• Penguins captain Crosby scores 900th NHL point

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored his 900th NHL point Saturday, and quickly added 901 and 902. Crosby reached 900 with an assist 14:56 into the third period on a goal by defenseman Kris Letang against the Florida Panthers. Crosby scored with 1:15 remaining to tie the game 2-2,..." February 07

  • With Holtby on pace to break his single-season wins mark, Brodeur sees similarities in their makeup

    North Jersey "Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby picked up his league-leading 32nd win of the season in today's 3-2 shootout win over the Devils. With the Capitals having played only 50 games, Holtby is on pace to win 52 games, which would shatter Martin Brodeur's single-season NHL record of 48..." February 07

  • Jets, Byfuglien continue to talk; Ladd situation quieter

    Sportsnet "As the NHL trade deadline quickly approaches, the Winnipeg Jets are trying to come to terms on an extension with star defenceman Dustin Byfuglien. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, there has been “a lot of conversation between the two sides” lately. Byfuglien, who has said he’d..." February 07

  • Blues could host 2017 Winter Classic

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The NHL is finalizing discussions to bring an outdoor hockey game to Busch Stadium in 2017, multiple sources have told the Post-Dispatch. The plan is not yet complete, but the league is strongly considering the city to host the "Winter Classic," in which the Blues' opponent could be the Chicago..." February 07

  • Malcolm Subban hospitalized after taking puck to throat

    Sportsnet "Boston Bruins prospect Malcolm Subban was taken to the hospital Saturday after a scary incident prior to an AHL game between the Providence Bruins and Portland Pirates." February 07

  • Martin Brodeur gets statue, New Jersey Devils jersey retired

    NHL.com "New Jersey Devils will retire the No. 30 jersey of goaltender Martin Brodeur. The Devils announced Tuesday they also will erect a statue of their longtime goaltender during ceremonies at the game on Feb. 9 against the Edmonton Oilers. Brodeur played 21 seasons for New Jersey, leading the..." February 07

  • New evidence could be heard at Dennis Wideman’s appeal

    Sportsnet "Dennis Wideman’s appeal hearing is set to take place Wednesday in New York City, as the Calgary Flames defenceman attempts to get his 20-game suspension reduced. Wideman was handed a 20-game ban for knocking linesman Don Henderson to the ice in a Jan. 27 game against the Nashville..." February 07

  • Toughness, fitness big parts of Andrew Cogliano's nearly 700 straight games

    ESPN "Andrew Cogliano doesn't like to discuss it. The Anaheim Ducks forward is superstitious enough to believe that if he talks about his current streak of 672 consecutive games -- making him the NHL's reigning ironman -- he could jinx it. It's understandable he feels that way, but it's still an..." February 06

  • Canucks defenceman Yannick Weber clears waivers

    Sportsnet "Vancouver Canucks defenceman Yannick Weber has cleared waivers and can now be assigned to the Utica Comets of the AHL." February 06

  • Canadiens try to stay positive

    NHL.com "The Montreal Canadiens appear to be just about the only ones who still believe they can make the Stanley Cup Playoffs. If they want to prove it's still possible, they'll have to start this weekend by sweeping the traditional back-to-back set of matinees on Super Bowl weekend, starting with..." February 06

  • Suspension appeal hearing for Flames' Wideman set for Wednesday

    The Score "Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman will plead his case to the league next week. The 32-year-old's appeal hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday in New York City. Wideman is appealing the 20-game suspension he was assessed after hitting linesman Don Henderson in a game against the..." February 06

  • Zack Kassian: 'Best thing for my career was probably the car accident'

    Edmonton Journal "Zack Kassian is neither embarrassed, nor bitter at the Canadiens as he returns to Montreal for the first time since the early morning truck accident that landed him in the NHL’s substance abuse program. The crash, and subsequent tough love from the Habs organization, was exactly what he needed..." February 06

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    Minnesota Wild @mnwild

    Fletcher tells media that Jonas Brodin will miss 3-6 weeks with a broken foot. #mnwild

