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24-3-2019 Media criticises the Nashville Predators
The Nashville Predators are spinning in a 9 game winless streak. Nashville Predators defenseman Henrik Tömmernes commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

23-3-2019 Media glorifies the Washington Capitals
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach Ron Wilson

23-3-2019 Media criticises the New York Rangers
It isn't the happiest time for the New York Rangers as they are on a 6 game winless streak. New York Rangers coach Ron Low had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

22-3-2019 Media glorifies the Anaheim Mighty Ducks
The media is impressed by the team's 8 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach Craig Hartsburg

22-3-2019 Leon Draisaitl injured.
Leon Draisaitl (CGY) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Scott Wilson (PHI). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. I wish I could contribute, but I'll be out of action for awhile. Hopefully some of the others can step up their play a bit in the meantime, he commented to the press.

22-3-2019 Kevin Shattenkirk reaches a milestone !
Kevin Shattenkirk(NAS) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a goal by Anton Stralman. It's always nice to give a good pass..., he commented and was all smiles..

A native of USA, Kevin Shattenkirk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 644 NHL games during his career, notching 88 goals and adding 300 assists along with 328 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 72 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 11+28=39 with 10 PIM.


19-3-2019 Elias Lindholm agrees on a contract with Carolina Hurricanes.
Elias Lindholm has signed a $5 000 000 per year, 6 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Sweden, Elias Lindholm was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 448 NHL games during his career, notching 97 goals and adding 159 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 73 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 30+37=67 with 18 PIM.


18-3-2019 Noah Hanifin agrees on a contract with Carolina Hurricanes.
Noah Hanifin has signed a $6 000 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Noah Hanifin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 315 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 101 assists along with 96 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 73 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 4+31=35 with 17 PIM.


17-3-2019 Player of the week: Nikita Kucherov (L)
NHL has awarded Nikita Kucherov (L) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Nikita Kucherov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 439 NHL games during his career, notching 167 goals and adding 216 assists along with 189 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 72 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 29+45=74 with 26 PIM.


17-3-2019 Jussi Jokinen reaches a milestone !
Jussi Jokinen(EDM) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Bogdan Yakimov. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Finland, Jussi Jokinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1044 NHL games during his career, notching 212 goals and adding 400 assists along with 462 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 71 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 12+22=34 with 38 PIM.


17-3-2019 League suspends Mark Borowiecki
The league board has suspended New Jersey Devils player Mark Borowiecki for 5 games for injuring Oscar Klefbom of Edmonton Oilers.

17-3-2019 Oscar Klefbom injured.
Oscar Klefbom (EDM) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Mark Borowiecki (NJ). He is expected to be sidelined for more than six months. Sometimes Mr. Murphy just keeps on coming back for more, this time it was me who had to take the honors, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

17-3-2019 Ilya Kovalchuk reaches a milestone !
Ilya Kovalchuk(PHO) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a feed by David Perron. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he replied before ducking into the dressing room.

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 963 NHL games during his career, notching 456 goals and adding 444 assists along with 578 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 65 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 20+23=43 with 28 PIM.


17-3-2019 Media attacks the Nashville Predators
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager slhs and headcoach Barry Trotz

17-3-2019 David Krejci reaches a milestone !
David Krejci(BOS) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a goal by Ryan Spooner. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, the happy player commented..

A native of Czech, David Krejci was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 850 NHL games during his career, notching 182 goals and adding 418 assists along with 304 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 72 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 12+27=39 with 18 PIM.


17-3-2019 Media praises the Philadelphia Flyers
Everyone is buzzing about the strong play of the Philadelphia Flyers after an amazing 12 game undefeated streak. This streak belongs to our coaching and administrative staff, said team captain Max Pacioretty stoically.Bobby Clarke has made some very important moves and he's really shown a commitment to winning.

16-3-2019 Patrice Bergeron reaches a milestone !
Patrice Bergeron(DAL) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a feed by Eric Staal. Yes I'm happy, who wouldn't be, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Patrice Bergeron was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1052 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 468 assists along with 416 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 70 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 22+28=50 with 42 PIM.


16-3-2019 Media praises the Dallas Stars
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock after today's game against the Phoenix Coyotes. This brings their current streak to 7 games undefeated.

15-3-2019 League suspends Matt Beleskey
The league board has suspended Boston Bruins player Matt Beleskey for 3 fighting thrice Jake Dotchin of Tampa Bay Lightning.

15-3-2019 Media glorifies the Philadelphia Flyers
The media is impressed by the team's 10 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach Craig Ramsay

14-3-2019 Carter Rowney released.
Pittsburgh Penguins released Carter Rowney to free agency.

14-3-2019 Greg McKegg released.
Pittsburgh Penguins released Greg McKegg to free agency.

13-3-2019 DET-NAS trade
Detroit Red Wings traded DET's round 1 pick in 2019 to Nashville Predators for Nikolaj Ehlers

A native of La-la-land, Nikolaj Ehlers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 306 NHL games during his career, notching 89 goals and adding 123 assists along with 99 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 71 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 21+25=46 with 16 PIM.


13-3-2019 Media praises the Minnesota Wild
The Minnesota Wild are flying high with a 7 game undefeated streak. Minnesota Wild center Adam Lowry commented about their recent success: Let's face it, we've got a great core of guys here, some real strong young guys and a good squad of leaders. If every team had that then they'd do just as good.

13-3-2019 Jordan Schmaltz injured.
Jordan Schmaltz (STL) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Adam Lowry (MIN). He is expected to be sidelined for more than six months. He's got that reputation for taking people out, but I don't think this was intentional. He's a tough player who plays hard, and I just fell the wrong way that's all. I'm just sorry it had to happen at this point in the schedule, he commented to the press.

12-3-2019 David Backes reaches a milestone !
David Backes(ANA) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Cam Fowler. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of USA, David Backes was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 893 NHL games during his career, notching 240 goals and adding 300 assists along with 1070 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 10 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 4 PIM.


11-3-2019 Brent Burns reaches a milestone !
Brent Burns(SJ) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Noah Rod. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Brent Burns was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1030 NHL games during his career, notching 198 goals and adding 400 assists along with 613 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 69 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 15+38=53 with 28 PIM.


10-3-2019 Player of the week: Jeff Carter (C)
NHL has awarded Jeff Carter (C) of Los Angeles Kings as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 5 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Jeff Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 933 NHL games during his career, notching 356 goals and adding 335 assists along with 465 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 42 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 13+17=30 with 6 PIM.


10-3-2019 Media glorifies the Minnesota Wild
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach Ted Nolan

8-3-2019 Matt Duchene reaches a milestone !
Matt Duchene(NAS) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Ryan Johansen. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Canada, Matt Duchene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 721 NHL games during his career, notching 240 goals and adding 300 assists along with 182 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 67 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 30+25=55 with 20 PIM.


8-3-2019 Media criticises the Phoenix Coyotes
It isn't the happiest time for the Phoenix Coyotes as they are on a 11 game winless streak. Phoenix Coyotes coach had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

7-3-2019 Media criticises the Montreal Canadiens
It isn't the happiest time for the Montreal Canadiens as they are on a 8 game winless streak. Montreal Canadiens coach Alain Vigneault had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

7-3-2019 Media attacks the Carolina Hurricanes
The media is disappointed by the team's 7 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager bzxb and headcoach Paul Maurice

6-3-2019 Media attacks the Montreal Canadiens
The media is disappointed by the team's 7 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager slhs and headcoach Alain Vigneault

6-3-2019 Media criticises the Phoenix Coyotes
The Phoenix Coyotes are spinning in a 10 game winless streak. Phoenix Coyotes center Luka Burzan commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

6-3-2019 Patrick Marleau reaches a milestone !
Patrick Marleau(TOR) scored the 1200th point of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a goal by Mitch Marner. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, the happy player commented..

A native of Canada, Patrick Marleau was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1641 NHL games during his career, notching 561 goals and adding 639 assists along with 495 penalty minutes. The 39 year old left wing has played 66 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 24+28=52 with 24 PIM.


4-3-2019 Robin Lehner agrees on a contract with Buffalo Sabres.
Robin Lehner has signed a $3 500 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Sweden, Robin Lehner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 263 NHL games during his career, booking 11 career shutouts and allowing 655 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 49 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 110 goals on 950 while booking 3 shutouts.


3-3-2019 Player of the week: Wayne Simmonds (L)
NHL has awarded Wayne Simmonds (L) of Philadelphia Flyers as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Wayne Simmonds was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 835 NHL games during his career, notching 255 goals and adding 263 assists along with 954 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 66 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 26+29=55 with 24 PIM.


3-3-2019 Media criticises the Calgary Flames
The Calgary Flames are spinning in a 6 game winless streak. Calgary Flames right wing Blake Speers commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

3-3-2019 Corey Perry injured.
Corey Perry (ANA) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Brayden McNabb (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. I hit a bad patch of ice, and it's not the first time that's happened here. The league should do something about this Arena, were his words after the game.

2-3-2019 Media criticises the Carolina Hurricanes
The Carolina Hurricanes are spinning in a 6 game winless streak. Carolina Hurricanes right wing Reilly Smith commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

1-3-2019 Media criticises the Calgary Flames
The Calgary Flames are stumbling in a 5 game winless streak. Calgary Flames defenseman Oliver Kylington commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

1-3-2019 Player of the month: Cam Atkinson (R)
NHL has awarded Cam Atkinson (R) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Month He registered 10 goals and 9 assists for 19 points in 13 games last month. He also had 4 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Cam Atkinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 6th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 528 NHL games during his career, notching 191 goals and adding 178 assists along with 170 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 64 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 30+34=64 with 30 PIM.


1-3-2019 Rookie of the month: Michael Dal Colle (L)
NHL has awarded Michael Dal Colle (L) of Phoenix Coyotes as Rookie Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 5 assists for 11 points in 13 games last month.

A native of Canada, Michael Dal Colle was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 57 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 24 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 57 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 17+24=41 with 14 PIM. He has also played 6 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 10 PIM.


28-2-2019 Jesper Fast injured.
Jesper Fast (NYR) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Travis Sanheim (MTL). He is expected to be sidelined indefinitely. You can't even imagine how much it hurts, but I am a tough guy and I'll take it like a man + say$

28-2-2019 Robin Norell released.
Chicago Blackhawks released Robin Norell to free agency.

