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VIDEO: Penguins honor Sidney Crosby for recording 1,000th career point
Crosby is the 86th player in NHL history to record 1,000 career points
Hand injury sidelines Senators’ Bobby Ryan indefinitely
Ryan was injured in the third period of Saturday's win over the Toronto Maple Leafs
Zuccarello gets the Rangers back in the lead
Mats Zuccarello gives the Rangers a 2-1 lead thanks to a great assist from Chris Kreider.
WATCH LIVE: Detroit Red Wings at Pittsburgh Penguins
Hockey Day in America continues with the Pittsburgh Penguins hosting the Detroit Red Wings
Blues hopeful Stastny can return Monday
He has missed the past four games due to a lower body injury.
McDonagh scores to give Rangers an early lead
Ryan McDonagh gives the Rangers an early 1-0 lead versus the Capitals after pouncing off of his own deflected shot to score.
Back with the Blues: St. Louis re-claims Rattie off waivers
The 24-year-old forward was last month waived by St. Louis and claimed by Carolina.
WATCH LIVE: Washington Capitals at New York Rangers
Hockey Day In American begins with the New York Rangers hosting the Washington Capitals
The NHL’s bye week experiment is still a work in progress
This is the first year the NHL has tried bye weeks and it has not always been a smooth transition
The proud hockey history of Warroad, Minnesota: ‘Hockeytown USA’
Five NHL players, seven Olympians and 80 Division I hockey players, all from a town that has never topped a population of 2,000 people
WATCH LIVE: Capitals vs. Rangers
The Rangers hold a 2-1 lead over the Capitals in the third period following Mats Zuccarello's goal on Hockey Day in America.
Canucks unveil Pat Quinn statue
Quinn was a player, executive and coach for the team
Burns continued to build Hart argument in Sharks win last night
The bearded blueliner's ceiling sure seems high in 2016-17.
Barkov’s beautiful goal pushes Panthers into playoff position
Florida has a thin lead over Boston and Toronto for third in the Atlantic after Saturday.
Kelsey DiClaudio breaks barriers in Sled Hockey
Kelsey DiClaudio is defying expectations as the first woman to compete with the U.S. Development Sled Hockey Team.
Stars made Dave Strader’s return to the booth special
Quite a night for the announcer, who continues to battle cancer.
Senators close in on Canadiens, put Leafs in tough spot
Ottawa fans might want to frame that headline.
Blackhawks’ winning streak goes bye thanks to Talbot, Oilers
A run of five straight wins ends despite 39 shots on goal.
Report: Term the big sticking point between Radulov, Canadiens
He reportedly wants six years ... or big bucks to go shorter with a new deal.
Video: Gryba throws weight around with hit, fight vs. Blackhawks
A hit on Tanner Kero; a brief skirmish with Ryan Hartman.
Hockey Day in America takes over NBC, NBCSN
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of a game that has captured the hearts and imaginations of so many, with stories from across the country amid four premier NHL matchups on one glorious day.
At least the Panthers want to be trade deadline buyers
They want some power play help and might be willing to pay for it.
Video: Did Evander Kane sneak an elbow on Ryan Reaves?
Either way, he was wise to avoid a fight.
Jets top Canadiens in Julien’s debut
Patrik Laine took over the rookie scoring lead with a goal and an assist in the win for the Jets
Here's the Crosby-Inspired 'Captain' Sandwich
Take a look at the glorious and probably very high-calorie 'Captain' sandwich, inspired by Penguins star Sidney Crosby.
Goalie Nods: Cam Talbot makes 53rd start for Oilers
He leads the league in starts. No other goalie has started more than 50 games so far this season
Sabres win third in a row to stay in playoff race
They are not going away in the Eastern Conference
Rangers to retire Jean Ratelle’s No. 19 next season
He will be the ninth Rangers player to have his number retired by the team
Trade: Maple Leafs acquire Sergey Kalinin from Devils for Viktor Loov
Kalinin had just been waived by the Devils on Friday
Ryan Carter signs tryout deal with Wild’s AHL team
He spent the past two seasons playing for the Wild
Waiver wire: Hurricanes waive Rattie, Sabres waive Fedun
Fedun has played in 25 games for the Sabres this season. Rattie has only played in five for the Hurricanes after being claimed in January from the Blues
Mike Cammalleri will be healthy scratch for Devils tonight
He is "displeased" that he will not be in the lineup on Saturday night
Mitch Marner will not play for Maple Leafs this weekend
He could return on Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets
With Tyler Johnson questionable, Lightning recall Conacher from AHL
Johnson missed the past two games before the Lightning went on their bye week
Shane Doan still hasn’t asked the Coyotes for a trade
The 40-year-old forward is a free agent after this season and has a no-movement clause in his contract.
