• Gary Bettman turns up heat on Ottawa, Calgary to get arenas built

    Sportsnet "So, have you heard that they need new NHL arenas in Calgary and Ottawa? The commissioner is certainly aware. Amid growing talk about Houston’s desire to land a hockey team, and with Seattle pushing towards finally getting an NHL-ready building, Gary Bettman gently pointed out that his league..." November 17

  • Flames' Tkachuk suspended one game

    TSN "Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has been suspended one game for his actions in the line brawl that broke out in Caglary's game against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. Tkachuk slashed the leg of Red Wings right winger Luke Witkowski as a he headed for the dressing room after being..." November 17

  • Ducks, Evander Kane could be a perfect match

    Yardbarker "Injuries have hit the Anaheim Ducks hard so far this season. They have yet to have a game in which all their top four defensemen have played, and their top two centers Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler won’t be back until at least Christmas. Despite their injury issues, the Ducks have not performed..." November 17

  • Golden Knights activate Subban from injured reserve

    Sportsnet "The Vegas Golden Knights activated goaltender Malcolm Subban off of injured reserve on Friday. The team also sent emergency call-up Dylan Ferguson back to the WHL’s Kamloops Blazers. Vegas has been beset by a large assortment of injuries to its netminders this season, with starter Marc-Andre..." November 17

  • Streaking Maple Leafs could get Matthews back at just the right time

    Pro Hockey Talk "Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock must be delighted by how his team is winning games. Most obviously, they’ve been doing so without Auston Matthews, who’s currently dealing with an upper-body injury. The Leafs won their fifth consecutive game 1-0 in OT thanks to William Nylander‘s..." November 17

  • Atkinson signs seven-year, $41.125 million contract with Blue Jackets

    NHL.com "Forward Cam Atkinson signed a seven-year, $41.125 million contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday. The contract has an average annual value of $5.875 million. "I know. It's exciting. I couldn't be happier," Atkinson told the team website. "I think it was maybe weighing on my..." November 17

  • Mathieu Perreault says Radko Gudas slash ‘wasn’t an accident’

    Sportsnet "Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Radko Gudas has once again landed himself in hot water after slashing Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault in the head/neck area during Thursday’s game. Perreault, who was not injured on the play, believes the slash was intentional and not a fluke accident as a..." November 17

  • Red Wings on Witkowski suspension: ‘Punishment doesn’t fit the crime’

    Pro Hockey Talk "A sports league doles out suspensions and fines for a variety of reasons, including the hope that losing game checks might deter future bad behavior. When it comes to the fans, many want justice, and that’s where things can get a little fuzzier. It’s especially interesting to consider areas of..." November 17

  • Penguins’ Malkin shows support for Putin during ‘tough year’

    Sportsnet "The social media movement for “Putin Team” is gaining steam. Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin has joined compatriot Alex Ovechkin in offering public support for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Malkin posted a photo of him and Putin to his Instagram and Twitter accounts earlier..." November 17

  • Breaking: Sens' Wideman out “multiple weeks” after suffering brutal injury

    Hockey Feed "The Ottawa Senators will be without one of their young depth players for an extended period of time after suffering a brutal injury on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Chris Wideman was switched to forward after excelling at it back in Sweden against the Colorado Avalanche." November 17

  • Columbus Blue Jackets Continue Search For Center Help

    Pro Hockey Rumors "After signing Cam Atkinson to a new seven-year extension, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports that the Columbus Blue Jackets have redoubled their efforts in search of a center to add to their lineup. Knowing exactly what Atkinson will be making down the road, and that he’ll be a fixture in the..." November 17

  • Brooks Orpik lands huge hit on Vladislav Kamenev, breaks his arm

    Russian Machine Never Breaks "Brooks Orpik just landed the biggest hit of the young season Thursday night against the Colorado Avalanche. You have to see this. While trailing 2-0 to the Avs early in the second period, Orpik stepped up on rookie Vladislav Kamenev in the neutral zone and walloped the Russian forward to the..." November 17

  • Maple Leafs Agree to Terms With Josh Leivo on One-Year Extension

    NHL.com "The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has agreed to terms with forward Josh Leivo on a one-year extension worth $925,000. Leivo, 24, has recorded one assist in five games for the Maple Leafs this season. The Innisfil, Ontario, native has collected 19 points (9 goals, 10..." November 17

