Jan 14, 2011, 5:10 PM EDT
Original reports indicated that Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brad Stuart would not need surgery for a broken jaw he suffered from a check by Calgary Flames forward Tom Kostopoulos, but various sources indicate that he opted for surgery after all. On the bright side, his window of recovery hasn’t changed; he’s still expected to miss…
Jan 14, 2011, 4:12 PM EDT
The NHL decided to suspend Predators defenseman Shane O’Brien two games for high-sticking Panthers center Stephen Weiss.
Jan 14, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT
Which divisions are the best and worst in the NHL? We examine that question in this post.
Jan 14, 2011, 3:03 PM EDT
Chris Pronger’s first practice since breaking his foot seemed positive, but there’s no timetable for his return.
Jan 14, 2011, 1:41 PM EDT
The Pittsburgh Penguins have quickly morphed from a finesse team to a fight-happy bunch under coach Dan Bylsma. So is that a good thing or a bad thing?
Jan 14, 2011, 12:50 PM EDT
This post features a stats-based look at the Kings’ meltdown seven games into their eight game homestand a look ahead to a February that might bury their playoff hopes.
Jan 14, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
Here are previews for tonight’s six games, including an intriguing game between red-hot Vancouver and struggling (but dangerous) Washington.
Jan 14, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
Mike Brown clobbered Ed Jovanovski with a blindside hit last night that has the hockey world debating whether or not he should be suspended. So what’s your take: does he deserve a fine and suspension, just a fine or no discipline at all? Read the post and vote in the poll to share your thoughts.
Jan 14, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
While winning 7-5 isn’t how Tim Thomas prefers to get things done, he made some key saves last night. The best-looking one took place when Thomas thwarted Claude Giroux on a breakaway. Check out the video of that save in this post.
Jan 14, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Scott Hartnell scored from a spot that forwards rarely score from during January 13th’s goal of the night.
Jan 14, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT
The two late games featured some upsets, with the Oilers beating the Sharks and the beaten-up Blues downing the Kings.
Jan 13, 2011, 11:53 PM EDT
Here are summaries of Thursday’s first six games, including losses by the top team in the Eastern and Western Conferences.
Jan 13, 2011, 10:42 PM EDT
Wojtek Wolski’s first goal as a member of the Rangers was the game’s only tally, as New York shut Vancouver out 1-0 tonight.
Jan 13, 2011, 10:16 PM EDT
Eric Brewer will tough out some injuries to help the Blues avoid dressing only five defensemen, but there’s no getting around the fact that St. Louis is banged up on the blueline.
Jan 13, 2011, 8:50 PM EDT
The Sami Salo mystery continues, as he (perhaps sarcastically?) stated that he only knows that he’ll be back “sometime in 2011.”
Jan 13, 2011, 7:37 PM EDT
A December 9th concussion might keep Derek “The Boogeyman” Boogaard out for the rest of the season, according to the New York Rangers.
Jan 13, 2011, 6:53 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for the three later games tonight.
Jan 13, 2011, 6:39 PM EDT
Here are the probable goalies for tonight’s first five games, including the NHL debut for Senators netminder Robin Lehner.
Jan 12, 2011, 6:41 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s four games.
Jan 12, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT
The Islanders still say that he’s far away from appearing in his first game of the season, but forward Kyle Okposo played in a full team practice for the first time this season this morning.
Jan 12, 2011, 5:26 PM EDT
Good news for the Flyers and bad news for every other team in the NHL: Chris Pronger could be back on the ice as soon as next week. Reports indicate that Matt Walker is getting healthier, too, so the team could get much bigger and meaner in a matter of weeks.
Jan 12, 2011, 4:00 PM EDT
There aren’t a lot of contests with only four games tonight, but as you’ll see from these previews, they’re high on quality rather than quantity.
Jan 12, 2011, 2:35 PM EDT
In good times or bad, Martin St. Louis has been a constant force of positivity for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jan 12, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT
The Predators locked up “Swiss Army Knife” forward Jerred Smithson to a two-year, $1.6 million deal.
Jan 12, 2011, 1:37 PM EDT
In this post, we cover a variety of All-Star game-related bits, including some more snub talk, the rosters full of first-timers and Kevin Weekes’ recommendations for people visiting North Carolina.
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- Under Pressure: Mike Johnston 16
- It’s Pittsburgh Penguins Day at PHT 33
- Captain no more: Sharks strip Thornton of ‘C’ 47
- Tank defense: NHL changes up Draft Lottery format 52
- Fanspeak: Clarke voted greatest Flyer in franchise history 36
- Different tune: Moore hasn’t settled with Bertuzzi, says brother (Updated) 31
- Rangers win Kevin Hayes sweepstakes 30
- Kovalev compares Subban to Leetch, says he isn’t worth the money 54