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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


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.
6:57am - Tue 28 Jan

Caps' get the win as the Candiens continue to struggle for points

Jakub Vrana scored and added an assist as the conference-leading Washington Capitals extended their win streak to four games with a 4-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night.
6:53am - Tue 28 Jan

Sens get 2 on the PK but still lose to Jersey in a shootout

Jack Hughes scored the shootout winner as the New Jersey Devils snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators Monday night.
6:50am - Tue 28 Jan

Back to work......

Despite the cordial behaviour at the NHL All-Star Game, the Edmonton Oilers are ready to resume hostilities with the Calgary Flames in Wednesday night's Battle of Alberta.

Team Pacific takes the title and Hughes takes some praises

With all three matches in the books, the Pacific Division has emerged as the winner of the 2020 NHL All-Star Game. Relive all the top moments from all three tilts with our NHL All-Star Game Blog.
9:11pm - Sat 25 Jan

Great time, great stories emerge from Skills competition

Here are the highlights from the NHL All-Star Skills Competition, which was by turns upsetting, record-setting, and goofy.
9:07pm - Sat 25 Jan

Oh, Canada. Canucks beat the 'Mericans in Women's 3 on 3 showcase game

Melodie Daoust and Rebecca Johnston scored to give Canada a 2-1 win over the United States in a 3-on-3 women's game on Friday during the NHL's all-star skills competitions.
9:03pm - Sat 25 Jan

The Stars are shining in St. Louis

A complete look at the results from each of the six competitions during the 2020 NHL All-Star Skills Competition.
3:06pm - Thu 23 Jan

Penticton’s hockey community abuzz with revival of NHL Young Stars Classic

The tournament will feature prospects from the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets and Vancouver Canucks.
5:57am - Thu 23 Jan

Wild win the battle of two struggling teams

Eric Staal and Mats Zuccarello each had a goal and assist, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots as the Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Wednesday night.
5:50am - Thu 23 Jan

Columbus climbing the ladder heading into the All-Star break

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice, Elvis Merzlikins stopped 27 shots, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win.
5:47am - Thu 23 Jan

Report: Police investigating Gritty for allegedly punching 13-year-old

Philadelphia detectives are investigating a complaint made by a Philadelphia Flyers season-ticket holder that the team's mascot, Gritty, allegedly punched his 13-year-old son in the back, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.
5:44am - Thu 23 Jan

Bad wrist takes Matthews out of the All-Star game

Auston Matthews will be replaced by Brady Tkachuk at this year's NHL All-Star Game in St. Louis. The Maple Leafs forward will not participate in on-ice activities, but will still travel there to be part of the event.
8:07am - Sun 19 Jan

Canadiens blow a 3 goal lead but still manage to get the 2 pts

Tomas Tatar scored in the fourth round of the shootout as the Montreal Canadiens held on for the dramatic 5-4 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night.
8:06am - Sun 19 Jan

Arizona drops another one with a 7-3 loss in Edmonton

Riley Sheahan had a goal and three assists and Connor McDavid had a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers rode a strong start to a 7-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday.
7:59am - Sun 19 Jan

Toronto started their All-Star break a day early

Jonathan Toews scored twice to go along with two assists, Patrick Kane set up one to reach 999 career points, and the Chicago Blackhawks downed the listless Toronto Maple Leafs 6-2 on Saturday.
7:57am - Sun 19 Jan

A big win at home over the Sharks has the Canucks on top of the (Western) world

The Vancouver Canucks, who have lost more games over the last four years than every team other than the Buffalo Sabres, beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 Saturday to move alone atop the tightest division in hockey.
7:54pm - Sat 18 Jan

Learning what it meant to be a pro is paying off for Kapanen

Kapanen and Keefe's relationship dates back to the AHL. There has been some friction along the way, but there are benefits, too. Keefe, still adjusting to life in the NHL, already knows what buttons to push. And he’s seen Kapanen quietly put together a productive stretch with nine points to show for his last 10 games.
7:48pm - Sat 18 Jan

Not such a close shave for Tampa as they crush the Jets

Anthony Cirelli scored his first career hat trick and Nikita Kucherov added a pair of goals as the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the Winnipeg Jets 7-1 on Friday.
7:43pm - Sat 18 Jan

Crosby continues to dominate since his return from surgery

Sidney Crosby scored a power-play goal 1:33 into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 Friday night.
8:49pm - Thu 16 Jan

There's a lot more in this article than just the title topic. Gives you a great "behind the scenes" peek into a week in the "old" NHL days

In this week's mailbag from Dan Murphy, he catches up with former Canucks Tom Sestito, who recalls one of Vancouver's whackiest weeks in memory -- which culminated with John Tortorella angrily going towards Calgary's dressing room. Plus: are the Canucks really better on defence with Micheal Ferland and Brandon Sutter?
8:32pm - Thu 16 Jan

After the Kassian and Perreault rulings by the NHL, players are once again confused as to what's legal this time around. Stay tuned.....

