Rookie Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Saturday night to clinch the Eastern Conference’s top seed through the playoffs. The Lightning not only dropped the game in completing preliminary round-robin play with a 2-1 record, Tampa Bay’s star defenceman Victor Hedman did not return after appearing
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12:21 AM ET Associated Press TORONTO — Tampa Bay Lightning star defenseman Victor Hedman left the team’s round-robin finale Saturday night, after it appeared he twisted his right ankle midway through the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers. Following the 4-1 loss that secured the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference for the Lightning,
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The American Hockey is saddened to learn of the passing of former AHL defenseman Adam Comrie. He was 30. Awful news of Adam Comrie’s passing. We played together with @SyracuseCrunch and kept in touch ever since. Hockey never defined him despite being a very talented player. I admired that about Adam. 30 years young. Too
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7:56 AM ET The NHL postseason bubble is officially bonkers. Friday featured three series upsets being completed, and a stunning late-game rally by the Toronto Maple Leafs against the Columbus Blue Jackets that pushed their series to a fifth and final game. On Saturday, we’ll find out who the Montreal Canadiens and Chicago Blackhawks will
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EDMONTON—The Chicago Blackhawks bounced the hub-city host Edmonton Oilers out of the NHL’s post-season tournament Friday, beating them 3-2 at Rogers Place. The Blackhawks won the best-of-five qualifying series 3-1 and now move on to the round of 16. Brandon Saad, Matthew Highmore and Dominik Kubalik scored for Chicago. Josh Archibald and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins replied
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, with the Winnipeg Jets now out of the playoff picture, the team is finally allowed to reveal the extent of the injuries to both Mark Scheifele and Patrik Laine. The Pittsburgh Penguins are making a chance in goal and the head coach explains why. Will Matt Murray’s playoff performance play
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9:00 AM ET Kevin Fiala was frustrated. The Minnesota Wild were trailing the Vancouver Canucks by two goals in Game 3 of their qualification-round series. The winger’s shot had missed its target, one of 10 wayward attempts for the game. As the whistle sounded to stop play, he buzzed Vancouver goalie Jacob Markstrom‘s crease, stuck
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The Boston Bruins have signed forward Robert Lantosi to a one-year entry-level contract for 2020-21. Lantosi made his North American debut in 2019-20 and spent the year on an AHL contract with the Providence Bruins, notching 11 goals and 20 assists for 31 points in 50 games. The 24-year-old Lantosi played the two previous seasons
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EDMONTON—Officials hope the frenzy over the Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 draw continues as the hockey team’s community foundation holds another game-day raffle for its fans in Alberta. On Wednesday, the raffle “shattered an all-time record” and had to close early after it reached the server provider’s maximum allowable ticket sales. Officials say the provider has
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