  • Connor McDavid to play first game in Montreal as an NHLer

    Edmonton Sun "Connor McDavid didn’t get to play in his own back yard when the Edmonton Oilers visited Toronto. He didn’t get to stand on the blue line for the spine-tingling national anthem in Chicago. Didn’t get to play against Sidney Crosby. Or in Madison Square Garden. Or in Boston. Didn’t go to the..." February 06

  • Wild scratch Vanek, Zucker vs. Blues amid scoring slumps

    The Score "Minnesota Wild head coach Mike Yeo appears to be sending a strong message to his players. Forwards Jason Zucker and Thomas Vanek will both serve as healthy scratches when the club takes on the St. Louis Blues on Saturday." February 06

  • Flyers, Penguins will play outside in 2017

    ESPN "While plans for next year’s Winter Classic remain fluid, what does seem to be virtually locked in is an outdoor game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers sometime in 2017. The unresolved question is whether the game, likely to be held at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, will..." February 06

  • Canadiens' Price increases workload

    NHL.com "Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price showed little discomfort during his daily skating session Friday and added the new wrinkle of working on lateral movement in the goal crease. Price, who won the Hart and Vezina trophies last season, has been out since Nov. 25 because of a lower-body..." February 06

  • Dreger Still Feels Chiarelli Willing To Trade Nugent-Hopkins

    Today's Slapshot "“Well, I think they’d both like to be. I don’t think there’s any question that Bryan Murray has interest in doing something. To what level of significance? It’s hard to say. But I know he’s making his calls. I know that again he’s got some interest. They’d like to add a defenseman and he’s been..." February 05

  • Buyers and sellers in the Pacific Division

    ESPN "The cream is rising to the top in a Pacific Division that has taken its lumps this season. You can mock the Pacific all you want, but if the three California clubs end up as top three in the division, as seems likely, you've got three teams who can do some damage come playoff time. The first-place..." February 05

  • Canada's weak dollar threatens to put Quebec's NHL bid on ice

    Toronto Sun "The Canadian dollar's recent fall threatens Quebecor Inc's bid to bring back Quebec City's beloved National Hockey League franchise, the Nordiques, by increasing costs. Montreal-based Quebecor, a telecommunications and media company, submitted its bid in July, vying with Las Vegas for a team..." February 05

  • Dallas Stars Place Jason Spezza on Injured Reserve, Call Up Radek Faksa

    Defending Big D "In a move that surprises no one who listened to Lindy Ruff's comments after the Colorado Avalanche game on Thursday, the Dallas Stars have placed Jason Spezza on injured reserve with an unspecified upper body injury. Mark Stepneski was the first with the news of the move and Spezza's..." February 05

  • Semyon Varlamov will return to Avs' net against Winnipeg

    Denver Post "Semyon Varlamov will be back in the Colorado net against the Winnipeg Jets Saturday night. Patrick Roy confirmed that Friday, when 11 Avalanche skaters and Varlamov went through a mostly optional on-ice session at Family Sports Center the morning after a 4-3 overtime loss to the Dallas..." February 05

  • Healthy scratch Cowen says trade ‘more realistic’

    TSN "There was a different type of buzz and energy inside the Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday morning. With Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers in town, the media gathering was much larger than you would usually find on a typical weekday. The scrum sizes were befitting of a playoff game instead..." February 05

  • McKenzie Thinks Teams Talking To Oilers About Schultz

    Today's Slapshot "“Yep. There’s no question they would like to move him. “But again – I’m not saying he won’t get moved, because one thing about skating defensemen in the National Hockey League is even if they perform as inconsistently, or at times as poorly, as Justin Schultz has over the course of his time in..." February 05

  • John Scott’s wife gives birth to healthy twins

    Sportsnet "The denouement to the John Scott story is equally happy as Sunday’s wild and uplifting climax in Nashville. The NHL All-Star Game MVP’s wife, Danielle, gave birth to healthy twin girls in Michigan. Scott now has four, proud young daughters. The good news was tweeted out Friday morning by..." February 05

