When the season started, most hockey commentators had the Ottawa Senators pegged as an NHL bottom-feeder. That it hasn’t happened yet is a testament to the organization. Related: Senators’ Jean-Gabriel Pageau: Will He Stay in Ottawa? Head coach D.J. Smith is doing a good job of motivating his players and making solid decisions. Many Senators […]
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The New Jersey Devils shook up their goaltending situation yesterday morning, calling up the recently acquired Louis Domingue from the AHL. But that wasn’t the only moved they made, as they placed veteran netminder Cory Schneider on waivers to send him to the AHL. Schneider, 33 years old, has struggled mightily this season, as he has a […]
There is plenty of news this afternoon as we prepare for tonight’s World Junior Championship semifinals. The United States will get one of their forwards back for tonight’s game versus Finland. One of the best programs in the United States Hockey League (USHL) has one of the hottest players in the country and appear to […]
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In the Columbus Blue Jackets’ third game of the 2020-21 season, a 3-2 win over the Red Wings in Detroit, forward Oliver Bjorkstrand tallied what is known as a “Gordie Howe Hat Trick” (GHHT). Rather than three goals, these hat tricks consist of a goal, an assist, and a fight. Bjorkstrand tied the score in […]
The San Jose Sharks won their first game of the season in a thriller against the Arizona Coyotes. The Sharks grabbed an early lead, but lost it in the dying minutes of the third. Luckily, they emerged victors in their first game in 10 months. However, in this 4-3 shootout win, one line stood out. […]
TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs say they are aware of a complaint of disturbing the peace against star forward Auston Matthews.
In a statement, the Leafs say "Auston is co-operating fully with the relevant authorities but neither he nor the Club will...
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One of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ top prospects went down to injury during his regular-season National Hockey League debut, but the team got some relatively good news on his status. A young player who has Montreal Canadiens fans excited continues to score in college. Plus, the New Jersey Devils bring home a recent draft pick […]
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It may seem cut and dry who the top defenseman in Pittsburgh Penguins history is, but the players leading up to it have made a case for themselves. While the Penguins’ franchise isn’t a gold mine of elite, long-term defenders, they have had some luxuries over their 53-year history. Before we go any further, a […]
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Fisher’s Top 500 Final Rankings Final Rankings for Overagers Final Rankings for Goaltenders Final Rankings for Defencemen This series is further analyzing my final rankings for the 2020 NHL Draft by position, by league and by country. Today will focus on the forwards — starting with the overall group before sorting them by centres, right […]
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The New York Rangers often have talented young defensemen begin their careers in pairs. In the 2007-08 season, it was Dan Girardi and Marc Staal. This season, it’s been Adam Fox and Ryan Lindgren. In the 2010-11 season, it was Ryan McDonagh and Michael Sauer. The Future Looked Bright for Sauer and the Rangers Girardi, […]
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