• Top NHL candidates to be traded before season starts

    The Daily Goal Horn "The NHL season is expected to start sometime in January or February. That gives General Managers plenty of time to assess their teams from now until then to make a big trade. There are three big names rumored to be available and to be had in the right deal. They are Patrik Laine from..." October 20

  • 2021 World Juniors: Five Key Games to Watch

    SI "The 2021 World Junior Championship schedule is out and though there are still an incredible amount of unknowns surrounding the tournament in Edmonton, at least we now have a framework to work off. The bubble environment will be fascinating for the tournament, as there is no relegation this..." October 20

  • Maple Leafs Re-Sign Ilya Mikheyev

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Maple Leafs have avoided salary arbitration with winger Ilya Mikheyev.   " October 20

  • Sharks have the talent to bounce back, but a lot needs to go right

    Pro Hockey Talk "There was no bigger disappointment during the 2019-20 NHL season than the San Jose Sharks. Coming off of a trip to the Western Conference Final, there was still a championship level of expectation surrounding this team at the start of the season. But instead of competing for the..." October 20

  • Lindsey Vonn Flaunts Ripped Physique in Tiny Bikini For Bahamas Birthday Vacation

    TMZ "Lindsey Vonn came up with the perfect way to celebrate her birthday ... by throwing on her favorite bikinis and posting up on the beach in the Bahamas!! The retired ski superstar and her closest friends took in all the sunny vibes for her 36th birthday ... but Vonn was the one..." October 20

  • Agent: Interest in Mike Hoffman 'very strong'

    The Score "Mike Hoffman's representative says his client isn't lacking suitors 11 days into free agency. Interest in the productive forward "has been very strong," Robert Hooper told The Athletic's Adam Vingan on Monday. Hooper revealed that 13 teams..." October 20

  • Cheap UFA targets available if NY Rangers walk from Ryan Strome

    Blue Seat Blogs "We do not know for certain if the Rangers will walk away from Ryan Strome following arbitration. But we do know they are planning for life after Strome. If there is nothing coming back for Strome, then there is another hold to fill on the roster. The kids will get their..." October 20

  • Chicago Blackhawks Issue Letter To Fans

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Chicago Blackhawks have taken a page from the New York Rangers, issuing a letter to fans explaining their recent moves and their commitment to a rebuild. The letter reads: We recently said goodbye to a pair of popular, two-time champions and acquired some new players via..." October 20

  • Rangers need a Captain more than ever

    Forever Blueshirts "New York Rangers leadership took a hit this off season. They no longer have the foundation that the younger players can lean on when times get tough. The new generation of Blueshirts hockey has begun.  Alternate captains Marc Staal and Jesper Fast have departed for Detroit..." October 20

  • Do the Seattle Kraken need a head coach with NHL experience?

    NHL To Seattle "A week after coaching the Washington Capitals to the 2018 Stanley Cup championship, Barry Trotz was spotted getting off a plane at Sea-Tac Airport. The news spread quickly and Seattle hockey fans took to social media, breathlessly speculating he was in Seattle to interview for the head coach..." October 20

  • Oilers making sizable gamble on goaltending tandem

    TSN "Heading into the upcoming season, the Edmonton Oilers front office knows the pressure is on to improve. An otherwise strong 2019-20 was tainted by an ugly play-in round loss against the Chicago Blackhawks, and the fan base is eager to see a better lineup surrounding superstars Connor McDavid..." October 20

  • Penguins still have some unanswered questions this offseason

    PensBurgh "With the weekend signing of Cody Ceci the Pittsburgh Penguins now have a full roster and just a little over $1.5 million in salary cap space remaining. It should probably wrap up what has been a fairly busy offseason. Justin Schultz, Conor Sheary,..." October 20

  • Should the NY Rangers let Kaapo Kakko and Alexis Lafreniere play in the World Juniors?

    Blue Seat Blogs "The IIHF has released their 2021 schedule, and with it comes the 2021 World Juniors. Both Kaapo Kakko and Alexis Lafreniere are eligible to participate in the World Juniors, but will the Rangers let them? Does the start date of the 2021 NHL season have an impact on..." October 20

  • Is Bill Guerin the Good Sort Of Crazy?

