NHL News: Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop forced to retire

Monday, December 13, 2021 108

In some sad NHL information, Stars goalie Ben Bishop has been forced to retire as a result of a degenerative situation in his right knee. “It hurts,” teach Rick Bowness said. “I feel horrible for him due to the fact he’s this kind of incredible character and as I’ve usually said, whilst he’s on, he’s […]

June 8: This Day in NHL History

Thursday, June 08, 2017 43

June 8 NHL History 1955: Hector “Toe” Blake is named as coach of the Montreal Canadiens. He replaces Dick Irvin, who’s coached the Canadiens for the past 15 seasons but has won the Stanley Cup just once since 1946 and has lost the Final in back-to-back seasons.  Led by Blake, the Canadiens win the Cup eight times […]

June 3: This Day in NHL History

Saturday, June 03, 2017 28

THIS DATE IN HISTORY: June 3 1982: Center Dave Keon announces his retirement after 18 seasons in the NHL, the first 15 with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Keon, one of the best two-way players in League history, ends his career with 396 goals and 986 points in 1,296 NHL games. He is a key member […]

NHL Rumors: Nathan MacKinnon, Winnipeg Jets, Jonathan Drouin

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 50

Will the Colorado Avalanche trade Nathan MacKinnon? The Hockey News: The Colorado Avalanche could listen to offers for Nathan MacKinnon. Some pro scouts believe they’ll entertain trade proposals for everyone but rookie winger Mikko Rantanen. The Avalanche will likely seek a top young defenseman, a first-round pick, a top prospect for MacKinnon. Winnipeg Jets likely […]

NHL Rumors: Columbus Blue Jackets, Top-10 NHL Trade list

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 45

Latest Columbus Blue Jackets trade rumors The Fourth Period: The Columbus Blue Jackets aren’t expected to make any major moves before the March 1 trade deadline, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t keeping their eyes and ears open. Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen has salary cap space to play with and could add a significant […]

NHL Trade Rumors: Matt Duchene, Ben Bishop

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 40

Latest Matt Duchene trade rumors TSN.ca: Pierre LeBrun reports Nashville Predators general manager David Poile has made a couple of inquiries into the availability of Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene. Darren Dreger speculates interest in Duchene could increase if he requests a trade, citing the Predators, Arizona Coyotes and St. Louis Blues are in that […]

NHL Trade Rumors: Tampa Bay Lightning, Detroit Red Wings

Sunday, January 29, 2017 49

Will the Tampa Bay Lightning trade Tyler Johnson? Tampa Bay Times: If the Tampa Lightning face missing the playoffs, a trade of pending free-agent goaltender Ben Bishop before the March 1 deadline could be worth considering. It could also be worthwhile listening to offers for center Tyler Johnson if the Bolts feel they cannot afford […]

NHL Rumors: Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers, Montreal Canadiens

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 40

Latest NHL Trade Rumors from Elliotte Friedman Sportsnet: Sounds like Toronto is looking for a depth centre. With Ben Smith still out, they could use some extra insurance beyond Frederik Gauthier. Sam Bennett was a healthy scratch last Thursday, and Calgary GM Brad Treliving got his share of texts/calls about it. He told compatriots Bennett […]

Top 20 NHL Trade Bait List for 2016-2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 56

Here is a list of the top 20 players that could be traded at the NHL Deadline. Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene leads the list of top players to be traded. It will be interesting to see if the Edmonton Oilers trade Jordan Eberle or if the St. Louis Blues trade Kevin Shattenkirk considering they […]

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

Sunday, January 15, 2017 48

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: Avalanche, Hurricanes, Wild, Blues

Thursday, January 12, 2017 46

Could the Avalanche and Hurricanes make a trade Sportsnet: Elliotte Friedman suggests the Carolina Hurricanes are a logical trading partner for the Colorado Avalanche. The Hurricanes carry depth in good young defensemen. Avs forwards Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene are carrying term on their contracts, which is usually what the Hurricanes prefer. The Hurricanes also […]

NHL Rumors: James van Riemsdyk, Colorado Avalanche, Tampa Bay Lightning

Monday, December 19, 2016 51

The Toronto Maple Leafs getting call on James van Riemsdyk Sportsnet: Nick Kypreos reports Toronto Maple Leafs winger James van Riemsdyk isn’t being shopped and the Leafs haven’t received any hard offers. However, teams are making inquiries and the Leafs are willing to listen. The Leafs would seek a significant return comparable to that received […]