NHL

Watson’s return solidifies Predators’ lines for playoffs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators mixed up the roster in February by bringing in four new players. It turns out the biggest addition may have come in the final week of the regular season. Coach Peter Laviolette slid Austin Watson back into the third line alongside Colton Sissons and Nick Bonino for the final three games and the ...

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FOX Sports Tennessee to deliver extensive coverage of Nashville Predators during 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

NASHVILLE  – FOX Sports Tennessee will televise the Nashville Predators during the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, along with Predators LIVE Playoffs Edition before and after each telecast on the network. Additionally, Predators LIVE postgame shows will air after every Predators playoff game through the postseason. The Predators will open the First Round against the Dallas Stars ...

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Flames face stacked field in NHL Western Conference playoffs

The Calgary Flames are the new players in the Western Conference playoffs, a field stacked with Stanley Cup-contending teams such as the San Jose Sharks, Nashville Predators, Winnipeg Jets and Vegas Golden Knights. It doesn’t appear to be safe to count any of the eight teams out. Predators general manager David Poile knows the NHL as well as anyone on ...

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Why wait? Panthers hire Joel Quenneville to be new head coach

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Dale Tallon and Joel Quenneville are together again, and the Florida Panthers are ready for them to recreate their magic. Quenneville — who is second on the NHL’s all-time victory list — was hired Monday to coach the Panthers, who started their offseason with a splash. It’s also a reunion, after Tallon hired Quenneville to coach ...

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FOX Sports Carolinas to deliver extensive coverage of Carolina Hurricanes during Stanley Cup Playoffs

RALEIGH — FOX Sports Carolinas will televise the Carolina Hurricanes during the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, along with Hurricanes LIVE Playoffs Edition before and after each telecast on the network. The Hurricanes will open the First Round against the Washington Capitals on Thursday, April 11, on FOX Sports Carolinas. Coverage will begin with Hurricanes LIVE at ...

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Rebuilding Red Wings counting on Larkin, Mantha and Bertuzzi

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings ended a third straight season without a postseason bid, counting on a core of players 24 years old and younger to end the postseason drought next year. Dylan Larkin, Andreas Athanasiou, and Tyler Bertuzzi each set career highs for scoring and Anthony Mantha matched his highest point total. Even though Detroit had more ...

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Punchless Wild ponder end of playoff streak at 6 years

As the Minnesota Wild crawled to the end of this fruitless season, there was no more fitting way to finish. Back-to-back blanks. The consecutive shutouts by Boston and Dallas gave the Wild a total of 11 games without a goal in 2018-19, pushing them to 27th in the NHL in scoring out of 31 teams. Their 210 goals were more ...

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