Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL’ Category

Draisaitl’s buzzer-beater lifts Oilers past Jets

Sunday, January 24th, 2021
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Leon Draisaitl scored the game-winning goal with less than a second left to give the Edmonton Oilers a victory over the Winnipeg Jets Sunday night at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg.

Leafs relish puck luck to down Flames on Reilly’s 3-assist night

Sunday, January 24th, 2021
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Morgan Reilly's three assists helped the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 win over the host Calgary Flames on Sunday.

Laine’s departure has Jets faithful focused on loss — despite lucrative gains

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021
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Patrik Laine is a Columbus Blue Jacket, leaving the Jets faithful with many cold months to conduct a virtual post-mortem on what went so terribly wrong.

Pierre-Luc Dubois granted wish, traded to Jets for fellow forward Laine

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021
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Columbus and Winnipeg hooked up for a blockbuster NHL trade Saturday, with the Blue Jackets dealing Pierre-Luc Dubois and a 2022 third-round draft pick to the Jets for fellow forwards Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic, who signed a two-year deal with his new team.

Canucks overcome Tyler Toffoli hat trick, late deficit to down Canadiens in shootout

Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Bo Horvat scored the shootout winner to give the Vancouver Canucks a 6-5 victory over the Montreal Canadiens Wednesday.

NHL postpones Hurricanes’ 2 games against Panthers

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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The NHL has postponed games for the Carolina Hurricanes through "at least" Saturday after five Hurricanes players have been placed on the league's COVID-19 protocol list.

How all-Canadian division coaches, players plan to guard against predictability this season

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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The shortened NHL season has each team playing an abbreviated 56-game schedule within its division. Some of the Canadian clubs will see each other nine or 10 times.

Oilers place goalie Mike Smith on long-term injury reserve

Friday, January 15th, 2021
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The Edmonton Oilers have placed goaltender Mike Smith on long-term injury reserve, and have re-assigned Olivier Rodrigue to the club's taxi squad, pending quarantine protocols.

McDavid hat trick propels Oilers to bounceback victory against Canucks

Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Connor McDavid scored a hat trick and added an assist as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 Thursday for their first win of the NHL season.

Laine winner caps sparkling performance as Jets extinguish Flames in overtime

Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Patrik Laine scored his second goal of the game in overtime, and the Winnipeg Jets started their season with a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames Thursday.