• Paul Cotter Leaves Western Michigan, Signs In OHL

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The rich have gotten richer today, as the London Knights have added another talented young NHL prospect to their roster. After recently receiving Evan Bouchard and Alex Formenton back from the NHL, the Knights have signed Paul Cotter after he recently left Western Michigan University. Cotter, a..." November 12

  • Can Max Domi continue current offensive pace?

    Pro Hockey Talk "At his end of season press conference last April, Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin talked about needing to fix his team’s attitude. Eyebrows were raised, and many questioned what he meant by that. He ended up dealing Alex Galchenyuk and Max Pacioretty to Western Conference teams. In return for..." November 12

  • Cal Petersen Recalled from Reign, Jack Campbell Out 4-to-6 Weeks

    NHL.com "The LA Kings have recalled goaltender Cal Petersen from the Ontario Reign, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced this morning. Petersen is expected to practice with the Kings this morning. Kings goaltender Jack Campbell suffered a meniscus tear in his..." November 12

  • NHL Reaches Tentative Settlement In Concussion Lawsuit

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The NHL has been involved in a long standing lawsuit with a group of nearly 150 former players over their treatment of concussions, and today has reached a tentative settlement to resolve the issue and avoid any further court proceedings. The NHL admits no liability in the settlement, which may..." November 12

  • Coyotes showing improvement early on

    NHL.com "The Arizona Coyotes have learned how much can change in one year. On Oct. 30, 2017, during their first extended road trip through the Eastern Conference, the Coyotes won 4-3 in overtime against the Philadelphia Flyers for their first win of the season after starting..." November 12

  • Why the Penguins’ bad start might actually be good

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "With just seven wins and 17 points thus far, the Penguins technically are off to their second-worst 15-game start of the Sidney Crosby/Evgeni Malkin era. But it hasn’t been all bad. This early part of the season has offered ample opportunity for lessons learned. The Penguins, by..." November 12

  • Oilers doing little to earn fans’ trust with recent play

    Sportsnet "It’s a fragile fan base here in Northern Alberta, and how could you possibly blame them? A decade of playoff misses was followed by a 103-point season two years ago, and finally, some playoff success. But as fast as Taylor Hall could win a Hart Trophy — boom! Dysfunction..." November 12

  • St. Louis showed Lightning he could play despite lack of size

    NHL.com "Martin St. Louis was close to abandoning his NHL dream and signing with a team in Switzerland before the Tampa Bay Lightning finally got him under contract on July 31, 2000. "We probably wouldn't have known what we missed if he went to Europe," said former Lightning..." November 12

  • Oilers GM: Puljujarvi, Yamamoto need to regain confidence in AHL

    Edmonton Sun "Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli had seen enough and decided forwards Jesse Puljujarvi and Kailer Yamamoto are still in need of more seasoning. On Saturday, the Oilers assigned the pair to the Bakersfield Condors of the American Hockey League, where barring a rash of..." November 12

  • Rangers 'unlikely' to move Kevin Hayes until after new year

    Yardbarker "While there are plenty of rumors abound about potential trade candidates, the New York Rangers may opt to wait before they make any trades, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger, who appeared on NBCSN’s post-game show on Wednesday. While there are rumors that the Rangers could move..." November 11

  • Matt Duchene says Senators have gotten stronger from Uber video

    Sportsnet "Could Uber-gate end up being a good thing for the Ottawa Senators? The embarrassing video, which shows several players ripping the team’s systems and penalty kill, leaked this past Monday and was yet another kick to a franchise that has been down for quite some..." November 11

  • Jets sign Logan Shaw to one-year, two-way contract

    NHL.com "The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Logan Shaw to a one-year, two-way contract worth an average annual value of $675,000 in the NHL. Shaw, 26, has played seven games for the San Diego Gulls of the AHL this season and has five points (2G, 3A) and..." November 11

  • Maple Leafs engaging in trade dialogue involving Nylander

    Maple Leafs Hot Stove "The Hockey Night in Canada panel provided an update on unsigned RFA winger William Nylander at the second intermission of the Leafs vs. Bruins game on Saturday night. Elliotte Friedman reported that the priority remains to reach a contractual agreement that would keep Nylander in..." November 11

