January 1: This Day in NHL History

Monday, January 01, 2018 20

Jan. 1 NHL History 1961: Boston Bruins rookie Willie O’Ree, the first black player in League history, scores his first goal. He beats Charlie Hodge for what turns out to be the game-winner in the Bruins’ 3-2 victory against the Montreal Canadiens at Boston Garden.   1973: Bobby Orr ties an NHL record for defensemen with six assists in Boston’s 8-2 […]

NHL Rumors: Nathan MacKinnon, Winnipeg Jets, Jonathan Drouin

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 13

Will the Colorado Avalanche trade Nathan MacKinnon? The Hockey News: The Colorado Avalanche could listen to offers for Nathan MacKinnon. Some pro scouts believe they’ll entertain trade proposals for everyone but rookie winger Mikko Rantanen. The Avalanche will likely seek a top young defenseman, a first-round pick, a top prospect for MacKinnon. Winnipeg Jets likely […]

Craig Anderson takes leave of absence to be with Wife

Thursday, November 03, 2016 15

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson has left the Ottawa Senators to be with his wife Nicholle, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. The Senators say there is no timetable for Anderson’s return. The Senators recently acquired Mike Condon from Pittsburgh to help with Ottawa’s goaltending duties. Ottawa hosts Vancouver tonight. Anderson had been given a […]

NHL Rumors: Ben Bishop, LA Kings

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 12

Will the Tampa Bay Lightning trade Ben Bishop? TSN: Ben Bishop, 29, got a clue at the NHL entry draft last June when a potential trade with the Calgary Flames fell through because he couldn’t come to terms on a contract extension with the Flames. GM Steve Yzerman has 3 options on what to do […]

NHL Rumors: Ondrej Pavelec, Jacob Trouba, Cam Fowler

Monday, October 24, 2016 9

Are the L.A Kings looking to make a trade for a goaltender? Ottawa Sun: Injuries to Jonathan Quick and Jeff Zatkoff could force the Los Angeles Kings into the trade market for a goaltender. The options are limited plus the Kings only have $1.6 million in cap space. The best option appears to be Winnipeg […]

NHL Rumors: Mike Condon, Nikita Kucherov, Winnipeg Jets

Thursday, October 06, 2016 10

Are the Montreal Canadiens looking at trading Mike Condon? Sportsnet: Eric Engels is reporting that Montreal Canadiens goaltender Mike Condon could be traded: “From what I’ve heard, there are a couple of Western teams kicking the tires on Condon. Trade is a possibility” he San Jose Sharks lack an experienced backup, so perhaps they’re one […]