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Giordano gets his 500th point but Calgary can't pick up 2

Giordano gets his 500th point but Calgary can't pick up 2

All hope the Calgary Flames had for a playoff spot is now gone, and the players know it better than anyone else.
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Staal comes up big for the Habs after his escape from Buffalo

Staal comes up big for the Habs after his escape from Buffalo

Eric Staal, in his Montreal debut, scored the overtime winner as the Canadiens rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Monday.
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Gallagher's out for the next few weeks after being hit by friendly fire

Gallagher's out for the next few weeks after being hit by friendly fire

Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher suffered a fractured thumb in Monday's game against the Edmonton Oilers and is expected to be sidelined for multiple weeks.
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"Health and Safety" protocols shut down the Canucks until April 8th
4:48am - Sat 03 Apr

"Health and Safety" protocols shut down the Canucks until April 8th

The Vancouver Canucks' COVID-19 issues continue to grow as five players were added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols on Friday, bringing the total number of players on the list to seven.
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Leafs grab 2 points in the 'Peg with a shootout win over the Jets
4:40am - Sat 03 Apr

Leafs grab 2 points in the 'Peg with a shootout win over the Jets

Jason Spezza scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night at Bell MTS Place.
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The Leafs are staying positive on Andersen's lower body injury
7:06am - Sun 28 Mar

The Leafs are staying positive on Andersen's lower body injury

The Toronto Maple Leafs are not actively looking to trade for a goaltender despite the injury to Frederik Andersen.
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Another second-rate article by internet "expert" Mark Spector
7:05am - Sun 28 Mar

Another second-rate article by internet "expert" Mark Spector

Finally, the Oilers expect to win. And blowing a 3-1 lead after 40 minutes does not have a bunch of guys telling us how well they played, or how close they were.
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Gaudreau's not losing any sleep over Sutter's per-game comments
6:54am - Sun 28 Mar

Gaudreau's not losing any sleep over Sutter's per-game comments

Message received. Response delivered. After Flames coach Darryl Sutter suggested pre-game Johnny Gaudreau lacked energy in his previous outing, the Calgary star rose to the challenge Saturday in a 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
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Call the Copps, the Canucks' offense in missing.
7:13am - Thu 25 Mar

Call the Copps, the Canucks' offense in missing.

A four-goal performance by Andrew Copp lifted the Winnipeg Jets to a dominant 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks Wednesday.
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Free-falling. Sabres continue plummeting to new lows with their 15th straight loss
7:02am - Thu 25 Mar

Free-falling. Sabres continue plummeting to new lows with their 15th straight loss

Sidney Crosby picked up his 13th goal of the season, Tristan Jarry stopped 26 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins push Buffalo's winless streak to 15 games and counting with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night.
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Scapegoat or symptom? Where does the buck stop on "Game Management"
7:00am - Thu 25 Mar

Scapegoat or symptom? Where does the buck stop on "Game Management"

Tim Peel's time as an NHL referee ended following a hot mic incident Tuesday where he talked about wanting to give Nashville a penalty. But the idea of game management and even up penalties is nothing new, so what does this incident say about its role?
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Sens are playing spoiler and it may cost the Flames a playoff spot
6:51am - Thu 25 Mar

Sens are playing spoiler and it may cost the Flames a playoff spot

The Calgary Flames' season on the brink hit a new low Wednesday against the Ottawa Senators. In desperate search of a solution to their scoring woes, the only thing the Flames seem capable of finding nowadays are new ways to lose.
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Flames drop a crucial one to the Sens
4:26am - Tue 23 Mar

Flames drop a crucial one to the Sens

The hits just keep on coming for a Flames team starting to come to grips with the fact their season is on the brink. And while defensive lapses gifted Ottawa their two goals on Monday, this one was about how inept Calgary’s offence has become.
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Well, this just explains everything..
3:35am - Mon 22 Mar
Well, this just explains everything..
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Canucks put on the work boots and get it done against the Oilers
8:47am - Sun 14 Mar

Canucks put on the work boots and get it done against the Oilers

After a poor defensive effort against the Montreal Canadiens, the Vancouver Canucks blocked a season-high 25 shots and rallied around Thatcher Demko in a win over the Edmonton Oilers.
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Sinking Sabres woes continue to mount with the loss of Captain Jack
8:44am - Sun 14 Mar

