The Vancouver Canucks do not know if Matthew Highmore will turn into a player who can help them. But Monday’s trade was proof the National Hockey League team is confident Adam Gaudette will never be the player they wanted him to be.
Message received. Response delivered. After Flames coach Darryl Sutter suggested pre-game Johnny Gaudreau lacked energy in his previous outing, the Calgary star rose to the challenge Saturday in a 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Sidney Crosby picked up his 13th goal of the season, Tristan Jarry stopped 26 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins push Buffalo's winless streak to 15 games and counting with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night.
Tim Peel's time as an NHL referee ended following a hot mic incident Tuesday where he talked about wanting to give Nashville a penalty. But the idea of game management and even up penalties is nothing new, so what does this incident say about its role?
In swiping five of a possible six points on the road, the Winnipeg Jets have crept within four points of the Toronto Maple Leafs which has put the spotlight on Frederik Andersen's performance in a potential playoff preview.
Carl Soderberg and Alex DeBrincat scored power-play goals in the second period and the Chicago Blackhawks scored on four of their first eight shots in a 4-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.
Stuck in a losing streak, facing a hot goaltender, the Maple Leafs just kept pushing. A win like the one they had Thursday, the team's front office brass would argue, is why you invest tens of millions in the difference-makers.
Jimmy Vesey scored twice to snap a long goal drought and Frederik Andersen made 26 saves in his return from injury as the Toronto Maple Leafs completed a three-game sweep of the Edmonton Oilers with a resounding 6-1 victory Wednesday.
Will the Canadiens emerge next game as the team Marc Bergevin expected to see after his expensive off-season? They have to, writes Eric Engels, because if they look anything like the team that fell to the Senators on Tuesday, it won't bode well for their coach.