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Outstanding outing by Thatcher Demko keeps Vancouver's hopes alive
6:20am - 02 Sep 2020

Outstanding outing by Thatcher Demko keeps Vancouver's hopes alive

After seeing five shots in six months, Thatcher Demko faced five in the opening eight minutes on Tuesday and 43 in his first National Hockey League start since March 10. Fortunately for the Vancouver Canucks, he hasn’t forgotten how to play goal.
Flyers stay alive with yet another playoff O.T. nail-biter
3:40am - 02 Sep 2020

Flyers stay alive with yet another playoff O.T. nail-biter

Scott Laughton scored on a redirect in overtime after Philadelphia blew a late two-goal lead, helping and the Flyers stave off elimination with a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
Avs' stun the Stars early and often to keep the series alive
5:26am - 01 Sep 2020

Avs' stun the Stars early and often to keep the series alive

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare began a five-goal scoring spree in the first period and the Colorado Avalanche avoided second-round elimination with a 6-3 victory over the Dallas Stars in Game 5 on Monday night.
Tampa wins a double O.T. thriller and knocks out the Bruins
5:00am - 01 Sep 2020

Tampa wins a double O.T. thriller and knocks out the Bruins

For the fourth time in the last six seasons, the Tampa Bay Lightning have advanced to the Eastern Conference Final with a 3-2 overtime win in Game 5 against the Boston Bruins on Monday.
NHL investigating Dale Tallon for alleged racially insensitive comments
6:03am - 30 Aug 2020

NHL investigating Dale Tallon for alleged racially insensitive comments

The NHL is investigating whether former Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon made racially insensitive comments during the team's two-week stay in the playoff hub city of Toronto.
Isles' meat and potatoes approach serves up another loss for the Flyers
6:01am - 30 Aug 2020

Isles' meat and potatoes approach serves up another loss for the Flyers

Matt Martin and Leo Komarov scored in the second period and the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Tampa takes a stanglehold on the series with a 3-1 win over the Bruins
5:59am - 30 Aug 2020

Tampa takes a stanglehold on the series with a 3-1 win over the Bruins

Ondrej Palat scored twice, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 Saturday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their second-round series.
Lehner continues shutout strategy against the Canucks as Vegas takes a 2-1 series lead
5:57am - 30 Aug 2020

Lehner continues shutout strategy against the Canucks as Vegas takes a 2-1 series lead

Goaltender Robin Lehner made 32 saves for the shutout as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in NHL playoff action Saturday.
NHL players being told to prepare for cancellation of Thursday games
8:40pm - 27 Aug 2020

NHL players being told to prepare for cancellation of Thursday games

NHL players are being told to prepare for the cancellation of Thursday's playoff games, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
Pettersson's response to Playoff punishment is reminiscent of former Canucks' great Thomas Gradin
6:02am - 27 Aug 2020

Pettersson's response to Playoff punishment is reminiscent of former Canucks' great Thomas Gradin

Considering they are one of the favourites to win the Stanley Cup, the Vegas Golden Knights are surrounded by a lot of noise these days – some of it actually coming from their mouths.
Lightning and Bruins weigh in on the status of the Game and current events
5:57am - 27 Aug 2020

Lightning and Bruins weigh in on the status of the Game and current events

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins say they weren't aware of boycotts in other leagues, in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake, which led to the two teams playing on Wednesday. But now they have an off-day to reflect on a response.
The Bruins' are looking toothless against the increasingly powerful 'Bolts
5:53am - 27 Aug 2020

The Bruins' are looking toothless against the increasingly powerful 'Bolts

Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists as the Tampa Bay Lightning thumped the Boston Bruins 7-1 on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in their second-round playoff series.
The Isles' mounted a solid comeback, but the Flyers tie the series with an O.T. winner
5:47am - 27 Aug 2020

The Isles' mounted a solid comeback, but the Flyers tie the series with an O.T. winner

Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece.
Edmonton Oilers D Mike Green retires after 15 NHL seasons
5:02pm - 26 Aug 2020

Edmonton Oilers D Mike Green retires after 15 NHL seasons

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Mike Green announced his retirement on Wednesday after 15 seasons in the NHL. Green, who opted out of the NHL's Return to Play last month citing deeply personal family health reasons, confirmed his decision to The Athletic.
Canucks even the series with a total team effort versus Vegas
5:55am - 26 Aug 2020

Canucks even the series with a total team effort versus Vegas

Tyler Toffoli, Elias Pettersson, and Bo Horvat combined for four goals and seven points to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in NHL playoff action Tuesday.
Lightning reminded of what it's like playing the Bruins in the playoffs....
3:24am - 26 Aug 2020

Lightning reminded of what it's like playing the Bruins in the playoffs....

They are getting familiar with mental duress. In fact, the Tampa Bay Lightning shouldered a full series worth of it during Tuesday’s 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins in Game 2 alone.
Maple Leafs trade Kapanen to Penguins for 1st-round pick in six-player deal
1:34am - 26 Aug 2020

Maple Leafs trade Kapanen to Penguins for 1st-round pick in six-player deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded forward Kasperi Kapanen back to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a multi-player transaction that sees Toronto acquire a first-round pick.
Canucks' beat the Vegas odds and prepare for a Golden showdown in Round 2
4:42am - 22 Aug 2020

Canucks' beat the Vegas odds and prepare for a Golden showdown in Round 2

The Vancouver Canucks are the last Canadian team standing, and the defending champs have been bounced from the bubble.
Flyers finish the job and end the Canadiens' quest for the Cup
4:39am - 22 Aug 2020

Flyers finish the job and end the Canadiens' quest for the Cup

Kevin Hayes had a goal and an assist and Carter Hart made 31 saves as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Friday to win their first-round playoff series 4-2.
The Canucks' depth could be their most impressive, and valuable, asset this post season
5:44am - 21 Aug 2020

The Canucks' depth could be their most impressive, and valuable, asset this post season

It doesn’t make sense that Jordie Benn, having played seven games in eight months, should have one of his best performances of the season under unforgiving playoff circumstances. Then again, there are more than a few incredible things happening within these Canucks.
Calgary shot down in flames after the Stars explode for 7
5:35am - 21 Aug 2020

Calgary shot down in flames after the Stars explode for 7

The Flames looked poised to extend their stay in the bubble just a little bit longer, but ultimately came up short as the Stars piled up seven straight goals to claim the series win.
Nice cross-check Niskanen.....just rest for a game and come 'on back.
5:26am - 21 Aug 2020

Nice cross-check Niskanen.....just rest for a game and come 'on back.

Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher suffered a broken jaw from a cross-check by Philadelphia Flyers defenceman on Wednesday night.
Gutsy comeback win for resillient young Canucks puts the Blues on the brink
6:24am - 20 Aug 2020

Gutsy comeback win for resillient young Canucks puts the Blues on the brink

Vancouver and St. Louis clash in a critical Game 5 looking to take a lead in the tight series. And the Canucks came out ahead.
Tampa scores 3 unanswered and bursts Columbus' bubble
3:42am - 20 Aug 2020

Tampa scores 3 unanswered and bursts Columbus' bubble

The Tampa Bay Lightning are the first Eastern Conference team to secure a spot in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs after a 5-4 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 5.
14 goals against in the last two games ends the Coyotes' season
3:40am - 20 Aug 2020

14 goals against in the last two games ends the Coyotes' season

Spurred by some offensive dominance from Nazem Kadri and Nathan MacKinnon, the Avalanche cruised past the Coyotes in Game 5 to clinch the 4-1 series win.
Gallagher brings energy and a goal to help Montreal keep the dream alive
3:37am - 20 Aug 2020

Gallagher brings energy and a goal to help Montreal keep the dream alive

Nick Suzuki buried the winner 22 seconds after Philadelphia tied the score in the third period and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Flyers 5-3 on Wednesday to stave off elimination in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.
Winnipeg Jets star, Barrie Colts head coach Dale Hawerchuk dead at 57
7:47pm - 18 Aug 2020

Winnipeg Jets star, Barrie Colts head coach Dale Hawerchuk dead at 57

Dale Hawerchuk, former Winnipeg Jets superstar and longtime Barrie Colts head coach, has died, according to his son.
Coyotes' are on their last legs as Colorado takes a stranglehold
6:14am - 18 Aug 2020

Coyotes' are on their last legs as Colorado takes a stranglehold

Nazem Kadri had two goals and an assist, Philipp Grubauer stopped 14 shots and the Colorado Avalanche overwhelmed the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 Monday to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Boston stages huge third period comeback to take a commanding series lead
6:09am - 18 Aug 2020

Boston stages huge third period comeback to take a commanding series lead

Jake DeBrusk scored twice in Boston's dominating third period to help the Bruins rally and beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Monday to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
All square as St. Louis outguns the Canucks in game 4
6:04am - 18 Aug 2020

All square as St. Louis outguns the Canucks in game 4

Ryan O'Reilly scored twice and added an assist as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Monday to draw even in their NHL playoff series.
Oskar Lindblom practices with Flyers on playoff ice after fighting cancer | CBC Sports
2:50pm - 17 Aug 2020

Oskar Lindblom practices with Flyers on playoff ice after fighting cancer | CBC Sports

A day after his 24th birthday, Philadelphia Flyers forward and cancer survivor Oskar Lindblom hit the ice with his teammates in Toronto on Sunday.
Canucks' lose a big body and some bg minutes
5:14am - 17 Aug 2020

Canucks' lose a big body and some bg minutes

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Tyler Myers will miss Game 3 against the St. Louis Blues with a still-undiscosed injury he sustained in last Friday's contest.
Hawks' needed a big game, and got one from Crawford
5:03am - 17 Aug 2020

Hawks' needed a big game, and got one from Crawford

Corey Crawford made 46 saves in a stellar performance, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Sunday night to stay alive in their first-round playoff series.
Calgary pays for late mistakes and the series is all even
4:51am - 17 Aug 2020

Calgary pays for late mistakes and the series is all even

The actions of the Calgary Flames going forward will reveal their true character after a soul-destroying loss to the Dallas Stars in overtime on Sunday.
Philly shuts out Montreal and is head by a nose
4:49am - 17 Aug 2020

Philly shuts out Montreal and is head by a nose

Carter Hart made 23 saves for his first-career playoff shutout as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.
Vasilevskiy has a light night and Tampa takes the lead after Game 3
6:11am - 16 Aug 2020

Vasilevskiy has a light night and Tampa takes the lead after Game 3

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 16 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series.
Kuemper keeps the Desert Dogs alive despite a blizzard of shots
6:09am - 16 Aug 2020

Kuemper keeps the Desert Dogs alive despite a blizzard of shots

Darcy Kuemper stopped 49 shots and the Arizona Coyotes held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Saturday to close within 2-1 in their Stanley Cup playoff series.
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask opts out of NHL playoffs | CBC Sports
3:15pm - 15 Aug 2020

Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask opts out of NHL playoffs | CBC Sports

The Boston Bruins announced that Tuukka Rask has opted out of the NHL's return to play on Saturday morning.
Price shuts the door on the floundering Flyers
7:12am - 15 Aug 2020

Price shuts the door on the floundering Flyers

Tomas Tatar and Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored twice, Carey Price made 30 saves for the seventh post-season shutout of his career, and the Montreal Canadiens thumped the Philadelphia Flyers 5-0 on Friday to even their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.
Isles' looking strong as they take a 2-0 series lead over the Caps
6:50am - 15 Aug 2020

Isles' looking strong as they take a 2-0 series lead over the Caps

Brock Nelson scored the go-ahead goal on a second-period breakaway 15 seconds after Alex Ovechkin tied it, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.
The Canucks are starting to look dangerous, and Bo's leading the charge
6:22am - 15 Aug 2020

The Canucks are starting to look dangerous, and Bo's leading the charge

Bo Horvat scored on a breakaway in overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 win on Friday in NHL playoff action.
Korpisalo only makes 36 saves, but gets the "W" this time
5:53am - 14 Aug 2020

Korpisalo only makes 36 saves, but gets the "W" this time

Two days after making an NHL-record 85 saves in a five-overtime loss, Joonas Korpisalo stopped 36 more shots to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Thursday to even the series at a game apiece.
Odds are on Vegas as they take a 2-0 series lead over the 'Hawks
5:48am - 14 Aug 2020

Odds are on Vegas as they take a 2-0 series lead over the 'Hawks

Even though Reilly Smith called it a lucky bounce, a whole lot more than luck is working right now for the Vegas Golden Knights.
Julien in stable condition after sudden medical condition
5:45am - 14 Aug 2020

Julien in stable condition after sudden medical condition

News of Claude Julien's hospitalization came as a shock to everyone, and it means Montreal's head coach will be out of sight for some time. But he certainly won't be out of mind as the Canadiens look to continue their unlikely post-season.
Speak no evil......
5:38am - 13 Aug 2020

Speak no evil......

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour has been fined $25,000 for comments he made following his club's 3-2 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins Wednesday.
Philly sneaks by the Canadiens 2-1 in a tight, fiesty Game 1
5:37am - 13 Aug 2020

Philly sneaks by the Canadiens 2-1 in a tight, fiesty Game 1

The Canadiens knew it was going to be attrition against the top-seeded Flyers. They lost the first battle, but they made it clear they’re in the war.
Kuemper was outstanding but has no help as the Avs take Game 1
5:28am - 13 Aug 2020

Kuemper was outstanding but has no help as the Avs take Game 1

Nazem Kadri and J.T. Compher scored 10 seconds apart in the third period, Philipp Grubauer stopped 14 shots and the Colorado Avalanche opened the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday.
Better late than never for Bergeron and the Bruins
5:20am - 13 Aug 2020

Better late than never for Bergeron and the Bruins

Patrice Bergeron scored the winner early in double overtime, and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Wednesday in Game 1 of their first-round series that was postponed 15 hours to a rare late-morning start.
Flames' Dube lights it up and outshines the Stars in Game 1
7:18am - 12 Aug 2020

Flames' Dube lights it up and outshines the Stars in Game 1

Dillon Dube scored twice in the first period and the Calgary Flames beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Tuesday.
Crime of the Century. Korpisalo records an NHL record 85 saves, but the Lightning get the victory in 8 period thriller
7:06am - 12 Aug 2020

Crime of the Century. Korpisalo records an NHL record 85 saves, but the Lightning get the victory in 8 period thriller

The Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 in the fifth overtime period of Game 1, winning the fourth-longest game in NHL history.
The Western teams start to focus after their match-ups are finalized
4:44am - 10 Aug 2020

The Western teams start to focus after their match-ups are finalized

The Calgary Flames will play the Dallas Stars and the Vancouver Canucks will play the St. Louis Blues in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Leafs have fallen and the Jackets look sharp
4:39am - 10 Aug 2020

The Leafs have fallen and the Jackets look sharp

Joonas Korpisalo made 33 saves as the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 on Sunday to win their best-of-five qualifying round series 3-2.
Canucks get it done and oust the Wild in O.T.
6:41am - 08 Aug 2020

Canucks get it done and oust the Wild in O.T.

