Hockey

Poehling scores twice, Penguins defeat Flyers for fifth straight win

PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Poehling scored two goals for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-1 win against the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2022 NHL Thanksgiving Showdown at Wells Fargo Center on Friday. Teddy Blueger had three assists, and Josh Archibald had a goal and an assist for Pittsburgh (11-7-3), which won its fifth straight game. Tristan …

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State Your Case: Will Karlsson have 100 points this season for Sharks?

Erik Karlsson has gotten off to an incredible start this season. The San Jose Sharks defenseman has 29 points (11 goals, 18 assists), tied for third in the NHL behind Edmonton Oilers forwards Connor McDavid (35 points; 16 goals, 19 assists) and Leon Draisaitl (31 points; 11 goals, 20 assists). He leads League defensemen in …

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Flyers remember young fan on Hockey Fights Cancer night

Grande was among those honored by the Philadelphia Flyers during their Hockey Fights Cancer game against the Calgary Flames. The 19-year-old from Springfield, Pennsylvania, died Oct. 12 after an 18-month battle with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of soft-tissue cancer. “AJ would say I wouldn’t want all this attention, but this is great,” said Tricia Grande, …

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2023 NHL Draft: Dragicevic boosted to A rating by Central Scouting

Lukas Dragicevic, a defenseman with Tri-City of the Western Hockey League, is one of six players upgraded to an A rating on NHL Central Scouting’s players to watch list presented by BioSteel. The revised players to watch list updates the preliminary list released Oct. 25. Players with an A rating are considered candidates to be …

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NHL Buzz: Chychrun to make season debut, Schmaltz back for Coyotes

Arizona Coyotes Jakob Chychrun will make his season debut when the Coyotes visit the Nashville Predators (8 pm ET; BSSO, BSAZ, ESPN+, SN NOW). The defenseman has not played since March 12, when he sustained an ankle injury in a loss to the Boston Bruins. He also underwent wrist surgery during the offseason. Nick Schmaltz …

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