Ovechkin focusing on winning the Stanley Cup again, not catching Howe

Ovechkin focusing on winning the Stanley Cup again, not catching Howe

ARLINGTON, Va. — Alex Ovechkin began his 18th NHL training camp Thursday not focused on the 21 goals he needs to score to catch Gordie Howe for second in NHL history, but thinking more about the number of chances he has left to win the Stanley Cup again with the Washington Capitals. “I’m at the … Read more

Day 3 Notes & Quotes – Scrimmage Recap + Danault Skates, 19/55/34 Line & Walker’s Return

Day 3 Notes & Quotes - Scrimmage Recap + Danault Skates, 19/55/34 Line & Walker's Return

Three days down, Insiders! Today’s practice followed suit with what we’ve seen here over the past few days, consisting of Groups A and B holding practices that were sandwiched around a scrimmage. Today saw the same structure as the first day of camp on Thursday, with Group A getting things underway. Today’s scrimmage saw the … Read more

Colorado Avalanche Camp Day 3: Manson Still Gone, Mikko Out

Mikko Rantanen

It was an exciting final day of the Colorado Avalanche training camp with most of the skaters in attendance. Again I say MOST. Josh Manson was once again out after the birth of his second child on Thursday night. I was told to expect him back today but he remained out of the facility. Mikko … Read more

Flyers vs. Bruins: Noah Cates, Jackson Cates deliver goals in preseason win

Flyers vs.  Bruins: Noah Cates, Jackson Cates deliver goals in preseason win

With John Tortorella and his staff watching Saturday night’s preseason opener from the Flyers’ management suite, the club put out a ton of its kids for the head coach to watch. Tortorella, who has vowed “to play the kids,” got his first glimpse of them in the Flyers’ 2-1 exhibition victory over the Bruins at … Read more

Beecher Looking to Take Advantage at First Camp

Beecher Looking to Take Advantage at First Camp

BOSTON – Johnny Beecher isn’t viewing his time at Bruins training as just a way to gain experience. He’s looking at this chance as an opportunity to show he belongs at the NHL level. “Try to make the team,” Beecher said of his goals the next few weeks. “Just like everybody else here. I said … Read more

Red Wings’ Simon Edvinsson knows it’s game on with an NHL job in reach

Defenseman Simon Edvinsson is an imposing presence at 6-foot-6, 210 pounds, and is looking to make the Wings' roster at only 19 years old.

Traverse City — This is not a game of Simon Says, and he knows that. Others will decide whether Simon Edvinsson, the Red Wings’ top prospect, is in or out of the NHL lineup in Detroit this fall. But it is up to the 19-year-old Swedish defenseman to make a real game of this for … Read more

Dylan Cozens found his scoring touch with Team Canada and wants to keep it with the Sabres

Dylan Cozens found his scoring touch with Team Canada and wants to keep it with the Sabres

There was a distinct ping of the puck off the crossbar followed by the requisite hooting of players on both benches Saturday morning in LECOM Harbor Center. While the Sabres’ first training camp scrimmage was a “no-hitter” as you might expect, there was no doubt about the speed and skill on display. And Dylan Cozens … Read more

Penguins announce preseason rosters for Sunday double-header

Penguins announce preseason rosters for Sunday double-header

Penguins hockey is back. In a rare preseason double-header, there will be two games to catch Sunday. At 1pm, the Blue Jackets will face down the first Penguins squad in Pittsburgh, while the second group will play in Columbus at 7pm. Head coach Mike Sullivan will be attending both games, while assistant coaches Mike Vellucci … Read more

Flyers vs. Bruins: Noah Cates, Jackson Cates deliver goals in preseason win

Flyers vs.  Bruins: Noah Cates, Jackson Cates deliver goals in preseason win

With John Tortorella and his staff watching Saturday night’s preseason opener from the Flyers’ management suite, the club put out a ton of its kids for the head coach to watch. Tortorella, who has vowed “to play the kids,” got his first glimpse of them in the Flyers’ 2-1 exhibition victory over the Bruins at … Read more

‘A lot of people would have probably given up’ by now

'A lot of people would have probably given up' by now

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, TJ Oshie pulled the curtain back behind Nicklas Backstrom’s hip injury and intense rehab. Backstrom was sidelined for half of last season and will likely miss most of the 2022-23 campaign due to a chronic hip issue. Backstrom underwent hip resurfacing surgery in June to hopefully fix the issue and … Read more