NHL insider Chris Johnston joins Caroline Cameron to talk about who Las Vegas will select in the expansion draft.
TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports that the Vegas Golden Knights are likely to select James Neal from the Nashville Predators. Vegas could flip him during this off-season to a team who might get more use out of a reliable, big scorer on a $5 million expiring deal. The Golden Knights could also opt to keep Neal […]
David Poile was in Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee’s shoes 19 years ago. The Nashville Predators were an expansion team and Poile, the only general manager the franchise has had, constructed their first roster by selecting one player from the NHL’s other 26 teams. A player the caliber of the one he lost […]
LAS VEGAS — As soon as the Blackhawks’ season ended, the questions began for Trevor van Riemsdyk and Marcus Kruger. They were two of the most likely candidates to be exposed to the expansion draft and the two most likely to be part of the Blackhawks’ attempts to get back under the salary cap. One […]
When the news came down that Marian Hossa would miss the 2017-18 season, most first thoughts were about his health. But it was only natural to look at the business implications, and the possibility of Hossa going on long-term injured reserve (LTIR). That would solve the Blackhawks’ cap issues, right? That would give them more […]
Marian Hossa has been a key performer for the Chicago Blackhawks for a long time. The decision creates all sorts of questions for the Blackhawks, ranging from how they might go about replacing the rugged forward to what they might do with any cap space created by his absence. "Everybody's got a different style, so […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]