Amid the fallout from the Calgary Flames’ early playoff ejection is a frayed relationship with James Neal. The veteran winger was a healthy scratch for the first time in his 11-year career when the Colorado Avalanche eliminated the Flames in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series last Friday. Calgary
Pierre-Luc Dubois broke out of a slump with a goal and an assist while goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky returned from injury to stop 21 shots as the Columbus Blue Jackets improved their NHL playoff chances with a 5-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks Sunday night. Josh Anderson, with two goals and
Jonathan Drouin had the first four-point game of his career as the Montreal Canadiens earned a 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. Drouin had two goals and two assists as Montreal extended its win streak to three. Captain Shea Weber, Phillip Danault and Jesperi Kotkaniemi also scored
The Detroit Red Wings had two reasons to celebrate and a possible cause for concern. Danny DeKeyser scored 2:40 into overtime, lifting Detroit to a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night after it retired Red Kelly’s jersey. Early in overtime, though, Red Wings star Dylan Larkin
Alex Edler scored 3:06 into overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. In a back-and-forth overtime, Edler one-timed a pass from Brock Boeser that just dribbled through the pads of David Rittich. Boeser and Elias Pettersson also scored for Vancouver (19-18-4).
Watch live coverage now as NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is expected to announce the league’s plans for expansion to Seattle. The ownership group, led by majority stakeholder David Bonderman and Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer, will pay a $650-million US expansion fee if approved. Seattle submitted its application for expansion in February, and has already secured more than