The best current articles on the topic Hockey in USA Hockey 144 144 Logo Coyotes score 3 in 1st period, hold on to beat Ducks Radim Vrbata capped Arizona's three-goal first period and the Coyotes held on for 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:05:54 GMT Flames acquire Michael Stone from Coyotes for draft picks The Calgary Flames have acquired defenseman Michael Stone from the Arizona Coyotes for two draft picks Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:06:40 GMT Jets' Trouba suspended 2 games for hit on Senators' Stone The NHL has suspended Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba for two games for an illegal check to the head of Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:24:26 GMT Predicting the Biggest Buyers at the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline As the 's March 1 trade deadline approaches, playoff contenders could become buyers in hopes of bolstering their rosters. Some, such as the Pittsburgh Penguins, could look for additional depth to improve their championship hopes. Bubble teams, such as the Toronto Maple Leafs, might be in the market for players to help them secure a postseason berth. Each potential buyer has their reasons to get... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:33:17 GMT Julien: better defense, puck possession, will improve Habs The Montreal Canadiens skated hard, battled and worked, and that's just how new coach Claude Julien wants the practices to be. Julien finally got to put the Canadiens through a full workout with no distractions on Monday Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:31:28 GMT Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild Betting Odds, Analysis, NHL Preview Not much has changed since the Minnesota Wild (39-13-6) hosted the Chicago Blackhawks (36-18-5) less than two weeks ago at the Xcel Energy Center. The Wild have gone 4-1-1 in their last six games and remain seven points ahead of the Blackhawks, who edged them 4-3 in overtime in the last meeting on Feb. 8 and who will be again Tuesday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. Chicago ended an... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:10:02 GMT Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Rangers Betting Odds, Analysis, NHL Preview The Montreal Canadiens (31-20-8) will try to end their three-game losing streak and earn their first victory under new head coach Claude Julien when they visit the New York Rangers (38-19-1) on Tuesday as at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. Julien took over for Michel Therrien on Feb. 14 following a 2-6-1 slump, and Montreal proceeded to lose its first game with him on the bench to the Ottawa... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:08:34 GMT Jacob Trouba Suspended 2 Games for Illegal Check to the Head on Mark Stone The suspended defenseman Jacob Trouba two games for his hit on forward Mark Stone in Winnipeg's 3-2 win Sunday, the NHL's Department of Player Safety Monday. In a video explaining the punishment, the department argued Trouba illegally targeted Stone's head: "It’s a clear hit to the head with the shoulder," Senators coach Guy Boucher said of the play, per Sportsnet's .... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:08:55 GMT Panthers wrap perfect road trip with late strike from Vincent Trocheck Trocheck's goal with under 5 seconds remaining gave Florida a win over St. Louis to end trip 5-0. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:47:32 GMT Coyotes hang on against Ducks after starter Mike Smith exits game Smith left Arizona's 3-2 win at 4:29 of the third not long after colliding with Jakob Silfverberg. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:09:18 GMT