Stoney Point - Mar. 28, 2015: I saw an interesting tweet on Twitter this morning from @goalieways. “St. John's IceCaps' Ryan Olsen after a fight in the first and a puck to the face in the second…and he's still smiling!” FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Mar. 28, 2015: In what has been a season of not so flattering headlines for the Toronto Maple Leafs, there is some pretty neat news coming out of the provincial capital today. David Nonis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Saturday that the hockey club has signed Garrett Gamble to a one-day contract. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Mar. 27, 2015: While Edmonton Oilers defenceman Martin Marincin was lucky enough to score the first goal of his NHL career on Wednesday night against the Colorado Avalanche, there is no guarantee the towering Slovak will be in Orange and Blue come next season. FULL STORY
Chicago - Mar. 27, 2015: The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with free agent forward Kyle Baun on a two-year contract. Baun will report to the Blackhawks. Prior to his collegiate career, Baun earned 103 points (48G, 55A) in 98 career games with the Central Canadian Hockey League’s Cornwall Colts. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 27, 2015: As the Leafs continue to lose games, their probability of acquiring the first overall pick in this year's entry draft remains strong. After losing 4-1 to Florida, Toronto maintains their 9.5% chance of getting upcoming superstar Connor McDavid. Jonathan Huberdeau and Brandon Pirri highlighted the night for Florida, while Leafs' prospect, Sam Carrick, would provide the hometown crowd with some positive play. FULL STORY
New York - Mar. 26, 2015: The Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday can become the first three teams to clinch spots in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Canadiens, who have a League-leading 100 points, will clinch a playoff spot if they defeat the Winnipeg Jets (8 p.m. ET; RDS, SNE, TSN3) in regulation or overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks defeat the Boston Bruins (7 p.m. ET; NHLN-US, TVA Sports, PRIME, NESN) in any fashion, or if the Bruins defeat the Ducks in a shootout.
Montreal - Mar. 25, 2015: On a night in which Carey Price and Pekka Rinne squared off in a head-to-head battle of the league's top two netminders, it was rookie Filip Forseberg who stole the spotlight with the overtime winner, in the Nashville Predators 3-2 come from behind victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
Toronto - Mar. 25, 2015: Phil Kessel has again found himself the centre of attention as he has the worst +/- stat in the NHL. Many are being critical of his defensive play, but is that the real problem? How much responsibility should Phil Kessel be taking for the teams defensive struggles? Does his plus/minus stat tell us the whole story? Do his linemates Tyler Bozak and JvR deserve some of the blame?
Windsor - Mar. 24, 2015: The Maple Leafs hosted the Minnesota Wild last night in a game that was closer than many believed it would be. It turned into a battle of the netminders, as Jonathan Bernier and Devan Dubnyk took turns awing the dismal crowd in attendance Monday night. Charlie Coyle and Thomas Vanek tallied the two goals for the Wild, while Jake Gardiner netted his fourth providing the Leafs with their only goal.
Edmonton - Mar. 24, 2015: While losing a game on your home-ice by three goals might suggest a team was badly outplayed, the Edmonton Oilers actually managed to hold their own against the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night over at Rexall Place. Unfortunately for the Oilers, it was the play of their starting goaltender and special teams that ultimately turned this one into an easy win for the visiting Jets.