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Rask Takes Personal Leave From Bruins

Tuukka Rask was granted a leave of absence from the Boston Bruins on Friday. "Tuukka's going to take a few days to address a personal matter," general manager Don Sweeney said after practice at Warrior Ice Arena. "It is not health related, so I think it's important for everybody just to respect his privacy and allow him to deal with for the next few days."

It's Good To Be Home. Panthers Beat Oilers In FLA

Jonathan Huberdeau, Colton Sceviour, Nick Bjugstad and Evgenii Dadonov each scored to propel the Panthers to a 4-1 victory

Rasamanaz! Ristolainen Rings The Bell For Sabres In OT

Rasmus Ristolainen scored in overtime, leading the Sabres to a 6-5 win against the Canadiens in a back-and-forth game in Montreal

Tampa Uses Military Might To Unleash The Guns Against N.Y.

The Lightning sent fans home happy on Military Appreciation Night, as Tyler Johnson scored late to back Andrei Vasilevskiy's strong game

Vegas Doubles Down To Deal Sens A Losing Hand

Despite losing a three-goal lead in the 3rd period, William Carrier and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored to give the Golden Knights a 5-3 win

BizNasty's Tattoo Shop, With Max Domi

Former NHL player Paul Bissonnette and Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi play Tattoo Trivia and discuss the stories behind their ink

Another Stupid Play........Another Stupid Injury

Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia will miss the next six-to-eight weeks with a right knee injury, the team announced Thursday.

Hawks And Hurricanes Honour Vets

The Blackhawks welcome veterans of the Vietnam War to the ice, as part of Military Appreciation Night during their game against the Hurricanes

Truer Words.........Enough Is Enough

Watch as the Los Angeles Kings and Minnesota Wild honour the victims of the recent Thousand Oaks shooting pre-game.

Eight IS Enough. Canucks Crush Bruins In Beantown

The Vancouver Canucks score five, and the Boston Bruins score three goals in the second period, chasing Jaroslav Halak and leaving the Canadian team up by two before the third period.

I'm Sure Quenner's Not Done Yet.......

Joel Quenneville was fired as coach of the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday after a run that saw him win the Stanley Cup three times. It was a surprising end to his time in Chicago which saw the Blackhawks become one of the preeminent teams in the NHL, making the Stanley Cup Playoffs in nine of his first 10 seasons.

Johnson Seals The Deal In The Bay

Yanni Gourde steals the puck and dishes to Nikita Kucherov, who sends a one-time pass to Tyler Johnson on the doorstep for a late go-ahead goal

2-4-6-8..........Canucks Ruin Halak's League Best G.A.A.

Bo Horvat had two goals and two assists for the Vancouver Canucks in an 8-5 win against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Thursday.
9:58pm - 08 Nov 2018

So Great To See Players Using Their Media Platforms To Help Others In A Time Of Crisis

“Thinking of the precious lives lost last night. My heart goes out to all those who lost family and loved ones in Thousand Oaks. ❤️🙏🏻”

Sportsnet’s 2019 NHL Draft Prospect Rankings: For November

A few weeks into the season and with the World Junior Championship on the horizon, Sportsnet's Sam Cosentino ranks the top 31 players available in the 2019 NHL Draft.

Will This "Story" Ever End??

William Nylander has less than a month before he either has to sign a contract or sit out the whole season. While many feel he'll remain with the Leafs, trade speculation is ramping up. If it comes to that point, here are five potential trade destinations.

Nothing Cheesy ABout Blue Jackets' Win

Anthony Duclair opened the scoring with a power-play goal and Sergei Bobrovsky made 27 saves in the Blue Jackets' 4-1 win against the Stars

Rangers Ambush Habs For Surprise Comeback Win

Neal Pionk put the Rangers ahead in the 3rd and Mika Zibanejad scored a shorthanded goal to cap a comeback win against the Canadiens
10:00pm - 07 Nov 2018

5 Stone And White Lightning Beat The Devils

Mark Stone recorded two goals and three assists, while Colin White lit the lamp twice to lead the Senators to a 7-3 win over the Devils
9:34pm - 07 Nov 2018

Haula Stretchered Off After Akward Hit

Erik Haula will miss at least the next three games after the Vegas Golden Knights forward was injured during the third period of a 3-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday.
9:30pm - 07 Nov 2018

Pettersson El Fuego

Elias Pettersson continues to be an offensive force for the Vancouver Canucks. He became the fifth NHL player after the inaugural season of 1917-18 to score at least 10 goals in the first 10 games of his career. Odie Cleghorn of the 1918-19 Montreal Canadiens had 12, Don Murdoch of the New York Rangers had 11 in 1976-77, and in 1992-93, Dimitri Kvartalnov of the Boston Bruins and Robert Gaudreau of the San Jose Sharks each scored 10.
8:50pm - 06 Nov 2018

