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Oilers Sign Leon Draisaitl to 8-year, $68M Extension

Oilers Sign Leon Draisaitl to 8-year, $68M Extension

The Edmonton Oilers signed center Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year, $68-million extension. Draisaitl is coming off an impressive 2016-17 season where he had 29 goals and 48 assists for 77 points. He also led the Oilers in playoff scoring with 16 points in 13 postseason games. This contract will give him an average annual value [...]

August 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Gary Bettman on the NHL’s Unique Growth Opportunities

Gary Bettman on the NHL’s Unique Growth Opportunities

The NHL now has the opportunity to grow more than ever before. On Tuesday, Commissionaer Gary Bettman spoke of the league’s future during the “GameChangers: Creating the Future of Sports,” conference. “We have a great opportunity to grow in places and in ways that we’ve never been able to do it before because we’re getting [...]

July 19, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Carey Price is now the Highest-Paid Goalie in NHL History

Carey Price is now the Highest-Paid Goalie in NHL History

Thanks to his recently-signed mega extension, Carey Price, the Montreal Canadiens goaltender, is now the highest-paid goalie in NHL history. The deal is worth $84 million over eight years, with $70 million paid out in signing bonuses. This means that Carey Price will receive eight one-time payments every July 1 over the life of the [...]

July 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

NHL and Adidas Unveil New Hockey Jerseys for 2017-18 Season

NHL and Adidas Unveil New Hockey Jerseys for 2017-18 Season

Yesterday in Las Vegas, Adidas and the NHL unveiled the new ADIZERO Authentic NHL jerseys. At the forefront of innovation, design and craftsmanship, the new ADIZERO Authentic NHL jersey takes the hockey uniform system and hockey jersey silhouette to the next level by redefining fit, feel and lightweight construction. Lighter – Featuring new cresting materials [...]

June 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Crosby Wins 2nd Straight Conn Smythe Trophy

Crosby Wins 2nd Straight Conn Smythe Trophy

Once again Sidney Crosby was named the most valuable player of the playoffs. The Pittsburgh Penguins captain finished the postseason with eight goals and 19 assists in 25 games. Crosby has become the third player to win back-to-back Conn Smythes, he won the award a year ago when his team defeated the San Jose Sharks [...]

June 12, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Fans Lose It Over Pekka Rinne’s Crazy Save…Especially This Finnish Announcer

Fans Lose It Over Pekka Rinne’s Crazy Save…Especially This Finnish Announcer

Pekka Rinne’s Stanley Cup Final could not have started worse, but he redeemed himself in a major way with an epic performance last night. Rinne had several big saves against the Penguins, but this one could go down as one of the greatest of all-time. Check it out: Here’s what the fans had to say [...]

June 6, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

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