28-2-2019 Carl Dahlstrom released.
Chicago Blackhawks released Carl Dahlstrom to free agency.

28-2-2019 Anthony Louis released.
Chicago Blackhawks released Anthony Louis to free agency.

27-2-2019 CGY-DET trade
Calgary Flames traded Mark Jankowski to Detroit Red Wings for Tomas Tatar

A native of Slovakia, Tomas Tatar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 490 NHL games during his career, notching 132 goals and adding 148 assists along with 152 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 63 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 15+20=35 with 22 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mark Jankowski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 33 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 62 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 14+27=41 with 8 PIM.


27-2-2019 PHI-VAN trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Claude Giroux, Radko Gudas and WSH's round 2 pick in 2019 to Vancouver Canucks for Nikita Zadorov, Loui Eriksson, Alexander Edler and VAN's round 3 pick in 2019

A native of Russia, Nikita Zadorov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 289 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 51 assists along with 230 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 62 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 3+16=19 with 42 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Loui Eriksson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 934 NHL games during his career, notching 251 goals and adding 330 assists along with 207 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 62 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 8+9=17 with 21 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Alexander Edler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 832 NHL games during his career, notching 89 goals and adding 255 assists along with 463 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 62 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 5+16=21 with 8 PIM.

A native of Canada, Claude Giroux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 802 NHL games during his career, notching 219 goals and adding 455 assists along with 358 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 64 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 16+25=41 with 16 PIM.

A native of Czech, Radko Gudas was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 415 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 86 assists along with 490 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 64 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 2+15=17 with 27 PIM.


27-2-2019 PHI-LA trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Cooper Marody to Los Angeles Kings for Marian Gaborik

A native of Slovakia, Marian Gaborik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1127 NHL games during his career, notching 414 goals and adding 411 assists along with 556 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has played 56 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 6+5=11 with 46 PIM.

A native of USA, Cooper Marody was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 18 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 3 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 18 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 6 PIM. He has also played 46 games with the Philadelphia Phantoms this season, totalling 6+14=20 with 6 PIM.


27-2-2019 Bokondji Imama released.
Los Angeles Kings released Bokondji Imama to free agency.

27-2-2019 Thomas Spelling released.
Los Angeles Kings released Thomas Spelling to free agency.

27-2-2019 Alex Iafallo released.
Los Angeles Kings released Alex Iafallo to free agency.

27-2-2019 Niklas Hjalmarsson released.
Calgary Flames released Niklas Hjalmarsson to free agency.

27-2-2019 Nicholas Baptiste released.
Buffalo Sabres released Nicholas Baptiste to free agency.

27-2-2019 Jordan Nolan released.
Buffalo Sabres released Jordan Nolan to free agency.

27-2-2019 Media praises the New York Islanders
The New York Islanders are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. New York Islanders defenseman Shea Theodore commented about their recent success: We're playing like a team out there. The whole team has really bought into our system and not one player is slacking off.

26-2-2019 Jason Spezza reaches a milestone !
Jason Spezza(DAL) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a feed by Jamie Benn. That's one for the books, he joked as his teammates showered him with Champagne.

A native of Canada, Jason Spezza was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1055 NHL games during his career, notching 384 goals and adding 616 assists along with 593 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 62 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 28+30=58 with 34 PIM.


26-2-2019 Derick Brassard reaches a milestone !
Derick Brassard(OTT) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Jean-Gabriel Pageau. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, the happy player commented..

A native of Canada, Derick Brassard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 787 NHL games during his career, notching 176 goals and adding 300 assists along with 336 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 61 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 14+21=35 with 2 PIM.


25-2-2019 Media praises the Buffalo Sabres
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff after today's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

24-2-2019 Player of the week: Nick Bjugstad (C)
NHL has awarded Nick Bjugstad (C) of Florida Panthers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 5 games last week.

A native of USA, Nick Bjugstad was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 423 NHL games during his career, notching 78 goals and adding 91 assists along with 145 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 61 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 9+16=25 with 14 PIM.


24-2-2019 Valtteri Filppula reaches a milestone !
Valtteri Filppula(MTL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a goal by Kasperi Kapanen. Making beautiful plays is fun on the ice I think, he commented to the media..

A native of Finland, Valtteri Filppula was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 938 NHL games during his career, notching 177 goals and adding 300 assists along with 288 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 62 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 13+22=35 with 10 PIM.


21-2-2019 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
The Vancouver Canucks are stumbling in a 10 game winless streak. Vancouver Canucks defenseman Griffin Reinhart commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

20-2-2019 LA-CGY trade
Los Angeles Kings traded Alec Martinez and Tyler Toffoli to Calgary Flames for Alex Galchenyuk

A native of USA, Alex Galchenyuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 473 NHL games during his career, notching 140 goals and adding 171 assists along with 179 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 55 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 21+14=35 with 24 PIM.

A native of USA, Alec Martinez was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 561 NHL games during his career, notching 66 goals and adding 146 assists along with 148 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 60 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 6+15=21 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Tyler Toffoli was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 405 NHL games during his career, notching 118 goals and adding 134 assists along with 141 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 30 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 9+16=25 with 14 PIM.


20-2-2019 Paul Stastny reaches a milestone !
Paul Stastny(STL) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Jori Lehtera. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, the player said in an interview..

A native of USA, Paul Stastny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 884 NHL games during his career, notching 248 goals and adding 452 assists along with 410 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 60 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 13+24=37 with 12 PIM.


20-2-2019 Frans Nielsen reaches a milestone !
Frans Nielsen(DET) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Mike Green. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of La-la-land, Frans Nielsen was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 826 NHL games during his career, notching 168 goals and adding 300 assists along with 164 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 59 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 13+17=30 with 14 PIM.


17-2-2019 Player of the week: Nick Foligno (L)
NHL has awarded Nick Foligno (L) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 2 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Nick Foligno was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 837 NHL games during his career, notching 210 goals and adding 267 assists along with 613 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 59 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 30+23=53 with 8 PIM.


17-2-2019 Evgeni Malkin reaches a milestone !
Evgeni Malkin(PIT) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Mathias Bromé. Yes, it does feel great, was his only comment for the media..

A native of Russia, Evgeni Malkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 799 NHL games during his career, notching 361 goals and adding 539 assists along with 774 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 57 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 20+21=41 with 38 PIM.


17-2-2019 Steven Stamkos reaches a milestone !
Steven Stamkos(TB) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Brayden Point. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 726 NHL games during his career, notching 376 goals and adding 324 assists along with 418 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 58 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 23+26=49 with 26 PIM.


16-2-2019 League suspends Magnus Paajarvi
The league board has suspended St. Louis Blues player Magnus Paajarvi for 3 fighting thrice Brandon Dubinsky of Columbus Blue Jackets.

15-2-2019 Pavel Buchnevich claimed off waivers.
Pittsburgh Penguins claimed Pavel Buchnevich, who had been with New York Rangers, off waivers.

15-2-2019 Nick Schultz released.
Nashville Predators released Nick Schultz to free agency.

15-2-2019 Matt O'Connor released.
Nashville Predators released Matt O'Connor to free agency.

14-2-2019 NYR-NAS trade
New York Rangers traded Kevin Shattenkirk and NYR's round 2 pick in 2020 to Nashville Predators for William Nylander and Jan Kovar

A native of Sweden, William Nylander was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 244 NHL games during his career, notching 67 goals and adding 96 assists along with 110 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has played 59 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 12+18=30 with 44 PIM.

A native of Czech, Jan Kovar, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 132 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 22 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 59 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 4+10=14 with 16 PIM.

A native of USA, Kevin Shattenkirk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 628 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 294 assists along with 322 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 56 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 10+22=32 with 4 PIM.


14-2-2019 Matt Iacopelli released.
Chicago Blackhawks released Matt Iacopelli to free agency.

14-2-2019 David Kampf released.
Chicago Blackhawks released David Kampf to free agency.

14-2-2019 Jimmy Hayes released.
Chicago Blackhawks released Jimmy Hayes to free agency.

14-2-2019 Media criticises the Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins are spinning in a 15 game winless streak. Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

13-2-2019 Mark Giordano reaches a milestone !
Mark Giordano(CGY) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a goal by Craig Smith. For me this is dream come true, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 810 NHL games during his career, notching 113 goals and adding 300 assists along with 603 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 55 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 7+19=26 with 14 PIM.


13-2-2019 Media praises the Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning are flying high with a 10 game undefeated streak. Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Nikita Kucherov commented about their recent success: Let's face it, we've got a great core of guys here, some real strong young guys and a good squad of leaders. If every team had that then they'd do just as good.

10-2-2019 Player of the week: Nikita Kucherov (L)
NHL has awarded Nikita Kucherov (L) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 4 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Nikita Kucherov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 423 NHL games during his career, notching 159 goals and adding 207 assists along with 181 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 56 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 21+36=57 with 18 PIM.


10-2-2019 NHL All-Star Game
Team North America has won the annual NHL All-Star game with a score of 13-7. Game MVP was Phil Kessel.

A native of USA, Phil Kessel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 969 NHL games during his career, notching 347 goals and adding 408 assists along with 301 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 22+28=50 with 30 PIM.


9-2-2019 NHL All-Star Skill Competitions
The annual All-Star event kicked off today with the skill competitions. Team North America and Team World competed in six different races and the fans got to see their stars shine.

Team World won the puck control relay with a team of Nikita Kucherov, Vladimir Tarasenko and Alex Ovechkin.

Connor McDavid of Team North America won the fastest skater competition, beating Nikita Kucherov in the final.

Brent Burns of Team North America won the hardest shot competition with a result of 88 MPH, beating Gabriel Landeskog in the final.

Sidney Crosby of Team North America won the accuracy shooting competition, beating Erik Karlsson in the final.

Corey Crawford of Team North America won the goalie competition (pass&score), beating Sergei Bobrovsky in the final.

Team World won the breakaway relay with a team of Vladimir Tarasenko, Nikita Kucherov and Alex Ovechkin.

The yearly clash between Team North America and Team World will take place tomorrow.


8-2-2019 Media praises the Tampa Bay Lightning
Everyone is buzzing about the strong play of the Tampa Bay Lightning after an amazing 9 game undefeated streak. This streak belongs to our coaching and administrative staff, said team captain Steven Stamkos stoically. has made some very important moves and he's really shown a commitment to winning.

