A mediocre Friday night around the league featured a Lightning-sized blowout, tight defensive battles and a goalie without a home.
Talk about surprising results. The worst team in the league won on Thursday night, highlighting an evening of head scratches and thought provocation.
Wake up, it's the first of the month.
A battle in Canada's capital, an upset over an undefeated team, a youthful rising and Roberto Luongo. All this and more in Thursday's NHL Minute.
If you're a fan of comeback stories, the NHL had a night for you. Six of Tuesday's 10 games saw a team come from behind to earn a victory, and I have them all covered for you here, including a look ahead to Wednesday's matchups.
The Bruins win again, a new face in the desert earns a surprise shutout, and a last-minute tip-in leads to a Hollywood finish. All this and more in today's NHL Minute.
Four of Sunday's eight games went into overtime and I have it all recapped for you, from Alex Ovechkin's first goal to Patrick Marleau's ninth.
Here's a complete sum of to-date NHL action entering Sunday.
A single hit can change the complex of a hockey game. The undefeated San Jose Sharks were the beneficiaries of what a mid-ice collision can provide, as they defeated the Colorado Avalanche 4-0 on Saturday afternoon behind two Patrick Marleau goals. With the win, San Jose improved to 4-0-0 on the year.
Alabama dismantled Notre Dame on Monday night and captured its third BCS Championship in four years. Head coach Nick Saban has officially built a college football dynasty, and not a single other team could have prevented it on the game's greatest stage.
For the second year in a row, LSU's season ended in a disappointing bowl game loss. Last year's BCS National Title Game embarrassment seemed like it had established itself as the program's ultimate big-time postseason loss, but Monday night's Chick-fil-A Bowl challenged to be just as bad. Was LSU's fourth-quarter play calling to blame?