So many historical events occurred on Oct. 13 throughout National Hockey League history. “Mr. Hockey” scored his first NHL goal in eight years, numerous big names lit the lamp for the first time in their careers, some legendary goaltenders earned shutouts, and the first-ever All-Star Game was played in Toronto. So, let’s go on our
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Storylines, storylines, storylines. The Carolina Hurricanes have an entirely new goaltending tandem, four-sevenths of a new defense corps, and a 19-year-old first-round draft pick on the roster for opening night. Their offseason of tremendous turnover is well-documented at this point, and only time will tell if the assortment of moves will pay off. Questions surround
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Dallas Stars vs. New York Rangers New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rangers -122, Stars +102; over/under is 6 BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts Dallas in a non-conference matchup. New York went 27-23-6 overall and 14-11-3 at home during the 2020-21 season. Goalies for the Rangers recorded five shutouts last season while
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10:20 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. — Alex Ovechkin went from being a game-time decision to making more NHL history on Wednesday night. The Washington Capitals star scored twice in the team’s 5-1 victory over the New York Rangers, giving him 732 career goals in 1,198 games. Those goals moved him past Hockey Hall of Famer
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The Utica Comets have signed defenseman Tyler Wotherspoon to an American Hockey League contract for the 2021-22 season. Wotherspoon, who attended New Jersey Devils training camp, collected six assists in 24 games with the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms in 2020-21, his eighth pro season. The native of Burnaby, B.C., has played 433 games in the
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This hockey season is a referendum on one thing in Ottawa. Over the coming months, the Senators will reveal if general manager Pierre Dorion was correct in announcing his rebuild completed. “The rebuild is done,” Dorion said in September. “Now we’re stepping into another zone.” The new era begins inauspiciously, with Brady Tkachuk unavailable for
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