Senators Players Caught Mocking Coach, Joking About Effort in Uber Video

Several Ottawa Senators players were caught on video mocking one of their coaches as well as their own struggles during an apparent Uber trip in October, courtesy of the Ottawa ...
6:25pm - 05 Nov 2018

Heads-Up For Avs Fans

“Introducing the newest @BSNDenver Avs shirt - the “Three-Headed Monster” in honor of MacK, Landy and Mikko. Order here before they’re gone”
2:24pm - 02 Nov 2018

Wives Of A Feather Fight Cancer Together

There was no torch. There was no physical passing of anything. But as Nicholle Anderson and Lauren Boyle chatted, as they talked through bits of their stories, their journeys, the years of medications and tests and scans and scares, it was evident that they shared something.
2:20pm - 02 Nov 2018

No Swedish, All Finnish.

The sight of Teemu Selanne on the ice with Patrik Laine and Aleksander Barkov would probably have been enough for most of the 13,490 fans at Hartwall Arena attending the 2018 NHL Global Series game between the Winnipeg Jets and Florida Panthers on Thursday.
2:18pm - 02 Nov 2018

He’s Baaack! Rinne Impekable In Reurn To Preds

Kyle Turris scored a goal and dished out an assist, while Ryan Johansen added two helpers to lead the Predators to a 4-1 win
2:11pm - 02 Nov 2018

Star Light, Star Bright....No Points For Leafs Tonight

TORONTO -- Anton Khudobin made 30 saves to help the Dallas Stars defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday.
2:08pm - 02 Nov 2018

Flames Spontaneously Combust To Melt Avs In Third Period Explosion

Mark Giordano had a goal and two assists, and the Calgary Flames scored five goals in the third period to defeat the Colorado Avalanche 6-5 at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday.
2:07pm - 02 Nov 2018

Offensive Oilers Crush Hawks

“The boys are growing some furry lips to raise awareness for men’s health! If you got a few spare pennies then please head over and make me feel better about looking like an 80’s porn star! #cheerscheers #DevNation”
12:53am - 02 Nov 2018


Sidney Crosby can't score if he doesn't have sticks, or at least that's what Marc-Andre Fleury was undoubedly thinking in a new CCM ad.
12:35am - 02 Nov 2018

Another Former Teammate Shares His Struggles. Thanks For Your Courage And Honesty Army.

The NHL veteran opens up about his transition to normal life and a front-office job with the Kings after 17 years of playing hockey
12:13am - 01 Nov 2018

Happy N.H.L. ‘oween

We wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween from your friends at the National Hockey League #HockeyHalloween
1:48am - 31 Oct 2018

What We Need More Of Right Now.....Overt Compassion

A moment of silence is held for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, followed by an emotional performance of the national anthem and a special puck drop to honor the first responders before the Islanders and Penguins game in Pittsburgh.
10:33pm - 30 Oct 2018

True Teamwork


Our hearts are with Pittsburgh. Please join in the effort to support victims and families of Saturday's tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue:”
7:45pm - 30 Oct 2018

Big News For The Betting World

“NHL Secures MGM as Official Sports Betting Partner via @gambling_com”

Injury Woes Continue In Vancouver. Canucks Confirm Sutter Out

“I don’t believe we’ll be seeing Sutter back tonight, or anytime soon. My suspicion is a separated right shoulder.”

Man, This Kid Is Good

Elias Pettersson blocks a shot, collects a pass from Brock Boeser and beats Devan Dubnyk on a breakaway to notch his second goal of the game

Virtanen's Quick Release Freezes Dubnyk

Jake Virtanen fires a wrist shot from the high slot that beats Devan Dubnyk, giving the Canucks a 2-1 lead on the power play

Granlund Lights It Up Early With Pretty Goal

Markus Granlund takes a great pass from Bo Horvat in the slot and rips a shot past Devan Dubnyk to open the scoring in the 1st period

Borowiecki Sits For 3 More

NEW YORK -- Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki has been suspended for three games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Vegas Golden Knights forward Cody Eakin during NHL Game No. 163 in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 28, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

Flames Burn Leafs As Toronto Gets Humbled By Calgary

Sean Monahan tallies on a power play in the 3rd and Elias Lindholm follows up 55 seconds later, giving the Flames a quick 2-0 lead
12:44am - 28 Oct 2018

Sullivan And Crosby Address The Terrorism In Pittsburgh

Mike Sullivan and Sidney Crosby send their condolences to all of the families affected by the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday morning.
11:59pm - 27 Oct 2018

Jersey Tops Panthers After Controversial Goal

Kyle Palmieri had a goal and an assist, Keith Kinkaid made 35 saves and the New Jersey Devils stopped a three-game slide by topping the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday.
11:53pm - 27 Oct 2018