  • Max Pacioretty denies he ever asked Canadiens, Bergevin to trade him

    Sportsnet "Max Pacioretty disagrees with Marc Bergevin that he ever asked the Montreal Canadiens to trade him away. The soon-to-be-30-year-old was acquired by the Vegas Golden Knights in a September swap that sent Tomas Tatar, Nick Suzuki and a 2019 second-round pick back the other way. One day..." November 11

  • Oilers' surplus of defensive depth may net some veteran help at the wing

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Edmonton Oilers haven’t had much success when it comes to trades in recent years, but the team may be able to plug some of their offensive woes with a trade. The Athletic’s Allan Mitchell (subscription required) writes that the Oilers are actually overloaded in left-handed..." November 11

  • Pastrnak dines out on Maple Leafs: ‘I love beating Toronto’

    Boston Herald "While the Bruins continue to seek secondary scoring, the first line keeps trying to prove they have nothing to worry about. David Pastrnak picked up a hat trick with an assist, Patrice Bergeron contributed a goal and two helpers, and Brad Marchand had two assists as the Bruins skated..." November 11

  • O'Ree's bravery helped make him Hall of Famer, former NHL executive says

    NHL.com "The idea to bring Willie O'Ree back to the NHL started with Lou Vairo, the director of special projects for USA Hockey since 1992. Lou and I put our heads together. We wanted to figure out ways to help kids of color get access to the game of hockey. And I knew who Willie was, but Lou..." November 11

  • Canadiens' Joel Armia out 6-8 weeks with knee injury

    ESPN "Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia is expected to miss the next six to eight weeks with a right knee injury, the team announced Thursday. The incident occurred during Tuesday's game against the New York Rangers. Armia has three goals and seven points in 15 games so..." November 11

  • Habs encouraged by Shea Weber's impending return

    Yardbarker "The Montreal Canadiens have had a nice start to the season with an 8-5-3 record to start the season. However, more good news could be on the way as there was a Shea Weber sighting today as the veteran defenseman took the ice this morning along with David Schlemko, Brendan Gallagher,..." November 11

  • Martin Brodeur’s mental excellence crucial to his supremacy

    Sportsnet "Martin Brodeur was many things, but most of all he was the greatest goalie of his era. Give or take a Patrick Roy or Grant Fuhr, who each arrived in the National Hockey League — and the Hockey Hall of Fame — before Brodeur, who will be inducted as part of the Class of 2018..." November 11

  • Malkin, Penguins respond to general manager's talk of making changes

    NHL.com "Evgeni Malkin understands why Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is not happy. The Penguins are 6-5-3 and have lost five in a row (0-4-1), including a 2-1 loss to the Washington Capitals on Wednesday. Before that loss, Rutherford said in a radio interview that he has..." November 10

  • Is Max Pacioretty’s slow start a case of bad luck?

    Sportsnet "After a long and drawn out divorce that didn’t end so amicably, the Montreal Canadiens were finally able to trade Max Pacioretty as training camp began in the 2018-19 season, and it appeared everyone was happy. Pacioretty, for his part, seemed thrilled to be in Vegas, while the..." November 10

  • Lightning get Hedman back after 7-game injury absence

    The Score "Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman will make his return to the lineup against the Ottawa Senators, head coach Jon Cooper confirmed Saturday. Hedman missed seven games with what the club referred to as an upper-body injury that the blue-liner sustained in a collision with..." November 10

  • It’s time to stop labeling Blake Wheeler as underrated

    Pro Hockey Talk "Shortly after Blake Wheeler exploded for a career-high five-point night on Friday, the labels began to flow from the mouths of those affiliated with the Winnipeg Jets. In a paraphrased sentence of several combined players and a coach, it looked like this: “Blake..." November 10

  • Bruins confirm that Charlie McAvoy suffered a concussion

    Stanley Cup Of Chowder "The injury mystery is over! During his media availability today, GM Don Sweeney confirmed what most people had expected: Charlie McAvoy did, in fact, suffer a concussion in the Bruins game out in Edmonton a couple of weeks back. The disclosure ends a weird saga that saw the..." November 10

