Month: January 2019

12:39 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN The Columbus Blue Jackets have struggled on the power play over the last two seasons, and finally, they’re doing something to address it. Columbus announced Monday it was hiring Hall of Famer Martin St. Louis as a special teams consultant. The team is still developing St. Louis’ exact role. “I
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VANCOUVER—Goalie Thatcher Demko guided his Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night, stopping 36-of-39 shots in his second-ever NHL appearance. Alex Edler, Sven Baertschi, Brock Boeser and Loui Eriksson all scored for Vancouver (22-21-6). Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko (35) and Loui Eriksson (21) celebrate their teams win over
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The Colorado Avalanche made some key shifts which helped them beat the Toronto Maple Leafs in their own arena. For a struggling Avalanche team, those changes could signal better days ahead for the Colorado faithful. The Avalanche struggled through December, grappling to eke out points against other frustrated teams. They returned from Christmas break and
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DENVER — Mikko Rantanen scored two of Colorado’s franchise record-tying six second-period goals, Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots and the Avalanche routed the Los Angeles Kings 7-1 on Saturday. Colorado had six goals in a period for the first time since March 3, 1999, at Florida. Gabriel Landeskog, Tyson Barrie, Sheldon Dries and Colin Wilson
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4:50 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN CHICAGO – Washington Capitals winger Devante Smith-Pelly returned to Chicago on Sunday for the first time since he was the subject of racial taunts by fans during a game. Smith-Pelly downplayed the return, saying “it was just a couple people” who behaved inappropriately and he doesn’t “hold it against the
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The Vancouver Canucks acquired defenseman Luke Schenn and a seventh-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman Michael Del Zotto. Schenn will report directly to the Canucks’ AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets. Schenn, 29, made his AHL debut on Nov. 21 and has totaled two goals and
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8:50 PM ET Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — Vincent Trocheck returned to the Florida Panthers‘ lineup Friday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs after missing nearly two months. The 25-year-old center missed 27 games since breaking his right ankle in a game against the Ottawa Senators on Nov. 19. He practiced with the Panthers for
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has announced that tonight’s game between the Syracuse Crunch and the Binghamton Devils (AHL #617), scheduled to be played at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton, N.Y., has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 26, at 7:05
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