Stanley Cup Playoffs Need Excitement After Long, Uneventful Regular Season

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The longest regular season in National Hockey League history has thankfully ended. Training camps and preseason games started as usual in September. Yet, the pandemic would hover over Gary Bettman’s league like a dark cloud. A pause or cancellation of games seemed inevitable. Sure enough, numerous games had to be postponed and rescheduled starting in […] READ MORE


Anaheim Ducks Trade Forward Rickard Rakell

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The Anaheim Ducks have traded productive wing Rickard Rakell to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The 28-year-old has been one of the team’s most productive players for several years, but it is clear he held more value as a trade chip. In return, the Ducks have acquired Dominic Simon, Zach-Aston Reese and a 2022 second-round pick. Rickard […] READ MORE


Jim Benning Fired from General Manager Position

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Former Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has been fired from his position. He has been the general manager of the team since 2014. Farhan Lalji of TSN confirmed the news early Monday on the East Coast. This continues the house cleaning that saw head coach Travis Green fired as well. .@FarhanLaljiTSN confirms GM Jim […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Sign Zachary Bolduc

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The St. Louis Blues have signed their first round pick from the 2021 draft, Zachary Bolduc, to an entry-level deal. The deal is for three years. The team announced the signing late Monday afternoon. We've agreed to terms on a three-year entry-level contract with 2021 first-round pick @zack_bolduc. https://t.co/33WrE6BfMQ #stlblues #NHLDraft — St. Louis Blues […] READ MORE


Former NHL Player Jimmy Hayes Passes Away

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Former NHL player Jimmy Hayes has tragically passed away at the young age of 31 years old. The news was broken on Twitter earlier this morning. This saddening news comes soon after the passing of Rod Gilbert just yesterday. Former NHL player Jimmy Hayes has died. 31 years old. I just chatted with him last […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Retire Chris Pronger’s Number

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The St. Louis Blues have announced that they will retire the number of Hall-of-Fame defenceman Chris Pronger. Pronger was one of the best skaters in the history of the organization; his presence with the Blues has more than earned him a spot in the rafters. The legend’s number will be retired midway through the 2021-22 […] READ MORE


Henrik Lundqvist Retires After 15 Seasons

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Veteran goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has announced his retirement from the game of hockey after 15 seasons in the NHL. He leaves behind a legacy of greatness spent almost entirely with one team, the New York Rangers. The player announced his decision Friday morning. pic.twitter.com/dKKdNxHc8U — Henrik Lundqvist (@hlundqvist35) August 20, 2021 Henrik Lundqvist Retires Lundqvist […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Extend Mackenzie Entwistle

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The Chicago Blackhawks have extended restricted free agent forward Mackenzie Entwistle for the next two seasons through 2022-23. The deal will carry an average cap hit of $800,000 per season. The team announced the agreement Wednesday morning. ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ Mackenzie Entwistle returns on a two-year extension! #Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/amHda85AcE — Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) August […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Sign Jason Dickinson

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The Vancouver Canucks have signed veteran forward Jason Dickinson to a three-year deal as the offseason continues. The deal will carry an average cap of $2.65 million. The team announced the deal Saturday evening. Vancouver #Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club hasย signed forward Jason Dickinson to aย three-year contract. DETAILS โžก๏ธ https://t.co/2FPcgGc8ak […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Auston Matthews Undergoes Surgery

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced that star forward Auston Matthews has undergone successful wrist surgery. His recovery will take a minimum of six weeks, but he should be ready to participate in activities as the 2021-22 season approaches. The Leafs made the announcement Friday evening. Auston Matthews underwent successful wrist surgery earlier today. His […] READ MORE