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Stories tagged: hockey

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

NHL roundup: Avalanche beats Golden Knights 6-1, improves to 8-1-1

Nadem Kadri and Matt Calvert each scored twice, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare had a goal and two assists against his former team and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vegas Golden Knights 6-1 …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

Portland Winterhawks pull away from Spokane Chiefs with third-period goals

Playing catch-up is no way to win a hockey game. The Spokane Chiefs know that, but that’s the situation they were in Friday night against the Portland Winterhawks at the …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019

NHL roundup: Leon Draisaitl, Connor McDavid help Oilers outlast Capitals

Leon Draisaitl scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Edmonton Oilers overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Thursday night.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019

Adam Beckman paces Spokane Chiefs in 7-1 rout over Brandon Wheat Kings

Catching a visitor at the tail end of their long road trip always bodes well for the home team. The Spokane Chiefs proved that Wednesday at the Arena with a …

NHL roundup: Victor Hedman scores late power-play goal, Lightning top Penguins

Victor Hedman scored a power-play goal with 56.8 seconds remaining to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.

Around the NHL: Ron Francis diving right in as GM in Seattle

Now that he is a couple months into the job, Ron Francis has gained a little more appreciation for the task he signed up for.

NHL roundup: Jack Eichel has 2 goals, 2 assists as Sabres beat Sharks in OT

Jack Eichel capped a two-goal, two-assist game by scoring 3:13 into overtime to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019

Wild G Devan Dubnyk leaves game after collision

Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk left Tuesday night’s game against the Edmonton Oilers after being injured early in the second period.

Patrick Marleau and others missed camp but haven’t missed a beat

Peter DeBoer should have known better. He heard the stories of how Patrick Marleau and longtime Sharks teammate Joe Thornton trained in the offseason well before he got to San …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019

Surging Sabres not fearing repeat of last year’s collapse

With a new coach, an influx of talent and this being a new season, Jack Eichel doesn’t buy into fears the hot-starting Buffalo Sabres are due for a familiar collapse.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 …