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9-5-2018 Playoff news
Los Angeles Kings have won their series against the Vancouver Canucks. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

8-5-2018 Playoff news
Toronto Maple Leafs have won their series against the Washington Capitals. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

8-5-2018 Playoff news
New Jersey Devils have won their series against the Philadelphia Flyers. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

7-5-2018 Player of the week: Rick Nash (L)
NHL has awarded Rick Nash (L) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 0 assists for 5 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

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 1182 NHL games during his career, notching 568 goals and adding 695 assists along with 1098 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 77 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 34+41=75 with 59 PIM.


7-5-2018 Playoff news
Columbus Blue Jackets have won their series against the St. Louis Blues. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

1-5-2018 Team Canada wins World Championship
Team Canada has beaten Team USA in the final of the 2018 World Championships.

In the game for bronze medal, Team Russia has beaten Team Czech.

Leading scorers in the tournament:
1. Aaron Ekblad (CAN) 5+10=15
2. Dmitri Kulikov (RUS) 2+12=14
3. Brad Marchand (CAN) 5+7=12
4. Clayton Keller (USA) 8+3=11
5. Artemi Panarin (RUS) 5+6=11
6. Zach Parisé (USA) 3+8=11
7. Kyle Okposo (USA) 3+8=11
8. Ryan McDonagh (USA) 0+11=11
9. Alex Galchenyuk (USA) 5+4=9
10. Dany Heatley (CAN) 5+3=8


30-4-2018 Player of the week: Jason Zucker (R)
NHL has awarded Jason Zucker (R) of Los Angeles Kings as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 0 assists for 2 points in 1 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Jason Zucker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 304 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 77 assists along with 125 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 83 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 15+18=33 with 13 PIM.


1-5-2018 Player of the month: Alexandre Burrows (L)
NHL has awarded Alexandre Burrows (L) of St. Louis Blues as Player Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 9 assists for 18 points in 12 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Alexandre Burrows, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 1017 NHL games during his career, notching 462 goals and adding 532 assists along with 1610 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 83 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 45+41=86 with 8 PIM.


1-5-2018 Rookie of the month: Jesse Puljujarvi (L)
NHL has awarded Jesse Puljujarvi (L) of Philadelphia Flyers as Rookie Of The Month He registered 5 goals and 8 assists for 13 points in 9 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Sweden, Jesse Puljujarvi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 83 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 42 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 19 year old left wing has played 83 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 26+42=68 with 16 PIM.


29-4-2018 World Championships finalists ready
Team Canada will meet Team USA in the final of the 2018 World Championships. Both teams will make a good run for the championship in this exciting game.

In the game for the bronze medal, Team Czech meets Team Russia.


27-4-2018 World Championships semifinals
World Championships have reached semifinal stage. In the first semifinal on April 29th, Team Czech will meet Team Canada . In the second clash, Team USA will challenge Team Russia. Winners from both games will meet on April 31st in the final game to decide the 2018 World Champion of icehockey.


25-4-2018 World Championships quarterfinals
World Championships have reached quarterfinal stage. Here are the final standings for the starting groups.
Group APTSGFGAGroup BPTSGFGA
Czech6189USA6189
Slovakia41611Sweden41611
Ukraine21117Germany21013
France01018Italy0617
Group CPTSGFGAGroup DPTSGFGA
Canada6216Russia6207
Slovenia41314Finland41611
Switzerland21117Belarussia2918
Poland01018Latvia0918

For quarterfinals, the pairs are:

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


25-4-2018 NHL nominates players for NHL Awards
The NHL has released the annual list of award nominees. For each category in which the winner is voted, there are three nominees. The annual NHL Awards Ceremony is held right after the Stanley Cup Finals.

Here are the candidates for season 2017-18:

Jack Adams Award
1. Marc Crawford, St. Louis Blues
2. Claude Julien, New Jersey Devils
3. Randy Carlyle, Los Angeles Kings
Annual award given to the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success

Calder Memorial Trophy
1. Matthew Tkachuk, Philadelphia Flyers
2. Tyson Jost, New York Rangers
3. Taylor Raddysh, Nashville Predators
Annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League

Hart Memorial Trophy
1. Nikolaj Ehlers, Buffalo Sabres
2. Vincent Lecavalier, St. Louis Blues
3. Jamie Benn, Chicago Blackhawks
Annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
1. Nikolaj Ehlers, Buffalo Sabres
2. Vincent Lecavalier, St. Louis Blues
3. Auston Matthews, New Jersey Devils
Annual award given to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability

James Norris Memorial Trophy
1. Victor Hedman, Los Angeles Kings
2. Zach Werenski, Vancouver Canucks
3. Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Edmonton Oilers
Annual award given to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position

Frank J. Selke Trophy
1. Jack Eichel, Washington Capitals
2. Vincent Lecavalier, St. Louis Blues
3. Mikko Koivu, Edmonton Oilers
Annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game



23-4-2018 Player of the week: Morgan Rielly (D)
NHL has awarded Morgan Rielly (D) of New Jersey Devils as Player Of The Week He registered 1 goals and 4 assists for 5 points in 2 games last week.

A native of Canada, Morgan Rielly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 457 NHL games during his career, notching 53 goals and adding 263 assists along with 133 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 11+42=53 with 28 PIM.


22-4-2018 Playoff news
St. Louis Blues have won their series against the San Jose Sharks. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

21-4-2018 League suspends Vladimir Mihalik
The league board has suspended New York Rangers player Vladimir Mihalik for 6 games for injuring Corey Perry of Washington Capitals.

21-4-2018 Playoff news
Washington Capitals have won their series against the New York Rangers. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

21-4-2018 Corey Perry injured.
Corey Perry (WSH) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Vladimir Mihalik (NYR). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. Looks like I'll be riding the bike for awhile, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

19-4-2018 Playoff news
Toronto Maple Leafs have won their series against the Carolina Hurricanes. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

19-4-2018 Playoff news
New Jersey Devils have won their series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

18-4-2018 World Championships 2018
Icehockey World Championships 2018 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 Russia will make a good run for the gold.

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


18-4-2018 Playoff news
Vancouver Canucks have won their series against the Edmonton Oilers. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

17-4-2018 Playoff news
Philadelphia Flyers have won their series against the Buffalo Sabres. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

16-4-2018 Player of the week: Sean Monahan (L)
NHL has awarded Sean Monahan (L) of Vancouver Canucks as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Sean Monahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 410 NHL games during his career, notching 205 goals and adding 199 assists along with 175 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 40+36=76 with 63 PIM.


16-4-2018 Playoff news
Columbus Blue Jackets have won their series against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

16-4-2018 Playoff news
Los Angeles Kings have won their series against the Chicago Blackhawks. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

8-4-2018 Alexander Edler reaches a milestone !
Alexander Edler(CBS) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a goal by Ryan Getzlaf. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, he commented to the media..

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 916 NHL games during his career, notching 159 goals and adding 541 assists along with 506 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 81 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 11+44=55 with 28 PIM.


8-4-2018 Wayne Simmonds reaches a milestone !
Wayne Simmonds(CBS) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a goal by Patrick Marleau. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization..

A native of Canada, Wayne Simmonds was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 826 NHL games during his career, notching 342 goals and adding 400 assists along with 397 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 81 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 27+28=55 with 4 PIM.


8-4-2018 Taylor Hall reaches a milestone !
Taylor Hall(BOS) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by T.J. Oshie. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Taylor Hall was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 562 NHL games during his career, notching 228 goals and adding 300 assists along with 212 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 80 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 29+38=67 with 6 PIM.


8-4-2018 Media praises the Boston Bruins
Let's see your headlines now..., commented Boston Bruins GM after today's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

7-4-2018 Justin Williams reaches a milestone !
Justin Williams(MTL) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a feed by Nathan Horton. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, the happy player commented.

A native of Canada, Justin Williams was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1321 NHL games during his career, notching 398 goals and adding 502 assists along with 954 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 21+13=34 with 24 PIM.


7-4-2018 Milan Lucic reaches a milestone !
Milan Lucic(PHI) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Sam Reinhart. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, he said after the game.

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 739 NHL games during his career, notching 306 goals and adding 294 assists along with 684 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 83 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 31+25=56 with 22 PIM.


6-4-2018 Ryan Malone reaches a milestone !
Ryan Malone(WSH) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Marian Gaborik. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, were his words after the game..

A native of USA, Ryan Malone was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 4th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1139 NHL games during his career, notching 277 goals and adding 323 assists along with 907 penalty minutes. The 38 year old right wing has played 80 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 6+12=18 with 24 PIM.


5-4-2018 Olli Jokinen reaches a milestone !
Olli Jokinen(MIN) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a feed by Brad Boyes. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of Finland, Olli Jokinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1481 NHL games during his career, notching 403 goals and adding 497 assists along with 1225 penalty minutes. The 39 year old left wing has played 28 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 13 PIM.


5-4-2018 Dougie Hamilton reaches a milestone !
Dougie Hamilton(TB) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Brad Richards. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, he said to the press..

A native of Canada, Dougie Hamilton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 491 NHL games during his career, notching 88 goals and adding 300 assists along with 187 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 80 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 12+45=57 with 16 PIM.


5-4-2018 Patrice Bergeron reaches a milestone !
Patrice Bergeron(TB) notched the 700th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Dougie Hamilton. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, he joked..

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 1133 NHL games during his career, notching 564 goals and adding 700 assists along with 699 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 80 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 30+37=67 with 12 PIM.


5-4-2018 Steven Stamkos reaches a milestone !
Steven Stamkos(MTL) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Miro Heiskanen. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 766 NHL games during his career, notching 306 goals and adding 400 assists along with 627 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 79 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 30+33=63 with 39 PIM.


5-4-2018 Derick Brassard reaches a milestone !
Derick Brassard(DET) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a feed by John Moore. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, was the comment released to the press after the game.

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 900 NHL games during his career, notching 219 goals and adding 281 assists along with 741 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 81 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 11+19=30 with 44 PIM.


4-4-2018 Scott Gomez reaches a milestone !
Scott Gomez(ANA) scored the 1400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Erik Brannstrom. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he commented to the media.

A native of USA, Scott Gomez was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1444 NHL games during his career, notching 515 goals and adding 885 assists along with 1018 penalty minutes. The 38 year old left wing has played 79 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 27+39=66 with 24 PIM.


4-4-2018 Media attacks the Pittsburgh Penguins
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Penguins and headcoach Kevin Constantine

2-4-2018 Player of the week: Nikolaj Ehlers (L)
NHL has awarded Nikolaj Ehlers (L) of Buffalo Sabres as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 4 assists for 9 points in 5 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of La-la-land, Nikolaj Ehlers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 298 NHL games during his career, notching 130 goals and adding 146 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 80 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 44+42=86 with 6 PIM.


2-4-2018 Media praises the Los Angeles Kings
Everyone is buzzing about the strong play of the Los Angeles Kings after an amazing 15 game undefeated streak. This streak belongs to our coaching and administrative staff, said team captain Sidney Crosby stoically. has made some very important moves and he's really shown a commitment to winning.

2-4-2018 Media criticises the New York Rangers
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented New York Rangers GM after today's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. This brings their current streak to 5 games winless.

1-4-2018 Player of the month: Nikolaj Ehlers (L)
NHL has awarded Nikolaj Ehlers (L) of Buffalo Sabres as Player Of The Month He registered 11 goals and 13 assists for 24 points in 16 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of La-la-land, Nikolaj Ehlers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 297 NHL games during his career, notching 130 goals and adding 145 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 79 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 44+41=85 with 6 PIM.


1-4-2018 Rookie of the month: Tyson Jost (C)
NHL has awarded Tyson Jost (C) of New York Rangers as Rookie Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 9 assists for 18 points in 16 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Tyson Jost was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 93 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 47 assists along with 53 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 79 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 34+43=77 with 47 PIM.


31-3-2018 Media glorifies the Los Angeles Kings
The media is impressed by the team's 14 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Kings and headcoach Randy Carlyle

31-3-2018 Steven Stamkos reaches a milestone !
Steven Stamkos(MTL) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a goal by Cody Ceci. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, the happy player commented..

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 763 NHL games during his career, notching 304 goals and adding 396 assists along with 625 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 76 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 28+29=57 with 37 PIM.


31-3-2018 Victor Hedman reaches a milestone !
Victor Hedman(LA) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Roman Josi. That's one for the books, the player said in an interview.

A native of Sweden, Victor Hedman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 674 NHL games during his career, notching 115 goals and adding 385 assists along with 288 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 77 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 11+44=55 with 21 PIM.


30-3-2018 Alex Tanguay reaches a milestone !
Alex Tanguay(DAL) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Sam Gagner. As long as the team wins I'm happy. The personal records don't mean anything to me if they aren't a part of winning the Cup, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1429 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 664 assists along with 679 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 75 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 11+14=25 with 28 PIM.


29-3-2018 Jonathan Toews injured.
Jonathan Toews (CHI) suffered wrist injury during the game in an incident with Leon Draisaitl (LA). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. Not much I can do now, except listen to my doctor, were his words after the game.

29-3-2018 Joe Thornton reaches a milestone !
Joe Thornton(TOR) scored the 1600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Patrik Laine. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1518 NHL games during his career, notching 663 goals and adding 937 assists along with 1321 penalty minutes. The 38 year old left wing has played 77 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 30+33=63 with 6 PIM.


29-3-2018 Matt Duchene reaches a milestone !
Matt Duchene(TOR) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Joe Thornton. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Canada, Matt Duchene was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 632 NHL games during his career, notching 264 goals and adding 336 assists along with 679 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 77 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 33+41=74 with 8 PIM.


27-3-2018 Player of the week: Jarret Stoll (C)
NHL has awarded Jarret Stoll (C) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 3 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1156 NHL games during his career, notching 322 goals and adding 489 assists along with 787 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 77 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 13+15=28 with 18 PIM.


