Ovechkin ties Fedorov, Capitals slide at seven after loss to Maple Leafs
Joins mentor as leading Russia-born scorer with goal for Washington, which is 0-5-2 in streak
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Kadri's fifth career hat trick
WSH@TOR: Kadri propels Leafs with fifth career hatty
Nazem Kadri scores in the 1st and adds two more in the 3rd, leading the Maple Leafs to a 6-3 win with his fifth career hat trick
TORONTO -- Alex Ovechkin tied Sergei Fedorov for most NHL points by a Russia-born player (1,179), but the Washington Capitals lost their seventh straight game, 6-3 to the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday.
BOSTON -- When Keith Gretzky walked out of the dinner meeting, he felt something unusual. There were so many of these meetings, so many of these dinners, so many of these interviews held before each year's NHL Draft, and so many of them were completely uneventful. He had rarely experienced what he was feeling in this moment, the fervent hope that the teenaged prospect he had just interviewed would succeed in the NHL -- whether with Gretzky's club, the Boston Bruins, or on another team.
EDMONTON -- The Edmonton Oilers will try to thread the needle in the days ahead, focused on change although unwilling to trade away the future after firing president of hockey operations and general manager Peter Chiarelli on Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON --Erik Karlsson was to undergo tests on his lower-body injury Tuesday, leaving the San Jose Sharks defenseman's status unclear for the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game at SAP Center in San Jose on Saturday (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).
First NHL All-Star Game was a different affair, Fischler says
Longtime hockey analyst remembers highlights of game between Maple Leafs, top stars from around League
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Legendary hockey reporter and analyst Stan Fischler will write a weekly scrapbook for NHL.com this season. Fischler, known as "The Hockey Maven," will share his knowledge, humor and insight with readers each Wednesday.
Today, he remembers the first NHL All-Star game. (Photos courtesy Hockey Hall of Fame)
Larkin, Lehner, Parise among top performers; MacKinnon highest ranked player
/ NHL.com Senior Fantasy Editor
The 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game rosters have been released, but the selections are not necessarily in line with the best fantasy player from each team.
Below is a list of the fantasy MVP for each of the 31 NHL teams based on Yahoo rank (as of Jan. 22). Yahoo's rankings weigh standard-category production (goals, assists, plus/minus, power-play points, shots on goal and hits for skaters; wins, goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts for goalies) by position (forward, defenseman and goalie) and are an accurate way to evaluate fantasy production over a particular timeframe.
Perry practices with Ducks for first time since knee surgery: report
No timetable for return of forward, who was injured before preseason game
Corey Perry practiced with the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday for the first time since he sustained a knee injury during warmups for a preseason game against the Arizona Coyotes on Sept. 24, the Orange County Register reported.
NHL.com identifies daily fantasy hockey news, lineup and injury trends throughout the 2018-19 season. Follow this page before and after games for waiver wire advice, injury implications and notable production trends. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy.
Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky's futures with the Columbus Blue Jackets remain in question, and general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said he will have tough decisions to make if neither decides to remain with the team.
NEW YORK - Federal executive branch employees will be able to receive complimentary admission tickets to the 2019 NHL Fan Fair™ presented by SAP, the four-day official fan festival of the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend in San Jose, Calif., the National Hockey League announced today. The family-friendly hockey festival will occupy 175,000 square feet of the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Jan. 24-27, offering a wide variety of fun experiences for fans of all ages, including autograph sessions featuring former and current NHL All-Stars; hockey interactives; a Hockey Hall of Fame exhibit featuring the San Jose Sharks and the history of hockey in Northern California; NHL memorabilia and trophy displays, including the iconic Stanley Cup®; a lively tournament featuring all 29 NHL Mascots™, including local favorite S.J. Sharkie™ and rookie mascot Gritty™; and plenty of hands-on activities, live music and more.
NEW YORK - The National Hockey League has announced a new fantasy podcast for the 2018-19 season. Episodes for NHL Fantasy On Ice™ are available now on NHL.com and multiple iOS and Android podcast Apps.
NEW YORK - The National Hockey League (NHL®) today announced the details of the 2019 SAP NHL All-Star Skills™ and the format of the six events that will showcase hockey's top talent on Friday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. PT at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., home of the San Jose Sharks. The 2019 SAP NHL All-Star Skills™ will be televised on NBCSN in the U.S. and on Sportsnet, CBC and TVA Sports in Canada. All six events of the 2019 SAP NHL All-Star Skills™ will be individual competitions, with the winner of each event earning $25,000.
Each of the 31 NHL teams will have a mandated seven-day break during the 2018-19 season. Ten teams (bolded below) have their bye weeks leading up to and including 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend (Jan. 25-26), while the other 21 teams' breaks include and follow All-Star weekend.
1944: The Detroit Red Wings set an NHL record by scoring 15 straight goals to defeat the New York Rangers 15-0 at Olympia Stadium. Syd Howe leads the Red Wings with three goals and two assists, and Connie Dion gets his first NHL shutout.