Calgary Flames goaltender Mike Smith is considered day to day with a lower-body injury following an MRI that revealed positive news, head coach Glen Gulutzan said Tuesday. Smith was helped off the ice near the end of Sunday’s game against the New York Islanders with what appeared to be a groin injury. Backup netminder David […]
They may have come away with a big two points against the New York Islanders on Sunday night, but the Calgary Flames‘ loss between the pipes was much, much bigger. Flames No. 1 goaltender – and potential MVP – Mike Smith went down awkwardly with 1.1 seconds left in the third period after trying to […]
Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins: Crosby scored a pair of goals in Pittsburgh’s matinee win over the St. Louis Blues. Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers: Rebuild? Since sending that letter to their fans on Thursday, the Rangers have won back-to-back games.
What are those chants you hear wafting through Music City? Oh, just the sound of ecstatic fans welcoming Mike Fisher back to the Nashville Predators. After announcing his retirement from the National Hockey League this past summer, everybody's favorite
On Wednesday, the 37-year-old Fisher announced that he will be coming out of retirement to rejoin the Nashville Predators for the remainder of the 2017-18 NHL season. “I don’t believe it came in a single instance or some aha moment, but as time passed, I gradually became certain that it was right for me to […]
Why is Mike Fisher (eventually) coming back to the Nashville Predators and the NHL? Fisher, Predators GM David Poile, and head coach Peter Laviolette addressed the media about Fisher’s surprise return from retirement on Wednesday, giving some big-picture answers to some of the questions surrounding his comeback. Poile joked that he saw photos of Fisher hunting, so […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mike Fisher insists he never thought of returning to the NHL and that watching players come out of retirement always bugged him.
In terms of trade-deadline acquisitions for contending teams across the NHL, few pieces are more coveted than a right-handed defenseman. Unfortunately for the scores of general managers seeking to add one ahead of the deadline, available such players are few and far between. That said, a few exist, and Detroit Red Wings rearguard Mike Green […]
As he’s done for eight previous Winter Classics, NBC’s Doc Emrick will be behind the mic for Monday’s game at CitiField between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres. The date will be 10 years since the Sabres took part in the inaugural event at Ralph Wilson Stadium — a snowy, messy picturesque day that […]
Warning: Story contains coarse language Over the course of the 2017-18 season, theScore will run a series of interviews with former players in which they recall some of the greatest moments of their career. This edition focuses on former forward and current NHL Network analyst Mike Rupp, who played 610 NHL games with six teams […]
Mike Keenan didn’t win many friends during his tumultuous, 40-year career, but if he is judged on the whole of his work — which includes a strong NHL résumé and international success — it will be difficult to keep him out of the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Keenan's the only coach to win titles in the NHL and KHL.