27-3-2018 Media glorifies the Los Angeles Kings
The media is impressed by the team's 11 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Kings and headcoach Randy Carlyle

27-3-2018 Media praises the Tampa Bay Lightning
Let's see your headlines now..., commented Tampa Bay Lightning GM after today's game against the New York Rangers. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

25-3-2018 Mikkel Boedker released.
Pittsburgh Penguins released Mikkel Boedker to free agency.

24-3-2018 Media attacks the Ottawa Senators
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Senators and headcoach Danton Cole

24-3-2018 Media glorifies the Los Angeles Kings
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 Kings and headcoach Randy Carlyle

23-3-2018 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik(WSH) notched the 700th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Alex DeBrincat. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he said after viewing the play on the TV studio monitor..

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 1334 NHL games during his career, notching 557 goals and adding 700 assists along with 759 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 72 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 30+36=66 with 6 PIM.


22-3-2018 Martin Hanzal reaches a milestone !
Martin Hanzal(ATL) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Kyle Turris. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Czech, Martin Hanzal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 811 NHL games during his career, notching 372 goals and adding 500 assists along with 584 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 73 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 27+31=58 with 20 PIM.


22-3-2018 Erik Johnson reaches a milestone !
Erik Johnson(STL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Vincent Lecavalier. It is just part of my job, was his only comment for the media..

A native of USA, Erik Johnson was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 884 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 427 assists along with 358 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 73 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 4+33=37 with 6 PIM.


21-3-2018 Media glorifies the Los Angeles Kings
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 Kings and headcoach Randy Carlyle

20-3-2018 Player of the week: Victor Rask (R)
NHL has awarded Victor Rask (R) of Boston Bruins as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 1 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Sweden, Victor Rask was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 310 NHL games during his career, notching 61 goals and adding 81 assists along with 125 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 72 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 22+25=47 with 42 PIM.


20-3-2018 Jeff Carter reaches a milestone !
Jeff Carter(STL) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by Alexandre Burrows. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he said after signing autographs for some kids.

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 1041 NHL games during his career, notching 462 goals and adding 438 assists along with 777 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 57 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 19+14=33 with 8 PIM.


19-3-2018 Oliver Ekman-Larsson reaches a milestone !
Oliver Ekman-Larsson(EDM) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by James Sheppard. It's always nice to give a good pass..., he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Sweden, Oliver Ekman-Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 567 NHL games during his career, notching 105 goals and adding 300 assists along with 212 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 72 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+37=45 with 10 PIM.


19-3-2018 Media praises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are flying high with a 6 game undefeated streak. Edmonton Oilers right wing Carl Hagelin 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.

17-3-2018 Tomas Tatar reaches a milestone !
Tomas Tatar(EDM) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Mikko Koivu. It is just part of my job, the happy player commented..

A native of Slovakia, Tomas Tatar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 645 NHL games during his career, notching 225 goals and adding 275 assists along with 246 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 71 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 18+13=31 with 6 PIM.


17-3-2018 League suspends Alex Petrovic
The league board has suspended Minnesota Wild player Alex Petrovic for 3 fighting three times in a game against St. Louis Blues.

17-3-2018 Nail Yakupov injured.
Nail Yakupov (MIN) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Matt Greene (STL). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. It hurts, I admit, but I just have to take it like a man, he commented to the press.

17-3-2018 Rostislav Klesla reaches a milestone !
Rostislav Klesla(TB) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Adrian Kempe. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, he said after signing autographs for some kids..

A native of Czech, Rostislav Klesla was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1210 NHL games during his career, notching 148 goals and adding 452 assists along with 1038 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 71 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 7+31=38 with 12 PIM.


17-3-2018 Brad Richards reaches a milestone !
Brad Richards(TB) notched the 800th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Adrian Kempe. It's always nice to give a good pass..., was all he could say after the game..

A native of Canada, Brad Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1362 NHL games during his career, notching 552 goals and adding 800 assists along with 533 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 71 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 32+34=66 with 6 PIM.


17-3-2018 Media glorifies the Los Angeles Kings
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 Kings and headcoach Randy Carlyle

14-3-2018 Derek Roy reaches a milestone !
Derek Roy(SJ) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Alexander Semin. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Canada, Derek Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1081 NHL games during his career, notching 442 goals and adding 600 assists along with 606 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 69 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 23+36=59 with 24 PIM.


13-3-2018 Player of the week: Aleksander Barkov (C)
NHL has awarded Aleksander Barkov (C) of Edmonton Oilers 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 Finland, Aleksander Barkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 339 NHL games during his career, notching 134 goals and adding 159 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 70 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 36+33=69 with 9 PIM.


11-3-2018 PHI-OTT trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Ilya Bryzgalov to Ottawa Senators for Jason Robertson

A native of Russia, Ilya Bryzgalov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 387 NHL games during his career, booking 6 career shutouts and allowing 1167 goals. The 37 year old goaltender has played 15 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, allowing 43 goals on 289 while booking 0 shutouts.


11-3-2018 PHI-MIN trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Mark Stone and Marek Svatos to Minnesota Wild for Milan Lucic

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 727 NHL games during his career, notching 301 goals and adding 290 assists along with 682 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 71 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 26+21=47 with 20 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mark Stone was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 580 NHL games during his career, notching 217 goals and adding 240 assists along with 113 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 69 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 25+20=45 with 11 PIM.

A native of Slovakia, Marek Svatos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 971 NHL games during his career, notching 272 goals and adding 295 assists along with 797 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 1 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


11-3-2018 WSH-ATL trade
Washington Capitals traded Jonathan Huberdeau and Caleb Jones to Atlanta Thrashers for Jack Eichel

A native of USA, Jack Eichel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 235 NHL games during his career, notching 82 goals and adding 98 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 69 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 33+32=65 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Huberdeau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 518 NHL games during his career, notching 170 goals and adding 210 assists along with 343 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 68 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 20+39=59 with 47 PIM.

A native of USA, Caleb Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 56 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has played 68 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 7+30=37 with 10 PIM.


11-3-2018 MIN-PHO trade
Minnesota Wild traded Brett Pesce, Brandon Dubinsky and WSH's round 2 pick in 2018 to Phoenix Coyotes for Nail Yakupov, Travis Hamonic and Scottie Upshall

A native of Russia, Nail Yakupov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 226 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 29 assists along with 134 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 9 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM. He has also played 50 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 14+20=34 with 22 PIM.

A native of Canada, Travis Hamonic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 645 NHL games during his career, notching 48 goals and adding 238 assists along with 278 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 68 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 3+24=27 with 12 PIM.

A native of Canada, Scottie Upshall was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 1033 NHL games during his career, notching 171 goals and adding 259 assists along with 859 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 68 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 8+15=23 with 26 PIM.

A native of USA, Brett Pesce was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 326 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 110 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 71 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 4+32=36 with 10 PIM.

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 877 NHL games during his career, notching 199 goals and adding 377 assists along with 714 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 68 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 13+19=32 with 40 PIM.


11-3-2018 CAR-ANA trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Nikolay Goldobin and Marian Hossa to Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Craig Smith and Johan Franzén

A native of USA, Craig Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 641 NHL games during his career, notching 106 goals and adding 143 assists along with 283 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 69 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 13+11=24 with 6 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Johan Franzén was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 969 NHL games during his career, notching 91 goals and adding 135 assists along with 182 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 62 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 2+8=10 with 2 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Nikolay Goldobin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 231 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 26 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has played 68 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+3=8 with 2 PIM.

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 67 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 21 assists along with 23 penalty minutes. The 39 year old left wing has played 67 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 24+21=45 with 23 PIM.


11-3-2018 CGY-ANA trade
Calgary Flames traded Sven Baertschi and Jake Allen to Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Joonas Korpisalo, Jake Muzzin and Cam Atkinson

A native of Finland, Joonas Korpisalo was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 97 NHL games during his career, booking 8 career shutouts and allowing 231 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 20 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, allowing 57 goals on 383 while booking 1 shutouts.

A native of Canada, Jake Muzzin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 599 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 112 assists along with 159 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 59 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 1+12=13 with 10 PIM.

A native of USA, Cam Atkinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 730 NHL games during his career, notching 279 goals and adding 246 assists along with 548 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 29+15=44 with 12 PIM.

A native of Switzerland, Sven Baertschi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 311 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 39 assists along with 97 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 69 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 8+7=15 with 24 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jake Allen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 444 NHL games during his career, booking 25 career shutouts and allowing 1205 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 69 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 196 goals on 2053 while booking 4 shutouts.


11-3-2018 Chuck Kobasew released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Chuck Kobasew to free agency.

11-3-2018 Derek Stepan reaches a milestone !
Derek Stepan(NAS) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a feed by Kyle Connor. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, he commented to the media.

A native of USA, Derek Stepan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 734 NHL games during his career, notching 223 goals and adding 277 assists along with 602 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 21+21=42 with 12 PIM.


10-3-2018 Media criticises the Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning are spinning in a 10 game winless streak. Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Alexander Steen 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.

10-3-2018 Milan Lucic reaches a milestone !
Milan Lucic(MIN) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Elias Lindholm. With line mates like I have, it makes it pretty easy to score goals, he said after the game.

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 725 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 290 assists along with 682 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 69 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 25+21=46 with 20 PIM.


10-3-2018 Alexei Ponikarovsky reaches a milestone !
Alexei Ponikarovsky(PHI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Mark Stone. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Ukraine, Alexei Ponikarovsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1117 NHL games during his career, notching 226 goals and adding 300 assists along with 885 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has played 68 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 6+8=14 with 35 PIM.


8-3-2018 Media attacks the Calgary Flames
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Flames and headcoach Craig Berube

6-3-2018 Player of the week: Mark Scheifele (C)
NHL has awarded Mark Scheifele (C) of Buffalo Sabres as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Mark Scheifele was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 396 NHL games during his career, notching 156 goals and adding 232 assists along with 143 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 67 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 17+36=53 with 17 PIM.


6-3-2018 Alexander Ovechkin reaches a milestone !
Alexander Ovechkin(NYR) scored the 600th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a feed by Tyson Jost. As long as the team wins I'm happy. The personal records don't mean anything to me if they aren't a part of winning the Cup, he declared after viewing the replay of the goal.

A native of Russia, Alexander Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 1046 NHL games during his career, notching 600 goals and adding 646 assists along with 1118 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 65 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 26+31=57 with 27 PIM.


4-3-2018 Jeff Skinner reaches a milestone !
Jeff Skinner(NJ) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a feed by Morgan Rielly. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, was his only comment for the media.

A native of Canada, Jeff Skinner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 614 NHL games during his career, notching 245 goals and adding 255 assists along with 207 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 64 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 35+34=69 with 16 PIM.


4-3-2018 Media attacks the Nashville Predators
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Predators and headcoach Dave King

3-3-2018 Media attacks the Ottawa Senators
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Senators and headcoach Danton Cole

3-3-2018 Media attacks the Tampa Bay Lightning
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Lightining and headcoach Greg Cronin

3-3-2018 Steven Stamkos reaches a milestone !
Steven Stamkos(MTL) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Jason Spezza. The coach gave me a chance to play, and I'm just trying to show him he made the right decision, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 750 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 390 assists along with 621 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 63 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 24+23=47 with 33 PIM.


3-3-2018 Drew Stafford reaches a milestone !
Drew Stafford(BOS) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, were his words after the game.

A native of USA, Drew Stafford was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 926 NHL games during his career, notching 281 goals and adding 319 assists along with 851 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 64 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 7+7=14 with 23 PIM.


1-3-2018 Media praises the Los Angeles Kings
The Los Angeles Kings are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. Los Angeles Kings defenseman Ryan Sproul 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.

1-3-2018 Eric Staal reaches a milestone !
Eric Staal(CAR) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a goal by Anze Kopitar. I'm happy about it but that's it, gotta think other things now, he said while posing for photo's..

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1129 NHL games during his career, notching 483 goals and adding 600 assists along with 835 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 63 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 28+35=63 with 13 PIM.


1-3-2018 Player of the month: Patrick Marleau (C)
NHL has awarded Patrick Marleau (C) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Month He registered 8 goals and 5 assists for 13 points in 13 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

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 1607 NHL games during his career, notching 626 goals and adding 774 assists along with 774 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 64 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 23+25=48 with 6 PIM.


1-3-2018 Rookie of the month: Alex DeBrincat (R)
NHL has awarded Alex DeBrincat (R) of Washington Capitals as Rookie Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 6 assists for 12 points in 12 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Alex DeBrincat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 77 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 18 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 62 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 16+14=30 with 0 PIM.


27-2-2018 DAL-OTT trade
Dallas Stars traded DAL's round 1 pick in 2018 to Ottawa Senators for Alex Formenton and OTT's round 1 pick in 2018

27-2-2018 DAL-OTT trade
Dallas Stars traded OTT's round 1 pick in 2018 to Ottawa Senators for DAL's round 1 pick in 2018

27-2-2018 DAL-MIN trade
Dallas Stars traded Alex Petrovic and Max Domi to Minnesota Wild for Alex Tanguay and Michael Chaput

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1415 NHL games during his career, notching 396 goals and adding 655 assists along with 675 penalty minutes. The 38 year old left wing has played 61 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 7+5=12 with 24 PIM.

A native of Canada, Michael Chaput was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 397 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 50 assists along with 51 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 63 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+8=11 with 27 PIM.

A native of Canada, Alex Petrovic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 373 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 98 assists along with 141 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 62 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 2+16=18 with 14 PIM.

A native of Canada, Max Domi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 21 assists along with 166 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 63 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 13+12=25 with 58 PIM.


27-2-2018 DAL-PIT trade
Dallas Stars traded Nick Foligno to Pittsburgh Penguins for Nick Bjugstad and Derrick Pouliot

A native of USA, Nick Bjugstad was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 432 NHL games during his career, notching 93 goals and adding 113 assists along with 224 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 62 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 9+12=21 with 20 PIM.

A native of Canada, Derrick Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 139 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 39 assists along with 58 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Pittsburgh Penguins this season. He has played 62 games with the Wilkes-Barre Penguins this season, totalling 20+47=67 with 20 PIM.

