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Edmonton Oilers Hire Ken Holland as Their General Manager

Edmonton Oilers Hire Ken Holland as Their General Manager

The Edmonton Oilers have hired longtime Detroit Red Wings executive Ken Holland as their new general manager. An official announcement is expected within the next few days. Ken Holland, who spent the past 36 years with the Detroit Red Wings, will have full autonomy with regard to hockey operations, taking over from the fired Peter [...]

May 6, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

NHL PLayoffs – The Year of the Underdogs

NHL PLayoffs – The Year of the Underdogs

All 4 division winners have been eliminated in the 1st round of the playoffs. That’s right, you heard correctly. All four division winners were defeated by wild-card teams. It’s the first time in league history that every division winner has been eliminated in the opening round. In fact, only three of the top 10 teams [...]

April 25, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Controversial Call May Have Cost The Knights Game 7 of the Playoffs

Controversial Call May Have Cost The Knights Game 7 of the Playoffs

What looked like what was going to be a relatively easy Vegas Golden Knight win against the San Jose Sharks took a drastic turn. The Knights were leading 3-0 against the Sharks when a massively controversial call against Cody Eakin midway through the third period triggered a five-minute major penalty and game misconduct. The penalty [...]

April 24, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Brad Marchand: Bruins Assumed Game 1 Would Be ‘Easier Than It Was’

Brad Marchand: Bruins Assumed Game 1 Would Be ‘Easier Than It Was’

Last night at the TD Garden, the Toronto Maple Leafs took away the Bruins home-ice advantage with a 4-1 win. The Bruins mismanaged the puck throughout the game, allowed far too many breakaway opportunities, did far too little in the offensive zone and simply didn’t show up. It was one of their worst games of [...]

April 12, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Panthers Hire Joel Quenneville as Head Coach

Panthers Hire Joel Quenneville as Head Coach

The Florida Panthers have hired Joel Quenneville as their new head coach. Quenneville’s resume is second to none among active coaches trailing only Scotty Bowman on the NHL’s all-time wins list, and his contract with Florida will be worth more than $30 million over five years depending on bonuses potentially making him the league’s highest-paid [...]

April 8, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Canadiens’ Andrew Shaw Won’t Be Disciplined for Hit On McQuaid

Canadiens’ Andrew Shaw Won’t Be Disciplined for Hit On McQuaid

The National Hockey League has reviewed Andrew Shaw’s hit on Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Adam McQuaid and has decided not to have a hearing with the Montreal Canadiens forward. The hit happened as Shaw was leaving the zone in Thursday night’s game. Shaw and McQuaid collided, and it appeared that Shaw’s elbow was raised. He [...]

March 29, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Jack Eichel Suspended 2 games for Head Check on Soderberg

Jack Eichel Suspended 2 games for Head Check on Soderberg

The Department of Player Safety announced Sunday that Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel had been suspended two games without pay for his hit to the head of Colorado Avalanche forward Carl Soderberg. Eichel was assessed a minor penalty for the illegal check in the second period of the Sabres’ 3-0 loss at Colorado on Saturday. [...]

March 11, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Senators, Blue Jackets Working on Potential Matt Duchene Trade

Senators, Blue Jackets Working on Potential Matt Duchene Trade

With a 3pm NHL trade deadline on Monday, Mark Stone, Matt Duchene and Ryan Dzingel were all scratched for last night’s game against the New Jersey Devils. The scratch was indicative of their decisions not to re-sign, as the Sens want to forego any risk of them getting injured while they’re trying to trade them. [...]

February 22, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Evgeni Malkin Out With an Upper-Body Injury

Evgeni Malkin Out With an Upper-Body Injury

According to head coach Mike Sullivan, Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins is listed day-to-day with an upper-body injury and will not play this weekend. “He will not play [Friday night] or this weekend,” Sullivan said. “We are hopeful that this is a short-term thing and he’ll be back in our lineup soon.” The 32-year-old [...]

February 1, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Lonzo Ball To Miss 4 to 6 Weeks With Left Ankle Sprain

Lonzo Ball To Miss 4 to 6 Weeks With Left Ankle Sprain

Lakers guard Lonzo Ball is expected to miss four to six weeks after an MRI revealed he suffered a Grade 3 left ankle sprain. Ball sustained the injury in the third quarter of Saturday’s loss to the Houston Rockets and had to be carried off the court by his teammates after colliding with Rockets James [...]

January 21, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0