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.
Feb 7, 2011, 7:21 PM EDT
While most of those problems will likely be related to his health – particularly an eternally wonky foot – immigration issues present the first hurdle for Peter Forsberg’s latest NHL return.
Feb 7, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s six games.
Feb 7, 2011, 5:43 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 Southeast Division.
Feb 6, 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 Pacific Division.
Feb 6, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT
Before you get ready to eat guacamole/buffalo wings and watch football/commercials, check out these recaps of today’s hockey games.
Feb 6, 2011, 5:39 PM EDT
Brooks Laich discusses the Capitals’ defensive-minded win against the Penguins in this video clip.
Feb 6, 2011, 5:00 PM EDT
Here is a preview of next game’s NBC Game of the Week, as the Boston Bruins will visit the Detroit Red Wings.
Feb 6, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT
Martin Brodeur left the Devils’ game against the Canadiens with what might be a bruised knee. The team says he won’t return for “precautionary reasons.”
Feb 6, 2011, 3:44 PM EDT
Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury discuss how the Rangers and Red Wings are fighting through injuries, even if New York is benefiting from much better goaltending than Detroit.
Feb 6, 2011, 3:29 PM EDT
The Capitals shut out the Penguins 3-0 in NBC’s Game of the Week. The contest ended in an ugly fashion thanks to a knee-to-knee hit by Matt Cooke on Alex Ovechkin.
Feb 6, 2011, 2:12 PM EDT
The Capitals bolstered their lead to 2-0 thanks to a Marcus Johansson shorthanded goal, but it could have been worse for Pittsburgh if Marc-Andre Fleury didn’t make some huge saves.
Feb 6, 2011, 1:16 PM EDT
The Capitals took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission of a physical NBC Game of the Week with the Penguins.
Feb 6, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT
For better or for worse, Peter Forsberg decided to resume his NHL career with the Colorado Avalanche, according to Adrian Dater. Dater reports that Forsberg will not play in Monday’s game against the Phoenix Coyotes, though. Forsberg needed to make a decision (and sign a contract) by the end of today to be able to…
Feb 6, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
Here are previews of today’s three hockey games. Yes, there will be hockey on Super Bowl Sunday.
Feb 6, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Niklas Backstrom showed off his outstanding reflexes with a pad stop that proved to be Save of the Night-worthy.
Feb 6, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Sergei Kostitsyn scored Saturday’s Goal of the Night. Check out the video and some commentary in this post.
Feb 6, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
With Evgeni Malkin likely done for the season and playoffs, the Penguins must move on. How will they use a sudden glut of cap space to try to fill some of that void? Read this post for some suggestions and speculation.
Feb 6, 2011, 1:40 AM EDT
Here are recaps of a busy Saturday night of games as the league’s playoff picture was altered once again.
Feb 6, 2011, 12:40 AM EDT
NHL.com reports that Peter Forsberg could make a decision regarding his latest comeback attempt as early as Sunday.
Feb 5, 2011, 11:18 PM EDT
If the playoffs started tonight, the Penguins would host the Capitals in a first round series. Here is a detailed discussion of such a tantalizing scenario.
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