  • Capitals fan gives up $19K raffle winnings so Penguins can aid synagogue shooting victims

    USA Today "Washington Capitals fans and Pittsburgh Penguins fans don't like each other. But when it comes to aiding victims of a tragic mass shooting, they are more than willing to put that heated rivalry aside. The Capitals, who announced that they were donating half the..." November 10

  • Winnipeg Jets’ Kulikov To Miss At Least A Month

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Winnipeg Jets’ coach Paul Maurice said today that the team will be without defenseman Dmitry Kulikov for at least a month with an upper-body injury, according to Winnipeg Sun’s Ken Wiebe. Kulikov went down Friday after being checked hard by Colorado’s Gabriel..." November 10

  • Sabres trade Taylor Fedun to the Stars

    Die By The Blade "The Buffalo Sabres announced this afternoon they’ve traded defenseman Taylor Fedun to the Dallas Stars in exchange for a conditional 2020 seventh-round pick. If Fedun plays 25 regular season or playoff games with the Stars this season, the Sabres will get a draft pick in the..." November 10

  • Joel Quenneville expected to return to coaching

    Yardbarker "When the Chicago Blackhawks made the surprising decision to fire legendary coach Joel Quenneville on Tuesday morning, it wasn’t clear if he would return to the NHL to try again with another team. Quenneville is still owed the remainder of his $6M salary this year and next, and could..." November 10

  • Boeser week to week after seeing specialist for groin injury

    The Score "Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser is week to week after being sent home to see a specialist for his recurring groin injury, head coach Travis Green announced Saturday. Boeser was sent back to the West coast in the midst of the Canucks' six-game road trip after missing..." November 10

  • Nicolas Beaudin Signs Entry-Level Contract

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Chicago Blackhawks have inked one of their newest prospects, signing Nicolas Beaudin to a three-year entry-level contract. Beaudin is currently playing with the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the QMJHL and will remain there for the rest of the season, meaning his deal will slide forward and..." November 10

  • Former NHL players close to $18.9M settlement in concussion lawsuit

    Forbes.com "The class-action lawsuit filed by former NHL players in 2016 is on the verge of being settled for $18.9 million. The amount that would go to the players would total $6.9 million, or just $22,000 per player, according to an email and documents obtained by Forbes. In short, the case is..." November 10

  • Senators ban Ottawa Citizen reporter from team charter after Uber scandal

    Ottawa Sun "There are 31 teams in the National Hockey League. All of them fly charter for road trips. But for the past several years, only one of them has allowed reporters to travel together with the team. That is, until now. Days after the Ottawa Citizen and Ottawa..." November 10

  • How worried should Avs be about five-game skid?

    Pro Hockey Talk "The biggest story of the Winnipeg Jets’ 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche was the dominant play of Blake Wheeler, who generated a career-high five points. (Stay tuned for more on Wheeler in tonight’s Buzzer.) Five was a sobering number for the Avalanche beyond..." November 10

  • Uber driver calls posting Ottawa Senators video 'dumbest decision' of his life

    Ottawa Citizen "The Uber driver who recorded several Ottawa Senators players and posted the video online says he’s been fired from his job after making “the dumbest decision” of his life. James Sparklin was behind the wheel the night seven Senators players climbed into his Toyota..." November 09

  • Bruins goaltending situation muddled by poor performances of Tuukka Rask, Jaroslav Halak

    NBC Sports Boston "So the Bruins goaltending situation got a little more muddled Thursday night. Jaroslav Halak had his first bad outing in a Bruins uniform before getting pulled in the second period, and Tuukka Rask wasn’t much better in an all-around terrible 8-5 loss to the Vancouver Canucks at..." November 09

  • Tomas Plekanec to retire a Canadien after contract termination

    TSN "Tomas Plekanec said Friday he will retire from the National Hockey League after agreeing to have his contract terminated by the Montreal Canadiens.  The Canadiens announced earlier in the day that the forward would be placed on unconditional..." November 09

  • Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask is taking a leave of absence

