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Column: The NHL embarrasses itself again as MMA On Ice

Column: The NHL embarrasses itself again as MMA On Ice

The National Hockey League is an embarrassment. This is not a new development, but it’s worth revisiting. As long as the league condones the sort of mindless, reckless violence we’ve seen this week, it will never be anything more than MMA On Ice.
Former Ranger, Capital Nick Kypreos not surprised by brawl between teams

Former Ranger, Capital Nick Kypreos not surprised by brawl between teams

Former NHL player and longtime broadcaster Nick Kypreos doesn't believe stiffer discipline against Washington's Tom Wilson would've prevented what ensued in the Capitals-New York Rangers game Wednesday night.
NHL fines Rangers $250K for criticizing player safety call

NHL fines Rangers $250K for criticizing player safety call

The New York Rangers in less than 72 hours lost their best player to injury, fired their president and general manager, and will likely see another player suspended.

Devils moving AHL franchise from Binghamton to Utica

NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils are moving their AHL franchise from Binghamton, New York to Utica. The AHL Board of Governors on Thursday approved the relocation of the Devils-owned franchise starting with the 2021-22 season.

Kings to host MacKinnon and the Avalanche

Colorado Avalanche (34-13-4, second in the West Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (21-24-6, sixth in the West Division) Los Angeles; Friday, 10 p.m.

Washington hosts Philadelphia after Oshie's 3-goal game

Philadelphia Flyers (23-23-7, sixth in the East Division) vs. Washington Capitals (34-14-5, first in the East Division) Washington; Friday, 7 p.m.

Minnesota hosts Anaheim after Kaprizov's 2-goal game

Anaheim Ducks (17-30-7, eighth in the West Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (33-14-5, third in the West Division) St. Paul, Minnesota; Friday, 8 p.m.

Tampa Bay puts home win streak on the line against Dallas

Dallas Stars (21-18-14, fifth in the Central Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (36-14-3, second in the Central Division) Tampa, Florida; Friday, 7 p.m.

Columbus hosts Detroit after Bjorkstrand's 2-goal game

Detroit Red Wings (18-27-9, eighth in the Central Division) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (17-25-12, seventh in the Central Division) Columbus, Ohio; Friday, 7 p.m.

Marner, Maple Leafs to host the Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens (24-19-9, fourth in the North Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (33-13-6, first in the North Division) Toronto; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Maple Leafs -196, Canadiens +163; over/under is 5.