NHL On Tap: Hot Robertson leads the Stars against the Avalanche

Hot Robertson is rolling over to Colorado Jason Robertson He’ll try to extend his goal and point streak for the Dallas Stars when they visit the Colorado Avalanche at Ball Arena (9 p.m. ET; ALT, BSSWX, ESPN+, SN NOW). Robertson scored twice in three straight games, including a 5-4 overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets … Read more

The Rangers are challenged to juggle a hungry Connor McDavid

If there’s one justification for the National Hockey League’s matrix schedule, in which every team plays home and away against all 16 non-conference opponents at the expense of in-conference rivalries and playoff races, it’s that the Oilers’ No. 97 will be on park ice this afternoon. Saturday. Yes, Connor McDavid will be in town to … Read more

No. 71 … and a half

Berman, who joined the Penguins ticket division in 1999 after emigrating from Ukraine eight years earlier, was told he might need to accompany the young Russian to dinner at Mario Lemieux’s house to translate. “But then they called again and said hello, Sergey Gonchar is going,” Berman said, adding with his usual hearty laugh, “It … Read more

Skinner, Quinn each score twice, the Sabers end the Blues’ winning streak at seven

Buffalo – Jeff Skinner And the Jack Quinn Scored two goals each, and the Buffalo Sabers ended the St. Louis Blues’ seven-win streak with a 6-2 victory over KeyBank Center on Wednesday. Skinner has four goals and seven points in his last two games. “I think for me, when guys are successful, it’s because the … Read more

Why do penguins play so many games on Thanksgiving night?

Thanksgiving is synonymous with many traditions. Football, family and banquet. The night before Thanksgiving has some traditions, too. Mostly, going to establishments and drinking in ways one wouldn’t normally do on a weekday night. Or go to a Pittsburgh Penguins game. From the Penguins’ first 55 years of existence, they have played a Thanksgiving Eve … Read more

The Devils are proving they’re real with a 13-game winning streak

They’ve proven to the rest of the NHL that they’re not the same devils from the last decade, a team that’s only gone to the Stanley Cup playoffs once since 2013. But more importantly, the hottest team in the NHL has proven to itself that it knows what it takes to win. “That’s the main … Read more

New Jersey Devils franchise record with their 13th straight win

NEWARK, NJ — As the New Jersey Devils celebrated their 13th consecutive victory Monday night, a sold-out crowd stood to celebrate the moment. “I think the team deserves a standing ovation,” Devils coach Lindy Ruff said after his team’s 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers. “A tour like this is unbelievable.” The Devils previously won … Read more