Northeast Division http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26923/all en UPDATE 1-NHL-Players back, fans too, as puck drops on new season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/nhl-players-back-and-so-are-fans-puck-drops-new-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Kings raise banner, lose to Blackhawks</p> <p>* Fans fill bars and pubs (Adds results)</p> <p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>Jan 19 (Reuters) - The National Hockey League is back, and so are the fans, as the puck finally dropped on a season that nearly never was because of bitter labor dispute.</p> <p>From sunny California to wintry Quebec, 26 of the NHL's 30 teams were in action on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/nhl-players-back-and-so-are-fans-puck-drops-new-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlantic Division National Hockey League Northeast Division Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 01:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736758 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-Blue Monday and home loss fails to dampen spirits in Toronto http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/nhl-blue-monday-and-home-loss-fails-dampen-spirits-toronto <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>TORONTO, Jan 21 (Reuters) - It may have been Blue Monday, the day identified as the most depressing of the year, but in hockey-mad Toronto it was party-time as the Maple Leafs played their first home game since the end of a bitter lockout.</p> <p>With Christmas bills coming in and New Year's resolutions going out of the window, Welsh researcher Dr Cliff Arnall calculated that Jan. 21 marked the low ebb of the calendar for many people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/nhl-blue-monday-and-home-loss-fails-dampen-spirits-toronto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Northeast Division Toronto Maple Leafs Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 05:30:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737573 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NHL-Canadiens edge Sens to extend home winning streak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-nhl-canadiens-edge-sens-extend-home-winning-streak <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Pacioretty gets assist in return to lineup</p> <p>* Goalie interference nullifies Sens' game-tying goal (Adds quotes)</p> <p>Feb 3 (Reuters) - Carey Price made 32 saves as the Montreal Canadiens avenged Wednesday's loss to the Ottawa Senators with a 2-1 victory on Sunday to extend their home winning streak to five games.</p> <p>The Canadiens, who lost 5-1 at Ottawa in their previous meeting, reversed their fortunes on home ice to move within one point of the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Bruins.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-nhl-canadiens-edge-sens-extend-home-winning-streak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Northeast Division Ottawa Senators Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 00:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744881 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NHL-Staal brothers power Hurricanes past Maple Leafs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/nhl-staal-brothers-power-hurricanes-past-maple-leafs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Carolina's Ward makes season-high 41 saves in win</p> <p>* Maple Leafs had game-trying goal disallowed (Adds quotes and details)</p> <p>By Frank Pingue</p> <p>TORONTO, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The Carolina Hurricanes had a pair of goals from the Staal brothers and a stellar performance from goalie Cam Ward to thank for a 4-1 win over the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/nhl-staal-brothers-power-hurricanes-past-maple-leafs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Northeast Division Toronto Maple Leafs Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 03:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5745955 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL's Boston Bruins delay home game as blizzard hits http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/nhls-boston-bruins-delay-home-game-blizzard-hits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 8 (Reuters) - A delayed start to a NHL game between the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning was among a flurry of changes to the weekend's sporting schedule as the northeastern United States braced for a major blizzard on Friday.</p> <p>The game, originally scheduled for 1 p.m. ET (1800 GMT) on Saturday, will now start at 7 p.m., the Bruins and National Hockey League (NHL) said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/nhls-boston-bruins-delay-home-game-blizzard-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins Northeast Division Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750550 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Brutal snowstorm postpones NHL game at Boston http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/nhl-brutal-snowstorm-postpones-nhl-game-at-boston <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A fierce blizzard powered by hurriance-strength winds that struck the northeastern United States forced the postponement of Saturday's scheduled National Hockey League game at Boston.</p> <p>The Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins were to have played on Saturday but a state of emergency remains in effect in Boston as the city tries to dig out from the massive snowdrifts that have paralyzed the region.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/nhl-brutal-snowstorm-postpones-nhl-game-at-boston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 21:01:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751362 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-Senators' Karlsson out for season with Achilles injury http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/nhl-senators-karlsson-out-season-achilles-injury <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 14 (Reuters) - Ottawa Senators All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a lacerated Achilles tendon, the National Hockey League (NHL) team said on Thursday.</p> <p>"Erik had surgery this morning to repair a 70 percent cut in his Achilles. Recovery is three-to-four months," said Senators general manager Bryan Murray in a statement on the team's website.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/nhl-senators-karlsson-out-season-achilles-injury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Erik Karlsson National Hockey League Northeast Division Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:45:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5755986 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-Leafs show no mercy to injury-hit Senators http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/nhl-leafs-show-no-mercy-injury-hit-senators <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>TORONTO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - The Toronto Maple Leafs showed no mercy to their injury-ravaged rivals on Saturday in claiming a 3-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators in the 'Battle of Ontario'.