Sinking Sabres woes continue to mount with the loss of Captain Jack

Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel is out for the "foreseeable future" because of an upper-body injury, according to head coach Ralph Krueger.
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Andersen, Maple Leafs losing ground to Jets: ‘Not good enough to win’
8:41am - Sun 14 Mar

Andersen, Maple Leafs losing ground to Jets: ‘Not good enough to win’

In swiping five of a possible six points on the road, the Winnipeg Jets have crept within four points of the Toronto Maple Leafs which has put the spotlight on Frederik Andersen's performance in a potential playoff preview.
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Old School's back in session in Calgary
8:05am - Fri 12 Mar

Old School's back in session in Calgary

Darryl Sutter’s Calgary Flames troops combined a relentless forecheck with a steady, methodical defensive structure that limited the Montreal Canadiens' chances in an old school, 2-1 win Thursday at the Saddledome.
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Wounded Sabres lose their 9th straight to the Pens
8:02am - Fri 12 Mar

Wounded Sabres lose their 9th straight to the Pens

Evgeni Malkin had a goal and assist and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the free-falling Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night for their fourth straight victory.
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Stanley Cup Championship helps Binnington cash in on the silver
7:56am - Fri 12 Mar

Stanley Cup Championship helps Binnington cash in on the silver

The St. Louis Blues and goalie Jordan Binnington have agreed to a six-year, $36-million contract extension, the team announced Thursday.
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Maple Leafs' OT thriller proves why you invest in offensive stars
7:53am - Fri 12 Mar

Maple Leafs' OT thriller proves why you invest in offensive stars

Stuck in a losing streak, facing a hot goaltender, the Maple Leafs just kept pushing. A win like the one they had Thursday, the team's front office brass would argue, is why you invest tens of millions in the difference-makers.
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Canucks' play to their strengths and pick up their second win in a row over the league-leading Leafs
7:06am - Sun 07 Mar

Canucks' play to their strengths and pick up their second win in a row over the league-leading Leafs

J.T. Miller and Brock Boeser each had a goal and two assists as the Canucks overcame a third-period deficit to beat the Maple Leafs for the second time in as many games.
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McDavid has a 3-point night as the Oilers beat the Flames in a lively Battle-of-Alberta
7:03am - Sun 07 Mar

McDavid has a 3-point night as the Oilers beat the Flames in a lively Battle-of-Alberta

Connor McDavid snapped a three-game pointless streak with a three-point night in a 3-2 Edmonton Oilers win over the Calgary Flames Saturday at Rogers Place in Edmonton.
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Capital offense nets Washington's Wilson 7 games
7:01am - Sun 07 Mar

Capital offense nets Washington's Wilson 7 games

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been suspended seven games by the NHL's Department of Player Safety for his hit on Boston Bruins defenceman Brandon Carlo.
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Fine but no suspension for Niederreiter's hit on Predators' Saros
7:02am - Thu 04 Mar

Fine but no suspension for Niederreiter's hit on Predators' Saros

Carolina Hurricanes winger Nino Niederreiter has been fined $5,000, the maximum amount allowed, for a hit on Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros.
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Here's the NHL Rumours on the lead-up to the Trade Deadline
6:59am - Thu 04 Mar

Here's the NHL Rumours on the lead-up to the Trade Deadline

Who's a buyer and who's a seller? It could be difficult to figure that out in the lead up to this year's deadline. Here are the latest rumblings from around the NHL.
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Chara makes the most of his return to Boston and takes the 2 pts
6:58am - Thu 04 Mar

Chara makes the most of his return to Boston and takes the 2 pts

Jakub Vrana had the only score in the shootout and the Washington Capitals beat the Bruins 2-1 Wednesday night in Zdeno Chara's return to Boston.
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The Oilers go 0 for 3 in their series against the Leafs
6:55am - Thu 04 Mar

The Oilers go 0 for 3 in their series against the Leafs

Jimmy Vesey scored twice to snap a long goal drought and Frederik Andersen made 26 saves in his return from injury as the Toronto Maple Leafs completed a three-game sweep of the Edmonton Oilers with a resounding 6-1 victory Wednesday.
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Batherson' hot streak ties a record and nets another win for the Senators
7:14am - Tue 02 Mar

Batherson' hot streak ties a record and nets another win for the Senators

Drake Batherson scored a pair of goals for the Ottawa Senators in a 5-1 win Monday over the visiting Calgary Flames.
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5 point night for Stone helps the Knights grab a comeback win over the Wild
7:13am - Tue 02 Mar