Mathieu Perreault was furious after taking a stiff elbow from Vancouver’s Jake Virtanen away from the play — an incident that went unpunished by the league’s department of player safety.
8:25pm - Thu 16 Jan

Panic at the disco.....

What led to the firings in New Jersey and Vegas, and what's next? Elliotte Friedman has answers in the 31 Thoughts.
8:05pm - Thu 16 Jan

You win some, you lose some. Strange days in Vegas

The Vegas Golden Knights have fired head coach Gerard Gallant and named Peter DeBoer as his replacement, the team announced on Wednesday.
8:04pm - Thu 16 Jan

Tree has Tkachuk covered

While much has been said about Matthew Tkachuk's style of play in the wake of his run-in with Edmonton's Zack Kassian, his general manager said the organization takes no issue with how their young winger has conducted himself.
7:36am - Wed 15 Jan

Jeckyl & Hyde show continues for the 'Nucks

The Vancouver Canucks actually played well enough to win against the Winnipeg Jets. But it was the strong play of goaltender Connor Hellebuyck that continued Vancouver's dismal record in Manitoba.
7:22am - Wed 15 Jan

Only four points in Crosby's first game back?? Maybe he needs more rehab.......

Sidney Crosby watched the Pittsburgh Penguins thrive in his absence. The longtime captain pledged he would simply focus on doing his part to keep the Penguins rolling in his return from a two-month layoff.
7:20am - Wed 15 Jan

The 'Oil finally conquer Smashville

Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers emerged with a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday.
7:18am - Wed 15 Jan

Back to the future.......

Inside the game, Tkachuk’s hits are seen as cheap shots for which a player should answer by fighting, if the victim so chooses.
7:26am - Mon 13 Jan

2 for 2. The Canucks' pull-off two bounce back wins after two big losses

The Vancouver Canucks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 Sunday to sweep a pair of weekend matinees, which began with a 6-3 win Saturday against the Buffalo Sabres after a pair of dismal losses in Florida.
7:22am - Mon 13 Jan

Opinions are divided on whether it should be Kassian or Tkachuk facing the music

Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian will have a hearing Monday after an altercation with Calgary Flames winger Matthew Tkachuk during the second period of the two teams' matchup Saturday.
7:19am - Mon 13 Jan

It's the end of the road for Shero in New Jersey

The New Jersey Devils and general manager Ray Shero have agreed to part ways, the team announced Sunday.
7:17am - Mon 13 Jan

Panthers' blow out the Leafs, and see a new career points leader in Huberdeau

Florida's Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and an assist, surpassing Olli Jokinen for the franchise's career points lead with 420, and the Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 8-4 on Sunday night.
4:57am - Sat 11 Jan

The Hockey Theme...done in inimitable an absolute LEGEND.

Our thoughts are with the friends and family of legendary Canadian drummer Neil Peart, who passed away early this week at the age of 67. Here's a look back at the fantastic performance he did for TSN of 'The Hockey Theme'.
3:25am - Sat 11 Jan

Marlies game cancelled as assistant Rob Davison suffers medical emergency

The Toronto Marlies' game against the Texas Stars was cancelled on Friday after Marlies assistant Rob Davison suffered a medical emergency in the visitors' dressing room at the HEB Center.
4:21am - Fri 10 Jan

The Canucks were looking for a bounce-back game, but just ended up getting bounced

Considering the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Vancouver Canucks were even more disappointing on Thursday, as the Florida Panthers scored on their first two shots and coasted to a 5-2 victory.
4:19am - Fri 10 Jan

Canadiens' put on their rally caps to win third straight

Alex Chiasson scored the go-ahead goal in the third period to give the Edmonton Oilers a 4-2 comeback victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night, extending their win streak to three games.
4:13am - Fri 10 Jan

Lone Ranger racks up the points in a battle of cross-border rivals

Tony DeAngelo recorded his first career hat trick and added two assists as the New York Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils 6-3 on Thursday night.
4:11am - Fri 10 Jan

Bruins complete comeback and take 2 points from the Jets

David Pastrnak had a hat trick to extend his point streak to 12 games and Jake DeBrusk added two goals, including the go-ahead score in the third period, to help the Boston Bruins hold off the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Thursday night.
6:20am - Thu 09 Jan

Philly happy to be back in the comforts of home

Kevin Hayes scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period short-handed to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
6:11am - Thu 09 Jan

30 - something Matthews leads the Leafs to victory

Blake Wheeler scored the winner in the shootout as the Winnipeg Jets edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Wednesday, overshadowing a milestone performance by Auston Matthews.
6:02am - Wed 08 Jan

If only the Wings could play Montreal every night.....

