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Hitchcock believes Blues’ Allen is ‘locked up mentally’
Are the Blues doing too much because they lack trust in their goalies?
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So, is Mike Condon actually really good? He certainly was against Columbus
A 42-save shutout against one of the NHL's scariest offenses.
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Report: Yes, Claude Julien’s job is in some danger with Bruins
The words "impending doom" came up.
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The good news and the bad news for Roman Josi
Perhaps he could be back as soon as next week?
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Hedman still isn’t ready to return for ‘desperation mode’ Lightning
He's sidelined with an "illness."
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NHL explains new All-Star Skills Competition event
Introducing the Four Line Challenge.
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Minor-league team involved in rollover bus crash
Scary incident occurred while traveling to an away game in Peoria.
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Pre-game reading: About that time Donald Trump considered buying the Panthers
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
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Goalie nods: Preds turn to streaking Saros
They're in Calgary tonight to take on the Flames.
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Rielly’s injury means opportunities for Gardiner and Corrado
The Maple Leafs have new defensive pairings for tonight's game with the Rangers.
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Fiery Lehner won’t apologize for being fiery
He did take responsibility for his outburst in Toronto, though.
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Canucks recall Jordan Subban
The youngest brother of Nashville's P.K. Subban.
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Flames healthy scratch slumping Bennett
Former fourth overall pick is pointless in his last 10 games.
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Kings need more from their ‘top guys’
For $10 million a season, Anze Kopitar needs to score some goals.
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Seth Griffith is on waivers….again
He's already been claimed twice.
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Rowe says no timeline on Barkov, who could be out a while longer
The Panthers' frustrating season continued last night in Edmonton, where they lost 4-3 in overtime on a Connor McDavid goal with 2.6 seconds remaining.
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‘No doubt…a confidence issue’ with Lundqvist
"He’s in new territory, we’re in new territory to some extent," says coach Vigneault.
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Depth scoring helps Penguins get by Canadiens
Pittsburgh got goals from Ian Cole, Eric Fehr, Jake Guentzel and Olli Maatta.
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Sharks grind out win, make life difficult for Kings
Their season series ends with advantage: San Jose.
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Sharks hold off Kings to win season series
Joe Pavelski delivered the game-winner for the Sharks as they beat the Kings on Wednesday in Los Angeles.
Red Wings rally by Bruins in another game that evokes the 80s
Red Wings fight back from a 3-0 hole to win 6-5 via a shootout.
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Pavelec makes highlight reel save, gets win in return to Jets’ net
He last played for Winnipeg on April 9, 2016.
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Connor McDavid hits the 100-point mark, scores OT-winner (or did he?)
Quite a night for the sensational 20-year-old.
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Video: This assist helps explain why Red Wings might not trade Vanek
If nothing else, he's shown great chemistry with Andreas Athanasiou.
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Bruins make short work of Coreau one game after he out-duels Price
Hockey is cruel, especially to goalies.
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McKenzie: Blues, Shattenkirk are open-minded about discussing a trade
Especially if St. Louis continues to struggle in the standings.
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Isles GM Garth Snow on coaching search, Tavares and who calls the shots
"The days of a dictatorship are gone."
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Video: McKenzie on the unclear future for Gallant, Weight and the Islanders
Some really interesting stuff from a hockey insider.
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Red Wings hope to continue the climb back to playoff contention vs. Bruins
Kicking off Wednesday Rivalry Night's doubleheader.
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Rather than whining, Capitals take ‘shut up and play’ approach with refs
"You don't want to have that reputation," Justin Williams said.
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Varlamov injured, again, as questions arise about future in Colorado
His troublesome groin is "no longer a day-to-day thing."
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Toffoli unlikely to join Kings on road trip
"We thought he’d be further ahead," said head coach Darryl Sutter.
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Goalie nods: Pavelec to make season debut for Jets
After clearing waivers, then spending the entire season in the minors.
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Don’t expect a full-scale rebuild in Detroit
"We're going to continue to try and be competitive, we're going to continue to try and make the playoffs and our ultimate goal is to eventually be a Cup contender."
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Burmistrov expecting ‘weird, awkward’ return to Winnipeg
Coyotes take on the Jets at MTS tonight.
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Talbot embracing busy workload with the Oilers
"This is what you work your whole career towards."
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Wild’s Brodin out ‘weeks’ with hand injury
Just how many weeks remains to be seen.
