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 […]
Are young Russian hockey players going to be restricted from playing in the NHL? That’s the hope of former Detroit Red Wings skater Slava Fetisov who aims to ban young hockey players from joining the NHL until they’re 28. Fetisov currently serves as a Senator in Russia and hopes a new federal law will be put […]
Connor McDavid is expected to be the next great young skater in the NHL. The bar has been set extremely high as McDavid has received some high praise and big comparisons. Inevitably, any young star with huge upside is compared to Wayne Gretzky. So, what does Gretzky think of McDavid? He thinks McDavid could be […]
Andrew Shaw’s headbutt “goal” was pretty amazing, but it didn’t count because he didn’t make a legal play to put the puck in the net. So, what were the officials saying down on the ice while reviewing the remarkable play? Aside from deciding it didn’t count, they were pretty impressed too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwyyCuwF_zc The refs admit […]
What an exciting day in Columbus, Ohio. What? What’s that you say? You’re more concerned about the news north of the border? It is an exciting day in the buckeye state as Nick Foligno has been named the sixth captain of the Columbus Blue Jackets. First reported by Columbus Dispatch reporter Aaron Portzline yesterday, it […]
After reports yesterday strongly suggested he would become the next coach of the Buffalo Sabres, Mike Babcock did a heel turn and is now set to become the next coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs per TSN’s Darren Dreger.
The Washington Capitals are looking to pair Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom with a top talent winger according to general manager Brian MacLellan, as Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post reports.
After a historic ending to Game 2 that saw the Chicago Blackhawks win 16:12 into the third overtime period, the Western Conference Finals shift to Chicago for what promises to be the toughest competition the Blackhawks have seen at home so far this post-season. Chicago hockey fans are notoriously passionate, but following one of the […]
The Associated Press is reporting Mike Babcock, the NHL’s biggest coaching free agent ever, is in contract talks with the Buffalo Sabres to become their next head coach. The person said negotiations were taking place by phone between Babcock and Sabres general manager Tim Murray on Tuesday afternoon. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity […]
NHL 15 was a pretty disastrous endeavour for EA Sports. It was the long-running title’s first release on eighth generation platforms, and it was missing modes, including the removal of the popular EASHL and GM Connected, and lacked basic features. Here’s the list of everything that was missing from the game from Operation Sports. The […]
Canada blasted Russia in the final game of the 2015 World Hockey Championship, winning by a 6-1 score. Most of the Russian squad immediately left the ice at the final horn, skipping the traditional playing of the winner’s national anthem. According to Reuters, Russia will be punished for going against the etiquette of the sport. […]
According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, Todd McLellan will be the next head coach for the Edmonton Oilers. Getting McLellan would continue a miraculous offseason for the Oilers. They lucked out and scored the first overall pick in this year’s draft, which means they’ll have Connor McDavid anchoring their lineup for years to come. They cleaned house […]
Will NHL players compete during the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea? That’s a decision the NHL hasn’t made quite yet, but the league’s upcoming World Cup of Hockey in 2016 may signal an end to players making the journey to compete for their country. Fans appear to be fairly split on the topic, but […]
Patrick Kane’s incredible patience should have resulted in a goal for the Chicago Blackhawks, but Frederik Andersen had other plans. As Kane waited and skated around Andersen, the Anaheim netminder desperately dove and managed to get his paddle on the puck to prevent a goal. (H/T Reddit Hockey)