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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

The place for in-depth hints, tips & advice for all things Hockey!

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.
6:12pm - 30 Jan 2019

Former hockey pro still hitting the ice at 77, playing with teammates half his age

More than 50 years after he hit the ice as a pro, Moncton's Oscar Gaudet still loves the game.

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.

Stand And Deliver

ARLINGTON, Va. -- When Devante Smith-Pelly read a Washington Post article about what happened to Divyne Apollon II and his Metro Maple Leafs teammates during a youth hockey tournament on Dec. 29, the Washington Capitals forward wanted to do something to show his support.

Reunited, And It Feels So Good.......

Filip Forsberg scored a minute into overtime for his second goal of the game, and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.

Flames Stay Hot, As The Avs' Continue To Slide Downhill

Captain Mark Giordano had three assists as the Calgary Flames kept on rolling with a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.

Windy City Blues. Flames Beat Struggling Hawks In Chi-Town

Johnny Gaudreau scored two more goals, David Rittich made 32 saves and the Calgary Flames beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Monday night.
He Truly Was.....Mr. Hockey
What A Difference A Decade ( Or Three ) Makes.....

Meow Zedong???

In honor of National Cat Day, Nick Bjugstad, Jonathan Huberdeau and other Florida Panthers play a game of 'Name That (Famous) Cat!'
Tricks Of The Trade......
Good Morning Vietnam!!

Still Singing' The Blues. Binnington Records First NHL Shutout As St. Louis Plucks The Flyers

Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko scored and Jordan Binnington stopped 25 shots in his first NHL start to lead the St. Louis Blues past the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Monday night in a listless game between two of the worst teams in the league.

Crazy Eights Lead To A Fowl Mood In Anaheim

After an eighth straight loss, Anaheim is in peril of falling out of a wild-card spot. The Ducks shouldn’t panic yet, though.

Priceless. Hab's Goalie To Forego NHL All-Star Game This Time Round

Carey Price will not participate in the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game at SAP Center in San Jose on Jan. 26, the Montreal Canadiens announced Monday.

Great Gumby! Flexible Petey May Be Back Sooner Rather Than Later

The Vancouver Canucks have struggled offensively without Elias Pettersson this season, but there is optimism that others will step up and fill the void while Pettersson recovers from his knee injury.

Four On The Floor. Preds Roll Over Leafs As Rinne Records Yet Another Shutout

Pekka Rinne made 18 saves for his third shutout of the season and the 54th of his career as the Nashville Predators blanked the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Monday.

Stormy Saturday For The Canucks, As The Leafs Rain Down Goals In Toronto

Michael Hutchinson made 28 saves in his second start with the Toronto Maple Leafs, a 5-0 win against the Vancouver Canucks at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday.

Flames Find The Love In Philadelphia

T.J. Brodie scored 1:59 into overtime after Matthew Tkachuk tied it with 4:17 left in regulation to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.

Capital Offense. Sens Drop Seventh In A Row To Wild

Jared Spurgeon scored twice as the Minnesota Wild defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Saturday afternoon.
5:33pm - 05 Jan 2019 the passion to WIN. and nothing less.

Russian captain Klim Kostin tossed his helmet, avoided a photo and yelled profanities toward the crowd after losing to the U.S. in the semis at the world juniors on Friday.

Encore! Dylan Charts OT Winner, As Motown Tops Nashville.

Dylan Larkin scored with 26 seconds remaining in overtime, and the Detroit Red Wings ended a six-game losing streak with a 4-3 win against the Nashville Predators at Little Caesars Arena on Friday.

Capitals Lose Third Straight In Texas......Maybe They Need A Wall?

Tyler Seguin scored two goals, including the winner at 3:37 of overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 2-1 in victory against the Washington Capitals at American Airlines Center on Friday.

On Golden Pond. Pacioretty Showers Ducks In Anaheim.

ANAHEIM -- Max Pacioretty scored in his return from injury, and the Vegas Golden Knights handed the Anaheim Ducks their seventh straight loss, 3-2 at Honda Center on Friday.

Come On Get Happy! Kinkaid Drives The Bus Over The Partri.....Er, Coyote Family.

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Keith Kinkaid made 15 saves after replacing the injured Mackenzie Blackwood, and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 in a shootout at Gila River Arena on Friday.


The Carolina Hurricanes continue their post-game celebrations after defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Lucky Number Seven??

The Philadelphia Flyers could tie an NHL record by using their seventh goalie in the same season when they host the Calgary Flames at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday (1 p.m. ET; NHLN, NBCSP, SNW, NHL.TV).

Desperate Avs' Pull A Six Shooter

Mikko Rantanen scored two power-play goals and had an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche ended a six-game losing streak with a 6-1 win against the New York Rangers at Pepsi Center on Friday.

