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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, 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:  

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.
Some Saucy Shootout Skillz From 2017-18
Some Great Peanut Butter Snipes Here
Catch Another Great HHTH Event, This Friday Feb 22 In Mississauga

All In The Family Day. Giordano's Two Points Give Flames A Holiday Victory.

Mark Giordano's goal and assist paced the Calgary Flames to a 5-2 win over the visiting Arizona Coyotes on Monday.
1:27am - 18 Feb 2019

Bob Clarke Trophy: Portland Winterhawks forward Joachim Blichfeld in pursuit of CHL scoring title

TORONTO — Returning to the Western Hockey League for one more season wasn't what forward Joachim Blichfeld was expecting this past summer.The San Jose Sharks prospect thought he would be turning pro in 2018-19, only to be told that he would be sent back to junior with the Portland Winterhawks for
1:22am - 18 Feb 2019

Nunavut caps 'once-in-a-lifetime' week with historic win at Canada Winter Games

Nunavut's boys hockey team won its first ever game at the Canada Winter Games on Sunday — making history in the process.It's a week that both coaches and players have described as "once-in-a-lifetime," so the historic victory was only fitting.Josie Cote led the way with a pair of goals

One And Done. Anaheim's One Game Winning Streak Ends With Loss To Bruins

Jaroslav Halak made 30 saves in his fourth shutout of the season, and the Boston Bruins beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

Rangers' Continue Their Push To The Playoffs By Slaying Buffalo

Rookie Alexandar Georgiev stopped 31 shots, including 13 in the final period, and the New York Rangers rolled to a 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.

Cory's Finally Off The Schneid! Devils' Tender Wins His First Game In 14 Months.

Nico Hischier scored 3:19 into overtime, Cory Schneider got his first win in nearly 14 months and the New Jersey Devils rallied to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Friday night.

Solid Deal By Gretzky Addresses Edmonton's Immediate Needs

Oilers GM Keith Gretzky accomplished what Peter Chiarelli seemingly never could. He won a trade. His first one, as a matter of fact.

Pens' Take The Battle Of The Big Guns

Matt Murray robbed Connor McDavid on a penalty shot for one of his 38 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the struggling Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Wednesday night.

Several Career Firsts, As Boyle And Murray Shutout The Canucks

Kevin Boyle made 35 saves in his first career start and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 Wednesday night in general manager Bob Murray's first game as interim coach.

Statistics Are For Losers........Or Those With Really Good Statistics

A pair of the NHL's best get set to square off as Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers visit Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

DiPietro Back To OHL. Mazanec Takes Over Back-Up Role For Now

The Vancouver Canucks will return goaltender Michael DiPietro to the OHL's Ottawa 67's, head coach Travis Green announced.

A Three Minute P.K.

Predators superstar P.K. Subban discusses the power of hockey and what he feels makes the game special for himself and fans around the globe

This Brings An New Old Meaning To "Clean Up On Aisle 17"

Wendel Clark pointed at a large red dot painted on the floor of a downtown Toronto supermarket and became overwhelmed with nostalgia.

The Blues Are Sounding A Lot Better Under Berube's Direction

The St. Louis Blues extended their season-high winning streak to seven games with an 8-3 win against the New Jersey Devils at Enterprise Center on Tuesday.

The Great Part Of The Game

Jonathan Toews tosses a puck over the glass to an excited young fan before the Blackhawks take on the Bruins in Boston

Red Wings Take Flight Against Hobbled Predators

NASHVILLE -- Jimmy Howard made 32 saves, and Luke Glendening had a goal and an assist for the Detroit Red Wings in a 3-2 win against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday.

Four Point Night For Marchand Derails Chicago's V-Train

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins ended the Chicago Blackhawks' seven-game winning streak with a 6-3 victory at TD Garden on Tuesday.

Ummm, Yeah.........But What If You Hadn't??

Evgeni Malkin agreed that swinging his stick at an opponent was dirty, but because he missed he's not expecting to be suspended.

Scheifele Pots His 30th As The Jets Start To Rev It Up At Home

Mark Scheifele scored twice and added one assist as the Winnipeg Jets held off the New York Rangers for a 4-3 victory on Tuesday.

Natural Disaster. The Flames Are Out In Tampa After Repeated Lightning Strikes

NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Brayden Point added a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 6-3 on Tuesday night.

