The Maple Leafs’ 14-game losing streak against their bitter rivals wasn’t exactly eating at Mike Babcock as he went about his day on Saturday.
Welcome back to another year of fun, games, distractions, injury setbacks and who-knows-what for the Ottawa Senators.
Connor McDavid isn’t going to score all the goals to lead the Edmonton Oilers to victory every game. But with his natural hat-trick in the opening game, the question is if the 20-year-old second-year captain will have a ‘Follow The Leader’ factor in play as the returning Hart, Art Ross and Ted Lindsay trophy winner?
Did he see the game? Of course he did.
Already with depth at forward and defence, the Maple Leafs beefed up their goaltending picture on Friday afternoon.
Red Kelly couldn’t help himself.
Though the colts are running loose for the Maple Leafs, they should not put Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk out to pasture just yet.
WINNIPEG — OK Mike Babcock, good luck keeping the lid on fan expectations now.
Hockey fans in Edmonton and Calgary can admit it now, we’d been lying about the Battle of Alberta for about 15 years.Pretending it was a rivalry. Pretending it mattered. Trying to convince ourselves and everyone else that the Oilers and Flames were anything more than an irrelevant B division sideshow that impacted little more than draft positioning
Patrick Marleau scored two goals in his Maple Leafs debut, Auston Matthews and James van Riemsdyk each contributed three points and Frederik Andersen was excellent with 35 saves.
Many hockey fans in the city would love to see Jaromir Jagr in the silks of the Calgary Flames.
Arizona Coyotes forward Max Domi called for stricter immigration controls on Sunday in the wake of a violent attack in Edmonton.
When Brendan Shanahan took over as president of the Maple Leafs in April 2014, one of his first acts on the job was to do a thorough investigation of the prospects not playing for the NHL team.
Gary Bettman said he knew six months ago an arena deal would not get done in Calgary under the city’s current administration.
Education on transgender athletes is mandatory for all of Ontario’s minor hockey coaches, trainers and managers this season, the latest step in a series of changes stemming from a human rights complaint filed by a transgender teen in 2013.
Ever wonder the tangible value of picking first or second in the NHL Draft?
In the first NHL preseason game played in China, the Los Angeles Kings used a third-period scoring spurt to put away the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday.
Tyler Wong scored three times and added an assist in the Vegas Golden Knights’ first-ever pre-season game as the NHL’s newest franchise defeated the Vancouver Canucks 9-4 on Sunday.
Sitting smack dab in the middle of the balcony’s front row, Darryl Olsen has a Saddledome view he’s dreamed of for decades.