Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Dallas Eakins rediscovers groove behind bench after mistakes with Oilers

Dallas Eakins answers the phone as he's walking from the arena to his team's hotel in suburban Chicago.Ominous storm clouds looming above, the head coach of the San Diego Gulls offers a warning."Either I'll make it back without...

Banged-up Chara says he’s on track for Final

BOSTON -- Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara returned to practice and worked out with the full squad Monday, his first such workout since sitting out Boston's Eastern Conference-clinching victory over Carolina with an undisclosed injury.Chara had skated prior to...

U.S. up next as Canada notches easy shutout over Denmark

Carter Hart and Mackenzie Blackwood combined for a 24-save shutout as Canada routed Denmark 5-0 on Monday in round-robin play at the men's hockey world championship.Hart started in net, making 22 saves in 50 minutes and Blackwood stopped...

Sharks trio on the limp entering elimination game at St. Louis

The San Jose Sharks could be headed into their fifth elimination game of the post-season short-handed.The Sharks left town Monday to play Game 6 of the Western Conference final at St. Louis (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 8 p.m. ET) with...

Great Britain, Italy win to avoid relegation

KOSICE, Slovakia -- The Brits and Italians will be back ... barely.Ben Davis scored 2:03 into overtime for Great Britain to complete an unlikely comeback and edge France 4-3 to avoid relegation at the expense of the French...

Women start union, hope to have new league

1:41 PM ETEmily KaplanESPN Elite women's hockey players have announced the formation of the Professional Women's Hockey Players' Association -- a united front of some American, Canadian and European players which will serve as "a vehicle to support...

Source — No added discipline for Blues’ Barbashev

12:43 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Blues forward Ivan Barbashev will not receive any supplemental discipline from the NHL Department of Player Safety after a high hit that helped take Sharks forward Tomas Hertl out of...

NHL Prospect of the Year

With the exception of those still playing in the AHL's Calder Cup Playoffs and CHL's Memorial Cup, the season is over for most NHL prospects. It's time to dole out some recognition to the prospects who had exceptional...

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily – Blues push Sharks to the brink

7:47 AM ETEmily KaplanESPN The San Jose Sharks are on the brink of elimination yet again. Meanwhile, the St. Louis Blues are one win away from their first Stanley Cup Final appearance since 1970, which was their third...

Injuries leave Sharks sputtering against Blues

8:47 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN SAN JOSE, Calif. -- From the scoreboard to the trainers' room, the San Jose Sharks were bruised and battered in Game 5 by the St. Louis Blues.There was the 5-0 final score, as lopsided...

Blues move to brink of Cup final after blanking Sharks

Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a penalty shot and Jaden Schwartz added the first of his three goals during a dominant second period that carried St. Louis to the brink of its first trip to the Stanley Cup Final...

Bruins’ hurt captain Chara skates, no practice

BOSTON -- Three days after he had to miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final because of an undisclosed injury, Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara skated before practice on Sunday.The Bruins defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-0 to...

U.S. tops Germany to clinch spot in quarters

KOSICE, Slovakia -- Dylan Larkin scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the United States went on to beat Germany 3-1 Sunday at the world championships.The win clinches a spot for the Americans in the...

Chara returns as Bruins continue to await Stanley Cup opponent

Three days after he had to miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final because of an undisclosed injury, Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara skated before practice on Sunday.The Bruins defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-0 to complete a...

Bruins hope Chara recovers in time for Cup Final

BOSTON -- The Bruins were able to sweep Carolina in the Eastern Conference finals without captain Zdeno Chara.Now they're hoping 10 days off before the start of the Stanley Cup Final will be enough time for the defenseman...

Senators considering Patrick Roy for coaching position: Reports

Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy will interview next week for the Ottawa Senators' head coaching position, multiple outlets reported Saturday.Roy, 53, would be the seventh candidate interviewed since the Senators fired Guy Boucher on March 1.Roy was...

Mark Stone’s hat trick helps Canada rout Germany at Worlds

Mark Stone had a hat trick Saturday to lead Canada to an 8-1 rout of Germany at the world hockey championships in Slovakia.Anthony Mantha scored two goals while Sam Reinhart, Thomas Chabot and Anthony Cirelli added singles.Yasin Ehliz...

U.S. routs Denmark at worlds behind DeBrincat

KOSICE, Slovakia -- Alex DeBrincat had two goals and an assist to help the United States rout Denmark 7-1 on Saturday for the Americans' fourth straight victory during preliminary play at the world championships.Jeff Blashill became the winningest...

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily – Blues get even with the Sharks

11:01 AM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN Hey, good news: We're going to talk more about the players than the referees in this edition, which is really all we can ask for in this postseason. It was a 2-1 win for...

Blues ‘move on’ from OT loss, close out Game 4

2:36 AM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN ST. LOUIS -- For the St. Louis Blues, the final minutes of Game 4 of the Western Conference finals on Friday night had an uncomfortable similarity to the final minutes of Game 3. As...

Senators sued by bus driver in harassment case

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL team were sued Friday for negligence over allegations he harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last year in Buffalo.Also named as a defendant in the...

Binnington shines again as Blues top Sharks to level West final

Jordan Binnington made save after save to pull off yet another playoff victory — and make some team history — for the Blues.The rookie goalie stopped 29 shots to set a franchise record with his 10th post-season win...

Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night in Canada: Blues vs. Sharks Game 5

Watch live on television and online Sunday at 3 p.m. ET as the St. Louis Blues take on the San Jose Sharks in the third round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night on Canada.CBC Sports will have...

Host Halifax looks strong in winning opener over Prince Albert

Samuel Asselin opened the scoring and set up another as the Halifax Mooseheads beat the Prince Albert Raiders 4-1 on Friday in the Memorial Cup opener.Alexis Gravel did his part for Halifax with 23 saves. Xavier Parent, Jake...

Finland, Czech Republic cruise to shutout wins

KOSICE, Slovakia -- Mikko Lehtonen had a goal and an assist as Finland shut out Britain 5-0 at the hockey world championships on Friday.Toni Rajala, Atte Ohtamaa and Joel Kiviranta each scored in the second period before Kristian...

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