Crazy Eights. Once Deadly Avalanche Sees Losing Streak Worsen

Nazem Kadri and Kasperi Kapanen scored power-play goals 22 seconds apart in the second period, Frederik Andersen stopped 34 shots and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Colorado 5-2 on Tuesday night, extending the Avalanche's winless streak to eight games.

Senators Buckle Under Hurricanes' Power

Teuvo Teravainen scored two of Carolina's four unanswered goals in the third period as the Hurricanes beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 Tuesday night.

That May Be Malkin's Last Match For A While......

Matt Murray made 50 saves and Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night.

Kuznetsov And Caps Handle Kings And Quick

Evgeny Kuznetsov continued his hot streak with two goals and two assists, leading the Washington Capitals to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.

You Wanna' Go?? You Better. Here's The Link To Order "The Real Ogie"

“Almost two years since we met, 18 months talking about a book, nearly a year since we signed the contract, you now can order the life story of the world's most violent athlete! Feel free to share if you're inclined. #GoldieGoldthorpe

Duck, Duck, Goose. Carlyle Out As Anaheim Makes Coaching Change

The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Randy Carlyle on Sunday amid a seven-game losing streak and freefall into last place in the Western Conference.

Great Job By Big Ern And The Flames Organization

He fought on the ice. He fought for his sobriety. Now Brian McGrattan is fighting for the health and safety of players across the NHL. This is his story.

True Class. NHL Black History Month : Jarome Iginla

The captain of a Canadian team and the most prominent black NHLer of his generation, Jarome Iginla thrived under intense pressure.

Couldn't Have Happened To A Better Guy. Bergeron Nets OT Winner On Ceremonial Night

Patrice Bergeron scored a power-play goal with 2:26 left in overtime, and the Boston Bruins beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 Saturday after blowing a two-goal lead.

The Bittersweet Memories Of The Memorial Cup Champion Swift Current Broncos

Just two years after the tragic bus accident that killed Trent Kresse, Scott Kruger, Chris Mantyka and Brent Ruff, the Swift Current Broncos won the Memorial Cup.

NHL Trade Buzz As Deadline Gets Closer

Welcome to the NHL Trade Buzz. There are 16 days remaining until the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline on Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. ET and the buzz is picking up. Will the Anaheim Ducks sign or trade forward Jakob Silfverberg? What are the Golden Knights planning as an encore to last season's all-in approach to the deadline?

44 Calibre Killer Backstops Sens Over Jets

OTTAWA -- Anders Nilsson made 44 saves when the Ottawa Senators handed the Winnipeg Jets their third straight loss, 5-2 at Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday.

Almost Unthinkable, Schneider Loses His 20th Straight Regular Season Game

NEWARK, N.J. -- Marcus Foligno and Luke Kunin each had a goal and an assist when the Minnesota Wild ended a four-game losing streak with a 4-2 win against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Saturday.

Sabres Clip Wings With Second-Ary Scoring

The Buffalo Sabres scored two power-play goals for the second time in three games in a 3-1 win against the Detroit Red Wings at KeyBank Center on Saturday.

Philly Flies Over Grounded Ducks

Carter Hart matched an NHL record with his eighth straight win for the Philadelphia Flyers when they handed the Anaheim Ducks their seventh consecutive loss, 6-2 at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday.

NHL Black History Month Honours Former Canuck Anson Carter

As part of the NHL's celebration of Black History Month, 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 Anson Carter's one season on a line with Henrik and Daniel Sedin.

It's Hockey Day In Canada This Saturday

An annual celebration of everything hockey will have extra implications for many Canadian NHL teams this year. Here's a look at all four of Saturday's Hockey Day in Canada contests:
10:12pm - 08 Feb 2019

Ryan Walter - Applying Your Focus To Life • HockeyCircles Articles

Your Focus in 2019 TIME or ENERGY? January 22, 2019 | Ryan Walter The Big Leadership Decision in 2019!   TIME focus? Or ENERGY focus?…
9:49pm - 08 Feb 2019

The Goalie Is a Hired Gun, and He’s Yours for $50 a Game

In Toronto, a surplus of amateur hockey teams has led to a thriving marketplace for that most sought-after of necessities: someone willing to play goalie.
5:37pm - 08 Feb 2019

Ireland didn't have a proper ice hockey rink — then some Montrealers got involved | CBC News

After almost 10 years of not having a suitable rink, the Irish Ice Hockey Association has managed to secure funding for a lone year-round ice rink in the Republic of Ireland, and it's partially thanks to the Canadian prime minister and Montreal's Irish community.