A native of Canada, 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 876 NHL games during his career, notching 295 goals and adding 487 assists along with 857 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 63 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 18+23=41 with 27 PIM.


27-2-2018 Rocco Grimaldi released.
Detroit Red Wings released Rocco Grimaldi to free agency.

27-2-2018 Player of the week: Dany Heatley (R)
NHL has awarded Dany Heatley (R) of Florida Panthers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Dany Heatley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1237 NHL games during his career, notching 645 goals and adding 741 assists along with 1056 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has played 63 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 30+40=70 with 2 PIM.


27-2-2018 Patrick Marleau reaches a milestone !
Patrick Marleau(CBS) scored the 1400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a feed by Alexander Edler. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

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 1606 NHL games during his career, notching 626 goals and adding 774 assists along with 774 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 63 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 23+25=48 with 6 PIM.


26-2-2018 Mark Giordano reaches a milestone !
Mark Giordano(STL) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a goal by Jeff Carter. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 930 NHL games during his career, notching 101 goals and adding 400 assists along with 1046 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 62 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 5+18=23 with 23 PIM.


26-2-2018 P.K. Subban reaches a milestone !
P.K. Subban(STL) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a goal by Cody McCormick. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he said as camera flashes went off..

A native of Canada, P.K. Subban was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 772 NHL games during his career, notching 143 goals and adding 457 assists along with 558 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 62 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 12+30=42 with 26 PIM.


26-2-2018 Phil Kessel reaches a milestone !
Phil Kessel(OTT) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Marcus Johansson. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he said after the game..

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 839 NHL games during his career, notching 372 goals and adding 428 assists along with 410 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 60 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 25+19=44 with 14 PIM.


25-2-2018 Media criticises the New York Islanders
The New York Islanders are spinning in a 5 game winless streak. New York Islanders right wing Matt Beleskey 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.

25-2-2018 Media criticises the Atlanta Thrashers
The Atlanta Thrashers are spinning in a 5 game winless streak. Atlanta Thrashers center Kamil Kreps commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

24-2-2018 Logan Couture reaches a milestone !
Logan Couture(MTL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a goal by Chris Kreider. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Canada, Logan Couture was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 597 NHL games during his career, notching 205 goals and adding 300 assists along with 410 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 50 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 15+22=37 with 2 PIM.


24-2-2018 Media glorifies the Washington Capitals
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 Capitals and headcoach Rob Daum

24-2-2018 Claude Giroux reaches a milestone !
Claude Giroux(CHI) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Jonathan Toews. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, the player said in an interview..

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 934 NHL games during his career, notching 430 goals and adding 500 assists along with 1176 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 61 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 30+29=59 with 36 PIM.


24-2-2018 Sidney Crosby reaches a milestone !
Sidney Crosby(LA) scored the 1200th point of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a goal by Reilly Smith. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, he said as camera flashes went off..

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 1026 NHL games during his career, notching 549 goals and adding 651 assists along with 941 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 45 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 20+21=41 with 6 PIM.


23-2-2018 Erik Karlsson reaches a milestone !
Erik Karlsson(CBS) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Alexander Edler. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said after the game..

A native of Sweden, Erik Karlsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 747 NHL games during his career, notching 123 goals and adding 400 assists along with 439 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 61 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 10+26=36 with 17 PIM.


21-2-2018 Mikael Granlund reaches a milestone !
Mikael Granlund(DAL) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Bokondji Imama. That's one for the books, he said with a wink..

A native of Finland, Mikael Granlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 590 NHL games during his career, notching 286 goals and adding 314 assists along with 340 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 59 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 34+28=62 with 44 PIM.


21-2-2018 Jarret Stoll reaches a milestone !
Jarret Stoll(NAS) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a feed by Joakim Nordstrom. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, he replied before ducking into the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1141 NHL games during his career, notching 315 goals and adding 485 assists along with 785 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 62 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 6+11=17 with 16 PIM.


20-2-2018 Player of the week: Sean Monahan (L)
NHL has awarded Sean Monahan (L) of Vancouver Canucks as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 3 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week.

A native of Canada, Sean Monahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 387 NHL games during his career, notching 192 goals and adding 192 assists along with 145 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 59 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 27+29=56 with 33 PIM.


20-2-2018 Mark Giordano reaches a milestone !
Mark Giordano(STL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Cody McCormick. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, he said after the game..

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 927 NHL games during his career, notching 101 goals and adding 399 assists along with 1044 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 59 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 5+17=22 with 21 PIM.


19-2-2018 Nicklas Bäckström reaches a milestone !
Nicklas Bäckström(PIT) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Gabriel Landeskog. It is just part of my job, was his only comment for the media..

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 871 NHL games during his career, notching 356 goals and adding 544 assists along with 598 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 60 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 19+29=48 with 9 PIM.


18-2-2018 Ryan Suter reaches a milestone !
Ryan Suter(DET) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Vladimir Tarasenko. 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, the player said in an 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 1031 NHL games during his career, notching 106 goals and adding 400 assists along with 819 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 59 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 4+28=32 with 55 PIM.


17-2-2018 Ryan Whitney reaches a milestone !
Ryan Whitney(PHI) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a feed by Sebastian Aho. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said to the press.

A native of USA, Ryan Whitney was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 1025 NHL games during his career, notching 112 goals and adding 488 assists along with 725 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 58 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 3+21=24 with 2 PIM.


16-2-2018 Media criticises the Calgary Flames
The Calgary Flames are stumbling in a 18 game winless streak. Calgary Flames goaltender Jake Allen 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.

15-2-2018 NJ-NAS trade
New Jersey Devils traded NJ's round 1 pick in 2018 to Nashville Predators for Joe Colborne

A native of Canada, Joe Colborne was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 628 NHL games during his career, notching 48 goals and adding 74 assists along with 494 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has not yet played for the Nashville Predators this season.


15-2-2018 NJ-DAL trade
New Jersey Devils traded Alexander Svitov, Samuel Girard and Bokondji Imama to Dallas Stars for Nikita Zadorov and Ryan Kesler

A native of Russia, Nikita Zadorov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 126 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 20 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 57 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 4 PIM.

A native of USA, Ryan Kesler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1061 NHL games during his career, notching 414 goals and adding 434 assists along with 989 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 57 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 20+19=39 with 8 PIM.

A native of Russia, Alexander Svitov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 982 NHL games during his career, notching 83 goals and adding 122 assists along with 990 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 57 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Samuel Girard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 37 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 9 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has played 37 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 0+9=9 with 0 PIM. He has also played 20 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 12 PIM.

A native of Canada, Bokondji Imama was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 152 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 12 assists along with 58 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 57 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 8+5=13 with 14 PIM.


15-2-2018 PIT-MTL trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Cody Ceci and Steven Stamkos to Montreal Canadiens for Mathew Dumba and Nicklas Bäckström

A native of Canada, Mathew Dumba was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 397 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 183 assists along with 164 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 58 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 4+24=28 with 19 PIM.

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 869 NHL games during his career, notching 356 goals and adding 542 assists along with 598 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 58 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 19+27=46 with 9 PIM.

A native of Canada, Cody Ceci was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 368 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 141 assists along with 93 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 56 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 5+18=23 with 37 PIM.

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 743 NHL games during his career, notching 296 goals and adding 389 assists along with 615 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 56 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 20+22=42 with 27 PIM.


15-2-2018 MIN-CAR trade
Minnesota Wild traded Hunter Shinkaruk and Nikolay Goldobin to Carolina Hurricanes for Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Brad Boyes

A native of Canada, Jean-Gabriel Pageau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 233 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 32 assists along with 142 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 45 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 34 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brad Boyes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1031 NHL games during his career, notching 378 goals and adding 408 assists along with 1154 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 45 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 14+9=23 with 32 PIM.

A native of Canada, Hunter Shinkaruk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 95 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 13 assists along with 35 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 57 games with the Houston Aeros this season, totalling 43+36=79 with 16 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Nikolay Goldobin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 220 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 26 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has played 57 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 4+3=7 with 2 PIM.


14-2-2018 Mike Richards reaches a milestone !
Mike Richards(ANA) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Blake Wheeler. I can't quite remember the last time when I was this happy, he said to the press.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1040 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 446 assists along with 697 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 58 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 13+16=29 with 10 PIM.


14-2-2018 Jamie Benn reaches a milestone !
Jamie Benn(CHI) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. We have a good team this year, I'm just happy I can help out, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Jamie Benn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 712 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 427 assists along with 665 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 56 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 28+40=68 with 7 PIM.


14-2-2018 Media criticises the Calgary Flames
The Calgary Flames are spinning in a 17 game winless streak. Calgary Flames defenseman Kristopher Letang commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

14-2-2018 Christian Ehrhoff reaches a milestone !
Christian Ehrhoff(WSH) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Boyd Gordon. It's always nice to give a good pass..., he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Germany, Christian Ehrhoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1062 NHL games during his career, notching 118 goals and adding 500 assists along with 487 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 55 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 2+15=17 with 6 PIM.


13-2-2018 NHL All-Star Game
Team World has won the annual NHL All-Star game with a score of 13-10. Game MVP was Victor Hedman.

A native of Sweden, Victor Hedman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 653 NHL games during his career, notching 111 goals and adding 372 assists along with 279 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 56 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 7+31=38 with 12 PIM.


13-2-2018 Player of the week: Patrick Marleau (C)
NHL has awarded Patrick Marleau (C) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

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 1599 NHL games during his career, notching 622 goals and adding 772 assists along with 770 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 56 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 19+23=42 with 2 PIM.


12-2-2018 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 Patrik Laine, Aleksander Barkov and Rasmus Ristolainen.

Adam Larsson of Team World won the fastest skater competition, beating Matt Duchene in the final.

Dany Heatley of Team North America won the hardest shot competition with a result of 86 MPH, beating Mikael Granlund in the final.

Matt Duchene of Team North America won the accuracy shooting competition, beating Mikael Granlund in the final.

Ilya Samsonov of Team World won the goalie competition (pass&score), beating Carey Price in the final.

Team North America won the breakaway relay with a team of Auston Matthews, Zach Werenski and Shea Weber.

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


11-2-2018 T.J. Oshie reaches a milestone !
T.J. Oshie(BOS) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a feed by P.A. Parenteau. It's always nice score but this was one special goal for me, he declared after viewing the replay of the goal.

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 874 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 501 assists along with 561 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 22+14=36 with 34 PIM.


11-2-2018 Media criticises the Calgary Flames
It isn't the happiest time for the Calgary Flames as they are on a 16 game winless streak. Calgary Flames coach Craig Berube had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

10-2-2018 Lauri Tukonen reaches a milestone !
Lauri Tukonen(FLA) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a feed by Richard Panik. I just try and give it my best out there. This one was special though, was his only statement before going to the dressing room.

A native of Finland, Lauri Tukonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 874 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 347 assists along with 698 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 56 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 22+13=35 with 8 PIM.


10-2-2018 Logan Couture reaches a milestone !
Logan Couture(MTL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by Ryan O'Reilly. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Logan Couture was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 591 NHL games during his career, notching 204 goals and adding 296 assists along with 410 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 44 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 14+18=32 with 2 PIM.


10-2-2018 Media attacks the New York Islanders
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Islanders and headcoach Rick Kehoe

10-2-2018 Media criticises the New York Islanders
The New York Islanders are spinning in a 10 game winless streak. New York Islanders left wing Luke Adam commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

10-2-2018 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 David Baseggio after today's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. This brings their current streak to 5 games undefeated.

10-2-2018 Media glorifies the New York Rangers
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 Rangers and headcoach Cory Cloutson

7-2-2018 Daniel Sedin reaches a milestone !
Daniel Sedin(SJ) scored the 1400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a goal by Olli Maatta. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Sweden, Daniel Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1350 NHL games during his career, notching 624 goals and adding 776 assists along with 870 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 53 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 29+25=54 with 8 PIM.


7-2-2018 Bobby Ryan reaches a milestone !
Bobby Ryan(BOS) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by Oscar Klefbom. I can't quite remember the last time when I was this happy, the player said in an interview.

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 887 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 374 assists along with 936 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 14+15=29 with 10 PIM.


7-2-2018 T.J. Oshie reaches a milestone !
T.J. Oshie(BOS) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by Bobby Ryan. That's one for the books, he said with a wink.

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 872 NHL games during his career, notching 399 goals and adding 501 assists along with 559 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 53 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 21+14=35 with 32 PIM.


7-2-2018 Media criticises the New York Islanders
The New York Islanders are stumbling in a 8 game winless streak. New York Islanders left wing James Neal 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.

6-2-2018 Player of the week: Jirí Tlustý (L)
NHL has awarded Jirí Tlustý (L) of Ottawa Senators as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 2 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Czech, Jirí Tlustý was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 734 NHL games during his career, notching 131 goals and adding 127 assists along with 690 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 14+11=25 with 35 PIM.


4-2-2018 Artemi Panarin reaches a milestone !
Artemi Panarin(MTL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Jason Demers. Making beautiful plays is fun on the ice I think, he said after viewing the play on the TV studio monitor..

A native of Russia, Artemi Panarin was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 632 NHL games during his career, notching 227 goals and adding 300 assists along with 425 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 26+21=47 with 26 PIM.


1-2-2018 Jori Lehtera reaches a milestone !
Jori Lehtera(LA) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Beau Bennett. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he said with a wink..

A native of Canada, Jori Lehtera was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 711 NHL games during his career, notching 193 goals and adding 307 assists along with 236 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 51 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 11+17=28 with 20 PIM.


1-2-2018 Media praises the Los Angeles Kings
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Los Angeles Kings coach Randy Carlyle after today's game against the Nashville Predators. This brings their current streak to 8 games undefeated.