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Jeff Skinner has some advice for Grayson Allen
And it's more than "stop tripping everybody."
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There’s something off about the St. Louis Blues
Slightly more than halfway through the season, St. Louis is by no means guaranteed a playoff spot.
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So much fallout from that wild Rangers-Stars game
Fines, injuries, embarrassed goalies...
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Kreider fined for hitting Eakin with helmet during fight
Rangers power forward now $5,000 lighter.
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Vanek likes Detroit, but knows he could be traded
"If I'm moving, I'm getting pretty good at that too."
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Patrick tops midseason draft rankings
Just days after returning from a 35-game injury absence.
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NHL on NBCSN Doubleheader: Bruins vs. Red Wings; Sharks vs. Kings
Boston is looking to rebound after an embarrassing loss to the Islanders.
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Is this more than just a slump for Henrik Lundqvist?
The Rangers are going to let him try to play through this ... can he?
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Hinostroza boosts Blackhawks to road win over Avs
Vinnie Hinostroza scored two third period goals as the Blackhawks held off the Avalanche to snap their two-game losing streak.
Supporting cast rallies Blackhawks in win against Avalanche
Chicago got five goals from rookies in this stubborn win.
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Blue Jackets move back to first in Metro, NHL after beating Hurricanes
Sergei Bobrovsky was also sharp in his return.
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Stars, Rangers do their Caps – Pens impression in wild win for Dallas
A 7-6 win for the Stars a night after that 8-7 overtime slug fest.
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Report: Islanders granted permission to interview Gerard Gallant
Doug Weight is currently acting as the head coach in Brooklyn.
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Jared Spurgeon shows he has hands like a surgeon (Video)
Seriously though, impressive goal.
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Video: Chris Kreider doesn’t just fight Cody Eakin, he hits him with his helmet
A lot to digest early on from Stars - Rangers.
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WATCH LIVE: Chicago Blackhawks at Colorado Avalanche
Despite very different outlooks, both of these two teams could use a boost.
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Short-lived return? No Tyler Ennis for Sabres tonight
He scored a goal in his return after a 30-game absence ... and is absent again.
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Stars’ Eakin is ‘prepared’ for Rangers retribution for that Lundqvist hit
The Rangers plan on having a "conversation" with Eakin.
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Pre-game reading: Who’s on the ‘trade bait’ list?
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
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Capuano firing puts focus on Snow
The Isles' GM will not, and should not, escape blame for a season gone wrong.
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Goalie nods: Interesting times in St. Louis, as Hutton makes third straight start
In place of the struggling Jake Allen.
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End of an Era: Isles fire Capuano
Doug Weight takes over on an interim basis.
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Tough day in Vancouver: Hutton out 3-6 weeks with fractured hand
Another blow for a thinned-out defense.
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Canucks will be without Rodin ‘until his knee strength and function return’
He's only been able to skate in three games this season, and his ice time was limited in all three.
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Banged-up Pens lose another — Cullen out 3-4 weeks with foot injury
Hurt during last night's wild 8-7 OT win over Washington.
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Jamie Benn admits the stick-snapping rampages have to stop
The Stars' captain is understandably frustrated.
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Preds claim AHL All-Star Hunt off waivers from Blues
Move comes with P.K. Subban, Roman Josi and Petter Granberg all out injured.
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Sakic, Selanne, Koivu, Krupp named to IIHF Hall of Fame
Pretty stellar list of inductees.
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Smith tears into Coyotes after ‘blah’ performance in Edmonton
"Sooner or later, this organization's got to move forward and not continue to have games like this."
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B’s cancel practice after ‘unacceptable’ loss to Isles
Club will instead focus on Wednesday's game in Detroit.
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Landeskog saying all the right things as trade speculation heats up
And for the record, he doesn't want to be traded.
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Video: Ward takes huge hit, but sets up goal
"That's the commitment we talk about."
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NHL on NBCSN: After a tough weekend, ‘Hawks look to bounce back vs. Avs
Patrick Kane says his team's last two losses should be a "wake-up call".
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With Hellebuyck and Hutchinson struggling, Jets recall Pavelec from AHL
Can he give them some stability between the pipes?
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‘Like a 1988 Smythe Division game’ – Caps, Pens react to wild 8-7 game
Most players and coaches were as stunned as the rest of us.
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Video evidence that Mike Smith isn’t tanking
The Coyotes? Perhaps, but not their goalie. What a save.
