Found July 19, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
CTV Atlantic was in Halifax on Tuesday while Sidney Crosby joined up with fellow Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia hockey product Nathan MacKinnon for a workout (link includes some video). Crosby took to the ice in his familiar Penguins gear while rookie MacKinnon sported his brand new Colorado Avalanche threads. During the interview after practice Crosby admitted to needing some more minor proced...

Avalanche, Matt Duchene agree on 5-year extension

The Colorado Avalanche and center Matt Duchene agreed on a five-year contract extension Thursday. Duchene’s deal, which runs through the 2018-19 season, is worth $30 million. “Matt already is and will be a big part of our team’s nucleus for the long term,” said Avalanche Executive 

Sidney Crosby Says Punch From Zdeno Chara ‘Part of the Game,’ Adds ‘Refs Can’t Always See That Stuff’

It’s been almost two months since the Bruins swept the Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals, which is apparently enough time for Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby to begin the emotional healing process. It’s also enough time for him to begin the physical healing process, as his surgically repaired jaw continues to mend. Shortly after the series ended, Crosby’s camp made news...

Pittsburgh Penguins 2013-14 Regular Season Schedule

Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images The NHL finally released the regular season schedule for the 2013-14 season today and unlike last season, it is an 82-game schedule for every team. The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin the season with a three-game homestand starting on October 3rd at 7:00 PM against the New Jersey Devils. As expected, the Penguins will face the Chicago Blackhawks...

Avs give Duchene 5-year extension

The Colorado Avalanche agreed to a five-year extension with forward Matt Duchene that will run through the 2018-19 season. The 22-year Duchene is coming off a season in which he dished out a team-leading 26 assists and tied for the squad's top spot in scoring with 43 points. Avalanche executive vice president of hockey operations Joe Sakic said on Thursday that Duchene '...

Crosby rips refs over Chara 'punch'

It's been almost two months since the Boston Bruins swept the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals, which is apparently enough time for Pens star Sidney Crosby to begin the emotional-healing process. It's also enough time for him to begin the physical-healing process, as his surgically repaired jaw continues to mend. Shortly after the series ended, Crosby...

Pittsburgh Penguins Re-Sign Goaltender

The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to a two-year, two way deal with restricted free agent goaltender, Eric Hartzell worth $550,000 at the NHL level. Hartzell signed with the Penguins after leading the Quinnipiac Bobcats to the Finals in the Frozen Four.  This past season he posted a 30-7-5 record with a stingy 1.57 goals-against average. Hartzell, a Hobey Baker Award Finalist...

Pittsburgh Penguins Prospects Camp: Day Three Recap

SKATERS 2. Reid McNeil 3. Ryan Segalla 4. Dane Birks 5. Philip Samuelsson 6. Nick D’Agostino 7. Alex Boak 8. Scott Harrington 9. Jake Guentzel 10. Olli Maatta 11. Jayson Megna 12. Matia Marcantuoni 14. Tom Kuhnhackl 15. Bryan Rust 16. Grant Opperman 17. Tyler Barnes 18. Blaine Byron 19. Jean-Sebastien Dea 20. Derrick Pouliot 22. Brian Dumoulin 23. Scott Wilson 24. Garnet Hathaway...

Penguins sign F Jeffrey to 1-year deal

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed restricted free agent Dustin Jeffrey to a one-year contract. The deal, worth $625,000, gives the Penguins added depth after losing veterans Brenden Morrow, Jarome Iginla and Matt Cooke in free agency. The 25-year-old Jeffrey had three goals and three assists for the Penguins during the 2013 season. Jeffrey has played in just 50 NHL games since...

Avalanche sign Matt Duchene to 5-year contract extension

From the Colorado Avalanche: BREAKING: The #Avalanche has signed Matt Duchene to a 5-year contract extension through 2018-19 season. Fully Story: — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) July 18, 2013 And their press release reads as follows: Continue reading "Avalanche sign Matt Duchene to 5-year contract extension"

GARTH: Avs Sign Duchene For 5 More Years

Props to Patrick Roy and Joe Sakic for locking up their #1 center, Matt Duchene, to a much deserved five year contract extension. Duchene is in the final year of his two year, $7 million contract. He showed loyalty to the club by taking a hometown haircut two seasons ago when things looked bleak in Denver. Today, with #1 pick Nathan MacKinnon in the fold, the future looks so bright for te...

Matt Duchene signs five-year extension with Colorado

The Colorado Avalanche have signed Matt Duchene to a five-year, $30 million extension. The forward was already under contract for the 2013-14 season (he'll make $3.75 million), but now he'll be under contract with the Avalanche through the 2018-19 season.  Duchene's extension was an expected one. The Avs gave Duchene a two-year, $7 million "prove yourself"...

Penguins Re-Sign Dustin Jeffrey For One Year by   Steven Ellis

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Dustin Jeffrey to a one-year contract worth $625K. Originally drafted by the Penguins in the sixth round (171st overall) of the 2007 NHL Draft, Jeffrey signed a three year entry-level contract with Pittsburgh in October of that year. Jeffrey has bounced up and down between Pittsburgh and their AHL affiliate Wilkes-Barre multiple times...

Penguins Schedule Released

The NHL has, finally, released the 2013-2014 NHL season schedule.  With that the Penguins know who they'll be playing and when.  Click for schedule, click below for highlights. Go ahead, read the rest »

Pittsburgh Penguins Will Play In Metropolitan Divison

The Pittsburgh Penguins will not be playing in the Atlantic Division this season with the new NHL realignment plan. In fact, none of the former Atlantic Division teams will. Instead, they will all play in the new Metropolitan Division. Here is a breakdown of the new divisions. EASTERN CONFERENCE – METROPOLITAN DIVISION Carolina Hurricanes Columbus Blue Jackets New Jersey Devils...

Penguins Sign Defenseman Brendan Mikkelson by   Steven Ellis

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenseman Brendan Mikkelson to a one-year contract worth $550,000. Mikkelson was drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2nd round, 31st overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. On November 30, 2006, Brendan was signed to a three-year entry level contract with the Ducks. Mikkelson was claimed by the Calgary Flames on Waivers on October 19, 2010  On...
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.