Dallas billionaire Tom Dundon has signed a purchase agreement to buy a majority stake in the Carolina Hurricanes professional hockey team. Team president Don Waddell said Thursday that Dundon will take control of all team operations, pending league approval and finalization of the sale. "I am thrilled
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has signed an agreement with a developer to renovate KeyArena so the venue could be ready for an NBA or NHL team. Durkan told reporters Wednesday the deal with Los Angeles-based Oak View Group is the best path for Seattle to get an NHL team and bring back the NBA. OVG […]
The NHL could award its first franchise to the city of Seattle in the coming months after the city council on Monday approved a $600 million renovation for KeyArena, reports the Seattle Times' Geoff Baker. There's no guarantee it happens yet, per The Athletic, but this is a major step toward
Each Monday during the NHL season, Rob Mixer takes a look at the biggest storylines from the hockey week that was. It's been no secret Devils general manager Ray Shero wanted to improve his defense. On the other coast, the Ducks were down a handful of top forwards and it was questionable as to whether
Here are the Five Takeaways from the Blackhawks' 6-3 victory over the New York Rangers. On Wednesday he looked more like himself, scoring all three of his goals within five feet of former Rangers teammate Henrik Lundqvist. Said Anisimov about getting that trick against the Rangers, "It's true, it means more.
The big news of the day came early in the evening on the East Coast when it was announced that Matt Duchene had been dealt from the Colorado Avalanche. It was a bit of a surprise that it happened during an Avalanche game and Duchene had to be taken off the bench, but otherwise it […]
Scratch Matt Duchene off the list. Following the deal that made the former Colorado Avalanche center a member of the Ottawa Senators, the NHL trade market will see five other star players move to the front burner. John Tavares The New York Islanders captain is just months away from free agency, and he’ll need a […]
The wait is over. The Colorado Avalanche have traded forward Matt Duchene to the Ottawa Senators in a three-way blockbuster deal involving the Nashville Predators, the team announced Sunday. The Preds will receive forward Kyle Turris in the deal. In return for Duchene, the Avalanche will receive prospects Samuel Girard, Vladislav Kamenev, and a second-round […]
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Petr Mrazek made 36 saves and Martin Frk and Anthony Mantha each had a goal and an assist to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 on Sunday. Frans Nielsen and Gustav Nyquist also scored. The Red Wings have won three of four to reach 7-7-1. The Oilers dropped […]
A trio of NHL teams nearly pulled off a blockbuster trade Friday night. Talks on a three-way transaction that would have sent Matt Duchene to the Ottawa Senators ended with no deal, TSN's Darren Dreger reports. Kyle Turris would have gone from Ottawa to the Nashville Predators, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. Friedman also noted […]
Ryan Lambert addresses the burning questions of NHL fans as the season starts to come into focus.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenseman Roman Polak to a one-year, $1.1 million contract, the team announced Sunday. The 31-year-old blue liner had been practicing with the club, but hadn’t earned a contract since a gruesome leg injury ended his season in Game 2 of Toronto’s first-round playoff series versus the Washington Capitals. Although […]