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Canucks are hoping to ride the momentum of 3 wins against Ottawa
7:26am - Sat 30 Jan

Canucks are hoping to ride the momentum of 3 wins against Ottawa

Funeral music at the start of the week, show tunes at the end. Welcome to the Vancouver Canucks’ world. But while a three-game sweep of the Ottawa Senators leaves much to be happy with, an upcoming road trip against the best teams in the North Division will be a more telling test.
Laine may play Tuesday against the Stars
7:24am - Sat 30 Jan

Laine may play Tuesday against the Stars

Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen joined Sportsnet 590 The Fan's Writers Bloc on Friday to discuss the team's newest superstar forward, Patrik Laine.
All is not well in Cowtown to start the year
7:19am - Sat 30 Jan

All is not well in Cowtown to start the year

Calgary Flames players held a closed-door meeting after their latest loss in an attempt to spark a turnaround to the team's slow start.
Rutherford's departure catches everyone off-guard - in Pittsburgh and beyond
3:03am - Thu 28 Jan

Rutherford's departure catches everyone off-guard - in Pittsburgh and beyond

Jim Rutherford's decision to resign as GM of the Penguins on Wednesday shocked the hockey world. And whoever the next GM is in Pittsburgh will be tasked with the same expectations faced by the Hall of Famer nearly seven years ago,
Leafs / Flames dislike heating up after Toronto takes both games and pours a little salt in the wound to boot
8:00am - Wed 27 Jan

Leafs / Flames dislike heating up after Toronto takes both games and pours a little salt in the wound to boot

All it ever takes is a little familiarity with Matthew Tkachuk for opponents to start digging in against him. With a post-buzzer clash between the Flames agitator and Toronto's Jake Muzzin, the Leafs and Flames have begun building that animosity, with a full seven games left in their season series.
Washington scores late to cap an emotional win over the Isles.
7:54am - Wed 27 Jan

Washington scores late to cap an emotional win over the Isles.

Justin Schultz scored the go-ahead goal with 26.4 seconds left, Vitek Vanecek made 32 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Malkin had a chance to win it in O.T. but the Bruins complete the comeback and take the 2 pts
7:50am - Wed 27 Jan

Malkin had a chance to win it in O.T. but the Bruins complete the comeback and take the 2 pts

Craig Smith scored with 11 seconds left in overtime, and the Boston Bruins recovered after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Inside the reasoning for the blockbuster Jets / Blues trade from Chevy's point of view.
5:34am - Sun 24 Jan

Inside the reasoning for the blockbuster Jets / Blues trade from Chevy's point of view.

Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff came out of character to pull the trigger on a pricey blockbuster deal. By doing so, Winnipeg has taken an important — and necessary — step to widening its collective window of contention.
Wonder if Laine and Torts will play Fortnite together.....??
5:17am - Sun 24 Jan

Wonder if Laine and Torts will play Fortnite together.....??

Two teams with disgruntled superstars have completed one of the more significant blockbusters in recent NHL history.
Lankinen and the 'Hawks pickup their first win of the season with a victory over the Red Wings
6:04am - Sat 23 Jan

Lankinen and the 'Hawks pickup their first win of the season with a victory over the Red Wings

Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Friday night for their first win of the season.
Even without 4 completely healthy regulars, the Caps still had enough to down the Sabres
6:01am - Sat 23 Jan

Even without 4 completely healthy regulars, the Caps still had enough to down the Sabres

Jakub Vrana had a goal and an assist, Vitek Vanecek made 24 saves through overtime and the short-handed Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 in a shootout Friday night in their home opener.
Third period rally leads Pens to a shootout victory
5:59am - Sat 23 Jan

Third period rally leads Pens to a shootout victory

Kris Letang scored in the final round of a shootout to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night.
Better late than never as Stars blank the Preds in home opener
5:58am - Sat 23 Jan

Better late than never as Stars blank the Preds in home opener

Joe Pavelski had two goals and two assists and Alexander Radulov also scored twice, helping Dallas beat the Nashville Predators 7-0 on Friday night in the Stars' delayed season opener.
Canucks' get blown out in the second of a 3 straight series with the Habs
5:55am - Fri 22 Jan

