St. Louis winger Vladimir Tarasenko would prefer not to wait until the third period to get the job done. The two banded together to help the Blues to a 2-1 come-from-behind win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Tarasenko capped a two-goal third-period rally by scoring with 5:20 left to give St. Louis its […]
For once, the defense-driven Minnesota Wild were able to let loose and enjoy a laugher. Thomas Vanek scored one of Minnesota’s three power-play goals and added three assists, leading the Wild to a 6-2 romp over the road-weary Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Mikko Koivu also scored and had three assists, Zach Parise added a […]
The Minnesota Wild have claimed center Jarret Stoll off waivers from the New York Rangers. The move was made on Tuesday, two days before the Wild host the Rangers. The way they’ve been playing will make it difficult for coach Mike Yeo to put Stoll in the lineup immediately, however.
The Minnesota Wild’s eight-game point streak is all the more impressive considering how little offense they’ve generated during that stretch. Although that formula has worked fine throughout the streak, the Wild would happily take more results similar to their most recent one. After blowing out its latest opponent with a season-high goal total, Minnesota looks […]
Facing the New York Rangers on Thursday night won’t be too difficult or strange for Jarret Stoll, despite having been dropped by the Rangers and picked up by the Minnesota Wild this week. The forward said his big emotional game won’t come until Jan. 21 when he plays at the Los Angeles Kings. It’ll be […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — New York Rangers goalie Antti Raanta left Thursday's game against the Minnesota Wild after taking a slap shot off the top of his helmet early in the first period.
Kari Lehtonen kept the Dallas Stars in the game until Tyler Seguin took over. Seguin broke it open with two second-period goals 30 seconds apart, and Dallas beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Tuesday night. ”(Lehtonen) was fabulous,” Stars coach Lindy Ruff said.
The Calgary Flames entered this month tied for the fewest points in the NHL. The Flames go for their longest winning streak in 10 years Thursday night when they face the Stars again. Calgary (14-14-2) ended a five-year postseason drought last spring and won a round for the first time since losing to Tampa Bay […]
Karri Ramo said he merely is getting in the way of the puck. Ramo finished with 35 saves to help the Calgary Flames beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 Thursday night for their seventh straight win. Sean Monahan, Dougie Hamilton and Mason Raymond scored for Calgary.
Anyone who shares even a little of Patrick Kane’s competitive spirit knows he was just being diplomatic on the occasions he downplayed the importance of his franchise-record point streak. Not only has Kane relented on that stance a bit, but his run is helping the Chicago Blackhawks win more lately. The NHL’s scoring leader looks […]
The point streak had to end at some point. And for Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks, that point was after 26 straight games hitting the score sheet. Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Blackhawks in Chicago on Tuesday night, 3-0. Kane was held without a shot on goal against […]