Category Archives: NHL

The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada. The NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

NHL Pettersson scores in OT, Canucks beat Hurricanes 1-0

NHL Pettersson scores in OT, Canucks beat Hurricanes 1-0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson can be a tough critic. Pettersson was asked how good goaltender Jacob Markstrom was in the Vancouver Canucks’ 1-0 overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night. “He can always be better,” said Pettersson, managing to keep a straight face for a few seconds. “I’m just kidding. He…

NHL Rust scores OT winner, leads Penguins past Blue Jackets 1-0

NHL Rust scores OT winner, leads Penguins past Blue Jackets 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust scored a power-play goal at 3:02 of overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 on Thursday night. Rust controlled a bouncing puck at the top of the crease and fired it past Joonas Korpisalo for the winner and his 10th goal of the year. Tristan Jarry…

NHL Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov combine for 4 points in Lightning’s win over Bruins

NHL Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov combine for 4 points in Lightning’s win over Bruins

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Bruins came up just short on back-to-back nights. Steven Stamkos had two goals to extend his recent tear and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the suddenly slumping Bruins 3-2 on Thursday. Patrice Bergeron and John Moore scored for the Bruins, who have lost four straight in regulation and five…

NHL Stamkos scores 2 to lead Lightning past slumping Bruins 3-2

NHL Stamkos scores 2 to lead Lightning past slumping Bruins 3-2

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Bruins came up just short on back-to-back nights. Steven Stamkos had two goals to extend his recent tear and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the suddenly slumping Bruins 3-2 on Thursday. Patrice Bergeron and John Moore scored for the Bruins, who have lost four straight in regulation and five…

NHL Rust scores OT winner, leads Penguins past Blue Jackets 1-0

NHL Rust scores OT winner, leads Penguins past Blue Jackets 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins, already without captain Sidney Crosby, learned early Thursday they would be without star forward Evgeni Malkin against the Columbus Blue Jackets. No problem. The injury-riddled Penguins pressed on for another win. Bryan Rust scored a power-play goal at 3:02 of overtime and the Penguins beat the Blue Jackets 1-0…

NHL Eichel scores 2 goals; Sabres beat Predators 4-3

NHL Eichel scores 2 goals; Sabres beat Predators 4-3

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — On a night the Sabres celebrated the tradition of their old building, Jack Eichel and his Buffalo teammates continued to establish a home-ice advantage in their current arena. Eichel had two goals to extend his NHL-leading point streak to 15 games, and linemate Victor Oloffson scored the deciding goal in the…

Sharks Announce Changes to Coaching Staff

Sharks Announce Changes to Coaching Staff

SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson today announced that the team has made several changes to the Sharks coaching staff, including naming Bob Boughner as the team’s interim head coach. Also joining the Sharks coaching staff are Associate Coach Roy Sommer, Assistant Coach Mike Ricci and Goaltending Coach Evgeni Nabokov.…

Aliu calls Flames coach’s apology ‘misleading, insincere’

Aliu calls Flames coach’s apology ‘misleading, insincere’

Nigerian-born former NHL player Akim Aliu says Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters’ statement acknowledging that he used offensive language is ‘misleading, insincere and concerning’November 28, 2019, 10:41 PM3 min read Akim Aliu is not happy with the apology Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters issued for a racial slur he allegedly used when both were in…

Hockey commentator Don Cherry fired for rant over immigrants

Hockey commentator Don Cherry fired for rant over immigrants

Polarizing Canadian hockey commentator Don Cherry fired over rant on immigrantsBy ROB GILLIES Associated PressNovember 11, 2019, 9:44 PM3 min readTORONTO — Don Cherry, Canada’s most polarizing, flamboyant and opinionated hockey commentator, was fired Monday for calling immigrants “you people” in a television rant in which he said new immigrants are not honoring the country’s…

10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Ambassador Gordon Sondland to face questions about Trump, Ukraine; New uncertainty as Democrats prepare to debate in Atlanta; Pope Francis arrives in Thailand to encourage Catholic minorityNovember 20, 2019, 11:09 AM3 min read Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:…