November 12: This Day in NHL History

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November 12 NHL History 1931: The first NHL game is played at Maple Leaf Gardens. Toronto Maple Leafs owner Conn Smythe manages to get the new arena built in a remarkable five-month span during the depths of the Great Depression. An opening-night crowd of 13,233, the largest ever to attend a hockey game up to that […]

October 2: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Oct. 2 1955: Dutch Reibel of the Detroit Red Wings sets an NHL All-Star Game record with 10 shots on goal. The defending Stanley Cup champions defeat the All-Stars 3-1 at Olympia Stadium. 1999: Ray Bourque of the Boston Bruins becomes the NHL’s all-time leading goal-scorer among defensemen when he scores the 386th of […]

NHL News: Vokoun, Brassard, Jagr

Monday, December 15, 2014 20 Goaltender Tomas Vokoun has decided to retire after a 15-year NHL career. Vokoun went 300-288-78 in his 700 NHL games with a career 2.55 goals-against average and .917 save percentage. New York Rangers center Derick Brassard has been diagnosed with the mumps. Brassard is the second Rangers player, 14th in the NHL, to […]

NHL Rumors: Bruins, Leafs, Oilers

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The Hockey News: Edmonton Oilers management could be in the market for help between the pipes. TSN’s Darren Dreger suggests they could seek a netminder if their current tandem fails to improve. Ilya Bryzgalov, Martin Brodeur and Tomas Vokoun are options. Toronto’s James Reimer and Winnipeg’s Ondrej Pavelec are no longer available for a trade. […]

NHL Rumors: Oilers, Blackhawks, Avs, Canucks, Kings

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Edmonton Journal: Are the Chicago Blackhawks shopping Johnny Oduya? The Blackhawks need to free up cap space and Oduya could be one of the casualties. The Edmonton Oilers could be a possible landing spot for Oduya. John Shannon from Sportsnet: I keep hearing Johnny Oduya’s name,” Shannon said. “I keep hearing they’re going to find […]

NHL News on Free agents, Crosby, Blues – July 9, 2014

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Sportsnet: Top 10 unrestricted free agents still available: Daniel Alfredsson, Steve Ott, Tomas Vokoun, Michael Del Zotto, Derek Roy, Lee Stempniak, Mike Ribeiro, Martin Brodeur, Devin Setoguchi and Andre Benoit. Sidney Crosby is set to have arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist within the week. The source added to the Post-Gazette that the surgery […]

Tomas Vokoun out with Blood Clots

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Tomas Vokoun will miss 3-6 months while undergoing treatment for blood clots. Vokoun, 37, hasn’t played since the blood clots were discovered in September. Vokoun said he hadn’t thought about retirement yet and wants to see how the treatment plays out before making any kind of decision. “I’m just in the beginning of this road,” […]