The depth of the Pittsburgh Penguins defense faced the ultimate test this spring, winning a Stanley Cup despite the absence of Kris Letang. The Penguins announced that this new deal has an average annual value of $650,000 — a modest raise from his one-year, $575,000 deal for last season, but still certainly affordable for a […]
On this date in 2003, Marc-Andre Fleury went first overall to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL Entry Draft. Today, it does in fact appear, based on translated reports, that the popular veteran goaltender is heading to Vegas in the expansion draft. Fleury has been, for quite some time now, mentioned as a possible option […]
CHICAGO — Nico Hischier was nervous, swaying a bit as he spoke to the media, admitting he had some jitters as this NHL draft approaches on Friday. About 60 feet away, Nolan Patrick leaned on a stick and said not only was he not nervous, he also really couldn't care less whether he's picked first overall Friday by New […]
The Flyers truly are terrific within the community and that continued Wednesday. Mark Smith, a man with a mental disability who was assaulted in late May on camera by a group of teenagers in Philadelphia, enjoyed a day with the Flyers. Shayne Gostisbehere and Anthony Stolarz welcomed Smith to Flyers Skate Zone, where he was […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins will raise their fifth Stanley Cup championship banner in franchise history when they host the St. Louis Blues on October 4 as the National Hockey League unveiled its regular season schedule on Thursday. The Penguins home opener is one of four games on opening night. The Toronto Maple Leafs will visit the […]
Ryan Strome seemed to feel he took a positive step with the Islanders when Doug Weight took over behind the bench in January. “He was great for me,” said Strome of Weight following today’s trade. Selected fifth overall in 2011, Strome is two years removed from a 17-goal, 50-point sophomore season in the NHL.
On Wednesday night at T-Mobile Arena, the Las Vegas Golden Knights took form. “[The objective] was to acquire prospects and surplus draft picks that can help draft our way to success,” McPhee explained. When the dust settled this evening, he and the Golden Knights emerged with three top-15 picks in Friday’s first round of the […]
A week ago, we released the full order of selections for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Well, some stuff has happened since. So here’s the new order for the first round, which will be selected Friday evening at United Center in Chicago: 1. New Jersey Devils
Jordan Eberle believes the trade to the New York Islanders will provide him with a fresh start — and possibly the opportunity to play alongside John Tavares. In a blockbuster Thursday morning, the Oilers dealt Eberle to the Islanders for Ryan Strome. Back then, the draft-eligible Tavares was expected to go No. 1 overall in […]
Heading into the NHL expansion draft, Vegas Golden Knights GM George McPhee made two things clear: They were going to select a bunch of defensemen, and they were going to immediately start shipping many of them to other teams. On Thursday morning,
According to Frank Seravalli of TSN, the Vegas Golden Knights have sent defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Hurricanes have since announced the deal. “As a right-handed defenseman, Trevor fills an immediate need in our lineup,” said Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis.
The Capitals announced their home opener for the 2017-2018 season WednesdayOn Saturday, Oct. 7 they'll host the Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m. at Verizon Center. The full schedule is set to come out tomorrow.Mark you calendars! #CapsHabs going to kick