4-2-2019 James Neal injured.
James Neal (TB) suffered wrist injury during the game in an incident with Brayden McNabb (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. You can't rush these kinds of injuries, sometimes you just have to stay off your feet for awhile, he commented to the media.

3-2-2019 Player of the week: Brett Connolly (R)
NHL has awarded Brett Connolly (R) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 4 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Brett Connolly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 404 NHL games during his career, notching 70 goals and adding 69 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 54 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 18+16=34 with 38 PIM.


3-2-2019 Jordan Staal reaches a milestone !
Jordan Staal(CAR) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Elias Lindholm. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Jordan Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 900 NHL games during his career, notching 222 goals and adding 300 assists along with 495 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 54 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 14+24=38 with 46 PIM.


1-2-2019 Cody Eakin released.
Vancouver Canucks released Cody Eakin to free agency.

1-2-2019 Markus Granlund released.
Vancouver Canucks released Markus Granlund to free agency.

1-2-2019 Jonathan Dahlén released.
Vancouver Canucks released Jonathan Dahlén to free agency.

1-2-2019 Derrick Pouliot released.
Vancouver Canucks released Derrick Pouliot to free agency.

1-2-2019 Niklas Hansson released.
Dallas Stars released Niklas Hansson to free agency.

1-2-2019 Landon Bow released.
Dallas Stars released Landon Bow to free agency.

1-2-2019 Zack Smith released.
Dallas Stars released Zack Smith to free agency.

1-2-2019 WSH-DET trade
Washington Capitals traded WSH's round 3 pick in 2019 to Detroit Red Wings for Henrik Zetterberg

A native of Sweden, Henrik Zetterberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1128 NHL games during his career, notching 344 goals and adding 621 assists along with 435 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 46 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 8+17=25 with 20 PIM.


1-2-2019 Stepan Falkovsky released.
Los Angeles Kings released Stepan Falkovsky to free agency.

1-2-2019 Matej Machovsky released.
Detroit Red Wings released Matej Machovsky to free agency.

1-2-2019 Dan Hamhuis reaches a milestone !
Dan Hamhuis(DAL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a goal by Eric Staal. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Canada, Dan Hamhuis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1084 NHL games during his career, notching 60 goals and adding 300 assists along with 620 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has played 51 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 1+14=15 with 14 PIM.


1-2-2019 Player of the month: Connor McDavid (L)
NHL has awarded Connor McDavid (L) of Edmonton Oilers as Player Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 13 assists for 19 points in 15 games last month. He also had 4 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Connor McDavid was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 264 NHL games during his career, notching 103 goals and adding 176 assists along with 58 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 55 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 24+36=60 with 6 PIM.


1-2-2019 Rookie of the month: Travis Sanheim (D)
NHL has awarded Travis Sanheim (D) of Montreal Canadiens as Rookie Of The Month He registered 2 goals and 5 assists for 7 points in 14 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Travis Sanheim was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 7 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 20 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 2+7=9 with 2 PIM. He has also played 33 games with the Quebec Citadelles this season, totalling 9+21=30 with 20 PIM.


31-1-2019 Mark Stone injured.
Mark Stone (BUF) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Noah Hanifin (CAR). He is expected to be sidelined for at least four months. As long as the team wins, I don't care about my injury. I just wish I could be out there with the guys, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

31-1-2019 Wayne Simmonds reaches a milestone !
Wayne Simmonds(PHI) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a feed by Nolan Patrick. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, was his only comment for the media.

A native of Canada, Wayne Simmonds was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 820 NHL games during his career, notching 248 goals and adding 252 assists along with 954 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 51 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 19+18=37 with 24 PIM.


31-1-2019 David Savard injured.
David Savard (CBS) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Magnus Paajarvi (STL). He is expected to be sidelined indefinitely. After all our team has been through this year it doesn't surprise me that this happened. I guess some days you should just stay in bed, he commented from the trainers bench.

31-1-2019 Media attacks the Boston Bruins
The media is disappointed by the team's 10 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager cbc and headcoach Ted Nolan

30-1-2019 Bobby Ryan reaches a milestone !
Bobby Ryan(OTT) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a goal by Brent Seabrook. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, he said while posing for photo's..

A native of USA, Bobby Ryan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 801 NHL games during his career, notching 265 goals and adding 300 assists along with 402 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 50 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 20+16=36 with 12 PIM.


30-1-2019 Media praises the St. Louis Blues
The St. Louis Blues are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. St. Louis Blues left wing Ondrej Palat commented about their recent success: Let's face it, we've got a great core of guys here, some real strong young guys and a good squad of leaders. If every team had that then they'd do just as good.

29-1-2019 Artem Anisimov released.
Nashville Predators released Artem Anisimov to free agency.

27-1-2019 Player of the week: Johnny Gaudreau (L)
NHL has awarded Johnny Gaudreau (L) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week.

A native of USA, Johnny Gaudreau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 364 NHL games during his career, notching 138 goals and adding 217 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 50 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 32+37=69 with 20 PIM.


27-1-2019 Rick Nash reaches a milestone !
Rick Nash(MIN) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Mikko Koivu. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Canada, Rick Nash was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 1117 NHL games during his career, notching 466 goals and adding 400 assists along with 734 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 50 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 23+23=46 with 4 PIM.


27-1-2019 Anze Kopitar reaches a milestone !
Anze Kopitar(LA) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Mike Cammalleri. It's always nice score but this was one special goal for me, the happy player commented.

A native of Slovenia, Anze Kopitar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 971 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 536 assists along with 252 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 49 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 19+22=41 with 10 PIM.


24-1-2019 Media praises the Edmonton Oilers
Let's see your headlines now..., commented Edmonton Oilers GM Kevin Lowe after today's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. This brings their current streak to 9 games undefeated.

24-1-2019 Media praises the Toronto Maple Leafs
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Toronto Maple Leafs coach after today's game against the Boston Bruins. This brings their current streak to 10 games undefeated.

24-1-2019 Media criticises the Florida Panthers
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Florida Panthers coach Terry Murray after today's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Florida Panthers have now a 6 game winless streak.

21-1-2019 Oscar Fantenberg released.
Los Angeles Kings released Oscar Fantenberg to free agency.

21-1-2019 Matt Roy released.
Los Angeles Kings released Matt Roy to free agency.

21-1-2019 Zachary Leslie released.
Los Angeles Kings released Zachary Leslie to free agency.

21-1-2019 Kirill Semenov released.
Los Angeles Kings released Kirill Semenov to free agency.

21-1-2019 Andrew Crescenzi released.
Los Angeles Kings released Andrew Crescenzi to free agency.

21-1-2019 Niklas Kronwall released.
Detroit Red Wings released Niklas Kronwall to free agency.

21-1-2019 Jimmy Howard released.
Detroit Red Wings released Jimmy Howard to free agency.

21-1-2019 Ben Street released.
Detroit Red Wings released Ben Street to free agency.

21-1-2019 Zach Parisé released.
Minnesota Wild released Zach Parisé to free agency.

21-1-2019 Media criticises the Detroit Red Wings
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland after today's game against the Nashville Predators. This brings their current streak to 18 games winless.

20-1-2019 Player of the week: Nikita Kucherov (L)
NHL has awarded Nikita Kucherov (L) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Russia, Nikita Kucherov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 413 NHL games during his career, notching 155 goals and adding 201 assists along with 179 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 46 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 17+30=47 with 16 PIM.


20-1-2019 Jussi Jokinen reaches a milestone !
Jussi Jokinen(EDM) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a goal by Bogdan Yakimov. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he said to the press..

A native of Finland, Jussi Jokinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1022 NHL games during his career, notching 207 goals and adding 393 assists along with 450 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 49 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 7+15=22 with 26 PIM.


19-1-2019 Joe Pavelski reaches a milestone !
Joe Pavelski(SJ) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a goal by Brent Burns. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of USA, Joe Pavelski was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 936 NHL games during his career, notching 345 goals and adding 400 assists along with 330 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 48 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 21+24=45 with 6 PIM.


18-1-2019 All-Star Teams selected
Starting lineups for the 2019 All-Star Game have been decided according to votes given by hockey fans around the world. The fans voted the starting lineup consisting of 1 goaltender, 2 defenseman, 1 left wing, 1 center and 1 right wing for both North America All-Stars and World All-Stars. Here are the final results of the voting:

North AmericaWorld
R Jason SpezzaR Vladimir Tarasenko
C Sidney CrosbyC Nicklas Bäckström
L Johnny GaudreauL Alex Ovechkin
D Brent BurnsD Erik Karlsson
D Kris LetangD Victor Hedman
G Carey PriceG Sergei Bobrovsky

Traditionally, the coaching staff of the two All-Star teams will selected rest of the players to participate in this most profilic annual sports event. The following players have been selected to the All-Star teams by the coaching staff.
North AmericaWorld
Right wingsRight wings
R Nathan MacKinnon
R Mark Stone
R Phil Kessel
R David Pastrnak
R Elias Lindholm
R Patric Hörnqvist
CentersCenters
C Tyler Seguin
C Auston Matthews
C Mark Scheifele
C Gabriel Landeskog
C Leon Draisaitl
C Mikko Koivu
Left wingsLeft wings
L Evander Kane
L Jamie Benn
L Connor McDavid
L Filip Forsberg
L Nikita Kucherov
L Patrik Laine
DefensemenDefensemen
D Drew Doughty
D Kevin Shattenkirk
D Alex Pietrangelo
D Morgan Rielly
D Rasmus Ristolainen
D John Klingberg
D Roman Josi
D Ivan Provorov
GoaliesGoalies
G Corey Crawford
G Matthew Murray
G Robin Lehner
G Anders Nilsson

This years All-Star weekend starts Saturday February 9 with the Super Skills competition and continues on Sunday February 10 with the clash between the North America All-Stars and the World All-Stars.


18-1-2019 Media criticises the Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings are stumbling in a 16 game winless streak. Detroit Red Wings defenseman Dennis Cholowski commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

18-1-2019 Media glorifies the Edmonton Oilers
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach

17-1-2019 Marian Hossa reaches a milestone !
Marian Hossa(CHI) scored the 1200th point of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a feed by Miro Heiskanen. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, was his only comment for the media.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1435 NHL games during his career, notching 549 goals and adding 651 assists along with 656 penalty minutes. The 40 year old left wing has played 44 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 10+15=25 with 4 PIM.


