Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL’ Category

Canadian standout Anthony Mantha barred for quarter-final vs. Switzerland

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Canadian forward Anthony Mantha on Wednesday was suspended one game by the IIHF for a hit to the head of U.S. forward Colin White on Tuesday at the men's world hockey championship and will miss Thursday's quarter-final against Switzerland.

From dead last to Stanley Cup final, Blues’ glorious journey continues

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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The St. Louis Blues have been around a lot longer than the Vegas Golden Knights, but their journey over the past five months is almost as remarkable as the expansion team's run to the championship series a year ago.

Stanley Cup final schedule and TV info

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Watch the action live on CBC TV or streamed through and the CBC Sports app.

Blues eliminate Sharks, advance to Cup final for 1st time in 49 years

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades.

Kyle Turris paces Canada in shutout win over rival U.S.

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist as Canada finished off preliminary play at the world hockey championship with a 3-0 win over the United States on Tuesday in Kosice, Slovakia. Canada will face Switzerland in a quarter-final Thursday.

Dallas Eakins rediscovers groove behind bench after mistakes with Oilers

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Since being fired by Edmonton after 113 games, Dallas Eakins has found more of the success that got him to the NHL. And while the Anaheim head-coaching job remains vacant, Eakins insists he's solely focused on trying to help its AHL affiliate lift the Calder Cup.

U.S. up next as Canada notches easy shutout over Denmark

Monday, May 20th, 2019
Slovakia Ice Hockey Worlds

Carter Hart and Mackenzie Blackwood combined for a 24-save shutout as Canada routed Denmark 5-0 on Monday in round-robin play at the men's hockey world championship.

Sharks trio on the limp entering elimination game at St. Louis

Monday, May 20th, 2019

The San Jose Sharks left town Monday to play Game 6 of the NHL Western Conference final at St. Louis on Tuesday with questions about the status of captain Joe Pavelski, high-scoring forward Tomas Hertl and playmaking defenceman Erik Karlsson.

Blues move to brink of Cup final after blanking Sharks

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a penalty shot and Jaden Schwartz added the first of his three goals during a dominant second period that carried St. Louis to the brink of its first trip to the Stanley Cup Final in nearly a half-century, with a 5-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday in Game 5 of the Western Conference final.

Chara returns as Bruins continue to await Stanley Cup opponent

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Three days after he had to miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final because of an undisclosed injury, Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara skated before practice on Sunday.