Shea Weber - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Shea Weber Pens, Sens, Preds, Ducks traded their way to NHL's final 4 Draft and develop is the most common way to win in the salary-cap NHL, and with eight of the past 11 playoff MVPs being homegrown, that hasn't changed. But the four teams left vying for the Stanley Cup this spring — the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators in the East and Nashville Predators and Anaheim Ducks in the West — all made a handful of significant trades to get t... Mon, 15 May 2017 06:23:00 GMT 2017-05-15T06:23:00Z Next step for Predators: Getting beyond second round NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Now that they've swept the Western Conference's top seed out of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Nashville Predators want to continue making history by finally advancing beyond the second round. The Predators have been around since 1998-99 but never have won a second-round playoff series. They came close last year before losing a seve... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:28:00 GMT 2017-04-21T06:28:00Z Rangers top Canadiens 2-1; series tied 2-2 NEW YORK (AP) — After a lackluster performance in a Game 3 loss, the New York Rangers came out aggressive early on Tuesday night. They managed the puck better and kept the pressure off their own net. And now their series against Montreal is even. Rick Nash and Jesper Fast scored, Henrik Lundqvist made 23 saves and the Rangers beat the C... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 03:25:00 GMT 2017-04-19T03:25:00Z Radulov helps Canadiens beat Rangers 3-1 for series lead NEW YORK (AP) — Alexander Radulov and the Montreal Canadiens have gone from facing a giant hole to holding the momentum in their first-round matchup with the New York Rangers. Radulov had a goal and an assist to lead the Canadiens to a 3-1 victory over the Rangers on Sunday night, giving Montreal a 2-1 lead in the series. Artturi Lehkon... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 03:37:00 GMT 2017-04-17T03:37:00Z Alexander Radulov lifts Canadiens past Rangers in overtime MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens were in serious trouble until Tomas Plekanec gave them new life with a tying goal with 18 seconds left. And when Alexander Radulov scored 18:34 into overtime, it gave a whole new look to their playoff series with the New York Rangers. Instead of heading to New York trailing by two games, the Canadiens won 4-3 on Frid... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 05:43:00 GMT 2017-04-15T05:43:00Z Experienced Blackhawks lead field of Cup contenders out West The Chicago Blackhawks have been here so many times before. They're 16 postseason wins away from a fourth Stanley Cup title in eight years, and their veteran core knows it has the talent and the experience to survive the two-month playoff grind. Nobody else in the Western Conference playoff picture can say any of that. None of the other seven teams has wo... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 22:50:00 GMT 2017-04-10T22:50:00Z As soon as the check clears, Golden Knights ready to deal While 30 NHL teams were talking trades ahead of this week's deadline, the wheeling and dealing is about to begin for the 31st. The expansion Vegas Golden Knights can begin making trades and signing free agents for next season as soon as owner Bill Foley's final payment clears with the league. The expansion draft is almost four months away, but Vegas could get some clarity — ... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:31:00 GMT 2017-03-01T07:31:00Z Stars acquire Greg Pateryn from Canadiens for Jordie Benn DALLAS (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens acquired Jordie Benn from the Dallas Stars for Greg Pateryn and a fourth-round pick in the 2017 draft in an exchange of defensemen Monday. The move, made two days before the NHL trade deadline, came a month after the Canadiens picked up Nikita Nestorov from the Tampa Bay Lightning for a sixth-round pick. ... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:07:00 GMT 2017-02-28T01:07:00Z Beauvillier, Greiss lead Islanders to 3-0 win over Canadiens MONTREAL (AP) — It was a big night for rookie Anthony Beauvillier and the New York Islanders. Beauvillier scored in the first period, Thomas Greiss had stopped 24 shots for his third shutout of the season, and the Islanders beat the slumping Montreal Canadiens 3-0 Thursday night. The 19-year-old Beauvillier, who grew up in nearby Sorel-... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:55:00 GMT 2017-02-24T04:55:00Z Byron lifts Canadiens past Rangers in shootout NEW YORK (AP) — Carey Price gave the Montreal Canadiens a much-needed win. Price made 28 saves and Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night to give coach Claude Julien his first win in his second stint with the Canadiens. Price stopped Kevin Hayes and J.T. Miller tw... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:14:00 GMT 2017-02-22T04:14:00Z Big goalie, little kid dominate All-Star Skills Competition LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big Mike Smith and little Ryker Kesler stole the show at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. The towering Arizona goalie scored a 188-foot goal during the Four Line Challenge on Saturday night, and the 6-year-old son of Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler scored on Montreal goalie Carey Price during the Shootout. The At... Sun, 29 Jan 2017 03:47:00 GMT 2017-01-29T03:47:00Z