    Zone Coverage "Look deep into Bill Guerin’s eyes, and you’ll see a restless soul searching desperately for solitude. Only bringing a Stanley Cup championship to the Twin Cities will end the turmoil brewing deep within his very being. I kid, of course. I’ve never..." October 20

  • How Patrick Marleau helped sell Joe Thornton on joining Maple Leafs

    Sportsnet "When faced with deciding where his life and career would take him next, Joe Thornton didn't do it alone. He sought advice and insight from those he knew best and those who knew what it was like to leave a city they'd called home for the majority of their professional..." October 20

  • Connor Brown, Ottawa Senators Exchange Arbitration Figures

    TSN "Restricted free agent Connor Brown has requested a one-year, $4.8 million contract in arbitration, while the Ottawa Senators have countered at $2.25 million ahead of their hearing on Thursday, according to Postmedia's Bruce Garrioch. " October 20

  • Canadiens sign Kaiden Guhle to entry-level contract

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "The Montreal Canadiens have signed Kaiden Guhle to his entry-level contract. The three-year contract will technically start in the 2020-21 season but unless Guhle plays 10 games at the NHL level, the contract will slide and be automatically extended. It also will not count..." October 20

  • Eric Lindros says playing with Leafs is 'special' for Joe Thornton and other veterans

    Toronto Sun "A player who risked his Hall of Fame reputation in a failed 33-game stint with the Toronto Maple Leafs said he understands why veterans Joe Thornton, Jason Spezza and Wayne Simmonds all decided to return home this year. “There’s a pull,” said Eric Lindros...." October 20

  • Anders Lee stuck with Islanders disappointment waiting for new season

    New York Post "For obvious reasons, the 2019-20 season will be one that no NHL team can forget. But for the Islanders, according to captain Anders Lee, it may “sting” to think about more than most. The Islanders came just two wins away from securing a spot in the Stanley Cup Final,..." October 20

  • MacKenzie Weegar “disappointed” with contract negotiations

    The Fourth Period "As the Florida Panthers navigate through off-season decisions that impact their ability to compete for a playoff spot in the 2020-21 season, one important matter appears to be coming to a head. Contract negotiations between the Panthers and restricted free agent defenceman MacKenzie..." October 20

  • Boston Bruins Re-Sign Karson Kuhlman

    Boston "Forward Karson Kuhlman and the Bruins have agreed to a two-year deal with an annual cap hit of $725,000, the team announced Tuesday. The contract is a two-way deal for the 2020-21 season and a one-way deal for the 2021-22 season. " October 20

  • Sharks GM: Young players 'need to step up to the next level'

    NHL.com "The San Jose Sharks are preparing for a future without Joe Thornton, who played the past 15 seasons with them before he signed a one-year, $700,000 contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday. "We have to re-establish our game," Sharks general manager Doug Wilson said..." October 20

  • Erik Haula Receiving Considerable Interest

    MSN.com "Erik Haula is one of the more intriguing remaining free agents on the open market. He’s not far removed from a 29-goal, 55-point campaign back in 2017-18 and as a center, he plays a position that’s typically in short supply and high demand. However, he’s among those who..." October 20

  • Tyson Jost needs one more good chance

    Colorado Hockey Now "Did some thinking overnight, and I still think Tyson Jost can turn around his career. I now think it was the right call to bring him back for at least one more year and maybe start thinking of him more as a defensive specialist, forechecker and PK guy. Jost got roasted a bit..." October 20

  • Wild sign Hudson, Wis., native Ian McCoshen to two-way contract

    Twin Cities "While the name Ian McCoshen likely doesn’t register throughout the NHL, it’s safe to assume there are people in Hudson, Wis. excited to have a native son back close to home. In the midst of an already busy offseason, Wild general manager added to some blue-line depth on..." October 20

