A pair of local rivals will resume their frantic race for an Eastern Conference playoff berth Saturday afternoon, when the New York Rangers host the New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden. Both the Rangers and Islanders are coming off their five-day "bye week" and will be playing for the first time since Sunday, when […]
San Jose Sharks forward Timo Meier played in the 34th game of his rookie season in April. In the same game, the second-year winger scored his sixth goal of the season, and his third in his last six games. Meier's first professional season was defined by its ups and downs, and for good reason.
On a day filled with surprising trades around the NHL, the Kings made a move on Friday that was expected, officially announcing they had bought out the contract of defenseman Matt Greene. They had taken the first step toward that move when they put him on waivers 10 days ago. Greene, a rugged defender and […]
MARCH 18: Phillip Danault #24 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates his third period goal as Chris Kelly #22 and Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators react at Canadian Tire Centre on March 18, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. At this time last year, Canadian hockey fans had very little to be excited about. With […]
Less than a month remains in the NHL's regular season, and the playoff hunt is heating up for several teams on the bubble in the East. With the Bruins owning a four-point cushion over the Maple Leafs for the first wild-card spot entering the weekend, the Leafs have little room for comfort with the Islanders […]
The NHL playoff race doesn’t really get rolling until after the All-Star break, and almost every team still harbors postseason hopes – some more realistic than others. The division races only determine playoff seeding in the NHL, and it’s almost considered a weakness to ascribe too much importance to the regular season. The Washington Capitals […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) The NHL playoff race doesn’t really get rolling until after the All-Star break, and almost every team still harbors postseason hopes – some more realistic than others.
No. 1 Star: Roberto Luongo, Florida Panthers The Florida netminder stopped 39 of 39 New York Rangers shots on goal to help his team pick up a record eighth straight win. The Panthers retook the top spot in the Atlantic Division with the victory, jumping past idle Montreal. Also, Luongo’s shutout was his 71st of […]