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Kadri's number might move up another notch on the NHL's speed-dial after Faulk's K.O.
7:05am - Thu 20 May

Kadri's number might move up another notch on the NHL's speed-dial after Faulk's K.O.

Colorado Avalanche centre Nazem Kadri was given a match penalty and a game misconduct for a hit to the head of Blues defenceman Justin Faulk.
The Jets outgun the Oilers to earn a huge Game 1 victory
7:02am - Thu 20 May

The Jets outgun the Oilers to earn a huge Game 1 victory

Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Winnipeg Jets seven times on nine tries this season. But in Game 1 of their playoff series, it was unsung heroes who led the Jets past the Oilers while McDavid was kept off the scoresheet.
Multiple false positives almost rule out several players, but at least these ones were caught.
6:58am - Thu 20 May

Multiple false positives almost rule out several players, but at least these ones were caught.

Multiple players on the St. Louis Blues and Vegas Golden Knights have been cleared to play in their teams' next games after their latest COVID-19 tests returned negative results.
Bruins take a 2-1 series lead over the Caps with a double OT thriller
6:51am - Thu 20 May

Bruins take a 2-1 series lead over the Caps with a double OT thriller

Craig Smith scored 5:48 into the second overtime Wednesday night to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals and a 2-1 lead in their East Division first-round playoff series.
Tocchet is in consideration by both the NYR and Seattle
4:04am - Wed 19 May

Tocchet is in consideration by both the NYR and Seattle

Former Arizona Coyotes head coach Rick Tocchet will be interviewed by the New York Rangers and Seattle Kraken for their vacant head coach positions, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
Pens' finish off a close one, with a 2-1 win over the Isles
4:01am - Wed 19 May

Pens' finish off a close one, with a 2-1 win over the Isles

Tristan Jarry bounced back from a shaky performance to stop 39 shots, and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their first-round playoff series with the New York Islanders with a taut 2-1 victory on Tuesday night.
Point and Kucherov get the job done for the Lightning in Game 1
5:44am - Mon 17 May

Point and Kucherov get the job done for the Lightning in Game 1

Brayden Point scored two late goals, including the game-winner with 1:14 left in the third period, to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night in Game 1 of their playoff series.
The Wild only need 1 to get past the Knights in the series opener
5:42am - Mon 17 May

The Wild only need 1 to get past the Knights in the series opener

Joel Eriksson Ek's goal at 3:20 of overtime lifted the Minnesota Wild past the Vegas Golden Knights 1-0 in Game 1 of their first-round series on Sunday.
The Isles take Game 1 in a back and forth battle with the Pens
5:39am - Mon 17 May

The Isles take Game 1 in a back and forth battle with the Pens

Kyle Palmieri's second goal of the game 16:30 into overtime lifted the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of their first-round series on Sunday.
Canucks beat the Oil, but their future in still in limbo
6:48am - Sun 16 May

Canucks beat the Oil, but their future in still in limbo

Former Canuck Geoff Courtnall has been approached by ownership for counsel about the direction of management for next season and beyond. It’s unclear what Courtnall’s role would be, but much more than losing games has contributed to the crisis in consumer confidence that seems to be developing in Vancouver.
Dowd scores in the Nic of time to help the Caps take Game 1 over Boston
6:43am - Sun 16 May

Dowd scores in the Nic of time to help the Caps take Game 1 over Boston

Nic Dowd deflected in T.J. Oshie's shot from the blue line 4:41 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series.
Here are the pundits' picks for the Post Season
8:30pm - Sat 15 May

Here are the pundits' picks for the Post Season

With the Stanley Cup Playoffs upon us, a panel of Sportsnet Insiders picks their first round winners, semifinalists, Cup champion and Conn Smythe winner.
Everyone is gearing up for a memorable Playoff run
8:29pm - Sat 15 May

Everyone is gearing up for a memorable Playoff run

There’s something special about the arrival of the Stanley Cup Playoffs every spring but it’s bound to hit differently this time around. Watch Game 1 between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins tonight on Hockey Night in Canada. Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET/ 3:30 p.m. PT on Sportsnet, CBC and SN Now.
Questions of the Leafs' internal fortitude will be answered after Round 1
8:28pm - Sat 15 May

Questions of the Leafs' internal fortitude will be answered after Round 1

A dive into the Maple Leafs' greatest weakness | Which Toronto forwards will sit out Game 1 | Justin Bieber honours happy Doug Gilmour | Nick Foligno on John Tortorella's future | Playoff predictions + 7 more NHL goodies...
Preds punch their ticket to the post-season with a win over the 'Canes
6:18am - Sun 09 May

Preds punch their ticket to the post-season with a win over the 'Canes

Luke Kunin scored twice, Juuse Saros made 21 saves and Nashville beat the Carolina to secure the Central Division's fourth and final playoff berth.
McDavid hits milestone 100 pts, but he's not done yet.
6:16am - Sun 09 May

McDavid hits milestone 100 pts, but he's not done yet.

