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Paul Byron

Byron, Corrado, Berube claimed off the waiver wire

The Montreal Canadiens added depth and grittiness to the forward position claiming Paul Byron, formerly of the Calgary Flames, off of the waiver wire. Byron was one of the better possession players in Calgary last year and tended to make his linemates better — including their top center, Sean Monahan. Last season, Byron played 57 games with the Flames and posted…

Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Islanders

Pascal Dupuis out with blood clot

On Monday evening it was announced that Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis will miss another 4-5 weeks with a blood clot. The 35-year-old forward missed all but 16 games for the Penguins last season.  He put up 7 goals in those 16 games. Dupuis also missed the second half of the 2013-14 season after tearing his ACL in December of 2013….

Derek Roy

What is next for Derek Roy?

When the Washington Capitals announced their final roster cuts on Monday morning, the biggest surprise of the six names was the name of Derek Roy. The veteran center signed a professional tryout with the organization last month, hoping to impress during training camp and preseason but could not secure a roster spot. With the decision being made, it’ll be interesting…

Raffi Torres

Raffi Torres Suspended 41 Games

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres has been suspended for 41 games without pay for his hit on Anaheim Ducks forward Jakub Silfverberg during last Saturday’s preseason game. Silfverberg was not injured on the initial play, but did sit out the Ducks’ Monday practice. The 33-year-old has been warned (2), fined (3)…

Marc Bergevin

Marc Bergevin talks big changes; Fleischmann, Tokarski and Kassian

When General Manager Marc Bergevin was set to meet with the media at noon on Monday, it was expected that changes were going to be made. Tomas Fleischmann, 31, signed a one-year deal with the team after an impressive pre-season showing, during his professional tryout. The veteran winger looked comfortable on a third line with center David Desharnais and winger…


Tomas Fleischmann signs contract with Montreal Canadiens

Forward Tomas Fleischmann signed a 1 year, $750,000 contract with the Montreal Canadiens, earning it after receiving a professional tryout with the club. #canadiens Tomas Fleischman: 2015-16 $750 000 — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) October 4, 2015 Fleischmann has looked good in his tryout with the Habs, playing on a proposed third line with forwards David Desharnais and Dale Weise. Playing…

OTTAWA, ON - APRIL 4: Jarred Tinordi #24 of the Montreal Canadiens skates with the puck against the Ottawa Senators during an NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on April 4, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Teams Holding on to Unready Defensemen

Multiple teams around the NHL are looking to carry an extra defenseman with them heading into this season in order to keep from sending a big and young but unproven defenseman through waivers. This means that a couple of young d-men may be forced into making an impact at the highest level of hockey this year. And if not, they will likely be…

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