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Senators, Panthers fail to gain in Eastern playoff races
Carolina blanked Ottawa 3-0; Panthers fell to Flames.
Road warriors: Flames move to first West wild card spot with win vs. Panthers
A playoff spot looks increasingly likely for Calgary.
Mike Smith is out with illness that is not the mumps, Coyotes say
Adin Hill recalled to back up Louis Domingue.
Rare wave of injuries for Capitals as Oshie, Orpik are also out
Add Oshie and Orpik to more expected absences in Matt Niskanen and Andre Burakovsky.
Predators are a wild card in more ways than one
In playoff positioning, their schedule and the trade deadline.
‘Hawks nab Jurco in trade with Red Wings
In return, the 'Hawks sent the Wings a third-round draft pick in 2017.
Pre-game reading: On the urgency of the Caps, who won’t ‘be the same’ next year
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
Stars trade Patrick Eaves to Ducks
The cost was a conditional second-round draft pick in 2017.
Bickell to play first game since MS diagnosis
He'll suit up this weekend for Carolina's AHL affiliate in Charlotte.
Rutherford says Schultz extension ‘definitely a priority’ this summer
No surprise, given he leads all Pens d-men in scoring.
More details emerge re: Isles’ arena plans
Back to Nassau County?
Neuvirth ‘scared’ Flyers will trade him at deadline
"The last three deadlines I’ve been traded twice. For sure, I’m scared, yes.”
Report: Coyotes’ arena financing plan in trouble
It does not appear to have enough support from Arizona lawmakers.
Weather forecast looks good for Penguins-Flyers
Game time tomorrow is 8 p.m. ET (on NBC).
Is this a town: Pennsylvania's craziest town names
Take a look at some of the craziest town names in Pennsylvania before the big Stadium Series showdown between the Flyers and Penguins (Feb. 25, 8 p.m. ET, NBC).
Blues extend Berglund — five years, $19.25 million
Following this morning's report the two sides were engaged in negotiations.
Habs need to ‘find their confidence,’ and they need to find it soon
"The more we talk about it, the more fragile we’ll be."
Tippett calls out Smith, Goligoski, Schenn for ‘brutal’ efforts
Frustration level is high in the desert.
What is wrong with the Kings?
Ask the head coach and it starts with the "top end" of the lineup.
Report: Berglund, St. Louis talking contract extension
"I think everybody in here and upstairs knows that I want to be a Blue."
Crosby vs. Kane: Who will win on rivalry night?
Two of the NHL's brightest stars in Sidney Crosby and Patrick Kane face off on Wednesday Night Rivalry when the Penguins travel to face the Blackhawks (March 1, 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN).
Welcome Drew Stafford to the trade rumor mill
Veteran Jets forward is a pending UFA.
Penguins, Blackhawks meet in a champions clash
The past two winners of the Stanley Cup face off when the Penguins travel to face the Blackhawks on Rivalry Night (March 1, 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN).
Stadium Series: Heinz Field set for Flyers, Pens
Jeremy Roenick takes a behind-the-scenes look at the transformation of Heinz Field from the Steelers' home to an outdoor hockey rink for the upcoming Stadium Series game (Feb. 25, 8 p.m. ET, NBC).
Preds’ Forsberg becomes first player since 2010 to score back-to-back hat tricks
After a slow start, he's on pace to hit the 30-goal mark.
Report: Potential Shattenkirk trade fell apart over contract talks
It is believed the team looking to trade for him was the Tampa Bay Lightning
Blackhawks keep rolling with another dominant offensive performance
The Blackhawks have scored 40 goals in their past nine games
Lundqvist stays hot as Rangers move ahead of Blue Jackets
Lundqvist has a .938 save percentage in his past 13 starts
Kane's hat trick propels Blackhawks past Coyotes
Patrick Kane recorded his third career hat trick and Nick Schmaltz tallied two points to help lead the Blackhawks past the Coyotes, 6-3, and bring Chicago closer to the top spot in the Western Conference.
Patrick Kane records third career hat trick
Artemi Panarin sets up Patrick Kane's third of the night as the hats go flying out on the ice for No. 88's third career hat trick.
