TAMPA BAY — Is there such a thing as partial redemption? It's fair to acknowledge that the Winnipeg Jets left central Florida with their collective pride reinforced, after a gritty and determined, though unspectacular, performance against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the NHL's premier team. The Jets
We recap Monday's top NHL action, including Teuvo Teravainen recrding a natural hat trick during the third period of the Hurricanes' 5-1 win over the Stars.
The Winnipeg Jets started their National Hockey League season by getting clobbered 7-2 by the Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday night. I'm still reeling from the shock. I'll get back to the game, but this signalled the end of the brutal grind they call training camp. Exhibition season is a necessary
Since relocating to Winnipeg for the 2011-12 season the Jets have qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs just one time. It is still looking for its first ever playoff win, making it the only active franchise in the NHL (minus the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, who have yet to play a game) that has never […]
Two years ago, Brad Treliving acquired Dougie Hamilton at the draft. On Saturday, he picked up Travis Hamonic from the New York Islanders. Yes, the Flames paid a price — first and second-round picks in next year’s NHL Draft and a second-round pick in either the 2019 or 2020 NHL Draft.
The NHL and the NHLPA announced over the weekend that the salary cap will rise to $75 million next season, or nearly double what the salary cap was after the 2005-06 lockout ($39 million) when the NHL’s owners were crying poverty and needed to cancel a season to keep their grubby little fingers from overspending […]
On the heels of a wildly successful season wherein the Maple Leafs not only advanced to the playoffs, but gave the first-place Washington Capitals all they could handle in an eventual first-round loss, head coach Mike Babcock acknowledged a roster that finished 30th just last season still needs work. Babcock says the Leafs had an […]
OTTAWA Ryan Spooner was pretty excited to get a home-cooked meal the past couple of days as his mom made his favorite, chicken, rice and asparagus, and hes been able to experience playing Stanley Cup playoff hockey in his hometown. The Kanata, Ontario native grew up within a stones throw of the Canadian Tire Centre, […]
What went wrong with the Buffalo Sabres this season? “Oh, god, could you be anymore broad?” asked GM Tim Murray, channeling Chandler Bing. The season postmortem by Murray on Wednesday was really amazing: a combination of frustration, self-criticism, stalwart optimism and, in the end, totally throwing Dan Bylsma and his coaching staff under the bus […]
Ottawa Senators right wing Bobby Ryan (9) celebrates with teammate Ottawa Senators left wing Clarke MacArthur (16) after his goal during second period. Bobby Ryan has had a miserable season to say the least. With 13 goals and 25 points in 65 games, Ryan had by far his worst offensive season since breaking into the […]
Henrik Lundqvist was asked how he was feeling about his game lately and said that it's been getting better and better. (NYR) He said that he is feeling "pretty good" but added "I also know going into this week that pretty good isn't going to be good enough for me, for everyone in this room. […]
Like the players they employ, NHL executives get paid by performance, and Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving is owed some financial security. Treliving is the only GM in the league without a contract for next season, and while the focus in Calgary has suddenly shifted into a race for home ice in the Pacific […]