Feb 9, 2011, 9:50 PM EDT
Antti Niemi and the Sharks remain hot, as their 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets propelled San Jose to a slim lead atop the Pacific Division.
Feb 9, 2011, 9:23 PM EDT
The Blackhawks acquired Michael Frolik (plus the rights to goalie Alexander Salak) by trading Jack Skille, Hugh Jessiman and David Pacan to the Panthers.
Feb 9, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT
With the All-Star break over, it’s time for the NHL playoff races to intensify. 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 Atlantic Division.
Feb 9, 2011, 8:32 PM EDT
After missing 14 games with sinus fractures, Ryan Getzlaf is expected to return to the Ducks’ lineup after being activated from the IR. The team sent Aaron Voros to the AHL to make room for Getzlaf.
Feb 9, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT
Visa issues will keep Peter Forsberg out of Colorado’s upcoming game against the Wild, but he’s expected to return against Columbus or Nashville this weekend.
Feb 9, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT
The Islanders added a goalie to their injury-ravaged rotation after sending a sixth round pick to the Coyotes for Al Montoya.
Feb 9, 2011, 6:32 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s eight games.
Feb 8, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT
Niklas Backstrom earned his second Save of the Week, this time for January 31-February 6th.
Feb 8, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT
Ville Leino beat out Sergei Kostitsyn for the January 31-February 6th Goal of the Week.
Feb 8, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT
Here are the starters for tonight’s six games.
Feb 8, 2011, 5:20 PM EDT
With the All-Star break over, it’s time for the NHL playoff races to intensify. 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 Central Division.
Sharks-Capitals injury updates: Alex Semin, Antero Niittymaki to dress tonight; Mike Green’s status is unclear
Feb 8, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT
Good news for the Sharks and Capitals: Antero Niittymaki and Alexander Semin are expected to dress for their respective teams tonight. Mike Green’s status is unclear, however.
Feb 8, 2011, 3:36 PM EDT
Here are previews for today’s six games, including a rare match between the Sharks and Capitals.
Feb 8, 2011, 2:52 PM EDT
Martin Brodeur is day-to-day with a “non-operable knee sprain.” There is no timetable for his return.
Feb 8, 2011, 1:07 PM EDT
Ray Emery cleared waivers to go to the AHL today, giving him a chance to undergo a conditioning stint with the Syracuse Crunch.
Pittsburgh Penguins still in the dark about Sidney Crosby’s concussion problems, with no timetable for his return
Feb 8, 2011, 12:55 PM EDT
With no timetable for his return from concussion problems, the Penguins must deal without Sidney Crosby … maybe even for the rest of the season and playoffs.
Feb 8, 2011, 12:12 PM EDT
Without their staggering depth from last season, the Blackhawks must scratch and claw like most other teams as they find themselves in 11th place in the West. While that frustration boiled over after a 3-1 loss to Calgary, we must ask: will the Blackhawks eventually make the playoffs? Read more in this post and share your thoughts by voting in our poll.
Feb 8, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
Ondrej Pavelec made the February 7 Save of the Night.
Feb 8, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
The unusual nature of the Canucks’ “bench assist” earns Mikael Samuelsson and Ryan Kesler the February 7th Goal of the Night.
Feb 8, 2011, 1:20 AM EDT
Here are recaps of the three late games, featuring Ilya Bryzgalov’s second shutout in a row.
Feb 7, 2011, 11:33 PM EDT
Check out this video, which celebrates the 135th anniversary of the first mention of a hockey puck.
Feb 7, 2011, 10:45 PM EDT
Here are recaps of the first half of Monday night’s games, including a triumphant return for Pavel Dastyuk, Devan Dubnyk’s shutout of the Predators and the continued misery of the Thrashers.
Feb 7, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT
Who made last week’s best save: Niklas Backstrom, Cam Ward, Rick DiPietro, Ty Conklin or Scott Clemmensen? Vote in the poll to decide.
Feb 7, 2011, 8:52 PM EDT
Who scored the best goal for the week of January 31 to February 6: Ville Leino, Sergei Kostitsyn, Ilya Kovalchuk, Henrik Sedin, Kyle Wellwood or Johan Franzen?
Feb 7, 2011, 8:11 PM EDT
After seemingly slamming the door on a return for the 2011-12 season shut, Devils coach Jacques Lemaire left the possibility open (at least slightly) by saying he’ll discuss next season after this one.
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