It seems odd a player would intentionally fire the puck wide of their opponents' net, but Monday in Game 4 of the Penguins/Rangers series, Blueshirts defenseman Marc Staal shot it off the end boards on a ricochet play that worked perfectly: with a goal by teammate Chris Kreider. More
Sure, Buffalo would've preferred to win the draft lottery and take Connor McDavid. But Jack Eichel is an amazing building block for a franchise with an already-loaded farm system.
The same day the Edmonton Oilers restructured their hockey department, Todd McLellan became available on the market. Now that Bob Nicholson is head decision maker for the Oilers on the ice, would he be able to woo McLellan to come to Edmonton for (another) rebuild?
The American League's Bulldogs are the fourth consecutive team to fail in the city of Hamilton, where 20 percent of the population lives below the line of poverty. The Bulldogs name will live on, however, with the arrival of a new OHL franchise for the 2015-16 season.
Today is a holiday of sorts for stoners and since we funnel everything through the prism of hockey, let's take a look at some of the sweaters we believe marijuana fans should rock when they're feelin' nice.
SKA St. Petersburg captured the Gagarin Cup Sunday evening in the KHL with a convincing 6-1 victory in Game 5. Ilya Kovalchuk, who scored two goals in the deciding game, was named playoff MVP with eight goals and 19 points, but handed the award to teammate Evgeny Dadonov.
Game 2 may have shown Calgary’s inexperience, but Game 3 was a showcase of how dominating the Flames’ young talent can be. If Vancouver can’t stop getting mixed up in the physical game, it might be the Canucks, not the underdog Flames, who go home.
Calgary Flames rookie Sam Bennett scored his first career NHL goal Sunday night, and it stood as the game-winning tally. Thanks in large part to Bennett's goal, the Flames now lead the first-round series 2-1.
After dumping the puck into the Flames' zone, Canucks blueliner Luca Sbisa got absolutely run over by Michael Ferland. The hit by Ferland literally sent Sbisa flying into the boards, but somehow he was able to pop right back up.
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