Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018
Author: The Hockey Writers

Stamkos Hat Trick Leads Lightning Over Rangers

TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos had three goals to become the first player from the 2008 draft to reach 700 points, and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their seventh consecutive game by beating the New York Rangers 6-3 on Monday night. Stamkos scored power-play goals that tied the game in the first and second […]

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Sharks Down Devils – Meier Tallies Two

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Timo Meier scored twice, Joe Pavelski added his 20th goal of the season and the San Jose Sharks beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Monday night for their fourth win in five games. Radim Simek scored his first NHL goal, Tomas Hertl added a late power-play score and Martin Jones […]

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Penguins Need Shootout to Overcome Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Jake Guentzel scored the decisive goal in the shootout to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night. Guentzel also assisted on Derick Brassard’s tying goal in the third period, helping Pittsburgh improve to 3-0-1 in its last four games. Casey DeSmith had 25 […]

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Red Wings Beat Kings – Howard Makes 42 Saves

DETROIT — Jimmy Howard made a season-high 42 saves and Dylan Larkin scored his 12th goal of the season to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night. Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (AP Photo/Duane Burleson) Dennis Cholowski and Frans Nielsen also scored the Red […]

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Canucks Sam Gagner on Second AHL: ‘It’s Hard to Take’

TORONTO — Sam Gagner was back in the NHL and feeling great. Playing an important role with the Vancouver Canucks — first-line minutes, No. 1 power play — following a surprise banishment to the minors before the season, his family had also been reunited on the West Coast. The 29-year-old forward was all smiles at the team’s skills competition earlier this month, accompanied on the bench by […]

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Bruce McNall: His Rise and Fall

On Aug. 9, 1988, the hockey world changed forever. The Edmonton Oilers traded the Great One, Wayne Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. Behind all of […]

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Maple Leafs’ Recent Dealings With the Sharks

While they reside in different conferences and rarely compete for two points, the Toronto Maple Leafs and San Jose Sharks have met at the trade table a number of times over the past number of seasons. Some of the moves were simple, involving picks and players, others included some household names that would stick with […]

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