By Alexander Monaghan President Last night, the New York Rangers proved they can stand up to the so-called elite. Their 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins was broadcast on Versus for the entire country to see, putting the team in the spotlight for perhaps the first time since the mid-90s. While Versus, and NHL on [...]Read more...
Categories: Eastern Conference, New York Rangers, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: Artem Anisimov, Brad Richards, Brandon Dubinsky, Carl Hagelin, Dan Girardi, Derek Stepan, Glen Sather, Henrik Lundqvist, John Tortorella, Marc Staal, Marian Gaborik, Mark Messier, Matt Cooke, Michael Del Zotto, Michael Sauer, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Ryan Callahan, Ryan McDonagh, Sean Avery
By Alexander Monaghan President Apparently Anaheim Ducks left wing Bobby Ryan is on the trading block. First reported by Sportnet’s Nick Kypreos, via Twitter, last night, there can’t be a single team that does not want a scoring winger of his pedigree — if it was not for Sidney Crosby, Ryan would have been the first [...]Read more...
Categories: Anaheim Ducks, Trade Rumors, Western Conference, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Ben Maxwell, Bob Murray, Bobby Ryan, Colin Wilson, Corey Perry, Kevin Klein, Niklas Hagman, Randy Carlyle, Ryan Ellis, Ryan Getzlaf
With the recent wave of injuries experienced by the Flyers, the rumors have begun that something will soon be on the horizon via the trade market. If that is to occur, look for a more-substantial move rather than that of putting on a band-aid.
Categories: Eastern Conference, NHL Talk, Philadelphia Flyers, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: Andreas Nodl, Andrej Meszaros, Brayden Schenn, Braydon Coburn, Chris Pronger, Ed Snider, Kimmo Timonen, Matt Carle, Matt Walker, National Hockey League, NHL, Oskars Bartulis, Paul Holmgren, Philadelphia Flyers
By Alexander Monaghan President On Saturday, Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty delivered a nasty blindside to the face, or notably the nose, of Pittsburgh Penguins d-man Kris Letang. The hit, which was one of the most discussed plays of the weekend, earned the top-line left wing a three-game suspension. Before we move forward, here’s Brendan [...]Read more...
Categories: Eastern Conference, Montreal Canadiens, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: Brendan Shanahan, Chris Campoli, Colin Campbell, Jed Ortmeyer, Kris Letang, Max Pacioretty, Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins, Ryan Malone, Sidney Crosby, Zdeno Chara
By Alexander Monaghan President This morning the Carolina Hurricanes announced the firing of head coach Paul Maurice for the second time. Through 25 games, the long-time Cane was en route to his third straight season without a playoff berth. Something needed to give and GM Jim Rutherford was not willing to blow up an entire [...]Read more...
Categories: Carolina Hurricanes, Eastern Conference, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: Alexei Ponikarovsky, Anthony Stewart, Anton Babchuk, Brandon Sutter, Brian Boucher, Cam Ward, Carolina Hurricanes, Chad LaRose, Dennis Seidenberg, Eric Staal, Erik Cole, Jim Rutherford, Joe Corvo, Joni Pitkanen, Kirk Muller, Matt Cullen, Patrick Dwyer, Peter Laviolette, Ray Whitney, Rod Brind'Amour, Sergei Samsonov, Tim Brent, Tim Gleason, Tomas Kaberle, Zac Dalpe, Zach Boychuk
In a Monday full of NHL news, the Flyers evidently didn't want to feel left out. Pronger will have surgery, Andreas Nodl was waived, Schenn will be recalled from the AHL, and others will be moved to LTIR. Never a dull moment.
Categories: Eastern Conference, NHL Talk, Philadelphia Flyers, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: Andreas Lilja, Andreas Nodl, Brayden Schenn, Chris Pronger, James van Riemsdyk, Jaromir Jagr, National Hockey League, NHL, Paul Holmgren, Peter Laviolette, Philadelphia Flyers
The old adage in professional sports is how it is much easier to fire a coach than it is to fire 23 players. That saying rang true in Washington this morning as Boudreau was relieved of his duties, and replaced by Dale Hunter.
Categories: Eastern Conference, NHL Talk, Washington Capitals, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Dale Hunter, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, Mike Knuble, National Hockey League, NHL, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer, Washington Capitals
Claude Giroux scored two goals and goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 23 shots as the Philadelphia Flyers topped the Montreal Canadiens, 3-1 in a Black Friday matinee at the Wells Fargo Center.
Categories: Eastern Conference, NHL Talk, Philadelphia Flyers, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: Brian Gionta, Carey Price, Claude Giroux, Erik Cole, Ilya Bryzgalov, Jakub Voracek, Montreal Canadiens, National Hockey League, NHL, Peter Laviolette, Philadelphia Flyers, sergei bobrovsky
After much speculation, the Flyers official roster for the Winter Classic Alumni team was announced today.
Categories: Eastern Conference, NHL Talk, Philadelphia Flyers, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: bernie parent, bill barber, bob clarke, Brian Propp, Dave Poulin, Dave Schultz, Eric Lindros, Jeremy Roenick, john leclair, Mark Howe, National Hockey League, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Rick Tocchet
By Bill Whitehead It’s the day after Thanksgiving and time to consider and be grateful for all we have, and Florida Panthers fans have plenty to relish. The Panthers (12-6-3, 27 pts.) are atop the Southeast Division and sit second in the Eastern Conference. The club has also feasted during its annual Thanksgiving homestand, winning [...]Read more...
Categories: Eastern Conference, Florida Panthers, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: Brian Campbell, Dale Tallon, David Booth, Kevin Dineen, Kris Versteeg, Pete DeBoer, Stephen Weiss, Tomas Fleischmann, Tomas Kopecky
By David Strehle NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor It’s safe to say that Sergei Bobrovsky saved the Philadelphia Flyers from serving up a great big turkey on the eve of Thanksgiving Day here in the States. Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov had another rough outing, yielding three Islander goals on nine first period shots. This is a New [...]Read more...
This young band of Edmonton Oilers can be a fun team to watch, but they can also be very frustrating at times. Built with a myriad of top draft picks, the inconsistency could just be growing pains - on the way to something special.
Categories: Edmonton Oilers, NHL Talk, Western Conference, [NHLHS] Team Coverage Tags: Devan Dubnyk, Edmonton Oilers, Jordan Eberle, National Hockey League, NHL, Nikolai Khabibulin, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Ryan Smyth, Sheldon Souray, Taylor Hall, Tom Gilbert
I think it’s safe to say that the Stanley Cup hangover is officially over for the Boston Bruins. Although the B’s had a slow start to the 2011-2012 season, they have been dominating for most of November. Their 6-0 win against Buffalo last night marked their 8th win in a row, and they’re not backing [...]Read more...