Sean Monahan’s first two-goal game of the season helped the slumping Calgary Flames to a surprise 5-1 victory over the NHL-leading Florida Panthers on Tuesday. After scoring a power-play goal on a deflection at 16:03 of the second period to make it 3-1, Monahan put the game away in the third, making it 5-1 at
DALLAS (AP) — Christian Dvorak scored twice, Sam Montembeault made a career-high 48 saves for his second win of the season and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Dallas Stars 5-3 Tuesday night for their third road win. Dvorak and Michael Pezzetta scored 22 seconds apart in the second period, and Tyler Toffoli, Dvorak and Josh
The Montreal Canadiens have named player agent Kent Hughes as the team’s 18th general manager. The Canadiens said in a news release Tuesday the club has agreed to a five-year deal with the 51-year-old Montreal native. Hughes, who is bilingual, has been an agent and partner of Quebec-based firm Quartexx Management since 2016. Before joining
Montreal Canadiens forwards Cole Caufield and Joel Armia have been placed in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol ahead of Tuesday’s game in Dallas against the Stars. The last-place Canadiens have endured a miserable season to date, including a coronavirus outbreak that forced 24 players and two assistant coaches into isolation at its height. Caufield, 21, who
Nick Schmaltz and Johan Larsson each had a goal and an assist, and the Arizona Coyotes stretched the Montreal Canadiens’ losing streak to six games with a 5-2 win on Monday. Montreal’s first trip to Arizona since 2019 pitted the two teams at the bottom of the NHL standings and the league’s two lowest-scoring teams.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brayden Schenn and Ivan Barbashev each had two goals and two assists as the St. Louis Blues came from behind to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Monday night. Ryan O’Reilly added a goal and two assists in the first meeting between the teams since they played back-to-back games in February
Leah Marino scored twice for the Toronto Six in a 6-1 win Saturday over the visiting Buffalo Beauts. Mikyla Grant-Mentis had a goal and an assist for the Six, who claimed a fifth straight victory. The forward leads the Premier Hockey Federation in scoring with six goals and 11 assists in 10 games this season.
NEW YORK – Boston Bruins left-wing Brad Marchand, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and Tampa Bay Lightning right-wing Nikita Kucherov have been named the NHL’s three stars of the week. Marchand led the NHL with six goals and 10 points, including five points on the power play (two goals, three assists), in four games. His
NORTH BAY, Ont. – Anthony Tabak had two goals and two assists to lead the Barrie Colts to an 8-2 rout of the North Bay Battalion in the Ontario Hockey League on Sunday. Brandt Clarke had a goal and two assists, while Ben Pickell, Beau Jelsma, Ethan Cardwell and Ryan Del Monte also scored for
Elias Pettersson insisted he never worried throughout a monthlong drought about when his next goal would come. “Sometimes it just doesn’t go your way,” he said. “I know what I’m capable of.” The gifted Swede showed Sunday what he’s capable of, scoring twice to help the Vancouver Canucks beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 and snap
Nashville Predators (24-12-3, second in the Central) vs. St. Louis Blues (22-11-5, third in the Central) St. Louis; Monday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis hosts the Nashville Predators after Ryan O’Reilly scored two goals in the Blues’ 6-5 loss to the Maple Leafs. The Blues are 8-4-2 against the rest of their division.
Ilya Mikheyev scored the go-ahead goal with 3:15 remaining, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 6-5 victory over St. Louis on Saturday night. Timothy Liljegren, Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews, John Tavares and Michael Bunting also scored for Toronto. “That’s crazy, a roller-coaster ride,” Marner said. “Obviously, that’s not the game we kind of want
Josh Norris scored a pair of goals as the Ottawa Senators erased a 3-1 third-period deficit in a 6-4 come-from-behind victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Adam Gaudette, Alex Formenton, Artem Zub and Zach Sanford also scored for the Senators (11-18-2), who have won two straight and won their first game this season when
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Mikko Rantanen and Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals each, Darcy Kuemper had 20 saves for his first shutout of the season, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-0 on Saturday night. Nazem Kadri also scored as Colorado had three goals in a 3:41 span of the second period to
Anaheim Ducks (19-14-7, second in the Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (14-18-5, seventh in the Central) Chicago; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks -133, Ducks +110; over/under is 6 BOTTOM LINE: Chicago hosts the Anaheim Ducks after the Blackhawks beat Montreal 3-2 in overtime. The Blackhawks are 6-10-3 in Western Conference games. Chicago is
Nick Paul scored twice in the first period and Matt Murray made 27 saves for his first win of the season as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Thursday. The Senators were playing their first game since New Year’s Day and just their second in 26 days, but they didn’t look rusty
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Bennett scored his second hat trick this season and added an assist to lead the Florida Panthers over the Dallas Stars 7-1 on Friday night. All-Star forward Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and three assists to give him 51 points. Gustav Forsling scored his first of the season, Anthony Duclair
Eric Staal has fond memories of battling it out with younger brothers Marc, Jordan and Jared on the backyard rink built with love by their dad Henry on the family sod farm near Thunder Bay, Ont. So for most of the past four months, with no job in the hockey world, the 37-year-old Staal spent