Josh Cooper

  • Germany's Philipp Grubauer makes incredible stick save at IIHF Worlds (Video)

    Washington Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer made a gorgeous stick save while playing for Germany against Latvia in the 2017 IIHF World Championship.

  • Ville Leino depicts third season with Sabres as 'jail' on clothing design

    Former NHL forward Ville Leino is into designing clothing these days, and recently he created a look called “Jail” that depicts his third season with the Buffalo Sabres.

  • Ducks winning through improvising; Pittsburgh's NHL history (Puck Headlines)

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  • Andrej Sekera out 6-to-9 months with torn ACL

    Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrej Sekera will miss the next six-to-nine months because of a torn ACL, general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Tuesday.

  • Pittsburgh Penguins 'get a kick' out of angry Phil Kessel

    Television cameras often caught Kessel around his team’s bench yelling at coaches and teammates. There was even a point where Kessel and forward Evgeni Malkin reportedly got annoyed with one another.

  • Kessel, Penguins break through vs. Senators in Game 2 win

    Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel seemed upset for parts of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Ottawa Senators. Television cameras often caught Kessel yelling around his team’s bench as Ottawa slowed Pittsburgh’s attack for a majority of the game. Eventually, Kessel channeled his anger at the Senators and scored the game-winner in a 1-0 victory that tied the series at 1-1.

  • Justin Schultz exits Game 2 after big hit into boards (Video)

    he Pittsburgh Penguins lost defenseman Justin Schultz in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final after Schultz took a hard hit from Ottawa Senators forward Mike Hoffman.

  • Dion Phaneuf levels Bryan Rust with huge hit (Video)

    Ottawa Senators defenseman Dion Phaneuf delivered a huge check to Pittsburgh Peguins forward Bryan Rust early in Monday’s Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final, forcing Rust to head to the Penguins locker room.

  • LA Kings hope for payoff with German team partnership

    The Los Angeles Kings believed Eisbaren Berlin, the German Ice Hockey League (DEL) team owned by their parent company AEG, needed help. They saw an organization that had struggled the last several years and thought a change was needed to bring it back to prominence. The team's last championship came in 2012-13 and Eisbaren hadn't made a league final since that season.

  • Nashville Predators' defense struggles in Game 2 loss

    Though Nashville ended up finishing these first two games tied 1-1 with the Ducks in the series, they still bemoaned a lost chance to truly seize control of the Western Conference Final.

  • Ryan Johansen on Ryan Kesler: 'I don’t know how you cheer for a guy like that'

    Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen had some choice words for Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler after the Ducks beat the Predators 5-3 in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final.

  • How Phil Housley coaches offense to Predators' defense

    Three of Nashville's top five scorers this postseason – Ryan Ellis, P.K. Subban and Roman Josi – are defensemen.

  • Penguins vs. Senators: 5 big questions about Eastern Conference Final

    It’s time to look at five big questions facing the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference Final. The series starts Saturday in Pittsburgh.

  • Predators push pace in Game 1 win vs Ducks

    Overall Nashville’s game-winner was indicative of how the game went for the Predators over the Ducks, with Nashville being just a hair quicker than Anaheim overall.

  • Predators bring swagger into Western Conference Final

    The Nashville Predators don’t see themselves as the favorite to win the Western Conference Final against the Anaheim Ducks. Sure, there’s a confidence, belief and swagger but there’s not a level of cockiness coming from their locker room.

  • Can Jason Botterill fix the Buffalo Sabres' culture?

    New Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill said he couldn’t get to work right away on the team’s frayed culture. In his introductory news conference, Botterill, who was hired Thursday from the Pittsburgh Penguins where he was the assistant general manager, indicated this will have to wait until September, just because players have all scattered for the summer. “There is going to be a delayed process in creating that culture into the fall,” Botterill said.

  • Capitals playoff struggles; Karlsson for Conn Smythe (Puck Headlines)

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  • Alex Ovechkin not going to IIHF Worlds due to lower-body injury

    Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin will not join Russia for the World Championships because of an undisclosed lower-body injury, the Russian Hockey Federation announced Thursday. The Federation also said Ovechkin, “finished the NHL playoffs on pain numbing injections.”

  • Playoff loss provides learning experience for McDavid, Oilers

    Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid didn’t want to talk about his own play after his team’s 2-1 Game 7 second-round loss to the Anaheim Ducks. McDavid was asked twice about his performance but he just wanted to discuss the team and the way he thought the Oilers played in their first postseason experience since 2006.

  • Shea Theodore scores first goal for Oilers in Game 7 (Video)

    The Anaheim Ducks said they wanted a good start against the Edmonton Oilers in Game 7 of their second-round series. Instead a gaffe by Ducks defenseman Shea Theodore led to a goal by the Oilers that put them up 1-0.