  • Evgenii Dadonov prepared to mentor young Senators teammates

    Sportsnet "Say goodbye to the Bobby Ryan puppy signs, and hello to ‘Who’s Your Daddy?’ Evgenii ‘Daddy’ Dadonov spoke to reporters via Zoom on Monday about his enthusiasm for joining the Ottawa Senators as a free agent signing, and he took a moment to..." October 20

  • IIHF Releases 2021 World Junior Schedule

    Broad Street Hockey "It’s been a little sleepy around here, since the draft has wrapped up and most of the big free agent signings are out of the way, but we’ve got some actual hockey news dropping on this fine Monday evening. That’s right, the World Juniors schedule is..." October 20

  • Flames Sign F Joakim Nordstrom

    Matchsticks & Gasoline "The Flames have made another free agent signing from Sweden, this time it’s Joakim Nordstromjoining the team on a one year 700k league minimum deal. Nordstrom is coming off a season where he had seven points in 48 games for the Boston Bruins and two..." October 19

  • Hockey world honors 'Doc' Emrick's memorable career

    The Score "Legendary broadcaster Mike "Doc" Emrick announced his retirement Monday, and the hockey world is celebrating the 74-year-old's storied career and already missing his distinct voice. Here are kind words from the many people Emrick impacted over his 47-year career, along..." October 19

  • Toronto Maple Leafs, Ilya Mikheyev Exchange Arbitration Figures

    Pro Hockey Rumors "After Tony DeAngelo, Matt Grzelcyk and Andrew Mangiapane all signed new contracts before their hearings this week, the arbitration schedule will be kicked off on Wednesday with Toronto Maple Leafs forward Ilya Mikheyev. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet..." October 19

  • Five NHL teams who could win big from 2020 free-agency gambles

    Sportsnet "Whenever a team makes big off-season moves, the cranks out there are quick to remind us that Stanley Cups are won in June, not the first day of free agency. (Well…you know.) Sure, you can’t secure your rings simply by making a few splashy moves, but the heavy lifting when..." October 19

  • Canucks re-sign Adam Gaudette, add Jayce Hawryluk

    TSN "The Vancouver Canucks re-signed Adam Gaudette on a one-year deal Monday and added unrestricted free agent Jayce Hawryluk on a one-year, two-way deal. Gaudette, a restricted free agent, will earn $950,000 under his new deal, while financial details..." October 19

  • P.K. Subban on NHL social change, 'The Last Dance,' nearly being a Pittsburgh Penguin

    ESPN "P.K. Subban knows who he is. The New Jersey Devils defenseman is entering his 12th NHL season, in a career that saw him nominated for the Norris Trophy three times and win it in 2013, but he knows that he is more than a professional hockey player. He is a celebrity,..." October 19

  • Sharks GM Doug Wilson remains confident in 'bones' of roster

    NBC Sports Bay Area "  Joe Thornton is one of the Sharks’ all-time great players, but the 41-year-old  signed with the the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday after 15 years in San Jose, hoping to have a better chance of competing for a Stanley Cup as he enters his 23rd NHL..." October 19

  • Coyotes Nearing Two-Year Deal For Christian Fischer

    The Score "The Arizona Coyotes will ink Christian Fischer to a two-year, one-way pact, a source told NHL Network's Craig Morgan. Arizona issued Fischer a qualifying offer but he didn't accept it by Sunday's deadline of 5 p.m. ET, according to Morgan...." October 19

  • Colorado Re-Signs Tyson Jost

    Mile High Hockey "In a bit of late Sunday night housekeeping it was revealed by Cap Friendly that Tyson Jost had accepted his qualifying offer on the date of expiration, although teams almost always keep the offer open. The Colorado Avalanche forward was in a tough position without any..." October 19

  • Projecting the Leafs Opening Night Lineup for the 2020-21 Season

    The Leafs Nation "So the Leafs did the unthinkable on Friday night and were able to convince Joe Thornton to play for his hometown team on a league minimum contract. He is the eighth player acquired by the Leafs since free agent frenzy began last week, and that results in some..." October 19

