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 Ottawa visits Florida after Duclair’s 3-goal game

NHL Ottawa visits Florida after Duclair’s 3-goal game

Ottawa Senators (14-17-2, seventh in the Atlantic Division) vs. Florida Panthers (15-12-5, sixth in the Atlantic Division) Sunrise, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: The Florida Panthers host Ottawa after Anthony Duclair scored three goals in the Senators’ 4-3 overtime victory against the Blue Jackets. The Panthers are 3-4-1 against the rest of their…

NHL Carlson and the Capitals visit the Blue Jackets

NHL Carlson and the Capitals visit the Blue Jackets

Washington Capitals (24-5-5, first in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (12-14-6, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) Columbus, Ohio; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: John Carlson and Washington square off against Columbus. He ranks seventh in the in the NHL with 45 points, scoring 12 goals and recording 33 assists. The Blue Jackets…

NHL Lightning have win streak curtailed with home loss to dominant Capitals

NHL Lightning have win streak curtailed with home loss to dominant Capitals

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Capitals used a quick start during the final period for another win away from home. Lars Eller and Garnet Hathaway scored 45 seconds apart early in the third period and the NHL-leading Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night. Ellers scored from the left circle at…

NHL Ellers, Hathaway score 44 apart, Capitals beat Lightning 5-2

NHL Ellers, Hathaway score 44 apart, Capitals beat Lightning 5-2

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Capitals used a quick start during the final period for another win away from home. Lars Eller and Garnet Hathaway scored 45 seconds apart early in the third period and the NHL-leading Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night. Ellers scored from the left circle at…

NHL Isles extend home streak to 6 with 3-2 OT win over Sabres

NHL Isles extend home streak to 6 with 3-2 OT win over Sabres

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Even though it took a few extra minutes on Saturday, the Islanders earned yet another victory at home. Anthony Beauvillier scored in overtime to lift the Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres, extending New York’s home winning streak to six games and snapping the Sabres’ win streak at…

NHL Blues open roster spot by assigning Poganski to San Antonio

NHL Blues open roster spot by assigning Poganski to San Antonio

ST. LOUIS – A day after Oskar Sundqvist returned to the lineup, the St. Louis Blues appear to be on the verge of getting another injured player back. The Blues assigned forward Austin Poganski to their AHL affiliate in San Antonio on Friday, clearing a roster spot for the potential return of Alexander Steen. Sundqvist had…

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…