Islanders shut out Canadiens for huge road win
They are 2-0 on their current nine-game road trip
Blackhawks’ Hjalmarsson leaves game against Coyotes
He took just four shifts in the first period
Patrick Kane notches 2nd goal against Mike Smith
Patrick Kane comes off the bench and demonstrates patience out on the ice to eventually snap the puck through the five hole of Mike Smith.
Rozsival snaps puck past Smith for Hawks' lead
Michal Rozsival takes his time and snaps the puck past Mike Smith in the opening minutes of the second period, scoring his first goal of the season.
Blackhawks and Coyotes combine for six goals in wild first period
The goals started 37 seconds in and never stopped
Vrbata's stealth goal ties up game in first period
Coyotes' Radim Vrbata caught the Blackhawks' defense napping as he found an open area in front of the net and tapped home a goal to tie the game at 3-3 in the first period.
Ryan White cuts Blackhawks' lead late in first
Coyotes' Ryan White's initial attempt gets blocked, but he keeps with it and follows up with a chip in off the end boards.
Kane's 21st goal of the season doubles Hawks' lead
Patrick Kane sneaks the puck short side on Mike Smith to double the Blackhawks' advantage with his 21st goal of the season.
Hartman recaptures Blackhawks' lead
Marian Hossa makes the quick pass from behind the back of the net and beautifully sets up Ryan Hartman up for the tie-breaking goal.
Coyotes' Chychrun fires one past Crawford
Rookie Jakob Chychrun scores his second goal in as many games to tie the Blackhawks at one in the first period.
Schmaltz celebrates birthday with quick goal
The Blackhawks get up and running with a fast goal from Nick Schmaltz and Jonathan Toews in the opening 37 seconds against the Coyotes.
WATCH LIVE: Arizona Coyotes vs. Chicago Blackhawks
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Penguins’ Rutherford would prefer to keep Fleury this season
He may not have much of a choice given the goalie market
Ducks prospect Max Jones suspended 10 games in OHL for cross-check
This is the second time the league has suspended him for more than 10 games
Pre-game reading: Clayton Keller tops a good list to top
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
Goalie nods: Khudobin makes second start in as many months
B's take on the Kings in L.A., in the second of a back-to-back.
Wideman open to being traded by Flames
The odd man out after Calgary's acquisition of Michael Stone.
B’s not planning to trade Carlo, but adding goalie is on radar
GM Don Sweeney could soon be in buyer mode to vault his team into the playoffs.
Will injuries at forward spark deadline move for Isles?
Casey Cizikas is expected to miss the next month, and Cal Clutterbuck is dealing with an "annoying" ailment.
The Wild have options in search for forward depth
Jannik Hansen, Patrick Eaves and Radim Vrbata could be worth it for Chuck Fletcher to pursue.
Trade deadline: Caps only need to ‘upgrade on the fringes’
"We’re not going to mess with lines or defensive pairs," says GM Brian MacLellan.
Gaudreau wasn’t demoted for missing team bus, says Gulutzan
“I can tell you this — it wasn’t a big deal."
Letang day-to-day, but Schultz hopes to play Saturday
The Pens added Ron Hainsey in a trade today, and they may not be done dealing.
‘Canes waive Bickell in hope of extended AHL stint
"He's done everything he possibly can to get himself ready and get back at it, so we'll see where it leads."
‘Hawks sign goalie Glass, an expansion draft option
Journeyman netminder is currently playing for AHL Rockford.
Streit and Del Zotto could get Flyers something at deadline
But will GM Ron Hextall be selling?
Trade: Pens acquire d-man help, get Hainsey from Carolina
Not unlike last year, when they picked up Justin Schultz.
NHL on NBCSN: Jonathan Toews looks to stay hot against Coyotes
The 'Hawks will go for their third straight win tonight.
PHT Morning Skate: Flames play hoops with the Harlem Globetrotters
Thursday's collection of links.
Ducks give Bruins first loss under Cassidy, putting … Islanders in wild card
Strange night of musical chairs for the East's last spot.
