Beginning in 1981, Dale Hawerchuk became one of the most dominant centers in the National Hockey League and was the face of the Winnipeg Jets. After a junior career in the QMJHL in which he scored 81 goals and 102 assists in all of 72 games for the 1980-81 Cornwall Royals , he was at […]
The New Jersey Devils’ farm system has come a long way in just the last year. They got lucky at the NHL Draft Lottery in April and won the first pick, giving them the chance to draft Jack Hughes. It isn’t just Hughes who’s helped bolster their overall pool of prospects, either. The rest of their […]
The New Jersey Devils had arguably one of, if not the busiest offseasons in the NHL this summer. Not only did they hold the first-overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, but they also made some of the boldest roster transactions via the trade wire and free agency. Normally blockbuster moves and busy offseasons […]
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, TSN’s Darren Dreger has some information on Mitch Marner heading overseas and possibly with another NHL’er, the Philadelphia Flyers might be closer to signing one of their RFA’s thanks to the Zach Werenski deal, the Montreal Canadiens are working with Max Domi to get a new deal done and there […]
BELLEVILLE, Ont. — After spending last season in the American Hockey League, Drake Batherson feels he's ready to make the jump to the Ottawa Senators.
The 21-year-old forward hopes he can convince new Senators coach D.J. Smith that he deserves a s...
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LAVAL, Que. — The Montreal Canadiens' franchise player is ready to win now, even if many fans are looking toward the future.
"A lot of guys you see go through their whole careers and not get an opportunity. I don't want to be one of those guys. I ...
Cole Schwebius and Deegan Mofford have been making the most of their opportunities with the Kelowna Rockets through two weeks of training camp. Now four games into the WHL preseason, they have emerged as two of the biggest standouts — both 18-year-old prospects doing their best to stick on the roster of the Memorial Cup […]
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is a team that has shown interest in defenseman Justin Faulk, but that there are complications with any potential trade. So too, Carolina wasn’t the only team to pitch to Jake Gardiner. Finally, what amount of wins or losses to start the season would be the line in the […]
What does it take to be a good agitator in today’s NHL? Obviously, you must have the ability to get under the opponent’s skin, but you don’t want to be consistently putting your team at a disadvantage by taking silly penalties. You have to be able to annoy your opponent on the scoresheet as well […]
Since the fall of the Iron Curtain, the NHL has found player representation from many countries that were once part of the Soviet Union. 1994 saw the first Russian-born players win the Stanley Cup with the New York Rangers, and they have won Cups ever since. Additionally, Latvians, Lithuanians, and Belorussians have found names for […]