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Wednesday Night Hockey: 5 Storylines

The Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights will play for the first time since the 2018 Stanley Cup Final when they face off at Capital One Arena in this edition of Wednesday Night Hockey (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN).
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They've Got The Sickness.......Best Shootout Goals Ever
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Gambling Aside, Another Great Bit Of NHL Information From Adrian Dater

More than one NHL veteran told me, back in the 1990s when I first started covering the league, that the good teams, essentially, didn’t really start to play hard until after Christmas.

Getting closer...?

The ownership group looking to bring an expansion NHL team to Seattle unveiled plans Monday for a $70 million training facility in the northern part of the city.
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Awesome!!

Watch as Justin Williams and the Carolina Hurricanes salute their fans and skate into the board after beating the New York Rangers. -------------------------...
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Great interview between John Scott and Stu Grimson!

We've got a good one this week! We're back at the Chicago Blackhawks Convention this week with the NHL Legend , Stu Grimson. It was a great time catching up ...
B.C. hockey player dies after ramming boards during rec. league game
VANCOUVER—A young British Columbia hockey player who died after slamming into the boards during a game in Metro Vancouver is being remembered by a teammate as a “gentle giant,” and “one of the best players out there.” Noah Trulsen, 22, was playing with the Bolts in an adult recreational league in Langley on Oct. 3 when team member Gerry Leiper said his friend may have caught an edge while rushing to the bench for a line change. Leiper said he saw Trulsen’s forehead hit the top of the boards and his face shield came down on the bridge of his nose, sending him sprawling to the ice. The referee and the team’s goalie rushed to help, administering multiple rounds of CPR after Trulsen lost consciousness, he said. “I can’t re…
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New York Islanders on Twitter

“2️⃣ days.

Al Arbour and Bill Torrey are the 2️⃣ #Isles personnel who have been voted into the Hockey Hall of Fame for their tremendous work as franchise builders.”
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Ansar Khan on Twitter

“Henrik Zetterberg’s career is over due to his back condition, GM Ken Holland announced today. #RedWings
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Senators had to trade Erik Karlsson because he's too good

Erik Karlsson had to go.He was too good for the Ottawa Senators.At least for an Ottawa Senators team owned by Eugene Melnyk.A different person calling the shots might have taken a different approac…
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Canadiens Montréal on Twitter

“The Canadiens have acquired forwards Tomas Tatar and Nick Suzuki, and a 2nd round pick in 2019 from the Vegas Golden Knights (Columbus’ pick previously acquired by Vegas), in return for Max Pacioretty.”

Quality....

Ryan Dzingel's kind gesture has had a tremendous impact on a family facing unthinkable hardship.

Plays Of The Week

Top 10 Plays of the Week: Scheifele's third OT winner
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Edmonton hockey player dies after game

A member of the MacEwan University Griffins has died after a game played in Calgary on Friday. Regan Hasegawa reports.

Exit, Stage Left. Top Seeded Flames Swept Away By Relentless Avalanche

Mikko Rantanen and Colin Wilson had two goals and an assist apiece as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to win their first round playoff series.

Backes To The Future. Bruins Score On OT Power Play

MONTREAL -- John Moore scored a power-play goal with 2:57 remaining in the third period to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 win against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Saturday.

NHL Trade Rumours

With less than a week to go until the NHL trade deadline, we're keeping a running blog to track the latest rumours from around the league.
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Blues top scorer Tarasenko out at least 10 days
The St. Louis Blues announced Sunday that leading goal scorer Vladimir Tarasenko will be sidelined at least 10 days with an upper body injury.
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Blackhawks acquire Alex Nylander from Sabres for Henri Jokiharju - Sportsnet.ca

The Chicago Blackhawks have landed forward Alex Nylander from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for defenceman Henri Jokiharju, the teams announced Tuesday.
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3 on 0 down low gives the St. Louis a bizarre O.T. victory

Jaden Schwartz scored at 3:28 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday.

Heckuva journey...

Jordin Tootoo hopes to use journey from Nunavut to League to motivate others
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Back On Track, For Caps Anyway

Nicklas Backstrom drifts down the middle and beats Mike Smith with an impressive wrister, sealing a shootout victory for the Capitals

Former Hawk Eddie Olczyk Talks About Cancer, And The Support From Others

The latest edition features former NHL forward/current "NHL on NBC" analyst Eddie Olczyk, who fought and beat Stage 3 colon cancer.

MacKinnon's 40th Builds Momentum For Surging Avalanche

Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Barrie scored a minute apart to ignite a four-goal second period as the playoff-chasing Avalanche rallied to defeat the Oilers.
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Costly Injury For Predators

Pekka Rinne was placed on injured reserve by the Nashville Predators on Saturday because of an undisclosed injury.

The Blues Are Sounding A Lot Better Under Berube's Direction

The St. Louis Blues extended their season-high winning streak to seven games with an 8-3 win against the New Jersey Devils at Enterprise Center on Tuesday.
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Little Joe's coming up big for Dallas

Joe Pavelski scored a power-play goal midway through the second period, and the Dallas Stars beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 Monday night for their second straight win.
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The Hockey News Live : Episode 5

In this week's episode, Matt Larkin, Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy wonder if Auston Matthews will be offer-sheet material, whether Juuse Saros can steal Nashville's starting goalie job, whether the Kings are really this bad and the Senators are really this good, and more!

One, Two, Three, Stars Of The Week..........Ah, Ah, Ah.

