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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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Flyers to Unveil Fred Shero Statue

MARCH 10, 2014 — PHILA. — The Philadelphia Flyers will memorialize legendary hall of fame coach Fred Shero, who led two Flyers teams to Stanley Cup Championships (1974 and ...Full Article

Seguin, Anisimov, Henrique NHL 3 Stars

MARCH 10, 2014 — NEW YORK — Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin, Columbus Blue Jackets center Artem Anisimov and New Jersey Devils center Adam Henrique have been named the ...Full Article

Firestorm Coming? NHL Modifies Circumvention Penalty for Devils re Kovalchuk Deal

MARCH 6, 2014 — Get ready for a firestorm.  Got to wonder what the NHLPA will have to say about this. What will other franchises have to say about ...Full Article

Hurricanes Sign G Anton Khudobin 2yrs/$4.5M

MARCH 4, 2014 — RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms ...Full Article

Sabres Hockey Hotline with Kevin Sylvester: Guest Josh Brewster

MARCH 4, 2014 — Talking Buffalo Sabres front office turmoil with host Kevin Sylvester and co-host Andrew Peters on Sabres Hockey Hotline on WGR550 Buffalo. Will Sabres fans let ...Full Article

Franzen, Henrique and Kuemper NHL 3 Stars

MARCH 3, 2014 — NEW YORK — Detroit Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen , New Jersey Devils center Adam Henrique and Minnesota Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper have been ...Full Article

Miller and Ott to St. Louis; Buffalo gets Jaroslav Halak, Chris Stewart, William Carrier & ’15 1st & ’16 3rd Rd Pick to Buffalo

FEBRUARY 28, 2014 — ST. LOUIS – Editor’s Note: This completely shifts the balance of power in the NHL.  The Blues now edge San Jose, LA and stand with ...Full Article

Gaborik Returns, Could be Valuable “Acquisition”

FEBRUARY 27, 2014 — Marian Gaborik has played four shifts since mid-November. He returns to the lineup tonight as the Blue Jackets travel to New Jersey. Gaborik scored his ...Full Article

Costly Olympics: John Tavares Lost for Season

FEBRUARY 20, 2014 — SOCHI RUSSIA — New York Islanders forward John Tavares will miss the remainder of the Olympics and NHL regular season after suffering a knee injury ...Full Article

Price, Lehtonen & Iginla NHL 3 Stars

FEBRUARY 10, 2014 — NEW YORK — Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen and Boston Bruins right wing Jarome Iginla have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Henrik Sedin Out of Sochi Olympics: Rib Injury Persists

FEBRUARY 7, 2014 — VANCOUVER — Henrik Sedin announced that he is unfit to play for Team Sweden at the Olympics.  He will be replaced by Marcus Johansson of ...Full Article

Kris Letang Suffers Stroke, Penguins Announce

FEBRUARY 7, 2014 — The Pittsburgh Penguins reported on their website that Kris Letang suffered a stroke last week. “Kris had one brief episode of dizziness and nausea last ...Full Article

Martin St. Louis Added to Canadian Olympic Roster

FEBRUARY 6, 2014 — SOCHI, Russia – Hockey Canada announced Thursday that forward Martin St-Louis (Laval, Que./Tampa Bay, NHL) has been added to Canada’s National Men’s Team roster for ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS: Stamkos Not Cleared; Won’t Go to Olympics

FEBRUARY 5, 2014 — TAMPA — It will be interesting to see who takes Steve Stamkos’ place.  Will it be Martin St. Louis?  Here’s the presser from the Lightning: ...Full Article
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