Matt Cooke’s Biggest Monday Confrontation

Early in Monday’s game, Ottawa Senators tough guy Chris Neil attempted to challenge Pittsburgh Penguins agitator Matt Cooke to a fight to avenge Erik Karlsson‘s seemingly accidental (or was it?) injury, but Cooke declined. Perhaps it was because Cooke


Canucks Grab Fifth Northwest Division Title

To put it mildly, Monday night was a great evening for the Vancouver Canucks. Most importantly, they clinched their fifth consecutive Northwest Division title. While more than a few Canucks fans probably feel wistful because this signifies the end


Dave Bolland Leaves Game, Won’t Return

Considering the undeniable tension between the Chicago Blackhawks and Vancouver Canucks, it’s tough to blame fans of either team if they believe that the real standard for “victory” is if their players don’t get hurt on Monday night. Chicago


Ducks Clinch Pacific Division Title

After losing four straight games, it looked like the Anaheim Ducks might waddle their way into the 2013 playoffs. Since then, they’ve won two contests in a row, clinching the Pacific Division title in the process. Both wins came


Stars’ Chiasson Questionable To Return

Alex Chiasson’s surprising hot streak has fallen right in line with the Dallas Stars’ unexpected surge back into the 2013 playoff picture. There’s some certain that he might fade out of view because of an injury, though. Chiasson, 22,


Flyers Announce Huskins Out With A Concussion

Philadelphia Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced that defenseman Kent Huskins suffered a concussion from a controversial Ryan White hit and won’t return on Monday. Take another look at the check, via The NHL seems to base its disciplinary


Leafs’ Gunnarsson Out With Lower-Body Injury

Some believed that the Toronto Maple Leafs made defenseman Carl Gunnarsson a health scratch on Monday, but it turns out that he’s sitting out the team’s game against the New Jersey Devils for injury-related reasons. Gunnarsson is day-to-day with


Bruins Game Postponed After Boston Explosions

Tonight’s Bruins-Senators game at TD Garden has been postponed as a result of the explosions at today’s Boston Marathon. No makeup date has been announced; however, the NHL does plan to reschedule. “The National Hockey League wishes to express


Lightning Give Goalie Bishop Two-Year Extension

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goalie Ben Bishop to a two-year contract extension, the club announced today. Bishop was acquired at the trade deadline from Ottawa in return for forward Cory Conacher. Since joining Tampa Bay, the tall


Kings’ Greene Cleared For Contact

The Los Angeles Kings had a welcome participant at practice on Monday in the form of Matt Greene. The defenseman, who has missed 41 of LA’s 42 games this year due to a back injury, was cleared for contact