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2015 NHL Free Agency Tracker: Live Updates On Rumors, Completed Deals From Day 2

The first day of NHL free agency was a wild one. Many of the top free agents were signed — several to large-money deals — and a few significant trades also were made, most notably the Pittsburgh Penguins’ acquisition of first-line right winger Phil Kessel from the Toronto Maple Leafs. After all that, there are still a lot of good free agents still unsigned, as well as many...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 Free Agents the Wild Should Target

View image | gettyimages.com Every team uses the off-season to improve areas that they see necessary. Some teams look to do this through the draft, trades, or free agency. Since the NHL draft took place this weekend, the Minnesota Wild will have an opportunity to add important pieces to their future. Following the draft the free agency period will begin on July 1, when they can...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild’s Biggest Draft Needs of 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Another season has passed–and though not Lord Stanley worthy, the Minnesota Wild had a great one. They had one of the greatest second halves of a season any team could ask for. The Wild went on to record a 23-6-2 record since January 15, this saved their season. In the second half, they were clicking on all cylinders, pushing hard towards the...
Via TopSportsReport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Koivu, Niederreiter and Stewart oh my as Wild prevail 4-1 over the Kings

LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 31: Marian Gaborik #12 of the Los Angeles Kings and Mikael Granlund #64 of the Minnesota Wild skate after a puck during the second period at Staples Center on March 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Are you staying up later to tune into late-night hockey games?  Are you finding yourself checking out scores almost obsessively...
Via State of Hockey News
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Stewart took his trade from the Blues personally

The Blues traded away Chris Stewart last season to the Buffalo Sabres in a deal which was supposed to answer the team’s questions in net. The Ryan Miller experiment proved to be unsuccessful and Stewart found himself skating for the Sabres – a punishment most fans wouldn’t wish on even their most hated hockey player. Stewart was flipped from the Sabres to the Minnesota Wild...
Via Frozen Notes
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Central Division Deadline Deals

The NHL Trade Deadline was last week and like always there were a flurry of deals made by a lot of teams. Some paid steep prices for rental players while others traded for players with term on their contracts and will help their teams in the future as well as right now. Let’s check out the top 5 deadline deals for teams in the Central Division. 5. CHI gets forward Andrew Desjardins...
Via Beyond The Benches
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Wild: The NHL’s newest, fiercest rivalry

Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports When talking about the top rivalries in the NHL these days, most people go with the classics: Boston and Montreal, Chicago and St. Louis. But what about Minnesota and Colorado? Over the last year or so, this minor rivalry has escalated into a near blood-feud from the coaches to the players all the way down to the fan base. Have you heard one side talk...
Via Sports-Glory
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wes Walz explains the Hockey Code: Chris Stewart fights Cody McLeod

FSN hockey analyst and former NHLer Wes Walz breaks down the Hockey code after Chris Stewart fights Cody McLeod. I am very excited the Minnesota Wild picked up a tough guy that can actually fight and play the game.
Via Goon's World
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Stewart Finds Out He’s Been Traded To Minnesota Wild On Live TV

Chris Stewart was being dangled by the Buffalo Sabres as trade bait on Deadline Day and so TSN had him call in to get his thoughts on the situation. Oddly enough, while he was on the phone, Stewart was traded and he found out straight from James Duthie where he was going. Stewart did a […] The post Chris Stewart Finds Out He’s Been Traded To Minnesota Wild On Live TV appeared...
Via Diehardsport
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Stewart Found Out Sabres Traded Him To Wild Live On TSN Show

Chris Stewart wasn’t the only player to be shipped away at the NHL trade deadline, but he was the only one to find out on live television. The former Buffalo Sabres winger learned he’d be playing for the Minnesota Wild on TSN’s “TradeCentre” on Monday, and his reaction was priceless. Anchor James Duthie asked Stewart if he’d heard the news...
Via NESN.com
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Stewart acquired by Minnesota Wild for 2017 2nd round pick

So, were you still digesting the trade for Jordan Leopold? Were you still having a nice, happy cry over the adorable letter his daughter sent to the Minnesota Wild? For myself, I was just finishing up the quick writing job on that acquisition. Knowing the Wild’s salary cap situation was a bit tight, I certainly wasn’t expecting a buzzer-beater trade (although there are still...
Via State of Hockey News
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Avoid Trading For Chris Stewart At All Costs!

