Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL’ Category

McDavid collects 3 more points to help Oilers open road trip by beating Sharks

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Connor McDavid had a goal and two assists for his third straight game with at least three points, Leon Draisaitl extended his point streak to 13 games and the Edmonton Oilers snapped the San Jose Sharks' six-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory Tuesday night.

Same story for Leafs as they allow 1st goal, drop 6th straight to Golden Knights

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves in his 450th win and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Tuesday night.

Flames’ furious flurry comes too little, too late in another loss to Avalanche

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Andre Burakovsky stayed red-hot with another two goals on Tuesday night, leading the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Calgary Flames.

Stars rout reeling Canucks for 4th straight win

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Canucks Stars Hockey

Jamie Benn scored twice, Ben Bishop made 32 saves and the Dallas Stars beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-1 Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.

Laine’s quick snipe sets stage for surging Jets to down slumping Predators

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers scored, Connor Hellebuyck made 38 saves and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Anthony Duclair strikes twice to lead Sens past Wings in battle of Atlantic basement

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Senators Red Wings Hockey

Anthony Duclair had two goals and an assist, and the Ottawa Senators held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 Tuesday night.

Blue Jackets bank home winner to earn 1st multi-goal victory of season against Habs

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Canadiens Blue Jackets Hockey

Pierre-Luc Dubois had two goals and an assist, rookie Emil Bemstrom added a goal and an assist, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Montreal Canadians 5-2 Tuesday night.

Forced to play d-man up front, Sabres GM says team is ‘actively seeking’ forward

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

With defenceman Zach Bogosian getting closer to making his season debut, Buffalo general manager Jason Botterill said he is actively seeking a trade to balance the Sabres roster.

Ron MacLean says he doesn’t believe Don Cherry is racist

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
HKN MacLean Degree 20191119

Ron MacLean, the long-time co-host of "Coach's Corner" with Cherry, was in Edmonton to receive an honorary doctor of laws degree at the University of Alberta. Before receiving the degree, MacLean told reporters it's been a difficult time surrounding Don Cherry's dismissal.

What constitutes offside? NHL GMs to re-examine confusing rule at annual meetings

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

The NHL is going to take another run at tweaking its offside rule. The league's general managers shot down a proposed change 2 1/2 years ago that would have seen an attacking player deemed onside if his skate was in the air above the blue line — but not on the ice — when the puck entered the offensive zone.