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Selke Trophy: Bergeron, Kopitar, Toews Nominated

APRIL 24, 2014 — NEW YORK — Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Frank J. Selke Trophy, which is awarded “to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game,” the National Hockey League announced ...Full Article

Cooke Receives Seven Game Suspension

April 23, 2014 – Boston – On Monday, April 21st, Matt Cooke of the Minnesota Wild appeared to intentionally hit, knee-on-knee, Tyson Barrie of the Colorado Avalanche, at 2:02 of ...Full Article

Numbers Don’t Lie: Kings Stars Not Shining Through

APRIL 23, 2014 — LOS ANGELES — As the LA Kings enter Game 4 down 3-0 in their series against the San Jose Sharks, a number of notable players ...Full Article

Calder Trophy: Zero Defensemen + Zero Goalies = Lazy Writers

APRIL 23, 2014 – No Defensemen, No Goalies. True to form, the Calder Trophy race is a contest between three forwards, nominees mostly based on offensive output.  C Tyler Johnson ...Full Article

Playoffs Low Down and Dirty: Matt Cooke on Tyson Barrie

APRIL 22, 2014 — Matt Cooke of the Minnesota Wild will face an in-person hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety after his knee-on-knee hit on Avalanche defenseman ...Full Article

Lady Byng Nominees: O’Reilly, St. Louis, Marleau

APRIL 22, 2014 — NEW YORK — Forwards Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks, Ryan O’Reilly of the Colorado Avalanche and Martin St. Louis of the New York ...Full Article

Trotz Moves On with Class: Now Poile Must Answer for Offensive Woes

APRIL 22, 2014 — The fact that Barry Trotz was the first, not third or fourth coach fired by David Poile is a modern miracle. Trotz took over the ...Full Article

NHL Awards Event Announced

APRIL 21, 2014 – BOSTON — The Playoffs have begun and that can only mean that there is lot that will happen in the next few weeks between playoff ...Full Article

Pavel Datsyuk – Rested, Rusty or Recuperating?

APRIL 21, 2014 — When the Detroit Red Wings were forced to play a total of  37 games this season without the injury-riddled Pavel Datsyuk, there wasn’t much in ...Full Article

Playoffs Low Down and Dirty: Milan Lucic Spears Danny Dekeyser

APRIL 19, 2014 — Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic speared Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser Friday night in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series.  A classless ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings

Be ready.  That’s got to be Boston’s mantra after it drew the Red Wings as first round foe. We all saw what the Wings did to the Ducks last ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild

The Avalanche, led by certain Jack Adams-winner Patrick Roy, jumped from 29th overall to third, becoming the first team since the NHL expanded to 21 teams in 1979 to ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: St. Louis Blues vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Stumblin’ in are the Blues, and to a degree, so too are the Blackhawks. St. Louis:  Four key players are questionable for Game 1: Brendan Morrow (bruised foot), , ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens

This one looks to be tightly drawn, as two Atlantic Division foes clash with Tampa Bay holding home ice advantage. For the Montreal Canadiens, it’s time to win its ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: NY Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers

This is a tale of two teams that started the season slowly. New York: The New York Rangers began the season with nine straight road games due to ongoing ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets come into the postseason on a roll, the Penguins arrive with question marks aplenty. Sergei Bobrovsky (.923SV%; 2.38GAA) returned from injury on January 6, and the ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: Anaheim Ducks vs. Dallas Stars

This series features a couple of dynamic duos: Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry in Anaheim; Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin in Dallas. Therein lies the end of the similarities. ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: San Jose Sharks vs. LA Kings

One always seems to have its playoff mojo workin’, while one always seems to choke. The San Jose Sharks want to overcome another playoff hurdle by beating the LA ...Full Article

Draft Lottery: Panthers Pick #1, Sabres #2, Oilers #3

APRIL 15, 2014 -- NEW YORK -- The order of selection for the first 13 drafting positions in the First Round, only, of the 2014 NHL Draft is as ...Full Article

Playoff Schedule 2014

NEW YORK (April 13, 2014) – The National Hockey League today announced the dates, starting times and national television coverage for the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round, which ...Full Article

Watch: Selanne Victory Lap Includes Giguere

APRIL 13, 2014 — Not a dry eye in the house as Teemu Selanne grabs J-S Giguere for a victory lap at Honda Center at the end of Selanne’s ...Full Article