Bill Wippert / Getty Images By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) It’s no secret that the Sabres are shopping Chris Stewart around the league. He’s been the subject of trade rumors all season, and has yet to be moved. But, if you’re an NHL GM, you should stay as far away from Stewart as possible. Why, though? Well, let’s take a look at the numbers. ownthepuck.blogspot.ca As...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

What Stafford’s exit means for Chris Stewart

There was an unspoken acknowledgement amongst the Buffalo Sabres’ fanbase that one of Drew Stafford or Chris Stewart would be traded at the deadline to a contending team, a trade that would continue with the non-secretive rebuild set in motion by ex-GM Darcy Regier and continued by current GM Tim Murray. Now, with Stafford moving […] The post What Stafford’s exit means for...
Via Along the Boards
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Enroth makes 38 saves to ensure Sabres' win over Stars

  Jhonas Enroth made 38 saves and Chris Stewart assisted on all three goals for the Buffalo Sabres in their first victory at home in more than a month, 3-2 over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night. Tyler Myers, Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons scored for the Sabres, who won at First Niagara Center for the first time since Dec. 27. Tyler Seguin and Cody Eakin had goals for the Stars...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Buffalo Sabres had a horrific month of January

We all know that the Buffalo Sabres are one of the worst teams in the NHL. That statement isn’t exactly a revelation. However, all of the headlines detailing how bad the team is have died down as the story is now all too familiar. You can only say a team is bad so many times. It’s time to pile on again. The Buffalo Sabres sucked in January. They’ve sucked for the bulk of 2014...
Via Bloguin Best
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Save of the Night: Jonas Hiller

The Calgary Flames would take the victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night and it’s thanks in part to goalie Jonas Hiller. Keeping the score tied late in the second period, Hiller makes this big time stop on Buffalo’s Chris Stewart. Watch it here! The post Save of the Night: Jonas Hiller appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Gaudreau scores 2; Flames hand Sabres 12th straight loss

  Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau scored twice to lead Calgary past Buffalo 4-1 on Tuesday night, extending the Sabres' team-record losing streak to 12 games. Joe Colborne and Josh Jooris also scored to help Calgary win for the fifth time in six games. Chris Stewart had the lone goal for Buffalo (14-31-3). Jooris gave the Flames a 2-1 lead at 9:05 of the third period. He dropped the...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Flames and Predators interested in Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart may have had more trade rumors connected to his name than any other player in the NHL this season. The Buffalo Sabres forward has struggled yet again this year, but that hasn’t prevented several teams from expressing interest in the hopes Stewart can turn things around on a new team. A report from Sportsnet.ca speculates that the Calgary Flames and the Nashville Predators...
Via Bloguin Best
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Flames and Predators interested in Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart may have had more trade rumors connected to his name than any other player in the NHL this season. The Buffalo Sabres forward has struggled yet again this year, but that hasn’t prevented several teams from expressing interest in the hopes Stewart can turn things around on a new team. A report from Sportsnet.ca speculates that the Calgary Flames and the Nashville Predators...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Trade Chatter: Interest in Chris Stewart Linked to Waning Playoff Odds

Filling in for Bob McKenzie as part of the Ottawa Senators’ customary pre-game radio hit, TSN‘s Darren Dreger donned the ‘hockey insider’ role and talked about some NHL trade rumours prior to the start of tonight’s Senators game versus the Sabres. So naturally, because of the fact that Chris Stewart plays for the Sabres, host Ian Mendes used the opportunity to ask whether...
Via The 6th Sens
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob McKenzie Breaks Down Boston Bruins’ Potential Trade Targets (Video)

The Boston Bruins are looking for reinforcements. TSN hockey insider Bob McKenzie appeared on NBC Sports during Wednesday’s game between the Bruins and Minnesota Wild. McKenzie discussed several potential trade targets for the B’s, whom he says are looking for a right wing to play alongside David Krejci and Milan Lucic. The Bruins have expressed interest in Buffalo Sabres forward...
Via NESN.com
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sabres ready to trade Chris Stewart

The Buffalo Sabres are ready and willing to trade Chris Stewart. After Stewart was used as a healthy scratch, the writing was more or less on the wall that the club was prepared to move on. This rumor has been around for several weeks, but some more fuel was added to the fire in a new Pierre LeBrun column. “Chris Stewart was a healthy scratch Tuesday night against the Los Angeles...
Via Bloguin Best
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sabres ready to trade Chris Stewart

The Buffalo Sabres are ready and willing to trade Chris Stewart. After Stewart was used as a healthy scratch, the writing was more or less on the wall that the club was prepared to move on. This rumor has been around for several weeks, but some more fuel was added to the fire in a new Pierre LeBrun column. “Chris Stewart was a healthy scratch Tuesday night against the Los Angeles...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Rumored to be Interested in Gritty Enforcer

According to Andy Strickland of Fox Sports Midwest, the Blackhawks have apparently shown interest in gritty forward Chris Stewart of the Buffalo Sabres. The Blackhawks Rumor Mill Former #stlblues rumored to be on the move with David Perron and Chris Stewart. #Jets and #Blackhawks have some level of interest in Stewart — Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) November 26, 2014 The...
Via Sports Mockery
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 11/3 – 11/9

We haven’t hyped up our first installments of Hockey Fights of the Week this year because the action within didn’t deserve an abundance of praise. We’ve seen some good fights, but it’s doubtful that any of the early scraps would be included in our recap of the year’s best. Thankfully, that all changes this week. This time it was difficult to select just five and we feel...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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