This is the March 14, 2014 news archive. View today's NHL rumors and news.
SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. - Days after Terry Trafford's body was found, his teammates on the Saginaw Spirit paid tribute to his memory. The 20-year-old Toronto native was honoured prior to puck drop Friday night with a video tribute as the Spiri...Share TweetRoman Josi gets 3 assists as Nashville Predators beat Chicago Blackhawks 3-2Share TweetCHICAGO - Roman Josi had three assists, Ryan Ellis scored in the third period, and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Friday night for their third consecutive win. Mike Fisher and Patric Hornqvist also scored for Nashv...Share Tweet
OHL Roundup: Kosmachuk scores four times as Storm hammer Sting 13-1GUELPH, Ont. - Scott Kosmachuk scored four times and Nick Ebert had two goals and two assists as the Guelph Storm pummelled the Sarnia Sting 13-1 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. Kerby Rychel also had a pair of goals for Guelph (52-...Share Tweet
QMJHL Roundup: Kostalek scores twice, including winner, as Oceanic win 16th in a rowQUEBEC CITY, Que. - Jan Kostalek scored twice, including 46 seconds into overtime, as the Rimouski Oceanic extended their win streak to 16 games by defeating the Quebec Remparts 4-3 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Felix...Share TweetDETROIT - Tomas Tatar scored on Detroit's third shootout attempt, and Jimmy Howard stopped all three Edmonton attempts to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 win over the Oilers on Friday night. Edmonton's Ryan Smyth tied the game midway thro...Share TweetWINNIPEG - Carl Hagelin's hat trick gave the New York Rangers a 4-2 win Friday over a struggling Winnipeg Jets team that has lost six in a row. Chris Kreider also scored for New York (36-28-4). Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd scored for t...Share TweetUpshall's go-ahead goal gives Panthers 5-3 win over DevilsShare TweetOvechkin scores, Kuznetsov adds 3 assists in Capitals' 4-3 win over VancouverShare Tweet
Spencer Abbott scores two, lifts Toronto over Rochester 2-1 in OTROCHESTER, N.Y. - Spencer Abbott scored twice, including a power-play goal 45 seconds into overtime, as the Toronto Marlies edged the Rochester Americans 2-1 on Friday in American Hockey League action. Abbott scored his 15th of the season jus...Share TweetThe Colorado Avalanche have reached three-year deals with center John Mitchell and goalie Reto Berra.Share Tweet
Sharks get the best of former teammate Nabokov, beat him and Islanders 4-3Sharks get the best of former teammate Nabokov, beat him and Islanders 4-3Share Tweet
Zlobin with two goals and an assist as Penguins down Bulldogs 5-1WILKES BARRE, Pa. - Anton Zlobin scored twice and set up one more as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins downed the visiting Hamilton Bulldogs 5-1 on Friday in American Hockey League play. Andrew Ebbett had a goal and an assist for the Penguin...Share TweetPITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal is out indefinitely with a concussion.Share Tweet
Anaheim Ducks shaping up as heck of a playoff loser (Trending Topics)A quick look at the NHL's overall standings tells you that there's nothing at all for the Anaheim Ducks to worry about. After all, they're second in the entire NHL with 93 points from 66 games, having played in a division consisting of San Jose and Los …Share TweetBlackhawks F Marian Hossa close to returning from upper-body injuryShare Tweet
Vancouver Canucks players forced to hail cabs to rink after team bus breaks downVancouver Canucks players forced to hail cabs to rink after team bus breaks downShare Tweet
Puck Daddy Viewing Guide: Roy vs. Gabby, Part 2; SJ circling Pac lead; Schneider against Lu, post-CanucksHere is the Puck Daddy Viewing Guide: Spotlighting five things to watch for during tonight's slate of games. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished. Create-a-caption: Bruce Boudreau and Patrick Roy meet for t…Share Tweet
