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NHL Three Stars: Wingels stops Sharks streak; Ramo saves the day

No. 1 Star: Tommy Wingels, San Jose Sharks Scored one goal, added three assists in the Sharks 6-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks. The Sharks broke a four-game losing streak.   No. 2 Star: Karri Ramo  Made 26 saves in …

No NHL coaching dismissals – yet

  Todd McLellan’s Sharks got a big win on Saturday. (James Guillory, USA TODAY Sports) It’s never if coaches will be fired during an NHL season. It’s always when. That’s why it seems a bit odd that we are about …

The NHL Power Rankings Week 8

This week in the NHL: we saw Martin Brodeur skates with the Blues, The Islanders continue to dominate, Brendan Gallagher signed a 6 year extension with the Habs, The Wild signed Marco Scandella to 5 year extension, and Martin St. …

Shot blocking becoming more important in NHL

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa (3) blocks a shot in front of goalie Ryan Miller.(Photo: Anne-Marie Sorvin, USA TODAY Sports) Trying to fire a puck on net in the NHL these days is like trying to thread an arrow through …

Does Las Vegas have what it takes for a pro sports franchise? – Las Vegas Review

Las Vegas is back in the national pro sports headlines. This time, it’s about the National Hockey League expanding to the valley. “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon used talk of the NHL move in a recent bit on pros and …

Power rankings / Mike Harrington ranks all 30 NHL teams

(Through Thursday night’s games. Last week in parentheses) 1. Pittsburgh Penguins. Fleury stays hot, collects 300th win. (3) 2. Montreal Canadiens. Pack-it-in kings: Won 16 games but outscored, 30-3, in six regulation losses. (1) 3. Tampa Bay Lightning. With PP …

US considers a change in the law to allow gambling on sports

Compare and contrast with Britain – the country that exported Puritanism to the US along with the Pilgrim Fathers, but where almost every trace of it has long since vanished. Not a high street is without a betting shop, where …

Rogers Hometown Hockey celebrates Brandon

Prior to the telecast Sunday of the Vancouver Canucks and the Detroit Red Wings, NHL Network will televise the “Rogers Hometown Hockey” broadcast at 1:30 p.m. ET on CITY and the NHL Network in the United States. This week’s location …

NHL Trade Talk: 10 Trades That Would Shake Up the Season

Here’s an interesting one… The Ottawa Senators would send goaltender Craig Anderson to the Edmonton Oilers for winger Jordan Eberle. The Oilers are in dire need of a starting goaltender (don’t the Oilers need everything?), and Anderson certainly fits the …

Sabres’ Girgensons — yes, Girgensons — leads NHL forwards in all-star balloting

MONTREAL — Fan voting for the NHL All-Star Game is hardly the hot-button item that it is in, say, baseball. But early returns are out and the names at or near the top of the list are what you would …