  • Hunter Miska Re-Signs With Colorado Avalanche

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Colorado Avalanche have signed one of their depth goaltenders, inking Hunter Miska to a two-year contract. Miska played most of last season with the Colorado Eagles on an AHL contract before signing an NHL deal with the Avalanche in February. After issuing a qualifying offer this..." October 19

  • Edmonton Oilers G.M. Ken Holland may not be done just yet, after all

    Edmonton Journal "A report earlier this week on America radio suggested that Ken Holland may be “done”, in terms of building this year’s roster. It understandably upset a few Oilers fans. They quite correctly pointed out some of the remaining gaps in the lineup. Problem is…I..." October 19

  • Joe Thornton spoke to Joe Montana before signing with Maple Leafs

    The Mercury News "Among the people Joe Thornton consulted while weighing his decision to leave the Sharks after 15 seasons was one whose departure might rank No. 1 in Bay Area sports history. Yes, Thornton spoke to Joe Montana, who spent 13 seasons with the 49ers before requesting a trade to the Kansas..." October 19

  • Mike 'Doc' Emrick, legendary hockey announcer, announces retirement

    Sporting News "Mike "Doc" Emrick, longtime hockey announcer and broadcasting legend, is hanging up the microphone. Fresh off calling the Lightning's Stanley Cup Final victory, Emrick announced his retirement via the New York Post after a 47-year broadcasting..." October 19

  • Senators Re-Sign J.C. Beaudin

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Senators have agreed to terms with one of their remaining free agents as CapFriendly reports (Twitter link) that they’ve signed forward J.C. Beaudin to a one-year, two-way deal.  Instead of taking his qualifying offer, he opted for the league minimum salary at the NHL..." October 19

  • Predators Re-Sign Rem Pitlick

    MSN.com "Rem Pitlick signed his qualifying offer from the Nashville Predators on the evening of October 18th, 2020. The contract is a 1-year, 2-way deal that will pay him $70,000 at the AHL level and $874,125 at the NHL level. Pitlick spent last season with the Milwaukee Admirals, the AHL..." October 19

  • Bruins GM 'comfortable' with waiting for Zdeno Chara to decide future

    The Score "The ball appears to be in Zdeno Chara's court. The Bruins captain is an unrestricted free agent for the first time since arriving in Boston, and general manager Don Sweeney says he's willing to let the defenseman take his time in making his decision for the..." October 18

  • St. Louis Blues Sign Austin Poganski, Mitch Reinke

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The St. Louis Blues announced they have signed restricted free agents Austin Poganski and Mitch Reinke to one-year, two-way deals. CapFriendly reports that Reinke’s deal is worth $750K with a $100K AHL salary. No terms have been released on..." October 18

  • Penguins GM: Kasperi Kapanen 'should be a good fit' with Sidney Crosby

    The Score "Jim Rutherford believes he's found an ideal right-winger for his star-studded top line. The Pittsburgh Penguins general manager thinks Kasperi Kapanen could gel with Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel. "We really hope that we've..." October 18

  • Jake Neighbours agrees to entry-level contract with Blues

    Yardbarker "The Blues haven’t wasted any time getting pen put to paper on a deal with their top pick from last week’s draft, as they announced the signing of winger Jake Neighbours to a three-year, entry-level contract.  Financial terms were not disclosed. The..." October 17

  • Matt Grzelcyk signs four-year, $14.75 million contract with the Boston Bruins

    NHL.com "Matt Grzelcyk signed a four-year, $14.75 million contract with the Boston Bruins on Saturday. It has an average annual value of $3.6 million. The 26-year-old defenseman, who was a restricted free agent, avoided a salary arbitration hearing scheduled for Oct. 20. " October 17

  • Penguins re-sign forward Sam Miletic to a one-year, two-way contract

    Sportsnet "The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Sam Miletic to a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced Saturday. The deal carries an average annual value of $700,000 at the NHL level. " October 17

  • Penguins sign Cody Ceci to one-year deal

    TSN "The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenceman Cody Ceci to a one-year, $1.25 million contract, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. The 26-year-old scored one goal and recorded eight points in 56 games last season with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He had one..." October 17