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

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Sidney Crosby Passes Jaromir Jagr in Penguins Career Assists

March 31st 2017
Sidney Crosby collected the 641st assist of his NHL career (all w/ PIT) to pass Jaromir Jagr (640) for second on Penguins all-time list. He is now 392 behind Mario Lemieux, the all time Pittsburgh Penguins leader in assists with 1033.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Alex Ovechkin Hat Trick against Wild

March 29th 2017
Alex Ovechkin lights up the Wild for three power-play goals, recording his 17th career hat trick in the Capitals' 5-4 overtime win

Auston Matthews sets Maple Leafs rookie record

March 28th 2017
Auston Matthews buries Zach Hyman's feed from behind the net, becoming the Maple Leafs' all-time leading rookie goal scorer with 35 tallies. He surpassed Wendel Clark's record of 34 from the 1985-86 season.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Sabres honor Brian Gionta prior to 1,000th game

March 27th 2017 
Prior to their home game against the Panthers, the Sabres honor Brian Gionta for playing in his 1,000th NHL game

3 Stars of the Week (March 26th 2017)

Lightning's Nikita Kucherov, Stars' Kari Lehtonen and Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week ending March 26th 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

2017 NCAA Women's Hockey Champion

Clarkson University
(Potsdam, NY)
March 19th 2017
The Golden Knights defeated the Wisconsin Lady Badgers 3-0 in St. Charles, MO. to win their 2nd NCAA Division One Women's Ice Hockey championship

Cayley Mercer 
Clarkson University
Most Outstanding Player of the Tournament

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Pekka Rinne 500th career game

The Predators honor Pekka Rinne with a ceremony celebrating his 500th career game prior to their contest against the Sharks

Monday, March 20, 2017

3 Stars of the Week (March 19th 2017)

Bruins' Brad Marchand, Penguins' Sidney Crosby and Flames' Brian Elliot are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week ending Mar. 19th

Today in NHL History (March 20th)

March 20th 1971
For the first time in NHL history two brothers faced each other in goal. Ken Dryden (Montreal Canadiens) beat Dave Dryden (Buffalo Sabres) 5-2.

Friday, March 17, 2017


Andy Bathgate 
(New York Rangers)
1959 Hart Trophy Winner
40 goals,  48 assists - 88 points

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Coyotes outlast Kings in epic 11-round shootout

March 14th 2017 
The Coyotes outlast the Kings in an epic 11-round shootout, as Anthony DeAngelo nets the winner to back a rock-solid Louis Domingue

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Blue Jackets Record setting win

The Blue Jackets won their 44th game of the season for 94 points, 1 game better and 1 point better than the 2013-2014 team that finished with 43 wins and 93 points.  There are still 14 games left in this season for them to up their record.  Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division, 1 point behind Washington and Pittsburgh for the division and conference lead.

Monday, March 13, 2017

NHL 3 Stars of the Week (03/12/2017)

March 12th 2017
Sharks' Joe Pavelski, Ducks' Jonathan Bernier and Senators' Erik Karlsson are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week 

Top 10 Goals of the Week

Week Ending March 12th 2017 - The top ten goals of the week, including a Henrik Sedin goal off Drew Doughty, a blast by Dmitry Orlov and an overtime winner by Erik Karlsson

NHL Top Moments of the Week: March 11th 2016

A recap of the top moments of the week including Joe Thornton tallies his 1,000th assist and the 2007 Stanley Cup Champion Ducks are honored

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Joe Thornton records 1,000th assist

Joe Pavelski's empty-netter gives Joe Thornton his 1000th career assist, cracking the 13th spot in the All-Time assist leaders list

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Kucherov, Bobrovsky, Price named 3 Stars of the Week

Lightning's Nikita Kucherov, Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky and Canadiens' Carey Price are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week ending Mar. 5th

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Barry Trotz - 700 Victories

February 28th 2017 - Barry Trotz coaches his 700th career victory in a 4-1 Capital victory over the NY Rangers. In his 3rd season as Capitals head coach he has 143 wins and in 15 years with the Nashville Predators he had 557 victories.