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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.

Kings’ Drew Doughty out, ending consecutive game streak at 460

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty will not play Wednesday, ending the longest consecutive games played streak in franchise history.

Around the NHL: Offense coming from everywhere

Alain Nasreddine scored one goal in 74 NHL games as a defenseman from 1998-2008. Now, the interim New Jersey Devils coach sees a league in which defensemen are expected to …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020

Sabres goalie Linus Ullmark out 3-4 weeks; Jonas Johansson promoted

Buffalo Sabres starting goalie Linus Ullmark is expected to miss three to four weeks with an injury to his right leg.

NHL roundup: David Perron, Ryan O’Reilly help Blues beat Flames in SO

David Perron and Ryan O’Reilly scored in the shootout to give the St. Louis Blues a 5-4 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night.

Penguins sign D Marcus Pettersson to 5-year extension

Marcus Pettersson is sticking with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The 23-year-old defenseman agreed to a five-year contract extension on Tuesday that runs through the 2024-25 season.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020

Everett Silvertips continue mastery of Spokane Chiefs

Everett scored a pair of goals less than 2 minutes apart in the second period, breaking a tie, and the Silvertips picked up their seventh win in eight meetings against …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Leif Mattson scores twice as Spokane Chiefs cruise past Tri-City Americans 7-2 in WHL play

The Chiefs went 3 for 3 on the power play and scored two short-handed goals in a 7-2 victory against the host Tri-City Americans.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Hockey’s young stars shine in NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament

Young Laila Anderson delivered one of the most poignant moments of the weekend when she introduced the Blues’ four All-Stars. The players who stood out on the ice later weren’t …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

NHL All-Star Game preview: 3-on-3 overtime has evolved over past 5 seasons

Trading breakaways and playing at a frenetic pace was what 3-on-3 overtime was about when it debuted in the NHL in 2015.

Women’s players hope NHL All-Star Weekend helps their cause

A year after Kendall Coyne Schofield grabbed the spotlight by becoming the first woman to take part in the fastest skater event, 20 women’s hockey players will participate in a …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

Most dangerous lead in hockey? This season, it’s all of them

Joel Quenneville remembers years past when NHL teams leading going into the third period could feel comfortable chalking up two points. A win was a pretty sure bet.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

Eli Zummack’s overtime goal gives Spokane Chiefs breakthrough win over Everett

Eli Zummack scored 2 minutes, 7 seconds into overtime. giving Spokane a 3-2 win over the Everett Silvertips, the Chiefs’ first victory in seven tries against one of their U.S. …

NHL roundup: Oliver Bjorkstrand, Elvis Merzlikins lead Blue Jackets past Jets

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice, Elvis Merzlikins stopped 27 shots, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win.