Blackhawks: Chicago Signs Colliton to Two-Year Extension

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed head coach Jeremy Colliton to a two-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. The deal is a vote of confidence for the young coach, who’ll turn 36 on Wednesday. “As we continue to build on the foundation we have here with this team, we will remain committed to working withContinue reading “Blackhawks: Chicago Signs Colliton to Two-Year Extension”

NHL: League Establishes Tentative Start Date (Sort Of)

The NHL has designs on playing a full 82-game season, with a goal to begin play on or around January 1. The gulf between reality and desire may be significant, however. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly stated that a number of concerns still exist with respect to the coronavirus. “The goal is still to start asContinue reading “NHL: League Establishes Tentative Start Date (Sort Of)”

Canucks: Vancouver Gives Virtanen Another Chance with New Deal

Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen has avoided arbitration and signed a two-year deal, the team revealed Thursday. The history between the Canucks and Virtanen is a curious one and the signing did little to illuminate the situation. A two-year deal is a “prove yourself” contract and that’s what the 24-year-old will have to do. LastContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Gives Virtanen Another Chance with New Deal”

Kraken: Seattle Announces Hiring of Roberts, Others for Hockey Operations Department

The Seattle Kraken are well on their way to building their hockey operations department, hiring Gary Roberts and several others to join general manager Ron Francis in the fine art of setting this monster out to sea. “Today marks another milestone for the Kraken as we bring on core components of the hockey operations staff,”Continue reading “Kraken: Seattle Announces Hiring of Roberts, Others for Hockey Operations Department”

Avalanche: Colorado Wins Again, Forces Game Seven Against Stars

Needless to say, the Colorado Avalanche are rolling right now. They blew open the doors on their series with a Game Six win Wednesday, forcing a Game Seven against the Dallas Stars for Friday night in Edmonton. Colorado took Game Six by a final score of 4-1, tying the series as three games each. TheyContinue reading “Avalanche: Colorado Wins Again, Forces Game Seven Against Stars”