NHL On Tap: Oilers visit Avalanche looking for sixth straight win

Welcome to the NHL On Tap. Three NHL.com writers will share what they are most looking forward to on the schedule each day. Today, their choices from the four games Monday. Oilers look to keep rolling in Denver The Edmonton Oilers have won five straight games, all at home, the last three against the New … Read more

NHL On Tap: Ovechkin tries to make more history when Capitals host Stars

Welcome to the NHL On Tap. Three NHL.com writers will share what they are most looking forward to on the schedule each day. Today, their choices from the six games Sunday. Ovechkin tries to make more history Alex Ovechkin can reach another milestone when the Washington Capitals (35-18-10) host the Dallas Stars (33-24-3) on Sunday … Read more

Chara of Islanders to tie Chelios for most NHL games played by defenseman

Chara, who turns 45 on March 18, has seven assists and a plus-3 rating in 42 games for New York this season and has scored 673 points (207 goals, 466 assists) with the Islanders, Ottawa Senators, Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals . A native of Trencin, Slovakia, he won the Norris Trophy voted as the … Read more