Ottawa’s Erik Condra went down hard during Thursday’s game against the Kings after Jamie McBain slashed him right in the groin. Condra’s face tells the story of where the stick caught him. Ouch.
You never know where the goal of the year might come from. Case in point, Chris Culligan, who plays in the United Kingdom for the EIHL’s Cardiff Devils, may take home the honor this season after he made a deke while falling down and then scored from his stomach with a defender on top of him.
In what is likely his only season of college hockey, Boston University center Jack Eichel helped the Terriers win their first Beanpot tournament since 2009. But the incredible American has more on his agenda.
Luke Glendening may only have nine career NHL goals, but he’s already gotten himself some highlight reel material. With the Red Wings and Sharks tied at two, Glendening buried a spinning backhander to give Detroit a 3-2 victory.
Blue Jackets winger Corey Tropp has just one goal this season and nearly got his second Thursday against Montreal. But although his goal was disallowed, Tropp's astonishing hand-eye coordination in getting the puck past superstar Carey Price has to be seen to be believed.
The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn next season, and the arena they're moving to has filed for trademarks on new logos – and brand new colors – the team is expected to use for their alternate jerseys.
Nathan Horton will probably be a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs for the next five years, but barring a miracle he will never, ever play a game for them. In a salary cap world, though, acquiring him made perfect sense for them and trading him away made perfect sense for Columbus.
The Maple Leafs did what many thought impossible – trade underachieving winger David Clarkson and his mammoth contract – when they consummated a deal Thursday bringing injured veteran winger Nathan Horton to Toronto. The swap is all about the Leafs' cap flexibility – and Columbus' comparatively small budget.
In this year's THN Collector's Edition, we look at the greatest rivalries in the history of hockey – it's the unforgettable blood feuds, like the Bruins/Canadiens and Red Wings/Avalanche, that make the sport what it is. On top of the 46 best bitter battles, we look at each current NHL team's top rivalry and who's Public Enemy No. 1 in that city. Hockey's Greatest Rivalries is 160+ pages of Battle Royale!Buy now
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