Kings center Carter day-to-day with injury: report

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 15:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Carter is day-to-day because of an upper-body injury, general manager Dean Lombardi told LAKingsInsider.com on Sunday. Carter played two shifts in the Kings’ 4-3 overtime win at the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday. He...


Islanders place G Halak on injured reserve, recall G Gibson from AHL New Haven

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 14:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have placed goalie Jaroslav Halak on injured reserve because of an upper-body injury. The move, made Sunday, is retroactive to last Monday. Halak is 10-6-3 with a 2.09 goals-against average and two s...


Sweden hopeful William Nylander can return to WJC

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 13:12:01 EDT From: NHL.com

Sweden forward William Nylander won’t play Monday against the United States because of a head injury, but team doctors said Sunday they have hope that the Toronto Maple Leafs prospect will play again at some point during the 2016 IIHF World Junior...


Eichel has 2 goals, 4 points in return to Boston; Sabres net 5 in 3rd to rally past Bruins 6-3

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:13:02 EDT From: NHL.com

BOSTON - A couple of days at home was the perfect cure for rookie Jack Eichel’s rough stretch. Eichel scored twice in his return to Boston, Jamie McGinn had the go-ahead goal with 5:36 left and the Buffalo Sabres rallied from a two-goal defic...


CP NewsAlert:Canadiens goaltender Price voted Canada’s male athlete of the year

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 11:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

MONTREAL - Carey Price is Canada’s male athlete of the year. The Montreal Canadiens goaltender won the Lionel Conacher Award in a landslide. The 28-year-old took 53 per cent of the vote in a Canadian Press poll of sports editors and broadc...


Rogers Hometown Hockey: Oshawa, Ontario

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 04:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

Sportsnet will televise “Rogers Hometown Hockey“ on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. ET, prior to the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders. The location this week is Oshawa, Ontario and the show will celebrate the history of hockey in th...


Jannik Hansen scores twice, Canucks beat Oilers 2-1 for first OT win of season

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 02:13:02 EDT From: NHL.com

VANCOUVER - Vancouver’s Jannik Hansen was the difference maker as the Canucks earned their first overtime victory of the season, beating the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 Saturday night. Hansen, who tied the game for the Canucks with a second-period go...


Anze Kopitar scores 36 seconds into overtime to lift Kings over Coyotes 4-3

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 01:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Anze Kopitar scored 36 seconds into overtime to lift the Los Angeles Kings over the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Saturday night. Kopitar skated past Viktor Tikhonov, faked goalie Louis Domingue to the ice with a forehand deke and ...


Brendan Smith has goal and assist, Red Wings top Predators to tie for 1st place in Atlantic

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 00:12:01 EDT From: NHL.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Brendan Smith had a goal and an assist to lead the Detroit Red Wings past the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Saturday night. Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening also scored for the Red Wings, who moved into a tie with Montreal at...


Holtby has 29 saves and Capitals beat skidding Canadiens 3-1 to extend winning streak to 7

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 23:12:01 EDT From: NHL.com

WASHINGTON - Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots, Jason Chimera had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals beat the struggling Montreal Canadiens 3-1 Saturday night for their seventh straight victory. Off to the best start in franchise h...


Bruins say Pastrnak can join Czech Republic at WJC

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 22:12:01 EDT From: NHL.com

BOSTON -- Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak will be made available to the Czech Republic for the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship, if the Bruins don’t need him because of injuries, when the NHL roster freeze ends Monday, general manager Don ...


Strome and Marner still looking for a permanent linemate on Canada’s top trio

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 21:12:01 EDT From: NHL.com

HELSINKI - Dylan Strome and Mitch Marner are Canada’s top forwards at the world junior hockey championship, that much is sure. But the third member of their line? That’s still a guess. Heading in to the international tournament, returning ...


Harrington scores first of the season to lead Marlies over IceCaps 5-2

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 20:13:01 EDT From: NHL.com

TORONTO - Scott Harrington’s goal 8:34 into the third period stood as the winner as the Toronto Marlies downed the St. John’s IceCaps 5-2 on Saturday in American Hockey League action. Harrington’s goal was the defenceman’s first of the season...


Coyotes sign defenceman Dysin Mayo to 3-year, entry-level contract

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 19:12:02 EDT From: NHL.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Arizona Coyotes signed defenceman Dysin Mayo to a three-year, entry-level contract Saturday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 19-year-old Mayo has a goal and 21 assists in 36 games this season for t...


Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak likely out Sunday

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 18:12:01 EDT From: NHL.com

New York Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak is day-to-day with an upper-body injury, coach Jack Capuano said Saturday. Halak is 10-6-3 with a 2.09 goals-against average and .923 save percentage in 20 games. The Islanders host the Toronto Ma...


Jesse Puljujarvi has three points as Finland blanks Belarus at world juniors

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 16:12:01 EDT From: NHL.com

HELSINKI - Jesse Puljujarvi had two goals and an assist and Veini Vehvilainen stopped all 10 shots he faced as Finland shut out Belarus 6-0 on Saturday at the world junior hockey championship. Sami Niku, Mikko Rantanen, Sebastian Repo and Pat...


Maple Leafs reassign Antoine Bibeau, Rich Clune to American Hockey League

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 15:12:01 EDT From: NHL.com

Goaltender Antoine Bibeau and forward Rich Clune were reassigned to the American Hockey League by the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday. Bibeau hasn’t appeared in any games for the Maple Leafs so far this season. In 13 appearances for the AHL M...


Pens' Crosby back in lineup after 1-game break

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 15:01:01 EDT From: ESPN.com

Pens' Crosby back in lineup after 1-game break


Leafs prospect William Nylander injured in Sweden’s rout of Switzerland at WJC

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 14:13:01 EDT From: NHL.com

HELSINKI - Toronto Maple Leafs prospect William Nylander was injured and did not return for Sweden in its 8-3 rout of Switzerland at the world junior hockey championship on Saturday. Nylander, who was selected eighth overall by Toronto at the...


Canadiens’ Gallagher practices, could return on trip

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 13:13:01 EDT From: NHL.com

BROSSARD, Quebec -- Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher practiced with his teammates Saturday for the first time since fracturing two fingers on his left hand on Nov. 22. Gallagher did not travel with the Canadiens to face the Washi...