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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 season, toppling a superior club in seven games.  The team’s signature puck possession game is its greatest asset, and despite a dazzling number of injuries, here are the Wings, in ...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

Bobby Ryan to Undergo Sports Hernia Surgery: Season Over

MARCH 27, 2014 — OTTAWA — Ottawa Senators LW Bobby Ryan will miss the rest of the season due to a sports hernia, for which he is scheduled to undergo ...Full Article

Ryan O’Reilly Clear Favorite for Lady Byng

MARCH 27, 2014 — The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy is a peculiar award.  After all, the statute for the award states that it shall be given “(to the) player ...Full Article

Watch: Philly’s Lecavalier Hits All 3 Posts

MARCH 24, 2014 — PHILA. — Philadelphia’s Vincent Lecavalier hit all three posts last night in a loss at home to the LA Kings.  Watch:    Full Article

Nyquist, Lundqvist & Iginla NHL 3 Stars of the Week

NEW YORK (March 24, 2014) – Detroit Red Wings right wing Gustav Nyquist, New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist and Boston Bruins right wing Jarome Iginla have been named ...Full Article

Bobrovsky, Okposo, Niemi NHL 3 Stars

NEW YORK (March 17, 2014) – Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo and San Jose Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi have been named ...Full Article

That ’70 Show: 1970 NHL Entrants Vancouver Canucks and Buffalo Sabres Fall Fast in 2014

MARCH 17, 2014 — Despite having been in the league 44 years, the Vancouver Canucks have not been able to claim that ultimate prize—the Stanley Cup—even once. However, since ...Full Article

Coyotes Can’t Capitalize on Bruins Back to Back

MARCH 13, 2014 — BOSTON — Wednesday night the Phoenix Coyotes sat in Boston having a one-night break in their four-game road trip, after playing in Florida and beating ...Full Article

Who Won the Goalie Shuffle?

MARCH 12, 2014 — It has been one week since the NHL trade deadline; one week that has consisted of 50 games, many of which included new line mates. ...Full Article

Ales Hemsky Fitting in Nicely as a Senator

MARCH 12, 2014 — OTTAWA — Ales Hemsky was drafted thirteenth overall in the first round of the 2001 NHL entry draft by the Edmonton Oilers. This was his ...Full Article

Peverley Collapses; Game Postponed *Update Video: Ruff Speaks

MARCH 10, 2014 — DALLAS — Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed at 6:23 of the first period on the Stars’ bench.  Players began slamming their sticks on the ...Full Article
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