The ECHL acted swiftly on Sunday, suspending Jacksonville Icemen defenceman Jacob Panetta indefinitely, pending a hearing, for an apparent racial gesture toward fellow Canadian hockey player Jordan Subban of the South Carolina Stingrays during Saturday night’s game. Video of the incident 23 seconds into overtime in the Florida city shows Panetta, from Belleville, Ont., appearing
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan isn’t thrilled with what he’s seeing on the ice these days. The scoreboard is another matter. Kasperi Kapanen and Jeff Carter scored nine seconds apart in the third period to erase a two-goal deficit and Sidney Crosby scored the only goal of the shootout as the Penguins
Los Angeles Kings (20-16-5, third in the Pacific) vs. New Jersey Devils (15-19-5, sixth in the Metropolitan) Newark, New Jersey; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Devils +112, Kings -135; over/under is 5.5 BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Kings visit New Jersey after Nathan Bastian scored two goals in the Devils’ 7-4 win over
Leon Draisaitl had two goals and two assists and Evan Bouchard had two goals as the Edmonton Oilers came from behind to snap a seven-game losing skid, rallying to defeat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Saturday. Brendan Perlini also scored for the Oilers (19-16-2), who were in desperate need for a win, having gone 2-11-2
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner, Tage Thompson and Peyton Krebs each scored twice, and the Buffalo Sabres handed Philadelphia its 11th consecutive loss with a 6-3 victory over the Flyers on Saturday. Philadelphia’s skid (0-8-3) matches the Arizona Coyotes and New York Islanders for the longest in the NHL this season. It is one
Former Canadian Armed Forces medic Matthew Heneghan regrets not being able to say a final farewell to his best friend and former colleague Pte. Colin Wilmot, who died in service in Afghanistan more than a decade ago. So Heneghan, now living in Falkland, B.C., in the North Okanagan, was overwhelmed with joy and sadness last month when he received
Florida Panthers (28-8-5, first in the Atlantic) vs. Seattle Kraken (12-24-4, eighth in the Pacific) Seattle; Sunday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Florida visits the Seattle Kraken after the Panthers knocked off Vancouver 2-1 in a shootout. The Kraken are 8-13-2 at home. Seattle is last in the Western Conference shooting 27.8 shots per game.
Hall of Famer Clark Gillies, a stalwart on the New York Islanders’ dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cup championships in the early 1980s, has died. He was 67. The Islanders announced Gillies death Friday night, with team president and general manager Lou Lamoriello saying “the entire Islanders community is devastated by the loss.” The
The American Hockey League has suspended San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik 30 games for making a “racial gesture” at Tucson Roadrunners left-wing Boko Imama during a game last week. The league said in a release that Hrabik made the gesture at Imama, who is Black, during Tucson’s 4-3 win over San Jose on Jan.
Brock McGillis realized something right away when he tweeted earlier this week about creating a safe space for hockey people in the LGBTQ+ community. It was a follow-up of a tweet he sent last year, when he received “thousands” of replies offering help and support from around the world. “I had the same kind of
Winnipeg Jets (17-13-6, fifth in the Central) vs. Boston Bruins (23-12-2, fourth in the Atlantic) Boston; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Brad Marchand leads Boston into a matchup with Winnipeg. He ranks 10th in the league with 43 points, scoring 20 goals and recording 23 assists. The Bruins are 13-7-1 on their home ice.
Shea Theodore scored in overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Thursday night. The Golden Knights salvaged the final game of an extended homestand after two road games were postponed due to COVID-19, closing out the stretch 3-3-2 before opening a rugged road trip Monday at Washington. The Golden Knights outshot
The Vancouver Canucks COVID-19 outbreak continues, with star goalie Thatcher Demko and forward J.T. Miller testing positive for the virus via rapid tests on Thursday. Both players were held out of practice at Rogers Arena as the team awaits the results of further testing. The Canucks (18-18-3) currently have a number of key pieces in
NASHVILLE – Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers has been placed on injured reserve after taking a knee-on-knee hit from Washington defenceman Dmitry Orlov. The incident, which didn’t result in a penalty, occurred late in the third period of Tuesday’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Capitals. Ehlers, who is tied for third on the Jets with
Ryan Reaves is used to long scoring droughts during his 12-year career. He came through in a big way to end his latest one. Reaves scored his first two goals since joining the Rangers in the off-season, Adam Fox had two goals and an assist, and New York scored three times in the third period
MONTREAL — On a stage laid out directly onto the Bell Centre ice, the Montreal Canadiens introduced newly hired general manager Kent Hughes on Wednesday afternoon. The Beaconsfield, Que. native signed a five-year deal to team up with executive vice president of hockey operations Jeff Gorton and become the 18th GM in Habs history. The
Connor McDavid had just witnessed his Oilers surrender five goals in the third period against the NHL’s 30th-ranked team. Edmonton’s superstar captain seemed at a loss for words in the wake of another crushing defeat. “I’m not sure what to tell you,” McDavid told reporters after dropping a 6-4 decision to the Ottawa Senators on
The NHL’s plan to shoehorn nearly 100 pandemic postponements into its jam-packed schedule window came into focus Wednesday. The league unveiled new dates for 98 games scrubbed during a two-month stretch due to COVID-19 outbreaks — as well as coronavirus-related attendance restrictions in Canadian markets — with most being plugged into what would have been