Month: January 2018

In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at a couple veteran defensemen who are likely gone from their current organizations as well as an organization who might move a number of players. Paul Martin on the Move A number of insiders who follow the San Jose Sharks have relayed details on the status of defenseman Paul
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It’s a mark of how good the 2015 NHL Entry Draft was for the Winnipeg Jets that Erik Foley isn’t talked about more. After all, the third rounder would be a top-tier prospect on most teams. A quick run-through of 2015 reveals just how jaw-droppingly good it was for the Jets. Kyle Connor fell into
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5:25 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano was suspended two games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday, ending the fourth-longest consecutive games played streak in NHL history. Cogliano had the longest active consecutive games played streak in the NHL at 830. He was 54 games behind Steve Larmer for
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The Anaheim Ducks claimed forward J.T. Brown off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday. Brown became the the only NHL player to protest during the national anthem on Oct. 7 in the Lightning’s game against the Florida Panthers; he raised his right fist during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner. Later that month
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For once, the Western Hockey League trade deadline delivered some blockbusters to rival all the insanity out east. The buyers were really buying and the sellers were really selling, but who were the winners and losers? The buyers or the sellers? Some combination of the two? Or those who stood pat amid the chaos? The
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Noah Hanifin is an All-Star. The Carolina Hurricanes defenseman was announced Wednesday as having been selected to play in the 2018 NHL Honda All-Star Game. He is the only member of the Hurricanes squad to have been selected and, frankly, is a bit of a surprise. Not a surprise from the standpoint of his ability,
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A month ago, it seemed the Vancouver Canucks had plenty of questions in terms of what to do. They were in the middle of the playoff race and playing well behind a legitimate first line and steady goaltending. Since Bo Horvat went down with a foot injury, the Canucks have won only two of their
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The Anaheim Ducks have signed winger Andrew Cogliano to a three-year contract extension worth an average annual value (AAV) of $3.25 million. The Ducks’ official Twitter account announced the signing, with the full terms later being provided by Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic and TSN. AAV of $3.25 million per year; would have been UFA
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With the OHL trade deadline officially passed, the Erie Otters (and their fans) can get settled in for a less-volatile second half of the season. The Otters have made their moves and solidified their roster with a couple of key trades — most notably, the trade with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds involving Taylor Raddysh
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In today’s Rumor Rundown we take a look at some teams rumored to be active as the trade deadline approaches. Are teams like the Detroit Red Wings, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres ready to start pulling the trigger on some of the trade most insiders are expecting will happen? If so,
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With just one win in their last eight games, Saturday evening cannot come soon enough for the Edmonton Oilers. Yes, it has not been a pleasant start to the New Year for Todd McLellan’s crew but with tonight’s tilt against the Arizona Coyotes and their first official visit to Las Vegas next on the docket,
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Over the past few seasons, arguably the biggest thing that Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving has done to improve his hockey club is making trades without losing pieces from the team’s roster. The 2015 off-season was highlighted by Treliving acquiring Dougie Hamilton for draft picks, while a five-month span in 2017 featured the Flames
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With the NHL Trade Deadline roughly six weeks away, the Boston Bruins’ approach to the cutoff will be dictated by their answer to one simple question: How important is this season? For all intents and purposes, they’ve “arrived” a bit earlier than most expected. That’s not to say that being firmly entrenched in playoff position
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