The Vancouver Canucks overcame a third-period deficit and finished it off in overtime to eliminate the Minnesota Wild and advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs' round of 16.
Young Canadiens' upset the Pens in monumental series victory
4:14am - 08 Aug 2020

Young Canadiens' upset the Pens in monumental series victory

Kiss the draft lottery goodbye, Montreal Canadiens fans. Your team is one of 16 advancing to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Leafs' finish off crazy comeback with O.T. winner
4:09am - 08 Aug 2020

Leafs' finish off crazy comeback with O.T. winner

Auston Matthews delivered the overtime dagger Friday after seeing his teammates improbably score three goals in the final four minutes of regulation with Frederik Andersen on the bench for an extra attacker, securing a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets to force a deciding Game 5 in this qualifying series.
Hungry Coyotes' finish off the toothless Predators
4:04am - 08 Aug 2020

Hungry Coyotes' finish off the toothless Predators

Brad Richardson scored the series-clinching goal in overtime as the Arizona Coyotes advanced to the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Friday with a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 4 of their qualifying round series.
Oilers run out of gas against the 'Hawks
4:01am - 08 Aug 2020

Oilers run out of gas against the 'Hawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have eliminated the Edmonton Oilers from Stanley Cup Playoffs contention with a 3-2 win in Game 4 of their Qualifier Series.
Injury-riddles Jets go down in Flames
5:41am - 07 Aug 2020

Injury-riddles Jets go down in Flames

The No. 8 Calgary Flames have advanced to the Stanley Cup Playoffs after defeating the No. 9 Winnipeg Jets 4-0 in Game 4 of their best-of-five Qualifier Series.
Boeser and Canucks' take a 2-1 series lead over the Wild
5:27am - 07 Aug 2020

Boeser and Canucks' take a 2-1 series lead over the Wild

Jacob Markstrom stopped 27 shots as the Vancouver Canucks edged Minnesota 3-0 to put the Wild on the precipice of elimination in NHL playoff qualifying action Thursday.
The Leafs' are up against it in series vs Columbus
5:26am - 07 Aug 2020

The Leafs' are up against it in series vs Columbus

The Toronto Maple Leafs squandered a 3-0 lead and a golden opportunity Thursday and must beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday to extend this Stanley Cup qualifying series to a deciding fifth game.
The Flyers are one win away from becoming the Top Seed in the East
5:23am - 07 Aug 2020

The Flyers are one win away from becoming the Top Seed in the East

Scott Laughton had two goals and an assist to help the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Thursday.
Panthers stay alive with a big win over the Isles
11:40pm - 05 Aug 2020

Panthers stay alive with a big win over the Isles

Mike Hoffman and Brian Boyle scored 2:07 apart in the opening minutes of the third period, and the Florida Panthers avoided elimination with a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders in Game 3 of their preliminary round playoff series on Wednesday.
Coyotes have the Predators on the brink of extinction
11:38pm - 05 Aug 2020

Coyotes have the Predators on the brink of extinction

Conor Garland and Taylor Hall each scored in the third period and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 Wednesday.
Toronto to be without Muzzin for the remainder of the series
11:37pm - 05 Aug 2020

Toronto to be without Muzzin for the remainder of the series

Maple Leafs defenceman Jake Muzzin will be sidelined for the rest of the team's qualifying-round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets after he was taken off the ice on a stretcher following a collision with Oliver Bjorkstrand in Game 2
Canucks even the score against the Wild as the series heats up
6:00am - 05 Aug 2020

Canucks even the score against the Wild as the series heats up

J.T. Miller's goal and assist led the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, evening their qualifying series at one win apiece.
Leafs' get a vital victory over the Jackets, but lose Muzzin to an apparent neck injury
5:58am - 05 Aug 2020

Leafs' get a vital victory over the Jackets, but lose Muzzin to an apparent neck injury

Auston Matthews scored late in the second period to finally solve Columbus goalie Joonas Korpisalo as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Blue Jackets 3-0 on Tuesday to even their best-of-five qualifying round series at one game apiece.
Preds tie up the series with a win over the 'Yotes
5:53am - 05 Aug 2020

Preds tie up the series with a win over the 'Yotes

Ryan Johansen had a goal and an assist, Juuse Saros stopped 24 shots and the Nashville Predators beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 Tuesday to even their Stanley Cup qualifier series.
Power-play comes up big for the Flames
5:50am - 05 Aug 2020

Power-play comes up big for the Flames

Calgary scored a trio of power-play goals on Tuesday en route to a 6-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets and a 2-1 lead in their qualifying series.
Winnipeg sqeaks by the Flames 3-2 to even up the series
4:19am - 04 Aug 2020

Winnipeg sqeaks by the Flames 3-2 to even up the series

The Winnipeg Jets recovered from a gaffe and bad luck to edge the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Monday and draw even in their qualifying-round series.
Pens' re-group and beat the Canadiens to tie the series at 1-1
4:13am - 04 Aug 2020

Pens' re-group and beat the Canadiens to tie the series at 1-1

Sidney Crosby, Jason Zucker and Jake Guentzel scored for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night to tie the best-of-five qualifying series at one game apiece.
Canucks' Ferland fined $5K, avoids suspension for spear
7:11pm - 03 Aug 2020

Canucks' Ferland fined $5K, avoids suspension for spear

Vancouver Canucks forward Micheal Ferland will be fined $5,000 for his spear in Game 1 of the club's qualifying round series against Minnesota. Wild forward Luke Kunin was also issued a $1,000 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct for his role in the scuffle.
Canucks become the second Canadian team of the day to be shutout
6:52am - 03 Aug 2020

Canucks become the second Canadian team of the day to be shutout

Jared Spurgeon scored twice for the Minnesota Wild in a 3-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks to start their qualifying series Sunday.
Kadri has time on his side, and hands defending Champs last-second loss
5:26am - 03 Aug 2020

Kadri has time on his side, and hands defending Champs last-second loss

Nazem Kadri scored a buzzer-beating power-play goal to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 comeback victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues in Western Conference round-robin play Sunday night.
'Jackets shutout Leafs in Game 1
5:23am - 03 Aug 2020

