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The Legendary Coliseum Is Alive Again...!!

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Josh Bailey scored 4:39 into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 4-3 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Nassau Coliseum on Wednesday.

Blues Win Berube-Style, Even With Their Gloves On.

It is a Round 1 series that puts the St. Louis Blues inside the Winnipeg Whiteout. After one game of this Central Division matchup, however, the operative colours appear to be black and blue.

Four-Score And There Ain't No More........

Seth Jones scored the go-ahead goal on the power play to cap Columbus' three-goal third period, and the Blue Jackets rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in Game 1 of the teams' first-round Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night.

The Sun Sets And The Sun Rises. One Legendary Career Comes To An End, While Another Begins With The Debut Dreams Are Made Of.

Ryan Poehling notched a hat trick and then added the shootout winner in his NHL debut as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-5 in the season finale for both teams on Saturday.

No Place Like Home. Islanders Grab The Advantage For Round One Vs Pittsburgh

Valtteri Filppula scored twice in his return from injury, Robin Lehner stopped all 29 shots he faced and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-0 in each team's regular-season finale Saturday night to clinch home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

Lightning Cap-Off Historic Regular Season With Another trip To The Record Books

The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Boston Bruins 6-3 in Saturday afternoon's regular-season finale to tie an NHL record for most wins in a campaign with 62.

Blues Beat Canucks In Shootout, Complete Amazing Comeback Run

Jordan Binnington stopped both shots he faced in the shootout, and the St. Louis Blues remained in the hunt for the Central Division title with a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday.
6:42pm - 06 Apr 2019
Don’t forget to wear green tomorrow!

Sharks Floundering Towards Playoffs, While Oilers Hope There's A Silver Lining For Draisaitl

Brent Burns had a goal and an assist as the San Jose Sharks got a bit of relief from a late-season funk with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.

Never-Say-Die Attitude Keeps Predators In The Hunt For Central Division Title

Ryan Johansen scored with 19.5 seconds remaining, and the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 Thursday night and preserve their hopes for a second straight Central Division title.

On Final Approach. The Lightning Have A Chance To Enter The Record Books With A Win On Saturday

Steven Stamkos scored once and also set up Alex Killorn's winner with under six minutes to go in regulation as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday.

Hopefully Better Days Are Approaching For Women's Hockey History

The CWHL has folded, but many believe the NHL is key to the future of women's pro hockey. More in the latest 31 Thoughts.

Hope For The Future. The Canucks' 2018-19 Team Awards

The Canucks handed out their annual team awards Tuesday night during their regular season finale at Rogers Arena.

Victoria's Lonnie Cameron Caps Off A Great NHL Career At Home

Lonnie Cameron referees his final game in the National Hockey League as the Vancouver Canucks beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2. The fans, players and organization pay him tribute.

Preds' Show There's More Than One Way To Skin A Buffalo

BUFFALO -- The Nashville Predators moved into a tie for first place in the Central Division with a 3-2 win against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center on Tuesday.

Bertuzzi's Record Night Keeps The Pens From Clinching

DETROIT -- The Pittsburgh Penguins missed an opportunity to clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 4-1 loss against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday.

100 Ways To Chirp. Marchand Becomes The First Bruin in 16 Years To Reach 100 Points

Watch as Brad Marchand notches an assist on David Pastrnak goal to make it a 100-point campaign. Marchand is the first Bruins player to score 100 points in a season since Joe Thornton in 2002-03.

Too Little Too Late. With The Avs' Win In Late Game Versus Oilers, Wild Are Officially Elimated

The Minnesota Wild were eliminated from Stanley Cup Playoff contention following their 5-1 win against the Winnipeg Jets at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday.

The Stars Are Aligned In Texas. Dallas Stamps Their Ticket To The Post Season

DALLAS -- The Dallas Stars clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2016 with a 6-2 win against the Philadelphia Flyers at American Airlines Center on Tuesday.

Struggling For Sanity. McDavid Feeling The Weight Of A Situation Beyond His Control

Oilers captain Connor McDavid opens up about his frustrations after an “insane” season, with head coach and GM changes, and missing the playoffs once again.

So 'Yer Saying There's A Chance.......Montreal Keeps Their Playoff Hopes Alive With Win Over T-Bay

Artturi Lehkonen and Max Domi scored third-period goals to give Montreal a 4-2 win over the league-best Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night, keeping the Canadiens within reach for a wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference.

MacKinnon's 40th Builds Momentum For Surging Avalanche

Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Barrie scored a minute apart to ignite a four-goal second period as the playoff-chasing Avalanche rallied to defeat the Oilers.

