Undermanned Canucks fall to Sharks
Patrick Marleau’s goal late in the second period was the eventual game-winner in the San Jose Sharks’ 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press) Patrick Marleau scored the winner and Martin Jones made 35 saves as the San Jose Sharks downed the undermanned... Read more
Crosby leads Pens over Flyers in NHL’s Stadium Series
Sidney Crosby scored his 34th goal of the season during the first period of Saturday night’s NHL Stadium Series hockey game at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. (Gene J. Puskar/The Associated Press) The pomp. The circumstance. The spectacle. Sidney Crosby’s used to all of it. So the message the Pittsburgh... Read more
Crosby leads Pens over Flyers in NHL’s Stadium Series
Sidney Crosby scored his 34th goal of the season during the first period of Saturday night’s NHL Stadium Series hockey game at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. (Gene J. Puskar/The Associated Press) The pomp. The circumstance. The spectacle. Sidney Crosby’s used to all of it. So the message the Pittsburgh... Read more
Habs claim 14th straight victory over Leafs with Shaw’s OT winner
Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen (31) bats the puck clear as Montreal Canadiens’ Andrew Shaw applies pressure during third period. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press) Andrew Shaw scored the overtime winner on Saturday as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs for the 14th consecutive time, a 3-2... Read more
NHL upholds 10-game suspension for Antoine Vermette
The NHL announced on Saturday that the 10-game suspension issued to Anaheim Ducks centre Antoine Vermette has been upheld. Vermette slashed on official during a game on Feb. 14. (Ross D. Franklin/The Associated Press) NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Saturday upheld the 10-game suspension assessed to Anaheim Ducks centre... Read more
Jonathan Quick returns to Kings after 59-game absence
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick returned to the team after missing 59 games. (David Becker/Associated Press) Goalie Jonathan Quick has returned to the Los Angeles Kings after injuring his groin in the first period of the season opener. Quick led the Kings during warmups before Saturday’s game against... Read more
Leafs’ Mitch Marner to miss 5th straight game
Toronto Maple Leafs rookie forward Mitch Marner is second on the team with 48 points in 56 games this season. (Claus Andersen/Getty Images) Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock thinks star rookie Mitch Marner is ready to return to the lineup, but the team will hold the 19-year-old forward... Read more
Flames fend off Panthers to extend win streak to 3
Flames’ Troy Brouwer, right, celebrates with teammate Matt Stajan after scoring during Calgary’s 4-2 win over the Panthers on Friday, in Sunrise, Fla. (Lynne Sladky/AP Photo) The Calgary Flames are having a successful road trip, while the Florida Panthers are struggling at home. Chad Johnson made 36 saves during... Read more
Hurricanes blow past Senators to halt 5-game losing streak
Carolina Hurricanes’ Sebastian Aho and Ottawa Senators’ Derrick Brassard chase the puck during Friday’s 3-0 Carolina win. (Gerry Broome/The Associated Press) Eddie Lack spent a lot of time this season watching his Carolina Hurricanes teammates play while he dealt with concussion issues. He made the most of a rare... Read more
Oilers fall victim to Capitals’ home-ice magic
Washington’s Riley Barber (24) looms over a prone Oscar Klefbom of the Edmonton Oilers during the Capitals’ 2-1 win Friday. (Rob Carr/Getty Images) Justin Williams and Tom Wilson scored as the Washington Capitals beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Friday night to tie the franchise record with their 13th... Read more