17-1-2019 Media praises the Los Angeles Kings
The Los Angeles Kings are flying high with a 6 game undefeated streak. Los Angeles Kings center Jaret Anderson-Dolan commented about their recent success: It's just so exciting to come to the rink these days. I mean, we're even enjoying practice!

16-1-2019 Team Sweden wins World Junior Championship
Team Sweden has beaten Team Russia in the final of the 2019 World Junior Championships.

In the game for bronze medal, Team Canada has beaten Team USA.

Leading scorers in the tournament:
1. Andrei Svechnikov (RUS) 4+10=14
2. Graham McPhee (USA) 3+10=13
3. Brady Tkachuk (USA) 7+4=11
4. Cliff Pu (CAN) 6+5=11
5. Kole Lind (CAN) 5+6=11
6. Artem Minulin (RUS) 2+9=11
7. Nikita Popugaev (RUS) 6+4=10
8. Cameron Morrison (CAN) 2+8=10
9. Elias Pettersson (SWE) 2+8=10
10. Dominik Bokk (GER) 2+7=9


16-1-2019 Leo Komarov injured.
Leo Komarov (TOR) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Dion Phaneuf (NJ). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. Yeah it hurts, hurts me to watch the game from the press box for a month or so, he commented to the media.

16-1-2019 Alex Goligoski reaches a milestone !
Alex Goligoski(BUF) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Jack Eichel. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of USA, Alex Goligoski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 769 NHL games during his career, notching 78 goals and adding 300 assists along with 265 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 43 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 5+17=22 with 21 PIM.


14-1-2019 World Junior Championships finalists ready
Team Russia will meet Team Sweden in the final of the 2019 World Championships. Both teams will make a good run for the championship in this exciting game.

In the game for the bronze medal, Team USA meets Team Canada.


13-1-2019 Player of the week: Nicklas Bäckström (C)
NHL has awarded Nicklas Bäckström (C) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Sweden, Nicklas Bäckström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 861 NHL games during his career, notching 244 goals and adding 613 assists along with 428 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 45 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 21+25=46 with 14 PIM.


13-1-2019 Media criticises the Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings are spinning in a 14 game winless streak. Detroit Red Wings center Michael Rasmussen commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

12-1-2019 World Junior Championships semifinals
World Junior Championships have reached semifinal stage. In the first semifinal on January 14th, Team USA will meet Team Russia . In the second clash, Team Canada will challenge Team Sweden. Winners from both games will meet on January 16th in the final game to decide the 2019 World Champion of icehockey.


11-1-2019 Media praises the Buffalo Sabres
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff after today's game against the Los Angeles Kings. This brings their current streak to 13 games undefeated.

10-1-2019 World Junior Championships quarterfinals
World Junior Championships have reached quarterfinal stage. Here are the final standings for the starting groups.
Group APTSGFGAGroup BPTSGFGA
USA61710Canada6199
Sweden41710Russia41711
Norway2713Latvia21215
Austria0614Ukraine0720
Group CPTSGFGAGroup DPTSGFGA
Czech6189Slovakia61710
Finland41710Germany41612
Slovenia21215Belarussia21116
Italy0720Switzerland01117

For quarterfinals, the pairs are:

USA-Germany
Slovakia-Sweden
Canada-Finland
Czech-Russia


10-1-2019 Media glorifies the Minnesota Wild
The media is impressed by the team's 8 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach

10-1-2019 Media criticises the Ottawa Senators
It isn't the happiest time for the Ottawa Senators as they are on a 7 game winless streak. Ottawa Senators coach had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

9-1-2019 Media glorifies the Buffalo Sabres
The media is impressed by the team's 12 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slkss and headcoach Lindy Ruff

9-1-2019 Media criticises the New York Islanders
The New York Islanders are stumbling in a 8 game winless streak. New York Islanders defenseman Shea Theodore commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

8-1-2019 Mikko Koivu reaches a milestone !
Mikko Koivu(MIN) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a feed by Tyler Ennis. When you come to play, good things happen, the happy player commented.

A native of Finland, Mikko Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 966 NHL games during his career, notching 222 goals and adding 478 assists along with 564 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 41 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 20+20=40 with 14 PIM.


7-1-2019 Laurent Dauphin claimed off waivers.
Pittsburgh Penguins claimed Laurent Dauphin, who had been with Chicago Blackhawks, off waivers.

7-1-2019 Duncan Keith injured.
Duncan Keith (COL) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Zach Sanford (STL). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. This comes at a really bad time for us, but all I can do follow the rehab program and try to get back into the lineup as soon as possible, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

7-1-2019 Erik Gustafsson released.
Chicago Blackhawks released Erik Gustafsson to free agency.

7-1-2019 Paul Byron released.
Montreal Canadiens released Paul Byron to free agency.

7-1-2019 Nicolas Deslauriers released.
Montreal Canadiens released Nicolas Deslauriers to free agency.

6-1-2019 Player of the week: Travis Sanheim (D)
NHL has awarded Travis Sanheim (D) of Montreal Canadiens as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 4 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Travis Sanheim was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 9 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 6 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 9 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 2 PIM. He has also played 33 games with the Quebec Citadelles this season, totalling 9+21=30 with 20 PIM.


6-1-2019 CGY-PHI trade
Calgary Flames traded Zach Hyman to Philadelphia Flyers for Craig Smith

A native of USA, Craig Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 558 NHL games during his career, notching 117 goals and adding 136 assists along with 224 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 41 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 14 PIM.

A native of Canada, Zach Hyman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 5th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 222 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 34 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 42 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 10 PIM.


6-1-2019 DET-PHI trade
Detroit Red Wings traded Scott Wilson and DET's round 3 pick in 2019 to Philadelphia Flyers for Tobias Rieder

A native of Germany, Tobias Rieder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 345 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 72 assists along with 42 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 29 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 6+13=19 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Scott Wilson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 7th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 108 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 20 assists along with 44 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Detroit Red Wings this season. He has played 38 games with the Kansas City Blades this season, totalling 11+9=20 with 10 PIM.


6-1-2019 NAS-OTT trade
Nashville Predators traded Viktor Arvidsson to Ottawa Senators for Dustin Byfuglien

A native of USA, Dustin Byfuglien was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 8th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 879 NHL games during his career, notching 183 goals and adding 334 assists along with 934 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 40 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 5+15=20 with 2 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Viktor Arvidsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 266 NHL games during his career, notching 75 goals and adding 83 assists along with 119 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 42 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 9+14=23 with 20 PIM.


6-1-2019 Josh Gorges released.
Buffalo Sabres released Josh Gorges to free agency.

6-1-2019 Derek Ryan released.
Carolina Hurricanes released Derek Ryan to free agency.

6-1-2019 Vyacheslav Leshchenko released.
Carolina Hurricanes released Vyacheslav Leshchenko to free agency.

6-1-2019 Spencer Smallman released.
Carolina Hurricanes released Spencer Smallman to free agency.

6-1-2019 Justin Williams released.
Carolina Hurricanes released Justin Williams to free agency.

6-1-2019 Tobias Enström released.
Carolina Hurricanes released Tobias Enström to free agency.

6-1-2019 Dennis Robertson released.
Carolina Hurricanes released Dennis Robertson to free agency.

6-1-2019 Dale Weise released.
Calgary Flames released Dale Weise to free agency.

6-1-2019 Travis Boyd released.
Washington Capitals released Travis Boyd to free agency.

6-1-2019 Brian Gionta released.
Washington Capitals released Brian Gionta to free agency.

6-1-2019 Aaron Ness released.
Washington Capitals released Aaron Ness to free agency.

6-1-2019 Pheonix Copley released.
Washington Capitals released Pheonix Copley to free agency.

6-1-2019 Kristofers Bindulis released.
Washington Capitals released Kristofers Bindulis to free agency.

6-1-2019 Andrei Markov released.
Nashville Predators released Andrei Markov to free agency.

6-1-2019 Media praises the Montreal Canadiens
Everyone is buzzing about the strong play of the Montreal Canadiens after an amazing 5 game undefeated streak. This streak belongs to our coaching and administrative staff, said team captain Adam Henrique stoically.Rejean Houle has made some very important moves and he's really shown a commitment to winning.

4-1-2019 Mike Cammalleri reaches a milestone !
Mike Cammalleri(LA) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a goal by Jeff Carter. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he said to the press..

A native of Canada, Mike Cammalleri was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 962 NHL games during his career, notching 331 goals and adding 369 assists along with 520 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 40 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 17+21=38 with 28 PIM.


3-1-2019 Media glorifies the Buffalo Sabres
The media is impressed by the team's 9 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slkss and headcoach Lindy Ruff

2-1-2019 World Junior Championships 2019
Icehockey World Junior Championships (U-20) 2019 in Italy start in just two days. There are 16 nations battling for the championship in the following two weeks. Many believe that the team of USA will make a good run for the gold.

Here are the starting groups:
Group AGroup B
Sweden
USA
Norway
Austria
Russia
Canada
Latvia
Ukraine
Group CGroup D
Finland
Czech
Slovenia
Italy
Slovakia
Switzerland
Germany
Belarussia


2-1-2019 Marian Gaborik injured.
Marian Gaborik (LA) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Andrei Mironov (COL). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. I think it's rehabilitation for the next couple of weeks for me, he commented to the press.

2-1-2019 Media criticises the Detroit Red Wings
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland after today's game against the Ottawa Senators. This brings their current streak to 8 games winless.

1-1-2019 Media criticises the Detroit Red Wings
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland after today's game against the Edmonton Oilers. This brings their current streak to 7 games winless.

1-1-2019 Media glorifies the Buffalo Sabres
The media is impressed by the team's 8 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slkss and headcoach Lindy Ruff

1-1-2019 Player of the month: Johnny Gaudreau (L)
NHL has awarded Johnny Gaudreau (L) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Month He registered 10 goals and 12 assists for 22 points in 12 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Johnny Gaudreau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 353 NHL games during his career, notching 132 goals and adding 206 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 39 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 26+26=52 with 16 PIM.


