• Islanders close to deal to play some games at Nassau Coliseum

    Newsday "The Islanders are closing in on an agreement to play a mix of the team’s regular-season games at Barclays Center and Nassau Coliseum in the years leading up to the opening of the new arena at Belmont Park, according to two people familiar with the situation. It is not yet known how the games..." January 23

  • Sedins will try to let Canucks know intentions for future by deadline

    Sportsnet "If this is his final National Hockey League season, at least Henrik Sedin is still doing everything he can to help the Vancouver Canucks. The 37-year-old captain said he and his brother Daniel will try to accommodate management’s request to know by the Feb. 26 trade deadline whether the Sedins..." January 23

  • Seattle mayor, Gary Bettman meet to discuss expansion

    Sporting News "NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan have met, she said in a news release Tuesday, as the city continues to move forward on landing an expansion team. Durkan also tweeted about the meeting, ahead of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C., this week and then..." January 23

  • Report: Corey Crawford works out, could skate soon

    TSN "Chicago Blackhawks' Corey Crawford worked out Monday and Tuesday and head coach Joel Quenneville said he thinks the goalie could return to the ice soon, according to a report from Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times. Lazerus added the team will get a better assessment of Crawford and where he..." January 23

  • Oilers’ Jesse Puljujarvi bouncing back strong from AHL demotion

    Pro Hockey Talk "t wasn’t the easiest start to a career, but Jesse Puljujarvi of the Edmonton Oilers has used an AHL demotion to take hold of a regular NHL spot this season. The No. 4 overall pick from the 2016 draft played 28 games last season in Edmonton before being sent down to Bakersfield for the rest of..." January 23

  • Montreal Canadiens “Very Active” As Deadline Approaches

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Montreal Canadiens, losers of four of their last five games including three at the hands of the Boston Bruins, are now 19-22-6 on the season and well out of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. In his latest 31 Thoughts column for Sportsnet, Elliotte Friedman reports that GM Marc Bergevin..." January 23

  • Marc Savard officially retires from NHL seven years after last game

    NBC Sports Boston "It was a foregone conclusion because he hadn’t played an NHL game in seven years since suffering a final concussion whole playing for the Bruins, but Marc Savard called it a career on Monday by officially retiring from the NHL. Savard played 13 NHL seasons for four different teams and was one..." January 23

  • Laundry list of issues are keeping Sabres in NHL basement again

    Sportsnet "It’s not February yet, and the Buffalo Sabres are dead and buried for another season. ‘Twas ever thus, an excellent hockey market stocked with long suffering fans, underserviced in 2018 the way they were in ’17, ’16, ’15… The Sabres, an Original 14 franchise that has never drank from the..." January 23

  • NHL announces details of 2018 All-Star Skills Competition

    Pro Hockey Talk "We know who’s going to Tampa this week for the 2018 NHL All-Star Game, and now we know what events will make up this year’s Skills Competition. On Saturday night (7 p.m. ET, NBCSN), there will be six events focusing on individuality, with the winning player taking home $25,000 for each victory...." January 23

  • Charlie McAvoy out two weeks following heart procedure

    Boston Herald "Charlie McAvoy, one of the NHL’s best rookie defensemen, will be out at least two weeks following a procedure for an abnormal heart rhythm yesterday at Massachusetts General Hospital. McAvoy was monitored overnight and likely will watch from the ninth floor of the Garden tonight when the Bruins..." January 23

  • Five Russian Players Not Invited To Participate At Olympics

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has extended invitations to 42 of the 47 players submitted by the Russian Ice Hockey Federation (RIHF) for consideration for the upcoming Games. Interestingly though, the IOC did not invite the following players to participate: D Anton Belov D Alexei..." January 23

  • Hertl's filled a hole on the wing but left another down the middle

    NBC Sports Bay Area "When the Sharks entered the season, the discussion of who would replace Patrick Marleau as a top-six winger did not center on Tomas Hertl because he was a center. Or, he was at least supposed to be. Head coach Peter DeBoer moved Hertl to Logan Couture's game following San Jose's second..." January 23

  • Vancouver Canucks Interested In NCAA Free Agents

    Pro Hockey Rumors "As the NCAA season moves along, several names are starting to emerge as possible free agent signings at the end of the year. Even those who went undrafted and are in their first few years at the collegiate level could decide to turn pro if a team shows enough interest, and the Vancouver Canucks..." January 22

