Latest NHL Metropolitan Division News

Flyers fire Vigneault amid skid; Yeo named interim coach

Dec. 06, 2021 12:23 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers fired coach Alain Vigneault on Monday following eight straight losses, two shy of matching a team record of 10 in a row, and with the franchise far from ending a 47-year Stanley Cup drought. The Flyers have been one of NHL’s biggest...

AP source: Philadelphia Flyers fire coach Alain Vigneault following 8 straight losses

Dec. 06, 2021 10:28 AM EST
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AP source: Philadelphia Flyers fire coach Alain Vigneault following 8 straight losses.

Blackhawks win 3-2 in SO; Islanders lose 11th straight game

Dec. 05, 2021 23:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Kane scored the only goal in the shootout and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Islanders 3-2 Sunday night, sending New York to its 11th straight loss overall and its sixth straight setback its new arena. Kane beat Semyon Varlamov with Chicago’s...

Perry, McDonagh lead Lightning in 7-1 win over flat Flyers

Dec. 05, 2021 21:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Corey Perry had two goals and an assist and Ryan McDonagh scored and had a pair of assists to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 7-1 victory over the slumping Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night. Mathieu Joseph, Taylor Raddysh, Boris Katchouk and Pat...

Columbus snaps 4-game skid, rallies to beat San Jose 6-4

Dec. 05, 2021 21:43 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Adam Boqvist scored twice, Andrew Peeke had two assists and the Columbus Blue Jackets snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-4 come-from-behind win over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night. Sean Kuraly, Cole Sillinger, Jack Roslevic and...

Guentzel scores 3 in 2nd period, Penguins beat Canucks 4-1

Dec. 05, 2021 02:13 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored three goals in the second period and added an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Saturday night. Guentzel scored two power-play goals after the Canucks had three players sent to the...

Strome, Panarin lead Rangers to 3-2 win over Blackhawks

Dec. 04, 2021 23:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Artemi Panarin and Ryan Strome each had a goal and two assists, and the New York Rangers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Adam Fox added a goal and an assist and Alexandar Georgiev made 25 saves for New...

Teravainen scores twice, Hurricanes sock Sabres 6-2

Dec. 04, 2021 23:23 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Teuvo Teravainen scored two goals and the Carolina Hurricanes rode an early burst of offense to a 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Martin Necas, Ian Cole, Vincent Trocheck and Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Hurricanes, who...

Kaprizov gets shootout winner; Wild beat Maple Leafs 4-3

Dec. 04, 2021 23:20 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov scored in the third round of a shootout and the Minnesota Wild beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Jordan Greenway, Mats Zuccarello and Marcus Foligno had goals in regulation for Central...

Red Wings hand Islanders 10th straight loss, 4-3 in OT

Dec. 04, 2021 23:04 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Moritz Seider scored 3:33 into overtime and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Islanders 4-3 Saturday night, handing New York its 10th straight loss. Filip Hronek, Sam Gagner and Givani Smith also scored for the Red Wings, who won their season-high fifth...