Blake Wheeler had a goal and one assist as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 in exhibition play Sunday. Wheeler and Joona Luoto had third-period goals 72 seconds apart while Jack Roslovic scored 50 seconds into the game. Nikolaj Ehlers added an empty-goal with 1:36 remaining in the game. Flames forward Adam Kuzicka had
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New York Rangers defenseman Tony DeAngelo possesses a very valuable on-ice attribute: He plays with a chip on his shoulder. That chip just got a lot heavier, and the Rangers have to hope its bulk motivates him this season rather than weighing him down. DeAngelo ended his contract holdout Friday by signing a one-year, $925,000
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10:38 AM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Sabres have assigned rookie forward Arttu Ruotsalainen to Ilves of the Finnish Elite League, part of a series of roster moves made 11 days before they open the season. The 21-year-old Ruotsalainen was an undrafted free agent who signed an entry-level contract with Buffalo in March
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For the New York Islanders, the 2018-19 season was a resounding success. The team bounced back from a regressive 2017-18 campaign (that was capped by losing their captain John Tavares) with an extraordinary effort that surprised nearly everyone. Led by their defense-first mentality, the goalie tandem of Robin Lehner and Thomas Greiss won the William
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The Tampa Bay Lightning had, unquestionably, the best offense in the NHL last season. They led the league in goals for (319), power-play goals (74), power-play percentage (28.24%) and shooting percentage (12.2%), and they were second in even-strength goals for (233) and third in shorthanded goals (18). Related: Lightning’s Slow Start Leads to Scoring Onslaught
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Keith Kinkaid stopped all 27 shots he faced as the Montreal Canadiens shut out the Ottawa Senators 4-0 on Saturday night. With the win, the Canadiens remain undefeated in pre-season with a perfect 4-0-0 record. Jeff Petry, Jake Evans, Thomas Tatar and Phillip Danault also scored for Montreal. Craig Anderson stopped 27-of-29 shots through two
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