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NHL

  • League status: Active
  • Administered by: National Hockey League
  • Head manager: Gary Bettman
  • Year of start: 1917
  • WWW: http://www.nhl.com/
 

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22 Feb 2017 | Connor Jones  (F) Bridgeport Sound TigersarrowNew York Islanders
20 Feb 2017 | Michael Stone  (D) Arizona CoyotesarrowCalgary Flames
19 Feb 2017 | Ty Rattie  (F) Carolina HurricanesarrowSt. Louis Blues
18 Feb 2017 | Sergei Kalinin  (F) New Jersey DevilsarrowToronto Marlies
League leaders |  season 2016-2017 all time stats
# Player name Pos Team GP G A P PIM +/-
1.Nikita NesterovDMontreal Canadiens35391220-3
2.Michael StoneDCalgary Flames4518912-5
3.Tommy WingelsCOttawa Senators3753815-2
4.Alexei MarchenkoDToronto Maple Leafs30066126
5.Joel Eriksson EkFMinnesota Wild923522
6.Philip SamuelssonDMontreal Canadiens4014521-7
7.Brad HuntDNashville Predators91452-2
8.Seth GriffithFFlorida Panthers2405586
9.Auston MatthewsFToronto Maple Leafs1404
10.Sergei KalininFNew Jersey Devils4322415-14
Show all stats for season 2016-2017
League standings stage:

GROUP: Atlantic Division

# Club G W W-OTL-OTL Score P
1Montreal Canadiens58256819165:150 70
2Boston Bruins58245623157:155 64
3Ottawa Senators54227619145:146 64
4Toronto Maple Leafs562241020174:167 62
5Florida Panthers5515101020140:158 60
6Buffalo Sabres571771023141:161 58
7Tampa Bay Lightning56214625154:160 56
8Detroit Red Wings571391025141:171 54

GROUP: Metropolitan Division

# Club G W W-OTL-OTL Score P
1Washington Capitals56327611192:121 84
2Columbus Blue Jackets56279515182:138 77
3Pittsburgh Penguins55287614197:155 76
4New York Rangers56325118192:147 75
5New York Islanders552231020162:165 60
6Philadelphia Flyers571611624148:171 60
7New Jersey Devils561681022131:159 58
8Carolina Hurricanes53186722140:156 55

GROUP: Central Division

# Club G W W-OTL-OTL Score P
1Minnesota Wild56316613187:130 80
2Chicago Blackhawks572510517166:147 75
3St. Louis Blues57237522163:165 65
4Nashville Predators56243821158:151 62
5Winnipeg Jets59215429171:187 56
6Dallas Stars582021026160:187 54
7Colorado Avalanche54105237109:184 32

GROUP: Pacific Division

# Club G W W-OTL-OTL Score P
1San Jose Sharks58277618161:141 74
2Anaheim Ducks582641018152:147 70
3Edmonton Oilers57219720162:148 67
4Calgary Flames58218326152:165 61
5Los Angeles Kings551810423138:136 60
6Vancouver Canucks57178626135:164 56
7Arizona Coyotes55118729131:174 45
Last updated: 16 Feb 2017, 16:37

30 teams are split into two Conferences, each conference into three divisions. Western Conference has Central, Northwest and Pacific divisions, while Eastern Conference has Atlantic, Northeast and Southeast divisions. Each conference has separate standings. All teams play 82 games in regular season, with top eight teams from each conference advancing to the playoffs. Top three spots in the conference standings are reserved for division winners. Playoffs are played as a best-of-seven series. Winners of both conferences meet in the Stanley Cup finals.

The league is closed, there is no promotion or relegation.

The league was organized on November 22, 1917 in Montreal during World War I, when the preceding NHA was suspended. Started with four teams (Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators and Quebec Bulldogs), had a number of expansions and team relocations. Currently consists of 30 teams. Had a one-year lockout during 2004-05 season during negotiations between the players association and club owners about a collective agreement over rules governing player salaries.

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Predators Sign Forsberg to a Six-Year, $36 Million Contract

- Nashville Predators Press Release

Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Monday that the club has signed forward Filip Forsberg to a six-year, $36 million contract. Forsberg will make $6 million each season from 2016-17 to 2021-22.

