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 […]
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane wanted to sign large, matching contracts with the Chicago Blackhawks. That’s exactly what happened as the duo each signed eight-year contracts with a reported average cap hit of $10.5 million a season which will begin following the 2014-15 season. The two men are now under Chicago’s control through the 2021-22 […]
Does Evander Kane want to play for the Winnipeg Jets? Based on a recent interview with the forward heard on The TEAM 1040 in Vancouver, the answer to that question is a resounding no.
The dust has already settled on the free agency signing period, which could only be described with a less exciting synonym to the word “frenzy”. A few notable names still remain without homes, but it’s the restricted free agents that represent the only real impact talent out on the market. Of the two high-profile RFA, […]
While most hockey players are enjoying their time off during the summer by playing golf or fishing, Valtteri Filppula has been playing tennis. Word is that the NHL forward is pretty good and has thought about turning pro.
The Red Wings are looking for help on defense and that may come through Buffalo’s Tyler Myers. The Detroit Free Press reports that the club has been looking at Myers in an effort to solidify a defensive group which desperately needs some help.
Anaheim goaltender John Gibson will have one of the best masks in the league in 2014-15. Check out his new lid which features both the old Mighty Ducks logo as well as an extensive tribute to Pac-Man.
Jonathan Drouin, the third overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, has some pretty sick hands. Watch as he shows off his stickhandling skills during Tampa Bay’s Development Camp.
Nashville’s GM David Poile was mic’d up during the 2014 NHL Draft with the hopes of catching what goes on around the table during the first couple of rounds. Instead, the mics picked up Poile orchestrating the James Neal trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Olli Jokinen signed a one-year, $2.5 million contract to skate with the Nashville Predators. On the surface, the Jokinen signing is easy to overlook considering the fireworks from the league’s first day of free agency. However, it’s a special contract as it marks the eighth team Jokinen has played for during his NHL career. Here’s […]
While the NHL was busy during the frantic first day of free agency, Claude Giroux was arrested for repeatedly grabbing a police officer’s butt. Here’s the details of the incident courtesy of the Ottawa Sun: Officers were inside the bar as part of routine walk-throughs, when one officer had his butt grabbed by a patron […]
The clock struck noon EST and the NHL’s free agency period officially started. Thanks to the fact teams and agents had a rather large window to talk prior to the window opening, deals came in from across the league in a hurry. There were surprises. There were even some big, big surprises. Here’s a quick […]
You may have heard about Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court and an extremely controversial argument over contraception. Nashville’s Mike Fisher commented on the topic and his Tweet probably isn’t going to go over too well. It’s safe to say a lot of hockey fans, both male and female, are going to be upset with this […]
The Red Wings are apparently going to offer Dan Boyle a hefty contract as he prepares to hit free agency. The deal is believed to be worth $11 million over two years. Boyle is coming off of a six-year, $40 million deal with the San Jose Sharks and most recently had his rights traded to […]