1-2-2018 Nikita Kucherov injured.
Nikita Kucherov (DAL) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Brooks Orpik (PHO). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. Right now I'm at about 30%, but with 4-6 weeks off the Doctors say I'll be back in full form, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

1-2-2018 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 Flyers and headcoach Pat Conacher

31-1-2018 DET-MIN trade
Detroit Red Wings traded Brett Pesce and Dylan Larkin to Minnesota Wild for Andrej Sekera and James Van Riemsdyk

A native of Slovakia, Andrej Sekera was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 867 NHL games during his career, notching 106 goals and adding 328 assists along with 436 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 50 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 4+9=13 with 12 PIM.

A native of USA, James Van Riemsdyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 830 NHL games during his career, notching 337 goals and adding 463 assists along with 380 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 51 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 18+24=42 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Brett Pesce was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 309 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 99 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 54 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 3+21=24 with 8 PIM.

A native of USA, Dylan Larkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 218 NHL games during his career, notching 85 goals and adding 91 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 54 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 20+28=48 with 42 PIM.


1-2-2018 Player of the month: Vincent Lecavalier (C)
NHL has awarded Vincent Lecavalier (C) of St. Louis Blues as Player Of The Month He registered 11 goals and 14 assists for 25 points in 17 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Vincent Lecavalier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1502 NHL games during his career, notching 666 goals and adding 861 assists along with 779 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 51 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 28+36=64 with 2 PIM.


1-2-2018 Rookie of the month: Jesse Puljujarvi (L)
NHL has awarded Jesse Puljujarvi (L) of Philadelphia Flyers as Rookie Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 12 assists for 21 points in 14 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Sweden, Jesse Puljujarvi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 52 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 29 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 19 year old left wing has played 52 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 20+29=49 with 10 PIM.


31-1-2018 Blake Wheeler reaches a milestone !
Blake Wheeler(ANA) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a feed by Mike Richards. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of USA, Blake Wheeler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 829 NHL games during his career, notching 260 goals and adding 340 assists along with 717 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 54 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 13+16=29 with 12 PIM.


30-1-2018 Player of the week: Martin Hanzal (L)
NHL has awarded Martin Hanzal (L) of Atlanta Thrashers as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Czech, Martin Hanzal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 790 NHL games during his career, notching 364 goals and adding 494 assists along with 580 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 52 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 19+25=44 with 16 PIM.


30-1-2018 James Van Riemsdyk reaches a milestone !
James Van Riemsdyk(MIN) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Milan Lucic. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he said after the game..

A native of USA, James Van Riemsdyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 829 NHL games during his career, notching 337 goals and adding 463 assists along with 380 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 50 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 18+24=42 with 2 PIM.


29-1-2018 Media criticises the Washington Capitals
It isn't the happiest time for the Washington Capitals as they are on a 6 game winless streak. Washington Capitals coach Rob Daum had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

27-1-2018 Media attacks the Colorado Avalanche
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Avalanche and headcoach Bob Boughner

27-1-2018 Dion Phaneuf reaches a milestone !
Dion Phaneuf(NYI) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a goal by Jonathan Cheechoo. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, he said to the press..

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 1035 NHL games during his career, notching 139 goals and adding 461 assists along with 518 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 49 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 2+20=22 with 8 PIM.


26-1-2018 League suspends Sean Avery
The league board has suspended Florida Panthers player Sean Avery for 3 fighting three times in a game against Ottawa Senators.

25-1-2018 Media praises the Los Angeles Kings
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Los Angeles Kings coach Randy Carlyle after today's game against the Minnesota Wild. This brings their current streak to 5 games undefeated.

23-1-2018 Player of the week: Sam Gagner (C)
NHL has awarded Sam Gagner (C) of Dallas Stars as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 2 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Sam Gagner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 785 NHL games during his career, notching 186 goals and adding 256 assists along with 696 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 48 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 11+11=22 with 26 PIM.


22-1-2018 Brent Burns injured.
Brent Burns (DAL) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Yakov Trenin (VAN). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. Yeah it hurts, hurts me to watch the game from the press box for a month or so, he said to the press.

21-1-2018 Media attacks the Calgary Flames
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Flames and headcoach Craig Berube

21-1-2018 Media criticises the Calgary Flames
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Calgary Flames after a dreadful 9 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Vitaly Vishnevski openly. has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

19-1-2018 Media criticises the Calgary Flames
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Calgary Flames GM after today's game against the New York Islanders. This brings their current streak to 8 games winless.

18-1-2018 All-Star Teams selected
Starting lineups for the 2018 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 Dany HeatleyR Filip Forsberg
C Vincent LecavalierC Mikael Granlund
L Jamie BennL Daniel Sedin
D Zach WerenskiD Rasmus Ristolainen
D Drew DoughtyD Ivan Provorov
G Jake AllenG Ilya Samsonov

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 Ryan Johansen
R Patrick Sharp
R Claude Giroux
R Patrik Laine
R Nikita Kucherov
R Vladimir Tarasenko
CentersCenters
C Matt Duchene
C Jonathan Toews
C Auston Matthews
C Henrik Sedin
C Aleksander Barkov
C Anze Kopitar
Left wingsLeft wings
L Joe Thornton
L Jeff Skinner
L Brad Richards
L Timo Meier
L Nikolaj Ehlers
L Marian Gaborik
DefensemenDefensemen
D Duncan Keith
D Shea Weber
D Morgan Rielly
D Alex Pietrangelo
D Victor Hedman
D Adam Larsson
D Dmitri Orlov
D Olli Maatta
GoaliesGoalies
G Tyler Parsons
G Carey Price
G Petr Mrazek
G Vitek Vanecek

This years All-Star weekend starts Saturday February 12 with the Super Skills competition and continues on Sunday February 13 with the clash between the North America All-Stars and the World All-Stars.


17-1-2018 Media glorifies the Florida Panthers
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 Panthers and headcoach Bruno Campese

17-1-2018 Oliver Bjorkstrand injured.
Oliver Bjorkstrand (CGY) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Dustin Byfuglien (CHI). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. This is the same injury I had as a junior. Not too serious, but it needs some time to heal, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

17-1-2018 Sergei Korostin released.
San Jose Sharks released Sergei Korostin to free agency.

16-1-2018 Team Canada wins World Junior Championship
Team Canada has beaten Team Slovakia in the final of the 2018 World Junior Championships.

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

Leading scorers in the tournament:
1. Alexej Damm (SVK) 12+4=16
2. Ari Hofler (SUI) 3+11=14
3. Daniel Badeni (SUI) 6+7=13
4. August Strolz (SUI) 5+7=12
5. Joey Anderson (USA) 3+9=12
6. Brian Miceli (USA) 1+11=12
7. Sam Steel (CAN) 4+7=11
8. Zigmund Nimicek (SVK) 0+11=11
9. Wade Allison (CAN) 7+3=10
10. Tony Beers (USA) 5+5=10


16-1-2018 Player of the week: Jonathan Drouin (L)
NHL has awarded Jonathan Drouin (L) of Vancouver Canucks as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Drouin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 351 NHL games during his career, notching 142 goals and adding 166 assists along with 263 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 46 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 25+20=45 with 28 PIM.


16-1-2018 Sven Baertschi claimed off waivers.
Calgary Flames claimed Sven Baertschi, who had been with Montreal Canadiens, off waivers.

16-1-2018 Antoine Vermette claimed off waivers.
Montreal Canadiens claimed Antoine Vermette, who had been with Minnesota Wild, off waivers.

16-1-2018 Ilya Bryzgalov claimed off waivers.
Philadelphia Flyers claimed Ilya Bryzgalov, who had been with Carolina Hurricanes, off waivers.

21-6-2002 COL-PHI trade rumoured
Colorado Avalanche are rumoured to be planning a trade sending center Steve Reinprecht and defenseman Brent Thompson to Philadelphia Flyers for defenseman Chris Therien and PHI 3rd round pick in 2003 draft

Rumours from various sources around the league say that the Colorado Avalanche are looking for a 1st line defenseman and that Chris Therien would be a good fit there.


21-6-2002 MIN-CHI trade rumoured
Minnesota Wild are rumoured to be planning a trade sending right wing Matt Johnson and MIN 3rd round pick in 2003 draft to Chicago Blackhawks for right wing Jim Campbell

Rumours from various sources around the league say that the Minnesota Wild are looking for a 3rd line right wing and that Jim Campbell would be a good fit there.


21-6-2002 SJ-PHI trade rumoured
San Jose Sharks are rumoured to be planning a trade sending right wing Todd Harvey to Philadelphia Flyers for defenseman Luke Richardson and left wing Paul Ranheim

Rumours from various sources around the league say that the San Jose Sharks are looking for a 2nd line defenseman and that Luke Richardson would be a good fit there.


16-1-2018 Martin Marincin released.
Colorado Avalanche released Martin Marincin to free agency.

16-1-2018 Dan Pronger released.
Colorado Avalanche released Dan Pronger to free agency.

16-1-2018 MIN-NAS trade
Minnesota Wild traded Mackenzie Blackwood and Niklas Kronwall to Nashville Predators for Kyle Wood and Devan Dubnyk

A native of Canada, Kyle Wood was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 255 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 66 assists along with 55 penalty minutes. The 21 year old defenseman has played 47 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 3+13=16 with 22 PIM.

A native of Canada, Devan Dubnyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 471 NHL games during his career, booking 18 career shutouts and allowing 1612 goals. The 31 year old goaltender has played 14 games with the Nashville Predators this season, allowing 43 goals on 379 while booking 1 shutouts.

A native of Canada, Mackenzie Blackwood was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 34 NHL games during his career, booking 1 career shutouts and allowing 116 goals. The 21 year old goaltender has played 34 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, allowing 116 goals on 812 while booking 1 shutouts.

A native of Sweden, Niklas Kronwall was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 921 NHL games during his career, notching 60 goals and adding 275 assists along with 418 penalty minutes. The 37 year old defenseman has played 45 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 4+19=23 with 2 PIM.


16-1-2018 MIN-MTL trade
Minnesota Wild traded Artemi Panarin, Nathan Horton and Jason Demers to Montreal Canadiens for Michael Chaput, Elias Lindholm and Marc-Édouard Vlasic

A native of Canada, Michael Chaput was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 380 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 47 assists along with 47 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 46 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 23 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Elias Lindholm was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 274 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 71 assists along with 211 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 46 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 17+13=30 with 26 PIM.

A native of Canada, Marc-Édouard Vlasic was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 950 NHL games during his career, notching 144 goals and adding 503 assists along with 544 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 46 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 8+24=32 with 18 PIM.

A native of Russia, Artemi Panarin was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 624 NHL games during his career, notching 223 goals and adding 296 assists along with 419 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 45 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 22+17=39 with 20 PIM.

A native of Canada, Nathan Horton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1063 NHL games during his career, notching 265 goals and adding 354 assists along with 1125 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 45 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 11+7=18 with 14 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jason Demers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 701 NHL games during his career, notching 85 goals and adding 335 assists along with 419 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 37 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+16=19 with 10 PIM.


16-1-2018 MIN-CAR trade
Minnesota Wild traded Andrew Shaw to Carolina Hurricanes for Nikita Nesterov

A native of Russia, Nikita Nesterov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 148 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 28 assists along with 26 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Andrew Shaw was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 427 NHL games during his career, notching 40 goals and adding 51 assists along with 371 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 45 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 7+7=14 with 20 PIM.


16-1-2018 BOS-MTL trade
Boston Bruins traded Roberto Luongo and Jason Spezza to Montreal Canadiens for Brendan Perlini and Jonathan Quick

A native of La-la-land, Brendan Perlini was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 80 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 11 assists along with 47 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 40 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 47 PIM.

A native of USA, Jonathan Quick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 563 NHL games during his career, booking 33 career shutouts and allowing 1486 goals. The 31 year old goaltender has played 46 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, allowing 150 goals on 1173 while booking 2 shutouts.

A native of Canada, Roberto Luongo was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1021 NHL games during his career, booking 61 career shutouts and allowing 2824 goals. The 38 year old goaltender has played 44 games with the Boston Bruins this season, allowing 146 goals on 1282 while booking 2 shutouts.

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 1119 NHL games during his career, notching 520 goals and adding 720 assists along with 422 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 44 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 15+19=34 with 0 PIM.


16-1-2018 EDM-MIN trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Milan Lucic to Minnesota Wild for Simon Gagné, Travis Konecny and Kieffer Bellows

A native of Canada, Simon Gagné was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1353 NHL games during his career, notching 430 goals and adding 566 assists along with 644 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 44 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 7+6=13 with 17 PIM.

A native of Canada, Travis Konecny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 45 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 5 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 45 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 8+5=13 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Kieffer Bellows was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 39 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 5 assists along with 24 penalty minutes. The 19 year old left wing has played 39 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 4+5=9 with 24 PIM.

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 704 NHL games during his career, notching 290 goals and adding 288 assists along with 671 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 48 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 15+19=34 with 9 PIM.


16-1-2018 Ryan Suter reaches a milestone !
Ryan Suter(DET) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Calle Jarnkrok. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, he read from a prepared statement..

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 1019 NHL games during his career, notching 105 goals and adding 395 assists along with 813 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 47 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 3+23=26 with 49 PIM.


16-1-2018 T.J. Oshie reaches a milestone !
T.J. Oshie(BOS) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Jason Spezza. 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..

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 862 NHL games during his career, notching 394 goals and adding 500 assists along with 549 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 43 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 16+13=29 with 22 PIM.


14-1-2018 World Junior Championships finalists ready
Team Slovakia will meet Team Canada in the final of the 2018 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 Russia.


14-1-2018 Nikolai Zherdev reaches a milestone !
Nikolai Zherdev(ANA) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a feed by Evgeny Malkin. I've just been fortunate to avoid injuries and play with some excellent hockey players, the happy player commented.

A native of Russia, Nikolai Zherdev was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1078 NHL games during his career, notching 435 goals and adding 565 assists along with 1008 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 45 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 22+18=40 with 18 PIM.


13-1-2018 Media glorifies the Pittsburgh Penguins
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 Penguins and headcoach Kevin Constantine

12-1-2018 World Junior Championships semifinals
World Junior Championships have reached semifinal stage. In the first semifinal on January 14th, Team Slovakia will meet Team USA . In the second clash, Team Russia will challenge Team Canada. Winners from both games will meet on January 16th in the final game to decide the 2018 World Champion of icehockey.


