The ice is cleared of all but two players. As fans rise to their feet and teammates nervously look on, the skater gathers the puck and charges in for a free breakaway, a one-on-one showdown with the goalie. It's a penalty shot, and for many fans it's the most exciting moment
New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh sustained an undisclosed injury in the first period against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on Monday and will not return. McDonagh entered Monday as the Rangers' leader in ice time per game (22:33), has 34 points (nine goals, 25 assists) in 72 games
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith has been suspended for six games, without pay, for high-sticking Minnesota Wild forward Charlie Coyle. The suspension includes the Blackhawks' final five regular-season games and first Stanley Cup Playoff game. Since the suspension is six games, he has the ability to appeal. Although, I'm sure a lot
Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Duncan Keith has been offered an in-person hearing with the NHL’s department of player safety to discuss his high-sticking of Minnesota Wild forward Charlie Coyle. Because Keith’s hearing was offered in-person, his potential suspension could exceed the five regular-season games remaining in Chicago’s schedule.
The Colorado Avalanche who are battling for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, will have to do it without their two best offensive weapons. Center's Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon will both miss two more games before they are reevaluated again. Matt Duchene who leads the Avalanche in both
Our pick: Florida Panthers The Panthers have been a very consistent team this season, having the ability to score in all different situations. The Rangers however, since the deadline have not been very good. Our pick: New York Islanders This is a big game for the Philadelphia Flyers, the Islanders know that. Both