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Game Day: Preds at Hurricanes Preview

There is only one team the Predators have yet to conquer on their schedule this season, and they'll get another chance to face the Hurricanes tonight in Carolina at PNC Arena.

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PREVIEW: Blue Jackets back at it Saturday night in Dallas

The reality for the Blue Jackets is that, as head coach John Tortorella said Thursday night, "We're not going to play in the playoffs." It's a new spot for many members of the Columbus team, who had experienced four straight playoff seasons coming into the campaign.

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Swayman Registers First Career Shutout in B's Win Over Isles

BOSTON - There was a time - not so long ago - when Jeremy Swayman admits that he would have fit right into the goalie stereotype. When he first arrived at the University of Maine nearly four years ago,

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'She is a Part of the Coyotes, and Forever Will Be'

"She is a part of the Coyotes, and she forever will be," Gutierrez said. "This is a celebration of life," Gutierrez continued. "This is a celebration of a young girl who touched our organization and will forever be remembered by this organization.

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BLOG: Well-rested for Winnipeg

The Oilers travel to Winnipeg refreshed following a six-day break from game action and hope to find their game as the stretch drive begins

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Some clarity on the status of Stamkos and Kucherov

Even though Stamkos is on long term injury reserve, he is expected to return this season; Kucherov practiced with the team Friday but hasn't been cleared for contact

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FUTURE WATCH: Holloway takes the next step with Oilers

Following a busy 2020-21 season with the University of Wisconsin Badgers of the NCAA, 2020 14th-overall National Hockey League Draft selection Dylan Holloway put pen to paper on an entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers.

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Wild's 'fourth line' certainly not playing like one

Some of the NHL's best teams in recent seasons boast four lines that contribute something on a nightly basis. Typically, every line has some sort of identity, but regardless of that identity, those teams are getting consistent production up and down the lineup.

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Jets Announce Schedule Updates

The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, today announced the following changes to their schedule

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BLOG: Shot Adjustments

The team is navigating the delicate balance of placing a perfect shot into the top corner and just getting it on net. "You're walking a real fine edge," Ruff said. "Numbers say if you hit the net, you have a better chance of scoring,

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Postgame Hat Trick: Wild 3, Sharks 2

On Friday night, the Wild scored a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Wild.com's Dan Myers provides three takeaways in the Postgame Hat Trick, presented by Associated Bank.

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BLOG: Bastian Returns Saturday

NEWARK, N.J. - Forward Nate Bastian will return to the lineup when the Devils play the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden at 12:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon. "I feel comfortable out there and I think I'm in a good spot,

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Preview: Blues at Coyotes

The St. Louis Blues and Arizona Coyotes will meet for the eighth and final matchup in the regular season on Saturday afternoon at Gila River Arena. The teams haven't played since Feb. 15 when they completed a set of seven consecutive games due to scheduling quirks related to COVID-19 postponements.

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Golden Knights Dominate Ducks In 4-0 Victory

The Vegas Golden Knights opened their two-game set against the Anaheim Ducks with a 4-0 shutout victory on Friday night at Honda Center.HOW IT WENT

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[email protected]: Quotes of the night

Shea Weber, Tyler Toffoli, Jake Allen and interim head coach Dominique Ducharme met the media following Friday night's win.

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Wild Warmup: Minnesota vs. San Jose

Minnesota and San Jose will take the ice for the second consecutive night when the two teams faceoff Saturday night at Xcel Energy Center.

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3 Things: Off to Buffalo, Dumoulin Streaking and Workflow

Here are the 3 biggest takeaways from the Penguins' Friday practice at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. After practice, the Penguins headed to Buffalo for back-to-back games against the Sabres on Saturday and Sunday.

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April 20 game vs. Colorado postponed

The decision to postpone Colorado's games through April 20 was made by the NHL, NHLPA and club medical groups. Pending test results in the coming days, the NHL expects the Avalanche to be back in action for the April 22 game against the Blues at Enterprise Center.

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Senators sign forward Cole Reinhardt to three-year, entry-level contract

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators announced today that the team has signed forward Cole Reinhardt to a three-year, entry-level contract which will commence with the 2021-22 season. Reinhardt, 21, is in the midst of his first professional season,

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Lowry 'ecstatic' to sign five-year extension in Winnipeg

When Adam Lowry spoke to his agent, Craig Oster of Newport Sports Management, about his next contract, he wanted two things.

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Red Wings sign Lucas Raymond to entry-level contract

The Detroit Red Wings today signed left wing Lucas Raymond to a three-year entry-level contract beginning with the 2021-22 season.

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FLAMES EDGED BY HABS

The Flames had a ton of chances, but unfortunately couldn't capitalize. Calgary saw its three-game winning streak snapped with a 2-1 loss to the Canadiens Friday night in Montreal. But Tyler Toffoli scored twice - including one late with less than four minutes to play in the third period - in the loss.

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FEATURE: Butcher Looks to Prove His Value to Devils

FEATURE: Butcher Looks to Prove His Value to DevilsButcher is back in the Devils lineup and he's hoping to make the most of his chance to play

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Ullmark week-to-week with lower-body injury

Linus Ullmark is considered week-to-week after sustaining a lower-body injury on Tuesday, Sabres interim head coach Don Granato announced Friday. Ullmark previously missed 15 games with a lower-body injury in February and March.