Canucks' get blown out in the second of a 3 straight series with the Habs

Tyler Toffoli continued to run amok over the Canucks Thursday, tallying two goals and an assist as the Montreal Canadiens dominated Vancouver 7-3.
Varlamov's been lights out for the Isles' and earns his 3rd win of the season
5:53am - Fri 22 Jan

Varlamov's been lights out for the Isles' and earns his 3rd win of the season

Jordan Eberle scored twice, Mathew Barzal had a goal and two assists and Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves as the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Thursday night.
Debrusk wins it in a shootout as the Flyers give up 4 in the third
5:51am - Fri 22 Jan

Debrusk wins it in a shootout as the Flyers give up 4 in the third

Jake DeBrusk scored the lone goal in a shootout and the Boston Bruins won their home opener with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
Jets' light it up in Ottawa to win their 3rd of the year
5:49am - Fri 22 Jan

Jets' light it up in Ottawa to win their 3rd of the year

Four different Winnipeg players scored as the Jets defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Thursday night at Canadian Tire Centre.
Edmonton is enjoying the East Coast after their first road win in almost a year
5:20pm - Thu 21 Jan

Edmonton is enjoying the East Coast after their first road win in almost a year

The Edmonton Oilers’ perfect road game was only 320 nights in the making, and it came at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
Thornton could use a side of ribs right now
5:18pm - Thu 21 Jan

Thornton could use a side of ribs right now

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joe Thornton is expected to miss time after leaving Wednesday's game against the Edmonton Oilers with an apparent injury.
Canucks' win an entertaining one over the Habs.....and they play 8 more times.
5:17pm - Thu 21 Jan

Canucks' win an entertaining one over the Habs.....and they play 8 more times.

Bo Horvat scored the shootout winner to give the Vancouver Canucks a 6-5 victory over the Montreal Canadiens Wednesday
The Habs' are off to a great start on their Western tour
7:08am - Tue 19 Jan

The Habs' are off to a great start on their Western tour

Shea Weber's goal held up as the game-winner as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Monday night.
Canucks' take a period off and leave another 2 points in Calgary
7:05am - Tue 19 Jan

Canucks' take a period off and leave another 2 points in Calgary

Jacob Markstrom, Johnny Gaudreau and Elias Lindholm were just some of the stars who led the Calgary Flames to victory Monday, rallying past a Vancouver Canucks team who dominated the first period of the game.
Blues' throw on their rally caps and jump the Sharks
7:02am - Tue 19 Jan

Blues' throw on their rally caps and jump the Sharks

Jordan Kyrou got the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, Justin Faulk scored twice and the St. Louis Blues rallied to beat the San Jose Sharks 5-4 Monday night.
Isles' blank the Bruins for their first home win of the season
6:58am - Tue 19 Jan

Isles' blank the Bruins for their first home win of the season

Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots for his 29th career shutout, Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored with 4:09 remaining, and the New York Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 in their home opener Monday.
Hutton and the Sabres trounce Philly 6-1
6:55am - Tue 19 Jan

Hutton and the Sabres trounce Philly 6-1

Sam Reinhart and Curtis Lazar each scored two goals to lead the Buffalo Sabres to their first win of the season, 6-1 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night.
Yandle's streak is still alive, and he even potted his 100th as a bonus
6:22am - Mon 18 Jan

Yandle's streak is still alive, and he even potted his 100th as a bonus

Keith Yandle got his 100th career goal, Chris Driedger made 23 saves and the Florida Panthers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Sunday night.
Canucks' and their fans are looking forward to the return of Van's popular sniper Miller
6:17am - Mon 18 Jan

Canucks' and their fans are looking forward to the return of Van's popular sniper Miller

J.T. Miller has missed the first three games of the season due to COVID-19 protocols and the way his Vancouver Canucks teammates have struggled, his return couldn't come at a more important time.
DeSmith is de' man for da' Pens.
6:14am - Mon 18 Jan

DeSmith is de' man for da' Pens.