'Jackets shutout Leafs in Game 1

Joonas Korpisalo made 28 saves in his first post-season start, Cam Atkinson scored early in the third period, and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-0 on Sunday to take an early lead in their best-of-five qualifying round series.
Ekman-Larsson, Kessel help Coyotes hold off Predators in series opener
9:37pm - 02 Aug 2020

Ekman-Larsson, Kessel help Coyotes hold off Predators in series opener

Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the first of Arizona's three first-period goals, a healthy Phil Kessel had two assists and the Coyotes held on to beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 Sunday to open their Stanley Cup qualifier series.
Isles top Panthers in tight 2-1 win in Game 1
8:20am - 02 Aug 2020

Isles top Panthers in tight 2-1 win in Game 1

Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots and the New York Islanders opened their best-of-five playoff series with a 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday in the NHL's return following a 4 1/2-month break.
Jets lose Game 1 and two major pieces against Flames
8:11am - 02 Aug 2020

Jets lose Game 1 and two major pieces against Flames

The Winnipeg Jets lost two important players to injury in Saturday's Game 1 against the Calgary Flames and head coach Paul Maurice said both Mark Scheifele and Patrik Laine will see specialists on Sunday.
Price and underdog Canadiens upset Pens in game 1 O.T. stunner
8:05am - 02 Aug 2020

Price and underdog Canadiens upset Pens in game 1 O.T. stunner

Jeff Petry scored at 13:57 of overtime, Carey Price made 39 saves, and the underdog Montreal Canadiens stunned the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Saturday to open their best-of-five qualifying round series as the NHL raised the curtain on the restart to its pandemic-halted season.
Matt Dumba makes speech condemning racism, kneels for U.S national anthem
11:09pm - 01 Aug 2020

Matt Dumba makes speech condemning racism, kneels for U.S national anthem

Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel for a national anthem during the league's restart on Saturday.
Maybe they'll play better when they go on the road. Oh, wait......
11:05pm - 01 Aug 2020

Maybe they'll play better when they go on the road. Oh, wait......

Rookie winger Dominik Kubalik scored two goals and added three assists, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 6-4 win over the host Edmonton Oilers in the opener of their best-of-five qualifying round series on Saturday.
And they're back!! Aho leads Hurricanes to win over Rangers in NHL's return
7:36pm - 01 Aug 2020

And they're back!! Aho leads Hurricanes to win over Rangers in NHL's return

Sebastian Aho scored a goal and set up another in the Carolina Hurricanes' 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday in the NHL's opening playoff game following a 4 1/2-month pause.
In the latest sports reaction, the Blackhawks ban headdresses from the United Centre
6:16am - 30 Jul 2020

In the latest sports reaction, the Blackhawks ban headdresses from the United Centre

After announcing earlier this month that they would be keeping their current name but pledging more support to the Native American community, the Chicago Blackhawks detailed more of those plans Wednesday.
Jets make it 11 straight over the Canucks with a win in NHL exhibition play
6:14am - 30 Jul 2020

Jets make it 11 straight over the Canucks with a win in NHL exhibition play

The Winnipeg Jets, backed by the razor-sharp goaltending of Connor Hellebuyck, overcame a sloppy first period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 in exhibition play Wednesday.
Flyers knock off Penguins in OT in NHL's first exhibition action
5:06am - 29 Jul 2020

Flyers knock off Penguins in OT in NHL's first exhibition action

Pittsburgh's Conor Sheary scored the first-ever NHL goal in the month of July, but his Penguins lost 3-2 in overtime to the Philadelphia Flyers in exhibition play on Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena.
Kerfoot scores twice, Maple Leafs down Canadiens in exhibition play
5:04am - 29 Jul 2020

Kerfoot scores twice, Maple Leafs down Canadiens in exhibition play

Morgan Rielly had a goal and two assists, Alexander Kerfoot scored twice, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 in their exhibition matchup Tuesday as the NHL's restart to its pandemic-hit 2019-20 season got into full swing.
12:40am - 24 Jul 2020
In memory of better days. "First Off The Bench" Episode 1 : Jack McIlhargey. R.I.P. Jack, we miss you already.......
The HockeyCircles Family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jack McIlhargey. Jack was one of our Founding Members, and a great friend to all who knew him. Our sincere condolences to Kayrne and family. You will be missed by all Jack....
10:13pm - 20 Jul 2020
The HockeyCircles Family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jack McIlhargey. Jack was one of our Founding Members, and a great friend to all who knew him. Our sincere condolences to Kayrne and family. You will be missed by all Jack....
Calgary Flames 'have a lot to prove' in critical playoff run
11:23pm - 15 Jul 2020

Calgary Flames 'have a lot to prove' in critical playoff run

After being "embarrassed" by the Colorado Avalanche in the first round of last year's playoffs, some doubt whether or not this group can win a Stanley Cup. There's a lot on the line in 2020 for the Flames, and another early exit could lead to big change.
Hughes, Makar and Kubalik named finalists for Calder
11:22pm - 15 Jul 2020

Hughes, Makar and Kubalik named finalists for Calder

Defencemen Quinn Hughes and Cale Makar, of the Vancouver Canucks and Colorado Avalanche, respectively, and left winger Dominik Kubalik of the Chicago Blackhawks have been named the three finalists for the 2019‑20 Calder Memorial Trophy, the league announced Wednesday.
NHL unveils exhibition schedule, start times for Stanley Cup Qualifiers
11:21pm - 15 Jul 2020

NHL unveils exhibition schedule, start times for Stanley Cup Qualifiers

The NHL has announced the schedule for 12 exhibition games and the starting times for match-ups in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
Cheaters never prosper......Lol
11:20pm - 15 Jul 2020

Cheaters never prosper......Lol

In their quest to make the best of this unprecedented summer training camp, the Toronto Maple Leafs inadvertently went offside.
Lightning's Stamkos to be limited in camp due to new lower-body injury
4:07am - 13 Jul 2020

Lightning's Stamkos to be limited in camp due to new lower-body injury

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will be a limited participant in training camp but is expected to play in the playoffs after suffering a lower-body injury during Phase 2 skates.
Canucks' are up against it.......
4:06am - 13 Jul 2020

Canucks' are up against it.......

The NHL's stagnant cap of $81.5 million could remain flat for a while and exacerbates what was already going to be a serious budgeting problem for the Vancouver Canucks.
The schedule as we know it so far......
7:04pm - 11 Jul 2020

The schedule as we know it so far......

