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3:34am - Mon 09 Mar

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

Robby Fabbri scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Detroit Red Wings over Tampa Bay 5-4 on Sunday, snapping a 16-game losing streak against the Lightning in the regular season.
3:31am - Mon 09 Mar

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

Shea Theodore scored the game-winning goal with 1:10 left to play to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-3 win over the Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday.
3:30pm - Sun 08 Mar

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

Canlan Ice Sports Corp. has proactively stepped up precautionary measures in their hockey rinks across North America to help protect against COVID-19.
8:25am - Sat 07 Mar

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

Zack MacEwen scored his second goal of the night late in the third period as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 Friday to snap a four-game losing streak and climb back into the playoff picture in the tight NHL Western Conference.
8:18am - Sat 07 Mar

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

Carter Rowney and Adam Henrique scored, John Gibson and Ryan Miller combined to stop 30 shots and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Friday night.
8:16am - Sat 07 Mar

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

Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves to record his league-leading sixth shutout of the season, backstopping the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-0 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday.
8:07am - Sat 07 Mar

Canadiens legend Henri Richard passes away at age 84

Henri Richard, who had a long and storied career in the National Hockey League as a player with the Montreal Canadiens, passed away on Friday. Richard was 84 years old.
8:37pm - Wed 04 Mar

NHL imposses travel restrictions in response to the coronavirus situation

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the league is "aware of and focused on all possibilities'' related to the new coronavirus outbreak.
8:35pm - Wed 04 Mar

The water's heating up in the Shark Tank

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

Show me mo' money......

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly announced Wednesday at the NHL GM Meetings that the salary cap would be between $84 - $88.2 million for the 2020-21 season.
8:32pm - Wed 04 Mar

The scoop on the atmosphere after the Canucks' latest implosion

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

Boychuk recovering after a scary skate cut to the face

New York Islanders defenceman Johnny Boychuk needed 90 stitches on his eyelid after being cut by a skate in Tuesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens, general manager Lou Lamoriello announced.
2:54pm - Tue 03 Mar

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

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

A career night for Draisaitl helps the Oilers rout Nashville

NASHVILLE — Had the promotion been held Monday, Leon Draisaitl would have come close to making someone a millionaire. The Edmonton Oilers centre scored four goals, blowing the game open in the thir…
6:14am - Tue 03 Mar

Red hot Avs win their 9th straight on the road

Gabriel Landeskog withstood a crunching hit while making a pass that sprung Logan O'Connor for a breakaway goal in the second period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Monday night for their seventh straight victory.
6:32am - Sun 01 Mar

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

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

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

Jeff Petry scored 52 seconds into overtime as the Montreal Canadiens earned a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
6:16am - Sun 01 Mar

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

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

Oilers squeak by Jets and steal a big 2 points

Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers came away with a big 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday in a game between a pair of injury-riddled teams hungry for playoff points.
7:46am - Sat 29 Feb

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

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

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

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

Five in a row for Girard and the Avs

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

Stalock shuts out the Jackets as Minny continues their playoff push

Alex Stalock stopped 24 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the Columbus Blue Jackets for the second time this week, 5-0 on Friday night.
3:09pm - Thu 27 Feb

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

St. Louis Blues defenceman Jay Bouwmeester says he is feeling better since suffering a cardiac episode during an NHL game, but he is not ready to make a decision on his hockey future.
2:53pm - Thu 27 Feb

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

As long as you have a ticket to the hockey game, your monorail fare to and from the new Seattle Center arena is covered.
5:40am - Wed 26 Feb

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

One game after losing to a 42-year-old emergency goaltender on home ice, the Toronto Maple Leafs found redemption on the road with a 4-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
5:37am - Wed 26 Feb

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

Tyler Toffoli scored 1:35 into overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.
5:35am - Wed 26 Feb

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

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

Flames turn up the heat and burn the Bruins in Beantown

Sean Monahan scored a pair of goals 1:12 apart in the second period and the Calgary Flames beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 on Tuesday night.
6:58pm - Tue 25 Feb