Filip Zadina scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:52 left in the third period, sending the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
5:59am - Wed 08 Jan

Lindholm hits two career milestones in a 2 - 1 win over the 'Hawks

Elias Lindholm scored twice to reach 300 points in his 500th NHL game, and the Calgary Flames beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.
5:56am - Wed 08 Jan

Caps dominate the Sens in a 6 -1 win

T.J. Oshie and Alex Ovechkin each scored two goals as the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 6-1 on Tuesday night.
5:52am - Wed 08 Jan

Canucks' struck by Lightning in the first of 5 on the road

Carter Verhaeghe had his first career hat trick and Tampa Bay scored three times in less than a minute to finish a six-goal second period that propelled the Lightning to their season-best eighth straight win, a 9-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.
4:26am - Mon 06 Jan

Unsung heroes help Canada win gold over Russia at world juniors

In the gold medal game of the 2020 world junior championship, it was the unsung heroes who won it for Canada in a 4-3 victory Sunday over Russia.
4:21am - Mon 06 Jan

A Golden day for Canada at the World Juniors

Akil Thomas scored with 3:58 left in the third period to cap a furious comeback and secure a 4-3 victory for the Canada's 18th title at the annual under-20 tournament.
9:26pm - Sat 04 Jan

Canada Goose. 5 - 0 shutout win earns Team Canada a chance for gold

Before people had a chance to sit down Ostravar Arena, the Canadians unleashed an offensive attack on Finland. It led to a semifinal win and a date against Russia in the gold medal game on Sunday.
6:26am - Fri 03 Jan

Johnny hockey gets it done for the Flames

Johnny Gaudreau opened scoring and then set up the winner midway through the second as the Calgary Flames snapped a five-game losing skid at home with a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers.
6:23am - Fri 03 Jan

Lucky number seven nets the Canucks their sixth straight

Adam Gaudette scored at 15:49 of the third period as the Vancouver Canucks battled back from a two-goal deficit to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 7-5 Thursday night and extend their win streak to six games.
2:18am - Fri 03 Jan

Buffalo soldier

The Calgary Flames have traded forward Michael Frolik to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick.
2:16am - Fri 03 Jan

Crow is back in the 'Hawks nest after a month-long time out

After returning from a month-long suspension, Chicago Blackhawks assistant coach Marc Crawford is hoping that it will spurn positive changes in his coaching.
2:06am - Fri 03 Jan

It's Canada vs Finland, and Sweden vs Russia in the Saturday semis

Lafreniere scored and added an assist in his return from injury as part of a resounding 6-1 victory over Slovakia in the quarterfinals on Thursday.
7:01pm - Thu 02 Jan

Ironman Gallagher is out indefinitely after being hit by a Hurricane

Brendan Gallagher's ironman streak in the NHL appears to be coming to a close as the winger was place on injured reserve with an upper-body injury by the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday.
6:57pm - Thu 02 Jan

It's a fine, fine day for a reunion

Alexis Lafreniere proved Thursday he was more than healthy and effective for Canada in its quarterfinal win over Slovakia at the world juniors.
3:55am - Thu 02 Jan

Everybody ropes, everybody rides......

From a controversial hit from the side to a pyrotechnic rally from behind, the 2020 Winter Classic will leave a lasting impression.
3:52am - Thu 02 Jan

Buck up Torts......

Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella has been fined $20,000 for comments he made after his team's 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
3:47am - Thu 02 Jan

Long walk of shame for Perry at the Heritage Classic doesn't end there

Dallas Stars forward Corey Perry will have a hearing on Friday for elbowing Nashville Predators defenceman Ryan Ellis, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced.
3:44am - Thu 02 Jan

Canada gets a Happy New Year present with the return of Lafreniere

Alexis Lafreniere is expected to make his return from a left knee injury for Canada when it faces Slovakia in their quarterfinal matchup on Thursday, according to's Guillaume Lepage.
9:09am - Wed 01 Jan
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11:59pm - 30 Dec 2019

The All-Star rosters for the 4 Divisions have been annouced. Elias Pettersson to represent the Canucks in St. Louis

The host Blues will have three players at NHL All-Star Weekend while St. Louis native Matthew Tkachuk of the Calgary Flames will make his first All-Star appearance.
11:52pm - 30 Dec 2019

Swedish machine still rolling at World Juniors

Sweden extended its win streak to 51 games in the preliminary round with a convincing victory over Kazakhstan.
11:50pm - 30 Dec 2019

