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 Brouwer or Walker expected to make 2019 Blues debut tonight; Allen in net

NHL Brouwer or Walker expected to make 2019 Blues debut tonight; Allen in net

Jake Allen will be in net and veteran Troy Brouwer, now with an approved work visa, is expected to make his 2019-20 season NHL debut when the St. Louis Blues visit the Predators in Nashville on Monday night. According to a projected lineup released by the Blues on Monday afternoon, either Brouwer or Nathan Walker…

NHL Toronto’s Kerfoot suspended 2 games for hit against Colorado

NHL Toronto’s Kerfoot suspended 2 games for hit against Colorado

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs forward Alexander Kerfoot has been suspended two games by the NHL for his hit on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson. Kerfoot will lose more than $37,000 in salary and miss games Wednesday in Detroit and Friday in Buffalo. He had no prior disciplinary history with the league. He…

NHL Ducks face the Islanders on 3-game skid

NHL Ducks face the Islanders on 3-game skid

New York Islanders (16-3-2, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Anaheim Ducks (10-11-3, seventh in the Pacific Division) Anaheim, California; Monday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Anaheim comes into the matchup with New York after losing three games in a row. The Ducks have gone 6-4-2 in home games. Anaheim averages 11.1 penalty minutes per…

NHL Blues recall Walker, Pouliot from San Antonio, designate Brouwer non-roster

NHL Blues recall Walker, Pouliot from San Antonio, designate Brouwer non-roster

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Blues summoned help from San Antonio while clarifying veteran forward Troy Brouwer‘s status Sunday. Forward Nathan Walker and defenseman Derrick Pouliot, both of whom were signed as free agents in July, were recalled from the team’s AHL affiliate. Meanwhile, the Blues designated Brouwer as non-roster. He will be activated upon approval of his…

NHL Panthers’ win streak snapped as Hurricanes score 4 unanswered

NHL Panthers’ win streak snapped as Hurricanes score 4 unanswered

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It was another big night of offense for Carolina’s defensemen. Dougie Hamilton sparked the Hurricanes’ high-scoring defensive unit with a goal and an assist to help Carolina beat the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Saturday. The Hurricanes encourage their defensemen to contribute on offense as much as any team in the NHL,…

NHL Wild prospect Kaprizov developing into intriguing NHL-ready talent

NHL Wild prospect Kaprizov developing into intriguing NHL-ready talent

The wait is almost over. Probably. Kirill Kaprizov could join the Minnesota Wild as early as next year after spending six seasons in Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League. A fifth-round pick back in 2015, Kaprizov has since developed into one of the most intriguing NHL-ready talents in the game. Kaprizov powered CSKA Moscow to a title…

NHL He’s (officially) back: Brouwer signs one-year, two-way deal with Blues

NHL He’s (officially) back: Brouwer signs one-year, two-way deal with Blues

ST. LOUIS — The author of one of the most iconic goals in St. Louis Blues history is officially a member of the team again. Thirty-four-year-old Troy Brouwer, who scored the game-winning goal in the Blues’ Game 7 victory over the Blackhawks during the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs, agreed to a…

NHL Senators’ Bobby Ryan enters NHL/NHLPA assistance program

NHL Senators’ Bobby Ryan enters NHL/NHLPA assistance program

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan will be away from the team indefinitely while taking part in the NHL/National Hockey League Players’ Association assistance program. The NHL and NHLPA made the announcement Wednesday. The Senators issued a statement from general manager Pierre Dorion saying, “Bobby is an important member of the Ottawa…

NHL Carlson and the Capitals visit the Rangers

NHL Carlson and the Capitals visit the Rangers

Washington Capitals (16-3-4, first in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New York Rangers (8-8-2, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) New York; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: John Carlson leads Washington into a matchup with New York. He’s fourth in the NHL with 35 points, scoring eight goals and recording 27 assists. The Rangers are 6-6-1…

NHL Dallas takes on Draisaitl and the Oilers

NHL Dallas takes on Draisaitl and the Oilers

Dallas Stars (10-8-2, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (13-6-2, first in the Pacific Division) Edmonton, Alberta; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Leon Draisaitl leads Edmonton into a matchup with Dallas. He leads the NHL with 41 points, scoring 15 goals and recording 26 assists. The Oilers are 4-4-2 against Western Conference…