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  • Shark Tank
    Calgary Flames drop San Jose Sharks to bottom third of NHL
    The San Jose Sharks are out of excuses (not that they have been making them) for their poor play in the 2014-15 NHL season. The Pacific Division rival Calgary Flames were the latest victorious visitor to the SAP Center ice thanks to having most of...
  • Fleury plays strong
    Pens report card: Goaltending, coaching and special teams
    With a fourth of the season behind us, it is time for a quarterly report card. See the first part of the Pens grades here.Goaltending: AIt has been quite a year for Marc-Andre Fleury. He recently became the youngest goaltender to reach the 300-win...
  • Crosby and Malkin piling up points
    Pens report card: Grading the forwards and defense
    With over a quarter of the NHL season in the books, it is a reasonable time to evaluate teams and their body of work up to this point. In an off-season that brought a new coach and GM to Pittsburgh along with several key personnel changes, the...
  • Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett
    Colorado Avalanche snowball the Arizona Coyotes
    Arizona Coyotes' goalie Mike Smith needed a slump breaker and the visiting Colorado Avalanche, at least on paper, seemed like a good candidate. Smith was 0-5-1 in his last six-starts going into Tuesday's night contest against the visiting...
  • Kuemper and the Wild struggle in loss to the Kings
    Kuemper and the Wild struggle in loss to the Kings
    The Minnesota Wild were off in just about everything they did in a 4-0 loss to Los Angeles Kings Wednesday at the Xcel Energy Center. Their passing was rarely on target. Their position wasThe Kings (12-6-5) took advantage with a four-goal first...
  • dats
    Red Wings stuff Flyers with another road loss
    The Detroit Red Wings had everyone back on the lineup and their best contributor came with magic. Pavel Datsyuk scored a pair of expert shots to help his team drop the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 at Joe Louis Arena on Wednesday. Jimmy Howardwas clutch...
  • Fleury reaches milestone
    Malkin and Crosby lead the way in Fleury's 300th win
    Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin leading an odd-man rush is probably a scenario that the Boston Bruins had hoped to avoid on Monday night. Yet, at the beginning of overtime, the Bruins got exactly that- and predictably, it was time to hit the...
  • Jaroslav Halak and John Tavares celebrate after shootout win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Nov. 24, 2014.
    Islanders top Flyers in shootout to remain tied for first in Metropolitan
    The New York Islanders looked to remain at the top of the Metropolitan Division with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday as they played their division rival Philadelphia Flyers. Islander’s goaltender Jaroslav Halak stopped 21 of 21 shots and...
  • Weiss
    Red Wings trust in Weiss pays off huge in victory of Senators
    Stephen Weiss proved why he deserves to be on the Red Wings roster. After battling injuries throughout the season, he skated into his first game to score two goals in Detroit’s 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators at the Joe Louis Arena on...
  • Wild take two of three on road trip; split in Florida
    Zucker scores twice to help the Wild take two of three on road trip
    Jason Zucker scored twice to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers Monday at the BB&T Center. The Wild finished a three-game road trip through the east came to end with the team gaining four of a possible six...
  • Antti Niemi
    Arizona Coyotes latest bad team to beat San Jose Sharks
    The San Jose Sharks played just their seventh game at home on the 2014-15 NHL season Saturday, Nov. 22. A second consecutive shootout loss leaves them with just two wins in the building they will play nine of the next 11.The Arizona Coyotes also...
  • Alexander Steen
    Winnipeg Jets vs. St. Louis Blues
    With history and divisional pride and points behind them, the Winnipeg Jets and St. Louis Blues tangled at the MTS Centre Sunday for the first time during the 2014-15 season.The year for the two clubs were polar opposites expectation wise. The...
  • Calvin Pickard
    Monster effort leads the Colorado Avalanche past the Carolina Hurricanes
    Already depleted by injuries, things went from bad to worse early in Saturday’s contest against the Carolina Hurricanes. They allowed two quick goals to former Av John-Michael Liles and the diminutive Nathan Gerbe. Shortly after Zach Redmond...
  • tor
    Toronto’s late rush beats Red Wings
    The Maple Leafs had a lot on the line when it came to the respect of their fans, and losing to the Red Wings was not happening on the night. They got the best of Detroit scoring three unanswered, capitalizing on mistakes in a 4-1 score at Air...
  • Minnesota Wild fall in Tampa
    Minnesota Wild fall in Tampa
    The Minnesota Wild saw their winning streak come to an end with a 2-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday at Amalie Arena.The Wild (11-8-0) had a power play opportunity to tie the game over the last minute and 17 seconds, but could not get...