Jake Guentzel beat Ilya Samsonov in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins picked up their first win of the season with a 4-3 victory over Washington on Sunday.
Hold the parade - the Leafs' aren't quite living up to the off-season expectations
7:03am - Sat 16 Jan

Hold the parade - the Leafs' aren't quite living up to the off-season expectations

Brady Tkachuk had a goal and two assists, Matt Murray made 20 saves in his Ottawa debut, and the Senators defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Friday in their first game in more than 10 months.
Avs' hammer the Blues as Grubauer earns his 12th career shutout
7:01am - Sat 16 Jan

Avs' hammer the Blues as Grubauer earns his 12th career shutout

Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals to reach 200 for his career, helping the Colorado Avalanche rebound from an opening-night loss with an 8-0 rout of the St. Louis Blues on Friday.
Missing in action. Canucks' Miller sits and waits as the Oilers outgun Vancouver and split the opening series
7:09am - Fri 15 Jan

Missing in action. Canucks' Miller sits and waits as the Oilers outgun Vancouver and split the opening series

The Canucks didn't give themselves much of a chance Thursday to be 2-0 as the Oilers, and especially superstars Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, were different than the players who lost 5-3 to Vancouver on Wednesday.
Preds hand Torts' and his Jackets a season-opening loss
7:06am - Fri 15 Jan

Preds hand Torts' and his Jackets a season-opening loss

Filip Forsberg scored the tiebreaking goal at 5:48 of the third period to lead the Nashville Predators over the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 in their season opener Thursday night.
Oshie and the Caps' get Laviolette his first win for Washington
7:02am - Fri 15 Jan

Oshie and the Caps' get Laviolette his first win for Washington

T.J. Oshie had a goal and two assists in Peter Laviolette's debut as Washington's coach and the Capitals opened the season with a 6-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.
O.T.'s a charm for Laine and the Jets as Markstrom's debut get spoiled
7:00am - Fri 15 Jan

O.T.'s a charm for Laine and the Jets as Markstrom's debut get spoiled

Patrik Laine scored twice, including the overtime winner, and added an assist as the Winnipeg Jets won their season opener 4-3 over the Calgary Flames on Thursday.
New-look Canucks' line-up doesn't take much time to gel with an opening night win
6:01am - Thu 14 Jan

New-look Canucks' line-up doesn't take much time to gel with an opening night win

Brock Boeser scored twice, including the winner, as the Vancouver Canucks downed the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Wednesday in the 2020-21 NHL season opener for both teams.
Four-A-Bee leads Philly to a big win over Sid and the Pens
4:13am - Thu 14 Jan

Four-A-Bee leads Philly to a big win over Sid and the Pens

Joel Farabee had a goal and three assists, Michael Raffl, James van Riemsdyk and Nolan Patrick also scored to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday in the first game of the NHL season.
Leafs' take the season premier over Habs with with an O.T. winner from Rielly
4:11am - Thu 14 Jan

Leafs' take the season premier over Habs with with an O.T. winner from Rielly

Morgan Rielly scored at 3:24 in overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs edged their rival Montreal Canadiens 5-4 Wednesday in their season opener.
In a dramtic change from the former "Chuck" Norris Division days, the NHL announces four Corporate sponsors for the new 2021 Divisions
6:16am - Wed 06 Jan

In a dramtic change from the former "Chuck" Norris Division days, the NHL announces four Corporate sponsors for the new 2021 Divisions

With NHL revenues taking a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic due to lack of fan attendance, the league has brought on four sponsors for the names of the new four divisions in its re-aligned schedule.
Hockey mourns the loss of John Muckler, who passed away Monday at 86
6:07am - Wed 06 Jan

Hockey mourns the loss of John Muckler, who passed away Monday at 86

John Muckler oversaw one of the successful eras in modern Ottawa Senators history. As a new generation of Senators players continue to find their way in the NHL, Wayne Scanlan remembers Muckler, who died Monday at the age of 86.
NHL announces the 20/21 Season and new Divisional allignments.
4:26am - 21 Dec 2020

NHL announces the 20/21 Season and new Divisional allignments.

