Thomas Vanek marked 10 straight seasons of scoring at least 20 goals since making his NHL debut in 2005, when he smacked a flying puck past Calgary Flames' netminder Karri Ramo to give the Wild a 2-1 lead in the third period on Friday night. More
The top-seeded Boston University squad earned a trip to the NCAA Northeast Regional Final with a spirited overtime win against Yale on Friday. San Jose Sharks prospect and right winger Danny O’Regan provided the heroics when he buried a rebound on a shot from the point by top draft prospect Jack Eichel just 7:27 into overtime.
Jaromir Jagr's insatiable appetite for perfection makes him the ideal role model for linemates Aleksander Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau.
Some fans in Buffalo were ecstatic to see their team lose in overtime Thursday night after a defeat at the hands of the Arizona Coyotes created a six-point deficit in the standings and gave their team a better chance at finishing last overall in the NHL standings.
Phil Kessel and David Booth got into a fight during Maple Leafs practice Friday afternoon. During a drill, the two began shoving and had to be separated by teammates. Coach Peter Horachek was happy to see some fire from his players, though. Toronto has lost seven-straight and will be in action Saturday against Ottawa.
The end of the NHL's regular season is approximately two weeks away, so people are turning their attention to possible first-round playoff matchups. Here are the top five showdowns fans should want to see.
With his 21st goal of the season, Coyotes blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson set the record for goals in a single season by a Swedish defenseman. But it’s his all around game that should have the NHL on watch, because Arizona has a number one defenseman who is only getting better.
Ilya Kovalchuk has always played with somewhat of an edge to his game, but he took things a bit further Thursday night, taking down Alexander Radulov with a violent slash to the ankle late in the third period of a 3-0 loss.
It's in the best interests of teams already out of the playoffs to jockey themselves into position for a higher selection in the NHL draft – and increase their odds of winning the McDavid lottery. Tanking lite? Not really, just strategic roster management.