• Racial slur leads to five-game suspension for Bakersfield Condors' Brandon Manning

    Edmonton Sun "Brandon Manning, a defenceman with the Edmonton Oilers’ affiliate club in Bakersfield, Calif., received a five-game suspension from the American Hockey League after using a racial slur toward an opponent Monday. Ontario Reigns forward Bokondji Imama, a former Tampa Bay Lightnine..." January 21

  • If the Maple Leafs are to acquire Alexandar Georgiev, it won't be for a roster player

    Yahoo! Sports "They say it takes two to tango. Well, the New York Rangers seem content to dance by themselves. Log on to Twitter at any point over the past week and you’ll learn a surprising new fact: Alexandar Georgiev, the 23-year-old, formerly-undrafted Rangers netminder with 30 wins and a..." January 21

  • New York Rangers center Lias Andersson skates with Swedish club

    Elite Sports NY "New York Rangers center Lias Andersson hasn’t dressed for a hockey game since he left the AHL’s Hartford Wolf pack several weeks ago.  The saga between Andersson and the Rangers organization has been ongoing since the incident. The team..." January 21

  • Joel Quenneville expecting 'fun night' in return to Chicago

    The Score "It's been quite a few years since Joel Quenneville found himself behind the visitors' bench at the United Center. The Florida Panthers head coach is looking forward to Tuesday's matchup in Chicago, his first game there since serving as Blackhawks bench..." January 21

  • Rangers' Artemi Panarin: Surprise scratch Tuesday

    CBS Sports "Artemi Panarin (upper body) isn't on the ice for warmups, indicating he won't play in Tuesday's game against the Islanders, Dan Rosen of NHL.com reports. " January 21

  • Akim Aliu set for pro hockey return in Czech league

    Toronto Star "Akim Aliu will reportedly resume his professional hockey career with HC Litvinov of the Czech Extraliga. According to Sports Illustrated, the 30-year-old former NHL forward will join his new team Wednesday and play the rest of the season, starting with Friday’s..." January 21

  • Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith get into scrap at morning skate

    TSN "Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews described his  physical altercation with defenceman Duncan Keith during Tuesday's practice as "just some friendly wrestling." Toews had Keith pinned down to the ice at one point during the incident,..." January 21

  • Florida Panthers to host 2021 NHL All-Star Game

    Sportsnet "The Florida Panthers have been selected as the hosts for the 2021 NHL All-Star Game, Sportsnet has confirmed.  Next season will mark the second time the event has been held in Sunrise, Fla., as the Panthers played host to the All-Star Game for the first time in..." January 21

  • Predators' Colton Sissons sent to AHL on conditioning assignment

    Yardbarker "The Nashville Predators could get a key forward back soon. Colton Sissons has been sent to the AHL on a conditioning assignment. Sissons has not played since Dec. 27, missing 10 games since then, including the Winter Classic. Sissons, 26, is in the first..." January 21

  • Connor McDavid opted against surgery, 10-month recovery for knee injury

    The Score "Previously unknown details have emerged about Connor McDavid's 2019 knee injury. It was initially reported that McDavid suffered a small PCL tear when he crashed into the post during the final game of the 2018-19 regular season. However, the trailer for..." January 21

  • Dominik Kahun out indefinitely for Penguins with concussion

    NHL.com "Dominik Kahun has a concussion and will be out indefinitely for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The forward was injured in the second period of a 4-3 win against the Boston Bruins on Sunday. He has 27 points (10 goals, 17 assists) in 48 games this season, his second in the..." January 21

  • Bruins Eyeing Chris Kreider As Their Top Deadline Target

    Pro Hockey Rumors "For the past several seasons, the Bruins have headed into the trade deadline with an eye on upgrading their situation on the wing and it appears this year will be no exception.  With that in mind, NBC Sports Boston’s Joe Haggerty mentions that Rangers winger Chris..." January 21

  • Zack Kassian talks road to sobriety: 'You've got to be willing to help yourself'

