Kevin Shattenkirk RUMORS & NEWS

  • T.J. Oshie, Kevin Shattenkirk have different free-agent plans "Forward T.J. Oshie, who can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, said Friday his preference is to stay with the Washington Capitals. Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk said he'll explore the market. "Right now, I'm a Capital, and I feel like that's where I'll be," Oshie said. "If something..." May 13

  • Kevin Shattenkirk wants No. 1 role next season

    TSN "Kevin Shattenkirk wants be more than an offensive defenceman regarded as a power-play specialist. The Washington Capitals defenceman, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent in July, said he wants to take a No. 1 role next season. He said he will see if he and Capitals can work out..." May 12

  • LeBrun sees Devils among teams trying to land Shattenkirk

    Fanrag Sports "The overtime winner scored by Kevin Shattenkirk in Game 3 on Monday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins may end up turning around what’s been a lackluster postseason for the talented Washington Capitals defenseman, but will any of his playoff results really matter when it comes to getting the..." May 04

  • Shattenkirk unlikely to see UFA value impacted by playoffs

    Fanrag Sports "Provided he’s not re-signed by the Washington Capitals before July 1, Kevin Shattenkirk will be one of the most attractive names on the free agent mark this summer. Before he can reach that stage though, he and his teammates are trying to shake the playoff curse that seemingly haunts this..." April 20

  • Shattenkirk to have hearing for charging Kings' Gravel "Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday for charging against Los Angeles Kings defenseman Kevin Gravel. The incident occurred at 15:57 of the third period of the game at Staples Center on Saturday. Shattenkirk..." March 12

  • Capitals’ Kevin Shattenkirk suspended 2 games for charging

    Sportsnet "Washington Capitals defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk has been suspended two games for charging, the NHL’s department of player safety announced Sunday. Shattenkirk launched himself into Los Angeles Kings defenceman Kevin Gravel on Saturday, resulting in a two-minute minor. It was just..." March 12

  • Kevin Shattenkirk finding his way with Capitals "Kevin Shattenkirk was looking forward to having Sunday off. The 28-year-old defenseman said he needed a day "to really just decompress" after a crazy week that began with him being traded to the Washington Capitals by the St. Louis Blues late Monday. After playing three games with his new..." March 05

  • Why the Kevin Shattenkirk deal will help Capitals finally win the Stanley Cup

    Fox Sports "The NHL’s trade deadline isn’t until Wednesday afternoon but the biggest deal of the season may have gone down a few days prior. On Monday night, the Capitals swung a blockbuster deal for St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk. Shattenkirk, one of the most talented available pieces on the..." February 28

  • Capitals mortgage future with bold Shattenkirk trade

    Sportsnet "That clattering sound you heard from the U.S. capital Monday night was Brian MacLellan splashing all of his chips on the table and giving his roster its greatest chance to win a Stanley Cup in its 43-year history. This, of course, arrives on the heels of its last greatest chance to win a..." February 28

  • Armstrong: Shattenkirk trade continues Blues' transition to 'newer team'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The phone call from Blues general manager Doug Armstrong to defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk that both parties had expected for some time finally took place Monday night. The nearly two-year saga of Shattenkirk's future in St. Louis ended in a cordial conversation. Armstrong usually keeps these..." February 28

  • Blues trade Kevin Shattenkirk to Capitals "Not satisfied with being in first place in the NHL standings and allowing the fewest goals in the League, the Washington Capitals made a bold move to further strengthen their defense by acquiring Kevin Shattenkirk from the St. Louis Blues on Monday. Shattenkirk, 28, was the one of the top..." February 28

  • Shattenkirk vetoed $42-million sign-and-trade agreement

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues had a trade in place that would have sent Kevin Shattenkirk to a club with a long-term extension, but the defenseman nixed the deal, the Post-Dispatch has learned. Discussions between the Blues and another club fell apart about six weeks ago on a trade that would have given..." February 24

  • Kevin Shattenkirk stays focused for Blues "With his name circulating in trade rumors, St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk knows he can't avoid the subject. That was certainly the base last week when the Blues played at the Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens and the 28-year-old faced plenty of questions..." February 15

  • Shattenkirk open to playing for Maple Leafs, Canadiens

    Sportsnet "Trade talk continues to swirl around St. Louis Blues defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk. After general manager Doug Armstrong let David Backes and Troy Brouwer walk in free agency last year, all signs are pointing to the pending UFA blue-liner being traded. “Everybody believes he’s going to be the..." February 12

  • Kevin Shattenkirk doing his best to block out NHL trade rumours

    Sportsnet "The man most likely to be moved before the NHL’s trade deadline walks into the dressing room and carves a path through the reporters waiting around his locker. This is the new reality for Kevin Shattenkirk. It will remain that way until the St. Louis Blues ship him out of town or the 3 p.m...." February 09

  • Blues are open to sign-and-trade for Kevin Shattenkirk, but are finding few takers so far

    ESPN "There has been plenty of speculation about the St. Louis Blues entertaining a potential sign-and-trade deal involving Kevin Shattenkirk before the March 1 deadline. Shattenkirk is in the final season of a four-year, $17 million deal and is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July..." February 04

  • Would Shattenkirk trade make Blues that much worse?

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "At this point, according to some around town, Brad Shaw is the Terry Bradshaw of hockey assistants. He’s a legend, apparently, because if the old Blues assistant was still here, the Blues’ blue line would surely be fine. To me, it sounds like a convenient excuse. Watching the Blues defend —..." January 28

  • Would Blues trade Shattenkirk? GM says ‘all bets are off’ if losing continues

    Pro Hockey Talk "During an appearance on NBCSN last week, hockey insider Bob McKenzie mentioned that continued struggles could prompt the St. Louis Blues to trade Kevin Shattenkirk. When asked by Hockey Central at Noon on Tuesday, Blues GM Doug Armstrong didn’t exactly shoot down the idea of trading Shattenkirk..." January 25

  • Edmonton Oilers still keen on idea of trading for St. Louis Blues defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk

    Edmonton Journal "Kevin Shattenkirk to the Edmonton Oilers? We’ve been banging that drum about the St. Louis Blues defenceman for two years now, so it’s not a stop-the-presses story that the Oilers are still very keen on the right-shot, offensive blueliner who’s set to become an unrestricted free-agent as a..." January 22

  • Dreger: ‘I believe that Shattenkirk would love to play in Detroit’

    Fanrag Sports "This has been a rough year for the 20-19-6 Detroit Red Wings, a franchise that could finally see its stellar consecutive seasons with a postseason berth streak come to an end. With three straight wins though, the Red Wings are still in the thick of things in that Eastern Conference Wild Card..." January 21

  • McKenzie: Blues, Shattenkirk are open-minded about discussing a trade

    Pro Hockey Talk "Earlier today, PHT discussed that something seems “off” about the St. Louis Blues. Might they slip enough to justify trading high-scoring (but pending UFA) defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk? Hockey insider Bob McKenzie covered a variety of interesting issues on “NHL Live” on Wednesday, including the..." January 19

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