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Top NHL Plays (April 19)

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Montreal Gazette

Stu Cowan: Not a surprise Canadiens coach is counting on Carey Price

It’s not a surprise that Canadiens head coach Dominique Ducharme decided to start Carey Price in goal again Monday night against the Oilers in Edmonton. After missing six games with a lower-body injury, Price returned to the net in Saturday’s 4-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators at the Bell Centre, allowing three goals on 14 shots (the fourth goal was an empty-netter). ...

Hockey Wilderness

Gameday Thread: Wild at Coyotes

Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via One more series in the desert The Minnesota Wild head out on their last extended road trip, starting tonight with their final two-game set of the season with the Arizona Coyotes. Cam Talbot for the Wild, Darcy Kuemper for the Yotes. No lineup changes for Minnesota, meaning Nick Bjugstad will be out at least one more night as he works to return from his injury. Welcome to game time, Wilderness! Minnesota Wild at Arizona Coyotes When: 8:00 p.m. CT Where: Gila River Arena TV: Bally Sports North Radio: KFAN 100.3 FM

Toronto Star

Fears for Zach Hyman after Maple Leafs lose to resilient Canucks in OT

Hyman left in the second period of Sunday night’s loss after a hit to the same knee that required reconstructive surgery in 2019.

The Hockey Writers

Canadiens’ News & Rumours: Caufield, Trade Deadline, Mete & More

The Montreal Canadiens had a busy week: they made a few moves at the deadline, lost a fan favorite, and had a few of their key veterans return from injuries.…

Last Word on Hockey

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Zach Hyman Suffers Knee Injury

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman is out for at least two weeks after spraining his MCL against the Vancouver Canucks. Leafs’ head coach Sheldon Keefe informed the press of Hyman’s injury status during his media availability on Monday. TOR head coach Sheldon Keefe says Zach Hyman has a sprained MCL. Out at least two […] The post Toronto Maple Leafs’ Zach Hyman Suffers Knee Injury appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.

Now's the time for Schwartz-Schenn-Tarasenko line to get going

Blues trio has struggled for much of the time they've been together since Schwartz, Tarasenko returned from injuries.


Maple Leafs’ Zach Hyman exits game vs. Canucks with knee injury

Maple Leafs winger Zach Hyman was knocked out of Sunday’s game against the Canucks with a knee injury. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Editor In Leaf

Toronto Maple Leafs Power-Play Needs to Get Right for Playoffs

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ power-play continues to struggle. After a dismal 5-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets Thursday night, there are probably a few concerning issues growing in the minds of Toronto Maple Leafs fans everywhere: First, is Jack Campbell okay? He has nursed injuries this year, has looked off since his record-breaking win in […] Toronto Maple Leafs Power-Play Needs to Get Right for Playoffs - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Mile High Hockey

Can Cale Makar really contend for the Norris Trophy this season?

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Despite missing a bunch of time due to injury, Cale Makar has been one of then best defensemen in the NHL this season It does not seem to be the Colorado Avalanche’s year for award contention despite sitting at the top of the league’s standings. Part of the reason is a committee approach to team success with good depth and a variety of top contributors in key roles. While Mikko Rantanen is currently second in goals both he and Nathan MacKinnon would have to put together quite a finish to qualify for any of the scoring titles. The...

Montreal Gazette

Canadiens Game Day: Carey Price will be back in goal vs. Oilers

Carey Price will be back on goal for the Canadiens when they face the Oilers Monday night in Edmonton (9 p.m., TSN2, RDS, TSN 690 Radio, 98.5 FM). Price allowed three goals on 14 shots in a 4-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators Saturday at the Bell Centre (the fourth goal was an empty-netter). Price had missed the previous six games with a lower-body injury. Price has a 12-7-5 record this season with a 2.67...

Broad Street Hockey

Monday Morning Fly By: What a bummer

Heather Barry Today’s open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Flyers news and notes… *The Flyers played a hell of a game last night against the Islanders and lost on an own goal in overtime. This season is cursed. Recap! *And on Saturday, the Flyers gave up a touchdown, again, this time it was the Capitals. Here’s what we learned. [BSH] *There was a bit of a surprise ahead of Saturday’s game, as Carter Hart was a late scratch due to an injury of some sort. [NBC Sports Philly] *It wasn’t all bad, though. Wade Allison got his first goal on...

