Rookie Jon Gillies made 28 saves for his second straight victory, Mikael Backlund had a goal and two assists and the host Calgary Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-1 on Saturday. Troy Brouwer added a goal and an assist to help the Flames move past the idle Blues into the final Western Conference wild-card
Henrik Zetterberg stood on the bench to acknowledge a loud ovation, a round of cheers for a milestone goal. Zetterberg scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to tie Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay on Detroit's career list and the Red Wings went on to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Saturday night.
Connor Hellebuyck shut down the St. Louis Blues – again. Hellebuyck made 34 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor each had a goal and an assist in the Winnipeg Jets' 4-0 victory Friday night. Hellebuyck has three shutouts in six career games against St. Louis.
Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin each had two goals and an assist and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Carolina Hurricanes 6-1 on Friday night for their season-best sixth straight victory. Jake Guentzel had a goal and two assists, Sidney Crosby scored a late goal and Olli Maatta also scored. The Penguins
The Minnesota Wild have been thriving lately on the road to keep pace in the Central Division. After smothering the Rangers 4-1, they completed a three-game sweep in the New York area. Mikael Granlund and Eric Staal each scored twice and Devan Dubnyk made 22 saves in the Wild's victory over the free-falling New York […]
CHICAGO (AP) Jean-Francois Berube had a good time in his return to the NHL – at the San Jose Sharks expense.
Joel Eriksson Ek and Chris Stewart scored in a 39-second span during Minnesota's three-goal second period, and the Wild rallied from two down to beat the host New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Thursday night. Wild defenseman Mike Reilly also scored in the second period and Eric Staal iced the game with an
Ryan Miller couldn't help but crack a smile when remembering the mess the Anaheim Ducks found themselves in. After two Ducks players put the puck over the glass on back-to-back plays while already on the penalty kill in the third period, Miller just dug in and helped drag Anaheim to its longest winning streak of […]
Nick Schmaltz scored the deciding goal in the seventh round of the shootout to give host Chicago a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night, just the Blackhawks' second victory in 11 games. Schmaltz fired a wrist shot between the legs of Mike Condon after Patrick Kane and rookie Alex DeBrincat
After a blip in Vancouver, the Boston Bruins got right back to business. Brad Marchand scored his 22nd goal 3:36 into overtime to give Boston a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Monday, less than 48 hours after the Bruins lost 6-1 to the Canucks. ''We ran into a hot goalie in Vancouver.
Nashville's power play is back, and the Predators are back in first place. Viktor Arvidsson scored twice to reach 20 goals this season, and the Predators beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Monday night. Roman Josi, Ryan Ellis and Craig Smith also scored for Nashville, which ended a two-game skid and tied Winnipeg for first […]
Mikkel Boedker might be playing his best hockey with the Sharks. ''Yeah, I think that's pretty fair to say,'' Boedker said after scoring twice in San Jose's 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday. Joe Pavelski, Melker Karlsson and Justin Braun also scored and Martin Jones made 26 saves for the Sharks, who won […]