The best current articles on the topic Hockey in USA Hockey 144 144 Logo Sports Briefing | Hockey: Devils Fall to Senators, Pushing Skid to Five Games Craig Anderson made 34 saves, and Kyle Turris scored two goals as the Ottawa Senators beat the host Devils, 2-0. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:00:57 GMT What Should Be Atop Every NHL Team's Christmas List? It's the time of year for ugly Christmas sweaters and the that go with them. Lists of wants and needs are being made and checked twice by general managers who are actively trying to better their teams, by owners wondering what they may be able to do to help and by fans whose only wish for their team of choice is a Stanley Cup run—or maybe a run-in under some mistletoe. From one of those... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:26:39 GMT Jaden Schwartz Injury: Updates on Blues Forward's Foot and Return St. Louis left winger Jaden Schwartz has been placed on injured reserve due to a foot injury, Wednesday.Schwartz was the Blues' first-round pick in the 2010 draft at No. 14 overall and has started to really come into his own this season. The 22-year-old forward has registered 11 goals and 16 assists for 27 points in only 31 games thus far. Schwartz was hurt in the team's 5-2 win over the... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:03:18 GMT Why Extending Bob Hartley's Contract Is a Bad Idea for the Calgary Flames The are in the midst of a six-game losing streak and are one of the league's worst possession teams for a third season in a row under coach Bob Hartley. So, of course, the Flames on Wednesday announced a multiyear contract extension for Hartley. The timing is humorous but also representative of Hartley's time in Calgary. A fluky, downright miraculous start to this season despite getting... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:53:44 GMT Sidney Crosby Returns to Ice, Three Penguins Tested for Mumps Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby returned from a bout with mumps, while several teammates were tested for the virus as a precaution. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:54:53 GMT Holiday Wish List for the Detroit Red Wings in 2014-15 The holidays are a great time of the year, and we learned how much the enjoyed the season last year on HBO's series. This year the team is a lot better off than it was last year, but there are still some things the organization would place on a holiday wish list. Although the team's hot start could be described as the holidays coming early, here is a fun holiday wish list for the Red Wings. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:59:59 GMT The Top NHL Draft Prospects to Watch at the 2015 World Junior Championships This year's World Junior Hockey Championships will boast some of the best talent available in the 2015 entry draft. Most world junior tournaments have only two or three draft-eligible players, with most of the prime roster spots given to older, drafted players. The incredible quality and depth of the 2015 draft will force the issue this year, and the winners are the fans. If your team has a high... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:13:43 GMT Ottawa's Anderson Makes 34 Saves, Blanks Devils Craig Anderson made 34 saves, and Kyle Turris scored two goals as the Ottawa Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0 on Wednesday night. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:53:06 GMT Holiday Wish List for the New York Rangers in 2014-15 Around the holidays everyone is always busy writing lists and checking them twice, and the same could be said of teams. Teams like the are always looking for ways to improve, although the areas in which they want to improve are sometimes out of their control. The holiday freeze is coming up, so it is highly unlikely that any transactions will be made, but that doesn't mean there aren't things... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:17:20 GMT