You didn't expect the fireworks of the season opener but you figured Schmaltz, Ryan Hartman and Patrick Kane would connect pretty quickly again. Maybe that's not the case league-wide but it was for the Blackhawks on Wednesday night. The Blackhawks took five tripping penalties overall, including three in the first period.
Patrick Marleau is on the verge of a major milestone. The veteran forward will appear in his 1,500th regular-season game Wednesday when the Toronto Maple Leafs face the Detroit Red Wings. He sits 18th all time in games played and third all time among active players behind Jaromir Jagr (1,714) and Jarome Iginla (1,554), who's […]
Thursday night was rough on Brent Seabrook and frustrating for the Chicago Blackhawks as a whole, as they dropped a 5-2 loss to a Minnesota Wild team that was hobbling and still may be hobbling through the weekend. The worst moment came when Chris Stewart beat Seabrook on an odd-looking semi-breakaway that survived an offside […]
(CNN) – At the age of only 13, Nathan Walker packed his bags and moved more than 14,000 kilometers from home to pursue an ice hockey dream Growing up in the heat of Australia, the chances of fulfilling dream of becoming a professional ice hockey player were arguably pretty slim. But thanks to his coach
LAS VEGAS Hockey fans arrived on the Las Vegas Strip in the crisp desert afternoon, gathering in jovial groups outside the rink. Many wore the striking, multicolored jerseys of the Vegas Golden Knights, the NHL expansion team playing its historic first regular-season home game Tuesday night. Less than
WASHINGTON (AP) Patric Hornqvist scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in his season debut to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night in their first meeting since the playoffs. Hornqvist assisted on a goal by Kris Letang, the defenseman's first since Feb. 4 after missing the end of […]
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Arena talks are only slightly more enjoyable than talking about taxes, but they also happen to be crucial for NHL teams. Tuesday brought some interesting developments in both regards for the New York Islanders, although the Tavares update wasn’t exactly … detailed. First, let’s pull off the Band-Aid with the arena stuff, as Islanders co-owner […]
(Reuters) – Washington forward Nathan Walker became the first Australian to play in the NHL on Saturday and marked the occasion by scoring a goal as the Capitals beat the Montreal Canadians 6-1. The 23-year-old, who was on the ice for more than 11 minutes, was credited with his team's final goal
Washington Capitals forward Nathan Walker will become the first Australian player to dress in an NHL game when he makes his debut Saturday night against the Montreal Canadiens. Walker grew up in Sydney after he and his family emigrated from the United Kingdom when he was 2. After his brother Ryan was
Nathan Walker's professional hockey dreams will become a reality when he makes his NHL debut with the Washington Capitals against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday. The 23-year-old forward will become the first Australian to play in the NHL after the Sydney native became the first Australian player drafted in 2014.
Saturday nights are for hockey and grilling shrimp on the barbie. That will be the case for Washington Capitals prospect Nathan Walker, the U.K.-born and Australia-raised winger who will make his NHL debut Saturday against the Montreal Canadiens. Walker – who will become the first Aussie to play in the NHL – spent last season […]