7:00 AM ET The 2020 NHL trade deadline was one of the season’s biggest mysteries. There weren’t many obvious sellers, and the standings were so tightly packed that even the Buffalo Sabres — who have a 2.8% chance of making the playoffs, per Money Puck — considered themselves in the hunt. There weren’t the same
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Lou Lamoriello’s first year and a half as the New York Islanders’ general manager were quiet. Other than bringing in a well-respected coach in Barry Trotz, he stayed out of the spotlight, mostly re-signing his players and making no moves in his first trade deadline with New York. Related: Islanders Still Have Value in Ho-Sang
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CENTRE HENRY-LEONARD, BAIE-COMEAU, QC — Lucas Fitzpatrick made 28 saves leading the Baie-Comeau Drakkar to a 3-2 victory over the Gatineau Olympiques. The Drakkar led 2-1 at the end of the first period after goals from Charles-Antoine Giguère and Raivis Kristians Ansons. Zachary Dean scored for the Olympiques. The Drakkar led 3-2 after two periods
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8:10 PM ET Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom underwent a minor lower-body procedure Wednesday and will be re-evaluated in two weeks, Canucks general manager Jim Benning announced. Markstrom underwent an MRI on Monday after suffering the injury in a 9-3 win over Boston on Saturday. Backup Thatcher Demko will receive the bulk of the workload
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Several NHL prospects changed teams in the American Hockey League before the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline on Monday.  Here is a look at several potential NHL players who found new AHL homes.  Eetu Luostarinen, Chase Priskie and Mason Marchment, Springfield (Florida Panthers) Florida added prospect depth in a trade that sent forward Vincent Trocheck to
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The Anaheim Ducks had a busy trade deadline. First, they traded Ondrej Kase to the Boston Bruins in return for a first-round pick, Axel Andersson and David Backes. Monday morning, they traded Derek Grant to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for center Kyle Criscuolo and a conditional fourth-round pick and sent Nick Ritchie to the Bruins
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RALEIGH, N.C.—David Ayres is still adjusting to new-found stardom after winning a game as the emergency goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes. The 42-year-old Zamboni driver and kidney-transplant recipient has been making the rounds on TV shows and radio interviews since earning Saturday’s unlikely win at Toronto following injuries to the Hurricanes’ top two goalies. Now
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The New York Islanders have acquired defenseman Jordan Schmaltz from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Matt Lorito. Schmaltz was a first-round pick by St. Louis in the 2012 NHL Draft. The fifth-year pro has skated in 37 games with the AHL’s Toronto Marlies this season, collecting two goals and 11 assists. In
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Impressive defensive pairings are noteworthy. Colton Parayko and Marco Scandella are headliners. The newest addition to the St. Louis Blues can’t fill Jay Bouwmeester’s skates, nor would he want to. The fact is, they play a similar style, which is what general manager Doug Armstrong was counting on. The new pair has six points combined in
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CENTRE GEORGES-VÉZINA, CHICOUTIMI — Dawson Mercer scored two goals and added two assists leading the Chicoutimi Saguenéens to a 7-4 victory over the Gatineau Olympiques in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Raphaël Lavoie added a goal and three assists for the Saguenéens. The first period ended in a 3-3 tie. Mercer scored a pair
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