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Marc Savard’s NHL Career May Be Over

It’s probable that Marc Savard will not be returning to the National Hockey League. The Boston Bruins forward will not play in the 2011-2012 NHL season and his future is very much in doubt. Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli made the announcement in the Boston Globe on Wednesday. “Marc Savard won’t play this year,” Chiarelli told the […]

Wade Belak Found Dead

It has been a tough off-season for hockey fans and the bad news continues. Former NHLer Wade Belak was found dead in his Toronto apartment Wednesday. The cause of death has not been officially determined as of now. A Nashville Predators spokesman released the news. “The entire Nashville Predators organization and family is shocked and […]

David Rundblad Key to Senators’ Rebuild

There’s a lot of growing buzz in Ottawa over David Rundblad. The Senators prospect, currently playing for Skellefteå AIK in the Swedish elite league, nearly broke a league record for points by a defenceman by scoring 50 in 55 games last year. Drafted by the St. Louis Blues in 2009 17th overall, Rundblad was traded to […]

Flames Acquire Stempniak for Langkow Pending Physical

The Calgary Flames have acquired Lee Stempniak from the Phoenix Coyotes, sending veteran forward Daymond Langkow to the desert. This is the second time in the off-season that Flames GM Jay Feaster has requested that a veteran player waive a no-movement clause in order to free up cap space. Earlier, Feaster traded defenceman Robyn Regehr […]

Mike Modano: “I’m Still on the Fence”

41-year-old Mike Modano is apparently still on the fence about his future. The Dallas Stars legend says that he’ll make a decision in the middle of September, adding that he’s still mulling it over. “It’s tough to think about letting go because it’s been a part of your life since you were a kid,” Modano […]

Crosby Has Post-Concussion Symptoms Upon Exertion

News continues to come out of the Crosby camp as to the condition of the Pittsburgh Penguins superstar. Medical experts are now saying that Sidney’s road back to playing in the National Hockey League could be a lot longer than expected and recent news that the captain experienced post-concussion symptoms after he exerted himself asserted […]

Season in Review: New York Islanders

The New York Islanders have not had the best of luck lately. The 2010-2011 season was no different and the club missed the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season, finishing with a regular season record of 30-39-13. They finished fifth in the Atlantic Division and 14th in the Eastern Conference. The season was their 39th. […]

Will Sidney Crosby Be Ready for Training Camp?

Speculation has been running rampant about Sidney Crosby and his possible return to the game. First up is Pittsburgh Penguins training camp, but there’s an awful lot of difficulty there when it comes to getting a straight answer. Pat Brisson, Crosby’s agent, says that it’s too early to tell whether his player’ll be ready for […]

Season in Review: New Jersey Devils

In their 37th season, the New Jersey Devils would enter some newer territory by not making the playoffs. In April of 2010, Jacques Lemaire announced plans to retire from coaching. John MacLean was announced as the new head coach, with Adam Oates brought in as the assistant. With a new coaching staff in place, the […]

Chris Drury Retires

Chris Drury announced his retirement Friday after a dozen NHL seasons. The New York Rangers bought out the final year of Drury’s contract with the team in June and their captain was out in open waters. Unable to get anything going with a team, the 34-year-old forward hung them up. Drury only played in 24 […]

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