Jun 21, 2012 03:12 EDT
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, who scored a career-high 50 goals this season, won the Hart Trophy as the National Hockey League's Most Valuable Player.
May 13, 2012 17:08 EDT
The United States secured their place in the world ice hockey championship's last eight with a confident 5-0 win over reigning world champions and the event's co-hosts Finland here on Sunday.
Jan 15, 2012 22:54 EST
(Reuters) - Max Pacioretty scored two goals and the Montreal Canadiens rose to the occasion in a 4-1 victory over the NHL-leading New York Rangers on Sunday that snapped their three-game losing streak.
Jan 15, 2012 22:54 EST
(Reuters) - Montreal's Max Pacioretty scored twice as the Canadiens rose to the occasion with a 4-1 victory over the NHL-leading New York Rangers on Sunday.
Nov 29, 2011 13:38 EST
(Reuters) - Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal has been fined $2,500 for high-sticking Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban, the National Hockey League said on Tuesday.
Nov 28, 2011 21:12 EST
(Reuters) - Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty has been suspended three games for an illegal hit that left Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang with a broken nose, the National Hockey League (NHL) said on Monday.
Nov 27, 2011 00:58 EST
(Reuters) - Pittsburgh defenseman Kris Letang suffered a broken nose but battled on to score a controversial overtime goal that gave the Penguins a 4-3 road victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.
Nov 26, 2011 19:00 EST
Letang scored his third goal after James Neal poked the puck free from Carey Price and the Penguins improved to 3-0-1 since Crosby returned to the lineup.
Nov 18, 2011 01:17 EST
(Reuters) - The New York Islanders overcame the loss of starting netminder Evgeni Nabokov in the first period to defeat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 at Nassau Coliseum on Thursday.
Nov 17, 2011 22:17 EST
(Reuters) - The New York Islanders snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens at Nassau Coliseum on Thursday.
Nov 05, 2011 23:44 EDT
Oct 09, 2011 22:53 EDT
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Winnipeg welcomed back its beloved Jets on Sunday, as the National Hockey League (NHL) returned to the western Canadian city 15 years after its heartbreaking exit.
Aug 18, 2011 16:35 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - The National Hockey League completed two days of experiments in a not-so-secret Toronto laboratory Thursday that would have hockey purists squirming in horror as it tinkered with ways to upgrade the game.
Jun 20, 2011 15:06 EDT
MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to a two-year contract extension with Max Pacioretty, whose NHL season was cut short by a controversial hit from Boston's Zdeno Chara, the team said on Monday.
Apr 19, 2011 01:03 EDT
MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Boston Bruins clawed their way back into the NHL first-round playoff series against Montreal with a 4-2 road win over the Canadiens Monday.
Apr 18, 2011 14:02 EDT
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Head injuries are keeping professional hockey players off the ice for longer, indicating either more severe injuries, or a tougher medical regime, according to a study released on Monday.
Apr 16, 2011 19:45 EDT
Slovak star Zdeno Chara sat out Saturday's Boston-Montreal playoff contest after being hospitalized following game one with dehydration.
Apr 11, 2011 23:37 EDT
Chicago, which sneaked into the playoffs on the final day of the season, will have a chance to defend their title when they open the post-season against the President's Trophy winning Vancouver.
Apr 11, 2011 16:02 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian eyes will again be focused on the city of Vancouver where the Canucks are heading into the Stanley Cup playoffs with the best shot at bringing hockey's Holy Grail back to the hockey-mad nation.
Apr 01, 2011 14:30 EDT
Max Pacioretty, whose concussion and broken vertebra intensified debate on NHL hits, took a short solo skate prior to Canadiens team practice on Friday.