Month: February 2021

Pittsburgh Penguins (10-6-1, third in the East Division) vs. Washington Capitals (9-5-4, second in the East Division) Washington; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Nicklas Backstrom leads Washington into a matchup against Pittsburgh. He currently ranks ninth in the NHL with 22 points, scoring eight goals and recording 14 assists. The Capitals have gone 9-5-4
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​​​​​​The NHL’s “hockey is for everyone” slogan isn’t accurate, says former player and Hockey Diversity Alliance co-founder Akim Aliu. “It’s just absurd to me how you can say things like that when your league is 96 per cent white. I don’t know who they’re trying to fool with statements like that.” A September study from
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The Atlanta Thrashers/Winnipeg Jets franchise is a fairly young organization, having been in existence since just the 1999-00 season when the team underwent its inception into the NHL. As a result, you can probably guess that not many goaltenders have found their way passing through Atlanta or Winnipeg during those years and that their all-time
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The Vancouver Canucks have played a lot better in recent weeks, the only problem being they’ve been unable to pull out wins. Through 22 games, the Canucks have an 8-12-2 record, which puts them in sixth place in the North Division. They also have the fifth-worst point percentage in the league at .409. Through four
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GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Arizona Coyotes were on their heels from the start, giving up two early goals against the NHL’s lowest-scoring team. A flurry of flying fists finally got their attention. Christian Dvorak scored two goals and the Coyotes rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 in a testy game
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We’re back with a prospect update, and what a week it was for some of the Anaheim Ducks’ prospects! Trevor Zegras earned a call-up to the NHL, and Jamie Drysdale continued his blistering start to professional hockey. Plus, Artyom Galimov is at it again with the highlight-reel plays. It’s time to recap and analyze their performances.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Chicago Wolves forward Morgan Geekie has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 21, 2021. Geekie joined the Wolves ahead of their two-game weekend series against Iowa and posted four goals and an assist to help Chicago maintain its perfect
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The Arizona Coyotes finished up an unprecedented seven-game regular-season series against the St. Louis Blues last week, and they’ll now set their sights on their former Pacific Division rivals. Can they build off of the momentum gained from the St. Louis series and beat up on the rebuilding California teams? Coyotes Lose Thriller in Overtime
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