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Tanner Pearson leads Canucks past Sharks to move into 1st in tight Pacific

Tanner Pearson scored on the power play and had an assist as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the San Jose Sharks 4-1 Saturday night. Loui Eriksson, J.T. Miller and rookie defenceman Quinn Hughes also scored for the Canucks...

‘He ruined and deterred my career’: Akim Aliu discusses the racial abuse he suffered...

Akim Aliu didn't know when and how he would share his story of racial abuse at the hands of his coach before he took to Twitter in late November 2019 to write a series of tweets that would upend...

Canadiens hold off Vegas as Tomas Tatar notches dramatic SO winner

Carey Price went from dejection to jubilation in a matter of minutes. Price and the Montreal Canadiens squandered a two-goal lead late in the third period but held on for the dramatic 5-4 shootout victory over the...

Maple Leafs fall out of playoff spot with blowout loss to Blackhawks

The Maple Leafs had plane tickets in hand, ready to jet off to warmer climates. In truth, it looked like they already had one foot out the door. Jonathan Toews scored twice as part of a...

Bob Cole gives a N.L. blizzard update on Hockey Night in Canada

Sports·VideoRetired broadcaster Bob Cole returned to Hockey Night in Canada to provide an update on the blizzard that enveloped his home province of Newfoundland and Labrador.Posted: Jan 18, 2020 8:43 PM ET | Last Updated: January 19Retired broadcaster...

Senators snap 9-game slide as Marcus Hogberg saves 40 to push back Flames

Marcus Hogberg isn't sure he belongs in the NHL, but he might be the only one uncertain of his status. Hogberg was at his finest Saturday making 40 saves in the Ottawa Senators' 5-2 win over the...

Connor McDavid, Oilers ride strong start to trounce Coyotes

The Edmonton Oilers will be going into a 10-day break with their heads held high. Riley Sheahan had a goal and three assists and Connor McDavid had a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers rode a...

Another Alex Ovechkin hat trick caps another Capitals rally as league’s top team tops...

The Washington Capitals lead the NHL in wins, points and goals as they storm into their bye week.If there was a category for dramatic, come-from-behind, weekend, matinee victories in the NHL, the Capitals would probably lead that as...

Ovechkin passes Mario Lemieux and ties Steve Yzerman on all-time goals list

Alexander Ovechkin recorded a hat trick to pass Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux for 10th place and tie Steve Yzerman for ninth place on the NHL's all-time goals list and the Washington Capitals rallied for a 6-4 victory...

Stars’ Stephen Johns returns after missing nearly 22 months

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Stephen Johns played in his first game in almost 22 months when the Dallas Stars visited the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.Forward Radek Faksa was placed on injured reserve to make room for Johns...

Panthers goalie Chris Driedger to miss several weeks

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Florida goalie Chris Driedger will miss several weeks with what's believed to be a groin injury, the latest health issue at that position for the Panthers.The Panthers announced the diagnosis Saturday, calling it a lower-body...

Anthony Cirelli’s hat trick leads Lightning’s grounding of Jets

Anthony Cirelli scored his first career hat trick and Nikita Kucherov added a pair of goals as the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the Winnipeg Jets 7-1 on Friday. Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy made 30 saves to record...

Winnipeg youth choir opens Jets game with Canadian anthem sung in Ojibwe

Sports·VideoThe Strong Warrior Girls Anishinaabe Choir treated Winnipeg Jets fans to the Canadian national anthem sung in Ojibwe for the very first time at a professional sporting event.Posted: Jan 17, 2020 8:21 PM ET | Last Updated: January...

Predators’ Viktor Arvidsson fined $2,000 under NHL diving policy

NEW YORK -- Nashville Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson has been fined $2,000 by the NHL under the league's rules regarding diving and embellishment.NHL Rule 64 was designed to penalize players who repeatedly dive and embellish in an attempt...

NHL All-Star Weekend to include Chel Gaming Challenge pro-am event

The National Hockey League is set to host the Chel Gaming Challenge, a pro-am event where players, athletes, content creators and esports luminaries will compete in the NHL 20 video game as well as a series of fun...

Hurricanes’ all-star Dougie Hamilton suffers broken leg

Carolina Hurricanes all-star defenceman Dougie Hamilton has a broken bone in his left leg. The team announced Friday that Hamilton suffered a broken fibula in Thursday night's loss at Columbus. He was hurt in the second period...

Canadiens’ playoff hopes looking thin as all-star break nears

Even with their win in Philadelphia on Thursday night, the Montreal Canadiens' playoff hopes are thin as they head into the NHL all-star break. The optimists can look to the St. Louis Blues, who held a similar record to Montreal...

Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton breaks bone in left leg

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Carolina Hurricanes All-Star defenseman Dougie Hamilton is out indefinitely with a broken left leg.The team announced Friday that Hamilton broke his left fibula during a loss at Columbus on Thursday night and underwent surgery Friday.Hamilton...

Bruins waive veteran David Backes, send him to minors

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins have waived 14-year veteran David Backes.Backes has scored 245 goals with 309 assists in 944 NHL games, spending the first 10 years of his career with the St. Louis Blues and the last...

The rise of Swedish defensemen

When Nicklas Lidstrom skated his first strides on NHL ice, Victor Hedman and Erik Karlsson were not yet 2 years old. In the years since, they have grown into towering two-way defensemen and joined the Detroit Red Wings...

Stars’ Stephen Johns nears return after 22-month absence

DALLAS -- Defenseman Stephen Johns appears on track to return to the Dallas Stars' lineup for the first time in 22 months on Saturday.Johns, who returned from a conditioning assignment with Texas of the AHL, was not active...

9 NHL bloopers from this season…in 90 seconds

Brad Marchand's shootout mistake wasn't the only blooper of the 2019-20 season, Rob Pizzo shows you nine more.   Source link

Markstrom puts Canucks on his back in key win over Pacific foe Coyotes

Jake Virtanen scored midway through the second period to reach a career-high 26 points in a season as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 Thursday night. Bo Horvat and Tanner Pearson, into an empty net,...

Tyson Foerster shows out for scouts to help Team White win CHL Top Prospects...

Tyson Foerster showed the scouts taking in the CHL top prospects game what he has to offer to NHL clubs. The 17-year-old Foerster had two goals and an assist and Connor Zary tacked on three helpers as...

Bruins’ Tuukka Rask goes on injured reserve with concussion

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask was placed on injured reserve Thursday, two days after he suffered a concussion in a 3-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.Rask left just 1 minute, 12 seconds into Tuesday night's game after...

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