</p> <p>While every team in the lockout-shortened season have had to deal with injuries, few, if any, have been hit as hard as Ottawa.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/nhl-leafs-show-no-mercy-injury-hit-senators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ben Scrivens National Hockey League Northeast Division Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 05:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5757951 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/reuters-sports-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>South Africa's Pistorius goes free on $113,000 bail</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/reuters-sports-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest National Hockey League Northeast Division Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Feb 2013 19:16:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5763684 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-Bad blood, good memories for Montreal and Toronto fans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/nhl-bad-blood-good-memories-montreal-and-toronto-fans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>TORONTO, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens faced off against each other for the 717th time on Wednesday and as always the bad blood flowed.</p> <p>It was the same when the two teams met 17 days earlier on Montreal ice, the nastiness no different from that witnessed in hundreds of other games in a rivalry that spans nearly 100 years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/nhl-bad-blood-good-memories-montreal-and-toronto-fans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Northeast Division Toronto Maple Leafs Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 04:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5769273 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-Highlights of Monday's National Hockey League games http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/nhl-highlights-mondays-national-hockey-league-games <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 11 (The Sports Xchange) - Bruins 3, Senators 2 (SO)</p> <p>David Krejci's shootout goal gave the Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night at Scotiabank Place.</p> <p>The Senators have now lost 10 straight to the Bruins on home ice. The last time Ottawa beat Boston at Scotiabank Place was April 7, 2009.</p> <p>Patrice Bergeron also beat Senators goalie Robin Lehner in the four-round shootout. Kyle Turris scored on Tuukka Rask for the only Senators shootout goal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/nhl-highlights-mondays-national-hockey-league-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division Thomson Reuters Tue, 12 Mar 2013 04:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5780323 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Leafs and Red Wings to face off in outdoor game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130407/nhl-leafs-and-red-wings-face-outdoor-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The National Hockey League's annual outdoor game in 2014 will take place on New Year's Day in Michigan Stadium, the league announced on Sunday.</p> <p>The Winter Classic game will feature the Detroit Red Wings hosting the Toronto Maple Leafs at the home of the Michigan Wolverines' American gridiron team.</p> <p>The game was supposed to take place during the current NHL regular season, but a labour dispute and lockout of the players forced a cancellation of the NHL's outdoor game back in November.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130407/nhl-leafs-and-red-wings-face-outdoor-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Northeast Division Toronto Maple Leafs AFP Sun, 07 Apr 2013 21:15:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5805060 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Bruins' game postponed after marathon blasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/nhl-bruins-game-postponed-after-marathon-blasts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The National Hockey League postponed Monday night's contest between the Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators after deadly explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.</p> <p>NHL officials said the Bruins home game would be rescheduled at a later date.</p> <p>"The National Hockey League wishes to express its sympathy to all affected by the tragic events that took place in Boston earlier this afternoon," the league said in a statement.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/nhl-bruins-game-postponed-after-marathon-blasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5816959 at http://www.globalpost.com Sport: Bruins reschedule game due to blasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/sport-bruins-reschedule-game-due-blasts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The National Hockey League's lockout shortened season has been extended an extra day due to the deadly explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday.</p> <p>League officials announced Tuesday that the Boston Bruins-Ottawa Senators game which was postponed because of the finish line blasts has been rescheduled to April 28 at the Garden arena.</p> <p>"On behalf of my entire family, our prayers and deepest sympathies are with those who were injured, lost their lives, their families and the entire city of Boston," said team owner Jeremy Jacobs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/sport-bruins-reschedule-game-due-blasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 22:15:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5817864 at http://www.globalpost.com Sports: Massive manhunt disrupts Boston sports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/sports-massive-manhunt-disrupts-boston-sports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two of Boston's pro sports teams postponed games due to the manhunt which concluded with the capture late Friday of the remaining suspect in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.</p> <p>The Boston Red Sox were to open a three-game Major League Baseball series with the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on Friday, while the Boston Bruins had been scheduled to face the Pittsburgh Penguins in a National Hockey League contest at the Boston Garden arena the same day.</p> <p>The Bruins matchup with Pittsburgh has been rescheduled for Saturday afternoon in Boston.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/sports-massive-manhunt-disrupts-boston-sports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division War AFP Sat, 20 Apr 2013 04:15:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5820795 at http://www.globalpost.com