Pundits rate the biggest rolls of the dice on deadline day

With the 2020 NHL trade deadline behind us, we break down the main winners and losers from what turned out to be a busy day of movement.
6:51pm - Tue 25 Feb

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

With the news of Jacob Markstrom's injury, newly acquired Louis Domingue is a Thatcher Demko absence away from starting for the Canucks during their most critical stretch in nearly five years.
3:01pm - Tue 25 Feb

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

Hockey players in the NHL may be forced out of their comfort zone on the ice thanks to a halt in production in pro-grade sticks thanks to the coronavirus outbreak in China, says sports journalist Sean Fitz-Gerald.
7:55pm - Mon 24 Feb

Flames add defensive depth and a heavy shot with Gustafsson

The Calgary Flames have acquired defenceman Erik Gustafsson from the Chicago Blackhawks, according to Sportsnet's Eric Francis.
6:38pm - Mon 24 Feb

Buy low, sell really high??

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

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

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenceman Calle Rosen from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for goalie Michael Hutchinson, the teams announced Monday.
6:35pm - Mon 24 Feb

Skillful Trocheck is on his way to Carolina

The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired forward Vincent Trocheck from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Erik Haula, Lucas Wallmark, Chase Priskie and Eetu Luostarinen.
6:33pm - Mon 24 Feb

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

The Ottawa Senators have traded centre Jean-Gabriel Pageau to the New York Islanders for a 2020 first-round pick and two other draft selections.
6:31pm - Mon 24 Feb

Rangers' trade-bait Kreider is going nowhere

The New York Rangers and forward Chis Kreider have come to terms on a contract extension, team president John Davidson told reporters Monday.
6:29pm - Mon 24 Feb

Oilers acquire Andreas Athanasiou from Red Wings

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Andreas Athanasiou from the Detroit Red Wings, Sportsnet can confirm.
7:56am - Sun 23 Feb

Canucks get some payback for shutout loss in Boston

Tyler Toffoli scored his first two goals with his new team and added an assist as the Vancouver Canucks dispatched the Boston Bruins 9-3 on Saturday night at Rogers Arena.
7:55am - Sun 23 Feb

Canadiens not giving up yet

Max Domi had a pair of goals Saturday night as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-0.
3:24am - Sun 23 Feb

The truth is often stranger than fiction....

The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs with an emergency goalie in net. You cannot make this up.
3:21am - Sun 23 Feb

Ayres emergency goes viral in a great way

Emergency goalie David Ayres became a folk hero on social media after his performance Saturday night.
3:18am - Sun 23 Feb

Soul Sisters are making it happen on and off the ice

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

Capitals' Alex Ovechkin becomes eighth player to score 700 goals

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scored milestone goal No. 700 on Saturday afternoon against the New Jersey Devils.
3:10pm - Fri 21 Feb

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

'With 14 games remaining in the regular season, I felt a change was necessary at this time,' said Kelowna Rockets GM Bruce Hamilton.
5:58am - Fri 21 Feb

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

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

The best blueliners on the market heading to the wire

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

McHappy meal to go please....

There could be good news on the horizon for the Edmonton Oilers as captain Connor McDavid will travel with the team on its upcoming road trip.
5:48am - Fri 21 Feb

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

Mark Scheifele snapped a 12-game scoring drought with three power-play goals Thursday as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Ottawa Senators 5-1.
5:46am - Fri 21 Feb

Leafs pick up a huge 4-0 victory over Pens

Frederik Andersen stopped all 24 shots he faced while Jake Muzzin had a goal and two assists as the Toronto Maple Leafs blanked the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-0 on Thursday night.
2:53am - Tue 18 Feb

Theories swirl as to Winnipeg's playoff plan

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

Boeser and Ferland injuries lead to move for Tiffoli

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

Three's a charm for Mangiapane and the Flames

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

Workhorse Draisaitl leading the way for McDavid-less Oilers

Josh Archibald scored his second goal of the game in overtime, NHL points leader Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Sunday.
7:21am - Mon 17 Feb

Jets win a big one in a game without a power play

Defenceman Nathan Beaulieu's first goal of the season at 1:36 of the third period held up as the game winner as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday.
7:18am - Mon 17 Feb

Canucks squander a chance to give themselves some breathing room

Adam Henrique scored a pair of goals as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 Sunday afternoon.
7:14am - Mon 17 Feb

The third time's a charm......

