Jan 20, 2011, 12:07 PM EDT
Here’s the lowdown on Hockey Day in America, held by the NHL and NBC on February 20th.
Jan 20, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT
The hits keep coming for the Rangers (Ruslan Fedetenko), Blues (Carlo Colaiacovo) and Canadiens (Jeff Halpern) as these teams just keep suffering injuries.
Jan 20, 2011, 10:48 AM EDT
Curtis Glencross delivered the latest suspension-worthy hit last night, boarding a vulnerable player in Clayton Stoner. Check out discussion of the hit and video of the play in this post.
Jan 20, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT
Marian Gaborik responded to a benching by scoring four goals and one assist, including tallies that collectively earned him the January 19th Goal of the Night.
Jan 20, 2011, 1:11 AM EDT
The Wild dominated the Flames tonight 6-0 thanks to great performances by returning goalie Niklas Backstrom and forward Martin Havlat.
Jan 20, 2011, 12:30 AM EDT
In one night, R.J. Umberger scored an overtime game-winner and prepares to become a dad. So how was your Wednesday?
Jan 19, 2011, 11:46 PM EDT
Are the Oilers making the right “calculated risk” by allowing Shawn Horcoff to return before his MCL sprain is fully healed?
Jan 19, 2011, 10:04 PM EDT
Three days after New York Rangers coach John Tortorella decided to bench star forward Marian Gaborik, the Slovakian sniper responded with an outstanding four-goal, one-assist performance to help the team beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-0. Gaborik broke an eight-game goal drought in a big way, scoring twice in the first and twice in the…
Jan 19, 2011, 9:18 PM EDT
The NHL decided to rescind an instigator penalty that would have lead to an automatic one-game suspension for Wild forward Brad Staubitz and as $10K fine for coach Todd Richards.
Jan 19, 2011, 8:33 PM EDT
Despite the fact that he’s one of the “lightest people in hockey,” Kyle Wellwood still deals with fat jokes. At least he can laugh about it too, now.
Jan 19, 2011, 7:48 PM EDT
More than six years after being the focus of one of the strangest (and saddest) hockey stories ever, Mike Danton says he hopes to return to the NHL.
Jan 19, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT
Here are the probable starters for tonight’s three games.
Jan 18, 2011, 7:09 PM EDT
Jaroslav Halak beat out some of the biggest names in the NHL to earn the January 10-16th Save of the Week.
Jan 18, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s first seven games.
Jan 18, 2011, 5:30 PM EDT
The Flyers handed their exceptional general manager Paul Holmgren a three-year contract extension reportedly worth $4.5 million today.
Jan 18, 2011, 4:45 PM EDT
There were some great contestants for the January 10-16th Goal of the Week, but Blackhawks forward Dave Bolland earned it with his “killer crossover.”
Jan 18, 2011, 4:11 PM EDT
With Sidney Crosby missing time thanks to concussions, the spotlight turns to Evgeni Malkin. Yet the Penguins’ “other” star isn’t himself. This post goes in-depth to study why he might be struggling and what could be done to break him out of his considerable slump.
Jan 18, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT
Here are previews for an exciting 10-game slate of games, including Detroit vs. Pittsburgh and Washington vs. Philadelphia.
Jan 18, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT
There hasn’t been much good news for the Blues lately, but here’s one promising bit: the team activated TJ Oshie today. He’s expected to play against the Kings tonight.
Jan 18, 2011, 1:44 PM EDT
The NHL handed Sharks forward Scott Nichol a four-game suspension for his hit on Coyotes defenseman David Schlemko.
Jan 18, 2011, 1:20 PM EDT
Let’s celebrate Mark Messier’s 50th birthday with a look back at his great career.
Jan 18, 2011, 12:42 PM EDT
Sidney Crosby’s agent Pat Brisson shot down rumors of his client boycotting the 2011 NHL All-Star Game. Let’s not ignore the possibility that he isn’t very happy with the way the league handled the hits that caused his concussion, though.
Jan 18, 2011, 12:27 PM EDT
More Sharks news: the team claimed Kyle Wellwood to thwart the Blues while Scott Nichol faces a disciplinary hearing for his elbow on Coyotes defenseman David Schlemko.
Jan 18, 2011, 12:06 PM EDT
On one side, Brendan Shanahan says that Sidney Crosby “couldn’t be more cooperative” regarding the 2011 NHL All-Star Game. Yet rumors are circulating that the league’s top star might “boycott” the game in protest of the way the NHL handles concussions. Click “Read More” for the details.
Jan 18, 2011, 11:47 AM EDT
The Sharks added some grit (and another former Blackhawk) by trading for enforcer Ben Eager. The Thrashers received San Jose’s fifth round pick in the exchange.
- Caps’ Backstrom underwent arthroscopic hip surgery 0
- Report: Sens’ Murray to retire after next season 0
- Of course: ‘Hawks, Ducks’ back-and-forth series is going to Game 7 39
- WATCH LIVE: Ducks at Blackhawks, Western Conference Final Game 6 1
- As Bolts deal with illness, extra day of rest could prove beneficial 11
- Sounds like it’s Rundblad, not TVR, in for Chicago on defense 17
- On Kreider, and trying ‘to turn the other cheek’ 48
- Report: Sharks to name DeBoer head coach 17
- Video: Lundqvist helps lead Rangers back to New York for Game 7 6
- Lightning get taken to ‘school of hard knocks’ in third-period collapse 11
- Kesler on wearing down Chicago: ‘No human can withstand that many hits’ (75)
- What’s wrong with Lundqvist? (70)
- From healthy scratch to hero: Vermette scores OT winner for Blackhawks (66)
- Fetisov wants to restrict young Russians from playing in the NHL (53)
- Babcock wants to ‘put Canada’s team back on the map’ (49)