    The Score "Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian candidly discussed his past struggles with substance abuse and his road to sobriety with former teammates Ryan Kesler and Kevin Bieksa on "The Kes & Juice" podcast.  The trio played together with the Vancouver..." January 20

  • Jets’ Adam Lowry Out A Minimum Four Weeks

    Sportsnet " Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry will be sidelined for at least a month after suffering an upper-body injury in the team’s 5-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, coach Paul Maurice told reporters. Lowry left the game in the first period after taking a..." January 20

  • Predators Looking To Trade Mikael Granlund

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Last season, Mikael Granlund being traded at the deadline was one of the bigger surprises around the league.  One year later, it seems like he’s going to be on the move again and this time, it won’t be as much of a surprise.  Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun..." January 20

  • Evgeni Malkin scolds Penguins fans after Matt Murray jeered at home: 'It was stupid'

    The Score "Evgeni Malkin wasn't too fond of the Pittsburgh Penguins' home crowd after fans showered Matt Murray with sarcastic cheers on Sunday. "It was stupid. I'm not understanding our fans. (Murray) won two Cups for us," Malkin said, according..." January 20

  • San Jose Sharks Looking To Acquire A First-Round Pick

    Pro Hockey Rumors "San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson probably didn’t think much about including a first-round pick to Ottawa when the team traded for defenseman Erik Karlsson back in September of 2018. After all, the Sharks have been picking in the back-third of the draft for..." January 19

  • Canucks’ Quinn Hughes embraces nickname, thankful to be all-star

    Sportsnet "Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes has accomplished a lot during his short time as a professional hockey player. He’s going to his first all-star game before completing a full season in the NHL. He’s in talks for winning the Calder Trophy this..." January 19

  • Gerard Gallant 'disappointed and surprised' by Vegas firing: report

    NHL.com "Gerard Gallant said he was surprised when he was fired as coach of the Vegas Golden Knights, but made it clear wants to coach again in the NHL. "I was disappointed and surprised, but I understand the hockey business and things have to change sometimes," he told the Journal..." January 19

  • Let's Dance: 12 Unforgettable Hockey Fights We're Still Talking About

    Complex "Although fighting in the NHL has been on a steady decline for years (sorry, Don Cherry), the recent drama surrounding the Battle of Alberta has put it back on the map—at least temporarily. With Edmonton Oilers’ winger Zack Kassian suspended two games for his now-infamous..." January 19

  • Alex Ovechkin passes Lemieux on NHL goals list

    NHL.com "Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals passed Mario Lemieux and tied Steve Yzerman on the NHL goals list Saturday, and likely will keep climbing it before the season ends. The forward scored three goals in a 6-4 win against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum, giving him..." January 19

  • Red Wings On Pace For Worst Record Of The Century

    Pro Hockey Rumors "With an overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night and a regulation loss to the Florida Panthers on Saturday, the Detroit Red Wings have fallen to 12-33-4 on the season. The team’s points percentage now sits at an abysmal .286. At this rate, the 2019-20 Red Wings will not go..." January 19

  • Predators HC moves Austin Watson to first line

    Yardbarker "It has now been a week and a half since John Hynes replaced Peter Laviolette as the head coach of the Nashville Predators. In that time, it has been a mixed bag of results. Hynes lost his debut mere hours after his hire became official, but it came at the hands of the Boston Bruins, one of..." January 19

  • Alex Ovechkin ties Steve Yzerman for ninth on NHL goals list

    NHL.com "Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals tied Steve Yzerman for ninth place in NHL history after passing Mario Lemieux for 10th place by scoring three goals in a 6-4 win against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday. Ovechkin scored an empty-net goal with 56..." January 18

  • Fans troll with Matthew Tkachuk billboard, charities end up the big winners

    Pro Hockey Talk "Matthew Tkachuk‘s trolling made a great impact, and not just by earning the Flames a power play. Thanks to enterprising Flames and Oilers fans, a drive to put up a Tkachuk billboard in Edmonton morphed into something much more, raising a ton of money – more than $50K..." January 18

  • P.K. Subban on Lindsey Vonn Proposing, A Lot Of Dudes Want Mangagement Rings!

