The road has been doing both the Calgary Flames and Florida Panthers quite a bit of good lately. Calgary moved to the first wild card spot on Friday after beating the Panthers in Florida by a score of 4-2. So far, they’ve grabbed at least a point in every game during a road trip that ends in Carolina on Sunday: Feb. 18: 2-1 OT loss at Vancouver Feb. 21: 6-5 OT win at Nashville Feb. 23: 3-2 win at Tampa Bay Tonight: 4-2 win at Florida You can’t totally blame the Panthers if they almost miss their road trip. They rattled off five straight wins through what seemed like a brutal road haul on paper, but now they’ve lost back-to-back home games in regulation. With five of six and six of seven slated
Jonathan Quick and Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate after a game against the Anaheim Ducks at STAPLES Center on February 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. LOS ANGELES – After Jonathan Quick suffered a groin injury in the first game of the 2016-17 season, the Los Angeles Kings’ starting goaltender wondered when, or even if, he could make a successful return to the ice.
The Washington Capitals are still favored to win the Stanley Cup , but who is favored to be shipped out of town in advance of the March 1 NHL trade deadline? Don’t worry. There are plenty of odds on impending player movement, too. We’ve already seen a couple of win-win deals go down in the Calgary Flames’ and Pittsburgh Penguins’ respective defensive acquisitions (see: Michael Stone and Ron Hainsey ). But some of the most heavily rumored names, like the Colorado Avalanche’s Matt Duchene, remain on the market. Oddsmakers like SportsLine and Bovada are all over the NHL wagers you’re thinking about making. Here is the latter’s look at everything from how many players will be dealt around Wednesday’s