May 24: This Day in NHL history

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 18

May 24 NHL HISTORY 1980: A dynasty begins when Bob Nystrom scores 7:11 into overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 5-4 victory against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nassau Coliseum in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. The eighth-year franchise wins the first of four consecutive championships. Lorne Henning’s pass sends John […]

May 23: This Day in NHL History

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 45

May 23 NHL HISTORY 1979: The New England Whalers, one of four teams from the World Hockey Association slated to join the NHL for the 1979-80 season, officially change their name to the Hartford Whalers. 1991: The Pittsburgh Penguins score four times in the first 13:41 and hold on to defeat the Minnesota North Stars […]

NHL Rumors: Toronto Maple Leafs, Marc-Andre Fleury, Dmitry Kulikov

Thursday, February 09, 2017 30

What will the Toronto Maple Leafs do at the NHL Trade Deadline? Sportsnet: Doug MacLean thinks the Toronto Maple Leafs need to trade for a defenceman at the NHL Trade Deadline. MacLean states, I think if they think they’re going to get into the playoffs and have a chance, they need some depth on the […]

NHL Rumors: Kevin Shattenkirk, Shane Doan, Cory Schneider

Thursday, January 19, 2017 45

Will the St. Louis Blues trade Kevin Shattenkirk? Sportsnet: Elliotte Friedman suggests if it makes sense for the St. Louis Blues to trade defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to free up salary-cap space to do something else. Friedman believes the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs could benefit from a short-term burst from acquiring Shattenkirk. While the […]

NHL Rumors: Ben Bishop, Calgary Flames, New York Islanders

Sunday, January 15, 2017 49

Will the Dallas Stars trade for Ben Bishop? Ottawa Sun: Bruce Garrioch reports the Dallas Stars contacted the Tampa Bay Lightning regarding goaltender Ben Bishop. If the Lightning trade him, general manager Steve Yzerman could seek “a host of assets.” The Lightning would probably have to accept Kari Lehtonen or Antti Niemi as part of […]

NHL Rumors: Sharks, Habs, Babcock

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 46

The Hockey News: The San Jose Sharks are expected not to re-sign goalie Antti Niemi. New York Rangers goalie Cam Talbot could become the Sharks’ prime target, though the Rangers could seek a first-round pick in this year’s draft to replace the one they dealt away last year to Tampa Bay. Ottawa Senators goalie Robin […]

Top-15 NHL unrestricted free agents 2015

Monday, May 04, 2015 57

Here is a list of the top-15 NHL unrestricted free agents for July 1, 2015 from Luke Fox of Sportsnet. Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk Nashville Predators center Mike Ribeiro Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green Nashville Predators defenseman Cody Franson Boston Bruins forward Carl Soderberg New York Rangers winger Martin St. Louis Chicago Blackhawks forward […]

NHL Rumors: Kessel, Niemi, Devils

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 26

TSN1050 Radio: Darren Dreger was on TSN1050 this morning and he all but squashed the Phil Kessel to Florida Panthers trade rumors. Toronto would want a couple of Florida’s young players like Jonathan Huberdeau and Erik Gudbranson which the Panthers would never trade. A deal between the two teams will likely not happen. Pierre LeBrun told TSN […]

NHL Rumors: Blue Jackets, Myers, Niemi

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 35 The Columbus Blue Jackets have 9 defenceman on the roster and Bob Mckenzie feels the Blue Jackets could trade Jordan Leopold, Cody Goloubef and/or Kevin Connauton before Mar. 2, in a move to shore up the future. The Fourth Period: The Anaheim Ducks and Buffalo Sabres are taking about a Tyler Myers trade. The Ducks have […]

Rumors: Senators, Leafs, Avs, Oilers

Monday, January 19, 2015 23

TSN: Bryan Murray was on TSN’s 1200 radio station and address the Colin Greening trade rumors. He has talked with multiple teams about giving Greening a chance to play as there is not a spot on the Sens for him. Murray addressed the Craig Anderson trade rumors and does not believe he will trade him […]

NHL Rumors: Bruins, Wild, Leafs

Thursday, January 08, 2015 55

The Globe and Mail: James Mirtle suggests the Toronto Maple Leafs should dump players moving out of their prime such as Stéphane Robidas, Joffrey Lupul, Tyler Bozak and Roman Polak. Eat half the salary on disastrous deals such as David Clarkson’s simply to get them off the books. Explore what you can get for Dion […]

Edmonton Oilers Rumors

Monday, November 24, 2014 33 The Edmonton Oilers have offered David Perron being to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for center Lars Eller. The Oilers have let all NHL teams know that David Perron is available and they would like a top center in return. Edmonton Journal: The Edmonton Oilers could pursue a starting goalie like Antti Niemi of […]