Toronto Maple Leafs recall goalie Bibeau from Marlies on emergency basis

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 18:13:02 EDT From:

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs recalled goaltender Antoine Bibeau from the AHL’s Toronto Marlies on an emergency basis Wednesday. Bibeau, 21, has a 10-4-0 record in 15 games this season with the Marlies. The Victoriaville, Que., native has...

LeBrun: Bruins coach Claude Julien defying expectations

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 17:29:02 EDT From:

LeBrun: Bruins coach Claude Julien defying expectations

Sweden secures first place in Group A at world juniors with 5-0 win over Denmark

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 17:12:02 EDT From:

HELSINKI - Oskar Lindblom had a two-point game and goaltender Felix Sandstrom made nine saves for the shutout as Sweden blanked Denmark 5-0 on Wednesday at the world junior hockey championship. Sweden improved to 3-0 with the victory and has ...

Gillette Stadium ice sees first action, set for Classic

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 16:12:02 EDT From:

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Dan Craig finally saw some unfamiliar faces enjoying themselves on the rink he and his crew have built at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday. It was a moment he won’t soon forget. The Boston Bruins were here for a family skate ...

Finland retires Teemu Selanne’s No. 8 jersey from international competition

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 15:12:02 EDT From:

HELSINKI - Teemu Selanne has put on the blue and white of Finland’s national jersey one last time. Selanne skated around the ice at Hartwall Arena in full Olympic gear and waved to cheering fans on Wednesday as his No. 8 jersey was retired by...

Toronto Maple Leafs recall forward Mark Arcobello from AHL Marlies

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:13:02 EDT From:

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs recalled forward Mark Arcobello from their American Hockey League affiliate on Wednesday. The 27-year-old native of Milford, Conn., has played in seven games with the Maple Leafs this season and has yet to re...

Selanne has Finland national team jersey retired

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 13:13:02 EDT From:

Teemu Selanne, one of the most popular sports figures born in Finland, had his No. 8 national team jersey retired Wednesday prior to Finland’s game against Slovakia at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship. “Wearing the Finnish national team...

Spotlight once again finds Brad Marchand for the wrong reason

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 12:20:02 EDT From:

Spotlight once again finds Brad Marchand for the wrong reason

Devils sign goalie Blackwood to entry-level contract

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 12:12:02 EDT From:

The New Jersey Devils today signed goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood to a three-year entry-level contract. The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero. Blackwood, 19, was selected by New Jersey in the se...

Around the League notebook for Tuesday, Dec. 29

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 10:12:02 EDT From:

TUESDAY RESULTS Home Team in Caps BOSTON 7, Ottawa 3 NY Islanders 6, TORONTO 3 NEW JERSEY 3, Carolina 2 COLUMBUS 6, Dallas 3 FLORIDA 3, Montreal 1 ST. LOUIS 4, Nashville 3 (OT) WINNIPEG 4, Detroit 1 Anaheim 1, CALGARY 0 Los Angeles 5, E...

Canada’s Virtanen reconnecting with Finnish roots at world junior championship

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 09:12:01 EDT From:

HELSINKI - The announcer at Helsinki Ice Hall pauses before trying to pronounce the names of Canada’s players at the world junior hockey championships. All except Jake Virtanen, which he attacks with Scandanavian zeal: “YAKE VEER-tah-nen.“ ...

Remembering NHL family members lost in 2015

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 04:12:02 EDT From:

The end of the year offers the chance to reflect on the previous 12 months. For all of the tremendous accomplishments that took place this past year, 2015 was also defined by those we lost, including three legendary Montreal Canadiens and the c...

Alexander Steen’s overtime goal gives Blues 4-3 victory over Predators

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 03:12:03 EDT From:

ST. LOUIS - Blues forward Alexander Steen knew he was going to get the puck in overtime and he knew what to do with it. Steen scored 4:01 into the extra period, giving St. Louis a 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. ...

Barkov scores 2 goals, Jagr nets No. 733 to lead Panthers past Canadiens 3-1

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 02:12:02 EDT From:

SUNRISE, Fla. - The Florida Panthers feel like a first-place team. Aleksander Barkov had two goals and Jaromir Jagr scored the 733rd of his career to lead the streaking Panthers past the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night for their seven...

Trouba scores twice, Little adds three assists as Jets down Red Wings 4-1

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 01:12:02 EDT From:

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets appear to have used the Christmas break to get a fresh restart on their sub-par season. While two wins after the hiatus are a good start, defenceman Jacob Trouba says the reset button was pressed even earlier. “I ...

Michael Paliotta scores winner as Monsters defeat visiting Marlies 2-1

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 00:12:01 EDT From:

CLEVELAND - Michael Paliotta scored the winning goal early in the third period as the Lake Erie Monsters edged the Toronto Marlies 2-1 in American Hockey League action Tuesday. Paliotta scored on a power play 39 seconds into the third to give...

Bernier pulled after two periods, Islanders topple Maple Leafs 6-3

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 23:13:02 EDT From:

TORONTO - Jonathan Bernier’s troubles in net continued on Tuesday as the New York Islanders downed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3 to split a home-and-home set. Bernier was beaten by the second shot of the game and struggled the rest of the night...

Boston Bruins put centre David Krejci on injured reserve with upper-body injury

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 22:12:02 EDT From:

BOSTON - The Boston Bruins have placed centre David Krejci on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. The team announced the move Tuesday. Krejci was hurt Sunday in Boston’s 3-1 loss at Ottawa in the opener of a home-and-home series. He mu...

Panthers’ on-ice success is attracting more fans

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 21:12:02 EDT From:

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Florida Panthers will close the most successful December in their history on Tuesday, and the success on the ice is beginning to be reflected in the stands. The Panthers headed into their game against the Montreal Canadiens...

Sabres goaltender Lehner returns to practice

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 19:12:01 EDT From:

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner practiced Tuesday for the first time since sustaining a high-ankle sprain in the Sabres’ season opener Oct. 8 against the Ottawa Senators. “I can pretty much do whatever, but I still have a little issue ar...