Leafs’ playoff pursuit hits bump in loss to Sabres
The Leafs hold a one point lead over the Boston Bruins for third spot in the Atlantic Division. (Jeffrey T. Barnes/The Associated Press) Sabres forward Jack Eichel would like to thank the thousands of Maple Leafs fans who showed up in Buffalo to provide an electric environment to what’s... Read more
Habs hold off Senators to maintain Atlantic lead
Montreal Canadiens’ Shea Weber (6) celebrates his goal with teammates Andrei Markov (79) and Alex Galchenyuk during the first period. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press) Andrei Markov doesn’t talk a lot or smile that often when he meets with the media but this time the Montreal Canadiens veteran couldn’t help... Read more
Brock Boeser’S 1st-career NHL goal seals win for Canucks over Wild 0:15 Brock Boeser scored in his NHL debut and the Vancouver Canucks also got a pair of goals from Reid Boucher as the Canucks defeated the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Saturday. The Canucks scored all of their goals in... Read more
Game Wrap: Ducks move into tie for 1st in Pacific with win over Jets 1:23 Andrew Cogliano scored late in the second period, Jonathan Bernier made 17 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Friday night. Corey Perry and Jakob Silvferberg also scored for Anaheim,... Read more
2 players turn down USA Hockey’s replacement team invite
​The U.S. women’s national hockey team has received the support of the NHLPA and MLBPA over it’s decision to boycott the world championships because of a wage dispute. (Andrej Isakovic/AFP/Getty Images) Two players told The Associated Press on Friday they had declined an inquiry from USA Hockey to replace... Read more
Injuries the great X factor when it comes to Stanley Cup aspirations
Scott Wilson is just one of the players Pittsburgh has lost to injury this season. (Gerry Broome/Associated Press) There’s plenty of knocking on wood this time of year Read more
Bettman says IOC, IIHF must make concessions on Olympics
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the International Olympic Committee and hockey’s governing body will have to make concessions before the league sends the world’s best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next February. (Chris Young/Canadian Press/File) ​NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the International Olympic Committee and hockey’s... Read more
Senators, Avalanche to play 2 regular season games in Sweden
Colorado’s Gabriel Landeskog and Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson will play two regualr season games on home soil as the NHL Global Series pits the Avalanche vs. the Senators this fall. (File/Getty Images) The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two games in Sweden next season, the NHL’s first regular-season... Read more
Kings use special teams to beat Jets 0:22 Drew Doughty, Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar each scored a power-play goal, and the Los Angeles Kings kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. Ben Bishop made 19 saves and Tanner... Read more
Oilers roar back with 5-goal 3rd period to stun Avalanche
Edmonton Oilers left winger Drake Caggiula celebrates his goal-ahead goal in the third period, helping the Oilers rally for a 7-4 victory. (David Zalubowski/The Associated Press) Drake Caggiula and Jordan Eberle scored 1:10 apart to break a tie late in the third period, and the Edmonton Oilers rallied to... Read more