  • Rangers trade must happen — just not a future-mortgaging one

    New York Post "Thursday’s 4-2 victory over the Wild at the Garden represented the type of forceful, poised performance that could give management more reason than just blind faith to believe in the Rangers. Regardless of the underwhelming nature of the Blueshirts’ season, it is all relative. When the sun rose..." February 05

  • Bruins must use trade deadline to establish an identity

    Boston "The Boston Bruins are in purgatory, a mishmash of streakiness that has surprisingly put the team in playoff position after last summer’s purge, but with an inconsistency that is the equation resulting from the sum of its parts. At 26-18-5, the Bruins, who open the post-All-Star break of their..." February 05

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Hearing Yannick Weber (VAN) will be put on waivers today. 11 goals last season. Got to think he can help someone's pp.

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    Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers

    INJURY UPDATE: Sean Couturier will out approximately 4 weeks with a lower-body injury, per #Flyers GM Ron Hextall.

  • Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery signs with German team

    Sportsnet "The next stop on Ray Emery‘s amazing adventure is Germany. The veteran goaltender has signed on with Adler Mannheim for the remainder of the season, a source told Sportsnet. Emery had been on a professional tryout agreement with the Toronto Marlies, appearing in three games while the..." February 05

  • B's Gustavsson gets clearance to resume playing

    CSN New England "While he won’t be jumping back into the fray on Thursday night against the Sabres, Jonas Gustavsson has been fully cleared medically after an elevated-heart-rate scare just prior to the All-Star break and is back with the Bruins. The Swedish netminder with his teammates at the First Niagara..." February 05

  • Wideman apologizes but is 'really disappointed' over suspension for collision with referee

    Calgary Herald "Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman broke his silence Thursday, issuing a public apology to linesman Don Henderson and saying he is “disappointed” with the 20-game suspension he was handed by the NHL after his ugly collision with the official last week. Reading from notes, Wideman..." February 04

  • Welcome Jiri Hudler to the trade rumor mill

    Pro Hockey Talk "From ESPN: The Calgary Flames are getting calls on pending UFA winger Jiri Hudler, whom I don’t think is likely to sign an extension. The 32-year-old Czech scored 31 goals last season but has struggled with just six so far this season. Still, for the right price he’d be a nice top-six add..." February 04

  • Evgeni Malkin (injured) out at least next 2 games

    PensBurgh "Bad news for the Pittsburgh Penguins on the injury front. Evgeni Malkn won't be playing in the weekend's games in Florida (which makes a tough trip even tougher) with a lower-body injury. The Pens start a busy stretch, after this weekend they play Mon-Wed-Fri next week, including a huge matchup..." February 04

  • McQuaid back on practice ice after lengthy absence

    CSN New England "Adam McQuaid was skating on his own for the past three days, but took a step up on Thursday while hopping on the ice for Bruins morning skate with his teammates at the First Niagara Center. Clearly, the rangy, rugged defenseman is at least a few days away from even entertaining a return date to..." February 04

  • Jets' Burmistrov fined $2,000 for diving/embellishment

    NHL.com "Winnipeg Jets forward Alexander Burmistrov has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today. NHL Rule 64 is designed to bring attention to and more seriously penalize players (and teams) who repeatedly dive..." February 04

  • The NHL Is Afraid Of Dennis Wideman's Defense

    Deadspin "Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman received a 20-game suspension for checking an official, but the controversy isn’t nearly over yet. The players’ union released a strong statement defending Wideman, and he will appeal: perhaps his first of two. It was one of the strangest things I’ve ever seen on..." February 04

  • Report: Majority of GMs would approve of play-in game for final playoff seeds

    The Score "First the coach's challenge, now a wild-card play-in game? Bob McKenzie reported Wednesday on NBC that 16-of-28 general managers polled would be in favor of the NHL borrowing another idea, and adopting an MLB-style single elimination play-in game to determine the final wild-card seed in each..." February 04

