NHL

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 …

Poehling scores twice, Penguins defeat Flyers for fifth straight win Read More »

Rangers face challenge of matching up with hungry Connor McDavid

If there is one justification for the NHL schedule matrix, in which every team plays home and away against all 16 non-conference opponents to the detriment of intradivision rivalries and playoff races, it’s that it means No. 97 for the Oilers will be on the Garden ice Saturday afternoon. Yes, Connor McDavid will be in …

Rangers face challenge of matching up with hungry Connor McDavid Read More »

To Sabers and their fans, return of goathead was about more than just a jersey

It was 90 minutes before faceoff Wednesday night and Sabers coach Don Granato had gone through the perfunctory pregame lineup news when the conversation turned to the night’s major point: Fashion. The game against the St. Louis Blues has been circled on the calendars of fans – and in the Sabers’ locker room – since …

To Sabers and their fans, return of goathead was about more than just a jersey Read More »