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Ducks at Sharks: Lines, gamethread, and where to watch

The Sharks (10-8-0, 6th Pacific) host the Anaheim Ducks (9-7-3, 4th Pacific) tonight for the second time this season, and will hope to replicate the success of their last meeting. In an early November over time thriller, Joonas Donskoi put the moves all over poor Ryan Miller to put the home team on

FEAR THE FIN - 2017-11-21 02:30:03

Tighter team defense, more offense and a culture change are what struggling Sabres need to succeed

Greg Wyshynski: In leaving the Nashville Predators bench to take over as Sabres coach, Phil Housley went from the fifth-best possession team at 5-on-5 last season to the second-worst. The Sabres (5-12-4) aren't much better this season, with a minus-104 in shot attempts and ranking 27th in possession

ESPN - 2017-11-21 12:08:49

Preview: Blue Jackets Can Match Season-high Win Streak

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Ahead of Monday night's matchup against the Buffalo Sabres, the Columbus Blue Jackets enter on a three-game winning streak, and on the heels of one of their more complete games Friday against the Rangers, which John Tortorella has been seeking. "I thought we played in

JACKETSCANNON.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:02

Buffalo Sabres Trade Rumors: Will Evander Kane Have The Blues?

The Buffalo Sabres started the 2017-18 hoping that things would be different than last season. Turns out, they were right: the team is actually WORSE at this point of the season than they were in 2016-17! Because by November 20 of last season, the Sabres had more many points (16) after only 18 games

SABRENOISE.COM - 2017-11-20 11:20:12

Columbus Blue Jackets at Buffalo Sabres: Projected Lineups, Injuries and Viewing Info

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 25: Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski (8) controls the puck while Buffalo Sabres center Johan Larsson (22) pursues during the first period in a game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Buffalo Sabres on October 25, 2017, at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH.(

UNIONANDBLUE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:58:28

Teravainen leads 3 Stars of the Week

NEW YORK - Carolina Hurricanes left wing Teuvo Teravainen, Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen and Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 19. FIRST STAR - TEUVO TERAVAINEN, LW, CAROLINA HURRICANES Teravainen led the N

NHL - 2017-11-20 17:00:00

Blue Jackets show how winning in the minors can create a culture shift

Justin Falk smiles when remember that season. It was two years ago when he was with the Lake Erie Monsters, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets. While Falk split his season between the clubs, he was part of the Cleveland-based team's run to win the Calder Cup in 2016. T

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-20 17:46:36

Quick Hits: The Forceful Luke Edition

Glendening, Darren Helm and Frans Nielsen, three centers, teamed up to form the match line. They did a good job containing the Buffalo Sabres' top line and collaborated on goal, too, in the Red Wings' 3-1 victory at Little Caesars Arena. I can't find a way to argue that it wasn't effective last nigh


10 potential NHL trade deadline targets

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports The 2017-18 NHL season is barely a quarter of the way done and we've already seen a number of trades. Most have been small, but we've also had a blockbuster three-team deal in the mix. Generally, the moves tend to ramp up as we draw closer to the trade deadline.


Preview: Jackets seeking top gear and fourth straight win

GAME 21: BLUE JACKETS (12-7-1) AT SABRES (5-11-4) KEYBANK CENTER, 7 P.M., MONDAY TV: FOX SPORTS OHIO/FOX SPORTS GO RADIO: 97.1 FM & BLUEJACKETS.COM The Blue Jackets will try to push their winning streak to four in a row, after defeating the New York Rangers, 2-0, Friday at Nationwide Arena. Columbus

NHL - 2017-11-19 19:17:40

Avalanche Makes First Trip To Little Caesars Arena

The Colorado Avalanche's closes its weekend back-to-back set at the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. It's the first of two meetings between the clubs this season and the only one in Detroit. The Avalanche hosts the Red Wings on March 18 at Pepsi Center. Colorado has a 50-61-10 all-time record against De


Practice Notes: Tortorella demanding more out of struggling veterans

John Tortorella's patience is beginning to wear thin. The Blue Jackets (12-7-1) have reached the quarter pole in good shape, as far as the Metropolitan Division goes, but there are nagging issues the coach is growing weary of seeing. Several top players are in prolonged slumps, the power play still

NHL - 2017-11-19 22:52:02

Hockey for life

Long after many of us have turned in for the evening, their night is just beginning. These men are also weekend warriors, rising early on a Saturday morning just to play the game they grew up loving as a child. From Riverworks to Lockport and everywhere in between, the hockey rinks of Western New Yo


Canes at Sabres: Game Night Hub

The Carolina Hurricanes look to start up another point streak when they take on the Buffalo Sabres in Western New York on Saturday night. December 17, 2016. Carolina Hurricanes vs. Buffalo Sabres, PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC. Copyright 2016 Jamie Kellner. All Rights Reserved. After a disappointing loss o


ā€˜Pocket Hercules,ā€™ 3-time Olympic champion, dies at 50

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Naim Suleymanoglu, the Turkish weightlifter who won three Olympic gold medals and was known as "Pocket Hercules," died Saturday. He was 50. Suleymanoglu was considered one of the sport's greatest athletes and earned his nickname for his strength and diminutive size. He died at


Carolina Hurricanes vs. Buffalo Sabres: Game Preview and Storm Advisory

The 'Canes look to start another point streak after losing to the New York Islanders. Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports The Carolina Hurricanes failed to register a point Thursday after a five-game point streak. The 'Canes desperately need a win to avoid falling behind in the wild card standings as a p


Fantasy buzz: Bobrovsky superb for Blue Jackets

All season long, NHL.com's fantasy hockey staff will have you covered with daily lineup news, production trends and injury notes from around the League. We will identify how these developments affect fantasy owners in year-long (Yahoo) and daily (DraftKings) formats. 11:45 a.m.Bobrovsky extends wi


Edmonton Oilers GM not panicking over team's slow start

As most teams hit the 20-game mark you have to do some extra scrolling to find the Edmonton Oilers while looking at the overall NHL standings. A Stanley Cup favorite after a nice run last spring, the Oilers have only 16 points in 19 games. Only the Buffalo Sabres and Arizona Coyotes currently have f


Bruins to meet Blackhawks in 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium

CHICAGO -- The Boston Bruins will meet the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame. The NHL announced the details for its signature outdoor event Saturday. It's the fourth Winter Classic for Chicago. The Blackhawks dropped each of their first three appearances, losing 6-4 to Detr


Mike Harrington's NHL Power Rankings

Cam Atkinson is the latest young star to cash in, getting a seven-year, $41.1 million extension from the Blue Jackets (Getty Images). Through Friday's games. Last week's rankings in parentheses. 1. Tampa Bay Lightning. Through all the goals, it's easy to overlook Vasilevskiy's NHL-leading 14 wins in