George McPhee can’t wait to fill up the white board, the one in the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft room. On Wednesday night, the staff will start adding the names of players who will become part of the expansion team for its first NHL season.
Mike Smith had been a cornerstone of Arizona's franchise during six seasons in the desert, leading the Coyotes to the 2012 Western Conference finals and earning his first trip to the NHL All-Star Game last season. Now he's headed back to his native Canada, where he hopes to be the No. 1 goaltender the Calgary […]
Calgary is sending a prospect, Chad Johnson and a pick. The Arizona Coyotes and Calgary Flames made a move ahead of Saturday’s afternoon roster freeze, sending goalie Mike Smith to Calgary. Arizona will retain 25 percent of Smith’s salary, per TSN insider Bob McKenzie.
Those following theScore's free-agent rankings should be well aware the summer's most abundant resource is backup goaltending. Whether it’s those looking to move into a starting job for the first time in their career, or others being relegated to backup duty following a failed stint as a workhorse starter, the open market is flush with […]
Matt Murray went from being sidelined by an injury in opening the playoffs to posting back-to-back shutouts in leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to their second consecutive Stanley Cup championship. It hasn't stopped since,'' Murray said following a 27-save performance in a 2-0 Cup-clinching Game 6 win over the Nashville Predators on Sunday night.
The Penguins Might Have Just Won the Stanley Cup For a Consecutive Time Last Night, But the Team is Already Back to Business. Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury Has Reportedly Agreed to Waive His No-Movement Clause in Anticipation of the NHL Expansion Draft.The Pittsburgh Penguins' goaltender Marc-…
Tabbed the top North American goalie prospect for the 2017 NHL draft, scouts and coaches alike rave about Boston University goalie Jake Oettinger’s mental game.
Crosby gets the early highlight in Game 4. It was only a matter of time until the Pittsburgh Penguins captain made fans leap to their feet in the Stanley Cup Final. With the Penguins down 1-0 in the first period of Game 4, a neutral zone turnover and a quick outlet pass gave Sidney Crosby […]
The Nashville Predators have stormed back to even the Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, leading some to wonder if it's time for a big change for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Over the last two games, the Penguins have allowed nine goals, while Predators goalie Pekka Rinne has performed remarkably, allowing just two goals with 50 saves […]
NASHVILLE — For the first time in his young NHL career, Matt Murray has lost back-to-back games in the playoffs. His Pittsburgh Penguins fell to the Predators, 4-1, Monday at Bridgestone Arena, and now the Stanley Cup Final is tied at two games apiece
The San Jose Sharks handed a two-year, two-way deal to goalie Troy Grosenick on Monday. At the moment, the 27-year-old seems slated to be third on the Sharks’ organizational depth chart. Aaron Dell could indeed be a target for the Vegas Golden Knights consider his strong AHL numbers and the outstanding .931 save percentage he […]
The Nashville Predators insist goaltender Pekka Rinne isn't to blame for the 2-0 series deficit against the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Final. Pittsburgh overwhelmed Rinne and the rest of the Predators with a three-goal blitz in the first 3:18 of the third period during a 4-1 win Wednesday night, a game […]