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BOSTON - Jarome Iginla scored a pair of goals, backup goaltender Chad Johnson made 29 saves and the Eastern Conference-leading Bruins won their eighth straight, 5-1 over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon. Milan Lucic had a goal an...Share Tweet
OHL Roundup: Otters catch fire in third period to win eighth straight gameERIE, Pa. - The Erie Otters won their eighth straight game with a four-goal outburst in the third en route to an 8-4 win over the Sarnia Sting in Ontario Hockey League play Saturday. Brendan Gaunce, Michael Curtis and Andre Burakovsky each sc...Share TweetJohansen's disputed shootout goal leads Blue Jackets past Wild 2-1Share TweetThe Habs trailed the Sens 4-1 late in the third period, but scored three quick goals to force OT, where they won 5-4.Share TweetNASHVILLE, Tenn. - Patrik Berglund scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Nashville Predators Saturday night. Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen had the other goals for the Blues, who have won seven of their la...Share TweetSYRACUSE, N.Y. - Mike Blunden scored the lone goal in the ninth round of the shootout to lift the Hamilton Bulldogs past the Syracuse Crunch 2-1 in American Hockey League play Saturday. Louis Leblanc had the only goal in regulation for the Bu...Share Tweet
Okposo has goal, assist in Islanders' 4-1 win over Sabresthehockeynews.com Mar 15, 2014Okposo has goal, assist in Islanders' 4-1 win over SabresShare Tweetthehockeynews.com Mar 15, 2014Ben Bishop gets team-record 31st win of the season as the Lightning beat Devils 3-0Share Tweet
Josh Lunden scores in St. John's IceCaps' 3-2 win over Portland PiratesST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Josh Lunden scored the game winner for the St. John's IceCaps with 6:58 left in regulation en route to a 3-2 win over the Portland Pirates on Saturday. Andrew Gordon and Carl Klingberg also scored for the IceCaps (38-20-4)....Share Tweet
Failed Prediction Forces MSG Hockey Analyst To Eat A Hat On-Airdeadspin.com Mar 15, 2014What we have here is MSG hockey guru and table hockey expert Stan Fischler attempting to make good on a promise that if the New York Rangers traded Ryan Callahan, he'd eat his hat. Callahan was traded to the Lightning in the blockbuster deal that sent T…Share Tweet
Sweeney's goal gives U.S. gold medal at ParalympicsJosh Sweeney scored on a breakaway in the second period to give the United States a 1-0 victory against Russia in the gold-medal game of ice sled hockey at the 2014 Sochi Paralympics. The U.S. became the first team to defend its goal medal sinc...Share TweetGoalie James Reimer is likely to start for the Toronto Maple Leafs against the Washington Capitals on Sunday with Jonathan Bernier sidelined by a lower-body injury that may require an MRI. According to TSN, Bernier did not practice Saturday aft...Share Tweet
Red Wings recall winger Tootoo from AHLESPN.com Mar 15, 2014The Detroit Red Wings have recalled right wing Jordin Tootoo from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL.Share Tweet
Sledge Hockey Hugs: USA wins Paralympic gold; Czechs are big tippersHockey Hugs is a feature that celebrates the best in hugging from around the sport of hockey, because who doesn't love a good hug now and then? Have you seen a particularly good hug photo lately? Send it to or Tweet it to @HarrisonMooney. Team USA and T…Share Tweet
Johnny Boychuk Gets Boarded, And Claude Julien Can't Stop Swearingdeadspin.com Mar 15, 2014Carolina's Patrick Dwyer gave Johnny Boychuk a little push into the boards during the Hurricanes-Bruins game, and Boychuk didn't come away unscathed. He was in visible pain after his legs folded up under him. Officials didn't call a penalty on Dwyer, wh…Share TweetPHILADELPHIA - Matt Read scored a pair of goals to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-0 victory over the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. Scott Hartnell and Vincent Lecavalier also scored for Philadelphia, which is in the middle...Share TweetCHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa is expected to return from an upper-body injury Sunday at United Center against the Detroit Red Wings (7:30 p.m. ET, TSN2, NBCSN). Hossa has missed the past five games with the injury, which he...Share Tweet
