Monahan scores team-leading 26th as Flames down Avalanche
Calgary Flames’ Sean Monahan, left, celebrates his goal against the Colorado Avalanche with Troy Brouwer. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press) Sean Monahan scored his team-leading 26th goal and added three assists Monday night as the Calgary Flames inched closer to clinching a playoff spot with a 4-2 victory over the... Read more
U.S. senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women’s team
Meghan Duggan and her U.S. women’s hockey teammates are threatening to boycott this year’s world championship because of a wage dispute. (Mark Humphrey/The Associated Press) Sixteen U.S. senators wrote a letter to USA Hockey’s executive director Monday over their concerns about the treatment of the women’s national team. Players... Read more
Sharks’ Micheal Haley suspended 1 game for sucker punch
San Jose’s Micheal Haley (38) punches Nashville’s Calle Jarnkrok Saturday. Haley was suspended one game for the attack. (Mark Zaleski/Associated Press) San Jose Sharks forward Micheal Haley has been suspended for one game without pay for punching Nashville forward Calle Jarnkrok. Haley was assessed a match penalty Saturday when... Read more
Benn brothers to face off for 1st time when Stars visit Habs
When the Dallas Stars visit the Bell Centre on Tuesday, brothers Jamie (left) and Jordie Benn (centre) will play against one another for the first time. (LM Otero/The Canadian Press) Jordie and Jamie Benn are about to live something neither has experienced before — playing against each other in... Read more
Canadian NHL teams rebound from playoff-less season
With sophomore sensation Connor McDavid leading the charge, Edmonton has experienced the second-largest increase in team point total over last season. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press) The embarrassment of an empty Canadian spring in the NHL has been wiped away. Canadian teams have made huge strides from last season, when... Read more
Frederik Andersen leaves Leafs’ practice early
Toronto goalie Frederik Andersen is dealing with an apparent upper-body injury that cause him to leave Saturday’s game at Buffalo. (Getty Images) Toronto Maple Leafs starting goalie Frederik Andersen returned to practice today following a mysterious exit from Saturday’s loss in Buffalo, but his time on the ice was... Read more
Jets capitalize on power play to down Canucks
Mathieu Perreault (85) and Adam Lowry (17) each scored in the Jets’ victory over the Canucks on Sunday night. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press) Michael Hutchinson made 28 saves and Adam Lowry scored a third-period power-play goal to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks... Read more
USA Hockey postpones women’s training camp as wage dispute continues
USA Hockey has postponed a training camp for the women’s national team ahead of next week’s world championships as a wage dispute continues. (Julio Cortez/Associated Press) USA Hockey said on Wednesday it had put preparations for the upcoming world championships on hold amid a wage dispute with the U.S.... Read more
Oilers pull away late to move into 3-way tie atop Pacific
The Edmonton Oilers are now tied with the San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks at 91 points. (Codie McLachlan/The Canadian Press) The Edmonton Oilers know a post-season berth is imminent, it’s just a matter of where they will fit in the playoff picture. Drake Caggiula and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins each... Read more
Monahan’s OT winner lifts Flames past Blues
Calgary Flames defenceman Mark Giordano, left, celebrates with centre Sean Monahan after Monahan scored in overtime against the St. Louis Blues. (Chris Lee/The Associated Press) Sean Monahan likes working overtime. The Calgary Flames forward proved it again Saturday night. Monahan scored with 3 seconds left in overtime, lifting the... Read more