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Penguins down Capitals in high scoring shootout
The Penguins and the Capitals swapped leads throughout a wild, high-scoring affair but Pittsburgh came out on top in overtime to win, 8-7.
Just about everything happened in second period of Capitals – Penguins
Evgeni Malkin hat trick. Braden Holtby pulled. Chaos.
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Enjoy goalie blunders? Tonight is your night (Video)
Bad bounces and bad ideas.
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Video: Oshie’s sweet dish sets up a nice Backstrom goal for Capitals
Helping Washington build a 2-0 lead against Pittsburgh.
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Shane Doan isn’t asking to be traded by Coyotes, but isn’t saying no either
The situation would "have to be exactly perfect."
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WATCH LIVE: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins
Washington goes for 10 in a row; Pittsburgh tries to get on track.
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Watch Jonathan Drouin’s assist of the year candidate
Such an award might not exist, but it should.
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Video: Frustrations boil over as Stars lose again
Jamie Benn had a bad afternoon in Buffalo.
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Waived at start of year, Watson’s become ‘a real force’ for Preds
The former first-round pick looks as though he's finally broken through.
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Isles chase Rask with three goals on just 15 shots (Updated)
Zane McIntyre in to start the third for Boston.
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Flyers enter bye week with major goaltending questions
Neither Steve Mason nor Michal Neuvirth has been very good this season.
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Rangers lose Raanta, but get Zibanejad back from broken leg
The former will be out until the All-Star break; the latter has missed the last 26 games.
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Staal-Lindholm-McGinn line doing the business in Carolina
“They’re taking on tough matchups each and every shift and more often than not, they win it.”
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Panthers recall McIlrath from AHL — but will they play him?
The big defenseman may have to sit and wait some more.
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More good times in Washington, as Backstrom named first star of the week
After racking up a whopping 10 points in four games.
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The Bruins are finally ‘starting to connect’ on offense
With Saturday's 6-3 win over the Flyers, the B's have scored 22 goals in their last six games.
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NHL on NBCSN: Capitals visit Penguins, go for 10 in a row
NBCSN will continue its coverage of the 2016-17 campaign tonight when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Washington Capitals at 7:00 p.m. ET. If you want to watch the game online, you can do so here.  Streaks...
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Penguins place Kris Letang on injured reserve, is ‘week-to-week’
He is arguably the Penguins most important player
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PHT Morning Skate: The Canucks’ power play is a big problem
The unit is just 1-for-17 during their current four-game losing streak
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Oilers recall D-man Oesterle from AHL Condors
This news comes after Adam Larsson missed Saturday's game versus Calgary.
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Video: Reaves and Boll drop the gloves in heavyweight bout
Fight occurred in the second period.
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Wild continue regular season dominance over 'Hawks
Jason Pominville scored the game-winning goal seconds into the third period and the Wild escaped the United Center with a 3-2 win over the Blackhawks.
The Wild now sit all alone atop the Central Division
Minny completed the comeback against the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
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Parise: Blackhawks bring out the best in us
Zach Parise discusses the Wild's stretch of regular season success against the Blackhawks and what's going right for Minnesota.
More bad news for Bolts: Callahan out four weeks with lower-body injury
Critical six-game road trip coming up for Tampa Bay.
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WATCH LIVE: Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks
The Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks are playing for first place in the Central Division
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Parise's work ethic left a lasting impression
Zach Parise has always been a star in hockey from his youth to with the Wild but his work ethic growing up left a lasting impression on those who watched him grow up.
Kane has always been a playmaker from the start
Patrick Kane has become arguably the Blackhawks' best playmaker but his offensive talent has been noticed from his start in hockey.
Injured during win over Flyers, Carlson will travel with Capitals to Pittsburgh
Trotz said it's "possible" Carlson will be healthy enough to play Monday.
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Capitals win ninth straight in rout of Flyers
The Capitals continued their recent roll with a 5-0 throttling of the Flyers in Washington on Sunday.
The streak goes on: Capitals win ninth in a row
Despite a sluggish start, the Capitals exploded to defeat the rival Flyers, 5-0, for Philipp Grubauer's second career save.
