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Stories tagged: hockey

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019, 9:59 p.m.

NHL roundup: Wild win for 2nd time this season, beat Canadiens 4-3

Zach Parise scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Minnesota Wild won their second game of the season, beating the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Sunday.

NHL roundup: Tyson Jost posts hat trick as Avalanche beat Lightning

Tyson Jost had three goals, Pavel Francouz made 44 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 Saturday night to remain the only NHL team without a …

Efficient goaltending helps Prince George hold off Spokane Chiefs

Taylor Gauthier stopped 37 of 38 Spokane shots as the Prince George Cougars scored twice in the first period and held on for a 2-1 victory against the visiting Chiefs …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 10:36 p.m.

NHL roundup: Carey Price, Victor Mete, Nick Suzuki help Canadiens beat Wild 4-0

Carey Price made 17 saves for his first shutout of the season and Victor Mete and Nick Suzuki scored their first NHL goals in a first-period burst in the Montreal …

John Tavares will miss at least 2 weeks with broken finger

Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares will be out at least two weeks with a broken finger.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.

Knights forward Valentin Zykov suspended for 20 games

Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov was suspended Thursday for 20 games without pay for a violation of the NHL’s performance-enhancing substances program, the league said.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 10:35 p.m.

NHL roundup: Brandon Tanev lifts Penguins over Avalanche 3-2

Brandon Tanev scored a short-handed goal in overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Colorado Avalanche their first loss of the season with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night.

Seattle’s NHL team releases initial club ticket prices

Seattle’s expansion NHL franchise released initial pricing for club seats with details on general ticket prices coming in 2020.

Around the NHL: Teenage rookies Jack Hughes, Kaapo Kakko struggling early in season

Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko were the clear favorites all along to be the top two picks in this year’s NHL draft. So far, the 18-year-olds have struggled to generate …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 11:23 p.m.

NHL roundup: Blue Jackets snap Hurricanes’ season-opening 5-game streak

Markus Nutivaara, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Pierre-Luc Dubios scored and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Carolina 3-2 Saturday night, ending the best start to a season in Hurricanes’ franchise history.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 10:55 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs find offensive groove in 6-1 rout of Victoria

As the second period ticked closer to the third, and still the Spokane Chiefs sat on one goal just as they had the night before, they found their scoring touch …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 11:04 p.m.

NHL roundup: Carolina beats Islanders 5-2 for best start in franchise history

Dougie Hamilton and Andrei Svechnikov each had a goal and an assist as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-2 Friday night and improved to 5-0-0 for the …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 11:02 p.m.

Spokane peppers net, struggles to get puck past Prince George in 3-1 loss

For five games this season the Spokane Chiefs hummed along offensively behind one of the best lines in the Western Hockey League.

Helena Bighorns vs. Great Falls Americans 10-11-19

Helena Bighorns traveled North to Great Falls to take on the Americans at the IcePlex.

NHL roundup: Jaccob Slavin scores in OT to lift Hurricanes past Lightning

Jaccob Slavin scored at 1:53 of overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 11:08 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs start hot, rout Tri-City 7-1

Ethan Finley scored two goals, Adam Beckman and Bear Hughes each tallied a goal and two assists, and the Spokane Chiefs used a blistering opening period to rout the Tri-City …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 10:37 p.m.

Ty Smith stellar in return to Spokane with pair of goals as Chiefs thump Seattle 5-1

Ty Smith knows how to celebrate a reunion, while at the same time introducing himself to his own head coach.

NHL roundup: Sabres beat Penguins 3-1 in opener for both teams

Conor Sheary scored twice against his old team and Carter Hutton stopped 26 shots in the Buffalo Sabres’ 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 9:16 p.m.

Standout defenseman Ty Smith returns to Spokane Chiefs from New Jersey Devils

Defenseman Ty Smith has been reassigned by the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League to Spokane and is expected to join the Chiefs for their three games this …

David Krejci may miss Bruins opener, Patrice Bergeron expected to be ready

A major part of the Boston Bruins’ success the past several years has been their depth at center. That depth might be tested early this season, with center David Krejci …

Culture is key in developing NHL prospects, Devils GM says

Whether it involves New Jersey rookie center Jack Hughes or any other prospect, Devils general manager Ray Shero says the most important aspects of a prospect’s development must be in …

Mark Stone ready to lead in first full season with Vegas

The first time Mark Stone ever skated onto the ice for an NHL game, he was 19 years old and his Ottawa Senators were facing the New York Rangers in …

Sharks F Evander Kane suspended for 3 games for abuse of official

San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been suspended for the first three games of the season for abuse of an official. The punishment handed out Tuesday comes after a …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 11:01 p.m.

Beck Warm blanks Spokane as Tri-City Americans spoil Chiefs’ home opener

It’s hard enough when you’re up against a hot goalie. For the Spokane Chiefs, it was a warm goalie, as in Beck Warm, the 20-year-old goaltender for the Tri-City Americans.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 7:32 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs’ No. 1 line gets off to quick start

Jake McGrew spent the early part of September playing hockey with San Jose Sharks prospects he didn’t know nearly as well as he knows his Spokane Chiefs teammates.

Winnipeg Jets sign Patrik Laine to 2-year deal

Restricted free-agent forward Patrik Laine and the Winnipeg Jets agreed to a two-year, $13.5-million contract Friday.

NHL preview: Blues’ last to Stanley Cup run shows value of regular season

When the Tampa Bay Lightning woke up on Jan. 3 atop the NHL standings, the St. Louis Blues were dead last. Tampa had won 31 of its first 39 games, …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 6:38 p.m.

Seattle hires former U.S. team captain Cammi Granato as scout

Cammi Granato has received plenty of interest in the past from NHL franchises. None of them suited her as well as Seattle’s expansion team does.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 10:22 a.m.

Flames sign Matthew Tkachuk to 3-year, $21 million deal

The Calgary Flames have signed forward Matthew Tkachuk to a three-year, $21 million deal.

Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky out with wrist injury

Columbus Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky likely will miss the start of the season with a wrist injury.