NHL

Ducks vs. Avalanche game majorly delayed by broken glass

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Greg Wyshynski) — The Anaheim Ducks and the Colorado Avalanche couldn’t finish the second period of their game on Thursday night. It was a pane in the glass. Defenseman Eric Gelinas of the Avalanche smacked a shot off the glass behind the Ducks’ goal, leaving a significant crack in it. The referees blew play dead, and thus began a comical delay as the Honda Center crew attempted to fix it. The players...
  • New: 3 hr 44 min ago

Jake Allen pulled twice, Blues goaltending is dumpster fire

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Greg Wyshynski) —   The St. Louis Blues are in very real danger of going from first to worst in goaltending, as Jake Allen melted down again on Thursday night. The Blues had a .919 team save percentage last season . Heading into their game against the Washington Capitals, it stood at .892. Then Jake Allen was pulled in a 7-3 loss to the Capitals. Twice. And for the fourth time in his last six...
  • New: 4 hr 26 min ago

San Diego Gulls hope to give Chargers fans local sports fix

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Josh Cooper) — San Diego Gulls photo by Vince Rappleyea About six weeks ago, the American Hockey League’s San Diego Gulls prepared for the San Diego Chargers to make a decision on if they wanted to stay in the market. The Gulls had two plans once the Chargers made their choice, one celebrating the team staying and another lamenting their decision to leave. The NFL gave the Chargers a mid-January...
  • New: 11 hr 56 min ago

NHL explains new rink-length shot event at All-Star Game

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Greg Wyshynski) — The NHL released details on its All-Star Game Skills Competition next Saturday night in Los Angeles. We’re going to have all the usual fun, and one new event that’s going to replace the glorious prop comedy of the Breakaway Challenge (RIP). Keep in mind this is a divisional format, with the overall winner picking which team they wanted to face first in Sunday’s 3-on-3 tournament. So this...
  • 12 hr 27 min ago

Columbus Cottonmouths' bus involved in rollover crash; 24 people hospitalized

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Sean Leahy) — Peoria Journal Star / video A charter bus carrying the Columbus Cottonmouths of the Southern Professional Hockey League rolled over on I-74 as they were en route to Illinois for this weekend’s games against the Peoria Rivermen. According to the Rivermen, there were 24 members of the organization on board, from players to coaches to staff, and all were brought to a local hospital...
  • 12 hr 43 min ago

Huge if True: Will Chicago go shopping? Can they?

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Ryan Lambert) — DENVER, CO – JANUARY 17: Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center on January 17, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. The Blackhawks defeated the Avalanche 6-4. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images) [Breaking down the plausibility of the week’s biggest rumor.] With NHL Trade Season now finally upon us — less than six weeks to...
  • 12 hr 50 min ago

Brent Burns makes case as NHL's best player

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Josh Cooper) — (Getty Images) LOS ANGELES – San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton truly meant what he said about teammate Brent Burns in mid-December when he called the defenseman the “best player in the world.” To Thornton, this wasn’t just some hollow ‘pumping up my teammate’ type of hyperbole. It wasn’t supposed to be some subtle dig at Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, who led his team over...
  • 13 hr 54 min ago

Julien firing inevitable; new goalie pants debut set; Trotz, Hitchcock 'bromance' (Puck Headlines)

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Jen Neale) — Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at  puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com . Via Puck Junk • Jamie Benn: a good looking guy in the least flattering photo ever. The ‘best of the worst’ of 2016-17 Upper Deck Series...
  • 14 hr 24 min ago

Watch your favorite NHL players in this 'Friends' intro montage (Video)

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Sean Leahy) — YouTube Friends has been off the television airwaves for the last 13 years, but there’s not a day that goes by that you can’t find a re-run somewhere on television or find our pal Dave Lozo talking about it on Twitter . [ Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Hockey contest now ] Now we have videos from fans that create their own opening to the show set to the famous Rembrandt’s tune “I’ll Be...
  • 16 hr 2 min ago

Confessions of a Puck Bunny (Puck Soup Podcast)

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Greg Wyshynski) — (WARNING: STRONG ADULT LANGUAGE AND HUMOR. LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.) PUCK SOUP  is the hockey podcast on the  Nerdist network  from Puck Daddy editor Greg Wyshynski and Dave Lozo of Vice Sports, Uproxx and The Comeback. This is a hockey podcast, in the sense that the talk about hockey, both on the ice and about fan culture. That’s the “puck.” This is also a podcast about movies, TV,...
  • 18 hr 12 min ago

Yahoo Daily Fantasy Hockey: Thursday picks

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Yahoo Sports Staff) — AP By Chris Morgan Thursday brings with it eight games, and that includes the two teams that give up the most goals on average in the NHL. That should be enticing for your daily fantasy lineups, and we’re here to help you find solid value and avoid some less-enthusing matchups… [ Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Hockey contest now ] GOALIE Pekka Rinne , NAS at CGY ($32): ...
  • 18 hr 22 min ago

Donald Trump considered buying NHL team, making hockey great again

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Greg Wyshynski) — Donald Trump has put his name on many things: Buildings, golf courses, water, wine, steaks, his own magazine, presumably a tax return. About 17 years before becoming President of the United States* he looked into putting his name down as an owner of a National Hockey League team. It was around 1999. The Panthers were a playoff-caliber team with a new 20,000-seat arena, but original owner...
  • 19 hr 7 min ago

NHL Power Rankings: Capitals vs. Blue Jackets for top spot

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Greg Wyshynski) — Two beasts of the East battled for the top spot in our latest NHL Power Rankings, but we had to give the nod to the Washington Capitals. And not just because they defeated the streaking Columbus Blue Jackets since our last poll. But where are the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Chicago Blackhawks? [ Follow Puck Daddy on Facebook!] These power rankings are a combination of performance on...
  • 19 hr 45 min ago

NHL Three Stars: Oilers beat buzzer; Red Wings stage comeback

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Josh Cooper) — Edmonton Oilers players celebrate after winning the game against the Florida Panthers on January 18, 2017 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images) No. 1 Star:   Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers McDavid scored the buzzer-beating overtime winner  with 2.6 seconds left and notched two assists in Edmonton’s 4-3 victory over the Florida...
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

James Reimer's glove can't stop Connor McDavid's OT buzzer-beater (Video)

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Josh Cooper) — Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid won his team’s game against the Florida Panthers in overtime with a gorgeous last-second breakaway goal that was initially reviewed to determine whether it counted. When McDavid shot the puck, Panthers goaltender James Reimer caught it, but his glove was behind the goal line. A video review confirmed that this was indeed the case. [ Join a...
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