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Rangers, Zuccarello Still Far Apart in Contract Talks

Talks between the New York Rangers and pending free agent Mats Zuccarello haven’t gotten any easier as of late. With the trade deadline fast approaching, some believe that there’s a sense of urgency here and others believe that the Blueshirts may be game to trade their top-six forward away. The latest news out of New […]

Questions Abound for New Jersey Devils

To say the New Jersey Devils are struggling would be an understatement, even if general manager and interim head coach Lou Lamoriello clings to the belief that his club is in playoff position. Even after the Devils’ victory against the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night in Newark, this seems remote. They’re 23-26-9, seventh in the […]

Jets’ Perreault Likely Out Remainder of Season

The Winnipeg Jets may have to make do without forward Mathieu Perreault for the remainder of the regular season. The club made the announcement Wednesday, confirming a lower body injury and placing Perreault on injured reserve. The Jets have also recalled forward Carl Klingberg from the AHL. Perreault seems to have suffered the injury on […]

Maple Leafs Trade Franson, Santorelli to Predators

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded defenceman Cody Franson and forward Mike Santorelli to the Nashville Predators in exchange for forward Olli Jokinen, prospect Brendan Leipsic and a 2015 first round draft pick. “In preparation for the 2015 playoff run, our goal was to add a veteran defenceman who could play in all situations and […]

What’s the Plan for the Los Angeles Kings?

The Los Angeles Kings, the defending Stanley Cup champions, find themselves in an interesting position right now. They sit with a 24-18-12 record in 54 games, with only seven wins on the road. The only team with fewer road wins is the Buffalo Sabres. The playoffs aren’t a sure thing, obviously, and that puts Dean […]

Sabres Trade Enroth to Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars have acquired goalie Jhonas Enroth in a trade with the Buffalo Sabres. The Stars gave up goalie Anders Lindback and a conditional third round pick for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Dallas is obviously looking for some help for goalie Kari Lehtonen, who has been shouldering a huge load for the Stars. […]

Jets Trade Kane, Bogosian to Sabres

The Winnipeg Jets are finished with Evander Kane. The club traded their forward to the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday, ending an era that was often dotted with contentiousness and always filled with controversy. Kane, defenceman Zach Bogosian and prospect Jason Kasdorf were traded to the Sabres in exchange for Tyler Myers, Drew Stafford, Joel Armia, […]

Nabokov Traded to Sharks, Expected to Retire

In a classy move by the San Jose Sharks and Tampa Bay Lightning, goalie Evgeni Nabokov has been traded for future considerations. The trade went down on Monday, with the Lightning sending Nabokov to the Sharks. The Sharks went on to announce that Nabokov would be making an announcement about his career on Wednesday. That […]

Toronto Snaps Skid, But Problems Continue

Two days ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs were scraping the bottom of the barrel. They dropped their 11th straight, losing to the New Jersey Devils by a final of 4-1. That loss broke a franchise record dating back to 1967, sort of (more on this later). Amazingly enough, 1967 also marked the last time the […]

Henrik Lundqvist Out “At Least” Three Weeks

The New York Rangers will have to make do without goalie Henrik Lundqvist for three weeks thanks to a vascular injury he sustained on January 31 when his club faced off against the Carolina Hurricanes. “Henrik Lundqvist suffered a vascular injury on Saturday. We have been conferring with leading medical experts to ensure the best […]

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