Kuznetsov scores twice as Caps take down Flyers
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored twice and the Flyers had some bad breaks as the Capitals won their 40th game of the season, 4-1.
Latest on NHL participation in '18 Winter Olympics
February 22, 2017 marks the 37th anniversary of Miracle on Ice, a moment when a group of amateurs defied odds to win gold for Team USA. With the NHL's 2018 Olympic participation in doubt, will we see a...
Will the NHL continue to utilize bye weeks?
This is the first season the NHL has utilized bye weeks and teams are 4-12-4 in their first game back after the break. Does that make this a one-and-done experiment? Bob McKenzie explains why the concept...
Kuznetsov, bad breaks baffle Flyers in loss to Capitals
Washington strengthens its leads over the Metro Division and NHL in general.
Oilers win on rare Russell goal, Panthers fall out of second wild card spot
Stop us if this is familiar: Connor McDavid made the goal happen with his speed.
Oshie taps in loose puck, making it 4-1
T.J. Oshie cleans up the loose puck after Alex Ovechkin's rush on net, making it 4-1 in the third period.
With Gibson out, Ducks recall interesting goalie: Enroth
Jonathan Bernier, another former Leafs goalie, starts vs. Bruins.
Another defenseman down: Niskanen won’t return for Caps tonight (Video)
Got hurt falling awkwardly after a collision with Radko Gudas.
Flyers' struggles continue against the Capitals
The Flyers are desperate for a win, but things aren't going their way against the Capitals. Mike Milbury takes a closer look at what's going wrong out on the ice.
Oilers leaking defensemen as Sekera, Larsson are injured
Sekera was hit by a shot during Wednesday's game vs. Florida.
Kuznetsov's second gives Capitals 3-1 lead
Evgeny Kuznetsov's scores his second of the game as his shot bounces off Flyers' Radko Gudas and goes into the back of the net to give the Capitals a 3-1 lead.
Flyers cut into Caps' lead on Simmonds' deflection
Brandon Manning does a great job keeping the play alive and firing it on net, where Wayne Simmonds redirects the shot past Braden Holtby, cutting the Caps lead to 2-1.
Kuznetsov beats Neuvirth short side to extend lead
Evgeny Kuznetsov extends the Capitals' lead to 2-0 over the Flyers with a laser beam shot that beats Michael Neuvirth short side on the power play.
McKenzie on the trade deadline: Shattenkirk, Bishop still could go
Meanwhile, a big part of the market might wait until the summer.
Backstrom goes top shelf for Capitals' 1-0 lead
T.J. Oshie keeps the puck alive along the boards and sends the puck to Nicklas Backstrom who goes top shelf for a 1-0 lead.
Boudreau knows he can only do so much to avoid slump after bye week
"What kind of message can you really give `em?"
McKenzie's top available rental players
Kevin Shattenkirk, Ben Bishop and Martin Hanzal are Bob McKenzie's three biggest rental players that could hit the market by the trade deadline, so what are the odds of them being moved?
What to expect from the NHL trade deadline
The trade deadline is less than a week away and it's been quiet. Bob McKenzie predicts it to get busy as time winds down with plenty of rental players on the move and potential blockbusters, including Matt...
Williams' impact on the Capitals' playoff hopes
Capitals' Justin Williams, a three-time Stanley Cup champion, has made his mark as a big-game player and Washington hopes to use his knowledge to help turn around their playoff woes.
WATCH LIVE: Capitals at Flyers – Wednesday Night Rivalry
Flyers try to get on track; Caps hope to protect their division lead.
Pre-game reading: NHLers sound off on poor ice conditions
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
Kadri ‘not worried’ after Chiarot predicts revenge for big hit (Video)
All stemming from an incident during Tuesday's wild Leafs-Jets game.
Have the Blackhawks finally found their first-line LW?
Nick Schmaltz has been "really good" lately.
Ducks set to debut Kerdiles, another talented prospect
The 36th overall pick in 2012 has been lighting it up in AHL San Diego.
Five team stats you may find interesting
The Caps have put up some ridiculous numbers in 2017.