Storm Warning. Hurricanes Move Into The Playoff Picture With Victory Over TO

TORONTO -- The Carolina Hurricanes had everything on the line in their mad dash for a playoff spot. The Maple Leafs didn't -- and it certainly showed. Just
3:52pm - 31 Mar 2019

The Canadian Women’s Hockey League to Discontinue Operations - Canadian Women's Hockey League

Toronto, Canada – The Board of Directors of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) has made the decision to discontinue operations effective … Continue reading The Canadian Women’s Hockey League to Discontinue Operations →

A Sweet One For The Record Books........

Watch as Viktor Arvidsson steals the puck in the neutral zone and rips it past Sergei Bobrovksy for a sweet goal that ties a Predators’ franchise record for goals with 33.

Lots Of Confetti Available On Toronto Craigslist...........

The Toronto Maple Leafs can't seem to solve the last-place Ottawa Senators losing for the second time in the nation's capital in two weeks.

Canadiens' Ground The Jets, As Cole Relinquishes The Controls

It was Jonathan Drouin, Jordan Weal and Joel Armia who set the tone as the Montreal Canadiens convincingly beat the Winnipeg Jets to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Win And 'Yer In. Islanders Seal The Deal With Win Over Buffalo

The New York Islanders clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 5-1 win against the Buffalo Sabres at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday.

The Great 8's, Great 8th........OV Hits 50 Goals For The 8th Time In His Career

Alex Ovechkin reached 50 goals -- again. And, then he added another for good measure while leading the Washington Capitals to a big victory.

One And Done. Despite A Gritty Second-Half Run, Flyers' Are Officially Eliminated From Playoff Contention

Teuvo Teravainen and Dougie Hamilton scored 21 seconds apart in the first period, and the Carolina Hurricanes gave their playoff hopes a boost with a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.

End Of The Line. Bruins' Winning Streak Derailed By No-Playoff Panthers

Troy Brouwer scored a short-handed goal and Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots to help the Florida Panthers beat Boston 4-1 on Saturday and hand the Bruins their first loss at home since January.

See Ya' Next Game Tough Guy. Notorious Cheap Shot Artist Shaw May Well Get A Visit From Mr. McQuaid In The Future

Watch as Adam McQuaid is clearly left shaken after Andrew Shaw comes across and makes contact with the Blue Jackets player. It looked like the Canadiens’ player may have left his elbow out before making contact.

The Year Of The 'Cat. Chicago's Sophomore Nets His 40th Goal Of The Season

A fast start was just what the Chicago Blackhawks needed to get out of their recent rut even if it might be too late for them to make a playoff push.

Hughes Delivers On Vancouver Fans' Hopes With An Electric Debut

Quinn Hughes puts in the work, and Brock Boeser puts the Vancouver Canucks ahead as the rookie picks up his first NHL point with the assist against the Los Angeles Kings.

Jackets' Give The Candiens A Rude Welcome To Columbus

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice, Sergei Bobrovsky had 28 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets moved into an Eastern Division wild-card spot with a 6-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.

Tanner And The Mighty Quinn. Pearson And Hughes Have Big Nights In Canucks Shootout Win

Tanner Pearson scored in the fourth round of the shootout and the Vancouver Canucks kept their faint playoff hopes alive Thursday night with a 3-2 win over the L.A. Kings.

Staying Home. Byron Not Going To Columbus Due To Concussion

Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron won't travel with the team for Thursday night's game at the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Stars' Hang On For A Big Win, But Lose Big Ben In The Process

The Dallas Stars added to their wild-card lead with a 2-1 win against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday.

Hughes Hoping To Make His NHL Debut Thursday In Vancouver. #canucks

Hughes, the seventh-overall pick at last year's draft, signed with Vancouver more than two weeks ago after his University of Michigan Wolverines were bounced from the playoffs. But the young blue liner suffered a deep ankle bruise while blocking a shot in the NCAA playoffs and the injury has delayed his first NHL game. That could change on Thursday when the Canucks host the L.A. Kings.

The Guy's All Thumbs. Pastrnak Puts Up A Five Point Night On The Road To Recovery

David Pastrnak scored three goals and set up one that helped Jake DeBrusk set a career high with five points, sending the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.

Playing With Hart. Flyers' Tender Stops 38 In Regulation, Plus All Five In The Shootout

Sean Couturier scored in regulation and provided the only goal in a shootout as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.

They're All Smiles Now.........

“With Dave Brown in Philly for fight night. A little more relaxed than 35 years ago”

Tavares' Big Night Helps Propel Leafs Four-Ward

John Tavares recorded the first four-goal game of his career as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Florida Panthers 7-5 on Monday night.

Preds' Make It Five Straight Trips To The Post Season With Win Over Wild

The Predators have clinched a playoff berth for the fifth straight year, doing so with a victory over the Wild on Monday night.

One Champion, Inspiring Others To Be........Congrats Bianca!!

