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Perron bails out Golden Knights with OT game-winner, 5-4 - Vegas off to 5 and 1 start (video)

David Perron still has a ways to go before he catches James Neal. But the Golden Knights’ right wing might be on his way. Perron scored twice, including the game-winner with 1:08 remaining in overtime, to lift the Knights to a 5-4 win Tuesday over the... reviewjournal.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

10/18/2017 6:24 AM

Blues-Blackhawks: The 'hate' continues

Mike Yeo doesn’t mince words when describing Wednesday’s contest against the dreaded Blackhawks. “The rivalry games are always fun to play,” he said. “They’re intense, they’re physical. And obviously, there’s a lot of hatred on the ice..." stltoday.com

Rangers center makes a mark after latest benching

Adam Cracknell, a healthy scratch for his third game with the Rangers on Saturday after having been claimed on waivers from Dallas on Oct. 9, returned to the lineup for Tuesday’s match at the Garden against the Penguins and did some solid blue-collar... nypost.com

Ducks goalie Reto Berra thrown into firing line

Berra isn’t supposed to be with the Ducks right now. The original plan for the journeyman goalie was something very different. John Gibson and Ryan Miller were the two goalies to play in Anaheim. End of story. ocregister.com

Johnny Gaudreau scoring points with brother-in-law thanks to start

Thousands of poolies probably invested a first-round pick on Gaudreau. But unlike the legions of others counting on the Flames’ left-wing whiz to lead their fantasy teams to glory, this particular fan also happens to have Johnny Hockey’s cell-phone number calgaryherald.com

Bishop makes 27 saves, Stars beat winless Coyotes 3-1

Ken Hitchcock had been looking for scoring from somewhere besides the Dallas Stars' top line. The third-winningest coach in NHL history got what he wanted Tuesday night, when Radek Faksa, Dan Hamhuis and Alexander Radulov each scored their first goal... sports.yahoo.com

Boudreau on Wild's five-day break

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau discusses the five-day break between the Wild's game last Saturday and its next game Friday at Winnipeg. video.startribune.com

Chayka: Winless Coyotes going through 'adjustment period'

Fear not, fans of the winless Arizona Coyotes: The desert club is simply adjusting to a new approach that will eventually lead to long-term success, according to general manager John Chayka."Could we have more points playing a different style if... thescore.com

Henrik Lundqvist: Rangers have to fight hero temptation

The Rangers are looking for a hero. Or are they? “In this kind of situation there’s a fine line between wanting to be the guy to get us out of this and then going out there and trying to do too much,” Henrik Lundqvist told The Post before the... nypost.com


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

10/17/2017 7:13 AM

Golden Knights goaltender Malcolm Subban hopes to build off debut

The 23-year-old backup goaltender who was thrust into a starting role for the Golden Knights in the wake of Marc-Andre Fleury’s concussion last Friday inspired his teammates with his 20-save performance in Sunday’s 3-1 win over Boston at T-Mobile Arena. reviewjournal.com

San Jose Sharks

Paul Martin likely to miss Sharks' upcoming road trip

Martin, 36, skated lightly Monday morning before the Sharks began their practice. The Sharks host Montreal tonight to conclude a five-game homstand, then travel the following day to begin a five-game road trip against Eastern Conference teams. mercurynews.com

St. Louis Blues

Every NHL Western Conference game is huge and all points are important. That isn’t just another marketing slogan or coaching bromide. As the first two weeks of the campaign proved, the playoff battle on this side of the league will be fierce. stltoday.com

Sabres seek to slow surprising Knights

The early-season fate of the Buffalo Sabres and the Golden Knights should be reversed, but Vegas is proving it is not a customary expansion team that will take its licks. The Sabres, in their 47th year as an NHL organization, arrive in Las Vegas for... sports.yahoo.com

Underrated Ehlers getting deserved attention for huge week

Nikolaj Ehlers has rarely gotten his due because of higher-profile teammates in Winnipeg. (John Woods/CP) In a different era Nikolaj Ehlers might be one of the emerging faces of the NHL. Generally speaking, 21-year-old snipers coming off 64 point... ca.sports.yahoo.com