Johansen's The OT Hero As Preds Beat Stars

Viktor Arvidsson's 22nd of the season gave the Predators the lead but after Dallas tied things up to force overtime, Ryan Johansen scored 43 seconds into the extra frame helping Nashville win for the fifth time in six games.

Jackets Getting Back On Track With Win Against Slumping Coyotes

Boone Jenner and Josh Anderson each tallied a goal and an assist, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 win over the slumping Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.

Schneider Solid For Jersey, But Bailey Seals The Deal For The Isles

Josh Bailey scored in the fourth round of the shootout, Thomas Greiss made 30 saves and the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night to sweep the four-game season series.

Last Minute Heroics Keeps Streaking Blues On A Role

Brayden Shenn scored with 58.2 seconds left in overtime and rookie Jordan Binnington made 32 saves as the St. Louis Blues won their fourth straight game, 1-0 over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.

Something To Celebrate. Edmonton Picks Up A Rare Win In Minny

Darnell Nurse gave reeling Edmonton an early boost by scoring 2:15 into the first period, and the Oilers stopped a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory Thursday night over Minnesota that sent the Wild to their fourth straight loss.

Sharks Give The Flames A Kaning In Calgary

Evander Kane scored twice and added an assist on Thursday leading the San Jose Sharks to a 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames in a Pacific Division showdown.
Canucks Grab A Point But Lose To Toews And Hawks In OT

Jonathan Hockey?? Drouin Propels High Flying Canadiens Past Jets

Jonathan Drouin had the first four-point game of his career as the Montreal Canadiens earned a 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

Nilsson Shuts Out Dead Ducks. Is That Even Considered A Win Anymore?

Anders Nilsson stopped 44 shots for his first shutout of the season as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-0 Thursday night.

Slumping Avs' Are Sliding Right Out Of The Playoff Picture

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the winning goal, backup Pheonix Copley made 34 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Avalanche 4-3 in overtime Thursday night to hand struggling Colorado its fifth consecutive loss.

A Well-Deserved Honour In Swift Current. Congratulations To Sheldon Kennedy

Sheldon Kennedy spoke with Ron MacLean about the work to combat abuse, bullying and harassment in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

Great Stretch Addition For An Already Strong Preds Lineup

The Nashville Predators have acquired centre Brian Boyle from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a second-round pick in 2019.

Wild Lose Koivu To Season Ending Knee Injury

Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu will miss the rest of the 2018-19 campaign after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his right knee during Tuesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres, the club announced Wednesday.

Adrian Dater Is The Author of 11 Hockey Books.....This One's Still A Classic!

“"Blood Feud" still among top 25 in North American hockey book sales, 13 years later.

To celebrate, I'll send signed copies to the next two NEW @BSNDenver subscribers, plus free shipping. DM me to make arrangements. Hurry, these usually go fast”
Edelman "Drops" The Puck For Patriot Hour

Return Of The Mc. Goalie's First Game Since January Helps Hurricanes Blank Penguins

PITTSBURGH -- Curtis McElhinney made 23 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes won for the 11th time in 16 games, 4-0 against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday.

Flailing Coyotes No Match For Prime Predators

NASHVILLE -- Roman Josi scored a goal and had two assists for the Nashville Predators in a 5-2 win against the Arizona Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday.

Jackets Leave The Avalanche Feeling Blue With Three Goal Third Period

DENVER -- Josh Anderson and Alexander Wennberg scored 1:42 apart in the third period for the Columbus Blue Jackets, who ended a five-game losing streak with a 6-3 win against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on Tuesday.

From Barbados, To The Stanley Cup Finals. Saluting Kevin Weekes

As part of the NHL's celebration of Black History Month, 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 former goalie and current NHL Network analyst Kevin Weekes.

Cool Reception For A King. Former Devil Kovalchuk Takes The Cold Shoulder In Stride

NEWARK, N.J. -- Ilya Kovalchuk scored in his return to Prudential Center to highlight a four-goal third period for the Los Angeles Kings in a 5-1 win against the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday.

Two Outa' Three Ain't Bad. Oh, Wait.......