Mississauga native Bianca Andreescu discusses the dedication and perseverance required to become a champion in the sport of tennis, while setting up Hockey Night In Canada.

Alexandar The Great Conquers TO In OT

Ryan Strome scored in overtime as the New York Rangers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over Toronto on Saturday.

Only Fitting - Chara's Always Been A Clinch Player

Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara each had a goal and an assist help the Boston Bruins clinch a playoff berth with a 7-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.

Three-For-All. Canadiens' Forwards Rack Up The Points In Rout Of Sabres

Brendan Gallagher scored twice and added an assist to lead the Canadiens to a 7-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night, extending Montreal's win streak to three games.

Giordano Adds To Total, As Canucks' Third Period Defensive Shell Again Provides No Offense

Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano put up a goal and two assists on Saturday night, helping his team to a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Garnet Hathaway and Andrew Mangiapane also scored for the Flames (47-21-7).

Final Approach. Jets Complete First Mission, Now They Can Prepare For The Next

Kyle Connor had a hat trick and one assist and Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves as the Winnipeg Jets clinched a playoff spot with a 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday.

Playing Hangman. Canucks' Almost Blow 5 Goal Lead, But Hang On For The Win

Bo Horvat scored twice and added an assist to help the Vancouver Canucks keep their playoff hopes alive with a 7-4 win over the depleted Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.

Capital Offense. Lightning Bolt With 2 Points Despite Washington's 58 Shots

Andrei Vasilevskiy piled up the saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals traded blows in a thrilling potential playoff preview.

Shooting Ducks.Jets' Edge Closer To Clinching By Making Short Work Of Anaheim

Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist in the Winnipeg Jets' fourth straight victory, 3-0 over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night.

Turning Over A New Leaf? Toronto Posts Big Win Over Struggling Sabres

John Tavares and Austin Matthews each had a goal and assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs won for just the second time in six games, beating the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Wednesday night.

Back To The Beginning. Petey Breaks The Record In The Same Rink He Was Drafted In

Elias Pettersson talks about recording the most points by rookie for the Canucks and setting the mark where he was drafted.

Knights Beat San Jose In Latest Joust For Home Ice Advantage

Reilly Smith and Jonathan Marchessault each had four points and the Vegas Golden Knights won for the ninth time in 10 games, beating the San Jose Sharks 7-3 on Monday night.

Record Setting Night For Stamkos And The Lightning

Steven Stamkos scored against the Coyotes to break Vincent Lecavalier’s record for goals scored with the Tampa Bay Lightning, making it 384 goals for the team’s captain.

Bo Knows OT Hockey.......

Bo Horvat scored 16 seconds into overtime, and the Vancouver Canucks stopped Chicago's five-game win streak with a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Monday night.

First Placed Jets' Rout Royalty In L.A.

Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.

Adding Lightning To The Trophy Case.......

The Tampa Bay Lightning have clinched the Presidents' Trophy thanks to a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday.

Expect Phenom Pettersson To Break A Lot More Records Along The Way

Watch as Elias Pettersson picks up an assist on this Markus Grandlund goal to set the rookie record for points by a Vancouver Canucks player.
4:41pm - 17 Mar 2019

WHL: Blazers, Rockets win to set up TIEBREAKER game for playoff spot

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The Western Hockey League will need a tiebreaker to determine the final playoff spot.

The Rules Of Thirds. Blues Win The Battle Of Two Playoff Hungry Teams

PITTSBURGH -- Jordan Binnington made 40 saves, and the St. Louis Blues ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Saturday.

Sharks Circle, But Can't Take Down The Preds

SAN JOSE -- The San Jose Sharks missed a chance to clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, losing to the Nashville Predators 4-2 at SAP Center on Saturday.San Jose remained one point behind the Calgary Flames for first place in the Pacific Division and Western Conference. The Flames lost to the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Saturday.

Lightning Quite Happy To Drive 55.......For Now.

TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Lightning set their records for wins and points in a season with a 6-3 victory against the Washington Capitals at Amalie Arena on Saturday.

With The Luck Of The Irish. Bruins Tap-Out The Jackets In OT

Brad Marchand scored 3:30 into the overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

Habs' Just Weren't Jesperit Enough On Offence......

The Montreal Canadiens are running out of time to grab a playoff spot. It's now on Claude Julien and the players to find another gear.

