Month: March 2021

Pittsburgh Penguins (23-11-2, third in the East Division) vs. Boston Bruins (18-9-5, fourth in the East Division) Boston; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh take on Boston. He ranks 10th in the in the NHL with 39 points, scoring 14 goals and totalling 25 assists. The Bruins are 18-9-5 in division
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The Winnipeg Jets went into their fourth consecutive game against the Calgary Flames, winning the first two and dropping the third. Not that they played poorly in their loss on the road, but head coach Paul Maurice decided there needed to be a change. What he did worked magic for the top-six of the Jets
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11:27 PM ET ESPN News Services MONTREAL — The wait was worth it for the Montreal Canadiens. Brendan Gallagher and Artturi Lehkonen each had a goal and an assist as Montreal returned from a lengthy break due to COVID-19 protocols and blanked the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 on Tuesday night. Montreal was playing for the first
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Trade analysis can often be one-sided. Usually, the team that reaps the immediate benefit from a trade is viewed as the winner, whereas the team that has to wait for the rewards are considered the loser. That seemed to be the case early on in the aftermath of the 2017 NHL Draft Day trade of
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The Houston Aeros were a member of the now-defunct World Hockey Association (WHA) from 1972-78. They were highly successful, making the playoffs each of their six seasons and won two league championships in three final appearances. The Aeros were the first major professional hockey team in Texas and became one of the state’s most successful
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced that due to league COVID-19 protocols affecting the Utica Comets, their games scheduled for Wednesday, March 31 vs. the Syracuse Crunch (AHL Game #210), Saturday, April 3 vs. the Providence Bruins (AHL Game #226) and Monday, April 5 vs. Syracuse (AHL Game #133) have been postponed.
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Edmonton Oilers (22-13-1, third in the North Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (14-8-9, fourth in the North Division) Montreal; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The Montreal Canadiens host Edmonton after the Oilers knocked off Toronto 3-2 in overtime. The Canadiens are 14-8-9 against North Division opponents. Montreal leads the NHL with seven shorthanded goals, led
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