Let’s rave about Rantanen
A beacon of hope for the mostly hopeless Avalanche.
Video: Jaromir Jagr scores first goal at 45 with style
Just the third player to do so, it was goal 760.
Dubinsky, Blue Jackets get last laugh vs. Crosby and Penguins
You won't find many 2-1 overtime games that were this action-packed.
Video: Torts was remarkably calm after dubious no-goal
His reaction felt like "Not mad, just disappointed."
Julien delights Habs fans as Galchenyuk skates as top center
A perceived lack of trust in Galchenyuk was a polarizing aspect of Michel Therrien in Montreal.
Hagelin returned to Penguins lineup; Malkin gets 500th assist
Speedy winger returns speedier than some expected.
While battling cancer, Dave Strader will call Stars games again
His five-game run is set to begin on Saturday.
NHLPA will indeed appeal Vermette’s 10-game suspension
Anaheim plays its first game without him on Friday.
Goalie nods: After replacing Luongo last game, Reimer starts for Panthers
He'll take on John Gibson and the Ducks in Anaheim.
Pens recall pair of d-men, putting Schultz’s status into question (Updated)
Dustin Byfuglien drove Justin Schultz into the glass from behind last night. (Update: Pens say Schultz has a concussion)
Pre-game reading: Manning hopes feud with McDavid is over now
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
Devils waive Kalinin
After he appeared in 43 games.
Marner day-to-day after crashing into boards Wednesday
The 19-year-old rookie has a team-high 48 points in 56 games.
Sharks have reason to wait with Thornton, Marleau
But GM Doug Wilson won't comment on speculation they're tied to expansion draft plans.
Who are the oldest active players in each sport?
At 45 years old, Jaromir Jagr is the oldest active player in the NHL, but is he the oldest active player period? Take a look around the world of sports at athletes who have the most seniority.
Frustration reaching peak levels for Stars, Ruff
“I don’t know if I have ever been through a stretch like this,” Stars coach Lindy Ruff said.
No hearing scheduled for Niederreiter after Sharp hit
And no surprise, really.
No hearing scheduled for Malkin after Wheeler hit
Incident started a major fracas during Pittsburgh's 4-3 OT win over the Jets.
Sutter pins loss to Coyotes on Budaj
"I don’t think our goaltending was very good tonight."
Hard-luck Maatta out six weeks after hand surgery
Pittsburgh's not doing so well in the health department lately.
Coyotes ‘capitalize early,’ hold on to upset Kings
The Arizona Coyotes haven't had many chances to protect a lead this season.
McDavid nets three points, as Oilers take down Flyers
The multi-point effort allowed him to jump back into the scoring lead.
Markstrom takes blame for Canucks loss: ‘I was just awful today’
He allowed four goals, including two in the first five minutes of the the third period
The Senators are making a serious run at the Atlantic Division title
They are gaining ground on the Montreal Canadiens
Niederreiter ejected as Wild hand Stars another crushing loss
The Stars have lost seven of their past eight games
Sabres send Avalanche to yet another loss
The Colorado Avalanche are on track to be the worst NHL team in 10 years
Penguins top jets in chaotic, brutally-physical game
Sidney Crosby had three points in the win including the game-winning goal in overtime.
Islanders bounce back for huge win over Rangers
They are now just a single point out of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference
VIDEO: Ryan Suter beats the buzzer to give Wild lead
It was a perfect set play off of a face off
Sharks shouldn’t feel pressured to add veteran backup goalie
Aaron Dell has been outstanding as the backup to Martin Jones this season
Sidney Crosby records 1,000th career point
He is the 86th player to reach that milestone
Sidney Crosby scores 1,000th career point
Sidney Crosby hit another milestone, scoring his 1,000th point in 757 NHL games, putting him at eighth in the NHL's list of most career points scored by an active player.
