Pittsburgh goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury returns to practice for first time since concussion

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 18:13:01 EDT From: NHL.com

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury returned to practice on Tuesday for the first time since being sidelined by a concussion earlier this month. Fleury has missed Pittsburgh’s past six games since reporting conc...

Pinchevsky: Seven most influential changes of 2015

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 17:35:01 EDT From: ESPN.com

Pinchevsky: Seven most influential changes of 2015

WJC roundup: Canada tops Switzerland in shootout

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 17:13:01 EDT From: NHL.com

HELSINKI -- Brayden Point (Tampa Bay Lightning) and Matt Barzal (New York Islanders) scored in the shootout as Canada defeated Switzerland 3-2 on Tuesday at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship. It was a nail-biter for Canada fans after the ...

WJC Roundup: Russia defeats Belarus

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 15:12:01 EDT From: NHL.com

HELSINKI -- Alexander Polunin scored two goals to help Russia to a 4-1 victory against Belarus on Tuesday at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship. Maxim Lazarev opened the scoring for Russia at the midway point of the first period at Hartwel...

Penguins goalie Fleury, defenseman Letang practice

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 14:13:02 EDT From: NHL.com

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and defenseman Kris Letang returned to practice Tuesday. Fleury, who hasn’t played since Dec. 14 because of a concussion, took shots. Coach Mike Sullivan said it was progress but there’s no timet...

Morning 3-on-3: Are the Avs ready to make a move?

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 13:29:01 EDT From: ESPN.com

Morning 3-on-3: Are the Avs ready to make a move?

Kings’ Quick ties shutout mark for American goalies

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 13:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

With the 40th shutout of his career Monday, Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings reached a plateau attained by only two other U.S.-born goaltenders in NHL history. Quick’s latest shutout, a 5-0 victory against the Vancouver Canucks, tied him...

McDonald: Q&A with Bruins president Cam Neely

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 12:27:01 EDT From: ESPN.com

McDonald: Q&A with Bruins president Cam Neely

Uni Watch: Maple Leafs design contest results

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 11:46:01 EDT From: ESPN.com

Uni Watch: Maple Leafs design contest results

Hot and not: Lightning are getting a jolt while the Habs hit the skids

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 11:10:02 EDT From: ESPN.com

Hot and not: Lightning are getting a jolt while the Habs hit the skids

Around the League notebook for Monday, Dec. 28

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 10:12:01 EDT From: NHL.com

NHL TO HOST FIRST OUTDOOR WOMEN’S CLASSIC PRESENTED BY SCOTIABANK As part of the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic festivities, the NHL will host the first-ever Outdoor Women’s Classic presented by Scotiabank, an abbreviated exhibition game on ...

Goalie Mackenzie Blackwood to play first game for Canada at world junior tourney

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 07:13:02 EDT From: NHL.com

HELSINKI - Goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood will make his world junior hockey championship debut on Tuesday as Canada plays Switzerland in the preliminary round. Blackwood sat out Canada’s first two games of the tournament as he completed an ei...

WHL Roundup: Misery continues for Ice with 14th straight loss

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 03:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

CALGARY - The struggling Kootenay ice lost their 14th game in a row, falling 3-2 to Calgary in Western Hockey League action on Monday. The Ice took a 2-1 lead into the third period in an attempt to break the lengthy skid, but Jake Bean scored...

OHL Roundup: Hodgson’s pair help Sting beat Spitfires and close on West lead

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 01:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

WINDSOR, Ont. - Hayden Hodgson had a pair of goals and the Sarnia Sting closed in on top spot in the Ontario Hockey League’s West Division with a 6-3 win over the Windsor Spitfires on Monday. The Sting (19-11-3) improved to 3-0-1 over their l...

James Neal scores twice and Predators hold off Rangers, 5-3

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 00:13:02 EDT From: NHL.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - James Neal scored twice, Mike Ribeiro had three assists and the Nashville Predators held off the New York Rangers 5-3 on Monday night. Filip Forsberg, Craig Smith and Ryan Ellis also scored for the Predators. Roman Josi add...

Lightning’s heroes program hits $10M in donations

Mon, 28 Dec 2015 22:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

TAMPA -- The Lightning Community Heroes Program, launched by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and his wife, Penny, reached $10 million Monday with the announcement of 197th community hero Sister Claire LeBouef for her work with New Life Villag...

Wild’s Kuemper misses game with upper-body injury

Mon, 28 Dec 2015 21:13:02 EDT From: NHL.com

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper was a late scratch against the Detroit Red Wings on Monday because of an upper-body injury. Kuemper was named the Wild’s starting goalie following the morning skate Monday. He is 3-0-0 ...

WJC roundup: Canada routs Denmark; U.S. blanked

Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:13:02 EDT From: NHL.com

HELSINKI -- Mitchell Marner (Toronto Maple Leafs), and Dylan Strome (Arizona Coyotes) had a goal and an assist apiece as Canada rolled past Denmark 6-1 on Monday at the world junior hockey championship. Anthony Beauvillier (New York Islanders),...

WJC roundup: Soderstrom helps Sweden blank U.S.

Mon, 28 Dec 2015 17:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

HELSINKI -- New York Islanders goaltending prospect Linus Soderstrom made 46 saves and Alexander Nylander scored as Sweden shut out the United States 1-0 on Monday in the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship. Nylander, a top prospect for the 201...

Anaheim Ducks defenceman Cam Fowler has sprained knee; prospect Shea Theodore recalled

Mon, 28 Dec 2015 16:13:01 EDT From: NHL.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Anaheim Ducks defenceman Cam Fowler has a sprained knee, and the club has recalled top prospect Shea Theodore. The Ducks announced the moves Monday. Fowler was injured in the first period of Anaheim’s 4-2 victory over Phi...