• Report: Chara to Miss 4-6 Weeks With Ligament Damage In Knee

    Boston "The Bruins are about to get a taste of what it's like to live without their most indispensable player. According to Joe McDonald of ESPN Boston, Zdeno Chara, who left Thursday night's loss to the Islanders in the first period after a huge, open ice hit of Islanders' captain John Tavares, is out..." October 24

  • Toronto at Ottawa game rescheduled for November 9

    NHL.com "Wednesday's postponed game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa has been rescheduled for Sunday, Nov. 9 in Ottawa." October 24

  • How Rick Nash went from playoff bust to NHL's leading scorer

    Yahoo! Sports "As a goal scorer, Rick Nash has always dabbled in the extremes. “I usually find myself a pretty streaky player. If they’re going in, they’re going in,” he said Tuesday night, after the New York Rangers rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils. “If they’re not … they’re definitely not.” They..." October 24

  • The (really) unbelievable path of Pierre-Edouard Bellemare

    Sporting News ""Unbelievable" is a postgame adjective of choice for hockey players. They, seemingly, can believe so little that the word loses its meaning. It is very, very funny. You just skated a lap with the Stanley Cup. What was that like? "Oh, unbelievable. Unbelievable." What did you see out of..." October 24

  • Bruins' Chara: Senators, city can help each other in healing process

    Ottawa Sun "The tweet appeared around noon Wednesday, some two hours after Ottawa had been rocked and shocked by the shootings that have left this entire country numb. It was short and to the point. And it spoke volumes. "@BostonBruins Our thoughts are with the city of Ottawa and those affected by..." October 24

  • Jets F Kane expected to begin skating this weekend

    TSN.ca "Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane is expected to begin skating on his own this weekend as recovers from a lower-body injury. Jets head coach Paul Maurice said Thursday Kane is progressing well but has not skated since suffering the injury. The 23-year-old collided knee-on-knee with teammate..." October 24

  • St. Louis playing an all-around game, but one thing’s missing

    New York Post "Martin St. Louis is doing just about everything for the Rangers this season. He has a team-leading five assists and is tied with Rick Nash with a plus-6 to lead the Blueshirts. Still, through seven games, St. Louis has only one goal. But if the inability to find the back of the net through..." October 23

  • Blackhawks' Crawford to miss next two games

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will miss the next two games due to an upper-body injury, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on Wednesday. Quenneville said Crawford will not travel with the team to play the Nashville Predators on Thursday and the St. Louis Blues on Saturday...." October 23

  • Predators' Filip Forsberg among top NHL rookies

    Tennessean "The Filip Forsberg factor on the Predators' scoresheet is evident through the first six games this season. He's second among NHL rookies in scoring (1 goal, 4 assists) and has played well enough to be moved back to the top line with center Mike Ribeiro and winger James Neal. "Mike is a..." October 23

  • Red Wings work to add punch, Datsyuk to offense

    Detroit News "The Red Wings didn't get back to Detroit until after 2 a.m. Wednesday following a 2-1 overtime loss in Montreal, so instead of the scheduled on-ice practice, coach Mike Babcock gathered his players for a little chalk talk. "I wanted to clear up a lot in our game," Babcock said. "We had a..." October 23

  • Ducks' Heatley remains day-to-day with groin injury

    TheScore.com "The Anaheim Ducks will have to wait a little longer - again - to see the debut of forward Dany Heatley due to a groin injury he sustained in training camp. Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register spoke to Heatley on Thursday." October 23

  • No blues for Canucks goalie Ryan Miller about his time in St. Louis

    Vancouver Sun "Yes, Ryan Miller wants to play. He wants to play every game, but the truth is he wants to play some more than others. Like Thursday night’s game here against the St. Louis Blues. Miller acknowledges it’s a game that has special meaning, given what happened in the Show Me State of Missouri..." October 23

  • 'Killer Bs' line showing their sting again

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Panthers coach Gerard Gallant doesn't come off as a science buff, yet his constant search for the proper chemistry among his four lines resulted in a formula for offensive success late Tuesday night in the Pepsi Center. After two days of practice in Denver, Gallant reshuffled two lines, and..." October 23

  • 21h
    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    #NHLJets HC Paul Maurice says Evander Kane (knee) is progressing nicely and should start skating on his own sometime this week. Return TBA

  • Maple Leafs at Senators game postponed

    NHL.com "The game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators, scheduled for Wednesday night at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, has been postponed, the National Hockey League announced Wednesday. The date and time of the rescheduled game will be announced at a later date." October 22

  • 'O Canada' to be performed before Penguins-Flyers to support Ottawa

    CBSSports.com "It has been a tough day across Canada as tragic events in the nation's capital city of Ottawa have shaken the country. With hockey being so deeply rooted in Canada's own history and traditions, it's difficult to understate that nation's impact on the NHL. After the Ottawa Senators and Toronto..." October 22

  • Will the Oilers shop Eberle or Yakupov?

