5:40 PM EDT, Wed October 22, 2014
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago

Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk feels good after season debut, just trying to get up to game pace

Datsyuk will face a bigger test Thursday against Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Penguins.
San Jose Mercury News 3 hours ago

End of trip a downer for Sharks

San Jose Sharks losses to the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins at the end of their five-game East Coast trip has the team seeking improvement.
Blueshirt Banter 8 hours ago
Rangers Vs. Devils: Now THAT Is A Comeback Win

Rangers Vs. Devils: Now THAT Is A Comeback Win

Notes from the Rangers' win over the Devils. - While it certainly wasn't the best game the Rangers have played all year and it absolutely wasn't the prettiest; that might be the best win the Rangers have had so far. The Devils third goal sure felt like a dagger early in the third period, but the Rangers never stopped fighting, got back in the game with a power play goal of their own, tied the game and then won in overtime. Those are the wins you can build on because those are the moments the strength of the room overcomes the adversity on the ice. All great teams have that fight. The...
On the Forecheck 8 hours ago
Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Long Road Ahead

Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Long Road Ahead

The Preds are still collecting points but it's no secret they still have some things to work on. And the road gets tougher from here. They host the Blackhawks and Penguins then play nine of their next eleven games on the road. With the Blackhawks, Blues, and Stars missing key pieces and the Avalanche trying to put their pieces together, the time to collect points is now. It's an early season test for the Predators to correct or push through their problems and try to establish themselves a little more in the NHL's toughest division. Nashville Predators News Laviolette on Nashville's anemic...

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St. Paul Pioneer Press 17 mins ago
Wild sign Charlie Coyle through 2019-20 season

Wild sign Charlie Coyle through 2019-20 season

The Minnesota Wild signed another promising young player to a contract extension on Wednesday, wrapping up wing Charlie Coyle through the 2019-20 season with a fve-year deal worth $16 million.

Caps Insider: Capitals defenseman John Erskine undergoes neck surgery

EDMONTON — Capitals defenseman John Erskine underwent “a successful” surgery Wednesday to repair a disk in his neck, the team announced. Initially listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury, Erskine did not travel with Washington on its western Canada trip. The Capitals revealed earlier Wednesday that Erskine had been placed onto regular injured reserve, before later posting news of the surgery on their website. Read full article >>

Capitals defenseman John Erskine undergoes neck surgery

EDMONTON — Capitals defenseman John Erskine underwent “a successful” surgery Wednesday to repair a disk in his neck, the team announced. Initially listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury, Erskine did not travel with Washington on its western Canada trip. The Capitals revealed earlier Wednesday that Erskine had been placed onto regular injured reserve, before […]
HI/O Show, Episode 3: Canadiens off to their best start since 1977-78

HI/O Show, Episode 3: Canadiens off to their best start since 1977-78

Former Canadien Chris Nilan joins columnist Jack Todd, blogger Mike Boone and sports editor/host Stu Cowan for a new episode of the weekly HI/O Show as the panel discusses the Canadiens’ first 6-1 start through seven games since 1977-78, when […]

Torn tendon sidelines Ducks prospect Noesen

ANAHEIM -- Stefan Noesen, a winger who is one of the top prospects in the Ducks' organization, will be lost for four months due to a partial tear of his right Achilles tendon. The Ducks announced the timeline of his recovery Wednesday. Noesen...
Newark Star-Ledger 56 mins ago
Devils' Bryce Salvador responds to his critics

Devils' Bryce Salvador responds to his critics

Coach Pete DeBoer: 'Sal has given us everything he can'
LA Kings Insider 1 hour ago

October 22 practice quotes: Darryl Sutter

On what aspects of Brayden McNabb’s game provide him comfort when aligning McNabb alongside two different defensemen in Matt Greene and Drew Doughty: Well, we moved him with Greene because Jake is more comfortable with Drew than Brayden would be. And as you go deeper into the season, it’s not training camp when you’re just rolling four lines, especially when you’re playing higher powered teams. Sometimes you don’t want to expose players. You want to take advantage of what they have. It’s not so much ‘who he’s more comfortable with’ now. Those are our six defensemen, and we...

Caps Insider: After season’s first victory, Trotz says Oilers ‘are slowly getting their game’

EDMONTON, CANADA — At his corner stall deep inside the Edmonton Oilers locker room, winger Matt Hendricks turned off the music and bounded from his chair. Old faces from Washington had approached, and Hendricks offered everyone an enthusiastic handshake, even the one he didn’t recognize. A favorite among Capitals fans for two seasons, known for his infectious personality and his fourth-line grinding style, Hendricks had worked his way through Nashville and eventually here, where would fill a similar role for the Oilers. Read full article >>

After season’s first victory, Trotz says Oilers ‘are slowly getting their game’

EDMONTON, CANADA – At his corner stall deep inside the Edmonton Oilers locker room, winger Matt Hendricks turned off the music and bounded from his chair. Old faces from Washington had approached, and Hendricks offered everyone an enthusiastic handshake, even the one he didn’t recognize. A favorite among Capitals fans for two seasons, known for […]

Caps Insider: Excited Jay Beagle is excited to make his exciting season debut

EDMONTON, CANADA — When the Washington Capitals took the Verizon Center ice for their season opener two weeks ago, introduced separately for individual recognition, Jay Beagle stood on the bench, dressed in a suit, wishing he could be wearing skates instead. The public address announcer had called Beagle’s name, just like for all the other hurt players, but soon they rode the elevator to the press box, their station for the night. Read full article >>

Excited Jay Beagle is excited to make his exciting season debut

EDMONTON, CANADA — When the Washington Capitals took the Verizon Center ice for their season opener two weeks ago, introduced separately for individual recognition, Jay Beagle stood on the bench, dressed in a suit, wishing he could be wearing skates instead. The public address announcer had called Beagle’s name, just like for all the other […]

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