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Tampa Inks Yzerman to Four-Year Contract Extension

The Tampa Bay Lightning have shown their faith in Steve Yzerman and have inked him to a four-year contract extension. The former NHL superstar has transitioned spectacularly from his career as a player to a career in the front office. He took his Lightning to the playoffs twice in four seasons. This season, Tampa has […]

What’s Next for the Vancouver Canucks?

One of the most consistently odd stories of the 2013-2014 NHL season has been the saga of the Vancouver Canucks. The once sure playoff club has ventured into the murky waters of a rushed “rebuild,” one apparently brought on by a combination of fan dissatisfaction, poor contracts and a lot of confusion when it comes […]

Douglas Murray Suspended Three Games

Douglas Murray of the Montreal Canadiens has been suspended for three games following his elbow to the head of Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Mike Kostka. The incident took place on Tuesday night with two minutes to go in the third period. The Habs defenceman was given a match penalty on the play, which really was […]

Toews Out for Remainder of Regular Season

The Chicago Blackhawks will have to make do without Jonathan Toews for the rest of the regular season. The captain has an upper body injury. There are six games left in the regular season for the Blackhawks and they find themselves sitting in third place in the Central Division. They’ve got 99 points going into […]

Sabres Officially Name Nolan as Head Coach

The Buffalo Sabres will be going into their rebuild period with Ted Nolan behind the bench. The club made the news official on Monday, dropping the nasty interim tag from his title and making Ron Rolston’s replacement the real deal. Obviously the Sabres turned to Nolan for help in setting a sinking ship on a […]

Sabres Will Retire Hasek’s Sweater Next Season

The Buffalo Sabres will be retiring Dominik Hasek’s famed sweater next season, finally putting a cap on the career of one of the finest goaltenders to ever play the position. Hasek’s #39 will be sent to the rafters, becoming the seventh jersey to be retired by the franchise. The club will also induct him into […]

Bobby Ryan Out for Season Due to Sports Hernia Surgery

Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan will miss the rest of the season after having surgery to repair a sports hernia. The procedure will take place on Thursday in Montreal. “Bobby has been dealing with the discomfort of this injury since it was sustained in November,” Senators general manager Bryan Murray said. “Both Bobby and our […]

Malkin Out Two to Three Weeks

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without forward Evgeni Malkin for the next two to three weeks. He suffered a foot injury on Sunday during the first period of his team’s 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Blues. “He got hurt on a play toward the net,” head coach Dan Bylsma said. Malkin was just starting […]

Is Jim Rutherford Stepping Down as Carolina GM?

As the Carolina Hurricanes signed defenceman Justin Faulk to a contract extension on Monday, general manager Jim Rutherford said something revealing. He was talking about his hockey club’s off-season prospects and said “I’m really looking more at my situation and who makes those hockey decisions going forward.” Word around the campfire is that Rutherford is […]

Neal and Legwand Fined $5,000 Each

It looks like Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal and Detroit Red Wings forward David Legwand will have to cough up a little bit of green for their “stick work” during Thursday night’s contest between the two clubs. Both players have been fined $5,000, marking the league’s first supplemental discipline since March 11. Neal took his […]

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