Leafs’ Auston Matthews wins Hart Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award

Leafs’ Auston Matthews wins Hart Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award

Winning the Hart Memorial Trophy felt great. So did winning the Ted Lindsay Award. Goal Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews wishes for more. “I’d be lying if I said that there wasn’t a little bit of angst, wishing you’re still playing right now,” Matthews said after accepting the two biggest awards at the NHL’s awards … Read more

Colorado Avalanche shut down Connor McDavid, shut out Edmonton Oilers for 2-0 lead in Western Conference finals

Colorado Avalanche shut down Connor McDavid, shut out Edmonton Oilers for 2-0 lead in Western Conference finals

DENVER — Connor McDavid has dominated the NHL postseason to date. But even he is feeling the pressure to perform after the Edmonton Oilers were shut out 4-0 by the Colorado Avalanche in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday, falling behind 2-0 in the best-of-seven series. “I probably haven’t been at the … Read more

McDavid, MacKinnon bring star power to Oilers-Avalanche Western Final

McDavid, MacKinnon bring star power to Oilers-Avalanche Western Final

DENVER — Connor McDavid and Nathan MacKinnon weren’t taking the bait. Two of the best players in the NHL are facing each other in the Western Conference Final but when asked about it, neither McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers nor MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche were looking at it that way. “They’re a good team … Read more

McDavid, Oilers looking to get over hump in Stanley Cup Playoffs

McDavid, Oilers looking to get over hump in Stanley Cup Playoffs

Although McDavid will win the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer for the fourth time after setting career highs in goals (44), assists (79) and points (123), it is not the offense, but rather the all-around game from his team that McDavid said leads him to believe this time in the postseason could … Read more

Trophy Tracker: Matthews, Huberdeau top Hart picks as NHL MVP

Trophy Tracker: Matthews, Huberdeau top Hart picks as NHL MVP

To mark the conclusion of the 2021-22 season, NHL.com is running its fifth and final installment of the Trophy Tracker series this week. Today, we look at the race for the Hart Trophy, given annually to the player adjudged to be the most valuable to his team as selected in a vote by the Professional … Read more

Edmonton Oilers trounce Ducks; Draisaitl gets 50th goal – Edmonton

Edmonton Oilers trounce Ducks;  Draisaitl gets 50th goal – Edmonton

Leon Draisaitl scored his 50th goal of the season Sunday night as the Edmonton Oilers cruised to a 6-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks. The Oilers jumped on the Ducks early, with Tyson Barrie’s point shot eluding John Gibson just before the game turned five minutes old. The Oilers won a face-off on a power … Read more