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has reached the 100 point plateau in just 53 games with four assists against the Vancouver Canucks. The 24-year-old became the ninth player in NHL history -- and the first in his own lifetime -- to reach the century-point mark in 53 games or less, according to NHL statisticians.
Another positive step for Sens as Stutzle nothces his first NHL hat trick
6:14am - Sun 09 May

Another positive step for Sens as Stutzle nothces his first NHL hat trick

Rookie Tim Stutzle notched his first NHL hat trick to lead the surging Ottawa Senators past the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 on Saturday night.
Pens get a gift from the Caps and clinch the East Division
6:11am - Sun 09 May

Pens get a gift from the Caps and clinch the East Division

The short-handed Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Saturday night to guarantee they'll open the playoffs at home. Failing to win in regulation gave the East Division title to the rival Pittsburgh Penguins.
End of a era in Columbus, as Tortorella says "no mas"
6:09am - Sun 09 May

End of a era in Columbus, as Tortorella says "no mas"

John Tortorella has reportedly informed the Columbus Blue Jackets that he will not be returning to the team next season, ending the most successful stretch in franchise history.
Canucks blast the Oilers 6-3, but McDavid still gets closer to 100
5:11am - Fri 07 May

Canucks blast the Oilers 6-3, but McDavid still gets closer to 100

Whatever happens beyond this season, Mikko Koskinen will forever be a chapter in the Edmonton Oilers' goaltending history book.
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names will cost you money.
5:07am - Fri 07 May

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names will cost you money.

The NHL has fined the New York Rangers $250,000 for public comments criticizing George Parros and the league's department of player safety.
Warhorse Carter has a career game as Pittsburg downs the Sabres
5:06am - Fri 07 May

Warhorse Carter has a career game as Pittsburg downs the Sabres

Jeff Carter scored a career-high four goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins moved back into first place in the crowded East Division with an 8-4 victory over Buffalo on Thursday night.
Class-act Backes gets to play one last game in St. Lou
4:41am - Thu 06 May

Class-act Backes gets to play one last game in St. Lou

Haydn Fleury scored the shootout winner after also connecting in regulation in the Anaheim Ducks' 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night.
Fan-favorite Fleury moves into 3rd place all-time with his 490th win
4:39am - Thu 06 May

Fan-favorite Fleury moves into 3rd place all-time with his 490th win

Alex Pietrangelo scored at 1:53 of overtime, giving the Vegas Golden Knights a 3-2 victory after another late rally by the Minnesota Wild.
That should read John Davidson, but hey it's only small news right SN?
4:36am - Thu 06 May

That should read John Davidson, but hey it's only small news right SN?

Elliotte Friedman and David Amber discuss the shocking firing of New York Rangers president Jeff Davidson and GM Jeff Gorton, and the notable timing of it on the heels of the controversy surrounding Tom Wilson.
Oshie leads the Caps and scores 3 after losing his father earlier in the week
4:31am - Thu 06 May

Oshie leads the Caps and scores 3 after losing his father earlier in the week

T.J. Oshie had a hat trick, Vitek Vanecek made 19 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the depleted New York Rangers 4-2 in a fight-filled game Wednesday night.
Caps' Wilson doesn't last long in the rematch
4:24am - Thu 06 May

Caps' Wilson doesn't last long in the rematch

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson left Wednesday's game against the New York Rangers with an upper-body injury and did not return.
Pens dominate the Flyers 7-3, and put themselves back in first place
5:58am - Wed 05 May

Pens dominate the Flyers 7-3, and put themselves back in first place

Sidney Crosby scored two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins regained first place in the East Division with a 7-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
All the Sabres needed to right the ship was a little Doogie Houser and Bjork
5:55am - Wed 05 May

All the Sabres needed to right the ship was a little Doogie Houser and Bjork

Michael Houser made 45 saves and stopped all three shots he faced in the shootout while Anders Bjork scored Buffalo's last two goals in regulation and one in the shootout goal, lifting the Sabres to a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
Rangers lose Panarin for rest of the year as a result of Wilson incident
5:53am - Wed 05 May

