Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Ehlers, Matthews, Backstrom Named 3 Stars of the Week

Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers, Leafs’ Auston Matthews and Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week ending Oct. 15th

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Vegas Golden Knights Opening Night Victory

October 10th 2017
James Neal scored twice, including a power-play goal, in the Golden Knights' 5-2 victory in their home opener against the Arizona Coyotes.
The Golden Knights are the first NHL expansion team to start their inaugural season 3-0.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars, October 10th 2017

October 6th 2017
The Las Vegas Golden Knights win their first NHL regular season game in the 2017-18 season opener, 2-1, in Dallas against the Stars. 
Mark Andre-Fleury made 45 saves in his debut as a Golden Knight and another former Penguin James Neal scored 2 goals to seal the victory.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

2018 Hockey Hall Of Fame Candidates

The NHL Tonight crew chats about the 2017 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees and 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame candidates Martin Brodeur, Martin St. Louis, Daniel Alffredsson, and Jeremy Roenick

Thursday, September 7, 2017


The Sporting News
February 28th 1981
The legends of the NY Islanders 
(Potvin, Bossy and Trottier) 

Monday, September 4, 2017

Stat of the Day

1980-81 NHL Top 10 in goals scored:
1 - Mike Bossy (Islanders) 68
2 - Marcel Dionne (Kings) 58
3 - Charlie Simmer (Kings) 56
4 - Wayne Gretzky (Oilers) 55
4 - Rick Kehoe (Penguins) 55
6 - Wayne Babych (Blues) 54
7 - Jacques Richard (Nordiques) 52
8 - Dennis Maruk (Capitals) 50
9 - Kent Nilsson (Flames) 49
10 - Mike Gartner (Capitals) 48

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Hockey Magazine Cover of the Week

Hockey Digest 
May 1979


Martin Brodeur (NJ Devils) led the NHL in wins 9 times between 1998 and 2010. In the 2006/2007 season he set the NHL record for most wins in a season with 48 and led the Devils to the Atlantic division title and 2nd overall in the Eastern Conference.
He now shares the wins record with Braden Holtby of the Capitals who tied him in the 2015/16 season.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

To Tell The Truth Red Kelly Toronto Maple Leafs - 1962

Hockey Hall-of-Famer Red Kelly makes an appearance as a contestant on TV game show "To Tell The Truth".

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Breakout Players of 2016-17 NHL Season

The NHL Network crew takes a look at which NHL stars had breakout 2016-17 seasons


Friday, June 30, 2017

IN MEMORY | Dave Semenko 1957-2017

2017 NHL Awards

2017 Vezina Trophy
(NHL's Top Goaltender)

Sergei Bobrovsky 
(Columbus Blue Jackets)
This is Bobrovsky's 2nd Vezina trophy, as he won the award for the first time in 2013, his first year with the Blue Jackets. 
2.03 GAA, 41 wins, 7 losses, .931 save %, 

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Meet the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2017
Dave Andreychuk, Danielle Goyette, Paul Kariya, Mark Recchi, Teemu Selanne, Clare Drake and Jeremy Jacobs.

Friday, June 23, 2017

2017 Norris Trophy Winner

Brent Burns 
(San Jose Sharks)
2017 Norris Trophy winner as the NHL's Top Defenseman

2017 Calder Trophy Winner (Rookie of the Year)

Auston Matthews
(Toronto Maple Leafs)
2017 Calder Trophy winner as the NHL's Rookie of the Year

Marian Hossa will miss entire 2017-18 season

June 22nd 2017
The NHL Tonight crew discusses Marian Hossa's upcoming absence from the 2017-18 season and how it will effect the Blackhawks

Thursday, June 15, 2017

2017 AHL Champions

Grand Rapids Griffins
2017 American Hockey League Calder Cup Champions

June 13th 2017
The Griffins defeated the Syracuse Crunch 4 games to 2 to clinch their 2nd AHL Championship since 2013.   Tyler Bertuzzi of Grand Rapids was named Playoff MVP and awarded the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy.

