Blues punch back, beat Bruins in OT for 1st Cup final win ever
St. Louis defenceman Carl Gunnarsson scores on delayed penalty to even series 1-1 St. Louis defenceman Carl Gunnarssan is congratulated after his overtime goal defeated the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final on Wednesday. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) comments Blues defenceman Carl Gunnarsson bumped into coach... Read more
Gunnarsson makes most of 2nd chance against Bruins
Blues defenceman was part of Toronto team that fell apart in Boston 6 years ago St. Louis Blues teammates mob Carl Gunnarsson, who scored the winning goal against the Boston Bruins during overtime in Game 2. (Charles Krupa/The Associated Press) comments Before the 2019 Stanley Cup final began on... Read more
Banged-up Blues forward Robert Thomas scratched for Game 2
Undisclosed injury unrelated to open-ice hit from Bruins' Torey Krug on Monday Blues centre Robert Thomas will sit out Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final at Boston with an undisclosed injury. Fellow forward Robby Fabbri could see his first game action since May 3. (Julio Cortez/Associated Press) commentsThe... Read more
Krug’s old-school helmetless shift may soon be a thing of the past
NHL GMs looking at rule that would require players without a helmet to leave ice Stephen Whyno · The Associated Press · Posted: May 28, 2019 6:10 PM ET | Last Updated: May 28 Boston Bruins' Torey Krug checks St. Louis' Robert Thomas during the third period in Game... Read more
Sheldon Keefe signs 2-year deal to remain coach with Leafs’ AHL team
Led Toronto to 2018 Calder Cup title Toronto Marlies head coach Sheldon Keefe, second left, celebrates with his coaching and training staff after winning AHL Calder Cup championship in Toronto in 2018. Keefe signed a new two-year deal to stay with the Marlies. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press) The Toronto Maple... Read more
4th line bails out Bruins following rusty beginning
Trio use speed, relentlessness to help defeat St. Louis Blues Sean Kuraly (52) had a key hand in the Boston Bruins’ Game 1 victory over the St. Louis Blues. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images) comments The rust was evident early on for the Boston Bruins in their Stanley Cup final curtain-raiser... Read more
Dave Tippett hired to coach rebuilding Oilers
Ex-Coyotes, Stars bench boss brings winning record, structure to Edmonton Doug Harrison · CBC Sports · Posted: May 28, 2019 12:08 PM ET | Last Updated: May 28 Dave Tippett, named the 16th head coach in Oilers history on Tuesday, was known for getting the most out of a... Read more
After missed calls in playoffs, Bettman says NHL will consider expanding video review
League is 'very' concerned about slowing down the game with extra reviews NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to the media before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final. Bettman said the league will consider expanding video review. (Charles Krupa/The Associated Press) comments NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday the... Read more
After slow start, Bruins smother Blues for comeback win
St. Louis jumps out to 2-0 lead before Boston's defence, offence kick into gear Boston's Sean Kuraly, centre, celebrates his third-period goal with Joakim Nordstom, left, and Charlie McAvoy in the Bruins' win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final on Monday. (Bruce... Read more
Capitals looking into Kuznetsov video showing white powder
Washington's top scorer appears in now-deleted video posted to twitter Washington Capitals star forward Evgeny Kuznetsov was seen with white powder on a table in front of him in a video posted to social media. (Claus Andersen/Getty Images) comments The Washington Capitals said Monday they have confirmed star Evgeny... Read more