Stories tagged: hockey
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 3:58 P.M.
On cutting edge of custom skates, is Alex Ovechkin a trendsetter?
Alex Ovechkin is the first NHL player to lace up custom-painted skates, though in a sport that discourages freedom of expression he may not turn out to be much of …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 10:42 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Ladd gets go-ahead goal in third, Islanders beat Rangers 3-2
Andrew Ladd scored the tiebreaking goal with about 7
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 11:25 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Nick Bonino lifts Pittsburgh Penguins over Buffalo
Nick Bonino scored the go-ahead goal with 5:29 left and the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched their 11th straight playoff berth with a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017, 11 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Blackhawks defeat Avalanche for fifth straight win
Jonathan Toews scored twice and Richard Panik and Artemi Panarin each had one in a span of 3:02 in the third period to erase Colorado’s two-goal lead and rally the …
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 11:24 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Oshie scores hat trick and Washington clinches postseason
T.J Oshie had three goals and an assist, Justin Williams and John Carlson had early third-period goals, and the Washington Capitals clinched a playoff spot by beating the Tampa Bay …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 11:42 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Zemgus Girgensons ends shootout, Buffalo tops Anaheim
Zemgus Girgensons scored in the 10th round of the shootout to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:12 P.M.
Kailer Yamamoto hat trick not enough as Spokane Chiefs fall to Tri-City in overtime
Kailer Yamamoto scored twice in the final 61 seconds of regulation to complete a hat trick and force overtime, but Morgan Geekie got his second of the game just 28 …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 3:52 P.M.
USA Hockey says it’ll talk to players’ lawyers about dispute
USA Hockey says it is contacting representatives of the women’s team that threatened to boycott the upcoming world championships over a wage dispute. Executive director Dave Ogrean says the organization …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 11:43 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Viktor Arvidsson scores in OT and Nashville tops Washington
Viktor Arvidsson scored 1:05 into overtime and the Nashville Predators bucked their season-long trend of OT struggles by beating the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Thursday night.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 10:23 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Bruins win 5-2 to end Flames’ 10-game winning streak
Brad Marchand scored his NHL-leading 36th goal, David Backes put Boston ahead after returning from an injury and the Bruins ended Calgary’s 10-game winning streak Wednesday night with a 5-2 …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 3:38 P.M.
U.S. women’s hockey players threaten boycott over wages
U.S. women’s hockey players are threatening to boycott the world championships in Michigan because of a wage dispute with USA Hockey. The International Ice Hockey Federation tournament begins March 31. …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 12:48 P.M.
Around the NHL: Many teams struggle with aftermath of winning streaks
NHL teams with long winning streaks have struggled in the aftermath of them this season. While the Wild bucked the trend, the Blue Jackets steadied themselves after some struggles and …
TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 10:55 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Alex Ovechkin, Capitals snap out skids in win over Wild
Alex Ovechkin ended the longest goal-scoring drought of his career and the Washington Capitals held on to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Tuesday night, snapping a season-worst four-game losing …
SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017, 6:13 P.M.
Paul Zeise: Time to legislate players such as Tom Sestito out of the NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins goon Tom Sestito was suspended four games for his cowardly late hit on Winnipeg’s Toby Enstrom Wednesday night.
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 11:31 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Pittsburgh Penguins edge Edmonton Oilers in shootout
Phil Kessel scored the shootout winner in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 3:04 P.M.
Hockey Hall of Fame unveils Gordie Howe statue
The Hall of Fame unveiled a nearly 8-foot statue of the late Detroit Red Wings star Gordie Howe. Howe’s sons, Mark and Marty, participated in the ceremony.
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 10:56 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Bernier, Perry lead Ducks past Blackhawks
Jonathan Bernier made 43 saves for his 100th NHL win, and Anaheim Ducks cooled off the Chicago Blackhawks with a 1-0 victory Thursday night.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 8:27 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Nick Bonino has hat trick, Penguins top Jets 7-4
Nick Bonino had a hat trick, Evgeni Malkin scored twice and added an assist and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Winnipeg Jets 7-4 on Wednesday night for their third straight …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 4:11 P.M.
Bettman: NHL committing to keeping Coyotes in Arizona
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league is committed to keeping the Coyotes in Arizona. He also stressed that the team doesn’t have a future in its current arena in …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 3:45 P.M.
Around The NHL: Blackhawks getting Niklas Hjalmarsson back for stretch run
Chicago defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson is set to return from an upper-body injury Thursday night against Anaheim. He is expected to give the Blackhawks a boost as they try to chase …
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 10:31 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Sergei Bobrovsky records shutout as Blue Jackets beat Devils
Sergei Bobrovsky made 33 saves for his third consecutive shutout and the Columbus Blue Jackets handed the New Jersey Devils their eighth straight loss with a 2-0 victory on Tuesday …
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 10:02 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Panarin, Blackhawks beat Islanders 2-1 for 6th straight win
Artemi Panarin scored with 1:14 left in regulation and then had the clinching goal in the shootout, helping the Chicago Blackhawks beat the New York Islanders 2-1 on Friday night …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 11:24 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Happy B-Day, Hank! Lundqvist ties Fuhr for 10th on wins list
Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves on his 35th birthday and the New York Rangers got third-period goals from Pavel Buchnevich and Oscar Lindberg to beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 on …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 10:18 P.M.
Fishing out the winners and losers on NHL trade deadline day
Although the NHL trade market produced no whopping deals this year, just about everybody had their nets in the water all the way up until the deadline Wednesday. Several Stanley …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 9:24 P.M.
Jarome Iginla, Thomas Vanek dealt in otherwise NHL trade deadline day dud
Blame Las Vegas and an ever-tightening playoff race for turning the NHL’s trade deadline day into mostly a dud. Teams jockeying to stay in contention and eager to preserve their …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 9:21 P.M.
Sharks hope addition of Jannik Hansen helps team make playoff push
San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson rewarded his team for strong play so far this season by acquiring speedy winger Jannik Hansen from Vancouver for a prospect and draft …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 9:14 P.M.
P.K. Subban expects ‘fun atmosphere’ in Montreal return
P.K. Subban made a big splash in the flashy defenseman’s return to face the Montreal Canadiens.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 9:10 P.M.
Check clears, Golden Knights are ready to deal
The wheeling and dealing is about to begin for the NHL’s 31st team.
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 10:50 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Galchenyuk scores in OT again, Canadiens beat Jackets 1-0
Alex Galchenyuk scored in overtime for the second straight night, Carey Price made 26 saves and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 on Tuesday night to extend …
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 9:59 P.M.
Trading for Kevin Shattenkirk another ‘all-in’ move for Capitals
Trading for Kevin Shattenkirk is another ‘all-in’ move for the Capitals, who lead the NHL but have their sights set on the Stanley Cup. General manager Brian MacLellan says ‘winning …