NHL NEWS

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Devils

The Boston Bruins have a difficult stretch of games ahead and finish February with a back-to-back against two non-playoff teams in the New Jersey Devils and Arizona Coyotes. They are two winnable games with four important points at stake, and there is no room for error with the Florida Panthers and Philadelphia Flyers trailing the Bruins by two and four points, respectively, for...
Via NESN.com
21 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames At New York Islanders: Pregame Report

Calgary Flames at New York Islanders: Pregame Report When: Friday, February 27, 2015Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial ColiseumTime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The Islanders (40-20-2, 82 points) finally had a couple of days rest, after six games in nine days. They are coming off of a dominating 5-1 defeat...
Via Islanders Insight
27 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets place Calvert on IR, recall Gibbons

COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed left wing Matt Calvert on Injured Reserve and recalled center Brian Gibbons from the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Calvert is sidelined indefinitely due to a concussion. Calvert, 25, has recorded 10 goals and nine assists for 19 points with 28 penalty minutes...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
42 minutes ago  |  Discuss

What if the Boston Bruins retained Jarome Iginla?

The Boston Bruins this season have been really frustrating to watch for sure. The Bruins have been blowing two, three and even four goal leads to some good teams yet some really bad ones as well. The Bruins have not been able to put together any sort of consistancy and…
Via CLNS Radio
48 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Freeway Faceoff notes: Ducks & Kings breaking in new players

t's as small of a sample size as they come, but both the Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings will be attempting to work in new players in Friday night's Freeway Faceoff series game at the Honda Center. Catch all the action starting at 6:30 p.m. on Prime Ticket and KCOP. The Ducks had the benefit of already playing one game with new winger Jiri Sekac, but Sekac was all over the...
Via Fox Sports West
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

NHL players getting an education about blood clots

TORONTO (AP) The doctor told Tomas Fleischmann he might never play hockey again. Blood clots that began in his leg had moved to his lungs and threatened not only his career but his life. Goaltender Tomas Vokoun's left leg was almost 4 inches bigger than his right because of a clot. Surgery was required to drain the blood and he never played another NHL game. A week after NBA star...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Senators-Sharks Preview

The San Jose Sharks' longest home losing streak in nearly 20 years has put their chances of qualifying for an 11th straight playoff berth in jeopardy. Suddenly, the Ottawa Senators are giving their postseason hopes a boost with help from an unexpected source in net. San Jose looks to avoid an eighth consecutive home defeat while preventing the Senators from winning a season-high...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens have raced to the top spot in the Eastern Conference behind stellar performances from their star players, most notably Carey Price. The Toronto Maple Leafs have spent the last two-plus months going in the opposite direction, but they're coming off their first back-to-back wins since December as they face the Canadiens on Saturday night. Max Pacioretty scored...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Approaching 'last call' for NHL GMs to tweak rosters

David Poile made an impressive splash on the NHL trade market earlier this month. The Nashville Predators general manager knows better than to make any assurances he's done altering his NHL-leading lineup. ''I can say to you right now, I don't feel like I'm going to make any trades,'' Poile told The Associated Press. ''But I'm not closing the store.'' He's not the only one as trade...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Chance to play with Jagr is mindblowing for young Panthers

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) For a pair of players who would eventually become Florida Panthers, it turns out that Feb. 7, 1996 was quite a significant day. - Jaromir Jagr scored his 200th NHL goal. - Aaron Ekblad was born. Separated in age by a whopping 24 years, Jagr and Ekblad become teammates on Saturday for the first time when Florida plays host to the Buffalo Sabres. Jagr could...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings send defenseman Derek Forbort back to the minors

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Kings have reassigned defenseman Derek Forbort to their AHL affiliate in Manchester. The defending Stanley Cup champions announced the move Friday before their game at Anaheim. Forbort was the Kings' first-round pick in 2010. He didn't appear in a game during his stint with the Kings, who recalled him Feb. 11 after Alec Martinez was hurt. Martinez...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

What Signing Boychuk Can Hold For The Islanders’ Future

On February 24th, Nick Leddy signed a contract extension with the New York Islanders through 2022. With this signing, Garth Snow has solidified a role for Leddy as a top defenseman on the New York Islanders. Once Snow got the pen to paper, the question quickly became when are the Islanders going to sign his defensive partner, Johnny Boychuk? When asked in an interview with Stan Fischler...
Via Islanders Insight
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Ducks send LaBarbera back to minors with Andersen returning

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Anaheim Ducks have reassigned backup goalie Jason LaBarbera to their AHL affiliate in Norfolk. The Ducks announced the move Friday before hosting the Los Angeles Kings. LaBarbera's return to the minors means starting goalie Frederik Andersen is ready to return from a head injury that has kept him out of the lineup since Feb. 8. John Gibson has played in...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks trade deadline possibility

