Maple Leafs' Early Roster Observations

Maple Leafs’ Early Roster Observations

The Toronto Maple Leafs are well into their training camp now. And, the media is attending. As a result, Maple Leafs’ fans are getting regular updates on what’s going on. Initial Maple Leafs’ Training Camp GroupingsHere’s some of what we...
Vancouver Canucks Forced to Sign Hughes & Pettersson to Bridge Deals

Vancouver Canucks Forced to Sign Hughes & Pettersson to Bridge Deals

The Vancouver Canucks have made a lot of changes this offseason. From blockbuster trades to saying goodbye to longtime players to bringing in a plethora of new faces, nearly two-thirds of the roster has turned over. Despite all of...
Washington Capitals 2021-22 Season Preview Section

Washington Capitals 2021-22 Season Preview Section

Looking for all the best Washington Capitals 2021-22 season preview content in one place? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. Below, you can find all the latest…
Winnipeg Jets' Sami Niku: From Asset to Expendable

Winnipeg Jets’ Sami Niku: From Asset to Expendable

Just three years ago, Sami Niku was a promising prospect who seemed like he had a long and productive NHL career ahead of him.But it’s was all downhill for the defenseman since winning the Eddie Shore Award for the...
Sbisa, Training Camp & More

Sbisa, Training Camp & More

This week’s edition of Anaheim Ducks News & Rumors covers the addition of former Duck Luca Sbisa to the Ducks’ development staff. There’s also news about Ducks training camp, which takes place this week, along with an update on...
Niku agrees to terms with Canadiens | TheAHL.com

Niku agrees to terms with Canadiens | TheAHL.com

Photo: Jonathan KozubThe Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with free agent defenseman Sami Niku for the 2021-22 season.Niku, 24, spent the 2020-21 season with the Winnipeg Jets, appearing in six games. In...
Q & A With Saginaw Spirit GM Dave Drinkill

Q & A With Saginaw Spirit GM Dave Drinkill

The Saginaw Spirit were in the stretch run of the 2019-20 season ready to go on a potential long playoff run. But then everything around them and the Ontario Hockey League stopped.The Spirit had just six games left before...
Josh Ho-Sang Hopes to 'Give Everything I Have' to the Toronto Maple Leafs

Josh Ho-Sang Hopes to ‘Give Everything I Have’ to the Toronto Maple Leafs

TORONTO - There's no denying the talent of forward Josh Ho-Sang. But the New York Islanders' first-round NHL Draft choice from 2014 has had a difficult time finding his footing. The negative experiences at the professional level at times...
Habs Fan Forum: Training Camp Begins | VIDEO

Habs Fan Forum: Training Camp Begins | 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,...
Line combos, defensive pairings, and other news and notes from the Leafs first day on ice

Line combos, defensive pairings, and other news and notes from the Leafs first day...

The Leafs are finally back on the ice, and with that comes the first line combinations we’ve had to dissect in four months. With the acknowledgement that it’s day one, and while these are destined to change especially due...
NHL Rumors: Joonas Korpisalo, Quinn Hughes, Elias Pettersson, and Brady Tkachuk

NHL Rumors: Joonas Korpisalo, Quinn Hughes, Elias Pettersson, and Brady Tkachuk

Joonas Korpisalo is not worried about his contract situation Jeff Svoboda: Columbus Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen said that he spoke with goaltender Joonas Korpisalo (last year of his contract) after they signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year contract...
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Maple Leafs’ Kyle Dubas Laughs Off Blockbuster Trade

The Toronto Maple Leafs opened up their 2021-22 training camp, and let’s just say there’s lots to talk about. While general manager Kyle Dubas made some big changes to the roster during the offseason, there wasn’t any “blockbuster” moves....
Benning Should Sell at the Trade Deadline

Canucks’ GM Benning’s Poor Spending Habits Continue to Hurt Team

Jim Benning is heading into his eighth season as the general manager (GM) of the Vancouver Canucks. During his time as GM, he’s had trouble managing the team’s cap space. Benning has overpaid a lot of players outside of...
Washington Capitals' Third Line Must Perform Well to Keep Roster Spots

Washington Capitals’ Third Line Must Perform Well to Keep Roster Spots

The Washington Capitals’ top-six forwards are set, as is the fourth line. The question going into the season was the health and performance of the third line consisting of Lars Eller, Conor Sheary, and Daniel Sprong. The pressure has...
Winnipeg Jets Are Stanley Cup Contenders But Questions Remain

Winnipeg Jets Have Goaltending Questions Behind Hellebuyck

The Winnipeg Jets, over the past few seasons, have done a good job of establishing more depth in their roster to fill voids exposed in the playoffs by their opposition. In 2020, the Calgary Flames knocked out Mark Schieffle...
3 Takeaways From the Anaheim Ducks’ Series Against the Arizona Coyotes

Anaheim Ducks’ Takeaways From Rookie Faceoff Tournament

The Anaheim Ducks came into Arizona looking to prove that they have one of the best prospect pools among the teams competing in the 2021 Rookie Faceoff Tournament. They left with a sense that that might just be true....
Thomson finding offensive groove as he heads into main camp

Thomson finding offensive groove as he heads into main camp

Lassi Thomson's offensive game sure looks like it's rounding into form.The Finnish d-man scored just once last season with the Belleville Senators but after a dominant offensive display over the course of the Ottawa Senators' two rookie games, that...
New York Rangers 2021-22 Season Preview Section

New York Rangers 2021-22 Season Preview Section

Looking for all the best New York Rangers 2021-22 season preview content in one place? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. Below, you can find all the…
Wild Sign Kirill Kaprizov to Five-Year Contract

Wild Sign Kirill Kaprizov to Five-Year Contract

One of the biggest dominos of the off-season has finally fallen.With training camp opening up across the league on Wednesday the Minnesota Wild have finally announced the signing of Calder Trophy winner Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year, $45-million deal, holding...
Canadiens Add Defenseman Cody Goloubef on PTO | HABS NEWS

Canadiens Add Defenseman Cody Goloubef on PTO | HABS NEWS

CANADIENS SIGN DEFENSEMAN CODY GOLOUBEF TO PTO CONTRACT Montreal Canadiens Media Release MONTREAL, QC — The Canadiens recently announced the signing of Cody Goloubef to a professional tryout (PTO)...

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