Playing 3-on-3 would reduce the chances of seeing shootout beauties such as David Schlemko's winner against Tuukka Rask, but it would also reduce the marathon shootouts we've seen this season. And the numbers show 3-on-3, and not the NHL's half measures, are the only way to do it. More
Kimmo Timonen announced Thursday that 2014-15 will be his final season in the NHL. With Timonen set to hang up his skates, we look back at the top 10 Finnish players to suit up in the NHL.
Saturday’s CWHL final is set, as Boston and Montreal will renew their hockey rivalry when the Blades and Stars lace up to play for the Clarkson Cup. Montreal is going for it’s fourth title, while Boston looks to avenge their loss in the final last season to Toronto.
There was a scary scene in the Swedish second tier league on Thursday. In the first game of the SHL qualifying tournament, Rogle’s Jakob Lilja crosschecked Malmo’s Jens Olsson in the neck, leaving him motionless on the ice. Olsson had to be stretchered off and was taken to hospital.
Some players turn it up come playoff time. Daniil Apalkov may just be one of those players. Watch as he toe-drags past a defenseman, embarrassing him before rifling a seeing-eye wrist shot into the top corner.
No one is confusing Tom Gilbert with Bobby Orr, but Gilbert did his best Orr imitation following a drive to the net. After tucking the puck past Jonathan Quick, Gilbert sailed through the air in celebration.
The Flames picked up defenseman David Schlemko on waivers from Dallas March 1 – and in his Calgary debut Thursday against the Bruins, Schlemko stepped up in the shootout with a stunning goal on Tuukka Rask.
Nashville Predators center Mike Ribeiro is being sued by a former nanny he and his wife employed when he was with the Dallas Stars – and the allegations include the veteran NHLer sexually assaulted her, and that Ribeiro's wife, Tamara, made "inappropriate comments and/or threats" to the woman behind the lawsuit.
Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith recently helped a very special little girl skate and score a goal for the first time. If you don't have a tissue nearby before watching this heartwarming video, you're probably going to need one.
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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