Thomas Vanek and Montreal Canadiens’ blurred linesThe Montreal Canadiens have lost three straight, i.e. every game Thomas Vanek’s played for them since his trade deadline acquisition. They’re 5-4-1 overall in their last 10 games, falling to a wild card spot with 77 points and suddenly sniffing the Detr…Share Tweet
Kessel stars in bizarre vid featuring lasers, catsCNNSI.com Mar 15, 2014Kessel stars in bizarre vid featuring lasers, catsShare Tweet
NHL Three Stars: Hagelin’s hatty; Kuzy’s first NHL points; Ducks, Avs 9 goals in 2nd periodNo. 1 Star: Evgeny Kuznetsov, Washington Capitals Playing in only his third game for the Washington Capitals, the long-awaited rookie scored his first NHL point, and had his first NHL multi-point game against the Vancouver Canucks. Kuznetsov assisted on…Share Tweet
WHL Roundup: Holmberg nears scoring title as Chiefs edge Americans in shootoutSPOKANE, Wash. - Mitch Holmberg scored his 62nd goal of the season in regulation and then scored in the shootout as the Spokane Chiefs edged the visiting Tri-City Americans 4-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League action. Holmberg currently lea...Share TweetRoberto Luongo faced off vs. his old teammate Cory Schneider -- this time as a Panther -- as Florida beat the Devils 5-3.Share Tweet
Watch Corey Perry inspect glass in Colorado, gives Patrick Roy thumbs-up (Video)The last time the Ducks and Avalanche met, it was the first game of the new season, and Patrick Roy was making his head coaching debut. Few people expected anything from the Avs. They were a very young team with a brand new coach. The Ducks counted them…Share TweetHow did the Ducks bounce back from their losing streak? A six-goal second period did the trick, as they beat the Avs 6-4.Share TweetDALLAS - Calgary's Mike Cammalleri had a different ending in mind on another emotional night for the Dallas Stars. Cammalleri scored two goals, Corban Knight netted the winner in a shootout, and the Flames erased a two-goal deficit in the thi...Share Tweet
Jets goalie Pavelec injured vs. RangersWINNIPEG -- Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec left the team's game Friday against the New York Rangers at MTS Centre with an undisclosed injury. Jets coach Paul Maurice did not provide any further information on Pavelec's injury after the...Share TweetABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Brendan Connolly scored his first career American Hockey League goal, and Olivier Roy made 27 saves to snap the Abbotsford Heat's eight-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Utica Comets on Friday. Josh Jooris and Dere...Share TweetWASHINGTON - For nearly four years, Washington Capitals fans have watched video clips of Evgeny Kuznetsov playing in Russia and imagined what he could do in the NHL. On Friday night, Kuznetsov began compiling the North American version of his...Share TweetWINNIPEG - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots to tie the Rangers' record for career wins, and Swedish countryman Carl Hagelin scored three goals to lift New York to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Lundqvist tied the mark ...Share TweetCHICAGO - Roman Josi and Nashville's dangerous defencemen did it all against the Chicago Blackhawks. That is why Pekka Rinne believes the blue-liners are the biggest key for a strong finish to the Predators' disappointing season. Josi had ...Share TweetSAULT 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 Tweet
Iginla, Lucic Power Bruins To Eighth Straight WinMar 15Jarome Iginla scored two goals and Milan Lucic scored a goal and added two assists in the Bruins' 5-1 win over the Hurricanes.
Ducks Prevail After Kings' Goal Waived OffMar 15Patrick Maroon scored the go-ahead goal in the second to lead the Ducks to a 2-1 win over the Kings.
Bishop Stops DevilsMar 15Ben Bishop stopped 23 shots to set a Tampa Bay single-season record with 31 victories in the Lightning's 3-0 win over the Devils.