Washington Capitals Could Benefit from Expansion Draft This Time Around

Capitals Gain Cap Room, Roster Spot & Flexibility with Brenden Dillon Trade

As expected, the Washington Capitals have been busy since the draft, and it’s only been less than a week. The team traded defenseman Brenden Dillon to the Winnipeg Jets on Monday Night in exchange for two second-round picks in...
7 Fun Facts About Dustin Byfuglien

7 Fun Facts About Dustin Byfuglien

At 35 years old, Dustin Byfuglien has been an NHL defenseman for well over a decade. He has played for the Winnipeg Jets, Chicago Blackhawks, and the Atlanta Thrashers (who became the Jets). It’s hard to overlook the significance...
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Anaheim Ducks Draft Olen Zellweger 34th Overall

With the 34th pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, the Anaheim Ducks have selected Olen Zellweger from the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League (WHL)About Olen ZellwegerTwo-way defenceman Olen Zellweger put on a show during the 2021...
Lyon, Letunov sign with Carolina | TheAHL.com

Lyon, Letunov sign with Carolina | TheAHL.com

Photos: JustSports Photography, Kavin MistryThe Carolina Hurricanes have signed goaltender Alex Lyon and forward Maxim Letunov to one-year, two-way contracts.Lyon completed his fifth pro season in 2020-21, going 1-3-1 with a 3.33 goals-against average and an .893 save...
Dale Hunter's Unbreakable Record

Dale Hunter’s Unbreakable Record

Nicknamed “The Nuisance” for his sandpapery, face-wash, stick-to-the-groin style of play, Dale Hunter was a difference maker for every season of his 19-year NHL career. Though he never won the Stanley Cup, he was in many ways a “winner”...
Maple Leafs sign Nick Ritchie to Two-Year, $5 Million Contract

Maple Leafs sign Nick Ritchie to Two-Year, $5 Million Contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to fill the void left by some departing free agents by adding forwards to their depth.Their latest signing appears to be the biggest swing yet.The Leafs signed forward Nick Ritchie to a two-year contract...
Habs Fan Forum: Free Agency Wish List | VIDEO

Habs Fan Forum: Free Agency Wish List | VIDEO

MONTREAL, QC — Few phrases in Montreal Canadiens lore provoke more emotion or revive more memories than “The Forum“. Once called “the most storied building in hockey history” by Sporting News,...
Leafs sign him to 1 year deal

Leafs sign him to 1 year deal

It seems that this summer Kyle Dubas has decided that if he’s gonna be damned, he’s gonna be damned for doing things the way he wants to do things. He’s gone with Greyhounds. He’s gone with underappreciated or miscast...
NHL News: Red Wings Acquire Stephens ... Rangers Acquire, Extend Reaves

NHL News: Red Wings Acquire Stephens … Rangers Acquire, Extend Reaves

Red Wings acquire Stephens from the Lightning Chris Johnston: The Tampa Bay Lightning traded forward Mitchell Stephens to the Detroit Red Wings for a 2022 sixth-round pick. Joe Smith: “GM Julien BriseBois had to walk the tightrope with the cap, said...
Kampf, Mennell, Biega, Gabriel & More

Kampf, Mennell, Biega, Gabriel & More

In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs’ News & Rumors, I’ll share more information about some of the new signings the Maple Leafs have made this past week. Although most of the players I’ll talk about here are likely...
Today in Hockey History: July 30

Today in Hockey History: July 30

The Pittsburgh Penguins changed the future of their franchise on this date by selecting a generational talent. There were also three retirements on July 30, including two soon-to-be members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. The THW time machine...
Washington Capitals Logo History

Washington Capitals Logo History

When it comes to the Washington Capitals and their logos, they have had a surprisingly long and complicated history.They have had some logos that fans have absolute adored, but also had logos that fans have voted as some of...
Winnipeg Jets Continue to Improve Defensive Corp with Schmidt Trade

Winnipeg Jets Continue to Improve Defensive Corp with Schmidt Trade

One day after adding a top-four defenseman to his team’s left side, Winnipeg Jets’ GM Kevin Cheveldayoff added the same to his team’s right side, acquiring Nate Schmidt from the Vancouver Canucks for a third-round 2022 draft pick.Jets’ D-Corp...
Anaheim Ducks Can’t Afford to Lose Ryan Getzlaf

Anaheim Ducks Can’t Afford to Lose Ryan Getzlaf

Free agency begins this morning at 9 AM PST. For the first time in his career, Ryan Getzlaf will be a free agent. The center has spent his entire NHL career with the Anaheim Ducks up until this point...
Eagles ink veteran winger Smith | TheAHL.com

Eagles ink veteran winger Smith | TheAHL.com

Photo: Micheline VeluvoluThe Colorado Eagles have signed forward Dalton Smith to an American Hockey League contract for the 2021-22 season.Smith skated in 22 games with the AHL’s Rochester Americans in 2020-21, tallying one goal.In 383 AHL games over...
Arizona Coyotes Trade Darcy Kuemper to Colorado Avalanche

Arizona Coyotes Trade Darcy Kuemper to Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday agreed to send defenseman Conor Timmins, a 2022 first-round draft pick, and a conditional 2024 third-round draft pick to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for star goalie Darcy Kuemper, a blockbuster trade after goalie...
NHL Free Agency Frenzy 2021: Signing Tracker and Analysis

NHL Free Agency Frenzy 2021: Signing Tracker and Analysis

Welcome to NHL free agency day 2021, and stay tuned to The Hockey News for a minute-by-minute analysis of the day’s biggest deals. Keep an eye on this tracker throughout July 28 as we break down the deals signed...
Armia Signs, Bergevin Set to Add | HEADLINES

Armia Signs, Bergevin Set to Add | HEADLINES

Joel Armia (Photo by TVA Sports) ROCKET SPORTS MEDIA | MONTREAL, QC. — It’s an exciting free agent frenzy as NHL teams look to add free agents and execute trades to put...
Leafs sign Joshua Ho-Sang to a PTO – TheLeafsNation

Leafs sign Joshua Ho-Sang to a PTO – TheLeafsNation

The Leafs have signed Joshua Ho-Sang to a professional tryout contract in what might be the move with the highest upside for them today. Ho-Sang is a former first round pick of the New York Islanders who has never been...
NHL Rumors: Canadiens, Andersen, Jenner, Canucks, Kulikov, Ullmark, Zibanejad, Sutter and more

NHL Rumors: Canadiens, Andersen, Jenner, Canucks, Kulikov, Ullmark, Zibanejad, Sutter and more

Eric Engels: “Just over an hour away from free agency opening, hearing David Savard, Chris Wideman (as @reporterchris reported) and Cedric Paquette are expected to become Montreal Canadiens.” David Pagnotta: “Canadiens and David Savard could come in at 4-years, under...

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