When Ken Hitchcock stood behind the visitors’ bench against the Montreal Canadiens in October, he watched his St. Louis Blues fire 17 pucks at Carey Price in the first period. He stood and pondered how his team could be outchancing the Canadiens so badly and still be losing. As... Read more
The Arizona Coyotes were well on their way to victory Saturday night against the Nashville Predators, but rookie Anthony Duclair sent fans home with something more than a shutout victory to talk about. In the final seconds of the victory, Duclair scored what might be the nicest goal any... Read more
Status: Tampa Bay Lightning center. Ht: 5-9 Wt: 174 pounds DOB: December 27, 1990 In: Cap-Rouge, Quebec First Hockey Memory: “I think probably from pictures. But I remember my dad took me out to skate when I was four-years-old.” Hockey Inspirations: “When I was young a small player like... Read more
St. Louis has lost each of their past three games in overtime, but it’s more than just the extra frame where the Blues can’t catch a break. During Friday night’s game against the Anaheim Ducks, the Blues lost center Paul Stastny, defenseman Jay Bouwmeester and goaltender Jake Allen. Read more
By Shelly Anderson With his flexible body, omnipresent smile and an infectious joie de vivre, Marc-Andre Fleury seems eternally young. Truth is, he turned 31 Nov. 28, and he’s had to make some adjustments. “I used to not stretch at all, and I could do the splits no problem,”... Read more
Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin is chasing down the 500th goal of his career, and he came within one of the 500-goal plateau with an absolutely spectacular overtime winner Saturday afternoon just moments after a game-saving play by Washington blueliner Nate Schmidt. In the extra frame of the matinee... Read more
Connor McDavid may be back practicing with the Edmonton Oilers, but the 18-year-old center won’t see game action until at least February. Oilers coach Todd McLellan told media after Edmonton’s practice Saturday that he had heard that speculation was McDavid would be back in the lineup this weekend, but... Read more
We’re living in the greatest goaltending era the sport has ever seen. The modern-day legends – Dominik Hasek, Martin Brodeur, Patrick Roy – still stand in a league of their own, but, across the board, today’s keeper is bigger, stronger, faster and more fundamentally sound than his forebearer. Read more
Defenseman Dustin Byfuglien still faces an uncertain future with the Winnipeg Jets. An unrestricted free agent in July, it was recently revealed the 30-year-old was seeking an eight-year, $55 million contract. That could put him out of the budget-conscious Jets’ comfort zone. Last weekend, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported a... Read more