  • Nolan Patrick will return from injury to battle hometown Jets

    Sportsnet "Philadelphia Flyers forward Nolan Patrick will make his return to the lineup against the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday after missing nine games with a concussion. http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/nolan-patrick-make-return-lineup-winnipeg/" November 16

  • Arizona Coyotes accused of not properly paying employees, union busting in NLRB complaints

    Arizona Central "The National Labor Relations Board launched two investigations into the Arizona Coyotes during the past 13 months, probing allegations that the National Hockey League team spied on staff, engaged in union busting and fired two employees who raised concerns about pay, federal records say. The..." November 16

  • It’s clear what Rick Nash wants out of uncertain Rangers future

    New York Post "This is a time of uncertainty for Rick Nash, the valuable Ranger who for the first time in his career is a pending free agent and whose greatest value to the organization might be as a blue-chip rental property to exchange for futures as the Feb. 26 trade deadline approaches. “I’ve aware of..." November 16

  • Colorado Avalanche To Send Tyson Jost To San Antonio

    Pro Hockey Rumors "While Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar spoke to the media today, he explained that Tyson Barrie won’t play tonight against the Washington Capitals due to an upper-body injury that has been bothering him. According to Adrian Dater of BSN Denver, he also indicated that the team would be..." November 16

  • Red Wings, Flames engage in line brawl, ‘old time hockey’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Matthew Tkachuk hasn’t even completed his second season in the NHL, and he might already have passed the likes of Tom Wilson and Brad Marchand as the league’s premier … “disturber.” It’s no secret that he has a special ability to make people’s blood boil, with the Los Angeles Kings standing..." November 16

  • Report: Rockets owner meets with NHL to discuss bringing team to Houston

    Larry Brown Sports "Could the NHL end up coming to Houston? That is the hope of the Rockets’ new owner. Tilman Fertitta, who purchased the Rockets in September, recently met with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman about the possibility of bringing a team to Houston, according to The Athletic. Bettman told The..." November 16

  • Bergeron carrying the load for shorthanded Bruins, and it may prove too heavy

    NBC Sports Boston "The Bruins continue to suffer through an unprecedented deluge of injuries, and that was once again the case when Bruce Cassidy ruled out both Brad Marchand and Anders Bjork from the first two games of their three-game road swing through California. Perhaps they will be able to return against..." November 16

  • Jordan Weal moved to center as Flyers try to find scoring spark

    Courier-Post "Jordan Weal wants there to be no mistake about it. The last time he played center for the Flyers wasn’t really indicative of his capabilities. Two years ago, when the Flyers acquired him from the Los Angeles Kings in the deal that saw Vinny Lecavalier and Luke Schenn heading West, Weal factored..." November 16

  • Red Wings' Anthony Mantha 'can be superstar in league'

    Michigan Live "Anthony Mantha offered so much hope for the Detroit Red Wings and their fans when he was selected 20th overall in 2013, at the time their second-highest pick in 22 years. A big, strong winger with prolific goal-scoring ability, decades of drafting low precluded the organization from acquiring..." November 16

  • Blues’ Beau Bennett Reassigned To AHL

    Pro Hockey Rumors "When Beau Bennett signed with the St. Louis Blues as a free agent this summer, he saw it as a fresh start in a career that has been marred by injury and missed opportunity. After an impressive rookie campaign with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2012-13, following his surprise early departure from the..." November 16

  • Brian Gibbons taking advantage of NHL opportunity with Devils

    Pro Hockey Talk "Two full seasons in the American Hockey League, after a taste of NHL life, would give some players a mentality that a regular spot in The Show may never come again. Not Brian Gibbons. The New Jersey Devils forward wasn’t wondering when he’d get another NHL shot after 66 games over two seasons..." November 16

  • Sabres' Scandella fined $5K for slashing Penguins' Hornqvist

    Buffalo News "Marco Scandella is $5,000 poorer. The Buffalo Sabres defenseman unleashed a wicked two-hand slash Tuesday night, and the NHL Player Safety Department hit back Wednesday with a $5,000 fine. It is the maximum allowed under the collective bargaining agreement. The money goes to the Players'..." November 15

