Both the NHL and Detroit Red Wings are addressing the use of an altered Red Wings logo by white nationalists during the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va this weekend. The Athletic Detroit’s Katie Strang reports that Bill Daly said that the NHL “is offended and outraged” by the display, and again, may pursue […]
With the Bruins in the middle of the NHL dead zone for activity and offseason transactions, there isn’t much that’s going to happen in the next couple of weeks. The draft and first waves of free agency are well into the rear view mirror, and there won’t be another wave of veteran free-agent signings for […]
Since missing the playoffs in 2010, the New York Rangers have made it to the Eastern Conference Final three times, and to the Stanley Cup Final once. Instead, they’ve lost to the L.A. Kings in the final and watched their division rivals from Pittsburgh win it twice in a row, even losing to the Penguins […]
The Carolina Hurricanes have taken a conservative approach to their rebuild, but the acquisition of Scott Darling certainly carries an element of risk. There isn’t an official handbook that outlines the steps to execute a successful rebuild in the NHL, but you wouldn’t be alone if you were convinced Ron Francis was reading from one. Since taking […]
Arizona Coyotes owner Andrew Barroway stands by his verdict not to offer the organization’s most storied player a new contract this summer. “Not offering Doan a contract was the right hockey decision,” he said at a press conference, per AZ Central’s Sarah McLellan. Doan had spent his entire 21-year NHL career with the Jets/Coyotes franchise, […]
The Arizona Coyotes need a new head coach, and according to TSN’s Darren Dreger there’s “a good possibility” that head coach might be Rick Tocchet, currently an assistant coach with the back-to-back Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Let’s start with the predictable: Owner Andrew Barroway has clearly exerted his will on hockey operations since buying […]
The Florida Panthers select right wing Owen Tippett with the 10th overall pick of the 2017 NHL Draft. The 18-year old winger scored 44 goals with Mississauga.
The Buffalo Sabres made the right call on Thursday, calling on Phil Housley to become their 18th head coach in franchise history. We made the case for Housley the other day, and the case boils down to this: His temperament created a sense of fun as an
The Florida Panthers made it official on Monday and named Bob Boughner as their next head coach, replacing interim coach Tom Rowe. “After an exhaustive search, we are pleased to welcome Bob as the new head coach of the Panthers,” said GM Dale Tallon.
The Boston Bruins appear ready to lock up David Pastrnak. On the heels of a breakout season, the young winger is set to become a restricted free agent, but general manager Don Sweeney – who's attending the NHL's draft combine in Buffalo – appears hopeful in regards to mutually agreeing upon a long-term deal. DS […]
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Chris Kunitz, left, and Conor Sheary, right, during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. PITTSBURGH – Sometimes having a dressing room stall next to Sidney Crosby can be a […]
The resilience that has been the Ducks’ trademark during their push into the Western Conference finals deserted them Saturday. They ran out of energy and skidded into the grateful hands of the Nashville Predators, who aren’t just acting like they belong here — they do belong here. And maybe in the Stanley Cup finals, too. […]