5 point night for Stone helps the Knights grab a comeback win over the Wild

Max Pacioretty scored twice, including the game-winner in overtime, to lift the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
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Necas keeps the 'Canes rolling with another win over the Panthers
7:11am - Tue 02 Mar

Necas keeps the 'Canes rolling with another win over the Panthers

Martin Necas scored 1:59 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Monday night.
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Demko earns his first NHL shutout......and it couldn't come at a better time for the Canucks
7:10am - Tue 02 Mar

Demko earns his first NHL shutout......and it couldn't come at a better time for the Canucks

Led by Thatcher Demko, Monday's win over the Jets was one of the Canucks’ finest hours in a season when they haven’t had enough of them.
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Oilers' scoreless in two games vs the Leafs
7:09am - Tue 02 Mar

Oilers' scoreless in two games vs the Leafs

Just 24 games into a 56-game season, the Edmonton Oilers found out exactly where they stand in relation to the North's best.
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Leafs play a complete game in a 4-0 shotout of the Oilers
5:58am - Sun 28 Feb

Leafs play a complete game in a 4-0 shotout of the Oilers

As far as complete performances go, the precision of the Maple Leafs’ 4-0 defeat of the Oilers on Saturday is about as close as you’ll see to the "full 60."
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Kreider's big night not enough for the Rangers
7:38am - Thu 25 Feb

Kreider's big night not enough for the Rangers

James van Riemsdyk and Shayne Gostisbehere each scored a power-play goal and Claude Giroux had three assists in his return from a COVID-19 absence to lead the Philadelphia Flyers over the New York Rangers 4-3 on Wednesday night.
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Is a three goal lead becoming the worst lead in hockey these days??
7:36am - Thu 25 Feb

Is a three goal lead becoming the worst lead in hockey these days??

Conor Garland and Christian Dvorak each scored in a shootout, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from a three-goal deficit for the second straight game to beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 Wednesday night.
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It's tough to keep a great player down....
7:34am - Thu 25 Feb

It's tough to keep a great player down....

The historic run Auston Matthews is putting together to start this season takes on an even more impressive look when you factor in that he’s operating at less than full health.
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Canucks' squander another early lead as the Oilers score 4 unanswered for the win
6:47am - Wed 24 Feb

Canucks' squander another early lead as the Oilers score 4 unanswered for the win

Dominik Kahun scored twice Tuesday as the Edmonton Oilers clawed out a 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Vancouver Canucks.
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All's not well in Montreal, as the Habs lose their 5th in 6 games.
6:45am - Wed 24 Feb

All's not well in Montreal, as the Habs lose their 5th in 6 games.

Will the Canadiens emerge next game as the team Marc Bergevin expected to see after his expensive off-season? They have to, writes Eric Engels, because if they look anything like the team that fell to the Senators on Tuesday, it won't bode well for their coach.
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Lightning end a long cold streak with a win over the Hurricanes
6:43am - Tue 23 Feb

Lightning end a long cold streak with a win over the Hurricanes

Ondrej Palat snapped a tie 8:04 into the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Monday night.
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Panthers win after a 51 shot barrage of the Stars
6:42am - Tue 23 Feb

Panthers win after a 51 shot barrage of the Stars

Aaron Ekblad and Keith Yandle scored, Chris Driedger made 24 saves and the Florida Panthers beat the slumping, rusty Dallas Stars 3-1 on Monday night.
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Panarin takes time off to deal with abuse allegations
6:41am - Tue 23 Feb

Panarin takes time off to deal with abuse allegations

New York Rangers star winger Artemi Panarin is denying allegations he beat up an 18-year-old girl in Latvia in 2011 and is taking a leave of absence from the club, the team announced Monday.
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Rittich pitches a shut out Calgary as they top the Leafs in T.O.
6:40am - Tue 23 Feb

Rittich pitches a shut out Calgary as they top the Leafs in T.O.

David Rittich made 34 saves for his first shutout of the season as the Calgary Flames blanked the red-hot Auston Matthews and his first-place Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 on Monday night.
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B.C. boy Brossoit stops 29 to shut out the 'Nucks at home
8:42am - Sat 20 Feb

B.C. boy Brossoit stops 29 to shut out the 'Nucks at home

On a day when coach Travis Green’s choice of starter sparked debate about the identity of the Vancouver Canucks’ No. 1 goaltender, there was no lack of clarity from the Winnipeg Jets.