Die By The Blade

When will we see Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen?

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen after being drafted 54th overall by Buffalo | Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen was reassigned to the taxi squad yesterday, April 17. The Sabres have an overall record of 12-26-7 and are 5-3-2 in their last 10 games. The Sabres have allowed 151 total goals which tie them for third in the NHL and second-most in their division. (Columbus has 151, Philadelphia has 161, and Ottawa has 163 goals against) Linus Ullmark looked to be the saving grace for winning games, but he has been out with a lower-body injury. Ullmark had a .919...

Winnipeg Sun

JETS SNAPSHOTS: Even without Wheeler, Jets show they have plenty of leadership to go around as playoffs approach

Saturday’s humbling loss to a potential playoff opponent notwithstanding, the Winnipeg Jets have shown over the last six games that they have more than one kind of depth in their organization. The Jets went 4-2 with captain Blake Wheeler out of the lineup with a concussion, including 4-1 on the road, while solidifying their status as a contender to come out of the North Division in the post-season. ...


Matt Grzelcyk Injury: Bruins Defenseman Might Be Nearing Return

Bad injury luck has marred the 2021 season for Matt Grzelcyk, but the Boston Bruins are a visibly better team when he’s on the ice. Fortunately for Grzelcyk and the B’s, he might soon be back on the ice. Grzelcyk has been out for a week since sustaining an upper-body injury last Saturday against the […] The post Matt Grzelcyk Injury: Bruins Defenseman Might Be Nearing Return appeared first on NESN.com.

Second City Hockey

Blackhawks Bits: Nylander skates; Boqvist, de Haan still day-to-day

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Alex Nylander participated in practice on Sunday morning for the first time this season. On a relatively quiet Sunday for the Blackhawks ahead of next week’s games against Nashville, news broke of another long-injured player returning to the ice. Blackhawks forward Alex Nylander had practiced for the first time this season since having knee surgery in December. The news surfaced when Nylander shared a video from his personal Twitter account. Feels great to be back on ice pic.twitter.com/eT3SmbiO4P— Alex Nylander (@snipeshow98) April 18,...

Silver Seven

Weekly Question: Where Does Matt Murray Fit?

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Will he return to form or will the Sens move on? Who would have thought, the Ottawa Senators would have a “too many good goalies” problem? At the end of Craig Anderson’s tenure and the unfortunate long term injuries to Anders Nilsson, fans were left wondering who could fill the starter role for the near future. Sure, we had Marcus Högberg but his experience and stability were still wildly unproven. However, it seemed in October Pierre Dorion would solve the issue with what looked like a fantastic trade and extension...

Toronto Star

Cold Maple Leafs welcome back Auston Matthews and William Nylander for date with Canucks

Matthews missed just one game with a wrist injury, while Nylander spent nine days in isolation after coming into contact with a COVID-19 case outside the team. The Leafs have lost three in a row.

Broad Street Hockey

What we learned from the Flyers’ 6-3 loss to the Capitals

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Some observations for your morning... It sure is still like two steps forward, one step back around here, huh? The Flyers put up a pretty solid win over the Penguins on Thursday, and were hoping to bring some of that momentum into yesterday's meeting against the Capitals, while also hoping to rebound from Tuesday’s 6-1 loss to those very same Caps. Instead, though, what we got was a weird game with some last minute lineup changes (Carter Hart, Nolan Patrick, and Tanner Laczynski were out with injury and Robert Hagg a scratch, and Alex...

St. Louis Game Time

Vladimir Tarasenko’s picking up the pace at the right time

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Tarasenko is hitting one of his signature hot streaks. The St. Louis Blues could be a sleeping giant in the postseason. Why? Let’s focus on Blues right winger and alternate captain Vladimir Tarasenko. Tarasenko missed the first half of the regular season due to a shoulder injury, but he has returned to on-ice action — and he has been picking up the pace at the right time. ISt. Louis has 12 games left in the regular season: two games against Colorado, four games against Minnesota, two games against Anaheim, two games against Vegas,...