From The Outhouse To The Penthouse. Bottom Dwelling Sens Humble Struggling Leafs

Magnus Paajarvi scored two goals to lead the last-place Ottawa Senators to a 6-2 win over the slumping Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

Drive-Thu In The Desert. McD Serves Up A Double As Oilers Top The 'Yotes

Connor McDavid scored two goals, including the winner in overtime, to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.
7:05pm - 14 Mar 2019

How the Humboldt Broncos tragedy was further complicated by a $15.2-million outpouring of support

The Saskatchewan bus crash changed the lives of 29 families − but once $15.2-million became involved, the question of who was affected the most had to be resolved
9:37pm - 13 Mar 2019
Broncos crash survivor Matechuk meets his idol Crosby
Harry Howell, Legendary Rangers Defenceman, dies at 86
A dedicated defenseman, ‘Harry the Horse’ Howell battled on bluelines for much of his career. Winning the Norris Trophy as the league’s top defenceman in 1966-67, he finished his career with 94 goals and 324 assists in the NHL and was elected into the Hall of Fame in 1979.
11:23pm - 10 Mar 2019
Blues top scorer Tarasenko out at least 10 days
The St. Louis Blues announced Sunday that leading goal scorer Vladimir Tarasenko will be sidelined at least 10 days with an upper body injury.
SUPPORT GREEN SHIRT DAY ON APRIL 7!
“Register, Tell Your Family, Be Inspired.” Family of Humbolt Bronco, Logan Boulet, honor their son’s legacy by bringing awareness to the importance of organ donation on April 7, 2019. Wear your green shirt and help continue the “Logan Boulet Effect!”
11:42am - 09 Mar 2019

10 things to keep an eye on as the CHL regular season comes to an end

TORONTO — The Canadian Hockey League is down to only a handful of games remaining for each team, and there's plenty to pay attention to before the playoffs begin.The Quebec Major Junior League season wraps up on March 16, while the Ontario Hockey League and Western Hockey League finish one day later.Here
Happy International Women’s Day!
In helping celebrate International Women’s Day, we’d like to thank longtime Canadian National team star and 4 time Olympic Gold medalist, Hailey Wickenheiser, for inspiring today’s generation of female players with her success in the women’s game and making inroads in men’s hockey.

Apparently A "Massive Dust-Up" Has A Much Different Meaning These Days......

Matthew Tkachuk’s run into Marc-Andre Fleury sparked a massive dust-up between the Flames and Golden Knights, and very nearly caused David Rittich and Fleury to drop the gloves for an old-fashioned goalie fight.

Holtby Gets His 250th, And OV's Right Behind Sid.

Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom each had a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 Wednesday night to reclaim sole possession of first place in the Metropolitan Division.

Put On Your Rally Caps. Blues' Late Push Completes Comeback Against Anaheim

Robert Thomas and Alex Pietrangelo scored 12 seconds apart late in the third period as the St. Louis Blues rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night.

A Mystery Unravelled........

Five years ago, Vancouver Canucks star centre Ryan Kesler became public enemy No. 1 after being traded to the Pacific Division rival Anaheim Ducks. Kesler ...

Bee's Help Keep Their Playoff Hopes Alive With A Big OT Win

David Krejci scored 1:36 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.

Hot To Trotz. N.Y. Isles' Coach Gets His 800th Career Win With Come From Behind Effort

Jordan Eberle and Mathew Barzal scored in the shootout and the New York Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 5-4 Tuesday night, giving coach Barry Trotz his 800th win.

Carey On Young Man. Price Is One Win Away From Making Habs' History

Carey Price tied Jacques Plante for most career wins by a Montreal Canadiens goalie, making 26 saves in a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.

Lighting The Lamp. Kucherov Ties Lecavalier's Record in Tampa Bay

Nikita Kucherov tied the Tampa Bay Lightning's single-season points record with a pair of assists to lead Tampa Bay to a 5-2 victory against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
2:08am - 06 Mar 2019

That's Pretty Much A Wrap.......

Injuries continue to plague the Vancouver Canucks as they head into the season's final stretch.
2:07am - 06 Mar 2019

87 Gets Number 1,200

Watch as Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby records his 1,200th career point on a goal by Jake Guentzel.
4:12am - 05 Mar 2019

Ted Lindsay, last surviving member of Detroit's Production Line, dies

Ted Lindsay, the Hall of Famer who provided muscle and meanness on the Detroit Red Wings' mighty 'Production Line' of the 1950s and helped pioneer the first NHL players' union, died Monday at 93.
12:20am - 05 Mar 2019
Humbolt Strong!
After 333 days in hospital, undergoing numerous surgeries and hours upon hours of therapy, Morgan Gobeil can finally go home!

Cold Snap. Preds Emerge Victorious In Minnesota To End The Wild's Winning Streak

Ryan Johansen scored in the fourth round of the shootout on Sunday night to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over Minnesota and stop the Wild's winning streak at five games.

Flyin' High. Philly Sets Their Sites On A Wild Card Spot

Brian Elliott stopped 29 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat New York 4-1 Sunday, helping knock the Islanders out of first place in the Metropolitan Division.