Canucks’ Miller, agent to discuss trade possibilities
All three California clubs are reportedly on his five-team list.
Kings place Zatkoff on waivers
It's possible they intend to recall Jack Campbell from the AHL.
Treliving won’t say if Wideman’s been asked to waive NMC
But the veteran defenseman is clearly on the outs in Calgary.
Vegas won’t be active at the trade deadline after all
"The documentation is unbelievable."
OT winner seals Goals of the Week top spot
Another week of the best goals and once again these players never cease to amaze with their handiwork.
Wisniewski still hoping to resurrect NHL career
He's back in North America now after an eye-opening stint in the KHL.
‘Hopefully I get traded,’ says Wings’ Miller
"I want to be in the NHL," said the veteran forward, who's currently with AHL Grand Rapids.
Sutter ties Murray for most wins as Kings coach
And he acknowledged it in classic Sutter fashion.
NHL on NBCSN: Flyers open ‘make it or break it’ portion of schedule against Capitals
Washington has dropped back-to-back games coming out of their bye week.
Lightning, Islanders make East playoff races even more confusing
Good luck handicapping these races.
Toews' hat trick leads Blackhawks past Wild
Jonathan Toews had five points, including a hat trick, as the Blackhawks beat the Wild 5-3 and cut into Minnesota's lead in the Central Division.
Forsberg’s hat trick, own-goal highlights Predators’ wild OT loss to Flames
Live by the 'berg, die by the 'berg.
Serious performance: Blackhawks gain on Wild thanks to Toews’ five points
A hat trick and two assists for Toews.
Matthews, Leafs get last laugh in OT vs. Laine and the Jets
Is a rivalry forming before our eyes?
Price didn’t just play for Habs; he made the difference vs. Rangers
Keeping Montreal ahead of Ottawa ... for now.
Granlund's second brings Wild within one score
Mikael Granlund's second PP goal of the night comes off a crazy scramble in front of the net and brings the Wild within one score of the Blackhawks.
Schmaltz's beautiful set up leads to Toews goal
Nick Schmaltz completely fooled Devan Dubnyk and the Wild's defense behind the net, giving Jonathan Toews a wide open look at the net and added to the Blackhawks' lead.
Parise redirects it in, cuts into Chicago's lead
The Wild cut into the Blackhawks' lead as Zach Parise redirects a shot past Corey Crawford in the third period.
Schmaltz delivers for Blackhawks after faceoff
Nick Schmaltz surprised Devan Dubnyk with a quick snipe off the faceoff to give the Blackhawks a 3-1 lead in the third period.
No helmet, no stick, no problem as Preds’ Watson blocks shot anyway
So, this is ... uh, reckless.
Panik, Blackhawks fire off quick response
Richard Panik and the Blackhawks fired back an immediate response to the Wild's first goal of the night, as Chicago regained the lead in the second period.
Granlund's PP goal is equalizer for Wild
After a great save by Corey Crawford, Duncan Keith is unable to clear and Mikael Granlund puts the rebound past Crawford for the Wild even the score at 1-1.
Video: Perreault hits Carrick; Soshnikov knocked into bench
One amusing hit, one worrisome check.
Toews punches in rebound to give Blackhawks lead
Jonathan Toews got the scoring going on Tuesday against the Wild as he put in a rebound off of Devan Dubnyk to give the Blackhawks the 1-0 lead.
Report: Patrick Eaves is driving serious trade interest for Stars
Twenty goals already on just $1 million? A lot of teams will buy that.
WATCH LIVE: Chicago Blackhawks at Minnesota Wild
A Central Division showdown.
Rough night for Carey Price so far
An update will come if that's not the case.
Trade deadline auditions? Quincey, Pateryn in action tonight
Two interesting "bargain bin" options.
Injury to Burakovsky allows Capitals to evaluate depth
Is young Zach Sanford up to the task?
NHL wants ‘two dedicated weeks’ for bye weeks next season
So says deputy commissioner Bill Daly.
