Midway through the third period against the Phoenix Coyotes, the Capitals saw their flickering playoff chances flashing in front of their eyes. The fans inside Verizon Center felt the tension and the frustration, but behind the bench Capitals coach Adam Oates kept preaching patience. This time the Caps bought into it and in a matter […]
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Vancouver Canucks scored more than one goal for only the third time in 10 games to beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Saturday night at Rogers Arena.
On Friday night, Roberto Luongo recorded a shut out in his return to the crease for the Florida Panthers. Twenty-four hours later, Eddie Lack, the goalie who inherited the starting gig for the Vancouver Canucks after they traded Luongo, gave up this goal to Brian McGrattan of the Calgary Flames: Yowch. A whiff from center […]
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Vancouver Canucks still have trouble scoring more than two goals in a game, but on Saturday night a couple was enough. Defenseman Yannick Weber skated in from the point to score the winning goal in the third period during a goal-mouth scramble as Vancouver beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 at […]
John Tortorella and the Vancouver Canucks kept their cool this time around. Yannick Weber scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, helping the Canucks snap a four-game skid with a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Tortorella went after Flames coach Bob Hartley by storming Calgary’s locker room during intermission […]
News and notes as the Capitals prepare for the Phoenix Coyotes [7 p.m., CSN] and the long-awaited arrival of Evgeny Kuznetsov: Reunion night: Former Capitals Marty Erat, Mike Ribeiro and Jeff Halpern will be playing their first game in Verizon Center as members of the Coyotes. Halpern last played for the Caps two seasons ago, […]
Instant analysis of the Capitals come-from-behind 3-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes Saturday night at VerizonCenter: How it happened: Trailing 2-0 approaching the midway point of the third period, the Capitals received even-strength goals by Karl Alzner and Brooks Laich 32 seconds apart before Troy Brouwer scored the game-winner on the power play with 5:13 […]
A run that began with a much-needed victory prior to the Olympic break now has the Los Angeles Kings on the verge of their longest winning streak in four seasons. The visiting Kings can record their seventh straight win Sunday night by continuing their success over the Edmonton Oilers. Los Angeles (36-22-6) dropped nine of […]
CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames saluted a former star on Friday night, honoring retired center Joe Nieuwendyk as part of their Forever a Flame program. Flames right winger Joe Colborne, who was raised in Calgary and idolized Nieuwendyk during his playing days, paid tribute with the first two-goal performance of his career. Colborne, a […]
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Pittsburgh center Brandon Sutter scored on a backhander in the sixth round of a shootout on Friday night, giving the Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center.
ANAHEIM — Pittsburgh got the decisive score from center Brandon Sutter on a backhander in the sixth round of a shootout Friday night for a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center, but Penguins captain Sidney Crosby said, the key was his struggling team tightening its defense and just getting to that point. […]
It has been 10 years since Steve Moore’s NHL career ended with an attack by former Vancouver Canucks forward Todd Bertuzzi. The 35-year-old Moore says he still suffers from headaches and low energy, even if he feels better overall and wants to get on with his life. But there has been no closure for the […]