Oilers Strike It Rich In Tennessee Gold

Leon Draisaitl and Drake Caggiuila each scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers ended a 13-game losing streak against Nashville with a 5-3 victory Saturday.
11:49pm - 27 Oct 2018

The Boys Are Back In Town

Injured forwards Brock Boeser and Elias Pettersson will be back in the lineup for the Vancouver Canucks when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday.
11:45pm - 27 Oct 2018

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
11:09pm - 27 Oct 2018

The Hockey Circles Family Is Deeply Saddened By Today's Horrific Events In Pittsburgh. Our Thoughts And Condolences To All Those Who Are Grieving At This Time

The Pittsburgh Penguins were in Vancouver prior to their game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on Saturday when they heard the news of a mass shooting in Pittsburgh.

"For the Love of the Game"

Former National Hockey League player Chris Joseph wants people to remember his son for his love of hockey and the smile he brought into every room. Jaxon Joseph, 21, was one of 16 people who died last spring when the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team bus and a semi-trailer collided at a Saskatchewan

Jack with the comeback!

This is the first year of Jack Eichel’s NHL career that he is not playing alongside Evander Kane and as soon as he left he decided to switch his number.
7:33am - 27 Oct 2018

The Byfuglien 500th. Detroit Stalls, But Jets Keep On Climbing

Dustin Byfuglien broke a tie with 6:45 remaining in the third period for his 500th NHL point to help the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Friday.
7:27am - 27 Oct 2018

Aho Has Record Night As Carolina Out-Shoots Sharks

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Sebastian Aho extended his season-opening point streak to 10 games when the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the San Jose Sharks 4-3 in a shootout at PNC Arena on Friday.
7:23am - 27 Oct 2018

Avs' Rantanen Takes NHL Points Lead After 4 Point Night

DENVER -- Matt Duchene scored two goals in his first game in Denver since his trade, but the Ottawa Senators lost to the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 at Pepsi Center on Friday.Mikko Rantanen had a goal and three assists to take over the NHL scoring lead with 20 points, and Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog each had a goal and two assists for the Avalanche (7-2-2). Philipp Grubauer, in his first home start, made 21 saves.
7:18am - 27 Oct 2018

Streaking Kucherov Has Golden Night In Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed their point streak to seven with a 3-2 win against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Friday.
1:13am - 27 Oct 2018

Lightning Lose Hedman In Vegas

Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Victor Hedman left Friday's game against the Vegas Golden Knights with an apparent injury.
1:01am - 27 Oct 2018

Finnish Finish

Antti Suomela collects the puck, makes a move to beat Petr Mrazek and slides home his first career goal to open the scoring in the 1st
12:22am - 27 Oct 2018

Liam Maguire on Twitter

“Wheelin'​ Wednesday! Suspensions; old school vs new school thinking; helping hockey fans understand.”
12:19am - 27 Oct 2018

All Bets Are In.....Jersey

“New Jersey Devils to Open Sports Betting Theme Lounge via @gambling_com”
12:18am - 27 Oct 2018

Odds Are

“My Top 5 Best NHL Outright and Over/Under Picks for this Weekend via @gambling_com”
11:30pm - 26 Oct 2018

Max Pacioretty Gets A Wake Up Call

Max Pacioretty would head to the locker room after taking a stiff hit from Braydon Coburn.
8:13pm - 25 Oct 2018

Too Much Protection?

The NHL is trying to address concerns from goaltenders who have complaints about their new chest protectors.
8:01pm - 25 Oct 2018

No Mercy For Wilson

One week after his appeal hearing, Capitals forward Tom Wilson's 20-game suspension has been upheld by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman.
6:20am - 25 Oct 2018

Terrible Twos. Leafs Score Four To Beat Winnipeg

Frederik Andersen made 38 saves, including 20 in the 3rd period, as the Maple Leafs held on for a 4-2 win after a comeback bid from the Jets
6:08am - 25 Oct 2018

It's Bay Day In Colorado

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and Nikita Kucherov scored the game's lone goal in the 3rd period as the Lightning blanked the Avalanche, 1-0
6:02am - 25 Oct 2018

Don't Shoot! Panthers Stun Islanders In OT

Mike Hoffman scored a power-play goal 33 seconds into overtime to give the Florida Panthers a 3-2 win against the New York Islanders at Barclays Center on Wednesday.
5:55am - 25 Oct 2018

Markstrom Out-Jousts Knights In Shootout

LAS VEGAS -- Bo Horvat scored two goals, and Jacob Markstrom made 33 saves for the Vancouver Canucks in a 3-2 shootout win against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday.
10:54pm - 24 Oct 2018

Let The Games Begin

The Canucks embark on their second road trip of the year, beginning tonight against Vegas.
10:53pm - 24 Oct 2018

