The Montreal Canadiens have six players who have made it into the celebrated 50-goal club. Prior to 1970, the elusive milestone was rarely reached. During the 1970s and 1980s, as seasons became longer, stick blades curved and offense increased, fifty-goal seasons became more frequent. By 1980, it had been reached 24 times in NHL history but 76
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Ottawa general manager Pierre Dorion says longtime Senators goaltender Craig Anderson will not be offered a new contract by the NHL club. In an availability with reporters Wednesday, Dorion thanked Anderson for his contributions to the Senators over the years but said the club would be moving in a different direction. Anderson is an unrestricted
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The New Jersey Devils’ goaltending situation has improved over the last couple of seasons, thanks to Mackenzie Blackwood, who finished sixth in Calder voting in 2019-20. But for as good as Blackwood has been, their backup situation has been less than ideal.  The Devils had a .885 save percentage (SV%) and 6-15-4 record in games not started
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The Tampa Bay Lightning took a 2-1 series lead in the 2020 Stanley Cup Final with a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars in Game 3 on Wednesday night. The series continues on Friday night in Edmonton. Syracuse Crunch alumni Nikita Kucherov, Brayden Point and Ondrej Palat each recorded a goal and an assist for
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The Ottawa Senators are moving on from goaltender Craig Anderson after the veteran netminder spent 10 seasons with the team. This decision was announced by Senators’ general manager Pierre Dorion on Wednesday. Dorion says they’ve told Craig Anderson he won’t be offered a deal. “He’s the best goalie we’ve ever had,” said Dorion. “It’s time
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7:00 AM ET The Tampa Bay Lightning are teasing us with a potential Steven Stamkos return; could Wednesday’s Game 3 be the night? In the meantime, Tampa Bay has continued its postseason-long trend of rebounding after losses (the team is now 6-0 after a loss) to tie the Stanley Cup Final, 1-1. Meanwhile, the Dallas
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The Nashville Predators have re-signed forward Michael McCarron to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2020-21 season. McCarron, 25, recorded 15 goals and 12 assists for 27 points in 56 AHL games between the Milwaukee Admirals and Laval Rocket in 2019-20. He was acquired by Nashville in a trade with Montreal on Jan. 7, 2020.
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Sept. 23 will be remembered for having the first woman to ever play in a National Hockey League game take to the ice. Also, a group with a lot of Stanley Cup rings took their place in the Hockey Hall of Fame. The greatest U.S.-born scorer in league history called it a career. Finally, the
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