    Boston "Tuukka Rask is taking a leave of absence “relating to a personal matter,” the Bruins said in a statement Friday. “It’s not health related,” general manager Don Sweeney said. “It’s important to respect his privacy and allow him..." November 09

  • Carey Price on struggles: 'It's all upstairs'

    The Score "The Montreal Canadiens expect a lot from Carey Price, who makes $10.5 million annually. The struggling goaltender is demanding more from himself, too. "Lets just cut to the chase, I just didn't play very good tonight," Price told reporters after..." November 09

  • Injuries Mounting Up Front For Montreal Canadiens

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Montreal Canadiens are off to an impressive start this season, with Max Domi and Jonathan Drouin leading an improved forward group that have contributed to the team’s 46 goals in 15 games (not counting tonight). Even as the team deals with the long-term recovery of..." November 09

  • Ducks’ line combinations come into focus as the team regains its health

    Orange County Register "After all the injuries, after all the changes to their lineup, the Ducks almost looked like themselves in Wednesday’s game against the Calgary Flames. Coach Randy Carlyle shuffled his line combinations so often in 2018-19 that he must have felt like a Las Vegas blackjack..." November 09

  • Stars’ John Klingberg out at least 3 weeks with upper-body injury

    Sportsnet "Dallas Stars defenceman John Klingberg will be out for at least three weeks with an upper-body injury, the team announced after Thursday’s 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks. Klingberg left the game in the third period after blocking a shot and didn’t..." November 09

  • An injury to John Carlson leads to the recall of Siegenthaler, Ness from Hershey

    NBC Sports Washington "Injuries to John Carlson and Brooks Orpik have forced the Caps to recall defensemen Jonas Siegenthaler and Aaron Ness Friday. With both Carlson and Orpik out, Siegenthaler will make his NHL debut on the third defensive pairing in Friday’s game against the Columbus Blue..." November 09

  • Expecting a change in goal for the Flyers? Don’t.

    Courier-Post "It’s early November and the Flyers have already had four different goalies dress for their 15 games and three have seen action. One of those three, Cal Pickard, wasn’t even there for training camp. He was plucked off waivers before the Flyers started their season and..." November 09

  • Red Wings keep sending mixed signals about rebuild

    Pro Hockey Talk "Every time I start to feel some doubt about questioning if the Detroit Red Wings are truly committed to rebuilding, something silly surfaces. Wednesday provided the latest head-scratcher, as MLive.com’s Ansar Khan reports that the Red Wings are “committed”..." November 09

  • With system changes coming, adjustments already beginning for Blackhawks in Colliton's debut

    Sporting News "In just about every way imaginable, new Blackhawks coach Jeremy Colliton is different than Joel Quenneville. Just 33 years old, Colliton is a modern hockey coach who pays close attention to analytics but is short on experience. His message is relentlessly positive and..." November 09

  • Can Jeremy Colliton unlock Nick Schmaltz's full potential?

    NBC Sports Chicago "With a coaching change comes a fresh start for everyone. A clean slate. Nick Schmaltz, in particular, is somebody the Blackhawks were counting on to take that next step in his development, especially in a contract year, and he has struggled to do so early on. He entered..." November 09

  • Bill Daly: NHL teams in Europe 'almost inevitable'

    The Score "Could the NHL find a permanent home in Europe? Deputy commissioner Bill Daly seems to think so - at least eventually. "Do I see it happening someday? Yes," Daly said Thursday on TSN 1050. "Do I see it happening in the short term? Probably not. ... "The..." November 08

  • Small details matter to goalies when tracking pucks

    NHL.com "Many goalies spend countless summer time hours trying to increase their focus and ability to track pucks with specialized hand-eye reaction ball drills, eye-muscle strengthening and even laser surgery. Although these goalie-specific off-ice exercises certainly can benefit reaction..." November 08

  • Jakub Voracek rips into Uber driver for posting video of Senators players

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Jakub Voracek understands there are camera phones lurking around every corner and that privacy rarely exists in today's age of instantaneous information, but that breach of privacy was taken to a whole new level when members of the Senators were videotaped trash-talking the team by an Uber..." November 08