October 5: This Day in NHL History

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October 5 NHL History 1932: Detroit is renamed the Red Wings; the team logo is changed to a winged wheel and red uniforms are introduced. It’s the third name for the franchise, known as the Detroit Cougars from 1926-30 and the Detroit Falcons from 1930-32. 1976: The NHL comes to Denver when the Colorado Rockies play their […]

October 1: This Day in NHL History

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October 1 NHL History 1960: New York Rangers forward Andy Hebenton scores the first shorthanded, game-winning goal in the history of the NHL All-Star Game. The goal gives the All-Stars a 2-1 victory against the Stanley Cup-champion Montreal Canadiens. 1991: The Pittsburgh Penguins name Scotty Bowman coach. Bowman steps in for Bob Johnson, who is ill and dies on […]

July 5: This Day in NHL History

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July 5 NHL History 1995: The New York Islanders name Mike Milbury as the sixth coach in their history. Milbury becomes general manager on Dec. 12 and remains in one or both jobs until stepping down as GM in June 2006 to accept a vice presidency with the Islanders. New York goes 56-111-24 during Milbury’s three […]

April 28: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 28 1968: Rookie Jacques Lemaire scores at 2:14 of overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a series-clinching 4-3 win against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 5 of the Semifinals at the Forum. The win puts the Canadiens into the Stanley Cup Final for the fourth straight year; they go […]

NHL News: Sens, Leafs, Flames, Jets

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 16

Forbes.com: Toronto Maple Leafs Two Owners (Bell & Rogers) Fight Over Streaming. Bell is arguing in an application to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission that Rogers is offering an array of new camera angles on its GamePlus mobile app, including one from the referee’s helmet, only to Rogers customers. The Hockey News: Former Ottawa […]

NHL News: Rangers, Red Wings, Oilers

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New York Post: Ryan Malone has been placed on waivers by the New York Rangers. Injury-ravaged Columbus Blue Jackets might claim him. “Everything happens for a reason,” Malone said, before breaking into a smile and a chuckle. “I’m not sure what that reason is, yet, but it always seems to work out in the end. […]

NHL News: Blue Jackets, Red Wings, Hurricanes

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Sportsnet: Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen took a hard line in the Ryan Johansen contract talks . “Our success is going to come from being a team, not a bunch of individuals or stars, or whatever,” Kekalainen said during the NHL prospects tournament. Johansen is seeking $6.5 million /year, Columbus is offering $3.5 […]

NHL Rumors: Wideman, Kassian, Alfredsson

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The Dallas Morning News: Could the Dallas Stars find that elusive right-handed defenseman in Calgary’s Dennis Wideman? Wideman has three years left at $5.25 million, but he’s a right-handed defenseman who can run a power play and is pretty solid defensively. The Ottawa Sun: Ex-Ottawa Senator Matt Kassian still looking for an NHL team to […]

NHL News: Devils, Red Wings, Flames, Flyers

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The Score: New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello: We’ve ‘talked’ to veteran defender Tomas Kaberle about a professional tryout. “He has talked to us about a tryout,” Lamoriello said of Kaberle on Wednesday, per The Bergen Record’s Tom Gulliti. “That has not been officially confirmed yet, but he has talked to us.” Detroit Free Press: […]

NHL Rumors & News: Red Wings, Devils, Jets, Alfredsson

Sunday, July 27, 2014 29

The Detroit News: The Detroit Red Wings are not done looking for veteran defenseman help. They still hope to make a trade for a right-handed d-man after they were shut out in free agency. Right-handed defenseman available for trade with a right-handed shot are the Caps Mike Green, Sabres Tyler Myers and the Oilers Jeff […]

NHL News on Free agents, Crosby, Blues – July 9, 2014

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Sportsnet: Top 10 unrestricted free agents still available: Daniel Alfredsson, Steve Ott, Tomas Vokoun, Michael Del Zotto, Derek Roy, Lee Stempniak, Mike Ribeiro, Martin Brodeur, Devin Setoguchi and Andre Benoit. TSN.ca: Sidney Crosby is set to have arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist within the week. The source added to the Post-Gazette that the surgery […]

Daniel Alfredsson is God – iPhone

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Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson is God, according to the Apple iPhone’s Siri application that responds to voice demands or questions. Some owners of the newest version of the smartphone say when they ask Siri, “Show me a picture of God,” Alfredsson’s photo appears. Most Sens fans would agree with the application. Alfredsson is the […]