• Latest On Taylor Hall, New Jersey Devils

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The New Jersey Devils are one of the most interesting teams in the league right now, with immense pressure on their coaching staff to get things turned around after their early season struggles. Those struggles go beyond just the immediate future of John Hynes though, as the team continues to..." October 16

  • Caps to start Ilya Samsonov over Braden Holtby, coach insists there's no controversy

    The Score "The Washington Capitals will start rookie netminder Ilya Samsonov over a struggling Braden Holtby on Wednesday versus the Toronto Maple Leafs, but head coach Todd Reirden insists the decision is not worth reading into. "It's not a..." October 16

  • New York Rangers prospect Vitali Kravtsov can still opt for the European Clause

    Elite Sports NY "Things have not been going well for New York Rangers prospect Vitali Kravtsov. The forward did not make the squad coming out of training camp and was sent to the Hartford Wolf Pack, the Rangers AHL affiliate. Things from there seemed to go downhill. He..." October 16

  • No contract talks yet between Jake Muzzin, Leafs

    TSN "The Toronto Maple Leafs have just one defenceman on their current 23-man roster under contract beyond this season in alternate captain Morgan Rielly, but according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre Lebrun, the team appears to be taking a patient approach to contract negotiations. Cody..." October 16

  • David Rittich, Connor Hellebuyck unveil Heritage Classic goalie equipment

    NHL.com "David Rittich of the Calgary Flames and Connor Hellebuyck of the Winnipeg Jets are getting into the spirit of the 2019 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic. Each goalie practiced Wednesday in equipment that will be debuted when the Flames face the Jets in the 2019 Tim..." October 16

  • Stigma around Senators ownership creating concerning low attendance

    Sportsnet "It is said to be “lonely at the top.” The Ottawa Senators confirm it can also be lonely at the bottom. Sitting in the stands of the Canadian Tire Centre over the weekend, but especially Thursday night with the reigning Stanley Cup champion St. Louis..." October 16

  • John Hynes, Bruce Boudreau Not In “Imminent” Danger

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Both the Minnesota Wild and New Jersey Devils have started slowly this season, leading to much speculation regarding their head coaching situations. In Minnesota, Bruce Boudreau was inherited, not hired, by new GM Bill Guerin and has his team off to a 1-4 record to start the..." October 16

  • Patience, preparation part of Cale Makar’s NHL path

    Pro Hockey Talk "It all began in warmups for Cale Makar. Before he became one of the NHL’s biggest young stars, the defenseman was leaving lasting impressions on coaches in warmups. Ryan Papaioannou, head coach and general manager of the Alberta Junior Hockey..." October 16

  • Zack Kassian perseveres to become one of hockey’s best stories

    TSN "For Zack Kassian, rock bottom came on Oct. 4, 2015. It was a Sunday and he was summoned to Habs’ GM Marc Bergevin’s office at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Two weeks earlier, Bergevin welcomed Kassian to the Canadiens ­– but with a stern..." October 16

  • St. Louis Blues visit White House to celebrate Stanley Cup win

    Washington Post "President Trump feted the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday for their unlikely championship season during a White House ceremony that was at once more elaborate, but also more political, than the reception he held for the Washington Capitals last year. In a formal Rose Garden event,..." October 15

  • Maple Leafs’ Mitch Marner on quiet start: ‘Stuff’s going to come’

    Sportsnet "Mitch Marner, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ second-leading scorer and third-highest paid player, is still looking for his first point of the season at 5-on-5. So, he’s asked, how soon do you start worrying about your line when it doesn’t seem to be..." October 15

  • Detroit Red Wings Activate Frans Nielsen, Trevor Daley

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Detroit Red Wings are getting some of their veterans back today, as they have activated both Frans Nielsen and Trevor Daley from injured reserve. To make room, the team sent Evgeny Svechnikov to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. Detroit..." October 15

  • Paulina Gretzky Proves She’s Still “The Great One” With Bikini Pic Return to Instagram

