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Alexander Ovechkin Scores 1,000th NHL Point: Highlights, Comments and Reaction

January 12th, 2017
Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin tallied his 1,000th career NHL point Wednesday night with a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins. As seen in this video, courtesy of the NHL, Ovi needed just 35 seconds to light the lamp and join the exclusive club: Following Washington's 5-2 victory, the Caps tweeted a photo ...

Jaroslav Halak Waived by Islanders: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

December 30th, 2016
Following a poor showing Thursday night, goalie Jaroslav Halak was waived by the New York Islanders Friday. The team announced the move on its official Twitter account. The 31-year-old veteran was in the midst of his third season with the Isles. Halak has struggled this season to the tune of a 6-8-5 record, ...

World Junior Hockey 2017 USA Roster: 23-Man Team for Championships

December 24th, 2016
USA Hockey finalized its 23-man roster for the 2017 World Junior Hockey Championships Saturday ahead of its tournament opener against Latvia in Toronto on Monday.  The final list includes Luke Kunin, who was drafted 15th overall by the Minnesota Wild in June, along with other top draftees Charlie McAvoy (Boston Bruins) and Colin ...

Justin Abdelkader Injury: Updates on Red Wings Star’s Knee and Return

December 2nd, 2016
Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is set to miss two-to-four weeks after suffering a knee injury. Continue for updates. Latest on Abdelkader's Playing Status Friday, Dec. 2 According to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, the left winger is dealing with a slight MCL sprain that will necessitate some lineup shuffling. Abdelkader exited ...

NHL Rumors: Top Trade Buzz Surrounding Dougie Hamilton, Jaroslav Halak and More

November 1st, 2016
The 2016-17 NHL regular season is only a few weeks old, but as teams gain a better understanding of what they have and how well their players mesh together, trade whispers continue to grow louder. Although there is still a long and arduous season ahead, some teams already appear willing to ...

Carey Price Illness: Updates on Canadiens Star’s Status and Return

October 12th, 2016
Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price did not play in the team's season-opening game against the Buffalo Sabres on Oct. 13 due to the flu. However, he is expected to return to the lineup soon. Continue for updates. Latest on Price's Playing Status Wednesday, Oct. 19 Price said he is feeling better after losing five ...

NHL Rumors: Top Trade Buzz Surrounding Jacob Trouba, Nail Yakupov and More

October 4th, 2016
Although the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season is closing in, roster moves are still being made, and teams are still looking to make last-minute improvements in an effort to make a playoff push. Most notably, there are several unsettled situations with regard to restricted free agents and players looking ...

Fantasy Hockey 2016: NHL Player Rankings, Draft Strategy, Sleepers You Must Add

October 3rd, 2016
With the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in the books, the focus has shifted toward the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season on Oct. 12, and with that comes the commencement of fantasy hockey. While fantasy hockey may not receive anywhere near as much attention as fantasy football and fantasy ...

Alexander Steen, Blues Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

September 23rd, 2016
The St. Louis Blues and forward Alexander Steen came to terms on a contract extension Friday that will pay the veteran a total of $23 million over the next four years.  The team officially announced Steen's new deal, which is worth $5.75 million per season. Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said the following regarding ...

Milan Lucic to Oilers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

July 1st, 2016
Winger Milan Lucic's tenure with the Los Angeles Kings ended after just one season Friday, as he signed a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers. TSN's Pierre LeBrun first reported the signing, and Sportsnet's Chris Johnston confirmed it. After a down year with the Boston Bruins in 2014-15, Lucic enjoyed a resurgent ...