Rangers lose Panarin for rest of the year as a result of Wilson incident

Artemi Panarin will miss the New York Rangers' final three games of the regular season due to an injury suffered on Monday night during an on-ice brawl incited by Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson.
McDavid adds to his point total against the Canucks
5:50am - Wed 05 May

McDavid adds to his point total against the Canucks

Leon Draisaitl scored twice and Connor McDavid registered a pair of assists as the Edmonton Oilers collected a 4-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday.
Rangers' have a case on Panarin incident, but jump the shark with their Twitter post
10:47pm - Tue 04 May

Rangers' have a case on Panarin incident, but jump the shark with their Twitter post

The New York Rangers say they are "extremely disappointed" by the NHL's lack of suspension for Tom Wilson and believe that George Parros, the head of league's Department of Player Safety, is "unfit to continue in his current role."
Matthews gives his Dad a great birthday present with yet another stellar performance
7:31am - Sun 02 May

Matthews gives his Dad a great birthday present with yet another stellar performance

At even-strength, Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner have combined for more goals (46) and points (97) than any other duo in the sport. We’re talking about 23-year-olds. Yes, they’re rolling at their best. But better might still lie ahead.
They say you never forget your first........pretty sure Cole Caufield won't.
7:28am - Sun 02 May

They say you never forget your first........pretty sure Cole Caufield won't.

After scoring his first NHL goal in a way he must’ve dreamt countless times, Cole Caufield declared 2021 the best year of his life.
Fleury looks to overtake Strombone on the all-time list with his next win
7:24am - Sun 02 May

Fleury looks to overtake Strombone on the all-time list with his next win

Jonathan Marchessault scored on a power play at 3:04 of overtime, Marc-Andre Fleury moved into a tie for third on the NHL's all-time wins list and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Saturday night.
Don't dream it's over. Vancouver has a long way to go before the final bell rings.
7:22am - Sun 02 May

Don't dream it's over. Vancouver has a long way to go before the final bell rings.

The Vancouver Canucks significantly outplayed the Toronto Maple Leafs for one period on Saturday and outshot them through two. They still lost 5-1. With an even more daunting schedule on the horizon, it's hard to imagine how the Canucks will cope.
Three's a charm as the Islanders clinch another post-season berth
7:17am - Sun 02 May

Three's a charm as the Islanders clinch another post-season berth

Anthony Beauvillier scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 28 shots for his league-leading seventh shutout of the season as the New York Islanders beat the rival Rangers 3-0 Saturday night to clinch a playoff spot for the third straight year.
McDavid and the Oilers may have just sealed Calgary's fate
7:16am - Sun 02 May

McDavid and the Oilers may have just sealed Calgary's fate

Less than a half hour before puck drop on the Flames’ final Battle of Alberta, yet another stake was plunged into the heart of Calgary’s playoff chances. A loss by the Flames three hours later confirmed what many believed to be true: they’re finished.
This guy is just ridiculous. Still racking up the points and going strong.
4:30am - Fri 30 Apr

This guy is just ridiculous. Still racking up the points and going strong.

Jaromir Jagr, the 49-year-old right winger, had an assist to help his hometown club Kladno Knights return to the top Czech league by beating Jihlava 5-2 to clinch their playoff series 4-3.
Toronto dominates in 4-1 win over the Canucks
4:28am - Fri 30 Apr

Toronto dominates in 4-1 win over the Canucks

Auston Matthews scored his NHL-leading 36th goal of the season as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night.
Both teams win, but the Pens take the two points
4:26am - Fri 30 Apr

Both teams win, but the Pens take the two points

Jake Guentzel scored his 22nd goal 2:11 into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night in a result that clinched both teams' place in the playoffs.
Two cagey war-horses add to their legacy in a win over the Habs
5:25am - Thu 29 Apr

Two cagey war-horses add to their legacy in a win over the Habs

After 96 days atop the North Division, a clinched playoff spot was never in doubt for these Maple Leafs. The time to scrutinize will come in mid-May. For now, it's okay to simply enjoy the history Toronto's "living legends" are scripting during this ride.
Tkachuk covers all the bases as the Sens hand the Canucks a stinging loss
5:18am - Thu 29 Apr