    TMZ "PK Subban says more women should follow Lindsey Vonn's lead and take a knee for their mans ... telling TMZ Sports a lot of dudes wanna get proposed to!!! Remember, PK originally proposed to his Olympic ski star lady back in August ... and then LV returned the..." January 18

  • Mathieu Perreault after outburst: 'I obviously wouldn't slash anybody in the face'

    The Score "Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault cleared the air one day after his outburst about catching an uncalled elbow to the head made waves. Perreault was incensed when asked about a hit from Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen on Tuesday, and he called out..." January 18

  • Alexis Lafreniere, Quinton Byfield among standouts at CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

    Yahoo! Sports "One of the season’s most anticipated prospect events took place Thursday, Jan. 16 in Hamilton, Ont., as Team White defeated Team Red 5-3 in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. Elite talent from across Canada’s three major junior leagues participated in the showcase, which was..." January 18

  • Predators' Viktor Arvidsson fined $2,000 under NHL diving policy

    ESPN "Nashville Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson has been fined $2,000 by the NHL under the league's rules regarding diving and embellishment. NHL Rule 64 was designed to penalize players who repeatedly dive and embellish in an attempt to draw penalties. " January 18

  • The Svech: Andrei Svechnikov Making a Name for Himself, One Lacrosse Shot at a Time

    SI "Inside a cramped referees locker room with low ceilings and wood-paneled walls—a bucket of hot rocks away from a small sauna, basically—Andrei Svechnikov is lacing up his skates and listening to instructions. Alongside fellow Hurricanes winger Martin Necas, the 19-year-old will soon..." January 17

  • Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins Complete Minor Trade

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Dallas Stars have acquired Oula Palve from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for John Nyberg, a swap of two players in the minor leagues. Neither one has spent any time in the NHL, and both will report to their respective new AHL organizations. In fact, they’ll..." January 17

  • Pass or Fail: LA Kings’ 2020 Stadium Series jerseys

    Pro Hockey Talk "One day after the Colorado Avalanche showed off their jerseys for next month’s Stadium Series game, the Los Angeles Kings revealed what they will wear when they hit the ice at at Falcon Stadium on Feb. 15 (8 p.m. ET; NBC). As is tradition for Stadium Series games, the..." January 17

  • Franchise of the Decade: Chicago Blackhawks

    NHL.com "As the Chicago Blackhawks celebrated their 2010 Stanley Cup championship against the Philadelphia Flyers in June of that year, they reveled in knowing they had ended decades of frustration with their first Cup in 49 years.  But it was just the beginning of what would be an..." January 17

  • Dougie Hamilton injury update: Carolina Hurricanes' D-man reportedly broke leg in scary fall Thursday

    Sporting News "Dougie Hamilton is having an All-Star worthy season for the Carolina Hurricanes, but it looks like he will be sidelined for a considerable amount of time following a scary injury suffered in Thursday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. SiriusXM NHL Network Radio's..." January 17

  • Nassau Exec makes push for Isles to play at Nassau Coliseum next season

    The Sports Daily "The push for the Islanders to play all of their home games on Long Island is on. Nassau County Executive Laura Curren wrote an open letter to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday, asking the league to move all Islanders home games to Nassau Coliseum for the 2020-21 season. The..." January 17

  • Bruins waive David Backes

    Stanley Cup Of Chowder "The Bruins announced this afternoon that forward David Backes has been placed on waivers. Should he clear, Backes will be assigned to the Providence Bruins. Backes has played in just 16 games for the Bruins this season, recording 3 points..." January 17

  • Lightning's Luke Schenn: Designated for waivers

    CBS Sports "Luke Schenn was placed on waivers by the Lightning on Friday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports. Schenn has appeared in just two of Tampa Bay's last 19 outings, so his impending demotion to the minors shouldn't come as a surprise. " January 17

  • Canadiens keep battling, but tough decisions lie ahead for GM Marc Bergevin

    Sportsnet "Ah, this league. Only in the NHL can a rested Montreal Canadiens team be a complete no-show against a Chicago Blackhawks team playing the second half of a back-to-back Wednesday, but somehow find a way to totally outhustle a Philadelphia Flyers team owning the..." January 17

