Golden Knights Beat Islanders – Fleury Gets League-Leading Win

NEW YORK — Tomas Nosek scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the surging Vegas Golden Knights beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday night. Jonathan Marchessault and William Karlsson also scored to help the Golden Knights win for the 10th time in 13 games. Marc-Andre Fleury, making his 11th straight […]

The Blue Jays have a decision to make on Ken Giles

Understand that this was way back before analytics were all the rage – long before anybody was talking about an “opener,” and back in a time when closers had an almost mythical quality attached to them. Baseball people, or many at least, understood there was a fungible nature to the job. But it was almost […]

Weezer will headline the musical entertainment at 2019 NHL Winter Classic, report says – CBS Sports

The NHL has found a headliner for its musical entertainment at this year’s Winter Classic and Weezer has scored the gig. News broke Wednesday that the Los Angeles-based rock band behind “Undone,” “Buddy Holly” and “Say It Ain’t So” was set to take the stage during the first intermission of the 2019 Winter Classic, according […]

NHL Power Rankings after Week 10

7:00 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN As we near the end of the calendar year, every NHL team has a wish list. Though many teams will make tweaks during the season, the biggest changes tend to come in summer. For this week’s power rankings — voted on, as always, by a panel of ESPN experts — […]

31 Thoughts: Examining why a Nylander-Pietrangelo deal never materialized

• Can Ovechkin break Gretzky’s goals record?• Leafs doing due diligence on blueliners• Would Chicago, L.A. discussing moving Crawford, Quick? For years, David Amber’s been preaching to anyone who would listen that Alex Ovechkin will challenge Wayne Gretzky’s record of 894 goals. This is always met with derisive mocking, including, on one occasion, from Ovechkin […]

Best in the West: What the Calgary Flames Are Doing Right

The Calgary Flames are off to a stellar start in this 2018-19 National Hockey League regular season. With a commanding 19-10-2 record, the Flames currently sit atop the Pacific Division and the Western Conference. The momentum does not seem to be slowing down, either, as can be seen by the 3-1 record last week, which […]