Be sure to visit NBCOlympics.com and NBC Olympic Talk for full hockey coverage from PyeongChang. The Philadelphia Flyers are winning a lot of hockey games right now but the injury bug has taken a pretty big bite out of them over the past couple of weeks. Simmonds’ absence will be a big blow to the Flyers’ power play where […]
The ascent of the Philadelphia Flyers and the decline of the New York Rangers began immediately after their most recent game Jan. 16. What is left of the Rangers' playoff hopes likely rests on the roles beginning to reverse themselves Sunday. A pair of Metropolitan Division rivals traveling in opposite directions will meet each other […]
ST. LOUIS — The NHL All-Star Game could be headed for St. Louis if planned improvements to Scottrade Center are completed. The Blues and the city are in the midst of a $64 million renovation of the 24-year-old facility. The first phase — including a new scoreboard, new restrooms, three new concession
The Winnipeg Jets are in full flight. OK, we could have done a bit better with the plane puns, but seriously, Winnipeg is tearing it up right now – especially at home. The @NHLJets (32-13-9, 73 points) extended their point streak to eight contests (6-0-2), including a 3-0-1 mark on their active 10-game homestand. #NHLStats […]
It’s still unclear whether Ryan Shazier will ever be able to play football again, but Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II said Shazier will be with the team in some capacity going forward. “I expect Ryan is going to be here one way or the other and have a role with the team one way […]
The Habs and Isles meet at Bell Centre tonight.
Rested but hardly satisfied with their place in the Eastern Conference standings, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings meet Saturday afternoon at PPG Paints Arena in their first game coming off a bye week. Pittsburgh (22-19-3) has won two in a row for the first time since a four-game winning streak Nov. 25-Dec. 2. […]
Just a couple of weeks ago the Philadelphia Flyers looked like a team that was going nowhere fast. On Wednesday, they topped the Detroit Red Wings by a 4-3 margin to win for the seventh time in their past eight games and moved to within two points of a Wild Card spot in the Eastern […]
Calgary Flames coach Glen Gulutzan has heard the notion that the NHL teams in playoff position on (American) Thanksgiving are generally the ones that make the playoffs five months later. With two wins in a row under his belt to move his team back into a playoff position, Gulutzan likes the direction
The Canadiens attempt to extend their winning streak to six games on Tuesday against the St. Louis Blues at Bell Centre. The Canadiens (13-12-3), who lost five games in a row before turning things around, have been powered by the goaltending of Carey Price and an offense that has come to life. Price, who will […]
WASHINGTON — With Braden Holtby between the pipes, the Washington Capitals feel they have a shot against any team in the NHL. That theory will be put to the test again when the San Jose Sharks come to town Monday.
Facing one of the NHL’s supreme goaltenders in Sergei Bobrovsky, the Washington Capitals were glad to have another in Braden Holtby.