Thomas Vanek appears to be connected to a federal gambling investigation currently taking place in New York. A report from WHEC suggests that Vanek is involved with a case involving The Marina Restaurant & Bar, located in Rochester, New York. The report details that Vanek voluntarily visited a federal court house with his lawyer, but isn’t […]
The days of Dallas Stars fans being able to support their team through their license plate may be coming to an end. The Texas DMV is currently eliminating specialty license plates which fail to meet the criteria of 200 buyers a year. Apparently the Dallas Stars’ plate falls into the category of plates which have […]
Remember when Milan Lucic lost his cool in the handshake line with the Montreal Canadiens? The Boston forward discussed the incident, acknowledging that he could have handled the situation differently while stating he has no intention of apologizing.
The road to the NHL Winter Classic has been greatly enhanced thanks to HBO’s annual 24/7 series which takes hockey fans behind the scenes with some of the league’s most familiar teams. The series has become such a success that many fans anticipate watching the weekly installment more than they anticipate the actual Winter Classic […]
Steve Mason won a lot of Philadelphia Flyers fans over with his performance in the playoffs this past season. Evidently, Jeremy Roenick isn’t one of them. Roenick commented on Philadelphia’s netminding and he was rather blunt (go figure) about his opinion of Mason.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are the only NHL team to crack Forbes’ list of the most valuable sports franchises. The Leafs are #26 on the list of 50 organizations, worth a reported $1.15 billion. Real Madrid, the Spanish soccer giant, finished first on the list with an approximate value of $3.44 billion. Soccer dominated the […]
The Winnipeg Jets are not a very good hockey team. This is an obvious statement. Even more obvious, as the already difficult Central Division improves around them, Kevin Cheveldayoff has done very little to improve his team’s chances for the upcoming campaign, instead choosing to rely on drafting and player development to turn the Jets into a contender someday. […]
The Toronto Maple Leafs will be celebrating their 100th birthday throughout the year of 2017. As apart of their celebration plans, the team and city are reportedly wanting to host all of the NHL’s big events. That list includes the NHL Draft, the Winter Classic, the All-Star Game and the World Cup of Hockey, which […]
Martin Brodeur is a man without a team. The New Jersey Devils finally made a decision and moved on without Brodeur, meaning that the 42-year-old goaltender is free to sign with any team which wants his services. A few teams were linked to Brodeur, but nothing formally developed. With the summer rolling on and rumors […]
If you haven’t been following the Ryan O’Reilly situation with the Colorado Avalanche, there’s one word you could use to describe it – ugly. The team has an arbitration date with O’Reilly set for July 23rd and it’s clear that there’s a decent amount of resentment on both sides. Given the tension and the likelihood […]
Jeremy Roenick dishes it. But will he be able to take it? Grabovski Instagrammed a response to Roenick’s harsh criticism of his new contract with the Islanders. Here is the screen grab, via i.imgur: Roenick is no stranger to feuds, but very rarely do we see someone strike back at him. Grabovski’s poke at Roenick wasn’t […]
The Chicago Blackhawks recently signed both Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to eight year contracts worth $10 million a year. That’s a long time, and a lot can change in eight years. That’s what this Hockey News article should’ve said. Two sentences. That’s it. Instead, the reader is given synopses of four different players and […]
Overtime in the AHL is getting an overhaul in 2014-15. In an effort to reduce the amount of shootouts, the AHL is extending their overtime period to seven minutes. The other major change is that 4-on-4 hockey will shift to 3-on-3 hockey following the first whistle after three minutes have been played in the extra […]
The Chicago Blackhawks announced what we had all been waiting for on Wednesday afternoon, as they agreed to identical contract extensions for their two superstars, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. It was widely assumed that the two (three?) sides would come together on such a pact back on July 1st when they were first eligible to sign such a deal, […]
Dany Heatley has signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Anaheim Ducks. Heatley, 33, skated with the Minnesota Wild in 2013-14, producing 28 points over 76 games. Heatley’s production has slowed to a crawl over the last couple years and the Wild elected to let him walk. Anaheim now improves their depth by giving […]