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January 11, 2019 6:10 PM Oilers forward Draisaitl voted in to all-star game, Leafs defenceman Rielly out

Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl was among the last additions for the upcoming NHL all-star game, while Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly was one of a few high-profile players to be left out. The NHL released the final four additions to the all-star weekend Friday. Draisaitl (Pacific), Buffalo Sabres left wing Jeff Skinner (Atlantic) 64

January 10, 2019 3:55 PM Maxime Comtois responds to cyber bullying after missed penalty shot

The left winger was stopped on a penalty shot in overtime in Canada’s 2-1 quarter-final loss to Finland Jan. 2, and when Finland subsequently scored, Canada failed to make the medal round for the first time in 21 years. He faced a barrage of hateful messages on social media after the loss, some of which criticized him for missing the penalty shot and others 43

January 9, 2019 6:03 PM Heavyweight Ryan Reaves-Adam McQuaid scrap a microcosm of NHL fighting debate

According to statistics on hockeyfights.com, only 18.9 per cent of games this season have had a fighting major on the scoresheet. In 2017-18, 17.9 per cent of games had fights. Compare that to five seasons ago (2013-14) when 29.8 per cent of NHL games had fights, or 10 seasons ago (2008-09) when it was at 41.4 per cent. With the all-star break two weeks 51

January 8, 2019 1:17 AM Carey Price to skip NHL all-star weekend

Price participated in the all-star game in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2017. The 31-year-old from Anahim Lake, B.C., has a 16-11-4 record this season, with a 2.76 goals-against average, and a .908 save percentage. He earned his 300th career NHL win Dec. 20 at Arizona. JOHNNY HOCKEY HONOURED: Calgary Flames left-wing Johnny Gaudreau, San Jose Sharks defenceman 46

January 4, 2019 9:48 PM Saturday NHL preview: Vancouver Canucks at Toronto Maple Leafs

Vancouver’s Bo Horvat, with 36 points in 42 games, is on pace to shatter his career high of 52 points from two seasons ago. The 23-year-old centre, drafted ninth overall in 2013, is also the NHL’s top faceoff man ... Leafs centre John Tavares, selected to play in the all-star game for the sixth time, was third in the NHL in goals through Thursday with 26. Vancouver’s 48

January 3, 2019 2:45 AM Maple Leafs’ John Tavares going to all-star game

Marner, with the league lead in primary assits (31), sits sixth in NHL scoring, while Rielly leads NHL defenceman in scoring and is solidly in the conversation for the Norris Trophy. Andersen, who will miss his fourth game with a groin injury, is among the league leaders in wins with 20. But if Leaf fans feel snubbed, they aren’t alone. The all-star 46

January 2, 2019 4:56 PM Capitals’ Ovechkin to skip NHL all-star game, will be suspended one game

“My body needs a rest,” Ovechkin said after practice Wednesday. The 33-year-old has played in all 33 games this season and leads the Capitals with 45 points. Washington’s final game before the all-star break is Jan. 23 at Toronto. The all-star game is Jan. 26, and the Capitals don’t play again until Feb. 1 against Calgary. It’s not clear when Ovechkin’s 44

December 31, 2018 2:00 PM Oilers beef up defence with acquisition of Petrovic, Manning, Norell

Manning, in his fourth season in the NHL but first with Chicago, has a goal and two assists in 27 games this year. The 28-year-old began his NHL career in Philadelphia and has played in 234 total games with 12 goals and 34 assists. Norell plays in the Swedish Hockey League, where the 23-year-old has three assists in 27 games. He was drafted by Chicago 56

December 29, 2018 1:48 AM Saturday NHL preview: New York Islanders at Toronto Maple Leafs

Two players who were the best of friends during John Tavares’ nine years with the Islanders will face off for the first time since Tavares signed with the Leafs. Winger Josh Bailey sat second on the Islanders in points with 28 through Thursday, while Tavares led the Leafs in goals with 24 before Friday’s date with the Blue Jackets. The Islanders had won four of their 56

December 29, 2018 12:50 AM Auston Matthews, Mike Bossy and the joy of flex

The day Matthews began getting free sticks as a top prospect “was a big sigh of relief for them, for sure.” Matthews now uses a Bauer model that’s far lighter and whippier than anything available in Bossy’s era. “My go-to shot back then was the snap shot,” Bossy said. “Whereas today it looks like they’re using a hybrid of what I’d call an old-time wrister 65