  • Nathan MacKinnon on trading Matt Duchene: ‘It did a lot’ for Avalanche room

    Sportsnet "Matt Duchene wasn’t blamed for wanting out of Colorado, but Nathan MacKinnon didn’t deny the positive effect the blockbuster deal had on the Avalanche. MacKinnon was asked by Sportsnet’s Luke Fox on Monday about how the culture in Colorado’s dressing room has changed since Duchene was shipped..." January 22

  • Charlie McAvoy undergoes procedure for 'abnormal heart rhythm'

    NBC Sports Boston "As a workhorse 20-year-old hockey player, it wasn’t much of a warning signal when Charlie McAvoy missed Monday’s Bruins practice with what the team initially called “a doctor’s appointment.” But it turned out to be a fairly serious absence as the Bruins announced later in the afternoon that their..." January 22

  • Ondrej Palat Out Six To Eight Weeks With Lower-Body Injury

    Tampa Bay Times "The Lightning's telling trip just got tougher. Wing Ondrej Palat flew back to Tampa for more tests Monday and will be out indefinitely, a big blow to the Lightning's shutdown line. Palat suffered a lower-body injury getting speared by Minnesota's Jared Spurgeon in the third period of Saturday's..." January 22

  • Sharks are a constant in the volatile NHL

    Orange County Register "The NHL salary cap practically legislates against consistency. If the season had ended Saturday, three of the Western Conference playoff teams would be new ones, including the Vegas Golden Knights, who of course are brand spanking new — and spanking the whole league. As someone pointed out on..." January 22

  • Blue Jackets Acquire Jeff Zatkoff from Kings

    Hockey Fights "The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired goaltender Jeff Zatkoff from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for future considerations, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. He has been assigned to the American Hockey League's Cleveland Monsters. Zatkoff, 30, is 18-21-4 with a 2.72..." January 22

  • Blues are getting healthier at a crucial time

    Pro Hockey Talk "At one point during this season, it looked like the St. Louis Blues might run away with the Central Division. Failing that, it seemed like they would at least silence doubts about injuries submarining their campaign. Then Jaden Schwartz got hurt. OK, that’s a mild exaggeration. The..." January 22

  • Blue Jackets trade John Ramage to Coyotes for future considerations

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Coyotes announced Monday they had traded for Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman John Ramage in exchange for future considerations. Ramage, 26, played in 33 games for the Cleveland Monsters this season with two goals, seven assists and a minus-10 plus-minus. He was originally drafted..." January 22

  • Flyers have a Travis Sanheim dilemma

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Defenseman and prized prospect Travis Sanheim will start playing some big minutes again. It just won’t be with the Flyers right now. On Monday, Sanheim was reassigned to AHL Lehigh Valley as the front office also recalled Mark Alt to take Sanheim’s spot on the active roster. Why? Trust..." January 22

  • Blackhawks activate Artem Anisimov from IR

    Fanrag Sports "The Chicago Blackhawks have activated center Artem Anisimov from injured reserve, according to the team. In a corresponding roster move, the Blackhawks have assigned defenseman Gustav Forsling to the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs. Anisimov was originally placed on injured reserve due to an upper-body..." January 22

  • How Tony DeAngelo has played since being called up

    SNY TV "In two games since being called up, Anthony DeAngelo has one assist and a minus two rating. In those two games, DeAngelo has played: Colorado: 15:29, 2 shots on goal, 4 hits, 4 blocked shots (5:16 in the first, 5:39 in the second, 4:34 in the third) LA: 19:17, 1 shot that missed the..." January 22

  • Does approach change for Devils' Cory Schneider after Keith Kinkaid's injury?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Cory Schneider is expected to start for the Devils on Monday against the Detroit Red Wings at the Prudential Center in Newark after missing two out of the past three games due to illness. Schneider backed up in the one game where he did dress, so he will be looking at his first game action..." January 22

  • Writhing Henrik Lundqvist underscores how fast this can turn

    New York Post "This was a hold-your-breath moment, the kind of instance that really would have put the Rangers’ entire season in jeopardy. There was Henrik Lundqvist on Saturday afternoon in Denver, down on the ice and writhing in pain. His teammate, Brady Skjei, had just lost an edge and went barreling into..." January 22

