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Stories tagged: hockey

Oilers among winners, Panthers losers at NHL trade deadline

Mired in a run of one playoff appearance in 13 seasons, the Edmonton Oilers could really use some hockey deep into April and perhaps May and June.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

NHL roundup Alex Ovechkin scores 700th career goal in Caps’ loss to Devils

Alex Ovechkin became the eight NHL player to score 700 career goals, reaching the milestone in the third period of the Washington’ Capitals’ 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

Second period key in Spokane Chiefs win at Swift Current

Spokane reeled off three goals in the second period, breaking an early tie, and the Chiefs defeated Swift Current 4-1 in a Western Hockey League game on Friday night.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020

Chiefs clinch WHL playoff berth behind Adam Beckman’s career night

Adam Beckman scored twice and assisted on three goals for a career-high five points as the Spokane Chiefs doubled up the Lethbridge Hurricanes 6-3 on Wednesday night at the Enmax …

NHL roundup: Sidney Crosby’s four points leads Penguins past Maple Leafs, 5-2

Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Tuesday night.

Capitals acquire defenseman Brenden Dillon from Sharks

The Washington Capitals bolstered their blue line Tuesday by acquiring veteran defenseman Brenden Dillon from the San Jose Sharks.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020

Jay Bouwmeester on the road to recovery, Blues trade for D-man

Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester is back in St– Louis after collapsing on the bench during a game in Anaheim and says he is “on the road to recovery.”

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

Filip Kral scores go-ahead goal as Spokane Chiefs defeat Tri-City Americans 6-4

A night after having their six-game winning streak snapped at U.S. Division-leading Portland, the Chiefs defeated the last-place Tri-City Americans 6-4 Saturday at the Toyota Center.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020

Spokane Chiefs’ six-game winning streak ends with 4-1 loss in Portland

Seth Jarvis had two goals and an assist as the U.S. Division-leading Winterhawks defeated the visiting Spokane Chiefs 4-1 Friday night at the Moda Center in Portland.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020

NHL roundup: Blues fall to Vegas in 1st game since Jay Bouwmeester’s collapse

Jonathan Marchessault’s power-play goal in overtime lifted the Vegas Golden Knights to a 6-5 victory Thursday night over the St. Louis Blues, who played their first game since Jay Bouwmeester’s …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020

Blues leaning on dads during annual father’s trip

The St. Louis Blues are on their annual father’s trip, and the dads are providing some valuable counseling after Jay Bouwmeester collapsed in the first period of Tuesday’s game at …

Conor Garland making the most of his opportunity with Coyotes

Right wing Conor Garland is making the most of his opportunity with the Arizona Coyotes after struggling at the start of his professional career.

NHL roundup: David Pastrnak gets another hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1

David Pastrnak had his fourth hat trick of the season and the Boston Bruins rolled to their third straight win over the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1 on Wednesday night.

Canadiens’ Shea Weber out 4 to 6 weeks with left ankle injury

Montreal Canadiens captain Shea Weber will be out four to six weeks with a sprained left ankle.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 12, 2020

Blues’ Jay Bouwmeester remains hospitalized after bench collapse

St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester remains hospitalized and is undergoing tests after suffering a cardiac episode and collapsing on the bench during a game in Anaheim.

NHL, players schedule more labor talks for next week

The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have scheduled another round of labor talks next week after concluding two days of negotiations in Toronto on Wednesday.

Jeremy Roenick won’t return to NBC Sports after suspension

Jeremy Roenick will not be returning to NBC Sports after his suspension for making inappropriate comments about coworkers.

Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice agrees to extension

Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice has signed a multi-year extension with the Jets.

Detail-oriented Peter DeBoer hoping to get Vegas back in playoffs

Peter DeBoer could have chosen a life inside a courtroom arguing in front of a judge’s bench, considering he has law degrees from th the University of Windsor and the …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020

NHL roundup: Blues’ Jay Bouwmeester collapses on bench; game vs. Ducks postponed

St. Louis defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during a break in play in the first period, prompting the Blues and Anaheim Ducks to postpone their game Tuesday night. …

St. Louis defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapses on bench, Ducks-Blues postponed

St. Louis defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during a break in play in the first period, prompting the Blues and Anaheim Ducks to postpone their game

Golden goal: Spokane bonded around Jets hockey team during 1970 Allan Cup run

In 1970, the Jets won the Allan Cup, becoming the first U.S.-based team to win the Canadian senior amateur hockey championship. They went on to win three more Allan Cups: …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020

Jack Finley scores twice as Spokane Chiefs thump Tri-City 6-0

James Porter Jr. made 25 saves to snag his second straight shutout. The Chiefs peppered Tri-City’s Talyn Boyko with 44 shots and got goals from five different skaters.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020

Analysis: Alex Ovechkin will be the next – and possibly last – member of the 700-goal club

Alex Ovechkin is two goals shy of joining Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, Jaromir Jagr, Brett Hull, Marcel Dionne, Phil Esposito and Mike Gartner as the only players in NHL history …

NHL roundup: Charlie McAvoy lifts Bruins past Blackhawks in OT

Charlie McAvoy scored 1:19 into overtime, and the Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020

Jack Finley scores overtime winner as Spokane Chiefs top host Portland 7-6 in WHL play

For the second time this season, the Spokane Chiefs forward scored the winning goal in the final minute of overtime at Portland.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020

NHL roundup: Alex Ovechkin gets 27th hat trick, rallies Capitals past Kings

Alex Ovechkin recorded his 27th career hat trick and raised his career goal total to 698 during a five-minute stretch of the third period, rallying the Washington Capitals to a …

Spokane’s Adam Beckman has goal, three assists to lead Chiefs to 7-3 victory in Kelowna

Jack Finley, a Kelowna native, scored two power-play goals and Adam Beckman had a goal and three assists as the Spokane Chiefs defeated the Kelowna Rockets 7-3 in the opener …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020

Spokane Chiefs can’t get offense on track in 4-2 loss at Kamloops

Josh Pillar had a goal and an assist Wednesday as Kamloops held off Spokane 4-2 at the Sandman Centre.

NHL Seattle doesn’t rule out ‘Kraken’ for team name after report suggests it has already been chosen

NHL Seattle released a statement Wednesday saying “no announcement is imminent” on a team nickname after a hockey blogger told Sirius XM radio that “Kraken” appears to be the choice.