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Morning Skate: Jagr considering playing in Europe
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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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After playing a ‘key role’ in AHL, Sharks re-sign Goodrow to two-year deal
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Barclay Goodrow is officially back with the San Jose Sharks organization for the upcoming season. The Sharks announced Monday that they have re-signed the 24-year-old left-shooting right winger to a two-year contract. Goodrow, who was a restricted free agent having completed his entry-level contract, has appeared in 77 NHL games for San Jose over the last […]

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Who’s playing center in Montreal next season?
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The Montreal Canadiens have been searching for a big number one center for years, so when the team selected Alex Galchenyuk third overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, you can understand why the fan base was so excited. Once the postseason started, Claude Julien had him playing on the wing on the fourth line. […]

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Jaromir Jagr: 'I don't think I am so bad' that playing in the NHL at 45 is out of reach
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Since hitting the open market July 1, Jaromir Jagr has been publicly discarded by the Florida Panthers, been offered a perk-heavy contract by a determined minor-league team and poked fun at his apparent lack of phone calls from free-agent suitors. Now the 45-year-old forward, a staple of NHL history with countless records and five Art […]

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Playing with the enemy: Chicago athletes who teamed up with rivals
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Chicago's chosen son may soon play with the enemy.  According to reports on Thursday, Derrick Rose is in talks to join LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on a one-year deal.  That is indeed hard to imagine, considering the former MVP has spent years battling James for supremacy in the Eastern Conference. But leaving the Windy […]

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NHLers happy to see Okposo healthy and playing again
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Kyle Okposo‘s NHL brethren were thrilled to see him back on the ice. The Buffalo Sabres winger played his first game Wednesday night since an undisclosed illness forced him to be hospitalized in intensive care, and to miss the final six games of this past season. Okposo played in Da Beauty League, a summer tournament […]

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Islanders add Buchberger to coaching staff with plenty of playing experience
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The New York Islanders hired Kelly Buchberger as an assistant coach, the club announced Tuesday. "Kelly adds years and years of NHL coaching and management experience to our staff," head coach Doug Weight said in a press release. "He is a tireless worker who commands respect behind the bench and in the locker room. I'm […]

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Report: Stafford interested in playing for Wild
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Drew Stafford wouldn’t mind continuing his career with the Minnesota Wild. An unrestricted free agent, the veteran forward's camp has been in contact with the Wild, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports. Stafford, 31, split last season between the Winnipeg Jets and Boston Bruins, where he was dealt at the NHL trade deadline. He […]

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Report: Berra leaves Switzerland without playing a game, signs with Ducks
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Back in April, we passed along word that Florida goalie Reto Berra was returning to his native Switzerland, having signed a three-year deal with Fribourg-Gotteron. Per the club, Berra has opted to return to the NHL for next season, reportedly for a deal with the Anaheim Ducks. Fribourg-Gotteron classified it as a surprise development that […]

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Blues first round pick Kostin has sights set on playing in North America
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HAZELWOOD, Mo. — It was the first day of prospects camp for the St. Louis Blues last week and setting up shop on the left faceoff dot was the 31st pick of the 2017 NHL Draft, Klim Kostin. Kostin, a big, powerful, imposing-looking 6-foot-3, 196-pound player with the raw ability of skill and size, was […]

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10 Former NHLers Playing in the KHL
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Sometimes players drift out of the NHL, but where do they end up? On this list, we’ll highlight 10 NHL players who abandoned North America for the Kontinental Hockey League COMMENT who else you would’ve added SUBSCRIBE for more videos LET US KNOW what you want to see next TURN ON POST NOTIFICATIONS for instant […]

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Haggerty: Bruins playing it pretty safe at the NHL Draft
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CHICAGO – As opening nights go at the NHL Draft, Friday night was a bit of a ho-hum affair for the Boston Bruins at the United Center home of the Chicago Blackhawks. The Bruins went the safe route by drafting a smooth, defensive-minded defenseman with the 18th overall pick when they selected Finnish product Urho Vaakenainen, and in […]

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