Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Golden Knights can tie for wild card in West

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily look at the races for the 2022 NHL postseason. There are 24 days left in the regular season and the races in each of the four divisions are tight. The top three teams in each of the four divisions and the next two highest-place finishers in … Read more

Jonathan Huberdeau becomes first player in franchise history to top 100 points during ‘incredible’ comeback win by Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. — Jonathan Huberdeau had two goals, including the game winner in overtime Tuesday night, and the Florida Panthers outlasted the Toronto Maple Leafs, 7-6, after falling down by four goals for the second time in three games. Huberdeau also had three assists in the win, becoming the first Panther in franchise history to … Read more

Avalanche defeat Penguins, clinch playoff berth

PITTSBURGH — The Colorado Avalanche clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 6-4 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday. Nathan MacKinnon scored twice, Mikko Rantanen had two assists to reach 400 points in his 400th NHL game, and JT Compher and Darren Helm Each had a goal … Read more

Getzlaf to retire from Ducks following career to be cherished

Ryan Getzlaf choked up as he announced his retirement from the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, and he thanked everyone you would expect — family, friends, owners, executives, coaches, teammates, trainers. He even thanked the arena workers. After 17 seasons in Anaheim, the past 12 as captain of the Ducks, the 36-year-old center knows everyone’s face … Read more

Hossa to retire with Blackhawks after signing one-day contract

Marian Hossa will retire after he signs a one-day contract with the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday before the game against the Seattle Kraken at United Center (8:30 pm ET; NBCSCH, ROOT-NW, ESPN+, NHL LIVE). A progressive skin disorder ended the former forward’s hockey career after the 2016-17 season. He won the Stanley Cup three times … Read more

Draisaitl reaches 50 goals, 100 points in Oilers win against Ducks

ANAHEIM — Leon Draisaitl reached 50 goals and 100 points for the Edmonton Oilers in a 6-1 victory against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Sunday. Draisaitl had a goal and an assist to give him 101 points (50 goals, 51 assists) this season and extend his point streak to 12 games (12 goals, … Read more

Anaheim Ducks’ Trevor Zegras upset over blindside cross-check from Coyotes vet Jay Beagle

Anaheim’s Trevor Zegras had some choice words for Arizona’s Jay Beagle following an on-ice altercation during Friday night’s game. The Ducks were leading the Coyotes 5-0 with less than three minutes to play when Zegras and teammate Troy Terry came in on net and tried to slip a puck past goalie Josef Korenar. That incited … Read more

Rangers rally, gain in Metropolitan Division with shootout loss to Flyers

NEW YORK — The New York Rangers rallied in the third period with three goals, including two in 12 seconds, to gain ground in the Metropolitan Division in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Artemi Panarin had a goal and an assist, and Igor Shesterkin made 23 … Read more