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What Will the Blues Do with Kevin Shattenkirk?

St. Louis Blues defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk continues to make waves as the trade deadline approaches in just a few days. According to reports, the blueliner killed a trade about six weeks ago that would’ve landed him in Tampa with a seven-year deal worth about $42 million. This wouldn’t be the first time the Lightning have […]

Blues Sign Patrik Berglund to Contract Extension

The St. Louis Blues have signed forward Patrik Berglund to a five-year deal worth $19.25 million, the team announced Friday. The new contract carries an average annual value of $3.85 million, which is an upgrade on Berglund’s current three-year contract worth $11.1 million. He’s in the final year of that deal and could have become […]

Stars Trade Eaves to Anaheim Ducks

The Dallas Stars have traded forward Patrick Eaves to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a conditional second round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. The 32-year-old had been in the middle of trade talks for a while now, what with the Stars taking calls from at least 10 teams regarding the player. Dallas […]

Vegas Not in Position for Trade Deadline Moves

Those wondering if the Vegas Golden Knights would be active at the NHL’s upcoming trade deadline have their answer and it’s a relatively solid “no.” Bill Foley, owner of the league’s newest franchise, said on Wednesday that he had hoped to speed up the process to make things official, but noted that the paperwork is […]

Canucks’ Future Still Uncertain as Playoffs Approach

After losing to the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, the Vancouver Canucks found themselves with a 26-28-6 record and sitting in sixth place in the Pacific Division. That sticks them four points behind the Calgary Flames for a wild card spot and right in the middle of a rather tricky logjam for a post-season berth. The […]

Bobby Ryan Out Indefinitely

Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan is out indefinitely with an injury to his right index finger, the team announced Sunday. The 29-year-old from Cherry Hill was hit by a puck on Saturday and was examined by team doctors on Sunday, said coach Guy Boucher. He could be out three to six weeks. This is the […]

Oilers Looking at Options as Playoffs Loom

The Edmonton Oilers walked out of Chicago on Saturday with a critical win against the Blackhawks, thus improving their record to 32-19-8. That’s good for second in the Pacific Division, two points ahead of the Anaheim Ducks and four points behind the division-leading San Jose Sharks. As of press time, the Oilers have scored 171 […]

Will the Flames Stay Put on Trade Deadline Day?

As the Calgary Flames line up to face the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night, they find themselves in possession of the second wild card spot in the Western Conference – but barely. Their 29-26-3 record gives them 61 points, one more than the Los Angeles Kings and one less than the Nashville Predators. Unfortunately, the […]

Antoine Vermette Suspended 10 Games

As expected, Anaheim Ducks forward Antoine Vermette has been suspended 10 games for his slash on linesman Shandor Alphonso. The incident took place in the third period of Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Wild. Vermette slashed Alphonso after the puck was dropped and was promptly issued a game misconduct. The subsequent suspension was automatic under […]

Gustav Nyquist Suspended Six Games

Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist has been suspended six games for high-sticking Minnesota Wild defenceman Jared Spurgeon. The incident took place during the first period of Sunday’s game between the two clubs. Nyquist had a phone hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Wednesday. He was initially offered an in-person hearing, but […]

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