Dougie Hamilton scored twice to lead the red-hot Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday afternoon at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., their seventh consecutive win. Goalie Mike Smith stopped 38 shots for the Flames, who go into their bye week after running the table on a four-game
The Calgary Flames got off to a mediocre start this season, but thanks to their red-hot play (sorry!) recently, they’ve managed to climb back into the Western Conference playoff picture. Last night’s 5-1 win over the first-place Tampa Bay Lightning was Calgary’s fifth consecutive victory. What is even more impressive is that they beat the […]
Here are Three Things to Watch when the Blackhawks take on the Winnipeg Jets tonight on NBC Sports Chicago and streaming live on the NBC Sports app. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. with Blackhawks Pregame Live. In a move that could benefit both sides, the Blackhawks acquired Duclair from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Richard Panik, and […]
Sean Couturier scored two goals and Shayne Gostisbehere and Ivan Provorov each scored one goal, leading the Philadelphia Flyers past the Buffalo Sabres, 4-1, Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Backup goaltender Michal Neuvirth started for the first time since Nov. 28 and earned the win with 30 saves on 31 shots on […]
BOSTON — Two teams headed in different directions come out of the NHL holiday break against each other at TD Garden on Wednesday night.
The Islanders rolled into Boston with a red-hot offense against a red-hot Boston Bruins team, and the B's ended up taking the win for the 8th time in their last 10 games. Goals from Brad Marchand, Jake DeBrusk and Danton Heinen paced the offense, but it was all about the Bruins defense and Tuukka Rask holding […]
The Los Angeles Kings play beyond a lot of people’s sleepy times, so many might have missed this, but they’re once again boiling-hot right now, what with their seven-game winning streak. While the St. Louis Blues are up there with them, the Kings came into Friday leading the Western Conference with 41 points in just […]
After a fourth consecutive win – a 4-2 decision over the New York Rangers on Friday – Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen broke things down rather simply. "Hockey's a lot more fun when you're playing well, playing hard for each other like we are right now," he said, per Stephen Whyno of The Associated Press. […]
Minnesota Wild coach Bruce Boudreau understands better than most how difficult the three-game trip through California can be for non-West Coast teams. The Wild open their three-game California trip on Tuesday night at the Los Angeles Kings, then will visit the Anaheim Ducks on Friday and the San Jose Sharks on Sunday before returning home. […]
The hottest team in the NHL will face one of the league's coldest squads Friday night when the New York Islanders host the Ottawa Senators at Barclays Center. The Islanders earned their season-high fourth straight win as well as their seventh victory in eight games Tuesday when they beat the visiting Vancouver Canucks 5-2. The […]
Regardless of the final result, the New York Islanders' 2017-18 season is only going to be defined by John Tavares' next move. The perennial Hart-worthy superstar and organizational linchpin will be an unrestricted free agent in July if he and the Isles, who selected Tavares first overall in 2009, can't reach an extension before the […]
MONTREAL — The Columbus Blue Jackets, riding the goaltending of Sergei Bobrovsky, are the hottest team in the NHL. They will look to extend their winning streak to seven games when they face the Montreal Canadiens on Monday at Bell Centre.