As an NHL coach, you like to write in your starter’s name in pen, in bold letters, every night.But, when asked after the morning skate his reasoning for going with Cam Talbot against the Chic…

Gallagher And Canadiens Feast On Foie Gras

Brendan Gallagher scored twice and added an assist as the Montreal Canadiens easily defeated the slumping Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Tuesday night.

OV Enters The Record Books As The Caps Top Canucks

T.J. Oshie scored as part of a dominant performance, Braden Holtby made 30 saves and stopped a penalty shot and the Washington Capitals beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 Tuesday night in Jay Beagle's return to his old home arena.

Some People Call Him Maurice, But The Sharks Take The Two Points On The Run

Joe Pavelski had a short-handed goal 2:49 into overtime to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.

Matthews Signs A Five-Year, $58.17 Million Extension With Leafs

The Maple Leafs wrapped up an important piece of the team’s future on Tuesday announcing a five-year, $58.17 million contract extension through 2023-24 for pending restricted free agent Auston Matthews. His $11.634 million cap hit will be the league's second highest in 2019-20. The Maple Leafs will hold a news conference live on TSN4 at 4pm et. to discuss the extension.
Happy 85th birthday to the legend Don Cherry!
3:27am - 05 Feb 2019

Angela James' Accomplishments More Than Worthy Of H.H.O.F. Induction

Angela James was a player before her time.James was a dominant player at every level of hockey she played, from street hockey with boys in her Toronto neighborhood to youth hockey leagues, college and the IIHF World Championship, which she helped Canada win in 1990, 1992, 1994 and 1997. She wasn't included on Canada's roster for the 1998 Nagano Olympics, where women's hockey was played for the first time, and former teammates contended that she would have made a difference against the United States, which won the tournament, had she been included.
3:23am - 05 Feb 2019

Kings Have The Last Word With Comeback Win In N.Y.C.

Tyler Toffoli scored 25 seconds into overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 4-3 come-from-behind win against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Monday.
3:18am - 05 Feb 2019

Anaheim's Disaster Continues With San Andreas Fault Line.

Andreas Johnsson buried two goals as part of a four-point night, Jake Muzzin scored once and added two assists for his first three points with Toronto, and the Maple Leafs thumped the free-falling Anaheim Ducks 6-1 on Monday.
3:04am - 05 Feb 2019
Ugly Facial Injury For Edler Leaves His Immediate Future In Question

Lightning Top Isles After Goaltending Clinic

Victor Hedman scored the only goal in the shootout Friday night to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning past the New York Islanders 1-0 after both goaltenders put on a spectacular display through 65 minutes.

Rust Never Sleeps.....At Least Not Against Sens

Bryan Rust and Jake Guentzel each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senatorss 5-3 on Friday night.

No OV? No Problem. Caps' Start Post-All Star Break Sched With A Win

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored a power-play goal with 57 seconds left, and the Washington Capitals shook off the absence of suspended star Alex Ovechkin to end a seven-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.
7:03pm - 01 Feb 2019

Ryan Walter - HockeyCircles Articles

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Injuries Continue To Hamper Devils, As Rangers Score Comeback Win In New Jersey

Mika Zibanejad capped his second career hat trick with the winning goal with 4:36 to play and the New York Ranger rallied from an early two-goal deficit to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night.

Rask Looks Sharp In Return, But The Flyers Continue To Take Off

Travis Sanheim scored a power-play goal 2:56 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Thursday night to extend their season-best winning streak to six.

The Jets Are Proving Tough To Beat At Home

Kyle Connor scored with 1:14 remaining in the third period to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday.

B.B. Gun Drops Buffalo. Benn And Ben Lead Stars To Victory Over Sabres

Ben Bishop stopped 30 shots to back Jamie Benn's first-period goal, and the Dallas Stars beat the Buffalo Sabres 1-0 on Wednesday night.

Lightning Flashes, But The Penguins Soldier On

Kris Letang tied Hall of Famer Paul Coffey's franchise record for career goals by a defenceman, Matt Murray stopped 33 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins held off the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Wednesday night.

Seconds Out. Connor's Quick Pair Helps Jets Top Bruins.

Kyle Connor scored two goals in 34 seconds in the third period and had the lone goal in the shootout in the Winnipeg Jets' 4-3 win against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Tuesday.

Go East Young Man. Muzzin Excited To Be Heading Home

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defender Jake Muzzin from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Carl Grundstrom, the rights to Sean Durzi and Toronto’s first-round pick in 2019.