Throwing It All Away.........

Alex Ovechkin scored in the fourth round of a shootout without putting the puck in the net, and the Washington Capitals extended their win streak to four games with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.

Canucks' Checking For A Pulse.........

In the span of a three-game road trip, the Vancouver Canucks went from being National Hockey League playoff hopefuls to a thoroughly-beaten team as near to last place as a playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Iggy Roofs It Again........Just In A Different Way

With his 10 and 12-year-old sons (Joe and Tij), his 14-year-old daughter (Jade) and wife Kara by his side, Jarome Iginla watched his no. 12 ascend to the rafters.

Helluva' Night For Connor And Wheels........

Blake Wheeler scored three of his four goals in the third period, Connor Hellebuyck had 40 saves and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Sunday night.

Draisaitl Quitely Posting Big Numbers This Year

Leon Draisaitl gets a return feed from Connor McDavid in the circle and hammers home a one-timer to record his 40th goal of the season

Silfverberg Re-Ups With The Ducks

Jakob Silfverberg signed a five-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday. Financial terms were not released.

It's A Fine Day In St. Louis

St. Louis Blues forward Jaden Schwartz has been fined $5,000 for cross-checking Carolina Hurricanes defender Dougie Hamilton, the league's department of player safety announced Saturday.

What Can We Try And Get Away With Today.........

Devils winger Kurtis Gabriel will have a hearing Saturday for boarding Flyers pivot Nolan Patrick, the league's department of player safety announced.

Lowry On The Docket

Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry will have a hearing today for "high-sticking/slashing" Nashville Predators forward Filip Forsberg, the league announced Saturday.

Comeback Win Catapults Jets Over Nashville

Newly acquired Kevin Hayes scored his first goal with the Jets and added two assists as Winnipeg erased a two-goal deficit to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Friday night.

Freaky Friday. Some Strange Tallies To Start The Weekend

Pucks are bouncing all over the place across on Friday night. Josh Bailey scores on the New York Islanders' own net, Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers get burned twice, Corey Schneider and the New Jersey Devils get beat, and finally Jake Alle

'Canes Knock Off The Blues, And The Champ Knocks Out Martinook

Sebastian Aho had a short-handed goal and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Friday night in a matchup between two of the NHL's hottest teams.

Another Habs' Win Keeps Them Moving Up The Atlantic

Joel Armia had three goals and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Friday night.

Class, Class, Class.......

“Best of the Week...

Anderson Whitehead meeting his idol Carey Price... Anderson's mom promised she would help her son meet Price, but after tragically losing her to cancer, the Habs star made it a reality.

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The Great 8 Is Gunning For 50 Again........And Setting New Records Along The Way

Alex Ovechkin became the first player in NHL history with 10 seasons of 45 goals or more, scoring in Washington's three-goal third period as the Capitals rallied to a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night.

Going Down Memory Lane......

It was a nostalgic day at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday as Jarome Iginla returned to Calgary, ahead of his big night on Saturday when the Flames will retire his jersey.

Flame On. Iginla Should Have Been The NHL's Posterboy For Years.

On the eve of Iginla’s jersey retirement we asked around the hockey world for thoughts on the man whose No. 12 will be hoisted as part of a 40-minute pre-game ceremony.

Hockey Fight History on Twitter

“Dave "Tiger" Williams scored his second (and final) career hat trick, when the Kings lost to Montreal 6-4 in Los Angeles. 03.01.86 #HFH
3:36pm - 01 Mar 2019
Shake up in Ottawa!

It's Truly A Historic Season For The Flames "Captain Everything" Mark Giordano

Mark Giordano’s season for the ages hit a new milestone Wednesday when his all-world game-winner in a 2-1 win gave him 60 points for the season, adding him to an exclusive old boys club.

Another Day, Another Problem In Ottawa

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has expressed disappointment in Senators owner Eugene Melnyk now that a proposed new downtown arena for the NHL team is in jeopardy.

"Starting In Goal For Your Philadelphia Flyers, Wearing Number 9... GRITTY!!"

The Philadelphia Flyers are expected to use their eighth goalie of the season and set an NHL record with Cam Talbot scheduled to start against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Friday.

Scoping Out The Season. Hall May Miss The Remainder Of The Year After Repairs

Taylor Hall remains questionable to return to the New Jersey Devils lineup this season after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee earlier this week.

Ya, That Can't Feel Good...

Travis Dermott would head right for the locker room after getting knocked to the ice by Brad Malone.

Uncharted Territory. Tavares Deserves A Warm Welcome "Home"

John Tavares, the former New York Islanders captain who signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs in the offseason, will play as a visitor at Nassau Coliseum for the first time when the teams face off on Thursday.

