It looks like the Nashville Predators weren’t too happy with the trade they made with the Toronto Maple Leafs which brought Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to the team back in February. The Predators sent a first-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, Olli Jokinen and prospect Brendan Leipsic to acquire the duo in a late effort […]
Buffalo Sabres fans have some more news to get excited over. Evander Kane required surgery on his left shoulder back in February and he recently visited Buffalo for re-evaluation. According to Pro Hockey Talk, things are progressing ahead of schedule. Kane was originally expected to miss between four and six months, but Kane’s agent Craig […]
Justin Williams will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1st and to date his future looks pretty cloudy. Williams, 33, may be at a crossroads in his career as the LA Kings look to squeeze in numerous players despite minimal room under the salary cap. What does Williams want to do at this stage of his […]
The NHL has released a new ad for the Stanley Cup playoffs and it asks a very simple question: What’s in a name? Liev Schreiber lends his voice to this ad which discusses names and ponders which ones will be added to the best trophy in all of sports.
It’s been a while since the movement to bring an NHL team to Las Vegas had an update, but prospective owner Bill Foley recently unloaded a bunch of noteworthy info to the media. Foley outlined the surge in ticket commitments as well as the new expected start date for a new franchise. Here are the […]
After throwing crazy money at new Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock and missing out, it seems the Buffalo Sabres have settled on an adequate backup plan as John Wawrow reports the team is set to hire Dan Bylsma.
The combination of Henrik Lundqvist and Derick Brassard has put the New York Rangers in the same situation as last series, hosting Game 7 at Madison Square Garden. But in this round, the stakes are a little higher, as the winner advances for the chance to take home Lord Stanley’s Cup. After coming back from […]
When the St. Louis Blues were dumped out of the playoffs in the first round, it was clear that the team needed to make changes in order to reach the next level. After bringing back Ken Hitchcock, it’s clear the team will need to make those changes on the ice if they hope to avoid […]
The Ottawa Senators seemed like unlikely suitors when they signed coveted Boston University star goaltender Matt O’Connor this offseason. They were already stacked with depth, with two NHL goaltenders on their roster – Craig Anderson and Robin Lenher. Things got muckier when they signed Andrew Hammond to a three-year $4.05 million deal after his stellar play […]
The Chicago Blackhawks vs. Anaheim Ducks Western Conference Finals is proving to be not for the faint of heart. With the Ducks leading the series, 3-2, three of the first five games have been decided in overtime and a fourth came down to a single, late-game tally in regulation. It’s a big reason why Blackhawks […]
A familiar name is reportedly interested in returning to the NHL. According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, Andrei Kostitsyn is looking to come back to the NHL after spending the last four seasons skating in the KHL. Though he’s interested in a return, Kostitsyn is only pursuing a one-year contract. Kostitsyn already has plenty of NHL time […]
Emilio Estevez, AKA Gordon Bombay, got the hockey world buzzing on Twitter during Game 5 between the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks. Estevez, the head coach of the classic Mighty Ducks series, isn’t very active on Twitter but he surfaced in order to cheer on his Ducks. The inspiration from Estevez apparently worked as the […]
Rivalries and enemies are made during the NHL playoffs. While it’s probably premature to call the Blackhawks and the Ducks rivals, the two teams certainly don’t like each other very much. Just ask Anaheim’s Matt Beleskey. Immediately following the Ducks’ Game 4 OT loss, Beleskey commented on his distaste for the Blackhawks, as seen in […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins are a team without a first-round pick in the upcoming 2015 NHL Draft. The Penguins shipped their first-round selection (16th overall) to the Edmonton Oilers in the deal which brought in David Perron. Now, the Penguins are trying to jump back into the first round and they’re talking trades with several teams. […]
After missing out on Mike Babcock, the Buffalo Sabres are moving on and continuing their head coach search. That search now turns to Dan Bylsma who is expected to meet with the team this week. The Sabres already received permission to speak with Bylsma from the Pittsburgh Penguins (Bylsma was fired by the Penguins, but […]