The best current articles on the topic Hockey in USA Hockey 144 144 Logo Sports Briefing | Hockey: Predators Beat Kings in Shootout James Neal scored the only goal in a six-round shootout to give Nashville a 4-3 win at home over Los Angeles. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:18:12 GMT Breaking Down the Vancouver Canucks and New York Islanders' Prospect Swap The Vancouver Canucks and New York Islanders authored a minor trade on Tuesday, with New York sending defensive prospect Andrey Pedan to the Canucks in exchange for a third-round draft pick and ECHLer Alexandre Mallet: Given the inclusion of the draft pick, it should not come as a surprise to anyone that Pedan is the superior prospect in the trade, but that in itself raises some questions. Why... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:09:55 GMT Former NHL Coach Pat Quinn Dies at Age 71 The sport of hockey lost one of its truly great minds and people Sunday night as former player, coach and executive Pat Quinn died at the age of 71. According to's , the Vancouver native succumbed to a long illness. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman released a statement after Quinn's passing in support of everything Quinn meant to the league and the game as a whole. Whether he was... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:37:03 GMT Claude Julien, Boston Bruins Good Enough for Regulation Tie Against Penguins Four more minutes, 28 more seconds, and maybe the top talking point after Monday night’s action would have been ’s early Jack Adams candidacy. Instead, a debatable deployment of three forwards and one defenseman in the four-on-four overtime precipitated a rapid sudden-death slip for the . That put a mild damper on an otherwise irreproachable outing for the home personnel, both on and behind... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:25:33 GMT Marc-Andre Fleury's 300th Career Win a Sign of Good Things to Come November has been a good month for goaltender . He's 6-1-1 in eight starts with two shutouts and was rewarded by general manager Jim Rutherford with a four-year, $23 million contract extension on November 5, per Patrick Williams of . On Monday night, the 29-year-old Fleury joined an elite group of netminders when he turned aside 27 shots for the 300th win of his career—a 3-2 overtime road... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:59:13 GMT 5 Keys as the Toronto Maple Leafs Face the Pittsburgh Penguins The will be looking to change their fortune against the on Wednesday night. The Leafs enter the game without a win against the Penguins in 2014-15 following two earlier losses. The Leafs have been consistently inconsistent this season, with two wins in their past four games highlighting this. The club was pounded by the and to the tune of 15-4 before handing the and losses in their two most... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:52:24 GMT How Big of an Impact Will a Healthy Stephen Weiss Make for Detroit Red Wings? When Stephen Weiss signed a contract with the , I thought it was a great deal for general manager Ken Holland. Henrik Zetterberg is an amazing top-six forward who often rotated between wing and center, so adding Weiss gave the team a viable second-line center. With the Florida Panthers, Weiss was a quality 60-point center, so it was assumed he’d produce on a deeper team. Things haven’t gone... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:29:59 GMT Brian Elliott Injury: Updates on Blues Star's Lower Body and Return St. Louis Blues goalie suffered a lower-body injury against the Ottawa Senators and missed the remainder of Tuesday night's matchup. The team's official Twitter account passed along the news: Elliott, 29, has been solid on the season through 13 starts prior to Tuesday. The former Ottawa goalie holds an 8-4-1 record with a 1.90 goals-against average and .927 save percentage. The team also noted... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:18:45 GMT Neal Lifts Predators Over Kings in Shootout James Neal scored the only goal of a six-round shootout to give Nashville a 4-3 win over Los Angeles. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:25:12 GMT