Jun 20, 2011, 7:55 PM EDT
In an interview with the Atlanta Journal Constitution, NHL Commission Gary Bettman said, “the franchise wasn’t economically viable. We are not happy about it.”
Jun 20, 2011, 3:27 PM EDT
With two picks low in the first round and an ever-present willingness to make big deals, Brian Burke said that the Toronto Maple Leafs “do not intend to be an idle bystander” on draft day or July 1.
Jun 20, 2011, 12:22 PM EDT
With his assistant coaching staff receiving a facelift and no contract extension in the works, many people wonder if Ron Wilson’s days with the Toronto Maple Leafs might be numbered.
Jun 20, 2011, 11:27 AM EDT
The Montreal Canadiens are showing that they’re confident Max Pacioretty will bounce back from that notorious Zdeno Chara bit signing the winger to a two-year deal reportedly worth $3.2 million.
Jun 20, 2011, 11:06 AM EDT
TSN reports that the 2011-12 salary cap ceiling will be $64 million while the floor should be $48 million. This post expands on that by revealing the five teams who are closest to the ceiling as of this time and the five teams who need to spend the most money to reach the floor.
Jun 20, 2011, 10:35 AM EDT
Detroit Red Wings need not fear anymore: Nicklas Lidstrom will come back for one more year, according to the team. Update: the one-year deal will reportedly pay him $6.4 million, the same salary he received in 2010-11.
Jun 19, 2011, 10:16 PM EDT
The Lightning and Steven Stamkos are in an unusual contract situation. That being said, if they’re going to try to duplicate any other star’s deal, they should lean toward Sidney Crosby’s contract rather than Alex Ovechkin’s lengthy pact.
Jun 19, 2011, 8:29 PM EDT
The Tampa Bay Lightning could deal with all kinds of headaches if Steven Stamkos becomes a restricted free agent on July 1. Click “Read More” for some nightmare scenarios.
Jun 19, 2011, 6:34 PM EDT
Almost six months after suffering his latest concussion, Boston’s Marc Savard is still feeling the effects.
Jun 19, 2011, 10:01 AM EDT
While other teams have taken the steps to lock down their franchise restricted free agents, the Kings are apparently going for the gusto with their own in Drew Doughty.
Jun 19, 2011, 12:20 AM EDT
Craig Ramsay did a great job with the Atlanta Thrashers last season, but he had to interview to see if he could impress the new owners of the team headed to Winnipeg.
Jun 18, 2011, 6:20 PM EDT
Even though the Florida Panthers and Tomas Vokoun still have almost two weeks to reach an agreement, it’s looking like Tomas Vokoun will “hit the open market” on July 1.
Jun 18, 2011, 5:04 PM EDT
Boston Police Department says the Bruins “rolling rally” is the largest sports celebration in the city’s history.
Jun 18, 2011, 4:45 PM EDT
Both the Tampa Bay Lightning and Eric Brewer are optimistic they’ll be able to reach an agreement on a contract extension in the near future.
Jun 18, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT
Zdeno Chara delivered on his goal when he came to Boston five years ago: to win a Stanley Cup.
Jun 18, 2011, 12:20 PM EDT
The Lightning face some tough questions this off-season and Sean Bergenheim’s agent indicates that his situation won’t be easy, either.
Jun 18, 2011, 11:21 AM EDT
It’s hard to imagine, but the Bruins might consider bringing back disappointing defenseman Tomas Kaberle. In some ways, it might even make a little bit of sense.
Jun 18, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
As soon as a season ends, fans from 29 other teams are ready for the next season to begin. With Hockey Canada and USA Hockey announcing their Development Camp rosters for next year’s World Junior Championships, the future seems a little closer.
Jun 18, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
With the 2011 playoffs over, we look back at our predictions (and your predictions) to see how well we did.
Jun 18, 2011, 4:39 AM EDT
Vancouverites continue to take back their city as yet another “infamous” rioter is arrested for his role in Wednesday night’s destruction.
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