Top NHL picks November 27: Bench on Ottawa to cash in on his chances

With five NHL games in action on Sunday, we’re focusing on three matchups taking place in the later window. The pregame story: The Ottawa senators have been as unlucky as anyone this month, at least in offense. The Seattle Kraken also come into the night with quite a tear and the San Jose Sharks have … Read more

Red Wings host the Maple Leafs after shootout win

Toronto Maple Leafs (9-5-3, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (7-5-4, third in the Atlantic Division) Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Red Wings host the Toronto Maple Leafs after the Red Wings knocked out the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 in a shootout. Detroit is 7-5-4 overall with a 1-2-1 … Read more

Marner run of runs hits 16 in Leafs’ victory over Penguins

PITTSBURGH—Aside from the power play, Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner don’t play together much anymore. But when the puck got to Matthews, who had just replaced John Tavares in the Maple Leafs’ first shift change, the star’s center saw his former winger wide open and gave him a pass. Marner’s eyes widened as he knocked … Read more

Marner extends point streak, Maple Leafs defeated Penguins 4-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Marner extended his point streak to 16 games with a goal and an assist, as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Saturday night. Auston Matthews became the seventh player in team history to score 200 career-tying goals, William Nylander scored his 12th of the season and Pontus … Read more

NHL teams are streakier than ever at the quarter mark. Why?

It’s not really about the holiday. It’s the number of games played that’s significant, and the proliferation of streaks at the start of this NHL season. Hockey insiders consider American Thanksgiving to be the first major benchmark, as it falls right around the 20-game mark. Trends are evolving and (appropriately for the holidays) shopping is … Read more

Los Angeles will play Ottawa in a non-conference matchup – Ottawa

By staff The associated press Posted November 26, 2022 3:13 AM Reduce the font size of the article Increase the font size of the article Ottawa Senators (5-9-1, eighth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (10-7-1, third in the Pacific Division) Los Angeles; Sunday, 10:30 PM EST BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Kings … Read more

Leafs win one (and Nylander scores one) for Börje Salming

Hail (Mary) Matt Murray. But for the recovered and resurgent and redesignated No. 1 goaltender, the Maple Leafs probably wouldn’t have kept their relative warmth of the last few days, nor would they have left St. Paul after Friday’s matinee encounter with the Wild clinging to a 4-3 win. Murray, who has been solid since … Read more

Drake’s OVO Drops New Toronto Maple Leafs Merchandise

Fashion label Drake’s and the National Hockey League (NHL) have teamed up to launch a new fall-winter 2022 collection. The first drop of the partnership dubbed “Celebrating Icons of Hockey” features Toronto Maple Leaf legends Doug Gilmour and Curtis Joseph modeling the new line. The collaboration includes a limited edition leather and wool varsity jacket. … Read more

Maple Leaf vs. Wild picks and odds: Back Toronto and the under Friday afternoon

The Toronto Maple Leafs will play their second of four consecutive away games against the Minnesota Wild on Friday. The pregame story: Both teams play low-event hockey, which definitely brings the under into play. We also bet on Toronto to win and keep the Wild at a low target total. Check out our Maple Leafs … Read more

Five stats Rangers can be thankful for this season

The Rangers flew home from California on Thanksgiving Day, but the team will return to practice on Friday for a matinee against Connor McDavid and the Oilers on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Having played six of their last seven games on the road, the Blueshirts will play four of their next five games at … Read more