Archive for December, 2014

Canadiens-Hurricanes Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 29 December, 2014, 12:13 pm

The Montreal Canadiens were upbeat entering a long Christmas break and are hoping another meeting with the worst team in the Eastern Conference will sustain the momentum.


Capitals-Islanders Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 28 December, 2014, 11:57 am

The New York Islanders have gotten off to quick starts in each of their last two games, but they let points slip away while failing to hold leads.


NHL-Highlights of Saturday’s NHL games (Reuters)

By at 28 December, 2014, 12:05 am

(Adds late games) Dec 27 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Saturday’s National Hockey League games: – – – Rangers 3, Devils 1 Derek Stepan scored his third career hat-trick as the New York Rangers earned their eighth straight win by beating the New …


Holtby, Fehr lead Capitals over Penguins 3-0 (The Associated Press)

By at 27 December, 2014, 10:52 pm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Washington Capitals enjoyed one of their best defensive efforts against one of the league’s top offensive teams.


Sabres rally to beat Islanders 4-3 in SO (The Associated Press)

By at 27 December, 2014, 10:02 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Nicolas Deslauriers didn’t even see his goal that ignited Buffalo’s comeback victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday night.


Capitals-Penguins Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 26 December, 2014, 7:59 pm

The NHL’s mumps outbreak has hit hardest in Pittsburgh, but the Penguins have dealt with the issue and various other injuries to sit atop the Eastern Conference coming out of the holiday break.


Islanders-Sabres Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 26 December, 2014, 10:20 am

Jaroslav Halak was rewarded for his outstanding play with a night off before the Christmas break and the New York Islanders’ win streak was promptly halted at four.


Stats, stats and more stats (Rotoworld)

By at 26 December, 2014, 6:25 am

As the NHL heads into the New Year, Michael Finewax looks at the team leaders in plenty of stats in The Week Ahead.


Price lifts Canadiens to 3-1 win over Islanders (The Associated Press)

By at 23 December, 2014, 10:42 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The message to the Montreal Canadiens after another sluggish first period was familiar, yet still effective.