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Kucherov joins elite company with hot start, but Devils defeat Bolts
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The Nikita Kucherov Show continues. The Tampa Bay Lightning star forward maintained his torrid pace Tuesday against the New Jersey Devils, scoring his eighth goal of the season — in just his seventh game. The Bolts took the lead in the second period on goals from Kucherov and Steven Stamkos, but couldn’t hang on and […]

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Whitney joins NHL Department of Player Safety
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Former NHL forward Ray Whitney has accepted a role with the Department of Player Safety, the league announced Wednesday. Whitney’s hiring comes less than one month after former NHL enforcer George Parros was selected to lead the department, taking over for Stephane Quintal. Whitney, 45, spent 21 seasons in the NHL before retiring in 2014. […]

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Jagr joins Flames on one-year deal
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The Calgary Flames have signed 45-year-old forward Jaromir Jagr on a one-year contract, it was announced on Wednesday. A free agent since leaving the Florida Panthers, the future hockey Hall of Famer will play his 25th NHL season in Calgary. Jagr is the leading point scorer among active NHL players and has the second most points […]

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Jagr officially joins Flames: '99.9 percent this will be my last season'
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Jaromir Jagr is a Calgary Flame. The legendary forward met the media for the first time as a member of his new team Wednesday, moments after the club confirmed his one-year, $1-million contract. Connie giving @68Jagr his New Jersey. pic.twitter.com/tmh2VZQ8KU — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) October 4, 2017 The 45-year-old said he’s leaning toward retiring after […]

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Jets' Blake Wheeler joins social conversation against Donald Trump
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What began Friday with President Donald Trump speaking in front of a crowd at Alabama has since become a national and global conversation involving many from the NBA and NFL. Blake Wheeler of the Winnipeg Jets tweeted what appears to be a disagreement with a stance taken by Trump, the first NHL player known to […]

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Larry Robinson joins Blues as hockey ops consultant
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The St. Louis Blues are adding one of the best defensemen of all time to their front office. Larry Robinson is joining the Blues as the senior consultant to hockey operations. The Hall of Fame blue-liner left the San Jose Sharks in May after occupying multiple roles with the club over the last five years, […]

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Tippett joins Blues camp as guest coach
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The St. Louis Blues are bringing in a little veteran experience. Former Arizona Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett will take part in Blues training camp as a guest coach, serving as a soundboard for bench boss Mike Yeo. “He’s going to come in for the first five or six days of camp and just sort […]

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Polak joins Leafs on camp tryout
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Roman Polak is getting another shot with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The veteran defenseman will join the team's training camp on a professional tryout offer, Dave McCarthy of NHL.com reports. “He understands the situation and we’re delighted to have him. It’s just great to have him here,” Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello told McCarthy. […]

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Bissonnette joins Coyotes' radio broadcast team
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One of hockey’s most colorful personalities is getting a bigger voice. Former NHL tough customer Paul Bissonnette will join the Arizona Coyotes‘ radio booth this season as a color analyst, the team announced Wednesday. “Paul was an incredibly popular player when he played for the Coyotes so I’m confident that our fans will be thrilled […]

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No 36/100: Jack Eichel joins Century Club with 100th career NHL point
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The new face of the Buffalo Sabres franchise, Jack Eichel records his 100th career point, and some say the young star was partially the reason the franchise cleaned house, firing head coach Dan Bylsma and GM Tim Murray. ———————————————- Subscribe to Sportsnet on YouTube – http://sprtsnt.ca/2paAT2L Visit Sportsnet.ca for more sports news and highlights – […]

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Cowen joins Avalanche training camp on pro tryout
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Jared Cowen believes his road back to the NHL runs through Colorado, as he’s agreed to a pro tryout with the Avalanche. Cowen is hoping to return after sitting out last season with a hip injury. While the 26-year-old did not take to the ice in 2016-17, he still made waves in a contract grievance […]

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Umberger joins Stars on pro tryout
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R.J. Umberger is hoping to resume his hockey career with the Dallas Stars. The veteran forward, who did not play during the 2016-17 season, has agreed to a professional tryout offer with the Stars, the team confirmed. Umberger last skated in the NHL in 2016, when he spent two seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers after […]

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