Jul 28, 2011, 4:18 PM EST
The Canucks avoided a second year of salary arbitration with Jannik Hansen, signing him to a three-year deal. Update: it’s a nice bargain at $4.05 million overall.
Jul 28, 2011, 3:51 PM EST
After failing to get an NHL head coaching job, Craig MacTavish looks primed to coach the Chicago Wolves – the Vancouver Canucks’ AHL affiliate.
Jul 28, 2011, 2:25 PM EST
Could Jannik Hansen be the first player to go to salary arbitration this summer?
Jul 28, 2011, 1:37 PM EST
Against high odds, the Devils got rid of Brian Rolston’s contract. New Jersey sent the aging forward to the Islanders for Trent Hunter, opening up cap space to make it easier to re-sign Zach Parise.
Jul 28, 2011, 12:37 PM EST
A supposed screenshot made many believe that the new Jets’ jerseys had been “leaked” by EA Sports, but it turns out that it wasn’t from either NHL ’11 or the upcoming title NHL ’12.
Jul 28, 2011, 11:19 AM EST
The Canucks and Coyotes agreed to swap home games in February.
Jul 27, 2011, 6:26 PM EST
The Blackhawks reportedly invited Ray Emery to training camp on a tryout basis, a low-risk move that could provide the team with valuable goalie insurance in case Alexander Salak flops as a backup.
Jul 27, 2011, 4:12 PM EST
Sorry video game fans: Mike Commodore won’t wear No. 64 during the 2011-12 season.
Jul 27, 2011, 3:02 PM EST
Rangers fans can breathe one last sigh of relief as the team signed Ryan Callahan to a three-year deal, avoiding salary arbitration. Reports indicate that the deal is worth “just under” $13 million.
Jul 27, 2011, 1:52 PM EST
The Coyotes probably hope that he doesn’t play at the NHL level, but they added some depth to their goalie group by signing Justin Pogge to a one-year, two-way contract.
Jul 27, 2011, 1:13 PM EST
AEG’s plans to build an NFL stadium in LA could make Kansas City’s chances of getting a NBA or NHL tenant for its Sprint Center quite grim.
Jul 27, 2011, 12:15 PM EST
Is it wrong to touch the Stanley Cup if you didn’t play on the winning team or “earn” it in some other way? Tell us how you feel after reading over this post’s discussion of that subject.
Jul 27, 2011, 11:21 AM EST
Here’s a shocking development: Mike Richards said that “Dry Island” wasn’t that big of a deal. Click “Read more” to find out some other details from Richards and Peter Laviolette’s responses.
Jul 27, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
Can Nikolai Khabibulin turn things around after some low moments both on and off the ice during the last two seasons?
Jul 27, 2011, 12:46 AM EST
Many Red Wings fans are probably saddened by Kris Draper’s retirement, but four younger forwards should make that defensive transition easier. In fact, they already started it.
Jul 26, 2011, 11:40 PM EST
There hasn’t been much progress in contract talks between the Maple Leafs and Luke Schenn, leading his agent to imply that it will take until August. That being said, he should remain in Toronto for at least the short-term future.
Jul 26, 2011, 8:58 PM EST
Alexei Yashin says there’s “not any rush” regarding his decision to return to the NHL with the Islanders or stay overseas. This post addresses a question Yashin brought up, as well: can he be effective with the Islanders? PHT explains that it’s all about keeping reasonable expectations, which rarely happens with Yashin.
Jul 26, 2011, 7:50 PM EST
Merchandise with the Winnipeg Jets’ logo is selling fast, as a report indicates that they generated $200K in sales by Tuesday morning.
Jul 25, 2011, 5:44 PM EST
Aaron Boogaard fulfilled the first part of his obligations stemming from last week’s charges related to his involvement in his brother Derek Boogaard’s prescription drug-related death by appearing in Minneapolis court today. Aaron didn’t enter a plea during that first Monday court date, according to the Associated Press. Aaron Boogaard is accused of providing the…
Jul 25, 2011, 4:31 PM EST
The Sports Business Journal reports that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman made $7.5 million during the 2009-10 season, representing a four percent increase for the league’s top executive.
Jul 25, 2011, 4:10 PM EST
With Ty Conklin gone, the Blues backup job comes down to over-sized prospect Ben Bishop or experienced (but flawed) free agent Brian Elliott.
Jul 25, 2011, 2:19 PM EST
It might seem unfair to compare 15-year-old prospect Nathan MacKinnon to Sidney Crosby, but he’s clearly following in some of Crosby’s footsteps.
Jul 25, 2011, 1:16 PM EST
A caption on a Kris Draper photo reveals that the grinding forward will probably announce his retirement on Tuesday.
Jul 25, 2011, 12:45 PM EST
The Rangers wrapped up another bit of business, re-signing defenseman Steve Eminger to a one-year, $800K contract.
- Flyers keep faint playoff hopes alive with win over Rangers 18
- Trade: Blackhawks acquire Vermette from Arizona for Dahlbeck, first rounder 48
- Jagr earns high praise in his Panthers debut 0
- Bruins maintain four-point edge in playoff race, hand Coyotes ninth straight loss 4
- NHL on NBC: Rangers look for a fourth straight win against the Flyers 7
- Ducks score four third-period goals, come back to beat rival Kings 9
- Blackhawks aren’t done talking trades, will look to add another forward 13
- Flyers trade Kimmo Timonen to Blackhawks 39
- Video: Couture fined $5K for slew-footing Smith 22
- Time to start winning — Bruins’ next four games are against non-playoff teams 17
- Petrovic: Chicago will ‘probably seek revenge’ for Kane injury tonight (82)
- Report: Alex Petrovic avoids discipline after injuring Patrick Kane (69)
- Trading baggage: Blue Jackets grab Clarkson, send Horton’s contract to Leafs (66)
- Lindros files $3M defamation lawsuit against ex-referee Stewart (Updated: Now $250K) (65)
- The plummeting Coyotes are threatening to fall below the Oilers into 29th place (55)