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NHL Sunday: Jonathan Quick slams the door on frenetic Wild attack

The Kings' netminder made 40 saves in Los Angeles' 2-1 win over Minnesota. Elsewhere, Martin St. Louis scored his first goal of the season in New York. The San Jose Sharks are in the middle of a lengthy East Cost road trip, so starter Anttii Niemi got the night off in New York. Show More Summary

Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins Still Searching for Stanley Cup Formula

For the last five seasons, the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins have been in the same boat as 27 other teams in the NHL. After squaring off in back-to-back Stanley Cup Finals in 2008 and 2009—which Detroit and Pittsburgh...Show More Summary

NHL Saturday: Islanders fall for the first time in Pittsburgh

The Penguins finally brought the Islanders' four-game undefeated streak to an end on Saturday. Elsewhere, Philly and Dallas played in a barnburner and Jonas Gustavsson shut out his old team in Detroit.

Penguins Pay Tribute to Ottawa, Sing 'O Canada' Before Game vs. Flyers

The Pittsburgh Penguins made sure to pay their respects to Ottawa with a kind gesture before Wednesday night's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Before the matchup, the Penguins lit the CONSOL Energy Center ice red with maple leaves...Show More Summary

NHL Friday: Zetterberg, Red Wings roll over Toronto

Henrik Zetterberg assisted on all four of Detroit's goals in the Red Wings' 4-1 win over Toronto. The battle for Connor McDavid, the most hyped prospect since Sidney Crosby, is on, and Friday night gives us the Connor McDavid battle of the week when the Buffalo Sabres host the Florida Panthers in a game where it probably pays to lose. Show More Summary

Have the Sedin Twins, Vancouver Canucks Rekindled the Magic in 2014-15?

It would be a mistake to read too much into the hot start the Sedin twins are having with new linemate Radim Vrbata in Vancouver. As a general rule, any happenings over such a short span of time should be taken with a heavy dose of salt. Still, looking at the numbers it’s hard not to be encouraged. Show More Summary

NHL Thursday: Stars rally late, stun Penguins

Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin took over in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins to pull off a 3-2 come-from-behind win. Hype is a funny thing. For an early season game between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens, it's a bit something else. Show More Summary

Ryan Wilson Injury: Updates on Avalanche Defenseman's Shoulder and Return

Shortly after returning to action from a previous injury, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan Wilson is headed back to the sideline. According to The Denver Post's Adrian Dater, Wilson, who already missed a few games this season withShow More Summary

Flyers vs. Penguins Live Blog: Instant Reactions and Analysis

The Philadelphia Flyers held on for a big victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3. Thanks for joining us here at Bleacher Report for live updates and analysis of all the crushing hits, wicked goals and big-time saves. It was a character win for Philadelphia. Show More Summary

Is Cory Schneider's Rough Start for the Devils Something to Worry About?

NEWARK, N.J. — It took five seasons for Cory Schneider to earn the role of undisputed No. 1 goaltender for an NHL team. He waited patiently through the quagmire in Vancouver and an underserved timeshare in New Jersey before being handed...Show More Summary

Players in Contract Years with the Most to Gain During the 2014-15 NHL Season

With a few days of NHL action in the books, the early read is in on those who are playing out the final year of their current contracts. Simply playing good hockey is motivation enough for guys at this level, but there is certainly an...Show More Summary

Why the Boston Bruins' Game with Detroit Is an Early-Season 'Must Win'

The Boston Bruins’ ongoing influx of vinegar started with a visit to Detroit last Thursday in the latter half of back-to-back game nights. The opportunity for redress could not be clearer as they begin their second back-to-back of the 2014-15 season in the same venue this Wednesday. Show More Summary

Grading the Washington Capitals' Stars Through Opening Games of 2014-15 Season

The Barry Trotz era of the Washington Capitals is now just two games old, but already this team looks much better than the squad that missed the postseason in 2013-14. Sure, Washington fell to the Montreal Canadiens in a shootout during the new coach's regular-season debut on home ice. Show More Summary

Dave Lozo's Bag Skate: Dry Scrape Complaints, Gin Blossoms and Predators Fever

Players complaining about the dry scrape In an effort to have fewer games go to overtime, some genius over at the NHL decided to have teams switch ends after the third period, creating a longer trip to the bench for changes and having...Show More Summary

Carolina Hurricanes Need Better Organization, Consistency from Defense

The Carolina Hurricanes focused on improving defensive depth in the 2014 offseason, entering training camp with nine viable defensemen vying for NHL jobs. Two games into the 2014-15 season, the unit has already been torched twice byShow More Summary

Who Should Be the Toronto Maple Leafs' No. 1 Center in 2014-15?

The Toronto Maple Leafs are three games into the 2014-15 NHL regular season with mixed results. The club has two points from three games, with their most recent effort against the reigning Eastern Conference champion New York Rangers being the team's best game. Show More Summary

David Krejci, Milan Lucic Must Take Immediate Charge of Boston Bruins Offense

Fittingly, Jarome Iginla’s first visit to the TD Garden since his one-year stint with the Boston Bruins coincided with David Krejci ’s belated 2014-15 season debut. The overlap of those two sidebars served as a stark reminder that Boston’s...Show More Summary

Simon Gagne to Boston Bruins: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

The Boston Bruins have reportedly signed veteran left wing Simon Gagne to a one-year contract, according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com: Boston brought Gagne in during the preseason on a tryout contract, and he managed to tally a goal and an assist in five preseason games. Show More Summary

NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz Around the League Entering New Season

We're not even a full week into the 2014-15 NHL season, but the quest for the next Stanley Cup is already in full swing for all 30 teams. The offseason is in the rearview mirror and plenty of moves have already been made, but the talking never comes to a complete close in this around-the-clock league. Show More Summary

Top 5 Takeaways from the 1st Week of Play for the Pittsburgh Penguins

We're just two games into the 2014-15 NHL season. So far, it looks like the drama that the Pittsburgh Penguins endured through the offseason is leading to positive results. It's hard not to feel optimistic about a 2-0 record to start...Show More Summary

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