Lindback, Gibson, Johansen NHL 3 Stars

APRIL 14, 2014 – NEW YORK — Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Anders Lindback, Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson and Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen have been named the ...Full Article

Crosby, Ovechkin & Quick Capture Ross, Rocket, Jennings Trophies

APRIL 13, 2014 – NEW YORK — The 2013-14 National Hockey League regular season concluded tonight with Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby capturing his second career Art Ross Trophy ...Full Article

Smyth Retires: Will Play Final Game vs Vancouver Saturday

APRIL 11, 2014 — EDMONTON — Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth announced his retirement from the National Hockey League today, in front of family and friends at a news ...Full Article

Snakebit: Horton Out 6 Weeks

APRIL 11, 2014 — HOCKEYTALK NEWS — The Columbus Blue Jackets released a statement this morning explaining that RW Nathan Horton, sidelined for most of the season after offseason ...Full Article

Brendan Shanahan Named President and Alternate Governor of Maple Leafs

APRIL 11, 2014 — TORONTO — Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment announced Friday that Hockey Hall of Fame member Brendan Shanahan has been appointed to the position of President ...Full Article

Blue Jackets Qualify for Playoffs for Second Time

APRIL 9, 2014 — HOCKEYTALK NEWS — Nathan Horton scored for the first time in 26 games even though he didn’t play, Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 33 of 34 shots ...Full Article

Canucks Can Gillis

APRIL 9, 2014 – One day after his Vancouver Canucks were eliminated from playoff contention, GM Mike Gillis was fired after four seasons at the helm. Gillis recently indicated that ...Full Article

Watch: Kings Goalie Jon Quick Surprises Piano Prodigy on Ellen Degeneres Show

Watch: Kings Goalie Jon Quick Surprises Piano Prodigy on Ellen Degeneres Show     video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo playerFull Article

Bruins Bearing Down the Stretch

APRIL 7, 2014 – BOSTON – As the Boston Bruins were packing up and getting their travel suits on having taking the annual team photo followed by a spirited ...Full Article

Yzerman Signs 4-Year Extension as GM of Lightning

APRIL 7, 2014 — TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman to a four-year contract extension, chairman and governor Jeff Vinik ...Full Article

Hall, Varlamov, Pacioretty NHL 3 Stars

NEW YORK (April 7, 2014) – Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov and Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Bronze Dave Andreychuk Statue Outside Tampa Bay Times Forum

APRIL 5, 2014 — TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning unveiled a bronze statue of former captain and Stanley Cup Champion Dave Andreychuk on Ford Thunder Alley in ...Full Article

Zero Tolerance on Hookings Not Head Shots

APRIL 3, 2014 – BOSTON – On Tuesday night, Montréal Canadiens Douglas Murray received a match penalty and was ejected for his elbow to the head on Tampa Bay ...Full Article

When Is a 40-Plus Goal Scorer a Liability?

APRIL 2, 2014 — BOSTON — A shut out of the Washington Capitals in their own arena, by the Dallas Stars, on Tuesday night saw Jaroslav Halak pulled after ...Full Article

March: Iginla, Nyquist, Giroux NHL 3 Stars of Month

APRIL 1, 2014 — NEW YORK — Boston Bruins right wing Jarome Iginla, Detroit Red Wings right wing Gustav Nyquist and Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux have been named ...Full Article

Turris, Bergeron & Oshie NHL 3 Stars of Week

NEW YORK (March 31, 2014) – Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris, Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron and St. Louis Blues right wing T.J. Oshie have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Nolan Signs 3-yr Extension with Buffalo Sabres

MARCH 31, 2014 — BUFFALO — 3 year deal for Nolan, according to sources. — Ed.  FROM THE SABRES: Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray today announced that Ted ...Full Article

Video: Toews Knocked Out Of Game by Orpik Hit

MARCH 30, 2014 — PITTSBURGH — With the Blackhawks trailing, 2-1, Jon Toews chases a puck only to be drilled by a Brooks Orpik hit.  Would call it a ...Full Article

Numbers: Team Goals by Defense

MARCH 28, 2014 — Ranking NHL teams by number of goals by defensemen: # of Goals, Team: 45 Boston 44 Ottawa** 43 Nashville** 41 Colorado 40 Phoenix 39 Pittsburgh ...Full Article
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