The Chicago Blackhawks hope to avoid a third straight loss on Sunday night as they battle former division rival Detroit for the second time since the Red Wings' shifted to the Eastern Conference.
The Montreal Canadiens look to build off a thrilling victory Sunday night as they visit the struggling Buffalo Sabres.
After a relatively quiet first two games in the NHL, rookie forward Evgeny Kuznetsov showed last time out why the Washington Capitals had been long awaiting his debut with the club.
Sitting outside the current playoff picture, the Vancouver Canucks will be forced to try and end their current struggles against a former teammate as they square off on Sunday afternoon with Roberto Luongo and the Florida Panthers.
The Ottawa Senators will try to recover from a heart- breaking loss by snapping a long losing streak to Colorado as they play host to the Avalanche on Sunday evening.
Henrik Lundqvist didn't have one of his better starts the last time he faced the San Jose Sharks, but if the New York netminder can find a way to rebound against them on Sunday afternoon he'll earn himself another Rangers record.
The Edmonton Oilers close out a four-game road trip on Sunday afternoon as they visit the Carolina Hurricanes.
The Philadelphia Flyers certainly played like a team that is chasing a playoff spot in Saturday's opener of a home-and-home series with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
LOS ANGELES-There were distinct flickers of playoff-like hate, here and there Saturday night at Staples Center.
Given the outdoor facility in St. Louis is named "Busch Stadium," it seems unlikely St. Louis might ever host one of the outdoor NHL games sponsored by Coors. But a game in Nashville might be a good alternative.
Talk of the Southern California playoff showdown between the Kings and Ducks bubbled again to the surface when the Ducks were caught by San Jose for the Pacific Division lead.
Jarome Iginla scored a pair of goals and Milan Lucic added one with a pair of assists, as the Boston Bruins earned their eighth straight win with a 5-1 triumph over the Carolina Hurricanes. Chris Kelly and Torey Krug also scored, while David Krejci picked up three assists in the victory. The winning streak is the longest for the Bruins since a 10-game run in November 2011. Boston is 11-1-2 in its last 14 games. Chad Johnson got the start in the Boston net after Tuukka Rask played the last two games and made 29 saves. He improved to 8-0-1 in his last nine starts. Alexander Semin scored the lone goal for Carolina, which had a modest two-game win streak stopped. Cam Ward stopped 36 shots in defeat.
Frederik Andersen made 37 saves to help the Anaheim Ducks take a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS-There are two conflicting ways to look at the Minnesota Wild's 1-0-3 homestand and its 2-1 shootout loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Shane Doan scored a tiebreaking power-play goal at 8:49 of the third period and the Phoenix Coyotes edged the Calgary Flames, 3-2.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Given the outdoor facility in St. Louis is named "Busch Stadium," it seems unlikely St. Louis might ever host one of the outdoor NHL games sponsored by Coors. But a game in Nashville might be a good alternative.
There are excruciating 0-0 games to sit through, and then there are scintillating ones.
Jarome Iginla scored a pair of goals, backup goaltender Chad Johnson made 29 saves and the Eastern Conference-leading Bruins won their eighth straight, 5-1 over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon.
Ryan Johansen scored the decisive shootout goal as the Columbus Blue Jackets clipped the Minnesota Wild, 2-1, at Xcel Energy Center.
Recently acquired Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo kept catching himself using, the pronoun "we," when referring to the Canucks when answering a barrage of questions from Canadian media members about playing against them Sunday afternoon for the first time since the blockbuster trade.
Patrik Berglund scored twice and Ryan Miller turned away 30 shots as the St. Louis Blues prevailed over the Nashville Predators, 4-1.
Francis Bouillon scored 1:26 into overtime as the Montreal Canadiens rallied to stun the Ottawa Senators, 5-4, at Bell Centre.
Kyle Okposo tallied a goal and an assist as the New York Islanders defeated the Buffalo Sabres, 4-1, on Saturday.
Ben Bishop stopped 23 shots for his fifth shutout of the season to help the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-0 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Matt Read scored two goals to lead Philadelphia to a 4-0 victory over the Penguins at the Wells Fargo Center today.
The Detroit Red Wings have recalled right wing Jordin Tootoo from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL.
Unlike most Flyers-Penguins games, Saturday afternoon's matchup was devoid of any drama.
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price will play for the first time since the Winter Olympics when the team hosts the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, head coach Michel Therrien announced during the morning skate.
Jarome Iginla scored a pair of goals and Milan Lucic added one with a pair of assists, as the Boston Bruins earned their eighth straight win with a 5-1 triumph over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Matt Read tallied two goals and Steve Mason earned the shutout as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-0, in the opener of a weekend home-and-home set.
Though Los Angeles fell one victory shy of matching the longest winning streak in club history, the Kings still have a firm hold on a playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Following a split of a four-game road trip out east, the Phoenix Coyotes return home on Saturday night to take on the Calgary Flames and attempt to keep pace in the playoff race.
The Columbus Blue Jackets were happy to gain a point in their last trip to the ice, but the playoff-hopeful club will aim to get back in the win column when they visit the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
The Nashville Predators shouldn't be surprised about the St. Louis Blues' run to the top of the NHL standings.
The Buffalo Sabres hope to avoid a fifth straight setback on Saturday night as they visit the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum.
The Tampa Bay Lightning saw Steven Stamkos and Ryan Callahan score long-awaited goals in Thursday's skid-stopping victory.
The Ottawa Senators are running out of time to prove themselves worthy of a playoff spot, but the club hopes to pick up a win on Saturday when they visit the sliding Montreal Canadiens.
The Battle of Pennsylvania is set to resume Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia, as the Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Flyers at Wells Fargo Center for the opener of a home-and-home series.
The Boston Bruins will try to record eight straight wins for the first time in over two years when the Eastern Conference leaders welcome the Carolina Hurricanes for Saturday's clash at TD Garden.