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Blue Jackets: Well-traveled wing earns coveted spot in lineup
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It's been a soul-trying couple of years for Miles Koules and his dreams of playing in the NHL. The son of former Tampa Bay Lightning owner and producer of the "Saw" movie franchise Oren Koules, Miles has plied his trade for six teams in the past two seasons while bouncing back and forth

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Josh Ho-Sang fights through adversity, earns Islanders confidence
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It took all of 20 seconds for Josh Ho-Sang to have his “Welcome to the NHL” moment when he made his New York Islanders debut in March. As Ho-Sang took the puck in the corner of the Islanders’ zone, Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn, he of a 6-foot-2, 210-pound frame, was charging at him. A […]

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Brent Burns earns 1st Norris Trophy
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San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns took home the Norris Trophy on Wednesday night as the NHL’s top rearguard of the 2016-17 campaign. Burns is coming off one of the more impressive offensive seasons by a defenseman in recent memory, leading the NHL in scoring by a blue-liner with 76 points – good enough for […]

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Text message mix-up earns Penguins fans free Stanley Cup Final tickets
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The high demand and limited quantity leads to some exorbitant prices at face value and on the secondary market. A couple of Penguins fans lucked out this week, thanks to a mysterious texter offering free tickets to Wednesday night’s Game 2. According to KDKA Pittsburgh, Amy Santora received the text offering four tickets to the game at PPG […]

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NHL: Stanley Cup playoffs – Penguins roar to life as Murray earns first win
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The Pittsburgh Penguins bounced back against the Ottawa Senators to even the NHL Eastern Conference finals. After an embarrassing game-three loss, reigning Stanley Cup champions the Penguins overcame the Senators 3-2 on Friday. Goalie Matt Murray's solid performance earned him the win in his first playoff start.

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Matt Murray earns start over Marc-Andre Fleury for Penguins in Game 4
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Murray will take over in net after a Game 3 rout. It looks like Marc-Andre Fleury played himself out of the Pittsburgh Penguins net. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan wouldn’t commit to a choice in postgame or after practice on Thursday, but his actions all but confirmed it at Friday’s morning skate.

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Kevin O’Connor: Why Markelle Fultz earns No. 1 overall ranking
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Kevin O’Connor joins Boston Sports Tonight to break down what aspects of Markelle Fultz game separates him from the rest of the field.

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Oilers' Leon Draisaitl earns DoPS hearing for spearing Chris Tierney (Video)
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Leon Draisaitl’s spear during Tuesday night’s 7-0 San Jose Sharks romp over the Edmonton Oilers has earned him a hearing. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced that the Oilers forward will face supplemental discipline for his stick work on Chris Tierney of the Sharks. Draisaitl was given

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Anderson earns 24-save shutout as Sens blank Wings 2-0 (The Associated Press)
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Craig Anderson has the Ottawa Senators on the verge of reaching the postseason. Anderson made 24 saves for his fifth shutout of the season and Erik Karlsson and Tom Pyatt scored in the Senators’ 2-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. The win coupled with Tampa Bay’s 4-0 loss to Boston means […]

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Flames' Matthew Tkachuk earns hearing for elbowing Drew Doughty (Video) (Puck Daddy)
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Matthew Tkachuk of the Calgary Flames will have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety after his high elbow to the face of Drew Doughty late in the first period of Sunday’s game. With the puck coming behind the Los Angeles net, Tkachuk tried boxing out Doughty along the boards. To be a rookie […]

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Carlyle earns 400th career win: 'I've been lucky to coach good players'
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Randy Carlyle’s best players made sure the Anaheim Ducks head coach left the rink Sunday night with his 400th career victory. Ryan Getzlaf, Ryan Kesler, and Corey Perry each finished with three points in a sound 5-2 dismantling of the NHL-best Washington Capitals, likely making No. 400 a little more special. Carlyle’s the 36th coach […]

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Sestito earns four game suspension for boarding Enstrom (Video) (Puck Daddy)
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The Department of Player Safety suspended Tom Sestito for four games after boarding Toby Enstrom in a raucous first period of Wednesday night’s game. Sestito was called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins to take the spot of an injured Patric Hornqvist. The game was the ninth for Sestito this season and first since Nov. 16.

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