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Parity reigns as NHL pauses for American Thanksgiving – NHL on CBC Sports

Erik Gudbranson looks at the standings almost every day. Sure, it's only November, but it's never too early to start thinking about the playoffs and see which teams are atop the division standings. "Every single point matters,"...

Montreal Canadiens trade forward Torrey Mitchell to the Los Angeles Kings for a 2018...

MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens traded forward Torrey Mitchell to the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday for a 2018 fifth-round conditional draft pick.If Los Angeles makes the postseason, the Canadiens will get back their 2018 fourth-round pick. It...

Montreal flips forward Torrey Mitchell to LA for conditional pick – NHL on CBC...

Greenfield Park, Que., native joined the Habs during the 2014-15 season The Canadian Press Posted: Nov 23, 2017 6:49 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 23, 2017 6:49 PM ET ...

Razzle-dazzle moves highlight Thanksgiving Eve slate of games

What was your favorite highlight from Thanksgiving eve?Greg Wyshynski: I hate the shootout with every fiber of my being, but if it needs to exist then it should serve as a highlight-generating platform for the skills of high-end...

Jets outpace Quick with late strikes to topple Kings – NHL on CBC Sports

The Winnipeg Jets have figured out ways to prevent their losses from lingering this season. The Los Angeles Kings are in a two-week funk, and it finally knocked them out of first place in the Pacific Division....

Filip Forsberg’s pair sets up Predators’ shootout win over Habs – NHL on CBC...

​Playing in their own building, Filip Forsberg and the Nashville Predators are awfully dangerous on the power play. Forsberg scored a pair of goals with the man advantage and Kyle Turris had the only goal in a...

Panthers’ Bjugstad scores ’em, Luongo stops ’em in win over Leafs – NHL on...

Nick Bjugstad scored Florida's only goal in regulation and the game-winning goal in a shootout as the Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Wednesday night. Bjugstad skated in and held the puck until Toronto goalie...

Ovechkin ends scoring drought to help Capitals sink Senators – NHL on CBC Sports

Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal in seven games, Jakub Vrana had two goals for the first time in his career and the Washington Capitals defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Wednesday night. Ovechkin's 14th goal came...

Flames’ offence comes up empty in Columbus – NHL on CBC Sports

After missing training camp because of a contract dispute, Josh Anderson has performed at a consistently high level for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Anderson scored two minutes into overtime to give Columbus its fifth straight win, 1-0...

Oilers halt latest losing skid with decisive win in Detroit – NHL on CBC...

​The Edmonton Oilers buckled down and played the kind of hockey they know they're capable of playing. A solid 6-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday ended a three-game losing streak for Oilers, who'd surrendered...

Canucks solve Penguins on strength of Brock Boeser’s hot hand – NHL on CBC...

Vancouver Cancuks rookie Brock Boeser is enjoying a fast start to his career, while embattled defenseman Derrick Pouliot is just happy to have a change of scenery. Boeser scored two more goals and Pouliot netted the game-winner...

Man convicted in killing over New Jersey Devils hat comment

PHILADELPHIA -- A man was convicted Wednesday of stabbing another man to death near a popular Philadelphia park because of a comment about the killer's New Jersey Devils hat.Philly.com reported that 42-year-old Steven Simminger had been convicted of...

Devils’ Kyle Palmieri out 4 to 6 weeks with broken foot – NHL on...

New Jersey winger has 9 points in 13 games The Associated Press Posted: Nov 22, 2017 2:15 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 22, 2017 2:15 PM ET ...

New Jersey Devils’ Kyle Palmieri out 4 to 6 weeks with broken foot

NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey Devils right wing Kyle Palmieri is going to be sidelined up to six weeks with a broken right foot.The Devils announced Wednesday that Palmieri was injured after being hit by a shot on...

Ranking biggest 2017-18 free agent signings into tiers on best, worst values

Having reached the quarter mark of the 2017-18 season, it's time to review the summer's most notable free-agent signings for early indications of success.Studying all the significant free-agent contracts signed since July 1, some have already paid dividends,...

What we’re thankful for in hockey, including Jaromir Jagr, modern goalie equipment

7:25 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN It's Thanksgiving week in the U.S., which means it's time to recognize the important things in life, like sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie and those dinner rolls that somehow manage to be light and heavy,...

New Jersey Devils are the league’s most exciting team

Which team is the most entertaining to watch?Greg Wyshynski: Please allow me a homer pick: The New Jersey Devils are the most entertaining team in the NHL this season.They play with such speed and tempo, resulting in 3.25...

Birthday boy Ben Bishop shines as Stars rally to beat Habs – NHL on...

Skating on the same line after a tactical change during the game, Devin Shore and Jason Spezza sparked the Dallas Stars to a 3-1 comeback win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. A strong response to...

Vladimir Tarasenko records Gordie Howe hat trick as Blues beat up Oilers – NHL...

Vladimir Tarasenko dropped his gloves and inspired his teammates. On a night when he had two goals and two assists , Tarasenko got in a rare fight Tuesday during the St. Louis Blues' 8-3 victory over the...

Rookie Brock Boeser adds two to his 9-goal tally

Canuck has 13 points in his last 11 games. Source link

Brock Boeser leads Canucks past skidding Flyers – NHL on CBC Sports

Brock Boeser scored twice and Daniel Sedin inched closer to a major NHL milestone, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the slumping Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Sedin had a goal and an assist...

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin out at least 1 game with upper-body injury

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will miss at least one game with an upper-body injury.Coach Mike Sullivan announced the injury on Tuesday. Malkin will sit out on Wednesday night when the Penguins host Vancouver. Sullivan says...

Fantasy NHL — Charlie Coyle and Malcolm Subban return from injuries to lead list...

Every week, we'll mine the waiver wire for lesser-owned assets to help your fantasy hockey squad, whether you favor dynasty or the redraft format, and we'll also toss in some tips for DFS players out there. Finally, we...

No more upper body, lower body; Dallas Stars to be specific about injuries

3:42 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN Fans of the National Hockey League have become accustomed to the vagueness of teams' injury disclosures, which usually range from "upper body" to "lower body."But Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock believes there's no harm...

NHL — Ryan Miller, Erik Gryba, Aaron Ekblad and others share their favorite recipes

5:56 PM ETEmily KaplanESPN Thanksgiving is about sharing food with family and friends -- and players are no different from the rest of us when it comes to celebrating. Of course hockey players love to eat. It turns...

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