Leafs And Jets Set For Big Tilt In The 'Peg

Up here in Canada, a game between the Maple Leafs and Jets needs no extra sales push. But in the U.S., NBC is hoping hockey fans tune in to this all Canadian matchup.
10:16pm - 24 Oct 2018

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!
10:14pm - 24 Oct 2018

THN's Best Of The Bunch So Far

From high-scoring rookies to slow-starting veterans, the opening weeks of the NHL season has been full of surprises. Here are the players who are catching our eye, for better or worse.
10:12pm - 24 Oct 2018

A Well Deserved Honour For Stomping' Tom, Despite Ken Campbell's Insult To Canadian Songwriters

Stompin' Tom Connors' 'The Hockey Song' will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame this weekend, but it's induction only highlights the lack of great tunes about our beloved game.
10:09pm - 24 Oct 2018

Borowiecki Gets The Boot

Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki has been suspended for one game, without pay, for elbowing Boston Bruins defenseman Urho Vaakanainen during NHL Game No. 125 in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 23, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
10:02pm - 24 Oct 2018

Some Great News Coming Out Of Jersey.

Brian Boyle said his cancer is in remission after receiving the results from his most recent blood test on Monday.
10:33pm - 23 Oct 2018

Can We Just Make OV An Official Canadian??

“The Capitals are spending their off day throwing axes in Whistler. Alex Ovechkin looks like a lumberjack.”
10:11pm - 23 Oct 2018

The Proper Penquin

The Penguins' superstars haven't shown signs of exiting their primes. But the only way to keep up with other emerging teams in the East is to get better goaltending. Healthy Murray might provide just that.
10:09pm - 23 Oct 2018

Dominant Duck

The Anaheim Ducks are ravaged by injuries, have been outshot regularly and their underlying numbers are awful. Yet, they're first in the Pacific, all thanks to goaltender John Gibson.
9:32pm - 23 Oct 2018

The Times They Are A Changin'

One was the runner-up for the Hart Trophy last season. One is tied for the league lead in scoring. One is the NHL’s reigning first star of the week. And together, Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen and Gabriel Landeskog have formed one of the league’s best lines.
9:24pm - 23 Oct 2018

Tonight's Projected Lineups identifies daily projected lineups and starting goalies. Set your fantasy hockey rosters accordingly.
9:21pm - 23 Oct 2018

Sundin Picks Matthews, And He Ain't Lain-Eh......

Mats Sundin said there is no bias involved when he gives the slight edge to Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews over Winnipeg Jets forward Patrick Laine in the debate over which of the top two picks in the 2016 NHL Draft picks is better.
9:17pm - 23 Oct 2018

Alexandar The Great To Appear At MSG Tonight

Alexandar Georgiev will make his second start of the season for the New York Rangers when they face the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday.
9:00pm - 23 Oct 2018

Canucks Finally Looking Back To The Future

Vancouver's best prospect is currently on the NHL roster and even though he's out with a concussion, Elias Pettersson is still the team's leading scorer. Beyond him, there's a lot to like about the Canucks' system and plenty of optimism they'll be contenders again when the rebuild is over.
7:50pm - 23 Oct 2018

Record Night For Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin and John Carlson each added to his list of NHL career accomplishments while helping the Washington Capitals defeat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 at Rogers Arena on Monday.
7:45pm - 23 Oct 2018

Luck Of The Draw. Flyers Lose Raffl

Michael Raffl will be out approximately 4-6 weeks for the Philadelphia Flyers because of a lower-body injury.
1:41am - 23 Oct 2018

Adrian Dater on Twitter

“The Avalanche keep right on winning, for two big reasons -”
12:42am - 23 Oct 2018

Canucks Playing With Fire. Caps' Power Play Still Lethal

Caps Power Play Still Lethal; The Capitals own the top ranked power play through seven games, familiar territory for one of the NHL's best units
12:24am - 23 Oct 2018

Up To Their Old Tricks. Avalanche Continue Streaking In Philly

Mikko Rantanen nets Nathan MacKinnon's feed on the power play to push their season-opening point streaks to nine games, a new franchise record
12:13am - 23 Oct 2018

Ducks' First Ever Draft Pick Paul Kariya Honoured In Anaheim.

ANAHEIM -- Paul Kariya had his No. 9 jersey retired by the Anaheim Ducks before their game against the Buffalo Sabres at Honda Center on Sunday."I would say it's a dream come true, but it's far beyond any dream that I ever had," Kariya said.
12:02am - 23 Oct 2018

Cautious Optimism For Canucks And Fans

Leading rookie scorer Elias Pettersson skated with his teammates Monday morning for the first time since suffering a concussion on Oct. 13, and is expected to travel for road games this week.
11:59pm - 22 Oct 2018

Called To The Kings' Court

The Los Angeles Kings held a closed-door meeting that lasted almost 20 minutes after losing their fourth straight game Saturday.
7:50pm - 22 Oct 2018

Barry Trotz Relects On Charles Wang’s Passing

“"As an outsider and now being an insider, I do see what Charles has done on the Island and the passion he had for the Islanders and how proud he was of that. It's a somber day for the organization."

