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|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on August 21, 2014 at 1:35 PM||comments (0)|
The San Jose Sharks announced on Wednesday that captain Joe Thornton and alternate captain Patrick Marleau (who was stripped of the captaincy in 2009) will come into training camp without letters on their jersey.
"We are going to have a fresh slate at training camp as far as leadership goes," Sharks head coach Todd McLellan told David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News. "The veteran players that were on this team last year will have to come up wi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on August 19, 2014 at 2:50 AM||comments (0)|
It makes too much sense for the Boston Bruins and suddenly unrestricted free agent Kevin Hayes to find each other at the NHL level, and it could just happen.
A source indicated to CSNNE.com that the Bruins have expressed interest in Hayes to his agent, Robert Murray, since he became an amateur free agent this weekend. The hope is that the Black and Gold are in ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on August 18, 2014 at 2:55 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on August 15, 2014 at 10:55 PM||comments (0)|
According to RDS, former Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere will officially announce his retirement from the NHL next Thursday.
The 37-year-old will remain in hockey with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada organization of the QMJHL.
Giguere spent his last three seasons with the Avalanche mostly in a backup role and became...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Talk Hockey on August 15, 2014 at 4:45 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Talk Hockey on August 14, 2014 at 9:05 PM||comments (0)|
With NHL 15 around the corner, here's a GIF showcasing the major improvements EA Sports has made to their NHL series after twenty years of video games. Check out this infographic from Twitter as well.
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on August 13, 2014 at 2:55 AM||comments (0)|
The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have signed centre Leon Draisaitl to a three-year entry level contract.
Draisaitl, who was selected 3rd overall in the 2014 NHL Draft, played in 64 games last season for the Western Hockey League’s Prince Albert Raiders, collecting 105 points and setting career highs in both goals (38 ) and assists (67), as well as recording...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on August 9, 2014 at 3:15 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on August 5, 2014 at 11:55 PM||comments (0)|
Brandon Sutter has inked a two-year, $6.6 million contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The two-way center notched 13 goals and 13 assists in 81 games last season. Sutter is a key penalty killer and he contributed three shorthanded markers in 2013-14. His offense improved in the playoffs with five goals and seven points in 13 matches. Sutt...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on August 5, 2014 at 11:40 PM||comments (0)|
The Flyers have signed defenseman Michael Del Zotto to a one-year contract worth $1.3 million, the team announced late Tuesday afternoon. Contact terms via TSN.
We discussed the potential of signing Del Zotto in a post just a few hours ago, and here's basically what we settled on:
MDZ had a rough year last season and just didn't fit in with the Predators aft...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on August 2, 2014 at 1:40 PM||comments (1)|
Despite currently being over the salary - cap, odds-makers have favored the Chicago Blackhawks to win the 2015 Stanley Cup. Teams like Chicago and LA will be popular picks because of what they have been able to accomplish in recent history. Both of these teams have redefined the term: “dynasty”, as fans of the modern-day NHL brand know it. For example, if the odds-makers are right... the Chicago Blackhawks will go on to win their third Stanley Cup in five seasons i...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on July 31, 2014 at 4:45 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on July 28, 2014 at 9:50 PM||comments (0)|
Everytime an NHL centre of decent pedigree is listed as possibly available, it seems someone connects the dots and suggests the Edmonton Oilers as a team likely to be interested in his services. This is especially true of restricted free agents. It happened with Ryan O’Reilly, Patrik Berglund, Lars Eller, and Derick Brassard, who all have since signed extensions with their previous clubs. The latest such connection has been made to Brandon Sutter, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ third-li...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on July 27, 2014 at 12:15 PM||comments (0)|
Defenseman P.K. Subban reiterated that he intends to sign with the Montreal Canadiens long term as his arbitration hearing approaches.
"Obviously I remain adamant on remaining in Montreal and being a Montreal Canadien, and not just for a long time but hopefully for the rest of my career, and be a lifer there," Subban told Breakfast Television in Toronto earli...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Talk Hockey on July 26, 2014 at 5:55 PM||comments (0)|
I thought this would a cool addition to HockeyFanLand considering the owner is a hardcore Oilers fan. Check out these next-gen graphics.
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on July 24, 2014 at 7:35 PM||comments (1)|
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on July 23, 2014 at 2:05 AM||comments (0)|
Franson, 26, is 6-feet, 5-inches and 213 pounds. He shoots right and almost always plays the right side, a position where the Oilers already have Jeff Petry, Justin Schultz and Mark Fayne.
Franson should be heading into the peak years of his NHL career.
His coach trusted him with the 4th amount of even strength icetime for d-men on the Leafs, but he got the second most amou...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on July 21, 2014 at 6:20 PM||comments (1)|
|Posted by Talk Hockey on July 20, 2014 at 3:55 PM||comments (0)|
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This memorable moment occured during a game between the New York Rangers and Colorado Avalanche on November 17th, 1997.
Down by three goals, goaltender Patrick Roy decided to try something new and carry...
|Posted by Landon Ewaniuk on July 19, 2014 at 2:10 AM||comments (0)|
It has been a busy summer for the New York Rangers. Center Brad Richards has been bought out of a contract that paid him $9 million this past season, while forwards Benoit Pouliot, Brian Boyle, and defenseman Anton Stralman, all key parts of the Rangers’ remarkable run to the Stanley Cup Finals, have departed the Big Apple through unrestricted free agency.
With the dust settled on July’s free agent frenzy, Rangers’ GM Glen Sather must now focus on upc...Read Full Post »