How coaching changes can spark teams
Jeremy Roenick and Scott Gomez discuss how a coaching change can light a fire underneath a team that's desperate for a spark.
WATCH LIVE: Colorado Avalanche vs. Buffalo Sabres
The Sabres look to keep rolling after a big win over the Ottawa Senators earlier this week
NHL officially suspends Antoine Vermette 10 games for physical abuse of official
He will lose nearly $100,000 in salary as a result of the suspension
Pre-game reading: Sakic talks trade speculation
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
Report: Leafs put three players on LTIR, have lots of cap space now
Meaning they could be a serious player in the rental market.
Goalie nods: Philly sticks with Neuvirth in second of back-to-back
Played in Calgary last night, gets to face the Oilers tonight.
Coyotes look like they’ll healthy scratch McGinn, he of the $10M contract
He's also the second highest-paid forward on the team.
Melnyk thinks Sens can make deep playoff run
"I just think we have the potential, first, of getting into the playoffs and secondly, potentially going into the second, third and even the fourth round."
‘Hawks are happy with rookies’ progress
Ryan Hartman is up to 13 goals on the season.
Flames sign Bartkowski to two-year deal
Giving them a defenseman to expose in the upcoming expansion draft.
On Nelson’s hockey journey, from Northern Minnesota to Brooklyn
Another talented NHLer hailing from Warroad.
Therrien releases statement, calls coaching a ‘gratifying’ but ‘thankless task’
He left the Canadiens in first place in the Atlantic Division, but the team was slumping.
Jets lose another d-man — Enstrom out 2-3 weeks after surgery
Joins Tyler Myers on the shelf.
Need to upgrade your defense? Give Carolina a call
The Hurricanes have a surplus of young blue-liners.
Lazar draws back in for Sens as trade rumors swirl
His agent will meet with GM Pierre Dorion on Saturday.
Isles need to ‘play it like a playoff game’ against Rangers
A daunting schedule lies ahead.
Avs expect Varlamov will ‘be fully healthy next year’
"I think it’s going to be a lot better mentally for him, that he’s not one push away from pulling his groin."
NHL on NBCSN: After a ‘big win’ over Ottawa, Sabres look to keep rolling against Avs
Buffalo needs to bank points in a hurry if they want to sneak into the playoffs.
Injury roundup: Luongo ‘fine’ after cramping up; Marner’s status unknown
The Leafs rookie suffered an upper-body injury after a scary crash into the boards.
Panthers’ present to Jagr: A wild OT win vs. Sharks
A possible Roberto Luongo injury could be put a damper on things.
Flames climb into wild card spot as Flyers squander similar chance
The idle Islanders were big winners on Wednesday.
Panthers regain lead on Bjugstad's goal
The Panthers regained the lead over the Sharks on Nick Bjugstad's goal, which he scored while falling down after the assist from Aaron Ekblad.
Burns scores equalizer for Sharks
Sharks defenseman Brent Burns continued his incredible season as he fired it past Roberto Luongo off a nice assist from Joe Pavelski to tie it up 1-1.
Blues remain hot under Yeo, close off perfect five-game road trip
Carter Hutton is on a roll with consecutive shutouts.
WATCH LIVE: Florida Panthers at San Jose Sharks
Wrapping up Wednesday's NBCSN doubleheader.
Hey, another stick infraction: Alex Chiasson ejected for spearing
Generally viewed as ill-advised, but not necessarily vicious.
Blue Jackets hand Maple Leafs a frustrating loss
The Metro remains muddled; a door opens for the Flyers.
Barbashev, Blues strike first vs. Red Wings
Ivan Barbashev scores his second of the season off the feed from Kenny Agostino. Blues take a 1-0 lead over the Red Wings in the opening three minutes.
Red Wings pay tribute to Mike Ilitch
Before their game against the St. Louis Blues, the Red Wings pay tribute to the late Mike Ilitch.
Now on other side, Julien isn’t shying away from Habs – Bruins rivalry
Can we get a playoff series between these teams? Please?
Is John Tavares' future with the Islanders?
