Vegas Golden Knights trade Evgenii Dadonov to Montreal Canadiens for contract of Shea Weber

Vegas Golden Knights trade Evgenii Dadonov to Montreal Canadiens for contract of Shea Weber

The Vegas Golden Knights traded forward Evgenii Dadonov to the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday in exchange for Shea Weber’s contract. There was no salary retained in the deal. Weber, 36, had captained the Canadians since 2018. He did not play last season because of multiple injuries and was moved to long-term injured reserve. It’s unlikely … Read more

The top candidates for NHL head-coaching jobs this offseason

The top candidates for NHL head-coaching jobs this offseason

There was this coach I heard about. He hadn’t yet served as an NHL head coach. His qualifications indicated he was ready to do so. So like a fan of a new indie band double-checking its coolness with a music snob, I reached out to an NHL team executive to ask how they felt about … Read more

Host Finland outlasts Canada, completes ‘unbelievable’ run with world hockey championship title

Host Finland outlasts Canada, completes ‘unbelievable’ run with world hockey championship title

TAMPERE, Finland — Sakari Manninen scored on a power play at 6 minutes, 42 seconds of 3-on-3 overtime and Finland beat Canada 4-3 on Sunday for its fourth world hockey championship title. Host Finland completed an Olympics-world double after winning in China in February, joining Sweden in 2006 as the only countries to win Olympic … Read more

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Stars can clinch postseason berth

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Stars can clinch postseason berth

Here is a look at the NHL standings and everything else that could impact the playoff picture. Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for Wednesday Western Conference The Dallas Stars will clinch a playoff berth: If they get at least one point against the Arizona Coyotes (8:30 p.m. ET; BSSWX, BSAZX, ESPN+, NHL LIVE) GOLD If … 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

Maybe the Knights’ Jake Eichel isn’t that guy

Maybe the Knights’ Jake Eichel isn’t that guy

Jack EichelPhoto: Getty Images If you’re trying to blow your own face off and fall down a sewer for comedic effect instead of securing a playoff spot, you’d have to give the Vegas Golden Knights an Emmy for their performance last night. Needing just about every point they can get to pass the Dallas Stars … Read more

Why the NHL must expand the Stanley Cup playoffs

Why the NHL must expand the Stanley Cup playoffs

The last few weeks of the 2021-22 NHL season have had all the drama of a foregone conclusion. The Eastern Conference playoff field has been set since, oh I don’t know, Halloween 2021. The eight playoff teams aren’t jockeying for position as much as they’re letting the chips fall where they may and hoping not … Read more

Golden Knights top Capitals in OT, win in wild card race

Golden Knights top Capitals in OT, win in wild card race

LAS VEGAS– Alex Ovechkin scored two goals, including his 50th of the season, but the Washington Capitals lost 4-3 in overtime to the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday. Ovechkin’s 50-goal season is his ninth, tying Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy for the most in NHL history. “I’m always saying, without my teammates … Read more

NHL insiders debate the week

NHL insiders debate the week

With less than two weeks left in the regular season, teams are still jockeying for playoff spots, players are padding award resumes and the pressure is ratcheted up. We’ve gathered our panel of experts to break down all the big topics ahead of the upcoming week, including if the Los Angeles Kings can hold on … Read more

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Flames, Bruins, Wild, Blues try to clinch

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Flames, Bruins, Wild, Blues try to clinch

Here is a look at the NHL standings and everything else that could impact the playoff picture. Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for Saturday Eastern Conference The Boston Bruins will clinch a playoff berth: If they get at least one point against the Pittsburgh Penguins (12:30 p.m. ET; NHLN, SNW, NESN, ATTSN-PT, NHL LIVE). Western … Read more