Jimmy Howard showed off just how quick his reflexes are by making a ridiculous spinning backhand stop after the puck ricocheted off the glass behind the net. Howard stopped 39 shots Wednesday night to lead the Red Wings to a 2-1 overtime victory over the Rangers. More
Two weeks ago, the Senators were 20-22-9 and a playoff berth was all but out of reach. But after both of Ottawa's goalies were injured, 27-year-old first-year NHLer Andrew Hammond has shocked the hockey world in seven straight appearances – and the man with the nickname "The Hamburglar" has played the Sens back into post-season contention.
Islanders winger Matt Martin was suspended one game by the NHL Wednesday for a knee-on-knee hit Tuesday against Dallas Stars defenseman Trevor Daley. The suspension is the third in Martin's career, but the first since 2011.
On Valentine's Day in Russia, two teams of eight-year-olds squared off to play hockey – and after the game was over, they faced off at center ice as part of a handshake line. But somehow, the handshakes disintegrated into a full-on brawl between the two sides.
Blue Jackets winger David Clarkson has played just three games for Columbus since being acquired in a blockbuster trade with Toronto for Nathan Horton, but he likely won't play again this season after suffering a torn oblique muscle that will sideline him for the next 4-to-6 weeks.
Which still-developing NHL prospects have made the biggest strides in our rankings over the past year?
He doesn’t yet have his Golden Goal or Game 7 winner, but Alex Ovechkin has become the NHL’s most clutch scorer. When the Washington Capitals need a tally, Ovechkin comes through. And he’s been doing it his whole career.
Alice Cooper is an Arizona Coyotes fan, classic rock legend and, now, the scariest man to ever appear on the mask of an NHL goaltender. For Coyotes retro night, Mike Smith’s mask will feature Cooper’s mug giving a wide-eyed stare. Spooky.
Alex Tanguay will play in his 1,000th game tonight and he’s had one of the most underrated careers in NHL history, racking up more than 200 goals and 800-plus points. Take a look at 10 of Tanguay’s best moments.
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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