Jack Eichel scored the go-ahead goal as part of a three-goal surge in a 91-second third-period span, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Sunday night.
7:02am - Fri 14 Feb

Stars score early and often to ruin Andersen's first game back

Tyler Seguin snapped a 17-game goal drought and Ben Bishop made 27 saves as the Dallas Stars beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday night.
6:59am - Fri 14 Feb

The Great Eight is still at 698

T.J. Oshie deflected in the winning goal with 2:04 remaining and the Washington Capitals rallied for a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night as Alex Ovechkin remained stuck on 698 career goals.
6:56am - Fri 14 Feb

Lightning kick the Oilers when they're down.......oh, wait

The Edmonton Oilers fell on the road in Tampa Bay yet again, and received a double whammy thanks to Zack Kassian's actions.
6:50am - Fri 14 Feb

Flames cook up some Duck a l'Orange on the road

Mikael Backlund and Mark Jankowski scored two goals apiece, and Cam Talbot made 44 saves for his 21st career shutout in the Flames' 6-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night.
6:31am - Thu 13 Feb

Habs continue to slide after a 4-1 loss to the Bruins

It was painfully clear before the Montreal Canadiens were dominated by the Boston Bruins that the task to make the playoffs was monumental, and it only got tougher with Shea Weber's diagnosis.
6:25am - Thu 13 Feb

Popular Maurice signs contract extension with the Jets

The Winnipeg Jets have signed head coach Paul Maurice to a multi-year contract extension, the team announced on Wednesday.
7:17am - Wed 12 Feb

Kreider's worth keeps increasing as New York downs the Jets

Chris Kreider scored twice as the New York Rangers halted the Winnipeg Jets' three-game win streak with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday.
7:15am - Wed 12 Feb

Arizona has a goal called off in O.T. and then lose to Maple Leafs

Kasperi Kapanen scored 3:43 into overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Tuesday night.
7:13am - Wed 12 Feb

Sens' lose their 6th straight in shutout loss to Avs

Mikko Rantanen scored in the first period following a terrific twirl move, Philipp Grubauer stopped 34 shots for his second shutout of the season and the high-flying Colorado Avalanche beat the Ottawa Senators 3-0 on Tuesday night.
7:11am - Wed 12 Feb

Oilers soldier on without McDavid

Leon Draisaitl had a goal and three assists, Kailer Yamamoto had a pair of goals and the Edmonton Oilers won without captain Connor McDavid in the lineup, defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Tuesday.
5:22am - Wed 12 Feb

NHL game between Blues and Ducks postponed after defenceman Jay Bouwmeester collapses on bench

Tuesday night's National Hockey League game between the St. Louis Blues and Anaheim Ducks was postponed after the Blues' Edmonton-born defenceman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during the game.
10:21pm - Tue 11 Feb

Coronavirus impacts custom hockey stick business as virus shuts down factory that makes them for NHLers | CBC News

The quarantine applied to a section of central China in response to the coronavirus is having a major impact on something seemingly a world away: hockey sticks in the NHL.
8:07pm - Tue 11 Feb

McDavid out 7-10 games with quad injury

So, the Edmonton Oilers lost their captain and best player in Connor McDavid. Join the club. Now it's time for his teammates to prove they can rise to the challenge.
8:03pm - Tue 11 Feb

The Legacy of Linden continues

Few people at Rogers Arena on Monday were more excited than Jordie Benn when Trevor Linden and Markus Naslund, along with early icon Stan Smyl, were acknowledged before the game on Legends Night.
6:35pm - Mon 10 Feb

The more things change, the more they stay the same

As the Vancouver Canucks get set to retire Henrik and Daniel Sedin’s numbers on Wednesday, Sportsnet's Iain MacIntyre spoke with them about how life has changed since hanging up the skates and how their lives are still ever so intertwined.
6:28pm - Mon 10 Feb

Just what the doctor ordered for Oilers' fans. Edmonton signs Nurse to a new deal.

