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Watch: Alex DeBrincat scores his 1st NHL goal of the preseason

Alex DeBrincat scored his first NHL goal of the preseason in the second period against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday at United Center. DeBrincat, the Hawks' 2016 second-round draft pick, was set up by a takeaway from Nick Schmaltz, who sent the puck to Richard Panik before finding DeBrincat for

SECOND CITY HOCKEY - 2017-09-22 02:10:25

O'Leary, Prince Edward Island ready for Hockeyville Canada spotlight

O'Leary, a small community in the western reaches of Prince Edward Island, is ready for its star turn as the winner of 2017 Kraft Hockeyville Canada. "We are going to put our little town on the map," said O'Leary resident Della Sweet, one of the five members of the committee that spearheaded the Hoc

NHL - 2017-09-22 13:30:26

NHL 18 Review: A hands-on look at this year's version of the game

Similar to the Washington Capitals, EA Sports' latest installment in its NHL series further establishes itself as a franchise that prides itself on fun, satisfying, and incremental improvements, but one that will ultimately need a full reboot in order to ascend into the elite space currently occupie

PENSBURGH - 2017-09-22 12:00:07

Patrick shows Flyers something with assist on overtime goal

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- A turnover at center ice in overtime Wednesday left Philadelphia Flyers center Nolan Patrick with the puck and plenty of room to maneuver. The crowd buzzed and many rose from their seat as the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NHL Draft skated in on a 2-on-1 and made a perfect cross-ice pass

NHL - 2017-09-21 03:43:50

McDonald among NHL greats at unveiling of 'Play Finds A Way'

"Sport," Hockey Hall of Fame chairman Lanny McDonald says, "really sets you up for the rest of your life. You feel that you're a part of a team. It's all about feeling good about yourself. You find out where you fit in, and when you fall down, your teammates help pick you up and you're back in the g

NHL - 2017-09-21 17:45:54

Preseason Buzz: Bruins lose Krug for start of season with fractured jaw

Welcome to the 2017 preseason! This is a busy time, with preseason games underway, rookies looking to make a name for themselves and veterans aiming to lock down roster spots. Each day, we will have all the updates of note right here. Here is the preseason news for Thursday: Bruins lose Krug for

NHL - 2017-09-21 17:22:37

China Games big first step for NHL

SHANGHAI -- The kids skated out in full uniform and lined up in the corners. Two days ago, they mobbed the Los Angeles Kings for autographs after practice and learned from some of their alumni at a hockey clinic. Now they greeted the Kings and Vancouver Canucks before the first NHL game ever played

NHL - 2017-09-21 15:04:30

Preseason buzz: Duchene scores in preseason debut for Avalanche

Welcome to the 2017 preseason! This is a busy time, with preseason games underway, rookies looking to make a name for themselves and veterans aiming to lock down roster spots. Each day, we will have all the updates of note right here. Here is the preseason news for Friday: Duchene scores in preseas

NHL - 2017-09-22 12:09:06

Stop crying about NHL slashing calls, let the power plays roll

Kris Versteeg wasn't around the last time this happened in the NHL, when a tidal wave of penalty calls came crashing down on preseason games to emphasize whatever the League's cause celbre was that season. He was in his late teens in 2005-06, toiling in the minor leagues while his older peers attemp

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-09-22 14:52:13

Canadiens release seven players from camp

MONTREAL -- Following Thursday's preseason game against New Jersey, the Canadiens announced that seven players have been released from training camp. Niki Petti, Yannick Veilleux, Stefan Leblanc, Simon Bourque, Thomas Ebbing, Antoine Waked and Tom Parisi will all now report to Laval Rocket training

NHL - 2017-09-22 02:05:00

For the love of God, NHL: Enough with all the dumb penalty calls

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports On Thursday night, the Bruins and Flyers played what apparently passes for a hockey game these days. It was stop-and-go, sloppy, choppy and, at times, hard to watch. Brad Marchand had another word for it: "It's a debacle out there," said the Bruin forward after the ga

STANLEYCUPOFCHOWDER.COM - 2017-09-22 11:00:04

NHL could rule Marian Hossa ineligible for long-term injured reserve, per report

The NHL is reviewing whether the Chicago Blackhawks will be allowed to place Marian Hossa on long-term injured reserve, reports The Athletic's James Mirtle. If not, the team would be stuck with Hossa's $5.275 million cap hit on their books all season with no relief. This hopefully won't be an issue

SECOND CITY HOCKEY - 2017-09-22 02:46:17

Flames provide Victoria Park arena proposal to Calgarians

CALGARY -- The Calgary Flames today provided their Victoria Park Arena proposal to Calgarians. After two years of discussions, the Flames see absolutely no basis upon which a new agreement can be achieved with the City and have concluded that there is no point to continue the pursuit of a new arena

NHL - 2017-09-21 12:59:34

Housley wants Sabres to be aggressive, creative

BUFFALO-- When Phil Housley was named coach of the Buffalo Sabres on June 15, he finally got the chance to have a team play the way he did as a Hall of Fame defenseman, with speed, skill and offensive creativity. Housley took over the team he starred for as a player after spending the past four seas

NHL - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Sept. 21: NHL Preseason Roundup

Nico Hischier scored his second goal in as many preseason games, and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 at Bell Centre. Jesper Bratt scored twice, making it 3-1 9:10 into the third and 4-1 with 17 seconds left. Mirco Mueller gave New Jersey a 1-0 lead 51 seconds into the first

NHL - 2017-09-22 02:05:02

Puck Daddy Bag of Mail: Capitals, NHL vs. KHL, Spencer Foo

It's a mailbag column. People love those. If you have a question you want answered in the future, you can email me or get at me on Twitter.Rich asks via email: "How well would last year's KHL champ SKA St. Petersburg do within the NHL?" Well first of all, Rich, this is barely an NHL question but it'

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-09-21 22:30:55

Young, established NHL players are resorting to camp tryouts

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Washington Capitals' Alex Chiasson, left, pauses during practice at their NHL hockey practice facility, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 in Arlington, Va. At age 26 with 106 points to his name in 320 NHL games, Chiasson wasn't tendered a contract by the Calgary Flame

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-09-21 16:43:00

Blackhawks release trio from professional tryouts

The Chicago Blackhawks made some roster moves Thursday, releasing forwards Drew Miller and John Mitchell, and defenseman Mark Stuart from their professional tryouts. All three players were added to the training camp roster at the beginning of last week, after Cody Franson was previously brought in t

NBC SPORTS - 2017-09-21 19:59:44

Flames hope additions lead to longer playoff run

The Calgary Flames aren't necessarily expecting to have another 17-point jump that helped them qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs last season, but expectations are certainly high. The Flames will rely on steady improvement in all areas under second-year coach Glen Gulutzan to help push their playo

NHL - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Photos: Familiar faces in different places after an offseason of change

With a new team being added, a salary-cap crunch and the drive to try to figure out how to beat the Stanley Cup-champion Pittsburgh Penguins, there was a lot of movement in the offseason. Here's a look at a few of the bigger-name players who will be wearing new threads this season.

ESPN - 2017-09-22 11:36:16