QUEBEC—The 2021 Quebec International Peewee Hockey Tournament has been cancelled because of COVID-19. Organizers of the annual tournament announced the cancellation of the event, scheduled for Feb. 10 to 21, 2021, on Monday. The tournament says it examined several scenarios before making the decision. Organizers say a fear of a second wave of COVID-19 was
Originally written when Mr. Béliveau passed away in December, 2014. The hockey world, and all of Canada, mourns the loss of Jean Béliveau, a man of miraculous talent and total modesty, who played the game better than almost anyone ever has, and who carried himself– on and off the ice– with the grace and humility befitting
Last week, Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas pulled off a huge trade that dealt Kasperi Kapanen to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The move cleared salary cap space, picked up a first-round draft pick, and hinted that the work of building the Maple Leafs for next season was far from complete. Related: Maple Leafs News
7:15 AM ET With Phase 2 of the draft lottery and the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs complete, the 2020 NHL draft picture is slowly becoming clearer in this unprecedented season. The New York Rangers are the lucky winners of the Alexis Lafreniere sweepstakes, but there’s plenty of talent across this draft
The Vegas Golden Knights have hired Manny Viveiros as the first head coach of the AHL’s Henderson Silver Knights. Viveiros joins the Golden Knights organization with 13 years of coaching experience, most recently as head coach of the Western Hockey League’s Spokane Chiefs in 2019-20. He was an assistant with the Edmonton Oilers in 2018-19,
Jean Gabriel Pageau scored the go-ahead goal 7:18 into the third period and the New York Islanders moved within one win of advancing to the Eastern Conference final with a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night. Brock Nelson scored twice, both set up by Josh Bailey, and the Islanders gained a 3-1
Brock Nelson scored twice Sunday night for the New York Islanders, who took a commanding lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals by beating the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-2, in Game 4 in Toronto. Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period for the sixth-seeded Islanders, who seized a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
The Florida Panthers bowed out of the unique 2020 NHL Playoff format with nothing more than a whimper. They succumbed to the New York Islanders and their shutdown defensive system, taking just one game out of the best-of-five series. With the offseason, however long that may be, looming ahead, it is important to know who
Tyler Myers has missed the majority of the Vancouver Canucks’ postseason after suffering a separated shoulder in Game 2 against the St. Louis Blues. Fortunately, it seems like he will be ready to return to Vancouver’s lineup sometime this week, which will no doubt provide the Canucks with some much-needed depth on the back end.
3:19 AM ET After two weeks without a game and one controversial tweet from his agent, Marc-Andre Fleury returned to the crease to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to within a victory of advancing to the Western Conference Final. Fleury made 28 saves in the Golden Knights’ 5-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game
Well-rounded winger Ondrej Palat is scoring, reigning MVP Nikita Kucherov is defending and the Tampa Bay Lightning have taken over their series against the Boston Bruins. Palat scored two goals to give him four in the past three games, Kucherov was part of a strong defensive effort in the third period and the Lightning beat
After showing solidarity with the Vancouver Canucks in a stance against racism the Vegas Golden Knights had no trouble turning up the intensity when the teams returned to the ice Saturday night. The Knights led 2-0 after the first period and shutout Vancouver 3-0 to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series. It
The Detroit Red Wings organization has been home to some of the greatest players in NHL history. Players like Gordie Howe, Alex Delvecchio, Red Kelly, Ted Lindsay, Sid Abel, and Terry Sawchuk starred in the Original Six era. Steve Yzerman, Sergei Fedorov, Nicklas Lidstrom, Pavel Datsyuk, and Henrik Zetterberg then spearheaded the team during the
Kirill Kaprizov will finally suit up for the Minnesota Wild during the 2020-21 NHL season. Here is a look at his KHL career and how it took five years and three general managers before he finally signed his contract with Minnesota. One of the Top Players in the KHL The 23-year-old winger led the KHL
7:41 AM ET After two days with no games, as the NHL paused to put a focus on racial violence and issues of equality, the Stanley Cup Playoffs restarted with the Boston Bruins being pushed to the brink of elimination, and two key games that were front ends of back-to-back games that’ll continue on Sunday.
If the injury-plagued Avalanche rallies from an 0-2 series deficit to eliminate the Dallas Stars, Colorado general manager Joe Sakic and his staff should get the much-deserved credit. Players win games, but setting the team up for success is on Sakic and his right-hand man, Chris MacFarland, among others. Sakic is a Hockey Hall of
Matt Martin and Leo Komarov scored in the second period as the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in their conference semifinal series. Anders Lee also scored, and Semyon Varlamov had 26 saves to rebound after a rocky Game 3 that saw him benched
Goaltender Robin Lehner made 32 saves for the shutout as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in NHL playoff action Saturday. The win gives the Golden Knights a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven second-round series, with Game 4 set, on a short turnaround, for Sunday night. It was Lehner’s second playoff shutout