The Edmonton Oilers have signed pending restricted free agent defenceman Darnell Nurse to a two-year contract extension, Sportsnet has confirmed.
6:25pm - Mon 10 Feb

Columbus fans won't be Jones-n for a while

Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Seth Jones will be out of the lineup indefinitely with an ankle injury. Gabriel Carlsson was recalled from AHL Cleveland to take his place.
5:02am - Mon 03 Feb

Canucks' battle back to earn a valuable point as their road work continues

Over 25 hours against two difficult opponents, the Vancouver Canucks took three out of four points in road games against the Carolina Hurricanes and New York Islanders.
4:56am - Mon 03 Feb

Too little too late for the Canadiens vs Columbus

Pierre-Luc Dubois scored twice and added an assist to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 win over the Canadiens on Sunday afternoon to sweep the season series with Montreal.
8:40am - Sun 02 Feb

Hughes takes over first place among rookie point leaders with O.T. winner

Quinn Hughes scored twice, including his eighth of the season 42 seconds into overtime, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 4-3 on Saturday for their fifth consecutive victory.
8:38am - Sun 02 Feb

Jets still waiting on Byfuglien resolution but manage a big win over the Blues

Winnipeg forward Jack Roslovic scored two goals and an assist to lead the Jets to a 5-2 victory over the reigning Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues at Bell MTS Place on Saturday night.
8:34am - Sun 02 Feb

Spezza still making a difference in big games

Mitch Marner scored on a power play at 3:54 of overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Saturday.
8:30am - Sun 02 Feb

Gee, who coulda' seen this coming?? Lol

The goalie fight between Cam Talbot and Mike Smith, the first of its kind in a Battle of Alberta, was simply another product of intense hatred between two rivals who reached a boiling point on Saturday night.
8:41am - Sat 01 Feb

Thirty-something......

Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom turns 30 on Friday and he hits his birthday playing some of the best hockey of his career.
8:39am - Sat 01 Feb

Jets played better, but continue in a point-less freefall

Patrice Bergeron and Jake DeBrusk each scored power-play goals as the Boston Bruins handed the Winnipeg Jets their fifth straight loss with a 2-1 victory on Friday.
8:25am - Sat 01 Feb

The Great 8 is now number 8

Alex Ovechkin scored his 694th and 695th career goals as the Washington Capitals topped the Ottawa Senators 5-3 on Friday night.
7:19am - Thu 30 Jan
The 'Nucks score a bundle in the last frame to beat San Jose 5-2
7:16am - Thu 30 Jan

I still think they should be the Seattle Washingtons'.......ya' know, like George??

Ever since the NHL awarded a 32nd franchise to Seattle in December of 2018, fans and media have been speculating what the new club will be called. On Wednesday, new rumours sparked renewed debate about the name, but the team says it has nothing to reveal yet.
7:12am - Thu 30 Jan

Leaf's move into a tie for 3rd in the Atlantic with a win over the Stars

Mitchell Marner set up the first two goals and the Toronto Maple Leafs kept up their high-scoring ways on the road to beat the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Wednesday night.
7:06am - Thu 30 Jan

Yep, fighting's bad......until it sells tickets and advertising

The legend of the Battle of Alberta continues to grow after a highlight-filled clash between the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames.
5:43am - Wed 29 Jan

Ex-NHL goaltender Ed Belfour busted on mischief, alcohol charges | CBC Sports

Former NHL star goaltender Ed Belfour of Carman, Man., has been arrested for criminal mischief and alcohol intoxication in a public place after an incident in a hotel early Tuesday morning in Bowling Green, Ky.
7:02am - Tue 28 Jan

Demko delivers as the Canucks contiue to rack up the points at home

J.T. Miller scored a pair of second-period goals as the Vancouver Canucks fought back from an early deficit to defeat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Monday night.