Pacific Division

The Only Goal

Exactly the same lineup, save for one defenseman. Even the same goalie. How cheeky is that of Ottawa coming off the first half of a back-to-back? Maybe they figured what worked down the road in Anaheim would wo...

Hand Me A Mirror

Eight games dropped in a row. That’s gotta change if the Ducks want to make the playoffs, and hosting Ottawa, the worst team in the league if standings points is your measurement, is a good way to start the tra...

Very Frustrated

Ken Hitchcock ripped his team in the most direct, least subtle post-game presser I’ve seen in my 600-plus game career covering the NHL after the Oilers lost 4-0 in LA on Saturday. In short, he began by saying t...

Knights Rounding Into Shape vs Devils

Las Vegas, NV- No story captivated the hockey world quite like the championship-minded Vegas Golden Knights in 2018. The expansion team won the Pacific Division and the Western Conference in their first year of...

One Showed Up

Apparently, I wasn’t the only one who noticed how poorly the Edmonton Oilers played in LA Saturday night on the way to a 4-0 loss. When their coach, Ken Hitchcock, was asked about his team after the game, he sa...

Photo Gallery: Flames vs Flyers (01/05/2019)

The visiting Calgary Flames defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-2 in overtime. Three Star Selections: 1st TJ Brodie (#7 CGY) 2nd Travis Konecny (#11 PHI) 3rd Johnny Gaudreau (#13 CGY)...

Blackwood Sparking Devils

NEWARK--Mackenzie Blackwood has as many NHL wins as he does leagues played in this season--three. It's part of the 22-year-old goaltender's journey that has re-energized the club, winning three-straight for the...

A Potential Turning Point

NEWARK--If the Devils, presently seated in the bottom-five in NHL standings, they could point to Friday's 5-4 comeback victory over the Golden Knights as a turning point in their season. Vegas was the decide...