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Postcard: Montour Excited for Playoff Push with Panthers

Dear Panthers fans, It's certainly been a hectic and exciting week. On the day that I was traded to the Panthers, we were having practice up in Buffalo and were going to head out

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[email protected]: Game Recap

Le grand retour de Big Ben! Big Ben's big return!#GoHabsGo pic.twitter.com/WnGqSn3Td2 Interestingly enough, the encounter also marked the 400th game of Chiarot's NHL career. The 29-year-old Hamilton,

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Pinto to make NHL debut Saturday

Shane Pinto will make his NHL debut Saturday afternoon in Montreal, three days after his North Dakota teammate, Jacob Bernard-Docker, debuted Wednesday, finding out only shortly before puck drop he'd be playing.

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Need to Know: Bruins vs. Islanders

BOSTON - Jeremy Swayman will make the start between the pipes on Friday night when the Bruins take on the New York Islanders in the second end of a back-to-back at TD Garden. Boston grabbed its first win in six tries against the Isles this season on Thursday with a 4-1 victory behind goals from Brad Marchand,

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Celebration of Life for Bobby Plager set for Sunday at 2 p.m.

A Celebration of Life service for Bobby Plager will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Enterprise Center and will feature tributes from Hall of Fame players, coaches, teammates, family and friends. Fans can watch live at stlouisblues.

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NHL Announces Three Avalanche Games Postponed, Targets April 21 Return

The National Hockey League announced today that, as a result of a third Colorado Avalanche Player entering the NHL's COVID Protocols earlier today, the team's games tonight and Sunday vs. Los Angeles as well as April 20 against St.

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RELEASE: Oilers sign Holloway to entry-level contract

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers have signed 2020 first-round draft pick Dylan Holloway to a three-year entry-level contract starting with the 2021-22 season. The forward from Bragg Creek, Alberta recently completed his sophomore season with the University of Wisconsin Badgers,

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COMPLEMENTARY PARTS

It's the 'mix' - or, a complementary skill-set - that's allowed both players to flourish. "You go out there and you try to help your partner, try to make your partner better," Tanev said. "There are situations where they can help you,

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[email protected]: Quotes of the day

Ben Chiarot, Cole Caufield and interim head coach Dominique Ducharme met the media following Friday's morning skate.

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Ducks Welcome Fans Back at Honda Center as They Host the Golden Knights

Hard to believe, but it's been 401 days since the Ducks have played in front of fans at Honda Center, and they'll be welcomed with open arms

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Ehlers a 'national treasure,' and a huge part of Jets' success

"I think he got kicked out of one of the games by the ref." Ehlers has dramatically reduced his shift length over the course of his 413 National Hockey League games. His average ice time this season is 16:49 - even less than that,

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Lightning reassign defenseman Ben Thomas to Syracuse Crunch

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Ben Thomas to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Thomas,

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NHL ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE UPDATE

The National Hockey League has announced the following updates to the 2020-21 regular-season schedule for the Scotia North Division: • Vancouver at Calgary, scheduled for May 3, is now scheduled for Thursday,

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RELEASE: NHL announces schedule updates

The NHL made the decision with input from the League's, NHLPA's and Club's medical groups. Video: PRACTICE | Skate and Wait 04.15.21 Additional changes are being made to the Scotia NHL North Division schedule and it is expected that a revised schedule will be released by tomorrow.

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BLOG: Devils Practice Before Back-to-Backs Against Rangers

The New Jersey Devils practice Friday at 12:30 p.m. before a back-to-back weekend showdown against the New York Rangers Saturday and Sunday afternoon to finish out the season series and Hudson River Rivalry Week.

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Tickets On Sale Now For 50/50 SUPER JACKPOT, Presented by TD

The Canucks for Kids Fund is excited to announce a Telethon themed 50/50 Super Jackpot, presented by TD with a guaranteed minimum jackpot of $500,000 and minimum prize of $250,000

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Hamilton Thrilled for Nashville to Host U.S. Figure Skating Championships

There's a commonly held belief around the game of hockey when it comes to viewing the sport - seeing it on television is one thing, but experiencing the speed, skill, physicality and finesse live? There's simply nothing like it.

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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 3, Panthers 2 - OT

The Lightning won it, so they moved one point ahead of the Panthers in the standings and kept pace with Carolina. The team competed hard, much harder than they did in Tuesday's disappointing showing in Nashville.

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Sharks to Welcome Back Fans to SAP Center Starting April 26

SAN JOSE, CA - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) announced today that SAP Center at San Jose (@SAPCenter) will re-open to a limited number of fans beginning Mon., April 26 when the Sharks host the Arizona Coyotes.

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PROJECTED LINEUP - FLAMES @ CANADIENS

As per warm-ups, tonight's projected lineup is as follows: 4 p.m. MT | TV: Sportsnet West | RADIO: Sportsnet 960 The FAN "Something we've stressed for a month now about our defenceman is being more active and more involved in our offence,

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The Reign Check | Turcotte and Kaliyev, Plus Nick Nickson

The rookie duo spoke to Jack Jablonski about their friendship, their Team USA experience and time with the Reign

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Lines and D pairings - April 16

Here are the lines and D pairings featured at morning skate on Friday: Tatar - Danault - Byron Drouin - Kotkaniemi - Anderson Toffoli - Suzuki - Armia Lehkonen - Staal - Perry Caufield, Evans, Frolik MONTREAL - In the summer of 2009,

Jets sign Adam Lowry to a five-year contract extension

The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Adam Lowry on a five-year contract with an average annual value of $3,250,000. Lowry, 28, is in his seventh season with the Jets and his goals,

Tale of Denis Gurianov is an intriguing one for Stars

That's why the tale of Denis Gurianov is so intriguing. The 23-year-old winger was on the fast track to fame and fortune last season, leading the Stars with 20 regular season goals and chipping in nine in a 27-game playoff run.