According to a tweet from Darren Dreger , the Anaheim Ducks are expected to announce the hiring (or rehiring?) of Randy Carlyle as head coach on Tuesday. When we first heard these rumors everyone kind of laughed them off, right? Conventional wisdom in life is that you don’t go back with your ex because there was a probably […]
The St. Louis Blues have hired Mike Yeo as the successor-in-waiting for head coach Ken Hitchcock, who has declared that next season will be his last behind the bench before retiring. Blues general manager Doug Armstrong announced Monday that Yeo will be an associate coach for one year under Hitchcock and take over the team […]
Jacques Martin gets to raise the Cup for the first time in his coaching career and almost drops the cup. pic.twitter.com/tcWC8pbCUf — Peter Alper (@peteralper99) June 13, 2016 After 30 years in the NHL, Jacques Martin finally got to hoist the Stanley Cup on Sunday night as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins – […]
Phil Kessel‘s not the only one with a redemption story. With the Pittsburgh Penguins' title triumph in Game 6 on Sunday, Jim Rutherford – a man many believed was watching the game pass him by – joined Tommy Gorman as the second general manager in NHL history to win the Stanley Cup with two different […]
The Penguins defeated the Sharks in Game 6 to win the Stanley Cup for the fourth time in franchise history. Here are five reasons Pittsburgh is on top of the NHL.
On Sunday the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins will play the first NHL game since Friday’s death of hockey icon Gordie Howe. Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final will no doubt be an emotional affair for the league with tributes likely to be made in and around the game. Howe, who died at […]
11:00 p.m. ET: The Penguins and Sharks fired 67 shot attempts each in this game. Probably the best overall game for San Jose this series, but it wasn’t enough to push it to seven games.
In the wake of the tragedy in Orlando, the NHL opted to move the tribute to Gordie Howe to the beginning of the second period. Given what we’ve read and heard about Mr. Hockey in the days since his passing, we don’t think he would mind at all. Heck, we doubt he would even expect […]
Dallas Stars announcer Dave Strader has been diagnosed with cancer. The team is declining to release details about the 61-year-old Strader’s illness or treatment. The announcement Monday came a year after Strader was hired to replace longtime Dallas play-by-play voice Ralph Strangis.
When the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup in 2009, a dynasty appeared to be in the offing. The long, seemingly interminable wait for Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin to bookend the championship the helped capture seven years ago came to a blissful, euphoric end on Sunday night in San Jose. ”It’s not an easy […]