The Philadelphia Flyers may only be five points out of a playoff spot, but they’re going to be in tough to fight their way into the post-season without the services of defenseman Michael Del Zotto for the rest of the season. Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced Sunday that Del... Read more
The NHL’s Feb. 29 trade deadline is only a week away. As the big day approaches, Winnipeg Jets left wing Andrew Ladd, Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal and Arizona Coyotes winger Mikkel Boedker top the list of players expected to be on the move. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman,... Read more
Patrick Roy spent his entire playing career frustrating opposing shooters and coaching staffs with remarkable stops, so it must be strange for him to stand and watch as his Colorado Avalanche are repeatedly stymied by incredible saves. Sunday night, Canucks netminder Ryan Miller put on a show against Roy’s... Read more
I’ve been to the arena in Lake Placid where it all went down. You can feel the vibe, see where the ghosts might hang out on weekdays. But to modern eyes, it’s incredible how small everything appears. Peer out the window and you can see where the opening ceremonies... Read more
There’s still one week remaining before the trade deadline, but the Maple Leafs are already getting their fire sale started. First, Toronto completed a deal to ship Shawn Matthias to the Colorado Avalanche, and now Maple Leafs fans can say goodbye to Roman Polak and Nick Spaling, as both... Read more
The Buffalo Sabres were forced to play Sunday without their top forward, something they’ll have to get used to for the next several NHL games. Center Ryan O’Reilly missed Sunday’s 4-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins and afterwards coach Dan Bylsma announced he will miss the next three to... Read more
It was pretty much a perfect day for the Minnesota Wild as they pasted the Chicago Blackhawks 6-1 on home ice in the Stadium Series game. Yet, there was one incident that put a damper on the Sunday outdoor outing. Right winger Jason Zucker had to be carted off... Read more
Status: Former NHL right winger from 1975-1984 for Winnipeg, St. Louis, Detroit and Pittsburgh. Currently serves as associate coach for Tampa Bay. Was previously a head coach for Winnipeg, Boston, Ottawa, New York Islanders and Phoenix. DOB: January 25, 1955 In: Moncton, NB First Hockey Memory: “Going to watch... Read more
The purge of the last-place Toronto Maple Leafs continues ahead of the NHL trade deadline. The Leafs dealt left winger Shawn Matthias to the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday, picking up center Colin Smith and a fourth-round 2016 NHL draft pick in return. The Matthias move comes less than two... Read more
The coach’s challenge was instituted this season to ensure improper goals aren’t counted, but Taylor Hall is starting to think the process misses the mark. The Edmonton Oilers left winger criticized the procedures for reviews of debated NHL goals following his team’s 3-2 home loss to the Colorado Avalanche on... Read more