Die By The Blade

Sabres announce Kyle Okposo will miss the rest of the season after cheek bone surgery

Photo by Sara Schmidle/NHLI via After getting hit in the face with a puck last game, Okposo needed surgery and will miss the rest of the season The Buffalo Sabres released some tough news today on forward Kyle Okposo. He’ll miss the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a broken bone in his cheek. In case you missed it, Okposo was hit in the face by a dump attempt off the stick of Matt Irwin. He missed the remainder of the game and the severity of the injury was announced today. This comes at an unfortunate time as he was in the middle of a...

Times Herald

Kyle Okposo undergoes season-ending surgery; Sabres make recalls

BUFFALO – Sabres winger Kyle Okposo has undergone season-ending surgery to repair a broken bone in his cheek, the team announced this afternoon. Okposo, 33, left the ice bleeding 9:27 into Thursday’s 5-2 win against the Washington Capitals after teammate Matt Irwin’s shoot-in struck him around the left ear. His loss could be significant for the Sabres, who have 13 games left this season. The alternate captain has been one of their prominent leaders for ... Read the full article


Canadiens’ Carey Price returning from lower-body injury vs. Senators

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price will return from a lower-body injury and start Saturday afternoon against the Ottawa Senators. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Montreal Gazette

Liveblog: Habs and Sens get a game in before curfew

Less than 24 hours after defeating the Calgary Flames on home ice, the Montreal Canadiens are back at it at the Bell Centre, this time facing the Ottawa Senators on Saturday afternoon at 4 (TSN2, TSN5, RDS, TSN Radio 690, 98.5 FM) . The team’s injury list is...

CBC News

Senators top Canadiens in Carey Price's return from injury

Drake Batherson had two goals and an assist, Matt Murray made 23 saves for his first shutout with the Senators, and Ottawa defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Saturday.

Montreal Gazette

Canadiens get shut out by Senators at Bell Centre

The good news for the Canadiens is Carey Price was healthy and back in goal Saturday afternoon at the Bell Centre against the Ottawa Senators after missing the previous six games with a lower-body injury. The bad news started when Artem Zub scored on the Senators’ first shot on Price 3:03 into the first period. Things...

Montreal Gazette

Canadiens Game Day: Carey Price will be back in goal against Senators

Carey Price will be in goal for the Canadiens when they face the Ottawa Senators Saturday afternoon at the Bell Centre (4 p.m., TSN2, TSN5, RDS, TSN 690 Radio, 98.5 FM). That’s the only change head coach Dominique Ducharme will make to his lineup following Friday night’s 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames at the Bell Centre. Price has missed the last six games because of a lower-body injury with Jake Allen...

Winging It In Motown

Red Wings vs Blackhawks: GDU, Lineups, Keys to the Game

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Game Day Updates Detroit’s top 2020 draft pick is inbound... UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today signed left wing Lucas Raymond to a three-year entry-level contract beginning with the 2021-22 season.Details: https://t.co/n1ekoU4i1W pic.twitter.com/2fwFHjowK3— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) April 16, 2021 #RedWings Blashill said Fabbri and Svechnikov out tomorrow. Svechnikov was injured in the morning skate Thursday. They think it's a day-to-day injury.— Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) April 16, 2021 HBD, @mrasmussen16! ...

NISSAN Morning Drive: Don Sweeney And Bruce Cassidy On Pastrnak Injury

NESN.com's Courtney Cox recaps Bruins GM Don Sweeney and Head Coach Bruce Cassidy adjusting to David Pastrnak's thumb injury that will leave him out for at least two weeks in the Nissan Morning Drive. For More: http://nesn.com/?p=917652

Ford F-150 Final Five Facts: Bruins Drop To Rangers At Home

NESN.com's Michaela Vernava breaks down the Bruins 3-2 loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday Night where Tuukka Rask left the game early with a concussion.  Here are the Ford F-150 Final Five Facts from the game: http://nesn.com/?p=910526.

Rick Nash announces retirement from Hockey

NHL winger Rick Nash who played from the Blue Jackets, Rangers and Bruins announced Friday morning that he will be retiring due to unresolved issues with a concussion. NESN.com's Michaela Vernava has more.