Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:
Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Hockey
  • Jack Eichel, Captain America; Charles Barkley, NHL Commish; WJC news (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.

    Puck Daddy
  • Top 10 most heartwarming moments of 2014 (Puck Daddy Year in Review)

    (Puck Daddy presents its annual look back at the year in hockey. Check back every day through the New Year for our many lists and hot takes.)

    Puck Daddy
    Sat, Dec 27
    4:00 PM PST
    NY Islanders at Buffalo
    Preview Game
  • Peter DeBoer fired as head coach of the Devils

    The Devils personnel had declined for several years. New Jersey had been unable to keep captain Zach Parise, watched Ilya Kovalchuk bolt to the KHL Overall the team currently employs a circa early 2000s All-Star team with Scott Gomez and Jaromir Jagr leading the way.

    Puck Daddy
  • Islanders-Sabres Preview

    Jaroslav Halak was rewarded for his outstanding play with a night off before the Christmas break and the New York Islanders' win streak was promptly halted at four.

    The Associated Press
  • New OT rule in minor-league hockey generating buzz

    DENVER (AP) -- This rookie just may be called up from the American Hockey League after catching everyone's attention in an impressive debut.

    The Associated Press
  • Jets-Wild Preview

    The Winnipeg Jets will be dealing with a depleted defense corps for the next couple of months, but lately, they've overcome those absences behind one of the league's most prolific scoring attacks.

    The Associated Press
    Sat, Dec 27
    4:00 PM PST
    Winnipeg at Minnesota
    Preview Game
  • World Junior Preview: McDavid vs. Eichel (also featuring like 200 other players)

    It's just about that time of year again, when Canada descends into a frenzy over a bunch of 19-year-old kids not-winning a gold medal while the rest of the world looks on impassively like, “Hmm, yes that certainly is a mid-season hockey tournament.”

    Puck Daddy
  • Hurricanes-Lightning Preview

    The Tampa Bay Lightning got the offensive performance they were seeking for weeks just before the Christmas break. They could get some help at the other end of the ice in their first game back.

    The Associated Press
    Sat, Dec 27
    4:00 PM PST
    Carolina at Tampa Bay
    Preview Game
  • Sharks-Kings Preview

    The Los Angeles Kings have posted mixed results lately despite a red-hot power play unit.

    The Associated Press
    Sat, Dec 27
    7:00 PM PST
    San Jose at Los Angeles
    Preview Game
  • Devils dump DeBoer as coach after weak start

    Newark (United States) (AFP) - Peter DeBoer has been fired as coach of the New Jersey Devils, the National Hockey League team announced on Friday, three days after their eighth loss in 10 games.

    AFP
    Sat, Dec 27
    4:00 PM PST
    New Jersey at NY Rangers
    Preview Game
  • Capitals-Penguins Preview

    The NHL's mumps outbreak has hit hardest in Pittsburgh, but the Penguins have dealt with the issue and various other injuries to sit atop the Eastern Conference coming out of the holiday break.

    The Associated Press49 mins ago
    Sat, Dec 27
    4:30 PM PST
    Washington at Pittsburgh
    Preview Game
  • Bruins-Blue Jackets Preview

    The Boston Bruins' Milan Lucic may be forgiven if he isn't in the holiday spirit for his team's first game after the Christmas break on Saturday night in Columbus.

    The Associated Press
    Sat, Dec 27
    4:00 PM PST
    Boston at Columbus
    Preview Game
  • Sheldon Kennedy selected to Order of Canada

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Sheldon Kennedy hopes receiving one of Canada's top honors will help draw attention to child abuse.

    The Associated Press
  • Former NBA All-Star Marbury fan favorite in China

    BEIJING (AP) -- After a roller-coaster NBA career, Stephon Marbury has found peace in basketball-crazed China. The two-time all-star is thriving on the court with the Beijing Ducks while becoming one with his adopted hometown away from basketball.

    The Associated Press
  • Blackhawks-Avalanche Preview

    Following their worst performance of the season, the Chicago Blackhawks are eager to return to hockey.

    The Associated Press
    Sat, Dec 27
    6:00 PM PST
    Chicago at Colorado
    Preview Game
  • Are the Florida Panthers actually a playoff team? (Trending Topics)

    A quick look at the standings in the Eastern Conference shows two things you probably wouldn't expect to see: The Bruins out of a playoff spot (still), and the Panthers rather close to one.

    Puck Daddy
  • Devils-Rangers Preview

    The New York Rangers are among the NHL's hottest teams coming out of the league's Christmas break and currently within one victory of their longest winning streak in 40 years.

    The Associated Press
  • Flyers-Predators Preview

    Nashville's Peter Laviolette is probably one of the top contenders for the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year.

    The Associated Press
    Sat, Dec 27
    5:00 PM PST
    Philadelphia at Nashville
    Preview Game
  • NHL-Devils fire coach DeBoer

    Dec 26 (Reuters) - The slumping New Jersey Devils fired coach Peter DeBoer on Friday, the NHL team said. The Devils, with a 12-17-7 record, are seventh in the Metropolitan Division with 31 points after losing their last two games. DeBoer, 46, took over in July 2011 and had a 114-93-41 record for…

    Reuters
    Sat, Dec 27
    4:00 PM PST
    Detroit at Ottawa
    Preview Game