1-1-2019 Rookie of the month: Adam Gaudette (C)
NHL has awarded Adam Gaudette (C) of Vancouver Canucks as Rookie Of The Month He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 11 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Adam Gaudette was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 11 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 4 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 11 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 6 PIM. He has also played 27 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 2 PIM.


31-12-2018 Brandon Dubinsky reaches a milestone !
Brandon Dubinsky(CBS) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a feed by Oliver Bjorkstrand. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said with a wink.

A native of USA, Brandon Dubinsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 821 NHL games during his career, notching 176 goals and adding 324 assists along with 871 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 39 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 12+18=30 with 17 PIM.


31-12-2018 P.K. Subban reaches a milestone !
P.K. Subban(TB) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a goal by Steven Stamkos. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Canada, P.K. Subban was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 618 NHL games during his career, notching 93 goals and adding 300 assists along with 602 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 36 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 4+17=21 with 12 PIM.


30-12-2018 Player of the week: Mikko Koivu (C)
NHL has awarded Mikko Koivu (C) of Minnesota Wild as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Finland, Mikko Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 963 NHL games during his career, notching 216 goals and adding 476 assists along with 564 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 38 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 14+18=32 with 14 PIM.


30-12-2018 Riley Barber injured.
Riley Barber (WSH) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Mikhail Vorobiev (PHI). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. It was very painfull at first, but now it is a little better, hopefully within 2-3 weeks I'll be back in action, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

28-12-2018 Corey Perry reaches a milestone !
Corey Perry(ANA) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Ryan Getzlaf. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Corey Perry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1002 NHL games during his career, notching 381 goals and adding 419 assists along with 1046 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 34 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 10+20=30 with 12 PIM.


27-12-2018 Jamie Oleksiak injured.
Jamie Oleksiak (DAL) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Jannik Hansen (SJ). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. It hurts, I admit, but I just have to take it like a man, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

26-12-2018 Jaromir Jagr released.
Calgary Flames released Jaromir Jagr to free agency.

26-12-2018 Seth Griffith released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Seth Griffith to free agency.

26-12-2018 Paul Martin released.
San Jose Sharks released Paul Martin to free agency.

23-12-2018 Player of the week: Robin Lehner (G)
NHL has awarded Robin Lehner (G) of Buffalo Sabres as Player Of The Week He registered 3 wins and allowed 1 goals in 3 games last week. He also had 2 shutouts.

A native of Sweden, Robin Lehner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 241 NHL games during his career, booking 10 career shutouts and allowing 608 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 27 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 63 goals on 546 while booking 2 shutouts.


23-12-2018 Ryan Suter reaches a milestone !
Ryan Suter(MIN) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Lance Bouma. Yes, it does feel great, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of USA, Ryan Suter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1029 NHL games during his career, notching 83 goals and adding 417 assists along with 584 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 34 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+9=12 with 4 PIM.


23-12-2018 Kyle Okposo reaches a milestone !
Kyle Okposo(NJ) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Nail Yakupov. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, he said to the press..

A native of USA, Kyle Okposo was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 710 NHL games during his career, notching 200 goals and adding 300 assists along with 408 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 33 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 13+13=26 with 12 PIM.


23-12-2018 Kyle Okposo reaches a milestone !
Kyle Okposo(NJ) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Nail Yakupov. When you come to play, good things happen, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of USA, Kyle Okposo was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 710 NHL games during his career, notching 200 goals and adding 300 assists along with 408 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 33 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 13+13=26 with 12 PIM.


23-12-2018 Taylor Hall injured.
Taylor Hall (NJ) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Cédric Paquette (TB). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. It's something we need to take care of now before it becomes a problem. It's one of those things where you can play with it, but as the wear and tear of the season goes on it becomes much more serious, he said as the trainers examined him.

23-12-2018 Nick Holden injured.
Nick Holden (NYR) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Patrick Maroon (DAL). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. I won't be able to do much for the next few weeks, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

23-12-2018 Alex Pietrangelo reaches a milestone !
Alex Pietrangelo(STL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a goal by Ondrej Palat. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Alex Pietrangelo was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 658 NHL games during his career, notching 77 goals and adding 300 assists along with 211 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 37 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 5+19=24 with 12 PIM.


22-12-2018 Sam Gagner reaches a milestone !
Sam Gagner(VAN) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Nikolai Goldobin. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Canada, Sam Gagner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 812 NHL games during his career, notching 168 goals and adding 300 assists along with 357 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 34 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 18 PIM.


21-12-2018 Jason Spezza reaches a milestone !
Jason Spezza(DAL) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a goal by Tyler Seguin. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, the player said in an interview..

A native of Canada, Jason Spezza was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1025 NHL games during his career, notching 370 goals and adding 600 assists along with 577 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 32 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 14+14=28 with 18 PIM.


21-12-2018 Media criticises the New York Islanders
It isn't the happiest time for the New York Islanders as they are on a 9 game winless streak. New York Islanders coach Butch Goring had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

21-12-2018 Media glorifies the Philadelphia Flyers
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach Craig Ramsay

20-12-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Vancouver Canucks coach Marc Crawford after today's game against the Ottawa Senators. The Vancouver Canucks have now a 12 game winless streak.

19-12-2018 Radim Vrbata reaches a milestone !
Radim Vrbata(FLA) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by Evgeni Dadonov. I'm just happy to be playing the game, was his only statement before going to the dressing room.

A native of Czech, Radim Vrbata was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1127 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 353 assists along with 346 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has played 30 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 7+6=13 with 30 PIM.


19-12-2018 Media criticises the New York Islanders
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented New York Islanders GM after today's game against the Florida Panthers. This brings their current streak to 8 games winless.

18-12-2018 John Carlson injured.
John Carlson (WSH) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Rickard Rakell (ANA). He is expected to be sidelined indefinitely. Coach says we'll be sending a tape of the play to the league office, but I think it will show it was unintentional. It's just too bad it had to happen at this point in the season - things were really looking good for us, he said in a TV interview.

16-12-2018 Player of the week: Max Pacioretty (L)
NHL has awarded Max Pacioretty (L) of Philadelphia Flyers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 5 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Max Pacioretty was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 665 NHL games during his career, notching 261 goals and adding 255 assists along with 329 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 32 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 19+18=37 with 4 PIM.


16-12-2018 Kevin Bieksa released.
Montreal Canadiens released Kevin Bieksa to free agency.

16-12-2018 Adam Clendening released.
Montreal Canadiens released Adam Clendening to free agency.

16-12-2018 Ben Lovejoy released.
New Jersey Devils released Ben Lovejoy to free agency.

16-12-2018 OTT-NJ trade
Ottawa Senators traded Dion Phaneuf to New Jersey Devils for NJ's round 2 pick in 2019

A native of Canada, Dion Phaneuf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1015 NHL games during his career, notching 141 goals and adding 361 assists along with 1284 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 31 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 2+7=9 with 4 PIM.


16-12-2018 James Wisniewski released.
Buffalo Sabres released James Wisniewski to free agency.

16-12-2018 Media criticises the Montreal Canadiens
It isn't the happiest time for the Montreal Canadiens as they are on a 15 game winless streak. Montreal Canadiens coach Alain Vigneault had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

14-12-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
It isn't the happiest time for the Vancouver Canucks as they are on a 10 game winless streak. Vancouver Canucks coach Marc Crawford had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

14-12-2018 Dion Phaneuf reaches a milestone !
Dion Phaneuf(OTT) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Rasmus Dahlin. It is just part of my job, he said after the game..

A native of Canada, Dion Phaneuf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1013 NHL games during his career, notching 141 goals and adding 359 assists along with 1284 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 29 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 4 PIM.


13-12-2018 Media praises the Calgary Flames
The Calgary Flames are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. Calgary Flames right wing Blake Speers commented about their recent success: Let's face it, we've got a great core of guys here, some real strong young guys and a good squad of leaders. If every team had that then they'd do just as good.

13-12-2018 Media criticises the Montreal Canadiens
The Montreal Canadiens are stumbling in a 13 game winless streak. Montreal Canadiens left wing Kasperi Kapanen commented about their recent play: We don't even want to think about it anymore. We need to find our game and get out of this.

10-12-2018 Evander Kane agrees on a contract with Buffalo Sabres.
Evander Kane has signed a $6 000 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Evander Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 602 NHL games during his career, notching 204 goals and adding 212 assists along with 666 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 27 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 12+20=32 with 25 PIM.


10-12-2018 Tyler Toffoli injured.
Tyler Toffoli (LA) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Gustav Olofsson (MIN). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. Sometimes Mr. Murphy just keeps on coming back for more, this time it was me who had to take the honors, he said to the press.

10-12-2018 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Chicago Blackhawks coach after today's game against the Detroit Red Wings. This brings their current streak to 5 games undefeated.

10-12-2018 Tobias Rieder injured.
Tobias Rieder (PHI) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Alexei Emelin (NYI). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. When you've gone as long as I have without injuries these things are hard to accept, but it's all part of the game, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

10-12-2018 Andrei Markov reaches a milestone !
Andrei Markov(NAS) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Viktor Arvidsson. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Russia, Andrei Markov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 6th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1101 NHL games during his career, notching 131 goals and adding 500 assists along with 543 penalty minutes. The 39 year old defenseman has played 29 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 4+10=14 with 12 PIM.


10-12-2018 Media attacks the Vancouver Canucks
The media is disappointed by the team's 8 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager slhs and headcoach Marc Crawford

9-12-2018 Player of the week: Phil Kessel (R)
NHL has awarded Phil Kessel (R) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 7 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Phil Kessel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 944 NHL games during his career, notching 337 goals and adding 402 assists along with 287 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 30 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 12+22=34 with 16 PIM.


9-12-2018 Media glorifies the Edmonton Oilers
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach

9-12-2018 Sidney Crosby reaches a milestone !
Sidney Crosby(PIT) notched the 700th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a goal by Phil Kessel. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, the happy player commented..

A native of Canada, Sidney Crosby was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 893 NHL games during his career, notching 425 goals and adding 700 assists along with 624 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 29 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 15+20=35 with 14 PIM.


8-12-2018 Erik Karlsson reaches a milestone !
Erik Karlsson(WIN) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a goal by Jaden Schwartz. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Sweden, Erik Karlsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 665 NHL games during his career, notching 133 goals and adding 400 assists along with 318 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 26 games with the Winnipeg Jets this season, totalling 5+13=18 with 2 PIM.


