Tuukka Rask has rediscovered his game and the Boston Bruins are starting to become the type of team they want to be in front of him – one that's tough defensively. Brad Marchand and Jake DeBrusk scored, Rask stopped 30 shots and the Bruins beat the New York Islanders 3-1 on Saturday night. Danton Heinen […]
Nicklas Backstrom is usually the one setting up his Washington Capitals teammates. Backstrom ended a 21-game goal drought and had two assists, and Washington's top-line trio of Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson combined for 11 points in a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks. Wilson had two goals and two assists for his first […]
TAMPA, Fla. – Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning became the first NHL team with 20 wins by defeating the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Thursday night. Stamkos, who entered with one goal and two assists over his previous eight games, got his 12th goal early in the first
Some goals are more memorable than others. Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar combined on one Tuesday night that they won't soon forget. Gaborik scored twice in the third period to lead the Los Angeles Kings past the Minnesota Wild 5-2 for their sixth straight victory.
theScore’s NHL Power Rankings are published every other Monday. Our fifth installment is put together by editors Josh Wegman, Josh Gold-Smith, Flip Livingstone, and Cory Wilkins. 1. Winnipeg Jets (17-6-4) ▲ Previously 3rd With a decisive 5-0 win over the Senators Sunday night, the Jets tied the Lightning for the most points in the league, […]
Center Bill Karlsson leads them with a career-best 13 goals; remember, the Columbus Blue Jackets traded a 2017 first-round pick, a 2019 second-round pick and the contract of injured forward David Clarkson to Vegas in exchange for the Golden Knights' agreement to take Karlsson in the expansion draft
Sidney Crosby redirected Kris Letang's shot past Philadelphia's Brian Elliott 1:48 into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Flyers on Monday night. The Penguins lost goaltender Matt Murray to a leg injury in the second period and trailed by two entering the third before storming back against the reeling […]
NEW YORK (AP) Jimmy Vesey scored the tying goal early in the third period and added the winner in the seventh round of a shootout to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday.
Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel came through for the reeling Pittsburgh Penguins. Crosby and Kessel each scored twice and the Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night to end a season-high three-game losing streak. ''We needed that win tonight,'' Kessel said.
It might only be late November, but New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy knows that winning divisional series can go a long way toward making the Stanley Cup playoffs. ''It's huge, it's a couple extra points that they don't get,'' Leddy said after scoring 2:44 into overtime to give the Islanders a 5-4 overtime victory […]
Vancouver Cancuks rookie Brock Boeser is enjoying a fast start to his career, while embattled defenseman Derrick Pouliot is just happy to have a change of scenery. Boeser scored two more goals and Pouliot netted the game-winner against his former team as the Canucks defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Wednesday night. ''There's a lot […]
It took Auston Matthews only two periods to get into his groove. Back after missing four games with an upper body injury, Matthews scored twice in the third period to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-0 Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Ron Hainsey and Nazem Kadri scored 37 seconds […]