Leafs’ Andersen expecting return from injury Thursday in Nashville
Goalie Federik Andersen took part in an optional Leafs practice Wednesday afternoon and sounded optimistic that he would start against the Nashville Predators on Thursday. (Frank Gunn/Canadian Press) The Toronto Maple Leafs are expecting to have their No. 1 netminder back in the crease Thursday night in Nashville. Frederik... Read more
Ducks dominate listless Canucks
Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry (10) celebrates his goal with teammate Nick Ritchie (37) during first period. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press) Corey Perry and Patrick Eaves scored 1:14 apart early in the first period as the Anaheim Ducks cruised past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 to extend their season-high... Read more
Oilers edge Kings to clinch 1st playoff berth since 2006
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) looks on as the Edmonton Oilers celebrate a goal during second period. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press) Cam Talbot made 34 saves as the Edmonton Oilers officially qualified for the playoffs for the first time since the 2005-2006 season with a 2-1 victory... Read more
Game Wrap: Maple Leafs edge Panthers, Matthews sets record 1:36 Wendel Clark knew his record might be in jeopardy 21 and a half minutes into Auston Matthews’s first game with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Matthews became the first player in NHL history to score four goals in a debut... Read more
Red Wings’ 25-season playoff streak ends in Carolina
Carolina Hurricanes’ Elias Lindholm (16) scores against Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard during the third period. (Gerry Broome/The Associated Press) The NHL’s model franchise will go back to the drawing board. After 25 consecutive years of being in the playoffs, the Detroit Red Wings were officially eliminated after... Read more
Canadiens solve Stars with 3-goal 3rd period
Montreal’s Phillip Danault (24) is blocked by Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen (32) during the Canadiens’ 4-1 win Tuesday. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press) Brendan Gallagher broke a tie 3:31 into the third period as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Tuesday night. Max Pacioretty, Artturi Lehkonen... Read more
Senators come up short in shootout vs. Flyers
Ottawa’s Alex Burrows scored past Philadelphia’s Steve Mason Tuesday, but the goal was disallowed. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Jordan Weal scored the only shootout goal after tying the game late in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.... Read more
Jets rally to beat Devils in shootout
Winnipeg Jets left wing Nikolaj Ehlers celebrates after scoring against the New Jersey Devils during the Jets’ 4-3 shootout win. (Julio Cortez/The Associated Press) Patrik Laine scored in a shootout and the Winnipeg Jets rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Tuesday night... Read more
Frederik Andersen not ruling out Thursday return vs. Predators
Toronto goalie Frederik Andersen is dealing with an apparent upper-body injury that caused him to exit Saturday’s game at Buffalo. (Getty Images) ​It remains a mystery when Toronto Maple Leafs netminder Frederik Andersen will return from an undisclosed injury. Andersen won’t dress for Toronto’s home game Tuesday night against... Read more
Hurricanes’ Eddie Lack out of hospital after straining neck
Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack suffered a neck strain in Monday night’s 4-3 loss to Detroit after colliding with Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou in overtime. Lack was released from hospital on Tuesday. (Gerry Broome/The Associated Press) The Carolina Hurricanes said Tuesday Eddie Lack is out of the hospital and has... Read more