8-12-2018 Andrew Copp injured.
Andrew Copp (WIN) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Jordan Staal (CAR). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. Yes it does hurt, quite a bit actually, he said after the game.

8-12-2018 Phil Kessel reaches a milestone !
Phil Kessel(PIT) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a goal by Jake Guentzel. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of USA, Phil Kessel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 942 NHL games during his career, notching 335 goals and adding 400 assists along with 287 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 28 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 10+20=30 with 16 PIM.


7-12-2018 Tyler Seguin reaches a milestone !
Tyler Seguin(DAL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Patrick Maroon. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, he said after viewing the play on the TV studio monitor..

A native of Canada, Tyler Seguin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 616 NHL games during his career, notching 231 goals and adding 300 assists along with 144 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 26 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 12+16=28 with 0 PIM.


6-12-2018 Mark Stone agrees on a contract with Buffalo Sabres.
Mark Stone has signed a $3 500 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Mark Stone was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 358 NHL games during his career, notching 121 goals and adding 166 assists along with 92 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 25 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 12+16=28 with 5 PIM.


6-12-2018 Jonathan Toews reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Toews(NAS) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Matt Duchene. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 825 NHL games during his career, notching 311 goals and adding 400 assists along with 426 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 26 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 8+13=21 with 6 PIM.


6-12-2018 Media attacks the San Jose Sharks
The media is disappointed by the team's 8 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager slhs and headcoach Darryl Sutter

5-12-2018 Media attacks the Montreal Canadiens
The media is disappointed by the team's 10 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager slhs and headcoach Alain Vigneault

5-12-2018 Tyson Baillie released.
Buffalo Sabres released Tyson Baillie to free agency.

4-12-2018 COL-NAS trade
Colorado Avalanche traded Matt Duchene, Ty Smith and COL's round 1 pick in 2019 to Nashville Predators for Filip Forsberg

A native of Sweden, Filip Forsberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 373 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 142 assists along with 155 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 27 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 13+10=23 with 14 PIM.

A native of Canada, Matt Duchene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 680 NHL games during his career, notching 220 goals and adding 281 assists along with 166 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 26 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 10+6=16 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Ty Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2018 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Colorado Avalanche this season.


4-12-2018 NJ-CGY trade
New Jersey Devils traded Alex Galchenyuk, Ryan Kujawinski and Blake Speers to Calgary Flames for Hunter Shinkaruk and Alexander Radulov

A native of Canada, Hunter Shinkaruk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 126 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 22 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 29 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 8 PIM.

A native of Russia, Alexander Radulov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 338 NHL games during his career, notching 89 goals and adding 130 assists along with 202 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 29 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 9+13=22 with 26 PIM.

A native of USA, Alex Galchenyuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 443 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 165 assists along with 163 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 25 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 10+8=18 with 8 PIM.

A native of Canada, Ryan Kujawinski was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the New Jersey Devils this season. He has played 25 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Blake Speers was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 3 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has not yet played for the New Jersey Devils this season. He has played 16 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 3+1=4 with 2 PIM.


4-12-2018 NAS-COL trade
Nashville Predators traded Ryan Ellis and Kyle Turris to Colorado Avalanche for Jonathan Toews

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 825 NHL games during his career, notching 311 goals and adding 399 assists along with 426 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 26 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 8+12=20 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Ryan Ellis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 461 NHL games during his career, notching 52 goals and adding 136 assists along with 146 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 27 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 1+14=15 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Kyle Turris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 636 NHL games during his career, notching 165 goals and adding 225 assists along with 284 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 27 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 9+9=18 with 16 PIM.


4-12-2018 Brooks Laich released.
Los Angeles Kings released Brooks Laich to free agency.

4-12-2018 Petter Granberg released.
Nashville Predators released Petter Granberg to free agency.

2-12-2018 Player of the week: Auston Matthews (C)
NHL has awarded Auston Matthews (C) of Toronto Maple Leafs as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 4 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Auston Matthews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 190 NHL games during his career, notching 92 goals and adding 86 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 26 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 17+19=36 with 5 PIM.


2-12-2018 Dmitrij Jaskin injured.
Dmitrij Jaskin (STL) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Jake Dotchin (TB). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. Hopefully the team won't suffer for the next month or so, he said as the trainers examined him.

2-12-2018 Media attacks the Montreal Canadiens
The media is disappointed by the team's 9 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager slhs and headcoach Alain Vigneault

1-12-2018 Player of the month: Phil Kessel (R)
NHL has awarded Phil Kessel (R) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Player Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 11 assists for 17 points in 15 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Phil Kessel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 939 NHL games during his career, notching 335 goals and adding 394 assists along with 285 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 25 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 10+14=24 with 14 PIM.


1-12-2018 Rookie of the month: Frédérick Gaudreau (C)
NHL has awarded Frédérick Gaudreau (C) of Winnipeg Jets as Rookie Of The Month He registered 5 goals and 5 assists for 10 points in 13 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Frédérick Gaudreau, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 43 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 11 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 22 games with the Winnipeg Jets this season, totalling 7+8=15 with 2 PIM.


29-11-2018 Matt Duchene reaches a milestone !
Matt Duchene(COL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a goal by Jonathan Marchessault. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, he said after signing autographs for some kids..

A native of Canada, Matt Duchene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 677 NHL games during his career, notching 219 goals and adding 281 assists along with 166 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 23 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 9+6=15 with 4 PIM.


29-11-2018 Jordan Staal reaches a milestone !
Jordan Staal(CAR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Elias Lindholm. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Canada, Jordan Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 867 NHL games during his career, notching 213 goals and adding 287 assists along with 463 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 21 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+11=16 with 14 PIM.


25-11-2018 Player of the week: Leon Draisaitl (C)
NHL has awarded Leon Draisaitl (C) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Germany, Leon Draisaitl was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 298 NHL games during his career, notching 83 goals and adding 145 assists along with 52 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 25 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 9+16=25 with 4 PIM.


25-11-2018 Ryan Getzlaf reaches a milestone !
Ryan Getzlaf(ANA) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a feed by Corey Perry. Yes, it does feel great, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Ryan Getzlaf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 962 NHL games during his career, notching 275 goals and adding 625 assists along with 738 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 19 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 8+9=17 with 0 PIM.


25-11-2018 Nicklas Bäckström reaches a milestone !
Nicklas Bäckström(WSH) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Winnipeg Jets on a goal by Robert Hägg. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Sweden, Nicklas Bäckström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 838 NHL games during his career, notching 233 goals and adding 600 assists along with 426 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 22 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 10+12=22 with 12 PIM.


25-11-2018 BUF-PHI trade
Buffalo Sabres traded Seth Griffith to Philadelphia Flyers for James Wisniewski

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 596 NHL games during his career, notching 57 goals and adding 235 assists along with 471 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 10 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Seth Griffith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 96 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 15 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 12 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 3+8=11 with 2 PIM.


24-11-2018 Max Pacioretty reaches a milestone !
Max Pacioretty(PHI) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a feed by Claude Giroux. That's one for the books, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of USA, Max Pacioretty was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 654 NHL games during his career, notching 254 goals and adding 246 assists along with 325 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 21 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 12+9=21 with 0 PIM.


23-11-2018 Blake Wheeler reaches a milestone !
Blake Wheeler(WIN) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Frédérick Gaudreau. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of USA, Blake Wheeler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 797 NHL games during his career, notching 237 goals and adding 363 assists along with 498 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 18 games with the Winnipeg Jets this season, totalling 4+11=15 with 8 PIM.


22-11-2018 Media criticises the Nashville Predators
The Nashville Predators are stumbling in a 5 game winless streak. Nashville Predators center Jan Kovar commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

22-11-2018 Media praises the Washington Capitals
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Washington Capitals coach Ron Wilson after today's game against the Minnesota Wild. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

18-11-2018 Player of the week: Mark Scheifele (C)
NHL has awarded Mark Scheifele (C) of Winnipeg Jets as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 5 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Mark Scheifele was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 405 NHL games during his career, notching 136 goals and adding 193 assists along with 146 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 17 games with the Winnipeg Jets this season, totalling 9+11=20 with 4 PIM.


18-11-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
It isn't the happiest time for the Vancouver Canucks as they are on a 8 game winless streak. Vancouver Canucks coach Marc Crawford had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

17-11-2018 David Krejci reaches a milestone !
David Krejci(BOS) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Matt Beleskey. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, he said to the press..

A native of Czech, David Krejci was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 796 NHL games during his career, notching 175 goals and adding 400 assists along with 290 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 18 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 4 PIM.


17-11-2018 Antoine Roussel released.
Dallas Stars released Antoine Roussel to free agency.

17-11-2018 Fredrik Händemark released.
Dallas Stars released Fredrik Händemark to free agency.

17-11-2018 Ludwig Bystrom released.
Dallas Stars released Ludwig Bystrom to free agency.

16-11-2018 Daniel Carr released.
Montreal Canadiens released Daniel Carr to free agency.

16-11-2018 Kyle Baun released.
Montreal Canadiens released Kyle Baun to free agency.

16-11-2018 Chris Terry released.
Montreal Canadiens released Chris Terry to free agency.

16-11-2018 Radel Fazleyev released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Radel Fazleyev to free agency.

16-11-2018 Danick Martel released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Danick Martel to free agency.

16-11-2018 Terrance Amorosa released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Terrance Amorosa to free agency.

16-11-2018 Valeri Vasiliev released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Valeri Vasiliev to free agency.

16-11-2018 Ryan Miller released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Ryan Miller to free agency.

12-11-2018 Media praises the Ottawa Senators
The Ottawa Senators are flying high with a 8 game undefeated streak. Ottawa Senators center Bryan Little commented about their recent success: We're playing like a team out there. The whole team has really bought into our system and not one player is slacking off.

11-11-2018 Player of the week: Alexander Steen (L)
NHL has awarded Alexander Steen (L) of St. Louis Blues as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 1 assists for 6 points in 2 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Sweden, Alexander Steen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 920 NHL games during his career, notching 242 goals and adding 367 assists along with 448 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 16 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 7+4=11 with 6 PIM.


11-11-2018 Victor Hedman reaches a milestone !
Victor Hedman(TB) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Nikita Kucherov. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization..

