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Kevin Cheveldayoff Statement On Jacob Trouba
via a release from the Winnipeg Jets,
Kevin Cheveldayoff, Executive Vice-President & General Manager, today issued the following statement on behalf of the Winnipeg Jets with regards to defenceman Jacob Trouba:
“We are aware of the s...
Hockey Notes On A Saturday Night
from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun,
- ... In the week before the Leafs opened camp, two hockey men closely associated with Lupul’s career, told me that he was having difficulty dealing with not being wanted. Neither indicated he was ...
Jacob Trouba Not Attending Winnipeg’s Camp, Wants To Be Traded
It appears Jacob Trouba‘s time with the Winnipeg Jets will soon come to an end.
The 22-year-old defenceman, who was picked ninth overall in the 2012 NHL Draft, has requested a trade from the Jets and will not att...
Open Post- Team Russia vs. Team Canada
Team Russia faces Team Canada in the first semi-final game at the Wolrd Cup of Hockey.
The puck drops just after 7:00pm ET and is on ESPN2, CBC and TVAS.
A Play-In Game To Get Into The World Cup Final 4?
from Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News,
The World Cup of Hockey is down to the nitty-gritty, with the semifinals this weekend and the best-of-three final series opening Tuesday night. Those who called it nothing but a cash grab have been pr...
Where Have All The Quebec Prospects Gone?
from Tal Pinchevsky of the New York Times,
When the two-day Quebec Hockey Summit took place in Montreal in 2011, it touched on issues including head injuries and ways to improve the game.
But the prominent topic of conversation in panels ...
Hockey Getting Closer To A Specialized Game
from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe,
Hockey has yet to reach football’s level of specialization. It’s coming. It’s not enough anymore to have a head coach, two assistants, and a goalie coach. In short order, there will b...
Matt Murray Out 3-6 Weeks With A Broken Hand
via the Pittsburgh Penguins,
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray will miss the next three to six weeks with a broken hand, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Murray suffered the i...
Team Canada Against Team Russia In Primetime
from Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun,
Hockey Night in Canada.
On home soil.
In front of a raucous red-and-white clad capacity crowd at the Air Canada Centre and a national television audience ...
All John Davidson
from Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch,
Q: You called last season "a kick in the teeth." Now that you have had time to reflect, do you have a better understanding of what went wrong?
A: I think the biggest disappointing thing, and ...
Glen Gulutzan Takes To The Ice As Calgary’s Head Coach
from Scott Cruickshank of the Calgary Herald,
“Gully’s done a great job so far,” said Mark Giordano, getting a load of, unbelievably, his sixth head coach in Calgary. “He comes in, he’s been clear in what he want...
Probably The Last Chance For Devin Setoguchi
from Kevin Baxter of the LA Times,
... Four days later Setoguchi took one final drink, then walked through the doors of a rehab center in Malibu. That was 19 months ago and Setoguchi says he hasn’t had a drink since, allowing him to rec...
The Anaheim Ducks Still Feel The Pain From Last Year
from Jeff Miller of the OC Register,
“It’s hard to watch the playoffs,” the veteran defenseman said Friday. “You don’t want anybody to win. It feels like you get punched in the gut every time you watch a game.&rd...
World Cup Of Hockey Semifinals Attracting Interest On Secondary Ticket Market
By Tim Dolan,
After a thrilling first week of action, the World Cup of Hockey is one step closer to crowning a tournament champion. To date, the tournament games have been intense, highly competitive, and emotional for both sides -- and the exci...
Coming Soon: Boring Hockey
from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star,
As soon as this World Cup ends, we’ll go right back to the low-scoring, tight-checking style of competition that dominated play last season and made the playoffs and the Cup final between Pittsburgh ...
A Four-Year Contract Extension For Alexander Steen
(Sept. 23, 2016) – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that the Blues have signed forward Alexander Steen to a four-year contract extension worth $23 million.
“We are extr...
Team USA must change after World Cup showing
It’s been a bad few days for ice-hockey in the US. A humiliation at the World Cup of Hockey has left the national team in need of a shake-up and a new start, according to many respected observers. Despite the NHL and some top players in the ...
Darren Dreger On Team North America
from Darren Dreger of The Dreger Report at TSN,
If you weren't thoroughly entertained by Wednesday's exhibition of speed, skill and the fearless attack Team North America used to topple a powerful Team Sweden, we can't be friends.
Hockey Greats Get Their Stamp In Canada
TORONTO – On the eve of the World Cup of Hockey 2016 semi-finals, and less than three weeks before the start of the 2016-17 NHL® Season, Canada Post today unveiled the fourth issue in its five-year NHL stamp series.
Morning Line- John Chayka
“We’re not striving for mediocrity here. We’re striving to be the best, so I want my guys to focus on the process of getting better every day. I know it’s a cliche but I really feel like if we take care of our own business ...
Gary Roberts On Training Phil Kessel
from Dave Feschuk of the Toronto Star,
“Honestly, Phil is a fun-loving guy. He likes to keep it loose. My job is to keep him on task,” Roberts said. “Is training a challenge for him? Yeah, it’s a challenge.”
Expectations Are Low For The Vancouver Canucks
from Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province,
Much has changed since you last saw the Vancouver Canucks.
There’s hope Chris Tanev can be a key piece of the power play. The coach just may have flipped his view on Bo Horvat.
Alain Vigneault Believes His Team Is Very Strong
from Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post,
Despite an influx of youth, and despite a handful of underachieving veterans still on the roster, Vigneault is confident in his club. In his first meeting with the press Thursday, after the players ca...
Training Course For Hockey Parents
from Jamie Strashin ov CBC,
As thousands of children across Ontario prepare for another hockey season, their parents will be receiving some mandatory off-ice training. Before any player steps onto the ice this season, their parents are requir...
Goodbye Team USA
from Scott Burnside of ESPN,
With all due respect to T.S. Eliot, when it was finally over, it ended not with a bang but a whimper, a long, mournful whimper.
Of course, Team USA had been emotionally, if not technically, gone long before th...
NHL Short Notes- World Cup Edition
Home Team in Caps
TEAM RUSSIA 3, Team Finland 0
TEAM CZECH REPUBLIC 4, Team USA 3
TEAM RUSSIA BLANKS FINNS, PUNCHES TICKET TO SEMIFINALS
A slick give-and-go between Vladimir Tarasenko and&...