Sports Illustrated Cover of the Week

2017 Stanley Cup Champions

Monday, June 12, 2017

2017 Stanley Cup Final - June 11th 2017 Game 6

2017 Stanley Cup Final

Penguins defeat Predators to win second-straight Stanley Cup
Patric Hornqvist's goal late in the third and an empty netter got the Penguins a 2-0 win over the Predators to earn them their second consecutive Stanley Cup victory.

2017 Conn Smythe Trophy winner as NHL Playoffs MVP
Sidney Crosby
(1st winner of the Conn Smythe in back to back years since Mario Lemieux in 1991 and 1992)

Friday, June 9, 2017

2017 Stanley Cup Final - Game 5

June 8th 2017
The Penguins' offense erupted for six goals, while Matt Murray stopped all 24 shots he faced in a 6-0 Game 5 win to take a 3-2 series advantage

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

2017 ECHL Kelly Cup Champions

Colorado Eagles
2017 ECHL Kelly Cup Champions
Swept the South Carolina Stingrays 4 games to 0
this is the first championship for the Eagles franchise.

Matt Register 
Colorado Eagles
2047 Kelly Cup MVP
(The first defenseman to win the Kelly Cup MVP Award)

Monday, June 5, 2017

Stanley Cup Final - Game 3 06/03/2017

Roman Josi, Frederick Gaudreau and James Neal scored in the 2nd, leading the Predators to a 5-1 win in Game 3 to cut the series deficit to 2-1

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Stanley Cup Final 2017 - 05/31/2017 Game 2

May 31st 2017
Jake Guentzel, Scott Wilson and Evgeni Malkin all tallied in the first 3:28 of the 3rd to power the Penguins past the Predators in Game 2, 4-1

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Stanley Cup Final 05/29/2017 - Game 1

Nashville Predators
Pittsburgh Penguins
May 29th 2017
Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final

Penguins win 5-3 Jake Guentzel scored the go-ahead goal late and Nick Bonino tallied twice, leading the Penguins to a 5-3 win in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Nashville Predators - 2017 Western Conference Champions

Nashville Predators
2017 Western Conference Champions
Clarence Campbell Trophy

Nashville captain Mike Fisher accepts the Clarence Campbell Trophy

Monday, May 22, 2017

2017 IIHF World Championship

May 21st 2017
Sweden defeats Canada 2-1 in a shootout to win the 2017 World Championship

William Nylander (Toronto Maple Leafs) representing Sweden was named tournament MVP.

Friday, May 12, 2017


Trevor Linden, captain of the Vancouver Canucks lifts the Clarence Campbell Trophy as the winners of the 1994 Western Conference Finals.   
They defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4 games to 1.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

2017 Hart Trophy Nominees

2017 Hart Trophy Nominees for NHL MVP

Sergei Bobrovsky
(Columbus Blue Jackets)

Sidney Crosby
(Pittsburgh Penguins)
2007 and 2014 winner

Connor McDavid
(Edmonton Oilers)

Friday, April 28, 2017

2017 Jack Adams Trophy Nominees

2017 Jack Adams Trophy Nominees

Mike Babcock
(Toronto Maple Leafs)

Todd McLellan
(Edmonton Oilers)

John Tortorella
(Columbus Blue Jackets)
2004 winner 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Top 10 Saves of the First Round

The top 10 saves of the First Round, including a series of quick saves by Henrik Lundqvist and an unbelievable glove save by Jake Allen

Top 10 Goals of the First Round

The top 10 goals of the First Round, including a top-shelf beauty by Auston Matthews and a one-handed backhand by Erik Karlsson

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

2017 Lady Byng Trophy Nominees

2017 Lady Byng Trophy Nominees

Johnny Gaudreau
(Calgary Flames)

Mikael Granlund
(Minnesota Wild)

Vladimir Tarasenko
(St. Louis Blues)

