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Senators Beat Rangers, Advance to Eastern Conference Finals

Senators Beat Rangers, Advance to Eastern Conference Finals

The Ottawa Senators are headed to the Eastern conference finals for the first time since 2007. They will face either Pittsburgh or Washington in the next round. Captain Erik Karlsson scored and added an assist to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 4-2 win to eliminate the New York Rangers in Game 6. Mike Hoffman, [...]

May 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

The Islanders Will Likely Offer John Tavares an 8-Year Deal

The Islanders Will Likely Offer John Tavares an 8-Year Deal

According to Newsday, the New York Islanders are likely to offer John Tavares an 8-year contract worth approximately $10 million per season. Tavares still has one more season before his contract is up but the Islanders GM is eager to lock him in before potentially losing him for nothing in the 2018 free-agency window. Tavares, [...]

May 9, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Avalanche Still Have Faith in Sakic Despite Terrible Season

Avalanche Still Have Faith in Sakic Despite Terrible Season

According to the Colorado Avalanche’s team president, Josh Kroenke, general manager Joe Sakic is not going anywhere despite the worst season of the salary-cap era in 2016-17. “Joe’s leash hasn’t changed at all,” Kroenke said Wednesday when asked if Sakic’s leash has been shortened, according to Terry Frei of the Denver Post. “Nobody wants to [...]

May 5, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Sidney Crosby Out With a Concussion, Will Miss Game 4

Sidney Crosby Out With a Concussion, Will Miss Game 4

Head coach Mike Sullivan has announced that Sidney Crosby will miss game 4 due to a concussion he suffered after a hit to the head from Matt Niskanen. Niskanen’s stick connected with Crosby’s head during the first period. At the time, Crosby had been knocked off balance by an Alex Ovechkin high stick to his [...]

May 2, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Carey Price Wants to Stay in Montreal

Carey Price Wants to Stay in Montreal

After being eliminated in the first round of the playoffs, Carey Price reiterated his desire to remain with the team in Montreal. “I want to stay here,” Price said Monday, per John Lu of TSN. “I know we’ll figure out a way to make all the pieces fit and bring a championship here.” As of [...]

April 24, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Pekka Rinne Thinks Preds Can Beat Anybody

Pekka Rinne Thinks Preds Can Beat Anybody

Sweeping the Chicago Blackhawks has left the Nashville Predators like they are on top of the world. Nashville limited the top team in the Western Conference to three goals in four games, with Rinne himself playing posting an incredible .970 save percentage. Here’s what Rinne had to say about it: “Right now, I don’t care [...]

April 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Jack Eichel’s Agent Says Extension Ultimatum ‘Ridiculous’

Jack Eichel’s Agent Says Extension Ultimatum ‘Ridiculous’

Peter Fish, Jack Eichel’s agent, is denying a report claiming that Eichel won’t sign a contract extension with the Buffalo Sabres if Dan Bylsma remains as head coach. Apparently multiple sources have claimed the same thing. “I don’t know where anyone is getting these reports, but they are ridiculous in a word,” Peter Fish told [...]

April 19, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

LA Kings Fire Lombardi and Sutter, Name Rob Blake as New GM

LA Kings Fire Lombardi and Sutter, Name Rob Blake as New GM

After another disappointing season it was announced on Monday that the Kings fired their general manager and president Dean Lombardi as well as head coach Darryl Sutter. Under Sutter and Lombardi, the Kings won their first Stanley Cup championship in 2012, and again in 2014, but since then they have missed the playoffs two of [...]

April 11, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Vancouver Canucks Fire Head Coach

Vancouver Canucks Fire Head Coach

The Vancouver Canucks have fired head coach Willie Desjardins and assistant coaches Doug Lidster and Perry Pearn. The announcement was made Monday after the Canucks failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs for a second consecutive season. “We made a very difficult decision to relieve Willie Desjardins of his duties as head coach today,” [...]

April 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Bettman Not Looking to Renegotiate Olympic Stance

Bettman Not Looking to Renegotiate Olympic Stance

Last night during an interview with Sportsnet, Gary Bettman discussed his decision to not have the league attend the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Bettman was very clear that the league’s announcement was not posturing to get the NHL to the games. The clubs do not want to attend – period. After participating in [...]

April 5, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0