Canada gets back on track and Hofer gets his first win against Germany

Joel Hofer won his first-ever international start at any level, and Canada beat Germany 4-1 at the world junior hockey championship on Monday.
5:42am - 30 Dec 2019

Canucks beat Calgary and take over 2nd in the Pacific

Tyler Myers scored twice and added an assist -- all of the damage inflicted in the first period -- as the Vancouver Canucks built up an early 3-0 lead and cruised to a 5-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night.
8:29am - 29 Dec 2019

Rangers seal the deal despite last minute heroics from the Leafs

Tony DeAngelo scored in overtime as the New York Rangers beat the Maple Leafs 5-4 on Saturday, snapping Toronto's win streak at six games.
8:24am - 29 Dec 2019

Markstrom continues to shine for the Canucks with a career high 49 saves in win over the Kings

Elias Pettersson scored his fourth game-winning goal of the season and Jacob Markstrom made 49 saves as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Saturday night at Rogers Arena.
8:18am - 29 Dec 2019

Canadiens squander an early lead and succumb to multiple Lightning strikes

Alex Killorn scored twice, Victor Hedman had four assists and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied past the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 Saturday night.
4:01pm - 26 Dec 2019

Canada-U.S. at world juniors is also a sneak peek at CHL-NCAA war

A victory is the best recruiting tool ever in the constant talent tug-of-war between the Canadian Hockey League and the NCAA ranks.
7:41am - 23 Dec 2019

Rittich made 26 saves and picked up an assist as Calgary downed the Stars

Matthew Tkachuk, Sean Monahan and Mikael Backlund scored power-play goals and the Calgary Flames beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Sunday night.
7:36am - 23 Dec 2019

The Leaders of the packs.....

Connor McDavid, Nathan MacKinnon, Alex Ovechkin, and David Pastrnak have been named as captains for the 2020 NHL All-Star Game.
7:34am - 23 Dec 2019

Thornton's goal drought extends to 43 games as the Sharks lose to Vegas

Shea Theodore scored the tiebreaking goal with 11:55 remaining in the third period and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the struggling San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Sunday night for their ninth win in 13 games.
7:26am - 23 Dec 2019

Hall gets his first as Arizona tops the Wings

Clayton Keller had two goals and an assist to lead the Arizona Coyotes past the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Sunday night.
7:45am - 22 Dec 2019

Canucks top the Pens in a game with some bizzare twists

First-period power-play goals by Jake Virtanen and J.T. Miller sparked the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday at Rogers Arena.
7:44am - 22 Dec 2019

Wheeler dealer. Blake Wheeler passes Ilya Kovalchuk as the Jets all-time scoring leader

Blake Wheeler had a goal and assist to become the all-time leading scorer in franchise history, Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for his third shutout of the season, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 6-0 on Saturday.
7:39am - 22 Dec 2019

Close but no cigar for the Sens

Sean Couturier scored the shootout winner as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Ottawa Senators 5-4 Saturday night.
7:35am - 22 Dec 2019

You always remember your first......

Michael Hutchinson made 29 saves as Toronto beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday for its fourth win in a row, and first of the season with a back-up goaltender in net.
8:28pm - 21 Dec 2019

Clutterbuck surgery is successful after taking a nasty skate cut to the wrist versus the Bruins

Clutterbuck sustained a wrist injury during Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins, when he hit Patrice Bergeron in the neutral zone. Bergeron lost his balance and his left skate blade went skyward, cutting Clutterbuck just below his glove.
8:21pm - 18 Dec 2019
From being smuggled out of a country, to losing a piece of his face in the AHL, you've got to hear the story of Ivan Matulik
5:09am - 17 Dec 2019

Player #87, Sidney Crosby, gives 87 sets of new hockey gear to young N.S. players | CBC News

One of hockey's greats is giving his jersey number's worth in new sets of equipment to programs for young players in his home province who don't have easy access to the game.
12:35am - 17 Dec 2019

Take the money and run.....

