Winnipeg Jets Name Blake Wheeler Captain

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The Announcement: We're proud to announce the new captain of the #NHLJets…@BiggieFunke! pic.twitter.com/pyYJ4yEpfq — Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) August 31, 2016 Winnipeg Jets Name Blake Wheeler Captain The Winnipeg Jets announced their captain as well as their two alternate captains today. Forward Blake Wheeler, who turned 30 today will be wearing the “C” and defenseman Dustin […] READ MORE


Carolina Hurricanes Re-Sign Ron Francis

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Carolina Hurricanes Re-Sign Ron Francis On Tuesday morning, Carolina Hurricanes owner and Chief Executive Officer Peter Karmanos Jr. announced that General Manager Ron Francis had signed an agreement locking him in through the 2018-2019 National Hockey League season.  The 53 year old will be entering his 11th season in a management position, this upcoming one […] READ MORE


The All-Time Best Philadelphia Flyers Free Agent Signing

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series. After the historic 2016 NHL Free Agency period, it’s a good time to look at the best free agent signing in the history of all 30 NHL franchises. Up next: The all-time best Philadelphia Flyers free agent signing. Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets to Square Off in Heritage Classic

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On Friday, the National Hockey League held a press conference in Winnipeg to discuss the upcoming Heritage Classic game that will be held on October 23rd. The game will feature the Edmonton Oilers and the Winnipeg Jets. The game will be the first outdoor NHL game of the 2016-2017 season. It will be played at Investors […] READ MORE


Las Vegas Hires Kelly McCrimmon as Asst. GM

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On Tuesday, the newly created Las Vegas National Hockey League franchise hired Kelly McCrimmon as assistant general manager of the club.  McCrimmon will be leaving his roles of general manager and coach of the highly successful Western Hockey League’s Brandon Wheat Kings.  He calls his new role “the chance of a lifetime,” and states that […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators Sign Calle Jarnkrok, Matt Carle

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The Nashville Predators have announced the signing of forward Calle Jarnkrok to a six year contract worth a total of $12 million.  The contract will pay Jarnkrok $1.7 million in 2016-2017, $1.8 million in 2017-2018, $2.1 million in 2018-2019, $2.2 million in 2019-20 and 2020-21, and $2 million in 2021-22. It carries a $2 million AAV […] READ MORE


Evander Kane Arrested for June Bar Incident

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Friday morning, Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane went to Buffalo Police and turned himself in.  He was then placed in handcuffs and taken away. Ashley Rowe of WKBW broke the story. BREAKING: I have learned Sabres Forward Evander Kane has been arrested by Buffalo Police. No further details at this time. @WKBW — Ashley Rowe […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning, Alex Killorn Agree to 7-Year Extension

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At noon on Sunday, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that the club had agreed to terms with forward Alex Killorn on a seven-year contract extension worth a total of $31.15 million. The deal has an average annual value or cap hit of $4.45 million per season. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman was first with the news. Sounds […] READ MORE


Jason Chimera Signs With New York Islanders

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Forward Jason Chimera has signed a two-year contract with the New York Islanders worth $2.25 million per season. Chimera entered the National Hockey League in the 2000-2001 season playing for the Edmonton Oilers.  From there he would also go on to play for the Columbus Blue Jackets and more recently the Washington Capitals. Chimera to NYI. […] READ MORE


Senators Trade Alex Chiasson to Flames

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Mid-afternoon Monday, the Ottawa Senators traded forward Alex Chiasson to the Calgary Flames in exchange for defenseman Patrick Sieloff. Senators Trade Alex Chiasson to Flames for Patrick Sieloff Patrick Sieloff, a 6’1″, 205-pound blueliner from Superior, Michigan, was the Calgary Flames’ second round selection (42nd overall) in the 2012 National Hockey League Entry Draft.  The […] READ MORE