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Mike Halford

  1. NHL adds three new officials

    Sep 27, 2012, 11:31 AM EDT

    Referees

    Because hiring inexperienced officials is all the rage lately.

  2. CHL prez: Yakupov still under contract to Sarnia

    Sep 27, 2012, 10:58 AM EDT

    Nail Yakupov

    Which is a problem, because he played two games for a KHL team.

  3. Buffalo’s Sekera inks with KHL club

    Sep 27, 2012, 10:32 AM EDT

    Andrej Sekera

    He’ll join Sabres mates Tyler Ennis (Switzerland) and Christian Ehrhoff (Germany) in Europe.

  4. Bergeron may play in Quebec league, Swiss league next?

    Sep 26, 2012, 3:21 PM EDT

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    Patrice Bergeron

    The reigning Selke winner could be suiting up all over the place over the next while.

  5. Lockout puts crimp in Howard-Osgood bromance

    Sep 26, 2012, 2:09 PM EDT

    Howard Osgood

    This is like when Bart wasn’t allowed to hang out with Milhouse anymore.

  6. Roundup: Reinprecht, O’Sullivan land overseas

    Sep 26, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT

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    Steven Reinprecht

    A few less notable European league contracts to pass your way…

  7. Report: Chicago’s Stalberg, Rozsvial set to join European clubs

    Sep 26, 2012, 12:48 PM EDT

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    Viktor Stalberg

    Two more NHLers find work overseas.

  8. Yakupov’s KHL transfer deemed illegal, Russian hockey federation fined

    Sep 26, 2012, 11:15 AM EDT

    Nail Yakupov

    The first overall pick at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft will be held out of competition until further notice.

  9. NHL-laden “Tournée des Joueurs” begins Thursday

    Sep 25, 2012, 4:42 PM EDT

    Max Talbot Philly getty

    Led by a pair of Flyers, Max Talbot and Bruno Gervais.

  10. Steen becomes first locked-out NHLer in Swedish Elite League

    Sep 25, 2012, 3:41 PM EDT

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    Alex Steen

    Will this open the floodgates?

  11. Lightning’s Hedman off to KHL

    Sep 25, 2012, 2:44 PM EDT

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    Victor Hedman

    He’ll be playing for Barys Astana, a team based in Kazakhstan. Quick, make a Borat joke.

  12. Rinne to join KHL’s Dinamo Minsk

    Sep 25, 2012, 1:49 PM EDT

    Pekka Rinne

    Bumping fellow Finnish netminder Niklas Backstrom out of the picture.

  13. Report: Laich to Swiss league, Semin to Russian Div. 2

    Sep 25, 2012, 11:12 AM EDT

    Semin Laich

    They’ll join Alex Ovechkin and Michal Neuvirth overseas.

  14. Report: Peverley to play in Finnish league

    Sep 24, 2012, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Rich Peverley

    He’ll join former teammates Eric Perrin and Ramzi Abid in Jyvaskyla. Yes, Jyvaskyla.

  15. Shanahan lauds USHL program aimed to reduce “dumb and dangerous” play

    Sep 24, 2012, 3:30 PM EDT

    Brendan Shanahan

    League adopts five-point plan to improve player safety and injury prevention.

  16. Despite disallowed header goal, Datsyuk victorious in KHL debut

    Sep 24, 2012, 2:21 PM EDT

    Pavel Datsyuk

    Highly illegal, but still a pretty good move.

  17. Dan Ellis signs tryout contract…with AHL Charlotte

    Sep 24, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT

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    Dan Ellis

    He led the NHL in save percentage in 2007-08. Now he’s fighting for a gig with the Checkers.

  18. Columbus’ Nikitin to play in Russia

    Sep 24, 2012, 12:08 PM EDT

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    Nikita Nikitin

    Know it’s been said before, but try singing “Nikita Nikitin” to the tune of “Hakuna Matata.” Pretty fun.

  19. Pacioretty signs with Swiss league team

    Sep 24, 2012, 10:48 AM EDT

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    Max Pacioretty

    He’ll join former Penguins forward Richard Park in Ambri-Piotta.

  20. Klesla, Kaberle sign with Czech teams

    Sep 21, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT

    Tomas Kaberle Montreal

    HC Kladno will be one to watch during the lockout. Assuming you can watch Czech League games.

  21. Jagr: Shanahan, Daly and Bettman helped process Czech league transfer

    Sep 21, 2012, 3:34 PM EDT

    jagrsmiles

    Two sides coming together for the greater good — why can’t this happen with the CBA?

  22. Bobrovsky, Babchuk off to KHL

    Sep 21, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT

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    Sergei Bobrovsky

    Sideshow Bob takes his game to St. Petersburg.

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