The Los Angeles Kings have placed veteran forward Ilya Kovalchuk on unconditional waivers for the purpose of terminating his contract, the team announced on Monday.
12:30am - 17 Dec 2019

Hawks' Crawford still on ice until the New Year

Marc Crawford will remain suspended from team activities with the Chicago Blackhawks until the new year after an internal review over allegations of misconduct from the assistant coach's previous coaching positions.
12:26am - 17 Dec 2019

Taylor made trade to the desert

The New Jersey Devils have traded star Taylor Hall and Blake Speers to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for a 2020 conditional first-round draft pick, a conditional 2021 third-rounder, along with forward prospects Nate Schnarr, Nick Merkley and defenceman Kevin Bahl.
7:29am - 14 Dec 2019

Doughty shares his opinion on a game without accountability

The NHL has taken several measures in an effort to reduce fighting around the league, but Drew Doughty doesn't want to see it eliminated from the game altogether.
7:26am - 14 Dec 2019

OHL gives IceDogs some time to recover as a group

The Niagara IceDogs announced that the team's upcoming games Saturday and Sunday have been postponed as the club recovers from what transpired during their game Thursday.
7:24am - 14 Dec 2019

There's more to be said from Aliu and his peers

With the NHL moving in the right direction regarding inclusiveness in hockey, Akim Aliu says he'll continue fighting the good fight to ensure that the sport embraces everyone.
7:22am - 14 Dec 2019

MacKinnon and Avs continue to roll beating Devils sans Hall

Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist to reach 50 points this season and lead the Colorado Avalanche over the struggling New Jersey Devils 3-1 in Friday night.
7:18am - 14 Dec 2019

Where there's smoke......

New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall was held out of the team’s game against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday for "precautionary reasons".
7:15am - 14 Dec 2019

Lindblom out for the season after cancer diagnosis

Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom has been diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a form of cancer.
7:14am - 14 Dec 2019

Just not their knight. Dallas loses to Vegas in O.T.

Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.
7:42pm - 13 Dec 2019

Satistics are for losers......unless they're really good stats!

Nathan MacKinnon in third in NHL scoring and kept dominating the league even after his two linemates went down to injury. He can take over games with the best of them, but where does he really fit in the "world's best player" debate? Andrew Berkshire compares MacKinnon to Connor McDavid.
7:39pm - 13 Dec 2019

Markstrom calls the cops while Pettersson stickhandles in a phone both

Elias Pettersson scored 40 seconds into overtime to collect his 100th NHL point and give the Vancouver Canucks a 1-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night.
7:32pm - 13 Dec 2019

Gaudreau executes the Leafs with a quick double tap

Johnny Gaudreau had his first two-goal game of the season as the Calgary Flames scored three times in the opening three minutes of the third period for a 4-2 comeback victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
6:23am - 12 Dec 2019

Seattle G.M. Francis discusses Peters' abuse incident while with the Hurricanes

Former Carolina Hurricanes GM Ron Francis spoke for the first time about the physical abuse allegations against Bill Peters when he served as head coach of the team.
6:16am - 12 Dec 2019

The best of the best match up in Washington

T.J. Oshie scored twice in under four minutes and John Carlson got the go-ahead goal to extend the Washington Capitals' longstanding domination of the Boston Bruins with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night in a showdown between the NHL's two best teams.
6:14am - 12 Dec 2019

Another NHL Coach is gone, but this one only got fired

The San Jose Sharks have parted ways with head coach Peter DeBoer, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
6:12am - 12 Dec 2019

Primo Primeau. Habs' rookie beats the Sens en route to his first NHL victory

Ben Chiarot scored the overtime winner and Cayden Primeau made 35 saves for his first NHL victory as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Wednesday.
7:11am - 11 Dec 2019

Shanahan goes on the record with his thoughts about the Mike Babcock situation

It says something that three weeks after removing Mike Babcock as head coach of the Leafs, and after hearing a couple former teammates speak out about how they were treated by him, Brendan Shanahan didn’t add his voice to the dissenters.
7:01am - 11 Dec 2019

Oilers get a caning in the third from surging Hurricanes

Sebastian Aho had a pair of goals as the Carolina Hurricanes blew past the Edmonton Oilers with a 6-3 victory on Tuesday.
6:58am - 11 Dec 2019

All good things must come to an end

Tomas Tatar's 10th goal of the season ended Tristan Jarry's franchise-record shutout streak and sparked the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.
6:57am - 11 Dec 2019

Flames showing new life after dramatic coaching change

Sean Monahan scored for the fourth straight game, Cam Talbot stopped 46 shots and the Calgary Flames extended their winning streak to six straight games under interim coach Geoff Ward with a 5-2 win over the listless Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.
6:55am - 11 Dec 2019

Red Wings' misery continues with another loss to the Jets

The Winnipeg Jets scored three goals in a two-minute span during the second period to propel them to a 5-1 victory against Detroit on Tuesday -- extending the Red Wings' losing streak to 12 games.
6:50am - 11 Dec 2019

Leafs come out on top in the battle of East vs West

VANCOUVER -- John Tavares scored two goals and added an assist at the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 Tuesday night. Auston Matthews
4:16am - 09 Dec 2019

Prince George "fisherman" is one of the best agents in the game

Kevin Epp grew up in Prince Rupert and played college hockey in Alaska. Today he’s an NHL agent representing some of the best in the world.
4:13am - 09 Dec 2019

