Ice Hockey

Drew Doughty prepares to deliver a check to William Carrier that was ruled an illegal hit to the head. (Image: Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Kings Task to Even Series Tougher With Drew Doughty Suspended

If the Los Angeles Kings are going to even the best-of-seven NHL Playoff series with the Vegas Golden Knights, they will be doing it without Drew Doughty. The teamís star defenseman was suspended Thursday by the NHL for a hit to the head of William Carrier in the teams 1-0 […]

Pittsburgh is trying to win the Stanley Cup for the third consecutive year. (Image: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Five Questions Needing Answers for First Round of NHL Playoffs

The NHL Playoffs begin on Wednesday and all eight games expect to have some level of intrigue. Some of the storylines include the Pittsburgh Penguins trying to win their third consecutive Stanley Cup and the Vegas Golden Knights trying to keep its magical season alive. The favorite to win the […]

Vegas Golden Knights Forward Ryan Reaves and the rest of the team is expecting a physical battle against the Los Angeles Kings in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. (Image: Las Vegas Review-Journal)

NHL Playoffs Set, Nashville Stanley Cup Favorites

They have been the favorite of oddsmakers late in the season, and now that the NHL Playoffs are set to begin on Wednesday, the Nashville Predators are maintaining that status. Bovada has the Western Conference winner at 7/2. Sportsbook.ag has them listed as the 9/2 favorite. Tampa Bay, which begin […]

The New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders are both competing for a playoff spot. (Image: Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Teams Fight for Final Playoff Spots as NHL Season Hits Homestretch

With the NHL regular season winding down, the teams trying to get into the postseason are doing more jockeying than the backstretch at Churchill Downs. Some clubs are in better position than others, while for a few organizations, like Buffalo, Arizona, and Chicago, their seasons are over. The Eastern Conference […]

The Tampa Bay Lightning added Ryan McDonagh and J.T. Miller from the New York Rangers at the NHL trade deadline. (Image: Mike Carlson/Getty)

Tampa Bay Lightning Add Ryan McDonagh, JT Miller at NHL Trade Deadline

The Tampa Bay Lightning look even more like a leading Stanley Cup contender after adding Ryan McDonagh and JT Miller to their roster in a blockbuster deal with the New York Rangers just before the NHL trade deadline. The Rangers were clearly in sell mode heading into the trade deadline, […]

The Bruins have acquired forward Rick Nash in the hopes of bolstering their chances of winning a Stanley Cup this season. (Image: James P. McCoy/Buffalo News)

Boston Bruins Acquire Rick Nash in Trade to Improve Stanley Cup Chances

The Boston Bruins have traded for All-Star forward Rich Nash in an effort to solidify their roster before the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Bruins acquired Nash in a multiplayer trade with the New York Rangers. In exchange for 33-year-old Nash, the Rangers will receive defenseman Ryan Lindgren, forwards Matt Beleskey […]

US Womenís Hockey Team Golden in Final Against Canada

It didnít matter that the US Womenís hockey team had to wait for an overtime period and a shootout to win the gold medal against Canada. That small amount of time was nothing compared to the 20 years the squad has had to endure to capture its second gold medal […]

Czech Republic Bounces US Menís Olympic Hockey Team

There will be no miracle for the US Menís Olympic Hockey team as they watched the dream end at the hands of the Czech Republic on Wednesday in Korea. The team was eliminated in a shootout in which they could not score in five chances. The Americans were underdogs against […]

Vegas Golden Knights Have NHL’s Best Record, A First For A New Team

The record-setting season of the Vegas Golden Knights reached another mark as the expansion team now has the best record in the NHL. The newest hockey club has 82 points and a 39-15-4 record, besting Tampa Bayís 81 points and 39-17-3 mark. According to Elias Sports Bureau it is the […]

Canada defeated the United States 2-1 in their round-robin game, but the USA is still slightly favored in the gold medal clash. (Image: Ronald Martinez/Getty)

USA and Canada to Meet in Womenís Hockey Gold Medal Game

The two teams that have dominated womenís hockey will clash one more time, as the United States and Canada have both reached the gold medal game at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The USA was the first to clinch a spot in the final after defeating Finland 5-0 in the semifinal […]

Absence of NHL Stars Makes OAR Favorite in Menís Olympic Hockey

The Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) are in the best position to take advantage of the lack of NHL talent at the Winter Games this year, making them the favorites to win gold in menís Olympic hockey. The 12-team Olympic hockey tournament features a lot of young talent and a […]

USA and Canada Given Best Gold Medal Odds in Womenís Hockey

Canada will look to win their fifth consecutive gold medal in womenís hockey at the 2018 Winter Olympics, but will face a stiff challenge from their American neighbors. Both Canada and the United States have medaled at every Winter Olympics since womenís ice hockey was introduced in 1998. After the […]

NHL All Star Game Format Presents Unique Hockey Betting Opportunities

Professional All Star games tend not to receive much action at the betting window. But with three games, an over-under, and MVP voting, the NHL All Star Game presents several advantage situations for the savvy hockey bettor. The unique format calls for the Metropolitan Division to face off against the […]

Governor Chris Christie has been a supporter of legalizing gambling in his state and the Supreme Court will rule on the issue sometime in early 2918. (Image: Associated Press)

How Long Shot New Jersey Sportsbetting Case Got to Supreme Court

It was an underdog from the start but New Jersey government officials managed to defy heavy odds against them and get its sportsbetting case to be heard by the Supreme Court this year. It is the culmination of a three-year battle the state has waged against the federal government and […]