When the season started, most hockey commentators had the Ottawa Senators pegged as an NHL bottom-feeder. That it hasn’t happened yet is a testament to the organization. Related: Senators’ Jean-Gabriel Pageau: Will He Stay in Ottawa? Head coach D.J. Smith is doing a good job of motivating his players and making solid decisions. Many Senators […]
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The Winnipeg Jets’ October was up and down, but their American Hockey League affiliate’s first month of 2019-20 was nearly all down. The Manitoba Moose kicked off their 20th season with a fairly experienced and stable squad — 22 returning players — and at first glance, looked poised to be a competitive team with plenty […]
The New Jersey Devils shook up their goaltending situation yesterday morning, calling up the recently acquired Louis Domingue from the AHL. But that wasn’t the only moved they made, as they placed veteran netminder Cory Schneider on waivers to send him to the AHL. Schneider, 33 years old, has struggled mightily this season, as he has a […]
CHICAGO — The NHL and NHL Players' Association will meet again Friday in New York to continue collective bargaining negotiations.
Players have until Sept. 15 to decide whether to terminate the current collective bargaining agreement effective a year fr...
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Forward Adrian Kempe has agreed to a three-year, $6 million deal to stay with the Los Angeles Kings.
The Kings announced the deal Wednesday with Kempe, a restricted free agent who turns 23 next week.
Kempe had 12 goals and 16 assis...
Any good research venture sets out to answer a question. Like, which country’s population has the highest disposable income per capita? Or, which schools in my city produce the most successful students? For me, I want to know how good the Montreal Canadiens’ Phillip Danault line is. That’s right. How good is the Danault, Brendan Gallagher and Tomas […]
BARRIE, Ont. — Former NHL star Dale Hawerchuk is taking a leave of absence as head coach of the Ontario Hockey League's Barrie Colts for the upcoming season.
The Colts announced Tuesday that Hawerchuk is making the move for health reasons. The team did...
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In this crazy post-hockey (at least for the regular season) time, if you’re a Vancouver Canucks fan you might be happy to learn there’s still some news being generated from the team and the organization. In this post, I want to help Canucks’ fans stay up-to-date with that news and those rumors. Item One: The […]
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news out of Boston where the Bruins and defenseman Torey Krug haven’t spoken about an extension, Mikko Rantanen says he won’t play anywhere but the NHL and hopefully the Colorado Avalanche, and the Pittsburgh Penguins likely won’t make a cap-clearing trade as previously rumored. Krug and Bruins Haven’t […]