Perhaps Patrick Kane is no longer fit for the Rangers trade deadline

Approaching the 13-game March 3 trade deadline, three weeks and four days later Rangers resume schedule Monday should address the shortcomings exposed and the lessons learned in last year’s defeat to Tampa Bay in the Conference Finals. When GM Chris Drury reviews those last four games in which the Blues scored one goal on five-on-five, … Read more

Defeating the Lightning Kings, the team set a record with their 12th straight home win

Tampa – The Tampa Bay Lightning set a franchise record with a 12th consecutive home win over the Los Angeles Kings at Amalie Arena on Saturday, 5-2. Nick Burbix Three assists, and Andrey Vasilevsky He made 26 tackles for the Lightning (32-15-1), who won three in a row, all at home, and played their final … Read more

A stupid National League game format is the definition of insanity

We know it has been said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. I’m not sure if this definition applies to the NHL and the match format or to me Writing roughly annually for the past decade. Both, I suspect. I understand that … Read more

Don Granato’s decision to cut back on workouts is paying off with the Sabers

St. PAUL, Minnesota – Don Granato didn’t need to investigate why the Buffalo Sabers had an uncharacteristic Monday performance against the Florida Panthers earlier this month. Granato saw all the signs of an exhausted team. The Swordsmen weren’t cutting bar-to-bar passes to save time and space on the ice at KeyBank Center. Turnovers led to … Read more

Nikas, Hurricanes gather for an ancient era victory against the Sharks

Raleigh, North Carolina – Martin Nicas He scored 55 seconds into overtime after tying the game with 12 seconds left in the third period to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 win over the San Jose Sharks at PNC Arena on Friday. Nekas tied it 4-4 on a rebound from the left face-down circle during … Read more

Hedman, Lightning end Bruins winning streak at 6

Tampa – Victor Hedman Breaking the tie in the third period, the Tampa Bay Lightning ended the Boston Bruins’ six-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory over Amalie Arena on Thursday. Bryden Point He had a goal and two assists, and Nikita Kucherov He had three assists for the Lightning (31-15-1), who tied their record … Read more

Broadcasting versus cable and satellite: Sports viewers and the evolving puzzles of television

The area on the tennis court midway between the baseline and the net is called “no man’s land”, and it is an area where players usually do not want to find themselves – too far away to hit the ball easily, too close to use groundstrokes on successful returns. This might be a rough description … Read more

Exclusive: Blues’ Ryan O’Reilly on trade talks, contract extension: ‘I want to be here’

like Ryan O’Reilly He takes a seat at the Centene Community Ice Center on Wednesday afternoon, dressed up St. Louis Blues A protective shirt and boot on his broken right foot. You wonder how long he’ll wear both, which might go hand in hand. O’Reilly, 31, will be an unrestricted free agent next summer, and … Read more

Inside Blackhawks legend Brent Seabrook’s hunt for a hockey second act

LANGLEY, British Columbia — Mazen Leslie, a 17-year-old defenseman from the WHL’s Vancouver Giants, was watching TV one night when he stumbled upon a rerun of an old movie.Chicago fireThe episode saw a familiar – if clean-shaven – face. Leslie paused the TV, took a quick photo on his phone, and immediately sent it to … Read more

All-Star snub thought Rasmus Dahlin is “I think fans want to see forwards”

DALLAS – Rasmus Dahlin was smiling when he said that, but you could tell he was a little flustered when asked why he wasn’t selected to the Atlantic Division team at the NHL All-Star Game. After Tage Thompson was selected to the Buffalo team by the NHL’s Operations Department, the Atlantic players voted into the … Read more