He came to Buffalo a relative unknown. When Ralph Krueger was hired as head coach of the Buffalo Sabres, he was not considered a slam-dunk candidate. Not having coached in the National Hockey League since 2013, the former chairman of the Southampton Football Club entered Buffalo incognito to learn and explore. The anonymity did not […]
Tuesday night’s game seemed like one of those where the Vancouver Canucks were simply destined to win, and they did – beating the Ottawa Senators by a 5-2 score. The Canucks scored four goals in the first period, then held off the Senators’ pressure. Ottawa actually outshot the Canucks by a 42-29 margin, but goalie […]
As we enter the third month of the National Hockey League season, I figured now would be as good of a time as ever to follow-up on my Winnipeg Jets’ Top 10 Prospects piece I wrote back in August and see where the 10 players are at with their respected clubs. It is interesting to […]
TORONTO — Valeri Nichushkin scored a shorthanded goal in the third period as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Wednesday. Nathan MacKinnon, with a goal and an assist, and Joonas Donskoi, into an empty net, also scored for Colorado (17-8-2). Philipp Grubauer stopped 38 shots the Avalanche, who played for the first time since Saturday. Zach […]
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PITTSBURGH — Stefan Noesen celebrated his return to the NHL with his first goal of the season and the banged up Pittsburgh Penguins handed the St. Louis Blues their first regulation road loss since before Halloween with a 3-0 victory on Wednesday night. Noesen, a five-year veteran who signed a minor-league deal with the Penguins […]
The Philadelphia Flyers increased their win streak to five with a blowout win against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Taking a 1-1 tie into the third period, the Flyers scored five unanswered goals to win the contest 6-1. Joel Farabee scored an empty-net goal to make it 4-1 but the team wasn’t done yet. James van […]
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Mikko Rantanen is back. Gabriel Landeskog is traveling with the team and may play on the road. Nathan MacKinnon is playing some of his best hockey ever. The top line is almost one hundred percent. Matt Calvert and Andre Burakovsky are nearing their returns. The Colorado Avalanche has managed to persevere through some major injuries […]
As the New York Islanders seem to have finally established themselves as a regular playoff team, this past decade has had some memorable postseason games. They were able to win two playoff series, which they had not done since 1993. They advanced with wins over the Florida Panthers in 2016 and the Pittsburgh Penguins in […]
SUNRISE, Fla. — Carson Soucy scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Luke Kunin, Mats Zuccarello and Jason Zucker also scored as the Wild won their fourth straight game and earned a point for the 10th straight […]
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BOSTON — Charlie Coyle scored late in the third period, Jaroslav Halak stopped 24 shots for his second shutout of the season, and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 Tuesday night for their eighth straight win. David Krejci also scored for Boston, just 1:08 after Coyle got the Bruins on the scoreboard. James […]
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