Month: July 2017

Andrei Markov will not return next season to the Montreal Canadiens, the only team he has played for in his 16 seasons in the league. He is scheduled to speak on a conference call Thursday afternoon. Andrei Markov has been an alternate captain for the Canadiens. Francois Lacasse/Getty Images Markov, 38, was the longest-tenured player on
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It’s been two weeks since the Arizona Coyotes introduced Rick Tocchet as their new head coach on July 11, and it’s clear that he’s already hard at work with his preparations for the 2017-18 NHL campaign, as it was announced Wednesday that he had selected John MacLean and Scott Allen to be his assistants behind Arizona’s bench
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When the San Jose Sharks acquired Mikkel Boedker as an unrestricted free agent in 2016, it looked like they had addressed their need for secondary scoring on the power play. After a not particularly close Stanley Cup Final series against the Pittsburgh Penguins in which the Sharks managed only eight goals in six games, general
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New York Rangers defenseman Nick Holden could be on the move soon. According to a TSN report via Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the Blueshirts are expected to attempt to trade the 30-year-old defenseman. Rangers’ Motives to Trade Holden Regressing Offense and Subpar Defense Holden is coming off a season that saw him put
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The New Jersey Devils announced three signings on Tuesday. Forward Joseph Blandisi, defenseman Mirco Mueller, and goaltender Scott Wedgewood are the recipients of new contracts. That leaves Damon Severson and Stefan Noesen as the only NHL regulars without new deals. Considering no Devils opted for salary arbitration, you can expect the announcement of their new
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At Canada’s national under-17 development camp, star-power is nowhere near in short supply. With 111 of the best young hockey players in the country, big names can be found around every corner, from those with NHL roots to high draft picks from all three CHL leagues. For Nova Scotia native Logan Chisholm, however, the attention
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This July we celebrate the goaltender. Here is a post written back in 2012 that we feel is still relevant and a great story for goalies. Earlier this week we published Goaltenders – A Breed Apart, with some great videos as well as a feature on legendary goaltender Vladislav Tretiak. We hope you’ll enjoy them.
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The Montreal Canadiens and veteran defenseman Mark Streit have agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $700,000. The 39-year-old Streit is set to enter his 12th NHL season coming fresh off of a Stanley Cup victory with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016-17. This will be Streit’s second stint with the Canadiens after being drafted by
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Jersey number 9 is arguably the most legendary in NHL history. With the likes of Gordie Howe, Maurice Richard, Mike Modano and many others all having donned ‘9’ on their backs, it’s hard to find a numeral associated with more of the game’s all-time greats. While no player anywhere near the status of those legends has
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The Windsor Spitfires have had their share of goaltending issues over the last decade. As they go into the 2017-18 season, though, these issues might be enviable. After years of goaltending questions, and few answers, the Spitfires enter this coming season with multiple goaltenders vying for a single roster spot. This is a new situation
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