Stars Won’t Offer Modano New Contract

Mike Modano is finished as a Dallas Star, but all indications point to a desire to continue his NHL career with another franchise. Tuesday came the revelation that the Stars weren’t planning on offering him another contract. Modano was understandably “disappointed and upset” at the news and stated that he was leaning towards signing aContinue reading “Stars Won’t Offer Modano New Contract”

Habs Buy Out Laraque

Much to nobody’s surprise, the Montreal Canadiens and enforcer Georges Laraque have parted ways. The Habs have bought out the remaining year on Laraque’s contract, ending a relationship that has often been difficult for both the player and the hockey club. Laraque had a year to go on his $4.5 million three-year deal. The buyoutContinue reading “Habs Buy Out Laraque”

Chicago and Philly: The Morning After

Now that the dust has settled on this year’s Stanley Cup Finals and the 2009-2010 season has officially ended, the two combatants for the highest prize in the sport have a lot of work to do before the next season gets underway. Before training camps crank open their doors in the fall, the Blackhawks andContinue reading “Chicago and Philly: The Morning After”

Philly Interested in Shanahan?

Brendan Shanahan wants to play in the National Hockey League this season, that much is clear, and the Philadelphia Flyers may well be the team that he winds up skating for. The Ottawa Sun is reporting that Shanahan, who is now 39, is being courted by the Flyers. The newspaper also placed the Montreal CanadiensContinue reading “Philly Interested in Shanahan?”

Nicklas Backstrom To Earn Big Bucks

Washington Capitals pivot Nicklas Backstrom is in line to earn big bucks with his next contract. Reports out of Washington are saying that Backstrom, who’s been piling up points due to his high-end skill and meshing with Alex Ovechkin, could be in line to pull a contract worth anywhere from $5.5 million to $6.5 millionContinue reading “Nicklas Backstrom To Earn Big Bucks”