Jan 22, 2011, 5:30 PM EDT
The lowest team in the NHL’s standings (New Jersey) beat the highest ranked one in the league (Philadelphia) while Chicago is now on a 5-0-1 run thanks to their win over Detroit this afternoon.
Jan 22, 2011, 4:52 PM EDT
The Evgeni Nabokov soap opera continues, as his agent confirms that the Russian goalie will not report to the New York Islanders.
Jan 22, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT
He only played in Vancouver for three seasons, but the Canucks will honor Igor Larionov’s larger impact on the game in a ceremony tonight.
Jan 22, 2011, 2:20 PM EDT
Few hockey players will receive a returning hero’s welcome quite like Anaheim Ducks center Saku Koivu is expected to enjoy tonight in Montreal, as Joe also discussed here. The Finnish forward spent 13 seasons with the Canadiens, the team who drafted him in the first round in 1993. He was a captain for 10 seasons,…
Jan 22, 2011, 12:44 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for the three afternoon games.
Jan 22, 2011, 12:34 PM EDT
Here’s a preview of a stout 11-game schedule of Saturday games.
Jan 22, 2011, 12:16 PM EDT
As many expected, the Red Wings weren’t able to nab Evgeni Nabokov as the Islanders claimed him today.
All-Star Game alternate captains named: Team Staal adds Mike Green and Ryan Kesler; Team Lidstrom gets Patrick Kane and Martin St. Louis
Jan 22, 2011, 11:13 AM EDT
The 2011 NHL All-Star Game alternate captains were named this morning. Team Staal has Mike Green and Ryan Kesler while Team Lidstrom added Patrick Kane and Martin St. Louis. This group should add needed entertainment value to the proceedings.
Jan 22, 2011, 10:43 AM EDT
TMZ Sports reports that Maple Leafs defenseman Mike Komisarek is being accused of hitting a woman in the face during an altercation at a Hollywood bar.
Jan 22, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Dan Ellis earned the Save of the Night for January 21st.
Jan 22, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
When you score two goals in five seconds, you have a good shot at the goal of the night. Nathan Gerbe’s beautiful end-to-end rush on the first tally clinched the January 21st Goal of the Night, though.
Jan 22, 2011, 12:13 AM EDT
It took a “ghost” from the Stars past (long-ago draft pick Jarome Iginla) to end the team’s franchise-best eight game road winning streak tonight, as Calgary throttled Dallas 7-4.
Jan 21, 2011, 10:29 PM EDT
Let’s take a look at the Habs-Senators, Islanders-Sabres and Lightning-Panthers games in this recap post. We’ll recap the Stars-Flames contest later on.
Another Atlanta Thrashers lawsuit: Owners allege that faulty contract blocked sale, team lost $130M since 2005
Jan 21, 2011, 8:53 PM EDT
The Atlanta Thrashers ownership group claims that a “fatally flawed” contract blocked them from selling the team in 2005, forcing them to operate the franchise with more than $130 million in loses.
Jan 21, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT
Here are the probable starters for tonight’s four games.
Jan 20, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for the four late games tonight.
Jan 20, 2011, 5:45 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for today’s first 8 games (covering the 7:00 pm ET and 8:00 pm ET time slots).
Jan 20, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT
Here are previews for tonight’s substantial slate of 12 games.
Jan 20, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT
Much like Lovie Smith did when the Blackhawks were shooting for a Stanley Cup last season, Joel Quenneville reached out to encourage Smith as the Bears prepare for the NFC Championship Game this weekend.
Jan 20, 2011, 2:55 PM EDT
In perhaps the least surprising news of the day, the Kings placed oft-injured forward Marco Sturm on the injured reserve.
Jan 20, 2011, 2:31 PM EDT
Jean-Sebastien Giguere said he would waive his no-trade clause if prompted, but who wants to take a gamble on a struggling once-proud goalie with a massive salary?
Jan 20, 2011, 1:51 PM EDT
More TV news: Versus will carry seven hours of All-Star Game coverage while NHL Network is about air footage of the top CHL/NHL prospects game.
Jan 20, 2011, 12:38 PM EDT
Rumors are circulating that the Red Wings are in contract talks with Evgeni Nabokov. Yet considering the waiver wire process, are they really just negotiating for another goalie-starved team?
Jan 20, 2011, 12:07 PM EDT
Here’s the lowdown on Hockey Day in America, held by the NHL and NBC on February 20th.
Jan 20, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT
The hits keep coming for the Rangers (Ruslan Fedetenko), Blues (Carlo Colaiacovo) and Canadiens (Jeff Halpern) as these teams just keep suffering injuries.
- Lindros, LeClair and Desjardins to be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame 27
- It’s back! PHT’s Team of the Day summer series starts tomorrow 5
- Pens sign Spaling — two years, $4.4 million 13
- Agent: Subban hasn’t told me to make him NHL’s highest-paid D 30
- Devils sign Greene to five-year, $25M extension 18
- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million 46
- Marchand on Plekanec: ‘I hate him. I can’t stand him’ 59
- Gettin’ paid: Gardiner inks five-year, $20.25M extension with Leafs 15
- Report: Trottier to join Sabres’ coaching staff 21
- Blues sign former eighth overall pick Mueller 31
- Cashing in: Rangers sign Brassard to five-year, $25 million deal (63)
- Marchand on Plekanec: ‘I hate him. I can’t stand him’ (59)
- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million (46)
- Trotz plans to let Johansson, Kuznetsov, and Burakovsky compete for time at center (45)
- Richards: If not for the cap, half the league would want to play for Hawks (36)