Barry Trotz addresses the media following today's practice:”

Jari who..???

Today is the 40th anniversary of Wayne Gretzky's first goal in professional hockey. Other than the Great One, there's likely no one who will celebrate the day more than Kevin Morrison of Sydney, N.S.
8:11pm - 20 Oct 2018
A Thank You For Tootoo
8:08pm - 20 Oct 2018

Voracek Puts Flyers Back In Front

Jakub Voracek skates in on an odd-man rush and makes a nifty move before sliding the puck past Keith Kinkaid to give the Flyers a 3-2 lead
8:04pm - 20 Oct 2018

Costly Injury For Predators

Pekka Rinne was placed on injured reserve by the Nashville Predators on Saturday because of an undisclosed injury.
7:06am - 20 Oct 2018

Preds Win, But Lose Rinne In The Process

CALGARY -- The Nashville Predators defeated the Calgary Flames 5-3 at Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday but lost goalie Pekka Rinne to injury.Rinne collided with forward Kevin Fiala when Calgary's Sam Bennett tied the score 3-3 at 2:20 of the third period. He remained in the game but left at 5:09 and was replaced by Juuse Saros, who stopped all nine shots he faced.
3:16am - 20 Oct 2018

Cranbrook's Bowen Byram

There is going to be a fantastic defencemen available near the top of next year's draft. Local boy, Bowen Byram is turning heads and the Canucks should kee...
12:39am - 20 Oct 2018

It Makes Perfect Sense.......Bad Drivers Make Me Late!

We've covered NHLers pet peeves in hockey, now we find out what bothers them outside the rink . . . in everyday life
12:36am - 20 Oct 2018

Just Close Your Eyes And Shoot

Some of the best and some of the worst in the shootout reveal their go-to move when the game gets to that final frame
12:12am - 20 Oct 2018

Ana's An Ace

Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic showed tennis isn't the only sport she's good at
12:03am - 20 Oct 2018

Professional Athletes Open To The Possible Benefits Of Marijauna

Matt Nichol, a nutritionist and strength and conditioning coach who works with numerous elite-level NHLers, has been studying how marijuana can help athletes for months but says more research needs to be done.
11:45pm - 19 Oct 2018

It Might Be Lower, But It's Still A Pain In The Plek For Montreal

Canadiens head coach Claude Julien says forward Tomas Plekanec will not play in Montreal's matchup with Ottawa on Saturday and may be forced to miss several weeks due to a lower-back injury. Plekanec has been placed on injured reserve and Nicolas Deslauriers has been activated off the IR to take his place.
11:28pm - 19 Oct 2018

Seven Year Deal Means Knights Have The Golden Tuch

Alex Tuch signed a seven-year, $33.25 million contract with the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday. It has an average annual value of $4.75 million.
11:25pm - 19 Oct 2018

Canadian Disability Hall Of Fame Honours Former Jet, Jim Kyte

“Congrats! Very much deserved recognition Jim......and kudos to True North.
6:45pm - 19 Oct 2018

Stu Grimson on Twitter

“With 10 goals in seven games, Auston Matthews is on pace to eclipse my career totals by the middle of next week... #Ihadotherskills”
5:04am - 19 Oct 2018
The First True Rocket Man
4:16am - 19 Oct 2018
They 'Ain't Just Standing On The Bench Holding Towels. Dana Heinze On Steel

Heckuva journey...

Jordin Tootoo hopes to use journey from Nunavut to League to motivate others
3:38am - 19 Oct 2018

Stamos Finally Lights The Lamp For Tampa Bay

Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the season, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves as the Bolts kept the Wings winless on the season.
3:09am - 19 Oct 2018

In The Battle Of Good And Evil, 'Kog Beats The Devil As Predicted

NEWARK, N.J. -- Gabriel Landeskog had his third career hat trick for the Colorado Avalanche in a 5-3 win against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Thursday.
2:36am - 19 Oct 2018

Leafs Left Dazed And Confused After Getting Stoned in Toronto

Evgeni Malkin scored twice to back Matt Murray's 38-save shutout in his return from a concussion, leading the Penguins to a 3-0 victory
2:28am - 19 Oct 2018

Hockey Humble. McDavid Down-Plays Crosby's Praise

Connor McDavid didn't necessarily agree with Sidney Crosby calling him the best player in the NHL, but the Edmonton Oilers center was appreciative of the praise from the Pittsburgh Penguins captain.
2:19am - 19 Oct 2018

