NHL

Retro Rangers: For Curt Ridley, A Case of Bad Timing

Curt Ridley had the misfortune of trying to break into the NHL, first with the Bruins and then the Rangers, at a time when both teams were pretty well stocked in goal. Curt was born on September 23rd 1951 in...

Ovi nets 40th; Caps bomb Jets

The Capitals bested the hottest team in the league Thursday night with a 4-2 win over Winnipeg. Going into their game against Washington, the Jets had posted a 9-2 record since replacing coach Claude Noel with ...

Caps shut out by lowly Islanders

In a game with several thrilling chances, near misses and quality goaltending by both teams, an unassuming third-period shot from the point ended up determining the outcome of the Capitals-Islanders tilt, a 1-0...

Is Johnny Boychuk Underrated?

February 4, 2014 The Boston Bruins are sitting atop the Eastern Conference with a 6-1-1 record, which is good for 13 points. The Bruins are quickly becoming a potent offensive team, as they have five play...

Devils’ Connection With Boston College Continues

Before Joe Whitney played his first NHL game on Saturday, Stephen Gionta was contemplating why former Boston College Eagles are so coveted. “I don’t know. I was thinking about that earlier today,” Gionta sai...

Five Things We Learned After Vancouver Loss

Phoenix came into Vancouver splitting its first two games in the Canadian road trip. This would have been a perfect opportunity for a team that is just behind their opponent in the playoff race for a wild card ...

Schneider Propels Devils Past Caps

With slightly over 16 minutes left in the second period, Andy Greene fell near New Jersey’s blue line while trying to back check, giving Washington’s Jason Chimera and Jay Beagle a 2-on-0. Beagle came in for...

Milan Lucic Wasn’t Snubbed by Team Canada

January 20, 2014 In just a few short weeks, the National Hockey League will be going on a two-week hiatus to recognize the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Starting after the games on Feb. 8, the entire world wi...

Miller, Sabres sneak by Caps in shootout

On the surface, the Capitals 2-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres, which came in their 13th shootout of the season, was largely forgettable. A mentally and physically fatigued Washington team failed to dictate the pl...

Jagr Ties Lemieux in NHL Points, Devils Fall 2-1

NEWARK, N.J. – Down by a goal and shorthanded with less than two minutes left, the New Jersey Devils pulled goaltender Martin Brodeur. Marek Zidlicky tossed the puck over to Michael Ryder, alone by the net, who...