Global Hockey News for 23 Apr 2019
John Klingberg scored from the left circle 17:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series in six games.
BOSTON -- If one (non-officiating) complaint has surfaced in this even-steven series, it's the ice surface at TD Garden. Leafs winger Kasperi Kapanen didn't mince words after losing the puck on a... short-handed breakaway in Game 5 and Bruin Brad Marchand could not hide his concern heading back there for Tuesday's seventh game. "(Toronto) has […]
Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in the third period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Monday night to force Game 7 in their first-round playoff... series.
The Columbus Blue Jackets and Colorado Avalanche pulled off shocking -- and shockingly dominant -- series wins in Round 1 of the NHL playoffs. Can they keep that momentum rolling?
General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff says an upcoming summer of "tough decisions" means changes are on the way for the Winnipeg Jets.
Calgary Flames players, fresh off a first-round playoff exit, believe the team has the talent and personnel to win a Stanley Cup, but need to figure how to get momentum and keep it in the post-season.
A Game 7 doesn't just decide a series, it can change the direction of an entire franchise. Here are some notable examples of Toronto's Game 7 legacy since the format was adopted in 1939 by the NHL:... 1942: Toronto vs. Detroit The Maple Leafs were given up for dead, down 3-0 to Detroit and facing elimination […]
Mike Babcock apparently isn't winning a Jack Adams Award anytime soon. At least, not if the so-called experts calling in to sports talk radio or the armchair analysts on Twitter have a vote.... "Babcock's coaching abilities aren't what they used to be," tweeted Dale Meier. "He is a moron," wrote Brad Ross. "A big fail," […]
You don't have to tell John Tavares he has one goal against the Boston Bruins -- and that it was scored into an empty net. He knows that. He knows he led the Maple Leafs in scoring with the most goals... he's ever managed in his career. He knows this is why he came to […]
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy says he has spoken to an NHL referee supervisor about what he sees as questionable skating tactics being used by the Maple Leafs.
There's a fairly simple way to view Game 7 on Tuesday night, and Zach Hyman nailed it. "It's crazy, to think a whole year comes down to one game. But it's the cumulative effort of all those games... adding up and two even teams going at it," the Maple Leafs winger said on Monday. "One […]