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Defending Big D 9 hours ago
Afterwords: Stars Kill Four Penalties, Are Killed by Penalties

Afterwords: Stars Kill Four Penalties, Are Killed by Penalties

Referees Brad Meier and Justin St. Pierre had their hands full Saturday night, which was more than Ben Bishop could say in overtime when the Flyers scored. Bishop’s stick was lost (he either dropped it to swat a puck away that was going over his head, or it was knocked out of his hands by Wayne Simmonds, I’m not certain) and in the ensuing fracas, the puck was smartly shot through his undefended five hole by Shayne Gostisbehere (his second of the game). The reason the officials had their hands full, of course, is because they were picking up everything that looked like a Dallas penalty...
11 hours ago
Video: Ben Bishop reaches for wrong stick, Shayne Gostisbehere scores in OT

Watch: Ben Bishop reaches for wrong stick, Shayne Gostisbehere scores in OT

Watch as Shayne Gostisbehere scores the winning goal in overtime for the Philadelphia Flyers against the Dallas Stars.
FOX Sports 8 hours ago
Jon Cooper thinks Lightning got a big lazy in Colorado

Jon Cooper thinks Lightning got a big lazy in Colorado

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper was critical of the team's offensive zone turnovers Saturday night in their close win over the Avalanche.
8 hours ago
Video: Landeskog completes second career hat trick in loss to Lightning

Watch: Landeskog completes second career hat trick in loss to Lightning

Watch as Gabriel Landeskog completes a hat trick against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Colorado Avalanche would go on to lose the game. At first the third goal counted as Tyson Barrie’s but was later changed.
FOX Sports 6 hours ago
Jets, Blues welcome back-to-back home-and-home matchups (Dec 17, 2017)

Jets, Blues welcome back-to-back home-and-home matchups (Dec 17, 2017)

ST. LOUIS -- Mark the coaches of both the Winnipeg Jets and St. Louis Blues down as being in favor of the rare back-to-back, home-and-home series.

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FOX Sports 7 hours ago
Rinne stops 32 shots, Predators beat Flames 2-0 (Dec 16, 2017)

Rinne stops 32 shots, Predators beat Flames 2-0 (Dec 16, 2017)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Pekka Rinne stopped 32 shots for his 46th career shutout and the Nashville Predators beat the Calgary Flames 2-0 Saturday night.
FOX Sports 8 hours ago

Surging Blackhawks host Wild before hitting road (Dec 17, 2017)

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks will try to extend their season-long winning streak to five games when they host the Minnesota Wild on Sunday evening at the United Center.
FOX Sports 10 hours ago
Razor and Ludwig wrap up four game road trip | Stars Live

Razor and Ludwig wrap up four game road trip | Stars Live

Daryl Reaugh and Craig Ludwig breakdown how the Dallas Stars earned five big points over this four-game road trip.
FOX Sports 15 hours ago
Wild Breakaway: Stalock, Minnesota contained McDavid

Wild Breakaway: Stalock, Minnesota contained McDavid

Analyst Wes Walz says Alex Stalock and the Minnesota Wild were able to contain Connor McDavid in the 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
FOX Sports 16 hours ago
Milan Lucic has goal, assist; Oilers hold off Wild 3-2 (Dec 16, 2017)

Milan Lucic has goal, assist; Oilers hold off Wild 3-2 (Dec 16, 2017)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Milan Lucic had a goal and assist and the Edmonton Oilers held off the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday.
FOX Sports 16 hours ago
WATCH: Wild's Dumba scores twice against Oilers

WATCH: Wild's Dumba scores twice against Oilers

Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba tallied his second career two-goal game in a 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Chris Hine / Chicago Tribune 16 hours ago

Connor Murphy's versatility helping Blackhawks get through injuries on blue line

Blackhawks defenseman Connor Murphy has become used to life on the left side over the last month. With the team having a surplus of right-handed defensemen thanks to the emergence of Jan Rutta and Cody Franson, Murphy was the odd-man out and ended up switching to the left beside Brent Seabrook....
Chicago Tribune 16 hours ago

Blackhawks defenseman Jordan Oesterle's rule: 'Don't want to come out'

Jordan Oesterle always has preferred sweaters over suits and ties. But the Blackhawks defenseman has had little control over his wardrobe options this season. For the first seven games Oesterle’s look was more businessman, less hockey player because he was a healthy scratch. They were scratches...
Chris Hine / Chicago Tribune 17 hours ago

Sunday's matchup: Wild at Blackhawks

TV/radio: 6 p.m. Sunday, NBCSCH, WGN-AM 720. Storylines: The teams have split two meetings this season, with the Hawks falling 5-2 on Oct. 12 at home and winning 2-0 on Nov. 4 on the road. The Hawks will likely be without injured defensemen Cody Franson and Jan Rutta. Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk...
FOX Sports 22 hours ago
Preview: Lightning visit Avalanche seeking seventh straight victory

Preview: Lightning visit Avalanche seeking seventh straight victory

The Tampa Bay Lightning visit the Colorado Avalanche in the penultimate game of their road trip.
FOX Sports Dec 15, 2017
Brian Boyle scores twice to help Devils beat Stars 5-2. (Dec 15, 2017)

Brian Boyle scores twice to help Devils beat Stars 5-2. (Dec 15, 2017)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Brian Boyle broke a tie with his 100th career goal and added an empty-netter and an assist to help the New Jersey Devils beat the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Friday night.
FOX Sports Dec 15, 2017

Lightning without Callahan for Avalanche game (Dec 16, 2017)

DENVER -- The Tampa Lightning aim to keep their perfect December intact when they face the Colorado Avalanche Saturday night at the Pepsi Center.

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