Kyle Palmieri scored his seventh goal in four games, Keith Kinkaid stopped 24 shots for his second shutout and the New Jersey Devils continued their perfect start, beating the Dallas Stars 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Garret Sparks made 33 saves in a surprise start, Kasperi Kapanen scored twice and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 Monday night in Toronto for their fifth straight win.
Joe Pavelski scored two of San Jose’s four first-period goals, and Evander Kane also scored twice to spark the Sharks to an 8-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
The ownership group looking to bring an expansion NHL team to Seattle unveiled plans Monday for a $70 million training facility in the northern part of the city.
Jonathan Toews scored his third goal of the game 2:20 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 5-4 on Saturday night.
Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been suspended 20 games by the NHL for a blindside hit to the head of an opponent during a preseason game. Wilson’s punishment was announced just before the Stanley Cup champion Capitals opened the regular season at home against Boston. Wilson was punished for a hit on St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist over the weekend.
With a full voice and the shortest summer of his career behind him, T.J. Oshie hasn’t changed his tune that the Capitals can repeat.
The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle. Commissioner Gary Bettman says the Board of Governors executive committee recommended to the full group to proceed with Seattle’s expansion application with an eye on voting to approve the league’s 32nd franchise in December. The recommendation comes after key stakeholders presented their case to the executive committee and hit it off enough that Seattle could be awarded a team two months from now.
The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved plans for a privately funded $700 million renovation of KeyArena, clearing one of the last major hurdles in the city’s bid to land an expansion NHL franchise.
The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Miles Wood to a four-year, $11 million contract. General manager Ray Shero announced the signing on Saturday.
Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi has been suspended for the remainder of the NHL preseason after punching Florida defenseman Aaron Ekblad during an exhibition game.
The San Jose Sharks have acquired two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman Erik Karlsson from the Ottawa Senators.
Five-time All-Star center Tyler Seguin has signed a $78.8 million, eight-year contract extension with the Dallas Stars that goes through the 2026-27 season. Stars general manager Jim Nill announced the deal before the team departed Texas for the start of training camp in Boise, Idaho.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have given coach John Tortorella a two-year contract extension. The team announced that the 60-year-old Tortorella has been signed through the 2020-21 season. Terms weren’t disclosed. His current $2 million-a-year contract runs through this season. Tortorella led the Blue Jackets to the playoffs in his first two full seasons in Columbus. He won the Jack Adams Trophy as the NHL’s coach of the year.
NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly says December is the earliest the Board of Governors will vote on potential expansion to Seattle. In an interview with The Associated Press at the league’s annual preseason media tour, Daly called it “doubtful” any formal vote will happen on a Seattle franchise between meetings in October and December.
The investment group hoping to bring an expansion NHL franchise to Seattle for the 2020 season has announced a new set of local investors including Seattle Sounders majority owner Adrian Hanauer and members of the Ackerley family that previously owned the Seattle SuperSonics.
The Winnipeg Jets have signed captain Blake Wheeler to a $41.25 million, five-year contract extension.
Auston Matthews and Patrick Kane were among dozens of U.S.-born NHL players who gathered for a charity game won by the Blue over the White 14-9 Sunday.
A small Saskatchewan city devastated by a fatal bus crash involving its junior hockey team welcomed a trophy that fans no doubt hoped would one day be hoisted by one of their boys. Washington Capitals forward Chandler Stephenson brought the Stanley Cup to Humboldt to recognize the community’s strength and resilience after the April crash that killed 16 people, 10 of them players.
Capitals rookie Chandler Stephenson is taking the Stanley Cup to Humboldt to help the Canadian community heal after the deadly bus crash involving a junior hockey team. Stephenson understands he can’t replace any of the 16 lives lost in the April crash. He just wants to give the Saskatchewan town a positive day. More than a dozen current and former NHL players will join Stephenson for Humboldt Hockey Day to celebrate the strength and resilience of local residents.
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