NHL -- The biggest surprises so far this season

"Plan the parade" has, over the years, become a running joke between Toronto Maple Leafs fans and the rest of the hockey universe -- a shared laugh over the delusional hubris that's inherent to Leafs fandom, and really the only thing that's spared them... espn.com

Tough stretch should be ‘good test’ for Red Wings

The start to this season has been ideal. The Red Wings were universally picked to finish near the bottom of the Eastern Conference, so any sort of positive outcome through two weeks of the schedule is good news for the organization. detroitnews.com

Krupa: Athanasiou stuck in no-man’s land

Detroit – One has to wonder what is driving Andreas Athanasiou to Europe, to pursue his hockey dreams. Thinking the contact dispute with the Red Wings is about a $500,000 gap between the player’s desire and management’s position seemed naïve a while ago. detroitnews.com

Harris: Not much to cheer in start to Bruins’ season

The B’s have played five games. Two were highly positive wins against Nashville and a weak Arizona club. Three were troubling, as the Bruins were outworked and outplayed by unsung Colorado (twice) and Vegas teams. bostonherald.com

Oilers hope Malone will haunt Hurricanes

The Edmonton Oilers are on a three-game losing streak, and recent games against the Winnipeg Jets and Ottawa Senators weren't close. With the Hurricanes (1-1-1) coming to town Tuesday night, the Oilers will look to a former Carolina player to give... sports.yahoo.com


Monday, October 16, 2017

Blues' production heading downhill

Fittingly for a trip to Florida, long the place where America sent rockets into space, the Blues’ offense took on the look of a NASA countdown. The Blues started with five goals in their season-opening game with Pittsburgh. They had four against Dallas... stltoday.com

10/16/2017 7:33 AM

For Sabres and Housley, win No. 1 is a huge relief

The final seconds were ticking off the Honda Center clock Sunday night and Phil Housley was able to escape coach mode and allow himself a smile. Housley reached out to shake the hand of associate coach Davis Payne, who made sure to wait for the final... buffalonews.com

Hellebuyck steps up Winnipeg's game

It is the most surprising development of this young season for the Winnipeg Jets. And it’s creating an interesting dilemma for the team’s deep thinkers. Steve Mason, the prized free-agent signing ...... winnipegfreepress.com

Yamamoto hoping to make nine-game deadline

Yes, he had a great training camp and earned a spot on the Edmonton Oilers right wing based on skill, determination and merit. But, as everyone knew, the regular season is a different animal and the audition is a long way from over. edmontonjournal.com

10/16/2017 8:08 AM

NWHL: Team Russia on the 2017 Tour

The Russian women’s national team opened its 2017 series against National Women’s Hockey League teams on Friday in New Jersey, taking on the newly-rechristened Metropolitan Riveters. It was a successful night for Team Russia, as they... conwaysrussianhockey.wordpress.com

Tocchet ready to take hard line with struggling Coyotes

Rick Tocchet has been known as a players' coach, from his days with Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh to early in his current tenure with the Arizona Coyotes. ''You don't want to babysit players, but it's just got to get harder now, right?'' Tocchet said... sports.yahoo.com


Best Mavericks road trip ever?

It was clear that the wins were no fluke. Minnesota State was the better team for the majority of both games but also weathered a couple of storms — strong pushes by BU as well as some early penalty problems each night. mankatofreepresshockey.blogspot.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

10/18/2017 6:32 AM

ECAC: RPI Engineers - Perry Earns Goaltender of the Week

A junior from Andover, Minn., Perry recorded 83 saves in two 1-1 ties against Ohio State last week. He opened the season by turning away a career-high 56 shots, including 25 in the second period alone on Friday night, before saving 27 shots on Saturday. rpiathletics.com

Coaches on the cold seat: Who are the NHL's unfireable five?

