April 16: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY, APRIL 16: 1949: The Toronto Maple Leafs become the NHL’s first modern-era dynasty. Toronto wins the Stanley Cup for the third straight year, completing a four-game sweep of the Detroit Red Wings in the Final with a 3-1 victory at Maple Leaf Gardens. Turk Broda allows five goals in four […]

Penguins trade Brandon Sutter to Canucks

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 92

The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded Brandon Sutter and a 2016 third-round pick to the Vancouver Canucks for Nick Bonino, Adam Clendening and a 2016 second-round pick. Sutter, 26, scored 21 goals and 12 assists in 80 games with the Penguins last season. Bonino, 27, scored 15 goals and 24 assists in 75 games with the […]

NHL Rumors: Leafs, Saad, Sutter

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 42

Former Leafs assistant GM Bill Waters was on TSN Radio and he believes the Toronto Maple Leafs are open to trading the 4th overall pick. Waters believes after Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel, players drafted from position 3 to 7 are interchangeable. Player talent begins to dropoff at the 8th overall pick. Example draft scenrio […]

Penguins pursuing Ryan Kesler

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Multiple news sources are saying the Pittsburgh Penguins are pursuing Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Kesler. One proposed deal is the Penguins sending Brandon Sutter, two 2014 draft picks (likely a first and third), and the Canucks choice of Simon Despres or Brian Dumoulin. Penguins GM Ray Shero is only looking to acquire Kesler from the […]