The 2020-21 season currently hangs in the balance for the Chicago Blackhawks. They’re playing better than anyone could have expected, having won nine of their last 12 games. They’re even currently in a playoff spot, albeit the team has played more games than a number of their opponents in the Discover Central division. March will
Calgary Flames (9-10-2, fifth in the North Division) vs. Ottawa Senators (7-14-1, seventh in the North Division) Ottawa, Ontario; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Ottawa hosts Calgary aiming to extend its three-game home winning streak. The Senators are 7-14-1 against North Division teams. Ottawa averages 9.4 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the
Mike Smith collected his second shutout of the season Thursday, lifting the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-0 victory over the beleaguered Vancouver Canucks. The Oilers goalie stopped all 32 shots he faced as Edmonton (14-8-0) extended its win streak to five games. Two of Edmonton’s goals came on the power play, with Alex Chiasson and
The 2020-21 season has not gone well for the Vancouver Canucks, who have an 8-13-2 record. Additionally, the club has the third-worst point percentage in the league at .391%. The NHL trade deadline is on April 12th, but Canucks’ fans may see their team moving pieces a little earlier. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported the Arizona
For the National Hockey League, any chance to gain revenue must be handled very carefully. As the least profitable member of the four major North American Sports leagues, the NHL has to be opportunistic and intentional when handed chances to economically develop. This has become an even more urgent reality in the era of the
The NHL is nearly a third of the way through the 2020-21 campaign. This season has been unlike any other due to its structure, division realignment and postponement of games. Despite the uncertainty that came with this season, the Vegas Golden Knights find themselves in their usual position on top of the Honda West Divison.
7:00 AM ET STATELINE, Nev. — Brianna and Austyn Rowland smiled for their wedding photographer moments after tying the knot at a Lake Tahoe resort on Sunday. Snow-capped mountains filled the horizon. The sun glistened on the water. And Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers‘ ubiquitous orange mascot, gleefully held the bride’s veil. The couple had imagined
As is the nature of professional team sports, they cannot stay the same. Players come and go. While core players are generally more tenured, they too can be there one day and gone the next. In the 2020 offseason, the Boston Bruins lost two members of their core, Torey Krug and Zdeno Chara. Both were
WASHINGTON – Henrik Lundqvist said Thursday he’s months away from making a decision about his hockey-playing future after returning to the ice less than two months since undergoing open-heart surgery. The 38-year-old goaltender posted videos to social media earlier this week of himself in goaltending gear taking shots in net. That generated plenty of buzz
Henrik Lundqvist said Thursday he’s months away from making a decision about his hockey-playing future after returning to the ice less than two months since undergoing open-heart surgery. The 38-year-old goaltender posted videos to social media earlier this week of himself in goaltending gear taking shots in net. That generated plenty of buzz and smiles
When you think of some of the Windsor Spitfires’ great goaltenders, names like Michael DiPietro, Andrew Engelage, and Michael Leighton immediately come to mind. However, there were dozens more that still had fantastic Ontario Hockey League (OHL) careers and made a name for themselves between the pipes. It made us wonder — what happened to
Today’s voyage through National Hockey League history will be a long one as it begins in the first season played and finishes in 2020. In the over 100 years of memories made on this date, we saw hat tricks, plenty of assists, goaltending milestones and a whole slew of big moments. Let’s get our journey
The Montréal Canadiens started the season as one of the North Division’s best teams, storming out of the gate with a 6-1-1 record, and recording a series of dominating performances against the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks. The games against the Canucks were particularly impressive, outscoring them 29-15, including a 7-3 drubbing on Jan. 21.
Marc Roberts has spent over 20 years performing in silence. Well, silence in voice, at least. One can’t call being a member of the Blue Man Group silent, per se. Since moving to Las Vegas from the midwest in 2003, Roberts has been one of many to don the blue body paint and bald cap.
8:34 AM ET With the 2021 NHL season structured as it is, and being played when it is, hockey fans were preconditioned to expect the unexpected before it started. Oh, it’s already been a ride. Well over 100 players listed on the coronavirus-related absences list. Thirty-five games being postponed and rescheduled due to positive tests.
The Winnipeg Jets went 2-0-0 in their two-game weekend series with the Vancouver Canucks to finish their four-game road trip 3-1-0. Related: 3 Takeaways from the Jets’ Two-Game Set With the Oilers Here are three takeaways from what were a pair of tightly-contested and entertaining nightcaps at Rogers Arena. 1) Jets Did What They Had
Calgary Flames (9-9-2, fifth in the North Division) vs. Ottawa Senators (6-14-1, seventh in the North Division) Ottawa, Ontario; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Ottawa hosts the Calgary Flames after the Senators took down Montreal 5-4 in a shootout. The Senators are 6-14-1 against division opponents. Ottawa ranks 28th in the league with 32.6
William Nylander scored his second goal of the night 1:06 into overtime as the North Division-leading Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Wednesday. Michael Hutchinson stopped 21 shots for Toronto (15-4-2) in his second consecutive start in place of Frederik Andersen. The team’s top netminder remains out with a lower-body ailment. Auston