In his press conference to address the firing of head coach Mike Johnston on Saturday, Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford said his team needs “more will to win.” When asked directly about the lack of production of captain Sidney Crosby, Rutherford didn’t address Crosby, who has 19 points in 28 games, by name, and […]
The Carolina Hurricanes’ power play is producing, and with it have come good results. The Hurricanes withstood Arizona’s third-period rally for a 5-4 overtime win over the Coyotes on Saturday night. Carolina scored twice with the man advantage and has seven power-play goals in the last five games – including four wins.
The Power Play Report looks at the Carolina Hurricanes especially Victor Rask.
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. […]