12-1-2018 Taylor Hall reaches a milestone !
Taylor Hall(BOS) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a feed by Victor Rask. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he said after signing autographs for some kids.

A native of Canada, Taylor Hall was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 524 NHL games during his career, notching 217 goals and adding 283 assists along with 210 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 42 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 18+21=39 with 4 PIM.


12-1-2018 Justin Williams reaches a milestone !
Justin Williams(MTL) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Logan Couture. My kids attended this game so it is extra special for me, he said after viewing the play on the TV studio monitor..

A native of Canada, Justin Williams was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1282 NHL games during his career, notching 385 goals and adding 500 assists along with 946 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 43 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 16 PIM.


11-1-2018 Mike Fisher reaches a milestone !
Mike Fisher(NAS) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Kyle Wood. My kids attended this game so it is extra special for me, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1239 NHL games during his career, notching 333 goals and adding 500 assists along with 948 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 44 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 8+17=25 with 4 PIM.


10-1-2018 World Junior Championships quarterfinals
World Junior Championships have reached quarterfinal stage. Here are the final standings for the starting groups.
Group APTSGFGAGroup BPTSGFGA
Slovakia6189Russia6199
Canada41611USA41711
Belarussia21215Japan2918
Slovenia0819Latvia01017
Group CPTSGFGAGroup DPTSGFGA
Finland6156Sweden6207
Switzerland41512Czech41710
Italy2813Poland2918
Ukraine01017Germany0819

For quarterfinals, the pairs are:

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


10-1-2018 Media glorifies the St. Louis Blues
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 Blues and headcoach Marc Crawford

9-1-2018 Player of the week: Nathan MacKinnon (C)
NHL has awarded Nathan MacKinnon (C) of Phoenix Coyotes as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Nathan MacKinnon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 313 NHL games during his career, notching 126 goals and adding 150 assists along with 122 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 41 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 16+20=36 with 7 PIM.


9-1-2018 League suspends Rick Nash
The league board has suspended Columbus Blue Jackets player Rick Nash for 3 fighting three times in a game against New York Islanders.

6-1-2018 Jonathan Cheechoo reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Cheechoo(NYI) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a feed by Dion Phaneuf. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Cheechoo was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1113 NHL games during his career, notching 474 goals and adding 426 assists along with 981 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 39 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 19+15=34 with 24 PIM.


5-1-2018 Patrick Kane reaches a milestone !
Patrick Kane(ANA) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a feed by Nikolai Zherdev. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, he commented to the media.

A native of USA, Patrick Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 814 NHL games during his career, notching 362 goals and adding 438 assists along with 706 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 42 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 19+15=34 with 6 PIM.


4-1-2018 Media criticises the New York Islanders
The New York Islanders are stumbling in a 15 game winless streak. New York Islanders defenseman Ryan McDonagh 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.

3-1-2018 Alexander Frolov reaches a milestone !
Alexander Frolov(TOR) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a goal by Christian Dvorak. Yes, it does feel great, he said with a wink..

A native of Russia, Alexander Frolov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1152 NHL games during his career, notching 383 goals and adding 517 assists along with 766 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 39 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 13+13=26 with 12 PIM.


2-1-2018 World Junior Championships 2018
Icehockey World Junior Championships (U-20) 2018 in Ukraine start in just two days. There are 16 nations battling for the championship in the following two weeks. Many believe that the team of Russia will make a good run for the gold.

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


2-1-2018 Player of the week: Jeff Skinner (L)
NHL has awarded Jeff Skinner (L) of New Jersey Devils as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 1 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Jeff Skinner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 589 NHL games during his career, notching 234 goals and adding 246 assists along with 203 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 39 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 24+25=49 with 12 PIM.


1-1-2018 PHI-MIN trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Alex Tanguay, Simon Gagné and Eric Gryba to Minnesota Wild for Anthony Peluso and Keven Veilleux

A native of Canada, Anthony Peluso was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 568 NHL games during his career, notching 117 goals and adding 117 assists along with 276 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 39 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 9+5=14 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Keven Veilleux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 716 NHL games during his career, notching 104 goals and adding 95 assists along with 535 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 23 PIM.

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1392 NHL games during his career, notching 391 goals and adding 655 assists along with 661 penalty minutes. The 38 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Simon Gagné was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1347 NHL games during his career, notching 429 goals and adding 564 assists along with 642 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 15 PIM.

A native of Canada, Eric Gryba was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 447 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 91 assists along with 230 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Philadelphia Flyers this season. He has played 38 games with the Philadelphia Phantoms this season, totalling 3+8=11 with 20 PIM.


1-1-2018 MIN-NJ trade
Minnesota Wild traded Samuel Girard to New Jersey Devils for Anton Volchenkov

A native of Russia, Anton Volchenkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1093 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 208 assists along with 429 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 39 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Samuel Girard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 19 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 19 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM. He has also played 20 games with the Houston Aeros this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 12 PIM.


1-1-2018 Player of the month: Jack Eichel (C)
NHL has awarded Jack Eichel (C) of Atlanta Thrashers as Player Of The Month He registered 10 goals and 10 assists for 20 points in 15 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Jack Eichel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 203 NHL games during his career, notching 68 goals and adding 85 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 37 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 19+19=38 with 2 PIM.


1-1-2018 Rookie of the month: Tyson Jost (C)
NHL has awarded Tyson Jost (C) of New York Rangers as Rookie Of The Month He registered 5 goals and 14 assists for 19 points in 14 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Tyson Jost was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 28 assists along with 28 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 37 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 10+24=34 with 22 PIM.


31-12-2017 Media glorifies the New Jersey Devils
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 Devils and headcoach Claude Julien

31-12-2017 Marc-Édouard Vlasic reaches a milestone !
Marc-Édouard Vlasic(MTL) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Chris Kreider. It's a joy to be playing with these guys, they are the best teammates anyone could have, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Canada, Marc-Édouard Vlasic was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 942 NHL games during his career, notching 142 goals and adding 500 assists along with 542 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 38 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 6+21=27 with 16 PIM.


31-12-2017 Ryan Getzlaf reaches a milestone !
Ryan Getzlaf(CBS) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, he said in the post game media scrum.

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 995 NHL games during his career, notching 453 goals and adding 547 assists along with 760 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 37 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 18+12=30 with 19 PIM.


31-12-2017 Henrik Zetterberg reaches a milestone !
Henrik Zetterberg(LA) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Jori Lehtera. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he said after the game..

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 1100 NHL games during his career, notching 473 goals and adding 627 assists along with 461 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 37 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 13+11=24 with 22 PIM.


29-12-2017 Brent Burns reaches a milestone !
Brent Burns(DAL) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Nikita Kucherov. 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 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 1040 NHL games during his career, notching 178 goals and adding 522 assists along with 371 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 35 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 7+19=26 with 2 PIM.


28-12-2017 Media glorifies the New Jersey Devils
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 Devils and headcoach Claude Julien

27-12-2017 Media glorifies the Chicago Blackhawks
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 Blackhawks and headcoach Bruce Boudreau

26-12-2017 Player of the week: Claude Giroux (R)
NHL has awarded Claude Giroux (R) of Chicago Blackhawks as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 2 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

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 910 NHL games during his career, notching 422 goals and adding 494 assists along with 1160 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 37 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 22+23=45 with 20 PIM.


26-12-2017 Vincent Lecavalier reaches a milestone !
Vincent Lecavalier(STL) scored the 1500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a goal by Alexandre Burrows. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he said with a wink..

A native of Canada, Vincent Lecavalier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1482 NHL games during his career, notching 655 goals and adding 845 assists along with 777 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 31 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 17+20=37 with 0 PIM.


26-12-2017 Jonathan Toews reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Toews(CHI) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a goal by Claude Giroux. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, he said after the game in the dressing room..

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 852 NHL games during his career, notching 416 goals and adding 500 assists along with 478 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 36 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 17+23=40 with 4 PIM.


23-12-2017 Tyler Seguin reaches a milestone !
Tyler Seguin(VAN) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Sean Monahan. For me this is dream come true, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Canada, Tyler Seguin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 546 NHL games during his career, notching 225 goals and adding 300 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 23 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 11+12=23 with 2 PIM.


23-12-2017 Media attacks the New York Islanders
The media is disappointed by the team's 10 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Islanders and headcoach Rick Kehoe

23-12-2017 Mike Green reaches a milestone !
Mike Green(WSH) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Jonathan Huberdeau. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, was his only comment for the media..

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 949 NHL games during his career, notching 184 goals and adding 516 assists along with 589 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 26 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 4+13=17 with 4 PIM.


22-12-2017 Media praises the Anaheim Mighty Ducks
We've worked hard this season and the results speak for them selves said Anaheim Mighty Ducks coach Tim Army after today's win over the Detroit Red Wings. The Anaheim Mighty Ducks have now a 10 game undefeated streak.

21-12-2017 Kevin Shattenkirk reaches a milestone !
Kevin Shattenkirk(PIT) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Julien Gauthier. It's a joy to be playing with these guys, they are the best teammates anyone could have, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of USA, Kevin Shattenkirk was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 770 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 300 assists along with 462 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 12 PIM.


19-12-2017 Player of the week: Scott Gomez (L)
NHL has awarded Scott Gomez (L) of Anaheim Mighty Ducks as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Scott Gomez was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1400 NHL games during his career, notching 499 goals and adding 857 assists along with 1004 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 35 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 11+11=22 with 10 PIM.


17-12-2017 Nathan Gerbe claimed off waivers.
Calgary Flames claimed Nathan Gerbe, who had been with Los Angeles Kings, off waivers.

17-12-2017 NJ-VAN trade
New Jersey Devils traded Ryan Strome and Zach Werenski to Vancouver Canucks for Brayden Point and Morgan Rielly

A native of Canada, Brayden Point was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 114 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 22 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 32 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 10+11=21 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Morgan Rielly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 407 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 236 assists along with 121 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 32 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 5+15=20 with 16 PIM.

A native of Canada, Ryan Strome was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 455 NHL games during his career, notching 148 goals and adding 216 assists along with 94 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 33 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 6 PIM.

A native of USA, Zach Werenski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 115 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 68 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 6+24=30 with 7 PIM.


17-12-2017 NJ-COL trade
New Jersey Devils traded Tyson Barrie to Colorado Avalanche for Charles McAvoy

A native of USA, Charles McAvoy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 82 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 24 assists along with 36 penalty minutes. The 19 year old defenseman has played 32 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 1+11=12 with 9 PIM.

A native of Canada, Tyson Barrie was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 622 NHL games during his career, notching 66 goals and adding 265 assists along with 311 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 3+15=18 with 28 PIM.


17-12-2017 MIN-COL trade
Minnesota Wild traded Jack Dougherty to Colorado Avalanche for Jaromir Jagr

A native of Czech, Jaromir Jagr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 2036 NHL games during his career, notching 1139 goals and adding 1367 assists along with 1455 penalty minutes. The 45 year old left wing has played 32 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 7+5=12 with 16 PIM.

A native of USA, Jack Dougherty was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 190 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 55 assists along with 49 penalty minutes. The 21 year old defenseman has played 26 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 4 PIM.


17-12-2017 MIN-MTL trade
Minnesota Wild traded Logan Stanley and Michael Del Zotto to Montreal Canadiens for Andrej Sekera

A native of Slovakia, Andrej Sekera was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 850 NHL games during his career, notching 105 goals and adding 328 assists along with 434 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 3+9=12 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Logan Stanley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 34 games with the Houston Aeros this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Michael Del Zotto was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 534 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 97 assists along with 252 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 28 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 2+8=10 with 2 PIM.


16-12-2017 Jori Lehtera reaches a milestone !
Jori Lehtera(LA) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Henrik Zetterberg. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Jori Lehtera was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 691 NHL games during his career, notching 187 goals and adding 300 assists along with 226 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 31 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 5+10=15 with 10 PIM.


16-12-2017 Media glorifies the Toronto Maple Leafs
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 Maple Leafs and headcoach Randy Cunneyworth

16-12-2017 Duncan Keith reaches a milestone !
Duncan Keith(PHI) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Bo Horvat. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Duncan Keith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 1014 NHL games during his career, notching 177 goals and adding 523 assists along with 701 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 31 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 6+19=25 with 6 PIM.


16-12-2017 Patrik Berglund reaches a milestone !
Patrik Berglund(OTT) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by Jirí Tlustý. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he said with a wink.

A native of Sweden, Patrik Berglund was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 755 NHL games during his career, notching 241 goals and adding 359 assists along with 618 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 30 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 18 PIM.


16-12-2017 Media praises the Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres are flying high with a 18 game undefeated streak. Buffalo Sabres defenseman Alex Pietrangelo commented about their recent success: It's just so exciting to come to the rink these days. I mean, we're even enjoying practice!

15-12-2017 Cam Atkinson reaches a milestone !
Cam Atkinson(ANA) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by David Backes. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said to the press..

A native of USA, Cam Atkinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 693 NHL games during his career, notching 262 goals and adding 238 assists along with 544 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 33 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 12+7=19 with 8 PIM.


15-12-2017 Media praises the Atlanta Thrashers
The Atlanta Thrashers are flying high with a 6 game undefeated streak. Atlanta Thrashers right wing Jake Guentzel 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.

14-12-2017 Henrik Sedin reaches a milestone !
Henrik Sedin(SJ) notched the 800th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Alexander Wennberg. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Sweden, Henrik Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1331 NHL games during his career, notching 553 goals and adding 800 assists along with 586 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 29 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 14+13=27 with 5 PIM.


14-12-2017 Ilya Kovalchuk reaches a milestone !
Ilya Kovalchuk(EDM) scored the 1300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a feed by Tomas Tatar. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1236 NHL games during his career, notching 669 goals and adding 631 assists along with 703 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 32 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 15+9=24 with 0 PIM.


