Month: March 2021

Week 11 is in the books! Scoring across the league took a slight step back this week. 33 of the 51 games featured five or more goals in the contest, a four percent decrease. Furthermore, there were three more shutouts than last week, nine in total. Nevertheless, there was still a multitude of explosive offensive
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PITTSBURGH – Mike Sullivan spent a decade in the NHL carving out a niche as a defence-minded forward more intent on blocking shots than taking them. He wasn’t the fastest, wasn’t the strongest, and he knew it. He survived 11 seasons by playing with a sense of responsibility bordering on obsession. Nearly 20 years after
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced that due to league COVID-19 protocols affecting the Utica Comets, their games scheduled for Wednesday, March 31 vs. the Syracuse Crunch (AHL Game #210), Saturday, April 3 vs. the Providence Bruins (AHL Game #226) and Monday, April 5 vs. Syracuse (AHL Game #133) have been postponed.
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Pittsburgh Penguins (23-11-2, third in the East Division) vs. Boston Bruins (18-9-5, fourth in the East Division) Boston; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh take on Boston. He ranks 10th in the in the NHL with 39 points, scoring 14 goals and totalling 25 assists. The Bruins are 18-9-5 in division
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11:27 PM ET ESPN News Services MONTREAL — The wait was worth it for the Montreal Canadiens. Brendan Gallagher and Artturi Lehkonen each had a goal and an assist as Montreal returned from a lengthy break due to COVID-19 protocols and blanked the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 on Tuesday night. Montreal was playing for the first
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BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Flyers placed defenceman Shayne Gostisbehere on waivers on Tuesday, a surprising move that comes as Philadelphia is attempting to stay in the playoff hunt. Gostisbehere has five goals and six assists for 11 points in 25 games, and he was benched for a three-game stretch two weeks ago. He produced three
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On March 30, 1979, the NHL announced that it would expand from 17 to 21 teams with the addition of four clubs from the World Hockey Association. The Edmonton Oilers, Hartford Whalers, Winnipeg Jets and Quebec Nordiques would begin play in Oct. 1979. The Oilers became the most successful of the four teams, winning the
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