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FanDuel Sportsbook will begin streaming up to two NHL games a day in its mobile app thanks to a new deal with IMG Arena. (Image: David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire/Getty)

FanDuel to Livestream NHL Games in Mobile Sports Betting App

FanDuel Sportsbook will begin streaming National Hockey League games on a daily basis as part of a deal between the NHL and IMG Arena. The sportsbook will stream up to two games a day through its mobile app, with feeds available only to those who have funds in their sportsbook […]

The Vegas Golden Knights were big winners of the NHL trade deadline, acquiring goalie Robin Lehner from Chicago. (Image: Getty)

Who Were the Winners and Losers at the Close of NHL Trading?

The NHL trade deadline came and went on Monday, and there was a flurry of activity as teams tried to get stronger for the playoffs. Others were trying to unload talent and stockpile draft picks in the hopes of becoming contenders in 2021. There were players and teams that were […]

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals celebrates scoring goal #700 on his career against the New Jersey Devils in Newark, NJ. (Image: Bruce Bennett/Getty)

Alex Ovechkin Second-Youngest to Score 700 Goals, Chasing Gretzky’s 894

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals became the eighth player in NHL history to score 700 goals. Ovechkin, 34, became the second-fastest player in history to achieve the rare feat, trailing only Wayne Gretzky. Now that Ovechkin reached the 700 goal milestone, the next question on everyone’s mind is, “Can […]

The US men's ice hockey team celebrates a victory over the USSR at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. (Image: Getty)

Miracle on Ice: USA Upsets USSR at 1980 Olympics

Forty years ago today, the “Miracle on Ice” occurred when team USA upset the mighty Soviet Union (USSR) 4-3 in the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. The Americans rallied from behind to defeat the best hockey team in the world at the time. […]

Tampa Bay Lightning LW Ondrej Palat jukes Colorado Avs center Nazem Kadri (91) at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO. (Image: Kim Klement/USA Today Sports)

Tampa Bay Lighting Ignite Another Double-Digit Win Streak

When you’re hot, you’re hot. The Tampa Bay Lightning (40-15-5) won 11 games in a row, which set a franchise record. The Lightning edged out the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 in overtime earlier in the week to keep their win streak alive. The sizzling-hot Lightning are 22-2-1 since December 23, with […]

Colorado Avalanche Nathan MacKinnon checks St Louis Blues Vince Dunn at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO. (Image: Hyoung Chang/Denver Post)

Bruins, Caps, Lightning, Avs, Blues … All Stanley Cup Favorites?

With fewer than 25 games remaining in the NHL regular season, oddsmakers don’t have a clear-cut favorite to win the 2020 Stanley Cup. They’ve narrowed down the NHL championship race to a lead pack of five teams that include the Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals, Colorado Avalanche, and […]

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid during an offensive attack against the San Jose Sharks at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Edmonton Oilers Injury Update: Connor McDavid (Quad) Out 2-3 Weeks

Connor McDavid, the captain of the Edmonton Oilers and the NHL’s second-best scorer, will miss anywhere from two to three weeks of action with a left quad injury. The injury comes at a crucial time, with several teams fighting for Stanley Cup playoff spots in the Western Conference. At the […]

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty has been cleared of any wrongdoing after police investigated an alleged incident in which he was accused of punching a young fan. (Image: Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire/Getty)

Free Gritty! Philadelphia Flyers Mascot Cleared of Assaulting Fan

Philadelphia police officials announced Monday that Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty did not commit assault against a 13-year-old boy during a November event at the Fargo Center. Flyers season ticket holder Chris Greenwell had accused Gritty – or, rather, the person portraying the mascot – of punching his son, Brandon, after […]

Edmonton Oilers Goalie Mike Smith (white) fights Calgary Flames goalie Cam Talbot at the Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Image: Derek Leung/Getty)

Battle of Alberta: Talbot and Smith Throw Down in Goalie Fight (VIDEO)

It’s been a while since we saw an old-fashioned hockey line brawl including two goalies fighting. In a heated Battle of Alberta, Cam Talbot (Calgary Flames) and Mike Smith (Edmonton Oilers) were involved in fisticuffs and a classic goalie fight. The Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames came into Saturday’s night […]

The mythical Kraken, an underwater sea monster, that terrorized ships for centuries. (Image: Flickr)

NHL Rumors: New Franchise Named the Seattle Kraken?

The latest word on the street is that the folks bringing a new NHL franchise to Seattle will name their team the Seattle Kraken. Hockey fans have mixed feelings, but film director Kevin Smith loves the potential name, and claims he’d become a huge fan and “Krak-head” if Seattle keeps […]

Washington Capitals teammates, Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, celebrate a recent victory over the NY Islanders. (Image: Bruce Bennett/Getty)

Stanley Cup Odds: Capitals and Blues Co-Favorites at Break

The NHL season is 50 games old, with the All-Star break less than 48 hours away. With the best record in the league, the Washington Capitals (33-11-5) are co-favorites to win the 2020 Stanley Cup at 8/1 odds. The defending champion St. Louis Blues (30-11-8) are also 8/1 odds to […]

Slap Shot in the Face: The Outrageous Firing of Gerard Gallant (Op-Ed)

Slap Shot in the Face: The Outrageous Firing of Gerard Gallant (Op-Ed)

Coach Gerard Gallant’s firing by the Las Vegas Golden Knights was the slap shot heard around the hockey world. The stunning decision to fire a highly-successful NHL head coach and architect for a miracle on ice in the desert makes no sense whatsoever. So, what happened? Gerard Gallant was once […]

Coach Gerrard Gallant was fired by the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday after serving more than two seasons as the team’s first head coach. (Image: Bill Wippert/NHLI/Getty)

Vegas Golden Knights Fire Coach Gerard Gallant, Hire Peter DeBoer

The struggling Vegas Golden Knights fired head coach Gerard Gallant on Wednesday, removing the leader who took the franchise to the Stanley Cup Finals in its inaugural season. Gallant was replaced later in the day by former San Jose coach Peter DeBoer, who was fired by the San Jose Sharks […]

Justin Bieber, second from left, poses with members of the Toronto Maple Leafs after playing in a pick up hockey game with them over the Christmas holidays. (Image: Instagram)

Can Justin Bieber Score on St. Louis Hockey Goalie Jordan Binnington? (Video)

Justin Bieber has a goal to make a “Bielieber” out of St. Louis Blues net-minder, Jordan Binnington, at NHL All-Star Weekend on Jan. 25. Binnington issued a challenge to the pop singer and recreational hockey player on Instagram that he couldn’t score a goal against him in 10 attempts. Binnington, […]

Winnipeg Jets center Jack Roslovic (28) shoots on Detroit Red Wings goalie Eric Comrie (34) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Image: James Carey Lauder/USA Today Sports)

Fade the Red Wings? Detroit Losing Skid Continues at 0-12

The Detroit Red Wings (7-22-3), the worst team in the NHL, saw their losing streak extend to 12 games when they lost 5-1 to the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday. The two teams play again on Thursday in Detroit, with the Red Wings desperately trying to avoid a 13-game losing streak. […]