Monday, December 29, 2014
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Pete DeBoer, who coached the New Jersey Devils to the Stanley Cup finals in his first season in 2011-12, was fired Friday, with his aging and diminished team in danger of missing the playoffs for a third straight season.
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Tampa Bay ended a run of ten successive defeats at the hands of Pittsburgh by beating the undermanned Penguins 4-3 on Tuesday, taking a share of the NHL Atlantic Division lead.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Anaheim's Ryan Kesler scored 58 seconds into overtime to give the Ducks a 3-2 victory over San Jose on Monday and took an eight-point lead over the Sharks in the NHL Pacific Division plus the overall league lead.
Monday, December 22, 2014
Derrick Pouliot scored in his NHL debut and Sidney Crosby ended his drought with a third-period goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in their 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The New York Islanders closed in on the NHL Eastern Conference lead with a 2-1 win at Detroit on Friday, with the winning goal awarded after a replay review to check it crossed the line.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
The NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks won 2-1 at Montreal on Thursday, with the Canadiens' defeat compounded by the loss of top scorer Max Pacioretty to injury.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Toronto scored four times in the third period to beat Anaheim 6-2 on Wednesday, pushing the Maple Leafs winning streak to six games while ending the streak of the NHL-leading Ducks at eight.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
James Reimer helped the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 shootout win over Los Angeles on Sunday, shutting out the Kings in the tiebreaker.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Kyle Okposo and Lubomir Visnovsky scored within a minute in the third period to lift the New York Islanders over Chicago 3-2 on Saturday night to end the Blackhawks' NHL-best, eight-game winning streak.