NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.
Alex Ovechkin has again etched his name into the record book, as he has become the first player since the NHL's inaugural season to open a season with consecutive hat tricks. Ovechkin scored his fourth, fifth and sixth goals of the season in the first period of the Washington Capitals' home
The Chicago Blackhawks kick off their season at home Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
After the Detroit Red Wings missed the playoffs last season for the first time since 1989-90, one might have expected major changes before the 2017-18 campaign. Instead, the Wings opted to go with just minor tweaks, insisting that last season was just a blip on the radar and not an indication of an emerging downward […]
The Ottawa Senators will be without their best player when they open the season Thursday night at Canadian Tire Centre against the Washington Capitals. "I know it's getting better every day," Boucher said after Wednesday's practice. With or without Karlsson, the Senators are drawing a formidable opponent off the bat.
1. Pittsburgh Penguins. Champs start on top in quest for first three-peat since '80s Islanders. 2. Edmonton Oilers. No. 97 on a quest of his own to hoist the Cup just like No. 99 used to do. 3. Nashville Predators. Housley brings his style to Buffalo; too bad he can't bring the NHL's best
A handful of Pittsburgh Penguins players whose names are on the Stanley Cup, some of them twice or even three times, are gone. The same goes for core players from the back-to-back Presidents’ Trophy winning Washington Capitals. Pittsburgh no longer has forwards Nick Bonino, Chris Kunitz and Matt Cullen, defensemen Trevor Daley or goaltender Marc-Andre […]
A handful of Pittsburgh Penguins players whose names are on the Stanley Cup, some of them twice or even three times, are gone.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Steven Porzio’s father was a New York Rangers fan, but he always rooted for the New Jersey Devils. A goaltender himself, Porzio was struck by Martin Brodeur, and he dreamed of replacing the NHL’s career wins leader when his days at the Prudential Center were done.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Brock Boeser scored at 4:38 of overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday in the first NHL exhibition game of the preseason. Sven Baertschi tied it for Vancouver with 2:54 left
The Bruins were able to coax the 21-year-old right wing into a deal that was probably slightly under market value ($6.67 million average annual value rather than the $7 million he could have demanded) for six years, and Pastrnak will miss only the first couple of days of training camp as he flies into Boston […]
VOORHEES, N.J. — Dave Hakstol wanted to know right away who can hack it and who can’t. “It was the hardest day of a first day of camp in my 11 years,” said Jakub Voracek, whose first NHL training camp was with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2008. “A lot of skating, a lot of battles. On […]