• Lightning Spend Big To Land Blake Coleman From Devils

    The Hockey News "The winner or loser of a trade is near impossible to determine in the days or weeks after it first happens, let alone the minutes and hours after a swap is confirmed. And such is the case in the Tampa Bay Lightning’s acquisition of Blake Coleman from the Devils in a deal that sent 2019..." February 17

  • Red-hot Leon Draisaitl chirps critics: People think 'I can only play with Connor'

    The Score "Even with Connor McDavid sidelined, Edmonton Oilers superstar Leon Draisaitl continues to play at an MVP level, and he knows it. Draisaitl bagged three points Sunday against the Carolina Hurricanes, giving him 10 in four games with McDavid sidelined and..." February 17

  • Canadiens' Claude Julien fined $10K for blasting officiating vs. Stars

    Yahoo! Sports "Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien was fined $10,000 for criticizing the officials following Saturday’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars. Julien was incensed about his team not receiving several calls during a tightly-contested game, where Max Domi was..." February 17

  • Sheldon Keefe; “This is the worst we have been in a very long time”

    Maple Leafs Hot Stove "Sheldon Keefe addressed the media after his team’s 5-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night, dropping the Leafs’ record to 31-21-8 on the season. For the first ten minutes of the first period, I thought we were fine. Not a lot was happening, really, either way. I..." February 17

  • Sharks' Evander Kane rips NHL for suspension: 'Ridiculous' and 'completely flawed'

    USA Today "San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane called his three-game suspension for elbowing “ridiculous,” writing in a lengthy Twitter post that the NHL Department of Player Safety is “completely flawed.” Kane was suspended Saturday for an incident that..." February 16

  • Man dies following NHL Stadium Series game at Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs

    USA Today "A man died after Saturday night's outdoor NHL game between the Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings in Colorado Springs. " February 16

  • Toronto Maple Leafs have cap room to make trades at deadline

    Sportsnet "This was supposed to be the year the Toronto Maple Leafs were haunted by the salary cap. When they made Mitchell Marner the NHL’s second-highest paid winger on the second day of training camp, it looked like they were bound to have a season so tight to the..." February 16

  • Islanders trade for Devils captain Andy Greene

    National Post "The New York Islanders acquired veteran defenseman Andy Greene from the New Jersey Devils on Sunday in exchange for minor league defenseman David Quenneville and a 2021 second-round pick. Greene, 37, has spent all 14 of his NHL seasons with the Devils, with 246 points (49 goals, 197..." February 16

  • Carolina To Host Its First Outdoor Game Next Season

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Carolina Hurricanes will host its first-ever outdoor game on Feb. 20, 2021, for the 2020-21 Stadium Series which will be at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, the home of N.C. State’s football team. No opponent has been named as of yet, according to NHL.com’s Dan..." February 16

  • Taylor Hall says he wants to finish season, make playoffs with Coyotes

    NHL.com "Taylor Hall has been traded once already this season and the Arizona Coyotes forward has no interest in changing teams again before the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline on Feb. 24. "I want to make the playoffs with the guys here," Hall said. "I don't want to go anywhere..." February 16

  • Toronto, Jake Muzzin Close To A Four-Year Extension

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Toronto Maple Leafs only has five defensemen on their current roster under contract for next season with Jake Muzzin and Tyson Barrie scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency on July 1. That may be changing. The Toronto Sun’s Lance Hornby writes that the..." February 16

  • San Jose Sharks' Evander Kane criticizes NHL Department of Player Safety after receiving suspension

    Sporting News "On Saturday, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been suspended three games for elbowing Winnipeg Jets defenseman Neal Pionk — and Kane is less than thrilled. After hearing news of his suspension, Kane released a..." February 15

  • Sharks’ Evander Kane suspended three games by NHL for elbow

    NHL.com "San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been suspended for three games, without pay, for elbowing Winnipeg Jets defenseman Neal Pionk during NHL Game No. 893 in Winnipeg on Friday, Feb. 14, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. " February 15

  • Anaheim Ducks Sign Nicolas Deslauriers To Two-Year Extension

    Anaheim Calling "The Anaheim Ducks announced today that they have signed forward Nicolas Deslauriers to a two-year contract extension. " February 15

  • Erik Karlsson Out For The Season

    Last Word On Hockey "The San Jose Sharks announced that defenceman Erik Karlsson is out for the rest of the season with a broken thumb. Karlsson will undergo surgery to repair the broken thumb in the upcoming days. Jake Middleton was recalled in a corresponding move from the San Jose..." February 15

  • Bryan Little Out For The Season

    Yahoo! Sports "Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little will miss the rest of the 2019-20 season due to injury. Little suffered a perforated eardrum and vertigo symptoms after taking a slapshot from teammate Nikolaj Ehlers to the side of the head. Little will have a procedure done to help repair..." February 15

  • What's Next For Bruce Boudreau? A Look At Five Potential Destinations

    The Hockey News "And then there were eight. In what has now been one of the most coaching change-heavy campaigns in NHL history, Bruce Boudreau has become the latest in a long line of bench bosses who have been handed their walking papers this season. The Minnesota Wild announced Friday morning..." February 15

