6:12 PM EST, Fri March 07, 2014
Central Rumors & News
The Province 50 mins ago
And the bad to worse just keeps coming for the Vancouver Canucks. Forward Zack Kassian has been suspended three games, without pay, by the NHL for his check on Dallas Stars defenceman Brenden Dillon Thursday. Kassian was assessed a boarding major and a game misconduct on the play.
NHL 18 hours ago
Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack makes a ridiculous toe save on Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn.
Winnipeg Free Press 2 hours ago
It’s been less than a breeze for the Winnipeg Jets since the NHL schedule resumed following the Olympics. The team is 2-1-1 in these games and even though they’re coming off an overtime loss to the New York Islanders and Thursday’s decisive 3-1 setback to the Los Angeles Kings,...
Mile High Hockey 8 hours ago
We take a quick look at the Avs' newest goaltender. The loud and clear message from Avalanche HQ: We will stand pat on deadline day--unless we can improve our hockey club for the present and the future. Apparently, that "unless" comes in the form of Swiss goaltender Reto Berra. Berra was acquired from the Calgary Flames, where he was being used basically as their NHL backup on accident. The The 6'4 27-year old was originally drafted by the St. Louis Blues and was twice named Swiss National League A (NLA) Goaltender of the Year. (Past winners of this award include Jonas Hiller and Cristobal...
Dillon returned to the game and practiced on Friday. Here is the press release from the NHL: CANUCKS’ KASSIAN SUSPENDED THREE GAMES FOR BOARDING NEW YORK (March 7, 2014) – Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian has been suspended for three …
Morning Skate | St. Louis Post-Dispatch 1 hour ago
But will he stay in the lineup when Sobotka returns from injury?
Winnipeg Sun 2 hours ago
The Winnipeg Jets know they need to stop the bleeding.
Lindy Ruff addresses the media after Friday’s practice in Frisco. Watch here. The Stars had an optional practice Friday, and that’s probably going be a consistent theme as they push through the final 19 games in 38 days. However, the …
CHICAGO -- Confidence has made up for a lack of energy recently for Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews. Toews has found his normal energy level difficult to come by since returning from Sochi, Russia, where he helped Canada win its second consecutive Olympic gold medal. But what he’s lacked in energy, he’s made up for by playing with an overflowing amount of confidence. Toews has tapped into that confidence and used it to score five goals and distribute one assist over the last three games.
Tennessean 7 hours ago
Josh Cooper previews Saturday's Nashville-Columbus game at Bridgestone Arena.
Tennessean 9 hours ago
The Predators spent some time working on the power play during Friday's practice at Bridgestone Arena, where Nashville faces Columbus on Saturday (7 p.m., Fox TN, 102.5-FM).
Russo's Rants | Minneapolis Star-Tribune 9 hours ago
Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick will make their Wild debuts Saturday. Darcy Kuemper will make his 16th consecutive start
Tennessean 12 hours ago
Key moments from Nashville's 2-1 loss to St. Louis on Thursday at Bridgestone Arena.
Winnipeg Free Press 12 hours ago
It's an old hockey adage -- a team can never have enough quality defencemen -- and the Winnipeg Jets are no different than any of their NHL rivals in coveting quantity and quality in their D corps. But a quick peek at their depth chart in the wake of the Mark Stuart contract extension this week
Winnipeg Free Press 12 hours ago
Paul Maurice juggled lines, moved Michael Froik to centre and pushed, pulled and prodded his squad any number of ways to generate some offence. But the Winnipeg Jets' first game without Mark Scheifele in the lineup -- he's gonzo for up to eight weeks with an MCL sprain -- also left most at the...
Vancouver Sun 16 hours ago
DALLAS – In one of the most embarrassing performances by the Canucks since their chaotic, dark age of the late 1990s, Vancouver looked disheartened and disorganized while losing 6-1 Thursday to the Dallas Stars in a game that was supposed to mean something. Maybe it did.
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