NHL Metropolitan News and Rumors
No. 1 Star: Frans Nielsen, New York Islanders Nielsen’s three third-period goals surged the Islanders past the Dallas Stars in a wild 7-5 game. The center scored the first two goals of the period to give New York the lead, and closed out the scoring wit…Upvote Share Tweet
Joel Ward scores twice, including winner, as Capitals beat Flames 3-1NHL.com 3 hours agoCALGARY - Joel Ward scored twice — including the game-winner — to lead the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday. Ward's second of the night 5:31 into the second period broke a 1-1 tie and gave the Capitals ...Upvote Share Tweet
Evgeni Malkin, Penguins power play ruin James Neal bobblehead nightyahoo.com 4 hours agoNASHVILLE – There was buildup, there were James Neal bobblehead dolls and there was a tribute video for Nick Spaling and Patric Hornqvist on Saturday night in Pittsburgh’s 3-0 win over the Predators at Bridgestone Arena. And in the end, there was one co…Upvote Share Tweet
Crosby has goal, 2 assists and Penguins hand Preds 1st loss in regulation with 3-0 victoryNHL.com 5 hours agoNASHVILLE, Tenn. - Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Nashville Predators their first loss in regulation with a 3-0 shutout on Saturday. The Predators were the last NHL team to lose in regulation t...Upvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA - Michael Raffl scored two goals, and Brayden Schenn netted the winner during a power play with 8:55 remaining to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Nicklas Grossmann also ...Upvote Share Tweet
Devils top Senators 3-2 in overtime on emotional night of hockeyNHL.com 5 hours agoOTTAWA - After an emotionally draining week the Ottawa Senators would have loved nothing more than to give its fans a win, but the New Jersey Devils failed to comply as they posted a 3-2 overtime win over the Senators on Saturday. The game wa...Upvote Share Tweet
Canadiens remain undefeated at home with 3-1 win against RangersNHL.com 6 hours agoMONTREAL - Lars Eller broke a 1-1 deadlock midway through the second period and Max Pacioretty scored in the third to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-1 victory over the visiting New York Rangers on Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Tomas Ple...Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 7 hours agoPlayers on opposing teams stood shoulder-to-shoulder in a circle at center ice as hockey made a stirring return to Ottawa on Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 12 hours agoNASHVILLE – Is there a better person to compare differences between current Penguins goal scorer Patric Hornqvist and former Pens sniper James Neal than the best hockey player on the planet? No, seriously, Sidney Crosby gave a unique perspective when as…Upvote Share Tweet
WHL Roundup: Carter Folk nets hat trick as Hurricanes rout BladesNHL.com Oct 25 (yesterday)SASKATOON - Carter Folk was the solution on special teams for the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Friday. Folk had a goal on the power play, one short-handed and one in even streghth to record a hat trick for the Hurricanes in their 7-2 rout of the ...Upvote Share Tweet
Ducks win 7th in row with Gibson back in netESPN.com Oct 25 (yesterday)Corey Perry and defenseman Sami Vatanen scored power-play goals in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 25 (yesterday)Some scary stuff in Anaheim. Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson took a skate to the face from Ducks forward Ryan Kesler midway through the third period of Friday's contest. Linked is the gif from Gfycat.com. Warning, it's somewhat graphic. The play clear…Upvote Share Tweet
Eberle scores twice as Oilers beat Hurricanes 6-3 for third win in a rowNHL.com Oct 25 (yesterday)EDMONTON - Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers won their third straight game, defeating the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Friday. Jesse Joensuu, Leon Draisaitl, Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for ...Upvote Share TweetNEWARK, N.J. - Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and Dallas beat New Jersey 3-2 on Friday night, extending the Devils' NHL record for shootout losses to 18 straight. Kari Lehtonen finished with 25 saves for the Stars. It didn'...Upvote Share TweetJersey Fouls is our ongoing exploration of the rules and etiquette for proper hockey jersey creation and exhibition. If you spot what you think may be a foul in your arena, email a photo to us at for inclusion in future installment. Sometimes you get th…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 24 (yesterday)COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated forward Sonny Milano off the injured non-roster list and assigned him to the Ontario Hockey League's Plymouth Whalers. Milano sustained a facial fracture at the NHL Prospects Tournamen...Upvote Share TweetYou may rip Alex Ovechkin all you want, but don't you dare talk about his mother! That seems to be the feeling around the Capitals at the moment after former NHL goaltender Glenn Healy ranted about the player, and his mom, on Sportsnet in the video belo…Upvote Share TweetAfter spending the last five seasons with the Phoenix Coyotes, Paul Bissonnette wasn't re-signed by the Arizona Coyotes, making the 29-year old tough guy an unrestricted free agent. His summer was then spent with some uncertainty about his future, but i…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 24 (yesterday)Philadelphia Flyers defensemen Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald each will miss approximately four weeks because of lower-body injuries, the Flyers announced Friday. Coburn has not played since sustaining a lower-body injury during the Flyers...Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)The Senators will honor fallen Canadian soldier Nathan Cirillo before Saturday's game against Devils in Ottawa.Upvote Share Tweet
It’s feast or famine – beat them or beat it – for NHL coaches these daysthehockeynews.com Oct 24 (yesterday)The coaching business in the NHL is about to get crazier thanks to the pending free agency of Red Wings bench boss Mike Babcock, who almost assuredly will set a new record for a coach’s salary whether he stays in Detroit or moves on to a new place of em…Upvote Share TweetTHURSDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps NY Islanders 3, BOSTON 2 DETROIT 4, Pittsburgh 3 (OT) Vancouver 4, ST. LOUIS 1 NASHVILLE 3, Chicago 2 MINNESOTA 2, Arizona 0 CALGARY 5, CAROLINA 0 LOS ANGELES 2, Buffalo 0 Columbus 5, SAN JOSE 4 QUI...Upvote Share TweetCALGARY - Sean Monahan burst onto the scene as a rookie with the Calgary Flames last season with six goals in his first eight games. Through eight games this season, Monahan had just two assists and no goals, despite the fact he was second on...Upvote Share TweetCALGARY - A moment of silence was observed before the Calgary Flames hosted the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday to commemorate the shootings in Ottawa and attack in Quebec. Country music singer George Canyon sang "O Canada" as a large Canadia...Upvote Share Tweet
Devils Beat Senators As Both Teams Honor SoldiersOct 25After an emotional ceremony to honor the slain soldiers from a shooting in Ottawa, Jaromir Jagr scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give the Devils a 3-2 win over the Senators.
Oilers Power Past HurricanesOct 24Jordan Eberle scored two goals in the Oilers' 6-3 victory over the Hurricanes.
Ducks Skate Past Blue JacketsOct 24The Ducks beat the Blue Jackets 4-1 for their seventh straight win.
Red Wings Rally, Stun Penguins In OTOct 23The Red Wings scored two goals late in the third period to force overtime and Justin Abdelkader played the hero, scoring the game-winner in overtime.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles LakersOct 23With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.