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Jack Capuano Fired by Islanders: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Posted 01/17/2017 - 15:17 by HockeyPolls

The New York Islanders announced they relieved Jack Capuano of his head coaching duties on Tuesday. 

Assistant general manager Doug Weight will serve as the team's interim head coach. 

Alexander Ovechkin Scores 1,000th NHL Point: Highlights, Comments and Reaction

Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin tallied his 1,000th career NHL point Wednesday night with a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

As seen in this video, courtesy of the NHL, Ovi needed just 35 seconds to light the lamp and join the exclusive club:

World Junior Hockey Championship 2017 Final: USA vs. Canada Score, Reaction

Posted 01/05/2017 - 23:55 by HockeyPolls

Tyler Parsons saved all five shot attempts he faced in the shootout to help the United States bring home the gold medal at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship in dramatic fashion Thursday.

The United States overcame two different two-goal deficits to force overtime against Canada in Montreal, which wasn't enough to break the 4-4 tie. In a five-round shootout, Troy Terry scored the only goal, and Parsons took care of the rest in what went down as a 5-4 win for the U.S.

Blue Jackets vs. Capitals: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

Posted 01/05/2017 - 21:56 by HockeyPolls

The Washington Capitals put history on hold Thursday at the Verizon Center. 

Washington ended the Columbus Blue Jackets' 16-game winning streak with a commanding 5-0 victory and prevented the visitors from tying the 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins' NHL record of 17 consecutive wins. It was also a notable effort for the Capitals because they are chasing the Blue Jackets in the Metropolitan Division.

World Junior Hockey Championship 2017 Results: Semifinal Scores and Reaction

Posted 01/04/2017 - 18:12 by HockeyPolls

The finals of the 2017 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship from Montreal are set after Wednesday's semifinal action. Things led off with the United States defeating Russia in a thrilling shootout and its reward will be a gold-medal matchup with continental foes Canada after it defeated Sweden.

Here are the updated results from the semifinals:

 

Winter Classic 2017: Score and Twitter Reaction for Blackhawks vs. Blues

Posted 01/02/2017 - 16:20 by HockeyPolls

Two third-period goals from Vladimir Tarasenko lifted the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 win over the rival Chicago Blackhawks in the 2017 NHL Winter Classic from Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals.  

Tarasenko's heroics broke a 1-1 deadlock, headlined a three-goal final period and added an outdoor chapter to one of the fiercest rivalries in NHL history.

World Junior Hockey Championship 2017 Results: Friday Group Scores, Reaction

Posted 12/30/2016 - 19:57 by HockeyPolls

Preliminary action at the 2017 World Junior Championship continued Friday with a pair of clashes, and the action certainly didn't lack for drama. 

The evening's first showdown featured a high-scoring showdown between Denmark and Switzerland in Montreal, while the second clash saw Latvia and Slovakia duke it out following slow starts to the tournament. 

Below, you'll find a rundown of the two group-stage games as well as updated standings for the tables through Friday's action. 

World Junior Hockey Championship 2017 Results: Wednesday Group Scores, Reaction

Posted 12/28/2016 - 22:41 by HockeyPolls

The 2017 World Junior Hockey Championship entered in to its third day on Wednesday, with two games on the docket north of the border. 

Fans in attendance were treated to plenty of scoring Tuesday. The Czech Republic and Switzerland combined for seven goals, while Russia dropped nine goals on Latvia. Host Canada also pitched a 5-0 shutout of Slovakia.

John Scott Retires from NHL: Latest Comments and Reaction

Posted 12/07/2016 - 11:55 by HockeyPolls

Veteran NHL forward John Scott, who rose to prominence by reaching the 2016 All-Star Game thanks to a groundswell of fan support, officially announced his retirement from hockey Wednesday. 

Auston Matthews vs. Senators: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

Posted 10/12/2016 - 21:09 by HockeyPolls

Welcome to the NHL, Auston Matthews.

In his first regular-season game since the Toronto Maple Leafs selected him with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NHL draft, the 19-year-old American phenom netted four goals in his team's 5-4 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.

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