In the NHL, the Norris Trophy is one of the most prestigious awards to be presented at the end of the year, and Cale Makar might find it in his hands come this summer. Cale Makar, Colorado Avalanche (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers) The accolade is given to the best defenseman that season as voted upon
Over the last couple of weeks, there have been a number of trade rumors surrounding the Los Angeles Kings and Alex Iafallo. These rumors originated when Elliotte Friedman said on Tim and Sid that the Toronto Maple Leafs were interested in a specific winger. Friedman wrote down the name of this player on a piece
It took 213 games, 49 of those playoffs appearances, to make history. It was the 66th playoff series in Penguins history and the 87th game of the 2017 playoffs — some things are just meant to be. Kris Letang hadn’t played since February, they were outshot in more than 70% of games played these playoffs, and
The Chicago Blackhawks appear to be in a holding pattern when it comes to a new contract for center Dylan Strome. Fortunately, time is on their side and something will likely get done before the team heads back onto the ice. Also, the goaltending depth at the minor-league level was bolstered and a hopeful future
Pittsburgh Penguins (11-7-1, fifth in the East Division) vs. New York Islanders (10-6-4, third in the East Division) Uniondale, New York; Sunday, 5 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh visits the New York Islanders after Kris Letang scored two goals in the Penguins’ 4-3 overtime win against the Islanders. The Islanders are 10-6-4 against division opponents.
Paul Stastny’s overtime goal clinched Winnipeg’s 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadians, extending the Jets’ winning streak to four games. Nikolaj Ehlers also scored for Winnipeg (13-6-1). The Jets were victorious despite being outshot 41-21. Connor Hellebuyck made 40 saves in the winning effort at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg. Nick Suzuki scored for Montreal
4:02 PM ET Associated Press EDMONTON, Alberta — Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews is out for Saturday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers because of a sore wrist. Toronto coach Sheldon Keefe announced the decision before the start of a three-game series between these teams. Matthews has 31 points (18 goals, 13 assists) in 20 games
Entering this weekend’s back-to-back set against the Detroit Red Wings, the Chicago Blackhawks are currently 8-2-0 in their past 10 games played. They’re riding a two-game winning streak, thanks to their sweep of the Columbus Blue Jackets last week. Sitting third in the Discover Central Division with 26 points, they are currently in a playoff
The Vancouver Canucks are currently in a tailspin, winning only two of their last 13 games and in the midst of yet another long losing streak. In fact, they have not strung together two wins in a row since their four-game winning streak where they beat the Ottawa Senators three times back in January. Their
Late in the 2015-16 season, Pittsburgh’s third round (83rd overall selection) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, got his shot in the NHL when Marc-Andre Fleury fell to a concussion. Murray, a standout performer in the American Hockey League with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2014-15 and the early part of 2015-16, was called up. His record in
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, both the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ilya Mikheyev have filed their arbitration numbers and the two sides are quite a ways apart. Will a deal get done before Wednesday? In New Jersey, there has been talk of the Devils moving Kyle Palmieri, but what’s the real deal? Why hasn’t free
WINNIPEG – Ryan Poehling scored the game winner Saturday as the Laval Rocket downed the Manitoba Moose 2-1. Lukas Vejdemo also scored for Laval (5-2-1), beating Moose goalie Arturs Silovs 7:18 into the first period. Tyler Graovac responded for Manitoba (4-4-0) with just two minutes left in the game. Silovs stopped 23-of-25 shots on Saturday,
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6:15 PM ET The Vegas Golden Knights have terminated a brief partnership with UpickTrade, a company based in Mexico that sells sports betting picks, including on the NHL. “The Vegas Golden Knights have ended their sponsorship agreement with UpickTrade. The organization will not have additional comments on the matter at this time,” the team said
Four games were enough for Nick Robertson, who is one of the NHL’s few players of Filipino descent, to believe he belongs in the big leagues. The Maple Leafs rookie scored a goal while averaging 12:05 in ice time during Toronto’s qualifying-round loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets in August. In the months after the
In honor of Black History Month, it’s important to reflect on the barrier-breakers who have sacrificed for progression. Sports have always been a main stage for norms to be challenged, racial inclusion being most recollected and honored. Most know the name Jackie Robinson no matter the circle, but few outside of hockey remember the like-importance
The 2016-17 season was a good time to be an Oilers fan, at the start of the year, Peter Chiarelli made multiple transactions in an attempt to get his team stronger and more consistent. Taylor Hall was traded for Adam Larsson, and Milan Lucic signed a seven-year contract with the team. Eric Gryba and Matt
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby joined Mario Lemieux and Bernie Parent as the only other players in NHL history to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in back-to-back years. Crosby deserved it, posting eight goals and 27 points in 24 playoff games. But he wasn’t the only member of the Penguins who played at an MVP level.