Month: March 2021

NEW YORK – Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid has been fined US$5,000, the maximum allowed under the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement, for elbowing Montreal Canadiens forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi on Tuesday night. The incident occurred at 17:24 of the first period. McDavid was assessed a minor penalty for roughing. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency
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Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid has been fined US$5,000, the maximum allowed under the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement, for elbowing Montreal Canadiens forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi on Tuesday night. The incident occurred at 17:24 of the first period. McDavid was assessed a minor penalty for roughing. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund. McDavid
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CHICAGO – Dylan Strome and Alex DeBrincat scored in a 3:33 span early in the second period, Kevin Lankinen made 31 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night. Chicago ended Carolina’s three-game winning streak and handed the Hurricanes their second regulation loss in 15 games (11-2-2) despite being outshot
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Written by Bill Schoeninger in 2014. (THW Archives) Founded in 1943, the Hockey Hall of Fame has inducted 381 players, coaches, executives and officials for their tremendous contributions to the sport. While they all have left their mark on the game in various ways, some have accomplished more than others. At times, the Hall of
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Edmonton Oilers (22-13-1, third in the North Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (14-8-9, fourth in the North Division) Montreal; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The Montreal Canadiens host Edmonton after the Oilers knocked off Toronto 3-2 in overtime. The Canadiens are 14-8-9 against North Division opponents. Montreal leads the NHL with seven shorthanded goals, led
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Week 11 is in the books! Scoring across the league took a slight step back this week. 33 of the 51 games featured five or more goals in the contest, a four percent decrease. Furthermore, there were three more shutouts than last week, nine in total. Nevertheless, there was still a multitude of explosive offensive
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10:59 PM ET The Buffalo Sabres‘ misery continues. The franchise’s winless streak has now reached 18 games (0-15-3) which is the longest by an NHL team in 17 years. Wednesday’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Flyers was especially brutal, as Buffalo blew a 3-0 lead in the third period. “It’s embarrassing,” defenseman Brandon Montour said.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Hershey Bears forward Philippe Maillet has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending March 28, 2021. Maillet made his Bears season debut last week and recorded eight points and a plus-8 rating in three games, all Hershey victories. Assigned to the Bears
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