That the NHL officially launched its 2020-21 season with some unknowns on Sunday shouldn’t dampen enthusiasm for the historic nature of what’s on tap.
Indigenous Ex-NHLer Fred Sasakamoose dead at 86
12:54am - 25 Nov 2020

Indigenous Ex-NHLer Fred Sasakamoose dead at 86

Fred Sasakamoose, who was one of the first Indigenous hockey players in the NHL, has passed away.
Elias Pettersson sends inspirational video to Canucks fan fighting cancer
11:00pm - 18 Nov 2020

Elias Pettersson sends inspirational video to Canucks fan fighting cancer

Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians will get diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, according to a report from the Canadian Cancer Society. As a result, pretty much everyone has some sort of connection to . . .
Highly respected Bowness to rein in the Stars again next season
5:09pm - 29 Oct 2020

Highly respected Bowness to rein in the Stars again next season

The Dallas Stars have officially named Rick Bowness as the team's head coach, a decision that was long expected after Bowness led the Stars to the Stanley Cup Final.
5:04pm - 29 Oct 2020

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Brown avoids arbitration and cashes in for an average of $3.6M per year
3:55am - 23 Oct 2020

Brown avoids arbitration and cashes in for an average of $3.6M per year

The Ottawa Senators and forward Connor Brown have agreed to a three-year deal with an average annual value of $3.6 million, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports.
Jake Virtanen lands a new 2 year deal worth $5.1 million
3:52am - 23 Oct 2020

Jake Virtanen lands a new 2 year deal worth $5.1 million

Jake Virtanen has been auditioned several times as a top-six winger, but has never seized that role. He should get another chance now that he's signed a new two-year deal with the Canucks.
Western Hockey League announces plan to begin next regular season Jan. 8
2:40pm - 15 Oct 2020

Western Hockey League announces plan to begin next regular season Jan. 8

The Western Hockey League's board of governors announced Wednesday that the junior hockey league's next regular season is scheduled to begin in early 2021.
Canucks' land Schmidt after losing fan favorites Tanev and Stetcher
6:21am - 13 Oct 2020

Canucks' land Schmidt after losing fan favorites Tanev and Stetcher

The Vancouver Canucks have acquired Nate Schmidt from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a 2022 third-round pick.
The $61 million dollar man....
6:18am - 13 Oct 2020

The $61 million dollar man....

Star defenceman Alex Pietrangelo has found his new home, signing with the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday.
The Maple Leafs continue to make moves to address critical lineup questions
10:29pm - 12 Oct 2020

The Maple Leafs continue to make moves to address critical lineup questions

Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas is not lighting fire to the team's blueprint, but he is adapting to survive, to improve, to get playoff-ready. Hopefully.
The Canucks' weapons are quickly dissapearing, as Toffoli heads to the Habs
10:19pm - 12 Oct 2020

The Canucks' weapons are quickly dissapearing, as Toffoli heads to the Habs

The Montreal Canadiens have landed one of the bigger names left on the free agent market, signing forward Tyler Toffoli to a four-year, $17 million contract.
Inside information from the centre of attention
10:17pm - 12 Oct 2020

Inside information from the centre of attention

When news first broke that prized free agent winger Taylor Hall was signing with the Buffalo Sabres Sunday night, the first reaction from many across hockey was to be surprised.
Shattenkirk wins a Cup and a contract after signing with the Ducks
12:23am - 10 Oct 2020

Shattenkirk wins a Cup and a contract after signing with the Ducks

Fresh off winning the Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning, defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk is headed to Anaheim on a three-year deal with the Ducks.
Lundqvist is on his way to the Capital on a one-year contract
12:17am - 10 Oct 2020

Lundqvist is on his way to the Capital on a one-year contract

Henrik Lundqvist has found himself a new home as the veteran goaltender is signing with the Washington Capitals on a one-year deal.
An updated list of the top remaining UFAs, and the smoke-or-fire rumours
12:15am - 10 Oct 2020

