Minnesota Wild Signs Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a Two-Year Contract

Minnesota Wild Signs Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a Two-Year Contract

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a two-year, $7 million contract ($3.5 million average annual value) through the 2023-24 season. Fleury, 37 (11/28/84), went 28-23-5 with a 2.90 goals-against average (GAA), a .908 save percentage (SV%) and … Read more

Oilers’ goalie situation more uncertain with departure of Koskinen

Oilers’ goalie situation more uncertain with departure of Koskinen

The Edmonton Oilers’ goaltending situation became more uncertain Monday when Mikko Koskinen decided to play in Switzerland next season. Koskinen, who could have become an unrestricted free agent July 13, signed a two-year contract with HC Lugano. The 33-year-old went 27-12-4 with a 3.10 goals-against average and a .903 save percentage in 45 games (43 … Read more

Domingo likely to start for Penguins against Rangers in Game 2

Domingo likely to start for Penguins against Rangers in Game 2

NEW YORK — Louis Domingo likely will start for the Pittsburgh Penguins against the New York Rangers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Madison Square Garden on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; TNT, CBC, SN, TVAS, MSG, ATTSN-PT). He would be the 30-year-old goalie’s first start in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Domingo … Read more

Oilers show support for Smith, focus on Game 2 after goalie’s gaffe

Oilers show support for Smith, focus on Game 2 after goalie’s gaffe

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers voiced their support for goalie mike smith on Tuesday and said they’ll have a better showing against the Los Angeles Kings in Game 2 of the Western Conference First Round at Rogers Place on Wednesday (10 p.m. ET; ESPN2, CBC, TVAS, SN, BSSC). The Kings won 4-3 in Game 1 … Read more

Saros to miss first two games for Predators in series against Avalanche

Saros to miss first two games for Predators in series against Avalanche

Juuse Saros will not play for the Nashville Predators in Games 1 and 2 of the Western Conference First Round against the Colorado Avalanche because of a lower-body injury. Saros, the Predators’ No. 1 goalie, missed the final two games of the regular season. He made 30 saves before leaving a 5-4 overtime loss to … Read more

2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Rangers vs. Penguins first-round preview

2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Rangers vs.  Penguins first-round preview

(2M) New York Rangers vs. (3M) Pittsburgh Penguins Rangers: 52-24-6, 110 points Penguins: 46-25-11, 103 points Season series: NYR 3-1-0; PIT 1-3-0 Game 1: Tuesday (7 p.m. ET; ESPN, CBC, SN, TVAS, MSG, ATTSN-PT) The New York Rangers won three games against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a span of less than two weeks from March … Read more

Lehner out for season for Golden Knights, to have shoulder surgery

Lehner out for season for Golden Knights, to have shoulder surgery

Robin Lehner is out for the rest of the season for the Vegas Golden Knights. The goalie will have shoulder surgery for an injury the Golden Knights said he sustained on Feb. 9, when he made 27 saves in a 6-0 loss at the Calgary Flames. “Robin has done his best to battle through this … Read more

Andersen out at least one week for Hurricanes with lower-body injury

Andersen out at least one week for Hurricanes with lower-body injury

Frederik Andersen will be out at least one week for the Carolina Hurricanes because of a lower-body injury. “It’s a big concern,” coach Rod Brind’Amour said after practice Wednesday. “Goaltending is the most important part of the deal, so we’re definitely concerned.” Andersen sustained the injury during the third period of a 7-4 loss to … Read more

Fleury aiming to play at least one more season in NHL

Fleury aiming to play at least one more season in NHL

Marc-Andre Fleury plans to play in the NHL next season. “I would like to play at least another season,” Fleury said Tuesday. “I decided that recently. I still enjoy playing. I still have fun, my body is still holding up, most of the time. But yes, another season and we’ll see after.” The 37-year-old goalie, … Read more

Rask honored by Bruins prior to game against Devils

Rask honored by Bruins prior to game against Devils

BOSTON– The “Tuukk” chants for Tuukka Rask started the second Todd Angilly finished the national anthem at TD Garden on Thursday. They got louder as the JumboTron played a montage of great moments by the Boston Bruins goalie, starting with his infamous milk crate throwing incident with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League … Read more