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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

San Jose Sharks Acquire Jannik Hansen

San Jose Sharks Acquire Jannik Hansen

On Tuesday, the Vancouver Canucks traded Jannik Hansen to the San Jose Sharks. In return they acquired forward prospect Nikolay Goldobin and a conditional fourth-round 2017 pick. “They are a very good team that has a shot,” Hansen said of the Sharks. “That part is extremely exciting to me. The other side of that coin [...]

March 1, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

P.K. Subban to Receive Service Award from Canada’s Governor General

P.K. Subban to Receive Service Award from Canada’s Governor General

In the same week that P.K. Subban is slated to face off against his former team the NHL defenceman will receive the meritorious service award from the Governor General of Canada. Back in 2015, P.K. Subban pledged to raise $10 million for the Montreal Children’s Hospital, the biggest commitment by a sports figure in Canadian [...]

February 27, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Watch: Drouin’s Impressive OT Shift and Winning Goal

Watch: Drouin’s Impressive OT Shift and Winning Goal

In case you were too busy too watch the Lightning last night here is one of the most remarkable hockey shifts this season. The Tampa Bay Lightning won in overtime against the Colorado Avalanche thanks to Jonathan Drouin. Drouin got the winning goal after a long shift in which he twice stole the puck from [...]

February 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0