• Avalanche acquires goalie Devan Dubnyk from San Jose Sharks

    Denver Post "The Avalanche got its veteran backup goalie Saturday, acquiring pending unrestricted free agent Devan Dubnyk from the San Jose Sharks for defenseman Greg Pateryn and a fifth-round draft pick in 2021. Dubnyk, 34, has played in 537 NHL games for five teams (Edmonton, Nashville, Arizona,..." April 10

  • Vancouver Canucks to re-open facility on Sunday, resume season next week

    ESPN "The Vancouver Canucks can re-open their facilities on Sunday, and will resume their season with a game against the Edmonton Oilers on April 16, the NHL announced on Saturday. The decision was made in consort with the NHLPA and medical advisors. Eight..." April 10

  • David Savard notified he's been traded to Lightning

    TSN "David Savard has been notified he's been traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning, TSN Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli reported. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reported earlier a trade between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay Lightning was likely, with TSN Hockey..." April 10

  • Panthers get Brandon Montour from Sabres for draft pick

    Pro Hockey Talk "With one of the NHL’s best records and a mountain of salary cap space at their disposal you have to figure that the Florida Panthers will be active before Monday’s NHL trade deadline. They made their first addition on Saturday afternoon when they acquired..." April 10

  • Penguins waive Juuso Riikola, Colton Sceviour

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Penguins placed defenseman Juuso Riikola and forward Colton Sceviour on waivers on Saturday morning. The moves could also be used to open up salary cap space ahead of Monday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline or simply to create roster flexibility to activate players off of injured..." April 10

  • Nikita Gusev Clears Unconditional Waivers

    Pro Hockey Rumors "As expected, Gusev has cleared waivers, reports Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, paving the way for his deal to be terminated. " April 10

  • Blackhawks' Mattias Janmark scratched and more pre-deadline trade buzz

    Chicago Sun-Times "Mattias Janmark will be a healthy scratch for the Blackhawks’ game Saturday against the Blue Jackets. The Hawks are expected to trade Janmark, a pending free agent, before Monday’s 2 p.m. CT deadline and won’t play him in order to avoid injury and protect his..." April 10

  • Elias Pettersson, Quinn Hughes to talk contract with Canucks

    NHL.com "Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes have begun contract talks with the Vancouver Canucks, general manager Jim Benning said Friday. Pettersson, a forward, and Hughes, a defenseman, each is in the final season of a three-year, entry-level contract and can become a..." April 10

  • 4 buyers set up to make a NHL trade deadline splash

    Sportsnet "A quick mix of the things we gleaned from the week of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. We're under 60 hours till deadline. LTIR you ready? 1. “It’s all on the table for us at this point,” Kyle Dubas declared during a Maple Leafs TV..." April 10

  • Blues Believed To Have Shown Interest In Taylor Hall

    Pro Hockey Rumors "A few days ago, it looked as if St. Louis was looking towards selling but things may have changed.  They sit one point out of the final playoff spot in the West Division and are coming off a 9-1 thrashing of Minnesota on Friday night.  With that in mind, TSN’s Frank..." April 10

  • What will Alex Ovechkin’s next contract look like? 3 scenarios for the Capitals’ captain

    The Athletic "Alex Ovechkin has been eligible to sign a contract extension with the Washington Capitals since July. It hasn’t happened yet, and it’s not exactly clear when it will. Ensuring that the most consequential player in franchise history gets re-signed..." April 10

  • Winnipeg Jets sign goalie Cole Kehler to a contract for remainder of the 2020-21 season

    Illegal Curve "Goalie Cole Kehler was inserted into the Moose lineup on Thursday night to start the 2nd period with Manitoba trailing Belleville by a goal despite outshooting the visitors 22-15. It was a less than ideal start for the Altona, Manitoba product who gave up a goal on his first..." April 10

  • Islanders Expected To Sign Collin Adams

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Islanders prospect Collin Adams is expected to forego a shot at free agency and will instead sign with New York, reports Arthur Staple of The Athletic.  Having wrapped up his college career, he could have hit the open market on August 16th. The 22-year-old was a..." April 10

  • Avs Trade for Detroit Red Wings' Patrik Nemeth

    CBS Sports "Detroit traded Nemeth (undisclosed) to the Avalanche for a 2022 fourth-round pick Friday. Nemeth missed the last two games with an unknown issue, but the Red Wings may have just been protecting a trade asset. " April 09

  • Blue Jackets trade Riley Nash to Maple Leafs

    The Score "The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Columbus Blue Jackets forward Riley Nash in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2022, the team announced Friday. The seventh-round selection will become a sixth if Nash appears in 25% of the..." April 09

  • Canucks need clearance from Provincial Health Authority to resume operations

    Yardbarker "The Vancouver Canucks are heading in the right direction in the wake of the worst COVID-19 outbreak of the NHL season but still have a way to go before they'll be back in action.  Canucks general manager Jim Benning told reporters on Friday that..." April 09

  • Oilers GM Ken Holland: “I’m Not Going To Trade A First For A Rental”