  • Rangers’ David Quinn: Pavel Buchnevich putting it together

    New York Post "Pavel Buchnevich’s game has been likened to “going to an amusement park,” and his pouts have earned the moniker of “Captain Happy.” But he has managed to string together some consistency in his game, and the Rangers couldn’t be happier. Buchnevich..." February 15

  • Trade Deadline Primer: Carolina Hurricanes

    Pro Hockey Rumors "With the trade deadline now less two weeks away, we will be taking a closer look at the situation for each team over the coming weeks.  Where do they stand, what do they need to do, and what assets do they have to fill those needs?  Next up is a look at the Carolina..." February 15

  • Zack Kassian suspended seven games for actions in Oilers game

    NHL.com " Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian has been suspended for seven games, without pay, for kicking Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak during NHL Game No. 882 in Tampa on Thursday, Feb. 13, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced..." February 14

  • Reputation of Oilers’ Zack Kassian looms amid latest incident

    Sportsnet "The thing about Zack Kassian is, he’s not nearly as crazy as you think. Not anymore, anyhow. “I’ve had him at both ends of the spectrum,” said Edmonton Oilers assistant coach Glen Gulutzan, who was an assistant coach in Vancouver during..." February 14

  • Jeremy Lauzon signs two-year contract with Bruins

    Boston Herald "Though Jeremy Lauzon’s two-game suspension did not come at a great time for a rookie who was trying to establish himself in the National Hockey League, the Bruins are not letting him become a forgotten young man. After sending him to Providence on Thursday to save a couple..." February 14

  • Sabres place defenceman Zach Bogosian on waivers

    NHL.com "Zach Bogosian was placed on waivers by the Buffalo Sabres on Friday. READ MORE- Bargain Hunting: 10 cost-effective trade..." February 14

  • Scott Howson Elected AHL President

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The AHL’s board of governors has unanimously elected Scott Howson as the league’s next president and CEO. He will replace the outgoing David Andrews, who will vacate the position after June 30th. Andrews will continue in his position as chairman of the board...." February 14

  • Jeremy Roenick Opens Up On Threesome Joke And NBC Firing

    TMZ "Jeremy Roenick is opening up on his firing from NBC, the threesome joke that led to his axing and what the hockey legend plans to do moving forward. Remember, JR was suspended in December after he joked about his desire to have a threesome with his wife and NBC..." February 14

  • Bargain Hunting: 10 cost-effective trade options contending teams should target at the deadline

    The Hockey News "If you go back through the past five trade deadlines and peruse the moves made by Stanley Cup-winning sides, one thing stands out: the big budget, headline-making, splashy moves are the exception, not the rule. Last season, for instance, the St. Louis Blues made one acquisition at the..." February 14

  • The NHL Olympics debate is a sham

    ESPN "It's getting very, very hard to sympathize with the National Hockey League when it comes to Olympic participation. For a while, it was easy. The International Olympic Committee was on the other side of the table, an organization that makes FIFA look like Amnesty International by..." February 14

  • Are the Avalanche looking to acquire Kyle Connor in a blockbuster trade?

    Mile High Hockey "When it comes to the NHL trade deadline, most Colorado Avalanche fans don’t expect any big moves from Joe Sakic - and rightfully so. The Avs General Manager has a propensity for doing his heavy lifting either in the summer or early in the season. Two years ago,..." February 14

  • Sabres could fill the Hurricanes need for a defenseman

    Die By The Blade "The NHL Trade Deadline is a little over a week away. The Buffalo Sabres sit well outside of the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference and will likely look to sell off some pieces by the deadline. Although they’ll fall into the “seller”..." February 14

  • Blue Jackets Facing Life Without Seth Jones

    The Hockey Writers "The playoff race for the Columbus Blue Jackets was going to be a grind anyway. But I’m not sure they planned on something like this. Seth Jones, their all-world defenseman and best player, will be gone for 8-10 weeks. The Blue Jackets have played most of the season injured..." February 14

  • Jay Bouwmeester undergoes ICD procedure

    NHL.com "St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced this morning that defenseman Jay Bouwmeester has undergone a successful Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) procedure at UC Irvine Medical Center in Anaheim. February 14

  • Wild fire head coach Bruce Boudreau

    TSN "The Minnesota Wild have fired head coach Bruce Boudreau         NEWS: #mnwild General..." February 14

  • $24 million reasons the Predators should still be concerned about Shea Weber’s health

    On The Forecheck "Former Nashville Predators captain/current Montreal Canadiens captain Shea Weber is going to be just fine, say the Habs. After less than 24 hours of speculation that Weber’s career could be done—not just his season—Montreal..." February 14

  • What is Henrik Lundqvist’s future with Rangers?

