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Maple Leafs ride early momentum in victory over Islanders to close 6-game road trip

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022

Morgan Rielly had a goal and an assist, Petr Mrazek stopped 25 shots and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Islanders 3-1 Saturday night in New York.

Barkov scores shootout winner as Panthers defeat Canucks

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022
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Aleksander Barkov scored the shootout winner to give the visiting Florida Panthers a 2-1 comeback victory over the undermanned Vancouver Canucks on Friday.

Islanders great, Hall of Famer Clark Gillies dead at 67

Friday, January 21st, 2022

Clark Gillies, a Hall of Fame left-winger who provided a physical presence and a scoring touch for the New York Islanders during their dynasty in the early 1980s, died, the team announced Friday. He was 67.

Habs GM Hughes introduced in Montreal, excited to build franchise in hometown

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
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On a stage laid out directly onto the Bell Centre ice, the Montreal Canadiens introduced newly hired general manager Kent Hughes on Wednesday afternoon. The former sports agent is leaving behind his firm to help end the struggles of his hometown hockey team and build a winner.

Ovechkin, McDavid, Matthews headline NHL All-Star roster

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Washington star Alexander Ovechkin and high-scoring Edmonton teammates Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl headline the rosters for the NHL All-Star Weekend announced Thursday.

Marchand’s hat trick leads convincing Bruins victory over lowly Canadiens

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

Brad Marchand scored two goals 15 seconds apart in the first period and completed the hat trick with a short-handed goal in the second, leading the Boston Bruins to a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night in Boston.

Landeskog’s hat trick leads Avalanche to rout over Jets

Thursday, January 6th, 2022
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Gabriel Landeskog had his fourth career hat trick and finished with four points to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 7-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

Red-hot Canucks hand reeling Kraken 5th consecutive loss

Sunday, January 2nd, 2022

Vasily Podkolzin and Nils Hoglander scored first-period goals, Tyler Motte and Conor Garland scored in the third period, and the Vancouver Canucks stayed hot with a 5-2 win over the Seattle Kraken on Saturday night in Seattle.

Kings snap Canucks 7-game win streak under Boudreau

Friday, December 31st, 2021

Adrian Kempe and Viktor Arvidsson scored in the shootout, Jonathan Quick made 17 saves and the Los Angeles Kings snapped the Vancouver Canucks' seven-game winning streak under new coach Bruce Boudreau with a 2-1 victory Thursday night.

NHL players vent frustration over being barred from Beijing Olympics

Wednesday, December 29th, 2021

Brad Marchand is not happy. Neither is Vladimir Tarasenko. And they are not alone. A handful of NHL players are voicing their frustration over the league's decision barring them from participating in the Beijing Olympics.