Jets Shooting Blanks In Pittsburgh

Matt Murray stopped all 33 shots he faced to power the Penguins past the Jets, 4-0, for their eighth consecutive victory


Washington Capitals star and Metropolitan Division captain Alex Ovechkin won't play in the 2019 NHL All-Star Game.

It's Official. Avs' Are Swimming With The Fishes

Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski each had a goal and three assists for the San Jose Sharks in a 5-4 win against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on Wednesday.

Arizona Dreams. Oilers End Nightmare With A Win Over Coyotes

Connor McDavid scored two goals and assisted on another to help the Edmonton Oilers end a six-game losing streak Wednesday night with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.

Wingin' It. Johnny Hockey Flying High In Detroit

Johnny Gaudreau's power-play goal with 10:23 left lifted the Calgary Flames to a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.

The Stars Maligned. Benn And Sequin Combine For Three Goals As Dallas Edges Jersey

DALLAS -- Miro Heiskanen and Tyler Seguin each scored two goals for the Dallas Stars in a 5-4 win against the New Jersey Devils at American Airlines Center on Wednesday.

Leaving Their Mark. Winter Classic Provides More Than Just Excitement

The NHL's visit for the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will last well past the game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins played Tuesday at Notre Dame Stadium.

How Pete It Is!! Elias Nets His First Career NHL Hat Trick In Spectacular Style.

Elias Pettersson scores three goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to lead the Canucks with his first NHL hat trick

"I Says, Pardon??" Benn's No Chump.

Jamie Benn said he is "proud to be a Dallas Star" on Saturday, one day after he and teammate Tyler Seguin were publicly criticized by Stars CEO Jim Lites.

Grounded. Wild Hand Jets Second Straight Loss

Devan Dubnyk made 26 saves, and the Minnesota Wild ended a five-game losing streak with a 3-1 win against the Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place on Saturday.

Knights Like Malcolm In The Middle......Of The Pipes

LOS ANGELES -- Malcolm Subban got his first win of the season when the Vegas Golden Knights ended the Los Angeles Kings' season-long four-game winning streak 4-1 at Staples Center on Saturday.

Oilers Continue Skid With Loss To Sharks

EDMONTON -- Logan Couture and Melker Karlsson each scored two goals for the San Jose Sharks in a 7-4 win against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place on Saturday.

Mack In Black! Hurricanes Blow Thru New Jersey

Mackenzie Blackwood made 37 saves for his first NHL shutout to lift the New Jersey Devils to a 2-0 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at Prudential Center on Saturday.
5:56pm - 29 Dec 2018

Come out and make a difference!

The Chilliwack Chiefs are proud to support the Kawaguchi Family in their fundraising efforts to send Mas Kawaguchi to Mexico for cancer treatments. At the December 29th game former Chiefs’ Captain Jordan Kawaguchi will be on hand signing autographs by donation and the Kawaguchi family has also organized a silent auction which will include: A …

Rip Van Winkle. CEO Lites Up Dallas' Stars

The Dallas Stars are displeased with where they sit in the standings and it appears frustrations within the organization are beginning to boil over.

No Winter Classic For Backes

Boston Bruins centre David Backes has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head on New Jersey Devils forward Blake Coleman, the NHL announced Friday.

Isles And Sens Exchange Punches, Not Presents

Matt Martin and Mark Borowiecki got it all started with their fight, then Christian Jaros and Ross Johnston exchanged haymakers, and it ended with a line brawl in the dying seconds.

Niemi Holds The Fort For Habs

The Montreal Canadiens played a stifling game in all three zones, skating the Florida Panthers into the ground from start to finish in a convincing win without Carey Price.

Sometimes You Just Need A Break. Leafs Look Fresh After Time Off

John Tavares scored two goals, Garret Sparks had 27 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Friday night.
8:39pm - 28 Dec 2018

These senior hockey players found a frozen fountain of youth

The Gray Wolves, an over-50 -- sometimes way-over-50 -- hockey club, feature a cast of characters that includes a 95-year-old World War II veteran, a TV weatherman, an attorney who's also a mother of seven and a pastor who swears like a sailor.

'Caps Continue Winning Ways Without OV

WASHINGTON -- T.J Oshie and Chandler Stephenson scored second-period goals for the Washington Capitals in a 3-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at Capital One Arena on Thursday.