We are just under a week away from the NHL trade deadline, and the Chicago Blackhawks have just lost their best offensive player and the NHL’s leading scorer, Patrick Kane, due to injury. Many of the rumors thus far have mentioned fellow offensive players that the Blackhawks may be looking at in order to fill the void left by the injured Kane. With the Blackhawks placing Kane on...
Via isportsweb.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers-Flyers Preview

Though the New York Rangers have hardly been at their best this month, they've figured out how to end up in the win column so often that they've climbed into a tight battle for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division. The same can't be said for the Philadelphia Flyers, who haven't managed to find a groove despite their precarious position in the Eastern Conference playoff race...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL fines Sharks' Couture $5,000 for tripping from behind

NEW YORK (AP) Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Friday for tripping Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith. Couture came from behind and used his skate to knock Smith to the ice in the third period of Detroit's 3-2 victory on Thursday night. He was called for tripping on the play, while Smith was assessed a hooking penalty. The fine is the maximum...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie Makes Make-A-Wish Teen’s Dream Come True In Tear-Jerking Video

Chris Hendrickson, a North Dakota native, who has Morquio Syndrome, or mucopolysaccharidosis type 4A, a degenerative disease that affects his bones, recently had his wish of meeting T.J. Oshie come true. As part of the Make-A-Wish campaign, Hendrickson not only got to meet Oshie and play a little hockey, but also got to witness the […] The post T.J. Oshie Makes Make-A-Wish Teen’s...
Via Diehardsport
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

The NHL trade deadline is coming Red Wings Fans, Who do you want?

The minutes and seconds are counting down to the March 2nd, 3 pm trade deadline and the Detroit Red Wings are a real threat to be Stanley Cup Contenders. Detroit is pretty stocked with young talent and they have young NHL ready talent on the roster making big time impacts now.Also Detroit has guys in waiting like Larkin, Mantha, Pulkkinen, and Sproul who are stuck in the minors...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Predators Preview

Losing at Bridgestone Arena has been a rarity for the Nashville Predators this season. Dropping two in a row at home has been near-unthinkable. The league-leading Predators will look to avoid that outcome Saturday when they host a Detroit Red Wings club that's wrapping up a six-game trip. Nashville (41-14-7) is an NHL-best 26-4-1 at home but fell 4-2 to Minnesota on Thursday, snapping...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Agent for Vermette, Michalek expects trades; offseason return possible

Allan Walsh had just set his phone down after a long call on Thursday at his office when it began to chirp incessantly with text messages, voice mails and emails from reporters, team executives and others wanting to talk about the NHL trade deadline. "Everyone around me was watching it go 'ding, ding, ding,' " Walsh said, laughing.  Walsh is playing a role in the Coyotes' future...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blues continue to make the most of life on the road

A five-game road swing to open a stretch with 11 of 14 away from home would be a difficult challenge for most clubs. That might not be the case for a St. Louis Blues team that's playing its best hockey on the road. After opening their trip with a victory, the Blues look to nail down their ninth win in 10 road games Saturday night with their fifth in a row at the Western Conference...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blues continue to make the most of life on the road

A five-game road swing to open a stretch with 11 of 14 away from home would be a difficult challenge for most clubs. That might not be the case for a St. Louis Blues team that's playing its best hockey on the road. After opening their trip with a victory, the Blues look to nail down their ninth win in 10 road games Saturday night with their fifth in a row at the Western Conference...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blues-Oilers Preview

A five-game road swing to open a stretch with 11 of 14 away from home would be a difficult challenge for most clubs. That might not be the case for a St. Louis Blues team that's playing its best hockey on the road. After opening their trip with a victory, the Blues look to nail down their ninth win in 10 road games Saturday night with their fifth in a row at the Western Conference...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators: Who Is Andrew Hammond?

Andrew Hammond of the Ottawa Senators Andrew Hammond is a 6’1″ 216 pound goalie from British Columbia. Up until February 16th he was practically unknown in the hockey world. Hammond spent four years at Bowling Green State University where he played in 111 games, winning only 30. He had a goals against average of 2.64 and amassed seven shutouts. Now in the NHL with the Ottawa...
Via isportsweb.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flames' Giordano out indefinitely with upper-body injury

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano has been sidelined indefinitely with an undisclosed upper-body injury and won't play against the New York Islanders on Friday night. The NHL's top-scoring defenseman left Wednesday night's 3-1 win over the New Jersey Devils in the third period after he was hauled down by Devils forward Steve Bernier. General manager Brad...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

WATCH: Barkley rips analytics again

A-Rod: A con man returns to baseball

Bostick death threats show why some fans take sports too seriously

Russell Westbrook is surging into the MVP conversation

Five-round NFL Mock Draft

Key offseason moves for every MLB team

Rousey, Arianny Celeste get into it

Dallas sportscaster back with another powerful essay

The parallels of Rose and Hardaway

Offseason breakdown for all 32 NFL teams

On Josh Hamilton's addiction and feeling alone

Judge rules against AP's suspension

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.