What about Bob? Sergei wins his second in a row for Florida

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 30 shots to win for the second straight night as the Florida Panthers beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 Sunday.
4:11am - 09 Dec 2019

Lehner was outstanding but Hawks fall to Coyotes in the shootout

Conor Garland and Nick Schmaltz scored in the shootout against Robin Lehner, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from two goals down to to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Sunday night.
4:08am - 09 Dec 2019

A knight to forget for Vegas as the Rangers run the table

Alexandar Georgiev stopped 38 shots for his second shutout of the season and the New York Rangers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-0 on Sunday night.
4:05am - 09 Dec 2019

Three in a row as the Jets cook the Ducks

Mark Scheifele scored twice as the Winnipeg Jets won their third straight home game with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.

Two outa' three ain't bad for the Habs

Nate Thompson scored with less than two minutes left in the third period and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Rangers 2-1 on Friday night for their second victory in the last eleven games

Jarry and the Pens blank Kessel in his first game back in Pittsburgh

Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry wasn't so hospitable, turning aside all 33 shots he faced, including three from Kessel, to lift Pittsburgh to a 2-0 victory.

Dach takes the 5th in Newark

Kirby Dach scored in the fifth round of the shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the New Jersey Devils 2-1 Friday night.
7:39am - 06 Dec 2019

Demko is a solid piece of Vancouver's fast-maturing core.

So far this season, we've seen a dozen rookie netminders start in net at least once for their respective clubs, with a handful of interesting cases.
7:37am - 06 Dec 2019

Stars best in the West at home.

Joe Pavelski scored on the power play 2:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Thursday night.
7:33am - 06 Dec 2019

Merry Christmas Milan. Lucic gets his first of the year for the Flames

Milan Lucic scored his first goal with Calgary, and it turned into the winner as the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Thursday.
7:30am - 06 Dec 2019

Sopel issues a statement on his Crawford statements

Former NHLer Brent Sopel released a statement on Thursday in an effort to clarify a story he told on an episode of the Spittin' Chiclets podcast last year.
7:21am - 06 Dec 2019

Landeskog and Avs continue Montreal's misery

Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog scored in his return from injury as Colorado beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Thursday night.
6:19am - 05 Dec 2019

Sad day for the Pavelich family, as judge orders former Miracle member committed

A Minnesota judge on Wednesday ordered that a former member of the "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team should be committed to a secure treatment facility, saying the hockey star is mentally ill and dangerous.
6:16am - 05 Dec 2019

Kadri has a happy homecoming as the Avs top the Leafs in Toronto

Valeri Nichushkin scored a short-handed goal in the third period as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Wednesday.
7:41am - 04 Dec 2019

From the outhouse to the penthouse. Burrows worked his way to the top.....and stayed there.

There were a thousand things Alex Burrows had to learn to make his unimaginable journey from an ECHL tryout to the NHL. As he gets set to go into the Vancouver Canucks’ Ring of Honour, past teammates and coaches speak to his incredible journey.
7:38am - 04 Dec 2019

Vancouver has a big game on big night

Forward Antoine Roussel scored in his first game back after being sidelined for eight months with an injury as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-2 Tuesday night.
7:36am - 04 Dec 2019

Philly keep their winning ways going with another win over the Leafs

Claude Giroux scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers had three goals in the final 2:06 to get their fifth straight win, 6-1 over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
7:26am - 04 Dec 2019

Jets top the Stars with Laine at the helm

Kyle Connor had a goal and two assists as the Winnipeg Jets handed the Dallas Stars their fourth straight loss with a 5-1 victory on Tuesday.
7:23am - 04 Dec 2019

Habs get a much needed win versus the Isles.

The Montreal Canadiens snapped an eight-game winless streak with a convincing 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders Tuesday night.
7:06am - 03 Dec 2019

The times they are a changin'....

Who you employ and how they behave has never been more relevant. The level of scrutiny has gone up considerably over a handful of days, which should in theory create a healthier and more nurturing atmosphere across the sport, but also comes with some uncomfortable conversations (and revelations) about where we’ve been.
7:05am - 03 Dec 2019

Eberle finally tickles the twine as the Islanders continue to shine

Jordan Eberle scored two goals and Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves to lift the New York Islanders over Detroit 4-1 on Monday night, extending the Red Wings' winless streak to 10 games.
7:02am - 03 Dec 2019

And the hits just keep on comin'.....

Former Detroit Red Wings defenceman Chris Chelios shed some light on his experiences playing under Mike Babcock during an appearance on a recent episode of the Spittin' Chiclets podcast.
6:59am - 03 Dec 2019

Well we're winning here in AllenTown.....