John Tavares has brushed aside speculation of his interest in the Maple Leafs as an unrestricted free agent. What are the chances he leaves the Islanders?
Nyquist suspended six games for high-stick
As a result of his high-stick against Jared Spurgeon, the NHL suspended Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist for six games.
WATCH LIVE: Blues at Red Wings – Wednesday Night Rivalry
Two historical rivals renew acquaintances.
Shattenkirk opens up on dealing with trade rumors
Kevin Shattenkirk has called St. Louis home for the past six years, but it's been clouded by constant trade rumors. The defenseman talks about accepting the uncertain possibilities and taking his game to...
Nyquist suspended six games for high-sticking Spurgeon
Nyquist will next be available for Detroit on March 4.
Pre-game reading: On Jaromir Jagr, who wasn’t always so beloved
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
Goalie nods: McElhinney faces former mates in Columbus
Leafs face the Jackets at Nationwide.
Kings’ youth movement continues as prospect Kempe gets recalled
Rookie d-man Paul LaDue is back up with the club as well.
For Oshie, ties to Warroad run deep
Tiny Minnesota city's had a big impact.
Shattenkirk heads list of UFA d-men who could be traded
But the Blues would have to think long and hard about moving their high-scoring blue-liner.
Julien considered break, but couldn’t pass on Habs
The five-year contract probably helped, too.
On Jagr’s 45th birthday, Panthers begin crucial California swing
Florida needs a strong finish to make the playoffs.
Top Outdoor Games Moments: Carcillo is hero
In the 2014 Stadium Series game between two New York team from inside Yankee Stadium, Daniel Carcillo is the hero, scoring the game-winning goal to help the Rangers over the Islanders 2-1.
Trade: Caps acquire veteran d-man Gilbert from Kings
For future considerations.
A ‘change had to be made’ — Bergevin explains firing of Therrien
"The team's performance showed that there was something not right, and the change had to be made."
Flames ink d-man Bartkowski to PTO
Former Canucks and Bruins blueliner has history with Calgary bench boss Glen Gulutzan.
Vermette gets automatic 10-game suspension for linesman slash
Ducks forward does have the right to appeal, however.
Dazzling setups help power Goals of the Week
Check out these Goals of the Week, but the assists that helped power the goals might be even nicer!
Report: Ex-NHLer Comrie under rape investigation
Alleged incident reportedly occurred in his West L.A. condo.
NHL on NBCSN Doubleheader: Blues vs. Red Wings; Panthers vs. Sharks
St. Louis has turned their season around under new head coach Mike Yeo.
Breaking down how other teams are faring after mid-season coaching changes
Montreal became the fifth team to make a coaching change this season.
Patrik Laine comes to the rescue as Jets snap four-game losing skid
His second goal of the game? Unreal display of quick hands.
Maple Leafs hand Islanders a ‘humbling loss’ in wild card race
Toronto wins big, 7-1, over New York on Tuesday.
Two days after ripping his team, Lehner backs up his words in win over Sens
Buffalo's goalie made 39 saves against his former team on Tuesday.
Video: Ducks’ Vermette ejected for abuse of official versus Wild
He could be facing a lengthy suspension.
So close: Sidney Crosby remains on the verge of 1,000 points
Evgeni Malkin had a big night in his return to Pittsburgh's lineup.
Welcome Curtis Lazar to the trade rumor mill
It's been a difficult 2016-17 campaign for Ottawa's 2013 first-round pick.
Video: Miller denies Crosby of point No. 999 with spectacular arm save
Vancouver's goalie robs Jake Guentzel after the perfect set up from Crosby.
‘It hurts not playing’ — Neil expected back in Sens lineup after being a healthy scratch
Ottawa plays Buffalo tonight, with a chance to move within four points of Montreal in Atlantic Division race.
No real surprise that Therrien was fired
When Claude Julien became available, Marc Bergevin pounced.
Pre-game reading: On Wes McCauley, the NHL’s most enthusiastic referee
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
Deja vu all over again: Habs fire Therrien, hire Julien
Big news out of Montreal.
Chiarelli doesn’t see Oilers delving into rental market
"I don't think we're quite ready to contend for the Cup."
