Metropolitan race, Bruins, McDavid among questions before start of playoffs

Here are the League’s 10 biggest questions to be answered in the final month of the season. 1. Who will finish first in the Metropolitan Division? The Carolina Hurricanes (43-14-8) and New Jersey Devils (44-16-6) are tied for the top of the Metropolitan Division after New Jersey’s 3-0 victory over Carolina on Sunday in the … Read more

State your case: Can the Rangers reach the Stanley Cup final?

The New York Rangers entered this season with high expectations after reaching the Eastern Conference Finals last season, a six-game loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Not only did they bring back most of that same squad, but Rangers added star forwards Vladimir Tarasenko And Patrick Kane before the NHL trade deadline on March 3. … Read more

Sabers show quiet confidence in win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO — The Buffalo Sabers bench was devoid of enthusiasm, as if their Stanley Cup playoff aspirations were fading overnight. Except they weren’t. There they were, trailing the Toronto Maple Leafs by two goals and trailing 15-4 on shots just 24:13 into the game at Scotiabank Arena on Monday. With the Maple Leafs ahead Jarnkrok … Read more

Rookie Watch: Johnson, Kochetkov among Metropolitan Division’s best

The impact of multiple rookies on the NHL is one of the main storylines for the 2022-23 season. Each week, will review topics related to this season’s class in Rookie Watch. This week, the Metropolitan Division’s top six rookies (in alphabetical order): Noah CatesF, Philadelphia Flyers: The 23-year-old is second among division rookies with … Read more

Color of Hockey: Kirwan celebrates his 30th season with the Lightning organization

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog since 2012. Douglas joined in 2019 and writes about people of color in sports. Today, he profiles Tampa Bay Lightning video coach Nigel Kirwan, the NHL’s longest-serving black coach and the Lightning’s longest-serving full-time employee. TAMPA– Nigel Kirwan never thought he would work in … Read more

Utah’s health and fitness industry ‘shakes up’ with new weight loss solution

Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes With spring fast approaching, many of us want to shed some weight to look and feel better for the upcoming season. This is a great goal – having a healthy weight is an important part of good health. In fact, numerous studies show the significant benefits of achieving and maintaining … Read more

Crosby leads Penguins push ahead of big week against Rangers

PITTSBURGH– Sidney Crosbyat 35, continues to drive the Pittsburgh Penguins bus. The center, in his 18th NHL season, is averaging 1.20 points per game (78 points; 29 goals, 49 assists in 65 games), his third highest since averaging 1.30 in 2013-14. However, that didn’t provide the Penguins (33-22-10) a comfortable cushion in the hunt to … Read more

McDavid and Pastrnak set to face NHL top scorers

BOSTON– Even a guy who has spent most of his career playing alongside Patrice Bergerona guy who’s seen his fair share of amazing goalscorers, who’s played down a line with Sidney Crosby at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, sometimes you have to stop and marvel. “What McDavid is doing in the league right now … Read more

US Vice President Expresses Support for Texas Abortion Trial | Health info

The administration of US President Joe Biden has come out in support of a recently filed lawsuit against the Texas abortion ban, led by five women who were denied reproductive health care in the State. On Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris released a statement calling the women’s stories “devastating.” “As the president and I have … Read more

NHL Morning Skate for March 4

* A total of 21 trades involving 34 players were made on NHL Trade Deadline Day presented by OFX. Among the movements, Vladislav Namestnikov (to WPG) was dealt on deadline day for the fourth time in his career, tied for the most by any player (since 1979-80) and the Ritchie brothers (Brett and Nick) took … Read more