ST. PAUL, Minn. — Zach Parise scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Minnesota Wild won their second game of the season, beating the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Sunday. Jason Zucker, Marcus Foligno and Brad Hunt also scored for Minnesota, which matched its highest goal total through eight games this season.
The Maple Leafs have some roster decisions to make Sportsnet: Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Travis Dermott and forward Zach Hyman are nearing a return. Both are eligible to come off the LTIR next Saturday. To activate either they are going to need to clear some roster spot(s) either by demotion, waivers or trade. The Leafs
ST. LOUIS — Brendan Gallagher, Jonathan Drouin and Nick Suzuki scored in the second period, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Saturday. Jordan Weal and Shea Weber also scored for the Canadiens, who won for the third time in four games. Carey Price made 32 saves in his 325th win,
Canadiens eyeing a Sharks defenseman? Kevin Kurz: The Montreal Canadiens have been scouting the San Jose Sharks this season. Elliotte Friedman reports the Canadiens are looking at left-handed defensemen. The Sharks have a left-handed defenseman who is from Montreal – Marc-Edouard Vlasic. Devils mailbag on Hall, the D, Boyle and Schneider Corey Masisak of The
How long will the New Jersey Devil be able to wait with Taylor Hall? Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: The New Jersey Devils still plan on trying to re-sign pending unrestricted free agent Taylor Hall to a long-term contract extension. There is no reason to believe at this point that they are considering any other options.
The 2019-20 NHL season has just gotten underway, and teams are still feeling and figuring out new teammates, systems, and schemes. Many clubs have a plethora of new key players, including the Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators, and New Jersey Devils, and understandably, they have all struggled out of the gate. Then there are teams like
“Too early” for Penguins to be looking at centermen Rob Rossi of The Athletic: Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford said that it is still “too early” to look into a trade for a centerman after the injuries to Evgeni Malkin and Nick Bjugstad. Penguins have some defensemen they could move TSN: Bob McKenzie on what
TORONTO — Paul Byron scored in the shootout as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-5 on Saturday for their first win of the season. Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and John Tavares all failed to beat Carey Price in the shootout. Brendan Gallagher had a goal and two assists for Montreal (1-0-1). Phillip Danault and
Extension talks to start for some pending restricted free agents Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic: From understanding, the New York Islanders and the agent for Mathew Barzal, J.P. Barry, have already established that they’d like to have contract extension talks this fall. Barzal’s numbers so far have him between Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner. That
The Islanders placed defenseman Hickey on waivers today David Pagnotta: The New York Islanders have been trying to trade defenseman Thomas Hickey since last season. He has three years on his deal at a $2.5 million salary cap hit. There may not have been a trade worth taking out there, so he’s on waivers today.
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, there is news surrounding the Winnipeg Jets’ negotiations with restricted free agents Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine. There is also news out of Toronto from Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas. Are the Montreal Canadiens serious about dealing Jonathan Drouin? Finally, are the Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues making
The Avs and Rantanen closing the gap on a new deal Chris Johnston: Colorado Avalanche restricted free agent forward Mikko Rantanen is not skating with SC Bern anymore and is going back to Helskinki. It is believed that they are making progress on a contract. Pierre LeBrun: There is still some work to be done
Rumor that Jonathan Drouin could be available Eric Engels of Sportsnet: Montreal Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin didn’t finish last season well and his preseason play may have some wondering where he fits with the Canadiens this season. Drouin has been tried with different centers. He played a team-low in ice time on Monday against the
For today’s NHL rumors, there is news out of Toronto surrounding Auston Matthews and Taylor Hall has downplayed the progress of an extension with the New Jersey Devils. Plus, will the Pittsburgh Penguins move a goaltender to get under the salary cap? Are the Montreal Canadiens looking to move a forward? And finally, how does
TORONTO — Auston Matthews scored and Frederik Andersen made 26 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 in pre-season play Wednesday. Trevor Moore, with a goal and an assist, and John Tavares also scored for Toronto. Mitch Marner added two assists. Keith Kinkaid stopped 46 shots for Montreal. Matthews’ First Game Since Charges Announced Toronto took the ice
On Connor, Hall and Byfuglien Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic: Kyle Connor‘s agent Rich Evans on Monday on the report that they were close to having a deal done. “That’s just not true,” Evans said. The New Jersey Devils and Taylor Hall‘s camp have had preliminary talks. Now, if a deal can’t be reached …
Canadiens interest in Honka Marc Dumont of The Athletic: There have been reports that the Montreal Canadiens are interested in Dallas Stars defenseman Julius Honka. The Canadiens do have Jeff Petry and Shea Weber in their top four, with Christian Folin, Noah Juulsen, Cale Fleury and Josh Brook fighting for the third-pair. The Stars may
By The Canadian Press September 20th, 2019 BROSSARD, Que. — Montreal Canadiens forward Ryan Poehling is out indefinitely with a concussion. Poehling is believed to have been hurt after taking a hit from the Florida Panthers’ Dryden Hunt on Wednesday during a pre-season game in Bathurst, N.B. Montreal Canadiens’ Ryan Poehling (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)