Atkinson Tallies 2 For Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS -- Cam Atkinson scored two of three goals by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second period of their 6-3 win against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nationwide Arena on Thursday.
2:01am - 19 Oct 2018

Beagle Out 4-6 Weeks With Forearm Fracture

Vancouver Canucks' Jay Beagle appears to be in some pain after blocking a slap shot with his wrist, he would head to the dressing room afterwards.
1:03am - 19 Oct 2018

Pettersson Still Out After Hit

NHL insider John Shannon joins Caroline Cameron to update all the top news from around the NHL including Tom Wilson's suspension appeal, the health of Elias Pettersson and more.
8:18am - 18 Oct 2018

Crosby Ranks McDavid #1

Sidney Crosby considers Connor McDavid to be the top player in the National Hockey League. "I think McDavid has set himself apart just based on the awards and the accolades he's gotten and the consistency he's had," the Pittsburgh Penguins captain told on Wednesday. "I think it's fair to say it's an easy pick just because of that."

The Dark Canuck

Here's a country-by-country breakdown of the 610 skaters who have appeared in at least one NHL game this season, as well as the 69 goalies listed on the 31 team rosters.

The Inevitability of This!

Players want a single North American women's professional hockey league. "One league is inevitable," Rylan wrote in an email to The Associated Press, her strongest statement regarding a potential merger with the rival Canadian Women's Hockey League. "We will get this done,"
7:28pm - 17 Oct 2018

Z Word From On High

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara discusses the first star of the week Patrice Bergeron and the upcoming road trip
7:11pm - 17 Oct 2018

Before The Game, Life Gets Real

The Ottawa Senators played a touching tribute to the career of former goalie Ray Emery, who died tragically at the age of 35 back in July, before their game against the Dallas Stars on Monday.
7:09pm - 17 Oct 2018

Connor Being Connor

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid joins Jackie Redmond to chat about his personality on and off the ice and a recent GQ photo shoot
7:04pm - 17 Oct 2018

Touching Tribute For A Grieving Mom In Jersey

Barbara DiMarco took her seat at the New Jersey Devils game Thursday, just as she had many times over the past 36 years, only this time her second family at Prudential Center was preparing a surprise.
6:55pm - 17 Oct 2018

Saucy Tatar Leaves Detroit In The Red

Tomas Tatar, Jonathan Drouin and Matthew Peca each posted a multi-point game to lead the Canadiens past the Red Wings, 7-3
6:49pm - 17 Oct 2018

Simmons Puts Down Panthers In Wayne's World

Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds each scored two goals in the 2nd period, helping the Flyers take down the Panthers in a shootout, 6-5
6:43pm - 17 Oct 2018

No Staaling In Minnesota, As Wild Corral The 'Yotes

Eric Staal and Mikael Granlund each scored while Devan Dubnyk made 31 saves in the Wild's 2-1 win against the Coyotes in Minnesota
6:15pm - 17 Oct 2018

Can't Touch This!! KP Hammers It Bar Down

Kyle Palmieri tees up a pass from Will Butcher and blasts it past Anton Khudobin for a power-play goal, his seventh goal in four games
6:02pm - 17 Oct 2018

Holy Leaping Lundqvist Batman

Henrik Lundqvist kicks out a redirection and lunges to somehow keep out Matt Nieto's rebound chance with a tremendous blocker save in the 2nd
5:59pm - 17 Oct 2018

Nurse Gives Hellebuyck An Ice Bath

Darnell Nurse splits two defenders with a head of steam, then rips a wrister into the twine to complete the Oilers' comeback win in overtime
5:55pm - 17 Oct 2018

Empty Net Goals Are For............Hat Tricks

Tyler Johnson scores while shorthanded in the 1st, on a breakaway in the 2nd and on an empty net in the 3rd to complete the hat trick
5:49pm - 17 Oct 2018

Boeser Buries The Biscuit For OT Win

Brock Boeser carries the puck to the circle, then rips a wrister that deflects off Casey DeSmith and in to seal the Canucks' overtime victory
5:47pm - 17 Oct 2018

Bad News For The Brady Bunch

Brady Tkachuk will be out for a month for the Ottawa Senators because of a torn ligament in his leg.
8:21am - 17 Oct 2018

Avs' Get A Point In Shoot Out Loss To Rangers

“Inside the Avs’ locker room: Scenes from a shootout loss in New York -”
1:45am - 17 Oct 2018

Canucks Sink Birds In Pittsburgh With 3rd Straight Win

Brock Boeser's OT winner gave the Canucks a 3-2 win over the Pens in Pittsburgh, bring their record to 4-2-0 on the season.
1:36am - 17 Oct 2018

Double Barrelled Winner From Brock!