Much of the NHL’s adjusted critical dates calendar is still considered tentative, but the potential look the league released Friday night as part of its return-to-play package certainly painted a chaotic picture about how it intends to finish the 2019-20 season and transition to 2020-21 in an expedited fashion.
Canucks say Sven Baertschi is opting out of NHL's return
6:53pm - 11 Jul 2020

Canucks say Sven Baertschi is opting out of NHL's return

Vancouver Canucks forward Sven Baertschi has opted out of returning to play, the team confirmed in a statement.
NHL is back in business with ratification of CBA, return-to-play plan
6:51pm - 11 Jul 2020

NHL is back in business with ratification of CBA, return-to-play plan

Call it all systems go on the league’s summer restart following Friday’s ratification of protocols governing the return-to-play plan and an extension to the collective bargaining agreement running through September 2026.
What life in NHL's 'secure zone' could look like when season restarts
4:55am - 08 Jul 2020

What life in NHL's 'secure zone' could look like when season restarts

The NHL's protocols — still subject to ratification by NHL players and owners — offer the clearest picture yet of what a 24-team playoff tournament might look like in lockdown, assuming that can be pulled off. Chris Johnston breaks down all the details.
Canucks' Tanev chomping at the bit to get back at
4:53am - 08 Jul 2020

Canucks' Tanev chomping at the bit to get back at

As the NHL's return inches closer, Canucks defenceman Chris Tanev is eager for his first taste of the playoffs in five seasons.
NHL, NHLPA tentatively agree to CBA extension, return-to-play plan
4:51am - 08 Jul 2020

NHL, NHLPA tentatively agree to CBA extension, return-to-play plan

The NHL and the NHLPA have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding on an extension to the collection bargaining agreement and a separate agreement on returning to play, both sides announced Monday.
Hubba, Hubba.......Toronto and Edmonton look to be the centre of the NHL for this season
9:58pm - 03 Jul 2020

Hubba, Hubba.......Toronto and Edmonton look to be the centre of the NHL for this season

As the NHL and NHLPA continue to hammer out details for the league's Return to Play plan, it's expected that Toronto and Edmonton will be announced as hub cities.
The Olympics are apparently also on the table as part of the ongoing NHL/NHLPA CBA negotiations
6:46pm - 01 Jul 2020

The Olympics are apparently also on the table as part of the ongoing NHL/NHLPA CBA negotiations

As negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA hit critical mass, word is spreading that Olympic participation is part of the agreement.
Happy Canada Day from HockeyCircles!! Here's hoping that we get our Game back soon!
6:40pm - 01 Jul 2020

Happy Canada Day from HockeyCircles!! Here's hoping that we get our Game back soon!

As the NHL and NHLPA continue to hammer out details for the league's Return to Play plan, it's expected that Toronto and Edmonton will be announced as hub cities.
Escrow it goes in ongoing CBA talks.....
7:04am - 26 Jun 2020

Escrow it goes in ongoing CBA talks.....

As the NHL and NHLPA work towards an agreement on returning to play, the two sides are also trying to strike a deal on a CBA extension. Elliotte Friedman reports that those discussions have included a cap on escrow and a salary deferral for the players.
Detroit holds an 18.5% chance of landing the 1st overall pick in NHL's "unusual" draft lottery
7:00am - 26 Jun 2020

Detroit holds an 18.5% chance of landing the 1st overall pick in NHL's "unusual" draft lottery

In a world dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic — one where life for countless people and businesses has been turned upside down — the NHL will hold the most unusual draft lottery in its history the same night the first round was originally supposed to go ahead in Montreal.
More people in BC died from overdoses in May alone than have died from it all year, but virus keeps hockey out of Vancouver.
6:53am - 26 Jun 2020

More people in BC died from overdoses in May alone than have died from it all year, but virus keeps hockey out of Vancouver.

The NHL could not agree on contingency plans should a player test positive for COVID-19 during a proposed playoff tournament in Vancouver which means the city will not host the league's restart.
NHL drops another contender from hub city short list
1:15am - 24 Jun 2020

NHL drops another contender from hub city short list

The NHL has informed the Pittsburgh Penguins that the city of Pittsburgh is no longer being considered for one of the two hub cities in the league's return to play plan.
Devils forward Nico Hischier staying sharp as a knife
8:51pm - 20 Jun 2020

Devils forward Nico Hischier staying sharp as a knife

With the New Jersey Devils missing out on the NHL's 24-team return from the pause caused by the novel coronavirus, centre Nico Hischier is putting his extended off-season to good use.
Feds approve NHL cohort quarantine plan for potential Canadian hub cities
8:49pm - 20 Jun 2020

Feds approve NHL cohort quarantine plan for potential Canadian hub cities

The cohort quarantine, which keeps players separate from the general public, would allow the NHL to bypass the traditional 14-day quarantine for anyone entering Canada.
Bernie Saunders, NHL’s fifth Black player, opens up on racial discrimination
8:48pm - 20 Jun 2020

Bernie Saunders, NHL’s fifth Black player, opens up on racial discrimination

Bernie Saunders left hockey behind just two years after his NHL debut. Now he's speaking out against discrimination for current and future generations of Black players.
Canadian teams expect easing of quarantine policy as they vie for NHL Hubs
6:31am - 13 Jun 2020

Canadian teams expect easing of quarantine policy as they vie for NHL Hubs

The three Canadian teams vying to become hub cities are expecting news on Friday that the Canadian government’s quarantine restrictions have been loosened.
NHL, NHLPA announce training camps to open July 10
6:29am - 13 Jun 2020

NHL, NHLPA announce training camps to open July 10

The NHL and its players’ association announced on Thursday that Phase 3 of the league’s return-to-play plan will open on July 10.
Inside Vancouver's NHL hub city bubble: no Roxy, no family, no autograph sessions | CBC News
8:26pm - 12 Jun 2020

Inside Vancouver's NHL hub city bubble: no Roxy, no family, no autograph sessions | CBC News

According to the proposal to make Vancouver an NHL hub city, teams will have to stay in the quarantine bubble beyond 14 days if they are still actively playing games.
Could the long NHL layoff lead to higher scoring playoff hockey?
6:12am - 04 Jun 2020

Could the long NHL layoff lead to higher scoring playoff hockey?

By the time the Stanley Cup Playoffs start it'll likely have been more than four months between NHL games. So, will teams return closer to October form, when more goals are scored, than playoff form?
Sharks' Karlsson encourages others to come forward and support Kane's comments
6:10am - 04 Jun 2020

Sharks' Karlsson encourages others to come forward and support Kane's comments

San Jose Sharks defenceman Erik Karlsson is showing his support for teammate Evander Kane, who spoke out last week about the need for allies in the hockey community in light of the issues of systemic racism and police brutality that have come to the forefront amid the protests over the death of George Floyd.
Ryan Reaves shares his personal views and talks about the George Floyd protests
6:03am - 04 Jun 2020

Ryan Reaves shares his personal views and talks about the George Floyd protests

Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves joined Good Show on Wednesday to share his perspective on the George Floyd protests and diversity in hockey.
Bettman announces plans for return to play, 2020 draft lottery outline
9:19pm - 26 May 2020

Bettman announces plans for return to play, 2020 draft lottery outline

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has outlined the league's plan to return with a 24-team playoff format and how the 2020 draft lottery will work.
New Jersey governor Phil Murphy approves activities for pro teams
9:18pm - 26 May 2020

New Jersey governor Phil Murphy approves activities for pro teams

New Jersey governor Phil Murphy tweeted Tuesday that as long as the NFL's New York Giants and Jets and the NHL's New Jersey Devils follow health and medical protocols, they could open training camps or even hold competition.
NHL to make announcement on Return to Play Plan at 1:30 PST
6:40pm - 26 May 2020

NHL to make announcement on Return to Play Plan at 1:30 PST

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman will make an announcement today at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT regarding the Return to Play Plan for the 2019-20 NHL season. Catch the announcement on a special presentation of Tim & Sid, which will air on Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet 590 The Fan and sportsnet.ca beginning at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT.
NHL releases document detailing Phase 2 protocols for return to play
8:54pm - 25 May 2020

NHL releases document detailing Phase 2 protocols for return to play

The NHL released a document on Monday detailing Phase Two of its return-to-play plan as the league and its players continue to figure out if, how, and when the NHL can safely return this summer amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York State allowing professional sports teams to resume training
8:48pm - 25 May 2020

New York State allowing professional sports teams to resume training

Professional sports teams in the state of New York will be allowed to resume training as of today, governor Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference Sunday.
Why even include the word "Normal" anymore??
8:44pm - 25 May 2020

Why even include the word "Normal" anymore??

