April 30: This Day in NHL Hockey History

Sunday, April 30, 2017 20

THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 30 1972: Ken Hodge gets the only playoff hat trick of his career and Garnet “Ace” Bailey scores the winner with 2:16 remaining in the third period to give the Boston Bruins a 6-5 victory against the Rangers at Boston Garden in Game 1 of the Final. Hodge’s three […]

April 25: This Day in NHL Hockey History

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 5

THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 25 1964: Johnny Bower becomes the first goaltender in playoff history to have a shutout in Game 7 of the Final by making 33 saves in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 4-0 victory against the Detroit Red Wings at Maple Leaf Gardens. Andy Bathgate, acquired from the New York Rangers […]

Joel Ward signs 3-year contract with San Jose

Saturday, July 04, 2015 12

The San Jose Sharks have signed forward Joel Ward to a three-year, $9.825 million contract. The deal carries an average annual value of $3.275 million. Ward had 19 goals and 15 assists last season with the Washington Capitals. He also had three goals and six assists in 14 playoff games. Joel Ward Career Stats: Read […]

NHL Rumors: Shattenkirk, Lecavalier, Ward

Thursday, July 02, 2015 13

STLToday.com: The St. Louis Blues could place defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk on the trade block. If the Blues feel they cannot afford to re-sign him when his current contract (worth $4.25 million annually) expires in two years time, especially with Alex Pietrangelo and Jay Bouwmeester taking up considerable cap space. Shattenkirk does lack a no-trade clause. […]

NHL Rumors: Radulov, Bickell, Ward

Friday, May 29, 2015 11

NBC Sports: Will former Nashville Predators forward Alexander Radulov return to the NHL?  Radulov’s agent claims his client has been contacted by the Colorado Avalanche. Radulov played his junior hockey under Patrick Roy with the Quebec Remparts. Radulov would like to return to the NHL in 2016-17 when his KHL contract expires. Edmonton Journal: Jim Matheson speculates that […]

Top-15 NHL unrestricted free agents 2015

Monday, May 04, 2015 15

Here is a list of the top-15 NHL unrestricted free agents for July 1, 2015 from Luke Fox of Sportsnet. Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk Nashville Predators center Mike Ribeiro Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green Nashville Predators defenseman Cody Franson Boston Bruins forward Carl Soderberg New York Rangers winger Martin St. Louis Chicago Blackhawks forward […]

NHL News: Blue Jackets, Sens, rumors

Monday, September 22, 2014 9

TSN: CSKA Moscow is set to offer Columbus Blue Jackets RFA Ryan Johansen a one-year, $5 million contract. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger confirms that it was one of several KHL offers Johansen has received. He added that Johansen’s agent Kurt Overhardt remains focused on getting a deal done with Columbus. Sports Illustrated: NHL Players […]