Is Alexis Lafrenière the next Nail Yakupov?

Saturday, February 13, 2021 158

Alexis Lafrenière is probably not off to the start he wanted. He dominated the juniors, had a great World Junior Championship, but the start to his NHL career has been slow and a disappointment. Lafrenière has 1 point in 13 games while playing almost 14ish minutes a game. He did not have the flash as […]

Is Travis Dermott on the trade block?

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 22

Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet was reporting that the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking trade for a top 9 forward with a preference to the center position as the team has had a string of long-term injuries to Joe Thornton and Nick Robertson. Defenseman Travis Dermott is playing only 11 minutes per game and maybe the likeliest trade […]

NHL Rumors: Thornton, Red Wings

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 35

Will Joe Thornton be traded at the 2020 NHL trade deadline? TSN: Frank Seravalli reports teams are beginning to circle around the San Jose Sharks and see if Joe Thornton is available for a trade? If Thornton will be traded it will be Thornton’s call – and not only because Thornton holds the full no-move […]

NHL Rumors: Flames, San Jose

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 30

Calgary Flames looking for a top-6 forward TSN: Pierre LeBrun reports the Calgary Flames are looking to acquire a top-six forward with a right-hand shot to their lineup ahead of the 2020 NHL trade deadline. The Flames have a lot if interest in Los Angeles Kings winger Tyler Toffoli as one player the Flames have […]

NHL Rumors: San Jose Sharks, Carolina Hurricanes

Thursday, May 23, 2019 19

Latest San Jose Sharks trade rumors The Score: After losing the in Western Conference Final, it’s possible San Jose Sharks roster could undergo a dramatic transformation this offseason, leaving in the dust the organization’s best chance at a Stanley Cup. The Sharks are projected to enter the offseason with $24.7 million in cap space, but […]

NHL Trade Rumors September 10, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018 20

After Pacioretty trade to Vegas, will the Sharks make a trade? NBC Sports: The road through the Pacific Division got much more difficult for the San Jose Sharks. That’s because the Vegas Golden Knights acquired winger Max Pacioretty from the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday. Vegas sent trade-deadline acquisition Tomas Tatar, top prospect Nick Suzuki, and a second-round […]

November 30 NHL History

Thursday, November 30, 2017 92

November 30 NHL History 1954: The Chicago Blackhawks tie the Montreal Canadiens 3-3 in a game played in Omaha, Nebraska. The Blackhawks play six home games during the 1953-54 season away from Chicago Stadium, in Omaha, St. Louis and St. Paul, Minnesota. 1968: Forward Val Fonteyne of the Pittsburgh Penguins extends his NHL-record penalty-free streak to 185 games when the […]

NHL Trade Rumors: John Tavares, Sam Reinhart, Alex Galchenyuk

Thursday, October 19, 2017 21

Sharks, Canadiens interested in John Tavares NBC Sports:  The San Jose Sharks could be among the clubs to pursue John Tavares, citing Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reporting of their interest in the Isles captain back in April. The Sharks will have “plenty of cap space” plus a need for a first-line center as Joe Thornton ages.  The […]

Will the New York Rangers make a trade for Joe Thornton?

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 26

New York Rangers GM Jeff Gorton will be hunting for an upper-echelon veteran rental center as the season evolves. The New York Post has learned the Rangers and Joe Thornton had several productive conversations during Thornton’s free-agency period last summer that extended into midday of July 1. They ended almost at the same time Kevin […]

July 2: This Day in NHL History

Monday, July 03, 2017 58

July 2 NHL History 1979: Joe Thornton is born in London, Ontario. He becomes the first player taken (by the Boston Bruins) in the 1997 NHL Draft but blossoms after being traded to the San Jose Sharks on Nov. 30, 2005. Thornton finishes the 2005-06 season with a League-leading 125 points (29 goals, 96 assists), […]

NHL Trade Rumors June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017 23

Where will Kevin Shattenkirk sign? NJ.com: Chris Ryan speculates the New Jersey Devils could make the highest offer for UFA defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk. The Tampa Bay Lightning are also linked to Shattenkirk. The Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres and the Vegas Golden Knights could also be among his suitors.  Bruins interested in […]

NHL Trade Rumors June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017 29

Joe Thornton to the New York Rangers? New York Post: Larry Brooks reports it’s unknown whether San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton is willing to come to New York and reunite with buddy Rick Nash with the Rangers. It’s expected Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton could kick the tires on Thornton. Tampa Bay Lightning interested in Kevin […]