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Cold Hard Fact for W…
Posted 2 hours ago

Fact: The Los Angeles Kings scored nine goals with nine different players on Tuesday. That is the fourth time in last 20 years that at least nine different players scored for a team in the same game.

Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light.
Source: ESPN Stats & Info, h/t Elias SportsRead more NHL news on BleacherReport.com

NHL Teams Most in Ne…
Posted 3 hours ago

The NHL trade deadline is looming, and yet the standings are so close that it is difficult to know who might be buying or selling on February 29.
Things can change in a hurry, and these next two weeks of NHL action should separate the contenders from the pretenders just in time for the trade deadline.
There are a few teams badly in need of a boost to the point where we may see activity in the days ahead of the actual deadline. These teams need help to get into the playoffs and may find it via trade.
Here are the eight NHL…

NHL Betting Preview:…
Posted 4 hours ago

Two hot Metropolitan Division teams will square off in Pittsburgh on Wednesday when the Penguins (27-18-7) host the New York Rangers (30-18-5) as opening minus-125 home betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark.
Pittsburgh has won two in a row and six of seven behind the stellar play of center Sidney Crosby, who has scored at least one goal in each of the team’s past seven games to fuel the positive run.
Crosby had two goals and two assists in a 6-2 rout of the Anaheim Ducks on Monday, the first time the Penguins were favored in three games. Their only…

Ranking the Best Red…
Posted 7 hours ago

“Redemption is something you have to fight for in a very personal, down-dirty way.”
So says Hollywood director Joss Whedon of Avengers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame, per Goodreads.
Whedon knows a thing or two about story arcs and would likely find plenty of inspiration for his film projects in the National Hockey League this season.
Here are the best examples of players who are fighting or have fought to write their redemption stories in the hockey world this season.Begin Slideshow

2016 Unrestricted Fr…
Posted 21 hours ago

With the NHL’s Feb. 29 trade deadline fast approaching, there’s considerable speculation over which potential unrestricted free agents could be dealt. While some could be traded if unsigned before deadline day, others, like Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer (pictured above), could be re-signed before season’s end. 
The players on this list fill important roles with their current teams. Some, like Reimer, could prove difficult to replace if allowed to depart via free agency. A few, like Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos, will be expensive to retain but worthwhile over the long term. Others, like New Jersey Devils right wing…

 

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Dion Phaneuf set to …
Posted 2 hours ago

Dion Phaneuf is expected to make his debut with the Senators tonight as they visit the Detroit Red Wings the day after a huge nine-player trade between Toronto and Ottawa.

NHL examining Nazem …
Posted 12 hours ago

The NHL’s hockey operations department is taking a look at Nazem Kadri’s throat-slashing gesture towards Mark Giordano after the Flames defenceman stood up the Toronto Maple Leafs centre in the first period of Tuesday night’s game in Calgary.

How Canadian NHL tea…
Posted 12 hours ago

After acquiring Dion Phaneuf, the Ottawa Senators were the only Canadian team not in action last night. The Canadiens and the Flames went into Tuesday night carrying the momentum of victories while the Oilers, Canucks and Leafs hoped to return to winning ways.

Martin Brodeur honou…
Posted 15 hours ago

The New Jersey Devils retired Martin Brodeur’s No. 30 jersey during a pre-game ceremony Tuesday, with the sellout crowd serenading the NHL’s winningest goalie and giving the future Hall of Famer a standing ovation that lasted more than two minutes.

Leafs trade Phaneuf …
Posted 1 day ago

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded high-priced defenceman Dion Phaneuf to the rival Ottawa Senators as part of a massive deal involving nine players and a draft pick announced Tuesday.