Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, and ageless goalie Ryan Miller stopped 41 shots as the Anaheim Ducks did just enough to beat the Dallas Stars 2-0 on Wednesday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. It was Miller's third shutout of the season. Miller has stopped 61 shots over the past four […]
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WASHINGTON (AP) Brayden Point scored two first-period goals, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots to earn his NHL-leading 35th victory and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 Tuesday night in a matchup between division leaders.
Anders Nilsson finally had his hard work rewarded with a victory. Loui Eriksson scored his second goal of the night late in the third period and Nilsson stopped 44 shots to pick up his first win in 2 1/2 months as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Boston Bruins 6-1 Saturday night.
Derick Brassard had a goal and two assists and Ottawa defeated the New York Rangers 6-3 on Saturday. Matt Duchene and Mark Stone both added a goal and an assist for Ottawa, which has won two straight. Craig Anderson also stopped 35 shots and Johnny Oduya, Magnus Paajarvi and Thomas Chabot also scored.
It was a big night for two of the youngest Pittsburgh Penguins. The same can be said for a longtime NHL veteran, now formerly with the Ottawa Senators. Jake Guentzel scored twice, Zach Aston-Reese scored his first two NHL goals and the Penguins picked up a 6-3 victory over the Senators, who also traded veteran […]
The last time Columbus was in Brooklyn just 10 days ago, it didn't have much to show after a flurry of shots in the first period and then let a lead after 40 minutes slip away in a loss. This time, Sergei Bobrovsky made a big save to preserve the advantage early in the third […]
There’s a new team atop the Atlantic Division, for the time being at least. After Tampa Bay's loss to Buffalo and Boston's win over Calgary, the Bruins now sit ahead of the Lightning by mere percentage points. (Image courtesy: NHL.com) The Lightning remain in first thanks to their 79 points through 57 games, while the […]
If you consider the final score of 4-1, you’d think the Pittsburgh Penguins pulverized the St. Louis Blues on Sunday afternoon. Instead, it was a close game, with the Blues forcing Matt Murray to make some spectacular saves and Sidney Crosby (among others) to score some big goals. In the case of Crosby, he collected […]
Despite a turbulent season, the New York Rangers remain the NHL leader in one major category. It was revealed by Fanatics, the company that operates the league’s e-commerce, that the Rangers top the league in merchandise sales, via ESPN’s Greg Wyshynski. Pittsburgh ranks second, while Chicago, Vegas, and Boston round out the top five. It […]
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Dustin Byfuglien’s 800th NHL game was as memorable as it was productive, as the Jets defenseman scored and added an assist in Winnipeg’s 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.
Not after they built a three-goal lead and then had to hold of the Vancouver Canucks. Yanni Gourde scored late in the second period to give the Tampa Bay a 3-0 lead in a 4-2 victory over Vancouver on Saturday night for the Lightning's fifth win in six games. ''We didn't play the right way,'' […]