Oct 9, 2011, 2:17 AM EDT
When you allow 52 shots in a game, you can’t blame it all on your goalie. The sad facts show that Mike Smith’s goaltending isn’t the only problem for the Coyotes, who dropped a 6-3 loss to the Sharks that wasn’t even that close.
Oct 9, 2011, 1:18 AM EDT
Ilya Kovalchuk clearly responded differently to Jacques Lemaire last season. Will Peter DeBoer get the same kind of effort out of the Russian star, or will the Devils’ $100 million man tune him out?
Oct 9, 2011, 12:34 AM EDT
The NHL’s first three days of action gave the hockey world a taste of what’s to come from the league’s most dramatically altered teams. So which ones are looking good and which ones might want to buy a new decorator?
Oct 8, 2011, 10:37 PM EDT
For two periods and change, it seemed like Dion Phaneuf’s brutal hit on Stephane Da Costa would tell the story of the Leafs’ win against the Senators. Ottawa made it interesting, though, which made Phil Kessel’s four-point game crucial.
Oct 8, 2011, 10:24 PM EDT
The Ducks gave up minor leaguer Jake Newton and seventh round pick in 2013 for exiled Colorado Avalanche defenseman Kyle Cumiskey.
Oct 8, 2011, 8:23 PM EDT
The Nashville Predators’ $6 million forward Martin Erat will miss tonight’s game against the St. Louis Blues with an “upper body injury,” according to Josh Cooper. Cooper and many others worry that the vaguely described problem is a recurrence of back issues that kept Erat out of 18 games last season. Erat is in a…
Oct 8, 2011, 8:05 PM EDT
There’s good news for the Blackhawks and bad news for their star opponents: Dave Bolland should be back in the lineup tonight.
Oct 8, 2011, 7:32 PM EDT
If it wasn’t already clear enough, the Avalanche can say officially say goodbye to their great first generation of hockey now that Peter Forsberg’s jersey number will be retired.
Oct 7, 2011, 5:32 PM EDT
Surprisingly enough, the Blackhawks will roll Patrick Kane out at center during the team’s season opener against the Stars tonight.
Oct 7, 2011, 4:58 PM EDT
Mike Richards won round one of the battle of Richards as his Kings beat Brad Richards’ Rangers 3-2 in overtime today.
Oct 7, 2011, 4:31 PM EDT
It might just be one game against a potent Sabres team, but this season might be a long one for the Ducks’ defense.
Oct 7, 2011, 3:11 PM EDT
It’s strange to see a team depend on Ryan Whitney as much as the Oilers do. Either way, Edmonton fans should be glad to know that he might be ready for the team’s season opener.
Oct 7, 2011, 12:14 PM EDT
In a surprising move that will cause many to overreact, the Capitals will start Michal Neuvirth in their first game of the season instead of Tomas Vokoun.
Oct 7, 2011, 11:56 AM EDT
Dustin Penner’s efforts to redeem himself with Kings fans will be put on hold because he’s expected to miss the Kings’ season-opener against the Rangers this afternoon.
Oct 7, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT
Keith Jones and Ed Olcyzk name two coaches of contending teams who might be at risk of losing their jobs if they don’t generate the right results in 2011-12.
Oct 7, 2011, 1:29 AM EDT
Whether he’s a changed man or not, Matt Cooke made a difference by scoring two goals in the Penguins 4-3 shootout win over the Canucks.
Oct 7, 2011, 12:26 AM EDT
Brooks Laich shared the amusing story of two (briefly) lost hockey paychecks on Thursday.
Oct 6, 2011, 11:54 PM EDT
Sidney Crosby shared his thoughts about the league’s attempts to cut down on hits to the head as well as his rehab process in this video.
Oct 6, 2011, 11:05 PM EDT
After allowing a tough first goal, Ilya Bryzgalov buckled down for a 22-save win.
Oct 6, 2011, 10:32 PM EDT
Forgive Toronto fans for dreaming big after the Maple Leafs’ 2-0 home opening win against the Canadiens.
Oct 6, 2011, 8:48 PM EDT
It didn’t take long for Jaromir Jagr to record his 1,600th point. In fact, he didn’t even need a full period. Jagr assisted on a beautiful Claude Giroux power play goal, which might not be a rare occurrence this season.
Oct 6, 2011, 7:49 PM EDT
True North gobbled up old Jets logos, meaning they now have full control of the brand. Find out why this is bad news in the short term for nostalgic fans, but a solid situation in the longer term.
Oct 6, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
A surprising amount of people are making a trendy pick by choosing the Sabres to win the Northeast Division title, even though the Bruins just won the Stanley Cup. Which team should really be the favorite, though?
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