Scrivens sharp as Oilers top Capitals for second-straight win
Ben Scrivens made 32 stops as the Edmonton Oilers won their second game in a row, handing the Capitals their first loss in regulation this season with a 3-2 victory over Washington on Wednesday. Justin Schultz, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nikita Nikitin scored for the Oilers (2-4-1), who had avoided setting a new franchise record for the worst start to the season with a win over Tampa Bay on Monday. Teddy Purcell picked up a pair of assists for Edmonton.
Leafs-Senators game postponed after shootings in Ottawa
Tonight's NHL game between the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs has been postponed following the shootings on Parliament Hill. The NHL says the date and time of the rescheduled game will be announced at a later date.
Umberger, Read score two minutes apart in third, Flyers beat Penguins
R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night. Umberger, a Pittsburgh native, beat Marc-Andre Fleury 6:50 into the third to break a tie and Read followed with a backhander to help the Flyers improve to 12-2-1 at Consol Energy Center since the arena opened in 2010.
Perry has second hat trick of season; Ducks hammer Sabres for sixth-straight win
Corey Perry had his second hat trick of the season and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory. Ryan Kesler also scored, and Frederik Andersen made 22 saves, losing a bid for his second consecutive shutout when Tyler Ellis scored off a rebound with 5:04 to play. That ended Buffalo's scoreless streak at 192 minutes, following a 1-0 loss to Florida and 3-0 loss to Boston.
Post 2 Post: California's netminders are on fire
Each week, TSN Hockey analyst and former NHL goaltender Jamie McLennan provides observations about netminders in TSN.ca's Post 2 Post. This week, he takes a look at the dominating stoppers from the Golden State.
Voynov's attorney says Kings defenceman didn't hit girlfriend, police misunderstood her
Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenceman never hit his girlfriend, and he blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding partly caused by the couple's limited English. Craig Renetzky said Wednesday he is hopeful the NHL will end Voynov's suspension after reviewing the events that led to Voynov's arrest.
Islanders place F Grabovski on injured reserve with concussion
The New York Islanders placed forward Mikhail Grabovski on injured reserve retroactive to October 16 on Wednesday. Grabovski suffered a concussion in the Islanders 4-3 shootout win over the San Jose Shark on October 16 after taking a hit from John Scott.
Capitals D Erskine has surgery to repair disk in neck
Capitals defenceman John Erskine has had surgery to repair a disk in his neck. The team announced Erskine's operation on Wednesday, before Washington played a game at the Edmonton Oilers.
Wild agree to 5-year, $16 million contract extension with RW Coyle
The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on a five-year, $16 million contract extension with right wing Charlie Coyle through the 2019-20 season. The deal was announced Wednesday for the 22-year-old Coyle, who is in third season with the Wild. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound former first-round pick by San Jose was acquired by the Wild in a draft-day deal in 2011, when they sent defenceman Brent Burns to the Sharks.
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Hubub: Who goes first: Mac or Jack?
TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button says Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel are 'generational talents' for the 2015 NHL Draft. Who will go No. 1? Discuss it all season long on Hubub.com!
Hubub: Hockey fans gone wild
Over the weekend, a Toronto Maple Leafs' fan threw his jersey on the ice during a blowout loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Was the fan overreacting or was he justified in his actions? Let's take a look at other memorable "fan moments" at hockey games.