Jan 6, 2011, 1:42 PM EDT
Think you’ve had a rocky start to 2011? Jordan Eberle can relate: his country failed in the WJC, he’s dealing with an ankle injury on an awful Edmonton team and underwent an emergency appendectomy this week. Yikes.
Jan 6, 2011, 1:18 PM EDT
Perhaps this news shouldn’t be too surprising, but the Russian junior teams’ behavior was so raucous that they were kicked off their flight back home this morning.
Jan 6, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT
Cam Ward robbed Marc Staal last night for the January 5th save of the night.
Jan 6, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
It’s not often that we award a five goal run the goal of the night award, but moments like Russia’s comeback in the gold medal game against Canada rarely surface either.
Jan 6, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
Check out this truly unique moment, as USHL player Andrew Prochno shot a puck that hit a post … and split in half.
Jan 6, 2011, 2:09 AM EDT
Here are recaps of Wednesday night’s games.
Jan 6, 2011, 1:48 AM EDT
Close calls might have cost the Chicago Blackhawks and Florida Panthers a point or two on Wednesday night. Check out the bad luck for Viktor Stalberg and Bryan McCabe and good luck for Kari Lehtonen and Ondrej Pavelec in this post.
Jan 5, 2011, 11:13 PM EDT
Make no mistake about which team is No. 1 in the East – at least right now – as top seed Pittsburgh dismantled second seed Tampa Bay 8-1 tonight.
Jan 5, 2011, 10:33 PM EDT
With a 3-0 lead, it looked like the Canadians would earn gold medal redemption in the World Junior Championships. Instead, the Russian team shocked the hockey world by scoring five unanswered goals in the third period to complete one of the biggest comebacks in the tournament’s history.
Jan 5, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT
Just a few days after scoring a beautiful penalty shot goal, Steven Stamkos fell over and failed to even register a shot against Marc-Andre Fleury tonight.
Jan 5, 2011, 8:36 PM EDT
On the heels of Ryan Getzlaf’s unnerving sinus fractures – an injury that might have been prevented or limited if he wore a visor – we must ask: should the NHL require players to wear visors?
Jan 5, 2011, 7:33 PM EDT
Logan Couture lead all rookies in scoring in the month of December, earning the rookie of the month. Could the Calder Trophy be in his future, too?
Jan 4, 2011, 6:23 PM EDT
Chris Osgood’s series of saves earned him his 400th win and the December 27-January 2nd save of the week.
Jan 4, 2011, 5:45 PM EDT
Here are the probable starters for tonight’s five games, including the Tampa Bay Lightning debut of Dwayne Roloson.
Jan 4, 2011, 5:00 PM EDT
A couple months ago, rumors surfaced that the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in adding offensive defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron. It sounds like those rumors were justified.
Jan 4, 2011, 4:08 PM EDT
PHT readers voted in favor of Jay Beagle for the December 27-January 2nd goal of the week.
Jan 4, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT
The NHL named its three stars of December: Sidney Crosby, Roberto Luongo and Nicklas Lidstrom.
Jan 4, 2011, 2:51 PM EDT
All of the talk centered around dealing with Sami Salo’s cap hit, but what if he just decides to retire?
Jan 4, 2011, 1:58 PM EDT
Many expected the Islanders to make a claim for Michael Leighton. Instead, the big goalie will report to the Flyers’ AHL affiliate this week because he cleared waivers today.
Jan 4, 2011, 1:28 PM EDT
Here are previews of tonight’s five games, including a big game between the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning for the Southeast Division lead.
Jan 4, 2011, 12:34 PM EDT
Week after week, we followed the fan voting for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game. In case you haven’t been keeping up, fans were able to pick their equivalent to a First NHL All-Star team with three forwards, two defensemen and one goalie. The league just announced the roster, which is comprised solely of Pittsburgh Penguins…
Jan 4, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT
Chris Higgins had a breakaway chance, but Cam Ward denied him with a nice glove save to earn January 3rd’s save of the night.
Jan 4, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
While the full Canada-U.S. game was a severe mismatch and letdown, it produced some great moments. Quinton Howden’s game winning goal also earned him the December 3rd goal of the night.
Jan 4, 2011, 2:31 AM EDT
Here are summaries of Monday’s games, including two teams winning in cities that haven’t been very friendly to them over the ears.
Jan 4, 2011, 12:34 AM EDT
A great game between the Kings and Blackhawks ended with two strange goals, including a game winner by Jonathan Toews in his return from a brief injury hiatus.
- Big money: Tarasenko signs eight-year, $60 million extension with Blues 73
- Blackhawks extend TVR through 2017-18 3
- Good start: McDavid scores five in Oilers scrimmage 32
- Caps ink Kuznetsov to two-year, $6 million extension 9
- Bruins sign three — Hayes, Connolly, and DeFazio 12
- Babcock expects Kadri to be ‘an elite player’ 15
- No expansion bid expected from Kansas City 37
- Leafs sign Matthias — one year, $2.3 million 17
- Report: Kopitar, Kings in ‘early stages of negotiations’ for extension 12
- Arbitration filed: Holtby, Nyquist & Stepan highlight list released by NHLPA 15
- Blockbuster: Kessel traded to the Penguins (131)
- Expansion process underway as NHL sends out applications (92)
- Sabres lock up O’Reilly through 2022-23 (74)
- Trade: Caps acquire Oshie from Blues for Brouwer, Copley and draft pick (73)
- Big money: Tarasenko signs eight-year, $60 million extension with Blues (73)