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  1. Sean Avery accuses Wayne Simmonds of making homophobic remarks during preseason game

    Sep 26, 2011, 11:28 PM EST

    New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    Not even a week after dealing with an ugly racial display, Wayne Simmonds is being accused of using a homophobic comment in a trash-talking exchange with Sean Avery. It was an ugly game tonight, as Tom Sestito’s hit might also generate some suspension controversy.

  2. David Perron returns to Blues, will take a baseline concussion test next week

    Sep 26, 2011, 9:56 PM EST

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    Evgeni Nabokov, David Perron

    David Perron joined his team again today, although he didn’t practice. He still has a way to go before that happens, with the next big step being a baseline concussion test scheduled for next week.

  3. NHL hands James Wisniewski a heavy suspension that includes eight regular season games

    Sep 26, 2011, 8:44 PM EST

    Columbus Blue Jackets Press Conference Introducing New Players Jeff Carter and James Wisniewski

    James Wisniewski received the harshest suspension yet, as the Blue Jackets defenseman will sit out the rest of the preseason and a whopping eight regular season games for his illegal hit on Cal Clutterbuck. In case players haven’t been paying attention, Brendan Shanahan clearly means business.

  4. Wild sign Aaron Boogaard, honor Derek Boogaard and Pavol Demitra with helmet sticker

    Sep 26, 2011, 7:34 PM EST

    Boogaard Family

    The Wild will wear a “24/38″ helmet sticker in memory of Pavol Demitra and Derek Boogaard, while the team signed Derek’s brother Aaron to a a two-way deal.

  5. NHL suspends Brad Staubitz for preseason, three regular season games for hit from behind

    Sep 26, 2011, 6:29 PM EST

    Brad Staubitz, Cam Janssen

    Brad Staubitz will sit out the rest of the preseason and three regular season games for his hit from behind on Cody Bass. Check out this post for more details and an explanation via league disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan.

  6. Patrick Sharp hits the ice for first time since appendectomy, won’t start at center

    Sep 26, 2011, 5:19 PM EST

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    Patrick Sharp

    Patrick Sharp is back on the ice for the Blackhawks for the first time since his appendectomy. That’s great news for Chicago.

  7. Markov worries? Montreal signs Chris Campoli to one-year, $1.75 million deal

    Sep 26, 2011, 4:30 PM EST

    Chris Campoli

    Perhaps the worries about Andrei Markov’s knee are a bit stronger as the Montreal Canadiens have signed Chris Campoli to a one year deal.

  8. Devils to retire Scott Niedermayer’s “27” on December 16 vs. Dallas

    Sep 26, 2011, 3:03 PM EST

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    Scott Niedermayer

    He’s a legend in New Jersey and now he’ll have his number retired. Scott Niedermayer will join Ken Daneyko and Scott Stevens with the honor.

  9. “Worst kept secret in sports”: NHL announces 2012 Winter Classic in Philadelphia

    Sep 26, 2011, 2:28 PM EST

    2012 Winter Classic

    You knew, I knew it, we all knew it but the NHL finally made it official. The 2012 Winter Classic is coming to Philadelphia and features the Flyers taking on the New York Rangers.

  10. Scott Clemmensen goes in for knee surgery, Florida backup job up for grabs

    Sep 26, 2011, 1:48 PM EST

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    Scott Clemmensen

    Florida’s Scott Clemmensen was set to be Jose Theodore’s backup in Florida this year. Now that he’s out with knee surgery, it’ll be up to Tyler Plante or Jacob Markstrom to prove their worth in the meantime.

  11. What a coincidence: Aaron Rome breaks hand while Nathan Horton returns to action

    Sep 26, 2011, 10:49 AM EST

    Aaron Rome, Nathan Horton

    The world has a funny way of working as Vancouver’s Aaron Rome breaks his hand the same night Nathan Horton returned to the ice since being knocked out of action by Rome in the Stanley Cup finals.

  12. Nathan Horton returns to the ice for first time since Cup final concussion

    Sep 26, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

    Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Four

    Nathan Horton returned to the ice for the first time since the brutal hit in Game 3 of last year’s Stanley Cup final. If his first game back is any indication, he’ll be just fine with the Bruins this year.

  13. Former Rocket Richard Trophy winner Jonathan Cheechoo put on waivers

    Sep 26, 2011, 1:53 AM EST

    Minnesota Wild v St. Louis Blues

    How the mighty have fallen. Jonathan Cheechoo continues to cling to his hockey career as the Blues waive the former 56-goal man. Next stop: the Peoria Rivermen of the American Hockey League.

  14. Owen Nolan faces long odds as he tries to find a spot on the Canucks

    Sep 26, 2011, 12:34 AM EST

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    Canucks Oilers Hockey

    39-year-old Owen Nolan is attempting to return to the NHL with one of the deepest teams in the entire league. According to Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault, he could have a spot if his body could withstand the rigors of an entire season.

  15. Is a position change in Patrick Kane’s future?

    Sep 25, 2011, 11:14 PM EST

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    Detroit Red Wings v Chicago Blackhawks

    It’s no secret that the Chicago Blackhawks are looking for someone to fill the void they have at center on their second line. But is Patrick Kane the answer?

  16. Oilers Sam Gagner escapes serious injury

    Sep 25, 2011, 9:40 PM EST

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    Edmonton Oilers v Philadelphia Flyers

    Sam Gagner is day-to-day after crashing into the boards against the Flames in a preseason game on Saturday night. Luckily for Gagner and the Oilers, the ankle injury doesn’t seem too serious…

  17. League disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan explains Brad Boyes suspension

    Sep 25, 2011, 8:37 PM EST

    Buffalo Sabres v Philadelphia Flyers - Game One

    The league’s hammer came down on Brad Boyes with a two-game suspension for his head to the head of Joe Colborne. Now, Brendan Shanahan has explained exactly why Boyes received the two-game penalty.

  18. Can Corey Crawford avoid the dreaded sophomore slump?

    Sep 25, 2011, 7:49 PM EST

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    Chicago Blackhawks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Seven

    Corey Crawford ripped the starting job away from Marty Turco in the middle of last season. Now, he’ll try to prove that he can succeed while being the undisputed #1 from the very beginning of training camp.

  19. Pat Burns Arena officially opened in Quebec today

    Sep 25, 2011, 6:10 PM EST

    Pat Burns

    Pat Burns’ family, friends and proponents will have to wait and see if he will be posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame, but they won’t have to wait to honor his memory. Pat Burns Arena officially opened today about 10 months after the three-time Jack Adams Award recipient lost his battle with cancer on…

  20. Marc Staal won’t travel with Rangers to Europe, not ruled out for season opener

    Sep 25, 2011, 5:27 PM EST

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    Marc Staal

    John Tortorella said that Marc Staal won’t join the team in Europe – at least initially – but didn’t rule him out for the Rangers’ season opener against the Kings in Sweden on Oct. 7.

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