An updated list of the top remaining UFAs, and the smoke-or-fire rumours

Free agency is here, and as we watch the rumours fly and players land on new teams, here's an updated summary of the biggest names still looking to sign on the dotted line this fall -- plus, updates for those who already have.
Brodie joins Simmons on the road to Toronto
12:09am - 10 Oct 2020

Brodie joins Simmons on the road to Toronto

The Toronto Maple Leafs reinforced their blue line Friday by agreeing to terms with free agent defenceman T.J. Brodie, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports.
Oilers sign depth centre Turris at a cap-friendly price
12:07am - 10 Oct 2020

Oilers sign depth centre Turris at a cap-friendly price

By adding Kyle Turris, the Oilers get a bargain No. 3 centre who can move up in the lineup if needed. But the team still has some work to do this off-season with holes on defence and in net a priority.
Winnipeg lands the experienced Stastny for Dahlstrom and a pick
11:59pm - 09 Oct 2020

Winnipeg lands the experienced Stastny for Dahlstrom and a pick

The Winnipeg Jets are reuniting with Paul Stastny as the team has acquired the veteran centre in a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights.
One man's loss is another man's gain....
11:50pm - 09 Oct 2020

One man's loss is another man's gain....

The Calgary Flames have signed goaltender Jacob Markstrom to a six-year contract worth $36 million.
Blackhawks not re-signing veteran goaltender Corey Crawford
3:45am - 09 Oct 2020

Blackhawks not re-signing veteran goaltender Corey Crawford

The Chicago Blackhawks have decided not to bring back goaltender Corey Crawford, senior vice president and general manager Stan Bowman announced Thursday.
Victor's Hed n' shoulders above the rest of the crowd
5:35am - 29 Sep 2020

Victor's Hed n' shoulders above the rest of the crowd

Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Victor Hedman was named the Conn Smythe Trophy winner following Tampa Bay's Stanley Cup victory in Game 6 on Monday night.
Tampa Bay goes all the way and takes home the Big Prize
5:30am - 29 Sep 2020

Tampa Bay goes all the way and takes home the Big Prize

The hardest Stanley Cup playoffs to stage may have been the hardest ever to win. And the contender that’s travelled the most heartbreaking road of them all can finally shed tears of joy. Take a bow, Tampa Bay: You were no flash in the pan!
Perry buries the double-OT winner and the Stars keep the dream alive in the SCF
5:51am - 27 Sep 2020

Perry buries the double-OT winner and the Stars keep the dream alive in the SCF

Corey Perry scored on a goalmouth scramble in double overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Saturday to stay alive in the Stanley Cup Final.
Tampa takes Game 4 in OT and takes a commanding series lead
6:18am - 26 Sep 2020

Tampa takes Game 4 in OT and takes a commanding series lead

Kevin Shattenkirk’s goal 6:34 into overtime gave Tampa Bay a thrilling 5-4 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday and left the Lightning one win away from lifting the Stanley Cup.
Stamkos buries a beauty early, but it looks like it's a one-and-done.
3:45am - 24 Sep 2020

Stamkos buries a beauty early, but it looks like it's a one-and-done.

Steven Stamkos scored, but lasted just five shifts in his return before apparently reaggravating his injury in the Tampa Bay Lightning's 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday.
Hellebuyck wins the Vezina Trophy after another solid season.
4:57am - 22 Sep 2020

Hellebuyck wins the Vezina Trophy after another solid season.

With his second nomination in three years, Winnipeg Jets netminder Connor Hellebuyck has earned the Vezina Trophy as the league’s top goaltender.
Roman Josi picks up the Norris Trophy as NHL’s top defenceman
4:54am - 22 Sep 2020

Roman Josi picks up the Norris Trophy as NHL’s top defenceman

The Nashville Predators can now say they boast a Norris Trophy winner on their blue line, as captain Roman Josi has been named the 2019-20 season’s top defenceman.