EDMONTON—Vegas forward Max Pacioretty, set back by injury in the return to play tournament, found his groove Sunday and put the Vancouver Canucks deep in the ditch in the NHL playoffs. Pacioretty scored twice and added an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights rallied for three goals in the third period to beat the Canucks
Max Pacioretty scored twice and added an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights rallied for three goals in the third period and beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 on Sunday night. The Golden Knights took a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven second-round series. With a win in Game 5 on Tuesday, Vegas can eliminate Vancouver, the
The Detroit Red Wings organization has been home to some of the greatest players in NHL history. Players like Gordie Howe, Alex Delvecchio, Red Kelly, Ted Lindsay, Sid Abel, and Terry Sawchuk starred in the Original Six era. Steve Yzerman, Sergei Fedorov, Nicklas Lidstrom, Pavel Datsyuk, and Henrik Zetterberg then spearheaded the team during the
Written by Bill Schoeninger Possibly more than any other sport, there is a unique culture that surrounds hockey. It’s a tightly knit group that is as dedicated to their sport as any in the world. As a result of this relationship, a unique corresponding ‘hockey slang’ has developed among players to describe hockey-specific things or events.
7:15 AM ET With Phase 2 of the draft lottery and the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs complete, the 2020 NHL draft picture is slowly becoming clearer in this unprecedented season. The New York Rangers are the lucky winners of the Alexis Lafreniere sweepstakes, but there’s plenty of talent across this draft
Jean Gabriel Pageau scored the go-ahead goal 7:18 into the third period and the New York Islanders moved within one win of advancing to the Eastern Conference final with a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night. Brock Nelson scored twice, both set up by Josh Bailey, and the Islanders gained a 3-1
Brock Nelson scored twice Sunday night for the New York Islanders, who took a commanding lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals by beating the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-2, in Game 4 in Toronto. Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period for the sixth-seeded Islanders, who seized a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
“Why did it all turn out like this for me? I had so much promise. I was personable, I was bright. Oh, maybe not academically speaking, but… I was perceptive. I always know when someone’s uncomfortable at a party. It became very clear to me sitting out there today, that every decision I’ve ever made,
Tyler Myers has missed the majority of the Vancouver Canucks’ postseason after suffering a separated shoulder in Game 2 against the St. Louis Blues. Fortunately, it seems like he will be ready to return to Vancouver’s lineup sometime this week, which will no doubt provide the Canucks with some much-needed depth on the back end.
1:15 AM ET ESPN News Services EDMONTON, Alberta — Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots, and the Vegas Golden Knights rebounded from an uncharacteristic Game 2 loss, defeating the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal series Saturday night. Vegas leads the series 2-1 and improved to 9-2 inside the Western Conference
If the injury-plagued Avalanche rallies from an 0-2 series deficit to eliminate the Dallas Stars, Colorado general manager Joe Sakic and his staff should get the much-deserved credit. Players win games, but setting the team up for success is on Sakic and his right-hand man, Chris MacFarland, among others. Sakic is a Hockey Hall of
SEATTLE—Kraken professional scout Cammi Granato was raised in a hockey-playing household alongside four brothers, meaning she never felt intimidated by the sport’s male-dominated environment. But that 1980s and 1990s experience also gives the Hockey Hall of Famer a direct comparison to the “refreshing” environment currently experienced within the Kraken. Granato is one of three women
After showing solidarity with the Vancouver Canucks in a stance against racism the Vegas Golden Knights had no trouble turning up the intensity when the teams returned to the ice Saturday night. The Knights led 2-0 after the first period and shutout Vancouver 3-0 to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series. It
In Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Second-Round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Aug. 23, the Boston Bruins played a near-perfect game in winning 3-2. Since then, however, the Lightning have been the better team and are now one win away from eliminating the B’s following a 3-1 win in Game 4 on
The Vancouver Canucks have been led by two players this postseason, Elias Pettersson and Bo Horvat. If they somehow manage to go all the way and win the Stanley Cup, they both will be in the conversation for the Conn Smythe Trophy. Though, if I had to choose between the two, Pettersson would ultimately win
7:41 AM ET After two days with no games, as the NHL paused to put a focus on racial violence and issues of equality, the Stanley Cup Playoffs restarted with the Boston Bruins being pushed to the brink of elimination, and two key games that were front ends of back-to-back games that’ll continue on Sunday.
Matt Martin and Leo Komarov scored in the second period as the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in their conference semifinal series. Anders Lee also scored, and Semyon Varlamov had 26 saves to rebound after a rocky Game 3 that saw him benched
Goaltender Robin Lehner made 32 saves for the shutout as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in NHL playoff action Saturday. The win gives the Golden Knights a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven second-round series, with Game 4 set, on a short turnaround, for Sunday night. It was Lehner’s second playoff shutout