abuse” to its drug-testing regimen, and the debate is on in the NHL Players’ Association. Scott Burnside and Barry Melrose discuss this issue in depth.
What teams are looking to make trades? Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside think the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Edmonton Oilers are likely to deal for defensive help.
Barry Melrose discusses the concussion situation in the NHL.
Barry Melrose details the reasons expansion makes financial sense to current team owners and the league.
Washington Capitals bruiser Tom Wilson received a game misconduct for boarding Florida Panthers defenseman Brian Campbell in the third period of their Thursday game. Fortunately for the Panthers, Campbell returned. A video of Wilson’s hit is above. Wilson has never been suspended though his style has merited complaints according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. The NHL’s […]
Karma was finally on the side of Jaromir Jagr. Jagr moved into a tie for fourth on the all-time goals list with a first-period score that sparked the Florida Panthers to a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Jagr needed just 51 seconds to put the Panthers in front when he deflected […]
While attempting to move past another notable name on the NHL’s all-time goals list, Jaromir Jagr will seek to get the Florida Panthers started on another successful road trip. Jagr, though, has rarely scored in recent matchups with the Boston Bruins, and the Panthers have fared even worse lately at TD Garden as they open […]
The Detroit Red Wings extended their best stretch of success in five years, and kept the Montreal Canadiens stuck in their worst slump of the season. Darren Helm’s second goal with 6:01 left in the third period broke a tie and lifted Detroit to a 3-2 comeback win over Montreal on Thursday night, extending its […]
Fan voting for the NHL All-Star Game’s four divisional team captains opened on Dec. 1, and almost immediately an unexpected name rose to the top to the leaderboard: John Scott, the Arizona Coyotes goon who has appeared in nine games with an average ice time of 6 minutes and 15 seconds (*). It’s now Dec. […]
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