Buffalo Wings. Sabres Beat Jackets For A Much Needed Victory

COLUMBUS -- Conor Sheary broke a tie in the third period, and the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday.

Flyin' High. Philly Wins Their Fifth In A Row Against Rival Rangers

NEW YORK -- Anthony Stolarz made 38 saves for the Philadelphia Flyers in their season-high fifth straight win, 1-0 against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday.

Predators' Watson Suspended Indefinetely

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL and has been admitted into stage two of the league's substance abuse and behavioural health program.
7:02pm - 28 Jan 2019

It’s time to put a few more minutes on the OT clock -

The data shows that extending 3-on-3 overtime by about four minutes would mean close to 90 per cent of games get resolved prior to the shootout, Travis Yost writes.
6:28pm - 28 Jan 2019

Edmonton hockey player dies after game

A member of the MacEwan University Griffins has died after a game played in Calgary on Friday. Regan Hasegawa reports.
Metropolitan vs Atlantic - 2019 NHL All-Star Game Goals
Central vs Pacific - 2019 NHL All-Star Game Goals
Central vs Metropolitan - 2019 NHL All-Star Game Goals
4:53am - 27 Jan 2019
Hockey equipment company CCM will pay Brianna Decker $25,000 in recognition of her winning the passing skills competition
All Hail The King! 2019 NHL All-Star Save Streak
Life In The Pass Lane. 2019 NHL All-Star Premier Passer
Staying In Control. 2019 NHL All-Star Puck Control Relay
On Your Marks, Get Set......Go! 2019 NHL All-Star Fastest Skater
Shooting Stars. 2019 NHL All-Star Accuracy Shooting

That's Some Serious Name-Dropping

Sportsnet's Doug MacLean is best known for coaching the upstart '96 Florida Panthers. But did you know MacLean was also behind the bench for two of the most memorable All-Star games of the past 25 years?

Mutual Understanding

John Tavares and Steven Stamkos talk about their life long connection that started with playing hockey together at a young age in Toronto and the possibility of a Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning playoff series.

Johnny Hockey's Got A Man On The Inside

Johnny Gaudreau will have more than one familiar face calling the shots for his Pacific Division team during the NHL All-Star game.
9:14pm - 25 Jan 2019

Player and puck tracking is here!

“Player and puck tracking is here! #HiTechHockey

Get to see this @SAP technology live during tomorrow night's @Honda #NHLAllStar Game at 8:00p ET on @nbc, @CBC, @Sportsnet & @TVASports!”

Liam Maguire on Twitter

“Wheelin'‚Äč Wednesday; Peter Chiarelli; Ottawa Senator contracts; Paul Henderson; Goldie Goldthorpe; and Hannah.”

Canucks Honour Gino And Fred Sasakamoose In Pre-Game Ceremony

“Tonight we welcome #Canucks legend Gino Odjick, the first indigenous @NHL player Fred Sasakamoose, two distinguished Chiefs and a council member for a celebration of the First Nations. Don't forget puck drop is at 7:30!”

Canucks' Lackluster Effort Not Enough To Top Hard Working Hurricanes

The Canucks are off for a week.That will either be a blessing — long enough that they can forget about how things went Wednesday night at Rogers Arena, a 5-2 loss to the visiting Carolina Hur…

Another Blue Night For Ducks' Fans

ANAHEIM -- The St. Louis Blues handed the Anaheim Ducks their seventh consecutive home loss, 5-1 at Honda Center on Wednesday.

Four On The Floor Leads To Wild Night In Denver

DENVER -- Eric Staal scored two goals and had an assist for the Minnesota Wild in a 5-2 win against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on Wednesday.

Six Pack To Go. Montreal Wins Their Fifth In Six Going Into The All Star Break

MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens won for the fifth time in six games, spoiling Alex Galchenyuk's return to Bell Centre with a 2-1 victory against the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday.

Capitals Continue To Slide But OV Continues To Rise

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin collected the 1,179th point of his career Wednesday, tying him with Sergei Fedorov for the most NHL points by a Russian-born player.

Carey Shares A Priceless Moment With His Daughter

As the Canadiens warm up for their game against the Flyers, Carey Price finds his young daughter and gives her a kiss through the glass

The NHL's First All Star Game Looked, Felt A Lot Different Than Today's

Those of us who were around for the first NHL All-Star Game, in Toronto on Oct. 13, 1947, treated it as if this was the seventh game of a Stanley Cup Final.

