Senate investigation. Roy to meet with Ottawa as a possible bench boss. #NHL

The Ottawa Senators are set to interview Patrick Roy for their vacant head coaching position.
2 days ago

Binnington really has been that good. Sets Blues record in huge Game 4 victory

Tyler Bozak scored the winner on a power play as the St. Louis Blues beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Friday night to even their Western Conference Final series at two games apiece.
2 days ago

The 2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year’s tournament

As players hit the ice and fans climb into the stands here is what you need to know about the four teams competing in the 101st edition of the Canadian Hockey League tournament.
2 days ago

Heading home. Former Rangers' tender Davidson is named new G.M.

The New York Rangers have named veteran NHL executive John Davidson as their new president. They announced the hiring on Friday, just hours after the former Blue Jackets president of hockey operations resigned from his post in Columbus.
3 days ago

Swept under the rug. The storm is over and the Bruins are off to the Finals

The Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years.
4 days ago
This is why St. Louis has become the team they are.....
4 days ago

Hmmm. I actually expected a bit more from Jumbo.....

Joe Thornton talked about the overtime goal that got his Sharks a Game 3 win over the Blues, saying it was straight up a "4-3 win." That's all.
4 days ago

No excuses. It's simply ridiculous that play isn't reviewable, in the Playoffs, in OT, in the Conference Final.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are one of the greatest tournaments in all of sports. It should be hockey at its best, not its most controversial.
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5 days ago

Longtime Richmond hockey store closing due to high operating costs

A family-owned hockey store that's been serving Richmond residents for decades is closing up shop at the end of May.
5 days ago
Prince Albert Raiders claim first WHL Championship in 34 years
5 days ago

B's on final approach. Bruins take Game 3 and are one away from another Stanley Cup Final appearance

Brad Marchand's power-play goal in the second period was the winner as the Boston Bruins moved one game away from the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.
5 days ago

B's on final approach. Bruins take Game 3 and are one away from another Stanley Cup Final appearance

Brad Marchand's power-play goal in the second period was the winner as the Boston Bruins moved one game away from the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.
6 days ago

Stone's late goal caps wild game as Canada beats Slovakia -

Mark Stone scored a power-play with 1.8 seconds left in regulation to give Canada a 6-5 win over host Slovakia on Monday at the world hockey championship.
6 days ago

All's well that ends well. The Blues struggled in Game 1, but tie the series up heading back to St. Louis

Robert Bortuzzo scored his first goal of the playoffs as the St. Louis Blues beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 in Game 2 to even the Western Conference final at 1-1.
An extremely Happy HockeyCircles Birthday wish to our very own Pearl Fong!! Have a great day Pearl : )
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4:54pm - Mon 13 May

Animal Planet is mauling the Weather Channel in front of a live studio audience.

Matt Grzelcyk struck twice as the Boston Bruins downed the Carolina Hurricanes 6-2 on Sunday to take a 2-0 series advantage in the Eastern Conference Final.
6:29am - Sun 12 May

My oh Meier. San Jose puts the pedal down to take Game 1

Timo Meier had two goals and an assist while Logan Couture added two goals and assist of his own as the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final.
4:09am - Fri 10 May

Who's gonna' make the biggest splash, and the most cash?

Here's a look at Sportsnet's top 15 RFAs-in-waiting, whose contract negotiations we're most intrigued to see play out based on their 2018-19 performance.
4:04am - Fri 10 May

Bruins capitalize on third period power plays to take Game 1 at home

Marcus Johansson and Patrice Bergeron scored power-play goals 28 seconds apart, and Boston scored four times in the third period to rally from a one-goal deficit and beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
10:04pm - Thu 09 May

Bruins vs Carolina. How they got there, and what to expect.

It continues to be a surprising Stanley Cup Playoffs. Some of the Cinderellas were knocked off, as three wild-card teams were crossed off the bracket. But in Carolina, one remains and they look just as much of a contender as anyone else. Here's one more look back at Round 2.
10:01pm - Thu 09 May

How to see what you want to see. 2019 Conference Final broadcast schedules

The conference finals are set for the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
9:58pm - Thu 09 May

Saturday night's alright for fightin'. St. Louis visits San Jose for the first two games of the Western Conference Final

Since 2000, the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues have the second- and sixth-most cumulative standings points in the league, but no Stanley Cups to show for it. This year is as good a chance as any.
4:06am - Thu 09 May

Road Trip!! SNL cast member Kenan Thompson to host 2019 NHL Awards -

Emmy-award winning actor Kenan Thompson will host the 2019 NHL Awards in June, the National Hockey League announced Wednesday.
4:39am - Wed 08 May

Spirit of St. Louis. Blues finish off the Stars and move on to Western Conference Finals

Pat Maroon scored 5:50 into the second overtime, Jordan Binnington made 29 saves and the St. Louis Blues outlasted the Dallas Stars 2-1 in Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series Tuesday night.
4:36am - Wed 08 May

Movin' on. The Toronto Marlies are awaiting their competition in AHL Finals

Mason Marchment and Trevor Moore had two goals apiece in the second period as the Toronto Marlies beat the Cleveland Monsters 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the American Hockey League Eastern Conference final.
4:32am - Wed 08 May

Too little, too late?

Boston Bruins defenceman Charlie McAvoy has been suspended one game for an illegal check to the head he delivered on Josh Anderson, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday.
5:51am - Tue 07 May

Marchand being Marshawn.....