Pre-game reading: The Panthers are back home and feeling good
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
Goalie Nods: Laurent Brossoit gets rare start for Oilers
It is only his second start of the season. It will also be Cam Talbot's second night off since early December
Jets have some disagreements with Trouba’s suspension, lack of suspension for Malkin
Coach Paul Maurice said "my cheapness outweighs my disappointment"
Isles hit the road for whopping nine-game stretch
They don't play in Brooklyn again until March 13.
Trade: Canadiens send Philip Samuelsson to Hurricanes for Keegan Lowe
Philip will now play for the AHL team that is coached by his dad, former NHL defenseman Ulf Samuelsson
Injuries adding up for Senators as Stone, Hoffman out tonight; Ryan to miss month
The injuries come as the Senators try to take over the top spot in the Atlantic Division
Maple Leafs place Brooks Laich on waivers
He said on Monday that he wants another chance to play in the NHL
Flames see a ‘style fit’ with Stone
The new d-man is expected to skate with T.J. Brodie or Matt Bartkowski.
Stamkos resumes skating, but still no date for return
"He's progressing well," said GM Steve Yzerman.
Top Outdoor Games Moments: Richards scores GWG
In the 2016 Stadium Series between the Red Wings and Avalanche from Coors Field, Brad Richards score the game-winning goal in the Wings’ 5-3 victory over the Avs.
Top Outdoor Games Moments: No-look goal
In the 2016 Stadium Series between the Red Wings and Avalanche from Coors Field, Gustav Nyquist scores a no-look, backhanded goal to help the Wings tie the Avs in the 2nd period.
Top Outdoor Games Moments: Goal differential
In the 2016 Stadium Series between the Blackhawks and Wild from TCF Bank Stadium, Minnesota defeated Chicago 6-1 -- the largest goal differential in a Stadium Series matchup.
Top Outdoor Games Moments: Gaborik seals the deal
In the 2015 Stadium Series game between the Sharks and Kings at Levi’s Stadium, Marian Gaborik scored the game-winning goal in the third period to defeat San Jose 2-1.
Julien: ‘My job’ is to make Galchenyuk better
"Now I want to work with him on the little aspects of the game that will make him even better."
With Marner out again Maple Leafs recall Frederik Gauthier from AHL
The Maple Leafs placed Marner on Injured Reserve retroactive to Feb. 15
NHL on NBCSN: Wild look to go into their bye week with a win against ‘Hawks
Chicago looks to close the gap in the race for the Central Division crown.
Little-known Langhamer spurns Ducks comeback for Coyotes
The Ducks almost rallied from a 3-0 deficit on Monday.
Yes, the Florida Panthers are indeed on fire
Handed Blues a gut-punch of a loss, enjoyed a perfect road trip.
Video: Reimer, Allen shut down dangerous one-timers
Not many people can pull off saves like these.
Dvorak, Coyotes put Ducks in early hole with slick goals (Video)
Randy Carlyle can't be pleased.
Brooks Laich wants another crack at NHL (with or without Leafs)
Does he really have much to offer, though?
Kings may just lean on Budaj as Quick progresses toward return
The latest Quick update seems positive, even if the results are coming slowly.
Trouba suspended two games for ‘high, forceful’ headshot on Stone
DoPS notes he took a "poor angle" on the hit, and that head contact was avoidable.
Sens extend depth blueliner Claesson — one year, $650,000
Has appeared in 19 games this year.
Flames nab d-man Stone from Coyotes
Calgary hasn't been happy with its defense.
Goalie nods: Panthers go back to red-hot Reimer
His sixth appearance in the last nine games.
Pre-game reading: Retirement has been an adjustment for Jackman
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
With just one win in six, there’s ‘lots of concern’ for Kings
"We need to get on track immediately."
Is Beleskey on the outs in Boston?
Parked as a healthy scratch again on Sunday night in San Jose.
Laine’s big week gets Jets back into playoff race
It also made him the NHL's first star of the week.
Streaking Blues get Stastny back tonight
Has missed the last four games; St. Louis has gone 7-2 under new head coach Mike Yeo.
Sens recall pair of forwards in wake of multiple injuries
No word yet on the status of Mark Stone, who was injured on an elbow by Winnipeg's Jacob Trouba.
