Stories tagged: NHL
SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017, 9:08 P.M.
NHL roundup: Cam Atkinson, Alexander Wennberg lead Blue Jackets to 5-2 win over Rangers
Cam Atkinson and Alexander Wennberg each scored twice to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday in New York.
SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017, 5 P.M.
L.A. Kings acquire goalie Ben Bishop in trade with Lightning
The Los Angeles Kings acquired goalie Ben Bishop from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday in a trade including goalie Peter Budaj and an exchange of draft picks.
SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2017, 8:29 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Sidney Crosby, Penguins edge Flyers at Heinz Field
Sidney Crosby scored his NHL-leading 34th goal, Matt Murray made 35 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 at blustery Heinz Field on Saturday night.
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 10:11 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Capitals beat Oilers to extend home winning streak to 13
Justin Williams and Tom Wilson scored as the Washington Capitals beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Friday night to tie the franchise record with their 13th consecutive home victory.
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 10:05 P.M.
Flyers, Penguins hoping for a dash of winter at Heinz Field
Mother Nature appears ready to make a kick save on spring ahead of Saturday night’s Stadium Series game between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins at Heinz Field. After a …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 9:43 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Thomas Greiss, New York Islanders shut down Canadiens
Rookie Anthony Beauvillier scored in the first period, Thomas Greiss made 24 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 om Thursday.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 11 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Rakell gets 2 goals, Ducks snap Bruins’ streak with 5-3 win
Rickard Rakell broke a tie with his second goal with 2:34 to play, and the Anaheim Ducks snapped Boston’s four-game winning streak under new coach Bruce Cassidy with a 5-3 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 7:04 P.M.
West-leading Minnesota Wild aim to avoid post-bye blues
The remarkably slump-proof Minnesota Wild will have their season-long stability challenged next week. That’s when the Western Conference leaders come back from their bye, the five-day gap on every team’s …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 7:01 P.M.
Avs’ Jarome Iginla receptive to being dealt before deadline
Jarome Iginla’s teammates are rooting for him to pack his bags and leave town. Nothing personal, of course, they just want the charismatic Colorado Avalanche forward to be traded for …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 6:55 P.M.
NHL teams expected to pick up trading pace over next week
Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith plans to keep an eye on Twitter during his upcoming bye week. Smith is potentially an unrestricted free agent after this season and may be …
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 10:13 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Toews gets hat trick for Hawks in 5-3 win over Wild
Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat rival Minnesota 5-3 on Tuesday night for their second win over the Western Conference-leading Wild in less …
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 10:10 P.M.
St. Louis Blues 7-3 under Mike Yeo following in-season firing
General manager Doug Armstrong’s difficult decision is paying off. Armstrong fired his friend, Ken Hitchcock, as the Blues’ head coach on Feb. 1. He replaced him with Mike Yeo, the …
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 10:08 P.M.
After perfect trip, Florida Panthers back in playoff picture
The Florida Panthers came into the season talking about the Stanley Cup. Now, they’re finally looking like a team that may contend for hockey’s top prize. The Panthers’ playoff hopes …
MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 10:02 P.M.
NHL roundup: Vincent Trocheck’s late goal lifts Panthers past Blues, 2-1
Vincent Trocheck scored with just under 5 seconds remaining to lift the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the host St. Louis Blues on Monday night.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017, 10:28 P.M.
NHL roundup: Tomas Tatar, Thomas Vanek lead Red Wings past Penguins
Tomas Tatar and Thomas Vanek scored early third-period goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-2 victory against the host Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 10:46 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Antoine Roussel notched hat trick as Stars beat Lightning
Antoine Roussel had his first career hat trick, Jamie Benn scored 3:47 into overtime and Dallas rallied to beat Tampa Bay 4-3 on Saturday.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 10:13 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Panthers stay hot, down Ducks 4-1 behind goal from Jagr
Jaromir Jagr scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and James Reimer made 35 saves as the Florida Panthers defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Friday night for their …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 11:04 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Joonas Korpisalo leads Blue Jackets over Maple Leafs
Backup Joonas Korpisalo made 31 saves, Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner had a goal each and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday night.
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 10:21 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Sidney Crosby gets point No. 999, Penguins top Canucks 4-0
Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist in his return from a lower-body injury, Sidney Crosby got his 999th career point with an assist and the Pittsburgh Penguins rolled …
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 5:09 P.M.
Montreal Canadiens fire Michel Therrien, hire Claude Julien as coach
The Montreal Canadiens have fired coach Michel Therrien and hired Claude Julien to replace him. Julien was just fired as coach of the Boston Bruins last week. The Canadiens started …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 10:14 P.M.
NHL roundup: Jimmy Vesey gets go-ahead goal in 3rd, Rangers beat Blue Jackets
Jimmy Vesey scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, and Antti Raanta stopped 29 shots as the New York Rangers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Monday night …
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 8 P.M.
NHL roundup: Zach Parise scores twice, Wild beat Red Wings 6-3
Zach Parise scored twice and Devan Dubnyk made 30 saves to help the Western Conference-leading Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-3 on Sunday in St. Paul, Minnesota.
SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017, 11:08 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Lundqvist reaches 400 wins as Rangers top Avs
Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves for his 400th career win and the New York Rangers earned its fifth consecutive victory with a 4-2 win over Colorado.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 10:44 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Koivu’s shootout goal gives Wild 2-1 win vs. Lightning
Mikko Koivu scored the lone goal in the shootout for Minnesota, and the Wild beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Friday night to avoid losing consecutive home games for …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 9:41 P.M.
Jonathan Toews’ goal in OT lifts Blackhawks over Wild
Jonathan Toews scored a power-play goal 3:09 into overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Minnesota Wild 4-3. Ryan Suter was called for holding midway through the overtime, and …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 9:04 P.M.
‘Crazy’ NHL season of coach firings continues with Claude Julien
It’s coach firing season in the NHL. Well, actually, that’s every season.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 9:01 P.M.
Blue Jackets looking for spark from long home stand
The Columbus Blue Jackets commanded the NHL spotlight earlier this season with a surprise 16-game winning streak, but lately they’ve been struggling to play crisp hockey in consecutive periods, let …
TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 9:31 P.M.
NHL Capsules: Seth Jones scores in OT to lift Blue Jackets over Red Wings
Seth Jones took a drop pass from Brandon Dubinsky and wired a high slap shot past Petr Mrazek 3:22 into overtime, lifting the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-2 victory …
TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 7:58 P.M.
Bruins fire coach Claude Julien after 419 wins, Cup title
The Boston Bruins have fired coach Claude Julien after 10 seasons, more than 400 wins and a Stanley Cup championship. Assistant Bruce Cassidy was named interim coach. Boston has lost …
MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2017, 7:15 P.M.
NHL roundup: Brock Nelson’s OT goal lifts Islanders past Maple Leafs 6-5
Brock Nelson’s second goal of the game at 2:42 of overtime lifted the New York Islanders to a 6-5 victory over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.