Goalie nods: Smith, 27, to make NHL debut for Avs
Here's a pic from his very stylish 2007 draft photo shoot.
Penguins may get Malkin back; Canucks will be without Horvat
Good news for Pittsburgh. Bad for Vancouver..
Desperate Stars get Spezza back from five-game absence
Suffered an upper-body injury on a big hit from Winnipeg's Adam Lowry.
Graovac assigned to AHL, as Wild look for more from fourth line
Tonight against Anaheim, the fourth line will be centered by Erik Haula, flanked by Chris Stewart and Zack Mitchell.
Parenteau acknowledges ‘there’s a chance I get moved’
But also said the goal is to stay in New Jersey.
In ‘terrible’ draft year, will more first-round picks be traded?
The March 1 deadline is looming.
Blues place Stastny on IR
"You don't take out a top-line center from too many lineups where they don't feel that."
Coyotes haven’t made extension offer to Hanzal
"The bottom line is I don’t have a contract for next season, and we’re two weeks away from the deadline."
Hangovers are no fun
NHL teams fall to 3-8-1 after bye week.
Hansen ‘made it very clear’ he wants to remain a Canuck
But he doesn't have full control of the situation.
Sens GM Dorion says ‘it wouldn’t make sense’ to deal with Avs right now
It doesn't sound like Matt Duchene or Gabriel Landeskog will be landing in Ottawa.
PHT Morning Skate: The best NHL-themed Valentine’s Day cards
Tuesday's collection of links.
Coyotes clobber Flames, who flub chance to regain playoff position
They remain in ninth in the West.
Rangers make for muddled Metro by besting Blue Jackets
Six straight wins for New York.
Vesey game-winner gives Rangers sixth win in a row
Jimmy Vesey's slick late score was the difference as the Rangers beat the Blue Jackets 3-2 on the road for their season-high sixth win in a row.
Vegas Golden Knights owner dishes on many subjects (including the Raiders)
Bill Foley also discusses the coaching search, expansion draft and more.
Jake Allen’s rebound week included adorable interaction with 5-year-old kid
Great story involving the second star of the week.
Dubinsky's PP goal gives Blue Jackets 1-0 lead
Brandon Dubinsky scores the icebreaker at the end of the power play with a quick strike to give the Blue Jackets a 1-0 lead over the Rangers.
Video: Yikes, Hartnell goes down into the boards, hard
He returned to action and might be OK, but it looked painful.
Mixed Penguins injury news: good for Malkin, bad for Rust
Carl Hagelin and Conor Sheary are practicing, too.
NHL will hold phone hearing with Nyquist after he passes on in-person talk
He could still face a suspension of six games or more.
Nyquist to have phone hearing for high stick
Gustav Nyquist will have a phone hearing on Wednesday after waiving his right to an in-person hearing for the high stick on Jared Spurgeon.
WATCH LIVE: New York Rangers at Columbus Blue Jackets
Two of the Metro's best square off.
Goalie nods: Bobrovsky looks to put rough stretch behind him
Jackets host the Rangers at Nationwide tonight.
Kings play-by-play man Miller still out after mild stroke
He'll miss another seven games, which will be called by Ralph Strangis.
Pre-game reading: Are the Bruins and Avalanche on verge of trade?
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
‘Hits too hard for college’ — Ohio State’s Healey drawing major NHL interest
"His game will be better suited to pro."
Flyers, Pens head outside Feb. 25 on NBC at 8 p.m.
The Flyers and Penguins take their longtime rivalry outside in the latest Stadium Series on Saturday, February 25th beginning at 8 p.m. live on NBC.
Hockey Day in America, February 19th on NBC, NBCSN
Get ready for a full slate of hockey when Hockey Day in America returns to NBC and NBCSN on Sunday, February 19th beginning at noon.
Foligno downplays report of meeting with Torts, calls it ‘blown out of proportion’
"Meetings happen all the time, and I'm not sure why this one was turned into something way more than what it was."
Duclair addresses trade rumors with Chayka, Tippett
"It’s obviously there,” he said. “It’s tough to get away from."
Wild place Graovac on waivers, recall two forwards from AHL
Also, defenseman Jonas Brodin is on injured reserve with a fractured finger.
