Nylander paces the Maple Leafs with 28 goals, and his 59 points in 51 games are tied with Marner for the most on the team. Hamilton has really settled in during his second season in New Jersey and ranks fifth among all blue-liners with 46 points in 49 games.
ET; ABC, ESPN+, CBC, SN, TVAS) will be the first where the Washington Capitals left wing will have his sons, Sergei, 4, and Ilya, 2, with him along with his wife Nastya. It will be the eighth All-Star Game that Ovechkin plays in, the most among players participating in the game this season.
Chiasson is the emergency backup goalie, or EBUG, for the Penguins. At Dec. 29, 2005 game on the road against the Quebec Remparts, Chiasson stopped 67 of 71 shots in a 5-4 win in what he said was the game of his life.
With a string of injuries across the league to some top goalies in the likes of Cam Talbot, Frederik Andersen, and Tristan Jarry over the last 10 days or so there will likely be a number of teams getting creative with their situation in the blue paint. A total of 11 games on the NHL betting board today, so let's tap in and make a little bit of loot, shall we?
Hide Transcript Show Transcript Alex Ovechkin scored his 32nd goal of the season, Nicklas Backstrom had the shootout winner and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Thursday night in a matchup of rivals jockeying for position in the Eastern Conference playoff race.The Capitals snapped a two-game skid and handed the Penguins a fifth loss in eight games.
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That man is NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. They ripped him for this and that, but you still see him at his NHL office because we have the most robust league in its long history.
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That was reflected in the intensity of both teams in a seesaw battle that ended when Darcy Kuemper stopped Evgeni Malkin on the Penguins' final shootout attempt to give the Capitals a 3-2 victory at Capital One Arena on Thursday. Washington started strong, outshooting Pittsburgh 21-8, and took a 1-0 lead on Ovechkin's power-play goal from the left face-off circle at 6:00 of the first period.
“It’s always good to get a chance to do the shootout and obviously nice to get a win, too," Backstrom said with a smile. We’ve got to make sure that we’re consistent, but we’ve been competing hard and finding ways and we’ve got to find another level here going into the stretch run.”
But in the end, the 2023 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game served up a reminder that the 2023 NHL draft class has been lauded for its depth of talent as much as the generational star who's expected to go first overall. "I think that's where goalies can get into trouble," he said.