  • Evander Kane Thriving amid Trade Speculation

    The Hockey Writers "As the Buffalo Sabres yet again find themselves in the Eastern Conference basement, Evander Kane has been a rare bright spot, emerging as the perfect complement on Jack Eichel’s wing, though his success is somewhat bittersweet. Kane possesses everything you hope for in a power forward, and his..." November 15

  • Goaltending Woes Continue For Vegas Golden Knights

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Vegas Golden Knights were down to their fourth string goaltender when they went to Maxime Lagace on October 30th. Oscar Dansk had been the latest victim, following Marc-Andre Fleury and Malcolm Subban to the injured reserve list. Last night, Lagace was pulled after allowing seven goals on 29..." November 15

  • Devils assign Michael McLeod to OHL

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils assigned forward Michael McLeod to the Mississauga Steelheads of the OHL, where he will play out the 2017-18 season in junior hockey. The 19-year-old McLeod must stay with Mississauga until the team's season is complete. The Devils would then have the option to bring him up to the..." November 15

  • Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews: Stuck in scoring rut

    CBS Sports "Toews has only potted one goal in his last 13 contests. The 29-year-old pivot has picked it up a bit lately, notching one goal and two assists in his last six games, but his four goals and seven assists in 18 matches this campaign is pretty disappointing. " November 15

  • Brent Burns and Ryan Johansen are still searching for their first goals

    Pro Hockey Talk "Over the past two seasons Brent Burns held a commanding lead over every other defenseman in the league when it came to scoring goals. His 56 goals during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons were 19 more than the next closest defenseman, Shea Weber, during that stretch. The gap between him and..." November 15

  • Oilers acquire Cammalleri from Kings for Jokinen

    Sportsnet "The Edmonton Oilers have acquired Mike Cammalleri from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Jussi Jokinen. Cammalleri has three goals and seven points in 15 games this season, his second stint with the Kings after signing a one-year contract with the team on July 1. Jokinen has just one..." November 14

  • GM Dorion: MacArthur has moved to Florida, not expected to return to Sens

    TSN "Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion said Tuesday during an appearance on TSN Radio 1200 that he doesn’t expect Clarke MacArthur to play for the team this season. MacArthur failed his medical upon reporting to training camp with the Senators in September and has since moved out of..." November 14

  • The Arizona Coyotes should not be this bad

    Pro Hockey Talk "On Tuesday night the Arizona Coyotes will play their 20th game of the season when they take on the Winnipeg Jets, winners of five of their past seven games. The Coyotes will enter the game with just two wins on the season. None of those wins have come in regulation, only defeating the..." November 14

  • Canucks' Sven Baertschi to donate $500 to HEROS for every goal scored

    CBS Sports "The Canucks' Sven Baertschi has pledged a $500 donation to Hockey Education Reaching Out Society for every goal he scores this year. The Switzerland native has been working with HEROS since 2014 when he played for the Calgary Flames, and is now an ambassador for the program. Called Sven Scores..." November 14

  • Lightning acquire goaltender Louis Domingue from Coyotes

    Fox Sports Florida "The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired goaltender Louis Domingue (doh-MING, LOO-ee) from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for goaltender Michael Leighton and forward Tye McGinn, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Domingue, 25, has appeared in seven games with the Coyotes..." November 14

  • Leafs recall Soshnikov ahead of KHL deadline

    TSN "The Maple Leafs announced Tuesday they have recalled forward Nikita Soshnikov from the Toronto Marlies. In a corresponding roster move, the Leafs returned centre Frederik Gauthier to the AHL. As previously reported by TSN’s Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun, Tuesday was the deadline for the Leafs..." November 14

  • Mirco Mueller Out Indefinitely With Broken Clavicle

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The New Jersey Devils will be without Mirco Mueller for some time according to Amanda Stein of the team site. Mueller suffered a broken clavicle on Sunday night, and will be out indefinitely following a surgery scheduled for Thursday. It’s a tough break for Mueller, who had begun to play an..." November 14

  • Canadiens claim goaltender Antti Niemi off waivers

    Sportsnet "The Montreal Canadiens have claimed goaltender Antti Niemi off waivers. Niemi began this season with the Pittsburgh Penguins but was waived after three games. He was then claimed by the Florida Panthers only to be waived by that organization on Nov. 13. " November 14