No NHLers would leave Olympic tourney with familiar, old look
The last time was Lillehammer in 1994, when Sweden beat Canada for gold.
With trade deadline looming, Jim Nill facing reality in Dallas
"I'm going to know in the next week or 10 days where we're at."
‘Phone has started to ring’ in Anaheim, but Murray won’t trade young d-men for rentals
They'd only be included in a "hockey deal," the GM explained.
Lehner rips Sabres after loss to Canucks
"It's not even disappointing anymore, it's starting to get … I'm starting to get angry."
Report: Oilers interested in acquiring Brian Boyle
GM Peter Chiarelli was in Minnesota to scout a Lightning game recently.
Huberdeau’s ‘phenomenal’ comeback takes Panthers by surprise
"No way did we think he'd jump in and produce the way he is."
NHL on NBCSN: Rangers look to push winning streak to six games against Blue Jackets
The race in the Metropolitan Division is heating up.
PHT Morning Skate: On Jordin Tootoo inspiring others to get sober
Monday's collection of links.
‘That hurts’ — Stars let a three-goal lead slip away in loss to Predators
Sports Club Stats is giving Dallas a 2.5 per cent chance of making the playoffs.
Blackhawks top Wild in NBCSN's Game of the Week
Relive the crazy overtime Game of the Week between the two top teams in the Central Division.
NHL Best of 7 (Feb. 12)
Jeremy Roenick and Paul Burmeister countdown the seven best plays of the week from around the NHL, including a soccer-like goal from Jake McCabe and a total robbery by John Gibson.
JR on Nyquist: 'Desperate attempt to injure'
Jeremy Roenick takes a closer look at Gustav Nyquist's high stick on Minnesota's Jared Spurgeon. JR calls it "one of the worst stick infractions" he's seen in a long time and expects at least a six-game...
Bruins crush the Habs for third straight win
Montreal continues its slump.
Bruins post third straight win, crush Habs
Beginning with an early fight, things between the two longtime rivals escalated quickly, but it was the Bruins who dominated out on the ice. Boston defeated the Habs 4-0 to improve to 3-0 under interim HC...
Vatrano extends Bruins' lead 4-0 over Habs
Frank Vatrano picks up the puck off an end-board bounce and sends it sailing past Carey Price for the Bruins' fourth of the night.
Nyquist offered in-person hearing for high stick
Gustav Nyquist will be offered an in-person hearing with the Department of Player Safety for his high stick on Jared Spurgeon, which could result in a six-game suspension. Jeremy Roenick reacts to the...
Krejci's PPG gives Bruins a 3-0 lead
The Bruins' second power play unit executes their set play flawlessly, resulting in a goal and a 3-0 lead for Boston.
Video: Robin Lehner wanted a piece of Alex Burrows
The Sabres goalie has been involved in the rough stuff before.
Chara nets short-handed goal vs. Habs
Veteran defenseman Zdeno Chara gets the feed from Ryan Spooner and makes some nice moves up the middle to beat Carey Price for a short-handed goal in favor of Boston.
Video: Shaw and Krug drop the gloves as Bruins, Habs clash
There is a history between these two players.
Nyquist offered in-person hearing for vicious high stick on Spurgeon
The incident occurred during Sunday's game between the Wild and Red Wings.
McQuaid sneaks the puck past Price for 1-0 lead
Adam McQuaid sneaks down the weak side and takes the pass from rookie Peter Cehlarik for a 1-0 Bruins lead in the first.
Shaw and Krug start Habs vs. B's with a fight
It doesn't take long for Tory Krug and Andrew Shaw to drop the gloves in this rivalry match between the Canadiens and Bruins.
Shea Weber gained ‘instant respect’ with Habs
Canadiens vs. Bruins today in Boston.
WATCH LIVE: Habs at Bruins
Boston is going for a third straight win. Montreal is looking to fix its struggles.
Marchand: Julien allowed him to be more than just ‘an agitator’
"He’s always come to my defense, even when I made it hard on him."
High-scoring Wild light up the Red Wings
That's another big blow to Detroit's playoff chances.
Wild 6, Red Wings 3 highlights
Zach Parise scored twice while Devan Dubnyk recorded 30 saves as the West-leading Wild downed the Red Wings, 6-3.