Jared McCann Traded to Toronto Maple Leafs

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded centre Jared McCann to the Toronto Maple Leafs ahead of the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft roster freeze. Heading back to Pittsburgh is prospect Filip Hallander and a seventh-round pick.   Jared McCann to TOR — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 17, 2021 Jared McCann Traded to Toronto Breaking Down The Trade […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Jim Benning Tenure – Year Three

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The Vancouver Canucks’ return to the playoffs was over after a single season. Their youth movement short-circuited. Goals-for plummeted, already mediocre goals-against dropped further. That trade for Markus Granlund didn’t provide the offensive boost they are hoping for, but Sven Baertschi produced reasonably well. Jacob Markstrom showed he belonged in the NHL. Bo Horvat had […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks and Jake Virtanen Soap Opera Continues

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It’s a day they were hoping wouldn’t come. At the exact same time, another they were hoping this day would hurry up and get here. Bottom line? Jake Virtanen and his time with the Vancouver Canucks is over in every way, but officially. Canucks are Done with Jake Virtanen Removed from the lineup against the […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Jared McCann Receives Hearing

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The NHL has assigned a hearing to Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jared McCann for an elbow to the head. The hit came during a second consecutive loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. Travis Sanheim was on the receiving end, but he was able to accumulate 20:30 of ice time. Today’s hearing will likely results in a suspension. […] READ MORE


Best First Round Vancouver Canucks Draft Picks, Part Four

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Previous explorations of the Vancouver Canucks draft history have shown what can be charitably described as a mixed bag. A few great picks – especially in recent years – and some that, well, didn’t work out. There were a couple curious discoveries, like the Canucks drafting 10th more frequently than any other position. Here are […] READ MORE



Pittsburgh Penguins Re-sign Jared McCann

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Jared McCann to a two-year contract. The deal will run through the 2021-22 season with an annual cap hit of $2.94 million. Pittsburgh has been active recently with two separate trades but McCann is also the second signing in September. The team announced the contract late Friday afternoon. Rutherford […] READ MORE