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  1. Brad Marchand finds right balance between agitation and offense

    Jun 10, 2011, 4:22 PM EDT

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    Keith Ballard;  Brad Marchand

    Brad Marchand is a rare example of a pest who brings so much more to the table than he takes away, he might deserve a new title entirely.

  2. Winnipeg fallout: Thrashers staffers face uncertain future, Manitoba Moose move

    Jun 10, 2011, 2:29 PM EDT

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    Craig Ramsay

    True North replaced many Thrashers staffers with Manitoba Moose employees while key coaching staff members wonder about their future. Speaking of the Moose: they’ll play in St. John’s N.L. next season.

  3. Vancouver defense continues its disconcerting shuffles as Chris Tanev replaces Keith Ballard

    Jun 10, 2011, 1:46 PM EDT

    Dan Hamhuis, Troy Brouwer, Roberto Luongo

    The Canucks’ problems on defense continue as they shift Keith Ballard out of the lineup for unproven depth defenseman Chris Tanev.

  4. Head games: While Luongo’s psyche is in question, is Thomas in Canucks’ heads?

    Jun 10, 2011, 1:01 PM EDT

    Tim Thomas

    While many wonder where Roberto Luongo’s mind is at, the other question is: can the Canucks get Tim Thomas out of their heads?

  5. With Bryzgalov’s rights traded, Coyotes face three roads to goaltending solution

    Jun 10, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT

    Don Maloney

    How will the Coyotes replace Ilya Bryzgalov? GM Don Maloney mapped out his three-pronged strategy to do just that.

  6. Montreal Canadiens sign Mathieu Darche to one-year, $700K deal

    Jun 10, 2011, 11:24 AM EDT

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    Mathieu Darche; Marc-Andre Fleury

    The Montreal Canadiens wrapped up journeyman forward Mathieu Darche to a one-year, $700K deal today. South Park fans secretly rejoiced.

  7. Alain Vigneault on Roberto Luongo starting in Game 5: ‘You can bet on it’

    Jun 10, 2011, 5:21 AM EDT

    Roberto Luongo

    The word is that Roberto Luongo will remain in Vancouver’s net for Game 5. That word came from Canucks coach Alain Vigneault, though, so you never really know.

  8. Capitals part ways with goalie coach Arturs Irbe

    Jun 10, 2011, 1:21 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v Washington Capitals

    Despite a very successful 2010-11 season, Arturs Irbe won’t be Washington’s goalie coach. Read more for how much this might impact the Capitals’ goalie, especially Semyon Varlamov.

  9. Bill Daly denies rumors that NHL is rebuilding bridge with Jim Balsillie

    Jun 9, 2011, 11:31 PM EDT

    Jim Balsillie

    If the NHL is mending the fences with Jam Balsillie, they’re not admitting to as much publicly.

  10. Should Winnipeg name their team the Jets? Andrew Ladd sees both sides of argument

    Jun 9, 2011, 10:45 PM EDT

    Andrew Ladd

    Should the Winnipeg team be named the Jets? Will he even play for whatever the team is called? Last season’s Atlanta Thrashers captain Andrew Ladd discussed those issues today.

  11. Report: Blue Jackets hope to pry Jeff Carter from Flyers; Would the rumored deal make sense?

    Jun 9, 2011, 8:38 PM EDT

    Jeff Carter

    The Blue Jackets are rumored to throw this package deal at the Flyers for Jeff Carter: Jakub Voracek and the eight pick of the 2011 draft. This post discusses why this rumored trade might make sense for both sides.

  12. Did Aaron Rome’s hit on Nathan Horton actually hurt the Canucks more than the Bruins?

    Jun 9, 2011, 7:32 PM EDT

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    Mark Recchi, Zdeno Chara, Michael Ryder, Daniel Paille, Rich Peverley

    On paper, the Bruins got the short end of the stick with both Aaron Rome and Nathan Horton being lost for the rest of their series against the Canucks. Yet when you look at the motivation Boston received and how the lineup changes have gone wrong for Vancouver, it’s clear the “trade off” was more even than expected.

  13. Should Roberto Luongo start Game 5 for Vancouver?

    Jun 9, 2011, 6:41 PM EDT

    Cory Schneider, Roberto Luongo

    After Roberto Luongo gave up 12 goals in his last two starts, do you think the Canucks should start him in Game 5?

  14. More re-signings: Andrei Kostitsyn stays in Montreal, Craig Adams stays a Penguin

    Jun 9, 2011, 5:11 PM EDT

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    Andrei Kostitsyn

    A few teams settled up with free agents-to-be today including Montreal, Pittsburgh, and St. Louis.

  15. Report: Rangers to buy out Chris Drury; Freeing up space to make run at Brad Richards?

    Jun 9, 2011, 2:45 PM EDT

    Chris Drury

    In their efforts to prepare for the offseason, the Rangers are set to part was with their captain Chris Drury by buying him out of his contract. Looks like someone’s getting ready to make a run at Brad Richards.

  16. Flames re-sign Brett Carson to a two-year contract

    Jun 9, 2011, 1:46 PM EDT

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    Brett Carson

    The Flames are retaining one young blue liner in Brett Carson keeping him around for two more years.

  17. Toronto re-signs goalie James Reimer to three-year, $5.4 million deal

    Jun 9, 2011, 1:01 PM EDT

    James Reimer

    Toronto’s latest goalie of the future is now locked up for three more years. Let’s hope this turns out better than it did for Vesa Toskala.

  18. Five Thoughts: The tables have turned… For now

    Jun 9, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Four

    There’s a lot to pick through after Game 4 and a lot of it has to do with Brad Marchand and the great job he’s done in this series and with things getting ugly for Roberto Luongo as well.

  19. The soundtrack to Roberto Luongo’s misery

    Jun 9, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Roberto Luongo, Christian Ehrhoff

    At one point, it seemed like “Chelsea Dagger” would be the ultimate theme song for Roberto Luongo’s saddest hockey moments. Yet after two disastrous games hearing plenty of the Bruins’ goal song, we decided to compile a “greatest hits” collection of the song he probably hates the most.

  20. Video: What they’re saying after Boston’s 4-0 win in Game 4 over Vancouver

    Jun 9, 2011, 1:11 AM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Four

    The Versus panel of Bill Patrick, Keith Jones, and Jeremy Roenick break things down about Roberto Luongo, Keith Ballard, and Rich Peverley while Darren Pang talks with Brad Marchand after another great game.

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