Month: February 2021

4:02 PM ET Associated Press EDMONTON, Alberta — Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews is out for Saturday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers because of a sore wrist. Toronto coach Sheldon Keefe announced the decision before the start of a three-game series between these teams. Matthews has 31 points (18 goals, 13 assists) in 20 games
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Coaching is one tough way to make a living. At the highest level in professional hockey, there are 31 head coaches. They are an elite and eclectic group, with very different career paths, different backgrounds and different makeups. Some were star players at the highest level; many had very modest playing careers and refocused their
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Paul Stastny’s overtime goal clinched Winnipeg’s 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadians, extending the Jets’ winning streak to four games. Nikolaj Ehlers also scored for Winnipeg (13-6-1). The Jets were victorious despite being outshot 41-21. Connor Hellebuyck made 40 saves in the winning effort at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg. Nick Suzuki scored for Montreal
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Ducks and Canucks having trouble making the money work Rick Dhaliwal: Have been hearing that the Vancouver Canucks and Anaheim Ducks are still talking about forward Jake Virtanen. Ducks Danton Heinen has come up in talks. Sportsnet: Elliotte Friedman on Headlines on the Canucks and Ducks trade speculation involving Virtanen. ** NHLRumors.com transcription “Well it’s
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Feb. 28 is far from the busiest date in National Hockey League history, but it has given us some great memories, especially for fans in the Big Apple. Also, this date was important to one of the greatest European players to ever skate in the league. The THW time machine is warmed up and ready
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6:15 PM ET The Vegas Golden Knights have terminated a brief partnership with UpickTrade, a company based in Mexico that sells sports betting picks, including on the NHL. “The Vegas Golden Knights have ended their sponsorship agreement with UpickTrade. The organization will not have additional comments on the matter at this time,” the team said
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The Maple Leafs knew even with Auston Matthews they would need to be at their best against a surging opponent. Subtracting the NHL’s leading goal scorer from Toronto’s lineup due to injury further increased the degree of difficulty. Sitting in that tricky spot, Jack Campbell and his teammates rose to the occasion Saturday. The netminder
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12:55 PM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — – Sabres starting goalie Linus Ullmark will miss at least the next month with a lower-body injury, leaving Buffalo with one established netminder. Captain Jack Eichel will also miss his second game but remains day to day with a lower body injury, coach Ralph Krueger said before
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