Canadiens win Game 4 in OT, sweep Jets

MONTREAL, Canada  — Tyler Toffoli scored 1:39 into overtime, and the Montreal Canadiens swept the Winnipeg Jets with a 3-2 win in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Second Round at Bell Centre on Monday. Montreal will play either the Colorado Avalanche or Vegas Golden Knights in the NHL Stanley Cup Semifinals.

Red Wings agree to terms with Jonatan Berggren on entry-level deal

UPPSALA, Sweden  — The Detroit Red Wings today agreed to terms with right wing Jonatan Berggren on a three-year entry-level contract. Berggren, 20, finished the 2020-21 season tied for sixth in scoring among Swedish Hockey League skaters with 45 points (12-33-45) in 49 games and his 45 points were tied atop the leaderboard for his club,…

AWS and the NHL to Debut Advanced Stats During the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs

SEATTLE, Washington  — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced they will debut two new advanced analytics during the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. These new stats powered by AWS will appear as on-screen graphics and data visualizations during NHL games and give fans a better understanding and deeper…

Detroit acquires Hayden Verbeek, 2021 5th-round pick from Montreal

DETROIT, Michigan  — The Detroit Red Wings today acquired center Hayden Verbeek and Ottawa’s fifth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman Jon Merrill. Verbeek, 23, has appeared in seven games this season for the American Hockey League’s Laval Rocket, contributing three points (1-2-3) and a plus-four rating. He…

Red Wings acquire 2022 4th-round pick from Avalanche for Patrik Nemeth

DETROIT, Michigan  — The Detroit Red Wings today acquired a fourth-round pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defenseman Patrik Nemeth. Nemeth, 29, appeared in 39 games for the Red Wings this season and totaled eight points (2-6-8) and 14 penalty minutes after recording nine points (1-8-9) and…

Detroit signs Seth Barton to two-year entry-level contract

DETROIT, Michigan  — The Detroit Red Wings today signed defenseman Seth Barton to a two-year entry-level contract beginning with the 2021-22 season. Barton, 21, just concluded his junior season at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, where he tied for the team lead among defensemen and for fifth overall on the team with 11 points (2-9-11) and four…

NHL announces updates to Red Wings schedule

DETROIT, Michigan  — The National Hockey League today announced updates to the Detroit Red Wings 2020-21 regular-season schedule. The Red Wings home game against the Florida Panthers originally scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. is now scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m. Additionally, the game time for the Red Wings matchup…

NBC Sports Announces Its Exclusive NHL Schedule for 2020-21 Regular Season

STAMFORD, Connecticut — NBC Sports has announced the telecast schedule for its exclusive games for the 2020-21 NHL regular season, beginning with a Wednesday Night Hockey tripleheader on Jan. 13 on NBCSN headlined by the defending Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning against the Chicago Blackhawks at 8 p.m. ET. NBC Sports’ NHL telecast schedule features exclusive weekend games on…

Detroit Red Wings release 2020-21 season schedule

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Red Wings today released their 2020-21 regular-season schedule. The 2020-21 campaign marks the 95th season for the Red Wings in the National Hockey League, and the fourth at Little Caesars Arena. The Red Wings open the season at home on Thursday, Jan. 14 against the Carolina Hurricanes and end on…

NHL season to start Jan. 13, play 56 games in agreement with NHLPA

NEW YORK, New York  — The NHL and NHL Players’ Association reached an agreement Sunday to play a 56-game regular season starting Jan. 13, 2021, and ending May 8. “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season, especially since the Return to Play in 2019-20 was so successful in crowning…