Something is bothering Bruins forward Brad Marchand and it has left him speechless in interviews with reporters.
5:42am - Tue 07 May

Captain Fantastic. Colorado forces Game 7 as Gabriel delivers the victory in OT

Gabriel Landeskog scored the winner as the Colorado Avalanche stayed alive with a 4-3 overtime victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series.
5:06am - Tue 07 May

Carolina on my mind. Boston removes the Jackets and moves on to the Conference Final

Tuukka Rask earned the shutout as the Boston Bruins blanked the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 on Monday to win their second-round series and advance into the Eastern Conference Final.
9:14am - Sun 05 May

Fun with Tomas in the Tank. Hertl drives the train for the Sharks in big Game 5 win

Tomas Hertl scored twice as the San Jose Sharks topped the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Saturday in Game 5 of their second round playoff series.
9:02am - Sun 05 May

Next goal wins! Bruins and Jackets trade shots in great finish.

David Pastrnak scored his second goal of the game late in the third period as the Boston Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Saturday to move one game away from advancing to the Eastern Conference Final.
8:08am - Sat 04 May

Carolina and the Islanders engage in the traditional handshake after Game 4

Watch as the Carolina Hurricanes shake hands with the New York Islanders after the series sweep.
8:05am - Sat 04 May

Bishop to king seven. Blues on the brink of elimanation heading back to Dallas

The Dallas Stars have pushed the St. Louis Blues to the edge, earning a Game 5 win to take a 3-2 series lead.
7:55am - Sat 04 May

Sweep, Caroline.......Four And O. The Hurricanes dispatch the Islanders and move on to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Justin Williams and the Hurricanes have booked their ticket to the Eastern Conference Finals, wrapping up a dominant four-game sweep of the Islanders with a Game 4 win. They'll move on to face the winner of the Bruins–Blue Jackets series.
7:40am - Fri 03 May

Not on our watch. Players stand together to demand a better future #ForTheGame

More than 200 of the top female hockey players in the world have decided they will not play professionally in North America next season, hoping their stand leads to a single economically sustainable league.
7:20am - Fri 03 May

Bruins take the Jackets to the cleaners and steal one in Columbus

The Bruins and Blue Jackets will now play a best of three, with the two clubs sitting at 2-2 through four games in their second-round series.
7:09am - Fri 03 May

Rockie Mountain high. Grubauer blanks San Jose to make it a best of three

The Colorado Avalanche rebounded with a crucial Game 4 win over the San Jose Sharks Thursday to level the clubs' second-round series at 2-2.
7:18am - Thu 02 May

Some good 'ole fashion Playoff hatred is starting to brew....

The Hockey Central panel discuss how Ben Bishop and Jordan Binnington are both not hiding their frustrations in Game 4.
7:13am - Thu 02 May

Even Steven. Gritty series is heating up, as Dallas takes Game 4 at home.

The Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues are all even through four, after Jamie Benn's club earned a crucial win in Game 4 of the second-round series.
7:08am - Thu 02 May

35 to life. McElhinney makes history, and 'Canes take a stranglehold on N.Y.

The Carolina Hurricanes are one win away from the third round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs after winning Game 3 against the New York Islanders.
6:04pm - Wed 01 May

Jason Botchford, popular Vancouver sportswriter, dead at 48

Jason Botchford, who worked for The Province for 13 years and created the popular post-Canucks game feature The Provies, died suddenly at home this weekend.
4:57am - Wed 01 May

Logan's Run. Sharks win Game 3 on the strength of Couture's hatty.

Logan Couture got his first Stanley Cup Playoff hat trick for the San Jose Sharks in a 4-2 win against the Colorado Avlaanche in Game 3 of the Western Conference Second Round at Pepsi Center on Tuesday.
4:33am - Wed 01 May

Diver down on Mean Street. Encore performance by Vantaa bailin' gives the Blues top billing

Esa Lindell performed a series of dives Monday night that would’ve made Greg Louganis jealous.
4:13am - Wed 01 May

Selfesh penalty by Marchand costs the Bruins the game, and a possible series lead

The Blue Jackets managed to grind out a narrow win over the Bruins in Game 3 Tuesday, taking a 2-1 lead in the clubs’ second-round series.
4:16am - Tue 30 Apr

Maroon Four. St. Louis gets the win with a late goal in Dallas

Pat Maroon flicked a puck over Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop with 1:38 left in a wild third period, and the St. Louis Blues won 4-3 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.
4:25pm - Mon 29 Apr

In a pickle. He said, she said of no-touch icing rears it's ugly head again.

The Colorado Avalanche broke a 1-1 tie in Game 2 Sunday night after a race for the puck negated an icing call. Sharks defenceman Marc-Edouard Vlasic was not happy about the non-call.
4:21pm - Mon 29 Apr

Three-pointer. Barrie's 1 + 2 helps Avs square the series heading back to Denver

Trailing in the second period and in danger of going down 2-0 in the series, Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar put his three top scorers back on a line together and got the results he sought.
4:18pm - Mon 29 Apr

Tropical depression. No state of emergency yet, but the Hurricanes strengthened to a Cat 2 with another win in N.Y.

The Hurricanes withstood a few key injuries to emerge with a Game 2 win in their second-round series against the Islanders.
4:47am - Sun 28 Apr

Black and Blue. Jackets' tie it up in a hard fought Game 2.

Matt Duchene scored a power-play goal 3:42 into the second overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at TD Garden on Saturday.
3:16am - Sun 28 Apr

Big Ben rings loud and clear in his hometown as the Stars strike for 4

The Dallas Stars answered back in their second-round clash against the St. Louis Blues, coming up with a Game 2 win to level the series at 1-1.