The nets aren't bigger, the goaltenders aren't smaller and yet scoring is up significantly around the NHL. Through the first two months of the season, goals are up more than 12 percent from the same time a year ago, including a whopping 14 percent increase on the power play and a 38 percent spike
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JAKE MCCABE RIPS ONE THROUGH TRAFFIC, SABRES LEAD 2-1! pic.twitter.com/caxRDaYkav — NHL Daily 365 (@NHLDaily365) December 6, 2017 It took nearly 30 games, and it was almost nullified upon review, but it finally happened. A Buffalo Sabres defenseman scored a goal for the first time this season when Jake McCabe fired one in from the […]
Two of the NHL’s highest scoring offenses meet again as the Tampa Ba Lightning host the New York Islanders.
Every once in a while Ryan Spooner flashes the kind of skill and explosiveness that could be a major boost to the Boston Bruins if it could be harnessed into consistent plays and production. Saturday afternoon was one of those days as Spooner scored the game's first goal in the first period to push the […]
When everything is going well for Artem Anisimov, he is repeatedly hit by sticks – in the back, legs, everywhere. Anisimov wrapped up a productive November for Chicago with a power-play goal during Thursday night's 4-3 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars. The 6-foot-4, 198-pound Anisimov makes his living on the most expensive real estate […]
We're post-Thanksgiving and the picture is not any clearer. Take a look at the Kings, a constant at the top of the rankings so far. They're 3-6-1 in their last 10. Same goes for the Senators, with big-name acquisition Matt Duchene still figuring things
Regardless of where you stand in the analytics-versus-eye-test debate that’s encompassed the hockey world over the past several years, advanced statistics in the NHL undeniably create some interesting talking points. For example: How can a 29-year-old with under 90 NHL contests to his name rank in the same breath as two of the most prolific […]
Erik Gudbranson looks at the standings almost every day. Sure, it's only November, but it's never too early to start thinking about the playoffs and see which teams are atop the division standings. ''Every single point matters,'' the Vancouver Canucks defenseman said. ''
Less than 90 seconds in, Friday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning very much had a feeling of déjà vu. With Phillipp Grubauer getting the start against the best team in the league, the Caps took a penalty just 44 seconds into the game. Grubauer failed to freeze the puck on two different opportunities allowing […]
Vegas not only set a league record for winning 13 games faster than any first-year team, but the Golden Knights led the Pacific Division on Thanksgiving. Through Thursday, four of the NHL's Original Six teams — the Rangers, Bruins, Canadiens and Blackhawks — joined the Ducks, Oilers and Senators
If it seems like there have been more goals scored in the NHL this season you would be correct