Brochu, Skinner and Steklov officially join the London Knights

Don’t go thinking that temperatures in the upper 20s will keep the London Knights away from the hockey rink. They don’t. On Monday afternoon, Knights General Manager Mark Hunter announced the signings of Hunter Skinner, Brett Brochu and Kirill Steklov…

Rick Zamperin: Can anyone stop the Lightning from winning the Stanley Cup?

Now that I’ve hammered out my Stanley Cup playoff picks for the Western Conference, it’s time to switch focus to the east. Story continues below Let’s start with the defending champion Washington Capitals, who start their latest playoff run against…

Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Monday March 11

Goooooooddddd Moooooorrrrrnnnnnning! Story continues below There’s not much doubt that Kevin Koe of Calgary deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as the likes of Kevin Martin and Randy Furbey when it comes to being one of the greatest…

After strong start for Ottawa, Washington Capitals roar back to beat Senators 7-2

WASHINGTON — T.J. Oshie and the Washington Capitals hardly came out looking like the reigning Stanley Cup champions against the NHL-worst Ottawa Senators. After less than 7 1/2 minutes Tuesday night, Ottawa held a two-goal lead. “Didn’t look like the…

Alex Ovechkin scores 650th career goal as Capitals down Maple Leafs

Alex Ovechkin scored the 650th goal of his career and Braden Holtby made 40 saves as the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday night. Tom Wilson, with a goal and an assist, and Brett Connolly also…

Liam Foudy leads London Knights past Oshawa

Liam Foudy scored twice and added an assist as the London Knights defeated the Oshawa Generals 5-3 in Oshawa on Sunday evening. Foudy’s offensive output ran his point streak into double digits. The Columbus Blue Jackets prospect has 17 points…

Cole Harbour’s Nathan MacKinnon named Central Division captain for all-star weekend

Colorado Avalanche centre and Cole Harbour native Nathan MacKinnon has been named one of the four team captains at the NHL all-star weekend next month in San Jose. MacKinnon, along with Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews (Atlantic), Edmonton Oilers…

Pheonix Copley earns first career shutout, Capitals blank Senators 4-0

Pheonix Copley stayed modest after earning his first career shutout. The North Pole, Alaska, native made 35 saves as the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 4-0 Saturday night. “The guys did a great job blocking shots and denying them…