Sabres Trade Regehr to Los Angeles

The Buffalo Sabres have traded defenceman Robyn Regehr to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for two second round draft picks. Regehr waived his no-movement clause to get the deal done. The 32-year-old’s departure comes after no indication from the Sabres that they were interested in re-signing him. Picking up a few picks for aContinue reading “Sabres Trade Regehr to Los Angeles”

Kovalchuk Saga Continues: Separating Myth from Reality

The world of hockey journalism has been going haywire – okay, so more haywire than normal – with the Ilya Kovalchuk saga. Sources have pieced together just about every deal known to man, with Kovalchuk heading to nearly every possible NHL team for anywhere from 1-17 years and for a cash value of anywhere fromContinue reading “Kovalchuk Saga Continues: Separating Myth from Reality”

Rob Blake to Retire

San Jose Sharks captain Rob Blake is set to retire after 20 years in the National Hockey League. As one of the NHL’s top defenders, Blake will make his announcement on Friday. Blake had hinted at retirement after his Sharks were swept by the eventual Stanley Cup champ Chicago Blackhawks. He noted that he hadContinue reading “Rob Blake to Retire”

Kings Ruling the West?

The Los Angeles Kings haven’t made a post-season appearance since 2002, but all that looks about to change with a performance this season that is nothing short of brilliant. Led by Anze Kopitar, the Kings have been climbing ever since they drafted the Slovenian at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Now, with a vital gameContinue reading “Kings Ruling the West?”

New Blood Rising?

This year’s NHL has brought out many a new, fresh story. The early successes of some unlikely teams and characters had made hockey especially interesting this season, although there’s still no telling how things will end up come the post-season. For now, however, there’s a reason to celebrate if you’ve got young players like AnzeContinue reading “New Blood Rising?”