by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 11:48 PM EDT
EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers assigned defenceman Darnell Nurse to the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons, the NHL team announced Wednesday.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 11:42 PM EDT
DALLAS - Artem Anisimov and Mark Letestu added goals to the one Columbus already had when the makeup game started, and the Blue Jackets clinched the second playoff berth in franchise history with a 3-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 11:14 PM EDT
DALLAS - Columbus had a little head start with a chance to clinch just the second playoff berth in franchise history.The Blue Jackets took advantage right away Wednesday night.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 11:07 PM EDT
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma was impressed by Kris Letang in his return after recovering from a stroke 10 weeks ago.Jussi Jokinen scored in regulation and then got the game-winner in the shootout, lifting Pittsburgh to a 4-3 victory over the playoff-bound Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 10:28 PM EDT
CHICAGO - Patrick Sharp stepped up late to make sure the Chicago Blackhawks a win in their last regular-season home game.Sharp set up Marian Hossa's tying goal in the final minute of regulation and then got the game-winner 43 seconds into overtime to lift the Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 9:00 PM EDT
DALLAS - Columbus forward Nathan Horton is getting credit for a goal without playing in a game against Dallas.Horton scored in the first period March 10 against the Stars about 4 minutes before the game was postponed when Dallas forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench because of an irregular heartbeat.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 8:23 PM EDT
The NHL has gone wild. Well, for the post-season format at least.While the change, driven by division realignment, to the qualification and seeding system was slight, the final week of the regular season has slanted a little differently than in the past.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 3:26 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Carolina Hurricanes once again will have plenty of free time in April and beyond.They've locked up a fifth straight year without making the playoffs—the longest active streak in the Eastern Conference.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 1:55 PM EDT
CHICAGO - Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane said he will return to the NHL playoffs next week at 100 per cent despite a brace on his injured left knee.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 1:40 PM EDT
The agent for Jaroslav Halak released a statement Wednesday saying his client never told Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates that he did not want to start against the St.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 12:39 PM EDT
WINNIPEG - Life in the NHL can begin anew at 30, at least for Winnipeg Jets defenceman Adam Pardy.After 58 games this season Pardy has five assists, is a plus three and logging upwards of 18 minutes a night.
by The Canadian Press - April 9, 2014 12:17 PM EDT
VANCOUVER - Since retiring as player six years ago, Trevor Linden has been nothing more than an interested observer of the Vancouver Canucks.
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