Daniel Briere retires after 17 NHL seasons

Monday, August 17, 2015 25

Daniel Briere has retired after 17 NHL seasons. Briere, 37, appeared in 973 career NHL games with the Phoenix Coyotes, Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers, Colorado Avalanche and Montreal Canadiens, scoring 307 goals and 389 assists. A two-time All-Star, Briere never won the Stanley Cup. He led the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs in scoring, registering 30 […]

Coyotes seeking top-6 forward

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10

The Phoenix Coyotes are believed to be looking for a top-six forward. Coyotes GM Don Maloney has been looking at Buffalo Sabres forward Matt Moulson and Dallas Stars forward Ray Whitney. Whitney’s has a no-movement clause that lets him name 10 teams that he won’t go to. The LA Kings, Detroit Red Wings and Anaheim […]

Pacific Division trade rumors

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 14

As we have passed the midpoint of the season, things are about to get interesting in the NHL, especially with the condensed schedule due to the Olympics. Plenty of teams will be looking to kick-on towards the playoffs while others will be in rebuilding mode already for next season. One division that has been fascinating […]

Will the Flames Clean House?

Monday, January 20, 2014 9

The Calgary Flames have four pending UFAs they would like to trade: Michael Cammalleri, Lee Stempniak, Matt Stajan and Kris Russell. Cammalleri and Stempniak would fill the need for teams looking at top-six wingers: Teams that could be interested are: Phoenix Coyotes, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins. Note: Both […]

Derek MacKenzie suspended 3 games

Friday, January 03, 2014 9

Derek MacKenzie has been suspended three games for his hit on defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson. Ekman-Larsson left the game with an upper-body injury after MacKenzie drove him into the boards. No penalty was called on the play and Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett said Ekman-Larsson was kept out of the game as a precaution. Derek MacKenzie […]

Shane Doan has Rocky Mountain Fever

Saturday, December 21, 2013 7

Shane Doan of the Phoenix Coyotes has what the team believes is a form of Rocky Mountain Fever. Doan has missed the past six games after becoming ill with what had been an unknown illness. Coyotes general manager Don Maloney said that it looked like some form of Rocky Mountain Fever, a bacterial disease that […]

Paul Bissonnette Suspended 10 games

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 8

Paul Bissonnette has been suspended 10 regular-season games by the NHL for leaving the bench to start a fight. Bissonnette left the bench after teammate Rostislav Klesla was injured on a hit by Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan. Klesla had to be taken off the ice on a stretcher and suffered a concussion. Bissonnette […]

Oilers looking to move Ales Hemsky

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 6

Ales Hemsky’s days with the Edmonton Oilers could be coming to an end. GM Craig MacTavish isn’t going to pay $5 million a season for a second line winger with world-class ability. Hemsky’s knock is missing too many games due to injury. The Oilers would be willing to pick up half of his salary to […]

Mike Smith going to Philly…

Monday, April 29, 2013 8

Goalie Mike Smith is looking for $6 million a year contract and has refused to sign a deal with the Phoenix Coyotes. The decision by Detroit’s Jimmy Howard to stay in Detroit for a long-term deal means Smith will be one of the most valuable commodities on the market. Smith could be an option in Philadelphia […]