Month: May 2021

I have always been fascinated by the concept of fan territories. When meeting someone from outside a major metropolitan region, I often ask which teams their community cheers for. I moved to the Pacific Northwest last year and am especially interested in observing the growth of the Seattle Kraken in my new community. Considering the
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Tampa Bay Lightning (36-17-3, third in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (36-12-8, first in the Central Division during the regular season) Raleigh, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT NHL PLAYOFFS SECOND ROUND: Lightning lead series 1-0 BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning visit the Carolina Hurricanes in the second round
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The Laval Rocket have agreed to terms on a one-year American Hockey League contract with defenseman Tobie Paquette-Bisson. A 24-year-old native of Rosemere, Que., Bisson played 28 games for Laval during the 2020-21 season, his first full campaign in the AHL. He notched one goal and six assists for seven points and led the Rocket
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RALEIGH, N.C (AP) — Barclay Goodrow beat Alex Nedeljkovic for the go-ahead goal with 7:21 left and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Sunday night to open the second-round playoff series. Goodrow put the Stanley Cup champion Lightning ahead for good when he headed left against Carolina defenseman Brady Skjei, then
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11:46 PM ET Vegas Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer isn’t second-guessing his decision to start goaltender Robin Lehner in Game 1 of the second round — despite Lehner being hung out to dry in a 7-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche. Vegas started Marc-Andre Fleury throughout the entire first-round series against the Minnesota Wild, including
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VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Canucks signed forward Vasily Podkolzin to a three-year entry-level contract Sunday. Vancouver selected the six-foot-one, 190-pound forward in the first round, No. 10 overall, in the 2019 NHL entry draft. Podkolzin, 19, appeared in 35 games with SKA St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League this season. He recorded five goals
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Logan Couture is the lifeblood of the San Jose Sharks, but a number of injuries over the past couple of seasons have prohibited the 32-year-old from playing to the best of his ability. Almost every time Couture steps on the ice, there’s a certain electricity that the team lacks when he’s not in the lineup.
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The 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens? The 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers? Perhaps a more recent team, like the 2001-02 Detroit Red Wings? These three teams are among the first that come to mind in a discussion of the best teams in NHL history. Here at The Hockey Writers, our goal is to find out what the best team
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