  • NHLPA to appeal Dennis Wideman's suspension

    Matchsticks & Gasoline "It's breaking Dennis Wideman news all afternoon. Earlier today the league dropped the hammer on Wideman with a 20 game suspension that would keep #6 out until the middle of March. Wideman is getting the gate for his cross check on linesman Don Henderson last week in a game against the Nashville..." February 04

  • Wideman diagnosed with concussion after incident with linesman, Salomaki

    The Score "Dennis Wideman was found to have a concussion after the Calgary Flames' game against the Nashville Predators last week, but the league says that doesn't excuse his cross-check on linesman Don Henderson. Nashville Predators forward Miikka Salomaki delivered a hit on Wideman moments before the..." February 04

  • The Canadiens are so bad they're refusing to name a Janaury player of the month

    SB Nation "You're not fooling anyone here, Montreal. "The Canadiens will not be giving the Molson Cup (award given to the best player of the month) to any players for the month of January" The link attached to the tweet gives a bit more explanation, that they'll be awarding the trophy after February..." February 04

  • Penguins ponder ways to possibly replace injured Fehr

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "In the Penguins' dressing room at Consol Energy Center and in their room at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry, the stalls of Eric Fehr and Matt Cullen sit side by side, with only goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's stall to the right. Arguably no forwards among the Penguins are more..." February 04

  • McDonagh hints at Rangers’ penalty-kill strategy change

    New York Post "With the Rangers’ special teams’ struggles threatening an early end to the season, defenseman Ryan McDonagh said the team has worked on using a “little different strategy,” but the captain cites the penalty kill’s lack of aggression for its problems, allowing the Devils to score on both their..." February 04

  • Red Wings recall defenseman Jakub Kindl from Grand Rapids

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings today recalled defenseman Jakub Kindl from the Grand Rapids Griffins. He will join the team in Florida and is available for tonight's game against the Panthers (7:30 p.m.). There is no word yet on whether Kindl will be in the lineup or whether one of the club's other..." February 04

  • Wideman suspended 20 games for hit on linesman

    TSN "Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman has been suspended 20 games by the NHL on Tuesday for his Jan. 27 hit on linesman Don Henderson. Wideman, 32, is the 12th NHL player to be suspended for physical abuse of an official in the last 15 years. Wideman was quickly suspended indefinitely by the..." February 03

  • Toronto Maple Leafs unveil new logo for 2016-17 season

    Sportsnet "The Maple Leafs are reaching into their past for a look they hope will signify a brighter future. The new logo the organization unveiled Tuesday night is actually a throwback to the crest worn by Toronto teams in the 1940′s, 1950′s and 1960′s. But the 31-point Leaf is a significant departure..." February 03

  • Report: Canucks ‘working on’ bringing KHL d-man Tryamkin to North America

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Vancouver Canucks are “working on” bringing Russian defenseman Nikita Tryamkin to North America when his KHL season ends, according to News 1130 Sports. Tryamkin, 21, was the 66th overall pick in the 2014 draft. His contract with Yekaterinburg Automobilist apparently doesn’t expire until..." February 03

  • Kings targeting Jets D Dustin Byfuglien?

    CBS Sports "With how well the Los Angeles Kings have played this year, the one thought that might send a chill down every other general manager's spine would be this: What if Dean Lombardi thinks they can be a little bit better? The Kings GM has never been shy about making a deal when he can smell the..." February 03

  • Hilary Duff And Mike Comrie Divorce

    Deadspin "It’s officially over for that slightly confusing hockey player-celebrity marriage that wasn’t Mike Fisher’s and Carrie Underwood’s—Mike Comrie and Hilary Duff have finalized their divorce, according to TMZ. What hope is there for the rest of us lovelorn saps in this crazy world? Comrie, who..." February 03

  • Kevin Klein out indefinitely, Rangers defenseman has fractured thumb

    New York Daily News "The Rangers announced Wednesday that defenseman Kevin Klein has a fractured thumb and will be out indefinitely. Klein was injured during the Rangers' Tuesday night loss to the Devils when he was slashed on the right hand by Reid Boucher, a play which did not result in a penalty. Klein had..." February 03