What resonates most about the NHL’s return-to-sport protocol is how much effort will be required just to get six players working out inside the rink together, never mind what’s still to come.
Three potential destinations for Dustin Byfuglien, if he decides to return - Sportsnet.ca
4:33am - 21 Apr 2020

Three potential destinations for Dustin Byfuglien, if he decides to return - Sportsnet.ca

It's a mystery whether or not Dustin Byfuglien ever wants to return to the NHL, but if he does decide to come back, you can bet most of the league will be interested. Here are three teams we think could make an especially good fit.
NHL Classics: Best of Seven Series for Canadian teams to air on Sportsnet - Sportsnet.ca
4:31am - 21 Apr 2020

NHL Classics: Best of Seven Series for Canadian teams to air on Sportsnet - Sportsnet.ca

Sportsnet is turning back the clock to relive Canada's most unforgettable best-of-seven Stanley Cup Playoffs series with NHL Classics: Best of Seven Series. Here are the full broadcast details.
Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dead at 25
3:07pm - 11 Apr 2020

Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dead at 25

The 25-year-old native of Battleford, Sask., had been in a medically-induced coma in a Toronto hospital.
Ex-Swiss goalie Florence Schelling 1st female GM in men's pro hockey | CBC Sports
1:40pm - 09 Apr 2020

Ex-Swiss goalie Florence Schelling 1st female GM in men's pro hockey | CBC Sports

Veteran Swiss women's hockey goaltender Florence Schelling has been named general manager of one of the top men's teams in her home country.
NHL considering August return without fans: report | CBC Sports
10:16pm - 06 Apr 2020

NHL considering August return without fans: report | CBC Sports

Uncertainty remains a major hurdle, but the NHL is plotting a late summer return with playoff games in empty venues to counteract the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
Daly not ruling out NHL "Beach Boys".....
4:44am - 28 Mar 2020

Daly not ruling out NHL "Beach Boys".....

Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly is hopeful that the NHL can fit in the end of the 2019-20 regular season and playoffs during the "bigger window" this summer and play a full schedule in the 2020-21 season.
McDavid ponders the possible Playoff scenario if the League returns to business this year
4:42am - 28 Mar 2020

McDavid ponders the possible Playoff scenario if the League returns to business this year

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has strong thoughts on the possibility of jumping straight into the playoffs if the COVID-19 pause doesn’t go on too long.
For the first time in 102 years.....
3:27pm - 26 Mar 2020

For the first time in 102 years.....

For the first time in 102 years, there will not be a showdown to determine Canada's major junior hockey champion.The 2020 Memorial Cup has been added to the list of cancelled sporting events in Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Canadian Hockey League calling off the tournament and league
Bauer offers to make protective medical gear instead of hockey equipment | CBC Sports
12:40am - 26 Mar 2020

Bauer offers to make protective medical gear instead of hockey equipment | CBC Sports

Hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer is offering to modify its production line to make protective visors for doctors, nurses and first responders.
Gallagher is back home in B.C. while the League is on hold
7:23pm - 21 Mar 2020

Gallagher is back home in B.C. while the League is on hold

After players were told they could leave their NHL cities and go home during the season pause, Brendan Gallagher was very happy to have his mom helping him. The Montreal Canadien talked about the "bizarre" past week, how he's spending his time, and what some of his teammates are doing.
IIHF cancels 2020 World Championship
7:21pm - 21 Mar 2020

IIHF cancels 2020 World Championship

The 2020 World Hockey Championship has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the IIHF announced Saturday.
When the Stanley Cup Final Was Canceled Because of a Pandemic
7:05pm - 21 Mar 2020

When the Stanley Cup Final Was Canceled Because of a Pandemic

In 1919, a second wave of cases of the previous year's flu lead to the sudden death of the hockey championship
Senators player is first NHLer to test positive for coronavirus, has mild symptoms and is isolated - TheHockeyNews
4:21pm - 18 Mar 2020

Senators player is first NHLer to test positive for coronavirus, has mild symptoms and is isolated - TheHockeyNews

An unnamed Ottawa Senators player has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced. According to the Senators, the player has mild symptoms and is in isolation. The player is the first NHLer to test positive for the coronavirus.
No other options. The NHL follows suit with the other Major Leagues
10:34pm - 12 Mar 2020

No other options. The NHL follows suit with the other Major Leagues

Following the NBA's decision on Wednesday night, the NHL officially suspended its season on Thursday. We're in uncharted waters now and what comes next is completely unknown.
Canucks' passive zone system is starting to hobble playoff hopes
5:22am - 09 Mar 2020

Canucks' passive zone system is starting to hobble playoff hopes

Elvis Merzlikins made 26 saves in his return to action after missing four games with a concussion and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Vancouver Canucks for a 2-1 win on Sunday.
Plan the parade! Red Wings win second their in a row with a victory over the Lightning
3:34am - 09 Mar 2020

Plan the parade! Red Wings win second their in a row with a victory over the Lightning

Robby Fabbri scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Detroit Red Wings over Tampa Bay 5-4 on Sunday, snapping a 16-game losing streak against the Lightning in the regular season.
Lehner gets the win, as Vegas steals a huge 2 points in Calgary
3:31am - 09 Mar 2020

Lehner gets the win, as Vegas steals a huge 2 points in Calgary

Shea Theodore scored the game-winning goal with 1:10 left to play to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-3 win over the Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday.
Canlan Ice Sports steps up game to help protect against COVID-19
3:30pm - 08 Mar 2020

Canlan Ice Sports steps up game to help protect against COVID-19

Canlan Ice Sports Corp. has proactively stepped up precautionary measures in their hockey rinks across North America to help protect against COVID-19.
Demko and MacEwen both have big games as the Canucks end their slide against the Avalanche
8:25am - 07 Mar 2020

Demko and MacEwen both have big games as the Canucks end their slide against the Avalanche

Zack MacEwen scored his second goal of the night late in the third period as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 Friday to snap a four-game losing streak and climb back into the playoff picture in the tight NHL Western Conference.
Gibson leaves game due to injury, but not before securing a win over the Leafs
8:18am - 07 Mar 2020

Gibson leaves game due to injury, but not before securing a win over the Leafs

Carter Rowney and Adam Henrique scored, John Gibson and Ryan Miller combined to stop 30 shots and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Friday night.
Jets shutout the Knights and leap-frog into a Wildcard position
8:16am - 07 Mar 2020

Jets shutout the Knights and leap-frog into a Wildcard position

Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves to record his league-leading sixth shutout of the season, backstopping the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-0 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday.
Canadiens legend Henri Richard passes away at age 84
8:07am - 07 Mar 2020

Canadiens legend Henri Richard passes away at age 84

Henri Richard, who had a long and storied career in the National Hockey League as a player with the Montreal Canadiens, passed away on Friday. Richard was 84 years old.
NHL imposses travel restrictions in response to the coronavirus situation
8:37pm - 04 Mar 2020

NHL imposses travel restrictions in response to the coronavirus situation

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the league is "aware of and focused on all possibilities'' related to the new coronavirus outbreak.
The water's heating up in the Shark Tank
8:35pm - 04 Mar 2020

The water's heating up in the Shark Tank

Evander Kane scored two goals to give the San Jose Sharks their first three-game winning streak since November with a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
Show me mo' money......
8:33pm - 04 Mar 2020

Show me mo' money......

