Zuccarello is only the seventh player from Norway to make it to the NHL, and he’s the first to make it to the Stanley Cup finals. Now, “Zucca” has Norwegians staying up late to watch New York Rangers games and checking the stats to see if he scored.
Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.
While the Anaheim Ducks packed up for the summer, Teemu Selanne already was off enjoying his first few days of retirement.
Forward Trevor Lewis has agreed to a two-year, $3.05 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings.
Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak each had a goal and two assists, and the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrated coach Randy Carlyle’s return to Anaheim with a 3-1 victory over the Ducks on Monday night.
Martin Jones made 24 saves to lead the Kings to their eighth straight victory with a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday.
The stakes for Friday’s men’s semifinals ice hockey game in Sochi between Team USA and Canada just got higher.
The 2014 Olympics won’t be remembered in a positive way for Russia after the country’s home defeat.
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Jonas Hiller made 22 saves in his 14th consecutive victory, and the steamrolling Anaheim Ducks beat the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 Sunday night for their 17th victory in 18 games.
Forward Andrew Cogliano has agreed to a four-year, $12 million contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks.
Dustin Penner had two goals and Saku Koivu had two assists in his long-awaited return to the lineup, leading the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-2 victory Friday over Calgary.
Cody Eakin, Stephane Robidas and Ryan Garbutt scored in a 53-second span of the third period, and the Dallas Stars beat the Pacific Division leading Anaheim Ducks 6-3 on Tuesday night for their first home win in more than month.
Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star defenseman Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions.
Brad Boyes scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, Tim Thomas stopped 32 shots and the Florida Panthers snapped a nine-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.