Stories tagged: NHL
Mon., March 19, 2018, 11:09 p.m.
NHL capsules: Predators earn point in 15th straight game
Sun., March 18, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Nikita Kucherov scores 2 to lift Lightning to 3-1 win over Oilers
Nikita Kucherov scored twice to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.
Sat., March 17, 2018, 10:55 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Tuukka Rask, Bruins hand Lightning first shutout in nearly 1 year
Tuukka Rask stopped 23 shots to hand Tampa Bay its first shutout of the season and lifting the Boston Bruins over the Lightning 3-0 on Saturday night.
Fri., March 16, 2018, 11:20 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Predators clinch playoff spot with 4-2 win over Avalanche
Colton Sissons and Filip Forsberg each scored twice, backup goaltender Juuse Saros stopped 33 shots and the Nashville Predators became the first NHL team to clinch a playoff spot this …
Thu., March 15, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
NHL capsules: Oshie scores two as Capitals beat Islanders
T.J. Oshie scored twice, Dmitry Orlov and Nicklas Backstrom each had a goal and two assists, and the first-place Washington Capitals beat the struggling New York Islanders 7-3 Thursday night.
Wed., March 14, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Maple Leafs rally past Stars in SO for 11th straight at home
James van Riemsdyk had his third career hat trick and Mitch Marner scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift Toronto over the Dallas Stars 6-5 on Wednesday night, …
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
David Pastrnak gets hat trick, Bruins rally to stun Hurricanes 6-4
David Pastrnak scored three of Boston’s five goals in the final 10 minutes for his first career hat trick, and the Bruins stunned the Carolina Hurricanes by rallying for a …
Mon., March 12, 2018, 11 p.m.
NHL capsules: Alex Ovechkin reaches 600 goals, Capitals beat Jets 3-2
Alex Ovechkin scored twice to reach 600 goals and Evgeny Kuznetsov had the overtime winner as the Washington Capitals returned to first place by beating the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Jamie Oleksiak leads Penguins to 3-1 win over Stars
Jamie Oleksiak scored a goal against his former team to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Sunday night.
Sat., March 10, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Flyers overcome Patrick Laine’s 40th, beat Jets 2-1
Claude Giroux and Andrew MacDonald scored in the second period and the Philadelphia Flyers overcame Patrik Laine’s 40th goal of the season in a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets …
Fri., March 9, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Surging Blue Jackets edge Red Wings 3-2 for 4th straight win
Seth Jones scored twice in the second period and Sergei Bobrovsky returned from an illness to make 22 saves as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 …
Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Predators win 10th straight, Golden Knights blank Red Wings
Austin Watson scored a short-handed goal late in the second period and the Nashville Predators beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-2 on Thursday night to extend their franchise-record winning streak to …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Penguins beat Flyers, move into 1st in Metropolitan Division
Conor Sheary scored two goals, Sidney Crosby had three assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins moved into first place in the Metropolitan Division with a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 8:01 a.m.
Around the NHL: Minor hockey league to use pick your playoff opponent format
The minor league that brought 3-on-3 overtime to hockey more than a decade before the NHL is adding a new innovation this season for the playoffs. The Southern Professional Hockey …
Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Pekka Rinne gets shutout, Preds win franchise-best 9th straight
Pekka Rinne stopped 26 shots, Ryan Hartman scored at 5:33 of the third period and the Nashville Predators beat the Dallas Stars 2-0 Tuesday night for a franchise-record ninth straight …
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 10:34 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Penguins continue OT dominance in win over Flames
Justin Schultz took a pass from Phil Kessel and buried it in the wide-open net 2:36 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames …
Sun., March 4, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
NHL capsules: Predators beat Avalanche 4-3 in OT for 8th straight victory
Filip Forsberg scored at 1:07 of overtime and the Nashville Predators matched the franchise record with their eighth straight victory, beating the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Sunday.
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 11:59 p.m.
Steven Stamkos, Lightning outlast Flyers 7-6 in shootout
Steven Stamkos had two goals and three assists for a career-high five points and added a shootout goal in the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on …
Fri., March 2, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
NHL capsules: B-day boy Henrik Lundqvist sets NHL record with another 50-save win
Henrik Lundqvist became the first goalie to stop 50 or more shots in consecutive victories since the NHL began tracking saves in 1955, lifting New York over the Calgary Flames …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:17 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Hurricanes snap six-game losing streak, beat Flyers 4-1
Justin Williams scored two goals, Cam Ward stopped 21 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
Oak View Group says it surpassed 25,000 NHL season ticket commitments for Seattle in just over an hour
Oak View Group says it acquired 10,000 NHL season ticket deposits in just 12 minutes while it had surpassed 25,000 in a little over an hour. Fans were asked to …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Pominville scores in OT, Sabres beat NHL-best Lightning
Jason Pominville scored on a power play at 1:26 of overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres a 2-1 victory over the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night.
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 4:49 p.m.
Backers of NHL team in Seattle hope for decision in June
Famous supporters trying to bring professional hockey to Seattle say they hope to hear in June whether their application for an expansion team succeeds. Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer, billionaire David …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Streaking Taylor Hall, Devils end Penguins’ run at home
Taylor Hall equaled the Devils’ franchise record with points in 15 straight games, Stefan Noesen scored the only goal of the third period and New Jersey beat the Pittsburgh Penguins …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
NHL roundup: Lightning turn back Maple Leafs in shootout
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Lightning strike by adding Ryan McDonagh at NHL trade deadline
The Tampa Bay Lightning strengthened their Eastern Conference-leading team by acquiring New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh.
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
NHL capsules: Sabres spoil Rick Nash’s debut with retooled Bruins
Benoit Pouliot and Kyle Okposo scored on consecutive shots in the first period and the Buffalo Sabres beat retooled Boston 4-1 on Sunday in forward Rick Nash’s Bruins debut in …
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
Bold Bruins acquire Rick Nash day before NHL trade deadline
The Boston Bruins bolstered their chances of contending for the Stanley Cup with a bold move, acquiring Rick Nash from the New York Rangers a day before the NHL trade …
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 10:39 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Alex Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Sabres 5-1
Alex Ovechkin added to his NHL lead with two goals on the night he tied the Washington record for most games played, and the Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 11:38 p.m.
NHL Capsules: Tyler Seguin snaps scoreless tie in 3rd, Stars beat Kings 2-0
Tyler Seguin broke a scoreless tie with 8:27 remaining and the Dallas Stars beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-0 on Thursday night in Los Angeles in a matchup of teams …