Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL’ Category

Canadian NHL teams rebound from playoff-less season

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Canadian teams have made huge strides from last season, when all seven squads missed out on the playoffs for the first time since 1970. In fact, five of the seven biggest leaps in points from last season to this season are projected to come from Canadian clubs,

Leafs goalie Andersen at practice after injury

Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Toronto Maple Leafs starting goalie Frederik Andersen was at practice Monday following a mysterious exit from Saturday's loss in Buffalo.

5 things we learned in the NHL last week: Crosby can slash his way through anything

Monday, March 27th, 2017
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There was no shortage of moments that caught the attention of hockey fans over the last seven days, including Sidney Crosby's various talents with a hockey stick, Mike Babcock pledging to never again gamble with the penalty box, and the Rangers-Devils rivalry is still a thing.

Jets capitalize on power play to down Canucks

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Michael Hutchinson made 28 saves and Adam Lowry scored a third-period power-play goal to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks Sunday night.

U.S. men’s hockey players may join women in worlds boycott: report

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

With the participation of the U.S. women's hockey team in this Thursday's world championships already in doubt, there could be more uncertainty ahead. According to sports agent and lawyer Allan Walsh, the U.S. men's hockey team is considering following suit with their female compatriots.

Oilers pull away late to move into 3-way tie atop Pacific

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Drake Caggiula and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins each had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers moved into a three-way tie for first place in the Pacific Division with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.

Monahan’s OT winner lifts Flames past Blues

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Sean Monahan scored with 3 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames past the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday night.

Habs hold off Senators to maintain Atlantic lead

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Andrei Markov scored two goals and set up another as the Montreal Canadiens downed the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Saturday night to retain first place in the NHL Atlantic Division.

Leafs’ playoff pursuit hits bump in loss to Sabres

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Jack Eichel scored twice and set up another goal in the Buffalo Sabres' 5-2 win that slowed the youth-laden Toronto Maple Leafs' late-season surge to clinch a playoff berth.

Canucks’ Brock Boeser scores game-winner in NHL debut

Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Brock Boeser scored in his NHL debut and Vancouver also got a pair of goals from Reid Boucher as the Canucks defeated the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Saturday.