July 29: This Day in NHL History

Saturday, July 29, 2017 25

July 29 NHL History 1925: Ted Lindsay, the left wing on the Detroit Red Wings‘ “Production Line” and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, is born in Renfrew, Ontario. Lindsay makes the Red Wings as a 19-year-old in 1944; by the late 1940s, Lindsay, center Sid Abel and right wing Gordie Howe form one […]

Will the Pittsburgh Penguins trade Phil Kessel?

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 13

Will Phil Kessel be traded? Toronto Star: Ron Cook reports that Phil Kessel will be traded. It might not happen this week or this month or even this off-season. But Cook believes it will happen sooner rather than later. It was clear in June, by the end of the Pittsburgh Penguins second consecutive Stanley Cup run, […]

Arizona Coyotes hire Rick Tocchet as Head Coach

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 16

The Arizona Coyotes have hired Rick Tocchet as the team’s next head coach, replacing Dave Tippett. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reports Tocchet signed a four-year deal with the Coyotes. Tocchet has been an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins since 2014 and is coming off back-to-back Stanley Cups with the team. The Coyotes parted ways with Tippett […]