Teravainen’s 3-point night lifts Hurricanes past Canucks
Vancouver's 5-game point streak comes to an end Vancouver Canucks fans reacts to Carolina Hurricanes left wing Teuvo Teravainen's goal. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press) comments Teuvo Teravainen had a goal and a pair of assists on Wednesday, lifting the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.... Read more
Alex Ovechkin ties Sergei Fedorov for most points in NHL by a Russian
League-leading 37th goal of season gives Capitals captain 1,179 points in career Washington's Alex Ovechkin celebrates his second-period goal against Toronto on Wednesday, giving him 1,179 points in his career to tie Sergei Fedorov for most by a Russian player in the NHL. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press) comments Alex Ovechkin... Read more
Habs hold off Coyotes to spoil Galchenyuk’s return to Montreal
Canadiens goalie Price earns 4th straight win with 30-save performance Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) stops a shot from former teammate Alex Galchenyuk. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press) comments There was a pair of unlikely heroes for the Montreal Canadiens Wednesday night as Claude Julien praised his video replay... Read more
Kadri hat trick sinks Capitals and sends Leafs on break on high note
Matthews breaks scoring slump, Nylander picks up 3 points Toronto's Nazem Kadri celebrates his hat-trick goal in the Leafs' win over the Washington Capitals. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press) comments Nazem Kadri recorded the fifth hat trick of his career and added an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the... Read more
Twitter does what Twitter does in wake of Peter Chiarelli’s exit from Oilers
Some reaction to the firing of one of the most chirped GMs in recent memory Peter Chiarelli was fired as GM of the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. (Steve Mitchell/Reuters) Peter Chiarelli faced his share of criticism on social media as his Edmonton Oilers continued to struggle. But when the 54-year-old... Read more
Peter Chiarelli inherited a mess he made worse
Former GM leaves Oilers with big holes and salary cap difficulty Peter Chiarelli couldn’t adapt to the new NHL — one that preaches speed and skill over big and physical players. (Codie McLachlan/Canadian Press) comments There are many reasons that factor into the sorry state of the Edmonton Oilers, a... Read more
‘I didn’t think I would play in the NHL': How Elias Pettersson became an all-star
Canucks' centre leads all rookies in scoring with 34 points Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson will participate in his first NHL all-star game this weekend. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) comments Elias Pettersson didn't always envision himself skating among the greats. "I always believe in myself. But to be honest, growing up... Read more
Edmonton, out of playoff position, has dropped 9 of past 11 games at home The Edmonton Oilers are expected to address, at noon ET, reports of the firing of general manager Peter Chiarelli 0:00 comments Peter Chiarelli has been fired as general manager of the Edmonton Oilers, according to... Read more
Hinostroza’s 3-point night keeps Coyotes rolling with win over Sens
Arizona improves to 6-1-1 in past 8 games Ottawa Senators' Christian Wolanin handles the puck under pressure from Arizona Coyotes' Vinnie Hinostroza, right, during the first period. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press) comments The Ottawa Senators will have plenty of time to ponder their latest loss. Vinnie Hinostroza scored twice and added... Read more
Flames edge Canes, cruise into all-star break as top team in West
Calgary holds a 9-1-1 record through January Calgary Flames' Oliver Kylington, centre, celebrates his goal with teammates. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press) comments Mikael Backlund scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the visiting Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Calgary (33-13-5) heads into... Read more