Step aside Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid. Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson is the NHL’s top player, or so says his coach. “I think he’s the best player in the world,” Senators bench boss Guy Boucher told reporters Monday. “He has an impact on everything. Your breakouts, your transition, your offensive zone, your power play, […]
DETROIT (AP) Nikita Kucherov scored his second goal of the game with 18:13 remaining in the third period, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night. Tyler Johnson also scored for the Lightning, who now have the NHL’s top record after winning their fourth game in […]
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Sunday night marks the chance to chart a new course for the Anaheim Ducks and Buffalo Sabres, who meet for the first of two times this season. Anaheim (2-2-1) is battling injuries to key players and Buffalo (0-4-1) is winless to start the year. The Sabres lost 4-2 at Los Angeles on Saturday, allowing a […]
Phil Housley finally got win No. 1 with the Buffalo Sabres. Chad Johnson made 25 saves, Benoit Pouliot scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Sabres beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 on Sunday night for Housley's first victory as an NHL coach. ''It feels great, obviously,'' Housley said.
Apparently the best way to get Malcolm Subban through a full NHL game was have him go up against the Boston Bruins team that drafted him. The 23-year-old former Bruins first-round pick made a couple of pretty good saves, but he was never really fully tested by a B's group that appeared to be going […]
Let’s be clear. It’s still very early in the season. Several teams have played a maximum of six games, and one (Carolina) has played only three. Within all the games played to date, 19 players have registered at least eight points, with the scoring leader board headed by a trio of Washington Capitals – Evgeny […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) Alex Tuch and Vadim Shipachyov made the most of their debuts with the Vegas Golden Knights, as they each scored a goal in a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday. It was just the seventh career game for Tuch, who played in six games with Minnesota last season, while Shipachyov […]
The Vegas Golden Knights' scorching-hot start is the most surprising storyline of the NHL season thus far. And while Marc-Andre Fleury and James Neal have deservedly drawn most of the attention, the following three players have been integral to the team's 4-1 record. Nate Schmidt Even with Neal's six goals, Schmidt has arguably been the […]
With each win, the Vegas Golden Knights keep making history. The Knights became the third team in NHL history to record four wins in the first five games of their inaugural season, according to NHL Public Relations. The only other franchises to do so were the 1917-18 Montreal Canadiens and the 1926-27 New York Rangers. […]
Is Auston Matthews ready to be the new face of the NHL?
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