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Video- Top 10 Vancouver Canucks Low Moments Of The Year
Recap Of Day 2 At The GM Meetings
from Dave McCarthy of TSN 1050,
"The big take away from this meeting is the managers are really happy with where the game is right now,"said NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly.
Throughout the week, GMs have expressed an interest to lessen ...
Terry Trafford’s Father Confirms Son’s Death
from James Armstrong of Global News,
Michigan police have reportedly found a truck matching that of missing OHL player Terry Trafford behind a Walmart in Michigan.
The missing player’s father, Roy Trafford, told Global News Tuesday ...
Jiri Fischer On The Rich Peverley Incident
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
Jiri Fischer was at home in suburban Detroit with his 7-year-old son Monday night, catching up on all the NHL action and scores.
"Then the big news hit. I watched the video right away," Fischer told ESPN.com on...
Recommendations Coming Out Of The GM Meetings
via Elliotte Friedman tweets,
Recommendations coming to competition committee and BoG include: moving hash marks back on faceoff circle, switching ends before OT...
There was also discussion on allowing more "kicked-in" or "directed-in" g...
“I saw him this morning, and I can’t say that I have a plan right now. The first step was just to see him at the rink and I know he was here last game and I had heard how much better he was doing. And when I got a chance to talk to him...
Mathieu Schneider On A Few Topics At The GM Meetings
via Darren Dreger tweets,
Mathieu Schneider says players aren't interested in making games longer. Says players would prefer games not ending in shootout...so...
...PA would like to see more testing on long change in 4 on 4, or ways of en...
Jim Nill On Rich Peverley
via the Dallas Stars,
Rich Peverley is resting comfortably and being monitored at UT Southwestern St. Paul. He is currently undergoing testing to discover what triggered the cardiac event last night.
The focus of all the testing and monit...
NHL Short Notes
ISLES ERUPT FOR SEVEN IN THIRD
The Islanders set a franchise record for goals in the third period, scoring seven times on 15 shots in the final frame to overcome a 3-0 deficit en route to a 7-4 win in Vancouver. New York had tallied seven goals i...
What About This Idea Coming Out Of The GM Meetings?
from Mark Spector of Sportsnet,
Here’s one we didn’t see coming: St. Louis GM Doug Armstrong was touting moving the hashmarks further apart — from three feet in the NHL to the Olympic-sized five feet — to minimize obst...
“When we talk in our organization about what is our strategic plan, our plan is to win the Stanley Cup,” he said. “We made a step last year. Now we need to make another step this year. We can’t trade any of our young player...
Video- P.A. Parenteau Injures Knee, Out For The Regular Season
from Rick Sadowski at NHL.com,
Colorado Avalanche right wing PA Parenteau injured his right knee on his first shift in the first period Monday against the Winnipeg Jets at Pepsi Center and is likely to miss the remainder of the regular season...
Canucks Lead 3-0 Going Into The 3rd Period, Lose 7-4 To Islanders
from Ian MacIntyre of the Vancouver Sun,
Anyone who couldn't believe what they saw Monday from the Vancouver Canucks hasn't been paying attention the last two months.
You may have been horrified, disgusted, disillusioned, sad or angry, bu...
The Latest On Rich Peverely
from Mark Stepneski of the Dallas Stars website,
Stars forward Rich Peverley was in stable condition at a Dallas hospital after collapsing on the bench during Monday night’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at American Airlines Ce...
Rich Peverley Collapses During Dallas/Columbus Game
Now identified as Rich Peverley who collapsed on the bench.
— Daren Millard (@darenmillard) March 11, 2014
Peverley collapsed in the bench area, can hear a pin drop in Dallas right now.
More information as it becomes available.  ...
Let The Refs Review Some Of The Calls
from Mark Spector of Sportsnet,
In hockey they have the Video Review Room in Toronto, and they are hesitant to include a referee and off-ice monitor into the process. In baseball, basketball and football, the referees (or umpires) leave the p...
Video- Avs Go ‘Radioactive’
Today Must Be Statue Announcement Day
from the Philadelphia Flyers,
The Philadelphia Flyers will memorialize legendary Hall of Fame coach Fred Shero, who led two Flyers teams to Stanley Cup Championships (1974 and 1975), with an eight-foot tall, 1300-pound bronze statue at XFINIT...
Video- Randy Carlyle On Returning To Anaheim As The Leafs’ Head Coach
Tonight will be first game Carlyle has coached in Anaheim since he was let go by the Ducks.
The Shootout Talk From The GM Meetings
from Dave McCarthy of TSN,
NHL General Managers convened for the first of three days of meetings and picked up on a discussion that has been ongoing for the last few years and picked up traction the last time the group met back in Toronto in ...
Video- GMs Talk OT
Four NHL general managers discuss the OT period from the GM meetings in Florida.
Video- Jordan Nolan Suspended For One Game
Here is the video explanation...
I would say I would loosen up a little bit the rules about the fighting fines. That’s what I would loosen up. Because today you go to an ice hockey game, and the one thing they’re waiting for is a fight, you know what I’m saying?...
Video- Sportsnet’s “First Line” Personalities
Scott Moore, President of Sportsnet, introduces the new hockey team at a press conference today...
Did You Expect Anything Different From The GM Meetings?
Sure sounds like there will little or no change to Overtime...maybe when the ice gets resurfaced,goalies changing ends...but not much more.
— John Shannon (@JSportsnet) March 10, 2014
Holland couldn't explain why lack o...
Stars Of The Week
NEW YORK (March 10, 2014) – Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin, Columbus Blue Jackets center Artem Anisimov and New Jersey Devils center Adam Henrique have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the period ending Mar. 9.
Rogers Announces Hockey Broadcasters
TORONTO, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Rogers today announced a dream team of broadcasters who will anchor NHL national coverage across all Rogers properties, as well as Hockey Night in Canada. Together, George Stroumboulopoulos, Don Cherry, Ron MacLean,...
NHL Short Notes
BLUES TAKE OVER TOP SPOT
T.J. Oshie continued his shootout magic with his fourth game-deciding goal of the season as the St. Louis Blues (94 points) won their fifth straight game to leapfrog the idle Anaheim Ducks (93 points) and move into the Le...
Marc Staal Want To Avoid Last Minute Contract Negotiations
from Larry Brooks of the New York Post,
The trade deadline-driven contract negotiations with Dan Girardi and Ryan Callahan were instructive to Marc Staal, who could be in the very same position as an impending free agent next year but sure is...
Video- Jordan Nolan Will Have A Meeting Today With Dept. Of Player Safety
LAK Jordan Nolan will have a hearing today with B.Shanahan's Dep't. of Player Safety for his sucker punch of EDM's Jesse Joensuu Sunday.
— Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) March 10, 2014
Hockey Talk Today
from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal,
- I can still see the Anaheim Ducks going hard for Vancouver Canucks centre Ryan Kesler this summer. Anaheim has centre Jakob Silfverberg, big winger Devante-Smith Pelly or speedy Emerson Etem, a def...