NHL Metropolitan News and Rumors
yahoo.com Updated Sep 25 (yesterday)
TORONTO – Brad Marchand might not be “Brad Marchand” anymore. There was a time his name carried an undeniable connotation. He was a pest. He was a injurious sneak. The President of the United States called him a “little ball of hate.” Not so much now, a…Share Tweet
yahoo.com Sep 24 (2 days ago)TORONTO – The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without goalie Matt Murray, who led them to the Stanley Cup championship last postseason, after he suffered a broken hand during the World Cup of Hockey. GM Jim Rutherford said Murray, who was playing for the un…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 22 (4 days ago)Phil Kessel poses after being named a candidate for the 2014 USA Hockey Olympic Team at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex on August 27, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Getty Images) TORONTO – Phil Kessel was not picked to represent Team USA at the World Cup of…Share Tweet
Puck Daddy's 2016-17 NHL Preview: Dallas Starsyahoo.com Sep 21 (5 days ago)Yahoo Last Season: 50-23-9 (109 points); 1st in Central; 1st in Western Conference The Dallas Stars were who we thought they were: an offensively dynamic roster with questionable postseason goaltending. The team tore through the NHL season, coming in se…Share Tweet
Puck Daddy's 2016-17 NHL Preview: Dallas Starsyahoo.com Sep 21 (5 days ago)Yahoo Last Season: 50-23-9 (109 points); 1st in Central; 1st in Western Conference The Dallas Stars were who we thought they were: an offensively dynamic roster with questionable postseason goaltending. The team tore through the NHL season, coming in se…Share TweetARLINGTON, VA – AUGUST 27: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been retouched at the request of USA Hockey.) Phil Kessel poses after being named a candidate for the 2014 USA Hockey Olympic Team at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex on August 27, 2013 in Arlington, …Share TweetLast Season: 34-40-8 (76 points), 8th in the Metropolitan, 15th in the East A season that arrived with playoff hopes ended with a new coach, a No. 1 center traded away and a top-5 draft pick. Todd Richards was dismissed following a 0-7-0 start and team …Share TweetPHILADELPHIA, PA – APRIL 07: Ryan Strome #18 of the New York Islanders celebrates a goal in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers on April 7, 2015 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Ne…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 19NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 05: Valeri Nichushkin #43 of the Dallas Stars skates against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on January 5, 2016 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Stars 6-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Val Nichushk…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 19Yahoo! Sports Last Season: 39-39-4 (82 points), 6th in the Central, 9th in the West The Avalanche stayed in the playoff race until the end of March when the bottom fell out after a 4-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. From that moment on, the Avalanche …Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 18Teuvo Teravainen of Team Finland during media day at the World Cup of Hockey 2016 at Air Canada Centre on September 15, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Getty Images) TORONTO – Carolina Hurricanes winger Teuvo Teravainen was more understanding than sa…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 18Last Season: 35-31-16 (86 points), 6th in the Metro, 10th in the East Considering where the Carolina Hurricanes were after the 2014-15 season, they made a significant improvement this past year; adding 15 points in the standings. Even better – at times …Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 14WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 07: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks on against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 7, 2016 in Washington, DC…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 14AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar PITTSBURGH – Matt Murray knows the question will be directed at him numerous times when he returns to Pittsburgh Penguins training camp following the World Cup of Hockey. He avoided social media over the summer and barely looked …Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 13WASHINGTON, DC – Patrik Laine wasn’t in Alex Ovechkin’s locker room at Verizon Center. His Finland national team was changing in the smaller, cramped visitor’s room rather than the Washington Capitals’ more spacious dressing area where Ovechkin’s words …Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 9Scott Salmond via Twitter For the World Cup of Hockey Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby believed it was important to pay tribute to the Tragically Hip and their lead singer Gord Downie. Last May, it was revealed Downie was diagnosed with a te…Share Tweet
Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' WinMar 20Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
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.
Canadiens Blank HurricanesMar 19Carey Price had 31 saves in the Canadiens' 4-0 win over the Hurricanes.
Stars Stun PenguinsMar 19The Stars topped the Penguins 2-1 for their fourth win in five games.