11:41pm - 16 Oct 2018

Hutton Nets First Of the Year


Hutton's first of the season ties the game 1-1 midway through the 1st.”
10:50pm - 16 Oct 2018

Jumbo Shark Sighting In San Jose

Joe Thornton said he is day to day and hopeful of returning to the San Jose Sharks lineup for their game against the Buffalo Sabres at SAP Center on Thursday, but coach Peter DeBoer said the 39-year-old center was doubtful to face Buffalo.
10:45pm - 16 Oct 2018

Scheifele Says No McD's For Matthews

Auston Matthews is off to a historic start with the Toronto Maple Leafs, but he isn't better than Connor McDavid, Mark Scheifele told Sportsnet on Tuesday.
10:30pm - 16 Oct 2018

Boudreau Bullish On Wild

Boudreau, Parise and Dubnyk talk about facing the Coyotes at Xcel Energy Center
10:25pm - 16 Oct 2018

Stepan Up To The Mic. Derek Dishes On The Dial.

Ozark is a big hit in the Yotes dressing room these days. Stepan is back to find out which past and present TV shows are the most binge-worthy
10:07pm - 16 Oct 2018

"Aha!" Moment For Hurricane Aho

Sebastian Aho, who posted seven points (3g, 4a) in three games last week, has been named the NHL's third star of the week.
9:21pm - 16 Oct 2018

Close, But No Swedish Cigars For Cardiff Tonight

“What an incredible game and a tremendous effort by the @cardiffdevils So happy for the fans that came to see world class hockey. Now we set out to get back to @championshockey for the third straight year.”
8:57pm - 16 Oct 2018

Rangers To Honor Some True Heros Tonight

Hear from the Rangers on the importance of honoring our First Responders during a special night at The Garden on Oct. 16th
8:44pm - 16 Oct 2018

Nate Rocks The Retro.....

“These are already selling at a brisk pace. Get your Nathan MacKinnon NHL ‘94, Sega, Super Nintendo shirt here:”
8:12pm - 16 Oct 2018

Caggiula Tweaking His Game

The 24-year-old forward is elevating his intensity in the Oilers lineup after adjusting to feedback and having his start to the season hindered by illness.
7:58pm - 16 Oct 2018

Nilsson Gets The Nod Again Against Pens

Coach Green discusses his decision to start Nilsson for the third time in a row, the Gaudette call-up and Pouliot's improved play

THIS... is even better than driving a zamboni....!!

With the help of Tim Horton's, Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon gave Kenya's hockey community the surprise of a lifetime.
1:12am - 15 Oct 2018
Great Work By Graeme Townshend And Donovan Tait!

Two and a half months to go...!!

Ticket demand for the 2019 World Junior Hockey Championship — Dec. 26, 2018 to Jan. 5, 2019 in Vancouver and Victoria — has "exceeded expectations," says the tournament director.
11:36pm - 12 Oct 2018

La Première Etoile! Habs Can't Ring The Bell On King Jack

Jack Campbell made 40 saves to record his first career shutout in the Kings' 3-0 victory against the Canadiens
11:34pm - 12 Oct 2018

Motor City Misery.......TO's Budding Leafs Leaves Detroit In Need Of Repairs

Auston Matthews tallied his fourth multi-goal game of the season while John Tavares recorded four assists to lead the Maple Leafs to a 5-3 win
11:32pm - 12 Oct 2018

'Hawks Get A Point, But Leave Minnesota Fargo From Satisfied

Ryan Suter tied the game late in the 3rd, then Jason Zucker scored the game-winner in overtime to complete the Wild's 4-3 comeback victory
11:30pm - 12 Oct 2018

All That Glitters In Pittsburgh Isn't Golden

Phil Kessel recorded a natural hat trick in the 2nd period, leading the Penguins to a 4-2 home win against the Golden Knights
11:29pm - 12 Oct 2018

Washington's Finest Can't Cast The Devils Out In Jersey

Keith Kinkaid stopped all 21 shots he faced while Kyle Palmieri scored two goals to lead the Devils to a 6-0 shutout victory
11:27pm - 12 Oct 2018

Oh, Buffalo.........I Think I Hear A Discouraging Word.

Nathan MacKinnon found the back of the net twice and Mikko Rantanen recorded three assists to lead the Avalanche to a 6-1 victory
9:54pm - 12 Oct 2018

Such Class And Grace On A Decision Many Athletes Would Rage About. Wow

Four of the greatest players in NHL history are among those who are about to have their names forever removed from the Stanley Cup. And Ted Lindsay, Glenn Hall, Alex Delvecchio and Bobby Hull and are entirely fine with that, honored to have been on the trophy for more than a half-century, carrying with them indelible memories of their teams and titles and happy to make room for future champions.
9:29pm - 12 Oct 2018

Not To Be Outdone.........The 'Tendies Say No.

