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Chicago Blackhawks bid goodbye to bye week

Most people would think that a week of rest would do NHL players some good. Weeks of playing result in wear and tear that require plenty of recovering in the summer. The farther a team goes in the race to the Stanley Cup, the more battered and bruised they become. Fans consistently hear about the injuries that their favorite players had to deal with during playoff games, some of...
Via isportsweb.com
34 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Gostisbehere has 3 assists, Flyers beat Canucks 3-2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Shayne Gostisbehere had three assists for the first three-point game of his NHL career, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Sunday night. Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek and Brayden Schenn scored for Philadelphia, and Michael Neuvirth stopped 18 shots in the win. Markus Granlund and Jannik Hansen scored for Vancouver...
Via AP on Fox
57 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Islanders will have to show a little patience with backup goalie

There will be times during this upcoming nine-game road trip when the Islanders are going to need backup goalie Jean-Francois Berube to win a tight game. Although he backstopped them to a 6-4 win over the Devils on Sunday night at Barclays Center, his sixth start of the season left a little to be desired....
Via New York Post
1 hour ago

Drouin scores nifty goal in OT as Lightning beat Avs 3-2

DENVER (AP) Jonathan Drouin made just one move to score the game-winner. He was too spent to do more than that. Drouin stole the puck down low during a draining shift and scored 2:27 into overtime as the Tampa Bay Lightning recovered after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Sunday night. Drouin swiped the puck from forward Matt Nieto deep in Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL replay system finally works – against the Rangers

Whether one is in favor of the coach’s challenge for offside plays or not, the one at the Garden on Sunday, when an apparent Mika Zibanejad power-play goal at 16:45 of the first period was wiped off the board, worked perfectly. Upon Washington coach Barry Trotz’s call for further review, there could be no debate...
Via New York Post
2 hours ago

Lightning strike thrice, beat Avalanche in overtime

Colorado delivers yet another loss to their hometown crowd despite a furious third-period comeback. Even in a historically bad season, the Colorado Avalanche still play some of the most effective and exciting six-on-five hockey of any team in the NHL. Matt Duchene capped off a valiant third-period comeback with a last-minute, game-tying goal, only to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning...
Via Mile High Hockey
2 hours ago

February 19 postgame quotes: Kopitar, Doughty

Anze Kopitar, on whether, results aside, he likes the way the team has played the last three games: Well, I can’t like it just because we didn’t get any points in the last three. You know, we’re doing some good stuff but we also know that we can do it better and we’re going to […] The post February 19 postgame quotes: Kopitar, Doughty appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
Via LA Kings Insider
2 hours ago

Carolina Hurricanes Recap: The Leafs are Actually Somewhat Good

After a loss to the Avalanche, the Carolina Hurricanes needed a win tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs The Hurricanes had two things going for them today before the game with the Toronto Maple Leafs. First was the black alternate jerseys a good sign that a win is coming.  The second is the return of […] Carolina Hurricanes Recap: The Leafs are Actually Somewhat Good - Cardiac...
Via Cardiac Cane
2 hours ago

Highlights: Blackhawks power past Sabres

Blackhawks had no trouble in the second leg of a back-to-back, defeating the Sabres 5-1.
Via CSN Chicago
2 hours ago

Kane: 'It's always fun to score in Buffalo'

Patrick Kane talks about his emotions after a win in his hometown of Buffalo.
Via CSN Chicago
2 hours ago

Avalanche rallies to force overtime, but Lightning strikes

Back in Denver after a five-game road trip, the Avalanche on Sunday put its one-game winning streak on the line against Tampa Bay at the Pepsi Center. Colorado rallied from a 2-0 third-period deficit, forcing overtime with 41.9 seconds left in regulation, before the Lightning’s Jonathan Drouin scored 2:27 into OT for the visitors’ 3-2 triumph. Drouin outmuscled Avs winger Matt...
Via The Denver Post
2 hours ago

Manson scores lone goal as Gibson, Ducks shut out Kings 1-0

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Josh Manson scored his second goal of the season, John Gibson stopped 24 shots for his 10th career shutout and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 on Sunday night. The Ducks have won two of three games against the Kings this season, with Gibson recording shutouts in both victories. Peter Budaj made 28 saves for the Kings, who have lost all...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruins successfully limit Sharks’ Brent Burns on way to 4th straight win

Brent Burns was stymied by the Bruins for much of the night. (Stan Szeto/USA Today Sports) The sample size is entirely too small to make any definitive statements one way or the other. But it’s obvious that the Bruins — despite the positive results of three wins in as many games — have been a little ‘too open’ in the defensive zone under interim head coach Bruce Cassidy...
Via Big Bad Blog
3 hours ago