    The Hockey News "Though the Edmonton Oilers finally won their first game of the season, their early-season struggles continue to generate trade speculation. Hockey Night in Canada’s Don Cherry told Sportsnet 590 he thinks the Oilers must trade one of their good young players if they’re to improve in the near..." October 22

  • Attorney for Kings' suspended Slava Voynov: 'There's no crime here'

    Los Angeles Times "Craig Renetzky, the attorney for Slava Voynov, said there was not enough evidence to bring criminal charges against the Kings defenseman, who was arrested early Monday morning after an alleged domestic violence incident in Redondo Beach. Renetzky said he interviewed Voynov and the woman whose..." October 22

  • Patrick Roy questions how hard Avalanche compete

    Pro Hockey Talk "Seven games into the season, and the Colorado Avalanche sit second from the bottom of the Western Conference standings. The latest loss came to the Florida Panthers, not necessarily a powerhouse team at 13th in the East so far, by a 4-3 final in overtime on Tuesday. That dropped Colorado’s..." October 22

  • Kings support Voynov's suspension

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Kings are expressing support for the NHL's decision to suspend Slava Voynov after the defenseman's arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. "I don't think there's any question that we're behind what the league has done," Kings general manager Dean Lombardi told..." October 22

  • Wild sign Coyle to 5-year extension worth a reported $16 million

    TheScore.com "The Minnesota Wild have signed young forward Charlie Coyle to a five-year extension, as announced on the team's website Wednesday. Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports the contract is worth $16 million. Coyle, 22, has two points in four games this season, and tallied 30 points in 70 games..." October 22

  • Ryan Wilson out two to three weeks with shoulder injury

    Denver Post "Another tough bit of medical news regarding Avalanche defenseman Ryan Wilson. He will miss two to three weeks with a shoulder injury. Wilson was hurt in Tuesday’s game against Florida after a collision with a Panther player. Wilson has had numerous other injury problems in recent..." October 22

  • Where Do the Oilers Rank on the NHL Misery Index?

    Grantland "So stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but the Edmonton Oilers seem like they might be terrible this year. Last night’s win over the Lightning moved them to 1-4-1 and one point clear of dead last place in the league. They’ve been a mess defensively, the goaltending has been shaky, and the..." October 22

  • Horton's Back Injury Could End Career

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets aren’t ready to move on without injured right wing Nathan Horton yet. But optimism is fading that Horton will be able to play this season, and there’s growing concern that the 29-year-old’s career might be finished. Horton, who signed a seven-year, $37.1 million free-agent..." October 22

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva


  • Lightining rookie Drouin’s debut impressive

    Tampa Tribune "After being told his NHL debut would have to wait, Jonathan Drouin instead was put on call to prepare to play his first game on Monday in Edmonton. By all accounts, the debut of Drouin proved to be a unanimous success, even if the No. 3 overall draft pick failed to record a point in his first..." October 22

  • Penguins' Hornqvist has found chemistry with Crosby

    NHL.com "Four years ago the Pittsburgh Penguins traded for a forward with unproven potential and put him in position to become one of the NHL's more dangerous scorers. Pittsburgh might have done it again. The Penguins acquired forward Patric Hornqvist, along with forward Nick Spaling, from the..." October 22

  • Testing legs, giving backup goalie a chance are Penguins' priorities

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Again, again, again. Three times in four days, actually. And Mike Johnston will be watching. The Penguins (3-1-0) have enjoyed a slow-and-steady start to their season — four games in the first 13 days — but they open a stretch of three games in four nights Wednesday at home against the..." October 22

  • Jets’ Maurice apologizes for using the F-bomb at a reporter

    Pro Hockey Talk "Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice had some choice words for a reporter on Monday. With the Jets having lost four games in a row, Maurice was asked about accountability in the dressing room. His response, well, at the very least he’ll have to drop a quarter in the swear jar. “It’s not the..." October 21

  • Maple Leafs hire Mark Hunter as director of player personnel

    The Globe and Mail "Brendan Shanahan’s dramatic remaking of the Toronto Maple Leafs front office continued on Tuesday with another big hire out of the Ontario Hockey League. The Leafs named Mark Hunter, the long-time owner and general manager of the London Knights, into a newly created position as director of..." October 21

  • Sabres to retire Hasek's jersey

    Covers.com "The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the best goaltenders in NHL history. The ceremony will take place on Jan. 13, 2015 prior to the team's home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center. Hasek, who was the fifth and final..." October 21

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    Chicago Blackhawks @NHLBlackhawks

    Per Coach Q, Crawford (upper body) is out for tonight. Status is day-to-day. Raanta gets the start. #CHIvsPHI

  • Flames sign Brodie to five-year contract extension

    NHL.com "The Calgary Flames on Monday signed defenseman TJ Brodie to a five-year contract extension. Brodie, 24, scored his third goal in seven games in a 4-1 win at the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday. He had four goals and 27 assists in 81 games last season." October 21

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Pavel Datsyuk playing tonight

  • 2d
    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    Dan Girardi says he'll play tonight. Leg feels good. No restrictions.

