Author: Canadian Press

Trotz resigns as coach of Stanley Cup-winning Capitals

By: Canadian Press

Barry Trotz has resigned as coach of the Washington Capitals after leading them to the Stanley Cup.

6 days ago

Domi, Galchenyuk eager for fresh starts with new teams

By: Canadian Press

Max Domi heard the rumours that the Arizona Coyotes might trade him this off-season. Even so, when learning he was being sent to Montreal for Alex Galchenyuk, the news came as a bit of a shock.

June 16, 2018

Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into possible

By: Canadian Press

The stunningly successful expansion squad is headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday to win the Western Conference final series in five games.

May 21, 2018

'Saucer-eyed': Caps, others count on rookies in NHL playoffs

By: Canadian Press

The 50 rookie skaters in these playoffs are the most since teams used 54 in 2005-06. That could be a reflection of teams having greater trust in young players arriving from junior hockey or college, or the need to stock rosters with cheap talent as a greater percentage of the salary cap is devoted to the elite.

May 10, 2018

Hall, Kopitar, MacKinnon finalists for Hart as NHL MVP

By: Canadian Press

New Jersey left wing Taylor Hall, Los Angeles centre Anze Kopitar and Colorado centre Nathan MacKinnon are the finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player.

April 27, 2018

Brian Boyle, Roberto Luongo, Jordan Staal nominees for Masterton Trophy

By: Canadian Press

Forward Brian Boyle of the New Jersey Devils, goaltender Roberto Luongo of the Florida Panthers and forward Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes were named the finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Saturday.

April 21, 2018

Wild struggle on road, eliminated by Jets with Game 5 loss in Winnipeg

By: Canadian Press

The Minnesota Wild never found a way to get it going on the road against the Winnipeg Jets and now find their season over.

April 20, 2018

Florida's Barkov, Vegas' Karlsson, Buffalo's O'Reilly finalists for Lady Byng

By: Canadian Press

Florida's Aleksander Barkov, William Karlsson of the Golden Knights and Buffalo's Ryan O'Reilly were named the three finalists Friday for the NHL's Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.

April 20, 2018

Kings' Doughty, Lightning's Hedman, Predators' Subban nominated for Norris Trophy

By: Canadian Press

Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning and P.K. Subban of the Nashville Predators were named the three finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy on Thursday.

April 19, 2018

Foligno brothers savoring first simultaneous NHL post-season

By: Canadian Press

Nick Foligno sent the text message on Sunday to his family members , promising an enjoyable evening of experiencing and watching the NHL playoffs.

April 18, 2018

Senators captain Karlsson offers touching tribute to victims of Broncos crash

By: Canadian Press

Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson offered a touching tribute to the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash on Friday.

April 13, 2018

Kane scores 2 goals in playoff debut, Sharks top Ducks 3-0

By: Canadian Press

While Evander Kane watched Stanley Cup playoff hockey from his couch during the first eight years of his NHL career, the power forward felt confident he could thrive in the pressurized atmosphere of the post-season if he could only get the chance.

April 12, 2018

Rookie Kyle Connor to make playoff debut after stellar season with Jets

By: Canadian Press

Kyle Connor has been skating on a rink in front of fans since the Winnipeg Jets forward was three years old.

April 8, 2018

'Horrific, horrific accident': Hockey world in shock after Humboldt bus crash

By: Canadian Press

On almost any other morning, Mike Babcock's pre-game chat with reporters might begin with banter about his line combinations, scratches or the playoffs set to begin next week.

April 7, 2018

Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy reacts to Humboldt Broncos bus crash

By: Canadian Press

Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy says he can relate to the grief people are feeling after the crash involving the Humboldt Broncos that killed 15 people.

April 7, 2018

NHLers reflect on junior hockey's bus culture in wake of Humboldt crash

By: Canadian Press

Long before the chartered flights that come with life in the NHL, a 14-hour bus ride wouldn't be out of the question for Morgan Rielly.

April 7, 2018

Senators players honour Jonathan Pitre with butterfly sticker on their helmets

By: Canadian Press

The Senators honoured Jonathan Pitre, an Ottawa-area teen with a rare and painful skin condition who died this week, during their Friday night game at Pittsburgh.

April 6, 2018

Perfect Goodbye: Daniel Sedin overtime hero in final game in Vancouver

By: Canadian Press

It couldn't have been scripted any better.

April 6, 2018

Canucks stars Henrik and Daniel Sedin say they will retire after the season

By: Canadian Press

Henrik and Daniel Sedin persevered to elevate themselves among the NHL's most dominant players for nearly a decade.

April 3, 2018

Uncommon path should ease NHL learning curve for Tolvanen

By: Canadian Press

A week before the 2015 playoffs, the United States Hockey League's Sioux City Musketeers invited prospect Eeli Tolvanen to skate with them to see about signing him for the following season. He stood out among older players on a first-place team.

April 2, 2018