Tkachuk covers all the bases as the Sens hand the Canucks a stinging loss

Starting an unprecedented 14 games in 22 nights, and just six games into their return from a COVID-19 crisis, the Vancouver Canucks’ 6-3 loss Wednesday to the Ottawa Senators sure felt like the end of something.
T the North. Leafs land a playoff posistion after a 4-1 win over the Habs
5:13am - Thu 29 Apr

T the North. Leafs land a playoff posistion after a 4-1 win over the Habs

The Maple Leafs have booked their ticket to the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the fifth straight year after earning a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday.
The Sabres woes continue, as the Rangers take the 2 points as their home record keeps improving
4:17am - Wed 28 Apr

The Sabres woes continue, as the Rangers take the 2 points as their home record keeps improving

Alexis Lafreniere scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 on Tuesday night.
The Bruins are keeping things interesting in the East with a win over the Pens
4:14am - Wed 28 Apr

The Bruins are keeping things interesting in the East with a win over the Pens

Tuukka Rask turned aside 25 shots and the Boston Bruins edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 on Tuesday night to tighten the playoff race in the hyper-competitive East Division.
Two-fer Tuesday. The Lightning and the Panthers both secure playoff positions on the same night
4:13am - Wed 28 Apr

Two-fer Tuesday. The Lightning and the Panthers both secure playoff positions on the same night

Alex Killorn had a power-play goal and scored into an empty net, and the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 7-4 on Tuesday night to clinch a playoff berth for the fourth straight season.
Florida punches their ticket to the post-season with a big comeback over the Preds
4:11am - Wed 28 Apr

Florida punches their ticket to the post-season with a big comeback over the Preds

Jonathan Huberdeau had two goals and three assists, and the Florida Panthers rallied for a 7-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night to clinch a playoff berth.
Canucks rebound after dropping the first of four against the Sens
6:35am - Sun 25 Apr

Canucks rebound after dropping the first of four against the Sens

On Saturday, Braden Holtby outplayed the Senators’ two-man goaltending entry of Matt Murray and Marcus Hogberg, and the Canucks won 4-2 to keep the pressure on the teams they’re chasing in the NHL playoff race.
Wild earn a playoff berth with another solid effort over the Sharks
6:34am - Sun 25 Apr

Wild earn a playoff berth with another solid effort over the Sharks

Ryan Suter scored 19 seconds in, Kirill Kaprizov scored for the fifth straight game and the Minnesota Wild clinched a playoff spot with a 6-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.
Flames net a big two points with a 5-2 win over the Canadiens
6:32am - Sun 25 Apr

Flames net a big two points with a 5-2 win over the Canadiens

Johnny Gaudreau kick started a three-goal spree as Calgary picked up a 5-2 win Saturday vs. the Montreal Canadiens that the Flames absolutely needed to have.
Canucks give up a shorty in the third, but come back to notch a 6-3 win over the Leafs
6:41am - Wed 21 Apr

Canucks give up a shorty in the third, but come back to notch a 6-3 win over the Leafs

With the year it has been and the times we are in, the most surprising thing about the Canucks is not that they were crushed by the league's biggest COVID-19 outbreak, but that they’ve emerged from it with their most impressive performances of the season.
Habs look for a silver lining after Price injury
6:39am - Wed 21 Apr

Habs look for a silver lining after Price injury

The Canadiens have lost five of their last seven games, struggled immensely to score goals and the complexities of icing their most competitive roster grew with Price’s injury. But, if you're looking for a silver lining, look no further than Primeau getting a chance he’s earned.
Luoooo to take the helm of Team Canada for 2021
6:37am - Wed 21 Apr

Luoooo to take the helm of Team Canada for 2021

Roberto Luongo has been named general manager for of Canada’s National Men’s Team for the 2021 IIHF World Championship, with Shane Doan and Scott Salmond serving as assistant general manager for the event.
Bruins continue their winning ways by shutting out the Sabres
6:36am - Wed 21 Apr

Bruins continue their winning ways by shutting out the Sabres

Tuukka Rask recorded his first shutout of the season and the Boston Bruins extended their winning streak to five games with a 2-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
Canucks overcome the flu and beat the Leafs with a gritty 60 minute effort
4:29am - Mon 19 Apr

Canucks overcome the flu and beat the Leafs with a gritty 60 minute effort

To watch Zach Hyman hit the deck and eventually hobble off the ice following a knee-on-knee collision with Alex Edler was enough to send a fright through the Toronto Maple Leafs' grand ambitions one month out from the post-season.
Bruins outgun the Caps as the cheap shots continue
4:24am - Mon 19 Apr

