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The Penguins have been put in position to defend their goaltender before, usually after what some label a subpar playoff performance.
When Gary Bettman announced the league was going to revamp the divisions two years ago, most hockey fans held their breath for a rebirth of the Norris, Smythe, Patrick and Adams divisions, a rebirth of old school hockey.
December rolls on. The daylight is getting harder to come by. Canada is, I can only assume, completely submerged in ice and snow, and will be until the spring thaw.
Even though he was invited to the summer orientation camp and leads the Bruins with 11 goals, Milan Lucic is probably a long shot to play for Canada at the Olympics.
Sidney Crosby participated in his 500th NHL game last night, a long-awaited and long-delayed milestone in the career of the Pittsburgh Penguins captain.
The Washington Capitals have become a too familiar story: They ride Alex Ovechkin and their elite offense to one of the top seeds in the Eastern Conference only to flame out within the first two rounds of the playoffs.
The 2015 National Hockey League Draft will be showcased when Connor McDavid's Erie Otters visit Travis Konecny's Ottawa 67's on Friday Night Hockey.
Tim Bozon has had to make a lot of adjustments since being traded to the Kootenay Ice in October.
The St. Louis Blues needed the New York Islanders Thursday night, or moreover, the Blues desperately needed a victory and who better than the 8-15-5 Islanders to get that win against.
The San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins are two hot teams colliding for the first time since the 2011-12 season Thursday, December 5. Nevertheless, billing it as a Stanley Cup preview is not only tired but overblown.
Florida Panthers head coach Peter Horachek, center, talks with referee Rob Martell after a replay nullified a potential goal scored by the Panthers during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Sunrise, Fla.
After a quarter-season slump, the Sharks are back on top of the hockey hierarchy.
The San Jose Sharks top this week's NHL power rankings. Other teams from the Western Conference in the top ten include the St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks , Colorado Avalanche, Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings.
On December 1, prodigal son Daniel Alfredsson returned to Ottawa for the first time as a member of his new team, the Detroit Red Wings.
Paradoxically enough, the 243-day gap between meetings was enough to lessen the luster of the Boston Bruins - Montreal Canadiens rivalry, only to subsequently buy time to restore the matchup's magnetism.
The Bruins and Habs head into tomorrow's showdown sitting at 1-2 in the Atlantic.