Steven Stamkos is on the verge of his longest goal drought since he was a rookie, though the Tampa Bay Lightning star may face a favorable situation to end it Monday night. The lowly Columbus Blue Jackets have yet to win a game with a backup goaltender and will be forced to start one while […]
After losing yet another player to injury, the Tampa Bay Lightning finally caught a break. Brian Boyle scored a short-handed goal in the third period and Ben Bishop made several big stops down the stretch, finishing with 25 saves as Tampa Bay beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Monday night. After a series of […]
While the Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to build some momentum from the opener of a back-to-back, the Toronto Maple Leafs hope theirs remains after getting a week off. The Lightning will try to win for the fifth time in seven games Tuesday night when they visit the Maple Leafs, who finally get a shot […]
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 […]
(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, […]
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. […]
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 […]
Are the Red Wings eyeing another big name? Did the Blue Jackets make the right move? Could the Islanders move again soon? John Buccigross has those answers and more in #TwitterBagSkate.
Barry Melrose, Scott Burnside and John Buccigross review the star players who are underperforming in the NHL early in the season.
The NHL Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2015 is reviewed by Scott Burnside, Barry Melrose and John Buccigross. Is it among the best group in HOF history?