13-12-2017 Mikael Granlund reaches a milestone !
Mikael Granlund(DAL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Nikita Kucherov. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Finland, Mikael Granlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 559 NHL games during his career, notching 273 goals and adding 300 assists along with 322 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 28 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 21+14=35 with 26 PIM.


12-12-2017 Player of the week: Jack Eichel (C)
NHL has awarded Jack Eichel (C) of Atlanta Thrashers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 5 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Jack Eichel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 195 NHL games during his career, notching 63 goals and adding 82 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 29 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 14+16=30 with 2 PIM.


12-12-2017 Media attacks the New York Islanders
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Islanders and headcoach Rick Kehoe

10-12-2017 Dmitri Orlov reaches a milestone !
Dmitri Orlov(ANA) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Jacob Trouba. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said to the press..

A native of Russia, Dmitri Orlov was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 606 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 300 assists along with 186 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 31 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 2+20=22 with 6 PIM.


10-12-2017 Erik Karlsson reaches a milestone !
Erik Karlsson(CBS) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a goal by Alexander Edler. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he read from a prepared statement..

A native of Sweden, Erik Karlsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 715 NHL games during his career, notching 115 goals and adding 385 assists along with 431 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 29 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 2+11=13 with 9 PIM.


8-12-2017 Jamie Benn reaches a milestone !
Jamie Benn(CHI) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a feed by Shayne Gostisbehere. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Canada, Jamie Benn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 684 NHL games during his career, notching 292 goals and adding 408 assists along with 660 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 28 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 20+21=41 with 2 PIM.


8-12-2017 Media praises the Buffalo Sabres
Let's see your headlines now..., commented Buffalo Sabres GM after today's game against the Chicago Blackhawks. This brings their current streak to 15 games undefeated.

6-12-2017 Media praises the Buffalo Sabres
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Buffalo Sabres coach David Baseggio after today's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. This brings their current streak to 14 games undefeated.

5-12-2017 Player of the week: Mikael Granlund (C)
NHL has awarded Mikael Granlund (C) of Dallas Stars as Player Of The Week He registered 6 goals and 0 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Finland, Mikael Granlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 556 NHL games during his career, notching 273 goals and adding 299 assists along with 322 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 25 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 21+13=34 with 26 PIM.


2-12-2017 Dustin Gazley released.
San Jose Sharks released Dustin Gazley to free agency.

2-12-2017 Jacob Josefson released.
San Jose Sharks released Jacob Josefson to free agency.

2-12-2017 Jonathan Ericsson released.
Vancouver Canucks released Jonathan Ericsson to free agency.

2-12-2017 Kent Simpson released.
Vancouver Canucks released Kent Simpson to free agency.

2-12-2017 Mikko Koivu reaches a milestone !
Mikko Koivu(EDM) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Brandon Carlo. That's one for the books, he said after signing autographs for some kids..

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 953 NHL games during his career, notching 226 goals and adding 374 assists along with 323 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 27 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 2 PIM.


2-12-2017 Media praises the Edmonton Oilers
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Edmonton Oilers coach Greg Ireland after today's game against the Vancouver Canucks. This brings their current streak to 9 games undefeated.

2-12-2017 Ales Hemsky reaches a milestone !
Ales Hemsky(MIN) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Niklas Kronwall. For me this is dream come true, he said after viewing the play on the TV studio monitor..

A native of Czech, Ales Hemsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1082 NHL games during his career, notching 309 goals and adding 500 assists along with 699 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 27 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 8+12=20 with 14 PIM.


2-12-2017 Media glorifies the Buffalo Sabres
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 Sabres and headcoach David Baseggio

1-12-2017 Brad Marchand reaches a milestone !
Brad Marchand(FLA) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a feed by Dany Heatley. The coach gave me a chance to play, and I'm just trying to show him he made the right decision, he declared after viewing the replay of the goal.

A native of Canada, Brad Marchand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 3rd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 777 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 433 assists along with 817 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 22 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 14+10=24 with 12 PIM.


1-12-2017 Player of the month: Sidney Crosby (C)
NHL has awarded Sidney Crosby (C) of Los Angeles Kings as Player Of The Month He registered 8 goals and 10 assists for 18 points in 12 games last month. He also had 4 game winning goals.

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 1006 NHL games during his career, notching 540 goals and adding 644 assists along with 935 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 25 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 11+14=25 with 0 PIM.


1-12-2017 Rookie of the month: Jesse Puljujarvi (R)
NHL has awarded Jesse Puljujarvi (R) of Philadelphia Flyers as Rookie Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 9 assists for 15 points in 14 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Sweden, Jesse Puljujarvi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 25 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 14 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 19 year old right wing has played 25 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 9+14=23 with 2 PIM.


30-11-2017 David Krejci reaches a milestone !
David Krejci(PHO) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a goal by Brandon Sutter. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he commented during a post game radio interview..

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 799 NHL games during his career, notching 259 goals and adding 341 assists along with 542 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 21 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+6=11 with 10 PIM.


30-11-2017 Michael Grabner reaches a milestone !
Michael Grabner(CGY) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a feed by Matt Stajan. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, the happy player commented.

A native of Austria, Michael Grabner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 857 NHL games during his career, notching 246 goals and adding 254 assists along with 636 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 25 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 8+4=12 with 0 PIM.


29-11-2017 Claude Giroux reaches a milestone !
Claude Giroux(CHI) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Jonathan Toews. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, he said after the game..

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 897 NHL games during his career, notching 414 goals and adding 486 assists along with 1152 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 24 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 14+15=29 with 12 PIM.


28-11-2017 Player of the week: Nino Niederreiter (R)
NHL has awarded Nino Niederreiter (R) of Buffalo Sabres as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Switzerland, Nino Niederreiter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 523 NHL games during his career, notching 198 goals and adding 199 assists along with 653 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 23 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 13+6=19 with 44 PIM.


28-11-2017 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Vancouver Canucks GM Brian Burke after today's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. This brings their current streak to 6 games winless.

28-11-2017 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 Predators and headcoach Dave King

28-11-2017 Media criticises the Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins are spinning in a 5 game winless streak. Boston Bruins left wing Mason Raymond 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.

25-11-2017 Artemi Panarin reaches a milestone !
Artemi Panarin(MIN) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Jeff Petry. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, was his only comment for the media.

A native of Russia, Artemi Panarin was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 603 NHL games during his career, notching 212 goals and adding 288 assists along with 413 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 24 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 11+9=20 with 14 PIM.


25-11-2017 Dustin Byfuglien reaches a milestone !
Dustin Byfuglien(CHI) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Jonathan Toews. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he commented during a post game radio interview..

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 942 NHL games during his career, notching 188 goals and adding 512 assists along with 606 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 23 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 3+15=18 with 6 PIM.


24-11-2017 Jonathan Toews reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Toews(CHI) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Claude Giroux. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, were his words after the game..

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 838 NHL games during his career, notching 410 goals and adding 490 assists along with 478 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 22 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 11+13=24 with 4 PIM.


24-11-2017 A.J. Thelen reaches a milestone !
A.J. Thelen(TB) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Brad Richards. 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, was all he could say after the game..

A native of USA, A.J. Thelen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 738 NHL games during his career, notching 69 goals and adding 300 assists along with 288 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 1+12=13 with 2 PIM.


23-11-2017 Kyle Turris reaches a milestone !
Kyle Turris(ATL) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Teemu Pulkkinen. 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, the happy player commented..

A native of Canada, Kyle Turris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 757 NHL games during his career, notching 303 goals and adding 400 assists along with 545 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 18 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 7+4=11 with 17 PIM.


22-11-2017 Barret Jackman reaches a milestone !
Barret Jackman(DAL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Kyle Okposo. 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..

A native of Canada, Barret Jackman was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1082 NHL games during his career, notching 89 goals and adding 300 assists along with 996 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 8 PIM.


22-11-2017 Ryan Kesler reaches a milestone !
Ryan Kesler(DAL) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a feed by Sam Gagner. Hopefully one day this puck will end up in the Hall of Fame, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of USA, Ryan Kesler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1023 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 422 assists along with 983 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 19 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 6+7=13 with 2 PIM.


22-11-2017 Tomas Plekanec injured.
Tomas Plekanec (TOR) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Aleksander Barkov (EDM). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. 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, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

21-11-2017 Player of the week: Mitch Marner (C)
NHL has awarded Mitch Marner (C) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Mitch Marner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 136 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 62 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 20 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 13+11=24 with 2 PIM.


21-11-2017 Media praises the Buffalo Sabres
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Buffalo Sabres coach David Baseggio after today's game against the Ottawa Senators. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

19-11-2017 Frans Nielsen injured.
Frans Nielsen (NYI) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with David Backes (ANA). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. Our trainer has assured me this is not serious, but I won't be on my skates for a few weeks anyway, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

19-11-2017 Media attacks the Minnesota Wild
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Wild and headcoach Bruce Cassidy

18-11-2017 Derek Roy reaches a milestone !
Derek Roy(SJ) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a feed by Jeremy Roy. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he said while signing autographs for fans.

A native of Canada, Derek Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1032 NHL games during his career, notching 428 goals and adding 572 assists along with 588 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 20 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 9+8=17 with 6 PIM.


18-11-2017 Erik Johnson reaches a milestone !
Erik Johnson(STL) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a goal by Alexandre Burrows. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he joked..

A native of USA, Erik Johnson was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 829 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 400 assists along with 352 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 0 PIM.


17-11-2017 NJ-NYR trade
New Jersey Devils traded Tobias Rieder, Kailer Yamamoto and Nicolas Meloche to New York Rangers for David Savard and Ryan Strome

A native of Canada, David Savard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 518 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 133 assists along with 164 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 7 PIM.

A native of Canada, Ryan Strome was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 440 NHL games during his career, notching 146 goals and adding 212 assists along with 92 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 18 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 6+7=13 with 4 PIM.

A native of Germany, Tobias Rieder was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 422 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 60 assists along with 218 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 18 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Kailer Yamamoto was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old right wing has not yet played for the New Jersey Devils this season. He has played 18 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 9+6=15 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Nicolas Meloche was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 5 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 2 PIM.


17-11-2017 MTL-CGY trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Michael Rasmussen and Kristopher Letang to Calgary Flames for Josh Morrissey

A native of Canada, Josh Morrissey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 101 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 18 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 20 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Kristopher Letang was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 832 NHL games during his career, notching 79 goals and adding 376 assists along with 516 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 2+11=13 with 2 PIM.


17-11-2017 Media criticises the Calgary Flames
It isn't the happiest time for the Calgary Flames as they are on a 11 game winless streak. Calgary Flames coach Craig Berube had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

14-11-2017 Player of the week: Patrick Kane (R)
NHL has awarded Patrick Kane (R) of Anaheim Mighty Ducks as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Patrick Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 791 NHL games during his career, notching 351 goals and adding 427 assists along with 702 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 19 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 8+4=12 with 2 PIM.


14-11-2017 Jamie Benn reaches a milestone !
Jamie Benn(CHI) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Jonathan Toews. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, he said to the press..

A native of Canada, Jamie Benn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 673 NHL games during his career, notching 284 goals and adding 400 assists along with 660 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 17 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 12+13=25 with 2 PIM.


13-11-2017 Alexander Radulov injured.
Alexander Radulov (ATL) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Josh Manson (FLA). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month.

11-11-2017 Media glorifies the Los Angeles Kings
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 Kings and headcoach Randy Carlyle

11-11-2017 Alexandre Burrows reaches a milestone !
Alexandre Burrows(STL) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by P.K. Subban. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Alexandre Burrows, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 949 NHL games during his career, notching 423 goals and adding 500 assists along with 1602 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 15 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 6+9=15 with 0 PIM.


11-11-2017 Media praises the St. Louis Blues
We've worked hard this season and the results speak for them selves said St. Louis Blues coach Marc Crawford after today's win over the Vancouver Canucks. The St. Louis Blues have now a 5 game undefeated streak.

11-11-2017 Evgeny Malkin reaches a milestone !
Evgeny Malkin(ANA) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Nikolai Zherdev. We have a good team this year, I'm just happy I can help out, the happy player commented.

A native of Russia, Evgeny Malkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 915 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 543 assists along with 682 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 17 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 7+9=16 with 2 PIM.


11-11-2017 Wayne Simmonds reaches a milestone !
Wayne Simmonds(CBS) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a feed by Alexander Edler. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of Canada, Wayne Simmonds was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 761 NHL games during his career, notching 322 goals and adding 378 assists along with 395 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 16 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 7+6=13 with 2 PIM.


10-11-2017 Brad Richards reaches a milestone !
Brad Richards(TB) scored the 1300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a feed by Dougie Hamilton. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Canada, Brad Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1304 NHL games during his career, notching 527 goals and adding 773 assists along with 527 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 13 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 7+7=14 with 0 PIM.


9-11-2017 Andrei Markov reaches a milestone !
Andrei Markov(BUF) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a goal by Nikolaj Ehlers. 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 and was all smiles..

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 1253 NHL games during his career, notching 155 goals and adding 600 assists along with 632 penalty minutes. The 38 year old defenseman has played 15 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 0 PIM.


8-11-2017 Media praises the Columbus Blue Jackets
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Columbus Blue Jackets coach Vyacheslav Bykov after today's game against the Phoenix Coyotes. This brings their current streak to 10 games undefeated.

8-11-2017 Stephen Weiss reaches a milestone !
Stephen Weiss(TOR) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a goal by Jussi Jokinen. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said while posing for photo's..

A native of Canada, Stephen Weiss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1067 NHL games during his career, notching 221 goals and adding 300 assists along with 518 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 14 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


8-11-2017 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik(WSH) scored the 1200th point of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a feed by Alex DeBrincat. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, was his only comment for the media.

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 1275 NHL games during his career, notching 533 goals and adding 667 assists along with 757 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 13 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 6+3=9 with 4 PIM.


7-11-2017 Player of the week: Ryan Johansen (R)
NHL has awarded Ryan Johansen (R) of New Jersey Devils as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Ryan Johansen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 528 NHL games during his career, notching 240 goals and adding 272 assists along with 294 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 14 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 9+8=17 with 8 PIM.


