Dec 23, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT
We credit Danny Cleary because he actually scored the goal, but December 22nd’s best tally was all about Brian Rafalski’s beautiful pass.
Dec 23, 2010, 7:00 AM EDT
Here are some injury updates regarding Cam Ward, Patrick Kaleta and Matt Bradley.
Dec 23, 2010, 12:44 AM EDT
Let’s take a look at Wednesday’s other games, highlighted by great performances from John Tavares and Jack Skille.
Dec 22, 2010, 11:47 PM EDT
While the Thrashers are sporting a clearer vision on the ice, the team (and the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks) cleared up their ownership situation off the ice, too.
Dec 22, 2010, 11:01 PM EDT
Out goes Marian Gaborik, in comes “The Norwegian Hobbit Wizard” Mats Zuccarello. Read all about that plus updates on Matt Gilroy, Mike del Zotto and Vinny Prospal in this post.
Zetterberg comes up big as Detroit beats Vancouver in OT; Datsyuk likely out four weeks with broken hand
Dec 22, 2010, 10:41 PM EDT
The good news: Henrik Zetterberg shined as the Red Wings beat the Canucks. The bad news: Pavel Datsyuk could miss about a month with a broken hand.
Dec 22, 2010, 10:11 PM EDT
It’s unclear how significant the “upper body” injury might be, but Pavel Datsyuk left tonight’s game during the first period with whatever might be ailing him.
Crosby extends his scoring streak to 22 games while Penguins shrink Flyers’ lead with win over Panthers
Dec 22, 2010, 10:00 PM EDT
Sidney Crosby tied the second longest points scoring streak in 18 years while the Penguins won, leaving Pittsburgh only one point behind Philadelphia.
Dec 22, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT
The Canucks won’t have to make any tough decisions until around February as the team moved Sami Salo’s return date back about a month or so.
Dec 22, 2010, 6:30 PM EDT
Here are the probable starters for tonight’s four games.
Dec 21, 2010, 10:52 PM EDT
The balance of power in the Southeast shifted once again, as a Capitals win and Thrashers loss flip-flops the two teams for the division lead.
Dec 21, 2010, 9:50 PM EDT
Cam Ward ran away with the save of the week voting for the week of December 13-19th.
Dec 21, 2010, 9:07 PM EDT
The Kings plan on easing him to the lineup with a “fourth line role” but the news is good all the same: Marco Sturm is expected to make his debut with L.A. tonight.
Dec 21, 2010, 8:40 PM EDT
The success of Brad Richards (in specific) and the Dallas Stars (in general) isn’t getting much attention from the media – national or local.
Quick hits: Leafs’ outdoor practice, Czech-German WJC game postponed, Fowler becomes a human X-Mas tree
Dec 21, 2010, 8:15 PM EDT
Here are a handful of smaller stories, from the Leafs’ outdoor practice to Team Germany’s lost baggage and Cam Fowler becoming a human Christmas tree.
Dec 21, 2010, 7:40 PM EDT
For the second week in a row, Linus Omark earned the goal of the week award among PHT readers.
Dec 21, 2010, 7:20 PM EDT
The Islanders placed Rick DiPietro and Mike Mottau on the injured reserve; Mottau’s season is over.
Dec 21, 2010, 6:57 PM EDT
Bruce Boudreau’s mother didn’t like it, but Gary Bettman calls the profanity-packed speech by the Capitals’ coach part of “the ultimate reality show.”
Dec 21, 2010, 6:00 PM EDT
Capitals forwards Alexander Semin and Matt Hendricks might miss tonight’s game against the Devils, as they are game-time decisions.
Dec 21, 2010, 5:40 PM EDT
Tough news for lady hockey fans who like to dream: Ryan Miller and actress Naureen DeWulf reportedly confirmed their engagement.
Dec 21, 2010, 5:20 PM EDT
Check out the probable starting goalies for today’s seven games.
Dec 21, 2010, 2:42 PM EDT
Evgeni Malkin eked his way into the top three forwards in the latest update of all-star game voting results
Dec 21, 2010, 1:33 PM EDT
If any player would damage his nose to the point that he needs to miss some time with reconstructive surgery, it would be Buffalo Sabres Tim Connolly.
NHL Network to provide exclusive coverage of U.S. National team, will also carry Dec. 23 Caps-Pens game
Dec 21, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT
A pair of great announcements for people who subscribe to NHL Network today: the channel will carry Thursday’s Penguins-Capitals game and the U.S. NHL Network will provide exclusive coverage of team USA’s bid to win back-to-back gold medals in the 2011 WJC tournament.
Dec 21, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT
Here are some snappy previews for today’s seven games.
- Panthers owners say they’re committed even though team has lost ‘tremendous amounts of money’ 7
- Update: Wild’s Harding out indefinitely with fractured foot 19
- Johansen heads home from Columbus as talks get even messier 17
- Kesler accuses Vancouver media of making up stories, ‘throwing people under the bus’ 22
- Jackets reveal Johansen offers — including an eight year, $46M deal 50
- Mike Yeo is pretty unhappy with Minnesota’s goalie situation 22
- Much to his relief, Lecavalier will start season at center 15
- Heeeeeere’s Johnny! Davidson shreds Johansen’s agent for ‘baffling, nonsensical’ contract demands 61
- Advantage Kuemper? Harding on crutches after ankle injury 15
- Done deal, finally: Wings ink DeKeyser to two-year, $4.375M extension 11
- Chiarelli: At some point, I’m going to have to trade a defenseman (56)
- Jackets reveal Johansen offers — including an eight year, $46M deal (50)
- Will the NHL publicize divers? (48)
- No icing on the PK? The USHL will see how that looks (43)