Need to Know: Bruins at Red Wings

DETROIT – The Bruins will be without both David Pastrnak and Trent Frederic on Tuesday night when they cap their back-to-back with a matchup against the Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena. Both wingers exited Monday’s win in Columbus with Frederic in the second period with what leaving the team termed an upper-body injury and … Read more

Rangers nip Red Wings in OT to bail out Alexandar Georgiev

DETROIT — Rangers coach Gerard Gallant pointed out before Wednesday night’s game that non-playoff teams are still fighting for pride, and the Red Wings certainly accomplished that. But the Blueshirts overcame a particularly rough outing from goalie Alexandar Georgiev, forcing overtime behind Chris Kreider’s late game-tying power-play goal before trade-deadline acquisition and Michigan native Andrew … Read more

Copp helps Rangers top Red Wings in OT, gain ground in Metropolitan race

Andrew Copp scored at 1:34 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 5-4 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit on Wednesday. A blown defensive coverage allowed Copp and Artemi Panarin to break in 2-on-1 against Alex Nedeljkovic before Copp scored at the left post. “I was surprised … Read more

Evgeni Malkin, ‘a generational talent,’ scores three goals, leads Pittsburgh Penguins to 11-2 romp

PITTSBURGH — Mike Sullivan has spent the last five months raising his team’s resilience, so the longtime Pittsburgh Penguins coach expected a “spirited” response after watching his club get pushed around by the New York Rangers on Friday night. What Sullivan got Sunday against Detroit wasn’t resilience so much as dominance — the kind that … Read more

NHL playoff watch standings update

8:00 AM ET Tim KavanaghESPN.com Close Tim Kavanagh is a senior NHL editor for ESPN. He’s a native of upstate New York. Following a wild, 10-game slate on Saturday, the NHL schedule-makers provide another eight matchups for us on Sunday. Leading the way are a pair of intradivisional clash: the Colorado Avalanche visit the Minnesota … Read more

st. Louis Blues To Acquire Nick Leddy

The St. Louis Blues have made their defensive addition, accquiring Nick Leddy from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for Oskar Sundqvist and Jack Walman and a second-round pick in 2023. The Blues will also receive Luke Witkowski in the deal, giving them some more depth (at multiple positions, even). Lou Korac of NHL.com reports … Read more

Kraken rally past Red Wings with four goals in third

SEATTLE — The Seattle Kraken scored four goals in the third period to rally for a 4-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Climate Pledge Arena on Saturday. Yanni Gourde scored twice for his first multigoal game of the season, and Vince Dunn had two assists for the Kraken (19-38-6), who had lost five … Read more

NHL Trade Buzz: Krejci not an option for Bruins

Boston Bruins David Krejci is no longer an option for the Bruins, general manager Don Sweeney said. The forward, who opted to leave the Bruins after last season to play in his native Czech Republic, will remain there instead of returning to the NHL. The Bruins had left the door open for Krejci, who played … Read more

Rookie Watch: Dahlen among first-year players thriving after trades

The impact several rookies are making on the NHL is one of the major storylines of the 2021-22 season. Each week, NHL.com will examine topics related to this season’s class in the Rookie Watch. With the NHL Trade Deadline seven days away, NHL.com this week looks at six NHL rookies who have benefitted from a … Read more

Trophy Tracker: Calder | NHL.com

To mark the three-quarter point of the 2021-22 regular season, NHL.com is running its fourth installment of the Trophy Tracker series. Today, we look at the race for the Calder Trophy, given annually to the NHL rookie of the year as selected in a poll by the Professional Hockey Writers Association. Moritz Seider has gone … Read more