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Goalie nods: Dubnyk goes for Wild in first place showdown with Blackhawks
Dubnyk has been the best goalie in the NHL this season
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Wild have to find a way to slow down Patrick Kane on Sunday
They have not really been able to do that in recent seasons
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WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Flyers at Washington Capitals
The Washington Capitals go for their ninth win in a row
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NHL on NBCSN: Blackhawks, Wild fight for first place
The Wild are one of the hottest teams in the league with a 16-1-2 record in their past 19 games
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NHL On NBC: Capitals go for nine in a row against struggling Flyers
These are two teams going in very different directions right now
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Something to build on? Jets cap tumultuous week with OT loss to Kings
Maurice: "Sometime on back-to-backs, it takes a little while and then after that, I thought we played a helluva game."
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Video: Joe Thornton ejected for spearing Stastny
The incident occurred in the second period versus St. Louis.
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Video: Antti Niemi given the hook after awful start tonight for Stars
Officially three goals on three shots.
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Quick-strike offense: Habs rally with three goals in 62 seconds to beat Rangers
New York's goalie Antti Raanta left this game with a lower-body injury.
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Storming into the playoff race: Hurricanes win fourth straight
They defeated the New York Islanders on Saturday.
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Letang injured versus Red Wings, as Penguins suffer third straight loss
No update on Letang after the game.
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Video: Andrew Shaw ejected for late, blindside hit on Rangers’ Fast
Will there be further discipline from the league?
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Blackhawks recall Schmaltz from AHL Rockford
Chicago faces Minnesota on Sunday.
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Jakub Voracek boarding major was a ‘terrible call,’ says Flyers GM
"To me, it’s not a two-minute minor, let alone a five-minute penalty."
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Oilers will be without Adam Larsson for Battle of Alberta versus Flames
He's out with a lower-body injury.
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Rene Bourque ejected for boarding Viktor Arvidsson
He could be hearing from the NHL for this
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Cody McLeod fights, scores goal against former team one day after trade
Colorado traded him to Nashville on Friday morning
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The Flyers had a pretty lousy day in Boston
The Flyers are trending in the wrong direction over the past month
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Goalie nods: Carey Price looks to break out of his slump
Price gave up seven goals against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night
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Flyers’ Read sidelined with lower body injury; Gostisbehere a healthy scratch
He already missed time this season with an upper body injury
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Alex Galchenyuk and Andrew Shaw are back for the Canadiens tonight
Both players have missed more than a month due to injuries
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Jeff Skinner is quietly putting together another outstanding season
He also has the Hurricanes hanging around in the playoff race
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After brutal loss to Capitals, Blackhawks face first-place clash with Wild
Toews: "You can’t forget these games."
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The struggle continues: Jets hold players meeting after loss to Coyotes
Two days after the coach ripped the team's performance.
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Rested and refreshed: Maple Leafs defeat Rangers in return from bye week
Toronto is four points out of a playoff spot.
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Well, that was a disastrous period for the struggling Jets
Down 4-1 to the Coyotes. Not a good response for the Jets after their coach ripped their performance this week.
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Great Eight: Capitals crush Blackhawks to extend winning streak
Meanwhile, for Chicago ... yikes.
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‘It’s such a great story’ — Bolts retire St. Louis’ jersey
Stamkos: St. Louis 'was, he still is, and he forever will be the heart and soul of this organization."
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Panthers to pay tribute to victims of Fort Lauderdale shooting
"We wanted to show our support for the Fort Lauderdale and South Florida community."
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Pre-game reading: On last night’s mascot violence in Minnesota
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
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Goalie nods: Bolts go back to struggling Vasilevskiy
They host Columbus at Amalie tonight.
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Rask is good to go after taking Josi shot off jaw last night
Feel free to start breathing again, Bruins fans.
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Potential No. 1 pick Patrick returns from 35-game absence
One of the prized prospects for the 2017 draft.
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Can Avs' defense be fixed through trades?
Even with big chips to play in Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog.
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Sharks lose DeMelo for eight weeks to broken wrist
He was injured on Tuesday night against the Edmonton Oilers
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Brouwer back for Flames, after missing eight games with broken finger
Expected to play on a line with Sean Monahan and Kris Versteeg.
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More injury problems for Predators as Josi suffers upper-body injury
He had to leave their game on Thursday after the first period
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Flyers waive veteran forward Gordon
Had only appeared in 13 games this year, scoring once.
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Neuvirth earns a start after saving the day for Flyers
Meanwhile, Steve Mason is having a tough time.
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Trade: Avalanche send Cody McLeod to Predators
He knew that changes were going to happen
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Blackhawks see one-goal wins as positive, not warning sign
"It’s easy to win the games when you’re up three goals early."
