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Wild's Parise practices, could return against Jets
NHL.com Updated 7 hours ago
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise returned to practice Thursday for the first time since injuring his right knee Nov. 5 and could be back in the lineup as soon as Friday against the Winnipeg Jets at Xcel Energy Center. "I do...Share Tweet
NHL.com 4 hours agoDALLAS - The Stars have placed goalie Kari Lehtonen on the injured list, clearing the way for prospect Jack Campbell to back up Antti Niemi. Campbell was called up from the Texas Stars of the AHL on Thursday along with defenceman Patrik Nemet...Share Tweetyahoo.com 18 hours agoNo. 1 Star: Frank Vatrano, Boston Bruins The Bruins forward opened the scoring against the Detroit Red Wings with a goal and closed it out with a tip shot followed by a memorable celebration. In between, Detroit dominated, but Vatrano led the Bruins to …Share Tweet
Patrick Kane gets 2 assists to extend point streak to 17 games as Blackhawks beat Sharks 5-2NHL.com 19 hours agoSAN JOSE, Calif. - Patrick Kane had two assists to extend his career-best scoring streak to 17 games, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night. Kane set up Brent Seabrook on Chicago's first g...Share Tweet
Radim Vrbata nets 2 goals to lead Canucks over Wild 3-2NHL.com 22 hours agoST. PAUL, Minn. - Radim Vrbata scored twice, Jannik Hansen once and the Vancouver Canucks held off the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Wednesday night. Daniel Sedin had two assists, Ryan Miller stopped 30 shots and Vancouver allowed fewer than three goals...Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Jets remain at center of trade speculationthehockeynews.com Nov 25 (yesterday)With New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic’s trade request dominating the rumor mill of late, several other recent rumors went overlooked. Here’s a look at some you may have missed. The Winnipeg Jets remain a team of interest in this season’s NHL…Share TweetNHL.com Nov 25 (yesterday)Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen is day-to-day with an upper-body injury sustained Tuesday against the Ottawa Senators. Lehtonen didn't practice Wednesday after leaving the 7-4 loss after a collision with Stars defenseman John Klingberg at...Share TweetWILD, BLACKHAWKS UNVEIL STADIUM SERIES JERSEYS The Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks unveiled their jerseys for the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series, where they will face each other on Feb. 21, 2016, at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. ...Share TweetNo. 1 Star: Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Ducks The Anaheim captain had a hand in all five of the Ducks’ goals in their 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames. Getzlaf recorded five assists for the first time since Oct. 2008, tying a franchise record. No. 2 Star: Jean…Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 24 (yesterday)There were a lot of goals in Dallas tonight as the Stars fell to the Ottawa Senators 7-4. The prettiest one of the eleven came early in the third period when Jordie and Jamie Benn hooked up for a shorthanded tally. Down a man, Jordie took the puck in th…Share TweetThere’s no more need for guesswork when it comes to what threads the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks will wear when they face off for the Stadium Series contest at Minneapolis’ TCF Bank Stadium on Feb. 21. Tuesday morning, both the Wild and Blackh…Share Tweet
NHL Network announces December game scheduleNHL.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)SECAUCUS (Nov. 24, 2015) – As teams try to gain separation in the standings, NHL Network’s December game schedule features 14 different teams, including every division leader. The schedule begins with the Nashville Predators visiting the Detroit ...Share TweetESPN.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)Rumblings: Who was Blues GM Doug Armstrong scouting?Share Tweet
Rumblings: Preds' Pekka Rinne says All-Star changes good for gameESPN.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)Rumblings: Preds' Pekka Rinne says All-Star changes good for gameShare Tweetyahoo.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)No. 1 Star: Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals Holtby was brilliant in making 33 saves, outdueling Ander Nilsson in the Capitals’ 1-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers. Dmitry Orlov scored in the third period for the game’s lone goal. No. 2 Star: Claude Giro…Share Tweet
Troy Brouwer, Robby Fabbri score in 3rd period as Blues come back to beat Sabres 2-1NHL.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)BUFFALO, N.Y. - On a night of odd bounces and missed chances, Robby Fabbri fittingly didn't see his game-winner cross the goal line. Fabbri's third-period shot changed direction three times before slipping past Buffalo Sabres goalie Linus Ull...Share TweetNHL.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)NEW YORK, N.Y. - Derek Stepan and the New York Rangers are well aware who is most responsible for their sensational start. Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves in his second shutout of the season and New York beat the Nashville Predators 3-0 Monday...Share Tweet
Jets Win In ShootoutMar 19Andrew Ladd's shootout goal lifted the Jets past the Blues 2-1.
Ovechkin Extends League Lead In GoalsMar 19Alexander Ovechkin scored his 46th and 47th goals of the season in the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Wild to extend his league lead in goals.
Stars Stun PenguinsMar 19The Stars topped the Penguins 2-1 for their fourth win in five games.
Blackhawks Blank RangersMar 18Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
Future NBA cornerstone (Insider)Nov 25Chad Ford says the LSU freshman has special qualities. "I think what scouts love the most is how Simmons plays the game. He plays with a calm demeanor...
NBA: Opponents can't afford to give Golden State Warriors second looksNov 22For Golden State, offensive boards equal a wide-open -- and dangerous -- Steph Curry. Teams that want a chance against the champs must limit their second looks, writes J.A. Adande.
NBA: Warriors are having a blast making historyNov 20Winning is a feat and a mindset built by repetition. The Warriors have grasped the concept and mastered the approach and are leaving the rest of the NBA behind.
ESPN NowNov 13No. 1 recruit in 2015 ESPN 100From Melbourne, Australia6-10, 240 lbsNo. 1 on Chad Ford's 2016 NBA draft Big Board