A native of Sweden, Victor Hedman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 645 NHL games during his career, notching 82 goals and adding 300 assists along with 439 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 14 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 2+11=13 with 0 PIM.


9-11-2018 Media glorifies the Philadelphia Flyers
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach Craig Ramsay

8-11-2018 Jarome Iginla reaches a milestone !
Jarome Iginla(PHI) notched the 700th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Nolan Patrick. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, he joked..

A native of Canada, Jarome Iginla was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1632 NHL games during his career, notching 647 goals and adding 700 assists along with 1077 penalty minutes. The 41 year old right wing has not yet played for the Philadelphia Flyers this season.


7-11-2018 NAS-NYI trade
Nashville Predators traded Alexei Emelin to New York Islanders for NYI's round 5 pick in 2019

A native of Russia, Alexei Emelin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 476 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 72 assists along with 331 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 14 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


7-11-2018 Kyle Criscuolo released.
Buffalo Sabres released Kyle Criscuolo to free agency.

7-11-2018 Seth Griffith released.
Buffalo Sabres released Seth Griffith to free agency.

7-11-2018 Scott Wedgewood released.
Montreal Canadiens released Scott Wedgewood to free agency.

7-11-2018 Brandon Davidson released.
Montreal Canadiens released Brandon Davidson to free agency.

7-11-2018 Jakub Jerabek released.
Montreal Canadiens released Jakub Jerabek to free agency.

7-11-2018 David Schlemko released.
Montreal Canadiens released David Schlemko to free agency.

7-11-2018 Matt Taormina released.
Montreal Canadiens released Matt Taormina to free agency.

4-11-2018 Player of the week: Olli Määttä (D)
NHL has awarded Olli Määttä (D) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Finland, Olli Määttä was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 315 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 87 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 13 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 0 PIM.


4-11-2018 Paul Martin reaches a milestone !
Paul Martin(SJ) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Jannik Hansen. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of USA, Paul Martin was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 952 NHL games during his career, notching 55 goals and adding 300 assists along with 277 penalty minutes. The 37 year old defenseman has played 14 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 2 PIM.


3-11-2018 Ryan McDonagh injured.
Ryan McDonagh (NYR) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Nino Niederreiter (MIN). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. I just hope it's not gonna' effect my play when I come back. I have to be able to play my kind of game out there, the injured player commented.

3-11-2018 Jonathan Toews reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Toews(COL) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Duncan Keith. That's one for the books, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 812 NHL games during his career, notching 307 goals and adding 393 assists along with 422 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 13 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 2 PIM.


1-11-2018 Andrew Ladd injured.
Andrew Ladd (NYI) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Joakim Nordström (CAR). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. It's something we need to take care of now before it becomes a problem. It's one of those things where you can play with it, but as the wear and tear of the season goes on it becomes much more serious, he said to the press.

1-11-2018 Player of the month: Clarke MacArthur (L)
NHL has awarded Clarke MacArthur (L) of Ottawa Senators as Player Of The Month He registered 7 goals and 8 assists for 15 points in 11 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Clarke MacArthur was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 645 NHL games during his career, notching 158 goals and adding 204 assists along with 375 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 11 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 7+8=15 with 6 PIM.


1-11-2018 Rookie of the month: Kailer Yamamoto (R)
NHL has awarded Kailer Yamamoto (R) of Edmonton Oilers as Rookie Of The Month He registered 3 goals and 7 assists for 10 points in 13 games last month.

A native of USA, Kailer Yamamoto was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2017 entry draft. He has appeared in 13 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 7 assists along with 15 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 13 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 15 PIM.


29-10-2018 T.J. Oshie reaches a milestone !
T.J. Oshie(WSH) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Alex Ovechkin. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he commented during a post game radio interview.

A native of USA, T.J. Oshie was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 682 NHL games during his career, notching 197 goals and adding 303 assists along with 319 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 10 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 2 PIM.


29-10-2018 Eric Fehr injured.
Eric Fehr (PIT) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Matt Martin (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined indefinitely. I just hope it won't require surgery, but I think it's inevitable, he said after the game in the dressing room.

28-10-2018 Player of the week: Jordan Eberle (R)
NHL has awarded Jordan Eberle (R) of Phoenix Coyotes as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Canada, Jordan Eberle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 599 NHL games during his career, notching 192 goals and adding 248 assists along with 150 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 10 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 4 PIM.


27-10-2018 Sidney Crosby reaches a milestone !
Sidney Crosby(PIT) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Jake Guentzel. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Sidney Crosby was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 872 NHL games during his career, notching 414 goals and adding 686 assists along with 614 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 8 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 4 PIM.


26-10-2018 Kyle Turris agrees on a contract with Nashville Predators.
Kyle Turris has signed a $4 000 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Nashville Predators. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Kyle Turris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 618 NHL games during his career, notching 161 goals and adding 219 assists along with 270 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 9 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 5+3=8 with 2 PIM.


25-10-2018 Media glorifies the Minnesota Wild
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach Ken Hitchcock

24-10-2018 Anthony Stolarz agrees on a contract with Philadelphia Flyers.
Anthony Stolarz has signed a $3 500 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Philadelphia Flyers. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Anthony Stolarz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 72 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 188 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 9 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, allowing 27 goals on 204 while booking 0 shutouts.


24-10-2018 Media glorifies the Minnesota Wild
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager slhs and headcoach

24-10-2018 David Backes injured.
David Backes (ANA) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Micheal Haley (FLA). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. It was very painfull at first, but now it is a little better, hopefully within 2-3 weeks I'll be back in action, were his words after the game.

23-10-2018 Juuse Saros agrees on a contract with Nashville Predators.
Juuse Saros has signed a $3 250 000 per year, 5 year deal with the Nashville Predators. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Finland, Juuse Saros was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 90 NHL games during his career, booking 5 career shutouts and allowing 215 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Nashville Predators this season, allowing 20 goals on 198 while booking 0 shutouts.


22-10-2018 Matt Read released.
Phoenix Coyotes released Matt Read to free agency.

22-10-2018 Brad Richardson released.
Phoenix Coyotes released Brad Richardson to free agency.

22-10-2018 Troy Brouwer released.
Phoenix Coyotes released Troy Brouwer to free agency.

21-10-2018 Player of the week: Jaden Schwartz (L)
NHL has awarded Jaden Schwartz (L) of Winnipeg Jets as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 5 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Jaden Schwartz was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 406 NHL games during his career, notching 111 goals and adding 164 assists along with 101 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Winnipeg Jets this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 2 PIM.


21-10-2018 Yannick Weber released.
Nashville Predators released Yannick Weber to free agency.

21-10-2018 NAS-VAN trade
Nashville Predators traded Mats Zuccarello to Vancouver Canucks for VAN's round 2 pick in 2019

A native of Norway, Mats Zuccarello, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 437 NHL games during his career, notching 98 goals and adding 192 assists along with 169 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


21-10-2018 PHO-NYI trade
Phoenix Coyotes traded Max Domi and Shea Theodore to New York Islanders for Jordan Eberle and Michael Dal Colle

A native of Canada, Jordan Eberle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 595 NHL games during his career, notching 189 goals and adding 244 assists along with 150 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 6 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Michael Dal Colle was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old left wing has not yet played for the New York Islanders this season. He has played 6 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Max Domi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 229 NHL games during his career, notching 48 goals and adding 96 assists along with 126 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Shea Theodore was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 24 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.


21-10-2018 Ken Appleby released.
New Jersey Devils released Ken Appleby to free agency.

21-10-2018 Lars Eller released.
Washington Capitals released Lars Eller to free agency.

21-10-2018 Tyler Graovac released.
Washington Capitals released Tyler Graovac to free agency.

21-10-2018 John Albert released.
Washington Capitals released John Albert to free agency.

21-10-2018 Taylor Chorney released.
Washington Capitals released Taylor Chorney to free agency.

21-10-2018 NAS-CGY trade
Nashville Predators traded Mattias Ekholm to Calgary Flames for PHI's round 3 pick in 2019 and CGY's round 3 pick in 2020

A native of Sweden, Mattias Ekholm was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 384 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 81 assists along with 164 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Nashville Predators this season.


21-10-2018 Daniel Pribyl released.
Calgary Flames released Daniel Pribyl to free agency.

21-10-2018 Linden Vey released.
Calgary Flames released Linden Vey to free agency.

21-10-2018 Freddie Hamilton released.
Calgary Flames released Freddie Hamilton to free agency.

21-10-2018 Austin Carroll released.
Calgary Flames released Austin Carroll to free agency.

21-10-2018 Vinni Lettieri released.
New York Rangers released Vinni Lettieri to free agency.

21-10-2018 Daniel Catenacci released.
New York Rangers released Daniel Catenacci to free agency.

21-10-2018 Scott Hartnell reaches a milestone !
Scott Hartnell(TB) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Nikita Kucherov. It's a joy to be playing with these guys, they are the best teammates anyone could have, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization..

A native of Canada, Scott Hartnell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1274 NHL games during his career, notching 340 goals and adding 400 assists along with 1739 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 0 PIM.


21-10-2018 Andrew Ladd reaches a milestone !
Andrew Ladd(NYI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a goal by Brock Nelson. My kids attended this game so it is extra special for me, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Canada, Andrew Ladd was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 934 NHL games during his career, notching 266 goals and adding 300 assists along with 532 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 5 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 0 PIM.


19-10-2018 Media criticises the Montreal Canadiens
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Montreal Canadiens coach Alain Vigneault after today's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. The Montreal Canadiens have now a 6 game winless streak.

18-10-2018 Kevin Hayes agrees on a contract with New York Rangers.
Kevin Hayes has signed a $3 500 000 per year, 5 year deal with the New York Rangers. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Kevin Hayes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 321 NHL games during his career, notching 82 goals and adding 117 assists along with 94 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 5 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 0 PIM.


17-10-2018 Alexander Steen reaches a milestone !
Alexander Steen(STL) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Joshua Morrissey. That's one for the books, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Sweden, Alexander Steen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 909 NHL games during his career, notching 235 goals and adding 365 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 5 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


17-10-2018 T.J. Oshie reaches a milestone !
T.J. Oshie(WSH) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Matt Niskanen. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of USA, T.J. Oshie was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 677 NHL games during his career, notching 195 goals and adding 300 assists along with 317 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.