    Sports Gossip "Social media is addicting. It's a dark place sometimes.  And if Paulina Gretzky continues to post photos like her most recent one on Instagram, people will not care at all. Have a look. " October 15

  • Stuck on zero: Notable NHL players still searching for first goal

    NBC Sports "We are a couple of weeks into the 2019-20 NHL season and there have been some surprising players at the top of the goal-scoring leaderboard, including James Neal, Anthony Mantha, Victor Olofsson, Brayden Schenn, and Erik Haula. Perhaps just as surprising is..." October 15

  • The New Jersey Devils have yet to win a game this season. Here are three reasons why

    Sporting News "Heading into the 2019-20 campaign, expectations were high in Newark, N.J. Even just 39 minutes into the season, with the New Jersey Devils leading the Winnipeg Jets 4-0, the tide appeared to completely change for the guys in red; this team was a winner. However, things..." October 15

  • The story behind that infamous tweet about Robert Kraft and the Sens

    TSN "Sliding into somebody’s DMs has a certain connotation in the social media realm, but sometimes it’s the only way for a reporter to contact a potential source for a story. So I decided to shoot a direct message to @SensDiehardz after a tweet from the account went viral,..." October 15

  • Chris Stewart Signs With Philadelphia Flyers

    Last Word On Hockey "The Philadelphia Flyers have signed free agent forward Chris Stewart to a one-year, one-way contract worth $750,000 for the campaign. This contract carries him through the end of the 2019-20 season. TSN’s Frank Seravalli first reported the news. Over his..." October 15

  • Jack Hughes, winless Devils find frustration building

    NHL.com "Jack Hughes couldn't help but show his frustration during another loss for the winless New Jersey Devils. It wasn't supposed to be this way. The Devils (0-4-2) were among the most aggressive teams during the offseason, when they added high-profile players including..." October 15

  • Daniel Carr Placed On Waivers

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Nashville Predators have placed Daniel Carr on waivers today, likely with the intention of sending him to the minor leagues should he clear. " October 15

  • Jonathan Drouin, Mikhail Sergachev still searching for consistency two years after trade

    Sportsnet "It’s been two years and a few months since Jonathan Drouin and Mikhail Sergachev were traded for each other and both players are still searching for the same thing — consistency. They’re both off to great starts with their respective teams, both..." October 15

  • Jordan Binnington is ready to prove you wrong

    ESPN "A few weeks before St. Louis Blues training camp, in what's become an annual tradition, Jordan Binnington sat down for lunch with his junior goalie coach Greg Redquest. Since "goaltender" and "superstitious" are synonymous in hockey, they went to the..." October 15

  • Ralph Krueger has Sabres looking like playoff contender early in tenure

    Buffalo Hockey Beat "Few figured coach Ralph Krueger could transform the Sabres so quickly that – gasp – a playoff berth would feel possible this season. Players need time to understand new messages and systems. Besides, Krueger inherited a hapless team that won just two games last..." October 15

  • Canucks' Jacob Markstrom granted leave of absence, expected back on weekend

    Yahoo! Sports "Jacob Markström will miss the Canucks’ clash with the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday, as well as Friday’s contest against the Blues in St. Louis, the Canucks announced Monday afternoon. The 29-year-old netminder has been granted a leave of absence to tend to a..." October 15

  • Offseason work paying off for Canadiens’ Jonathan Drouin

    Pro Hockey Talk "The ovation lasted a good 40 seconds, and it showed just far the relationship between Canadiens fans and Jonathan Drouin has come since his 2017 trade from the Lightning. After netting a goal and an assist, it was clear on his face just how much the 24-year-old Drouin..." October 15

  • Stars recall right wing Denis Gurianov from Texas

    NHL.com "Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled forward Denis Gurianov from the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). Gurianov, 22, has recorded five shots on goal and a +2..." October 15

  • An Oilers fan has already created a Facebook event for a 2020 Stanley Cup Parade

