NHL Hockey
Scoreboard| Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions

More NHL News

More News | Wire

Pens D Schultz to return from broken leg

(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Penguins have activated defenseman Justin Schultz off injured reserve.

Pittsburgh made the move on Friday, clearing the way for Schultz to play for the first time since fracturing his left leg four months ago in Montreal. He's expected to be in the lineup on Saturday when Pittsburgh hosts Calgary.

Schultz hasn't played since he was injured in the first period of a shootout loss to the Canadiens on Oct. 13. The 28-year-old has four assists in four games this season.


Isles to play 1st-round games at Nassau

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders say that if they qualify for the playoffs they will play first-round games at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale and any additional games at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The team and BSE Global, which operates both arenas, said Friday the decision was made in consultation with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office.


Binnington wins again, Blues' run hits 8

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The goal is looking awfully big when Vladimir Tarasenko is shooting. Jordan Binnington is making it look awfully small when he's in it.

The combination has led the St. Louis Blues to their longest winning streak in 18 years.


Ovechkin nets 39th, Caps end Sharks' run

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) T.J. Oshie got the Washington Capitals going Thursday night, and Alex Ovechkin helped poured it on from there.

Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th goal, Oshie had two goals and an assist, and the Capitals beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1.


Kane point streak at 16, 'Hawks stay hot

CHICAGO (AP) According to the numbers, it sure seems Patrick Kane is at the top of his game. However, the star forward thinks he may be able to reach an even higher level.

Kane scored his 34th goal and added two assists to lead Chicago to a 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night for the Blackhawks' eighth victory in nine games.


Red-hot Greiss blanks Jackets, Isles win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Platooning two goalies is working out just fine for coach Barry Trotz and the surprising New York Islanders.

Thomas Greiss took his turn Thursday night and responded by stopping 31 shots and picking up his fourth shutout of the season in a 3-0 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.


Lightning rout Stars to reach 90 points

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) When Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov are piling up points, the Tampa Bay Lightning are tough to stop.

Stamkos had two goals and an assist, Kucherov added a goal and three assists and the Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 6-0 Thursday night.


Matthews scores 2 as Leafs win at Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews registered his 100th career NHL point in Las Vegas.

The third-year sensation notched another milestone Thursday night on the famed Las Vegas Strip.


Avalanche defeat Jets to end 8-game skid

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Semyon Varlamov was relieved to finally leave the ice with a win.

The Colorado goalie made 24 saves, Gabriel Landeskog scored his team-leading 30th goal and the Avalanche ended their season-high eight-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.


Rinne helps Preds beat Habs, end skid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Pekke Rinne and Viktor Arvidsson gave Nashville more of the same Thursday night. A little extra from newcomer Brian Boyle helped make the difference.

Rinne stopped 34 shots, Arvidsson and Boyle scored, and the Nashville Predators beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 to snap a three-game skid.

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2019 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.