Good News Out Of New Jersey After Mueller Given All Clear Today

Mirco Mueller was taken off the ice on a stretcher in the third period of the New Jersey Devils' game against the Calgary Flames at Prudential Center on Wednesday.

Today's Odds If You're A Betting Man Or Woman.......

John Tavares will make his highly anticipated return to Long Island on Thursday as the Toronto Maple Leafs visit the New York Islanders in a clash pegged as a virtual pick'em.

Nashville Ain't Got No Cure For The Berube Blues

Jordan Binnington made 19 saves for the St. Louis Blues in a 2-0 win against the Nashville Predators at Enterprise Center on Tuesday.

On Golden Pond. Mad Max Gets Two, As Vegas Lights Up The Stars

Max Pacioretty scored twice for the Vegas Golden Knights in a 4-1 victory against the Dallas Stars at T-Mobile Arena on Tuesday.

Ante Up. The Best Bang For The Deadline Buck

The 2019 NHL Trade Deadline has come and gone. And after grabbing Mark Stone, the Vegas Golden Knights are headlining the list of winners.
On Second Thought.........The Hunter Becomes The Hunted

Nothing To See Here. No Deadline Deals For Calgary, And That Suits Them Just Fine

Matthew Tkachuk dazzled with a between-the-legs snipe, Mike Smith stood tall, and the Flames kept their win streak rolling, earning a sixth straight win.

Two Minute Warning. A Wild Finish In The 'Peg, As Minny Executes A Late Double-Tap On The Jets

Jason Zucker and Joel Eriksson scored 26 seconds apart with less than two minutes to play in the third period as the Minnesota Wild beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday for their fourth straight win.

Oshie Gets His 20th As Caps Hammer Rudderless Senators

The reigning Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals spotted the NHL-worst Ottawa Senators an early two-goal lead before turning things around with the help of a pair of second-period scores from T.J. Oshie and winning 7-2 Tuesday night.

Habs Crush Detroit In An 8-1 Laugher

Andrew Shaw recorded his first career hat trick and Max Domi had two goals and three assists for a career-high five points as the Montreal Canadiens routed the Detroit Red Wings 8-1 Tuesday night.

Horvat, Markstrom Lead The Way For The Canucks

VANCOUVER -- Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves for his first shutout of the season, and Bo Horvat scored two goals for the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-0 win against the Anaheim Ducks at Rogers Arena on Monday.

Canucks' Add Swedish Prospect Linus Karlsson

The Vancouver Canucks have traded forward Jonathan Dahlen to the San Jose Sharks for forward Linus Karlsson.

Speedy Montour Heading to Sabres

The Anaheim Ducks have traded defenceman Brandon Montour to the Buffalo Sabres for Brendan Guhle and a 2019 first-round pick.

Chris Wideman Flying To Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins continue to add depth to their defence by acquiring Chris Wideman from the Florida Panthers.

Former Portland Winterhawk Nic Petan Is On His Way To Toronto

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded forward Par Lindholm to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for forward Nic Petan.
Shane Doan's Full Jersey Retirement Speech
Captain Coyote Goes To The Rafters

Rangers Had The Itch, But Still Kept Their Focus Against Jersey

Ryan Strome scored two goals when the New York Rangers won 5-2 against the New Jersey Devils at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

Edmonton's Currie Helps Overpower Gamey Ducks

Sam Gagner scored the game winner as the Edmonton Oilers held on for a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday, despite having captain Connor McDavid on the shelf serving a suspension.

Hurricanes Strengthening With The Playoffs On The Horizon

DALLAS -- Curtis McElhinney made 24 saves for the Carolina Hurricanes in a 3-0 win against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on Saturday.

Angels Of Harlem. O'Ree And Ice Hockey In Harlem Providing New Opportunities And Role Models

Ice Hockey in Harlem wants to open the eyes of the kids to possibilities they might not have entertained before, to invite a world beyond Harlem into their lives. They want to give them safe spaces and exercise, and a little bit of knowledge they might find nowhere else.

A Rhino And A Buffalo Walk Into A Bar.......

BUFFALO -- Sam Reinhart scored three goals for his third NHL hat trick and the Buffalo Sabres ended their four-game losing streak by defeating the Washington Capitals 5-2 at KeyBank Center on Saturday.

Number Three In Your Program, Number One In Your Heart. Louuu Ties Belfour For Third On All-Time List

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Roberto Luongo tied Ed Belfour for third place in NHL history with his 484th victory when the Florida Panthers defeated the Los Angeles Kings 6-1 at BB&T Center on Saturday.

A Baker's Dozen. St. Louis Picks Up Their 12th Win In Their Last 13 Games

The Boston Bruins had their seven-game winning streak end with a 2-1 shootout loss to the St. Louis Blues at Enterprise Center on Saturday.