7-11-2017 Alexander Semin reaches a milestone !
Alexander Semin(SJ) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Henrik Sedin. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Russia, Alexander Semin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 965 NHL games during his career, notching 358 goals and adding 500 assists along with 1141 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 14 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 12 PIM.


7-11-2017 Media praises the New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils are flying high with a 6 game undefeated streak. New Jersey Devils goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis commented about their recent success: It's just so exciting to come to the rink these days. I mean, we're even enjoying practice!

6-11-2017 Kyle Turris reaches a milestone !
Kyle Turris(ATL) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a feed by Alexander Radulov. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Canada, Kyle Turris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 750 NHL games during his career, notching 303 goals and adding 397 assists along with 530 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 11 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 7+1=8 with 2 PIM.


5-11-2017 Radim Vrbata reaches a milestone !
Radim Vrbata(CGY) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Michael Grabner. 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, the player said in an interview..

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 984 NHL games during his career, notching 228 goals and adding 300 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 13 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.


4-11-2017 Media praises the New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. New Jersey Devils right wing Trevor Lewis commented about their recent success: We're all kind of excited, we just can't hide it. I hope we continue to play like this in the future...

3-11-2017 John Tavares reaches a milestone !
John Tavares(VAN) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Jaccob Slavin. Yes, it does feel great, was his only comment for the media.

A native of Canada, John Tavares was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 646 NHL games during his career, notching 256 goals and adding 344 assists along with 203 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 12 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 6+9=15 with 2 PIM.


3-11-2017 Media praises the San Jose Sharks
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented San Jose Sharks coach Lou Crawford after today's game against the Dallas Stars. This brings their current streak to 5 games undefeated.

3-11-2017 Corey Perry reaches a milestone !
Corey Perry(WSH) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Michael Ryder. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, the player said in an interview..

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 968 NHL games during his career, notching 426 goals and adding 474 assists along with 1039 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 11 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 4 PIM.


3-11-2017 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 Capitals and headcoach Rob Daum

2-11-2017 Paul Gaustad claimed off waivers.
Ottawa Senators claimed Paul Gaustad, who had been with Buffalo Sabres, off waivers.

2-11-2017 J.T. Miller claimed off waivers.
Minnesota Wild claimed J.T. Miller, who had been with Buffalo Sabres, off waivers.

2-11-2017 Ray Emery claimed off waivers.
Washington Capitals claimed Ray Emery, who had been with Buffalo Sabres, off waivers.

2-11-2017 Brooks Laich claimed off waivers.
Ottawa Senators claimed Brooks Laich, who had been with Buffalo Sabres, off waivers.

2-11-2017 Len Ossorio released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Len Ossorio to free agency.

2-11-2017 MIN-MTL trade
Minnesota Wild traded Brendan Perlini to Montreal Canadiens for Keven Veilleux and MTL's round 3 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Keven Veilleux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 690 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 91 assists along with 524 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 12 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 12 PIM.

A native of La-la-land, Brendan Perlini was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 46 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 7 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


2-11-2017 MTL-WSH trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Christian Ehrhoff to Washington Capitals for WSH's round 2 pick in 2018

A native of Germany, Christian Ehrhoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1019 NHL games during his career, notching 116 goals and adding 492 assists along with 483 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 12 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 2 PIM.


2-11-2017 MTL-MIN trade
Montreal Canadiens traded WSH's round 2 pick in 2018 to Minnesota Wild for MTL's round 3 pick in 2018

2-11-2017 CBS-MTL trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Logan Couture and Marc-Édouard Vlasic to Montreal Canadiens for Dylan Strome, Paul Mara and Oliver Kylington

A native of Canada, Dylan Strome was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 94 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 31 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 12 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 4+2=6 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Paul Mara was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1301 NHL games during his career, notching 141 goals and adding 430 assists along with 789 penalty minutes. The 38 year old defenseman has played 12 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 4 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Oliver Kylington was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 76 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 29 assists along with 41 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has played 12 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Logan Couture was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 547 NHL games during his career, notching 190 goals and adding 278 assists along with 408 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.

A native of Canada, Marc-Édouard Vlasic was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 916 NHL games during his career, notching 138 goals and adding 484 assists along with 528 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 12 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 2 PIM.


1-11-2017 Patrick Sharp reaches a milestone !
Patrick Sharp(PHO) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Joe Pavelski. I can't quite remember the last time when I was this happy, he said to the press.

A native of Canada, Patrick Sharp was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1026 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 425 assists along with 888 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 9 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 6+5=11 with 0 PIM.


1-11-2017 Jaromir Jagr reaches a milestone !
Jaromir Jagr(COL) scored the 2500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Oscar Möller. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he commented to the media.

A native of Czech, Jaromir Jagr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 2016 NHL games during his career, notching 1135 goals and adding 1365 assists along with 1449 penalty minutes. The 45 year old left wing has played 12 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 10 PIM.


1-11-2017 Ales Hemsky reaches a milestone !
Ales Hemsky(MIN) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a feed by James Van Riemsdyk. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he said to the press.

A native of Czech, Ales Hemsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1067 NHL games during his career, notching 304 goals and adding 496 assists along with 693 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 12 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+8=11 with 8 PIM.


1-11-2017 James Neal injured.
James Neal (NYI) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Sean Avery (FLA). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. 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 the trainers examined him.

31-10-2017 Player of the week: Viktor Arvidsson (C)
NHL has awarded Viktor Arvidsson (C) of Buffalo Sabres as Player Of The Week He registered 6 goals and 1 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Sweden, Viktor Arvidsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 175 NHL games during his career, notching 61 goals and adding 67 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 12 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 10+5=15 with 12 PIM.


1-11-2017 Player of the month: Aleksander Barkov (C)
NHL has awarded Aleksander Barkov (C) of Edmonton Oilers as Player Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 8 assists for 17 points in 13 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Finland, Aleksander Barkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 282 NHL games during his career, notching 107 goals and adding 134 assists along with 43 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 13 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 9+8=17 with 4 PIM.


1-11-2017 Rookie of the month: Taylor Raddysh (R)
NHL has awarded Taylor Raddysh (R) of Nashville Predators as Rookie Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 7 assists for 16 points in 11 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Taylor Raddysh was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 13 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 19 year old right wing has played 11 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 9+7=16 with 2 PIM.


30-10-2017 David Legwand reaches a milestone !
David Legwand(EDM) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a goal by Aleksander Barkov. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of USA, David Legwand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1232 NHL games during his career, notching 224 goals and adding 376 assists along with 774 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 12 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 16 PIM.


29-10-2017 Rick Nash reaches a milestone !
Rick Nash(CBS) scored the 1200th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Patrick Marleau. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

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 1115 NHL games during his career, notching 540 goals and adding 660 assists along with 1043 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 4 PIM.


28-10-2017 Alexander Ovechkin reaches a milestone !
Alexander Ovechkin(NYR) scored the 1200th point of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Timo Meier. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said as camera flashes went off..

A native of Russia, Alexander Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 989 NHL games during his career, notching 579 goals and adding 621 assists along with 1093 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 8 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 5+6=11 with 2 PIM.


28-10-2017 Media attacks the New York Islanders
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Islanders and headcoach Rick Kehoe

25-10-2017 Kyle Turris reaches a milestone !
Kyle Turris(ATL) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Jack Eichel. Hopefully one day this puck will end up in the Hall of Fame, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Kyle Turris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 745 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 396 assists along with 528 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 4+0=4 with 0 PIM.


24-10-2017 Player of the week: Mikko Rantanen (R)
NHL has awarded Mikko Rantanen (R) of Los Angeles Kings as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Finland, Mikko Rantanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 68 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 16 assists along with 69 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 10 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 7+4=11 with 14 PIM.


21-10-2017 Daniel Sedin reaches a milestone !
Daniel Sedin(SJ) scored the 600th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Alexander Wennberg. Yes I'm happy, who wouldn't be, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Sweden, Daniel Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1303 NHL games during his career, notching 600 goals and adding 754 assists along with 862 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 6 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 5+3=8 with 0 PIM.


20-10-2017 Jakub Voracek reaches a milestone !
Jakub Voracek(BUF) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by J.T. Miller. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Czech, Jakub Voracek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 720 NHL games during his career, notching 240 goals and adding 360 assists along with 498 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 6 PIM.


20-10-2017 Media criticises the Minnesota Wild
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Minnesota Wild coach Bruce Cassidy after today's game against the Buffalo Sabres. The Minnesota Wild have now a 5 game winless streak.

18-10-2017 Connor Carrick claimed off waivers.
Minnesota Wild claimed Connor Carrick, who had been with Chicago Blackhawks, off waivers.

18-10-2017 WSH-NJ trade
Washington Capitals traded Ondrej Palat and Anton Volchenkov to New Jersey Devils for Damon Severson and Jonathan Huberdeau

A native of Canada, Damon Severson was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 373 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 114 assists along with 139 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Huberdeau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 455 NHL games during his career, notching 151 goals and adding 172 assists along with 302 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 5 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 6 PIM.

A native of Czech, Ondrej Palat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 416 NHL games during his career, notching 176 goals and adding 220 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.

A native of Russia, Anton Volchenkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1059 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 205 assists along with 427 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


18-10-2017 ANA-BUF trade
Anaheim Mighty Ducks traded Daniel Sprong, Antoine Morand and Brooks Laich to Buffalo Sabres for Blake Wheeler

A native of USA, Blake Wheeler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 782 NHL games during his career, notching 250 goals and adding 327 assists along with 707 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 7 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 2 PIM.

A native of La-la-land, Daniel Sprong was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 120 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 18 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 6 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brooks Laich was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 972 NHL games during his career, notching 141 goals and adding 183 assists along with 410 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


18-10-2017 ANA-MIN trade
Anaheim Mighty Ducks traded Robyn Regehr, Artemi Panarin and Nikolay Goldobin to Minnesota Wild for Tom Coffey, Mike Richards and Colin Miller

A native of Canada, Tom Coffey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 988 NHL games during his career, notching 290 goals and adding 434 assists along with 689 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 6 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Colin Miller was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 319 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 90 assists along with 136 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 6 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+9=9 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Robyn Regehr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1162 NHL games during his career, notching 41 goals and adding 206 assists along with 732 penalty minutes. The 37 year old defenseman has played 6 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.

A native of Russia, Artemi Panarin was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 585 NHL games during his career, notching 204 goals and adding 281 assists along with 403 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 4 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Nikolay Goldobin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 169 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 23 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


18-10-2017 SJ-NAS trade
San Jose Sharks traded SJ's round 1 pick in 2018 and SJ's round 2 pick in 2018 to Nashville Predators for NAS's round 1 pick in 2018

18-10-2017 SJ-NAS trade
San Jose Sharks traded NAS's round 1 pick in 2018 to Nashville Predators for SJ's round 1 pick in 2018

18-10-2017 Ryan Johansen reaches a milestone !
Ryan Johansen(NJ) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a feed by Jeff Skinner. Yes, it does feel great, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Canada, Ryan Johansen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 518 NHL games during his career, notching 233 goals and adding 267 assists along with 286 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 4 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.


17-10-2017 Player of the week: Pierre-Luc Dubois (L)
NHL has awarded Pierre-Luc Dubois (L) of Vancouver Canucks as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Pierre-Luc Dubois was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 3 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 19 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 4+3=7 with 4 PIM.


14-10-2017 Dustin Byfuglien reaches a milestone !
Dustin Byfuglien(CHI) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, he commented during a post game radio interview..

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 922 NHL games during his career, notching 186 goals and adding 500 assists along with 602 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 2 PIM.


13-10-2017 Patrice Bergeron reaches a milestone !
Patrice Bergeron(TB) scored the 1200th point of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Filip Forsberg. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

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 1055 NHL games during his career, notching 536 goals and adding 664 assists along with 687 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 2 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 0 PIM.


12-10-2017 Alexander Edler reaches a milestone !
Alexander Edler(CBS) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Brandon Saad. For me this is dream come true, he said after the game..

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 837 NHL games during his career, notching 148 goals and adding 500 assists along with 478 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 2 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


11-10-2017 Jussi Jokinen reaches a milestone !
Jussi Jokinen(TOR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a goal by Stephen Weiss. Yes, it does feel great, he said after the game..

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 984 NHL games during his career, notching 253 goals and adding 247 assists along with 506 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


11-10-2017 Anze Kopitar reaches a milestone !
Anze Kopitar(CAR) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Eric Staal. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, he commented during a post game radio interview..

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 905 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 500 assists along with 603 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 2 PIM.


11-10-2017 Anze Kopitar reaches a milestone !
Anze Kopitar(CAR) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Eric Staal. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said as camera flashes went off..

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 905 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 500 assists along with 603 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 2 PIM.


11-10-2017 Brad Boyes reaches a milestone !
Brad Boyes(CAR) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Vladislav Namestnikov. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he joked..

A native of Canada, Brad Boyes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 988 NHL games during his career, notching 364 goals and adding 400 assists along with 1122 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


10-10-2017 Player of the week: Matt Duchene (C)
NHL has awarded Matt Duchene (C) of Toronto Maple Leafs as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 5 assists for 7 points in 2 games last week.

A native of Canada, Matt Duchene was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 557 NHL games during his career, notching 233 goals and adding 300 assists along with 671 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 2 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 0 PIM.


9-10-2017 Matt Duchene reaches a milestone !
Matt Duchene(TOR) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Patrik Laine. I'm just happy to contribute, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Matt Duchene was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 556 NHL games during his career, notching 233 goals and adding 300 assists along with 671 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 1 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 0 PIM.


7-10-2017 Jonathan Toews reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Toews(CHI) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a feed by Shayne Gostisbehere. With line mates like I have, it makes it pretty easy to score goals, the happy player commented.