Bruins Wrap: B’s Beat Sharks 2-1 In OT, Extend Win Streak To Four Games

The Boston Bruins have won four consecutive games for the first time all season and remain undefeated with Bruce Cassidy behind the bench. The B’s beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in overtime on Sunday night, sweeping the season series and starting their four-game road trip on the right foot. Brad Marchand scored the winning goal for the B’s, who are 4-0-0 since Cassidy replaced...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

February 19 scoring chances

Scoring chances from previous games: 11/3 Kings 12, Penguins 10 11/5 Kings 15, Flames 10 11/8 Kings 14, Maple Leafs 5 11/10 Kings 15, Canadiens 15 11/11 Kings 17, Jets 17 11/13 Kings 13, Senators 16 11/15 Kings 14, Avalanche 13 11/17 Kings 17, Oilers 10 11/19 Kings 11, Devils 10 11/20 Kings 11, Ducks […] The post February 19 scoring chances appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
Via LA Kings Insider
3 hours ago

Marchand's OT goal helps Bruins beat Sharks 2-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Brad Marchand scored on a breakaway with 2:24 left in overtime and the Boston Bruins picked up where they left off before their six-day bye with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night. Ryan Spooner also scored for the Bruins, who improved to 4-0 under interim coach Bruce Cassidy. Tuukka Rask made 29 saves. Patrick Marleau scored the lone...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning get better of Avalanche in overtime thriller

DENVER (AP) -- Jonathan Drouin stole the puck and scored 2:27 into overtime, and the Tampa Bay Lightning recovered after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Sunday night. Drouin swiped the puck from forward Matt Nieto deep in Avalanche territory and backhanded the game-winner past Calvin Pickard. Tampa Bay was up 2-0 heading into the third when Colorado...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marchand, Bergeron and Krug work set play to perfection in OT

Watch as Patrice Bergeron, Torey Krug and Brad Marchand work a set play to perfection against the San Jose Sharks.
Via SportsNetCanada
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Drouin scores in OT as Lightning beat Avalanche 3-2

DENVER (AP) Jonathan Drouin stole the puck and scored 2:27 into overtime, and the Tampa Bay Lightning recovered after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Sunday night. Drouin swiped the puck from forward Matt Nieto deep in Avalanche territory and backhanded the game-winner past Calvin Pickard. Tampa Bay was up 2-0 heading into the third when Colorado...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Drouin takes over, gets job done in overtime for Lightning

Watch as Jonathan Drouin takes over in overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning defeat the Colorado Avalanche.
Via SportsNetCanada
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Every Point Is An Important One

The Boston Bruins find themselves on the verge of the outside looking in…again. The Boston Bruins were able to hold on to a playoff slot throughout their bye week. With the B’s back in action, they find themselves masters of their own fate again. As long as the Bruins continue to win, they’ll still be […] Boston Bruins: Every Point Is An Important One - Causeway Crowd - Causeway...
Via Causeway Crowd
3 hours ago

Carolina Hurricanes Trade Deadline: Valuing Our Assets

Carolina Hurricanes recent play turned them from a deadline buyer to a seller Talk about playing yourself out of playoff contention.  At one point in the season, the Carolina Hurricanes sat one point out of the final playoff spot with a game in hand.  Now?  Now Carolina sits at the bottom of the Metropolitan.  True […] Carolina Hurricanes Trade Deadline: Valuing Our Assets...
Via Cardiac Cane
3 hours ago

Columbus Blue Jackets Fall Short to Nashville Predators 4-3 Sunday Night

Bobvrosky stopped 28 of 32 shots in a tough 4-3 loss Sunday night. Columbus Blue Jackets lose to start their bye week. The Columbus Blue Jackets fell short to the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Sunday after a back and forth tough fought contest. The loss leaves Columbus just two points ahead of the New York […] Columbus Blue Jackets Fall Short to Nashville Predators 4-3 Sunday Night...
Via Union and Blue
3 hours ago

WATCH: It’s a good goal for Simmonds against Canucks after review

Wayne Simmonds squeaks a goal past Ryan Miller but it’s not confirmed until after a review by the referee.
Via SportsNetCanada
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ekholm scores in 3rd period, Predators beat Blue Jackets 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) After the Columbus Blue Jackets fought back from a two-goal deficit to tie the score early in the third period, the Nashville Predators kept up their intensity and Mattias Ekholm got them a win. Ekholm scored his third goal of the season when he snapped off a shot from the slot after being set up nicely by Filip Forsberg 9:09 into the third, and the Predators...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss
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