Aug 12, 2011, 1:58 PM EST
Lee Sweatt started his NHL career by scoring a goal in his first game. One shift later, it all fell apart.
Aug 12, 2011, 12:40 PM EST
Goalies are pretty hard to predict, but these six teams will probably regret their moves – or lack thereof – during this off-season.
Aug 12, 2011, 12:15 PM EST
Call it awkward and unlikely if you must, but the Islanders would probably get more out of Evgeni Nabokov if he became their starting goalie than if they trade him for a marginal return.
Aug 12, 2011, 11:40 AM EST
If you’re wondering if the Maple Leafs are anxious to get Matthew Lombardi on the ice after trading for him this off-season, Brian Burke has your answer: they’re taking a cautious approach with the center’s concussion issues.
Aug 12, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
The hockey world has labelled the Colorado Avalanche’s handling of their goaltending situation as crazy. While there’s no denying that they’ve made some odd moves, there’s at least some reason to believe that Semyon Varlamov and Jean-Sebastien Giguere might actually work out.
Aug 11, 2011, 6:59 PM EST
NHL.com put together an interesting list of 10 players who might bounce back next season. PHT weighs in regarding which ones might actually do that.
Aug 11, 2011, 5:31 PM EST
The Blue Jackets are gambling a crucial season on Steve Mason turning things around after two lousy seasons. PHT explores why that’s a shaky proposition that might cost Columbus GM Scott Howson his job.
Aug 11, 2011, 4:28 PM EST
The good news is that Sabres re-signed Marc-Andre Gragnani to a one-year contract. The bad news is that they’re hovering high above the salary cap ceiling this summer and will face some tough decisions next off-season as well.
Aug 11, 2011, 2:30 PM EST
Brooks Laich’s six-year, $27 million contract might be a bit much, but it looks like he’s going to do his best to earn every penny.
Aug 11, 2011, 1:58 PM EST
Andrei Kostitsyn was quick to blame Jacques Martin for his flat numbers, but most of the facts point to the fact that he’s the one who falling short.
Aug 11, 2011, 12:20 PM EST
Bitter Canucks fans will probably ensure that Vancouver native Milan Lucic’s day with the Stanley Cup will be subdued.
Aug 11, 2011, 11:45 AM EST
With Brian Rafalski out of the picture because of his retirement, the Red Wings might witness a battle between Ian White and Jonathan Ericsson for time in the team’s top two defensive pairings.
Aug 11, 2011, 11:19 AM EST
Francis Bouillon might still have a long way to go to recover from concussion issues, but the good news is that he’s working out again.
Aug 11, 2011, 12:33 AM EST
The Blues set an August 22 for nonbinding bids for parties interested in buying the team. Read this post for more on that and other deadlines that could be relevant to the sell of the St. Louis team.
Aug 10, 2011, 11:22 PM EST
Even after the other big restricted free agent dominoes fell, Drew Doughty’s talks remain in limbo. In fact, Kings GM Dean Lombardi said the sides haven’t spoken in two weeks.
Aug 10, 2011, 10:31 PM EST
Blue Jackets castoff Nikita Filatov has six goals and 13 points in his disappointing NHL career so far. So why are the Senators promising him a spot on their first or second line next season?
Aug 10, 2011, 9:00 PM EST
Reports indicate that Martin Erat is looking healthy after fighting back problems last season. That’s a big concern for Nashville, a team that needs every bit of offensive creativity they can get.
Aug 10, 2011, 7:41 PM EST
It’s been a rough past two seasons for offensive defenseman Cam Barker, a player who was drafted right after Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin in 2004. Can he turn things around with the Oilers next season?
Aug 8, 2011, 6:03 PM EST
Ducks GM Bob Murray provided an update regarding Jonas Hiller and Teemu Selanne, although the details are more than a little vague.
Aug 8, 2011, 5:25 PM EST
Perhaps taking a cue from NBA 2K11’s popular inclusion of Michael Jordan, it looks like EA Sports’ upcoming NHL ’12 will feature legends such as Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Gordie Howe and more.
Aug 8, 2011, 4:38 PM EST
Even though he’s far behind his normal off-season training schedule, Chris Pronger seems optimistic that the 2011-12 season will be a healthy one.
Aug 8, 2011, 3:49 PM EST
To the surprise of just about no one, Brett Lebda cleared waivers today.
Aug 8, 2011, 2:18 PM EST
The Ducks handed head coach Randy Carlyle a three-year contract extension that concludes in the 2013-14 season. It’s good to get that out of the way because the 2011-12 season that might be his most challenging campaign behind the Ducks bench.
Aug 8, 2011, 1:52 PM EST
Alex Kovalev will be far away from Ottawa after signing a two-year deal with the KHL, but that doesn’t mean that the wounds from his experience with the Senators (and the media) have totally healed.
Aug 8, 2011, 1:11 PM EST
Mike Comrie’s NHL career is on hold as he continues to rehab from hip surgery. Could this be the last we see of Comrie?
- Seriously? Stress fracture sidelines Columbus’ Jenner for 1-2 months 6
- Julien chides Bruins’ offense for too many cute plays 37
- Sens roll over Ducks, who ‘weren’t ready’ 11
- Flyers’ Mason tweaked back, will miss weekend games 10
- Gordie Howe makes ‘amazing’ recovery following stem cell treatment in Mexico 15
- Video: Penguins’ spoof of ‘Christmas Vacation’ is pretty good 18
- Mason hurt, helped off ice at end of Flyers practice 8
- Could Vermette land in Washington? 9
- Pens confirm Maatta has the mumps 5
- As holiday roster freeze approaches, Bruins linked to Oshie, Kassian 28