While Canada’s top under-20 junior players are off to Helsinki to defend their world juniors gold medal over the holiday season, some of the best Tier II juniors around the country are already competing on home ice against international competition. The 10 th annual World Jr. A Hockey Challenge is taking place in Cobourg and […]
The NHL and NHLPA substance abuse program has reinstated troubled Montreal Canadiens forward Zack Kassian according to a release. Kassian had been in “Stage Two” of the program since early October . According to a prior release from the league and the PA he was suspended without pay until he was “cleared for on-ice competition […]
After snapping their longest losing streak of the season, the San Jose Sharks can focus on maintaining their dominance of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Joe Pavelski had a goal with an assist and San Jose (15-14-1) made the most of its 18 shots to snap an 0-5-1 skid with Tuesday’s 3-1 victory at Montreal. ”It […]
The Ottawa Senators weren’t happy with the way they played last weekend. Mike Hoffman had two goals and an assist to lead the Senators to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. ”It was the way I expected that team to play,” Ottawa coach Dave Cameron said.
The Los Angeles Kings and Montreal Canadiens are atop their divisions, but neither are particularly happy about the way they’re playing. The Kings look to avoid losing three in a row for the first time since the opening week of the season Thursday night when they visit a Canadiens team that’s trying to avoid a […]
Jonathan Quick stopped everything the Montreal Canadiens threw at him on Thursday night. Quick made a season-high 45 saves, Anze Kopitar and Drew Doughty scored and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0. ”They had a good amount of zone time,” Quick said of Montreal.
The Edmonton Oilers can record their longest winning streak in almost 15 years while adding to the woes of the New York Rangers – again. Edmonton (14-15-2) is suddenly one of the hottest teams in the league with six consecutive wins, a mark it has reached just two other times since rattling off nine in […]
Henrik Lundqvist knows one game is not a cure-all for the New York Rangers’ recent ills. ”This was just so needed, this win, I think for so many reasons,” the star goalie said after the Rangers ended Edmonton’s six-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Tuesday night. Rick Nash and Mats Zuccarello each had a […]
Having ended his franchise-record point streak, Patrick Kane can turn his attention toward helping the Chicago Blackhawks continue their recent mastery of the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Perhaps not surprisingly, Kane has played a significant role in his team’s success against the Oilers. Kane had a 26-game point streak snapped – the longest in […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Ben Scrivens says life is good. The Bakersfield Condors goaltender wears eye black as he undresses in his locker room stall at Raley Field, the day before his team’s scheduled outdoor game against the Stockton Heat. It’s a time, in this trying season for Scrivens, to enjoy and look forward to. […]
[Breaking down the plausibility of the week’s biggest rumor.] The Rumor Well we all know by now that Steven Stamkos liked the tweet that he liked and it might have been an accident or an F.U. or a negotiating ploy, but boy did it get everyone talking about nice young man Steven Stamkos and how […]
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens have traded forward Christian Thomas to the Arizona Coyotes for forward Lucas Lessio.