  • Gruesome injury won’t keep Jimmy Vesey out of lineup

    New York Post "There are a handful of ways to describe what happened to Jimmy Vesey on Saturday afternoon at the Garden — disgusting, gruesome, extremely painful, cringe-worthy. Then there is this description of Vesey’s appearance, coming from coach Alain Vigneault: “Looks like a hockey player. Beautiful..." November 14

  • Injured Brad Marchand, Anders Bjork don’t make West Coast road trip

    Boston Herald "Injuries have been the chief story of the Bruins season thus far, and that apparently will not change anytime soon. B’s wingers Brad Marchand and Anders Bjork missed practice yesterday, and neither accompanied the team on its afternoon charter to California. The Bruins play in Anaheim..." November 14

  • With wholesale changes unlikely, Blackhawks need to look within

    Chicago Sun-Times "The most frustrating thing about the Blackhawks’ sputtering start to the season — they fell back to .500 with Saturday’s 7-5 loss to the Devils — hasn’t been the putrid power play or the frequent first-period flops. It wasn’t the monthlong scoring drought they finally snapped out of. It’s how..." November 14

  • Panthers place G Niemi on waivers

    TSN "The Florida Panthers have placed goaltender Antti Niemi on waivers, three weeks after claiming him from the Pittsburgh Penguins. Niemi appeared in two games with the Panthers, both in relief of James Reimer, posting an .872 save percentage and a 5.08 goals against average. The 34-year-old..." November 13

  • Goaltender Maxime Lagace relishes journey with Golden Knights

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "Maxime Lagace’s second goaltender mask was delivered recently and features warriors from the movie “300.” “Just a little more, I want to say, raw,” he said. “More action on it.” Sounds pretty epic. Does that mean the Golden Knights goaltender is going to switch masks following one of the..." November 13

  • Flyers still searching for offensive answers; could Phantoms' Danick Martel help?

    Philly.com "The Flyers, their attack needing a jump-start, will conclude a rare home-and-home series Tuesday in Minnesota. They hope to generate more offense than they did in the first meeting between the teams, a 1-0 Wild win Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center. “I thought we did a good job at the end,..." November 13

  • Penguins made last-second offer to get Matt Duchene

    Sportsnet "The Pittsburgh Penguins haven’t looked like themselves so far this season and GM Jim Rutherford appears to be exploring potential trades that could spark his team. One of those trades almost saw Matt Duchene moving to Pennsylvania instead of Ottawa. “I think when it was uncertain if the..." November 12

  • Vintage rink used by 1994 Rangers sells at auction for $49,100

    ESPN "The Madison Square Garden rink used by the New York Rangers from 1991 through 2013 was sold on Saturday night for $49,100. The lot, sold by Goldin Auctions, includes the dasher boards, Plexiglas, benches, goals and nets. "New Yorkers love their hockey, and a big fan wanted to keep the..." November 12

  • The Great One heaps praise on Devils rookie Nico Hischier

    Sportsnet "In the days leading up to the 2017 NHL draft—perhaps even in the final moments—the hockey community remained divided on who was most deserving of the No. 1 crown. With Swiss-born Nico Hischier and Canadian Nolan Patrick both vying for the honour, New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero..." November 12

  • Boyle using platform with Devils to raise cancer awareness

    NHL.com "New Jersey Devils center Brian Boyle is happy his story is gaining national headlines. Not so much because he's been able to again play the game he grew to love after being diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) two months ago, but because it will provide others having similar cancer..." November 12

  • Jonathan Drouin, Lightning settle on performance bonus issue

    Sportsnet "It’s been nearly five months since Jonathan Drouin was traded away by the Tampa Bay Lightning. But the forward only recently completed his final piece of business with the organization after going to arbitration with the Lightning over the payment of a performance bonus, Sportsnet has..." November 12

  • Sharks’ Timo Meier fined for incident involving Canucks’ Del Zotto

    Sportsnet "San Jose Sharks forward Timo Meier has been fined $2,403.67 for an incident involving Vancouver Canucks defender Michael Del Zotto, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Sunday. The play in question occurred in the final minutes of San Jose’s 5-0 win over Vancouver on Saturday." November 12

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