Bob Boughner Officially Named as San Jose Sharks Head Coach

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The San Jose Sharks announced Tuesday afternoon that Bob Boughner has been officially hired as the team’s head coach, removing his interim title. He becomes the ninth head coach in San Jose history. Let’s make it official. Bob Boughner has been named the ninth #SJSharks head coach in franchise history! 🦈: https://t.co/s9SihMs3td pic.twitter.com/r8zOXwBGhn — San Jose […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs to Name Manny Malhotra An Assistant

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The Toronto Maple Leafs will hire Manny Malhotra as an assistant coach according to reports. The news comes from Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. News of the reported hiring came on Thursday. Hearing the open spot on TOR's bench will be filled by Manny Malhotra, who is moving from the VAN staff. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September […] READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Trade for Marcus Johansson

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The Minnesota Wild have acquired Marcus Johansson from the Buffalo Sabres. They have sent forward Eric Staal back in exchange. This marks the second Wild trade in a week as they acquired Nick Bjugstad late last week. Darren Dreger of TSN reported the deal late Wednesday afternoon. For Eric Staal. Details being worked on. https://t.co/pJ0FqLIddH — Darren […] READ MORE


Kobe Mohr Files Lawsuit against NHL, Junior Leagues

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Former hockey player Kobe Mohr has filed a class-action lawsuit against the NHL and many of the large North American junior leagues. That includes the AHL, the ECHL, and all leagues under the CHL umbrella. It alleges a large conspiracy took place that suppressed player salaries in hockey’s lower levels and created a severe power […] READ MORE


Mike Kitchen, Florida Panthers Part Ways After Alleged Kicking Incident

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TSN’s Frank Seravalli reported that the Florida Panthers and assistant coach Mike Kitchen have parted ways after Kitchen is alleged to have kicked a player on the bench sometime during the regular season. Full story with details – #FlaPanthers are expected to part ways with assistant coach Mike Kitchen after he allegedly kicked a Panthers […] READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Extend Defenceman Jonas Brodin

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  The Minnesota Wild have signed defenceman Jonas Brodin to a seven-year contract extension worth $42 million. The 27-year-old was a pending unrestricted free agent next offseason. Wild Sign Jonas Brodin to Seven Year Contract On August 15, the Wild announced that they’d be signing defenceman Jonas Brodin to a seven-year extension worth $6 million […] READ MORE


Washington Capitals Hire Peter Laviolette as Head Coach

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The Washington Capitals have hired former Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette. The Capitals signed the veteran coach to a three-year deal this morning. Capitals Hire Peter Laviolette After firing former head coach Todd Reirden in late August, the Capitals have been looking for their next bench boss to keep the team’s playoff hopes alive. Laviolette […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby Has Wrist Surgery

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The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that centre and team captain Sidney Crosby is sidelined for three to four weeks after having wrist surgery. Pittsburgh officials announced the news early Tuesday morning. Sidney Crosby underwent successful arthroscopic wrist surgery. Recovery time is expected to be 3-4 weeks. Full details: https://t.co/cg3K16jY7M pic.twitter.com/YZ07tykXS5 — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) September 1, […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Extend Brady Keeper

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The Florida Panthers have re-signed defenceman Brady Keeper to a one-year deal. The two-way deal will take Keeper through 2020-21. The contract will carry a cap hit of just over $874,000. The team announced the extension early Monday morning. #FlaPanthers re-sign defenseman Brady Keeper to a one-year, two-way contract. More: https://t.co/AANnLXS0F3 pic.twitter.com/IOz8SezDpf — Florida Panthers […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Vladimir Tarasenko Out Additional Five Months

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The St. Louis Blues have announced that forward Vladimir Tarasenko is out with an injury. He requires additional surgery on his left shoulder and will be re-evaluated in five months. Doug Armstrong said Vladimir Tarasenko will have shoulder surgery next week and won’t be re-evaluated again for five months. #stlblues pic.twitter.com/Ewhvtkn4YR — St. Louis Blues […] READ MORE