Game previews

Kings-Rangers Preview Oct 14

by PA Stats Inc - October 14, 2009 10:22 AM EDT

After opening the season with a loss, both the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings are two of the hottest teams in the NHL, and both clubs are looking for their longest winning streaks in more than 3 1/2 years.


Coyotes-Sharks Preview Oct 12

by PA Stats Inc - October 12, 2009 7:11 PM EDT

Patrick Marleau is off to a fast start for the San Jose Sharks. A matchup with the Phoenix Coyotes, though, could slow the veteran winger.One of the leaders of a surging Sharks offense, Marleau looks to end his struggles against the Coyotes on Monday night.


Kings-Islanders Preview Oct 12

by PA Stats Inc - October 12, 2009 6:16 PM EDT

While the Los Angeles Kings have equaled their best start in five seasons, the New York Islanders already find themselves in a familiar spot in the Atlantic Division.


Blackhawks-Red Wings Preview Oct 8

by PA Stats Inc - October 8, 2009 12:37 AM EDT

After differing results in their season-opening trips to Europe, the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings are in contrasting situations heading into their first meeting of 2009-10.


Penguins-Flyers Preview Oct 8

by PA Stats Inc - October 8, 2009 12:21 AM EDT

The Philadelphia Flyers retooled their defense after being eliminated in the playoffs by the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second straight year.


Coyotes-Penguins Preview Oct 7

by PA Stats Inc - October 7, 2009 10:17 AM EDT

The Pittsburgh Penguins have picked up where they left off.Pittsburgh looks to open with three straight wins for the first time in 14 years Wednesday night when it hosts the Phoenix Coyotes.


Lightning-Hurricanes Preview Oct 6

by PA Stats Inc - October 6, 2009 10:27 PM EDT

Considering the Tampa Bay Lightning were one of the NHL's worst defensive teams last season, it wasn't surprising that they struggled in their first game of 2009-10.


Stars-Oilers Preview Oct 6

by PA Stats Inc - October 6, 2009 5:33 PM EDT

A major gaffe by Nikolai Khabibulin in his debut with the Edmonton Oilers wasted an impressive rally.The veteran goaltender will try help the Oilers avoid opening a season with consecutive losses for the first time in 11 years Tuesday night when they host the Dallas Stars.


Canadiens-Sabres Preview Oct 3

by PA Stats Inc - October 3, 2009 2:29 PM EDT

Carey Price is trying to put a tough postseason behind him. The Buffalo Sabres, meanwhile, want nothing more than to experience what the playoffs feel like again.


Flyers-Hurricanes Preview Oct 2

by PA Stats Inc - October 2, 2009 6:25 PM EDT

The Philadelphia Flyers and Carolina Hurricanes were knocked out of last season's playoffs by the eventual Stanley Cup champions. They'll begin what they hope is a trip back to the postseason when they open 2009-10 at the RBC Center on Friday night.


Panthers-Blackhawks Preview Oct 2

by PA Stats Inc - October 2, 2009 1:25 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) Finland will host NHL for the first time when the Chicago Blackhawks and Florida Panthers open their seasons Friday and Saturday at Hartwall Arena.


Blues-Red Wings Preview Oct 2

by PA Stats Inc - October 2, 2009 1:16 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) More than a few players will feel right at home when the Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues open their NHL seasons with a home-and-home series Friday and Saturday in the Swedish capital.


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