Sep 25, 2011, 6:10 PM EDT
Pat Burns’ family, friends and proponents will have to wait and see if he will be posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame, but they won’t have to wait to honor his memory. Pat Burns Arena officially opened today about 10 months after the three-time Jack Adams Award recipient lost his battle with cancer on…
Sep 25, 2011, 5:27 PM EDT
John Tortorella said that Marc Staal won’t join the team in Europe – at least initially – but didn’t rule him out for the Rangers’ season opener against the Kings in Sweden on Oct. 7.
Sep 25, 2011, 4:55 PM EDT
He’s still wearing his white “no contact” helmet, but Sidney Crosby took another step in the right direction by participating in a “controlled scrimmage” on Sunday.
Sep 25, 2011, 4:45 PM EDT
Brendan Shanahan continues to hand out preseason suspensions, as Brad Boyes will sit out two games for his illegal hit on Joe Colborne.
Sep 25, 2011, 3:55 PM EDT
Drew Doughty’s contract negotiations remain in limbo, but Kings coach Terry Murray still has him penciled in regarding lineup plans.
Sep 25, 2011, 3:10 PM EDT
Scott Hartnell will see a cardiologist on Tuesday after being held out of the third period of Saturday’s preseason game with an elevated heart rate.
Sep 25, 2011, 2:39 PM EDT
While he might not actually be ready to practice just yet, the Blues delivered great news today: David Perron will return to the team and hold a press conference on Monday.
Sep 25, 2011, 12:28 PM EDT
Teemu Selanne and especially Jonas Hiller looked good in their preseason debuts in which the Ducks beat the Canucks 4-1.
Sep 25, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Go ahead and scoff, but Rick DiPietro says he feels healthy for the first time in years.
Sep 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
While the Lightning ponder putting an ‘A’ on Steven Stamkos’ sweater, should the Avalanche make Erik Johnson their next captain?
Sep 24, 2011, 11:15 PM EDT
It’s a small sample size of mostly irrelevant games, but Evgeni Malkin’s impressive preseason is becoming a source of genuine excitement in hockey circles. PHT ponders his chances of returning to an elite level after two rough seasons.
Sep 24, 2011, 10:23 PM EDT
Brandon Saad’s impressive preseason performances might make it tough for the Blackhawks to send him back to the junior level.
Sep 24, 2011, 9:07 PM EDT
The New York Post reports that Devils co-owner Ray Chambers paid $25 million to give his 47 percent share of the team to fellow co-owner Jeff Vanderbeek. This gives Vanderbeek a 94 percent share in the Devils, which won’t clean up all of their messes but at least will give them a unified vision.
Sep 24, 2011, 7:21 PM EDT
For Jay Pandolfo to keep his hopes of a continued NHL career alive, he’ll need to play well against the Devils, his former team of 13 seasons.
Sep 23, 2011, 6:19 PM EDT
Jaromir Jagr will make his preseason debut with the Flyers tonight. His first goal is to adjust to the smaller North American ice surface after three years in the KHL.
Sep 23, 2011, 5:27 PM EDT
Nathan Horton insists that he’s recovered from the concussion he suffered during the 2011 Stanley Cup finals, but the Bruins are taking the right path in being cautious regarding his return to action.
Sep 23, 2011, 4:43 PM EDT
Marc Staal’s struggles with post-concussion syndrome continue, leading head coach John Tortorella to admit that he might miss a chunk of the Rangers’ trip to Europe.
Sep 23, 2011, 3:57 PM EDT
Many believed that the Jets would have a brutal schedule as a Southeast Division team located in Winnipeg, but it shouldn’t be as treacherous as expected.
Sep 23, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT
Mike Modano made his retirement official this afternoon – and put on his Dallas Stars number 9 jersey one last time.
Sep 23, 2011, 1:11 PM EDT
Here’s a collection of reactions from NHL players, analysts, writers and fans regarding the ugly racist incident Wayne Simmonds dealt with last night.
Sep 23, 2011, 12:13 PM EDT
PHT takes a look at some prominent American-born forwards to see who might be the “next” Mike Modano.
Sep 23, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT
Jarome Iginla has missed several days with back spasms, but the Flames are downplaying concerns about his health.
Sep 23, 2011, 7:30 AM EDT
While this is by no means a comprehensive look at the issue, here is a recent history (and some interesting articles) revolving around racism in the NHL.
Sep 22, 2011, 11:10 PM EDT
In what the NHL calls a “stupid and ignorant” display of racism, at least one fan threw a banana at black Philadelphia Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds during a shootout attempt tonight. Simmonds still managed to score on his attempt, although the Flyers ended up losing that preseason game to the Detroit Red Wings in front…
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