NHL on Tuesday, 10-18-2016

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It’s an Atlantic Division clash of unbeaten teams from the Sunshine State. The Florida Panthers are on the road as they battle the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday night. Florida won their second straight to open the season with a 4-1 home win over Detroit Saturday. Tampa Bay won their first two after downing New Jersey 3-2 at home Saturday. The Panthers took four of the five meetings between the teams last season, including two of three at the Amalie Arena.... Read More

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It’s an inter-conference clash with one team playing the second game of their season and the other playing the second game of a back to back. The Arizona Coyotes are on the road north of the border as they battle the Ottawa Senators Tuesday night. Arizona beat Philadelphia 4-3 in overtime in their season opener at home Saturday night. Ottawa was on the road in the Motor City as they faced the Detroit Red Wings Monday. ... Read More

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A Central Division matchup comes to you from the Volunteer State. The Dallas Stars are on the road as they take on the Nashville Predators Tuesday night. Dallas is coming off a 6-5 loss to Colorado Saturday night on the road. Nashville fell 5-3 in the road half of their home and home season opening set with the Blackhawks Saturday. Dallas won four of the five meetings last season and split the two matchups at the Bridgestone Arena.... Read More

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There were a lot of big-name injuries in the first week of the NHL season and none were more important than the groin problem suffered by excellent Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick. He will not play Tuesday as Los Angeles visits Minnesota and could miss 3-4 months depending on if he needs surgery.... Read More

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The Chicago Blackhawks began their dynasty this decade by beating the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals. On Tuesday night, the Flyers make their only visit of the season to the Windy City to face the Blackhawks. They have gotten off to a sluggish start thus far.... Read More

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The Edmonton Oilers will be trying to bounce back from their first loss of the season when they host the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.... Read More

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Johnny Gaudreau and the Calgary Flames will aim for their first win of the season as they host Ryan O'Reilly and the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night from the Scotiabank Saddledome.... Read More

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Vladimir Tarasenko and the St. Louis Blues will aim for their fourth consecutive victory as the battle the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday night from Rogers Arena.... Read More

NHL on Wednesday, 10-19-2016

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NHL action north of the border this evening as the Toronto Maple Leafs tangle with the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre in Manitoba, Canada. The Leafs are off a solid 4-2 home win over Boston, while the Jets fell 4-1 to those same Bruins in their last games. Winnipeg has won seven of the last eight games in this series. ... Read More

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The Detroit Red Wings are off to a slow start, but come in off their first win of the year (5-1 over Ottawa) and will look to build on that when they invade Madison Square Garden to battle it out with New York Rangers, who are off a solid 7-4 win over the Sharks. The Red Wings are 0-6 in their last six trips to the Garden.... Read More

NHL on Thursday, 10-20-2016

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Tonight at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts the New Jersey Devils will tangle with the Boston Bruins. The Devils come in off a nice 2-1 home win over Anaheim, while the Bruins are off a 4-1 road win over Winnipeg. The Devils are 4-17 the last 21 games in this series, including 1-9 their last 10 trips to Boston.... Read More

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In a re-match of last year’s Stanley Cup Finals the San Jose Sharks will go to war with the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG PAINTS in Pittsburgh, PA. The Sharks will look to rebound from their first loss of the season, while Pittsburgh looks to bounce back from a 4-0 loss at Montreal. The home team is 15-7 the last 22 games in the series.... Read More

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The Anaheim Ducks are still winless on the year and will look to break out tonight in the City Of Brotherly Love when they battle it out with the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center. The Ducks are off a 2-1 loss in New Jersey, while the Flyers are off a 7-4 loss in Chicago.The Ducks have won their last five games here in Philly.... Read More

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An early season matchup of last year’s Eastern Conference division winners takes place in the Sunshine State. The Washington Capitals bounce down the east coast as they battle the Florida Panthers Thursday night. Washington won their second straight after a shootout loss in their opener, blanking Colorado 3-0 at home Tuesday. Florida picked up a point while falling 4-3 in a shootout on the road to Tampa Bay Tuesday. The Panthers were 2-0-1 in the season series last year, including a 1-0-1 mark at home.... Read More

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Tonight some inter-conference NHL action as the Arizona Coyotes battle it out with the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. The Coyotes come in off a 7-4 loss at Ottawa, while the Canadiens are off a solid 4-0 win over the Penguins at home. The Canadiens have gone 7-2-2 the last nine games in the series here at home.... Read More

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It’s an inter-conference clash in the Sunshine State between teams off to solid starts this season. The Colorado Avalanche continues an Eastern road swing as they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning Thursday night. Colorado is coming off their first loss of the season as they fell 3-0 to Washington on Tuesday night. Tampa Bay remained undefeated by knocking off Atlantic Division rival Florida 4-3 in a shootout Tuesday. The teams split two meetings last year, each winning on the road.... Read More

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Fans of the Minnesota Wild get their first up-close look at Maple Leafs touted rookie Auston Matthews on Thursday night as Toronto makes its only visit of the season to the Twin Cities. The Wild look to improve on a 2-0 home record as they conclude a three-game homestand.... Read More

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In all honesty, I predicted the Los Angeles Kings and Dallas Stars to meet in last season's Western Conference Finals, but neither got there. The Kings are off to a terrible start this year as they visit Dallas on Thursday night in a presumed matchup of West contenders.... Read More

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The Edmonton Oilers will be trying to continue their hot start to the season when they host the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. ... Read More

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The Carolina Hurricanes will be hoping to win their first game of the season when they visit the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.... Read More