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Cullen signs with Wild, opting against retirement (and Penguins)
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Matt Cullen is going home, but that doesn’t mean that he’s retiring from hockey. Instead, the Minnesota native decided to sign a one-year, $1 million deal with the Minnesota Wild. It’s unclear why, precisely, Cullen didn’t ink a deal to try to “threepeat” with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Morning Skate: Dallas Stars take stand against 'bathroom bill'
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It took longer than it probably should have, but the Bruins are finally getting proactive about the development of their young goaltenders. The Bruins hired their first goalie development coach last week when they brought former NHL goalie Mike Dunham into the Black and Gold fold not long after he was let go by the […]

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Dany Heatley awarded $6.5 million in lawsuit against former agent
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Former NHL forward Dany Heatley has been awarded about $6.5 million after a judge ruled in his favor for a lawsuit against his former agent Stacey McAlpine, according to CTV Calgary on Wednesday. Heatley played in 869 NHL games throughout his career, scoring 372 goals and 791 points while playing on five different teams. Twice, […]

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Dany Heatley collects $6.5M in lawsuit against former agent
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Former NHL all-star winger Dany Heatley has been awarded $6.5 million in a 2012 lawsuit against his former agent and business adviser, according to CTV Calgary. Heatley sued Stacey McAlpine, as well as McAlpine’s parents, Gerald and Eugina, after they promised high returns on multiple real estate investments that never paid off. The 36-year-old earned […]

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Report: Flames ask judge to dismiss suit against Wideman
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The Calgary Flames have requested that a judge dismiss a lawsuit filed against the organization and defenseman Dennis Wideman, reports TSN's Rick Westhead. The suit was filed in April by NHL referee Don Henderson in response to an on-ice incident that occurred in January 2016 when Wideman hit Henderson from behind: Wideman was suspended 20 […]

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Ratings: Fox Reality Shows Hold Steady Against Stanley Cup Finals
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Fox’s two summer reality shows “Beat Shazam” and “Love Connection” held steady in the ratings against NBC’s Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals on Thursday night. Fox finished third in ratings among the broadcast networks overall with a 0.9/4, and fourth in total viewers with 2.7 million. NBC’s all-night airing of the Stanley Cup […]

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Penguins believe goals will come against Predators
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PITTSBURGH (AP) The goals that came so easily to the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final – the ones that arrived in bunches and seemed to signal an emphatic end to Pekka Rinne‘s spectacular playoff run – have disappeared. Across six periods in Nashville, the NHL’s highest-scoring team managed […]

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Nashville leaning heavily on defense corps against Penguins
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Roman Josi downplays the production of the Nashville Predators' defensemen as simply the product of their system. ''Our system allows defensemen to jump on the play and make something happen in the offensive zone, too,'' Josi said. Yes, the Nashville Predators lean on their defensemen not only to smother the NHL's best attackers, but also […]

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Penguins aim for repeat against underdog Predators in Stanley Cup
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The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators have spent the past six weeks in a postseason battle of attrition that will culminate with them locking horns in the Stanley Cup finals. The marquee matchup between the ailing defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins and the first time finalist Predators features two National Hockey League teams that […]

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Hoffman goal helps Sens force Game 7 against Penguins
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(The Sports Xchange) – The Ottawa Senators staved off elimination and set the stage for a dramatic finish in the Eastern Conference Final with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins at Canadian Tire Centre on Tuesday.

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Stanley Cup playoffs: Senators force game seven against Penguins
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There will be a game seven to decide the NHL Eastern Conference finals after the Ottawa Senators stopped the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1. Facing elimination for the first time this postseason, Craig Anderson and the Senators weathered a relentless Penguins attack that piled up seven goals two days earlier and emerged victorious on Tuesday, pushing their roller-coaster […]

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Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf fined $10,000 for using homophobic slur against a ref in Game 4
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The fine is the maximum amount allowed by the NHL’s CBA. Ryan Getzlaf, captain of the Anaheim Ducks, has been fined by the NHL for using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference Final against the Nashville Predators. The $10,000 fine is the maximum amount allowed by the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement […]

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