High-Five, Hug and a Hockey Fight: Inside story of viral video instant classicThe fight begins like many do in minor league hockey: Music pounding from the arena speakers as two combatants drop the gloves, grab each other’s jerseys and then the punching commences. Oh, lord, the punching. Joel Theriault’s fight with Gaby Roch on M…Share TweetOTTAWA - It's been a tough four days off for Bobby Ryan and the Ottawa Senators. Over that span, the Senators could only watch as teams made up ground in the tight Eastern Conference standings. But after four days of scoreboard watching, Otta...Share TweetClaude Giroux told teammate Daniel Briere to "watch this shift." The Philadelphia Flyers had lost two straight to the Pittsburgh Penguins going into Game 6 of the 2012 playoff series when Giroux stepped in to take the opening faceoff and six ...Share Tweet
Face Time: 'Beezer' joins Weekes for online chatChat live with NHL Network analyst and former NHL goalie Kevin Weekes and special guest John Vanbiesbrouck (winningest American NHL goalie) at 9pm ET, during tonight's Flyers-Rangers game on NBCSN, TSN2 and RDS. Weekes and Vanbiesbrouck will field...Share Tweet
Hockey game becomes Norwegian rodeo as player rides opponent (Video)Hockey games can offer their share of compromising positions between players. Such was the case in a game in Norway between Sparta Sarpsborg and Storhamar Dragons this week. Storhamar’s Nathan Martz, who played at the Univ. of New Hampshire from 2000-04…Share Tweet
The institutional sexism of NHL Ice GirlsBy Melissa Geschwind The NHL has made a strong statement over the past couple years that it welcomes fans of all sexual orientations. There are still slip-ups, but teams are working to eliminate casual homophobia from the rink. Casual sexism, on the oth…Share TweetThe International Olympic Committee on Friday announced that Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom will receive a silver medal for playing for Sweden at the 2014 Sochi Olympics despite failing a doping-control test that prevented him from p...Share Tweet
Edmonton Oilers at No. 5 in NHL fan misery rankingsFailed promise and endless bungling bring the Oilers in at No. 5 in our NHL fan misery rankings.Share TweetHere 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. • Via Risto Pakarinen, Sami Kapanen says goodbye to hockey after playing his fin…Share TweetThe Columbus Blue Jackets activated defenseman Fedor Tyutin off injured reserve Friday and reassigned defenseman Cody Goloubef to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.Share Tweet
Want to learn the business of hockey? The LA Kings want to teach youTo work in professional sports, you have to be smart, passionate, competitive, and lucky. All the major leagues have a huge talent pool to choose from for a small number of positions. Making yourself standout among the rest is hard enough; getting your …Share Tweet
Rangers and Flyers remain Cup pretenders, more must-read NHL storiesIn today's must-read stories: Why the Rangers and Flyers are dreaming, Yakupov's value sinks, and more.Share Tweet
Mats Zuccarello cuts Minnesota Wild ice reporter with stick (Video)Mike Greenlay of Fox Sports North is one of those “between the benches” reporters, which means he deserves the combat pay he receives. Although, in all honesty, the risk of standing there like a target for pucks and sticks is balanced out by getting to …Share TweetST. LOUIS - Alex Pietrangelo started a four-goal third period and Jaden Schwartz scored twice to help the NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-2 on Thursday night. St. Louis has won six of seven overall and eight of nine aga...Share TweetMason Raymond's third-period strike lifted the Leafs to a 3-2 victory, ending the Kings' win streak at seven games.Share TweetSteven Stamkos' first goal since returning from a broken leg helped lift the Lightning to a 5-4 win over the Panthers.Share Tweet
'SportsCenter': Not Top 10Mar 14"SportsCenter" takes a look back at some of the worst plays of the week.
Ducks Power Past AvalancheMar 14The Ducks scored six goals in the second period en route to defeating the Avalanche 6-4.
Predators Edge BlackhawksMar 14Ryan Ellis' fourth goal of the season proved to be the difference as the Predators defeated the Blackhawks 3-2.
Lamar Odom injures back, likely to miss month from Spanish teamMar 14After playing in just two games, Lamar Odom's comeback in Spain is on hold because of a back injury.
Early winners and losers in NFL free agencyMar 14The aggressive Broncos emerged as early winners in free agency. The Raiders, among others, came up short, writes John Clayton.