    Pro Hockey Rumors "When the Edmonton Oilers put Kyle Turris on waivers today, speculation immediately sparked up that the team was preparing to go after one of the bigger names available at the trade deadline. The Oilers can bury part of Turris’ cap hit by moving him to the taxi squad and..." April 09

  • Cole Caufield Wins The Hobey Baker Award

    Habs World "Following a dominant season at the University of Wisconsin, Cole Caufield has received the top individual award, being named as the Hobey Baker Award recipient for the top NCAA player in the country.  Shane Pinto (Ottawa) and Dryden McKay (undrafted) were the other..." April 09

  • Inside how the NHL trade deadline is shaping up as deals begin to go down

    The Athletic "Trade deadline week has finally produced some results and the first two deals give us an idea of where this is all perhaps headed. Florida and Chicago put a package together Thursday that is very reflective of the salary cap environment. The Blackhawks have told teams for..." April 09

  • Top Landing Spots for NHL's Biggest Trade Deadline Targets

    Bleacher Report "The NHL's 2021 trade deadline is Monday at 3 p.m. ET. While the big day is fast approaching, the trade market isn't as busy compared to previous years for several reasons. This season's stagnant salary cap means most playoff contenders have limited cap space. Several..." April 09

  • Maple Leafs trade deadline preview: Best targets and trade bait

    Sportsnet "Here's a look at where the Toronto Maple Leafs stand heading into Monday's 3 p.m. ET NHL trade deadline. Current cap space: $1.5 million Projected deadline space: $1.73..." April 09

  • 2021 NHL trade deadline: Six deals we'd like to see

    ESPN "The 2021 NHL trade deadline is 3 p.m. ET on Monday. The New York Islanders kicked off trade season on Wednesday night, acquiring veteran forwards Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac from the New Jersey Devils. But there are many more mutually beneficial..." April 09

  • Canucks doctor: Only virus to blame for team's COVID-19 outbreak

    The Score "Vancouver Canucks physician Dr. Jim Brovard confirmed Friday that no one player is responsible for the team's severe COVID-19 outbreak. "We know the individual had gone to a place within the guidelines," he said, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman...." April 09

  • Habs waive Paul Byron

    Habs World "With the trade deadline approaching, cap and roster flexibility are still going to be important for the Habs, even with Brendan Gallagher’s LTIR placement.  With that in mind, the team once again placed Paul Byron on waivers on Friday. It is the third time this season that..." April 09

  • Winnipeg Jets sign 2019 2nd rounder Simon Lundmark to a three-year ELC

    Illegal Curve "The Jets are in Montreal but they made some signing news today inking 2018 2nd rounder Simon Lundmark to a three-year entry-level contract with an annual value of $925,000. " April 09

  • Devils to terminate Nikita Gusev's contract

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The New Jersey Devils have placed Nikita Gusev on unconditional waivers for the purpose of a contract termination, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. Notably, having his contract terminated tomorrow would give him time to sign a new deal (likely at a much..." April 09

  • Avalanche cancel morning skate after positive COVID-19 test result

    Sportsnet "The Colorado Avalanche have cancelled the team's morning skate after receiving one positive test result for COVID-19, the club announced Friday. The team is currently in Anaheim, set to play a pair of games against the Ducks on Friday and Sunday. They played two games in..." April 09

  • Oilers place Kyle Turris on waivers

    Edmonton Journal "The Edmonton Oilers have placed Kyle Turris on waivers. It’s a small move with a player who has struggled in league play this year. But the Oilers are also struggling, at least when it comes to the flow of play. Edmonton has a record of seven win and four losses in the..." April 09

  • Buffalo Sabres Claim Drake Caggiula

    TSN "The Buffalo Sabres added forward Drake Caggiula off waivers from the Arizona Coyotes on Friday.  The 26-year-old has one goal and six assists over 27 games with the Coyotes this season, his first in Arizona.  " April 09

  • Senators trade deadline preview: Ottawa open for business once again

    Sportsnet "The Ottawa Senators are the Dollar Store team at the NHL trade deadline. They have plenty of items on the table, but not a lot that would be considered high quality. There could, however, be a bargain piece to round out someone’s depth chart. Unlike some..." April 09

  • Ken Appleby waived by Islanders

    CBS Sports "The Islanders have yet to announce it, but this transaction suggests Appleby signed a two-way contract with New York before being placed on waivers Friday. " April 09

  • Bubble hockey could be coming back to the NHL for the playoffs

    Toronto Sun "Is the bubble coming back for the playoffs? Players and team owners may not want it to. But after seeing what’s happened to the Vancouver Canucks in the past week, I don’t see how the league avoids it. There’s far too much at stake. We’re..." April 09

  • Trade Candidates Unlikely To Move At 2021 NHL Trade Deadline

    Featurd "Less than a week remains until the NHL's April 12 trade deadline. Speculation is growing among pundits and fans over which players could be on the move over the coming days. Most players dealt on deadline day are slated to become unrestricted free agents in the offseason. Several..." April 09

