Sens’ Craig Anderson headlines Masterton finalists
Ottawa Senators’ Craig Anderson was announced as a Masterton Trophy finalist on Monday. (Jana Chytilova/Getty Images) Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson is a finalist for the NHL’s Masterson Trophy. Anderson, along with Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano and Carolina Hurricanes centre Derek Ryan were named the three finalists Monday for the award given “to the player... Read more
Confident Oilers feel they’re too ‘legit’ to quit now
Oilers Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) and Cam Talbot (33) say the team’s first playoff win against San Jose has given the team confidence it can go further. (Tony Avelar/Associated Press) In the forthcoming battle of Orange Crush versus Orange County, the Edmonton Oilers say they can no longer be characterized... Read more
Senators have no shortage of inspiration this season
Ottawa captain Erik Karlsson has been playing with two hairline fractures in his heel. (Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images) Shortly after Ottawa’s first-round playoff win over Boston, Senators captain Erik Karlsson revealed he had been playing with two hairline fractures in his left heel. Ottawa general manager Pierre Dorion called... Read more
Sharks’ Joe Thornton played with torn ACL and MCL in playoffs
Despite tearing his ACL and MCL on April 2, San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton, left, returned to play in the team’s final four playoff games in a first-round loss to the Edmonton Oilers. (Codie McLachlan/Getty Images) San Jose Sharks centre Joe Thornton will undergo surgery to repair torn... Read more
Blackhawks fire assistant coach Mike Kitchen
The firing of Chicago Blackhawks assistant coach Mike Kitchen comes after the team was swept by Nashville in a first-round series where they managed just three goals. (Andy Lewis/Getty Images) The Chicago Blackhawks have fired assistant coach Mike Kitchen. Changes in store for Blackhawks after ‘unacceptable’ playoff run Kitchen... Read more
Carey Price hopes to stay with Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price responds to questions from reporters on Monday. Price said he hopes to sign a new contract and stay with the Canadiens. (Paul Chiasson/Canadian Press) Star goaltender Carey Price hopes to sign a new contract and stay with the Montreal Canadiens. Canadiens’ Carey Price among... Read more
Capitals end Leafs’ playoff run in Game 6
Washington Capitals centre Marcus Johansson (90), left to right, celebrates with right wing Justin Williams (14) centre Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) and left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) after scoring against the Toronto Maple Leafs in overtime. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press) A historic Toronto Maple Leafs season has come to an... Read more
Flames’ Gaudreau gets Lady Byng Trophy nod
Johnny Gaudreau is vying to become the second Calgary player to win the Lady Byng Trophy in the past three seasons. (Derek Leung/Getty Images) Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau is one of the finalists for the NHL’s Lady Byng Trophy. Gaudreau, along with Minnesota Wild centre Mikael Granlund and... Read more
Senators advance with OT victory over Bruins
Boston Bruins’ Joe Morrow (45) and Ottawa Senators’ Kyle Turris (7) battle for the puck during the first period. (Michael Dwyer/The Associated Press) Clarke MacArthur scored the winner 6:30 into overtime as the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday afternoon to win their Eastern Conference quarter-final series in... Read more
Chris Kunitz hoping to contribute to Pens’ playoff run
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Chris Kunitz hasn’t played since March 31 due to a lower-body injury, however he practised on Sunday and is hopeful of making a return at some point during the playoffs. Read more