Hearing about the hot seat is a fact of life for NHL coaches. From pretty much the moment you’re hired, somebody somewhere is already trying to figure out how close you are to getting fired. We already got a head start on this season’s... downgoesbrown.com

HockeayEast: Maass Helps Mobilize Wildcats Defense

Just nine months ago, Benton Maass wasn’t sure where he’d be playing hockey this season. In the midst of his senior season at Elk River High School in Minnesota, he was still being overlooked by a lot of schools. sbncollegehockey.com

Which teams will see their fortunes change?

Wisconsin, for example, is a team I saw on Friday night and there are two reasons they have improved (though obviously not to the extent that they’re going to sustain a 106 PDO). First, they got Kyle Hayton, an elite goalie at the national level,... ca.sports.yahoo.com


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

10/17/2017 8:03 AM

Gophers and Fighting Hawks Ranked In Top 10 Ahead Of Showdown

UND and Minnesota are both ranked in the national top 10 ahead of this weekend’s rivalry series. The Fighting Hawks jumped four spots to No. 4 after a sweep of St. Lawrence, while Minnesota dropped one spot after a weekend split against Penn... undhockey.areavoices.com

WCHA: Mavericks back in rankings

Minnesota State dropped out of the national rankings after losing their season-opener at home to St. Cloud State. After sweeping Boston University over the weekend, though, MSU is right back in, landing at No. 14 in the latest USCHO poll:USCHO.com... mankatofreepresshockey.blogspot.com


Monday, October 16, 2017

Hiroses Late Goal Gives Spartans First Win of the Season

EAST LANSING – Sixteen minutes after missing an opportunity to give his team the lead on a breakaway early in the third period, Taro Hirose found himself with another chance to lift fans out of their seats at Munn Arena msuspartans.com

Hockey East: No growing pains for UNH's Maass

UNH recruited Maass, a 6-foot-2,, 195-pound defenseman, while he was skating for Elk River (Minn.) High School. The Washington Capitals selected Maass in the sixth round (No. 182 overall) of this year’s draft. unionleader.com

Weekend Rewind

Five things to know about this weekend: 1. MSU-Mankato finished off a two-game sweep of Boston University with a 3-0 win on Saturday night. The Mavs are showing why I think this team can be a No. 1 seed. On Friday, MSU had Boston University graduate... undhockey.areavoices.com

ECAC: A look back at the past weekend

It's early in the season, but Quinnipiac has been keeping busy through its first three games. The Bobcats beat Vermont 3-2 in overtime Saturday for its first win of the season. It was the third overtime game in as many games for QU, as it tied Boston... uscho.com

Hockey East: Early surprises abound

These are the three things I think I learned this weekend. 1. UMass is a lot better than I thought. Last year, Union was 25-10-3. Massachusetts was 5-29-2. On Friday, the two would play in Union's barn. The math seemed pretty easy. The Minutemen... uscho.com

Orange County Register

QMJHL: Junior player banned 15 games for sucker punch to Ducks prospect

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League handed Charlie Roy of the Shawinigan Cataractes a 15-game suspension for a violent punch to the head of Maxime Comtois, a Ducks forward prospect selected as the team’s top pick in this year’s NHL entry draft. ocregister.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

10/18/2017 6:53 AM

USHL: John Schuldt Commits to UNO

Fargo Force defenseman John Schuldt has committed to play college hockey for the University of Nebraska-Omaha following his junior hockey eligibility. ushl.com


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

10/17/2017 7:44 AM

KIJHL: Kimberley, B.C. team scores multi-million dollar donation

Mike Gould's love of family and hockey was behind the Alberta man's decision to make a multimillion-dollar donation to a hockey club in southeastern B.C. Giving $7.5 million to the Junior B Kimberley Dynamiters of the Kootenay International Junior... nationalpost.com

WHL: Taking one on the chin

While I don’t want to make excuses, my belief is you didn’tsee the best of the Kelowna Rockets in Portland this weekend. reganbartel.blogspot.com