17-10-2018 Dustin Byfuglien reaches a milestone !
Dustin Byfuglien(OTT) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Bryan Little. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, the happy player commented..

A native of USA, Dustin Byfuglien was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 8th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 843 NHL games during his career, notching 179 goals and adding 321 assists along with 932 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.


16-10-2018 J.T. Miller agrees on a contract with New York Rangers.
J.T. Miller has signed a $5 000 000 per year, 6 year deal with the New York Rangers. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, J.T. Miller was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 364 NHL games during his career, notching 86 goals and adding 113 assists along with 142 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 4 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 3+0=3 with 2 PIM.


16-10-2018 Brady Skjei agrees on a contract with New York Rangers.
Brady Skjei has signed a $3 500 000 per year, 5 year deal with the New York Rangers. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Brady Skjei was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 173 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 63 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 4 PIM.


15-10-2018 Anze Kopitar reaches a milestone !
Anze Kopitar(LA) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a feed by Tyler Toffoli. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Slovenia, Anze Kopitar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 927 NHL games during his career, notching 284 goals and adding 516 assists along with 244 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 5 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 2 PIM.


15-10-2018 Milan Lucic reaches a milestone !
Milan Lucic(EDM) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Bogdan Yakimov. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Canada, Milan Lucic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 816 NHL games during his career, notching 210 goals and adding 300 assists along with 941 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 15 PIM.


14-10-2018 Player of the week: Auston Matthews (C)
NHL has awarded Auston Matthews (C) of Toronto Maple Leafs as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week.

A native of USA, Auston Matthews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 71 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 6 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 0 PIM.


14-10-2018 Media praises the Dallas Stars
The Dallas Stars are flying high with a 6 game undefeated streak. Dallas Stars right wing Patrick Maroon commented about their recent success: Let's face it, we've got a great core of guys here, some real strong young guys and a good squad of leaders. If every team had that then they'd do just as good.

13-10-2018 Steven Stamkos reaches a milestone !
Steven Stamkos(TB) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Victor Hedman. I'm just happy to contribute, he joked..

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 670 NHL games during his career, notching 354 goals and adding 300 assists along with 394 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 2 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


13-10-2018 Brandon Baddock released.
New Jersey Devils released Brandon Baddock to free agency.

12-10-2018 Cam Ward claimed off waivers.
Philadelphia Flyers claimed Cam Ward, who had been with Carolina Hurricanes, off waivers.

12-10-2018 Josh Jooris claimed off waivers.
Toronto Maple Leafs claimed Josh Jooris, who had been with Carolina Hurricanes, off waivers.

12-10-2018 NJ-PHO trade
New Jersey Devils traded Jacob De La Rose, Ilya Kovalchuk and NJ's round 3 pick in 2019 to Phoenix Coyotes for Alexander Nylander and Ryan Callahan

A native of Canada, Alexander Nylander was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 70 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Ryan Callahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 723 NHL games during his career, notching 189 goals and adding 199 assists along with 387 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 0 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Jacob De La Rose was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 103 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 7 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the New Jersey Devils this season. He has played 1 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 899 NHL games during his career, notching 437 goals and adding 421 assists along with 550 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 1 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


12-10-2018 DAL-CAR trade
Dallas Stars traded Artturi Lehkonen to Carolina Hurricanes for CAR's round 2 pick in 2020

A native of Finland, Artturi Lehkonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 152 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 22 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Dallas Stars this season. He has played 5 games with the Utah Grizzlies this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 0 PIM.


12-10-2018 WSH-CGY trade
Washington Capitals traded Madison Bowey to Calgary Flames for Morgan Klimchuk

A native of Canada, Morgan Klimchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 17 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 3 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Madison Bowey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 3 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


12-10-2018 Anthony Peluso released.
Washington Capitals released Anthony Peluso to free agency.

12-10-2018 Milan Michalek released.
Washington Capitals released Milan Michalek to free agency.

7-10-2018 Player of the week: Tyler Seguin (C)
NHL has awarded Tyler Seguin (C) of Dallas Stars as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 3 assists for 5 points in 2 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Tyler Seguin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 592 NHL games during his career, notching 221 goals and adding 287 assists along with 144 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 2 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.


6-10-2018 Corey Perry reaches a milestone !
Corey Perry(ANA) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Nick Sorensen. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Corey Perry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 968 NHL games during his career, notching 371 goals and adding 400 assists along with 1034 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2018 Curtis McKenzie released.
Dallas Stars released Curtis McKenzie to free agency.

2-10-2018 Devin Shore released.
Dallas Stars released Devin Shore to free agency.

2-10-2018 Philippe Desrosiers released.
Dallas Stars released Philippe Desrosiers to free agency.

30-9-2018 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joonas KorpisaloA-A-B24Columbus Blue Jackets
Carey PriceB-B-B-31Calgary Flames
Jonathan QuickBBB-32Los Angeles Kings
Matthew MurrayB-BB-24Pittsburgh Penguins
Braden HoltbyB-B-B-29Washington Capitals
John GibsonB-B-B-25Anaheim Ducks
Tuukka RaskB-B-B-31Boston Bruins
Corey CrawfordB-B-B-33Winnipeg Jets
Sergei BobrovskyB-B-B-30Columbus Blue Jackets
Cory SchneiderB-B-B-32New Jersey Devils
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Victor HedmanABB27Tampa Bay Lightning
Erik KarlssonAB-B28Winnipeg Jets
Drew DoughtyBB-B28Los Angeles Kings
Jacob TroubaB-AB24Winnipeg Jets
Rasmus RistolainenB-B-B-23Buffalo Sabres
Duncan KeithBB-B-35Colorado Avalanche
Shea WeberBBB-33Tampa Bay Lightning
Roman JosiBB-B-28Toronto Maple Leafs
Brent BurnsAB-B-33San Jose Sharks
Ryan SuterB-BB-33Minnesota Wild
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Connor McDavidACB21Edmonton Oilers
Alex OvechkinA-B-B33Washington Capitals
Jamie Benn88768129Dallas Stars
Nikita KucherovACB25Tampa Bay Lightning
Johnny GaudreauA-B-B-25Calgary Flames
Leon DraisaitlBB-B-22Calgary Flames
Ryan Nugent-HopkinsB-BB-25Edmonton Oilers
Brad MarchandBB-B-30Boston Bruins
Evander KaneBB-B-27Buffalo Sabres
J.T. MillerBB-B-25New York Rangers
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Auston MatthewsAB-A-21Toronto Maple Leafs
Sidney CrosbyAB-B31Pittsburgh Penguins
Mark ScheifeleA-B-B25Winnipeg Jets
Tyler Seguin90758326Dallas Stars
John TavaresA-B-B28Edmonton Oilers
Nicklas BäckströmA-B-B30Washington Capitals
Patrice Bergeron76818133Dallas Stars
Jonathan ToewsB-B-B30Colorado Avalanche
Sean CouturierB-BB25Philadelphia Flyers
Steven StamkosAB-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Vladimir TarasenkoAB-B26St. Louis Blues
Patrick KaneACB-29Winnipeg Jets
Jonathan DrouinA-CB-23Montreal Canadiens
Charlie CoyleB-A-B-26Minnesota Wild
Nino NiederreiterB-BB-26Minnesota Wild
Mark StoneB-B-B-26Buffalo Sabres
T.J. OshieB-B-B-31Washington Capitals
Blake WheelerBB-B-32Winnipeg Jets
David PastrnakBB-B-22Chicago Blackhawks
Elias LindholmB-B-B-23Carolina Hurricanes


23-9-2018 Player of the week: Anders Lee (R)
NHL has awarded Anders Lee (R) of New York Islanders as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Anders Lee was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 6th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 350 NHL games during his career, notching 109 goals and adding 108 assists along with 246 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 7 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 4 PIM.


22-9-2018 Media criticises the Calgary Flames
The Calgary Flames are spinning in a 5 game winless streak. Calgary Flames right wing Jaromir Jagr commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

16-9-2018 Player of the week: Anze Kopitar (C)
NHL has awarded Anze Kopitar (C) of Los Angeles Kings as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 2 assists for 4 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Slovenia, Anze Kopitar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 926 NHL games during his career, notching 283 goals and adding 517 assists along with 242 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 4 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.


9-9-2018 Player of the week: Andrew Ladd (L)
NHL has awarded Andrew Ladd (L) of New York Islanders as Player Of The Week He registered 1 goals and 3 assists for 4 points in 2 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Andrew Ladd was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 931 NHL games during his career, notching 264 goals and adding 300 assists along with 532 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 2 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 0 PIM.


29-8-2018 Mark McNeill released.
Dallas Stars released Mark McNeill to free agency.

29-8-2018 Matej Stransky released.
Dallas Stars released Matej Stransky to free agency.

29-8-2018 Stephen Johns released.
Dallas Stars released Stephen Johns to free agency.

29-8-2018 Gavin Bayreuther released.
Dallas Stars released Gavin Bayreuther to free agency.

29-8-2018 Jon Merrill released.
Dallas Stars released Jon Merrill to free agency.

29-8-2018 Michael Latta released.
Arizona Coyotes released Michael Latta to free agency.

29-8-2018 Mike Sislo released.
Arizona Coyotes released Mike Sislo to free agency.

29-8-2018 Mario Kempe released.
Arizona Coyotes released Mario Kempe to free agency.

29-8-2018 Kevin Connauton released.
Arizona Coyotes released Kevin Connauton to free agency.

29-8-2018 Joel Hanley released.
Arizona Coyotes released Joel Hanley to free agency.

29-8-2018 Dakota Mermis released.
Arizona Coyotes released Dakota Mermis to free agency.

29-8-2018 Andrew Campbell released.
Arizona Coyotes released Andrew Campbell to free agency.

29-8-2018 Mike Vecchione released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Mike Vecchione to free agency.

29-8-2018 Reece Willcox released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Reece Willcox to free agency.

29-8-2018 Mark Alt released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Mark Alt to free agency.

29-8-2018 Justin Falk released.
Buffalo Sabres released Justin Falk to free agency.

29-8-2018 Mitchell Callahan released.
Edmonton Oilers released Mitchell Callahan to free agency.

29-8-2018 Patrick Russell released.
Edmonton Oilers released Patrick Russell to free agency.

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