You Go Ahead, We'll Catch Up With You Later.......

Once again, the Toronto Maple Leafs needed an intermission wake-up call to match Montreal Canadiens' desire and desperation coming away with the 6-3 win.

Red Hot Islanders Dominate Static Canucks System

Goalie Robin Lehner stymied a hungry Vancouver Canucks offence on Saturday, leading the New York Islanders to a 4-0 victory.

The Not-So-Great Outdoors. Flyers Beat Penguins In Soggy Stadium Series

Claude Giroux scored 1:59 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers scored three straight goals in the rain to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on a soggy Saturday night at Lincoln Financial Field.

Getting' Gritty With It. Flyers' Mascot Makes Grand Entrance To Start Stadium Series Game

Check out Gritty’s entrance as the Philadelphia Flyers host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the latest installment of the NHL Stadium Series.

Reversal Of Fortunes. Once Red-Hot Preds Fall To Streaking Avs

Philipp Grubauer made 38 saves for his first shutout of the season, helping the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 5-0 Saturday for their fourth straight victory.

Stars Continuing To Align In Dallas

The New York Rangers have traded forward Mats Zuccarello to the Dallas Stars in exchange for multiple draft picks.

Stars Bolster Their D By Grabbing Lovejoy From New Jersey

The New Jersey Devils have acquired defenceman Connor Carrick and a third-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft from the Dallas Stars in exchange for defenceman Ben Lovejoy.

Not Looking Good For Skinner

Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner had to be helped off the ice after suffering what appeared to be a left ankle injury.

Doubling Down In Vegas. Laine's Rare Pair Beats The House

Patrik Laine scored twice and Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves to lead the Winnipeg Jets over the Vegas Golden Knights 6-3 on Friday night.

Passing On The Knowledge.....

PHILADELPHIA -- Preparations for the 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday (8 p.m. ET; NBC, SN360, SN1, TVAS2) have been underway for months, but the ice-making process began just six days ago.

A Heros' Welcome. Disabled Veterans Get A Special Salute In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA -- When 20 players from Philadelphia's USA Hockey's Warrior Hockey program arrived at Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, they thought it was for a luncheon.

The Humble Willl Be Exalted. Shane Doan Is Well-Worthy Of Arizona Honour.

Shane Doan finds himself between dumbstruck and awestruck as he prepares to become the first Arizona Coyotes player to have his number retired.

NHL's Black History Month - Featuring Kyle Okposo

As part of the NHL's celebration of Black History Month, NHL.com will highlight great moments and important figures in black hockey history each day throughout February. Pioneers like Willie O'Ree, Angela James and Grant Fuhr will be featured.Today we look at forward Kyle Okposo and his four-goal night for the New York Islanders.

Colorado Storm Surge. Avs' Gaining Momentum With Third Straight Win Over Hawks

Patrick Kane extended his point streak to 20 games, but J.T. Compher and Carl Soderberg each scored two goals in the Colorado Avalanche's third straight win, 5-3 against the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center on Friday.

One For The Money, Two For The Show. Wild Win Second Straight After Trading Coyle.

DETROIT -- Luke Kunin had a goal and an assist and Devan Dubnyk made 26 saves when the Minnesota Wild defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 win at Little Caesars Arena on Friday.

Duck Mangiapane? Rookie's Winning Tally Helps Flames To Cook Ducks

Andrew Mangiapane scored the go-ahead goal at 16:31 as the Calgary Flames beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Friday for their fourth straight victory.

Duck Mangiapane? Rookie's Winning Tally Helps Flames To Cook Ducks

Andrew Mangiapane scored the go-ahead goal at 16:31 as the Calgary Flames beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Friday for their fourth straight victory.

Duck Mangiapane? Rookie's Winning Tally Helps Flames To Cook Ducks

Andrew Mangiapane scored the go-ahead goal at 16:31 as the Calgary Flames beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Friday for their fourth straight victory.

U Can't Touch This! NHL Sounds The Bell After MC Hammers Leddy

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of New York Islanders defenceman Nick Leddy.

Not Using His Head. McDavid Scheduled For Hearing On Illegal Hit

Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid will have a hearing for his illegal check to the head of New York Islanders defenceman Nick Leddy.

This Will Be An Inspiring Event In St. Louis!

Join HPIB St. Louis chapter members on Thursday, February 28th from 5-7pm to network and hear from special Guest Speaker Josh Pauls, 3-time ice sled gold medalist in the 2010, 2014, and 2018 Winter Paralympics. Josh is an inspirational athlete and we are so excited to welcome him for this event. The event will be held at Synergy Wealth Solutions (16150 Main Circle Dr. Suite 400 Chesterfield, MO 63017). Food and drinks will be provided. HPIB Membership is encouraged but not required to attend.

