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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

Teuvo Teravainen and the Hurricanes Agree to 5-Year Extension

Teuvo Teravainen and the Hurricanes Agree to 5-Year Extension

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed forward Teuvo Teravainen to a five-year, $27 million contract extension. Teravainen will carry a $5.4 million cap hit in each season of the contract, starting next fall. “Teuvo has improved every year of his NHL career and has established himself as a cornerstone forward for the Hurricanes now and into [...]

January 21, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Calgary Flames to Retire Jerome Iginla’s Number 12

Calgary Flames to Retire Jerome Iginla’s Number 12

Today, the Calgary Flames will be announcing their plans to retire former captain Jarome Iginla’s No. 12. The Flames plan on retiring the jersey when the Minnesota Wild come to town March 2nd. Iginla gave his heart and soul to the Flames for 16 years. The future NHL Hall-of-Famer totaled 625 goals and 675 assists [...]

January 17, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Connor McDavid Avoids Serious Injury

Connor McDavid Avoids Serious Injury

Despite cries from his head coach, Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid still doesn’t seem to be getting much protection from the officials. McDavid avoided a potentially serious injury when he crashed hard into the boards during the second period of Sunday’s game after being hit from behind by Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm. He skated off [...]

January 7, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Alex Ovechkin to Skip All-Star Game, Will Be Suspended 1 Game

Alex Ovechkin to Skip All-Star Game, Will Be Suspended 1 Game

Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin told the NHL he will skip the 2019 All-Star Game in San Jose later this month to get some extra rest and serve an automatic one-game suspension. Ovechkin has participated in seven All-Star Games throughout his career and was named captain of the Metropolitan Division squad on December 27th, but [...]

January 2, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0