Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL’ Category

Canadian NHL roundup: Habs down Leafs in game absent of both team’s big names

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Xavier Ouellet and Artturi Lehkonen each scored twice as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 in pre-season play on Monday.

Philadelphia’s new mascot more terrifying than Broad Street Bullies

Monday, September 24th, 2018

The Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new mascot and social media had a field day with many users comparing "Gritty" to the stuff of nightmares.

Ex-Canadiens captain Gionta to retire after 16 NHL seasons: report

Monday, September 24th, 2018

A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that 39-year-old forward Brian Gionta is retiring after scoring 291 goals and 595 points in 1,026 regular-season games, covering 16 NHL seasons.

Canadiens sign Paul Byron to 4-year contract extension

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension with forward Paul Byron. The deal, which has an average annual value of $3.4 million US, was announced Sunday.

Canadian NHL roundup: Maple Leafs stay perfect, Senators keep losing

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
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The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Buffalo Sabres, while the Montreal Canadiens handed the Ottawa Senators a loss in Saturday's NHL preseason action.

Habs’ Domi regrets sucker-punching Aaron Ekblad

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi says he regrets punching Florida Panthers defenceman Aaron Ekblad in an incident that cost him a suspension for the remainder of the NHL pre-season.

Habs’ Max Domi suspended for rest of pre-season

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi has been suspended for the remainder of the NHL pre-season after punching Florida defenceman Aaron Ekblad during an exhibition game.

Canadian NHL roundup: Max Domi makes conspicuous Habs’ debut in pre-season loss

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Evgenii Dadonov and Jared McCann each scored twice as the Florida Panthers beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 on Wednesday, while Max Domi got handed a match penalty for a bare-handed sucker punch on Aaron Ekblad.

Rattie, Puljujarvi make their case for Oilers’ right-wing spots

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Ty Rattie and Jesse Puljujarvi are stepping up at training camp for the Edmonton Oilers, a team that has wide open competition at the right wing spot and needs to shore it up to rise in the standings this season.

Watch new Shark Erik Karlsson’s press conference from San Jose

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Watch tonight at 6 p.m. ET as former Ottawa Senator Erik Karlsson addresses the media for the first time in San Jose as a member of the Sharks.