Kings’ Robitaille named chairman of German League club (Updated)
Eisbaren Berlin of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.
Who has the best and worst special teams in the NHL?
Click to see how all 30 teams rank.
Streaking Panthers aim to ‘keep ‘er going’ in St. Louis
They can move back into a playoff spot with a win.
John Gibson has been terrific since the start of 2017
He made 24 saves in a 1-0 win over the Kings on Sunday.
Johansen is a ‘little disappointed’ the Blue Jackets didn’t recognize him in return to Columbus
The Blue Jackets traded him to Nashville last January.
Make that four straight wins for the Bruins
Brad Marchand scored the OT winner versus San Jose on Sunday.
Bruins top Sharks on Marchand's OT winner
Brad Marchand's breakaway goal in OT gave the Bruins a 2-1 victory over the Sharks and their fourth straight win under interim coach Bruce Cassidy.
Jacob Trouba will have a hearing for head shot on Mark Stone
The Jets defenseman was given only a minor penalty on the play.
Marchand wins it for Bruins in OT
Off a set face-off play, Brad Marchand receives a great assist from Torey Krug and beats Sharks goalie Martin Jones on a breakaway to give the Bruins a 2-1 win in OT.
‘It looks like a disaster’ — Senators could be facing more injury problems
Ottawa had three forwards leave today's game versus Winnipeg due to injuries.
Marleau ties up game late in second period
Patrick Marleau quietly found an open spot behind Tuukka Rask and the Bruins defense and scored to tie up the game for the Sharks.
Blackhawks snap Sabres' win streak in style
The Blackhawks had their way with the Sabres on Hockey Day in America as a big third period put away the game for Chicago in Buffalo.
Blackhawks snap Sabres winning streak
Buffalo now enters the bye week.
Spooner starts the scoring for Bruins in San Jose
Ryan Spooner found himself the beneficiary of a generous bounce of the boards as he tapped in a goal to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead over the Sharks.
USA Hockey's Fischer says HDIA showcases game
USA Hockey director of communications Dave Fischer talks about the impact Hockey Day in America has on young hockey players across the country and the visibility the Olympics gives the sport every four...
Video: After a slow start, Evander Kane is on a roll for the Sabres
Now up to 21 goals this season.
Kane toys with Lehner, scores in third period
Patrick Kane showed yet again why he's one of the most dangerous players in the NHL with the puck as he beat Robin Lehner using his patience and skill.
Anisimov, Blackhawks add to lead in third period
Artem Anisimov was the recipient of a beautiful pass from Patrick Kane that set him up for an easy deflection and goal to add to the Blackhawks' lead.
WATCH LIVE: Bruins at Sharks
Boston looking for a fourth straight game.
Toews cleans up loose puck in front of net
Jonathan Toews' fifth goal in his last 11 games extends the Blackhawks lead to 3-1 after he cleaned up the loose puck in front of the net.
Video: Trouba called for a hit to the head on Stone
Will a phone call from the league be next for the Jets defenseman?
Hossa pads Blackhawks' lead in second period
Marian Hossa found the smallest of openings against Robin Lehner and gave the Blackhawks a 2-1 lead in the second period in Buffalo.
Kane goes top shelf to beat Darling
Evander Kane continued his recent scorching play as he beat Scott Darling top shelf just before time expired in the first period to tie the game.
Hartman's perfect snipe puts Blackhawks up
Ryan Hartman's patience paid off as he found just enough room to beat Robin Lehner and give the Blackhawks a 1-0 lead in the first period.
Red Wings take advantage of Penguins’ mistakes in 5-2 win
The Red Wings completed a pretty successful weekend with wins over the Capitals and Penguins
Sens’ Hoffman leaves game vs. Jets with lower-body injury
Ottawa can take over top spot in the Atlantic Division with a win today.
Red Wings blow past Penguins in Pittsburgh
Two big goals in the third period by Thomas Vanek and Tomas Tatar helped boost the Red Wings to a huge road win over the Penguins.
WATCH LIVE: Blackhawks at Sabres
The Sabres are going for a fourth straight win.