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Niemi leads Canadiens over Rangers 3-1

Friday  06:21,   23 february 2018
MSN

Niemi leads Canadiens over Rangers 3-1Tomas Plekanec, Jeff Petry and Phillip Danault, in the empty net, scored for Montreal (23-29-8), which avoided matching its longest losing streak of the season. Niemi got the start in relief of the injured Carey [...]

Kucherov hits 80-point mark in Lightning win

Friday  06:05,   23 february 2018
MSN

Kucherov hits 80-point mark in Lightning winKucherov, the NHL's leading point producer, is the first player to reach 80 points this season. He has 32 goals and 48 assists in 61[...]

Luongo calls for action in wake of Parkland shooting: 'Enough is enough'

Friday  06:05,   23 february 2018
theScore

Roberto Luongo gave a powerful speech before Thursday's game against the Washington Capitals, the first Florida Panthers home game since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in nearby Parkland, Fla. An emotional Roberto Luongo[...]

NHL Rumour Roundup: Latest on McDonagh, Pacioretty, Edler, Green

Friday  04:41,   23 february 2018
Sportsnet

With teams scrambling to piece together deals before Monday’s 3 p.m. ET deadline, all the speculation, gossip, tittle-tattle and hearsay is heating up.With teams scrambling to piece together deals before Monday’s 3 p.m. ET deadline, all the[...]

Canadiens’ Carey Price out indefinitely with concussion

Friday  04:10,   23 february 2018
Sportsnet

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is out indefinitely with a concussion, head coach Claude Julien announced on Thursday.The Canadiens announced veteran defenceman Shea Weber will miss the rest of the season as he undergoes surgery for a torn [...]

Canadiens’ Shea Weber out for remainder of season

Friday  04:05,   23 february 2018
Sportsnet

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber will miss the rest of the season as he will undergo surgery to repair a tendon in his left foot. MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens‘ demoralizing season went from bad to worse on Thursday. The Canadiens[...]

Noren, Simpson lead at Honda; Woods has solid 70

Friday  04:05,   23 february 2018
Sportsnet

Alex Noren and Webb Simpson each shot a 4-under 66 to lead the Honda Classic on a day so tough for scoring that Tiger Woods had his best day in his return and didn’t break par.PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. _ Tiger Woods had what he called “easily” his[...]

NHL 2018 Trade Deadline Team Needs: Vancouver Canucks

Friday  03:50,   23 february 2018
Sportsnet

On track for another top five pick in the NHL draft, the Vancouver Canucks are set to be trade deadline sellers once again. But how far will they take it, and will they choose to re-sign UFA Thomas Vanek rather than move him?Hansen fetched 2014[...]

Watch: Blue Jays’ Troy Tulowitzki fools photographer

Friday  03:37,   23 february 2018
Sportsnet

Watch: Blue Jays’ Troy Tulowitzki fools photographerImagine Troy Tulowitzki as a[...]

Bruins trade Frank Vatrano to Panthers for 3rd-round pick

Friday  03:20,   23 february 2018
cbc.ca

The Boston Bruins stayed active as the NHL trade deadline nears, dealing forward Frank Vatrano to the Florida Panthers on Thursday for a third-round pick in the June draft. Vatrano has appeared in 25 games with Boston this season, scoring two[...]

Hockey Canada feels heat over name spat

Friday  02:23,   23 february 2018
MSN

Hockey Canada feels heat over name spatFederal Heritage Minister Melanie Joly said she was "extremely surprised" by Hockey Canada's position, while Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard called it "deplorable" and[...]

Report: Predators 'chatted' with Sens about Karlsson

Friday  02:21,   23 february 2018
theScore

David Poile, the man responsible for building the deepest defensive corps in the NHL, has apparently looked into adding the game's most electrifying blue-liner. While the likelihood of a potential deal is unclear, the thought of adding[...]

3 teams that can make legitimate offers for Erik Karlsson

Thursday  20:07,   22 february 2018
theScore

The price to land Erik Karlsson would undoubtedly be a steep one, but several teams are well equipped and well positioned to make reasonable pitches to the Ottawa Senators. Karlsson is once again in the spotlight with Monday's trade deadline[...]

Dave Feschuk: Canada not taking Germany lightly heading into Olympic men’s hockey semifinals

Thursday  19:36,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—As the men’s Olympic hockey tournament headed into the semifinal round, it was a stat that stood out: In 15 meetings over 86 years, Canada has never lost an Olympic match to its impending opponent, the national team of[...]

NHL 2018 Trade Deadline Team Needs: Calgary Flames

Thursday  18:41,   22 february 2018
Sportsnet

Without any top draft picks this year, the Calgary Flames may have already made their big move to impact the 2018 season. But if GM Brad Treliving wants to give his bubble playoff team a push, he still has trade options. Eric Francis drills into the [...]