    Bardown "If you’re an Oilers fan right now, things are pretty good. Up until their loss to the Chicago Blackhawks tonight, they were a perfect 5-0 to start the season, and people as just as surprised as they are happy for Connor McDavid and the..." October 15

  • Olofsson sets rookie record in Sabres’ win over Stars

    Sportsnet "BUFFALO, N.Y. — Victor Olofsson and the Buffalo Sabres are building confidence from a strong start to the season. The Sabres’ rookie forward set an NHL record by becoming the first player to score his first seven career goals on the power play during a 4-0 win..." October 14

  • Canadiens introduce new Game of Thrones-inspired award

    Yahoo! Sports "Something tells me that the Montreal Canadiens locker room is not a good place to be if you’re trying to avoid Game of Thrones spoilers. For the 2019-20 season, the Habs have a new player of the game ritual which involves a sword related to the show. Nothing says..." October 14

  • The Kings are covering up Taylor Swift’s ‘eyesore’ of a banner

    Los Angeles Times "Taylor Swift’s banner at Staples Center isn’t coming down but it will no longer be seen during Kings home games. Before their home opener against the Nashville Predators on Saturday, the Kings covered Swift’s “most sold out performances” banner and will..." October 14

  • Sharks fans welcome Patrick Marleau back with standing ovation

    Sportsnet "Although he was born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Sunday night made a compelling case that San Jose will always be home for Patrick Marleau. The 40-year-old Marleau, who served as captain of the San Jose Sharks from 2003 until 2009 and spent 19 years wearing teal..." October 14

  • Report: Coyotes’ Niklas Hjalmarsson out three months with cracked fibula

    Bleacher Report "The Arizona Coyotes will be without veteran defenceman Niklas Hjalmarsson for approximately three months after he suffered a cracked fibula, according to Craig Morgan of The Athletic. " October 14

  • Maple Leafs send Sandin to AHL, recall Gravel

    The Score "The Toronto Maple Leafs sent rookie defenseman Rasmus Sandin to the AHL and recalled blue-liner Kevin Gravel, the team announced Monday. " October 14

  • Avalanche at Capitals preview

    NHL.com "The Colorado Avalanche will try to open the season 5-0-0 for the first time since 2013-14 (6-0-0) when they play the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on Monday. Andre Burakovsky (two goals, one assist), who was traded to the Avalanhce by the Capitals on June 28, returns..." October 14

  • The NHL's best and worst this week: Are the Sabres for real this time?

    ESPN "Oh, no, here we go again. The 4-0-1 Buffalo Sabres are off to a hot start and could emerge as a spoiler in the top-heavy Atlantic Division. Forgive us if you've heard this before, then ended the season disappointed. This year, maybe, could it be for real? This once-proud..." October 14

  • Senators shut down search for president of hockey ops for season

    The Score "The Ottawa Senators have shut down their search for a president of hockey operations until at least the end of this season, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports. Friedman added it was unclear whether the club would resume its search. " October 14

  • Hall of Fame executive Jimmy Devellano to undergo brain surgery for non-cancerous tumor

    USA Today "Longtime Detroit Red Wings executive Jimmy Devellano will have surgery Monday for a non-cancerous brain tumor.  Devellano, 76, was the first hire made by owner Mike Ilitch after he bought the Red Wings in June 1982. Devellano started as the team’s general..." October 14

  • Former Boston Bruins defenseman, Edmonton Oilers head coach Ted Green passes away at age 79

    Sporting News "Former Edmonton Oilers head coach and Boston Bruins defenseman Ted Green passed away on Tuesday at the age of 79. He won the Stanley Cup six times — in 1972 with the Bruins and five times an as Oilers assistant coach. A native of St. Boniface, Man., Green patrolled the..." October 14

  • Julius Honka Signs In Finland

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Stars defenseman Julius Honka has made it clear that he’d like to be traded but thus far, Dallas has yet to find a trade to his liking.  As a result, the blueliner has signed a one-year contract with JYP Jyvaskyla of the Finnish..." October 14

  • Ottawa Senators To Hire Basketball’s Dave Smart As Consultant

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Ottawa Senators have decided to tap into the world of sports to help improve their franchise as the team has hired Canada’s most accomplished men’s basketball coach, Dave Smart, as a consultant, according to Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch. Smart, who won 13 USports..." October 13

  • NHL 2019-2020 season preview: Is St. Louis set up for another run at the Stanley Cup?