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly announced Wednesday at the NHL GM Meetings that the salary cap would be between $84 - $88.2 million for the 2020-21 season.
The scoop on the atmosphere after the Canucks' latest implosion
8:32pm - 04 Mar 2020

The scoop on the atmosphere after the Canucks' latest implosion

The Vancouver Canucks suffered a very tough loss to Columbus on Sunday, so what was the mood in the room afterwards? Dan Murphy answers that and more in this week's mailbag.
Boychuk recovering after a scary skate cut to the face
8:29pm - 04 Mar 2020

Boychuk recovering after a scary skate cut to the face

New York Islanders defenceman Johnny Boychuk needed 90 stitches on his eyelid after being cut by a skate in Tuesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens, general manager Lou Lamoriello announced.
The fight over CTE continues 5 years after Steve Montador's death | CBC News
2:54pm - 03 Mar 2020

The fight over CTE continues 5 years after Steve Montador's death | CBC News

Steve Montador's dad, Paul, thinks the National Hockey League didn’t do enough to protect his son and to educate him about concussions and the possibility of developing CTE. And that's why he's continuing on with a lawsuit against the NHL originally started by Steve in the months before he died.
A career night for Draisaitl helps the Oilers rout Nashville
6:17am - 03 Mar 2020

A career night for Draisaitl helps the Oilers rout Nashville

NASHVILLE — Had the promotion been held Monday, Leon Draisaitl would have come close to making someone a millionaire. The Edmonton Oilers centre scored four goals, blowing the game open in the thir…
Red hot Avs win their 9th straight on the road
6:14am - 03 Mar 2020

Red hot Avs win their 9th straight on the road

Gabriel Landeskog withstood a crunching hit while making a pass that sprung Logan O'Connor for a breakaway goal in the second period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Monday night for their seventh straight victory.
There's no substitute for experience.....
6:32am - 01 Mar 2020

There's no substitute for experience.....

In three starts since Jacob Markstrom left the team with a meniscus injury to his knee, backup Thatcher Demko has allowed 10 goals on 93 shots and surrendered more poor ones in a week than Markstrom did the last month.
Canadiens flirt with disaster, but manage to win in the end
6:17am - 01 Mar 2020

Canadiens flirt with disaster, but manage to win in the end

Jeff Petry scored 52 seconds into overtime as the Montreal Canadiens earned a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
Flames lose in regulation and gain no ground in tight Pacific Division race
6:16am - 01 Mar 2020

Flames lose in regulation and gain no ground in tight Pacific Division race

Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat scored on the power play and Yanni Gourde added a shorthanded goal as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 Saturday to snap a season-long four-game losing streak.
Oilers squeak by Jets and steal a big 2 points
6:13am - 01 Mar 2020

Oilers squeak by Jets and steal a big 2 points

Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers came away with a big 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday in a game between a pair of injury-riddled teams hungry for playoff points.
You got your new contract, now go break a leg........er, foot.
7:46am - 29 Feb 2020

You got your new contract, now go break a leg........er, foot.

New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider suffered a fractured foot in the first period of Friday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers and will not return, according to an announcement from the team.
It's home sweet home for Hart and the Flyers in Philly
7:44am - 29 Feb 2020

It's home sweet home for Hart and the Flyers in Philly

Claude Giroux scored twice and Carter Hart stopped 26 shots to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to their fifth straight win, 5-2 over the New York Rangers on Friday night.
Five in a row for Girard and the Avs
7:42am - 29 Feb 2020

Five in a row for Girard and the Avs

Samuel Girard scored a tie-breaking goal with 2:37 left in the third period and Tyson Jost scored twice as the Colorado Avalanche extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.
Stalock shuts out the Jackets as Minny continues their playoff push
7:40am - 29 Feb 2020

Stalock shuts out the Jackets as Minny continues their playoff push

Alex Stalock stopped 24 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the Columbus Blue Jackets for the second time this week, 5-0 on Friday night.
Jay Bouwmeester noncommittal about NHL future after cardiac episode during game | CBC Sports
3:09pm - 27 Feb 2020

Jay Bouwmeester noncommittal about NHL future after cardiac episode during game | CBC Sports

St. Louis Blues defenceman Jay Bouwmeester says he is feeling better since suffering a cardiac episode during an NHL game, but he is not ready to make a decision on his hockey future.
Seattle’s NHL team to offer free monorail transit to hockey games
2:53pm - 27 Feb 2020

Seattle’s NHL team to offer free monorail transit to hockey games

As long as you have a ticket to the hockey game, your monorail fare to and from the new Seattle Center arena is covered.
Sharks' Thornton disappointed no one bit on trade-bait
5:45am - 26 Feb 2020

Sharks' Thornton disappointed no one bit on trade-bait

Joe Thornton was disappointed not to be joining a new team on Monday during the NHL Trade Deadline.
T for two helps the Leafs enjoy a huge win in Tampa
5:40am - 26 Feb 2020

T for two helps the Leafs enjoy a huge win in Tampa

One game after losing to a 42-year-old emergency goaltender on home ice, the Toronto Maple Leafs found redemption on the road with a 4-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
Toffoli paying dividends as Demko continues to look at home for Canucks
5:37am - 26 Feb 2020

Toffoli paying dividends as Demko continues to look at home for Canucks

Tyler Toffoli scored 1:35 into overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.
Ovechkin chalks up another kill shot as he downs the Jets in a shootout
5:35am - 26 Feb 2020

Ovechkin chalks up another kill shot as he downs the Jets in a shootout

Alex Ovechkin scored his 701st goal and the shootout winner, and Braden Holtby made 30 saves in regulation and overtime to help the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Tuesday night for their second consecutive victory.
Flames turn up the heat and burn the Bruins in Beantown
5:31am - 26 Feb 2020

Flames turn up the heat and burn the Bruins in Beantown

Sean Monahan scored a pair of goals 1:12 apart in the second period and the Calgary Flames beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Pundits rate the biggest rolls of the dice on deadline day
6:58pm - 25 Feb 2020

Pundits rate the biggest rolls of the dice on deadline day

With the 2020 NHL trade deadline behind us, we break down the main winners and losers from what turned out to be a busy day of movement.
While many Pacific division teams beefed up at the deadline, the Canucks took the day off. Safe driving, or asleep at the wheel?
6:51pm - 25 Feb 2020

While many Pacific division teams beefed up at the deadline, the Canucks took the day off. Safe driving, or asleep at the wheel?

