It might be mid-February, but the Pittsburgh Penguins can feel spring — which means playoffs — right around the corner. Going into a game Tuesday night against the Ottawa Senators (19-26-9), the Penguins (31-22-4) already have been winning and now feel as though they are playing a style conducive to the stretch run. "This time […]
LAS VEGAS — It has been a storybook season so far for the Vegas Golden Knights, who seemingly break another record for an NHL expansion team every time they take the ice.
Since Sceviour joined the #FlaPanthers in 2016-17, he’s logged the second-most shorthanded ice time among all Panthers forwards (272:39). Florida has had the fifth-best PK unit (83.1 pecent) in the NHL since the start of the 2016-17 campaign.
Once Nashville got going, the struggling New York Rangers tried to stay close. The Predators scored twice in the second period and three times in the third to beat the Rangers 5-2 Saturday night. New York narrowed the deficit to one twice in the final two periods, but Nashville retaliated quickly both times.
NBCSN’s coverage of the 2017-18 season continues on Wednesday, as the Chicago Blackhawks host the Toronto Maple Leafs at 8:00 p.m. ET. It’s been a strange year for the Blackhawks. Heading into tonight’s game against the Leafs, the ‘Hawks find themselves seven points behind the Colorado Avalanche for the final Wild Card spot in the […]
The Tampa Bay Lightning have been going through a difficult stretch lately and things got a lot more difficult on Sunday. The Bolts, who are on an eight-game road trip, have confirmed that Palat will head back to Tampa on Monday for further testing. He’s accumulated eight goals and 30 points in 46 games this season. […]
Sebastian Aho and the Hurricanes helped Cam Ward have a fairly comfortable night in goal against the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Aho scored twice, Ward stopped 21 shots and Carolina beat the struggling Penguins 4-0 on Thursday night. ''We were good with our sticks and the puck pressure was tremendous all night,'' […]
After a pair of victories by shutout in the first two contests of their five-game road trip, the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning will be looking to keep their road trip perfect against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins find themselves stumbling into the NHL’s three-day holiday break. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions were shut out by the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday, giving them five losses in their past seven games. The Penguins also sit seventh in the Metropolitan Division, one point up on last-place Philadelphia. It’s not the way […]
Bjork, 21, registered a season-low 6:47 of ice time in the Bruins 5-3 loss to the Washington Capitals on Thursday night at TD Garden and was benched for portions of the second and third period after looking pretty timid throughout the game. Bjork has just a single point and two shots on net in his […]
The red-hot Los Angeles Kings will attempt to extend a season-best, six-game winning streak when they oppose the struggling Ottawa Senators on Thursday night at Staples Center. Los Angeles (18-8-3) used a four-goal third period rally to defeat the visiting Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Tuesday night. Marian Gaborik registered two goals, Anze Kopitar had a […]
Some teams at the bottom of the standings are already turning to the future, and others are looking for measures that will get them back in the playoff race. Here are the smart short- and long-term fixes for eight struggling clubs.