Month: February 2018

The Columbus Blue Jackets have reacquired Mark Letestu in a three-team trade that landed Pontus Aberg with the Edmonton Oilers. The Nashville Predators, the third team in the deal, received a 2018 fourth-round draft pick from the Blue Jackets. Letestu had served as Edmonton’s fourth-line center since 2015, when he signed a three-year deal with
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For those who watched Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday, they’ll have seen a panel that consisted of Nick Kypreos, Elliotte Friedman and Kelly Hrudey and all were loaded with a wealth of information, rumors, speculation and updates regarding the NHL Trade Deadline that closes on Monday. They discussed, Max Pacioretty, Erik Karlsson, Rick Nash,
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In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at a couple players who are starting to make more noise as the NHL Trade Deadline approaches. Will Erik Karlsson really be traded before Monday? Or, are the Senators thinking more long-term? Also, why was Tomas Plekanec kept out of the lineup on Saturday for the Montreal Canadiens? Is
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Table of Contents: Jamie and Jordie Benn Marcus and Nick Foligno Markus and Mikael Granlund Dougie and Freddie Hamilton Jimmy and Kevin Hayes Adrian and Mario Kempe Brock and Jamie McGinn Brett and Nick Ritchie Brayden and Luke Schenn Jordan and Nick Schmaltz Daniel and Henrik Sedin Brendan and Reilly Smith Eric, Jordan, and Marc
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4:54 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN BOSTON — Ever since the NHL decided not to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics, there’s been speculation about how that decision affected its relationship with NBC, which holds the U.S. broadcast rights for both entities. That speculation intensified when Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Broadcasting & Sports, recently told
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SUNRISE, Fla. — Roberto Luongo spoke eloquently on the ice, then played brilliantly in net. On a night when the Florida Panthers honored the victims of last week’s shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, their veteran goalie delivered a stirring speech to the crowd during a somber pregame tribute. Once the puck was
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The New York Rangers have traded veteran forward Michael Grabner to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a second-round draft pick and defensive prospect Igor Rykov, Darren Dreger announced Thursday night following the Rangers 3-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens. This is the first trade between the Devils and Rangers in history. Grabner to
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Every team has rivalries. The Minnesota Wild are no different. From divisional opponents to playoff kryptonite there is little shortage of headaches for the Wild. Some have gone on since their inception. Others have begun with division realignment. This article will look into only the most intense and significant rivalries that the Wild have developed.
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3:39 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN The Florida Panthers are honoring the victims of the shooting at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. On Thursday, the Panthers face the Washington Capitals — Florida’s first home game since the Feb. 14 shooting. There will be a moment of silence before the game as well as an extended
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The Los Angeles Kings and Arizona Coyotes have completed a pre-deadline deal that will see Darcy Kuemper head to Arizona in exchange for forward Tobias Rieder and goaltender Scott Wedgewood, according to Bob McKenzie. Going to Los Angeles Going to Arizona G Darcy Kuemper F Tobias Rieder G Scott Wedgewood McKenzie also reported that the
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The Montreal Canadiens absolutely did not get good value for defenseman Jakub Jerabek, by acquiring a 2019 fifth-round pick from the Washington Capitals. They still came out ahead with the deal… albeit slightly. Canadiens defenseman Jakub Jerabek – (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports) The Pick Is Gravy As a pending unrestricted free agent, the 26-year-old Jerabek
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The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Jakub Jerabek from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a 2019 fifth-round pick, the team announced Wednesday. Washington traded for defenseman Michal Kempny on Monday and placed Taylor Chorney on waivers Tuesday, and Jerabek is likely another acquisition to provide more depth on the team’s thin blue line. In
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