Leafs’ struggles continue as Red Wings hand them 3rd loss in a row
Trevor Daley (83) celebrates his go-ahead goal in the Detroit Red Wings’ 3-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press) Trevor Daley scored a tiebreaking, short-handed goal midway through the second period and the Detroit Red Wings went on to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs... Read more
NHL at 100: Sens look to build momentum against rival Habs
From left to right: coach Guy Boucher, Gabriel Dumont and Cody Ceci of the Ottawa Senator look on as Matt Duchene drills during practice ahead of Saturday’s outdoor game against the Montreal Canadians. (Getty Images/Freestyle Photo) The NHL 100 Classic game could be the right tonic after a difficult... Read more
NHL at 100: Humble beginnings to billion-dollar business
Ottawa Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson participates in practice on the outdoor rink on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. On Saturday, Karlsson and his teammates will take on the Montreal Canadians in the NHL 100 Classic. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press) It was a night of sticky ice, last-minute player signings and a... Read more
U Sports team again gets the edge on Canadian juniors
Denmark goalie Mads Sogaard denies Brett Howden in Friday’s world junior exhibition game in St. Catharines, Ont. The Moose Jaw Warriors forward did score one of Canada’s goals in a 5-3 victory to conclude this week’s selection camp. (Peter Power/Canadian Press) Jordan Kyrou had a goal and an assist... Read more
U Sports team again gets the edge on Canadian juniors
Canada goalie Colton Point (1) makes a save as USports’ Stephen Harper (34) looks on during their exhibition game on Thursday in St. Catharines, Ont. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press) It took less than four minutes for Alex Formenton to show why he was brought to Canada’s world junior selection camp. Working on... Read more
Leafs’ offence sputters in uninspiring loss to Wild
Minnesota goalie Alex Stalock stops a shot by Toronto forward Connor Brown during the Wild’s 2-0 win over Toronto on Thursday. (Hannah Foslien/The Associated Press) Alex Stalock started his extended stretch of action in the Minnesota net with his first NHL shutout in three seasons. Blanking a Toronto team... Read more
Fleury, Murray steal show as Golden Knights edge Pens
Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury of the Vegas Golden Knights blocks a shot by Patric Hornqvist of the Pittsburgh Penguins. (John Locher/Associated Press) Jon Merrill’s first goal of the season snapped a third-period tie, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 shots against his former team and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Pittsburgh... Read more
Predators sink Oilers with 2nd-period onslaught
Nashville players celebrate a goal as Edmonton goalie Laurent Brossoit (1) looks on during the Oilers’ 4-0 loss to the Predators on Thursday. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press) Juuse Saros made 46 saves for his second career shutout and Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist as the Nashville... Read more
Joonas Donskoi’s winner helps Sharks weather Flames’ comeback
Tomas Hertl of the San Jose Sharks looks back as Flames’ goalie Mike Smith snags the puck with his glove during Calgary’s 3-2 loss on Thursday. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press ) Joonas Donskoi scored the winner late in third and had an assist to lead the San Jose Sharks to... Read more
Hawks feed early and often as Jets fail to take flight
Vinnie Hinostroza (48) of the Chicago Blackhawks attempts a deflection on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck, while Ben Chiarot defends during Chicago’s 5-1 win on Thursday. (John Woods/Canadian Press ) Patrick Kane and Nick Schmaltz each had a goal and an assist as the Chicago Blackhawks extended their season-high... Read more