January 25: This Day in NHL History

Thursday, January 25, 2018 27

Jan. 25 NHL History 1964: Chicago Blackhawks rookie center Phil Esposito scores his first NHL goal. He beats Detroit Red Wings goalie Terry Sawchuk at 16:01 of the second period during a 5-3 loss at Olympia Stadium. 1972: Defenseman Bobby Orr sets up Esposito, his Boston Bruins teammate, for the winning goal early in the third period to lift the East Division All-Stars […]

October 31: This Day in NHL History

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October 31 NHL History 1942: Rookie Maurice Richard plays his first NHL game with the Montreal Canadiens. Richard, wearing No. 15, gets his first NHL point (an assist) 36 seconds into the game, a 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins at the Forum. 1981: Wayne Gretzky becomes the first player in NHL history to have seven hat tricks before his 21st birthday when he […]

NHL Rumors: Lupul, Pavelec, Versteeg

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 16

Will the Toronto Maple Leafs trade Joffrey Lupul TSN Radio 1050: Darren Dreger was on the radio and talking about what the Toronto Maple Leafs will do at the NHL Trade Deadline. Besides the usual Leafs being mentioned in the rumor mill with short-term contracts that will be traded for prospects or draft picks. Dreger […]

NHL Rumors: Rangers, Sabres, Oilers

Monday, October 12, 2015 12

New York Post: Larry Brooks feels it is time for the New York Rangers to trade Dan Boyle. The only issue is Boyle has a full-movement clause and does he want to be traded away from a Stanley Cup contender? If the Rangers decide to bench him or cut his ice time, Boyle may consider […]

NHL Rumors: Sabres, Coyotes, Flames, Blackhawks

Sunday, October 11, 2015 14

SI.com: The Buffalo Sabres could be looking to make a deal for a goalie this week. The Calgary Flames seem to be the team the Sabres would like to make a deal with. With Robin Lehner reporting to be out two months, the Sabres will need a starting goalie. The Flames are claiming they’re willing […]

2015 NHL off season trade bait list

Thursday, June 25, 2015 13

Here is a list of players that could be traded at the 2015 NHL Draft or in the off season. Player Team Pos Age Yrs AAV Eric Staal CAR C 30 1 $8.25M Phil Kessel TOR RW 27 7 $8.0M Rick Nash NYR LW 31 3 $7.8M Dion Phaneuf TOR D 30 6 $7.0M Mike […]

NHL Rumors: Leafs, Stars, Flames

Sunday, March 01, 2015 12

Sportsnet: Damien Cox believes the Toronto Maple Leafs could be the most-active club at the trade deadline. He said they’re listening to offers for goalie Jonathan Bernier. Cox wondered if the Montreal Canadiens had interest in Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul but said it was “very lukewarm.” Olli Jokinen, Korbinian Holzer and David Booth could be moved. […]

Ryan Miller wants to be a Duck

Thursday, March 27, 2014 9

Ryan Miller has settled nicely with the St. Louis Blues. The Blues have let Ryan Miller’s agent, Mike Liut, know they’d like to re-sign him. Miller likes it in St. Louis but he would like to explore free agency and see if there is a fit with the Anaheim Ducks. Miller’s wife is an actress […]

Oilers targeting Jonas Hiller

Friday, January 17, 2014 10

The Edmonton Oilers are going to be targeting Jonas Hiller if he hits on the open market this offseason. The Oilers could also look at the trade market which could include Cam Ward. Bob McKenzie quote: I think the goal for Edmonton is to try to sign Jonas Hiller this summer to be the top […]

Jonas Hiller rumors

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 13

Jonas Hiller’s name has been floating around the trade rumor mill lately. Hiller will be a UFA at the end of the season and with the Ducks having Viktor Fasth as their #1 goalie and John Gibson ready to be a #1 goalie for Anaheim, that leaves Hiller as the odd man out. The Ducks […]