With the news of Jacob Markstrom's injury, newly acquired Louis Domingue is a Thatcher Demko absence away from starting for the Canucks during their most critical stretch in nearly five years.
Will pro hockey players be left out in the cold after COVID-19 outbreak shutters custom stick factory? | CBC Radio
3:01pm - 25 Feb 2020

Will pro hockey players be left out in the cold after COVID-19 outbreak shutters custom stick factory? | CBC Radio

Hockey players in the NHL may be forced out of their comfort zone on the ice thanks to a halt in production in pro-grade sticks thanks to the coronavirus outbreak in China, says sports journalist Sean Fitz-Gerald.
Flames add defensive depth and a heavy shot with Gustafsson
7:55pm - 24 Feb 2020

Flames add defensive depth and a heavy shot with Gustafsson

The Calgary Flames have acquired defenceman Erik Gustafsson from the Chicago Blackhawks, according to Sportsnet's Eric Francis.
Buy low, sell really high??
6:38pm - 24 Feb 2020

Buy low, sell really high??

The natural order of things is the weekday grind leading into weekend fun. But in the case of the NHL trade deadline, this past weekend just whet our appetite for what’s to come on Monday.
Rosen and Hutchinson swap teams in 1-for-1 deal
6:36pm - 24 Feb 2020

Rosen and Hutchinson swap teams in 1-for-1 deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenceman Calle Rosen from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for goalie Michael Hutchinson, the teams announced Monday.
Skillful Trocheck is on his way to Carolina
6:35pm - 24 Feb 2020

Skillful Trocheck is on his way to Carolina

The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired forward Vincent Trocheck from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Erik Haula, Lucas Wallmark, Chase Priskie and Eetu Luostarinen.
3 high draft pics see Jean-Gabriel Pageau traded to Islanders
6:33pm - 24 Feb 2020

3 high draft pics see Jean-Gabriel Pageau traded to Islanders

The Ottawa Senators have traded centre Jean-Gabriel Pageau to the New York Islanders for a 2020 first-round pick and two other draft selections.
Rangers' trade-bait Kreider is going nowhere
6:31pm - 24 Feb 2020

Rangers' trade-bait Kreider is going nowhere

The New York Rangers and forward Chis Kreider have come to terms on a contract extension, team president John Davidson told reporters Monday.
Oilers acquire Andreas Athanasiou from Red Wings
6:29pm - 24 Feb 2020

Oilers acquire Andreas Athanasiou from Red Wings

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Andreas Athanasiou from the Detroit Red Wings, Sportsnet can confirm.
Canucks get some payback for shutout loss in Boston
7:56am - 23 Feb 2020

Canucks get some payback for shutout loss in Boston

Tyler Toffoli scored his first two goals with his new team and added an assist as the Vancouver Canucks dispatched the Boston Bruins 9-3 on Saturday night at Rogers Arena.
Canadiens not giving up yet
7:55am - 23 Feb 2020

Canadiens not giving up yet

Max Domi had a pair of goals Saturday night as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-0.
The truth is often stranger than fiction....
3:24am - 23 Feb 2020

The truth is often stranger than fiction....

The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs with an emergency goalie in net. You cannot make this up.
Ayres emergency goes viral in a great way
3:21am - 23 Feb 2020

Ayres emergency goes viral in a great way

Emergency goalie David Ayres became a folk hero on social media after his performance Saturday night.
Soul Sisters are making it happen on and off the ice
3:18am - 23 Feb 2020

Soul Sisters are making it happen on and off the ice

In conversation with Black Girl Hockey Club founder Renee Hess on the Club's transition into a non-profit organization, the importance of representation in the sports world, and creating a safe space for Black women to enjoy the game of hockey.
Capitals' Alex Ovechkin becomes eighth player to score 700 goals
3:14am - 23 Feb 2020

Capitals' Alex Ovechkin becomes eighth player to score 700 goals

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scored milestone goal No. 700 on Saturday afternoon against the New Jersey Devils.
2020 Memorial Cup hosts Kelowna Rockets release Adam Foote as head coach
3:10pm - 21 Feb 2020

2020 Memorial Cup hosts Kelowna Rockets release Adam Foote as head coach

'With 14 games remaining in the regular season, I felt a change was necessary at this time,' said Kelowna Rockets GM Bruce Hamilton.
Close, but no cigar.....yet.
5:58am - 21 Feb 2020

Close, but no cigar.....yet.

Alex Ovechkin scored his 699th career goal, closing in on another milestone, but the Washington Capitals dropped their third in a row, losing to the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 in overtime Thursday night.
The best blueliners on the market heading to the wire
5:57am - 21 Feb 2020

The best blueliners on the market heading to the wire

Using the percentage difference from league average that we did for the best goal scorers, here are some of the names circulating as potential trade targets among defencemen ahead of the NHL trade deadline.
McHappy meal to go please....
5:50am - 21 Feb 2020

McHappy meal to go please....

There could be good news on the horizon for the Edmonton Oilers as captain Connor McDavid will travel with the team on its upcoming road trip.
When in need of a win, play the Sens.....
5:48am - 21 Feb 2020

When in need of a win, play the Sens.....

Mark Scheifele snapped a 12-game scoring drought with three power-play goals Thursday as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Ottawa Senators 5-1.
Leafs pick up a huge 4-0 victory over Pens
5:46am - 21 Feb 2020

Leafs pick up a huge 4-0 victory over Pens

Frederik Andersen stopped all 24 shots he faced while Jake Muzzin had a goal and two assists as the Toronto Maple Leafs blanked the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-0 on Thursday night.
Theories swirl as to Winnipeg's playoff plan
2:53am - 18 Feb 2020

Theories swirl as to Winnipeg's playoff plan

Sportsnet is breaking down what each Canadian club has to work with as they head toward the NHL trade deadline, sorting each roster into Trade Tiers to hash out who’s safe, who’s available and who’s likely on the move. Next up: the Jets.
Boeser and Ferland injuries lead to move for Tiffoli
2:48am - 18 Feb 2020

Boeser and Ferland injuries lead to move for Tiffoli

The Vancouver Canucks announced that winger Brock Boeser suffered a rib cartilage fracture and will be re-evaluated in three weeks. The team also revealed that Micheal Ferland is being shut down for the season due to recurring concussion-like symptoms.
Three's a charm for Mangiapane and the Flames
2:46am - 18 Feb 2020

Three's a charm for Mangiapane and the Flames

Andrew Mangiapane scored his first career hat-trick and added an assist as the Calgary Flames used five third-period goals for a 6-4 comeback win over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday.
Workhorse Draisaitl leading the way for McDavid-less Oilers
7:23am - 17 Feb 2020

Workhorse Draisaitl leading the way for McDavid-less Oilers

Josh Archibald scored his second goal of the game in overtime, NHL points leader Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Sunday.