FEBRUARY 24: Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers smiles during practice for the 2017 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game to be played between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Heinz Field on February 24, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. PITTSBURGH – The Philadelphia Flyers
FEBRUARY 24: Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins looks on from his net during practice for the 2017 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game to be played between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Heinz Field on February 24, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. PITTSBURGH
It was 11 months ago that the NHL officially announced that the Pittsburgh Penguins would play the Philadelphia Flyers outdoors at Heinz Field as part of the annual Stadium Series. You don’t get a chance to play outdoors often,” said Flyers rookie defenseman Ivan Provorov. After all the hype, all the
The Rangers defeated the Hurricanes 2-1. PITTSBURGH – Ron Hainsey is entering very new territory this weekend. “Little different than the normal 11 a.m. twirl around,” Hainsey said after Friday’s skate at Heinz Field.
PITTSBURGH – The NHL’s Centennial Truck is going to hit every NHL market in 2017 (including you, Vegas!), and you would be wise to check it out.
As part of pre-game festivities celebrating Defender of the Fatherland Day on Thursday, SKA of the KHL had a very special guest do the honors for the ceremonial puck drop before they faced Vityaz in Game 2 of their first-round series. Sean Leahy is the associate editor for Puck Daddy on Yahoo Sports
The Flyers won 6-3. Bryan Bickell was waived by the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, but in this instance that’s good news. The Hurricanes plan is for the 30-year-old forward to go down to the AHL — should he clear waivers — and get back to playing games for the first time since Oct. 30.
The KHL’s 2017 Gagarin Cup playoffs began on Tuesday with regular season champions SKA St. Petersburg taking Game 1 of their series with Vityaz by a 3-1 score. In preparation for the team’s attempt to win its second title in three seasons, SKA released a hype video on Wednesday ahead of Game 1, and
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • After being pulled from Monday’s game by a concussion spotter, Arizona Coyotes goalie Mike Smith is no fan of the system. It
DECEMBER 15: Martin Hanzal #11 of the Arizona Coyotes gets set to take a faceoff against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on December 15, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. One of the teams that will definitely be active before next week’s NHL Trade Deadline will be
When the St. Louis embark on the final two games of a five-game road trip in mid-March, there will be a very special guest along with them. Arianna Dougan is a friend of Vladimir Tarasenko. The 11-year-old met the Blues superstar two years ago during a Hockey Fights Cancer event and later connected
Jacob Trouba of the Winnipeg Jets will sit for two games after he was suspended for his hit on Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone Sunday evening.
Saturday was “Toy Night” for AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins, your current West Division leaders. That meant it was time for the organization to break out the stop-motion LEGO videos, something they’ve done in the past. [Follow Puck Daddy on social media: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Tumblr]
The ECHL’s Missouri Mavericks won their sixth in a row with a 2-1 win over the Quad City Mallards Saturday, and before and during the game they paid tribute to a big part of Kansas City’s history. The Mavericks honored the 75th anniversary of the Kansas City Monarchs’ Negro League title by wearing jerseys
Ottawa Senators centre Derick Brassard (19) left wing Ryan Dzingel (18) and right wing Mark Stone (61) celebrate a goal by Chris Wideman (not shown) during third period NHL hockey action against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto on Saturday, Feb. 18 2017. Stone had a career night during Ottawa’s 6-
It was a special evening for Colin Chaulk inside Fort Wayne’s Memorial Coliseum Saturday night. The longtime member of the minor league Komets was having his number retired by the franchise during a pre-game ceremony. Apparently, arena workers who prepared the banner were to blame, leading to an embarrassing
Antoine Roussel recorded his first hat trick and Jamie Benn ended the game in dramatic fashion with an overtime winner, but the biggest story out of Saturday night’s Dallas Stars game was the return of Dave Strader to the broadcast booth. Strader has missed the entire season as he fights bile duct cancer
Ryan Dzingel’s Saturday night was going pretty good. Late in the second period, he showed off his defensive game after he made a diving clear with his glove as a puck squirted through Craig Anderson and traveled dangerously through the Senators’ crease. Mike Hoffman and Derick Brassard scored 54 seconds
The Coyotes defeated the Penguins 4-3 in overtime. The Pittsburgh Penguins have done well this season despite injuries hitting their lineup seemingly every week. Add another one to the list as the team announced Friday morning that defenseman Olli Maatta will miss the next six weeks after undergoing
NOVEMBER 11: Eric Lindros speaks with the media during a Hall of Fame Induction photo opportunity at the Hockey Hall Of Fame on November 11, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. Eric Lindros is auctioning off a number of items from his hockey career through Montreal-based Classic Auctions ending March 7. While
Erie Otters forward Dylan Strome scored a pair Wednesday night during a 5-1 win over the London Knights. As Strome entered the Knights’ zone, he bumped into London defenseman Brandon Crawley, knocking the stick out of his hands. Crawley, realizing he needed a stick to defend, then proceeded to swipe
The Bruins defeated the Canadians 4-2. Claude Julien’s plan after being fired by the Boston Bruins last week was a simple one. During his brief time being unemployed, Julien and his wife went on a trip to Vermont.
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • The patch that will be worn on the Detroit Red Wings’ jerseys in honor of their late owner, Mike Ilitch. • Current and former
The NHL’s oldest player gets even older today as Jaromir Jagr turns 45. He’s the third-oldest skater to ever lace them up, and still has another seven years and 11 days to beat Gordie Howe.