Jul 9, 2011, 6:32 PM EDT
The Wild hope to slightly improve their quietly lousy play in their own zone by adding puck-moving defenseman Mike Lundin with a one-year, $1 million deal.
Jul 8, 2011, 6:17 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
The Panthers re-signed Mike Santorelli and added Craig Ramsay to their coaching staff today.
Jul 6, 2011, 2:48 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
The 2018 Winter Olympics were awarded to Pyeongchang, South Korea. What impact might this have on hockey fans?
Jul 6, 2011, 1:18 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
- Fetisov wants to restrict young Russians from playing in the NHL 20
- All eyes on Lundqvist 9
- Quenneville opted for ‘fresh legs’ by inserting Nordstrom, Versteeg into lineup 9
- Video: Ducks hold off Blackhawks in Game 3 to take series lead 27
- (Video) PHT Extra: On Babcock, sticking to the process and housebuilding analogies 3
- Babcock predicts ‘pain’ for Leafs, who are a ‘massive, massive challenge’ 38
- Babcock wants to ‘put Canada’s team back on the map’ 47
- Flyers won’t trade Del Zotto, but ‘something will have to give’ on crowded blue line 21
- What’s wrong with Lundqvist? 70
- It goes to eleven: Lightning edge Rangers in track meet 34
- Reports: Sabres thought they had a deal with Babcock, aren’t happy (172)
- Leafs land Babcock with reported 8-year deal, estimated at $50 million (130)
- Russia to be punished for ‘completely out of order’ actions after Worlds final loss to Canada (90)
- Report: Sabres negotiating with Babcock (82)
- What’s wrong with Lundqvist? (70)