The Stars Are Aligned For A San Jose Showdown

Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews, Alex Ovechkin and Nathan MacKinnon have been elected captains for the 2019 NHL All-Star Game.
12:23am - 26 Dec 2018
Kaapo Kakko - Liiga Mid-Season Highlights 2018-2019 | HD
12:18am - 26 Dec 2018

BHWmedia on Twitter

“BREAKING NEWS: According to WIVB tonight, RJ will be back in the booth this coming Saturday. It appears what happened was a heat related issue, not a heart related issue as originally reported. Glad to see RJ back.”
4:55pm - 25 Dec 2018

NHL primes pump for future talent with transfer fees

When Rasmus Dahlin put pen to paper on his first NHL contract, the reverberations carried to Gothenburg and Lidkoping in his native Sweden. The No. 1 overall pick signing with the Buffalo Sabres earned Sweden more than $250,000 to put back into development. "It's unreal," Dahlin said. "We need all the money we can get." Last year alone, the NHL paid more than $35 million in transfer fees as teams signed European players. There are agreements in place with all the major hockey-producing countries except Russia and Switzerland that allow the free flow of players to the best league in the world.
Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful Holiday Season! May your 2019 be filled with joy......and cold rinks :) Peace and pucks from your HockeyCircles family
Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful Holiday Season!
May your 2019 be filled with joy......and cold rinks :)
Peace and pucks from your HockeyCircles family

Plays Of The Week

Top 10 Plays of the Week: Scheifele's third OT winner
5:02pm - 23 Dec 2018

Jeanneret 'doing well' after being hospitalized

The Buffalo Sabres say Rick Jeanneret is resting and doing well a day after the team's Hall of Fame broadcaster was taken out of the press box on a stretcher.
5:01pm - 23 Dec 2018

Port Alberni, BC getting in in the action - nice!!

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. — Luca Jan Hollenstein made 17 saves and Nicolas Muller scored the eventual game-winner as Switzerland edged Kazakhstan 4-1 on Friday in a pre-tournament game ahead of the world junior hockey championship.
5:00pm - 23 Dec 2018

Canadian sports fans win as longtime broadcast rivals force a raised game

The way the NHL regular season is shaping up, it's a good bet that five of the seven Canadian teams could reach the playoffs this spring. "Rogers gambled that Canadian teams would be coming back," said sports marketing expert Richard Powers, an associate professor at the University of

McD Serves Number Two Hundred

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scores off a beautiful give-and-go with Connor McDavid, who picks up the 200th assist of his NHL career

Motown Misery Continues For Wings

Roberto Luongo made 33 saves and Jonathan Huberdeau had two assists to help the Florida Panthers defeat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 at Little Caesars Arena on Saturday.

The Mighty Whale To Emerge From A Hurricane!

Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon had a simple reason for wanting to recognize his team's Connecticut roots by bringing back the Hartford Whalers jerseys for their game against the Boston Bruins at PNC Arena on Sunday (5 p.m. ET; SN1, FS-CR, NESN, NHL.TV).

Atkinson Keeps Jackets On A Tear

PHILADELPHIA -- Cam Atkinson scored two goals and the Columbus Blue Jackets won their third straight game, 4-3 against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday.

Perron Gives Flames A Blue Christmas

CALGARY -- David Perron had a goal and an assist, and Jake Allen made 28 saves to help the St. Louis Blues to a 3-1 win against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday.

Starry, Starry Night. Dallas Scores OT Winner With Time Running Out

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Alexander Radulov scored with 10 seconds left in overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 2-1 win against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday.

Bombs Away

Roman Polak and Luke Kunin square off in an epic tilt. Polak seems to get the edge landing several hard shots but Kunin somehow bloodies Polak as well.

Washington's Not The Only Capital With Problems This Christmas

It's been tumultuous year for the Senators on and off the ice, and new reporting from Elliotte Friedman suggests there is still a long way to go before the team can solve its arena issues.

Not So Golden Night For Vegas

Phillip Danault registered the first hat trick of his career in a 4-3 overtime win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday afternoon, and then he summed up perfectly what we’ve learned about his Montreal Canadiens through 37 games.

Multiple Lightning Strikes Burn The Oilers In Edmonton

Nikita Kucherov had a goal and four assists while Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson each scored twice as the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their point streak to 12 games with a 6-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.

Leafs Get Big Win Over Rangers, But Lose Ennis In The Process

TORONTO -- Mitchell Marner scored two goals and had an assist in the third period to help the Toronto Maple Leafs defeat the New York Rangers 5-3 at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday.

There's No Place Like Home......At Least For Brossoit

VANCOUVER -- Laurent Brossoit made 40 saves for his first NHL shutout, and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 at Rogers Arena on Saturday.

Oh, Rudy. There's A Classic Matchup Brewing In Indiana For New Years' Day

Preparations for the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium on Jan. 1 (1 p.m. ET; NBC, TVAS, SN) are on schedule.