  • Flames trade deadline preview: Expect heavy lifting to come in off-season

    Sportsnet "Clearly a significant overhaul is in order for the Calgary Flames. Responding to the pressures of a tight playoff race by losing eight of their last nine has proven conclusively that after years of being questioned the core of this team needs to be significantly..." April 09

  • Clark Bishop waived by Senators

    CBS Sports "Bishop has appeared in 12 straight games with the Senators, so it wouldn't be surprising to see him remain on the active roster if and when he passes through waivers unclaimed. " April 09

  • Dream trade deadline fits for each Stanley Cup contender

    The Score "This year's trade deadline presents some significant roadblocks for teams looking to add. The flat salary cap, cross-border quarantine rules, and impending Seattle expansion draft are all major hurdles that could mitigate the yearly frenzy excitement. But no number of limitations..." April 09

  • Sabres' Taylor Hall open to signing extension with new team if traded

    Sportsnet "Taylor Hall, one of the highest profile players available heading into the NHL trade deadline, is willing to consider signing an extension with a team that acquires him, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston has learned. Hall's willingness to consider a new deal means, if a team trades..." April 09

  • Three Destinations That Make Sense for Nick Foligno

    1st Ohio Battery "As the trade deadline approaches and the Columbus Blue Jackets oscillate between wins and losses, they have a lot of tough decisions to make–and soon. They only have a select few players in the last year of their contracts, and with Riley Nash getting hurt, the list gets..." April 09

  • The Bruins sure could use Zdeno Chara right about now

    Boston Globe "The Bruins need help in a few places, true of most of their playoff-bound brethren, and left-side defense is among their glaring soft spots. Which is to say, gee, a guy like Zdeno Chara would be a good fit over there right about now, ya know? Big Z’s not coming back,..." April 09

  • Who was the best player to ever be the worst player in an NHL trade?

    The Athletic "With just days until the deadline, I want to try to tackle one of those questions that sounds simple but ends up being tougher than you might think: Who was the best worst player in an NHL trade? In other words, if you took every player from a given trade and ranked them from best to..." April 09

  • Canucks' gamble on Tanner Pearson extension could pose future salary-cap issues

    Sportsnet "The Vancouver Canucks’ wager on Tanner Pearson doesn’t look nearly as good as their bet on Thatcher Demko. When the National Hockey League team took a calculated risk last week on Demko, their gamble was backed by the strong likelihood the goalie will..." April 09

  • Trade Deadline Primer: Vancouver Canucks

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Vancouver Canucks’ season was over well before this ongoing team-wide battle with the Coronavirus. Their current extended stoppage is just the final nail in the coffin of a disappointing campaign. At least the team can move some expiring contracts, add some futures, and get ready for..." April 09

  • Can Jason Robertson become the first Dallas Stars rookie to win a Calder trophy?

    Dallas Morning News "No matter the result of this regular season for the Stars, they can take solace in Jason Robertson’s breakout season as a rookie. Now, what hardware Robertson might be able to take away is another topic all together. Robertson, 21, has vaulted himself into the Calder..." April 09

  • Avalanche's Jacob MacDonald suspended two games for head hit on Wild's Ryan Hartman

    Sportsnet "Colorado Avalanche defenceman Jacob MacDonald has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of Minnesota Wild forward Ryan Hartman, the NHL's department of player safety announced Thursday. The incident occurred with close to five..." April 09

  • A year without Colby Cave: For his widow, Emily Cave, ‘The love is still there, and his legacy is still there’

    The Athletic "As her right arm turns, a hint of black ink peaks out from behind the sleeve of her beige sweater. Emily Cave pushes the sleeve up, past her elbow, and reveals an ever-present message on the inside of her forearm from the man she’ll always love. “I love you with all my..." April 09

  • David Savard Expected To Be Held Out

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Another top name is expected to be held out of the lineup tonight, as Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports that David Savard will likely be a healthy scratch tonight for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Savard is currently listed in the top spot on Frank Seravalli of..." April 08

  • Canucks sign Tanner Pearson to three-year extension

    TSN "The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Tanner Pearson to a three-year contract extension worth an average annual value of $3.25 million, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger.  The 28-year-old has six goals and five assists in 33 games so far this..." April 08

  • 9 defencemen who could be moved by the 2021 NHL trade deadline

    Sportsnet "It's a buyer's market out there this year, but with the demand for defensive depth always high, might this be the position where we see the most movement at the NHL trade deadline? Anything can happen at the deadline — especially in a year as unpredictable as this, with..." April 08

  • NHL Trade Deadline preview: Teams that could make moves, players who could move

    Yardbarker "The NHL trade deadline is on Monday, April 12, at 3 p.m. ET and we are here to get you ready for some of the teams that could be in the market for deals and players that could be on the move. The salary cap situation is going to make it a little more difficult to make moves this season,..." April 08

  • Islanders GM Lou Lamoriello makes full-grown adult Kyle Palmieri shave his beard

    Yahoo! Sports "Not a single strand of facial hair has ever slipped by Lou Lamoriello, and I highly doubt one ever will. The New York Islanders general manager — who's made such infamous and appalling demands as forcing Tomas Plekanec to shave his Hall of Fame..." April 08