The top ten saves of the week including flashy glove saves by Mike Smith and Frederik Andersen, and a sprawling pad stop by Braden Holtby
9:21pm - 12 Oct 2018

Such Great Work By Ee Laine Chee! #GameBuilder

Ee Laine Chee's vision of the future is as clear as the beaches and eclectic mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences in her homeland of Malaysia.
9:17pm - 12 Oct 2018

Congratulations To Winnipeg Native Duncan Keith, On His 1,000th NHL Game

It's tough to make Duncan Keith slow down. Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville is asked if he thinks about scaling back the minutes played by the 35-year-old defenseman. But telling Keith to do that and getting Keith to do that are two different things.
4:28am - 12 Oct 2018

Pretty Cool : )

The Tkachuk family photo albums are filled with memories of their multi-generation association with the NHL and how dad Keith's career opened the door to a world that helped teach his two sons how to conduct themselves, not mention how to play the game.
3:59am - 12 Oct 2018

Plan The Parade??

Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser struck 70 seconds apart in the 3rd before a pair of empty-net goals sealed the Canucks' 4-1 win in Tampa Bay
3:33am - 12 Oct 2018

"First Of The Year" Compilation For NHL Teams.

Take a moment to check out each club's first goal of the 2018-19 season as the quest for the Stanley Cup is off to a high-scoring start
3:24am - 12 Oct 2018

Ovi Makes History Again.

Alex Ovechkin scores his 610th and 611th career goals to pass Bobby Hull and move into 17th place on the NHL's all-time list
3:21am - 12 Oct 2018


Nathan MacKinnon speeds in on a breakaway and snaps one bar down on the glove side of Carter Hutton for his second goal of the game
3:05am - 12 Oct 2018

That's Up There With The Peanut Butter And The Secrets........!!

Ryan Johansen roofs a perfect backhander past Connor Hellebuyck to extend the Predators' lead to 3-0 in the 3rd period
2:53am - 12 Oct 2018

Rangers Jump The Shark! But In A Good Way.........Not A Fonzie Way.

Brady Skjei patiently carries the puck into the offensive zone and roofs a shot from a sharp angle to give the Rangers an overtime victory

(but not Harry Cameron!!)

Morgan Rielly's first five games of the season have been more productive than any of Bobby Orr's.
1:51am - 12 Oct 2018
Sick Moves From David Pastrnak
11:03pm - 11 Oct 2018

It's Tough To Win When Your Backside Is Missing.

Jonathan Marchessault talks about the adversity the team is facing with the lack of defense on the team
10:30pm - 11 Oct 2018

On This Day In Hockey History.

“The Anaheim Mighty Ducks claimed Mike Brown off of waivers from the Vancouver Canucks 10.11.02 #HFH
10:20pm - 11 Oct 2018

A Fitting Honour For The Sedins.

Owner Francesco Aquilini revealed Thursday during an interview on Sportsnet 650, the Canucks will retire No. 22 and No. 33 next year during Vancouver's 50th anniversary season.
9:57pm - 11 Oct 2018

NHL Top 16 Teams

One shootout win was enough to convince the voters to keep the Tampa Bay Lightning as the top team in's Super 16.The Lightning, who beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 in a shootout in their season debut Saturday and haven't played since, retained their spot as the No. 1 team with all 13 voting staff members including them somewhere in the top five of their respective rankings. Tampa Bay was No. 1 in the preseason Super 16 that came out Oct. 3.
2:06am - 11 Oct 2018
The Real Stories Of The Stanley Cup.
1:20am - 11 Oct 2018

If You Think You Might Need Help

“If you’re struggling, don’t wait for something bad to happen.
Don’t wait for a wake-up call.
Talk to somebody.
It’s not as scary as you think.
There is hope.
There is light.
Just talk to somebody.
Because fighting alone is the worst way to fight.
12:36am - 11 Oct 2018

Another One........Tkachuk's First NHL Goal!

Brady Tkachuk redirects the puck with his skate on a power play, giving the Senators a 1-0 lead with the first goal of his career
11:49pm - 10 Oct 2018
W.M.H.D. Kevin Stevens’s Battle with Addiction
9:28pm - 10 Oct 2018

It's WMHD Today, And An Appropriate Time To Reflect. The Rick Rypien Story.

We are forging a new, province-wide culture of care through the development of a network of centres and e-health services.
9:02pm - 10 Oct 2018

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).
8:41pm - 10 Oct 2018
They've Got The Sickness.......Best Shootout Goals Ever
8:30pm - 10 Oct 2018

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.
10:12pm - 08 Oct 2018


Watch as Justin Williams and the Carolina Hurricanes salute their fans and skate into the board after beating the New York Rangers. -------------------------...