PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The next flights Brian Gionta and James Wisniewski take could land them back in the NHL.As the longtime NHL veterans try to win a medal for the United States at the Olympics, their agents are talking to teams about getting them contracts once the tournament is over. Gionta
The next flights Brian Gionta and James Wisniewski take could land them back in the NHL.
Sabres forward Jack Eichel has a sprained right ankle and coach Phil Housley says it's premature to rule out Buffalo's leading scorer for the remainder of the season. Housley said Eichel will miss four to six weeks, putting the player in a position to return in the final weeks of the season even though Buffalo […]
Ottawa Senators forward Alex Burrows has waived his right to an in-person hearing after kneeing New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall on Tuesday night, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced. Burrows will now have a hearing via telephone on Wednesday afternoon. The incident in question occurred midway through the second period after a stoppage […]
The 35-year-old former Bruins forward is still in excellent shape and conceivably could just now have been at the tail end of his career like former linemate and teammate Chris Kelly, who is wrapping things up playing for Team Canada next month at the PyeongChang Olympics in South Korea. "I've had no incidents, no hiccups […]
We recap Thursday's top NHL action, including Cam Atkinson returning from a broken foot to score the tiebreaking goal in the Blue Jackets' 2-1 win over the Coyotes.
After being a healthy scratch for two games and seemingly being in the doghouse since at least Jan. 17, Daniel Sprong is headed back to the AHL. Sprong was in the double digits in ice time each night until the Penguins’ loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Jan. 17, when he was glued to the […]
As NHL teams continue to jockey for playoff positioning, front offices around the league will do some maneuvering of their own in an attempt to construct Cup-winning rosters. This year’s NHL trade deadline falls on Monday, Feb. 26, giving general managers exactly 40 days to try to swing a deal to put their clubs over […]
Now that they are officially into the second half of the season we have seen enough from the Pittsburgh Penguins to confidently say, at this point, they might actually be a bad hockey team. A bad hockey team that only seems to be getting worse. On Thursday night they were completely and thoroughly dominated by […]
Christian Wohlwend might as well have said, “I told you so.” The head coach of Team Switzerland couldn’t help but refer back to his brutally honest pregame assessment of their chances in the World Junior Hockey Championship quarterfinal after Canada cruised to an 8-2 victory Tuesday night. “See? See? It was just like the last […]
The Montreal Canadiens lost ugly, while Max Pacioretty trade rumors swirl. Things are as bad – or worse – for the Ottawa Senators after a humbling 5-0 loss to the Boston Bruins. After a rare, welcomed 5-4 win against the Blue Jackets on Friday, Ottawa fell to 12-17-8, aka “not that far ahead of the […]
Arizona Coyotes forward Zac Rinaldo waived his right to an in-person hearing for his sucker punch on Colorado Avalanche rookie Samuel Girard, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced. Instead, Rinaldo will have a phone hearing Wednesday to determine whether he'll face supplemental discipline for the fifth time in his NHL career. The league only […]