Thursday, March 5, 2015
Anaheim's win against Arizona and Nashville's defeat at New Jersey on Tuesday put the Ducks and the Predators level on points atop the NHL standings as the playoff race heated up.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather struck the first bold move of the weekend by acquiring playmaking defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Tampa Bay star Steven Stamkos kept up his strong record against Chicago as he scored twice to lead the Lightning to a 4-0 win against the Blackhawks on Friday, closing the gap on the NHL Eastern Conference lead.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Jaromir Jagr hasn't won the Stanley Cup since 1992. The Florida Panthers have never hoisted hockey's holiest grail, chasing it since their inception in 1993.
Lee Stempniak broke a tie with 2:14 left, netting his second goal of the game, and Chris Kreider also scored twice. In sending the Coyotes to their eighth straight loss, Stempniak backhanded in a rebound of his own shot on the doorstep. That gave the Rangers their fourth consecutive win and 11th in 14 games (11-1-2).
Friday, February 27, 2015
Sidney Crosby scored his 20th goal of the season, Evgeni Malkin added three assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins held on to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Wednesday night, averting a sweep of the season series.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Montreal kept its nose ahead in the close race for top place in the NHL Eastern Conference by winning 5-2 at St. Louis on Tuesday, as goaltender Carey Price set a franchise record winning streak for the Canadiens.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Cory Schneider had 38 saves for his third shutout of the season as the New Jersey Devils posted their first four-game winning streak in two years with a 3-0 decision over the fading Arizona Coyotes on Monday.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring with his 200th goal, then added two assists in Boston's four-goal second period as the Bruins ended a season-high six-game losing streak with a 6-2 rout of the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
The New York Islanders took a share of the NHL Eastern Conference lead by beating league-leading Nashville 5-2 on Thursday, with Nick Leddy contributing a goal and two assists.