Sep 19, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
Tim Thomas accomplished just about everything a goalie could imagine last year, so one cannot help but wonder how he can top it. How about winning the Hart Trophy, then?
Sep 19, 2011, 1:37 AM EDT
CBC’s Battle of the Blades kicked off its third season with a tribute to Wade Belak, who was supposed to participate in the skating competition.
Sep 19, 2011, 12:14 AM EDT
With Travis Zajac on the shelf for months, the Devils must fill a void at center. Shuffling their lineup around might give young pivot Jacob Josefson a chance to earn second line duty – and the benefits that come with setting up Ilya Kovalchuk.
Sep 18, 2011, 10:39 PM EDT
Peter Mueller still has as a way to go until you can pencil him back into Colorado’s lineup, but after missing almost a full year of a hockey action, he seemed positive about his return in training camp.
Sep 18, 2011, 8:29 PM EDT
Alexander Semin discussed Matt Bradley’s claims that he “doesn’t care” and also spoke about his name often surfacing in trade rumors.
Sep 17, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT
Marian Gaborik discusses getting over hockey’s tragic summer and finding a way to gel with new free agent center Brad Richards.
Sep 17, 2011, 5:45 PM EDT
With training camps kicking off this weekend, the topic of concussions returned to the forefront of many hockey discussions. Perhaps that’s why the Outcomes following Concussion in Hockey (OuCH!) seminar was scheduled today at St. Michael’s Hopsital in Toronto. About 200 people attended the public meeting, which addressed a wide variety of issues related to…
Sep 17, 2011, 4:51 PM EDT
Jaromir Jagr addressed angry Penguins fans and putting on a Flyers jersey for the first time as Philly’s training camp began.
Sep 17, 2011, 3:50 PM EDT
It’s unclear if 2011’s 12th overall pick Ryan Murphy can make an immediate jump to the NHL with the Hurricanes, but the team has the incentive to give him a shot now that they signed him to an entry-level contract.
Sep 17, 2011, 3:16 PM EDT
While he stood out with his white no contact helmet, Sidney Crosby also stood out for how hard he worked during the first day of training camp.
Sep 17, 2011, 12:58 PM EDT
Ryan Kesler could be back as late as November while Dan Hamhuis and Manny Malhotra are expected to miss a big chunk of the preseason. Meanwhile, the Canucks don’t seem fazed by Christian Ehrhoff’s departure.
Sep 17, 2011, 11:57 AM EDT
Tom Poti failed a physical today, which means he’ll likely go on the long-term injured reserve. That’s sad news for the defenseman, but it provides salary cap relief for the Capitals.
Sep 17, 2011, 11:32 AM EDT
Blues forward Philip McCrae will switch from number 38 next season in honor of former St. Louis players Pavol Demitra and Igor Korolev. Meanwhile, Semyon Varlamov, Paul Stastny and Milan Hejduk reflect on the losses.
Sep 17, 2011, 10:51 AM EDT
On the same day that the team will travel to mourn fallen former assistant coach Bruce McCrimmon, the Red Wings announced that Pavel Datsyuk will switch to number 24 for training camp and the preseason to honor Ruslan Salei.
Sep 17, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT
It’s been a few days since NHL 12 came out, so here’s a roundup of critical responses to EA Sports’ newest hockey video game.
Sep 13, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT
Why a revamped version of the SNES/Sega Genesis classic video game would (and wouldn’t) work on modern consoles.
Sep 12, 2011, 10:15 PM EDT
The Sabres, Avalanche, Panthers, Islanders, Devils and Flyers are the six NHL teams without a captain at this time. PHT provides suggestions for the direction of each club in this post.
Sep 12, 2011, 5:15 PM EDT
As the Bruins enjoy their final chances to celebrate the Stanley Cup win before training camp begins, Marc Savard has his own reason to rejoice: his name will be on the Stanley Cup.
Sep 12, 2011, 4:32 PM EDT
The Devils released a statement refuting much of what The New York Post reported about their financial troubles.
Sep 12, 2011, 4:08 PM EDT
A rebuilt Lokomotiv team might play in the Major Hockey League in December, which is a second-tier Russian league. Meanwhile, the Czech hockey league will postpone its opening day to accommodate Jan Marek’s funeral.
Sep 12, 2011, 1:16 PM EDT
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins didn’t light up the scoreboard against Canucks prospects last night, but his playmaking skills and vision left a good impression on Oilers brass.
Sep 12, 2011, 11:33 AM EDT
The Rangers justified many people’s expectations by handing the captaincy to popular forward Ryan Callahan. Marc Staal and Brad Richards will serve as alternates.
Sep 12, 2011, 11:16 AM EDT
A New York Post report indicates that the Devils could face bankruptcy after defaulting on a $100 million loan.
Sep 12, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT
The Sharks seem confident that they improved their odds of winning after a summer of splashy moves. Let’s try to gauge how accurate their self-assessment really is.
Sep 12, 2011, 4:25 AM EDT
Sad news out of Moscow: Alexander Galimov died during surgery today. He was the only player who initially survived the terrible Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crash on Sept. 7. Galimov was 26 years old.
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