June 2: This Day in NHL History

Friday, June 02, 2017 13

June 2 NHL History   1972: The NHL’s new Atlanta franchise, scheduled to begin play in the 1972-73 season, announces that the team will be called the Flames. The nickname is chosen by contest winner Mickey Goodman, a 19-year-old college student at DeKalb University. The Flames keep the name when they move to Calgary in […]

NHL Rumors: Dallas Stars, Philadelphia Flyers, Gabriel Landeskog

Friday, January 13, 2017 11

Will the Dallas Stars be Buyers or Sellers? The Fourth Period: If the Dallas Stars fall out of the playoff race, Stars GM Jim Nill could look to sell some of his players, such as forwards Patrick Sharp, Jiri Hudler or Ales Hemsky, all of whom are in the final year of their respective contracts. […]

Top 10 NHL Fantasy Sleeper Picks for 2016-2017

Friday, September 16, 2016 7

View the Top 10 NHL Fantasy Sleeper Picks for 2016-2017 season. Sleepers, late-round picks in position to exceed expectations and their low average draft positions, are always on NHL fantasy owners’ minds leading up to a draft. They can be young players taken outside the top 100 overall or more experienced ones who remain undervalued […]

NHL Rumors: Buffalo Sabres, Chicago Blackhawks

Monday, August 22, 2016 12

Will the Buffalo Sabres sign Jiri Hudler? The Buffalo News: With the Buffalo Sabres losing out on the Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes, they will most likely turn their attention to lunrestricted free agent winger Jiri Hudler. Hudler earned $4 million per season on his last contract but could probably be had for around $3 million per […]

NHL Rumors: Marc-Andre Fleury, Jiri Hudler, Kevin Shattenkirk

Monday, August 08, 2016 9

Latest Marc-Andre Fleury trade rumors NBC Sports: James O’Brien reports the Pittsburgh Penguins are still looking into trading Marc-Andre Fluery. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford still seems intent on starting the season with Fleury and Matt Murray as his goalie tandem. He also notes Fluery’s $5.75 million annual salary-cap hit and modified no-trade clause (listing […]

NHL Rumors: Habs, Blackhawks, Rangers

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 20

What free agents will the Montreal Canadiens target? Sportsnet: Eric Engels is reporting that the Montreal Canadiens will make a strong pitch for Steven Stamkos. Engels considers New York Islanders forward Kyle Okposo the top pick to address their lack of depth at right wing, with David Perron, Troy Brouwer, Jiri Hudler providing value as low-cost options. What […]

NHL Rumors: Leafs, Blues, Jets

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 14

Are the St. Louis Blues and Toronto Maple Leafs talking trade? The Fourth Period: The Toronto Maple Leafs and St. Louis Blues have been scouting each other recently. Leafs assistant GM Kyle Dubas has been scouting the Blues Director of Pro Scouting Rob DiMaio has been scouting the Leafs. The Blues have expressed interest in […]

NHL Rumors: Flames, Hurricanes, Flyers

Sunday, February 21, 2016 19

Latest Calgary Flames trade rumors Toronto Sun: Teams are calling GM Brad Treliving about Jiri Hudler and Kris Russell. There was talk the Flames were going to re-sign Russell but the word is the two sides aren’t close to a deal but he could fetch north of $5 million on the open market and Calgary […]

NHL Rumors: Rangers, Stars, Blackhawks

Thursday, February 18, 2016 10

New York Rangers looking at Eric Staal New York Post: Larry Brooks expects New York Rangers GM Jeff Gorton to pursue Eric Staal by the NHL trade deadline. Brooks believes Staal is the only player in the trade market worth sacrificing a first-round pick for. The Hurricanes would have to pick up some of Staal’s […]

NHL Rumors: Leafs, Islanders, Ottawa

Thursday, February 11, 2016 13

Who will be traded next for the Toronto Maple Leafs? The Globe and Mail: What other possible trade deadline moves could the Toronto Maple Leafs make? Pending free agents like goaltender James Reimer and winger P-A Parenteau could perhaps fetch second-round picks or solid prospects. Defenseman Roman Polak could fetch a third-round pick, the other […]

NHL Trade Deadline 2016 Top 10 List

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 11

Top 10 list of players that could be traded at the NHL Trade Deadline 2016. If unrestricted free agent Dustin Byfuglien makes it to NHL Trade Deadline Day on Feb. 29, 2016 unsigned by the Winnipeg Jets, he is the No. 1 ranked player available.   Player Pos Age Cap Hit GP P Past 2015-16 […]

NHL Rumors: Hudler, Ladd, Blue Jackets

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12

Calgary Flames getting calls about availability of Jiri Hudler TSN: Bob McKenzie is reporting the Calgary Flames are getting some calls on winger Jiri Hudler, who’s an unrestricted free agent this summer. With the Flames looking like they will miss the playoffs, Hudler could be moved as a playoff rental player. Hudler could likely fetch […]