October 1, 2014

Beyond Kings and Blackhawks, Western Conference continues to get deeper

Beyond Kings and Blackhawks, Western Conference continues to get deeper

by The Canadian Press - October 1, 2014 10:22 AM EDT

Come playoff time, the road through the Western Conference to the Stanley Cup final goes through Los Angeles or Chicago. The defending-champion Kings and still-in-their-prime Blackhawks remain the standard.


Off-season changes make wide-open Eastern Conference hard to predict

Off-season changes make wide-open Eastern Conference hard to predict

by The Canadian Press - October 1, 2014 10:16 AM EDT

Over the past six seasons, five different teams have represented the Eastern Conference in the Stanley Cup final. The Boston Bruins are the closest thing to a powerhouse in the wide-open East.


NHL PREVIEW:NHL's rebuilding teams set for a race to last place in McDavid Derby

by The Canadian Press - October 1, 2014 10:12 AM EDT

ERIE, Pa. - In a sport that doesn't exactly feature the language of saints and choir boys, there's a dirty, four-letter word that even hockey players don't want to hear: tank.


NHL PREVIEW: EA simulation predicts Kings win Cup again, downing the Bruins

by The Canadian Press - October 1, 2014 10:05 AM EDT

TORONTO - The Los Angeles Kings will hoist the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row and third time in four years, according to a simulation of the 2014-15 season by EA Sports.


Sabres Preview-Capsule

by The Canadian Press - October 1, 2014 10:03 AM EDT

BUFFALO SABRESLAST SEASON: 21-51-10, 52 points. Missed the playoffs by finishing 16th in the Eastern Conference.COACH: Ted Nolan, 4th season with Sabres (including 1995-97), 90-98-28; 6th overall in NHL.


NHL 2014-15: Buffalo Sabres look to begin building after tumultuous season

NHL 2014-15: Buffalo Sabres look to begin building after tumultuous season

by The Canadian Press - October 1, 2014 9:57 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Sabres defenceman Tyler Myers prefers looking forward than looking back.There isn't much good to reflect upon after a tumultuous season during which the Sabres changed their coach and general manager, and purged many remaining veterans on their way to a last-place finish.


Brown's 2nd-period goal snaps tie, Kings top Sharks 4-1 in preseason action

by The Canadian Press - October 1, 2014 1:08 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Dustin Brown snapped a tie 44 seconds into the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 in an NHL preseason game on Tuesday night.

September 30, 2014

Cedric Paquette and Brett Connolly lead Lightning to 5-1 win over Stars

Cedric Paquette and Brett Connolly lead Lightning to 5-1 win over Stars

by The Canadian Press - September 30, 2014 11:43 PM EDT

DALLAS - Cedric Paquette and Brett Connolly each scored a goal and assisted on another as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Tuesday night.


Gaudreau scores first of pre-season as Flames blank Avalanche 2-0

by The Canadian Press - September 30, 2014 11:34 PM EDT

CALGARY - Calgary rookie Johnny Gaudreau scored a highlight-reel goal that gave everyone plenty to talk about.Gaudreau's first goal and point of the pre-season stood up as the game winner as the Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 on Tuesday.


Steen helps St. Louis Blues beat Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 in preseason game

Steen helps St. Louis Blues beat Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 in preseason game

by The Canadian Press - September 30, 2014 10:42 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS - David Backes, Joakim Lindstrom and Vladimir Tarasenko scored to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-1 exhibition victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.


Prospect Ehlers scores first pre-season goal as Jets edge Senators 2-1

by The Canadian Press - September 30, 2014 10:41 PM EDT

WINNIPEG - Nikolaj Ehlers wasn't sure what to do when he scored his first goal with the Winnipeg Jets—but he knew it felt good.The NHL club's top pick in the 2014 draft (ninth overall) recorded the game-winner as the Jets defeated the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Tuesday.


Cal Clutterbuck scores go-ahead goal with 3:19 left to lead Islanders over Bruins 5-3

Cal Clutterbuck scores go-ahead goal with 3:19 left to lead Islanders over Bruins 5-3

by The Canadian Press - September 30, 2014 10:12 PM EDT

BOSTON - Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.

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