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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

Joe Thornton Suffers Serious-Looking Leg Injury

Joe Thornton Suffers Serious-Looking Leg Injury

It’s the last thing the Sharks needed. Last night, against the Vancouver Canucks, Joe Thornton suffered what appears to be a serious leg injury. He was clearly in distress after a collision with Chaput where it appears his knee made contact with the side of Chaput’s leg. Thornton needed help to get to the dressing [...]

April 3, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Oilers End Longest Active Drought in NHL, Make it to the Playoffs

Oilers End Longest Active Drought in NHL, Make it to the Playoffs

The Edmonton Oilers have officially ended the longest active drought in the NHl and are now heading to the playoffs. It has been over a decade since the Oilers have waited to hear that announcement. Cam Talbot made 34 saves as the Oilers qualified for the playoffs for the first time since the 2005-2006 season [...]

March 29, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Sens Marc Methot Out for Weeks because of Crosby Slash

Sens Marc Methot Out for Weeks because of Crosby Slash

Marc Methot’s finger injury will have him sidelined for weeks. The Ottawa Senators defender finger was “shattered” on a nasty slash from Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby and part of his finger was severed. Warning: The images in the video below are very graphic. Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk was on TSN radio and clearly upset [...]

March 24, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

P.K. Subban’s Emotional Homecoming

P.K. Subban’s Emotional Homecoming

This wasn’t just an ordinary game. Last night P.K. Subban played in the Bell Centre for the first time since being traded to the Nashville Predators. It was an emotional night for him prior to the puck being dropped, the Canadiens organization put together a touching video tribute that was played to a standing ovation [...]

March 3, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0