Is the linchpin of the floundering Toronto Maple Leafs “uncoachable” or just a product of bad luck and a poor team around him? You might be surprised by the answer. More
It didn’t take long for the NHL to announce that New York Rangers winger Tanner Glass would be punished for hitting Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuiad in the face with the butt-end of his stick. The League issued a statement shortly after the Boston-New York game on Saturday afternoon saying Glass would be fined $3,897.85 – the league maximum for such an offense.
We all know athletes put their bodies on the line every game, but Cedric Paquette went above and beyond to stop the Red Wings from scoring an empty net goal on Saturday and may miss some action because of it.
All-star goalie Henrik Lundqvist was back in the Rangers’ crease against Boston on Saturday after missing nearly two months of action with a blood vessel injury in his neck. However, the Bruins took advantage of a rusty Lundqvist early on, tagging the 33-year-old netminder for three goals in the first period on route to a 4-2 win.
According to its founder, ‘Krazy George’ the normally summertime tradition of The Wave debuted in an unlikely and sparsely attended place – at the McNichols Sports Arena in Denver Nov. 15, 1979.
Several teams will be looking for help in goal this off-season, including the San Jose Sharks, Buffalo Sabres, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames. The St. Louis Blues may also be looking if they fail to go deep this post-season. Meanwhile, Mike Green has to decide whether a pay cut is worth it to stay in Washington.
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.
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.