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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For many teams, the CHL Import Draft is one of the most important days on the calendar year. The chance to land a big star from overseas is something that all clubs dream of. Whether it be Marco Rossi or Martin Chromiak, every team relishes the chance to bring in a star player that will […]
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One of the top prospects from the 2017 draft class has returned to the ice and is looking to put the lessons he learned during his first professional season to good. Also, a young goaltender is looking to take the next step in his career and we profile an intriguing talent out of the NCAA. […]
This is a certifiably crazy season. If you are a Toronto Maple Leafs hockey fan, here’s what you know today that you didn’t know yesterday: Your team has a 12.5% chance of picking first in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. All the Maple Leafs have to do to get that chance is to lose their […]
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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 […]
The Colorado Avalanche face some tough choices with their non-roster players whose contracts are set to expire at the end of the season. Seven players who aren’t starters but are on team contracts will confront their future with the organization shortly. They all filled roles with the Colorado Eagles, the club’s AHL affiliate, and over […]
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Over the last 20 years, the Calgary Flames have been an okay team, with some very good seasons and some flat-out bad ones. They made the Stanley Cup Final in 2004 but were defeated by the Tampa Bay Lightning. Since then, they have tried to make it back but without success. Much of that has […]
NEW YORK — Boston’s Bruce Cassidy, Craig Berube of the St. Louis Blues, Washington’s Todd Reirden and Gerard Gallant of the Vegas Golden Knights will be the head coaches at NHL All-Star Weekend later this month. Cassidy’s Bruins (.702, 24-7-11), Berube’s Blues (.690, 26-10-6), Reirden’s Capitals (.720, 27-9-5) and Gallant’s Golden Knights (.591, 23-15-6) all […]
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TORONTO — Blake Wheeler scored the winner in the shootout as the Winnipeg Jets edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Wednesday, overshadowing a milestone performance by Auston Matthews. Nikolaj Ehlers, Mason Appleton and Mark Scheifele scored in regulation time as the Jets (24-16-4) won their second straight game. Connor Hellebuyck made 25 saves for the […]
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While the clock wound down closer to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time Sunday, it was becoming increasingly apparent the Dallas Stars’ 2014 first-round draft pick, Julius Honka, was not going to be playing hockey in the NHL this season. Several teams were said to be in the hunt, but when the restricted free agent (RFA) deadline […]