Monday, October 16, 2017

OHL: 67’s close out road trip with victory in the Soo

Kody Clark scored his second goal of the game at 3:01 of overtime to give the 67's the victory before they made the nine-hour bus ride back to Ottawa. Clark scored his first of the game at 13:45 of the second to pull his club to within a goal at 4-3. ottawacitizen.com


AHL: Coaches bring NHL know-how to IceHogs bench

No matter what issues Rockford players have as they attempt to climb the ladder to Chicago, they will have someone on the IceHogs coachi... rrstar.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

10/18/2017 6:56 AM

ECHL: Houser named Goaltender of the Week

Michael Houser of the Fort Wayne Komets is the ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Oct. 13-15. It is the second time in his career that he has received the weekly honor. echl.com

10/18/2017 6:57 AM

ECHL: Meurs named Player of the Week

Garrett Meurs of the Wheeling Nailers is the Player of the Week for Oct. 13-15. It is the second time in his career that he has received the weekly honor. echl.com

AHL: Merkosky selected to league’s Hall of Fame

Glenn Merkosky, former player and coach with the Adirondack Red Wings, has been selected for induction into the American Hockey League Hall of Fame. Merkosky will be part of the Class of 2018 along with Jim Bartlett, Don Biggs and Brian Kilrea. The... blog.timesunion.com

AHL: Too soon for Lemieux to make NHL debut with Jets

Brendan Lemieux’s National Hockey League debut will have to wait another day. Lemieux was a surprise recall from the Manitoba Moose on Tuesday, prompting speculation he could be in the lineup ...... winnipegfreepress.com

ECHL: Griffins Assign Borkowski to Toledo

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Griffins on Tuesday assigned center Mike Borkowski to the ECHL's Toledo Walleye.Borkowski has not seen acti... - AHL Grand Rapids Griffins oursportscentral.com


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

AHL: Warrenspiece - More minor league grooming for Chabot

Whatever else happens from here on in, the first two weeks of Thomas Chabot’s season have been far from boring. Chabot, the 20-year-old star prospect on the blueline, was shipped back to Belleville of the AHL on Sunday. ottawacitizen.com


Monday, October 16, 2017

AHL: league announces suspension

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced that Syracuse Crunch forward Tye McGinn has been suspended for one (1)... theahl.com

AHL: Phantoms Keep Winning at Hershey

Hershey, PA - The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have certainly found Hershey to be the Sweetest Place on Earth as far as their own success has been concerned... - AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms oursportscentral.com


KHL: Jokerit stretches winning run, Riga revels in rare success. Oct 17, 2017 round-up

Jokerit moved to 15 successive victories – five behind SKA’s freshly-minted record – after impressively downing Eastern Conference leader Ak Bars. SKA itself produced a powerful third-period display, led by two goals from Viktor Tikhonov, to beat... en.khl.ru

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

KHL: Borna Rendulic to become a Knight

A move that took Rendulic from NHL to Liiga to KHL was bound to happen. After injury prone sophmore season with the NHL team Colorado Avalanche, Rendulic went on to sign with Vancouver Canucks but felt he didn’t get the chance to prove himself. khl.hr


Monday, October 16, 2017

KHL: DeFazio, Likhotnikov banned for 1 game

The KHL Disciplinary Committee met on Sunday to investigate the two incidents which saw Red Star Kunlun forward Brandon DeFazio amass a total of 42 penalty minutes in Saturday's match against Barys in Astana. en.khl.ru


MN H.S.: Five newcomers to watch this season

Past dominance does not predict future success, but we like these guys' chances at high school level. mnhockeyhub.com

Friday, October 13, 2017


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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Edwardsville junior forward Stanley Lucas scores a shorthanded goal against Kirkwood in the first period of Friday’s game in Webster Groves.

IL H.S.: Tigers to have late nights on the rink

The Edwardsville ice hockey team will be staying up late this season. The Tigers learned recently that 13 of their 21 games will begin after 8 p.m. this season. This is the team's second season in the Mid-States Club Hockey Association. theintelligencer.com

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