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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.