2017 Selke Trophy Nominees

2017 Selke Trophy Nominees

Patrice Bergeron 
(Boston Bruins)
2012, 2014, 2015 Selke Winner

Ryan Kesler 
(Anaheim Ducks)
2011 Selke Winner

Mikko Koivu
(Minnesota Wild)

Sunday, April 23, 2017

2017 Vezina Trophy Nominees

2017 Vezina Trophy Nominees

Sergei Bobrovsky
(Columbus Blue Jackets)
2013 Vezina Winner

Braden Holtby
(Washington Capitals)
2016 Vezina Winner

Carey Price
(Montreal Canadiens)
2015 Vezina Winner

Oilers, Blues and Rangers Move on to the 2nd Round

APRIL 22ND 2017

Edmonton win Game 5 over the San Jose Sharks

Rangers win Game 6 over the Montreal Canadiens

Blues win Game 5 over the Minnesota Wild 

Friday, April 21, 2017

2017 NHL Calder Trophy Nominees

2017 NHL Calder Trophy Nominees for Rookie of the Year

Patrik Laine 
(Winnipeg Jets)

Auston Matthews
(Toronto Maple Leafs)

Zach Werenski 
(Columbus Blue Jackets)

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Its All OT Winners for April 17th 2017

April 17th 2017
All 4 NHL Playoff games were decided in overtime

Kevin Fiala puts the Nashville Predators up 3-0 and take a stranglehold on the series with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Corey Perry of Anaheim scores the Game 3 winner to put the Ducks up 3-0 in their series with the Calgary Flames

Tyler Bozek scores the OT game winner for the Maple Leafs and they go up 2 games to 1 over the Washington Capitals. 

Bobby Ryan scores in OT to put the Ottawa Senators up 2 games to 1 over the Boston Bruins.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Cam Talbot shuts out Sharks in Game 3

April 16th 2017
Cam Talbot makes 23 saves to shut out the Sharks for the second game in a row, helping the Oilers take a 2-1 series lead


Mike Nykoluk
1966-67 Les Cunningham Award Winner 

Monday, April 10, 2017

2017 NHL Trophy Winners (so far)

April 10th 2017

Crosby won the Richard Trophy with 44 goals, the fewest since 2004 (excluding the lockout shortened 2012-13 season).

McDavid netted 100 points and is the 2nd Oiler to win the Ross Trophy (along with Wayne Gretzky) and the only player to get 100 in the 2016-17 season.

Braden Holtby wins the Jennings for lowest goals allowed with 182 and tied for the league lead in wins with 42 
(Cam Talbot of Edmonton) 

ECHL 2017 Leading Scorer Award

Chad Costello of the Allen Americans wins ECHL Scoring Title with 122 points (33g-89a).
It is the fourth time in his career that Costello has led the ECHL in scoring, and the third straight season in which he has posted the league-leading point total.

Stat of the Day (April 10th 2017)

2016-17 NHL Season
Toronto Maple Leafs F Auston Matthews is the only player in the NHL to have recorded a shot in all 82 of his team's games this season and the first rookie since Teemu Selanne in 1992-93.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

2017 President's Trophy

Washington Capitals
2016-17 President's Trophy Champions
This is the team's 2nd consecutive Trophy
As of April 6th 2017 they have 116 points.

Finalist for the NCAA Mike Richter Award 2017

The NCAA Mike Richter Award for the nation's top goaltender will be announced on Friday April 7th 2017 at the Frozen Four in Chicago IL.

The 5 finalist for the 2017 Award are:

Michael BitzerBemidji StateJunior2355:2222-14-31.71.9326912
Tanner JailletDenverJunior1982:2524-5-41.82.9300799
Hunter MiskaMinnesota DuluthFreshman2068:3624-4-52.23.9175856
Cal PetersenNotre DameJunior2191:5521-11-52.14.92861007
Charles WilliamsCanisiusSenior2009:5721-7-51.82.94361016

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Eric Staal Honored for 1,000th NHL Game

April 3rd 2017 
Prior to the start of the game, the Wild honor former Hurricane Eric Staal on playing in his 1,000th NHL game