NHL watching close after Calgary Flames players target Leon Draisaitl’s injured ankle

NHL watching close after Calgary Flames players target Leon Draisaitl’s injured ankle

The NHL is keeping a close eye on the Calgary Flames after they targeted Leon Draisaitl’s injured ankle late in game three. With 11 minutes to go in the third period, the Oilers were on a powerplay and multiple Flames players took swings at Leon Draisaitl’s injured ankle. #NHL is aware of this clip and … Read more

NHL playoffs results daily: Rangers even series, Flames on brink of elimination

NHL playoffs results daily: Rangers even series, Flames on brink of elimination

Game 4: Rangers 4, Hurricanes 1 | Series tied 2-2 Who was The Guy? Look, it’d be very easy – and accurate – to just give this to Igor Shesterkin for the umpteenth time this postseason. The Rangers goaltender was great again, with 30 saves. But this wasn’t a goalie win for a change; the … 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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Killer instinct takes time. NHL playoff teams can’t win without it

Killer instinct takes time.  NHL playoff teams can’t win without it

You can sense when it’s missing, and you know when it’s there. It’s hard to define, yet there are many ways to define it. Killer instinct isn’t the first thing that comes up when describing your favorite hockey team or player, but it may be the single most important element in sports. And at playoff … Read more