8:01 PM EST, Thu January 21, 2021
Last Word on Hockey 2 hours ago

Anaheim Ducks’ Josh Manson Out Six Weeks with Oblique Injury

The Anaheim Ducks announced that defenceman Josh Manson is out for approximately six weeks with an oblique muscle injury.  INJURY UPDATE: Defenseman Josh Manson will be out approximately six weeks with an oblique muscle injury, suffered Monday vs. Minnesota. He has been placed on IR. pic.twitter.com/KaLdDoDPiW — Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) January 21, 2021 Anaheim Ducks’ […] The post Anaheim Ducks’ Josh Manson Out Six Weeks with Oblique Injury appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Puck Prose 2 hours ago

Vegas Golden Knights: Mark Stone is ridiculously good at hockey

Mark Stone is so incredibly talented at hockey that it isn’t even funny anymore. Okay, so that is hardly a secret given that Mark Stone has been tearing it up in the National Hockey League for a considerable amount of time now, but the Vegas Golden Knights forward really is elevating his game to whole […] Vegas Golden Knights: Mark Stone is ridiculously good at hockey - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Last Word on Hockey 2 hours ago

Pittsburgh Penguins Lose Marcus Pettersson and Juuso Riikola to Injury

Pittsburgh Penguins head coach, Mike Sullivan, announced today that two of the team’s defencemen, Marcus Pettersson and Juuso Riikola will be out for an extended period due to injury. Sullivan anticipates Pettersson to be week-to-week, while Riikola is likely to be out of the lineup long term. Penguins’ Marcus Pettersson and Juuso Riikola Injured Both […] The post Pittsburgh Penguins Lose Marcus Pettersson and Juuso Riikola to Injury appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
CBC News 2 hours ago
Leafs star Auston Matthews misses practice ahead of rematch with Oilers

Leafs star Auston Matthews misses practice ahead of rematch with Oilers

The Maple Leafs are looking for balance. And they're hoping their best player will be part of the solution. What's unclear is whether Toronto will have star centre Auston Matthews to help lead the charge in Friday's rematch at Scotiabank Arena.
Eyes On The Prize 2 hours ago
Game 5: Habs @ Canucks

Game 5: Habs @ Canucks

It’s the second of three games in Vancouver.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 2 hours ago

With no fans, how will Wild have home-ice advantage?

The team is changing its game operations to be geared more toward the players.
The Hockey Writers 2 hours ago

NHLers by Country: On Top of Their Game and the World

It may be called the National Hockey League, but it sure feels more like it could be an international one. Of course, the now-defunct International Hockey League was in operation for decades, but as a North American farm league for NHL teams. Still, there’s nothing purely North American about the NHL, not any longer anyway, […] The post NHLers by Country: On Top of Their Game and the World appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       
Stanley Cup of Chowder 3 hours ago
Public Skate: Bruins vs. Flyers

Public Skate: Bruins vs. Flyers

Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports All set for the home opener! Will the return to Causeway Street break the Bruins’ scoring woes? We joined Broad Street Hockey to discuss this mini series last night. Good times. As they say in hockey, let’s do that hockey!
The Hockey Writers 3 hours ago

Oilers Missing Klefbom and Neal on Power Play

In 2019-20, the Edmonton Oilers’ power play was firing on all cylinders. Their 29.5% success rate made teams nervous to be a man down, which often resulted in the puck finding the back of their net. In fact, without their fantastic power play last season, the Oilers would likely have finished much lower than in […] The post Oilers Missing Klefbom and Neal on Power Play appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       
Causeway Crowd 3 hours ago

Boston Bruins: 3 players that need to step up in two games vs Flyers

The Boston Bruins are playing their next two games against the Philadelphia Flyers. With the Flyers being an extremely tough team to beat on most nights, the B’s will need some players to step up. The Black and Gold are going into this two game series after losing their last two games. First a 2-1 […] Boston Bruins: 3 players that need to step up in two games vs Flyers - Causeway Crowd - Causeway Crowd - A Boston Bruins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Hockey Writers 3 hours ago

Wild’s Soucy & Sturm Look Comfortable Filling Roster Gaps

Every team has players that struggle to crack the lineup season after season. Then if they do make it, staying there is the next battle. The Minnesota Wild are no different, and this season there were two players who weren’t sure what their futures would be after training camp. Those two players were defenseman Carson […] The post Wild’s Soucy & Sturm Look Comfortable Filling Roster Gaps appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       
Last Word on Hockey 3 hours ago

Washington Capitals Lose Alex Ovechkin and Three Others

The Washington Capitals have announced that star forward Alex Ovechkin and three others will be out during COVID-19 quarantine. The others are Ilya Samsonov, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Dmitry Orlov. The team was fined earlier this week for breaking protocol. Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press announced the absences early Thursday afternoon. Capitals coach Peter Laviolette […] The post Washington Capitals Lose Alex Ovechkin and Three Others appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Sportsnet.ca 3 hours ago
Oilers’ Tyson Barrie reflects on his season with Maple Leafs

Oilers’ Tyson Barrie reflects on his season with Maple Leafs

Asked to reflect on his time with the Maple Leafs during a Good Show appearance on Thursday, Barrie was open about some of the adjustments he faced during what was, overall, a bizarre season that included role changes, adjustments, a mid-season coach firing, and a global pandemic. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca 3 hours ago
What COVID protocols the Capitals broke, and why the NHL had to step in

What COVID protocols the Capitals broke, and why the NHL had to step in

The Washington Capitals were fined $100,000 for violating the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols. Four players, including Alex Ovechkin, were placed on the league’s COVID-Related Absences List, and now will miss at least four games. Elliotte Friedman explains what happened, and why the NHL had to step in. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers 3 hours ago

Avalanche With Career Milestones in Sight in 2020-21 Season

The 2020-21 NHL season is just over a week old and there have already been moments worth celebrating for the Colorado Avalanche after three games. There was the 8-0 blowout of the St. Louis Blues, newcomers Brandon Saad and Devon Toews scored their first goals in burgundy and blue, and goaltender Philipp Grubauer has already […] The post Avalanche With Career Milestones in Sight in 2020-21 Season appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

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