Boston Bruins right-wing David Pastrnak, Winnipeg Jets right-wing Blake Wheeler and Philadelphia Flyers centre Claude Giroux have been named the NHL three stars of the week.

Time For A Break. Ex-Sabre Berglund Rethinking Life

Patrik Berglund said he lost the desire to play hockey and believes he made the right decision to step away from the Buffalo Sabres.
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Nothing Can Stop Elias Pettersson Right Now

The hottest teen in the NHL is currently playing for the Vancouver Canucks, and his name is Elias Pettersson. The 19-year-old undersized center out of Sweden is absolutely crushing it at the start of his rookie year in the NHL, and tonight against the Red Wings, he opened the scoring with a murderous slap shot past Jimmy Howard. In his 10th career NHL game, it was his 10th career goal.
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Jeanneret 'doing well' after being hospitalized

The Buffalo Sabres say Rick Jeanneret is resting and doing well a day after the team's Hall of Fame broadcaster was taken out of the press box on a stretcher.
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THIS....is the passion to WIN. and nothing less.

Russian captain Klim Kostin tossed his helmet, avoided a photo and yelled profanities toward the crowd after losing to the U.S. in the semis at the world juniors on Friday.
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Forward Alexis Lafreniere checking all the boxes to be future NHL star

Serge Beausoleil might be the head coach of the Rimouski Oceanic, but even he can feel like a student when forward Alexis Lafreniere hits the ice. "Sometimes I have to shut my mouth, I don't want to put him in a box," Beausoleil said. Lafreniere didn't take long to turn heads as a
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Canadian women's hockey steamrolling in S'toon!

Melodie Daoust scored a pair of goals in Canada's 6-1 win over Sweden at the Four Nations Cup women's hockey tournament Tuesday. Sarah Fillier scored in her national-team debut and Laura Stacey scored short-handed for the host country at the SaskTel Centre. Captain Marie-Philip Poulin and Hamilton
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Jagr named hockey ambassador for '22 Games

Jaromir Jagr, who has participated in five Winter Olympics and won gold with the Czechs 20 years ago, has signed on as the official hockey ambassador for the 2022 Games.
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'A really good feeling'

Former teammates Ryan Straschnitzki and Jacob Wassermann were wearing Humboldt Broncos jerseys Friday night as they took part in an exhibition sledge hockey game at the University of Denver. Wassermann in the Broncos white jersey and Straschnitzki wearing the green away uniform were on opposing teams
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Nunavut caps 'once-in-a-lifetime' week with historic win at Canada Winter Games

Nunavut's boys hockey team won its first ever game at the Canada Winter Games on Sunday — making history in the process.It's a week that both coaches and players have described as "once-in-a-lifetime," so the historic victory was only fitting.Josie Cote led the way with a pair of goals
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Orr speaks...People listen

In fact, the Hall of Fame defenceman says he fully expects another lockout in the not-too-distant future. "My gut feeling is I'd be surprised if there's not," Orr said in an interview with The Canadian Press this week. The league and the NHL Players' Association signed a 10-year
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Bob Clarke Trophy: Portland Winterhawks forward Joachim Blichfeld in pursuit of CHL scoring title

TORONTO — Returning to the Western Hockey League for one more season wasn't what forward Joachim Blichfeld was expecting this past summer.The San Jose Sharks prospect thought he would be turning pro in 2018-19, only to be told that he would be sent back to junior with the Portland Winterhawks for
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Forward Alex Formenton to miss world juniors with injury

Six players were released Friday from Canada's world junior hockey team roster and one veteran forward was ruled out of the upcoming championship tournament due to injury. Eleven players have left the team in the past two days, with four cuts Thursday, six more Friday and the announcement that Ottawa
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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.

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.
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Odd....

Vancouver gets back Nielsen, who had walked away from the Hitmen earlier this season
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Paul Bissonnette's impact/influence knows no bounds!

While the rest of the Jacksonville Jaguars have been recovering during their bye week, Jalen Ramsey kicked off his quest to make it to the NHL.
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Canadian sports fans win as longtime broadcast rivals force a raised game

The way the NHL regular season is shaping up, it's a good bet that five of the seven Canadian teams could reach the playoffs this spring. "Rogers gambled that Canadian teams would be coming back," said sports marketing expert Richard Powers, an associate professor at the University of
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Rebuilt Broncos one of the best stories in hockey

Barely eight months after the tragic bus crash that claimed the lives of 10 players and two coaches, the Humboldt Broncos are the No. 1 team in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Frank Seravalli writes.
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Port Alberni, BC getting in in the action - nice!!

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. — Luca Jan Hollenstein made 17 saves and Nicolas Muller scored the eventual game-winner as Switzerland edged Kazakhstan 4-1 on Friday in a pre-tournament game ahead of the world junior hockey championship.
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WHL: Blazers, Rockets win to set up TIEBREAKER game for playoff spot

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The Western Hockey League will need a tiebreaker to determine the final playoff spot.
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CWHL staging all-star game, final in Toronto

The Canadian Women's Hockey League is partnering with the Toronto Maple Leafs to stage its two marquee events this season.
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10 things to keep an eye on as the CHL regular season comes to an end

TORONTO — The Canadian Hockey League is down to only a handful of games remaining for each team, and there's plenty to pay attention to before the playoffs begin.The Quebec Major Junior League season wraps up on March 16, while the Ontario Hockey League and Western Hockey League finish one day later.Here