1. Adorable Dog Plays Fetch with Puck on Ice Before Capitals Game

    Somewhere, Air Bud is smiling. Before defeating the Arizona Coyotes, 4-1, on Saturday, the Washington Capitals let a golden retriever play fetch with a police officer on the ice...

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  2. Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk Calls Sidney Crosby 'A Whiner Beyond Belief'

    Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk believes Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby , whom he called a "whiner," should have received a harsh punishment for the slash on Sens defenseman Marc Methot during Thursday night's game...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 days ago 21,503 reads 0 comments

  3. Rasmus Ristolainen Suspended 3 Games for Hit on Penguins Forward Jake Guentzel

    Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen has been suspended three games by the NHL for his hit on Jake Guentzel of the Pittsburgh Penguins , per SiriusXM NHL . The hit took place Tuesday on a play away from the puck...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 days ago 5,904 reads 0 comments

  4. Mario Lemieux Sends Letter, Signed Hockey Puck to Child in Hospital

    Mario Lemieux sent an unsolicited letter and signed hockey puck to a young girl hospitalized in Pittsburgh. Colin Dunlap, a radio host on Pittsburgh's 93...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 days ago 3,681 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Latest Stanley Cup Odds and Wild-Card Predictions

    Is this finally the year for the Washington Capitals? The squad has all of the pieces to finally break through and win its first Stanley Cup , but a recent slump and a slew of ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 6 days ago 14,584 reads 0 comments

  6. Calling Contender or Pretender for the NHL's Top Teams in 2016-17

    The NHL 's regular season ends on April 15. The top teams in the standings, such as the Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, will be among the favorites to reach this year's Cup Final...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 7 days ago 6,638 reads 0 comments

  7. Maple Leafs Rookie Class Nearing Franchise Goal Record

    When Nikita Soshnikov scored his fifth goal of the season late in the second period of Wednesday's 7-2 loss to the Florida Panthers , it marked the 100th goal scored by a Toronto Maple Leafs rookie this season, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  8. Dennis Wideman Suspension Reduction Upheld by Judge

    On Wednesday, Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports reported the NHL lost an appeal of a neutral arbitrator's decision to reduce Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman 's suspension from 20 games to 10 for hitting a linesman...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 12,147 reads 0 comments

  9. Kevin Shattenkirk Suspended 2 Games for Charging Kevin Gravel

    The NHL 's Department of Player Safety announced Sunday that Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk received a two-game suspension for charging Los Angeles Kings defenseman Kevin Gravel during the Capitals' 4-2 loss Saturday night...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 5,221 reads 0 comments

  10. Norwegian Hockey Playoff Game Goes into Record 8 Overtimes

    The Storhamar Dragons and Sparta Warriors are believed to have made hockey history Monday. The two Norwegian hockey teams played into eight overtimes during a playoff game, ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 10,694 reads 0 comments

  11. Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund Suits Up as Hockey Goaltender

    It's about time somebody on the internet posted a video of an animal engaging in human activity. Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund is a wiener dog with over 1.6 million Facebook followers and the subject of a New York Times bestselling book...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 16 days ago 28,024 reads 0 comments

  12. Henrik Lundqvist Ruled Out 2-3 Weeks with Lower Body Injury

    New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will miss two to three weeks with a lower body injury, the team announced Saturday. Lundqvist has solidified himself as one of the league's top netminders over the past decade...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 16 days ago 4,561 reads 0 comments

  13. Matt Murray Breaks Penguins Rookie Record for Wins

    Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray notched his 25th win of the season Wednesday evening against the Winnipeg Jets , passing Gary Inness for the most wins by a rookie netminder in franchise history, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  14. Junior Hockey League Player Climbs over Glass to Fight Fans

    A Canadian junior league hockey playoff game between the Southern Sting and Grand Lake Moose took an ugly turn when a Moose player climbed into the stands and brawled with fans...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 20 days ago 12,202 reads 0 comments

  15. Joe Thornton Becomes 13th Player in NHL History to Record 1,000 Career Assists

    San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton joined an exclusive list during his team's 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 1,735 reads 0 comments

  16. Sergei Bobrovsky Sets Blue Jackets' Single-Season Wins Record

    Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky notched his 34th win of the season in Sunday's 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils , breaking the team's franchise record single-season record, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 21 days ago 232 reads 0 comments

  17. Adam McQuaid's Neck Cut by Teammate David Backes' Skate, Receives 25 Stitches

    Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid needed 25 stitches after teammate David Backes' skate lacerated his neck in Saturday's game against the New Jersey Devils ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 21 days ago 35,172 reads 0 comments

  18. Ranking the Top Stanley Cup Contenders After the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline is now in the rearview mirror. That means the time has come to start looking at which teams have set themselves up for a serious run at this year's Stanley Cup championship...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 24 days ago 48,680 reads 0 comments

  19. Patrick Kane 1st Blackhawks Player Since 1991 with 2 Hat Tricks in 3 Games

    Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane potted an empty-net goal with just 41 seconds remaining in Wednesday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins ...

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  20. Blackhawks' Richard Panik Dekes Penguins' Evgeni Malkin to Score Incredible Goal

    Richard Panik produced one of this NHL season's prettiest goals Wednesday night. With the game tied at 1-1, the Chicago Blackhawks winger deceived Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin with some nifty stick trickery...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 25 days ago 12,374 reads 0 comments

  21. NHL Trade Deadline 2017: Winners and Losers from Around the League

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline has come and gone. We saw some potential contending teams, such as the Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks, add depth. Others looked to become tougher to play against—hi, Montreal Canadiens...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 26 days ago 46,211 reads 0 comments

  22. NHL Players Who Benefited Most from Trade Deadline Deals

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline is history. Several players who were dealt in the days leading up to Wednesday's deadline, such as Kevin Shattenkirk and Martin Hanzal , benefited from being moved to potential Stanley Cup contenders...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 26 days ago 27,036 reads 0 comments

  23. Mark Streit Traded to Lightning; Flyers Acquire Valtteri Filppula, 2 Draft Picks

    The Philadelphia Flyers sent veteran defenseman Mark Streit to the Tampa Bay Lightning prior to Wednesday's NHL trade deadline in exchange for forward Valtteri Filppula and two draft picks...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 26 days ago 2,517 reads 0 comments

  24. Jarome Iginla Traded to Kings for Draft Pick

    The Los Angeles Kings acquired veteran winger Jarome Iginla from the Colorado Avalanche ahead of the NHL trade deadline Wednesday in exchange for a conditional draft pick, the team announced ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 26 days ago 6,084 reads 0 comments

  25. NHL Trade Rumors: Reviewing Latest Reports Before 2017 Deadline Passes

    As Wednesday's NHL trade deadline continues to draw closer, several teams are set to make last-ditch efforts to improve ahead of a playoff run...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 26 days ago 1,411 reads 0 comments