My Cousin Vinnie. Coyotes' Top Line Stepan It Up With Win Over Sens

Vinnie Hinostroza scored twice and added an assist to lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.

Backlund In The Saddledome. Calgary Finishes Off At #1 In The Wild, Wild West

Mikael Backlund scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the visiting Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.

Blackhawks Picking Up Speed As They Top Streaking Isles

CHICAGO -- The New York Islanders' five-game winning streak ended with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center on Tuesday.

There's No Doubting Tomas. Hat Trick Sends Sharks Hertling Into The All-Star Break.

Tomas Hertl completed his hat trick by scoring in overtime, and the San Jose Sharks withstood Alex Ovechkin's hat trick to beat the Washington Capitals 7-6 on Tuesday night and hand the defending Stanley Cup champions their sixth consecutive defeat.

Oh, Domino. Probably More To Fall In Oilers's Shake-Up

Peter Chiarelli has been relieved of his duties as general manager and president of hockey operations for the Edmonton Oilers.

When Our Own Jack Mac Became a Canuck.....

“The Vancouver Canucks acquired Jack McIlhargey & Larry Goodenough from the Philadelphia Flyers for Bob Dailey 01.20.77 #HFH

Canucks Are Confident And Comfortable In The Green Room

As winning formulas go, the Vancouver Canucks’ current strategy is highly flawed. But it's working and the Canucks find themselves back in a playoff spot after a win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Love Over Gold. Some Things Are Even Better Than Being An NHL Star

The tattoo on his arm includes a salute to his brother, but the gesture David Rittich made for Tomas earlier this week may leave a more lasting impression.

Time For A Break. Ex-Sabre Berglund Rethinking Life

Patrik Berglund said he lost the desire to play hockey and believes he made the right decision to step away from the Buffalo Sabres.

Shave And A Haircut. Johansen Gets Off Easy After Chop To The Head

Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen has been suspended for two games, without pay, for high-sticking Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele during NHL Game No. 730 in Nashville on Thursday, Jan. 17, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

Oh Carolina. Win Over Hurricanes Has Senators' Pendulum Swinging In Right Direction

Bobby Ryan and Mark Stone scored 13 seconds apart in the second period, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 Friday night.

Price Is Outstanding As Canadiens Start To Surge

Tomas Tatar and Joel Armia each scored twice, Carey Price stopped 34 shots and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday night.

Slick 50. Kessel Scores Late OT Winner For Pens

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Phil Kessel scored on the power play with 50 seconds left in overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on Friday.

Sunny Days. Trocheck Returns To Lead Florida Back To The Win Column

Mike Matheson scored the winning goal to help the Florida Panthers snap a seven-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Friday night.

Your Honour. Trotz Gets Just Rewards In His First Return To Washington

Now head coach of the New York Islanders Barry Trotz received a standing ovation from Washington Capitals fans as his tribute played in Capital One Arena.

Sam I Am! Bennett Adds Late Winner For Calgary.

Sam Bennett scored twice including the winner late in the third to lead the Calgary Flames to a 6-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.

One For The Money, Two For The Show. Demko Picks Up Second Career Win For 'Nucks

Goalie Thatcher Demko guided his Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night, stopping 36-of-39 shots in his second-ever NHL appearance.
And The (Cheap) Shots Just Keep On Comin'. No Accountability Means No Fear

San Jose's Winning Streak Dries Up In The Desert

The San Jose Sharks had a seven-game winning streak end with a 6-3 loss to the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on Wednesday.

Couturier Leads Flyers To Comeback Win Over Bruins. Yes, You Read That Right

Sean Couturier had a hat trick, Carter Hart stopped 39 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Wednesday night.

Buffalo Find A Home On The Range In Cowtown

Jack Eichel scored the overtime winner for the Buffalo Sabres in a 4-3 road win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.

Close Call Leaves Scott Feeling Thankful

Former NHL all-star John Scott recently avoided tragedy while preparing for a family skate on a frozen lake near their home.

Ex-Av Duchene Gives Himself An Early Father's Day Gift.

Matt Duchene scored twice and added an assist in the Ottawa Senators' 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.

Over Before It Started. N.Y.I. Only Needed Five Minutes To Finish Bolts

NEW YORK -- The New York Islanders scored three goals in the opening 4:43, and Thomas Greiss made 38 saves in a 5-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Barclays Center on Sunday.

