Jul 8, 2011, 6:17 PM EST
Well-founded rumors indicate that former Texas Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg might be part of a group that will bid to own the Dallas Stars.
Jul 8, 2011, 5:38 PM EST
The Capitals got rid of some salary today by sending Eric Fehr to the Jets for Danick Paquette and Winnipeg’s fourth round pick in 2012. Read this post for analysis of the deal.
Jul 8, 2011, 4:37 PM EST
Mike Modano said that he will probably decide whether or not to retire in the next two to three weeks, but who knows how long he’ll really take (or how many teams would be interested in bringing him in).
Jul 8, 2011, 3:45 PM EST
The list of players waiting for salary arbitration went down to 20 after the Kings signed defenseman Alec Martinez to a two-year contract extension today.
Jul 8, 2011, 3:13 PM EST
In serious Red Wings news, the team announced two new assistant coaches: Jeff Blashill and Bill Peters. In not-so serious news, the pressure mounts for Mike Commodore to satisfy nostalgic video games by donning No. 64 in Detroit.
Jul 8, 2011, 2:35 PM EST
The NHL released the salary arbitration hearing dates for restricted free agents including Shea Weber, Zach Parise and Brandon Dubinsky today. Find out where those players’ dates fall in the July 20-August 4 range by reading this post.
Jul 8, 2011, 1:23 PM EST
The Rangers still have some free agent messes to clean up, but they simplified their summer by re-signing Michael Sauer and Artem Anisimov to two-year contract extensions.
Jul 8, 2011, 12:12 PM EST
The Maple Leafs re-signed Matt Lashoff and added Philippe Dupuis while the Senators inked Mark Parrish to a two-way deal.
Jul 8, 2011, 11:48 AM EST
The NHL and KHL agreed to a ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ that will respect each others’ player contracts through June 30, 2012.
Jul 8, 2011, 11:23 AM EST
Western Michigan coach Jeff Blashill left his post today to become an assistant coach for Mike Babcock (pictured) and the Red Wings.
Jul 6, 2011, 6:04 PM EST
Tomas Kaberle received the kind of money he wanted to join the Hurricanes, but he also received some positive feedback about Carolina from his brother (and former Canes defenseman) Frantisek.
Jul 6, 2011, 5:32 PM EST
The rumors of Guy Carbonneau becoming the next Devils head coach seem founded on reasonable logic, but they remain just that: rumors.
Jul 6, 2011, 4:31 PM EST
The Panthers re-signed Mike Santorelli and added Craig Ramsay to their coaching staff today.
Jul 6, 2011, 2:48 PM EST
Here are a handful of Wednesday’s minor signings. Stay tuned for more from today in a later post.
Jul 6, 2011, 2:42 PM EST
Matthew Barnaby will need to serve 500 hours of community service to drop charges related to domestic incident in May.
Jul 6, 2011, 1:46 PM EST
The 2018 Winter Olympics were awarded to Pyeongchang, South Korea. What impact might this have on hockey fans?
Jul 6, 2011, 1:18 PM EST
The financial details haven’t been revealed just yet, but the Blues have reportedly agreed to one-year deals with veteran forwards Jamie Langenbrunner and Jason Arnott. Update: each deal appears to be worth $2.5 million with performance incentives that could push them to $2.8 million.
Jul 6, 2011, 12:13 PM EST
The Leafs are making nice progress this season, but two questions remain: 1) will James Reimer fail to maintain his progress from last season? and 2) will Toronto swing for the fences with a big offer sheet? If you ask Brian Burke, the ideal answer to both questions is “No.”
Jul 6, 2011, 11:12 AM EST
If the 2011-12 season began today, the Capitals might have a little trouble getting under the salary cap ceiling after today’s two-year, $4.7 million deal for Troy Brouwer.
Jul 6, 2011, 12:28 AM EST
The Maple Leafs had a productive Tuesday, capping the Clarke MacArthur signing by re-upping Tyler Bozak to a two-year, $1.95 million deal that is a big discount from his previous deal.
Jul 5, 2011, 11:24 PM EST
After years as cellar dwellers, the Oilers hope to begin their turnaround next season. A healthy Ales Hemsky would help improve their chances, but he needs to recover from two shoulder surgeries to make that happen.
Jul 5, 2011, 10:14 PM EST
The Predators and Senators got a little bigger and tougher today as the two teams signed enforcers to one-year contracts. Zack Stortini signed with Nashville while Zenon Konopka might make Ottawa the “toughest team in the NHL.”
Jul 5, 2011, 9:06 PM EST
Brandon Dubinsky, Ryan Callahan and Teddy Purcell were among the biggest names who filed for salary arbitration today. PHT breaks down some of the most interesting cases in the list of 22 players.
Jul 5, 2011, 7:58 PM EST
The Blue Jackets aren’t content to gaze at their shoes as other teams vie for the big dance any longer. They paid big once again today, signing defensive defenseman Marc Methot to a four-year, $12 million contract extension.
- Trade: Rangers land Yandle, Coyotes receive Duclair, first-rounder 65
- Trade: Capitals land Glencross, Flames get two picks 23
- Flames place Giordano on IR 5
- Flyers keep faint playoff hopes alive with win over Rangers 28
- Trade: Blackhawks acquire Vermette from Arizona for Dahlbeck, first rounder 74
- Jagr earns high praise in his Panthers debut 1
- Bruins maintain four-point edge in playoff race, hand Coyotes ninth straight loss 5
- 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
- Wild beat Avs, dying seconds fight set stage for rematch (149)
- Petrovic: Chicago will ‘probably seek revenge’ for Kane injury tonight (82)
- Trade: Blackhawks acquire Vermette from Arizona for Dahlbeck, first rounder (74)
- Report: Alex Petrovic avoids discipline after injuring Patrick Kane (69)
- Trading baggage: Blue Jackets grab Clarkson, send Horton’s contract to Leafs (66)