"Filip is among the most skilled, dynamic talents we've ever had in the organization and is an integral part of our success for the next six years and beyond," Poile said. "While we have already seen his creativity, hockey sense and puck skills, he has yet to reach the peak of his abilities. We have full confidence that he will continue to blossom into one of the top players in the world.

This is just another example of our ownership group's commitment to the franchise, our fans and the entire community to build a team that can reach our ultimate goal of winning the Stanley Cup."

Forsberg, 21 (8/13/94), led the Predators in goals (33) and points (64) for the second consecutive season during his sophomore campaign in 2015-16.

(27 Jun 2016)
 

Tucson welcomes the Roadrunners

The Arizona Coyotes announced that the Club's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate will be called the Tucson Roadrunners. The team's name and logo were revealed by Coyotes' President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc at an open house event at the Tucson Convention Center.

"We are very proud to name our AHL affiliate the Tucson Roadrunners," said LeBlanc. "The Tucson Roadrunners will build on the great traditions of hockey in Arizona dating back to 1967. Roadrunners was the overwhelming fan favorite during our ‘Name the Team' contest, and we thank the thousands of fans who helped us select a great name that creates a strong connection to the City of Tucson, reflects our state pride, and extends the reach of the Coyotes brand."

(19 Jun 2016)
 

Sami Salo retires

The Finnish NHL veteran Sami Salo decided to retired. The 41-year-old defenseman has had troubles with an injured wrist and hasn't played a game since the spring 2014. Salo played 878 NHL games 1998-2014 and represented Finland at four Olympic tournaments.

(14 Aug 2015)
 

New York Rangers happy with Jesper Fast

New York Rangers announced today that they have agreed to terms with RFA forward Jesper Fast. Rangers selected Fast in the sixth round, (157th overall), of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

(15 Jul 2015)
 

Medvedev goes to Philadelphia

Ak Bars Kazan d-man Evgeny Medvedev terminated his contract with KHL side in order to sign with Philadelphia Flyers. Medvedev, 32 years old, won two Gagarin Cups in the KHL. He was a UFA in the NHL.

(20 May 2015)
 

Valeri Karpov passed away

Former Russian player Valeri Karpov died at 44 for the consequences of a domestic incident (a bad fall down the stairs) suffered last July. After two months in coma, Karpov suffered three operations, but was never able to recover. In September was transported from Chelyabinsk to Berezovsky, to follow specific rehabilitation in a hospital.
Drafted by Anaheim, Karpov played 76 games in NHL and 523 in Soviet/Russian League with a title in 1999 with Metallurg Magnitogorsk. He won a World Championship in 1993 and a silver in 2002 with Russia. He was inducted into the Russian and Soviet Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993. Before the accident, Karpov signed as Chelmet Chelyabinsk assistant coach

(10 Oct 2014)
 

Arturs Irbe named goalies coach at Sabres

Buffalo Sabres announced club signed former goalie Arturs Irbe as goaltending coach. Irbe worked in the same position at Washington Capitals from 2009 to 2011

(05 Aug 2014)
 

NHL won’t allow Swedish players to celebrate in Stockholm

Swedish NHL players are not allowed to celebrate the results of the team at home in Stockholm.

A few hours after the final match they will take a special flight to bring back remaining NHL players in North America.

Even if Sweden will win the gold medal, players, all in the roster except Jimmie Ericsson, will not be released for a ceremony in Sweden. Earlier Swedish hockey players had planned to negotiate with their clubs to come to their location a day later, but the NHL decided otherwise.

(23 Feb 2014)
 

Zetterberg out for 8 weeks, Zuccarello for 4

The Tre Kronor and Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg had back surgery today and will be out of play for about 8 weeks.

New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello will miss 3-4 weeks with non-a displaced fracture in his left hand sustained while playing for Norway at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

(21 Feb 2014)
 

Martin St. Louis replaces Stamkos in Canada roster

Hockey Canada announced Tampa Bay forward Martin St. Louis will replace injured Lightning centre Steven Stamkos in the Olympic men's hockey team. St-Louis played once for Canada at Olympics, in Turin 2006

(06 Feb 2014)
15 Feb 2017Detroit Red Wings - St. Louis Blues0-2
15 Feb 2017Calgary Flames - Philadelphia Flyers3-1
15 Feb 2017San Jose Sharks - Florida Panthers5-6 OT
15 Feb 2017Columbus Blue Jackets - Toronto Maple Leafs5-2
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