Bruins’ Bruce Cassidy Slams Tom Wilson for ‘Predatory Hit’ on Brandon Carlo

Charles Krupa/Associated PressBoston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy criticized Washington Capitols winger Tom Wilson after a high hit on Boston’s Brandon Carlo resulted in the defenseman being transported to the hospital via ambulance. “Predatory hit from a player who’s done that before,” Cassidy said after the 5-1 victory. “Completely unnecessary, dirty.”Wilson was not penalized on the play.…Continue Reading

As NHL deals with COVID-19 in U.S., Canadian-based NHLers thankful for North Division

TORONTO — Jacob Markstrom’s routine is pretty simple in the NHL’s COVID-19 era. The Calgary Flames goalie goes to the rink and gets tested before hitting the ice for practice. When that’s done, he heads home to make food, watch TV and go to bed. TORONTO — Jacob Markstrom’s routine is pretty simple in the…Continue Reading

Dumba kneels, NHL puts focus on Black Lives Matter movement

Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening playoff game between Edmonton and Chicago in Edmonton, Alberta.” data-reactid=”12″ type=”text”>Minnesota’s Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening playoff game…Continue Reading

Scott Taetsch/Getty ImagesAs the NHL continues to ramp up to its restart, fans will be kept in the dark about players’ ailments.The league announced Saturday that teams will be barred from disclosing injuries or cases of the coronavirus beginning with the move to Phase 3 on Monday after an agreement with the NHL Players’ Association.NHL…Continue Reading

The 6 all-time best hockey rivalries

As you have undoubtedly noticed by now, this week is Rivalry Week across SB Nation. In order to dig into the rivalries across the NHL, we talked to our NHL team sites about historic rivalries and then asked NHL fans what they thought were hockey’s biggest rivalries. Leave a comment below for yours! Islanders-Rangers There…Continue Reading