Jake Allen made 38 saves, Brayden Schenn scored his team-leading 14th goal and the St. Louis Blues beat the short-handed Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
6:56am - 03 Dec 2019

They say it's your Birthday.......

Jack Eichel had a goal and two assists, and the Buffalo Sabres used a five-goal first period to beat the New Jersey Devils 7-1 Monday night.
6:54am - 03 Dec 2019

PeKing Ducks. First battle of the Cali rivals goes to Anaheim

Derek Grant scored two goals, Ryan Miller made 34 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 Monday night in the first Freeway Faceoff rivalry game of the season.
7:36am - 01 Dec 2019

Talk may be cheap in trades, but Hall isn't

As the New Jersey Devils' season continues to unravel, Taylor Hall's future is becoming a more prominent storyline in The Garden State.
7:34am - 01 Dec 2019

Canucks end their road trip with a very solid effort in Alberta

Tanner Pearson recorded two goals and two assists in the Vancouver Canucks' 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night at Rogers Place.
7:33am - 01 Dec 2019

At least it's a step in the right direction for the Habs even if they stumbled at the end

The Canadiens' losing streak hit seven on Saturday, but it’s important for them to focus on what they did well in this game, because if they build on those things, they have a chance of digging their way out of this. And they have to dig themselves out of this immediately.
7:31am - 01 Dec 2019

Francis and Karmanos have differring stories about Peters' Carolina incidents

Former Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis has released a statement about "physical incidents" involving Bill Peters and players on the Hurricanes.
7:27am - 01 Dec 2019

Ward off to a hot start with the Flames

Elias Lindholm scored the game-winner late in the third period, then added an empty netter, to lead the Calgary Flames to 3-1 victory on Saturday night over the Ottawa Senators.
7:25am - 01 Dec 2019

Akim Aliu hires law firm that represents former NFLer Colin Kaepernick

Former NHLer Akim Aliu will be represented by the same law firm that represents former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported Saturday.
7:24am - 01 Dec 2019

J.T. gives T.O. it's 3rd win in their last 4 games under Keefe

John Tavares scored his 10th goal of the season at 1:45 of overtime and picked up his 400th NHL assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday.
6:11am - 28 Nov 2019

Flames manufacture a positive moment in the midst of a very tough day for Calgary

Elias Lindholm scored on a wraparound 1:17 into overtime to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
6:09am - 28 Nov 2019

The wheels are coming off in MotorCity

Andreas Johnsson had two goals and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs routed the skidding Detroit Red Wings 6-0 on Wednesday night for their third straight win under new coach Sheldon Keefe.
6:07am - 28 Nov 2019

Bruins continue their dominance over the Sens

Zdeno Chara scored the go-ahead goal in the third period as the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 Wednesday night.
6:05am - 28 Nov 2019

Canucks lose at crazy 8's in Pittsburgh

Kris Letang capped a wild comeback, scoring the deciding goal with 3:06 to play, and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied with six goals in the third period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 8-6 on Wednesday night.
6:00am - 28 Nov 2019

Peters out as coach of the Calgary Flames

Bill Peters made his first public comments on the Akim Aliu racism allegations Wednesday night, expressing his regrets and taking responsibility for what he said.
6:50am - 27 Nov 2019

Out of the saddle. Things aren't smelling so good in Cowtown as the Peters allegations mount

The Calgary Flames have announced that head coach Bill Peters won't coach on Wednesday night in Buffalo after recent allegations made by former player Akim Aliu on social media.
6:46am - 27 Nov 2019

Canadiens searching for answers after giving up 14 golas in 2 games.

David Pastrnak scored his second hat trick of the season to give the conference-leading Boston Bruins an 8-1 beatdown over the Montreal Canadiens Tuesday night.
6:55am - 24 Nov 2019

Markstrom creates a great family memory in the wake of tragedy

The Washington Capitals honoured people suffering from cancer before their game against the Vancouver Canucks. But every day for the rest of his life could be Hockey Fights Cancer Day for Jacob Markstrom.
6:51am - 24 Nov 2019

Canadiens make costly mistakes in a huge loss to the Rangers

Jacob Trouba scored the go-ahead goal in the third period as the New York Rangers overcame a four-goal deficit to stun the Montreal Canadiens 6-5 on Saturday night.
6:46am - 24 Nov 2019

Barrie and the Leafs beat Kadri and the Avs

Tyson Barrie had a goal and an assist in his return to Colorado, leading the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-3 victory over the Avalanche on Saturday night.
6:44am - 24 Nov 2019

Dynamic duo do it again to lead the Oilers over the Knights

Connor McDavid scored two goals, Leon Draisaitl had three assists, and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Saturday.
7:32am - 22 Nov 2019

McDavid banks points despite loss to Kings

Tyler Toffoli had two goals and an assist to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
7:28am - 22 Nov 2019

Dunn, Dunn, Done......

