July 1: This Date in NHL History

Saturday, July 01, 2017 17

July 1 NHL History 1941: Rod Gilbert, the Rangers‘ all-time leading scorer, is born in Montreal. In his 18 seasons in New York, Gilbert sets franchise records for goals (406) and points (1,021) despite numerous back injuries, one of which causes him to have a spinal fusion. Gilbert is the right wing on the “GAG […]

Penguins trade Brandon Sutter to Canucks

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 16

The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded Brandon Sutter and a 2016 third-round pick to the Vancouver Canucks for Nick Bonino, Adam Clendening and a 2016 second-round pick. Sutter, 26, scored 21 goals and 12 assists in 80 games with the Penguins last season. Bonino, 27, scored 15 goals and 24 assists in 75 games with the […]

Ryan Kesler traded to Anaheim

Friday, June 27, 2014 16

The Vancouver Canucks have traded Ryan Kesler to the Anaheim Ducks. The Canucks get forward Nick Bonino, defenceman Luca Sbisa and the 24th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. The teams will swap third-round picks. Kesler has spent his entire 10-year career with the Canucks and his entering the fifth year of a six-year […]

Blues, Ducks interested in Spezza

Friday, June 13, 2014 12

Jason Spezza has submitted 10 teams he does not want to be traded to. Now GM Bryan Murray has to find the best deal he can get for Spezza. The two teams that have shown the most interest are the Anaheim Ducks and St. Louis Blues. The Ottawa Citizen was reporting the Senators could be […]

Corey Potter suspended two games

Monday, December 16, 2013 14

Corey Potter has been suspended two games for his hit on Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Bonino. The incident happened when Potter followed Bonino to the boards, shoving him from behind and causing him to fall awkwardly. He received a five-minute checking from behind penalty as well as a 10-minute and game misconduct penalty. Bonino returned […]