The National Hockey League (NHL; French: Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league composed of 30 member clubs: 23 in the United States and 7 in Canada. Headquartered in New York City, the NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. The Stanley Cup, the oldest professional sports trophy in North America, is awarded annually to the league playoff
The Arizona Coyotes made a free-agent splash this offseason by signing defenseman Alex Goligoski and forward Jamie McGinn, but their bargain shopping for a familiar face is paying the biggest dividends this season.
Filip Forsberg scored twice in the third period as the Nashville Predators rallied from an early deficit to cap their long road trip with a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Jonathan Toews scored a goal and had three assists and scored with 1:18 remaining to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night at the United Center.
Claude Giroux scored with 1:40 left in overtime Sunday night as the Philadelphia Flyers stopped a pair of losing streaks with a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders at Barclays Center.