NHL Trade Rumors June 26, 2018

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Why John Tavares will sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs TSN1050: Darren Dreger was on Toronto’s sports station discussing John Tavares. He revealed that Kyle Dubas, Brendan Shanahan and Mike Babcock meet Tavares for 2 hours. Dreger feels Tavares will either sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs, San Jose Sharks or New York Islanders. John […]

December 3: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Dec. 3 1929: The Boston Bruins begin two NHL-record winning streaks when they defeat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 at Boston Garden. It’s the first of 14 consecutive victories for the Bruins and their first of 22 consecutive home wins. The record for consecutive victories lasts until the New York Islanders win 15 in a […]

October 4: This Day in NHL History

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October 4 NHL History 1926: The Detroit Cougars, one of three new teams set to begin play the following month, purchase the Victoria Cougars from the defunct Western Hockey League for $100,000. Players from Victoria make up nearly half of the first-year Detroit team. 1991: The San Jose Sharks make their NHL debut in a 4-3 loss to […]

September 3: This Day in NHL History

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September 3 NHL History 1966: The NHL begins a new era when 18-year-old defenseman Bobby Orr signs a two-year contract with the Boston Bruins. The Bruins, who haven’t qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs since 1959, spend months haggling with Orr and his agent, Alan Eagleson, before coming to terms on a contract that pays him $70,000, plus […]

July 27: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: July 27 1879: Jack Laviolette, the first captain and coach of the Montreal Canadiens, is born. Laviolette grows up in Valleyfield, Quebec, and takes up hockey at an early age. He excels as an offensive defenseman for teams in Montreal and Michigan but receives an offer he can’t refuse in the fall […]

July 23: This Day in NHL History

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July 23 NHL History 1898: Red Dutton, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, is born in Russell, Manitoba. Dutton becomes the second president of the NHL in 1943, after the death of Frank Calder. That comes after he serves as player, coach and general manager of the New York (later Brooklyn) Americans before the […]

July 9: This Day in NHL History

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July 9 NHL History 1905: Clarence Campbell, the NHL’s third president, is born in Fleming, Saskatchewan. He succeeds Red Dutton in 1946 and serves for 31 years. Campbell helps the NHL expand from six teams to 12 in 1967 and eventually to 18 before he steps down in 1977. One of Campbell’s most memorable decisions is […]

June 13: This Day in NHL History

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June 13 NHL History 1995: The New Jersey Devils advance to the Cup Final for the first time in franchise history by defeating the visiting Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final. New Jersey scores four consecutive goals after Jim Montgomery scores 4:05 into the first period to put the Flyers ahead 1-0. […]

March 23: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: March 23 1918: Alf Skinner of the Toronto Arenas scores three goals for the first hat trick by an NHL player in the Stanley Cup Final. The Vancouver Millionaires defeat Toronto 6-4 in Game 2 of the first Cup Final involving an NHL franchise. 1939: Rookie Mel Hill scores his second […]

Will the Leafs trade James van Riemsdyk?

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Everyone thought the Toronto Maple Leafs were going to clean house this summer, with Phil Kessel, Tyler Bozak, Dion Phaneuf, Joffrey Lupul and James van Riemsdyk getting traded. Well only one Leaf of that group was traded and Leaf fans know Kessel will rip it up in Pittsburgh. The player who would get the most […]

Will Leafs trade 4th overall pick

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The Score.com: The Toronto Maple Leafs are open to trading the 4th overall pick in this years NHL draft if it makes sense.  Interim general manager Kyle Dubas said the team would be willing to part with it. “It’s something we would definitely look at,” Dubas told Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star. “ The […]

Will Nazem Kadri demand a trade?

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Sportsnet.ca: Team president Brendan Shanahan told reporters at Wednesday’s morning skate that Nazem Kadri will sit another two games. Kadri has apologized to his teammates and coaches. He has also faced the media and apologized. Leafs management has decided that is not enough and he will sit another two games. “We like Nazem Kadri,” Shanahan […]