The Colorado Avalanche outplayed the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final with a 4-3 overtime victory, but the Bolts were competitive despite not being at their best.
If Andrei Vasilevskiy doesn’t allow three goals in the opening period, and his Lightning teammates stay out of the box, it could be a different game. The Avalanche entered the Cup Finals netting 14 powerplay goals on 45 attempts, good for 31 percent. They went 1 for 5 in Game 1, but that goal turned out to be the margin of victory.
The Bruins kick off their second preseason game tonight when they take on the New York Rangers at home. The Bruins dropped their first preseason game last Saturday, falling 2-1 to the Philadelphia Flyers on the road. Wins and losses during the preseason do not determine a team’s regular season trajectory, so there is no […]
After veteran defensemen Marc Staal and Danny DeKeyser weren’t re-signed this summer, the Red Wings are, for the second season in a row looking for two new alternate captains to back Dylan Larkin. New head coach Derek Lalonde said in his media availability Friday that he plans to name the alternates after the preseason wraps. […]
After practice this morning, the Detroit Red Wings trimmed their roster from 69 to 60 players. The Red Wings will now have 34 forwards, 20 defensemen, and six goaltenders available to start the preseason schedule. Of the 60 players, 49 were acquired through the draft, trades, or free agency. These players are expected to make […]