  • Jeff Skinner, Andrej Sekera return to Hurricanes lineup

    CBSSports.com "The Carolina Hurricanes will get a much needed charge into the lineup as they seek their first win of the year Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets. Forward Jeff Skinner will make his season debut and defenseman Andrej Sekera will get back into the lineup after each sat out with injuries. Skinner..." October 21

  • Slava Voynov -- Domestic Violence Victim Hospitalized

    TMZ.com "The woman who was allegedly attacked by L.A. Kings star Slava Voynov was injured so badly, she was rushed to the hospital ... where staffers called the cops on Voynov ... TMZ Sports has learned. Law enforcement tells us ... Voynov was actually arrested at the hospital in Torrance, CA around 1..." October 20

  • Slava Voynov suspended indefinitely

    ESPN Los Angeles "Slava Voynov was arrested Monday morning on domestic violence charges and has been suspended indefinitely from the Los Angeles Kings pending a formal investigation by the NHL. A rule in the collective bargaining agreement states that, during a criminal investigation, "the League may suspend the..." October 20

  • 3d
    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Pavel Datsyuk said he'll decide after Tuesday morning skate if he's playing at Montreal. #RedWings

  • Victor Hedman breaks finger vs. Canucks, will miss 4-6 weeks

    Yahoo! Sports "Victor Hedman has been playing at an elite level for several years now. The Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman has played his way from being known as “the guy drafted after John Tavares” into a legitimate Norris Trophy contender in 2015. Well, that Norris talk will have to be put on hold for a bit..." October 20

  • TSN’s Dave Hodge blasts Nail Yakupov pick

    Edmonton Journal "This in from TSN’s Dave Hodge, his blast at the Oilers for drafting Nail Yakupov. “My thumb is down to the Edmonton Oilers’ decision to select Nail Yakupov with the first pick of the 2012 NHL Draft. I know you’ve heard that before, the Oilers are sick of hearing it and Yakupov is burdened by..." October 20

  • Rookie race heats up with Drouin's Lightning debut

    TSN.ca "The race for NHL rookie of the year just got more interesting. Now, this is precisely the type of hype the Tampa Bay Lightning will be trying to avoid at all costs for a 19-year-old who has yet to play a single regular season game in the NHL. But then that's the kind of the point here:..." October 20

  • Ducks to recall Gibson on Monday

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks are expected to recall goaltender John Gibson from the Norfolk Admirals on Monday. Gibson was sent to the American Hockey League club last week to start a pair of games over the weekend. The 21-year-old went 1-1-0 in his two starts against the Manchester Monarchs posting a..." October 20

  • Canucks: First non-sellout since '02

    ESPN.com "The Vancouver Canucks' sellout streak ended at 474 games Saturday night with a less-than-capacity crowd at Rogers Arena in a 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. The last time the Canucks didn't play in front of a full house at home was on Nov. 12, 2002, when they beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3...." October 19

  • Banged-up Avalanche declined Bryzgalov’s services

    Sportsnet.ca "The Colorado Avalanche are short a couple goalies with Semyon Varlamov and Reto Berra currently out with injuries, but they’ve turned down the services of Ilya Bryzgalov. According to Sportsnet’s Damien Cox, Bryzgalov’s agent reached out to Avalanche brass and the team wasn’t interested in..." October 19

  • 5d
    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    MilanLucic: "I know [the Canadiens fans] can get under your skin sometimes, but they are great fans. They are what make the games fun"

  • 5d
    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    Mikhail Grabovski awoke with concussion symptoms on Friday after passing concussion test Thursday night, sources say. #Isles

  • Rangers cancel their Martin St. Louis experiment

    New York Post "The Rangers have canceled their Marty in the Middle show after five episodes. That is a function of things breaking bad for the 2-3-0 Blueshirts, who have struggled to create chemistry while trying to fill the hole created by the absence of injured first-line center Derek Stepan. Journeyman..." October 19

  • Ruff: Stars played 'stupid,' 'garbage hockey' in overtime loss to Flyers

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars lost defenseman Patrik Nemeth for a “good period of time” after a skate cut his arm Saturday, and will now have to adjust their defense — the area of their game that has been most under the microscope the last two seasons. But coach Lindy Ruff said his more immediate concern after a..." October 19

  • 5d
    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    No follow-up supplemental discipline for Ryan Kesler

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