Red Wings Trade Datsyuk Contract to Arizona

It’s just a technicality, but it kind of feels weird. The Detroit Red Wings traded the contract of Pavel Datsyuk and a 16th overall draft pick to the Arizona Coyotes for Joe Vitale and the 20th and 53rd overall picks at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The Coyotes selected Jakob Chychrun with their pick, landingContinue reading “Red Wings Trade Datsyuk Contract to Arizona”

Pavel Datsyuk Departs Red Wings for Russia

Pavel Datsyuk has made it official. He’s leaving the Detroit Red Wings after 14 seasons in the National Hockey League and will return to play hockey in Russia. The centre made the announcement on Saturday, noting that it was not an “easy decision to make.” Datsyuk will turn 38 on July 20 and has aContinue reading “Pavel Datsyuk Departs Red Wings for Russia”

Pavel Datsyuk Offered KHL Contract

Pavel Datsyuk has been offered a contract by SKA St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League, but he has not agreed to any terms or agreed to play hockey in Russia next season. That’s the latest word from his agent Dan Milstein. There were reports earlier Wednesday that suggested Datsyuk was going to join SKAContinue reading “Pavel Datsyuk Offered KHL Contract”

Tampa Bay Eliminates Detroit Red Wings

The Tampa Bay Lightning have eliminated the Detroit Red Wings in Game Five of their best of seven series. They are the first team to advance in this year’s post-season. The victory came after a tight game on Thursday night, with the Lightning scooping the 1-0 goal with under two minutes to go. Alex KillornContinue reading “Tampa Bay Eliminates Detroit Red Wings”

Ovie Doubles Down in Vegas for NHL Awards

Alex Ovechkin snagged the night’s two most impressive awards at this year’s incarnation of the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Winning the Hart Trophy and the Lester B. Pearson Award, Ovie was the star of what was a very glitzy and glamorous evening. Even Ovechkin’s arrival screamed Vegas glitz, arriving on the red carpet withContinue reading “Ovie Doubles Down in Vegas for NHL Awards”