  • Resurgent Torey Krug big reason why Bruins are streaking

    Boston Herald "Life is awfully good for the Bruins right now. They are riding a 16-game points streak. They have pulled to within three points of the Tampa Bay Lightning, who not only lead the Atlantic Division but all of the Eastern Conference in points with 65. They have a five-point lead over the..." January 22

  • Penguins a fitting trade partner for struggling Atlantic squads

    Yardbarker "The Pittsburgh Penguins already acquired an Atlantic player when they acquired center Riley Sheahan from the Detroit Red Wings earlier this year. Could GM Jim Rutherford double-dip into the division for yet another center? There are plenty of options available. As everyone knew they would, the..." January 21

  • Canadiens’ Price suffered chronic fatigue at start of season

    Sportsnet "Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price was suffering from chronic fatigue at the beginning of this season, according to a report from TVA Sports. “I was always tired,” Price told TVA. “A guy who eats well and sleeps well like me isn’t supposed to be tired like I was.” Price’s chronic..." January 21

  • The Golden Knights keep getting better, more powerful

    Pro Hockey Talk "Here is a sentence that would have been laughable to even suggest back in October: If the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday night they will move into sole possession for first place in the entire NHL. At this point the Golden Knights, the NHL’s latest expansion team,..." January 21

  • Jim Johannson, general manager of USA Hockey, dies at age 53

    ESPN "Jim Johannson, the general manager of USA Hockey who helped put together an American Olympic team without NHL players, has died at the age of 53. USA Hockey put out a statement Sunday saying that Johannson died in his sleep in the early morning at his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. "We..." January 21

  • What’s behind the Avalanche’s incredible turnaround season?

    Sportsnet "If the Vegas Golden Knights didn’t enter the NHL this season, the story the Colorado Avalanche are writing might be getting a heck of a lot more attention. But behind Vegas’ historic grand entrance, the Avalanche’s return to relevancy after their own historically awful 2016-17 isn’t followed by..." January 21

  • Panarin's shootout prowess paying off for Jackets

    NHL.com "Each time Artemi Panarin grabs the puck in a shootout, the expectation now is that he'll score a goal. Maybe it'll be with a slick little forehand-backhand deke. Maybe he'll roof a shot off the backhand. Maybe he'll give a head fake and just blow it by the goalie off the forehand. "I just..." January 21

  • Rival teams don’t expect Senators to trade Erik Karlsson

    Sportsnet "Rival teams don’t expect the Ottawa Senators to trade defencemen Erik Karlsson prior to the Feb. 26 trade deadline, according to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos. “Teams that may have had conversations with [Senators general manager Pierre] Dorion about Karlsson don’t expect him to be moved coming up..." January 21

  • Karlsson not worried about being traded

    Toronto Star "If Erik Karlsson is truly concerned about his future with the Ottawa Senators, then he isn’t showing it, teammate Bobby Ryan says. “He’s handled it well, as far as I’m concerned,” Ryan said. “None of that stuff makes its way in here.” The chatter around the Senators is about the future of..." January 21

  • Puljujarvi becoming impact player for Oilers

    NHL.com "The Edmonton Oilers have not lived up to high expectations this season, but Saturday was a reminder not to give up on the future. Right wing Jesse Puljujarvi had a goal and two assists, the first three-point game of his NHL career, to help the Oilers to a 5-2 victory against the Vancouver..." January 21

  • Stars’ Klingberg is building serious Norris argument

    Pro Hockey Talk "From Nicklas Lidstrom to Erik Karlsson and Victor Hedman, NHL fans are used to Swedish defensemen being involved in Norris Trophy talks, and often winning the award outright. It’s about time that we add another name to the conversation: John Klingberg of the Dallas Stars. Some might roll their..." January 21

  • Karlsson Rumors Starting To Heat Up Again

    Pro Hockey Rumors "While trade talk surrounding top defenseman Erik Karlsson seemed to have died down in recent weeks, general manager Pierre Dorion has recently stirred the rumor mill right back up again after making comments about Karlsson on Thursday to NHL.com’s Chris Stevenson. “Our first priority with..." January 20

  • Tyson Barrie unlikely to be traded by deadline

    Yardbarker "As it is with most teams who make a surprising turnaround from one year to the next, the Colorado Avalanche, fresh off one of the worst seasons in recent memory, may not even be a seller this time around at the NHL Trade Deadline. The 2017-18 season has gone much better for the Avs, with their..." January 20

