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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If you’re reading this, you’re probably already aware that hockey is the undisputed best sport on the planet. But if you really need some extra convincing, here’s a list of ten things (in no particular order) that make hockey the greatest sport on Earth: 1. It’s Played on a Giant Sheet of Ice Football, basketball,
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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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RALEIGH, N.C. – Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour says winger Teuvo Teravainen is sidelined with a concussion. The 26-year-old Teravainen has two goals and seven assists in 12 games, though he took a hard hit from Chicago defenceman Nikita Zadorov in Friday’s win and missed the last two games. Brind’Amour said Tuesday that Teravainen won’t
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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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3:33 PM ET Associated Press The banged-up St. Louis Blues got more bad injury news Tuesday with word that defenseman Carl Gunnarsson won’t play again this season and forward Ivan Barbashev is out at least six weeks. Gunnarsson injured his right knee when he got tangled up with Kings forward Gabe Vilardi midway through a
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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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