  • The rise of Swedish defensemen: How Victor Hedman, others have taken over the NHL

    ESPN "When Nicklas Lidstrom skated his first strides on NHL ice, Victor Hedman and Erik Karlsson were not yet 2 years old. In the years since, they have grown into towering two-way defensemen and joined the Detroit Red Wings legend as fellow Swedish Norris..." January 17

  • John Marino’s Brother Shares Amazing Story Of Hockey’s Role In Family’s Lives

    NESN "It’s hard to overstate what hockey means to John Marino and his family. Paul Marino III, the twin brother of the Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman, shared an incredible story of how the sport of hockey shapes their lives Thursday during NESN’s broadcast of the Penguins versus..." January 17

  • Tuukka Rask showered with gifts including Metallica drum set for milestones

    NHL.com "Goalies and drummers both need quick hands. Safe to say Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask qualifies. On Thursday the team honored Rask for his 500th career game and becoming the Bruins all-time career leader in wins earlier this season, showering him with gifts, including one..." January 17

  • Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand mocks himself on Twitter after latest failed breakaway

    Sporting News "Brad Marchand may not be everyone's cup of tea in the NHL, but no one has ever said he does not have a sense of humor. On Thursday night, skating alone with the puck was (once again) a challenge for the Boston Bruins forward. So on Friday morning, he took to Twitter..." January 17

  • Alexander Ovechkin pots hat trick as revenge for early-game high stick: 'I just punish them'

    Yahoo! Sports "Do not make Alexander Ovechkin angry. That should be lesson one of NHL orientation. Alas, the New Jersey Devils appeared to have skipped that class. Early in the first period of their meeting with the Washington Capitals on Thursday night, Devils forward Miles Wood managed to catch..." January 17

  • Hurricanes' Dougie Hamilton leaves game with apparent leg injury

    The Score "The Carolina Hurricanes are holding their collective breath after their best defenseman suffered a potentially gruesome injury. Dougie Hamilton, one of the NHL's most talented blue-liners, fell awkwardly on his left leg after getting tangled up with Columbus Blue Jackets..." January 17

  • Leafs among team to inquire on Alexandar Georgiev

    TSN "According to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, the Toronto Maple Leafs are among the teams that have inquired about New York Rangers goaltender Alexandar Georgiev. Dreger adds that there has been no offer made and the Rangers need a lot to move him.  " January 17

  • Minnesota Wild “Open For Business”

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Minnesota Wild have lost six of their last seven games and are 6-9-2 since the five-game winning streak that had fans hoping they could climb back into the playoff picture. That disappointing month has the team back in last place in the Central Division and eight points out of a playoff..." January 17

  • Another milestone for Alex Ovechkin

    Pro Hockey Talk "With two first period goals on Thursday night Alex Ovechkin joined a pretty exclusive club. Those goals not only put him at the 30-goal mark for the 2019-20 season, but also give him 15 consecutive 30-goal seasons to start his career. He is now just one of three..." January 16

  • NHL cautions Oilers, Flames ahead of rematch

    Yahoo! Sports "The National Hockey League is taking notice prior to next Wednesday’s matchup between the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames. In an effort to calm the controversy between Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk and Oilers forward Zack Kassian, the league is reportedly talking..." January 16

  • Dion Phaneuf has been hanging out with Brendan Shanahan

    Pension Plan Puppets "On TSN’s Insider Trading on January 16, Bob McKenzie talked briefly about Dion Phaneuf who has been seen around the Leafs offices lately. McKenzie explained that Paneuf has been shadowing Brendan Shanahan for a few days, and will move on in a few more to a..." January 16

  • William Karlsson listed as week-to-week with upper-body injury

    Knights On Ice "The Vegas Golden Knights will be without center William Karlsson in tonight’s game against the Ottawa Senators. Karlsson is considered week-to-week with an upper-body injury, so he will be out of the lineup for the foreseeable future. It is..." January 16