Thunderbirds, Milic Net Gain | NHL.com

Thunderbirds, Milic Net Gain |  NHL.com

The postseason beat goes on for the Western Hockey League Seattle Thunderbirds — and that beat figures to be strong and loud in Kent the next two nights. The Thunderbirds will be hosting Kamloops, BC, for Games 3 and 4 of the WHL Western Conference Championship Series. The winner advances to the WHL final and … Read more

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Game 4 prediction

Hurricanes vs.  Rangers Game 4 prediction

Commercial Content 21+ The final score for Sunday’s Game 3 between the New York Rangers and Carolina Hurricanes may have looked in line with what we saw from the first two games in Raleigh, but anybody watching would tell you that is not the case. Through the first two games of the series, both Carolina … Read more

Giordano sees Maple Leafs as perfect fit professionally, personally

Giordano sees Maple Leafs as perfect fit professionally, personally

TORONTO – Mark Giordano prioritized a chance to win the Stanley Cup above all else. That he feels his hometown team, the Toronto Maple Leafs, gives him that chance is an added bonus. “It came down to, I’m at the stage in my career where I want to take as many last cracks at having … Read more

Makar finds his way in Western Second Round for Avalanche against Blues

Makar finds his way in Western Second Round for Avalanche against Blues

ST. LOUIS – When Cale Makar comes to play, odds are his opponent will pay the price. That wasn’t the case during the opening two games of the Western Conference Second Round when the 23-year-old defenseman for the Colorado Avalanche found himself in an un-Makar-like state of mediocrity. Makar had no points and was minus-2 … Read more

Maple Leafs coach Keefe, GM Dubas to return next season

Maple Leafs coach Keefe, GM Dubas to return next season

They received a vote of confidence despite Toronto losing its first Stanley Cup Playoff series for a sixth consecutive season. Shanahan also said he does not expect significant changes to the roster in the offseason. “I think it’s important to state that I see both of them (Keefe and Dubas) as being extremely important in … Read more

Color of Hockey: Singh stands tall behind scenes to support US team

Color of Hockey: Singh stands tall behind scenes to support US team

Brij Singh knows a thing or two about hockey, in all its forms. He started playing field hockey as a child, gravitated to roller and ice hockey in high school, and represented the United States internationally in floorball, a hockey cousin. These days, the former Los Altos, California, resident is representing his country as USA … Read more

Cohen shouts out hometown Blues on ‘Watch What Happens Live’ set

Cohen shouts out hometown Blues on ‘Watch What Happens Live’ set

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Column: NHL’s Hurricanes are the minnows of the Metro | Sports News

Column: NHL’s Hurricanes are the minnows of the Metro |  Sports News

DAVID DREYER Lenoir-Rhyne University The Hartford Whalers became the Carolina Hurricanes when they relocated to Raleigh in 1997. “Hurricanes” is seemingly a fitting moniker for a team based in North Carolina. But perhaps keeping the name the “Whalers” would have been more appropriate. Not because North Carolina is known for whaling. But because as a … Read more

Sammy Blais’ return to Rangers for NHL playoffs still possible

Sammy Blais’ return to Rangers for NHL playoffs still possible

RALIEGH, NC-Sammy Blais, who tore his ACL in mid-November, was back on the ice with the Rangers for their optional morning skate on Wednesday before Game 1 of their second-round series against the Hurricanes. “It’s a great sign,” head coach Gerard Gallant said. “He’s worked hard and he’s at that stage where he can start … Read more