Sebastian's Trick Gives Hurricanes An "Aho!" Moment

Sebastian Aho had three goals and an assist to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Sunday.

Streak No More. Yotes' Winning Ways Come To An End In Cowtown

Mark Giordano had two goals and an assist in career game No. 800 to lead the Calgary Flames to a 7-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday.

Bobrovsky Gets The Start, And The Win. Rangers' Slump Continues

Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves in his return for the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 7-5 win against the New York Rangers at Nationwide Arena on Sunday.

A Little Goes A Long Way In The 'Peg. Oh, And Anaheim Loses Again

Bryan Little scored at 4:49 of overtime to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks, whose losing streak was extended to 11 games.

Beat 'Em In The Alley.....And On The Scoreboard. Canucks' Check Both Boxes With Solid Team Effort

The Canucks tried Sunday to engage Panther defenceman Mike Matheson for injuring star rookie Elias Pettersson on a bodyslam behind the play Oct. 13 in Florida.

Cutting It Close. Sabres Come Up Short On Happy Ending For Skinner

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Jeff Skinner scored in his first game against the Carolina Hurricanes since being traded, but the Buffalo Sabres lost 4-3 at PNC Arena on Friday.

A Tale Of Two Cities. Brossoit Has Won Nine Of Ten, While Detroit Has Won One In Ten

WINNIPEG -- Laurent Brossoit made 33 saves for the Winnipeg Jets in a 4-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Bell MTS Place on Friday.

What A Difference A Day Makes. Jackets Air Their Dirty Laundry And Move On

COLUMBUS -- Sergei Bobrovsky rejoined the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, one day after the goalie was not with them for a 4-3 overtime win against the Nashville Predators at Nationwide Arena on Thursday because of an incident that failed to meet "certain expectations and values," in the words of general manager Jarmo Kekalainen.

Duck, Duck, Goose. Anaheim Blows Three Goal Lead, En Route To Losing Tenth Straight

ANAHEIM -- The Anaheim Ducks lost their 10th consecutive game after the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied for a 7-4 win at Honda Center on Friday.

Better Late Than Never. Frolik Makes The Most Of Promotion In Flames Comeback Win

Michael Frolik had a goal and two assists to lead the red-hot Calgary Flames to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.
Finally, Something To Cheer About. Flyer Fans' Wish Upon A Star Is Granted
Jets Let Another One Slip Away To Minnesota
Lighting It Up. Tampa Wins Ninth In A Row At Home Over 'Canes
The Great 8 Does It Again
Leaving It To The Last Minutes. Lee's PPG Seals The Deal For Isles

Straight Jackets. Columbus Takes A Number Two Instead Of A Number One, And Still Beats Preds

Artemi Panarin scored his second goal of the night 1:22 into overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Nashville Predators, 4-3 on Thursday night.

The Blue Boy. Oskar's Two Points Leaves The Canadiens Feeling Grouchy .

Oskar Sundqvist had a goal and an assist and rookie Jordan Binnington made 28 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Tierney And Sens Make Quick Work Of Kings

Chris Tierney scored twice and the Ottawa Senators beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Thursday night.

It Only Takes A Minute. Sharks Get Two In The Third To Out Joust The Knights

Melker Karlsson and Joonas Donskoi scored third-period goals 39 seconds apart to lift the San Jose Sharks over the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Thursday night.

Make It A McDouble

Connor McDavid had two goals and an assist in regulation and another goal in the shootout as the Edmonton Oilers battled back for a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday.

Tavares Enjoys A Career Night As The Leafs Beat Jersey

John Tavares scored twice and hit the 300-goal mark for his career in leading the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday. Tavares also hit the 50-point mark with 29 goals and 21 assists in 43 games this season.

Battle Of The Biteless

Colin White scored at 1:34 of overtime and the Ottawa Senators snapped an eight-game losing streak by rallying for a 2-1 victory over the reeling Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night.

This Could Snowball Quickly

“No question, there was an incident between MacK and Bednar tonight”

Records Were Meant To Be Broken

2016: Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin becomes the fifth-fastest player in NHL history, and the first born in Russia, to score 500 goals. The milestone comes when he scores a power-play goal at 16:19 of the second period in the Capitals' 7-1 victory against the visiting Ottawa Senators.