Jordan Binnington stopped 40 shots for his sixth career shutout and Oskar Sundqvist scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
7:16am - 22 Nov 2019

Five and a shorty give the 'Nucks a much needed win in Smashville

Bo Horvat scored one of Vancouver's five power-play goals, and the Canucks beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 on Thursday night to stop a three-game slide.
7:10am - 22 Nov 2019

Stars' continue to shine bright n Dallas

Jamie Benn backhanded a tiebreaking goal with 4:21 left and the rolling Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 Thursday night after blowing a three-goal lead.
7:07am - 22 Nov 2019

First time's a charm for Keefe and the Leafs

Tyson Barrie scored his first goal of the season and Pierre Engvall got the first of his career to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
2:56pm - 21 Nov 2019

Want to buy a piece of hockey history? Pond where sport began up for sale | CBC News

The pond where many believe Canada's favourite sport was born is up for sale. Long Pond is on the market for $1.38 million, a deal that includes roughly 6 surrounding hectares — not to mention the bragging rights that come with being the "cradle of hockey."
6:01am - 21 Nov 2019

Habs honour Carbonneau for his Hall of Fame career

Last year, Danault received the seventh-most votes for the Selke — a sign more and more people are starting to recognize what makes him such a vital player to Montreal. In Wednesday’s game, most of the signs were there.
5:59am - 21 Nov 2019

King Henrik stops the bleeding in New York

Artemi Panarin scored twice, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots, and the New York Rangers beat the short-handed Washington Capitals 4-1 Wednesday night.
5:56am - 21 Nov 2019

Lucky #13 for rookie Pageau as Sens top the Habs

Brady Tkachuk scored 38 seconds into overtime to give the visiting Ottawa Senators a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens Wednesday night in the second game of a back-to-back for both teams.
5:51am - 21 Nov 2019

Turning over a new Leaf in Toronto

The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired head coach Mike Babcock and replaced him with Sheldon Keefe.
8:41am - 20 Nov 2019

Star struck. Canucks get crushed in the Big D

There was nothing redeeming about this game for the Canucks, who had comforted themselves early in the slump with how well they were still playing while losing. In Tuesday's 6-1 loss to St. Louis, they lost while looking awful at the start and awful at the end.
8:39am - 20 Nov 2019

Hellebuyck and the Jets are lovin' life on the road

Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers scored, Connor Hellebuyck made 38 saves and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Tuesday night.
8:37am - 20 Nov 2019

McDavid ends Sharks six game feeding frenzy

Connor McDavid had a goal and two assists for his third straight game with at least three points, Leon Draisaitl extended his point streak to 13 games and the Edmonton Oilers snapped the San Jose Sharks' six-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory Tuesday night.
8:36am - 20 Nov 2019

Fleury comes up golden as the Leafs struggle for points

Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves for his 450th win, including a diving stop late in the game, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Tuesday night.
7:56am - 17 Nov 2019

Canucks come back late and grab a much needed point against the surging Avalanche

Nathan MacKinnon scored his second goal of the game 27 seconds into overtime as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-4 Saturday night.
7:49am - 17 Nov 2019

Canadiens squander lead at home and fall 4-3 to Jersey

Kyle Palmieri scored in overtime as the New Jersey Devils completed the comeback to defeat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Saturday night.
7:46am - 17 Nov 2019

Kuemper gives no quarter as he leads the 'Yotes over the Flames

Darcy Kuemper stopped 35 shots and slammed an opponent to the ice during a brawl in the second period, and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 Saturday.
7:43am - 17 Nov 2019

Questions starting to sprout in Leaf-land after another dismal performance

Dominik Kahun had two goals and an assist on Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1.
5:37am - 17 Nov 2019

Hayley Wickenheiser 'changed the game' on her way to Hockey Hall of Fame | CBC Sports

Hayley Wickenheiser will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. Not bad for a girl who used to slink into the arena, hoping to go unnoticed, to play a game that belonged, at the time, to boys and men.
9:06am - 15 Nov 2019

Stars starting to shine after a dismal start to the season

Tyler Seguin scored a goal and added an assist as the Dallas Stars defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 Thursday night for their sixth win in seven games.
9:01am - 15 Nov 2019

Brodie recovering at home after frightening medical incident during practice

TJ Brodie, who collapsed and experienced an on-ice episode during the Calgary Flames' practice on Thursday, has been discharged from the hospital and is recovering at home, the team announced.