DETROIT (AP) Brendan Smith was planning to spend his bye week in
Florida, trying to relax. It might be tough for him to truly get
The Detroit Red Wings defenseman, potentially an unrestricted
free agent this summer, acknowledged he planned to keep an eye on
social media because he… read more
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The remarkably slump-proof Minnesota Wild
will have their season-long stability challenged next week.
That's when the Western Conference leaders come back from their
bye, the five-day gap on every team's schedule gained by the NHL
Players Association as a concession for the new All-Star Game
format.… read more
DENVER (AP) Jarome Iginla's teammates are rooting for him to
pack his bags and leave town.
Nothing personal, of course, they just want the charismatic
Colorado Avalanche forward to be traded for what might be his final
shot at a Stanley Cup title.
The 39-year-old Iginla is receptive to any… read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Goalie John Gibson is missing the Anaheim
Ducks' game against the Boston Bruins with a lower-body injury.
The Ducks recalled Jhonas Enroth from their AHL affiliate in San
Diego to back up Jonathan Bernier on Wednesday night.
Gibson is 23-15-8 with a 2.24 goals-against average while
starting… read more
ST. LOUIS (AP) The Florida Panthers began their five-game road
trip near the back of a crowded field in the Eastern Conference
playoff race. After sweeping the trip they're near the top of the
Vincent Trocheck scored with just under 5 seconds remaining to
lift the Panthers to… read more
GLENDALE, Arizona (AP) Marek Langhamer made enough saves in a
relief appearance in his NHL debut to help the Arizona Coyotes get
another big win.
Langhamer replaced starter Mike Smith early in the third period
and stopped two point-blank shots in the closing seconds, helping
the Coyotes hold off the… read more
NEW YORK (AP) After climbing back into the playoff race with
nearly unbeatable play at home the last month, the New York
Islanders will need to quickly find a way to win on the road to
preserve their postseason hopes.
Just a month ago, the Islanders were in last place… read more