  • Canucks’ Daniel, Henrik Sedin would like to play next season

    Sportsnet "Vancouver Canucks forwards and future Hall of Famers Daniel and Henrik Sedin aren’t ready to hang up the skates just yet. According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston on Saturday Headlines, the twins hope to play one more season after this one. “This has been up in there air somewhat entering the..." January 20

  • Coffey expected to join Oilers organization

    TSN "Hall of Fame defenceman Paul Coffey is expected to join the Edmonton Oilers organization in some capacity soon, according to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie. The rumours surrounding his role has been coaching staff related, but the details haven't been ironed out just yet. But a deal is in..." January 20

  • Johnson’s shot at Duchene makes lack of Colorado return a bummer

    Pro Hockey Talk "Through a rare scheduling quirk, Matt Duchene‘s first game as a member of the Ottawa Senators against the Colorado Avalanche was both a letdown and a case of instant gratification. The Senators faced the Avs on back-to-back games on Nov. 10 and 11, Duchene’s debut contests with Ottawa. That’s..." January 20

  • Weight: It's a shame Ho-Sang's not playing with Tavares

    Newsday "Doug Weight has heard the cries from Islander fans. As yet another call-up from Bridgeport, big winger Ross Johnston, makes his season debut here on Saturday, the cry went up again: Where is Josh Ho-Sang? The Isles’ talented young wing is still toiling away in the AHL, where he has two goals..." January 20

  • Are boiling-hot Avalanche for real? We’ll find out soon

    Pro Hockey Talk "If the Colorado Avalanche’s New Year’s resolution was to never lose again, they’ve been sticking to it so far. With a 3-1 win against the New York Rangers today, the Avalanche are undefeated in 2018 (7-0-0), and that’s not even the extent of their ridiculous winning streak. They’ve now won nine..." January 20

  • Horvat could be back Sunday vs. Jets

    TSN "Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green said he doesn't expect winger Bo Horvat to play Saturday against the Edmonton Oilers. Green said Horvat could be ready Sunday when the Canucks take on the Winnipeg Jets. The Canucks announced earlier Friday Horvat has been medically cleared to..." January 20

  • Zdeno Chara having a great season in Charlie McAvoy’s shadow

    Sportsnet "There’s something utterly strange, if not incredibly ironic, about a man who’s 6-foot-9 and 250 pounds being in the background of anything, but that’s exactly where Zdeno Chara finds himself this season; in the shadow of Boston Bruins rookie sensation Charlie McAvoy. To see the mob of reporters..." January 20

  • Bruins have some pleasant problems ahead of them

    Boston Herald "The Bruins got a day off in Montreal yesterday, and to say the players earned it would be the understatement of the year. The B’s will face the Canadiens tonight at what likely will be an unusually subdued Bell Centre. The locals will be watching two teams headed in opposite directions: The..." January 20

  • Evander Kane likely on the move, Sam Reinhart not

    Pro Hockey Rumors "It’s clear that Evander Kane will be traded by the Buffalo Sabres before the February 26th deadline, but where exactly he will end up and how much he will cost are still very much up in the air. Today, Darren Dreger of TSN tweeted that interest is “heating up” but that the team still could wait,..." January 20

  • Senators would listen to offers for Karlsson

    NHL.com "The Ottawa Senators are not ruling out potential trade offers for defenseman Erik Karlsson, general manager Pierre Dorion said Thursday. Asked if he would consider offers "at this moment" for Karlsson, who can become an unrestricted free agent after next season, Dorion said, "Our first priority..." January 19

  • Matthews: Andersen’s message marks ‘tipping point’ for Maple Leafs

    Sportsnet "A deafening message from the mouth of the softest-spoken player on the team. That’s what Frederik Andersen, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ mid-season MVP, delivered to the media in Philadelphia Thursday night after yet another blown lead and another one-goal loss, the Leafs’ fourth consecutive. As..." January 19

  • Kings' Brown fined $10K for cross-check on Schultz

    LA Kings Insider "LA Kings forward Dustin Brown has been fined $10,000 by the NHL. The fine from the NHL Department of Player Safety was assessed after Brown’s major penalty for cross-checking Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Justin Schultz during last night’s game. " January 19

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