CENTRE ROBERT-GUERTIN, GATINEAU, QC — Nathan Légaré netted the game-winner leading the Baie-Comeau Drakkar to a 2-1 victory over the Gatineau Olympiques in QMJHL action. Raivis Kristians Ansons also added a goal and an assist for the Drakkar. The game was knotted 1-1 after one period, with Ansons of the Drakkar and Olivier Boutin of
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The Springfield Thunderbirds have announced that the franchise has signed a five-year affiliation agreement with the National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues, beginning with the 2020-21 season. “Our two organizations share a commitment to community, fan engagement, and putting a first-rate product on the ice,” said Thunderbirds president Nathan Costa. “With this partnership, we believe
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There are myriad reasons why the Buffalo Sabres are outside of the playoff picture for a ninth straight season. Their lack of offence and their questionable goaltending can carry some of the blame and their special teams have been anything but special. Related: Top 10 NHL Goalie Prospects Although there have been some personnel changes,
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It wasn’t supposed to go this way. Ever since Juuse Saros’ introduction to the NHL, most knew he was going to be the Nashville Predators’ succession plan after Pekka Rinne. Saros waited patiently behind Rinne, allowing for the Predators to make the transition slowly and smoothly. Saros has seen more starts each season since entering
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Henri Richard, the younger brother of Maurice “Rocket” Richard and a 20-year veteran of the Montreal Canadiens died Friday after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 84. Although his nickname  ”The Pocket Rocket”  was in reference to his short stature (he was five-feet-seven inches tall) and a play on older brother Maurice’s nickname, Richard
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This offseason will be a defining one for the Boston Bruins. Discussions about Torey Krug’s contract talks have already hit the news, but beyond Krug, the Bruins have a lot more decisions to make. Jaroslav Halak, Kevan Miller, Zdeno Chara, and Joakim Nordstrom join Krug as unrestricted free agents. Matt Grzelcyk, Anders Bjork, Karson Kuhlman,
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Sara Bustad may have just finished her rookie season in the NWHL, but being from the state of Minnesota she has been playing hockey for the majority of her life. If you’ve ever wondered how professional hockey players prepared for a game that is the second of a back-to-back you opened the right article and
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by Nicholas Niedzielski | AHL On The Beat Since the unfortunate injuries to Carolina Hurricanes goaltenders Petr Mrazek and James Reimer on Feb. 22, here’s how the Charlotte Checkers’ transactions have looked: Carolina recalled Anton Forsberg and Alex Nedeljkovic from Charlotte. Charlotte recalled Callum Booth and Jeremy Helvig from the ECHL. Carolina traded away Chase
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The NHL’s goalies didn’t win the day on Wednesday, which featured four high-scoring games. But goalies are never short of headline-making moments, which we’ll cover in today’s Goalie News. Kuemper and Demko Duel The Arizona Coyotes and the Vancouver Canucks are fighting for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, and on Wednesday, they
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Ah yes, March. It’s that time of the season when good teams clinch playoff spots and bad teams get mathematically eliminated from postseason contention. It’s when some teams start to play so-called “meaningless games” later in the month. It’s when we start talking about trophy finalists and complaining about the playoff format.  One conversation that
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