October 10: This Day in NHL History

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 20

October 10 NHL History 1979: Wayne Gretzky makes his NHL debut with the Edmonton Oilers and gets his first point, an assist, in a 4-2 road loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. Gretzky’s assist comes on the first NHL goal in Oilers history, by defenseman Kevin Lowe at 9:49 of the first period. Dave Hunter scores just over five […]

August 6: This Day in NHL History

Monday, August 07, 2017 12

August 6 NHL History 1997: Barry Trotz is named as the first coach of the Nashville Predators, who are scheduled to enter the NHL in the 1998-99 season. Trotz enjoys success as a minor league coach and leads Portland, then the American Hockey League affiliate of the Washington Capitals, to the Calder Cup in 1994. David […]

Will Gonchar & Whitney be traded?

Monday, February 10, 2014 7

With Vancouver and Phoenix struggling the Dallas Stars have moved into a playoff spot. Even though the Stars are in playoff contention, the team is looking to dump salary. Bob McKenzie recently stated on TSN’s insider trading that Sergei Gonchar and Ray Whitney are available for a trade. Two names that you might hear out […]

Red Wings looking for scoring depth

Thursday, February 06, 2014 11

The Detroit Red Wings would like to add some depth before the NHL trade deadline according to the Detroit News, but it’s unlikely to happen before the Olympic break. The Wings have shown interest in Matt Moulson, Steve Ott, Lee Stempniak and Ray Whitney. GM Ken Holland is quoted as saying he does not want […]

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 […]