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The Rangers are getting Nash, Buchnevich back tonight
Nash missed eight games due to a groin injury while Buchnevich has been out since November
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Korpisalo remains with Blue Jackets, and he may get a start soon
Anton Forsberg has been sent back to the AHL.
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Hitchcock says Allen needs to ‘man-up and get better’
The Blues goalie has been pulled in three of his last five outings.
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Taylor Hall had an eventful and physical return to Edmonton
He recorded an assist and nearly got into a fight
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It was Carey Price’s decision to stay in for all seven Wild goals
“Nobody else has the opportunity to get pulled from a game.”
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PHT Morning Skate: Martin St. Louis gets his jersey retired tonight
He dropped the ceremonial first puck before Thursday's game in Tampa Bay between the Lightning and Buffalo Sabres
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Rough stuff in Bolts – Sabres: Kane jabs at Bishop, Hedman vs. Foligno
Apparently Buffalo gets under Victor Hedman's skin.
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Sullivan gets ejected as Penguins suffer rare consecutive regulation losses
Imagine how angry he'll be if the Penguins lose a bit more often.
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Video: Oilers did a nice job in Taylor Hall’s return to Edmonton
Remembering his six years in a nice way.
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Video: Wild scores twice in 39 seconds, Eric Staal stays red-hot
Carey Price stays, well, not.
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Chaotic Bruins – Predators game also has this brutal McQuaid fight
Pictured: a different McQuaid victim.
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Video: Roman Josi hurt after late hit by Anton Blidh
Suspension-worthy or was the penalty enough?
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Video: Dale Weise shows nice hand-eye (and foot) coordination for Flyers
Travis Konecny finished the play for the goal.
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WATCH LIVE: Montreal Canadiens at Minnesota Wild
A battle of West and East contenders.
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Progress: P.K. Subban skates with Predators for first time since IR stint
Also skating: injured players James Neal and Viktor Arvidsson.
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Wild or Canadiens have goaltending edge?
Goaltending will be key in the Wild vs. Canadiens ... but which side has the edge? Our experts give you their picks!
Pre-game reading: On the sky-high price of top-4 defensemen
While you're waiting for the puck to drop...
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Goalie nods: Condon to make eighth straight start, 17th straight appearance
Been a very busy man since getting traded from Pittsburgh.
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Wild owner thrilled with success, realistic about chances
"We’re in a window where our experienced players and young players are all starting to play at the peak of their performance."
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Laine (concussion) not traveling with Jets on trip
Winnipeg kicks off a three-game road trip tomorrow in Arizona.
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Captain’s back: Getzlaf to play for first time in four games
Ducks take on the Avs tonight.
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Ogrean to retire as USA Hockey’s executive director
Only Canada produces more NHLers than the United States, and the gap is closing.
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‘Not an easy situation’ for Bernier, who hasn’t started in 23 days
It's been John Gibson's net, and looks like it'll stay that way.
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Stoll back with Kings, but as a player development ‘intern’
"Dean gave me a great opportunity to come back in and help some of the guys out."
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There will be changes to the Isles’ lineup, ‘no doubt about that’
Jack Capuano was none too pleased with a number of his players during last night's 2-1 loss to the Panthers in Brooklyn.
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Jamie Benn back for Stars following four-game absence
But they've lost the services of Jamie Oleksiak to a hand injury.
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Gudas to be healthy scratch for Flyers; Streit getting close to return
Philadelphia hosts the Canucks tonight.
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Isles put Hamonic on IR, recall Mayfield
It's a lower-body injury for the 26-year-old blueliner, who's been banged up this year.
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Flames battle back, then score late to beat Sharks
Calgary is 13-6-1 in its last 20 games.
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NHL on NBCSN: Canadiens look to keep rolling vs. Wild
Minnesota is coming home after a successful road trip through California.
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Capitals pass Penguins in clash of hot teams on Ovechkin’s milestone night
Washington wins its seventh in a row to move to second in the Metro.
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Maurice: Not in a happy place after Habs blow out Jets
He says they were "horse[blank] from the drop of the first puck."
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Penguins shop Fleury, Coyotes have pieces to sell
Interesting discussion, including: what happens if Pittsburgh can't trade Fleury?
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Video: Phillip Danault’s tremendous coast-to-coast goal
Or end-to-end if you want to be stuffy about it.
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