((The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Hockey League games on Friday: Senator 4, Avalanche 3 Mark Stone’s second goal of the night 59 seconds into overtime lifted the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday in the NHL Global Series. Ottawa won for the second time in three games.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks were missing more than just several injured players at the start of the season. Their power play had been all but absent, too. Not on Thursday night. Ranked next-to-last in the NHL in power-play efficiency, the Ducks scored three goals with the man advantage to snap a four-game
Thursday, 09 November 2017 by Synamon Reed
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — NHL scoring leader Steven Stamkos needs only to look across the dressing room to keep track of his closest competitor. That would be Tampa Bay Lightning teammate Nikita Kucherov, two points behind. ”We don’t think about it that way,” Stamkos said. ”It’s a treat to play with him. Vlady, too.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 by Synamon Reed
What often separates superstars from their lesser-light coworkers is the uncanny ability to respond to adversity. True to his class, Connor McDavid bounced back from a benching just two days ago against the Detroit Red Wings with a gorgeous overtime winner against the New York Islanders on Tuesday. After picking up the puck in the
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 by Synamon Reed
Mika Zibanejad, whose consecutive left-circle faceoff victories against Brandon Dubinsky led directly to the Rangers’ second and third, third-period power-play goals that fueled the club’s impressive 5-3 victory over the Jackets at the Garden on Monday, seems to be filling the role as No. 1 center rather seamlessly. That opening, of course, was created by
In the latest Honda Road Ahead, Michelle McMahon and Tracey Myers talk about the Blackhawks’ offensive struggles and how they need to get going. The Blackhawks will have a rematch against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday and then square off against the Carolina Hurricanes followed by the New Jersey Devils. Hear what McMahon and Myers
From the sound of things, the trade that wasn’t involving Matt Duchene, Kyle Turris, picks, prospects, the Ottawa Senators, Colorado Avalanche, and maybe the Nashville Predators, might some day mutate into an actual transaction. For more on that unusual situation, check out Adam Gretz’s post, which includes an interesting comparison between Turris and Duchene. If
Friday, 03 November 2017 by Synamon Reed
That pressure building up in Marian Hossa’s mind came to a head during Game 5 of the Blackhawks’ first-round matchup with the Nashville Predators. With the series tied 2-2, the Blackhawks built up a 3-1 lead on goals by Andrew Ladd, Niklas Hjalmarsson, and Tomas Kopecky, with Hossa setting up his countryman on the latter.
Thursday, 02 November 2017 by Synamon Reed
NHL star and Russian native Alex Ovechkin announced a new social media campaign on Thursday to help re-elect Russian president Vladimir Putin. The Washington Capitals player said on Instagram that he was creating “Putin's Team” to show solidarity with the Russian strongman. “Personal awards and prizes Powered by RFPRADIO.COM
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 by Synamon Reed
Generally speaking, the NHL is not a very diverse league. It draws players, almost exclusively white, almost exclusively higher income, from a northern sliver of the world. However, accepting that premise, the league is certainly enriched by the talent from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. In decades past, the NHL was a purely North