    CBS Sports "With another NHL season rapidly approaching, we're continuing our 2019-2020 preview week. We'll be taking a look around the league, division by division, and providing a snapshot of all 31 teams. In addition to top-to-bottom rankings, we'll give you reasons to believe in every team..." October 13

  • Strong start to season has Canadiens’ Drouin brimming with confidence

    Sportsnet "MONTREAL— Jonathan Drouin stood in the middle of the Montreal Canadiens’ dressing room with team-awarded, Conan-the-Barbarian sword in-hand, and with a smile as wide as it could stretch across his face. He was five minutes removed from an interview with..." October 13

  • Oilers’ patient play propelling Edmonton to unexpected, record-setting start

    Sportsnet "The Edmonton Oilers boarded their plane on a Newark tarmac Saturday afternoon in first place in the National League. A perfect 5-0 record was packed underneath, the NHL’s two leading point-getters and its leading goal scorer sitting pretty up top. Yep, that’s the..." October 12

  • Potential names for Seattle NHL franchise

    Yardbarker "The NHL will be expanding to 32 teams at the start of the 2021-22 season when the Seattle franchise makes its debut. We know there will be plenty of excitement and exceedingly high expectations given the immediate success of the league's most recent expansion team (the Vegas..." October 12

  • Avalanche's Brett Heimlich named third star in win despite not playing a second

    Yahoo! Sports "As technology continues to advance and become an increasing influence on professional hockey, the players on the ice aren’t the only ones responsible for determining the outcome of games anymore. Whether you’re a fan of it or not, video review has been expanding and the..." October 12

  • The Wraparound: Edmonton Oilers' James Neal back to being 'The Real Deal' in NHL's opening week

    Sporting News "Just nine days into the NHL season and it's already been quite a doozy. The unexpected has expectedly happened. Did anyone see an undefeated Edmonton Oilers squad? Or James Neal potting seven in those games? I think not. It's been a wild and wacky start to the 2019-20..." October 12

  • Hurricanes Beat Islanders, Improve to 5-0 for First Time in Franchise History

    Canes Country "Plenty of history was made on Friday as the Carolina Hurricanes faced the New York Islanders for the first time since their date in the second round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs. A fun PNC Arena atmosphere enjoyed what was a convincing win for the..." October 12

  • Cale Makar is off to a strong start for Avalanche

    NBC Sports "It’s still incredibly early, but the verdict on rookie Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar is so far, so good. That’s promising for the Avs because, frankly, they made a pretty big gamble on Makar’s development. While you can’t chalk up the..." October 12

  • Puck hound Anthony Cirelli is ready to keep climbing with Lightning

    The Score "Anthony Cirelli has never met a hockey puck he didn't want. The unassuming Tampa Bay Lightning center is inherently drawn to the little rubber disc and will do everything in his power to retrieve it: waving his left-handed stick in passing lanes, poking at feet and..." October 12

  • Blackhawks grant wish for 14-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis

    Yahoo! Sports "Megan Hill, who is clearly a fan of winners, picked the Chicago Blackhawks to be her team in 2015 after watching the club win the Stanley Cup. Hill, 14, loves the sport of hockey, and as she battles cystic fibrosis, the Make-A-Wish foundation helped grant her wish of getting the full..." October 12

  • Bruins Looking to Trade a Defenseman?

    The Hockey Writers "The Bruins have needed help at wing on the second line for several seasons now. Prior to 2018-19 Rick Nash was supposed to be that player, but he retired before the season began. The absence has left center David Krejci playing with many different wingers and none have stuck. It’s..." October 12