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NHL May Expand to Las Vegas

NHL May Expand to Las Vegas

The NHL’s 30 teams may soon grow to 31. The has reportedly decided to expand, and that destination will be none other than Las Vegas. A professional team in Vegas has sounded appealing to fans for quite some time. The NBA held their all-star game there roughly a decade ago, and most recently, the Raiders [...]

June 15, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, NHL 0

Gordie Howe Passes Away at 88

Gordie Howe Passes Away at 88

He was known simply as “Mr. Hockey” and was the face of the game forever. Gordie Howe played 26 seasons in the National Hockey League and, when he retired, was the owner of every major statistical category. He’s first in career games played, second in goals, a four-time champion and 23-time all-star. Howe passed away [...]

June 10, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, NHL 0

Update: Flames’ Wideman Suspended Indefinitely Pending Hearing

Update: Flames’ Wideman Suspended Indefinitely Pending Hearing

Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has been suspended indefinitely pending a hearing with NHL Hockey Operations for cross-checking linesman Don Henderson on Wednesday night. (Video) TSN’s Darren Dreger reported that the NHL opted to him and arrange for a hearing before determining a final sentence: Indefinite suspension for Wideman pending post All Star hearing. — [...]

January 29, 2016 admin Headlines, NHL 0

NHL Suspends Oilers’ Hendricks For Hit On Panthers’ Ekblad

NHL Suspends Oilers’ Hendricks For Hit On Panthers’ Ekblad

The NHL’s department of player safety announced on Monday night that Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks will be suspended three games for boarding Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad. The incident happened during the third period of the Panthers’ 2-1 victory in Edmonton on Sunday. Ekblad was going for a loose puck behind the net when [...]

January 12, 2016 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Ovechkin Becomes 1st Russian To Score 500 Goals

Ovechkin Becomes 1st Russian To Score 500 Goals

NHL superstar and Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin has become the first Russian in the leagues’ history to score 500 goals. The previous record for the most NHL goals by a Russian player was held by Sergei Fedorov with 483 career goals. His 500th goal took place on home ice during his 801st NHL game. [...]

January 11, 2016 admin Balltribe TV, Headlines, NHL 0

Penguins’ Ben Lovejoy Takes Skate To The Face

Penguins’ Ben Lovejoy Takes Skate To The Face

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy was struck in the face by the skate blade of Winnipeg center Mathieu Perreault during the third period of the Penguins’ 1-0 loss to the Jets. Luckily for Lovejoy he escaped major injury. A team official said Ben Lovejoy needed an unspecified number of stitches to close the wound he [...]

December 28, 2015 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin Signs Multi-Year Extension

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin Signs Multi-Year Extension

The Montreal Canadiens owner, president and CEO Geoff Molson has announced that general manager, Marc Bergevin, has signed a multi-year contract extension that will keep him with the organization until the end of the 2021-22 season. “This new agreement brings added stability for our organization and particularly for our hockey operations,” Molson said. “It enables [...]

November 25, 2015 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Former NHL Player Ian White Arrested On Weapons Charges

Former NHL Player Ian White Arrested On Weapons Charges

According to Winnipeg police, former NHL defenseman Ian White was arrested early afternoon Friday and remanded into custody. Constable Eric Hofley of the Winnipeg police said in an email to the Canadian Press that Ian White was charged with “several weapons related offences.” The charges include include two charges of careless use or storage of [...]

November 23, 2015 admin Headlines 0

Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher Out Indefinitely

Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher Out Indefinitely

The Montreal Canadiens’ 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders came at a price on Sunday for Brendan Gallagher who was off to a career-best season. Brendan Gallagher sustained an injury to his left hand during the second period after blocking a shot from defenseman Johnny Boychuk. He will undergo surgery for two fractured fingers [...]

November 23, 2015 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Kings Suspend Prospect Patrik Bartosak Following Domestic Assault Charges

Kings Suspend Prospect Patrik Bartosak Following Domestic Assault Charges

The Los Angeles Kings have suspended goaltending prospect Patrik Bartosak who is facing 12 domestic-related charges after allegedly physically abusing and threatening his girlfriend. Patrik Bartosak, a 22 year-old Czech republic native who has played in the AHL for the past two seasons, allegedly punched, slapped and choked his 20-year-old girlfriend. He is also accused [...]

November 18, 2015 admin Headlines, NHL 0