Bruins outgun the Caps as the cheap shots continue

David Krejci, Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand each scored two goals and the Boston Bruins held off the Washington Capitals 6-3 in an at times heated matchup between the East rivals on Sunday.
Pens' lose ground on the Caps with a loss to "surging" Sabres
4:21am - Mon 19 Apr

Pens' lose ground on the Caps with a loss to "surging" Sabres

Sam Reinhart scored twice, and the Buffalo Sabres played spoiler in the East Division playoff race with a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.
Knights join the Avalanche on top of the West Division after win over the Ducks
4:19am - Mon 19 Apr

Knights join the Avalanche on top of the West Division after win over the Ducks

Mark Stone, Max Pacioretty and Nicolas Roy each had a goal and an assist Sunday and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 to move into a tie for first place in the West Division with the Colorado Avalanche.
Bruins beat the stingy Islanders with a solid 4 -1 effort
4:30am - Fri 16 Apr

Bruins beat the stingy Islanders with a solid 4 -1 effort

Taylor Hall scored his first goal for Boston and Tuukka Rask stopped 22 shots to earn his first victory since February on Thursday night, when the Bruins dominated the New York Islanders and won 4-1.
Hellebuyck shuts the door as the Jets top the Leafs
4:27am - Fri 16 Apr

Hellebuyck shuts the door as the Jets top the Leafs

Nikolaj Ehlers scored twice and Connor Helleybuck made 31 saves as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Thursday.
Stamkos still on the limp after Blue Jackets game
4:25am - Fri 16 Apr

Stamkos still on the limp after Blue Jackets game

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has been placed on long-term injured reserve with a lower-body injury, the team announced Friday.
Vancouver makes a couple of moves at the deadline to open up off-season options
4:07am - Tue 13 Apr

Vancouver makes a couple of moves at the deadline to open up off-season options

The Vancouver Canucks do not know if Matthew Highmore will turn into a player who can help them. But Monday’s trade was proof the National Hockey League team is confident Adam Gaudette will never be the player they wanted him to be.
Leafs' make a splash at the deadline, but sink on the pond in Montreal
4:03am - Tue 13 Apr

Leafs' make a splash at the deadline, but sink on the pond in Montreal

The end result against the Canadiens wasn't familiar, as it marked the first-place Leafs’ first multi-goal defeat in a month. But a major symptom in their losses is recurring.
Twins, Wolves, Wild postpone games after police shooting of Daunte Wright
3:58am - Tue 13 Apr

Twins, Wolves, Wild postpone games after police shooting of Daunte Wright

The Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Timberwolves postponed games scheduled for Monday after Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop on Sunday in Brooklyn Center, a suburb adjacent to Minneapolis.
Sens' double up the Jets in Ottawa
3:56am - Tue 13 Apr

Sens' double up the Jets in Ottawa

Brady Tkachuk scored twice, Connor Brown extended his franchise-record goal-scoring streak to eight games and the Ottawa Senators beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 Monday.
Leafs' grab a 6-pack at the deadline
3:54am - Tue 13 Apr

Leafs' grab a 6-pack at the deadline

By going all in at the NHL Trade Deadline, Kyle Dubas rewarded a Maple Leafs group providing a level of consistency beyond anything seen in Toronto in decades.
Flames trade Bennett, sixth-rounder to Panthers for second-rounder, Heineman
3:53am - Tue 13 Apr

Flames trade Bennett, sixth-rounder to Panthers for second-rounder, Heineman

The Calgary Flames have traded forward Sam Bennett and 2022 sixth-round pick to the Florida Panthers for a 2022 second-round selection and prospect Emil Heineman, per Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
Giordano gets his 500th point but Calgary can't pick up 2
4:28am - Tue 06 Apr

Giordano gets his 500th point but Calgary can't pick up 2

All hope the Calgary Flames had for a playoff spot is now gone, and the players know it better than anyone else.
Staal comes up big for the Habs after his escape from Buffalo
4:24am - Tue 06 Apr

Staal comes up big for the Habs after his escape from Buffalo

Eric Staal, in his Montreal debut, scored the overtime winner as the Canadiens rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Monday.
Gallagher's out for the next few weeks after being hit by friendly fire
4:22am - Tue 06 Apr

Gallagher's out for the next few weeks after being hit by friendly fire

Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher suffered a fractured thumb in Monday's game against the Edmonton Oilers and is expected to be sidelined for multiple weeks.