Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL’ Category

Sabres edge Flames in OT to end 4-game skid

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Jack Eichel scored the overtime winner for the Buffalo Sabres in a 4-3 road win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.

New dad Duchene leads Senators to convincing win over former team Avalanche

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Matt Duchene scored twice and added an assist in the Ottawa Senators' 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.

Possible omen of NHL work stoppage as league, NHLPA abandon World Cup in 2020

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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The NHL and NHL Players' Association have given up on the possibility of staging the next World Cup of Hockey in September 2020.

Mike Babcock shakes up forward lines at Leafs’ practice

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock put his forward lines in the blender at practice Wednesday. Auston Matthews was back between William Nylander and Zach Hyman, a trio that was together most of the last two seasons.

Habs’ Paul Byron to have NHL hearing for charging against Panthers’ Weegar

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron will have a telephone hearing Wednesday with the NHL's department of player safety to discuss his charging penalty on Tuesday night that put Florida defenceman MacKenzie Weegar in concussion protocol.

Jets subdue Golden Knights to extend unbeaten streak to 6 games

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Kyle Connor scored twice and added an assist as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-1 on Tuesday.

Niemi has career-high 52 saves as Habs roll to 3rd straight win

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Antti Niemi made a career-high 52 saves as the Montreal Canadiens extended their win streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.

Giordano all-star snub may be a blessing in disguise for Flames

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Considerable grumbling emanated from Flames Nation when defenceman Mark Giordano was passed over for the NHL all-star game. The snub could turn out to be an advantage for the Flames.

Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson ‘day-to-day,’ may play Wednesday

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green says he's not ruling out the possibility of Elias Pettersson returning to the lineup on Wednesday. The star rookie has missed three games after suffering a knee injury when he got tangled up with Canadiens centre Jesperi Kotkaniemi in Montreal on Jan. 3.

Larry Murphy, once the whipping boy of Leafs fans, can sympathize with Jake Gardiner, the latest target

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Larry Murphy knows what it's like to hear the boos raining down from Maple Leafs fans, so he can sympathize with what Jake Gardiner is going through.