Friedman: Kings learned of reason why Mike Richards’ contract was terminated last Saturday
Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports that whatever happened that spurred the Los Angeles Kings to terminate Mike Richards' contract happened last Saturday:
Dean Lombardi showed up for Round 1 of the NHL Draft in a good mood. Los Angeles was ...
Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL June 30th, 2015
Ryan O'Reilly has no regrets over Colorado contract negotiations. [Puck Daddy]
Mike Richards has contract terminated by Kings for 'material breac...
Sharks Lock Up Brenden Dillon Long-Term
On Monday night, the San Jose Sharks locked up defenseman Brenden Dillon to a five-year contract, according to ESPN’s Katie Strang. Brenden Dillon has agreed to terms on a five-year […]
Chris Pronger’s Path To The Hockey Hall Of Fame
from Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
There were boos when Chris Pronger first arrived in St. Louis, the product of fans liking Brendan Shanahan — the player the Blues traded away to get him — more than they liked hi...
The Soon To Be UFAs
from Andrew Gross of The Record,
It’s certainly not upscale shopping.
Which is not to say the unrestricted free agents class of ’15 is a dud, just not star-studded.
Teams can begin signing UFAs at noon on Wednesday and the...
Morning Line- Pierre LeBrun
via Pierre LeBrun tweets,
Interesting dilemma for teams trying to unload high-priced talent. Do you make your best pitch today before the UFA market opens tomorrow?
Or, as some are thinking, do you sit back and wait after first few days o...
The Busy Murrays
from Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen,
Bryan Murray, the Senators’ general manager, and Tim Murray, his counterpart with the Buffalo Sabres, got a lot of business done in and around the NHL draft, including a fascinating trade betwee...
Phil Housley On Getting The Call From The Hockey Hall Of Fame
from Rachel Blount of the Star Tribune,
Housley said on a Monday teleconference that he was in Arizona when he got the news, visiting his son, Wilson, who attends Arizona State.
An assistant coach with the Nashville Predators, Housley had...
The Latest On Mike Richards
from Katie Strang of ESPN,
Mike Richards, whose contract has been terminated by the Los Angeles Kings, is part of an ongoing investigation by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for an off-ice incident, a source told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
What Don Cherry Says On Phil Kessel And Dion Phaneuf Makes Sense
from Luke Fox of Sportsnet,
Stop holding your breath for the Toronto Maple Leafs to deal away Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf, says Don Cherry.
“They’re not getting traded,” the Hockey Night in Canada icon told Sportsnet 59...
Adam McQuaid Re-Signs With The Boston Bruins
BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, June 30, that the team has signed Adam McQuaid to four year contract extension through the 2018-19 season at an NHL cap figure of 2.75 million per year.
In his sixth s...
Top 40 UFAs
Long-time Washington Capitals blueliner Mike Green, a two-time Norris Trophy runner-up with 360 career points, tops TSN's Top 40 unrestricted free agents list as he looks for a new home for the first time in his NHL career.
Quick Strikes for Tuesday, June 30
We've got some crazy hockey & some hockey crazies, as well as expansion & draft assessments in today's edition of Quick Strikes.
Sorry, everyone. No franchise players on the move for free agency this year. I guess we'll all have to suck it...
Free Agency Steals: Mark Arcobello Not Qualified, Becomes UFA
On Monday night, the Coyotes announced that they wouldn’t be extending a qualifying offer to forward Mark Arcobello, among other surprising players for a rebuilding team. That means that Arcobello […]
Ottawa Draft Round Up: Goodbye Robin Lehner and Eric Gryba
Bryan Murray had a busy and extremely productive 72 hours. Between Thursday morning and Saturday evening he re-signed franchise building blocks Mark Stone and Mika Zibanejad to reasonable deals, solved […]