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. • Daniel Winnik is no fan of the NHL’s playoff format. • Riley Sheahan of the Detroit Red Wings doesn’t have a goal through 68
It was Veterans Appreciation Night on Monday at American Airlines Centers as the Dallas Stars beat the San Jose Sharks 1-0. Before the game, U.S. Army Sgt. Stephen Wayne Jackel, Jr. did the ceremonial puck drop honors and over 100 seats were donated to veterans and their families. The Stars donned
APRIL 6: Former Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth greets the fans during the closing ceremonies at Rexall Place following the game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Vancouver Canucks on April 6, 2016 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The game was the final game the Oilers played at Rexall
Matthew Tkachuk will sit for two games after the NHL’s Department of Player Safety suspended the Calgary Flames rookie for elbowing Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings Sunday night. [Follow Puck Daddy on social media: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Tumblr]
FEBRUARY 20: Julie Chu #13 of the United States celebrates with teammates after Meghan Duggan #10 scored a second-period goal against Canada during the Ice Hockey Women’s Gold Medal Game on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Players from
Matthew Tkachuk of the Calgary Flames will have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety after his high elbow to the face of Drew Doughty late in the first period of Sunday’s game. With the puck coming behind the Los Angeles net, Tkachuk tried boxing out Doughty along the boards. To be
MARCH 19: Pittsburgh Penguins Center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates his hat trick during the third period in the NHL game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Florida Panthers on March 19, 2017, at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA.
A failed challenge call opened the floodgates as the Chicago Blackhawks scored three goals in 34 seconds and five times in the third period as they beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-3. Midway through the final period Colorado was sitting pretty up 3-1.
In honor of March Madness, Phil Kessel and Patric Hornqvist hooked up for the Pittsburgh Penguins’ first goal with a classic alley-oop. Think of their connection like Gary Payton to Shawn Kemp or Tracey McGrady to Vince Carter.
The Buffalo Sabres beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 after a ten-round shootout Friday night. The lasting memory of that won’t be Anders Nilsson’s great performance between the pipes, but instead will be the game-deciding shootout goal. The goal came off the stick of Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen,
MARCH 02: Jaromir Jagr #68 of the Florida Panthers warms up prior to his game against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 2, 2017 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With a pair of assists in Florida’s 4-3 shootout win over the New York Rangers, the 45-year-old Jagr passed Gordie Howe
Steven Stamkos finds himself again in the same situation he was in a year ago. Meanwhile, the Lightning are pushing for a playoff spot without their captain, who’s been out since November knee surgery. Stamkos, who has been skating for a while now, joined his teammates for a full practice – with light
After a bit of a delay in finalizing things, the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens made it official on Friday. The two teams will meet outdoors in primetime next season on Dec. 16 at TD Place in Ottawa.
An ugly incident in the Southern Professional Hockey League has led to Knoxville Ice Bears defenseman Jason Price being suspended for the rest of the regular season and playoffs. Late in the third period of Saturday’s game against the Huntsville Havoc, Price fired a puck into the Huntsville bench, injuring
Keenan, nicknamed “Iron Mike” for his iron-fisted coaching style and temper tantrums, is the only coach to have won trophies in both the National Hockey League (NHL, North America) and KHL, the world’s top two leagues.
The Blackhawks defeated the Islanders 5-4. It looks like the Chicago Blackhawks will have to do without center Artem Anisimov for the rest of the regular season after he was injured Tuesday night against the Montreal Canadiens.
The NHL’s Winter Classic appears to be headed to the New York City area for the first time. According to David Lennon and Arthur Staple of Newsday, the 2018 New Year’s Day outdoor game will likely be held at CitiField, home of the New York Mets, and feature the Buffalo Sabres and New York Rangers.
Ilya Bryzgalov, the patron saint of hockey quotes, has made a comeback or sorts. One of those quotes, which he uttered during the Philadelphia Flyers’ 2012 playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, stuck with Marisa, a Flyers fan who wanted to get a special tattoo to celebrate her 30th birthday
New York City and New Jersey are under a state of emergency as a blizzard is expected to bring over one foot of snow and high winds to the area. Schools, flights, businesses and public transportation are closed or restricted throughout the area. The winter storm currently hitting the northeastern part
The KHL’s Gagarin Cup playoffs are at the conference semifinal stage and one player has stood out, not because of how many goals he has, but how he’s scored them. Andrei Kuteikin is a 32-year-old defenseman currently playing for Dynamo Moscow.
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. • A Gordie Howe statue is the newest addition to the Hockey Hall of Fame. • Despite his concussion issues, Clarke MacArthur is
MARCH 12: Members of the 2007 Anaheim Ducks Stanley Cup-winning team speak during a 10th anniversary celebration prior to the game against the Washington Capitals on March 12, 2017 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Getzlaf and Kesler each had a goal and two assists while Perry scored twice an
Hockey history was made in Norway on Sunday night. The GET-ligaen playoff game between Storhamar and Sparta set a world record after needing eight overtimes to decide a winner, sending the 5,526 in attendance home after 2:30 a.m. local time.