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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Oilers acquire Andreas Athanasiou from Red Wings

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Andreas Athanasiou from the Detroit Red Wings, Sportsnet can confirm.
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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.
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Canadiens not giving up yet

Max Domi had a pair of goals Saturday night as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-0.
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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.
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Ayres emergency goes viral in a great way

Emergency goalie David Ayres became a folk hero on social media after his performance Saturday night.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Draisaitl continues to rack up the points as Edmonton bounces back after Battle of Alberta loss

Leon Draisaitl scored a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers fought through for a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday.
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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.
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The 'Nucks score a bundle in the last frame to beat San Jose 5-2
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.