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 816 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 478 assists along with 476 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


6-10-2017 David Backes reaches a milestone !
David Backes(ANA) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a feed by Cam Atkinson. I just feel so happy now, this comes at a good time for me, was his only statement before going to 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 870 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 430 assists along with 766 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2017 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jonathan QuickAAA-31Montreal Canadiens
Braden HoltbyAAA-28Dallas Stars
Henrik LundqvistAA-A-35New York Rangers
Ilya SamsonovA-A-A-20Columbus Blue Jackets
Pekka RinneAAA-34Ottawa Senators
Carey PriceAAA-30Toronto Maple Leafs
Matt MurrayA-A-B23Atlanta Thrashers
Jake AllenA-A-B27Calgary Flames
Roberto LuongoBBB38Boston Bruins
Marc-André FleuryBBB32San Jose Sharks
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Aaron EkbladAAA21Detroit Red Wings
Morgan RiellyAAA23Vancouver Canucks
Drew DoughtyAAA27Toronto Maple Leafs
Rasmus RistolainenAAA22New Jersey Devils
Seth JonesAAA22Washington Capitals
Brent BurnsAAA32Dallas Stars
Colton ParaykoAAA-24Edmonton Oilers
Zach WerenskiAAA-20New Jersey Devils
Shea WeberAAA-32Atlanta Thrashers
Oliver Ekman-LarssonAAA-26Edmonton Oilers
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Taylor HallAAA-25Boston Bruins
Daniel SedinAA-A-37San Jose Sharks
Sean MonahanAAA-22Vancouver Canucks
James Van RiemsdykAAA-28Minnesota Wild
Jamie BennAAA-28Chicago Blackhawks
Joe ThorntonAB-A-38Toronto Maple Leafs
Jonathan DrouinAB-A-22Vancouver Canucks
Brad MarchandABA-29Florida Panthers
Rick NashA-A-A-33Columbus Blue Jackets
Pavel ZachaABA-20Edmonton Oilers
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Auston MatthewsAAA20New Jersey Devils
Sidney CrosbyAA-A30Los Angeles Kings
Henrik SedinAAA37San Jose Sharks
Vincent LecavalierAAA37St. Louis Blues
John TavaresABA27Vancouver Canucks
Jack EichelAAA20Atlanta Thrashers
Jonathan ToewsAA-A-29Chicago Blackhawks
Mitch MarnerAA-A-20Nashville Predators
Aleksander BarkovAAA-22Edmonton Oilers
Mikael GranlundABA-25Dallas Stars
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Connor McDavidAAA20Colorado Avalanche
Tyler SeguinAAA25Vancouver Canucks
Patrik LaineAAA-19Toronto Maple Leafs
Vladimir TarasenkoAAA-25Detroit Red Wings
Ilya KovalchukA-B-A-34Edmonton Oilers
Alexander OvechkinAB-A-32New York Rangers
Nikita KucherovA-B-B24Dallas Stars
Ryan O'ReillyBB-B26Montreal Canadiens
Filip ForsbergAA-B23Tampa Bay Lightning
Patrick SharpABB35Phoenix Coyotes


29-9-2017 WSH-VAN trade
Washington Capitals traded Mike Ribeiro to Vancouver Canucks for Michael Ryder

A native of Canada, Michael Ryder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 8th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1072 NHL games during his career, notching 437 goals and adding 481 assists along with 826 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mike Ribeiro was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1188 NHL games during his career, notching 356 goals and adding 604 assists along with 494 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 8 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.


28-9-2017 Kyle Okposo claimed off waivers.
Dallas Stars claimed Kyle Okposo, who had been with Boston Bruins, off waivers.

28-9-2017 NYI-TB trade
New York Islanders traded Alexander Perezhogin to Tampa Bay Lightning for Duncan Siemens and William Bitten

A native of USA, Duncan Siemens was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Tampa Bay Lightning this season.

A native of Russia, Alexander Perezhogin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 881 NHL games during his career, notching 170 goals and adding 222 assists along with 732 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 8 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


28-9-2017 WSH-VAN trade
Washington Capitals traded Michael Ryder and WSH's round 1 pick in 2018 to Vancouver Canucks for Kyle Palmieri

A native of USA, Kyle Palmieri was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 409 NHL games during his career, notching 120 goals and adding 146 assists along with 170 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 4 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Michael Ryder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 8th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1072 NHL games during his career, notching 437 goals and adding 481 assists along with 826 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 0 PIM.


28-9-2017 BOS-WSH trade
Boston Bruins traded Brian Elliott to Washington Capitals for Roberto Luongo and Mason Raymond

A native of Canada, Roberto Luongo was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 985 NHL games during his career, booking 59 career shutouts and allowing 2700 goals. The 38 year old goaltender has played 8 games with the Washington Capitals this season, allowing 22 goals on 173 while booking 0 shutouts.

A native of Canada, Mason Raymond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 746 NHL games during his career, notching 157 goals and adding 170 assists along with 617 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brian Elliott was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 546 NHL games during his career, booking 21 career shutouts and allowing 1721 goals. The 32 year old goaltender has played 8 games with the Boston Bruins this season, allowing 31 goals on 222 while booking 0 shutouts.


28-9-2017 BOS-NJ trade
Boston Bruins traded Nathan Bastian and Ville Husso to New Jersey Devils for Chris Kelly

A native of Canada, Chris Kelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 949 NHL games during his career, notching 105 goals and adding 149 assists along with 534 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 8 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Nathan Bastian was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old right wing has not yet played for the Boston Bruins this season.


28-9-2017 BOS-CGY trade
Boston Bruins traded Joni Pitkänen, BOS's round 1 pick in 2018 and CGY's round 2 pick in 2018 to Calgary Flames for Oscar Klefbom

A native of Sweden, Oscar Klefbom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 431 NHL games during his career, notching 42 goals and adding 166 assists along with 142 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 0 PIM.

A native of Finland, Joni Pitkänen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 994 NHL games during his career, notching 101 goals and adding 347 assists along with 676 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


28-9-2017 BOS-MIN trade
Boston Bruins traded James Van Riemsdyk to Minnesota Wild for Tyler Toffoli, Jason Spezza and Drew Stafford

A native of Canada, Tyler Toffoli was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 405 NHL games during his career, notching 98 goals and adding 131 assists along with 123 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.

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 1083 NHL games during his career, notching 510 goals and adding 704 assists along with 422 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 8 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 5+3=8 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Drew Stafford was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 866 NHL games during his career, notching 274 goals and adding 312 assists along with 830 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 4 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, James Van Riemsdyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 787 NHL games during his career, notching 320 goals and adding 444 assists along with 383 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 5 PIM.


28-9-2017 ANA-NYI trade
Anaheim Mighty Ducks traded Mathew Barzal, Martin Necas, Anthony Mantha and Dion Phaneuf to New York Islanders for Artemi Panarin, Joel Edmundson, Patrick Kane and Dmytro Timashov

A native of Russia, Artemi Panarin was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 587 NHL games during his career, notching 202 goals and adding 282 assists along with 401 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 8 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Joel Edmundson was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 27 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the New York Islanders this season.

A native of USA, Patrick Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 780 NHL games during his career, notching 345 goals and adding 428 assists along with 700 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 8 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 0 PIM.

A native of Ukraine, Dmytro Timashov was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 32 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 5 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 20 year old left wing has played 8 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mathew Barzal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 122 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 25 assists along with 74 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Anthony Mantha was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 238 NHL games during his career, notching 85 goals and adding 84 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season.

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 994 NHL games during his career, notching 137 goals and adding 444 assists along with 510 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


28-9-2017 Olli Jokinen released.
Toronto Maple Leafs released Olli Jokinen to free agency.

28-9-2017 Peter Budaj released.
Los Angeles Kings released Peter Budaj to free agency.

26-9-2017 Player of the week: Matt Duchene (C)
NHL has awarded Matt Duchene (C) of Toronto Maple Leafs as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Matt Duchene was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 563 NHL games during his career, notching 237 goals and adding 303 assists along with 671 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 8 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 6+8=14 with 0 PIM.


24-9-2017 Media praises the Columbus Blue Jackets
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Columbus Blue Jackets coach Vyacheslav Bykov after today's game against the Atlanta Thrashers. This brings their current streak to 7 games undefeated.

23-9-2017 Marek Svatos injured.
Marek Svatos (PHI) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Cody Ceci (PIT). He is expected to be sidelined for almost half a year. Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, were his words after the game.

21-9-2017 Mike Green injured.
Mike Green (WSH) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Martin Hanzal (ATL). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. I think it's rehabilitation for the next couple of weeks for me, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

19-9-2017 Player of the week: Nathan MacKinnon (C)
NHL has awarded Nathan MacKinnon (C) of Phoenix Coyotes as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Nathan MacKinnon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 277 NHL games during his career, notching 114 goals and adding 134 assists along with 115 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 5 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 0 PIM.


12-9-2017 Player of the week: Mika Zibanejad (L)
NHL has awarded Mika Zibanejad (L) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 1 assists for 4 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Sweden, Mika Zibanejad was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 457 NHL games during his career, notching 180 goals and adding 202 assists along with 164 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 3+1=4 with 0 PIM.


7-9-2017 Nikita Alexeev injured.
Nikita Alexeev (CGY) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Blake Geoffrion (SJ). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. I just kind of rolled over his back and I couldn't get my arm down to brace myself, so I landed awkwardly, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

5-9-2017 Player of the week: Patrick Kane (R)
NHL has awarded Patrick Kane (R) of New York Islanders as Player Of The Week He registered 1 goals and 2 assists for 3 points in 1 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Patrick Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 773 NHL games during his career, notching 344 goals and adding 425 assists along with 700 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 1 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.


30-8-2017 Curtis Lazar claimed off waivers.
Calgary Flames claimed Curtis Lazar, who had been with Minnesota Wild, off waivers.

30-8-2017 Ryan Craig claimed off waivers.
Calgary Flames claimed Ryan Craig, who had been with Minnesota Wild, off waivers.

30-8-2017 Peter Budaj claimed off waivers.
Los Angeles Kings claimed Peter Budaj, who had been with Minnesota Wild, off waivers.

30-8-2017 Joffrey Lupul claimed off waivers.
Calgary Flames claimed Joffrey Lupul, who had been with Boston Bruins, off waivers.

30-8-2017 MTL-MIN trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Logan Stanley to Minnesota Wild for Christian Ehrhoff

A native of Germany, Christian Ehrhoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1007 NHL games during his career, notching 116 goals and adding 485 assists along with 481 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Canada, Logan Stanley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


30-8-2017 TOR-LA trade
Toronto Maple Leafs traded Valeri Nichushkin and Mattias Ekholm to Los Angeles Kings for Haydn Fleury and Riley Nash

A native of Canada, Haydn Fleury was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 82 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 24 assists along with 24 penalty minutes. The 21 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of USA, Riley Nash was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 520 NHL games during his career, notching 70 goals and adding 98 assists along with 386 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Russia, Valeri Nichushkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 288 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 66 assists along with 142 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Sweden, Mattias Ekholm was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 511 NHL games during his career, notching 40 goals and adding 161 assists along with 152 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-8-2017 CGY-BOS trade
Calgary Flames traded CGY's round 2 pick in 2018 to Boston Bruins for Radim Vrbata

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 971 NHL games during his career, notching 226 goals and adding 297 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-8-2017 CGY-NJ trade
Calgary Flames traded Kailer Yamamoto and Nicolas Meloche to New Jersey Devils for Oscar Klefbom

A native of Sweden, Oscar Klefbom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 423 NHL games during his career, notching 42 goals and adding 162 assists along with 142 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Canada, Kailer Yamamoto was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Canada, Nicolas Meloche was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 15 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


30-8-2017 EDM-MIN trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Philipp Grubauer to Minnesota Wild for Wouter Peeters

A native of Germany, Philipp Grubauer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 198 NHL games during his career, booking 12 career shutouts and allowing 457 goals. The 25 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


30-8-2017 BOS-TOR trade
Boston Bruins traded BOS's round 3 pick in 2018 to Toronto Maple Leafs for Luc Bourdon

A native of Canada, Luc Bourdon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 642 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 172 assists along with 364 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


30-8-2017 CHI-NYR trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded CHI's round 3 pick in 2018 to New York Rangers for Nathan Beaulieu

A native of Canada, Nathan Beaulieu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 350 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 86 assists along with 145 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


30-8-2017 Bryan Bickell released.
Toronto Maple Leafs released Bryan Bickell to free agency.

30-6-2017 Maxim Afinogenov retires
Maxim Afinogenov has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Tyler Bouck retires
Tyler Bouck has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Eric Brewer retires
Eric Brewer has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Dainius Zubrus retires
Dainius Zubrus has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Marian Hossa retires
Marian Hossa has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Ramzi Abid retires
Ramzi Abid has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Josef Melichar retires
Josef Melichar has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Brad Stuart retires
Brad Stuart has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Scott Hannan retires
Scott Hannan has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Brian Campbell retires
Brian Campbell has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Vitaly Kolesnik retires
Vitaly Kolesnik has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Kyle Calder retires
Kyle Calder has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Philippe Sauvé retires
Philippe Sauvé has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Jason Chimera retires
Jason Chimera has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Pascal Dupuis retires
Pascal Dupuis has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Andrew Hutchinson retires
Andrew Hutchinson has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Sébastien Caron retires
Sébastien Caron has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Ladislav Nagy retires
Ladislav Nagy has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Mark Rycroft retires
Mark Rycroft has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Dmitry Afanasenkov retires
Dmitry Afanasenkov has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Jason LaBarbera retires
Jason LaBarbera has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Henrik Tallinder retires
Henrik Tallinder has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Brian Gionta retires
Brian Gionta has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Mattias Weinhandl retires
Mattias Weinhandl has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Jim Vandermeer retires
Jim Vandermeer has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Antero Niittymäki retires
Antero Niittymäki has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Mike Cammalleri retires
Mike Cammalleri has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Ryan Flinn retires
Ryan Flinn has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Ales Kotalik retires
Ales Kotalik has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Michael Holmqvist retires
Michael Holmqvist has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Dan Ellis retires
Dan Ellis has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2017 Darren Haydar retires
Darren Haydar has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

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