Bruins Rely On Six-Shooter To Outduel Knights

The Boston Bruins extended their season-long winning streak to seven games with a 3-2 shootout victory against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday.

Hawks Give Wings A Good Kaning In O.T. Win

Patrick Kane scored two goals, including the game winner with 2:18 left in overtime, extending his point streak to 19 games and lifting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.

The Parts Are Greater Than The Sum.......For Now.

Nathan MacKinnon and Matt Calvert scored 11 seconds apart in the third period, Semyon Varlamov made 26 saves in another strong performance and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 7-1 on Wednesday night.

Trotz Not Happy With His Team's Effort In Loss To Flames

Johnny Gaudreau snapped a nine-game goalless drought with his 30th of the season on Wednesday, and the Calgary Flames scored twice in the third period for a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders.

Quality Pickup For Bruins As Stretch Run Approaches

The Boston Bruins have acquired Charlie Coyle from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Ryan Donato and a draft pick.
2:07am - 21 Feb 2019

To Tree Or Not To Tree........That Is The Question

As rumours swirl about the Flames' possible interest in rentals like Mark Stone or Mats Zuccarello, Brad Treliving proved adept at not tipping his hand.
1:55am - 21 Feb 2019

Not So Fast.......

He may not be their teammate anymore, but the Islanders are still quick to stand up for former captain John Tavares. A handful of veterans reacted emphatically when asked about recent critiques of the former captain's work ethic and leadership.
7:16pm - 20 Feb 2019

Happy Birthday To These Former NHL'ers!

“Also, Happy Birthday wishes to our #StartingLineup for today:
Pierre Bouchard (71) MTL, WAS
Mark Kachowski (54) PIT
Dave Scatchard (43) VAN, NYI, BOS, PHX, NAS, StL
Jamie Devane (28) TOR
Jarred Tinordi (27) MTL, ARZ
02.20.18 #HFH #ToughAsNails

Pittsburgh Saves Face With A Win Over New Jersey

Bryan Rust scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the second period and the Pittsburgh Penguins continued their playoff push and avoided the embarrassment of being swept by the lowly New Jersey Devils with a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night.

In A New York State Of Mind. Lundqvist Continues His Dominance Over Carolina

Vladislav Namestnikov scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, giving the New York Rangers a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.

44th Career Shutout For Miller As Ducks Tame The Wild

Ryan Miller made 31 saves for his 44th career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 Tuesday night.

Lightning Showing An Embarrassment Of Riches As Streak Continues

J.T. Miller had a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning used a fast start to win their seventh straight, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night.

Behind Blue Eyes. O'Reilly Helps St. Louis Set Franchise Record With 11th Straight Win

Ryan O'Reilly scored 34 seconds into overtime and the St. Louis Blues beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 11th straight win.

Saucy Tatar Ends Montreal's Losing Streak

Tomas Tatar scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Montreal Canadiens held on to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday.

Oilers Fall To Coyotes Without McDavid

Vinnie Hinostroza scored the shootout winner, adding to a goal in regulation, as the Arizona Coyotes came away with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday over an Edmonton Oilers team missing star forward Connor McDavid with the flu.

NHL Trade Rumours

With less than a week to go until the NHL trade deadline, we're keeping a running blog to track the latest rumours from around the league.

Bad News For Okposo And The Sabres

Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo has sustained his third concussion in less than three years.

Check Out This Great Event Happening In Humboldt On March 9th

Come see the Hockey Legends of yesterday take on the Humboldt Broncos Alumni in support of the Humboldt Broncos & Humboldt Minor Hockey Association   Event Details Here:  HUMBOLDT Media Get Tickets Here:  https://www.humboldtbroncos.com/  

Jumbo's Magic Not Enough To Beat Bruins

Charlie McAvoy scored the game-winning goal in overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the San Jose Sharks 6-5 on Monday night in a game featuring two of the NHL's hottest teams.

Rocky Mountain High. Agozzino Pots His First NHL Goal In Avs' Much Needed Victory

DENVER -- Semyon Varlamov made 40 saves, and Andrew Agozzino scored his first NHL goal and had an assist in the Colorado Avalanche's 3-0 win against the Vegas Golden Knights at Pepsi Center on Monday.The shutout was Varlamov's second of the season and 25th of his NHL career.

Kucherov Continues His Record Setting Points Rampage As The Bolts Singe The Jackets

COLUMBUS -- Nikita Kucherov had two goals and three assists when the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 at Nationwide Arena on Monday.

Next Goal Wins......DeBrincat’s Five Point Night Caps Monday Night Mayhem

Alex DeBrincat had three goals and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to beat the Ottawa Senators 8-7 on Monday night for their ninth win in 11 games.
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