    Pro Hockey Talk "There has been a changing of the guard for the New York Rangers. After being the team’s starting goalie and the backbone of the entire franchise for 15 years, Henrik Lundqvist‘s time as their starting goalie appears to be over. At least for..." February 14

  • Analyzing the best and worst linemate situations in the NHL

    TSN "On Tuesday, I had an interesting conversation with The Athletic’s Justin Bourne about which forward has the most favourable deployment situation in the National Hockey League. Bourne was making the argument that Toronto’s Alex Kerfoot – a winger on a line..." February 14

  • Penguins’ standard of excellence a model for Canadiens to follow

    Sportsnet "There are words pasted on the wall of the northeast corner of the dressing room at the Pittsburgh Penguins’ practice facility, ones that encapsulate a championship mentality that’s been in place since Jim Rutherford took over as general manager of the team back in June of..." February 14

  • Zack Kassian to have in-person hearing for kicking Erik Cernak

    The Score "Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian will have an in-person hearing for kicking Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak on Thursday, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. An in-person hearing gives the NHL's Department of Player..." February 14

  • Zack Kassian kicks opponent in the chest with his skate

    Yahoo! Sports "Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian had a switch flipped against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night and did something mind-blowing as a result. In a heated scrap while down on the ice with Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak, Kassian, while tangled up with the blueliner, decided..." February 13

  • Report: Maple Leafs expected to extend Jake Muzzin by trade deadline

    The Score "The Toronto Maple Leafs and defenseman Jake Muzzin are expected to come to terms on a contract extension by the Feb. 24 trade deadline, TSN's Darren Dreger reported on Thursday's edition of "Insider Trading." "It's getting..." February 13

  • Maple Leafs place goalie Michael Hutchinson on waivers

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed goaltender Michael Hutchinson on waivers. READ MORE- Maple Leafs sign Pierre Engvall to a two-year..." February 13

  • Ed Belfour Gets Slap On The Wrist In Drunk In Public Case

    TMZ "NHL legend Ed Belfour pled guilty to being a drunken mess during last month's incident at a Kentucky hotel ... but the ex-goalie got nothing more than a slap on the wrist as punishment. As we previously reported, 54-year-old Belfour found himself in a world of trouble..." February 13

  • With Connor McDavid sidelined, it's time for Leon Draisaitl to put the Oilers on his back

    The Hockey News "Arguably the most important stretch for any team in the playoff picture is the few weeks leading up to the trade deadline. It’s those few weeks that often determine whether a team will buy or whether they’re destined to be sellers. It’s those few weeks where crucial points can..." February 13

  • Trade Deadline Primer: Tampa Bay Lightning

    Pro Hockey Rumors "With the trade deadline now less than a month away, we will be taking a closer look at the situation for each team over the coming weeks.  Where do they stand, what do they need to do, and what assets do they have to fill those needs?  Next up is a look at the Tampa Bay..." February 13

  • Zdeno Chara Receives Maximum Fine For Cross-Checking Brendan Gallagher

    NESN "Zdeno Chara’s pockets are a bit lighter Thursday than they were before Wednesday’s game against the Canadiens. READ MORE- The Bruins need to go all-in at the..." February 13

  • Trading Josh Manson would be tough but beneficial for the Ducks

    Anaheim Calling "Since his first full NHL season in 2015-16, Josh Manson has been one of the most reliable defenseman for a Ducks team that has benefitted from a deep pipeline of blueliners. Even with much of that depth gone, Manson has remained a constant, eating big minutes with the third..." February 13

  • Jay Bouwmeester Doing “Very Well” Following Collapse

    The Hockey News "Speaking with media Wednesday, Blues GM Doug Armstrong announced defenseman Jay Bouwmeester is doing “very well” after collapsing due to a cardiac event during the first period of the St. Louis’ contest against the Ducks on Tuesday night. In a brief statement shortly..." February 13

  • Chris Kreider putting Rangers in drastic cost-cut situation

    New York Post "The screws are tightening, from both directions. And soon, the Rangers are going to have to make a critical decision for the future — a decision that is seemingly being made for them. It’s getting increasingly difficult to see how the Rangers could trade Chris Kreider and..." February 13

  • Jeremy Roenick not returning to NBC

    Awful Announcing "Back in December, NBC suspended NHL on NBC analyst Jeremy Roenick indefinitely without pay “for making inappropriate comments about his co-workers” (Kathryn Tappen and Patrick Sharp) on Barstool Sports’ Spittin’..." February 12

  • Jets reach multi-year extension with head coach Maurice

    Global News "The Winnipeg Jets have extended head coach Paul Maurice to a multi-year contract. The Jets have recently rebounded from a losing streak and currently sit fourth in the Western Conference with 63 points. The Jets’ head coach sat down exclusively with Global..." February 12

  • 25 NHL trade candidates you’ll hear about before the deadline

    Sportsnet "Less than two weeks before the trade deadline, and we’re starting to see some deals come in. Toronto acquired Jack Campbell and Kyle Clifford last week, while the Pittsburgh Penguins and Minnesota Wild swapped Alex Galchenyuk and Jason Zucker this week — two..." February 12