Philadelphia Flyers Mikhail Vorobyev Headed to KHL

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News broke on Tuesday that Philadelphia Flyers centreman Mikhail Vorobyev has signed with the Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the KHL. The contract is reported to be a three-year deal, with one publication even reporting his salary at roughly $562k. After failing to stand out in North America, Mikhail Vorobyev is reportedly headed back to Russia. […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Black Aces

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Last Word on Hockey is bringing you its Black Aces Series, covering every team in the upcoming Stanley Cup Playoffs. Recently the NHL owners and NHLPA agreed to an expanded playoff format to finish the 2019-2020 season and award the Stanley Cup. There will be 24 teams participating as opposed to the normal 16 teams. […] READ MORE



Edmonton Oilers Kailer Yamamoto Out Week to Week

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The Edmonton Oilers have announced that forward Kailer Yamamoto will be out week to week with an ankle injury. With Yamamoto sidelined, they have recalled Markus Granlund from their AHL affiliate Bakersfield Condors. The #Oilers have listed forward Kailer Yamamoto as week-to-week with an ankle injury & have recalled forward Markus Granlund from the @Condors. […] READ MORE



Report: Markus Granlund to Sign With Edmonton Oilers

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The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Markus Granlund to a one-year contract. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman first reported the deal. Financial terms are yet to be disclosed. Granlund has played three full seasons with the Vancouver Canucks after coming over from the Calgary Flames. He was one goal shy of a 20 goal season in 2016-2017. […] READ MORE



Brandon Sutter Placed on Injured Reserve by Vancouver Canucks

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Vancouver Canucks have placed centre Brandon Sutter on the injured reserve list. In his most recent outing against the Calgary Flames on Saturday, Sutter apparently suffered a lower-body injury. Before the game against the San Jose Sharks on Monday night, Sutter was placed on the injured reserve to make roster space. According to NHL media website, […] READ MORE


Nikolay Goldobin back in Vancouver Canucks Doghouse

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News has come that Nikolay Goldobin has found himself back in Vancouver Canucks Head Coach Travis Green‘s doghouse. After hearing this, one has to wonder just what he has to do to get back in his good graces. There is no question that Goldobin is a talented young player. It’s his play without the puck that catches […] READ MORE


Markus Granlund Re-Signs With Vancouver Canucks

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Another restricted free agent has been signed back by the Vancouver Canucks as this time it is forward Markus Granlund. He signs a one-year contract worth $1.475 million. Granlund has played two full seasons with the Canucks (the season before he played 16 games after getting traded from the Calgary Flames) and was one goal […] READ MORE