Mar 14, 2011, 8:41 PM EST
While Gary Bettman’s five-point plan includes a vague suggestion to make coaches and teams more accountable for the actions of individual players, Mario Lemieux’s letter suggest specific fines for teams when someone receives a suspension.
Mar 14, 2011, 8:00 PM EST
We dissect Gary Bettman’s five-point plan to reduce (and better identify) concussions.
Mar 14, 2011, 6:40 PM EST
Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s three games.
Mar 14, 2011, 6:12 PM EST
Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Southeast Division.
Mar 13, 2011, 5:51 PM EST
The Kings earned a huge (and dramatic) win against the Stars while the Penguins beat up on the lowly Oilers during today’s other afternoon games.
Mar 13, 2011, 5:03 PM EST
Mike Emrick and Ed Olczyk discuss next week’s Game of the Week between the Rangers and Penguins on March 20th.
Mar 13, 2011, 4:43 PM EST
Mike Milbury tabs the Vancouver Canucks as the best team in the West (and a Stanley Cup favorite) while also discussing the budding rivalry between the Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks.
Mar 13, 2011, 4:20 PM EST
Here are the probable starting goalies for Sunday’s remaining games.
Mar 13, 2011, 4:03 PM EST
Mike Milbury discusses refreshing turnarounds in Buffalo, Calgary and Washington while Pierre McGuire praises Pittsburgh’s fortitude amid what could have been crushing injuries.
Mar 13, 2011, 3:41 PM EST
The Capitals beat the Blackhawks 4-3 to earn their eighth straight win in an exciting overtime game, as Mike Knuble’s game winner put the exclamation point on an impressive effort by Washington.
Mar 13, 2011, 2:18 PM EST
Here’s the second period update for a feisty, entertaining 2-2 game between Chicago and Washington.
Mar 13, 2011, 1:30 PM EST
Point play and the Capitals’ opportunistic special teams unit were the story of the first period of Sunday’s NBC Game of the Week, as Washington earned a 2-1 lead over Chicago.
Mar 13, 2011, 12:00 PM EST
Here are the starting goalies for today’s three afternoon games. Come back later for the starters for tonight’s two evening contests.
Mar 13, 2011, 11:45 AM EST
There might only be five games split between Sunday afternoon and evening, but there are plenty of important contests, including two big ones between Pacific Division rivals.
Mar 13, 2011, 11:24 AM EST
Most teams would struggle with both of their normal starting goalies injured, yet 21-year-old netminder Braden Holtby isn’t just keeping the Capitals’ surge going. He’s also making a case for the No. 1 job, period.
Mar 13, 2011, 10:59 AM EST
Just in case you were still wondering if the rumors of Sidney Crosby’s family pushing for his retirement might be true, his father Troy Crosby also shot down those reports.
Mar 12, 2011, 10:24 PM EST
Jonathan Toews had a great 2009-10 season, but his red-hot last couple months have propelled him into the Hart Trophy discussion for the first time in his outstanding young career.
Mar 12, 2011, 7:34 PM EST
Here are the probable starting goalies for the remaining four late games tonight.
Mar 12, 2011, 5:57 PM EST
Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s 7pm games.
Mar 12, 2011, 5:12 PM EST
Carey Price made all 26 saves to shut out the Penguins, as the Canadiens took three out of four games against Pittsburgh this season.
Mar 12, 2011, 2:50 PM EST
Concussions, hits to the head and other violent matters will once again dominate discussion of the spring GM meetings. In fact, Sabres GM Darcy Regier thinks that the league will eventually make all head hits illegal. Click “Read More” for the details.
Mar 12, 2011, 1:48 PM EST
Don’t forget to set your rosters for an early afternoon game, as Carey Price (Canadiens) is likely to face Marc-Andre Fleury (Penguins).
Mar 12, 2011, 1:42 PM EST
Here are previews of today’s 10 games.
Mar 12, 2011, 12:20 PM EST
Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Pacific Division.
Mar 12, 2011, 10:45 AM EST
Most PHT readers feel that Zdeno Chara deserved some kind of suspension for his hit on Max Pacioretty, with many wanting a significant suspension. That being said, there were more than a thousand who thought the NHL made the right call, too.
- Legendary hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov has died 1
- Canucks’ Hamhuis placed on IR 3
- Firing Dallas Eakins ‘would be so unfair,’ says Taylor Hall 30
- ‘It sucks for us, it sucks for the fans’: Oilers losing skid hits six games 16
- Video: Milan Lucic calls Dalton Prout one-punch ‘gutless’ 96
- ‘We did not want to disrespect our fans’: Leafs salute supporters after beating Red Wings 5
- Video: Demers sends Stoll flying with massive open-ice hit 8
- Don Cherry on Leafs not saluting fans: ‘I couldn’t believe these guys would do something like this’ 16
- Report: Dan Hamhuis’ injury is significant, but not season-ending 7
- Been there, done that: Oilers lose five straight for second time this season 11
- Video: Milan Lucic calls Dalton Prout one-punch ‘gutless’ (96)
- Prout drops Lucic: ‘As far as I was concerned we were engaged in a fight’ (86)
- The Leafs didn’t salute their fans last night, so that’s a thing now (78)
- Jack Johnson filed for bankruptcy, parents allegedly took advantage of him (58)
- Wild put Harding on waivers (Updated) (52)